full-boren
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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full-boren
adj. 1. in a physical sense, fully formed and living at birth Ic gonge mid cwican cilde, nalæs mid cwellendum, mid fulborenum, nalæs mid fǽgan, Lch. iii. 66, 29. Ðá wíf ðe ðá geeácnodan bearn cennað ðe ðonne git fulborene ne beóð, ne fyllað hié nó mid ðǽm hús ac byrgenna conceptas soboles feminae si priusquam plene formentur proferunt, nequaquam domos sed tumulos replent, Past. 383, 35. (1 a) figuratively Ðonne ðǽm móde sió sóðfæsðnes on geeácnod bið, ǽr ðǽm ðe hit fulboren sié, Past. 367, 18. 2. in a legal sense, of birth that satisfies prescribed conditions, legitimate Mid eahta and feówertig fulborenra þegena (tainis plene nobilibus, Lat. vers.), Ll. Th. i. 228, 4. [O. H. Ger. ful-boran legitimus.]
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