þríste
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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þríste
and þríst; adj. Bold, 1. in a good sense Móna se sixta ... se ðe bið ácenned, þríste, mǽre, Lchdm. iii. 186, 15. Ic ofstikode bár. Swíþe þrýste (audax ) ðú wǽre ðá, Coll. Monast. Th. 22, 19. Þríste sceal mid cénum, Exon. Th. 337, 8; Gn. Ex. 61. Gewát hé (Andrew ) þríste on geþance, Andr. Kmbl. 473; An. 237. Elene, þríste on geþance, Elen. Kmbl. 533; El. 267. Eorl unforcúð, elnes gemyndig, þríst and þrohtheard, Andr. Kmbl. 2529; An. 1266. Þríst, þonces gleáw, Exon. Th. 207, 19; Ph. 144. Geþinga ús þrístum wordum, 21, 30; Cri. 342: Cd. Th. 242, 27; Dan. 425. Ic ǽnig ne métte þrístran geþóhtes, mægþa cynnes, Exon. Th. 275, 14; Jul. 550. 2. in a bad sense, bold, presumptuous, audacious, shameless Ðý læs hé tó ðríste sié for ðý underfenge his láreówdómes ne doctrinam praesumtio extollat, Past. proem.; Swt. 23, 23. Ðonne hé wilnaþ on his móde ðæt hé sciele rícsian hé bið swíðe forht and swíðe behealden; ðonne hé hæfð ðæt hé habban wolde, hé bið swíðe ðríste mens principari appetens fit ad hoc pavida, cum quaerit, audax cum pervenerit, 9; Swt. 57, 4. Mǽden ofermódig, þríste on líchaman mid manegum werum, Lchdm, iii. 190, 16. (Cf. mǽden módig, dyrstig, manega weras wilnigende, 25.) Ic (the devil ) wénde þríste geþoncge, ðæt ic ðé meahte bútan earfeþum áhwyrfan from hálor, Exon. Th. 264, 2; Jul. 358. Forhwon beóð suǽ ðríste ða ungelǽredan ðæt hí underfón ða heorde ðæs láriówdómes ab imperitis pastorale magisterium qua temeritate suscipitur? Past. 1; Swt. 25, 16. Ða ðe tó ðam þríste sýn, ðæt hig God oferseóð, Wulfst. 270, 23. Hié wǽron womma ðríste, inwitfulle, Cd. Th. 77, 9; Gen. 1272. Tó frece, synna þríste, 155, 31; Gen. 2581. Wǽron Sodomisc cynn synnum þríste, 116, 13;Gen. 1935. Wed gesyllan eallra unsnyttro, þrístra geþonca, Elen. Kmbl. 2569; El. 1286. Ic þrísta sum þeófes cræfte, Exon. Th. 486, 24; Rä. 72, 20. [ȝif he were swa þriste, and he hit don durste, he heom wolde leaden, Laym. 356. Þer þe dusie mon bið þriste, O. E. Homl. i. 117, 23. Ne helpþ noht þat þu beo so þriste, ich wolde fihte bet mid liste þan þu mid alle þine strengþe, O. and N. 171. To uvele we beoþ al to þriste, P. L. S. 8, 10. O. Sax. thrísti: Ger. dreist.] v. ellen-, gár-, un-, wíg-þríste(-þríst).
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