dirne
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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dirne
adj. Add:to examples given in Dict. under dyrne: I. secret, hidden Dyrne hordas (gerýna) abdita archana, An. Ox. 4215. Dyrnum pricelsum clandestinis stimulis, 4655. Of dymmum díglum vel of dyrnum de latebrosis recessibus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 138, 56. II. secret (so as to escape detection), 1. of adultery Hé bið diernes gelíres scyldig, Past. 143, 2. Spiritus fornicationis, is dernes geligeres gást, Shrn. 52, 27. Démde hé ðám bisceope for his dyrnum geligrum, 130, 14. From dernum geligerum, Ll. Th. i. 56, 26. 2. of stolen goods, concealed Ǽnigne þára þe ymbe þás smeágunge bið and dyrne orf ámeldað, Ll. Th. i. 276, 33. v. following compounds; in some cases the passages given under them may belong to the simple adjective.
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