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  • Gūð-byrne scān heard hond-locen, hring-īren scīr song in searwum, þā hīe tō sele furðum in hyra gryre-geatwum gangan cwōmon.

    Beowulf

  • Gēata dryhten, gryre-fāhne slōh incge lāfe, þæt sīo ecg gewāc brūn on bāne, bāt unswīðor,

    Beowulf

  • Note. wīg-gryre, st. m., _war-horror_ or _terror_: nom. sg.,

    Beowulf

  • -- Comp.: gryre -, here-brōga. brūcan, st.v. w. gen., _to use, to make use of_: prs. sg.

    Beowulf

  • Grendles mōdor; wæs se gryre lǣssa efne swā micle, swā bið mægða cræft,

    Beowulf

  • Geáta dryhten, gryre-fâhne slôh incge lâfe, þät sió ecg gewâc brûn on bâne, bât unswîðor,

    Beowulf

  • Cf.l. 2561, where gryre-giest occurs as an epithet of the dragon.

    Beowulf

  • Gûð-byrne scân heard hond-locen, hring-îren scîr song in searwum, þâ hie tô sele furðum in hyra gryre-geatwum gangan cwômon.

    Beowulf

  • Note. wîg-gryre, st. m., _war-horror_ or _terror_: nom. sg.,

    Beowulf

  • Grendles môdor; wäs se gryre lässa efne swâ micle, swâ bið mägða cräft,

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