sige-leás
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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sige-leás
adj. I. without victory, unsuccessful in conflict, defeated Engle nú lange [wǽron] eal sigeleáse the English now for a long time have been deserted by victory, Wulfst. 162, 15. Hý sigeleáse (defeated) ðone grénan wong ofgiefan sceoldan, Exon. Th. 130, 33 ; Gú. 447 : 141, 6 ; Gú. 623 : Cd. Th. 20, 20 ; Gen. 312. Ia. of an expedition, unattended by victory :-- Sigeleásne síð, Exon. Th. 120, 17 ; Gú. 273. Ib. of a song, that tells of defeat :-- Gehýrdon galan Godes andsacan sigeleásne sang, Beo. Th. 1578 ; B. 787. [O. H. Ger. sigu-lós.]
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