dropa
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dropa
Add:I. a drop In ilce scip nán regnes dropa ne gefeóll in navem eamdem una pluviae gutta non cecidit, Gr. D. 196, 6. nǽfre in þǽm londum regnes dropa ne cwóme nunquam in his locis pluuiam adire, Nar. 28, 5. Gutta, ys hunigswéte dropa, Angl. viii. 299, 48. Mid dropum imbribus, An. Ox. 646. Geondgoten mid swátes dropum, Hml. S. 23 b, 233. II. humour, choler Cwyld tógeneálǽhð oð ðæne dropan pestilentia adpropinquabit usque ad coleram; surfeiting turneth to choler (Ecclus. 37, 30), Scint. 170, 2. Genihtsumnysse blódes and dropena and manega seócnyssa metta of rúmgyfulnysse wé þoliað abundantiam sanguinis et colerarum (cf. colera, umores, Corp. Gl. H. 34, 619) et plurimas egritudines escarum largitate patimur, 56, 4. III. gout. (? v. N. E. D. drop 11.) See passages under II. in Dict. v. ge-, mǽl-dropa.
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