wlanc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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wlanc
adj. I. proud, high-spirited, bold. v. wlencu, I. Wlanc Wedera leód, Beowulf, Beo. Th. 687: B. 341. Wlonc hæleþ, 668; B. 331. Wæterþisa wlonc, Exon. Th. 363 7; Wal. 50. Ðǽr wlanc manig on stæðe stódon, Elen. Kmbl. 461; El. 231. Duguþ eal gecrong wlonc, Exon. Th. 291, 10; Wand. 80. Hé hæfde Higeláces hilde gefrunen, wlonces wígcræft, Beo. Th. 5898; B. 2953. Wlance þegenas, unearge men, Byrht. Th. 137, 53; By. 205: Cd. Th. 188, 19; Exod. 170. Wlance wígsmiðas, eorlas árhwate, Chr. 937; Erl. 115, 21. Men módum wlonce, Exon. Th. 325, 4; Víd. 106. Hé in healle wæs wended wloncra folmum, 441, 17; Rä. 60, 19. Plega wlancum, ðǽr wigan sittaþ, Runic pm. Kmbl. 342, 5; Rún. 14. I a. applied to animals :-- Onn Sum sceal wildne fugel wloncne átemian, hafoc on honda, 332, 15; Vy. 85. II. in an unfavourable sense, proud, bold, arrogant, haughty, insolent. v. wlencu, II. Hé (a dog ) leánaþ grimme ðe hine wloncne weorþan lǽteþ, Exon. Th. 434, 13; Rä. 51, 10. Ða wlanca[n] scamléstan frontosam (elationis) impudentiam, Hpt. Gl. 526, 5. Tó manege weorðaþ tó wlance and ealles tó rance and tó gylpgeorne erunt homines elati, superbi (2 Tim. 3, 1), Wulfst. 81, 15: L. I. P. 14; Th. ii. 322, 12. Ne wlance (elati ) synd eágan míne, Ps. Spl. 130, 1. Wlancra (wancla, MS.) manna protervorum, Hpt. Gl. 526, 70. Óð ðæt wlance (the Egyptians ) forsceáf mihtig engel, Cd. Th. 190, 25; Exod. 204. III. proud, elate, exultant Se ðe áh lífes wyn, wlonc and wíngál, Exon. Th. 307, 25; Seef. 29: 478, 2; Ruin. 35. Hé mid gáre stang wlancne wícing, ðe him ða wunde forgeaf, Byrht. Th. 135, 56. IV. splendid, great, high, august, magnificent, rich. v. wlencu, III. Welig ł wlonc diues, Lk. Skt. Lind. 12, 21: 16, 22. Wlonc dives . . . ðe wlonca divitem, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 19, 23, 24. Summ monn wlong quidam homo dives, 27, 57. Ðú, weliga, ðínne Drihten ne lufadest . . . Hwæt, wéndest ðú, wlanca, gif ðú mé sealdest ówiht ðínes, ðæt ðé ðonne wǽre ðín woruldgestreón gelytlad? Wulfst. 260, 18. Wereda Wuldorgifa, wlanc and éce God great and eternal, Hy. 10, 48. Se wlonca dæg the great and terrible day of the Lord, Exon. Th. 448, 7; Dóm. 50. Monnes wloncas (wlonches, Rush.) lond hominis diuitis ager, Lk. Skt. Lind. 12, 16. Of beád ðæs wlonces de mensa diuitis, 16, 21. Se Hǽlend cwæð tó ðam wlancan: 'For hwí wǽre ðú swá fæsthafol mínra góda, ðe ic ðé sealde?' Wulfst. 258, 12. Ðam wlancan to the great king (Nebuchadnezzar), Cd. Th. 221, 30; Dan. 96. Ða ðe heora yldran on worolde ne wurdan welige ne wlance þurh woroldglænge those whose forefathers were not wealthy or great through worldly splendour, L. Eth. vii. 21; Th. i. 334, 3: Wald. 116; Vald. 2, 30. Ealle gelíce on woruld cumaþ, wlance and heáne (high and low ), Met. 17, 6. Wlance the grandees of Egypt, Cd. Th. 109, 20; Gen. 1825. Wloncra wín*-*sele, 270, 21; Sat. 94. Hé feorgbona weorþeþ wloncum and heánum, Exon. Th. 362, 27; Wal. 43. Ic lǽrde wlance men and heáhgeþungene ðæt hié ne ástigan on ofermédu, ne welena tó wel ne trúwodon, Blickl. Homl. 185, 13. IV a. where the circumstance, in which the splendour, etc., consists, is given :-- Fugel feþrum wlonc the bird splendid of plumage, Exon. Th. 204, 19; Ph. 100. Draca on hlǽwe frætwum wlanc, Menol. Fox 513; Gn. C. 27. Wǽre ðú wiste wlonc and wínes sæd thou wast sumptuous in food, sated with wine, Exon. Th. 369, 10; Seel. 39. Ǽse wlanc (abundantly provided ), fylle gefrægnod, Beo. Th. 2668; B. 1332. Máðmǽhta wlonc rich in treasures, 5659; B. 2833. Weras duguðum wlance Drihtne guldon gód mid gnyrne, Cd. Th. 146, 8; Gen. 2419. [He wes prud and wlonc, O. E. Homl. i. 35, 16. Neuer upen eorþe to wlonk þu ny uurþe, Misc. 112, 184. Godelike on horse, wlanc on werge, and unwurþ on wike, 121, 315. Þat child (Christ ) þat is so milde and wlong, 197, 11. Ȝe beoð toswollen wið wind of wlonke wordes, Kath. 842. My wodbynde so wlonk þat wered my heued, Allit. Pms. 106, 486. Al my weole wlonke, P. S. 156, 17. Sumeres tide is al to wlonc, O. and N. 489. Asked Crist, quethir thai yed to se sain Ion in wlanke wede, Met. Homl. 42, 2. Þe wlonkest wedes, Gaw. 2025. [O. Sax. wlank.] v. fela-, gold-, hyge-, mod-, symbel-wlanc.
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