DRÝ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
DRÝ
drí; gen. drýs; dat. acc. drý; pl. nom. acc. drýas; gen. dríra? dat. drýum, dríum; m. A magician, sorcerer, wizard; magus, malĕfĭcus Drý magus, Wrt. Voc. 74, 41. Petres wiðerwinna wæs sum drý, se wæs Simon geháten: ðes drý wæs mid ðam awyrgedum gáste afylled Peter's adversary was a certain sorcerer, who was called Simon: this sorcerer was filled with the accursed spirit, Homl. Th. i. 370, 32: 374, 18: 376, 3: 380, 16: Homl. Blick. 173, 8, 18, 28, 32: 175, 6, 17, 31: 183, 17: 187, 32. He getengde wið ðæs drýs he hastened towards the magician, Homl. Th. i. 374, 5. Petrus cwæþ to ðam drý Peter said to the sorcerer, i. 372, 6: 380, 21: Homl. Blick. 173, 2, 9, 33: 175, 25. Hí woldon forbærnan ðone drý they would burn the magician, Homl. Th. i. 372, 30: 374, 22: 376, 10: 380, 23: Homl. Blick. 173, 11, 30: 175, 1: 181, 33. Ðú miht mid ðý gebéde blódonhǽtan ðæs deófles drý thou mayest with prayer heat the blood of the devil's wizard, Salm. Kmbl. 89; Sal. 44. Hý drýas wǽron they were sorcerers, Exon. 70 a; Th. 260, 23; Jul. 301: Andr. Kmbl. 67; An. 34. Hý getrymedon hyra drýas their magicians encouraged them, Ors. 1, 7; Bos. 30, 21. Cwǽdon ða drýas to Pharaone dixērunt malefĭci ad Pharaōnem, Ex. 8, 19: 9, 11. Dríra [dría?] magōrum, Mone B. 4018. Herodes biswicen wæs from drýum oððe tungulcræftgum Herōdes insulsus erat a magis, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 2, 16. Ðýlæs-ðe se deófol us be dríum [MS. drian] máge lest the devil have power over us by sorcerers, Glostr. Frag. l0, 30. [Orm. drig-menn magicians: Gael. draoi, draoidh, druidh, m. a druid, magician.]
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