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un-ornlíc

  • adjective
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un-ornlíc, adj.
Poor, plain, mean
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  • Hí námon him ealde gescý and unornlíc scrúd

    they took old shoes and mean apparel;

    tulerunt calceamenta perantiqua, induti veteribus vestimentis,
      Jos. 9, 5.
Etymology
[Arrchelauss flæh inntill oþerr land, and tære he wass unnorneliȝ (in mean estate), Orm. 8251. Cf. Lætenn swiþe unorneliȝ and litell off þe sellfenn, Orm. 3750: 7525: 4886. Me wore leuere i wore lame, þanne men ... him onne handes leyde unornelike, or same seyde, Havel. 1941.]
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