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DILEGIAN, dilgian, dielgian; p. ode; pp. od To destroy, abolish, blot out, erase; del&e-long;re, ab&o-short;l&e-long;re :-- Gif se wrítere ne dilegaþ ðæt he æ-acute;r wrát if the scribe does not erase what he wrote before, Past. 54, 5; Hat. MS. Swá swá fenn stræ-acute;ta is dilgie híg ut lutum plate&a-long;rum del&e-long;bo eos, Ps. Spl. 17, 44. To dielgianne hira synna to blot out their sins, Past. 55, 2; Hat. MS. [Orm. dillghenn: O. Sax. far-diligón del&e-long;re: Frs. dylgjen: O. Frs. diligia: Ger. tilgen: M. H. Ger. tíligen, tilgen: O. H. Ger. tiligón.] DER. a-dilegian, -dilgian, for-: un-dilegod.

dilfst, he dilfþ diggest, digs; 2nd and 3rd pers. pres. of delfan.

dilgian to destroy; del&e-long;re, Ps. Spl. 17. 44. v. dilegian.

DIM; def. se dimma, seó, ðæt dimme; adj. DIM, dark, obscure, hidden; obsc&u-long;rus, tenebr&o-long;sus :-- Ðes wída grund stód deóp and dim this wide abyss stood deep and dim, Cd. 5; Th. 7, 12; Gen. 105: 24; Th. 30, 36; Gen. 478. Næ-acute;negum þuhte dæg on þonce, gif sió dimme niht æ-acute;r ofer eldum egesan ne brohte the day would seem delightful to none, if the dark night did not bring terror over men, Bt. Met. Fox 12, 32; Met. 12, 16. Com hæleða þreát to ðære dimman ding the troop of heroes came to the dark dungeon, Andr. Kmbl. 2541; An. 1272: Cd. 215; Th. 271, 27; Sat. 111. On ðære dimman ádle in the hidden malady, Exon. 49 b; Th. 171, 31; Gú. 1135. Drihten sealde him dimne and deorcne deáþes scúwan the Lord gave them death's shadow, dim and dark, Cd. 223; Th. 293, 14, note; Sat. 455. Nabbaþ we to hyhte nymþe ðone dimman hám we have nought in hope save this dim home, Cd. 221; Th. 285, 14; Sat. 337. Hió speón hine on ða dimman dæ-acute;d she urged him to that dark deed, 32; Th. 43, 3; Gen. 685. On ðis dimnre hol in this dim hole, Bt. 2; Fox 4, 11: Andr. Kmbl. 2618; An. 1310. Sindon dena dimme the dells are dim, Exon. 115 b; Th. 443, 14; Kl. 30: Cd. 215; Th. 271, 13; Sat. 105: Ps. Th. 108, 8. Cwíst ðú oncnáwaþ hí wundru ðíne on ðám dimmum deorcan þýstrum numquid cognoscentur in ten&e-long;bris mirab&i-short;lia tua? 87, 12. [Piers P. dymme: Chauc. dim: O. Frs. dim: Ger. dial. dimmer: M. H. Ger. timber, timmer: O. H. Ger. timbar: Icel. dimmr dark.]

dim-hofe, dym-hofe, an; f. A lurking-place, hiding-place; lat&i-short;b&u-short;lum, l&a-long;t&e-long;bra :-- He gesette þýstru dymhofan oððe dymnes oððe behýdednesse his p&o-short;suit ten&e-short;bras lat&i-short;b&u-short;lum suum, Ps. Lamb. 17, 12. Dimhofan lat&e-long;bræ, Ælfc. Gr. 13; Som. 16, 21. Dimhofum lat&i-short;b&u-short;lis, Mone B. 85. Gregorius on dymhofum [MS. -hofon] ætl&u-short;tode Gregory concealed himself in hiding-places, Homl. Th. ii. 122, 33.

dimlíc, dymlíc; adj. Dim, secret, hidden, concealed; obsc&u-long;rus, clandest&i-long;nus :-- Of dimlícum clandest&i-long;nis, Mone B. 872. Ná swylce he todræ-acute;fe ða dymlícan þeóstra not as if he dispelled the dim darkness, L. Ælf. C. 14; Th. ii. 348, 7.

dimmian to dim, darken, obscure; obsc&u-long;r&a-long;re. DER. a-dimmian, for-.

dimnes, dymnys, -ness, -nyss, e; f. DIMNESS, darkness, obscurity; c&a-long;l&i-long;go, obsc&u-long;r&i-short;tas :-- Dimnes c&a-long;l&i-long;go, Ælfc. Gl. 94; Som. 75, 120; Wrt. Voc. 53, 1. Ðis biþ gód læ-acute;cedóm wið eágna dimnesse this is a good remedy for dimness of eyes, L. M. 1, 2; Lchdm. ii. 26, 9. Wolcnu and dimnys on his ymbhwyrfte nubes et c&a-long;l&i-long;go in circuitu ejus, Ps. Lamb. 96, 2: Mone B. 3240. Se dæg is þeóstra dæg and dimnysse the day is a day of darkness and dimness, Homl. Th. i. 618, 17. Dymnys c&a-long;l&i-long;go, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 3; Som. 8, 56.

