wóh
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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wóh
adj. I. not straight, bent, crooked, twisted, oblique Wiþ lyftádle, gif se múð sié wóh, Lchdm. ii. 338, 5. Gif múð oðde eáge wóh weorðeþ, L. Ethb. 44; Th. i. 14, 9. Hláford mín (the plough's) wóh færeþ, weard æt steorte, Exon. Th. 403, 7; Rä. 22, 4: 483, 14; Rä. 69, 2. Sió micíe nosu and sió woo (tortus ), Past. II ; Swt. 67, 5. Mid wógum bígelse obliqua curvatura, Hpt. Gl. 458, 72. Mid ánum wðgan íserne. Lchdm. i. 318, 18. Wiþ wóuum múþe, genim ompran . . . sele on ðone wón dǽl, ii. 54, 22, Wón obunca(arpagine), Anglia xiii. 37, 296. Tó dam wón stocce. Cod. Dip. Kmbl. ii. 73, 22. Tó ðære wóhgan apeldran, iii. 389, 32. Tó wóhan (wógan, v. l. ) ǽc, Cod. Dip. B. i. 417, 16. Ðá oncierde ðæt scip on wónne síþfæt þurh deófles beswicennesse, Shrn. 60, 8. Gif hé hæfde wó (toríum) nosu, Past. ii; Swt. 65, 4. Woo, 67, 7. On ðæt wó treów (printed wottreów). Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 130, 31. Mistlíce wóge wegas divortia, diverticula, Wrt. Voc. i. 37, 44. Wóum wírbogum. Exon. Th. 395, 5 ; Rä. 15, 3. Tó dǽm wóu ad tortas, Wrt. Voc. ii. 2, 68. Wóge hylcas obliquos (curvos, ftexos) anfractus, Hpt. Gl. 486, 71: anfractus, 448, 20. Hí hæfdon wóh nebb, and wóge sceancan, Guthl. 5; Gdwin. 34, 22-27. II. not right, perverse, froward, wrong, unfair Hit is riht ðæt mon yfelige ða yfelan, and hit is wóh (wóg, v. l. ) ðæt hí mon lǽte unwítnode, Bt. 38, 3 ; Fox 202, 6. Forlǽtan ða ðístro ðæs wón weorces (actionispravae), Past. 55 ; Swt. 429, 13. Mid wóre twiefealdnesse duplicitatis perversitate, 35 ; Swt. 245, 15. On wóre heortan pravo corde, 47 ; Swt. 357, 21. Mid wóre láre perversa praedicalione, 48; Swt. 367, 15. Be wóhre gewitnesse. Gif man áfinde ðæt heora ǽnig on wóhre (wóre, v. l. ) gewitnesse wǽre, L. Ath. i. 10; Th. i. 204, 22. Gescynded on heora wón willan abominabiles in voluntatibus suis, Ps. Th. 13, I. Mid wó múðe ore perverso, Past. 47; Swt. 357, 20. Ðæt hyne gehwá wið wó gewitnysse gehealde, L. E. G. 27; Th. ii. 422, 35. Wið ǽlc wóh gestreón (but see wóh-gestreón) beorge man, ac strýne mid rihte, Wulfst. 70, 2 : L. I. P. 7 ; Th. ii. 312, 29. Hú micle unrótnesse se hæfþ ðe ðone wón willan hæfþ on ðisse worulde, Bt. 31, l; Fox 110, 31. Ða wón (woon, v. l. ) wyrd on ðara unrihtwísra anwealda heánesse, 5, l; Fox 10, 20. Ðurh ðæt woo (wó, Cote. MSS. ) weorc hé forliést ðone wlite óðerra gódra weorca, Past. II ; Swt. 71, 25. Ðæra geréfena unriht and wó dómas (v. wóh-dóm) and prættas, Anglia viii. 336, 40. False gewihta and wóge gemeta, L. Eth. v. 24; Th. i. 310, 13: Wulfst. 70, 3. Wóh wyrda gesceapu the unequal decrees of fate, Exon. Th. 421, 26; Ra. 40, 24. Hine gebindaþ ða wón wilnunga, Bt. 16, 3; Fox 56, 18. Hé wiste him sprǽca fela wóra worda, Cd. Th. 29, 6; Gen. 446. Mid ðæm gewunan ðara wóna weorca, Past. 11 ; Swt. 69, 7. Wóm wundorbebodum wergan gástes, Beo. Th. 3498 ; B. 1747. Mid wóm wilnungum, Past. II; Swt. 69, 9. From hiera woom (wón, Cote. MSS. ) wegum, 37; Swt. 267, 5. Wón, II; Swt. 73, 13: 37; Swt. 267, 12, 16: L. E. G. proem. ; Th. ii. 400, 20. Woeum pravis, Rtl. 52, 24. Míne wón wísan, Exon. Th. 393, 10; Rä. 12, 8. Hí him wóh godu worhtan, Ps. Th. 77, 58. [He mid woȝe dome benimeð him his beliue, O. E. Homl. i. 179, 16. Þat is woh and na wiht riht, Laym. 4333. Of who inwit, A. R. 2, 12. Ure woȝhe dedess, Orm. 1375. Þe fox can þaþes rihte and woȝe (wowe, v. l. ), O. and N. 815. Goth. un-wáhs.]
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