un-lybba
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine, Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
un-lybba
(and un-lybbe, an; f., or un-lybb; dat. -lybbe ; n.?), an; m. I. poison Sumum men wæs unlybba geseald, ac hit ne mihte hine ádýdan, Homl. Th. ii. 178, 11. Unþeáwas weaxaþ on yfel, swa swa átres unlibba on men; swá hé leng ðæs áttres þigene bedíhlaþ, swá wyrð his untrumnes máre, R. Ben. 135, 16. Unlybbe delatera (deletera?), Wrt. Voc. ii. 138. 55. Hí rǽddon ðæt hí mid áttre hine ácwealdon; gemengdon ðá unlybban tó his drence, Homl. Th. ii. 158, 15. Hé ðygde unlybban on his mete, 504, 14. Hé ðone unlvbban hálsode, and hine ealne gedranc, i. 72, 24, 19: L. Pen. 7; Th. ii. 280, 6: 6; Th. ii. 280, 2: Wulfst. 150, 5. Wiþ unlybbum, Lchdm. ii. 292, 30. II. poison used for purposes of witchcraft, witchcraft, sorcery Gif wíf drýcræft and galdor and unlibban wyrce ... Gif heó mid hire unlybban man ácwelleþ si mulier artem magicam, et incantationes, et maleficia exerceat ... si maleficiis suis aliquem occiderit, L. Ecg. C. 29; Th. ii. 154, 8-11. Ðæs flǽsces weorc ... hǽðengild oððe unlybban (veneficia, Gal. 5, 19), Homl. Skt. i. 17, 25. Ðínre módor fela unlybban matris tuae veneficia multa (2 Kings 9, 22), 18, 333. [Cf. Icel. ú-lyfjan poison.] v. ge-unlybba, lybb, and next word.
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