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ÞÉWAN - ÞICCE

þéwan, þí, þían. v. þeówan, þý, þeówan.

þicce; adj. Thick :-- Þicce condensa, i. spissa, Wrt. Voc. ii. 135, 64. Þicce and þynne, Exon. Th. 424, 8; Rä. 41, 36. I. of substances, (1) of liquids or moist materials, thick, viscous :-- Gegníd on gewleced wæter, óþ ðæt hit sié swá þicce swá huniges teár, Lchdm. ii. 74. 4. Náne óþre wæ-acute;tan ðæt þicce and stille sié, 138, 13. Óþ hit sié þicce swá þynne bríw, 314, 3: 316, 24. Swá þicce swá molcen, 332, 18. Wyl on swíþum beóre ðæt hit sié þicce, 358, 19. Þat hé út hræ-acute;cþ byþ swýþe þicce, iii. 126, 11. Ðicce, ii. 262, 21. Tósoden and þicce geurnen, 230, 8. Mid þiccere wæ-acute;tan, 280, 4. Ne drince hé þicce wín (cf. þynne wín, l. 18), 254, 26. Of þiccum lento (defruto), Hpt. Gl. 408, 38. 'Wá ðæm ðe gaderaþ an hine selfne ðæt hefige fenn (densum lutum)' ... Ðæt is ðonne ðæt men gadrige ðæt ðicke (ðicce, Cott. MSS.) fenn (densum lutum) on hine, Past. 44; Swt. 329, 19. (2) of solid material, dense :-- Sió eorþe is hefigre and þiccre þonne óþra gesceafta, Bt. 33, 4; Fox 130, 19. Þicre, Met. 20, 134. II. of air, cloud, darkness, etc., thick, dense :-- Þicce genip (nubes densissima) oferwréh ðone munt, Ex. 19, 16. Æ-acute;r se þicca mist þinra weorðe, Met. 5, 6. Sió þicce æ-acute;rlyft gravis, Wrt. Voc. ii. 41, 74. Þiccre crassae, densae (noctis), Hpt. Gl. 446, 25. Tódríf ðone þiccan mist, Met. 20, 264. Anlíce swá ðú bærne þornas þyre Þicce fýre, Ps. Th. 117, 12. Ða ðýstru swá ðicce wæ-acute;ron tenebrae in tantum coudensatae sunt, Bd. 5, 12; S. 628, 12. Becómon ðicce ðeóstru, Homl. Th. ii. 194, 3. III. where objects are placed close together, thick, dense :-- Gif hæ-acute;r tó þicce sié, Lchdm. ii. 156, 8. Of þiccum (thickly planted?) felde de denso campo, Wrt. Voc. ii. 138, 59. Ðú læ-acute;tst mé on þicne wudu, Bt. 35, 5; Fox 164, 13. On þiccon bearwum, Lchdm. i. 322, 25. Intó ðam wudu ðæ-acute;r hé þiccost wæs, Homl. Skt. ii. 30, 31. In ðone þiccestan wudu, Shrn. 118, 16. III a. growing thickly, abundant :-- Gebeorh Godes bringep tó genihte wæstme weorðlíce and wel þicce (or adv.?) montem Dei, montem uberem; mons coagulatus, mons pinguis, Ps. Th. 67, 15. Seó eá (Nile) gedéþ mid ðæm flóde swíþe þicce eorþwæstmas, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 12, 36. IV. marking dimension, (1) in a general sense, thick, stout :-- Dó on ánne þicne (þynne, MS. H.) línenne cláð, Lchdm. i. 240, 21. Lege on þone þiccestan cláð oþðe on fel, ii. 200, 11. (2) of more exact measurement, thick :-- Hí woldon witon hú heáh hit wæ-acute;re tó ðæm hefone, and hú ðicke (þicce, Cott. MS.) se hefon wæ-acute;re, oððe hwæt ðær ofer wæ-acute;re, Bt. 35, 4; Fox 162, 22. Se weall was .xx[x]. fóta ðicce is locus murum triginta pedes latum habuit, Ors. 4, 13; Swt. 210, 30. Seó eá oferfleów mid fótes þicce flóde, 1, 3; Swt. 32, 6. Ða wágas wæ-acute;ron gyldne mid gyldnum þelum ánæglede fingres þicce auratos parietes laminarum digitalium grossitudine, Nar. 4, 26. [O. Sax. thikki: O. Frs. thikke: O. H. Ger. dicchi crassus, spissus, densus, torosus, grossus, frequens: Icel. þykkr.] v. þicness.

þicce; adv. I. marking closeness in the texture or composition of a whole, closely :-- Þicce gewefen hrægel pavidensis, Wrt. Voc. i. 40, 11. II. marking closeness of separate objects, thickly, densely, closely :-- Ðá flugon ða légetu swylce fýrene stræ-acute;las tó ðæm þicce ðæt..., Blickl. Homl. 203, 10. Swá þicce is þeó heofon mid steorrum áfylled on dæg swá on niht, Lchdm. iii. 234, 31. Wæl þicce gefylled the corpses lying thick on the ground, Cd. Th. 130, 16; Gen. 2160. Swá þicce hié áweóllon swá æmettan they swarmed as thick as ants, Nar. 11, 12. III. marking action that occurs with frequency or with little intermission :-- Feónda feorh feóllon ðicce, Cd. Th. 124, 20; Gen. 2065. Hió spræc him þicce tó she spoke to him again and again, 43, 1; Gen. 684, IV. marking abundance, thickly :-- Lege ðæt dust swíþe þicce on cláð, Lchdm. ii. 148. 15: 340, 21. Wearð beám monig blódigum teárum birunnen reáde and þicce, Exon. Th. 72, 22; Cri. 1176. [O. Sax. thikko (mid thiodu gisetan): O. H. Ger. diccho dense, frequenter, saepe.] v. þiclíce.