dryht-líc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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dryht-líc
driht-líc, driht-lec; comp. -lícra; sup. -lícest; adj. Lordly, noble, distinguished; princĭpālis, nōbĭlis, exĭmius We gehýrdon ðæt mid Sigelwarum yppe wearþ dryhtlíc dóm Godes we have heard that the lordly doom of God was revealed among the Ethiopians, Apstls. Kmbl. 129; Ap. 65 : Exon. 94 b; Th. 354, 1; Reim. 39. Sweord sceal on bearme, drihtlíc ísern the sword shall be in the bosom, lordly iron, Menol. Fox 511; Gn. C. 26. Him drihtlícu mǽg þuhte she seemed a noble damsel to them, Cd. 89; Th. 111, 2; Gen. 1849. Cwæþ drihtlecu mǽg, brýd to beorne his noble mate, his wife, spoke to the chief, 133; Th. 168, 12; Gen. 2781. Drihtlíce cempan hyra sweord getugon the noble warriors drew their swords, Fins. Th. 29; Fin. 14 : Beo. Th. 2320; B. 1158. Hí on dryhtlícestum dóme lifdon they lived in the most lordly power, Exon. 82 b; Th. 310, 35; Seef. 85.
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