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íren

  • adjective
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íren, adj.
Wright's OE grammar
§126;
Of iron, iron
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  • Ecg wæs íren

    the edge was of iron,

      Beo. Th. 2922; B. 1459 : 5549; B. 2778.
  • Hé hine hét áþenian on írenum bedde and hine cwicne hirstan

    he bade stretch him on an iron bed, and roast him alive,

      Shrn. 116, 2.
  • Mid írenum gyrdum

    with iron rods,

      115, 24 : Salm. Kmbl. 55; Sal. 28 : 942 ; Sal. 470.
  • Scyttelas ýrenne hé forbræc

    vectes ferreos confregit,

      Ps. Spl. 106, 16.
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v. eal-íren, the following compounds, and ísen, isern.
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  • íren, adj.