þicce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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þicce
adj. Thick Þicce condensa, i. spissa, Wrt. Voc. ii. 135, 64. Þicce and þynne, Exon. Th. 424, 8; Rä. 41, 36. I. of substances, 1. of liquids or moist materials, thick, viscous Gegníd on gewleced wæter, óþ ðæt hit sié swá þicce swá huniges teár, Lchdm. ii. 74. 4. Náne óþre wǽtan ðæt þicce and stille sié, 138, 13. Óþ hit sié þicce swá þynne bríw, 314, 3: 316, 24. Swá þicce swá molcen, 332, 18. Wyl on swíþum beóre ðæt hit sié þicce, 358, 19. Þat hé út hrǽcþ byþ swýþe þicce, iii. 126, 11. Ðicce, ii. 262, 21. Tósoden and þicce geurnen, 230, 8. Mid þiccere wǽtan, 280, 4. Ne drince hé þicce wín (cf. þynne wín, l. 18), 254, 26. Of þiccum lento (defruto), Hpt. Gl. 408, 38. 'Wá ðæm ðe gaderaþ an hine selfne ðæt hefige fenn (densum lutum)' ... Ðæt is ðonne ðæt men gadrige ðæt ðicke (ðicce, Cott. MSS.) fenn (densum lutum ) on hine, Past. 44; Swt. 329, 19. 2. of solid material, dense Sió eorþe is hefigre and þiccre þonne óþra gesceafta, Bt. 33, 4; Fox 130, 19. Þicre, Met. 20, 134. II. of air, cloud, darkness, etc., thick, dense Þicce genip (nubes densissima ) oferwréh ðone munt, Ex. 19, 16. Ǽr se þicca mist þinra weorðe, Met. 5, 6. Sió þicce ǽrlyft gravis, Wrt. Voc. ii. 41, 74. Þiccre crassae, densae (noctis), Hpt. Gl. 446, 25. Tódríf ðone þiccan mist, Met. 20, 264. Anlíce swá ðú bærne þornas þyre Þicce fýre, Ps. Th. 117, 12. Ða ðýstru swá ðicce wǽron tenebrae in tantum coudensatae sunt, Bd. 5, 12; S. 628, 12. Becómon ðicce ðeóstru, Homl. Th. ii. 194, 3. III. where objects are placed close together, thick, dense Gif hǽr tó þicce sié, Lchdm. ii. 156, 8. Of þiccum (thickly planted?) felde de denso campo, Wrt. Voc. ii. 138, 59. Ðú lǽtst mé on þicne wudu, Bt. 35, 5; Fox 164, 13. On þiccon bearwum, Lchdm. i. 322, 25. Intó ðam wudu ðǽr hé þiccost wæs, Homl. Skt. ii. 30, 31. In ðone þiccestan wudu, Shrn. 118, 16. III a. growing thickly, abundant :-- Gebeorh Godes bringep tó genihte wæstme weorðlíce and wel þicce (or adv.?) montem Dei, montem uberem; mons coagulatus, mons pinguis, Ps. Th. 67, 15. Seó eá (Nile ) gedéþ mid ðæm flóde swíþe þicce eorþwæstmas, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 12, 36. IV. marking dimension, 1. in a general sense, thick, stout Dó on ánne þicne (þynne, MS. H.) línenne cláð, Lchdm. i. 240, 21. Lege on þone þiccestan cláð oþðe on fel, ii. 200, 11. 2. of more exact measurement, thick Hí woldon witon hú heáh hit wǽre tó ðæm hefone, and hú ðicke (þicce, Cott. MS.) se hefon wǽre, oððe hwæt ðær ofer wǽre, Bt. 35, 4; Fox 162, 22. Se weall was .xx[x]. fóta ðicce is locus murum triginta pedes latum habuit, Ors. 4, 13; Swt. 210, 30. Seó eá oferfleów mid fótes þicce flóde, 1, 3; Swt. 32, 6. Ða wágas wǽron gyldne mid gyldnum þelum ánæglede fingres þicce auratos parietes laminarum digitalium grossitudine, Nar. 4, 26. [O. Sax. thikki: O. Frs. thikke: O. H. Ger. dicchi crassus, spissus, densus, torosus, grossus, frequens: Icel. þykkr.] v. þicness.
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