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lyge-torn

  • noun [ neuter ]
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lyge-torn, es; n.
Feigned anger or grief[?]
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  • Ne biþ cwénlíc þeáw ðætte freoþuwebbe feores onsæce æfter ligetorne leófne mannan

    it is no womanly fashion that a peaceweaver [woman] attack a loved man's life, having only a pretended cause for anger against him [? Thorpe reads lígtorn burning anger ],

      Beo. Th. 3890; B. 1943.
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  • lyge-torn, n.