unhīrlīc, adj: fierce, savage; dismal, doleful. (un-HEER-leech / ʌn-ˈhiːɹ-liːtʃ)

Compare to Icelandic ū-hȳrligr (frowning).

Medieval Angry Birds – British Library, Add MS 42130, f. 145r

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