heard-lic
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heard-lic
Substitute: I. bold, warlike. Cf. heard; II. I Wíglice, heardlice bellicosas (cohortes ), Hpt. Gl. 425, 8. II. resolute, stern. Cf. heard; II. 2 Heardlic eornost and wíslic wærscipe and stydefætst módstaþol . . . bið witena gehwilcum weorðlicre micle, þonnehé his wísan fágige tó swíðe, Ll. Th. ii. 318, 37. III. hard to bear, dire, grievous. Cf. heard; V Egeslic ǽled eágsýne wearð, heardlic hereteám, An. 1556. Heom þúhte heardlic (durum ) hí wǽron genýdede on ealdum móde hí scoldon níwe wísan hycgan. Gr. D. 104, 21. Silla wið Marius heardlice gefeoht þurhteáh and hiene gefliémde Sulla gravissimo praelio vicit, Ors. 5, 11 ; S. 236, 21. Þé sind heardlicu, wundrum wælgrim wítu geteohhad, Jul. 263. IV. harsh, severe, pitiless. Cf. heard; VI. Þæt bið þearlic gemót, heardlic heremægen, Dóm. 37. [Icel. harð-ligr hard, severe.]
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