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612 LEÓHT -- LEÓHTLÍCE

næ-acute;nig leóht ne æteóweþ, BI. H. 93, 17. Þæ-acute;r is þ-bar; éce leóht búton þeóstrum, 65, 17. Hí sóhton óðer land (hell): þæt wæs leóhtes leás and wæs líges full (cf. Milton's 'from those flames no light'), Gen. 333: Bl. H. 63, 2. Leóhtes hyrde God, Az. 121 : Dóm. 53. Þone þe leóht gescóp. Jul. 117: Gen. 122. (1 a) light as a mark of a habitable region, a region or condition in which there is light, used of this world and the next :-- Hé sáwla læ-acute;deð on úprodor, þæ-acute;r [is] leóht and líf, Exod. 545. Ús is wuldres leóht ontýned heaven is opened to us, Sat. 556: Cri. 1673: An. 1613. Hé ús hafað þæs leóhtes bescyrede he has deprived us of heaven, Gen. 392: 401. Heó on wyrse leóht under eorðan neoðan God sette sigeleáse, on þá sweartan helle, 310. Gif hit forget his ágen leóht, þ-bar; is éce gefeá, Bt. 3, 2; F. 6, 9. (2) light as itself an object of perception, an individual shining or appearance of light :-- Mycel leóht and freábeorht onlýhte þ-bar; carcern, Bl. H. 229, 28. Ðá him ðæt leóht cóm of heofonum and hine gebrégde, Past. 443, 19. Nú scíneð þé leóht fore glædlic ongeán, þe ic from Gode bróhte, hwít of heofonum, Gen. 614: B. 727. Mid beorhtum leóhte luce serena, An. Ox. 3324. Mid his þæ-acute;m scínendan leóhte, Bl. H. 85, 9. (3) light residing in or emanating from a luminary :-- Þæs blácernes leóht næs gesýne, Vis. Lfc. 55. Se móna mid his blácan leóhte, Bt. 4; F. 6, 35. Se móna hys leóht (l&e-hook;ht, L. ) ne sylð, Mt. 24, 29. Siððan hié sunnan leóht geseón meahton, B. 648. (4) fig. of a beloved object :-- Þú eart dohtor mín seó dýreste . . . mínra eágna leóht, Jul. 95. II. the illumination which proceeds from the sun in daytime, daylight, daytime, the light of day :-- Þancwyrþe biþ þæs dæges leóht for þæ-acute;re egeslican þióstro þíre nihte, Bt. 23; F. 78, 28. Þá cóm óeth;er dæg, leóht æfter þeóstrum, Gen. 144. Leóht eástan cóm, B. 569: An. 124. On leóhtes deorcunge in lucis crepusculo, Angl. xiii. 398, 475. Æfter leóhtes cyme, Jul. 161. Æ-acute;r leóhte ante lucem, Ps. Vos., Rdr. 77, 34. Onginnendum leóhte incipiente luce, R. Ben. l. 37, 15. ¶ cf. the phrase by God's light :-- Dæg byð Dryhtnes sond, mæ-acute;re metodes leóht, Rún. 24. III. the state of being visible or exposed to view, as in to come to light :-- Sceal on leóht cuman sínra weorca wlite, Cri. 1037 : Ph. 508. IV. power of vision, eyesight :-- Cwæþ se godspellere þ-bar; leóht cyrde þon blindan, Bl. H. 17, 36. Sæge Adame hwilce þú gesihðe hæfst. . . gife ic him þæs leóhtes genóg, þæs ic þé swá gódes gegired hæbbe, Gen. 619. Se blinda leóht onféng, Bl. H. 19, 11. ¶ where sight is taken as a mark of life :-- Sé þe wile eorlscipe æfnan, oð þæt eal scæceð leóht and líf somod, Víd. 142. V. a body which emits illuminating rays. (1) a heavenly body :-- Ðonne swegles leóht, gimma gladost, ofer gársecg úp æðeltungla wyn eástan líxeð, Ph. 288. Cwóm leóhta mæ-acute;st the sun rose, Gú. 1256. God cwæð: 'Beó nú leóht (luminaria) on þæ-acute;re heofenan fæstnysse . . . and beón tó tácnum . . . God geworhte twá micele leóht (luminaria magna) þæt máre leóht tó þæs dæges líhtinge and þæt læ-acute;sse leóht tó þæ-acute;re nihte líhtinge, Gen. i. 14-16. (2) a lighted candle, lamp, &c.:-- Wé sceolon beran úre leóht tó cyrcan and læ-acute;tan hí ðær bletsian, Hml. Th. i. 150, 27. (3) with collective force :-- þ-bar; hi Godes circan mid leóhte and lácum gelóme gegrétan, Ll. Th. i. 326, 17. Wé sculan gán mid þám leóhte betwux Godes húsum and singan ðone lofsang . . . þeáh ðe sume men singan ne cunnon, hí beron þeáhhwæðere þæt leóht on heora handum, Hml. Th. i. 150, 28-31. (4) used figuratively :-- Se Godes cwide is leóht wincendra, Sal. 77. Ðý læ-acute;s sió gídsung ðæs læ-acute;nan lofes ádwæ-acute;sce ðæt leóht ðæ-acute;re geofolnesse, Past. 321, 22. VI. illumination as a possession of the mind :-- Hí onféngon ðæt leóht ðæs ondgietes, Past. 429, 12. VII. in a spiritual sense :-- Bróðor Pawlus, árís þú and gebide þé æ-acute;r, for ðon þú eart leóhtes swer, Bl. H. 141, 1. Men forléton þá beorhtnessa þæs heofonlican leóhtes, 17, 16. Gehwilcne man þæ-acute;ra þe wilnaþ tó þæs sðþan gódes lióhte tó cumenne, Bt. 35, 6; F. 170, 17. Hé wæs onæ-acute;led mid ðý úpcundan leóhte, Past. 379, 24. Neálæ-acute;can þæ-acute;m leóhte ðæ-acute;re sóðfæstnesse, 461, 7. Hé hafaþ leóht éces lífes, Bl. H. 103, 31. VII a. applied to Deity as the source of divine light or to those who manifest it :-- Ic com middaneardes leóht, Jn. 8, 12. Wealdend God . . . sóðfæstra leóht, El. 7. Þú eart heofonlic lióht and þæt hálige lamb, Hy. 8, 22. Þý þriddan dæge ealles leóhtes leóht lifgende árás, El. 486. Gé synt middaneardes leóht, Mt. 5, 14. v. ælmes-, candel-, frum-leóht.

