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lícan

  • verb
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to please
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  • Ne lícaþ him ðeáh his earfoþu

    his troubles do not please him,

      Ps. Th. 40, 1.
  • Wel lícaþ Drihtne ða ðe hine him ondrǽdaþ

    beneplacitum est Domino super timentes eum,

      146, 12.
Etymology
[Goth. leikan: O. H. Ger. líchén.]
Similar entries
v. lícend-líc; lícian.
Linked entries
v.  lícian.
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