biter
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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biter
Add:I. bitter to the taste Biter wyrtdrenc picra, Wrt. Voc. i. 20, 18. Ðonne se lǽce bietre wyrta déð tó hwelcum drence, . . . ðonne bið se deáðbǽra wǽta ofslægen mid ðǽm biteran drence, Past. 303, 12-17. Bitrum rancidis, Wrt. Voc. ii. 118, 62. II. bitter to the mind, painful Þá geogoðlustas him swíþe bitere þencaþ, Bl. H. 59, 11. Biterra dirior, Wrt. Voc. ii. 27, 76. Hwæt is ðienga ðe bietere (biterre, v.l. ) sié on ðæs láreówes móde?, Past. 165, 1. Þú mé ne syle on þone biterestan deáð, Bl. H. 229, 26. III. bitter (of feeling), acrimonious, ill-natured Onbærnde mid þǽre biteran æfeste, Bl. H. 25, 7.
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