tiriaca
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
tiriaca
an; m. A medicine, properly an antidote for poison, cf. tiriaca drenc wyð áttre, Wrt. Voc. i. 20, 20 Tyriaca is gód drenc wiþ eallum innoðtýdernessum, and se man se ðe hine swá begǽþ swá hit hér on segþ, ðonne mæg hé him miclum gehelpan . . . Nime áne lylte snǽd ðæs tyriacan, Lchdm. ii. 288, 23-290, 3. [Low Latin tiriaca from Latin theriaca. In Mid. E. triacle=a sovereign remedy is common, see Skeat's note on Piers P. C. ii. 147.]
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