þífe-þorn
Gender: Masculine
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þífe-þorn
þeófe-, þéfe-, þýfe-, þéfan-þorn, es; m. Buckthorn Ðeófeðorn, thébanthorn ramnus, Txts. 93, 1710. Þífeþorn, Wrt. Voc. i. 33, 43. Þéfeþorn, 68, 34. Þýfeþorn ramnus vel sentix ursina, 39, 23. Þéfanðorn, coltetræppe ramnus, 285, 47. Þéfanþorn, Lchdm. ii. 312, 15: 352, 12: 354, 24. Nim ðéfeþorn, iii. 56, 27. Þéfeðorn ramnum, Ps. Spl. T. 57, 9. [Wicklif uses thevethorn in the passage last cited, as also in Jud. ix. 14; see, too, Ps. 57, 10, and Prompt. Parv. thevethorn tre ramnus. Thief is given as a word for bramble in E. D. S. Leicestershire Glossary. O. H. Ger. dépan-dorn ramnus.] v. þúfe.
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