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TWELF-NIHTE--TWEÓGAN. 1023

10; Th. i. 68, 8-12. Twelfhyndes monnes burgbryce .xxx. sci&l-bar;&l-bar; . . . Ceorles edorbryce .v. sci&l-bar;&l-bar;., 40; Th. i. 88, 9-11. Twelfhyndes mannes wer is twelfhund scyllinga (cf. Ceorles wergild is on Myrcna lage .cc. sci&l-bar;&l-bar;. Ðegnes wergild is syx swá micel, L. M. L.; Th. i. 190, 1. Twelf&dash-uncertain;hindus est homo plene nobilis, i. thainus cujus wera est duodecies .c. so&l-bar;., L. H. 76, 4; Th. i. 581, 17. Twelfhinde, i. thaini, 70, 1; Th. i. 572, 22. See also L. W. I. 8; Th. i. 470, 14), L. E. G. 12; Th. i. 174, 13. Twelfhyndes mannes áð forstent .vi. ceorla áð; for ðam gif man ðone twelfhyndan man wrecan sceolde, hé biþ fullurecan on syx ceorlan, and his wergyld biþ six ceorla wergyld, L. O. 13; Th. i. 182, 19-22. xii-hyndum men twyfealdlíce be ðæs syxhyndan bóte, L. Alf. pol. 39; Th. i. 88, 4. Æt twyhyndum were mon sceal sellan tó monbóte .xxx. sci&l-bar;&l-bar;. . . . æt twelfhyndum .cxx. (cf. ad manbotam de twelfhindo, i. thaino .cxx. so&l-bar;., L. H. 69; Th. i. 572, 19), L. In. 70; Th. 146, 14. Æt twelfhyndum were gebyriaþ twelf men tó werborge, L. E. G. 12; Th. i. 174, 18, 24. Cnut cing grét . . . ealle míne þegnas twelfhynde and twihynde, Chart. Th. 308, 16: Chart. Erl. 229, 20. ¶ In the following passage where the word is used without a noun perhaps wer may be supplied:--Hú man sceal gyldan twelfhyndes man (=twelfhyndes weres man a man with a wergild of twelve hundred shillings), L. E. G. 12; Th. i. 174, 12. v. six-, twi-hynde.

twelf-nihte; adj. Twelve days old:--On xii-niht[n]e mónan byþ gód tó féranne ofer sæ-acute;, Lchdm. iii. 178, 26.

twelfta; ord. num. Twelfth:--Se twelfta duodecimus, Ælfc. Gr. 49; Zup. 282, 19. Móna se twelfta, Lchdm. iii. 190, 4. Hé wæs twelfta sylf, Andr. Kmbl. 1330; An. 665. ¶ Passages having reference to Twelfth-night, the twelfth day after Christmas, Epiphany:--Ðæs (the first of January) embe fíf niht fulwihtiid éces Drihtnes tó ús cymeþ, ðæne twelfta dæg tíreádige hæleþ hátaþ on Brytene, Menol. Fox 25; Men. 13. Ðý twelftan dæge ofer Geohol Epiphaniae, Bd. 4, 19; S. 588, 8. Ðys sceal on twelftan dæg, Rubc. Mt. Kmbl. 2, 1. On twelftan æ-acute;fen, 2, 19. On Wódnes dæg ofer twelftan dæg, 3, 13. Eádweard kingc com tó Westmynstre tó ðam middan wintre . . . And hé forðférde on twelftan æ-acute;fen, and hyne man bebyrigde on twelftan dæig on ðam ylcan mynstre, Chr. 1065; Erl. 196, 14-19.

twelftig. v. hund-twelftig.

twelf-wintre; adj. Twelve years old:--Úre Hæ-acute;lend ðá hé wæs twelfwintre, Past. 49; Swt. 385, 20: Lk. Skt. 2, 42. Tuoelfwintro duodennis, p. 4, 4. Heó wæs twelfwintre erat annorum duodecim, Mk. Skt. 5, 42. Se wæs xii-wintre cniht, Shrn. 118, 13. Hé hæfde áne dohtor neán twelfwintre filia unica erat illi fere annorum duodecim, Lk. Skt. 8, 42. Man ne sparige nánan þeófe ofer .xii. pæningas and ofer .xii.-wintre mann no thief shall be spared above .xii. pence and above a twelve-year old person, L. Ath. v. 1, 1; Th. 228, 13. Mon ne sparige næ-acute;nne þeóf ofer .xii. winter (twelfwinterne, MS. B. L.) and ofer eahta peningas, 1, 1; Th. i. 198, 17. Gyf hine hwá áfylle ofer twelfwintre (ofer ðæt hé biþ twelfwintre, MS. G.), L. C. S. 20; Th. i. 386, 22. Æ-acute;lc man ofer twelfwintre sylle ðone áð, ðæt hé nelle þeóf beón, 21; Th. i. 388, 6. Æ-acute;lc man ðe beó ofer twelfwintre, Wulfst. 136, 17. Perhaps in the last five passages ofer twelfwintre should be taken as a compound. [Goth. twalib-wintrus.]

