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bismer-líce

  • adverb
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with ignominy
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  • Man sceal þá geoguðe lǽdan gehæft heánlíce and swá bysmorlíce bringan of heora éðle,

      Wlfst. 295, 18.
irreverently, blasphemously
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  • Hí ic besencte on helle grund, forþan hig sprǽcon bysmorlíce be mé,

      Wlfst. 295, 30.
  • Þá hǽðnan bysmerlíce and synlíce heora godas him laþodan on fultum,

      Bl. H. 201, 30.
Etymology
[O. H. Ger. bismer-líhho ridicule.]
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  • bismer-líce, adv.