dim-scúa, an; m. [scúwa, scúa a shade, shadow] Dimness, darkness; ten&e-long;bræ :-- Oft hira mód onwód under dimscúan deófles lárum their mind often went under darkness by the devil's lore, Andr. Kmbl. 281; An. 141.

dincge, dyncge, an; f. Ploughed land, fallow land; nov&a-long;le :-- Dincge n&o-short;v&a-long;le, Wrt. Voc. 66, 56. Dyncgum nov&a-long;l&i-short;bus, Mone B. 1434: 2326.

ding, e; f. A dungeon, prison; carcer :-- Com hæleða þreát to ðære dimman ding the troop of heroes came to the dark dungeon, Andr. Kmbl. 2541; An. 1272.

dingiung, e; f. A dunging, manuring; sterc&o-short;r&a-long;tio :-- Dingiung sterc&o-short;r&a-long;tio, Ælfc. Gl. 1; Som. 55, 5; Wrt. Voc. 15, 5.

dinig, dingc, e; f? Dung; fimus :-- Dinig fimus, Ælfc, Gl. 1; Som. 55, 6; Wrt. Voc. 15, 6. Dingc [MS. dingce] thymi&a-long;ma, Mone B. 4795. v. dung.

dinne, es; m. A storm, tempest; procella :-- On dinnes mere on a stormy sea, Chr. 938; Ing. 144, 24; Whel. 556, 44.

diófol-gild, es; n. Devil-worship, an image of the devil, an idol, Ors. 1, 5; Bos. 28, 27. v. deófol-gild.

diógol secret, obscure, profound, Bt. 13; Fox 36, 32. v. dígol; adj.

dióhlu secrets, Prov. 11. v. dígol.

dióp deep, Prov. 22. v. deóp; adj.

dióp depth, Ps. Spl. T. 64, 7. v. deóp.

diópe deeply, solemnly, Beo. Th. 6131; B. 3069. v. deópe.

dióplíce deeply, Bt. 35, 1; Fox 154, 19, v. deóplíce.

diópnys, -nyss deepness, depth, an abyss; &a-short;byssus = &alpha-tonos;βυσσos, Ps. Lamb. 32, 7. v. deópnes.

diór heavy, severe, dire, Beo. Th. 4186; B. 2090. v. deór; adj. II.

diór a beast, animal, Bt. Met. Fox 26, 183; Met. 26, 92: 27, 21; Met. 27, II. v. deór.

diór-boren noble-born, noble :-- Apollines dóhtor diórboren Apollo's noble-born daughter, Bt. Met. Fox 26, 103; Met. 26, 52. v. deór-boren.

dióre dear, precious, glorious, magnificent, Bt. 13; Fox 38, 10, MS. Cott: Bt. Met. Fox 10, 57; Met. 10, 29. v. deóre.

dióre dearly, with great price, Bt. Met. Fox 26, 37; Met. 26, 19. v. deóre.

diór-ling a darling, Bt. Met. Fox 15, 15; Met. 15, 8. v. deórling.

diór-wyrþe precious, costly, Bt. 15; Fox 48, 5, v. deór-wyrþe.

dippan; p. de, te; pp. ed, d, t To dip, Ps. Spl. 67, 25: Ex. 12, 22. v. dyppan.

DISC, es; m. A plate, bowl, DISH; discus, c&a-short;t&i-long;nus, p&a-short;ropsis :-- Eallswá se disc also the dish, L. Ælf. C. 22; Th. ii. 350, 23. Disc discus, Wrt. Voc. 82, 22: 290, 20. Clæ-acute;nsa æ-acute;ryst ðæt wiðinnan ys calices and disces munda prius quod intus est cal&i-short;cis et parops&i-short;dis = παρoψ&iota-tonos;s, &iota-tonos;δos; f. Mt. Bos. 23, 26. Þweah ðæt gewrit of ðam disce wash the writing off the dish, L. M. 1, 62; Lchdm. ii. 136, 9. Syle me on ánum disce Iohannes heáfod ðæs Fulluhteres da mihi in disco caput Ioannis Baptistæ, Mt. Bos. 14, 8, 11: Mk. Bos. 6, 25, 27. Se ðe his hand on disce mid me dypþ qui intingit mecum manum in c&a-short;t&i-short;no, 14, 20. On disce in p&a-short;rops&i-short;de, Mt. Bos. 26, 23. Bebeád ðæt mon ðone disce tobræ-acute;ce to styccum and ðám þearfum gedæ-acute;lan discum confringi, atque paup&e-short;r&i-short;bus min&u-long;t&a-long;tim div&i-short;di præc&e-long;pit, Bd. 3, 6; S. 528, 21. Discas lágon dishes lay [there], Beo. Th. 6088; B. 3048. Ic gefrægn ánne mannan him on bearm hládan bunan and discas I heard that one man loaded in his bosom cups and dishes, 5544; B. 2775. Ge clæ-acute;nsiaþ ðæt wiðútan ys, caliceas and discas mund&a-long;tis quod deforis est c&a-short;l&i-short;cis et parops&i-short;dis, Mt. Bos. 23, 25. [Prompt. dysshe: Wyc. disch, dishe a disc, quoit: Piers P. dissh: Chauc. dish: Laym. disc: Plat. disch, m. table: O. Sax. disk, disc, m. a table: Dut. disch, m. a dining-table: Ger. M. H. Ger. tisch, m. a table: O. H. Ger. tisc, m. discus, mensa, ferc&u-short;lum: Dan. disk, m. f. a table, dish: Swed. disk, m. a counter: Icel. diskr, m. a plate: Lat. discus: Grk. δ&iota-tonos;σκos a round plate, quoit, dish.] DER. bæ-acute;r-disc, hlæd-, húsel-.

