bor-líce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
bor-líce
adv. Eminently, excellently, well Hyt geríst borlíce wel it is eminently suitable, Angl. viii. 302, 5. Wel borlíce hé forð stæppeð full nobly he steps forth, 307, 28. Hé geswutelað borlice he shews admirably, 329, 24. Þá híw rímcræftige esnas borlíce foregylpað, 334, 27. Wolde ic þá æþelan clericas ásceócon fram heora andgites orðance ǽlce sleacnysse, hig þe borlícor mihton gecýðan þǽra epactena gesceád, 315, 5. [v. N. E. D. burly. Cf. O. H. Ger. bur-líh praestans, sublimis, excellens.]
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