wígle
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wígle
(wigle?), es; n. Divination, heathen practice Wíglum cere-monias (the passage is: Ad tortas simulacrorum ceremonias, Ald. 41), Anglia xiii. 33, 162. [Þurh Merlines wiȝel (craft, 2nd MS. ), Laym. 19250. He (devil) makeð be unbilefulle man to leven swilcne wigeles, swo ich ar embe spac, Rel. Ant. i. 131, 27. His (the devil's) wiȝeles and his wrenches, A. R. 300, 5. Wieles, 92, 21: Fragm. Phlps. 8, 54. Wiheles, Marh. 13, 9.] v. steor-wigle; wíglere.
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