dreórig
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dreórig
Substitute: I. dreary, mournful, sad, sorrowful Dreórig maestus vel maerens, Wrt. Voc. i. 51, 2: 83, 38. Se mann ðe bið dreórig, hé behófað sumes frófres, Hml. Th. ii. 370, 20: Wand. 25. Begann se wer dreórig wépan, Hml. Th. ii. 142, 13. Maria stód wið ðá róde ðearle dreórig . . . Ðá clypode Drihten tó his dreórian méder, 256, 25. Ðá ðá Joseph undergeat Maria mid cilde wæs, ðá wearð hé dreórig, i. 196, 16. Gewitan him þá Norðmen, dreórig daraða láf, Chr. 937; P. 109, 12. Sceal þes dreórga heáp þrowian, Sat. 394. Dreórigne hyge, Gú. 1112: Wand. 17: Met. 22, 33. Hig wurdon swíðe dreórige and cyrdon eft illi scissis vestibus reversi sunt, Gen. 44, 13. Beón dreórige contristari, Mk. 14, 19: Hml. Th. i. 60, 15: 62, 28. Dreórge, Jul. 482. Dǽle man frófer þám dreórigum, Wlfst. 74, 5. Se deópa seáð dreórge fédeð, Cri. 1545. II. causing grief, cruel, horrid, grievous, 1. of persons Spreceð grimlíce se gást tó þám duste: '. . . dreórega (dreórga, v. l. ), tó hwan drehtest þú mé?', Seel. 17. Þæt mé ne mótan þá dreórgan deófla mínne synna on stǽlan, Angl. xi. 100, 93. 2. of things Seón cyning swylt dreórig (or III.) fornam, Ps. Th. 135, 20. In þás dreórgan tíd, Gú. 1058. III. bloody, gory Wæter under stód dreórig and ge*-*dréfed. . . . Flód blóde weól, hátan heolfre, B. 1417-23. Hé dryhten sínne driórigne (cf. 2692-3) fand, 2789. IV. headlong (? cf. dreórung, dreósan) Ic geseah ðone sceoccan swá swá scínende líget feallende ádún dreórig of heofonum, Hex. 18, 6. [v. N. E. D. dreary. Cf. O. Sax. drórag: Icel. dreyrigr bloody.] v. heoru-dreórig.
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