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idig

  • adjective
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Grammar
idig, [?]; adj.
Busy, active
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  • Tóþas idge

    busy teeth [referring to the eating of the forbidden fruit by Adam and Eve

    ], Exon. 61 b ; Th. 226, 18; Ph. 407.
Etymology
[Cf. Icel. iðja activity: iðinn assiduous, diligent; iðja to be active, busy. The passage is somewhat uncertain, as the MS. has to þas, and Thorpe prints as if there were a gap between þas and idge.]
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