stæflíc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
stæflíc
adj. I. literal Wé understandaþ ðæt gástlíce andgit ðæra bóca, and hí rǽdaþ ða stæflícan gereccednesse, Homl. Th. ii. 114, 35. Hí nellaþ understandan bútan ðæt steaflíce (stæf-, MSS. C. D.) andgit the literal meaning, Homl. Skt. ii. 25, 73. II. literate Stæflecum liberalitatis (literatis?), Wrt. Voc. ii. 53, 55. [Icel. stafligr pertaining to letters.]
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