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þri-milce

  • noun [ masculine ]
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þri-milce, es; m.
(?) The early name for the month of May
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  • Se fífta mónað is nemned on úre geðeóde Ðrymylce, for ðon swylc genihtsumneswæs geó on Brytone and eác on Germania lande, of ðæm Ongla ðeód com on ðás Breotone, ðæt hí on ðæm mónðe þriwa on dæge mylcedon heora neát (Bede's Latin is: Thrimilci dicebatur, quod tribus vicibus in eo per diem pecora mulgebantur; talis enim erat quondam ubertas Britanniae vel Germaniae, e qua in Britanniam natio intravit Anglorum, De temp. rat. c. 13),

      Shrn. 77, 37.
  • Ðonne Drymelces mónað bið geendod ðonne bið seó niht eahta tída lang,

      87, 28.
  • Ðrymylce mónað, Chr. Erl, Introd. xxxi, margin.
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v.  meolcian -milce.
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  • þri-milce, n.