wíglung
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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wíglung
, e; f. Divination, soothsaying, sorcery, augury Wílung divinatio , Kent. Gl. 554. Wé gehýrdon seggon, ðæt nán mann ne leofode gif hé gewundod wǽre on ealra hálgena mæssedæg. Nis ðis nán wíglung, ac wíse menn hit áfunden þurh ðone hálgan wísdóm, Lchdm. iii. 154, 5. Gif treówa beóð on fullum mónan geheáwene, hí beóð heardran, and langfǽrran tó getimbrunge. . . Nis ðis nán wíglung, ac is gecyndelíc ðincg, Homl. Th. i. 102, 25. Hleótan man mót bútan wiccecrætte . . . gif hí hwæt dǽlan willaþ; ðis nis nán wíglung, ac bið wissung for oft. Homl. Skt. i. 17, 87. Wígelunge divinatione , Hpt. Gl. 467, 69. Deófles bígencg, ne on wíglunge ne on wiccedóme, Homl. Ass. 143, 122. Ðæthé tǽlð tó unálýfedlícere wíglunge, gif hwá ða wyrta on him becnitte, búton hé hí tó ðam dolge gelecge, Homl. Th. i. 476, 4. Se ðe gelýfð wíglungum oððe be fuglum, oððe be fnorum, oððe be horsum, oððe be hundum, ne bið hé ná cristen . . . Se ðe hwider faran wille . . . clypige ng tó his Dryhtne . . . and síðige orsorh þurh Godes gescylclnysse bútan ðæra sceoccena wíglunga. Ús sceamaþ tó secgenne ealle ða sceandlícan wíglunga ðe gé dwǽsmenn drífaþ, oþþe on wífunge, oððe on wadunge, oððe on brýwláce, oððe gif man hwæs bitt, íonne hí hwæt onginnaþ, oþþe him hwæt bið ácenned, Homl. Skt. i. 17, 88-104. Ne gýman gé galdra ne ídelra hwata, ne wígelunga ne wiccecræ fta, Wulfst. 40, 14. Gé cépaþ dagas and mónðas mid ýdelum wíglungum (Gal. 4, 10), Homl. Th. i. 102, 19, Ii, 15 : Homl. Ass. 28, 99. Hé sum þing hæfde ðe his hǽle hremde þurh réðe wíglunga (wígelunga, v. l. ), Homl. Skt. i. 5, 259. [King scal wicchecreft aleggan and wiȝelunge ne geman, O. E. Homl. i. 115, 22. Monies godes monnes child heo (incubii demones) biccharreð þurh wigeling, Laym. 1579!'] v. ge-, líc-, steor-wíglung; wíglian.
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