drenc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
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drenc
Add:I. drinking Sé þe óðerne neádað ofer his mihte tó drincenne, sé mót áberan heora bégra gilt, gif him ǽnig hearm of þám drence becymð, Ælfc. T. 21, 32, 38. Gýfernyss déð man tó micel nimð on wǽte . . . and þone mann tó deáðe gebrincgð for ðám ormǽtan drænce (ormǽtum drenceum, v. l. ), Hml. S. 16, 273. v. ofer-drenc. II. drink, liquid taken as nourishment Þæt genóh sý ǽnlýpigum munuce tó dæges drence (drænce, v. l. ) þæs wínes gemet þe is emina geháten, R. Ben. 64, 14. Se líchoma bútan mete and drence leofian ne mæg, Bl. H. 57, 10. Drenc, fódan haustum, pastum, Hy. S. 103, 35. III. a draught, cup Drences potationis, An. Ox. 4990. Deáðes scencende drenc mortis propinans poculum, Hy. S. 31, 15. Drencas biberes, R. Ben. I. 66, 8. III a. what is drunk as medicine :-- Hit is se lǽce*-*dóm and se drenc ðe ðú wilnodest, Bt. 39, 12; F. 232, 21. For hwí se góda lǽce selle ðám hálum men séftne drenc, 39, 9; F. 226, 11. [v. N. E. D. drench. Cf. Goth. draggk; n.: O. Sax. O. Frs. drank: O. H. Ger. tranch.] v. ác-, clǽnsung-, eced-, medu-, morgen-, spiw-, wece-, wín-drenc; drence.
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