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Dele Past. 457, 20 under III. and add: I. empty, 1. of places, unoccupied, without inhabitants Stód seó dýgle stów . . . ídel and ǽmen, Gú. 187. Oð ídel híwisce, C. D. v. 319, 21. Gif hé ðæt hús ídel (ǽmtig vacantem. Mt. 12, 44) gemétt, hé hit gefylleð mid monigum, Past. 283, 24. Duguð eal gecrong . . . ýðde þisne eardgeard ælda Scyppend, oð þæt burgwara breahtma leáse eald enta geweorc ídlu stódon, Wand. 79-87. 2. of persons, not having anything, empty-handed, α. in respect to material things Nán man náh tó Godes cyrican ídel tó cumene. Wlfst. 238, 2. Samson nolde gán ýdel of ðǽre byrig, ac hé ábær ðá gatu úp tó ðǽre dúne, Hml. Th. i. 226, 31. Ðene forleorton geonga ídelne eum dimiserunt uacuum , Mk. L. R. 12, 3. β. in respect to non-material things Ne fremda þú þǽre gesihðe þe þú mé ǽrest æteówdest, ic húru ídel heonone ne hwyrfe, Hml. S. 23 b, 671. γ. without food (fig.) Gereorde sáwle ídle and sáwle hyngrende gereorde, Ps. Srt. 106, 9. Hingriende hé mid gódum gefylde and ofer-móde ídele (ðá ídlo, L., R. inanes ) forlét, Lk. i. 53. Ia. devoid of something, destitute of. α. with gen. Hwonne se dæg cume hé sceole þæs ealles ídel hweorfan, Bl. H. 97, 26. β. with inst. , unpro-vided with Hǽlu byð manna gehwylces mægene ídel vana solus hominis, Ps. Th. 59, 10: 107, II. Man byð merwe gesceaft, mihtum ídel homo vanitati similis factus est, 143, 5. II. of actions, feel-ings, thoughts, words, &c., void of worth or usefulness, vain, ineffective, frivolous His ǽfæstnes bið suíðe ídlu hujus vana est religio, Past. 281, 4. Riht sprǽc sý and behéfe, næs ídel recta locutio sit et utilis, non anilis, Coll. M. 18, 16. Éghnelc word ídil (otiosum ). Mt. L. 12, 36. Ídel wuldor, þæt is gylp, Hml. Th. ii. 220, 27. Mid ídelum wuldre coenodoxia, i. uana laude , An. Ox. 1109. Mid ídelre dǽde, Wlfst. 279, 8. Mid ídelre gewilnunge effeta (i. exinanita) uoluntate, An. Ox. 4677. Mid iédelre (ídelre, v. l.) ólicunge orsorgnesse hié gehátað ðǽm scyldegan incassum delinquentibus promissa securitate blandiuntur, Past. 91, 10. Onǽled mid ídele gefeán, Bt. 14, l; F. 40, 29. For þínum ídlan gilpe (v. ídel-gilp). Bl. H. 31, 14. Ymb ídelne gilp, Past. 85, 7. Mid ídelum gescotum iactibus uacuis , An. Ox. 49, 2. Be ídelstum wordum de otiosis uerbis, Scint. 217, 2. II a. of persons, α. in respect to their actions, useless, ineffective, unprofitable Lǽreð ðá ídlo hiá gefyldon ðá ðe beboden woeron geondetad sint docet ut inutiles (cf. ðorleáso, Lk. L. R. 17, 10) se implentes quae praecepta sunt fateantur, Lk. p. 9, 7. Heora hǽþenan gild wǽron ealle ídelu and unnyt, and hié náwðer ne him sylfum helpan ne mihton, ne nánum ðára ðe tó him áre wilnodan, Bl. H. 223, 2. Ídle, orfeorme, unbiþyrfe, Jul. 217. Wutun hí ídle gedón (exinanite ) oð þæt hí heora eard geceósan, Ps. Th. 136, 7. β. with regard to thought, words, &c. , foolish, without intelligence Sé ðe cueðas bróðre his ðú unuís ł ídle (ídla, R. racha) . . . sé ðe cueðas ðú ídle ł unwís (dysig ł dole, R., þú stunta, W. S. fatue ), Mt. L. 5. 22. Fífo wéron ídlo (dysige, W. S. , R fatuae ), 25, 2 : 3: 8. Gif hwelc of ðǽm ídlum (curiosis ) wellæ wutta, Mt. p. 3, 2. III. of things, useless, having no useful effect, serving no useful purpose, super-fluous Þæs restedæges ǽmethwíle ídle (superuacuum ) wé tellaþ, An. Ox. 40, 18. Uton teolian ús þás tída ídle ne gewítan, Bl. H. 129, 36. Hwǽr beóþ þonne his ídlan gescyrplan?, 111, 35. IV. idle, doing nothing Hwý sceal ǽnig monn bión ídel hé ne weorce ?, Bt. 41, 3; F. 248, 24.
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