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lobbe

  • noun [ feminine ]
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lobbe, an; f.
A spider
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  • Úre gǽr swá swá lobbe oððe rynge beóþ ásmeáde

    anni nostri sicut aranea meditabuntur

    [cf.
      Ps. Th. 89, 10,
    anlícast geongewefran ðonne hió geornast biþ ðæt heó áfǽre fleógan on nette], Ps. Lamb. 89, 9.
  • Mistlíce þreála gebyriaþ for synnumt bendas oððe dyntas carcernþýstra lobban

    various punishments are proper for sins, bonds or blows, prison darkness, spiders,

      L. Pen. 3; Th. ii. 278, 26.
  • Cf. (?)

    Icel. lubbi a shaggy longhaired dog. ]

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  • lobbe, n.