scortlíce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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scortlíce
adv. I. of time, shortly, before long, soon Nú gyt scortlíce ł lytel fæc and ne byþ se synfulla adhuc pusillum et non erit peccator, Ps. Lamb. 36, 10. Scortlícor maturius, citius, velocius. Hpt. Gl. 527, 14. II. of speech, narrative, etc., shortly, briefly, compendiously Scortlíce strictim, breviter, 492, 27. Scortlíce (breviter) ic hæbbe nú gesǽd yrabe ða brié dǽlas, Ors. l, l ; Swt. 10, 3 : l, 14 ; Swt. 58, 7 : Ælfc. Gr. 10 ; Zup. 76, 3. Nú wylle wé sum þing scortlíce eów be him gereccan, Homl. Th. ii. 118, 3. Sceortlíce summatim, breviter, vel commatice, Wrt. Voc. i. 55, 15 : strictim, ii. 82, 74. Nú is óðer cwyde be gódum mannum sceortlíce gecweden, Homl. Th. i. 484, 20. Wé willaþ furðor swíðor sprecan, and wé secgaþ nú sceortlíce, Lchdm. iii. 240, 2.
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