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afor
l. áfor. Dele Goth. abrs, and add: I. bitter to the taste, acid, sour Áuur (suur?) léc acerbum cepe , Germ. 394, 262. Gedó tó þám hunige emfela ecedes þæs ne sié swíþe áfor ne swíðe swéte . . . and ne sié on bergnesse tó sweotol þæs ecedes áfre scearpnes. Lch. ii. 224, 17-22. Ne scearp ne tó áfor (δριμὐ) . . . þá scearpan áfran þing (τἀ στφοντὐ) sint tó fleónne, 210, 20, 29. Swéte wín sél mylt þonne áfre, 196, 25. Por and cawel and eal þá þe sýn áfer, 26, 18. Swá hwylce þincg swá syndon áfore oððe bitere, i. 310, 12. II. bitter, of complaint, &c. Mid biterum (áfrum) heófum amaris questibus , An. Ox. 2828. III. severe in its operation, of a remedy Gehwæ-þeres sceal mon nyttian and miscian, þone líchoman hǽle and ǽfer mægen hæbbe. Lch. ii. 22, 7. Gif se maga þæs ne féle, lege óþra on-legena on strengran and áferran, 192, 21. [O. H. Ger. eivar acerbus, amarus.]
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