drohtaþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
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drohtaþ
drohtoþ, es; m. [dreógan to do, suffer, pass life, live] Conversation, manner or way of life, condition, conduct, society; condĭtio vitæ, stătio, conversātio Is se drohtaþ strang ðam ðe lagoláde cunnaþ severe is the way of life for him who trieth a sea-journey, Andr. Kmbl. 626; An. 313: 2770; An. 1387: Exon. 20 a; Th. 53, 28; Cri. 857. Duguþ and drohtaþ virtue and converse, Exon. 42 b; Th. 143, 4; Gú. 656. Ne wæs his drohtoþ swylce he on ealderdagum ǽr gemétte his condition was not such as he had before found in his life-days, Beo. Th. 1517; B. 756. Ðæt hie ðe eáþ mihton ofer ýða geþring drohtaþ adreógan that they might the easier endure their way of life over the clash of waves, Andr. Kmbl. 737; An. 369: 2564; An. 1283: Exon. 103 a; Th. 389, 20; Rä. 7, 10. Hí má lufedon dióra drohtaþ they loved more the society of beasts, Bt. Met. Fox 26, 183; Met. 26, 92. Drohtaþ sécan to seek a sojourn, Cd. 86; Th. 109, 6; Gen. 1818: Exon. 61 b; Th. 227, 1; Ph. 416.
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