stíþ-mód
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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stíþ-mód
adj. I. of constant mind, resolute Strang and stíðmód gestáh hé on gealgan, Rood Kmbl. 79 ; Kr. 40. II. of stern mind, stern Stíðmód gestód wið steápne rond bealdor (Beowulf ), Beo. Th. 5125 ; B. 2566. Him (the people of Sodom) tó sende stíðmód cyning (God ) áras síne, Cd. Th. 146, 16 ; Gen. 2423. Se þeóden wæs strang and stíðmód, 279, 34 ; Sat. 248. Cyning stíðmód sý wið yfele, L. I. P. 3 ; Th. ii. 306, 26. Se stíðmóda cyning, Drihten ælmihtig, áwearp of ðam setle ðone módigan feónd, Wulfst. 145, 27. III. of violent or fierce mind Se stíþmóda (Holofernes ) styrmde and gylede, módig and medugál, Judth. Thw. 21, 19 ; Jud. 25. IV. of stubborn mind, stubborn, obstinate Ðonne wurð seó heardnes stíð*-*módre heortan swíðe gehnexad þurh grimlíce steóra, Wulfst. 133, 17. [Cf. Arður stíðimoded kempe . . . Æuere wes Arður ærhðe bideled, Laym. 26022.]
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