eáðe
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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eáðe
sup. eáðost. -ust; adv. Easily, readily, soon, perhaps; facĭlĭtor Ða burh mihton eáðe begitan they might easily have taken the city. Ors. 3, 4; Bos. 56, 10: Beo. Th. 961; B. 478. Ic eáðe forbær rúme regulas I readily preferred the lax rules, Exon. 39 b; Th. 131, 22; Gú. 459. We ðé eáðe gecýðaþ síþ userne we readily proclaim our adventure to thee, Andr. Recd. 1721; An. 861. Hwá mæg eáðost [eáðust MS. B.] ða dúru ontýnan who may most easily open the door? Salm. Kmbl. 71; Sal. 36: Cd. 174; Th. 219, 6; Dan. 50: Ps. Th. 76, 10. DER. un-eáðe. v. éðe.
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