þearl-mód
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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þearl-mód
adj. Of severe mind, 1. in a bad sense, stern, cruel Hæfde his ende gebidenne unswǽslícne, swylcne hé ǽr æfter worhte, þearlmód þeóden gumena (Holofernes ), Judth.Thw, 22, 18; Jud. 66. 2. in a good sense, severe in dealing with evil. v. þearl, I Þearlmód þeóden gumena (the Deity ), 22, 34; Jud. 99.
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