þorf-fæst
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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þorf-fæst
adj. Useful Ne on eorðo ne in feltúne ł on mixenne ðor[f]fæst is neque in terram neque in sterculinium utile est, Lk. Skt. Rush. Lind. 14, 35. Ðor[f]fæst utilis, Rtl. 192, 7. Sié ðor[f]fæsta ús prosint nobis, 91, 27. [Cf. All þatt hemm wass purrfe, Orm. 9628. Icel. þurf—samr helping.] Cf. þearf, V, þearf-líc, II, and next word.
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