deórwyrðlíce
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
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deórwyrðlíce
(-wi(e)rþ-); adv. I. richly, sumptuously, splendidly, gloriously mann his godas deórwurðlíce frætewode, Hml. S. 14, 129. Hé geseah ðone rícan deórweorðlíce geglencgedne. Hml. Th. i. 330, 14. Hé geseah Drihtnes ródetácn deórwurðlíce scínan, ii. 304, 11 ; Hml. S. 27, 92. Se déma deórwurðlíce bebyrigde his líchaman, 215. II. in high esteem, as of great value :-- Þí hé elcað ðæt we sceolon deórwyrðlíce healdan Godes gife. Swá hwæt swá man eáðelíce begyt, þæt ne bið ná swá deórwyrðe swá þæt þæt earfoðlíce bið begyten, Hml. Th. i. 248, 28. Heó wæs sumne dǽl hæbbende of þám reáfe þæs Hǽlendes and hyt swýðe deórwyrðlíce heóld, Hml. A. 187, 179. Se bisceop underféng þone cniht and hine deórwurðlíce heóld ... and hé(the young man) wunode swá mid him (the bishop ) on árwurðnysse, Ælfc. T. Grn. 17, 8. [v. N. E. D. dearworthly.]
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