hyge-leás
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hyge-leás
Add:I. of persons, (i) senseless, Gen. 51 (in Dict.). 2. spiritless (f), without courage Be milte wærce . . . tácn ðǽre ádle hú higeleáse hí beóð (cf. the section to which this heading refers: Tácn þǽre ádle hú híwleáse hié beóð . . . þá men beóð mægre and unróte, bláce on onsýne, 242, 2-4. Higeleáse might be taken to correspond with unróte, or it might be an error for híwleáse), Lch. ii. 166, 12. la. of a person's actions, conduct, &c. :-- Higelǽs effrenatus (cachinnus ), Hpt. Gl. 481, 2. II. of things, unsuitable, extravagant Wé lǽrað man geswíce higeleásra gewǽda and dislicra gerǽda and bismorlicra efesunga. Ll. Th. ii. 248, 15.
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