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liþ

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
liþ, es; m. n.
Wright's OE grammar
§344;
A joint, lith [Scott. e.g. the Laird of Auchinleck to Johnson, Cromwell 'gart kings ken they had a lith in their necks'], member of the body, limb
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  • Liþ artus: lytel liþ

    articulus,

      Wrt. Voc. 283, 16, 17: Soul Kmbl. 191; Seel. 96.
  • Ðætte sum man fram deáþes liþe wæs gehǽled

    ut sit quidam a mortis articulo revocatus,

      Bd. 3, 13; S. 538, 3.
  • Ðæt hé dyppe his fingres liþ on wætere

    that he may dip the tip of his finger in water,

      Lk. Skt. 16, 24, On
    ðone liþ ðæra eaxla, L. M. 2, 36; Lchdm. ii. 242, 12.
  • On ðæt liþ,

      1, 61; Lchdm. ii. 132, 6.
  • Liþu

    artus,

      Wrt. Voc. 64, 77.
  • Ða máran liþa

    artus,

      Ælfc. Gl. 72; Som. 71, 4; Wrt. Voc. 43, 58.
  • Gif men his leoþu acen,

      Herb. 3, 1; Lchdm i. 86, 21.
  • Foxes leoþu,

      L. Med. ex Quad. 3, 1; Lchdm. i. 338, 20: Exon. 87 a; Th. 327, 18; Vy. 6: 74 a; Th. 278, 3; Jul. 592.
  • Sint mé leoþ tólocen líc sáre gebrocen,

      Andr. Kmbl. 2807; An. 1406.
  • Býgendlíc on ðám geþeódnessum his liþa

    flexilibus artuum compagibus,

      Bd. 4, 30; S. 608, 38.
  • Betwyh liþum

    inter femora,

      L. Ecg. P. iv. 68, 6; Th. ii, 228, 24.
  • Hé ðé worhte of liþum mínum,

      Cd. 38; Th. 50, 33; Gen. 818.
  • Leoþum onfón,

      Exon. 23 a; Th. 64, 3; Cri. 1032.
  • Liþa

    articulos,

      Hpt. Gl. 443, 61.
  • Bígdon heora heáfda tó ðære hálgena fótum and heora liþa liccodon,

      Homl. Skt. 4, 407.
  • Of láme ic ðé leoþe gesette,

      Exon. 28 a; Th. 84, 31; Cri. 1382.
  • Leoþo,

      Andr. Kmbl. 1562; An. 782.
  • Leomena liþ,

      Salm. Kmbl. 205; Sal. 102.
Etymology
[Goth. liþus; m. a limb, member: O. Sax, lið; m: O. Frs. lith; n: Icel. liðr; m. a joint, limb: O. H. Ger. lid; m. n. artus, articulus, membrum: Ger. g-lied.]
Similar entries
v. hrycgmearh-liþ, leoþu-.
Linked entries
v.  leoþu lid.
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