þurh-wacol
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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þurh-wacol
adj. Very watchful, vigilant Wacul vigil vel vigilans, ðurhwacul pervigil, Wrt. Voc. i.46, 3. Þurhwacol, 75, 66. Þurhwacol pernox, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 65; Zup. 71, 15. 1. in reference to persons:Þurhwacol emhídignys pervigil sollicitudo, Hpt. Gl. 426, 51. Hé ábád on ðam legere ... Þurhwacol on gebedum, Homl. Th. ii. 516, 30. Wé hálsiaþ eów ðæt gé beón on gebedum þurhwacule hortamur vos orationibus pervigiles existere, Cod. Dip. B. i. 154, 36. Hí on heora gebedum wunodon þurhwacole óð midde niht, Homl. Skt. i. 11, 44. Hí ealle ða niht mid hálgum sprǽcum ðæs gástlícan lífes ðurhwacole áspendon, Homl. Th. ii. 184, 14. Hí heom weardas setton, þurhwacole menn, Homl. Skt. i. 11, 147. 2. in reference to time, very wakeful, quite sleepless Hine gedrehte singal slǽpleást, swá ðæt hé þurhwacole niht búton slǽpe ádreáh, Homl. Th. i. 86, 17. [Cf. Goth. þairh-wakan pernoctare, vigilare: O. H. Ger. durh-wahhén; durh-wacha pervigilium.]
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