þrece
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
þrece
es; m. Force, oppression; the result of oppression, weariness, exhaustion Ðǽr synt tó sorge ætsomne gemenged se þrosma (þrosmiga. Wulfst, 138, 26) líg and se þrece gicela there to their sorrow are mingled together the stifling flame and the violence of cold; frigora mista simul ferventibus algida flammis, Dom. L. 191. Hneppade sáwle mín for ðrece dormitavit anima men prae taedio, Ps. Lamb. 118, 28. [O. Sax. wápan-threki force of arms: Icel. þrekr; m.; þrek; n. strength, fortitude; þrekinn enduring; þrekaðr wearied, exhausted.] v. þracu.
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