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bor-líce

  • adverb
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bor-líce, adv.
Eminently, excellently, well
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  • Hyt geríst borlíce wel

    it is eminently suitable,

      Angl. viii. 302, 5.
  • Wel borlíce hé forð stæppeð

    full nobly he steps forth,

      307, 28.
  • Hé geswutelað borlice

    he shews admirably,

      329, 24.
  • Þá híw rímcræftige esnas borlíce foregylpað,

      334, 27.
  • Wolde ic ꝥ þá æþelan clericas ásceócon fram heora andgites orðance ǽlce sleacnysse, ꝥ hig þe borlícor mihton gecýðan þǽra epactena gesceád,

      315, 5.
Etymology
[v. N. E. D. burly. Cf. O. H. Ger. bur-líh praestans, sublimis, excellens.]
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