wiccian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wiccian
p. ode To practise witchcraft Gif hwá wiccige ymbe ǽniges mannes lufe, and him on ǽte sylle, oððe on drince, oððe on ǽniges cynnes gealdorcræftum, ðæt hyra lufu for ðon ðe máre beón scyle . . . Gif hit bið cleric . . . si quis veneficiis utatur, alicujus amoris gratia, et ei in cibo dederit, vel in potu, vel per alicujus generis incantationes, ut eorum amor inde augeatur . . . Si clericus sit (cf. Com a modi clarc, to mi douter his love beed, . . . he ne miȝtte his wille have . . . Thenne bigon the clerc to wiche, An. Lit. 11, 3-8), L. Ecg. P, iv. 18; Th. ii. 208, 31 : L. M. I. P. 39; Th. ii. 274, 31. [Þe steven wicchand (wiccand, v. l.) vocem incantantium, Ps. 57, 6. Wytchon (wychyn, wycchyn) wythe sorcerye ariolor, fascino; wytchyn or charmyn incanto, Prompt. Parv. 527.] v. Grmm. D. M. p. 985.
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