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DEORCE - DEÓR-MÓD

deorce; adv. Darkly, sadly; obsc&u-long;re :-- Ðú his dagena tíd deorce gescyrtest minorasti dies temp&o-short;ris ejus, Ps. Th. 88, 38. Næ-acute;fre ge heortan geþanc deorce forhyrden nol&i-long;te obdur&a-long;re corda vestra, 94, 8.

deorc-full; adj. Darksome, dark; tenebr&o-long;sus :-- Deorcfull wæg via tenebr&o-long;sa, Scint. 59.

deorcian; p. ode; pp. od To darken, to grow dark; obscur&a-long;re, obsc&u-long;re fac&e-short;re. DER. a-deorcian. v. deorc.

deorc-líce; adv. Darkly, horridly; tetrum, Glos, Prudent. Recd. 142, 7.

deorcung, e; f. Twilight; crepusc&u-short;lum :-- Tweóne leóht vel deorcung crepusc&u-short;lum, Ælfc. Gl. 94; Som. 75, 122; Wrt. Voc. 53, 3. Deorcunge, æ-acute;fnunge crepusc&u-short;lo, Mone B. 178.

deór-cynn, es; n. Animal-kind, beast-kind; anim&a-long;lium vel besti&a-long;rum g&e-short;nus :-- Sume wurdon to ðam deórcynne ðe mon hát tigris some were turned to the kind of beast which man calls tiger, Bt. 38, 1; Fox 196, 1. On ðam syxtan dæge God gescóp eall deórcynn on the sixth day God created all kinds of animals, Bd. de nat. rerum; Wrt. popl. science 2, 16; Lchdm. iii, 234, 14: Hexam. 9; Norm. 14, 27. To mistlícum deórcynnum to various kinds of beasts, Bt. 38, 1; Fox 196, 2.

DEÓRE, dióre; adj. I. DEAR, beloved; c&a-long;rus, dilectus, famili&a-long;ris :-- Deóre wæs he Drihtne úrum he was dear to our Lord, Cd. 14; Th. 17, 17; Gen. 261: 214; Th. 269, 32; Sat. 82: Exon. 105 a; Th. 399, 13; Rä. 18, 10. Dæg byþ deóre mannum day is dear to men, Runic pm. 24; Hick. Thes. i. 135; Kmbl. 344, 10. His se deóra sunu his dear son, Cd. 218; Th. 219, 25; Sat. 243: Exon. 76 a; Th. 286, 2; Jul. 725. Áhte ic holdra ðý læs, deórre duguþe I owned the less of faithful ones, of dear attendants, Beo. Th. 980; B. 488. He æfter deórum men dyrne langaþ he longs secretly after the dear man, Beo. Th. 3762; B. 1879: Ps. Th. 119, 1. Ic me on mínne Drihten deórne getreówige ego in te sper&a-long;bo, Dom&i-short;ne, Ps. Th, 54. 24: 77, 69: 88, 17. He gedæ-acute;lde him deóre twá he separated two dear to him, Cd. 131; Th. 166, 8; Gen. 2744. Deórast ealra dearest of all, Exon. 76 a; Th. 284, 15; Jul. 697. Ðín mildheortnes standeþ deórust thy mercy is most dear, Ps. Th. 102, 16. Aldorþegn ðone deórestan the dearest chief, Beo. Th. 2622; B. 1309. II. dear of price, precious, of great value, desirable, excellent, glorious, magnificent, noble, illustrious; preti&o-long;sus, magni æstimandus, desiderab&i-short;lis, ex&i-short;mius, glori&o-long;sus, magnif&i-short;cus, nob&i-short;lis, illustris :-- Deóre [MS. deor] hit is preti&o-long;sum est, Ælfc. Gl. 35; Som. 62, 82; Wrt. Voc. 28, 60. Sege me hwæðer se ðín wéla deóre seó ðé tell me whether thy wealth is precious to thee, Bt. 13; Fox 38, 6. Ðeáh gold gód seó and deóre [dióre MS. Cot.] though gold is good and precious, 13; Fox 38, 11. Deórum mádme for the precious treasure Beo. Th. 3060; B. 1528. On Dryhtnes naman deórum in the Lord's precious name, Ps. Th. 117, l0. Gesáwon dryncfæt deóre they had seen the precious drinking vessel, Beo Th, 4500; B. 2254. Deóran since with precious metal, Exon. 12 a; Th. 19, 31; Cri. 309. Deóre máþmas precious treasures, Beo. Th. 4464; B. 2236. Gód hlísa biþ betera and deórra [diórra MS. Cot.] ðonne æ-acute;nig wéla good fame is better and more precious than any wealth, Bt. 13; Fox 38, 24: Exon. 128 b; Th. 493, 16; Rä. 81, 31. Ða me synd golde deórran they are dearer to me than gold, Ps. Th. 118, 127. Sinc biþ deórost treasure is most precious, Menol. Fox 480; Gn. C. 10. Hwæt ðé deórast [diórust MS. Cot.] þince: hwæðer ðe gold ðe hwæt? what seems to thee most precious: whether gold or what? Bt. 13; Fox 38, 10: Exon. 103 b; Th. 393, 13; Rä. 12, 9. In ðam deóran hám in that desirable home, Exon. 45 b; Th. 154, 15; Gú. 843: Cd. 218; Th. 278, 10; Sat. 219. On getýnum ðe ymb Dryhtnes hús deóre syndan in the courts which are glorious about the Lord's house, Ps. Th. 115, 8. Ðæ-acute;r seó deóre scólu leófne lofiaþ where the glorious assemblage praise the beloved, Exon. 64 a; Th. 235, 21; Ph. 560. Ðeáh hwá æðele sié, duguþum dióre though any be noble, magnificent in riches, Bt. Met. Fox 10, 57; Met. 10, 29. Deóre ríce Engla landes in the glorious kingdom of England, Chr. 1065; Erl. 196, 38; Edw. 19. Is mín módor mægþa cynnes ðæs deórestan my mother is of the noblest race of women, Exon. l09 a; Th. 416, 11; Rä. 34, 10. [Prompt. Wyc. Piers P. R. Brun. Chauc. R. Glouc. dere: Laym. deore, dure: Orm. deore, dere: Plat. dür: O. Sax. diuri: Frs. djoer: O. Frs. diore, diure: Dut. dier: Ger. theuer: M. H. Ger. tiure: O. H. Ger. tiuri: Dan. Swed. dyr: Icel. dýrr dear, precious.] DER. deóran: deór-boren, -líce, -ling, -wurþe, -wyrþe, -wurþnes, -wyrþnes: un-deóre. v. dýre.

