twi-rǽde
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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twi-rǽde
adj. I. of two minds, uncertain, undecided, irresolute Geþenc be ðé selfum hwæðer ðú ǽnig ðing swá fæste getiohhod hæbbe ðæt ðé þynce ðæt hit nǽfre ðínum willum onwended weorþe ... Oððe hwæðer ðú eft on ǽngum geþeahte swá twiorǽde sié ðæt ðé helpe hwæðer hit gewyrþe þe hit nó ne gewyrþe consider in your own case whether you have so firmly determined anything, that it appears to you, that it will never with your consent be changed ... Or again, whether in any plan you are so uncertain, that it may help you, if it is carried out, or if it is not, Bt. 41, 3; Fox 250, 5-9. II. of divided counsel, without unanimity Ǽlc ríce ðe byþ twyrǽde on him sylfum omne regnum divisum contra se, Mt. Kmbl. 12, 25. [Bruttes weoren alle twiræde, heore teone wes þa mare, Laym. 19416.] v. án-ræde, and next word.
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