Hár hildering hréman ne þorfte macan (other MSS. mecca, meca, mecga) gemǽnan
the grey-haired warrior had no need to boast of well-matched intercourse, i. e. would not boast of being a match for those against whom he fought, and by whom he had been defeated,
- Chr. 937 ;
- Erl. 114, 6 ;
- Ædelst. 40.
Well-matched, equal, agreeable(?)
Prompt. Parv. make or fyte and mete; mak, fyt, esy aptus, conveniens:
Icel. makr suitable, easy to deal with.]
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- mæc, adj.