stræcness
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stræcness
Add:I. cf. stræc; I.: severity, rigour, bitterness Seó biternes and strecnes þæs deáðes amaritudo mortis, Gr. D. 345, 2. II. cf. stræc; II.: rigidity Gehýr nú þá mín mód is gebéged mid þissere cýðnesse tó geleáffullnesse, ac swá þéh eft onsænded hit hweorfað tó þǽre strecnesse ecce testimonio ad credulitatem flectitur animus, sed dimissus iterum ad rigorem redit, Gr. D. 304, 25.
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