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deór-ling

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
deór-ling, diór-ling, dýr-ling,es; m.
Wright's OE grammar
§138; §174; §607;
A dearling, DARLING, minion, favourite; unĭce dīlectus, dēlĭciæ
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  • Gif ðé lícode his dysig, swá wel swá his dysegum deórlingum dyde

    if his folly had pleased thee, as well as it did his foolish favourites,

    • Bt. 27,
    • 2;
    • Fox 96, 23: Wanl. Catal. 127, 49, col. 2
    • .
  • Se godcunda ánweald gefriþode his diórlingas [deórlingas MS. Cot.]

    the divine power saved his darlings,

    • Bt. 39,
    • l0;
    • Fox 228,
    • 11.
  • He his diórlingas duguþum stépte

    he decked his favourites with honours,

    • Bt. Met. Fox 15,
    • 15;
    • Met. 15,
    • 8.
  • Iohannes se Godspellere, Cristes dýrling

    John the Evangelist, Christ's darling,

    • Homl. Th. i. 58, 1: Menol. Fox 230
    • ;
    • Men. 116
    • .
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v.  dér-ling dýrling dír-ling.
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  • deór-ling, n.