heard-líce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
heard-líce
adv. Hardly, sorely, harshly, sternly, bravely, stoutly Heardlíce duriter, Ælfc. Gr. 38; Som. 41, 41. Se Godes man ongan heardlíce and bitterlíce wépan the man of God began to weep sorely and bitterly; solutus est in lacrymis, Bd. 4, 25; S. 600, 29. Hé heardlíce gewon wið Æþelbald cyning he struggled hard with king Ethelbald, Chr. 741; Erl. 46, 30. Ðet landfolc hardlíce wiðstódon the people of the country withstood them stoutly, 1046; Eri. 171, 4. Hé spræc heardlícor wið hig ðonne wið fremde men he spoke more harshly to them than to strangers, Gen. 42, 8. [O. Sax. hard-líko.]
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