twengan; p. de To pinch, squeeze, twinge:--Gyf ðé gedrýptes wínes lyste, ðonne dó ðú mid ðínum swýþran scytefingre on ðíne wynstran hand, swylce ðú tæppian wille, and wænd ðínne scytefinger ádúne and twængc hine mid ðínum twám fingrum, swylce ðú of sumne dropan strícan wylle, Techm. ii. 125, 19. Cyrsena tác[n] is ðæt ðú sette ðínne winstran þúman on ðínes lytlan fingres lið and twenge hine siððan mid ðara swíþran hande, 124, 23. Twenge ðú mid ðínre swíðran neoþe&dash-uncertain;wearde þíne wynstran, 125, 1. [Þu havest clivres swiþe stronge, þu twengest þar mid so doþ a tonge, O. and N. 156. An hol&yogh; stoc hwar þu þe miht hude þat me ne twenge þine hude, 1114. He twengde and schok hire bi þe nose, P. L. S. ix. 81. O. H. Ger. zwengen remordere, praestringere.]

twéntig, twégentig; num. Twenty. I. used adjectivally, with the inflexions of the plural adjective in gen. and dat., but also with singular gen. (1) alone:--Ðis synd ðara twéntiges hída landgemæ-acute;ra, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 429, 25. Mid twéntigum (twoegentigum, Rush.: tuoentigum, Lind.) þúsendum, Lk. Skt. 14, 31. On twéntigum fótmæ-acute;lum, Elen. Kmbl. 1657; El. 830. Næs tó ánum dæge, ne tó twám . . . ne tó twéntigum, Num. 11, 19. Intó ðýs twéntigum híd?m, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. v. 331, 1. (2) with other numbers, the inflection may be omitted if the noun does not immediately follow twébrig:--Nánne ðara twá and twéntigra monna, Ors. 6, 2; Swt. 256, 2. Ðæt mæsten is gemæ-acute;ne tó ðám án and twéntigum hídum, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. v. 319, 29. Ymb twéntig . . . and fíf nihtum, Menol. Fox 371; Men. 187. II. used substantively, (1) alone:--Gif ðæ-acute;r beóþ twéntig rihtwísra, Gen. 18, 31. Án twéntig is ðara bóca ðe Adeluuold gesealde of the books that Athelwold gave there is a score, Chart. Th. 244, 21. Wæs ic mid ðé twéntig wintra, Gen. 31, 38. Næfde hé má ðonne twéntig sceápa and twéntig swýnas, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 19, 14. Hé hæfde twæ-acute;m læs ðe twéntig wintra, Blickl. Homl. 215, 34. Twéntig (fífe and twoegentig, Rush.: tuéntig, Lind.) furlanga, Jn. Skt. 6, 19. (2) with other numbers:--Hundteóntig geára and seofon and twéntig geára, Gen. 23, 1. Seó menigu wæs án hund manna and twéntig, Homl. Th. i. 296, 18. Onbíd hér seofon and twéntig nihta, Blickl. Homl. 231, 5. (3) distributively:--Týnum and twéntigum on ánum inne ætgædere restan, R. Ben. 47, 7. [Goth. twai-tigjus: O. Sax. twéntig: O. Frs. twintege: O. H. Ger. zweinzug: Icel. tuttugu.]

twéntig-feald; adj. Twenty-fold:--Twéntigfeald getel vicenarius, Ælfc. Gr. 49; Zup. 285, 3. Twéntigfealde uiceni, 5; Zup. 13, 15.

twéntigoða; ord. num. Twentieth:--Se twénteogoða (-tigoða) uicesimus, se án and twénteogoða uicesimus primus, Ælfc. Gr. 49; Zup. 283, 6. Móna se twéntigoþa . . . móna se án and twéntigoða, Lchdm. iii. 194, 5-9. Se fíf and twéntugoþa dæg þæs mónþes, Nic. 1.; Thw. 1, 11. On ðære twá and twéntugoðan wucan, Rubc. Mt. Kmbl. 8, 14. Ðý twéntigþan dæge, Bd. 4, 5; S. 572, 7. On ðone tú and twéntegðan dæge, Shrn. 93, 1 (and often). On ðone fíf and twéntigoðan dæg, 96, 11.

