þicness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
þicness
e; f. I. referring to the consistency of matter, thickness, viscosity. v. þicce, I Cnuca mid wíne on huniges þicnysse, Lchdm. i. 126, 12. Gyf hwá mycelne hracan þolige, and hé ðone him eáþelíce fram bringan ne mæge for ðycnysse, 284, 24. Seóþ óþ ðæt ðæt hæbbe huniges þicnesse, ii. 190, 5. II. referring to the lack of transparency, thickness, obscurity, cloud, darkness. v. þicce, II Genipu and þicnæs nubes et caligo, Ps. Spl. 96, 2. Tegánre þicnysse rupto tenebrarum situ, Germ. 388, 43. Of nyþerhreósendre þicnysse deciduo imbre, 390, 79. Wé ne magon for ðære fyrlynan heáhnysse and ðæra wolcna ðicnysse and for ure eágena tyddernysse hí (heofenan) nǽfre geseón, Lchdm. iii. 232, 16. Ða þicnyssa smíces stigon upp the clouds of smoke rose up, Homl. Skt. i. 23, 36. III. a thicket. v. þicce, III On ðicnessum in condensis, Ps. Lamb. 117, 27. Ðicnyssa condensa, 28, 9. IV. referring to dimension, thickness, depth, a thick body. v. þicce, IV Hreóflícre þicnesse elephantina callositate, Hpt. Gl. 519, 31. Hit næfde eorþan þiccnesse non habebat altitudinem terrae, Mk. Skt. 4, 5. Sweflenum þicnyssum sulphureis fammarum globis, Hpt. Gl. 499, 41. [O. H. Ger. diknissa densitas.]
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