hrór
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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hrór
adj. Stirring, active, agile, nimble, vigorous, stout, strong Hrór hægstealdmon a stout fellow, Exon. 113 b; Th. 436, 18; Rä. 55, 3. Sǽde ðæt his byrne ábrocen wǽre heresceorpum hrór [heresceorp unhrór, Th.] said that his byrnie was broken, strong [though it was] as armour, Fins. Th. 90; Fin. 45. Ðá Israélas ǽhte gesǽtan hróres folces et habitavit in tabernaculis eorum tribus Israel, Ps. Th. 77, 56. Swá seó stræle byþ strangum and mihtigum hrórum on handa sicut sagittæ in manu potentis, 126, 5. Dá wæs of ðæm hróran [Beowulf ] helm and byrne lungre álýsde, Beo. Th. 3262; B. 1629. Drihten his heáhsetl hrór timbrade Dominus paravit sedem suam, Ps. Th. 102, 18: 88, 26. Geseoh hróre meaht hysse ðinum da potestatem tuam puero tuo, 85, 15. Hróre stence with strong perfume, 132, 2. Ðæt hé folc gesceóp fægere Drihten heraþ holdlíce hróre geþance populus qui creabitur laudabit Dominum, 101, 16. Nǽnig móste heora hrórra hrím æpla gedígean occidit moros eorum in pruina, 77, 47, Hrórum neátum oððe unhrórum mobilibus belluis aut immobilibus animantibus, Bt. 41, 5; Fox 254, 14. [O. Sax. hrór: cf. O. H. Ger. ga-hrórig viridis, floridus, florens: Ger. rührig: cf. also Prompt. Parv. rooryn̄ or ruffelyn̄ amonge dyuerse thyngys manumitto; and the epithet roaring as applied in the Elizabethan times to bullies, v. Nares' Gloss. s.v.] v. fela-, un-hrór; and hréran.
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