a-wrecan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
a-wrecan
p. -wræc, pl. -wrǽcon; pp. -wrecen. I. to drive away; pellere, expellere Ðara ðe he of lífe hét awrecan of those whom he bade to drive from life, Exon. 130 a ; Th. 498, 11; Rä. 87, 11. II. to hit, strike; icere, percutere Awrecen wælpílum hit with darts of death, Exon. 49 b; Th. 171, 15; Gú. 1127 : 51 b ; Th. 179, 11; Gú. 1260. III. to relate, recite, sing; narrare, enarrare, canere Bi ðon Iob giedd awræc of whom Job related his lay, Exon. 17 a ; Th. 40, 3 ; Cri. 633: 84 a; Th. 316, 20; Mód. 51: Beo. Th. 3452; B. 1724 : 4223; B. 2108. IV. to avenge, revenge; ulcisci Gif hine hwá awrecan wille if any one will avenge him, L. Ath. i. 20; Th. i. 210, 10, note 20. v. wrecan.
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