grimlíc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
grimlíc
adj. Grim, fierce, cruel, sharp, severe, bloody; atrox, dirus, cruentus, crudelis Ðone grimlícan gársecg the fierce ocean, Homl. Th. i. 454, 15. Hit wyrþ ðonne egeslíc and grimlíc things will then become awful and terrible, Swt. A. S. Rdr. 104, 5. Ða Crétense hæfdon ðone grimlecan sige cruentiorem victoriam Cretenses exercuerunt, Ors. 1, 9; Swt. 42, 28. Se légdraca grimlíc gryre the fire-drake, that fierce horror, Beo. Th. 6074; B. 3041. Ða gewin wǽron grimlícran ðonne hý nú sýn struggles were more bloodthirsty than they now are; quod crudelius graviusque erat quam nunc est, Ors. 1, 2; Swt. 30, 23.
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