hwearftlian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hwearftlian
p. ode To turn round, roll round, revolve, move about, rove Ic hwearftlige verso, Ælfc. Gr. 37; Som. 39, 15. Ða eágan ðe nú þurh unálýfedlíce gewilnunga hwearftliaþ the eyes that now rove through unallowed desires, Homl. Th. i. 530, 31. Se cwyrnstán ðe tyrnþ singallíce and nǽnne færeld ne þurhtíhþ getácnaþ woruldlufe ðe on gedwyldum hwyrftlaþ and nǽnne stæpe on Godes wege gefæstnaþ the millstone that is continually turning and makes no progress, betokens worldly love, that goes round and round in errors and takes no firm step in the way of God, 514, 21. Micel trúwa hwearftlode on Petres heortan great trust was revolving in Peter's heart, 392, 34.
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