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254 EÓRED-MAN -- EOENOSTLICE.

xi eóredmæcgas fríd-hengestas the horsemen had eleven war-horses, Exon. 106 a ; Th. 404, 6 ; Rä. 23, 3.

eóred-man a horseman; &e-short;ques. Som. Ben. Lye. v. eórod-man.

eóred-þreát, es; m. [þreát a host, troop] A band, company; turma, l&e-short;gio; -- Atol eóredþreát a horrid band, Exon. 102a; Th. 385, 23; Rä. 4, 49.

eored-wered, es; n. [werod, wered a company, multitude] A band, company, multitude; exerc&i-short;tus, l&e-short;gio :-- Eóredweredu ðara deófla l&e-short;gi&o-long;nes sive exerc&i-short;tus dæmonum, Greg. Dial. 1, 10.

eorendel the first dawn. v. earendel.

eorfeðe difficult; diff&i-short;c&i-short;lis, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 7, 14. v. earfeðe.

eorg weak; segnis :-- Dam eorgan Sisaran to the weak Sisera, Jud. 5; Thw. 156, 8. v. earg.

eó-risc a bulrush; scirpus. v. eá-risc.

EORL. es; m. I. an Anglo-Saxon nobleman of high rank, the yarl of the Danes, about the same as an ealdorman. He who was in early times styled ealdorman, was afterwards denominated an earl; c&o-short;mes, s&a-short;telles princ&i-short;pis. This title, which was introduced by the Jutes of Kent, occurs frequently in the laws of the kings of that district, the first mention of it being :-- Gif on eorles túne man mannan ofslæhþ xii scillinga gebéte if a man slay a man in an earl's town, let him make compensation with twelve shillings, L. Ethb. 13; Th. i. 6, 9, 10. Its more general use among us dates from the later Scandinavian invasions, and though originally only a title of honour, it became in later times one of office, nearly supplanting the older and more Saxon one of 'ealdorman:' -- Swá we eác settaþ be eallum hádum, ge ceorle ge eorle so also we ordain for all degrees, whether to churl or earl, L. Alf. pol. 4; Th. i. 64, 3. Se eorl nolde ná géþwsæ-acute;rian the earl would not consent, Chr. 1051; Ing. 227, 13, 23: 228, 4, 28, 35, 36: 229, 10, 21, 25, 26. II. a man, brave man, hero, general, leader, chief; vir, p&u-short;gil, vir fortis, dux :-- Eorlas on cýþþe men in the country. Andr. Kmbl. 1467; An. 735. Him se Ebrisca eorl wísade the Hebrew man [Lot] directed them. Cd. 112; Th. 147, 24; Gen. 2444. Ða eorlas þrý, nom. pl. the three men, 95; Th. 123, 16; Gen. 2045. Eorlas wénaþ men think, 86; Th. 109, 22; Gen. 1826. Fór eorlum before the people, 98; Th. 129, 1; Gen. 2137. þegna and eorla of thanes and earls, Bt. Met. Fox 25, 15 ; Met. 25, 8. Geared gumum gold brittade, se eorl wæs æðele Jared dispensed gold to the people, the man was noble. Cd. 59; Th. 72, 5; Gen. 1182. [Piers P. eerl: Chauc. erl: R. Glouc. erles noblemen: Laym. eorl: Orm. eorless, pl: O. Sax. Hel. erl, m. a man, nobleman, male offspring, boy: Icel. jarl, earl, m. a gentleman, nobleman, warrior, chief.]

eorl-cund; adj. Earl kind, noble; nob&i-short;lis :-- Gif mannes esne eorl-cundne mannan ofslæhþ þreóm hundum scillinga gylde se ágend if a man's servant slay a man of an earl's degree, let the owner pay three hundred shillings, L. H. E. 1; Th. i. 26, 8.

eorl-dóm, es; m. An EARLDOM, the province or dignity of an earl, the same as ealdor-dóm, v. Turner's Hist. b. viii. c. 7; c&o-short;m&i-short;tis m&u-long;nus :-- Ælfgár eorl féng to ðam eorldóme ðe Harold æ-acute;r hæfde earl Ælfgar succeeded to the earldom which Harold had before, Chr. 1053; Erl. 189, 14.

eorl-gebyrd, e; f. [gebyrd birth]. Noble birth, nobility; n&o-long;b&i-short;l&i-short;tas :-- Eorlgebyrdum by noble birth, Bt. Met. Fox 9, 52; Met. 9, 26 : 10, 54; Met. 10, 27.

eorl-gestreón, es; n. [gestreón treasure] Noble treasure, riches; d&i-long;v&i-short;tiæ :-- Nis him gád eorlgestreóna he lacks not noble treasures, Exon. 123b; Th. 475, 10; Bo. 45: Beo. Th. 4481; B. 2244.

