smeáþancollíce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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smeáþancollíce
adv. Exactly, in a searching manner, thoroughly ; subtiliter Smeáþancelíce subtiliter, eleganter. Hpt. Gl. 431, 49. Hí smeádon swíðe smeáþancollíce ymbe ðæt éce líf they went into the question of eternal life in the most searching manner, Homl. Skt. i. 3, 44. Hé hí gewissode swíðe smeaþancellíce ymbe ðæs mynstres gebytlungum he gave them most exact directions about the buildings of the monastery, Homl. Th. ii. 172, 16. Hé lǽrþ manna mód mid godcundre láre smeáþancellíce, i. 412, 32.
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