drenc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
drenc
es; m. I. a DRENCH, dose, draught, drink; pōtus, pōtio Wið útsiht-ádle drenc a dose for diarrhœa, L. M. cont. 3, 22; Lchdm. ii. 300, 23. Drenc pōtus, Ælfc. Gr. 11; Som. 15, 16: Wrt. Voc. 82, 46: pōtio, 74, 7. Se drenc deádbǽra wæs the drink was deadly, Homl. Th. ii. 158, 22. Wín nys drenc cilda vinum non est pōtus puerōrum, Coll. Monast. Th. 35, 19: Homl. Th. ii. 158, 17. Wið sídan sáre ðære swíðran hwíte clæfran wyrc to drence for sore of right side make white clover to a drink, L. M. 1, 21; Lchdm. ii. 64, 4: 1, 23; Lchdm. ii. 64, 27: Homl. Th. ii. 158, 16. Wyrc drenc wið hwóstan make a dose for cough, L. M. 1, 15; Lchdm. ii. 56, 18. Sele him oft styrgendne drenc give him often a stirring drink, 1, 42; Lchdm. ii. 106, 25. Se yrþling sylþ us hláf and drenc arātor dat nobis panem et potum, Coll. Monast. Th. 31, 3. Hí ðone gástlícan drenc druncon they drank the spiritual drink, Homl. Th. ii. 202, 3. Drenc wyð áttre a dose or antidote against poison; theriăca = θηριακή, Ælfc. Gl. 12; Som. 57, 78; Wrt. Voc. 20, 20. Swylfende drenc a dose to be gulped or swallowed down, a pill; catapŏtium = κατα960;ότιoν, 12; Som. 57, 80; Wrt. Voc. 20, 22. II. a drowning; demersio, submersio Sume drenc fornam on lagostreáme drowning took off some in the water-stream, Elen. Kmbl. 272; El. 136. Gæst in deáþ-sele drence bifæsteþ scipu mid scealcum the guest commits ships and crews to the death-hall by drowning, Exon. 97 a; Th. 362, 2; Wal. 30. DER. berig-drenc, dolh-, dust-, ofer-, wyrt-.
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