ofer-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.
ofer-drenc
es; m. Excessive drinking, drunkenness Ða heáfodleahtras sind ... singal oferdrenc..., Homl. Th. ii. 592, 6. Ðú woldest mé laðian, ðá ðá ic wæs mid ðé, ðæt ic swíðor drunce swilce for blisse ofer míne gewunan ... Úre Hǽlend on his hálgan godspelle forbeád ðone oferdrenc eallum gelýfendum mannum ... and ða hálgan láreówas æfter ðam Hǽlende álédon ðone unþeáw ... for ðan ðe se oferdrenc fordéþ ðæs mannes sáwle and his gesundfulnysse, Ælfc. T. Grn. 21, 29-37. v. ofer-drync.
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