fǽrlíc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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fǽrlíc
feárlic; def. se fǽrlíca, seó, ðæt fǽrlíce; adj. Sudden, unexpected, quick; sŭbĭtus, repentīnus Him becom fǽrlíc yfel a sudden plague came upon them, Ors. 4, 5; Bos. 81, 22: Gen. 19, 19. Fǽrlíc geþoht a sudden thought, Hexam. 14; Norm. 22, 5. Fǽrlíc rén sudden rain; imber, Ælfc. Gl. 94; Som. 75, 113; Wrt. Voc. 52, 63. Þurh fǽrlícne [feárlícne MS. A.] deáþ through sudden death, L. C. S. 71; Th. i. 412, 28. Se fǽrlíca dæg repentīna dies, Lk. Bos. 21, 34. Se fǽrlíca deáþ sudden death, Homl. Th. ii. 22, 19.
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