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IFIG

  • noun [ neuter ]
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Grammar
IFIG, ifegn, es; n.
Wright's OE grammar
§126;
Ivy
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  • Ifig

    eder,

      Wrt. Voc. 286, 2.
  • Ifegn

    eder,

    ii.
      106, 78.
  • Yfig. Ðeós wyrt ðe man hederam crysocantes and óðrum naman ifig nemneþ is gecweden crysocantes forðý ðe heó byrþ corn golde gelíce

    Ivy. This plant, which is named hedera crysocantes, and by another name ivy, is called crysocantes, because it bears berries like gold,

      Herb. 121; Lchdm. i. 234, 1-4.
  • Nim ðæt ifig ðe on stáne weaxe

    take the ivy, which grows on stone,

      L. M. 3, 30; Lchdm. ii. 326, 3.
  • Ifies seáw

    juice of ivy,

      1, 3 ; Lchdm. ii. 40, 26.
  • Weal se is mid ifige bewrigen

    a wall that is covered with ivy,

      Shrn. 139, 27.
Etymology
[O. and N. ivi : Prompt. Parv. ivy edera : O. H.Ger. ebah hedera, Grff. i. 91.]
Derived forms
DER. eorþ-ifig.
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  • IFIG, n.