sceand-líc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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sceand-líc
j adj. I. of persons, that acts in a disgraceful way, infamous, base, vile On ánre tíde twá mǽdencild cumaþ, and biþ ðæt án sydefull and ðæt óðer sceandlíc, Homl. Skt. i. 5, 280. Hierusalem winþ for rihtwísnysse, and Babilonia winþ ongeán for unrihtwísnysse ... Ðære heofonlícan Hierusalem cyning is Crist, ðære scandlícan Babilonian cyning is deófol, Homl. Th. ii. 66, 32. Ðá com ðæs geréfan suna mid his sceandlícum gegadum, Homl. Skt. i. 7, 164. God sende tó ðám sceandlícum mannum (the people of Sodom) twegen englas, 13, 207. II. of things, a. that is vile in its nature or circumstances, disgraceful, foul, shameful, obscene Scandlíc hosp rldiculosum opprobrium. Hpt. Gl. 524, 73. Gif hit ǽr sceondlíc wæs, ne biþ hit nó ðý fægerre, Bt. 14, 3 ; Fox 46, 16. Seó gesceádwísnes; nis ðæt scandlíc cræft, forðæm hit nǽnig hafaþ neát búton monnum, Met. 20, 188. Scandlícre fúlnesse spurcae obscoenitatis, Hpt. Gl. 447, 19. Of scondlícum geþohte ex turpi cogitatione, Bd. 1, 27 ; S. 497, 5. Mid sceandlícum willan with foul lust, Homl. Skt. i. 7, 170. Ðín módor gewíteþ of weorulde þurh scondlícne deáð and unárlícne miserando turpissimoque exitu, Nar. 31, 29. Ǽlc óðerne æftan heáweþ mid scandlícan onscytan, Wulfst. 160, 5. Hé sang scandlícu leóþ, and plegode scandlíce plegan, Shrn. 121, 10. Sceondlícum corruptibilibus, Rtl. 24, 36. Ic wille geswigian Tontolis and Pilopes ðara scondlícestena spella nec mihi nunc enumerare opus est Tantali et Pelopisfacta turpia, fabulas iurpiores, Ors. 1, 8 ; Swt. 42, 8. b. that causes shame, disgraceful Hit is scondlíc ymb swelc tó sprecanne hwelc hit ðá wæs pudet erroris humani, l, 10; Swt. 48, 4. [Wið scondliche deaðe, Laym. 2274. O. H. Ger. scant-líh, turpis, probrosus, ignominiosus, teter, lugubris.]
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