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NORÞMEST - NOTU

norþmest. v. norþ; adj. adv.

Norþ-Mirce; pl. The North-Mercians :-- Wið Norþ-Myrcum, Bd. 3, 24; S. 557, 37.

norþ-portic a north-porch :-- On ðære cyricean norþportice in porticu aquilonali, Bd. 2, 3 ; S. 557. 37.

Norþriga, an ; m. A Norwegian :-- Cnut cyningc ealles Engla landes cyningc, and Dena cyningc, and Norþrigena cyningc, L. C. E. pref. ; Th. i. 358, 4.

norþ-rihte; adv. Due north :-- Dá fór hé norþryhte be ðæm lande he sailed due north along the coast, Ors. 1, 1 ; Swt. 17, 9, 12.

norþ-rodor the north part of the sky, Exon. Th. 178, 33; Gú. 1253.

norþ-sæ-acute; a northern sea :-- Norþsæ-acute; mare arctoum, Wrt. Woc. i. 41, 66. Of Japhet com ðæt norþerne mennisc be ðære norþsæ-acute;, Ælfc. T. Grn. 4, 38. Án geweorc on Defnascíre be ðære norþsæ-acute;, Chr, 894; Erl. 91, 8. [Icel. norðr-sjór.]

norþ-sceáta a northern promontory, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 28, 3.

Norþ-Scottas the Northern Scots, Bd. 3, 3 ; S. 526, 12.

norþ-þeód a northern people :-- Hergung ðara norþþeóda (the peoples who harried Britain after the Romans went), Bd. 1, 14 ; S. 482, 38.

Norþ-Walas, -wealas ; pl. The Welsh, Wales :-- Ða cyningas on Norþ-Wealum, Howel and Cledanc, Chr. 922; Erl. 108, 27. Se here ... hergodon æ-acute;gðer ge on Cornwealum and on Norþ-Wealum, 997; Erl. 134, 9. Ælfgár eorl gesóhte Griffines geheald on Norþ-Wealan, 1055 ; Erl. 190, 3. Ecgbryht læ-acute;dde fierd on Norþ-Walas, 828; Erl. 64, 12 : 853; Erl. 68, 10. Hí hergodon on Norþ-Wealas, 918 ; Erl. 102, 25.

Norþ-Wealh-cynn, es; n. The Welsh, Chr. 922; Erl. 108, 28. Sum dæ-acute;l ðæs Norþ-Wealcynnes, 894; Erl. 92, 21.

norþ-weard; adj. North :-- Hé búde on ðæm lande norþweardum, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 17, 3. v. norþe-weard.

norþ-weard; adv. Northward :-- Hé éfste norþweard, Chr. 1016; Erl. 154, 28.

norþweardes; adv. Northwards :-- Hié ða herehýþ woldon ferian norþweardes ofer Temese, Chr. 894; Erl. 90, 23.

norþ-weg a way going to the north :-- Nearwe genýddon on norþwegas wiston him be súþan Sigelwara land, Cd. Th. 181, 29; Exod. 68. [Icel. norðr-vegar; pl.]

norþ-west; adv. North-west :-- Se þridda [gára líþ] norþwest, Ors. 1, 1 ; Swt. 24. 5.

norþwest-ende the north-west end :-- Thyle is on ðam norþwestende ðisses middaneardes, Bt. 29, 3; Fox 106, 24 : Ors. 5, 3; Swt. 220, 23.

norþwest-gemæ-acute;re a north-west boundary :-- Ðære Affrica norþ-westgemæ-acute;re is æt ðæm ilcan Wendelsæ-acute;, Ors. 1, 1 ; Swt. 8, 31.

Norþ-wic Norwich :-- Hér com Swegen tó Norþwíc ... Ðá geræ-acute;dde Ulfkytel wið ða witan on Eást-Englum, Chr. 1004; Erl. 139, 17. Ðá geaf se cyng his sunu ðone eorldóm on Norþfolc and Súþfolc; ðá læ-acute;dde hé ðæt wíf tó Norþwíc, 1075; Erl. 213, 6.

norþ-wind a north wind :-- Twegen norþwindas circius et boreus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 21, 55. [O. H. Ger. nord-wind aquilo, boreas.] v. norþan-wind.

