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fǽrlíc

  • adjective
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Grammar
fǽrlíc, feárlic; def.se fǽrlíca, seó, ðæt fǽrlíce; adj.
Sudden, unexpected, quick; sŭbĭtus, repentīnus
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  • Him becom fǽrlíc yfel

    a sudden plague came upon them,

    • Ors. 4,
    • 5;
    • Bos. 81, 22: Gen. 19,
    • 19.
  • Fǽrlíc geþoht

    a sudden thought,

    • Hexam. 14
    • ;
    • Norm. 22,
    • 5.
  • Fǽrlíc rén

    sudden rain;

    imber,
    • Ælfc. Gl. 94
    • ;
    • Som. 75,
    • 113;
    • Wrt. Voc. 52,
    • 63.
  • Þurh fǽrlícne [feárlícne MS. A.] deáþ

    through sudden death,

    • L. C. S. 71
    • ;
    • Th. i. 412,
    • 28.
  • Se fǽrlíca dæg

    repentīna dies,

    • Lk. Bos. 21,
    • 34.
  • Se fǽrlíca deáþ

    sudden death,

    • Homl. Th. ii. 22,
    • 19.
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v.  férlíc feárlíc.
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