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biter

  • adjective
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Wright's OE grammar
§96; §255; §431; §639;
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bitter to the taste
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  • Biter wyrtdrenc

    picra,

      Wrt. Voc. i. 20, 18.
  • Ðonne se lǽce bietre wyrta déð tó hwelcum drence, . . . ðonne bið se deáðbǽra wǽta ofslægen mid ðǽm biteran drence,

      Past. 303, 12-17.
  • Bitrum

    rancidis,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 118, 62.
bitter to the mind,
painful
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  • Þá geogoðlustas him swíþe bitere þencaþ,

      Bl. H. 59, 11.
  • Biterra

    dirior,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 27, 76.
  • Hwæt is ðienga ðe bietere (biterre,

    v.l.

    ) sié on ðæs láreówes móde?,
      Past. 165, 1.
  • Þú mé ne syle on þone biterestan deáð,

      Bl. H. 229, 26.
bitter (of feeling),
acrimonious, ill-natured
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  • Onbærnde mid þǽre biteran æfeste,

      Bl. H. 25, 7.
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  • biter, adj.