irre-weorc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
irre-weorc
es; n. A work undertaken in anger Engla drihten wile uppe heonan sáwla lǽdan and wé seoððan á ðæs yrreweorces hénþo geþoliaþ the Lord of angels will up from hence lead souls, and we ever after shall suffer the humiliation of that angry feat [the harrowing of Hell], Cd. 222; Th. 289, 17; Sat. 399.
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