firlen
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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firlen
adj. Take here fyrlen; adj. in Dict. , and add Fyrlen longinquus, Æife. Gr. Z. 14, 20. Wé cómon of fyrlenum lande (de terra longinqua), Jos. 9, 6. Wé wǽron swíðe fyrlyne, ǽgðer ge stðwlíce ge ðurh uncýððe, Hml. Th. i. 106, 21. Him onbugon þá fyrlenan norð-menn, Hml. S. 29, 177. Tó fyrlenum landum, Hml. A. 106, 132 : Jos. II, 18 : Jud. 6, 2. Of fyrlænum scírum de longinquis provinciis, R. Ben. I. loi, 12. ¶ On fyrlenum at a distance :-- Onðǽre hwíle þe hé on fyrlenum wæs, Hml. S. 6, 47. On fyrlenum wunigende, 35, 26.
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