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MEDUM-LIC -- MEORD 635

an úteweardum forlæ-acute;te and tó úteweardum medemige si omni vilitate vel extremitate contentus sit, R. Ben. 24, 9.

medum-lic. I. add: simple :-- Sume medemlice gesettednysse paruum decretulum, Chrd. 2, 11. Ne beó gé tó creásum reáfum gefrætwode, ac medemlicum (simplici modo), 90, 13. I a. of middle rank. Cf. medume; II a :-- On medomlicere stówe loco mediocri, R. Ben. I. 101, 8.

medumlíce. I. add: slightly :-- Gyf þú halban habban wille, þonne wege þú þá medemlíce þín reáf mid þínre handa, Tech, ii. 119, 19. Wé byddað þá bóceras þe þás þing fulfremedlíce cunnon þ-bar; heom hefelíce ne þince þás þing þe wé medomlíce iungum cnihtum settað, Angl. viii. 321, 43. Wé habbað medomlíce þás þing gehrepod, hyt þingð ús gefædlic þ-bar; wé rúmlícor þás gerénu átrahtnion, 324, 6. Wurdon eorðwæstmas eall tó medemlíce gewende, Chr. 1095; H. 232, 13. II. add :-- Ðá ðe medomlíce læ-acute;ran magon qui praedicare digne valent, Past. 375, 18. Manige wé sceáwiað nú, and swá þeáh nú gýt wé hí ná full medomlíce (perfecte) oncnáwaþ, Gr. D. 331, 13. Hweln úre mæg áreccan medemlíce úres Sceppendes willan?, Bt. 34, 10; F. 150, 11. Bútan hé hit medomlíce gebæ-acute;te æ-acute;r his ænde, C. D. vi. 35, 2. v. ge-, un-medumlíce.

medumlic-ness. Substitute: Mediocrity, insignificance, littleness :-- Gehwæ-acute;dnys, medemlicnys ealdordóme underwreoþod ( nostra) mediocritas i. paruitas auctoritate subnixa, An. Ox. 259, 6.

medum-micel; adj. Little, short (of time) :-- Medemmicel hwíl is þ-bar; gé me ne geseóð modicum et non uidebitis me, Hml. A. 73, 16. v. ge-medummicel.

medum-ness. I. add :-- Seó gyfu ne bið oncnáwen of þæ-acute;re medem&dash-uncertain;nysse, ac gewuna hí is tó getácnigenne of þæ-acute;re sáwle dæ-acute;dum, Hml. S. 23 b, 240. Ða medomnesse ðæ-acute;re strengio se salmscop ongeat hanc dignitatem fortitudinis Psalmista considerat, Past. 85, 22.

medu-scerwen. v. scerwen: Medu-wæge. Add: -wæg(u?), e.

medu-wyrt. Add: meadwort :-- Médewyrt ( the accent is in the MS.) rubia. An. Ox. 56, 40. Genime neoþewearde medowyrt. Lch. ii. 70, 17. Genim medowyrte nioþowearde, 134, 5. [v. N. E. D. meadwort.]

Méd-ware. v. Mæ-acute;þ-ware.

méd-wyrhta, an; m. A hireling, worker for pay, mercenary :-- Médwyrhta (mercennarius) ys sé þe stówe hyrdes healt, ac gestreón sáwla ná sécð, Scint. 123, 13. Médwyrhtena lixarum, An. Ox. 4, 24.

melcan. Add :-- Gif þé meolce lyste, þonne strocca þú þínne wynstran finger mid þínre swýþra[n] handa þám gelíce swylce þú melce, Tech. ii. 123, 25. v. á-, ge-melcan.

meld. Add: v. regn-meld: melda. Add: v. ster-melda.

meldian. Add:-- jÞæt hors ongan. . . mid unáblinnendlicre brogdet&dash-uncertain;tunge ealles líchaman meldian and yppan ( prodere), þ-bar; hit ne mihte wítman beran, Gr. D. 183, 12. [v. N.E.D. meal.] v. á-, be-meldian.

méle. Add: Mélas charchesia, uasa pastoralia, Hpt. 31, 5, 55. Man sceal habban bleda, mélas, cuppan, Angl. ix. 264, 17. [v. N. E. D. meal.] v. stel-méle.

