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þyrnen

  • adjective
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þyrnen, adj.
Of thorns
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  • Hé hæfde fiþru swylce þyrnen besma,

      Shrn. 120, 28.
  • Hí mid þyrnenum helme his heáfod beféngon,

      Homl. Th. ii. 252, 26.
  • Þyrnenne helm (ðyrnenne bég, Lind., Rush.)

    spineam coronam,

      Mk. Skt. 5, 17: Jn. Skt. 19, 5.
  • Þyrnenne cynehelm (sigbég of ðornum, Lind., Rush.)

    coronant de spinis,

    2.
  • Ðyrnenne beág,

      Past. 36; Swt. 261, 14.
  • Þyrnenne,

      Exon. Th. 69, 27; Cri. 1127.
  • Ðone ðyrnenan helm,

      Homl. Th. ii. 254, 10.
  • Þyrnenan,

      Wulfst. 124, 5.
Etymology
[O. Frs. thornen: O. H. Ger. durnín spineus.]
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  • þyrnen, adj.