deóre, dióre; adv. Dearly, with great price; c&a-long;re, magno :-- Deóre he hit bohte vel sealde he bought or sold it dearly; care vend&i-short;dit, Ælfc. Gl. 35; Som. 62, 84; Wrt. Voc. 28, 62. Dióre gecépte drihten Créca Troia burh the lord of the Greeks dearly bought the city of Troy, Bt. Met. Fox 26, 37; Met. 26, 19. DER. un-deóre.

deóren; adj. [deór an animal, wild beast] Of or belonging to a wild beast; besti&a-long;lis :-- Mid deórenum ceaflum bestial&i-short;bus rict&i-short;bus, Mone B. 3289.

deoreþ-sceaft, es; m. [deoreþ = daroþ a dart, sceaft a shaft, handle] A dart-shaft, a spear; hasta :-- Under deoreþsceaftum amid the dart-shafts, Cd. 93; Th. 119, 23; Gen. 1984.

deorf, es; n. Labour, trouble, tribulation; l&a-short;bor, tribul&a-long;tio. DER. ge-deorf.

deór-fald, es; m. A deer-fold, a park, an enclosure for deer; cerv&o-long;rum hortus, viv&a-long;rium, saltus, Som. Ben. Lye.

DEORFAN, ic deorfe, ðú dyrfst, he dyrfþ, pl. deorfaþ; p. dearf, pl. durfon; pp. dorfen To labour; labor&a-long;re :-- Ne wiðcweðe ic to deorfenne gyt, gif ic nýdbehéfe eom gyt ðínum folce I refuse not to labour still, if I am yet needful to thy people, Homl. Th. ii. 516, 26. Þearle ic deorfe I labour very much, Coll, Monast. 19, 13. [O. Sax. far-dervan to perish: Ger. M. H. Ger. ver-derben to destroy, perish.] DER. ge-deorfan.

deór-fellen; adj. [fell a skin] Made of beast-skins; ex pell&i-short;bus fer&a-long;rum :-- Crusene oððe deórfellen roc crusen or a beast-skin garment; mastr&u-long;ga, Wrt. Voc. 82, 4.

deór-friþ, es; n. Deer-protection, game-protection; cerv&o-long;rum t&u-long;t&e-long;la :-- Se cyng Willelm sætte mycel deórfriþ, and he lægde lags ðæ-acute;rwið, ðæt swá hwá swá slóge heort oððe hinde, ðæt hine man sceolde blendian king William constituted much protection to game, and he laid down laws therewith, that whosoever should slay hart or kind should be blinded, Chr. 1086; Erl. 222, 25-27.

