wrǽne
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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wrǽne
adj. Lascivious, libidinous, salacious, wanton Uuraeni uréni petulans vel spurcus, Txts. 90, 835. Wraene petulans, 87, 1569. Wrǽne pelulcus, luxuriosus, Hpt. Gl. 484, 55: libidinosus, 514, 4. (Sardanapatus) wæs swíþe furþumlíc mon, and hnesclíc, and swíþe wrǽne, swá ðæt hé swíðor lufade wífa gebǽro þonne wǽpnedmonna, Ors. l, 12; Swt. 52, l. Gif mon sié tó wrǽne, Lchdm. ii. 144, 19: Prov. Kmbl. 54. Wrǽnre lascivae, Hpt. Gl. 505, 37. Wrénre petu-lantis, 515, 9. Ða wrǽnan lascivam, 463, 71. Tarcuinius wæs ǽgðer ge eargast, ge wrǽnast, ge ofermódgast, Ors. 2, 2 ; Swt. 66, 28. [Cf. O. H. Ger. reino emissarius, admissarius: reinisc admissarius : Icel. reini a stallion: Dan. vrinsk rank; Swed. wrensk lascivious.] v. un-wrǽne.
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