Norweg, es ; m. [The plural seems the more usual form.] Norway :-- Sume férdon tó Norwæge, Chr. 1070 ; Erl. 209, 30. Hér fór Cnut cyng tó Norwegum (Norwegon, Erl. 162, 37), 1028 ; Erl. 163, 13. Hér com Ólaf cyng eft intó Norwegum, 1030; Erl. 163, 16. Harold cyng of Norwegon, 1066; Erl. 199, 37. Com Harold of Norwegan, Erl. 200, 12. Harold cyng on Norwegan, 200, 18, 27, 34, 40. [Icel. Noregr, occasionally Norvegr (vegr = way).]

nose. v. nosu.

nos-, nosu-gristle the gristle or cartilage of the nose :-- Nosgrisele internasus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 48, 31. Nosugrisle cartilago, i. 64, 49. v. under nosu.

nosle. v. nostle.

nos-þyrel, -þyrl, -terl, es; n. A nostril :-- Dó on ðæt næsþyrl (nos-, MS. B.), Lchdm. i. 352, 4. Nosþyrla nares, Wrt. Voc. i. 43, 19. Úteweard nosterle pinnulae, 43, 22. Nosterla hæ-acute;r vibrissae, 21, 52. Se bræ-acute;þ on heora nosþyrlum, Homl. ii. 98, 9. Dó on ða næsþyrlu (nos-, MS. B.), Lchdm. i. 72, 21. [Chauc. nose-thirl, -þril : Wick. nose-, nese-þirl, -þril : Prompt. Parv. nese-thyrlys, naris : O. Frs. nosterle.] v. næs-þyrel.

nostle, nosle, an; f. A fillet, band :-- Nostle fascia, Wrt. Voc. i. 26, 8 : ansa, ii. 6, 34. Nosle vel sárcláþ fasciola, i. 40, 62. Nostlena vittarum, ii. 87, 65. Mid nostlum (noslum, Hatt. MS.) gebunden, Past. 13, 2; Swt. 86, 10.

nosu, neosu ; gen. a and e ; also an ; f. I. the nose :-- Nosu nasus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 62, 4 : 1. 43, 17 : 64, 48 : naris, ii. 60, 37 : nasus vel naris, i. 70, 29. Eal ufweard nosu columna; foreweard nosu pirula, 43, 18, 21. Eal nosu columna, ii. 16, 49. Nose grystle internasus vel interfinium, i. 43, 20. Odoratus stænc on ðæra nosa, Homl. Skt. 1, 198. Wið ðæt hwam on nosa (nosan, MS. B.) wexe, Lchdm. i. 116, 11. Se ðe hæfþ miccle nosu nasatus, Ælfc. Gr. 43; Som. 45, 10: Past. 11, 1 ; Swt. 65, 3-4. Hé hæfþ medemlíce nosu, Homl. i. 456, 18 : 568, 33. Hé hæfde midmycle nosu þynne, Bd. 2, 16 ; S. 519, 34. Wið blódryne of nosum, Lchdm. i. 72, 17 : 352, 3. Gif hwylcum weargbræ-acute;de weaxe on ðám nosum, 86, 1. Wé gestincaþ mid úrum nosum, Past. 56; Swt. 433. 20 : Bd. 5, 12 ; S. 628, 42. Ða telgran habbaþ æ-acute;gðer ge eágon ge nosa (nosan, MS. B.), Lchdm. i. 318, 11. Nose hí habbaþ nares habent, Ps. Th. 134, 17 : 113, 14. II. a ness, a piece of land projecting into water :-- Of hliþes nosan, Beo. Th. 3789; B. 1892. Æt brimes nosan, 5599; B. 2803. Cf. næss, næssa. [Laym. neose, nose : O. E. Homl. nease : A. R. neose : Havel. nese : Prompt. Parv. nese, nose : Chauc. nose : O. Frs. nose : Icel. nös : O. H. Ger. nasa.] v. nasu.

not, es; m. A mark, sign :-- Mé þingþ wynsumlíc ðæt is ðæra preósta notas ðám bócerum gekýðe ðé læs ðe hig witan ðæt ða rímcræftige weras sýn bútan cræftigum getácnungum, Anglia viii. 333, 17-19. v. wæl-not.

-note. v. æ-acute;-note.

notere, es ; m. One who makes notes :-- Notera &l-bar; wrítera notariorum, Hpt. Gl. 473, 12. v. not-writere.

nóþ, e ; f. I. temerity, presumption, boldness, daring :-- Ðú sylfa meaht gecnáwan ðæt ic ðisse nóþe wæs nýde gebæ-acute;ded ðæt ic ðé sóhte thyself may'st know, that I was by need compelled to the presumption of visiting thee, Exon. Th. 263, 1 ; Jul, 343. II. an adventurous band (?) :-- Semninga on sealtne wæ-acute;g mid ða nóþe (the sailors who have landed on the whale thinking it an island) niþer gewíteþ gársecges gæst (the whale), 361, 31; Wal. 28. [O. H. Ger. nand temeritas, praesumtio.] v. néþan.

nóþ occurs often as a component of proper names. v. Txts. 642.

nóðer. v. ná-hwæðer.

