be-wrítan
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be-wrítan
Add: To score round Bewrít þú hý (the mandragora) wel hraþe mid íserne, þý lǽs heó þé ætfleó . . . þ ú hý bewrít mid íserne, and swá þú scealt onbútan hý delfan swá ðú hyre mid þám íserne ná æthríne make a score in the ground round it at once with iron, lest it escape thee . . . score round it with iron, and so must you dig round it as not to touch it with the iron, Lch. i. 244, 17-23. v. Grmm. D. M. 1153 sqq., and cf. ymb-wrítan.
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