werlíce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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werlíce
adv. I. after the manner of a male Se ðe ðis werlíce déð qui hoc virili modo fecerat, L. Ecg. P. iv. 68, 6; Th. ii. 228, 18. II. like a man, manfully Wer uir, werlíce uiriliter, Ælfc. Gr. 232, 16. Werlíce dó ðú viriliter age, Ps. Spl. 26, 20: Ps. Surt. 26, 14. Ðǽr wǽron getealde æt ðam gereorde fíf ðúsend wera; for ðon ðe ða menn, ðe tó ðam gástlícan gereorde belimpaþ, sceolon beón werlíce geworhte, swá swá se apostol cwæð: 'Beóð wacole, and standaþ on geleáfan, and onginnaþ werlíce (quit you like men; viriliter agite, 1 Cor. 16, 13).' Ðeáh gif wífmann bið werlíce geworht, and strang tó Godes willan, heó bið ðonne geteald tó ðám werum ðe æt Godes mýsan sittaþ, Homl. Th. i. 188, 28-34: 360, 13: 542, 25. [Goth. wairaleikó taujaiþ ἀνδρίζεσθε, 1 Cor. 16, 13.] v. eal-werlíce.
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