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þyrre

  • adjective
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þyrre, adj.
Wright's OE grammar
§279; §434; §439;
dry, lacking water
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  • On þyrran mæræ,

      Cod. Dip. Kmbl. v. 117, 5.
lacking sap or
moisture
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  • Þornas þyre (þyrre? but cf.

    O. L. Ger.

    thiori holt),
      Ps. Th. 117, 12.
as a medical term,
dry
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  • Hine dreceþ þyrre hwósta,

      Lchdm. ii. 264, 13.
  • Eallum þyrrum líchomum hǽmedþing ne dugon ac swíþost þyrrum and cealdum; ne dereþ hit hátum and wǽtum,

      222, 28-30.
Etymology
[Goth. þaursus dry, withered: O. H. Ger. durri aridus, siccus, torridus: Icel. þurr: O. L. Ger. thurritha dryness.]
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  • þyrre, adj.