tál-líc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
tál-líc
adj. I. that conveys reproach, calumny, etc., calumnious, blasphemous Þeáh hwá cweðe tállíc word ongeán mé, him biþ forgifen,Homl. Th. i. 498, 24. Of ðære heortan cumaþ ... tállíce word (blasphemiae ), Mt. Kmbl. 15, 19. Hí cwǽdon ðæt hé tállíce word sprǽce be Moyse and be Gode (this man ceaseth not to speak blasphemous words against this holy place, and the law, Acts 6, 13), Homl. Th. i. 44, 29: 46, 1. Se ðe ídele spellunge oððe tállíce word (calumnies, backbiting ) lustlíce gehýrþ, 492, 19. II. that deserves reproof, blameable, reprehensible Gif ǽnig biþ mét teállíc si quisque repertus fuerit reprehensibilis, R. Ben. Interl. 54, 7. Nis ðæt clǽne herigendlíc, ne ðæt gále tállíc, gif him steorran forgéfon, ðæt hí swá lyfedon, Homl. Skt. i. 5, 281. v. tǽl-líc, and next word.
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