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bismer-gleó

  • noun [ neuter ]
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bismer-gleó, bismer-gleów, es; n.
Unseemly, disgraceful sport
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  • Ic geháte ꝥ ic nǽfre ofer þis mínne líchoman ne besmíte þurh ꝥ grimme bysmergleów þæs mánfullan geligeres,

      Hml. S. 23 b, 451.
  • Bysmergle(ó)

    ludicra (prima juventutis calcans severe,

      Ald. 158, 8: cf.
    lascivam aetatis petulantiam crudeliter castigans, 33, 35), An. Ox. 17, 17.
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  • bismer-gleó, n.