fór-wyrcan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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fór-wyrcan
-wyrcean; p. -worhte; pp. -worht [fór before, wyrcan to work, do] To work or place before, obstruct, barricade; oppōnére, obstruĕre Se cing geháwode hwǽr man mihte ða eá fórwyrcan [fór-wyrcean, col. 2] the king observed where the river might be obstructed, Chr. 896; Th. 173, 36, col. 1. He hæfde ealle ða geatu fórworht into him he had barricaded all the entrances against him, Chr. 901; Erl. 96, 31. Synt ðissa heldóra wegas fórworhte the ways of these hell-doors are obstructed, Cd. 19; Th. 24, 21; Gen. 381.
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