-melle. v. æ-acute;-melle.

meltan. I. perhaps some of the forms given here should be taken under miltan, q. v. II. add:-- Geríst þ-bar; him mon lytlum þá mettas selle þá þe late melten, leax, and þá fixas þá þe late meltan, Lch. ii. 176, 22-24. v. á-meltan.

meltung. Add :-- Be lattre meltunge sumra metta, Lch. ii. 160, 9.

melu. Add: I. meal, ground grain :-- Þe ne áteórað melu on þínum mittan (hydria farinae non deficiet, 1 Kings 17, 14), Hml. S. 18, 63. Orn seó cweorn ðurh godcunde miht. . . and wæs genihtsumnes meluwes, Shrn. 145, 26. Ðeós wyrt mid meoluwe gecnucud, Lch. i. 270, 23. Mid berenum meluwe, 15. Genim þás wyrte and meluw, 12. II. a powdery substance resembling flour :-- Genim heorotes sceafoþan of þám horne, oþþe þæs hornes melo, Lch. ii. 72, 14. v. ác-, beán-, hwæ-acute;te-, hwíting-, wyrm-melu.

melu-hédern a meal-storehouse :-- Man sceal habban . . . meluhúdern. Angl. ix. 265, 2.

men. Dele, and see þrimen.

mene. Add :-- Hé geg'ængde mé mid orle of golde áwefen and mid ormettum mynum mé gefretewode, Hml, S. 7, 37.

-mened (?). v. ofer-mæ-acute;ned.

menen. In line 8 for mennen is l. mennenu, and in last line dele , þeów-, and add: In Ps. L. 85, 16 the word is feminine :-- Galla, þ-bar; Godes mennen (menen, v.l.), Gr. D. 280, 12. Þeów mennen, Agar, Gen. 2246. Sunu þínre þínenne &l-bar; mennenne filium ancillae tuae, Ps. L. 85, 16. Be þám Godes mænnene (menn, þeówene, v. ll. ) de ancilla Dei, Gr. D. 29, 20. Gif hé þeów oþþe þeów mennen (þeówne, þeowene, v. ll.) ofstinge. Ll. Th. i. 50, 3 : Gen. 2233.

menen-lic. v. myniend-lic.

mengan. I. add: (l) to mix one thing with another, interpose among :-- Mé ys neód þ-bar; ic menge þ-bar; Lýden amang þissnm Englisce, Angl. viii. 317, 16. (2) to mix two or more things together :-- Heora underngereordu and æ-acute;fengereordu hié mengdon tógædere, Bl. H. 99, 23. (3) of immaterial things or fig. :-- Hé þæs preóstes heortan and geþanc mid his searwes áttre geondsprengde and mengde ejus praecordia malignus spiritus ingressus pestiferis vanae gloriae fastibus illum inflare coepit, Guth. Gr. 137, 7, Ðæ-acute;m láreówe is tó mengenne ðá líðnesse wið ðá réðnesse miscenda est lenitas cum severitate, Past. 124, 13. III. add : to confound, not to distinguish :-- Ná mengende hádas and ná spéde syndriende neque confundantes personas neque substantiam separantes, Angl. ii. 360, 4. IV. of persons, to join to others so as to form one of a company :-- Ic æ-acute;nlípigu on þám cafertúne oþstód . . . ic mé þá eft ongan mængan tó óþrum, þ-bar; ic wolde on sume wísan inn geþringan, Hml. S. 23 b, 411. [v. N. E. D. meng.] v. ofer(?)-, un-menged.

-menged-lic, -lice, -ness, -mengness. v. ge-menged-lic, &c.

mengung. Add: a crowd of people :-- Wé þe wæ-acute;ron gemængde tó þysum folclicum mængungum nos turbis popularibus admixti, Ur. D. 209, 13.

menigdu. Perhaps menigu should be read: menige, Ex. 6, 1. v. mægenig.

menigu. Add :-- Hú micel menigu ðæ-acute;ra getreówfulra byð, Past. 403, 21. Mengeo (menigu, v. l.), 5, 11. Seó ungemetlice mengeo þæs folces, Ors. 2, 5 ; S. 80, 11. For ðæ-acute;re menige (menge, v. l. ) ðæs folces, Past. 113, 19. Ðæt mon ðá godcundan spræ-acute;ce ðæ-acute;re menigo (mengio, v. l.) tódæ-acute;le, 373, 19. Binnon ðám weallum wæ-acute;ron ungeríme meniu manna (cf. innumera hominum conuenticula. Bd. Sch. 623), Hml. Th. ii. 352, 10. Ðá gesomnode hé miclo mænigiu bróþra and sweostra. Shrn. 129, 6. v. eóred-menigu.

men[n], v. mere-men[n] : -menne. v. æ-acute;-menne.

mennisc; adj. Add :-- Ic andette Gode and ðæ-acute;m (ðe, MS. ) menniscum men mínum gástlicum scrifte, Angl. xi. 99, 56. Hé ásende mennisce spræ-acute;ce on þone heort, Hml. S. 30, 44. Englas geþafodon æ-acute;r Drihtnes tócyme þæt mennisce men him tó feóllon, Hml. Th. i. 38, 27. Mennisce eágan hine ne mihton geseón, 598, 18. Gesáwon wé mennisce men feá, healfnacode paucos Indorum seminudos notavimus homines, Nar. 10, 16. ¶ used substantively :-- Ðú tíhst ðis mennisce tó ðæ-acute;re ýdelan láre, Hml. Th. i. 588, 5.

