hold-líce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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hold-líce
adv. Graciously, with kindness or friendliness, with devotion or attachment, faithfully, loyally Holdlíce affectuose vel devote, Ælfc. Gl. 115; Som. 80, 50; Wrt. Woc. 61, 28. Hé cwæþ swíðe holdlíce be us 'Fæder mín ic wille ðæt ða ðe ðú mé forgeáfe beón mid mé ðǽr ic beó' he said very graciously concerning us 'My Father, I will that those whom thou hast given me be with me where I am,' Homl. Th. ii. 368, 10: Cd. 220; Th. 283, 27; Sat. 311: Ps. Th. 54, 11: 58, 3. Holdlíce kindly, Exon. 27 b; Th. 83, 18; Cri. 1358. Hé mé holdlíce þegnade he served me faithfully, Ps. Th. 100, 6. Hwá ðás ælmesse holdlíce healde healde hine God, Chart. Th. 369, 29. Cwǽdon holdlíce hýran woldon said they would listen devoutly, Andr. Kmbl. 3276; An. 1641. Eádwearde hýrdon holdlíce loyally obeyed Edward, Chr. 1065; Erl. 196, 33; Edw. 14: Exon. 41 b; Th. 138, 14; Gú. 576. Ðæt Drihtne ful holdlíce hýran ut serviant Domino, Ps. Th. 101, 20.
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