wrǽst
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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wrǽst
wrǽste, wrást; adj. I. delicate, elegant, splendid Wrást delicatus, Txts. 55, 630. Wrástum (urastnm) delicatis, 55, 645. Hé hine wǽdum wrǽstum geteóde, Ps. Th. 108, 18. Óð wígbedes wrǽste hornas, 117, 25. Ne ðé on ðínum selegescotum swíðe lícaþ, þeáh ðe weras wyrcean wrǽst on eorðan, 146, 11. Rose wynlíc weaxeþ; ic eom wrǽstre þonne heó, Exon. Th. 423, 23 ; Rä. 41, 26. II. noble, excellent :-- Ðú út álǽddest wrǽstne wíngeard. . . . Ðú him his wyrtruman wrǽstne settest, Ps. Th. 79, 8-9. Nolde ic ðíne gewitnesse wrǽste forlǽtan, 118, 157. Hé on his welan spéde wrǽste gelrúwode, 51, 6. Hí ne wiston wrǽstran rǽd they knew not a more excellent way, Cd. Th. 227, 6; Dan. 182. v. un-wrǽst.
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