tídre
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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tídre
tiédre, tédre, týdre, tiddre, tyddre, and tíder (? v. tidder, Hpt. Gl. 436, 59); adj. I. weak, fragile, easily broken Tédre swá swá gangewifran nett, Ps. Th. 38, 12. Se wyrttruma byþ breáþ and tídre, ðonne hé gedríged byþ, Lchdm. i. 260, 7. II. weak, frail, of physical, mental, or moral weakness in persons Ðæt hiw úre tyddran gecynde, Blickl. Homl. 29, 4. Seó godcundnes onféng úre týdran gecynde, 17, 27. Wé tealtrigaþ týdran móde, Exon. Th. 23, 20; Cri. 371. For úre eágena tyddernysse, Lchdm. iii. 232, 16. Ðæt týdre gewitt, Exon. Th. 2, 34; Cri. 29. Ða týdran mód, 147, 19; Gú. 729. Ða hildlatan holt ofgeáfon, týdre treówlogan, Beo. Th. 5686; B. 2847. Hwæt sind ða ðe ús biddaþ? Earme men, and tiddre, and deádlíce, Homl. Th. i. 256, 2. Tyddre, Boutr. Scrd. 22, 37. Nánre wuhte líchoma ne beoþ téderra ðonne ðæs monnes, Bt. 16, 2; Fox 52, 9. Ða hwítan líchoman beóþ mearuwran and tédran ðonne ða blacan and ða reádan, Lchdm. ii. 84, 21. II a. weak, having bad health, infirm :-- Gif wíf on ðon tédre sié if a woman have that infirmity, Lchdm. ii. 8, 25. Is ðæm lǽce tó giémanne ðæt hé swá líðne lǽcedóm selle ðæm seócan swá se týdra líchoma (corpus debile ) mǽge ástandan, Past. 61; Swt: 455, 30. Gewǽht, tidder fessa, fatigata, Hpt. Gl. 436, 59. III. of immaterial things, frail, not lasting, fleeting Hú lytel hé (fame) biþ, hú lǽne, hú tédre and hú bedǽled ǽlces gódes quam sit exilis et totius vacua ponderis, Bt. 18, 1; Fox 60, 29. Se wlite ðæs líchoman is swíþe fliónde and swíþe tédre and swíþe anlíc eorþan blóstmum formae nitor ut rapidus est, ut velox, et vernalium florum mutabilitate fugacior, 32, 2; Fox 116, 17. Ðis líf is lǽnlíc and tyddre and feallende and earm, L. E. I. prm.; Th. ii. 400, 16. Ðissere worulde wuldor gewítendlíc ys tyddre tídlíc miht hujus saeculi gloria caduca est, fragilis temporalis potentia, Scint. 215, 8. Týdrum lubrico, Germ. 401, 45. Sint swíþe tédre and swíþe hreósende ðás gesǽlþa caduca felicitas, Bt. 11, 2; Fox 34, 22. Tiédre (tédra, Cott. MS.), 20; Fox 72, 3. Tyddre weorþmyntas fragiles honores, tyddrum gefeohte fragili bello vel inbecilla, Wrt. Voc. ii. 150, 38-40. [O. Frs. teddre: Du. teeder.] v. un-tídre.
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