brim-ceald
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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brim-ceald
-cald; adj. [brim, ceald cold] Cold as the water of the sea, ice-cold; frigidus ut aqua maris, frigidissimus, gelidus Fénix brimcald beorgeþ the Phœnix tastes the ocean-cold [water ], Exon. 57 b; Th. 205, 9; Ph. 110. Wæter wynsumu of ðære moldan tyrf brimcald brecaþ pleasant waters, sea-cold, break forth from the turf of the earth, 56 b; Th. 202, 9; Ph. 67.
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