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MÓDIG-WÆG -- MOLDE. 695

sóþfæstnys, módignes (patientia), L. I. P. 3; Th. ii. 306, 28. [Þatt wæ-acute;re modi&yogh;nesse & UNCERTAIN idell &yogh;ellp, Orm. 12040: sti&yogh;þ on heh þurh modinesse, O. and N. 1405.]

módig-wæ-acute;g, es; m. An impetuous wave :-- Módewæ-acute;ga mæ-acute;st (the water that overwhelmed the Egyptians), Cd. 167; Th. 209, 14; Exod. 499.

v. módig, IV.

mód-leás; adj. Spiritless, dull; excors, Kent. Gl. 400,

mód-leást, e; f. Want of courage, pusillanimity :-- Ðá wearþ se wælhreówa wódlice geancsumod, ðæt his mágas ne mihton his módleáste ácuman, ac héton ácwellan ðæt mæ-acute;den, Homl. Skt. 9, 125. [Þe sixte unþeau is þet þe ðe to lauerd bið iset þet he for modleste ne mei his monnan don stere, O. E. Homl. i. 111, 24.]

mód-leóf; adj. Dear to the heart, beloved :-- Fæder læ-acute;rde módleófne mágan, Exon. 80a; Th. 301, 32: Fä. 28.

mód-lufu, an; f. Heart's love, affection, Beo. Th. 3650; B. 1823: Exon. 26a; Th. 77, 25; Cri. 1262: 71a; Th. 264, 26; Jul. 370: 76a; Th. 284, 18; Jul. 699: 123a; Th. 473, 3; Bo. 9. [O. H. Ger. mót-luba affectu.]

módor; gen. módor, méder; dat. méder; f. A mother (of human beings or of animals) :-- Heó is ealra libbendra módor, Gen. 3, 20. Hér is ðín módor, Mk. Skt. 3, 32. Ánes cildes módor mater; manigra cilda módur materfamilias, Wrt. Voc. ii. 59, 20, 21. Fæder and módor, Exon. 103a; Th. 391, 8; Rä. 10, 2. Módur, Gen. 37. 10: Ps. Th. 108, 14. Ðæt is móddor monigra cynna, Exon. 112a; Th. 428, 16; Rä. 41, 2: 128a; Th. 492, 13; Rä. 81, 15. Þridde móder proavia: feówerþe móder abavia: fífte móder tritavia, Wrt. Voc. i. 51, 56, 58, 60. Wynburge þridde módor, Chart. Th. 650, 23. Of his módor (móderes, Lind.: moeder. Rush.) innoþe. Lk. Skt. 1, 15. Of módur hrife, Ps. Th. 70, 5. From bearme móddor. Exon. 112b; Th. 430, 27; Rä. 44, 15. Þurh geleáfan ðæs fæder and ðære méder, Homl. Th. ii. 52, 2: 50, 35: 116, 13: i. 66, 21. Hé mín ne ræ-acute;cþ ne ðære méder, Homl. Skt. 4, 313. Þurh þingunge his ðære eádigan méder. Bd. 5, 19; S. 640, 42. Segþ his fæder and méder. Mk. Skt. 7, 11: Ps. 130, 4: Wulfst. 119, 3: Cd. 50; Th. 64, 10; Gen. 1048: Exon. 8b; Th. 3, 15; Cri. 36. Riht is ðæt ðæt bearn médder folgige, L. H. E. 6; Th. i. 30, 4: 99a; Th. 370, 7; Seel. Ex. 53. Nim ðæt cild and his módor, Mt. Kmbl. 2, 13. Gif mon cú oððe stódmyran forstele, and folan oððe cealf of ádrífe forgelde . . . and ða móder be hiora weorðe, L. Alf. pol. 16; Th. i. 72, 1. Ealle fæderas and móddru, Homl. Th. ii. 34, 32: 124, 17. Heáp móddra caterva matrum, Hymn. Surt. 52, 5. Ðé læs hé ofsleá ðás módra, Gen. 32, 11. [The Gothic uses aiþei, the other dialects use a form corresponding to the English. O. Sax. módar: O. Frs. móder: Icel. móðir: O. H. Ger. muotar: Lat. mater: Grk. GREEK.] v. beó-, eald-, fóstor-, steóp-módor.

módor-cynd, e; f. The nature derived from the mother :-- Hé wæs sóþ man þurh his médrengecynd (módercynde, MS. H.), Wulfst. 17. 7.

módor-leás; adj. Motherless :-- Fylstan fæderleásum and móderleásum cildum, Wulfst. 228, 22.

módor-líc; adj. Maternal :-- Móderlíc maternus, Ælfc. Gr. 5; Som. 4, 57. móderlícere stæððinysse materna gravitate, Hpt. Gl. 469, 37.

módor-slaga, an; m. A matricide; matricida. Wrt. Voc. i. 85, 46.

