wicce-cræeft
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wicce-cræeft
es; m. Witchcraft, sorcery, magic art Wiccecræft necromantia, Hpt. Gl. 501, 66. Ða heáfodleahtras sind . . . hǽðengyld, drýcræft, wiccecræft, Homl. Th. ii. 592, 7. Se cristena man ðe his hǽlðe sécan wyle æt unálýfedum tilungum, oððe æt wyrigedum galdrum, oþþe æt ǽnigum wiccecræfte, ðonne bið hé ðám hǽðenum mannum gelíc, i. 474, 22 : Homl. Ass. 28, 99. Be wiccecræfte (veneficio) ðǽr man corn bærnð, L. Ecg. C. 32, tit.; Th. ii. 130, 20, Be wífes wiccecræfte de veneficio mulieris, 33, tit.; Th. ii. 130, 22. Se man ðe begá wiccecræft vir in quo pythonicus vel divinationis fuerit spiritus, Lev. 20, 27 : Wulfst. 71, 2. Hǽðenscipe bið ðæt man . . . wiccecræft (wiccan cræft, v. l. ) lufige, L. C. S. 5; Th. i. 378, 21 : L. N. P. L. 48; Th. ii. 298, 1. Wiccecræft álecgan, O. E. Howl. i. 302, 36. Seó wicce ðe áwent þurh wiccecræft manna mód, Homl. Skt. i. 7, 210. Eówer nán ne áxie þurh ǽnigne wiccecræft be ǽnigum ðinge, 17, 26. Ne gýman gé galdra ne ídelra hwata ne wígelunga ne wiccecræfta, Wulfst. 40, 14. Be wiccecræftum. Wé cwǽdon be ðǽm wiccecræftum and be liblácum . . . gif man ðǽr ácweald wǽre, and hé his ætsacan ne mihte, ðǽt hé beó his feores scyldig, L. Ath. i. 6; Th. i. 202, 9-12. Wiccecræftas prestigias, Wrt. Voc. ii. 66, 25.
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