med-trum
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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med-trum
, met-trum; adj. I. not strong in health, infirm, weak, ill Hwá biþ medtrum ðæt ic ne síe for his þingum seóc quis infirmatur, et ego non infirmor? Past. 21, 6; Swt. 165, 4. Se mettruma líchoma debile corpus, 61, 2; Swt. 455, 27. Sint tó manianne ða mettruman (ægri ), 36, 4; Swt. 251, 20. Manega wurdon mettrume gehǽlede, Homl. Th. ii. 512, 7. Mettrumra ægrotorum, Hpt. Gl. 415, 20. II. of inferior position(?) Nalæs ðæt án ðætte ða metruman (MSS. O. T. mǽttran: MS. B. mǽteran) men ymb heora nédþearfnesse wǽron ac eác cyningas and ealdormen from hire geþeaht sóhton non solum mediocres in necessitatibus suis, sed etiam reges ac principes ab ea quærerent consilium, Bd. 4, 23; S. 593, 43. Cf. med-strang.
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