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be-wyrcan

  • verb [ weak ]
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be-wyrcan, -weorcean, bi-wyrcan; p. -worhte, pl. -worhton; pp. -worht
To work, work in, insert, make, build, cover, adorn; elaborare, immittere, facere, ædificare, inducere, exornare
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  • Bewyrc us on heortan Háligne Gást

    work the Holy Ghost into our hearts,

      Hy. 7, 79; Hy. Grn. ii. 288, 79.
  • Ne wát ic mec beworhtne wulle flýsum

    I know not that I was made with fleeces of wool,

      Exon. 109 a; Th. 417, 11; Rä. 36, 3.
  • He lǽmen fæt biwyrcan hét

    he commanded to make an earthen vessel,

    74 a;
      Th. 277, 3; Jul. 575.
  • Babylónia is mid stǽnenum wíghúsum beworht

    Babylon is built with stone towers,

      Ors. 2, 4; Bos. 44, 30 : Jos. 2, 1.
  • Se mid weaxe beworhte

    he covered it with wax,

      Ors. 2, 5; Bos. 46, 30.
  • Ða téþ on golde bewyrc

    cover the teeth with gold,

      Med. ex Quadr. 1, 1; Lchdm. i. 326, 16.
  • Seó cwén ða róde héht golde beweorcean

    the queen commanded to adorn the cross with gold,

      Elen. Kmbl. 2045; El. 1024.
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v.  be-weorcean bi-wyrcan.
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