leóht bright. Dele last passage but two, and add: I. bright, shining, luminous :-- Wolcen léht (líht, R. , beorht, W. S.) nubes lucida, Mt. L. 17, 5. Lyftwundor leóht (the pillar of fire), Exod. 90. Se leóhta beám leódum byrhteð, Cri. 1090. Ic him þá máðmas geald æt gúðe leóhtan sweorde, B. 2492. Mid þá leóhtan gedryht with the band in shining robes, El. 737. Dryhtnes onsién sunnan leóhtre, Cri. 1652. Sceán leóht inn. . . þá wæs hit swá leng swá leóhtre, Vis. Lfc. 54. I a. figurative. (1) illustrious, splendid :-- On his dagum sceolde weorþan geboren sé sé þe leóhtra and scínendra (clarior) þonne sió sunne þá wæ-acute;re, Ors. 5, 14; S. 248, 11. (2) giving mental illumination :-- Swá dóð nú þá þeóstro þínre gedréfednesse wiðstand in mínum leóhtum lárum, Bt. 6; F. 14, 31. II. of a place, time of day, &c. , having a considerable amount of light :-- Eálá dæg leóhta, Sat. 166. In þám leóhtan hám, Gú. 806. Sió sunne bringþ leóhte dagas, Bt. 21; F. 74, 24. II a. fig. (1) in respect to the mind :-- Crisantus leornode mid leohtum andgite and mid gleáwun móde grammatican cræft, Hml. S. 35, 13. (2) in respect to spiritual purity :-- Gif égo þín bið bilwit all líchoma ðín léht ( lucidum) bið, Lk. L. , R. 11, 34. Hé onféng leóhtne geleáfan, El. 491. (3) cheerful, untroubled :-- Beó leófwende, leóht on gehygdum, Fä. 92. III. of appearance, fair :-- Wáláwá ! þ-bar;is sárlic þ-bar; swá fæger feorh and swá leóhtes andwlitan men (cf. swá fægeres híwes menn, Hml. Th. ii. 120, 26) sceolan ágan þýstra ealdor heu, pro dolor ! quod tam lucidi uultus Homines tenebrarum auctor possidel, Bd. 2, 1; Sch. 110, 5.