mennisc; n. Add: I. mankind, men in general :-- Bið unstrengre ménnisc ðurh máran týddernysse, Hml. Th. ii. 370, 17. Eal mennisc wæs synfull, 472, 2. Nelle ic þis mennisc gehealdan tó þám écum wítum, for þám þe hí synd týddre fragilis est in hominibus conditio, non ad aeternos servabo cruciatus, Angl. vii. 48, 467. II. a race, people :-- Hé áxode hwæt þ-bar; mennisc wæ-acute;re on þám muntum wunigende quis sit populus iste qui montana obsidet, Hml. A. 104, 80. Of Japhet cóm þæt norðerne mennisc, Ælfc. T. Grn. 4, 37. Hé læ-acute;rde manepa þæs Engliscan mennisces, Angl. vii. 2, 4. Þá fúlan forligeras þæs fracodostan mennisces Sodomitiscra ðeóda, Hml. S. 13, 191: Ælfc. T. Grn. 4, 16. III. a number of people, men, people :-- Micel mennisc lúdéiscre mæ-acute;gðe on Críst gelýfde. Hml. Th. ii. 420, 31. IV. the human, human nature, humanity :-- Mon mæg gesión þ-bar; hí gió men wæ-acute;ron, ac hí habbaþ þæs mennisces þone betstan dæ-acute;l forloren fuisse homines adhuc ipsa humani corporis reliqua species ostentat; quare versi in malitiam humanam quoque amisere naturam, Bt. 37, 3 ; F. 192, 3.

meinnisc-lic. Add: I. human :-- Ne geseah hé. . . náne mennisclice gesihðe. Hml. S. 23 b, 181. II. that should characterize man, humane :-- Beó him gegearewod eal mennisclic fremfulnes omnis ei exhibeatur humanitas, R. Ben. 83, 18. Hí for&l-bar;æ-acute;taþ þ-bar; gecyndelíce gód, þ-bar; sint mennisclice þeáwas. Bt. 37, 3; F. 192, 5. v. un-mennislic

mentel. Add :-- Hé cearf læppan of Saules mentle (mentelle, v. l.), Past. 199, 11.

meó. Add :-- Synd gesealde from þám abbode ealle neádbehéfe þing, þæt is . . . meón (pedules), hosa . . . , R. Ben. 92, 3. Hæbben hý tó tótgewæ-acute;dum hosa and meón, 89, 14: 91, 6.

meolc. Add: I. milk as food, (1) of an animal :-- Gehæ-acute;t scene fulne cúwearmre meolce, Lch. ii. 354, 2. Wyl on eówe meolce, 144, 22, Gebyreð þ-bar; hé hæbbe ealdre cú meolc, Ll. Th. i. 438, 18. Sceal mon lácnian mid cú meolcum oððe gáte . . . Eác hylpð gif mon mid eástánum onbærnedum þá meoluc gewyrð, Lch. ii. 218, 21-24. Hé lifde be þára wildeóra meolcum, Shrn. 118, 17. (2) of a woman :-- Genim wífes meoluc þæs þe cild habbe, Lch. ii. 28, 8: 42, 5. (3) figurative :-- Ic sceal sellan eów giét mioloc drincan, nalles flæ-acute;sc etan. Past. 459, 18. II. a milk-like juice or sap :-- Genim þisse ylcan wyrte meolc (meoluc, v. l.), Lch. i. 224, 6. v. eówo-meolc.

meolcen. v. milcen.

meolcian. Add :-- Hí on þæ-acute;m mónðe þriwa on dæge mylcedon heora neát, Shrn. 78, 1. v. þri-milce.

meolc-líþe; adj. Soft as milk, gentle :-- Fram þám þe weg cynelicne beboda Drihtnes búton gylpes leahtre mealclíþe eádmódlíce stæppeð ab his qui uiam regiam mandatorum Domini absque iactantis uitio lactei humiliter incedunt, Angl. xiii. 369, 49.

meolc-teónd. l. -deónd. v. deón.

meóning, es; m. A garter, binding for a sock :-- Meóningas (printed weoningas) fascellas, Wrt. Voc. ii. 146, 53. v. meó.

meord. Add :-- For intingan heofonlicre méde (meorðe, v. l.), Bd. 4, 31; Sch. 540, 7. Tó méde (meorde, v. l.) heora edleánes pro mercede retributionis, Gr. D. 227, 16. For gelícnesse gódra meorda (méde, v. l.) and edleána pro aequalitate praemiorum, 312, 14. Cf. méd.