wíglere
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wíglere
(wiglere ?), weohlere, es; m. A diviner, soothsayer, augur, sorcerer Wíglere augur , Wrt. Voc. i. 74, 37. Ðes and ðeós wiglere hic et haec augur , Ælfc. Gr. 9, 22 ; Zup. 49, 2. Nú cwyð sum wíglere, ðæt wiccan oft secgaþ swá swá hit ágǽð mid ððum ðincge, Homl. Skt. i. 17, 108. On gellcnysse wígleres and rǽdendes (arioli et coniectoris ), Scint. 75, 12. Wýgleras auspices , Germ. 398, 79. Be wiccum, wíglerum, etc. Gif wiccan oððe wígleras, oþþe morðwyrhtan . . . , L. E. G. II; Th. i. 172, 20: L. C. S. 4 ; Th. i. 378, 7. Wiccan oþþe wígleras, scíncræftigan . . . , L. Eth. vi. 7; Th. i. 316, 20. Wiccan and wígleras (wígeleras, v. l. ). Wulfst. 27, I. Drýmen, and wiccan and óðre wígeleras beóð tó helle bescofene for heora scíncræftum, Homl. Th. ii. 330, 28. Wígulera magorum, hariolorum , Hpt. Gl. 502, 51. Tunglera ł wí[g]lera Chaldaeorum ... wíhlera (?) printed wineena hariolorum , 483, 5-10. Ðonne man tó wiccan and tó wígleran tilunge séce æt ǽnigre neóde, Wulfst. 171, II. Hé wiccan fordyde, and wígleras áfiígde, and drýcræft tówearp, Homl. Skt. i. 18, 464. [Wielare augur. Wrt. Voc. i. 89, 20. þe wielare (the devil) makeð a swote smel cumen, ase þauh hit were of heouene, A. R. 106, 2. M. Du. wijcheler.] v. fugel-, gebyrd-, wígbed-wíglere (-weohlere), and next word.
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