notian; p. ode. I. to make use of, employ, enjoy; (a) with gen. :-- Gif ðú his wel notast hwæt biþ wæstnbæ-acute;rre if you make good use of it (dung), what is more productive? Homl. Th. ii. 408, 34. Ða ðe ðisses middangeardes notigaþ swelce hí his nó ne notigen qui utuntur hoc mundo, tanquam non utantur, Past. 50, 2; Swt. 389, 1-2. Eall moncyn and ealle nétenu ne notigaþ náwér neáh feórþan dæ-acute;les ðisse eorþan, Bt. 18, 1 ; Fox 62, 8. Ðæt hý (garments) synd gemæ-acute;te ðám ðe hyra notiaþ R. Ben. 89, 19. Nota ðæs wísdómes ðe ðú habbæ, Shrn. 189, 18. Gif hé þurh ða gebedu gehæ-acute;led ne biþ, notige ðonne se abbod cyrfes, R. Ben. 52, 19. Notian ðara (the garments), ðe for hwylcere neóde on ýtinge faraþ, 91, 12. Betæ-acute;ce ðæ-acute;m ðe heora (tools) notian sceolan, 56, 6. Ic wille mid ðære geférræ-acute;dene libban and ðære áre mid him notian (enjoy with them the property given to them), Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 344, 26. (b) with dat. :-- Hwilc eówer ne notaþ cræfte mínon quis vestrum non utitur arte mea? Coll. Monast. Th. 31, 9. Hý scylun læ-acute;ca þeáwe notian, R. Ben. 51, 2. (c) with acc. :-- Gold and seolfor sind góde, gif ðú hí wel notast : gif ðú sylf yfel bist, ne miht ðú hí wel notian, Homl. Th. ii. 410, 8-9. (d) case undetermined :-- Man ða reáf nime, ðe hé æ-acute;r notode, R. Ben. l01, 24. Nota ðenna neód sig use the medicine when need be, Lchdm. i. 378, 18. II. to discharge an office :-- Búton hé forworhte, ðæt hé ðære hádnote notian ne móste, L. R. 7 ; Th. i. 192, 16. [A. R. notien : O. and N. ich notie : Orm. þu notesst : Ayenb. noteþ : Icel. nota to make use of.] v. be-, ge-notian ; nyttian.

notu, e; f. I. use, profit, advantage :-- Nittung vel notu usus, Wrt. Voc. i. 21, 39. Hæbbe se abbod á mid him gewrit ealra ðæra æ-acute;hta ; ðonne seó notu (the use of tools, etc.) on gebróðra gewrixle biþ, sý ðæt gewis á mid ðam abbode, ðæt hé wite, hwæt betæ-acute;ht sý and hwæt underfangen, R. Ben. 56, 8. Hí tó ðínre note gelæ-acute;nde wæ-acute;ron, Bt. 14, 2 ; Fox. 44, 2. Ðæt se man tó note (to profit) wyrcean wille, Btwk. 222, 8. Hit læg wéste and gé his náne note ne hæfdon it lay waste and you got no good from it, Ors. 1, 10; Swt. 48, 25. Gif Drihten tó lytele note and nytwyrðnesse on his heorde angyt, R. Ben. 11, 2. [Se ðe ðaren bróðren note gewanie, God gewani his dages hér on werlde, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iv. 215, 21.] II. an office, employment :-- Ne nán gehádod man ne sceal him tó geteón ðæt hé Crist spelige ofer his hálgan híréd, búton him seó notu fram Godes láreówum betæ-acute;ht sý, Homl. Th. ii. 592, 30. Hé geset ðé tó ðære ylcan note (to the office of butler), Gen. 40, 13. Ða hwíle ðe hié tó nánre óðerre note ne mæ-acute;gen while they are fit for no other employment, Past. pref. ; Swt. 7, 12. Ne ræ-acute;den gebróðru, ne ne singen be nánre endebyrdnesse, ac ða sýn gecorene tó ðære note, ðe hit dón cunnon, R. Ben. 63, 6 : 49, 18. Cristes gespelia hé is and his note and spelinge on mynstre healt, 10, 12. Ealne dæg hí fleardiaþ and næ-acute;nige note dreógaþ they trifle all day, and exercise no useful employment, L. I. P. 14; Th. ii. 322, 25. On eallum betæ-acute;htum notum, R. Ben. 29, 5. III. the discharge of an office, conduct of business :-- Gif hit beón mæg swylc notu þurh decanonas on mynstre sý gefadod ... ðæt ná nán æ-acute;nlípig ne módige ðonne mynstres notu manegum biþ betæ-acute;ht if possible, let such a conducting of its business by deans be arranged in the monastery, that no single person grow proud, when the conduct of business is committed to many, 125, 8-11. [O. E. Homl. note profit, use : O. and N. note office : Chauc. note business : Prompt. Parv. note opus, occupacio : O. Frs, note usus : cf. Icel. not ; pl. use, utility.] v. nytt.