slipor
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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slipor
adj. I. slippery, not easy to hold, moving easily Deófol næddre ys slipor ðæs gif heáfde ná byþ wiðstanden eall on innemystum heortan ðænne ná byþ ongyten byþ ásliden diabolus serpens est lubricus, cuius si capiti non resistitur, totus in interna cordis, dum non sentitur, inlabitur, Scint. 210, 9. II. slipping easily, easily moved Ym-hídignyssa ofþriccaþ ðæt mód, and unlustas tólýsaþ; þwyrlice þing ðe heora hláfordas dóþ geswencte fram carum, and slipere þurh unstæððig-nysse, Homl. Th. ii. 92, 16. III. foul Fúl ne sý oððe slipor nec feda sit nec lubrica. Hymn. Surt. 5, 9. Ǽlc þing slipores ł fúles omne lubricum, 30, 9. Bedǽled andgite sliporum ł fúlum excita sensu lubrico, 3, 17. Gilt sliporne ł fúlne culpam lubricant, 15, 38. Ne tunge leás ne eágan syngian slipere ne lingua mendax occulive peccent lubrici, 24, 27. [Sliper lubricum, Ps. 34, 6. Nares gives several instances of slipper in sixteenth century, and Shskspere uses the form: A slipper and a subtle knave, Oth. ii. 1. O. H. Ger. slefar, Grff. vi. 506: M. H. Ger. slepfer.] Cf. slifor ; slǽpe, slípan (?).
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