þyrs
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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þyrs
es; m. A giant, an enchanter, a demon Ðyrs, heldióbul Orcus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 115, 64. Ðyrs sceal on fenne gewunian ána innan lande, Menol. Fox 545; Gn. C. 42. Þyrses Caci, Wrt. Voc. ii. 20, 62. Þyr[ses] colossi, Hpt. Gl. 445, 2. Gehégan ðing wiþ þyrse (Grendel ), Beo. Th. 856; B. 426. Ealdum þyrse (þyrre, MS.), Exon. Th. 425, 29; Rä. 41, 63. Þyrsa oððe wyrmgalera Marsorum, þyrsas ł wyrmgaleras Marsi, Hpt. Gl. 483, 13-15. Cf. Wrt. Voc. ii. 82, 9. Áníge þyrsas Cyclopes, Wrt. Voc. ii. 22, 37. Ðyrsa Cyclopum, 21, 72. [Com þe þurs Maxence, Kath. 1858. Ichabbe isehen þene þurs of helle, Marh. 11, 7. Thykke theefe as a thursse, Halliwell's Dict. Ther shal lyn lamya (satyr, A. V.), that is a thirs (thrisse), or a beste hauende the bodi lic a womman and horse feet, Wick. Isaiah 34, 15. O. H. Ger. durs Dis, daemonium: Icel. þurs a giant.] v. orc-þyrs.
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