wíl
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wíl
a wile, a device. [He wolde þurh his micele wiles ðeor beon, Chr. 1128; Erl. 257, 14. To lokenn himm fra þeȝȝre laþe wiless, Orm. 10317. Þe wrenchful feont wið his wiles, Kath. 891. Þe world ledes - man with wrenkes and wyles, Pr. C. 1360. Wyle or sleythe cautela, astucia, Prompt. Parv. 528.] v. flige-wíl.
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