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ag-lǽca

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
ag-lǽca, -lǽcea, -léca, an; m. [ah-lǽca, æg-, æc-; ag-lác, -lǽc misery; a the m. of personal noun]
Wright's OE grammar
§401;
A miserable being, wretch, miscreant, monster, fierce combatant; miser, perditus, monstrum, bellator immanis
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  • Ne ðæt se aglǽca yldan þohte

    nor did the wretch [Grendel] mean to delay that,

    • Beo. Th. 1482
    • ;
    • B. 739
    • .
  • Earme aglǽcan

    miserable wretches,

    • Exon. 41 a;Th. 136, 26
    • ;
    • Gú. 547
    • .
  • Satanus, earm aglǽ ca

    Satan, miserable wretch,

    • Cd. 223; Th. 293, 1
    • ;
    • Sat. 448
    • :
    • Exon. 69 b; Th. 258, 21
    • ;
    • Jul. 268: 70a
    • ;
    • Th. 261, 22
    • ;
    • Jul. 319
    • :
    • Beo. Th. 1116
    • ;
    • B. 556: 5177
    • ;
    • B. 2592
    • .
Linked entries
v.  æc-lǽca æg-lǽca æg-léca ag-lǽcea ah-lǽca.
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  • ag-lǽca, n.