eorl-gewæ-acute;de, es; a. [gewæ-acute;de clothing] Manly clothing, armour; v&i-short;r&i-long;lis vest&i-long;tus :-- Gyrede hine Beówulf eorlgewæ-acute;dum Beowulf clad himself in armour. Beo. Th. 2888; B. 1442.

eorlíc [=eorl-líc]; adj. Manly; v&i-short;r&i-long;lis :-- Eorlíc ellen manly strength, Beo. Th. 1278; B. 637. v. eorlisc, eorl-líc.

eorlíce [ = eorl-líce]; adv. Manfully, strongly, greatly; v&i-short;r&i-short;l&i-short;ter, v&e-short;h&e-short;menter, multum :-- Gebealh heó swíðe eorlíce wið hire suna she was very greatly incensed against her son, Cod. Dipl. 755; Kmbl. iv. 54, 30.

eór-lippric, es; n. A flap of the ear. Jn. Lind. War. 18, 26. v. eáre-lippric.

eorlisc, eorl-lic; adj. EARLISH, earl-like, like an earl; n&o-long;b&i-short;lis :-- Eorlisc, L. Ath. v. prm; Th. i. 228, 8. Eorllíc [MS. eorlíc]. Beo. Th. 1278; B. 637.

eorl-mægen, es; n. A host of men; v&i-short;r&o-long;;rum turma :-- Sió cwén bebeád ofer eorlmægen áras fýsan the queen commanded messengers to hasten throughout the mass of the people, Elen. Kmbl. 1958; El. 981.

eorl-riht, es; u. An earl's right or privilege; c&o-short;m&i-short;tis jus vel priv&i-short;l&e-long;gium :-- Gif þegen geþeáh, ðæt he wearþ to eorle, ðonne wæs he syððan eorlrihtes weorþe if a thane thrived, that he became an earl, then he was thenceforth worthy of an earl's right, L. R. 5 ; Th. i. 192, 8.

eorl-scipe, -scype, es; m. Manliness, bravery, courage, supremacy, nobility; v&i-short;r&i-long;l&i-short;tas, nobil&i-short;tas :-- Hí eahtodon eorlscipe and his ellenweorc they valued his manliness and his valiant works. Beo. Th. 6327; B. 3174: Scóp. Th. 283; Wíd. 141: Beo. Th. 3458; B. 1727: 4272; B. 2133. Eorlscipes, Salm. Kmbl. 22; Sal. 11. He eorlscype fremede he effected supremacy, Exon. 85a; Th. 320, 31; Wíd. 37.

eorl-werod, es; n. [werod a company, troop] A band of men, warrior band; v&i-short;r&o-long;rum turma :-- Ðæ-acute;r ðæt eorlwerod sæt the warrior band sat there, Beo. Th. 5779; B. 2893.

Eorman-ríc, Eormen-ríc, es; m. The celebrated king of the Ostrogoths or East Goths, the Alexander of the Goths; Eormanr&i-long;cus, v. Gota III, Alríca, and þeód-ríc :-- Eormanríc áhte wíde folc Gotena ríces Ermanric possessed the wide nations of the kingdom of the Goths, Exon. 100a; Th. 378, 25; Deór. 21. Weóld Eormanríc Gotum Ermanric ruled the Goths, Scóp. Th. 38; Wíd. 18. Ic wæs mid Eormanríce I was with Ermanric, 178; Wíd. 88. Ðæt wæs inn-weorud Eormanrices that was the household band of Ermanric, 224; Wíd. 111. He searo-níðas fealh Eormenríces he fell into the guileful enmity of Ermanric, Beo. Th. 2406 ; B. 1201. For the anachronisms and inconsistences I would refer to W. Grimm's Deutsche Heldensage, where may be found the particulars of this celebrated hero.

eormen, eorman; adj. Universal, immense, whole, general; univers&a-long;lis, immensus, permagnus, t&o-long;tus, &u-long;n&i-short;versus. Used in composition, as in eormen-cyn, -grund, -láf, -ríc, -strýnd, -þeód.

eormen-cyn, -cynn, es; n. The human race; h&u-long;m&a-long;num g&e-short;nus :-- God gesceapo ferede æ-acute;ghwylcum on eorþan eormencynnes God has borne his decrees to every one of the human race on earth, Exon. 88 b; Th. 333, 3; Vy. 96 : Beo. Th. 3918; B. 1957.

eormen-grund, es; n. [grund ground, earth] The spacious earth; immensa terra :-- Ofer eormengrund over the spacious earth, Beo. Th. 1722; B. 859.

eormen-láf, e; f. The great legacy; immensum r&e-short;liquum :-- He eormen-láfe gehýdde he had hidden the great legacy, Beo. Th. 4460; B. 2234.