módren, móddren; adj. Maternal :-- Móddrenum flæ-acute;sce ic brúce materna carne vescor. Ap. Th. 4, 12. v. médren.

módrige, móderge, móddrige, an; f. I. an aunt :-- Mín móddrige matertera mea, Wrt. Voc. i. 52, 25: 51, 53: Bd. 3, 8; S. 532, 21. Módriæ, Kent. Gl. 1190. Bisceop næbbe on his húse næ-acute;nne wífman búton hit sý his módor . . . oððe módrige, L. Ælfc. C. 5; Th. ii. 344, 14. Móddrie, Homl. Th. ii. 94, 32. Módrigan sunu fratrueles, Wrt. Voc. ii. 39, 53: 55, 31. Módrian sunu consobrinus, Ors. 3, 9; Swt. 130, 21: Ælfc. T. Grn. 16, 9. Módergan sunu, Shrn. 93, 3. Móddrian sunu, Homl. Th. i. 58, 5: Wrt. Voc. i. 52, 2, 27, 28. II. a cousin :-- Móderge consobrinus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 105, 31. Mínre módrigan móder matertera mea materna, 55, 33. To ðære hire (the Virgin Mary) módðrian ðære hálgan Elizabethe, Blickl. Homl. 165, 28. [His moddrie sune, Laym. 30644.]

mód-sefa, an; m. [apoetical word with much the same meaning as mod, e.g. Swá bióþ ánra gehwæs monna módsefan áwegede of hiora stede, Bt. Met. Fox 7, 47; Met. 7, 24 = swá ðæt mennisce mód biþ áweged of his stede, Bt. 12; Fox 36, 17: and Gif heora módsefa meahte weorþan staþolfæst gereaht, 11, 195; Met. 11, 98 = gif heora mód wæ-acute;re gestaþelod. Bt. 21; Fox 74, 40.] The inner man, mind, spirit, soul, heart: -- Ðæt ðín módsefa mára wurde and ðín líchoma leóhtra micle that thy mind would be mightier and far fairer thy body, Cd. 25; Th. 32, 10; Gen. 501. Ðá wæs módsefa miclum geblissod greatly then was his heart gladdened, Andr. Kmbl. 1783; An. 894: Elen. Kmbl. 1748; El. 876. Wæs módsefa áfýsed on forþwege my soul longed to be gone, Rood Kmbl. 246; Kr. 124. Mé ðín módsefa lícaþ you please me, Beo. Th. 3711; B. 1853. Ne gemealt him se módsefa his heart did not fail, 5249; B. 2628. Helle gemundon in módsefan hell had they in mind, 362; B. 182. Ic ne métte on módsefan máran snyttro, Andr. Kmbl. 1107; An. 554. Ne sceal se Dryhtnes þeów in his módsefan (in his heart) máre gelufian eorþan æ-acute;htwelan, Exon. 38a; Th. 125, 22; Gú. 358: 66b; Th. 247, 1; Jul. 72. Man cweþeþ on his módsefan dicet homo, Ps. Th. 57, 10. On módseofan, 115, 2. Módsefan ásecgan to open one's heart to another, Exon. 76b; Th. 287, 6; Wand. 10. Hé his módsefan fæste trymede he his soul surely stablished, 46b; Th. 159, 26; Gú. 933: Andr. Kmbl. 2420; An. 1211. Syððan hé módsefan mínne cúðe after he knew my heart, Beo. Th. 4028; B. 2012: Exon. 54a; Th. 188, 24; Az. 50. Beóþ módsefan dálum gedæ-acute;led, sindon dryhtguman ungelíce, 83b; Th. 314, 29; Mód. 21. [O. Sax. mód-se&b-bar;o: Icel. móð-sefi.]

mód-seóc; adj. Sick at heart, with mind diseased, distressed :-- Un&dash-uncertain;rotne, módseócne, Exon. 51a; Th. 177, 30: Gú. 1235. [O. H. Ger. muot-siuh: cf. Icel. hug-sjukr distressed.]

mód-seócness, e; f. Disease of the stomach :-- módseócnes vel [mód-] unmiht morbus cordis (cardiacus), Wrt. Voc. ii. 128, 66.

mód-snotor, -snottor; adj. Prudent of mind, wise, sagacious :-- Fród fæder freóbearn læ-acute;rde, módsnottor, Exon. 80a; Th. 300, 6; Fä. 2. In mæðle módsnottera, 79a; Th. 295, 31; Crä. 41: 100a; Th. 374, 19; Seel. Ex. 128. Módsnotra, Soul Kmbl. 249; Seel. Verc. 128.

