fǽr-lic
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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fǽr-lic
Add:I. sudden, that is unexpected, that happens without warning Ðý lǽs eów hrædlíce on becume se fǽrlíca (repentina ) dómes dæg, Past. 129, 21. Feerlic (fér-, R.), Lk. L. 21, 34. Gif hit gewyrþe þæt on þeódscipe becume fǽrlic coþa oþþe fǽrlic deáþ, Wlfst. 172, 19. Fǽrlic ende, Bl. H. 113, 8. Hwæt þis ǽfre beón sceole fǽrlices whatever can this sudden change be, Hml. S. 23, 516. Gif hwæt fǽrlices on þeóde becymð if any sudden ill befall the nation , Wlfst. 271, 1. Ðá ðe mid fǽrlice luste (repentina concupiscentia ) beóð oferswíðde, Past. 429, 33 : 417, 5. Mín Drihten, ne lǽt mé nǽfre fǽrlicum deáðe of þissum lífe gewítan, Angl. xii. 499, 5. For his fǽrlican áweggewitennysse, Hml. S. 30, 225. Férlican ógan repentino terrore, Kent. Gl. 49. II. sudden, quick in operation (of poison) Hé ðygde unlybban, ac hé ðá frecednysse ðæs fæ-acute;rlican áttres (cf. attor sóna hine swíðe þreáde forneán tó deáðe, Hml. S. 31, 198) áflígde, Hml. Th. ii. 504, 15. III. that occurs without design, fortuitous On fǽrlicum gelimpe fortuitu casu , R. Ben. I. 69, 3. Fǽrlicum gelimpum fortuitis casibus , An. Ox. 4185. Þá fǽrlican áwendennissa fortuitas permutationes , 190. [v. N. E. D. ferly; adj. Icel. fár-ligr disastrous.]
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