hel-líc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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hel-líc
adj. Hellish, infernal Ðeós hellíce súsl hic tartarus, Ælfc. Gr. 13; Som. 16, 29; Homl. Th. ii. 78, 20. Seó fæstnung ðære hellícan clýsinge ne geþafaþ ðæt hí ǽfre útábrecon the fastening of the enclosure of hell does not permit them ever to break out, i. 332, 20: ii. 80, 6. Wé wǽron mid eallum úrum fæderum on ðære hellícan deópnysse we were with all our fathers in the deep of hell, Nicod. 24; Thw. 12, 19. Ða hellícan fýnd the fiends of hell, Homl. Th. i. 380, 27.
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