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þrowend

  • noun [ masculine ]
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þrowend, es; m.
A scorpion
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  • Hí habbaþ tæglas ðám wyrmum gelíce ðe men hátaþ þrowend, Wulfst. 200, 15.

    Scorpius,

    ðæt is þrowend,
      Lchdm. iii. 246, 1.
  • Se wyrm ðrowend slihþ mid ðam tægle tó deáðe ... Ondrǽd ðé ðone ðrowend ... Bið hiht geǽttrod mid ðæs ðrowendes tægle,

      Homl. Th. i. 252, 4-11.
  • Se ðe gegrípð þrowend (

    scorpionem

    ),
      Scint. 86, 11: 225, 4.
  • Þrowendra

    regulorum, serpentium,

      Hpt. Gl. 450, 17.
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  • þrowend, n.