fen-ýce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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fen-ýce
Substitute: fen-ýce, -úce, an; f. A snail (?), tortoise (?) Fænúcæ testudo (cf. limax snægl, testudo gehúsed snægl, Wrt. Voc. i. 24, 5; lumbricus rénwyrm, chelio, testudo sǽsnǽl, 32), Txts. 100, 997. Mé is snægl swiftra, snelra, regnwyrm, and fenýce fóre hreðre lumbricus et limax et tarda testudo palustris me vincunt certamine currus (Ald. 272, 2), Rä. 41, 70.
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