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líf-bysig

  • adjective
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líf-bysig, adj.
Busy about saving life, struggling for life, anxious about life
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  • Ðæt hé for mundgripe mínum scolde licgean lífbysig bútan his líce swice

    that for my handgrip he should lie struggling for life, unless his body should escape,

      Beo. Th. 1936; B. 966.
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  • líf-bysig, adj.