ge-drinc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
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ge-drinc
ge-drync, es; n. Substitute: Drinking, 1. with the idea of quenching thirst Gif hé hyne sylfne mid þǽm ǽspryngum Godes worda gelecð, and his mód mid þǽre swétnesse þæs gástlican gedrinces gefylleð, hé seleð þæs þonne dryncan his þyrstendum móde. Ll. Th. ii. 430) 6. 2. with the idea of feasting Ealle þá hwíle þe þæt líc bið inne þǽr sceal beón gedrync and plega. . . his feoh þæt tó láfe bið æfter þǽm gedrynce and þǽm plegan, Ors. I. l; S. 20, 25-28. Mislice blissa hié hæfdon on hiora gedrynce, Bl. H. 99, 22. 3. with the idea of excess Him wæs gecynde hé symble wæs reád on his andwlitan. Se cyning wénde hit for singalum gedrynce wǽre (assiduae potationis esse credidit), Gr. D. 187, 17. Gif hé þurh gedrinc man ácwelle si ex ebrietate hominem occiderit, Ll. Th. ii. 230, 28. Man æt ciricwæccan swíðe gedreóh sí, and ǽnig gedrinc . . . þár ne dreóge, 250, 12. Secgas mǽnað meodogáles gedrinc, Vy. 57. v. ofer-, wín-gedrinc.
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