ælmes-lic
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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ælmes-lic
adj. I. of the nature of alms, eleemosynary, charitable Hié hígon gefeormien and hígon ús mid heora godcundum gódum swǽ gemynen swǽ ús árlic and him ælmeslic siǽ, Cht. Th. 476, 34. Swé hit him rehtlicast and elmestlicast wére, 465, 24. II. depending upon alms, poor Ælmysli[cum] paupertino, An. Ox. 56, 302.
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