un-gecoren
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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un-gecoren
adj. I. unchosen, unselected; used in reference to those who swore along with another, when they were not selected by the party making oath from a number of persons named to him, as was the case in the cyre-áð, q. v. Ðæt hé ðone áð funde, gif hé mæhte, ungecorenne, ðe se onspeca on gehealden wǽre. Gif hé ðone ne mehte, ðonne namede him man six men and begéte ðara syxa ǽnne æt ánum hrýðere, i.e. if he could bring those to swear with him, that the claimant was satisfied with, there was no need to nominate persons from whom he was to choose; if he could not, then six men were to be nominated and from them he was to get one for every ox (or its equivalent) that was in dispute, L. Ed, 1; Th. i. 158, 20. Ðonne mót hé syxa sum ungecorenra, ðe getrýwe sýn, ðone áð syllan, L. O. D. 1; Th. i. 352, 12. II. reprobate, evil For ðissum lǽnan lífe ic sylle ðæt unlǽne, for ðyssum ungecorenum ðæt gecorene, Wulfst. 264, 19. Ða burhware (of Jerusalem) him (Christ ) wǽron for heora ungeleáfan and mándǽdum swíþe forhogde and ungecorene, Blickl. Homl. 77, 28. [Goth. un-gakusans άδόκιμos, reprobus. Cf. Icel. ú-kjörligr wretched.] v. next word.
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