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horsc-líce, adv.
Readily, promptly, with activity [bodily or mental], wisely, prudently
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  • Biþ seó tunge tótogen forðon heó ne mæg horsclíce [MS. horslíce] wordum wrixlan wið ðone wergan gǽst

    the tongue shall be rent asunder, therefore it will not be able to converse readily with the accursed spirit, Exon. 99 b; Th. 373, 28; Seel. 116. [Hors[c]líce prudenter, Cot. 138, Lye. [O. H. Ger. horsc-lícho naviter, strenue, agiliter. ]

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  • horsc-líce, adv.