þicce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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þicce
adv. I. marking closeness in the texture or composition of a whole, closely Þicce gewefen hrægel pavidensis, Wrt. Voc. i. 40, 11. II. marking closeness of separate objects, thickly, densely, closely Ðá flugon ða légetu swylce fýrene strǽlas tó ðæm þicce ðæt...,Blickl. Homl. 203, 10. Swá þicce is þeó heofon mid steorrum áfylled on dæg swá on niht, Lchdm. iii. 234, 31. Wæl þicce gefylled the corpses lying thick on the ground, Cd. Th. 130, 16; Gen. 2160. Swá þicce hié áweóllon swá æmettan they swarmed as thick as ants, Nar. 11, 12. III. marking action that occurs with frequency or with little intermission Feónda feorh feóllon ðicce, Cd. Th. 124, 20; Gen. 2065. Hió spræc him þicce tó she spoke to him again and again, 43, 1; Gen. 684, IV. marking abundance, thickly Lege ðæt dust swíþe þicce on cláð, Lchdm. ii. 148. 15: 340, 21. Wearð beám monig blódigum teárum birunnen reáde and þicce, Exon. Th. 72, 22; Cri. 1176. [O. Sax. thikko (mid thiodu gisetan): O. H. Ger. diccho dense, frequenter, saepe.] v. þiclíce.
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