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líc-þrowere

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
líc-þrowere, es; m.
A leper, one suffering from ulcers on the body
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  • Lícþrowere

    leprosus,

      Ælfc. Gl. 78; Som. 72, 32; Wrt. 45, 64.
  • Lazarus wæs lícþrowere [

    ulceribus plenus

    ], Homl. Th. i. 328, 15: Homl. Skt. 3, 480.
  • On Simones húse ðæs lícþroweres

    in the house of Simon the leper,

      Blickl. Homl. 73, 2.
  • Manega lícþroweras

    multi leprosi,

      Lk. Skt. 4, 27: H. R. 105, 2.
Etymology
[Cf. Icel. lík-þrá leprosy.]
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