sceam-leás
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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sceam-leás
adj. Shameless, bold; impudent, wanton Scamleás im*-*pudens , Wrt. Voc. i. 47, 45. Scamleás frontosa , Hpt. Gl. 506, 77. Scam*-*lease procax , 525, 57. Scomleás impudens , Wrt. Voc. ii. 44, 38. Selǽce biþ micles tó beald and tó scomleás (praesumtione percussus ) ðe gǽþ lǽcnigende, and hæf þ on his ágnum nebbe opene wunde unlácnode. Past. 9, 2 ; Swt. 61, 3. Of ðysse scamleásan scylde geclǽnsa mé a delicto meo munda me , Ps. Th. 50, 3. On óðre wísan sint tó lǽranne ða scamleásan (impudentes ), on óðre ða scamfæstan . . . Ðone scamleásan mon mæg ðý bet gebétan ðe hine mon suíður þreáþ, Past. 31, 1; Swt. 205, 21-207, 5. Ðú hine ongeáte swíðe sceamleásne búton ǽlcum gódum þeáwe, Bt. 27, 2; Fox 96, 18. God ða sceamleásan (the people of Sodom ) fordyde, Gen. 19, 24. [O. H. Ger. scama-lós impudens, procax: Icel. skamm*-*lauss without disgrace.]
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