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deór-wyrþe

  • adjective
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deór-wyrþe, -wurþe; adj. [deóre dear, weorþe worth]
Precious, dear, of great worth or value; prĕtiōsus
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  • Ðá he funde ðæt án deórwyrþe meregrot

    inventa autem una prĕtiōsa margarīta,

    • Mt. Bos. 13,
    • 46.
  • Deórwurþe

    prĕtiōsus,

    • Wrt. Voc. 85,
    • 61.
  • Ealra gecorenra hálgena deáþ is deórwurþe on Godes gesihþe the death of all the chosen saints is precious in the sight of God, Homl. Th. i. 48, 34, Ofer gold and stáne deorwyrþum

    super aurum et lapĭdem prĕiōsum,

    • Ps. Lamb. 18, 11: 20,
    • 4.
  • We deórwyrþne dǽl Dryhtne cennaþ

    we ascribe the precious lot to the Lord,

    • Exon. 35 a
    • ;
    • Th. 113,
    • 7;
    • Gú. 154
    • .
  • Hí wurdon gehwyrfede to deórwurþum gymmum

    they were turned to precious gems,

    • Homl. Th. i. 64,
    • 5.
  • Hí nǽtre swá deórwurþe gymstánas ne gemétton

    they have never before met with such precious gems,

    i.
    • 64,
    • 10.
  • Ðæt is git deórwyrþre ðonne monnes líf

    it is even more valuable than man's life,

    • Bt. 10
    • ;
    • Fox 28,
    • 38.
  • Ðú hæfst gesund gehealden eall ðæt deórwyrþoste

    thou hast kept entire everything most precious,

    • Bt. 10
    • ;
    • Fox 28,
    • 9.
  • Mid ðam deórwurþustan reáfe

    with the most valuable raiment,

    • Gen. 27,
    • 15.
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Word-wheel

  • deór-wyrþe, adj.