clǽne
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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clǽne
adj. Add:I. physical. 1. of metal, free from dross or alloy Fífténe scillingas clǽnes feós, Cht. Th. 168, 16. Mid claene feó, ðæt wæs mid clǽne golde, Txts. 175, 5. 2. of land, free from hurtful growth, clear Ðone æcer ðe wæs mid ðornum áswógen . . . ðone æcer ðe stent on clǽnum lande (terram quae nullas spinas habuit ), Past. 411, 19. Ðǽm folce ðe on clǽnum felda (in campo ) sige gefeohtað, 227, 24. 3. fit for food Ic genime mé clǽne fixas tó mete, Coll. M. 23, 17. Wyrta and ǽgra, fisc and cýse, buteran and beána and ealle clǽne þingc ic ete, 34, 29. 4. clear, without defect eal se líchoma sý clánes híwes and glades and beorhtes, Lch. ii. 296, 6. Habban eágan clǽne and hlúttre, Bt. 42; F. 256, 13. II. free from impropriety Wið clǽnum legere if the death had not been a violent one (it was by drowning), Cht. Th. 206, 30. Þá clǽnan þénunga lauta munia, Wrt. Voc. ii. 52, 51. III. in a moral sense, pure, sincere Ánfeald, clǽne, hlútor simplex, Wrt. Voc. ii. 74, 50. Se láreów sceal bión clǽne (mundus ) on his móde, Past. 75, 18. Þæt hié gehealdað hiera líchoman firenlusta clǽnne, 40, 14. Ne magon wé nǽfre gereccan þone yfelan mon clǽnne and untwifealdne, Bt. 36, 6; F. 182, 19. Clǽne lautos (biblos ), Wrt. Voc. ii. 92, 44. v. ge-clǽne.
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