þearflíce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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þearflíce
adv. Usefully, profitably, with profit, to good purpose Wé mihton ðás hálgan rǽdinge menigfealdlícor trahtnian, ac ús twýnaþ hwæðer gé magon máran deópnysse ðǽron þearflíce tócnáwan whether you can with profit know the profounder parts of the subject, Homl. Th. i. 556, 15. Angan listum ymbe þencean þearflíce hú hé þider meahte Crécas oncerran, Met. 1, 60. [Icel. þarfliga usefully.]
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