mód-sorh; gen. -sorge; f. Care or sorrow of mind, sorrow of soul :-- Eác is hearm Gode, módsorg gemacod, Cd. 35; Th. 47, 3; Gen. 755. Hé módsorge wæg hefige æt heortan sorrow of soul bore he heavy at heart, Exon. 48a; Th. 165, 6; Gú. 1024: Elen. Kmbl. 122; El. 61. [Mid muchele modsor&yogh;e (sorewe, 2nd MS.), Laym. 8692.]

mód-staþol, es; m. The foundation on which the mind rests :-- Steðe&dash-uncertain;fæst modstaþol biþ witena gehwilcum weorþlícre micle ðonne hé his wísan fágige tó swíðe a firm foundation for the mind is much more honourable for every man of counsel, than an excessive variation of manners, L. I. P. 10; Th. ii. 318, 38.

mod-staþolfæstness, -staþolness, e; f. Stability of mind :-- Ongeán módstaþolnysse (-staþolfæstnesse, MS. C.) and módes strencþe se mánfulla deófol sendeþ wácmodnysse and lyðerne earhscype, Wulfst. 53, 10.

mód-swíð; adj. Strong of mind or soul :-- Wec ðú in mé módswíðne geþanc crea in me spiritum rectum, Ps. C. 50, 89; Ps. Grn. ii. 278, 89.

mód-þracu; gen. -þræce; f. Impetuosity of mind, impetuous or daring courage :-- Ic ðæm gódan (Beowulf) sceal for his módþræce mádmas beódan, Beo. Th. 775; B. 385. [O. Sax. mód-thraka conflict of mind, grief :-- Sind that módthraka manno gehwilikumu, that hé farlátan skal lio&b-bar;ana herron, Hel. 4775.]

mód-þreá; gen. -þreán; m. f. Pain or torment of mind :-- Egsa micel módþrea terror, great torment of mind, Exon. 102a; Th. 385, 25 ; Rä. 4, 50.

mód-þryðu (o) ; indecl. f. Violence of mind :-- Módþryðo wæg folces cwén a violent heart bore the queen of the people, Beo. Th. 3867; B. 1931.

mód-þwæ-acute;re; adj. Gentle, meek, mild :-- Hé gerehþ módþwæ-acute;re on dóme diriget mansuetos in judicio, Ps. Lamb. 24, 9.

mód-þwæ-acute;rness, e; f. Gentleness, meekness, patience :-- módþwæ-acute;rnes (patientia vel geþyld, MS. E.), Wulfst. 69, 1.

mód-unmeaht, -miht. v. mód-seócness.

mód-welig; adj. Rich in spiritual or mental gifts :-- Gregorius, Rómwara betest, monna módwelegost. Past. Swt. 9, 12.

mód-wén, e; f. Hope entertained by the mind :-- Forþ áscúfan ðæt mines freán módwén (RUNE, MS.) freoþaþ middelnihtum to push on what my lord's hopes favour at midnight (to carry out the plans which are thought on at night, and in which he hopes to succeed?), Exon. 129b; Th. 498, 3 ; Rä. 87, 7.

mod-wlanc; adj. Proud, haughty, of high courage :-- Nis ðæs mód-wlonc mon ofer eorþan ðæt hé á his sæ-acute;fóre sorge næbbe no man upon earth is of courage so high, as on his sea-journey ne'er to feel fear, Exon. 82a; Th. 308, 13; Seef. 39. Módwlonc meówle haughty maiden, 107a; Th. 407, 18; Rä. 26, 7.

mohþe. v. moððe.

molcen, es; n. Curdled milk :-- Molcen lac coagolatum, Wrt. Voc. i. 290, 29: ii. 52, 7. Swá þicce swá molcen, L. M. 3, 39; Lchdm. ii. 332, 18. Nim súr molcen, 1, 39 ; Lchdm. ii. 98, 25.

mold-ærn, es; n. An earth-house, a grave :-- Þeáh mín líc scyle on moldærne molsnad weorþan, Exon. 64a; Th. 235, 28; Ph. 564: Rood Kmbl. 130; Kr. 65: Andr. Kmbl. 1604; An. 803.

molda or molde, an; m. or f. The top of the head :-- Ðæt galdor man sceal singan æ-acute;rest on ðæt wynstre eáre ðænne on ðæt swíðre eáre ðænne ufan ðæs mannes moldan the charm must first be sung into the left ear, then into the right ear, then on the top of the man's head, Lchdm. iii. 42, 9. [Cf. Trev. v. 369, 7: Þe Longobardes used to schere of þe heere of hir heed from þe molde to þe nolle (from the toppe un to the hynder parte, MS. Harl.) comam capitis a cervice usque ad occipitium tondebant. Halliwell gives mold the suture of the skull.]

molde, an; f, I. mould, dust, sand, earth :-- Molde sabulum, Wrt. Voc. i. 37, 24: sablo, ii. 119, 39: 89, 36. Of ðære moldan (pulvere) ðæs flóres monige untrume men gehæ-acute;lede wæ-acute;ron. Ond heó