disc-berend, es; m. A dish-bearer; disc&i-short;fer, Cot. 65.

discipul, es; m. A disciple, scholar; disc&i-short;p&u-short;lus :-- Se wæs iu on Brytene Bosles discipul discip&u-short;lus quondam in Brittania Boisili, Bd. 5, 9; S. 622, 28. Crist cwæþ to his discipulum Christ said to his disciples, Boutr. Scrd. 22, 45: Homl. Th. ii. 266, 33: 320, 13.

discipul-hád, es; m. DISCIPLEHOOD, pupilage; discip&u-short;l&a-long;tus :-- Ðysses discipulháde Cúþberht wæs eádmódlíce underþeóded hujus discip&u-short;l&a-long;tui Cudberct hum&i-short;l&i-short;ter subd&i-short;tus, Bd. 4, 27; S. 603, 39.

disc-þén, es; m. [þegen, þén a minister, servant] A dish-servant, dish-bearer, minister of food, sewer; disc&i-short;fer, discoph&o-short;rus, cibi minister :-- Discþén disc&i-short;fer vel discoph&o-short;rus, Ælfc. Gl. 30; Som. 61, 68; Wrt. Voc. 26, 65. Godes engel gebrohte ðone discþén ðæ-acute;r he hine æ-acute;r genam the angel of God brought the minister of food where he had before taken him, Homl. Th, i. 572, 9.

disg foolish, Deut. 32, 21. v. dysig.

disig folly, Hy. 7, 107; Hy. Grn. ii. 289, 107. v. dysig.

disme, an; f? The herb tansy? tanac&e-long;tum?-Nim cristallan and disman take crystallium and tansy, Lchdm. iii. 10, 29.

distæf, es; m. [dis = Gael. dos a bush, tuft; stæf a staff] A DISTAFF; colus :-- Distæf colus, Ælfc. Gl. 28; Som. 61, 15; Wrt. Voc. 26, 14: 82, 9.

do, Elen. Kmbl. 1078; El. 541; impert. of dón.

DOCCE, an; f. DOCK, sorrel; l&a-short;p&a-short;thum = λ&alpha-tonos;παθoν, rumex :-- Ðeós wyrt ðe man l&a-short;p&a-short;thum, and óðrum naman docce nemneþ, biþ cenned on sandigum stówum, and on ealdum myxenum this herb which is called l&a-short;p&a-short;thum, and by another name dock, is produced in sandy places, and on old dunghills, Herb. 14, 1; Lchdm. i. 106, 10-12, note 14: L. M. 3, 63; Lchdm. ii. 350, 26: Wrt. Voc. 67, 54. Doccan moran dust dust of root of dock, L. M. 1, 54; Lchdm. ii. 126, 6. Sume seóðaþ bétan oððe doccan on geswéttum wíne some seethe beet or dock in sweetened wine, L. M. 2, 25; Lchdm. ii. 218, 7: 1, 38; Lchdm. ii. 96, 11: 1, 76; Lchdm. ii. 150, 10. Seó fealwe docce the fallow dock; rumex mar&i-short;t&i-short;ma vel palustris, L. M. 1, 49; Lchdm. ii. 122, 19. Seó reáde docce the red dock; rumex sangu&i-short;nea, L. M. 1, 49; Lchdm, ii. 122, 19: 1, 50; Lchdm. ii. 124, 2. Seó scearpe docce the sharp or sour dock, sorrel; oxyl&a-short;p&a-short;thum = òξυλ&alpha-tonos;παθoν, rumex ac&e-long;t&o-long;sa, Som. Ben. Lye. Docce seó ðe swimman wille the dock which will swim, the water-lily; nymphæa, L. M. 3, 71; Lchdm. ii. 358, 8: 2, 65; Lchdm. ii. 292, 11: 1, 50; Lchdm. ii. 122, 21. [Chauc. docke a sour herb: Kil. docke, blæderen the herb colt's foot.] DER. eá-docce, súr-, wudu-.

DOCGA, an; m. A DOG; canis :-- Docgena canum, Glos. Prudent. Recd. 148, 23. [Piers P. R. Glouc. dogge: Chauc. dogges, pl: Plat. dogge a big dog: Dut. dog, m. a bull-dog: Ger. dog, dogge, docke, m. f. canis molossus Angl&i-short;cus: Dan. dogge, m. f: Swed. dogg, m. a mastiff.]