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FEFER

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
FEFER, fefor, es; m.
A FEVER; febris
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  • Se fefer hine forlét

    relīquit eum febris,

    • Jn. Bos. 4, 52.
  • Gif him fefer derige

    if fever vex him,

    • Herb. 46, 2
    • ;
    • Lchdm. i. 148, 19.
  • Se fefor

    the fever,

    • Mt. Bos. 8, 15.
  • Ǽr hym ðæs feferes wéne

    before he expects the fever,

    • Herb. 2, 12
    • ;
    • Lchdm. i. 84, 7.
  • Wið fefre

    for fever,

    • L. M. 1, 62
    • ;
    • Lchdm. ii. 134. 14, 27.
  • Wið ðone cólan fefor

    against cold fever,

    • Herb. 138, 2
    • ;
    • Lchdm. i. 256, l0.
  • Ða feforas beóþ fram anýdde

    the fevers will be forced away,

    • 143, 4
    • ;
    • Lchdm. i. 266, 13.
  • On mycelum feferum

    magnis febrĭbus,

    • Lk. Bos. 4, 38.
  • Wið ða stíðustan feferas, genim ðas sylfan wyrte and gedrige hý

    for the strongest fevers, take this same herb and dry it,

    • Herb. 20, 3
    • ;
    • Lchdm. i. 114, 16: 38, 2
    • ;
    • Lchdm. i. 138, 3.
  • Ǽlces dæges fefer

    an every day or quotidian fever,

    • L. M. 1, 62
    • ;
    • Lchdm. ii. 134, 24.
  • Þriddan dæges fefer

    a tertian fever,

    • i, 62
    • ;
    • Lchdm. ii. 134, 21.
  • Feórþan dæges fefer

    a quartan fever,

    • Herb. 2, 12
    • ;
    • Lchdm. i. 84, 5.
Etymology
[
Piers P. feveres, pl
:
Chauc. fevere
:
Plat. fever, n
:
Ger. fieber, n
:
M. H. Ger. vieber, n
:
O. H. Ger. fiebar, n
:
Dan. feber, m. f
:
Swed. feber, m
:
Lat. febris, f.
]
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v.  fefor fǽr.
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