fúl
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun, Adjective
Gender: Feminine
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fúl
adj. Add: Fedus, deformis, turpis vel fúl, Wrt. Voc. ii. 148,40. Feda vel polluta fúl, 44. Þǽre fúlan obscaene, 63, 11. I. in a physical sense. 1. offensive to the senses Lazarus . . . on byrgenne wæs fúl wunigende, Bl. H. 75, 5. Fúles hlondes fetentis lotii, An. Ox. 3273. Mid fúlum adelscéþe putido latibulo, 4751. fúle fetidum, i. fetentem, 2821. Fúle unclǽnnessa olidas squalores, 4454. Of þára múðe út eóde fúluste fýr, ic ná áræfnian ne mihte, Gr. D. 89, 24. Se líchoma on þone heardestan stenc and on þone fúlostan bið gecyrred, Bl. H. 59, 13. Þǽm fúlæstum putentissimis (nidoribus), Wrt. Voc. ii. 82, 4. I a. of disease :-- Fúlre ádle feda peste, Txts. 181, 50. Fúle untrumnyssa purulentas (i. putridas) invalitudines, An. Ox. 1975. 2. opposed to clean, dirty, miry, filthy Líchoma horig ł fúl corpus sordidum, Hy. S. 26, 26. Fúl squalidus (gloss to squalida jugera, Ald. 139, 19), An. Ox. 18 b, 81. Fúl maal on rægel stigmentum, Wrt. Voc. i. 26, 12. Fúles horewes squalentis cęni, An. Ox. 2545. Fúle cenulenti, i. lutosi, Wrt. Voc. ii. 130, 76. Swín þe simle willnaþ licgan on fúlum solum, Bt. 37, 4; F. 192, 26. Fúle syle lurida (i. caccabata) uolutabra, An. Ox. 4289. Ðet swín . . . bið fúlre ðonne hit ǽr wæs, Past. 421, 3. 3. opposed to fair of aspect, dark, ugly (?), an epithet of the black alder Fúlae treó (treá, Ep.) alneum, Txts. 39, 117. Fúle treów, Wrt. Voc. ii. 6, 47. Fúlan beámes rind, Lch. ii. 78, 12. [Cf. O. H. Ger. fúl-boum: Ger. faul-baum.] II. figurative. 1. morally polluted Fúlre gálnysse, fúles forligeres lupanaris incesti, An. Ox. 4222. Gilt sliporne ł fúlne culpam lubricam, Hy. S. 15, 38. Mid fúlustre gewilnunge turpissimo desiderio, Angl. xi. 117, 29. (1 a) guilty of a charge :-- Be þisum þeófum þe man on hrædinge fúle geáxian ne mæg, and man eft geáxað þe hé fúl bið and scildig, . . . þá menn þe æt ordále fúle weorðað, Ll. Th. i. 238, 29-32. 2. of language Þíne eáran áwend fram fúlre sprǽce, Wlfst. 246, 7. 3. disgraceful, infamous Fúlra olidarum .i. fedorum (nuptiarum, the marriage of Herod with his brother's wife), An. Ox. 1783. Þás fúlan wuhta þú sceoldest áwurpan of ðínum ríce, Hml. Th. ii. 488, 12.used substantively, on fúl lecgan, on fúlan lecgan to bury ignominiously (of burial in unconsecrated ground, the opposite of clǽne leger). v. instances under fúl, e; f. in Dict. v. un-fúl.
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