un-forworht
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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un-forworht
adj. Not criminal, innocent Wǽron earme men beswicene and út of ðisan earde gesealde swýðe unforworhte fremdum tó gewealde, Wulfst. 158, 13, Úre hláfordes gerǽdnes is ðæt man cristene menn and unforworhte of earde ne sylle, L. Eth. v. 2; Th. i. 304, 15. Se ðe hit áwende æt unforworhtum þingum he who sets aside the grant when there is no criminality on the part of the grantee (cf. the phrase frequent in Oswald's charters: Gif hwá búton gewyrhtum hit ábrecan wille, iii. 21, 30, and often. See also, in another of Oswald's charters: Si quid praefatorum delicti praeuaricantis causa defuerit jurum, praevaricationis delictum secundum quod praesulis jus est emendet, aut illo quo antea potitus est dono et terra careat, vi. 125; and see Kemble's Saxons in England, i. 311), Cod. Dip. Kmbl. ii. 408, 5. [O. Frs. un-forwrocht not forfeited.] v. for-wyrcan.
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