prættig
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
prættig
pætig; adj. Wily, crafty, astute Præt astu, pætig astutus, Ælfc. Gr. 43; Zup. 257, 8. Ic beó pætig callidus fio, 26, 2 ; Zup. 154, 11. Pætig callida, Germ. 389, 21 : astutus, Wrt. Voc. i. 76, 14. Petig sagax vel gnarus vel astutus vel callidus, 47. 36. Næddre seó pætige serpens ille callidus, Hymn. Surt. 61, 32. Wille gé wesan prættige (versipelles ), Coll. Monast. Th. 32, 27. Prættigustan deóre callidissime bestiole, Wrt. Voc. ii. 127, 50. [Scot. pratty and ill-pretty tricky : cf. Orm. nis he nohht hinnderrȝæp ne pratt. In Prompt. Parv. praty elegans, formosus. Icel. prettugr, prettóttr deceitful, tricky; pretta to deceive. Perhaps of Celtic origin. Cf. Cornish prat an act or deed, a cunning trick.] v. preceding word.
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