leóht not heavy. Add: I. of little weight :-- Hwílum þ-bar; leóhte fýr úp gewít and sió hefige eorþe sit þæ-acute;r niþere, Bt. 39, 13; F. 234, 12. Hét ic .cc. mínra þegna leóhtum wæ-acute;pnum (levibus armis) hié gegyrwan, Nar. 10, 27. II. of a vessel or receptacle, adapted for light loads :-- Leóht leáp imbilium, Wrt. Voc. i. 287, 27 : ii. 46, 40. Leóhte scypa, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 19, 8 (in Dict.). III. of meat or drink, that does not lie heavy on the stomach; of intoxicating drink, without much alcohol :-- Leóht beór melle dulci, Wrt. Voc. i. 290, 77: ii. 56, 49. Hwílum him deáh þ-bar; him mon selle leóhte wyrtdrencas, swilce swá bið wel geteád alwe, Lch. ii. 226, 13. Leóhte mettas þicge hé, 264, 4. IV. of little moment, trivial; of sin, venial :-- For læ-acute;hton suman gylte pro leni qualibet culpa, Angl. xiii. 434, 984. Be sumum leóhtum (levibus) scyldum, Gr. D. 328, 5. Leóht paucula i. parua þ-bar; exigua (exempla), An. Ox. 1692. V. light, wanton, frivolous, Cf. leóht-bræ-acute;dnes. VI. moving quickly :-- Brimwudu scynde leóht, láde fús, Gú. 1306. Hé hæfde monncynnes leóhteste hond lofes tó wyrcenne, Víd. 72. VII. of what is imposed, easy to bear, not onerous, not oppressive :-- Ðyncet him suíðe leóht sió byrðen ðæs láreówdómes, Past. 25, 9. Ðára byrðenna hefignesse, eall ðæt ic his geman, ic awríte, þý læ-acute;s hí hwæ-acute;m leóhte (levia) ðyncen tó underfónne, 23, 13. Benedictus ús bóc áwrát leóhtre be dæ-acute;le (the Benedictine rule was in some respects less severe than that of Basil. Cf. Basilius áwrát munucregol. . . þeáh þe hé hefegra sý þonne sé ðe Benedictus us gebysnode, Hml. S.3, 147) ðonne Basilius, Hex. 32, 9. Ðyncað him ðý leóhtran ðá geswinc ðe ofergán sculon leve fit, quod transeundo laboratur, Past. 407, 31 : Bt. 10 ; F. 30, 13. Þá gesetnessa þe þæ-acute;r tó stronge wæ-acute;ron and tó hearde hé hié ealle gedyde leóhtran and líþran, Ors. 5, 12; S. 244, 15. VIII. easy, not offering difficulty to what is to be done to one :-- Swá mycclum swá þæs mannes gecynd unmihtigre wæs, swá hit wæs leóhtre tó miltsunge homo quanto fragilior in natura, tanto facilior ad veniam, Angl. viii. 4, 36. IX. easy to do :-- Þá fét habbaþ þæs þe leóhtran gang, Lch. i. 342, 12. X. of sleep, not producing heaviness, easily shaken of :-- Mé leóht slæ-acute;p ofernam, Bd. 5, 9; Sch. 592, 7. XI. free from bodily or mental oppression :-- Þonne is se æ-acute;resta læ-acute;cedóm dægfæsten, þ-bar; mon mid þý þá wambe clæ-acute;nsige, þ-bar; hió þý þe leóhtre sié, Lch. ii. 218, 1. Wið innoþes ( l. (?) módes) hefighesse, syle etan rædic . . . sóna bið þ-bar; mód leóhtre, iii. 50, 23. v. leáf-leoht.