Eormen-ríc Ermanric, Beo. Th. 2405 ; B. 1200. v. Eorman-ríc.

eormen-strýnd. e; f. The great generation; permagna g&e-short;n&e-short;r&a-long;tio :-- Ðú eart eorre eormenstrýnde thou art of an angry, great [heathen] generation, Salm. Kmbl. 659; Sal. 329.

eormen-þeód, e; f. A great people; permagnus p&o-short;p&u-short;lus. v. yrmen-þeód.

eormþu poverty, calamity :-- Eormþa, Bt. 7, 4; Fox 22, 29. Eormþum, 23; Fox 78, 31. v. yrmþu.

eornan to run; curr&e-short;re. Ps. Surt. 57, 8. v. yrnan.

eornende running; part, of eornan=yrnan.

eornes, eornest a duel, combat; duellum, Som. Ben. Lye.

eornest earnest, earnestness, Exon. 24a; Th. 68; 9; Cri. 1101. v. eornost.

eorneste earnest, serious, Exon. 20a; Th. 51, 32 ; Cri. 825 : Homl. Th. i. 386, 20. v. eornoste; adj.

eorneste in earnest, earnestly, Bt. Met. Fox 13, 56; Met. 13, 28: 16, 44; Met. 16, 22. v. eornoste; adv.

eornestlice earnestly; st&u-short;di&o-long;se. v. eornostlíce.

eornfullíce; adv. Earnestly; st&u-short;di&o-long;se. v. eornostlíce.

eornfullnes, -ness, e; f. Earnestness, anxiety; d&i-short;l&i-short;gentia, soll&i-short;c&i-short;tudo :-- Eornfullness ðisse worulde sol&i-short;c&i-short;tudo ist&i-long;us sæc&u-short;li, Mt. Bos. 13, 22. v. geornfulnes.

eornigende murmuring; murm&u-short;rans, L. E. I. 21; Th. ii. 416, 16.

eornlice; adv. Diligently; d&i-short;l&i-short;genter :-- Genim ðas wyrte eornlíce gecnucude mid ecede take this herb diligently pounded with vinegar, Herb. 87, 2; Lchdm. i. 190, 21. v. geornlíce. EOR-NOST, eornust, eornest, e; f. EARNEST, earnestness, zeal; s&e-long;rium, st&u-short;dium :-- Mid swelcum eorneste [eornoste MS. Cot.] with such zeal, Past. 15, i; Hat. MS. 18b, 27. On eornost, eornust or eornoste in earnest, earnestly, Ælfc. T. 12, 8: Homl. Th. ii. 250, 30: Mt. Bos. 5, 18 : 13, 17: Gen. 14, 15. Þurh eorneste in earnest, sternly, Exon. 24a; Th. 68, 9; Cri. 1101. [Wyc. ernes, eernes, ernest earnest, pledge: Chauc. erneste zeal; Laym. eornest conflict: Frs. ernste: O. Frs. ernst: Dut. ernst, m: Ger. ernst, m: M. H. Ger. ernest, ernst, m: O. H. Ger. ërnust, ërnost, ërnest, n. f. v&i-short;gor, s&e-long;rium.]

eornoste, eorneste; adj. Earnest, serious; s&e-long;rius, st&u-short;di&o-long;sus:-- On eornostne hige with earnest intention, Cod. Dipl. 942; Kmbl. iv. 278, 15. Biþ eorneste ðonne eft cymeþ, réðe and ryhtwís he will be earnest when he comes again, stern and just, Exon. 20 a; Th. 51, 32 ; Cri. 825. Mid eornestum móde with earnest mind. Homl. Th. i. 386, 20.

eornoste, eorneste; adv. In earnest, earnestly, seriously, courageously, strongly; s&e-long;rio, str&e-long;nue, s&e-long;d&u-short;lo, v&e-short;h&e-short;menter :-- He feaht eornoste he fought earnestly, Byrht. Th. 140, 1; By. 281: Judth. 11; Thw. 24, 39; Jud. 231. Hió onginþ eorneste racentan slítan she will begin in earnest to sever her chains, Bt. Met. Fox 13, 56; Met. 13, 28: 16, 44; Met. 16, 22.

eornostlíce; adv. EARNESTLY, strictly, truly; s&e-long;d&u-short;lo :-- Sunnan dæges cýpingce we forbeódaþ eornostlíce we strictly forbid marketing on Sunday, L. C. E. 15; Th. i. 368, 15.

eornostlíce, eornustlíce; conj. Therefore, but; ergo, &i-short;g&i-short;tur, &i-short;t&a-short;que :-- Abram ðá eornostlíce astirode his geteld m&o-long;vit &i-short;g&i-short;tur tabern&a-long;c&u-short;lum suum Abram, Gen. 13, 18. Eornostlíce ealle cneóressa fram Abrahame óþ Dauid synd feówertyne cneóressa omnes &i-short;t&a-short;que gen&e-short;r&a-long;ti&o-long;nes ab Abraham