hweorf-bán
Gender: Neuter
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hweorf-bán
hwyrf-, hwer-bán, es; n. A joint [of the back], vertebra, [of the knee], the knee-cap Hwyrfbán vertibulum, Ælfc. Gl. 11; Som. 57, 43; Wrt. Voc. 19, 46. Hwerbán vertibulum vel vertebra, 74; Som. 71, 50; Wrt. Voc. 44, 33. Hweorbán vertibula, Wrt. Voc. 283, 38. Hwiorfbán, Lchdm. ii. 396, col. 1. [Cf. Prompt. Parv. whyrle-bone, or hole of a joynt anca, vertebrum, vertibulum, and see note, p. 524: Scot. whorle-bane hip-joint: Ger. wirbel-bein vertebra.]
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