-leoht. v. el-, em-leoht: leóhtan. v. líhtan.

leóht-berende. Add :-- Steorra leóhtberende lucifer, Ps. Lamb. 109, 3.

leóht-bora, an ; m. A light-bearer :-- Ðá warð his leóhtbora áfyrht swýðe, Vis. Lfc. 36.

leóht-bræ-acute;dness. Substitute: Wantonness, levity, frivolity :-- Þonne ys se óeth;er heáfodleahter gecweden gífernes . . . of þæ-acute;re bið acenned ungesceád bliss and sceandlicnes and leóhtbræ-acute;dnes and ídelspræ-acute;c (inepta laetilia, scurrilitas, levitas, vaniloquium), Verc. Först. 168. Gálre leóhtbræ-acute;dnesse petulantis lasciviae, An. Ox. 4706. Hý hý georne bewerian wið leóhtbræ-acute;dnesse ídelra worda and unnyttra gebæ-acute;ra subtrahat corpori suo de loquacitate, de scurrilitate, R. Ben. 76, 19. Uton forlæ-acute;tan . . . gálnysse and sceandlicnessa and leóhtbræ-acute;dnessa and ídele spræ-acute;ca and ealle unclæ-acute;nnessa, Verc. Först. 167, 6.

leóhte brightly. Add: [O. H. Ger. liohte lucide.] : -leóhtend. v. geond-leóhtend.

leóht-fæt. Add :-- Léhtfaet lanterna, Wrt. Voc. ii. 112, 49. Leóhtfæt lampas, i. 284, 33: lampas vel lucerna vel lanterna, 81, 30. Leóhtfætes lantern&e-hook;, ii. 52, 2. Man sceal habban . . . leóhtfæt, blácern, Angl. ix. 264, 21.

leóht-fæ-acute;tels, es; m. A lamp, lantern :-- Leóhtfæ-acute;tels &l-bar; leóhtfæt lucernam, Ps. L. 17, 29.

leóhtian. Add: I. to give light, shine :-- Þá sceán þæ-acute;r fæ-acute;ringa leóht inn æt þám eástende . . . þá wæs hit swá leng swá leóhtre, swá lange hit leóhtode, Vis. Lfc. 54. II. to grow light (cf. leóht; II), to dawn :-- In þá dagunge, þá þá hit æ-acute;rest leóhtode in ipso subsequentis lucis crepusculo, Gr. D. 234, 21. Oð ðæt hit leóhtige usquoque lucescat, Angl. xiii. 398, 474.

leóht-leás. Add :-- Hé hét hí læ-acute;dan tó leóhtleásum cwearterne, Hml. S. 29, 240: 35, 36.

leóht-lic of little weight. Add: , of sin, venial :-- Ðurh ðám streáwe and ðám ceafe sind getácnode leóhtlice synna, Hml. Th. ii. 590, 14. Hú deóp seó bóc ys on gástlicum andgite, þeáh þe heó mid leóhtlicum wordum áwriten sig, Ælfc. Gen. Thw. 3, 22. [v. N. E. D. lightly; adj.]

leóhtlíce. Add: I. without much pressure or force :-- Þweah leóht-