drý-cræft
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drý-cræft
Add:I. sorcery, magic Syxte mægen is drýcræft þám men ne dereþ þe hine (agate ) mid him hæfð, Lch. ii. 298, 10. Ðín drýcræft ðe tó nánre freme ne becymð, Hml. Th. ii. 414, 14. Ágróf se mon on ǽrenum brede drýcræftæs word, Shrn. 141, 16. 'Miht þú ádwǽscan þǽra crístenra drýcræft?' ... 'Beó ic scyldig gif ic his scýncræft ne mæg ádwǽscan mid mínum drýcræfte,' Hml. S. 14, 54-58. Gif wíf drýcræft begǽð si mulier artem magicam exerceat, Ll. Th. ii. 130, 15. Drýcræft wyrcan, 154, 8. II. a magic art or practice Drýcræftas necromantiae, An. Ox. 4, 29. Hé sǽde hé (Joseph) ðǽr (in Egypt ) drýcræftas geleornode and of þǽm drýcræftum hé gewunode monige wundor tó wyrcenne, and hé mihte swá wel swefn reccan ... and hé sǽde hé of þǽm drýcræfte geleornode godcundne wísdóm. Ors. 1, 5; S. 34, 3-8. Se deófol geswutelað þǽre wiccan hwæt heó secge mannum, þá beón fordóne þe ðæne drýcræft sécað, Hml. S. 17, 113. Hé wæs fyrmest on þám drýcræftum in magicis operibus primus fuit, Gr. D. 27, 20: Hml. Th. ii. 414, 4. Soroaster cúðe manna ǽrest drýcræftas (magicae artis repertor ), Ors. 1, 2; S. 30, 11. III. magical apparatus Se drý nam þone stæf and gewende hám, and genam ealne his drýcræft and bróhte tó ðám apostole, and began hí tó forbærnenne, Hml. Th. ii. 418, 3. [Orm. dríȝcrafft.] v. dreó-cræft in Dict.
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