sméðe
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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sméðe
adj. Smooth, I. in glosses Sméðe lenis, Wrt. Voc. ii. 51, 48. Smoeðum politis, 117, 55. Ðæs sméðestan politissimis, 66, 27. II. smooth, without roughness or inequalities of surface Sméðe ringce tinius, Wrt. Voc. i. 40, 56. Mín bróður ys rúh and ic eom sméðe. Gen. 27, 11. Ðonne glád hit on ðǽm scyllum swelce hit wǽre sméðe ísen, Ors. 4, 6 ; Swt. 174, 8. Wæs cyrtil unrúh ł smoeðe, Jn. Skt. Lind. 19, 23. Án dún ful sméðe, Homl. Skt. i. 19, 109. On sméðum felda on a plain, Ors. 3, 11 ; Swt. 142, 14. Wé becóman on summe sméðne feld (in viam planom ), Bd. 5, 6 ; S. 618, 40. Ðeós wyrt biþ cenned on sméðum landum, Lchdm. i. 90, 3 : 298, 3. On sméðe (smoeðum, Lind., Rush.) wegas in vias planas, Lk. Skt. 3, 5. Hé hæfþ ðe sméþran líchoman, Lchdm. ii. 298, 13. III. smooth, without discomfort or annoyance Wǽron hyra gongas under Godes egsan sméðe and geséfte. Exon. Th. 146, 3 ; Gú. 704. IV. smooth, suave, avoiding offence Hé biþ hwílum tó ungemetlíce sméðe, hwílum tó ungemetlíce réðe amor proprius mentem aliquando inordinate ad mollitiem, aliquando ad asperitatem rapit, Past. 19, 1 ; Swt. 143, 7. V. smooth, not irritating (of food, medicine, etc. ) Ne se mete ne sié tó scearp ne tó súr, ac sméðe and fǽt, Lchdm. ii. 196, 8. Eáðmylte mettas and scír wín and sméðe, 220, 13. Ða wambe man sceal clǽsnian mid stnéþe wyrtdrence, 262, 17. Wyrc sméþe eágsealfe, 308, 27. VI. smooth (of words) Sméðne sybcwide. Frag. Kmbl. 54 ; Leás. 29. Ðám ðe ful sméðe sprǽce habbaþ, 20 ; Leás. 12. Ðone ele, ðæt wǽron ða sméðan lyffetunga, Homl. Th. ii. 572, 1. Bepǽcean mid sméðan wordan, Homl. Skt. i. 23, 602. Se Hǽlend lufaþ swíðor ða dǽde ðonne ða sméðan word, Ælfc. T. Grn. 14, 34. VII. of the voice, not harsh, melodious, harmonious Stefen smoeðu vox canora, Ps. Surt. ii. p. 202, 5. v. un*-*sméþe; smoóþ.
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