Deór-hám, es; m. [deór a wild beast, hám home, dwelling] DERHAM, Gloucestershire, DEREHAM, Norfolk; l&o-short;c&o-long;rum n&o-long;men in agris Glocestriæ et Norfolciæ :-- Hí iii ciningas ofslógon in ðære stówe ðe is gecweden Deórhám they slew three kings at the place which is called Derham, Chr. 577; Erl. 19, 21. On ðysum geáre Wihtburge líchama wearþ gefunden eal gehál and unformolsnod æt [MS. a] Deórhám, æfter fíf and fífti geáran ðæs [MS. þas] ðe heó of ðysum lífe [MS. liue] gewát in this year [A. D. 798] the body of Wihtburh was found at Dereham, all whole and uncorrupted, five and fifty years after she had departed from this life, Chr. 798; Th. 105, 15-21, col. 3.

deór-hege, es; m. [hege a hedge, fence] A deer-fence; cerv&o-long;rum sep&i-long;mentum :-- Deórhege to cyniges háme the deer-fence for the royal mansion, L. R. S. 1; Th. i. 432, 4: 2; Th. i. 432, 11: 3; Th. i. 432, 24.

Deór-hyrst, es; m. [hyrst a hurst; copse, wood] DEERHURST, Gloucestershire; l&o-short;ci n&o-long;men in agro Glocgstriæ :-- Æt Olaníge wið Deórhyrste at Olney near Deerhurst, Chr. 10106; Th. 282, 40, col. 2. On Deór-hyrste at Deerhurst, Chr. 1053; Th. 322, 13, col. 2.

deoriende hurting, Chr. 959; Erl. 121, 4, = deriende; part. of derian.

deór-líc; adj. [deór I. brave, bold] Bold; fortis :-- Breca næ-acute;fre git swá deórlíce dæ-acute;d gefremede Breca never yet performed such a bold deed, Beo. Th. 1174; B. 585.

deór-líce; adv. Preciously, worthily; pr&e-short;ti&o-long;se, digne :-- To hwan hió ða næglas sélost and deórlícost gedón meahte to what she might best and most worthily employ the nails, Elen. Kmbl. 2315; El. 1159.

deór-ling, diór-ling, dýr-ling, es; m. A dearling, DARLING, minion, favourite; un&i-short;ce d&i-long;lectus, d&e-long;l&i-short;ciæ :-- Gif ðé lícode his dysig, swá wel swá his dysegum deórlingum dyde if his folly had pleased thee, as well as it did his foolish favourites, Bt. 27, 2; Fox 96, 23: Wanl. Catal. 127, 49, col. 2. Se godcunda ánweald gefriþode his diórlingas [deórlingas MS. Cot.] the divine power saved his darlings, Bt. 39, l0; Fox 228, 11. He his diórlingas duguþum stépte he decked his favourites with honours, Bt. Met. Fox 15, 15; Met. 15, 8. Iohannes se Godspellere, Cristes dýrling John the Evangelist, Christ's darling, Homl. Th. i. 58, 1: Menol. Fox 230; Men. 116.

deór-mód; adj. [deór I. brave, bold; mód mood, mind] Bold of mind, brave; fortis an&i-short;mi :-- Wearþ adræ-acute;fed deórmód hæleþ the brave hero was driven away, Chr, 975; Erl. 126, 18; Edg. 44: Exon. 46 b; Th. 159, 11; Gú. 925: 79 b; Th. 298, 22; Crä. 89: Andr. Kmbl. 1251; An. 626: Fins. Th. 46; Fin. 23. On felda ðam ðe deórmóde Diran héton in the plain which the brave men called Dura, Cd. 180; Th. 226, 14; Dan. 171. Deórmódra síþ the march of the brave, 147; Th. 183, 25; Exod. 97.