wæl-slítende
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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wæl-slítende
adj. Corpse-rending, that rends the dead Ðæt líc ðǽr (in the grave ) tó fúlnesse weorðeþ and ðám wælslítendum wyrmum weorðeþ tó ǽte, Wulfst. 187, 14. On helle mid deóflum and mid dracum and mid wælslítendum wyrmum, 241, 12.
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