twéntig-wintre; adj. Twenty years old:--Óð hé sý twéntigwintre oð;ðe gyt yldra, Wulfst. 3, 1.

tweó, twý; gen. tweón, twýn; m. I. doubt, uncertainty:--Ðonne ðæ-acute;r án tweó of ádón biþ, ðonne biþ ðæ-acute;r unrím ástyred una dubitatione succisa innumerabiles aliae succrescant, Bt. 39, 4; Fox 216, 18. 'Sum tweó mé hæfþ swíþe gedréfed.' Ðá cwæþ hé: 'Hwæt is se?' 'difficiliori ambiguitate confundor.' 'Quaenam,' inquit 'ista est?' 41, 2; Fox 244, 14. Ðú mé hæfst árétne on ðam tweón ðe ic æ-acute;r on wæs be ðam freódóme, Fox 246, 12. Wé habbaþ litellne gearowitan búton tweón, 41, 6; Fox 254, 10. Ðonne secge ic eów búton æ-acute;lcum tweón, 16, 1; Fox 50, 27. Ðæt hé ðæt on gehðu gespræ-acute;ce and tweón, Elen. Kmbl. 1332; El. 668. Tó tweón weorðan to become doubtful, Exon. Th. 310, 4; Seef. 69. Bútan tweón without doubt, undoubtedly, doubtless, certainly; sine dubio, Bd. 1, 7; S. 478, 7: 1, 25; S. 486, 26. Hwæðer wæ-acute;re twégra bútan tweón strengra, Salm. Kmbl. 854; Sal. 426. Búton æ-acute;lcum tweón beyond all question, Bt. 22, 2; Fox 78, 11: 21; Fox 72, 28: Met. 11, 1. Búton twýn, R. Ben. Interl. 17, 4: Homl. i. 190, 18. Búta tuá utique, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 9, 18. Ic wát ðæt hine wile tweógan . . . Ne mæg se cyning ðæne tweón eáðe gebétan? Wulfst. 3, 12. Ðæ-acute;r seó wíse on tweón cyme ubi res perveniret in dubium, Bd. 1, 1; S. 474, 21. I a. where the subject of doubt is in the genitive:--Nis ðæs nán tweó, ðæt . . . of this there is no doubt, that . . ., Past. 6; Swt. 47, 10: Bt. 16, 3; Fox 54, 20. Nis ðæs nán twý (tweó, Cott. MS.), ðæt . . ., 40, 1; Fox 234, 36. Ðám englum nis nán tweó nánes ðæra ðinga ðe hí witon, 41, 5; Fox 254, 10. Ðæt hit heofoncyninges tácen wæ-acute;re, and ðæs tweó næ-acute;re, Elen. Kmbl. 342; El. 171. Ðæt næ-acute;re næ-acute;nig manna ðæt mihte ðæra twégra tweón (the doubt about the two, cf. 854; Sal. 426, given above) áspyrian, Salm. Kmbl. 870; Sal. 434. I b. where the subject of doubt is expressed by a clause:--Nis nán tweó, ðæt ðæs and&dash-uncertain;wearda wela ámerþ ða men, Bt. 32, 1; Fox 114, 2. Hit is nán tweó, ðæt . . . , 36, 3; Fox 178, 4. Nis nán tweó ðæt hé forgifnesse syllan nelle ðam ðe hié geearnian willaþ there is no doubt about his not being ready to grant forgiveness to those that are ready to deserve it, Blickl. Homl. 65, 8. Him tweó þúhte, ðæt hé Gode wolde geongra weorðan, Cd. Th. 18, 21; Gen. 276. Ðæt hálige gewrit, ðæt mé nis tweó ðæt ðú geara canst sacra scriptura, quam te bene nosse dubium non est, Bd. 1, 27; S. 489, 2: 4, 7; S. 575, 13. Him wæs on móde mycel tweó, hwæt hié be ðære dorstan dón, Blickl. Homl. 205, 10. Ná twý ys, ðæt . . . non dubium est, quod . . ., Scint. 48, 10. Mid ðý sumum monnum com on tweón hwæðer hit swá wæ-acute;re cum hoc an ita esset quibusdam venisset in dubium, Bd. 4, 19; S. 587, 26. II. hesitation, delay:--Búta tuiá ðú onfindes sine mora reperies, Mt. Kmbl. p. 4, 4. III. a doubtful state of things, state of indecision:--On ðæm tweón ðe hié swá ungeorne his willan fulleodon ðá becom him Antigonus mid firde on in this state of indecision, in which they carried out his will so reluctantly, Antigonus fell upon them with an army; qui fastidiose ducem in disponendo bello audientes ab Antigono victi sunt, Ors. 3, 11; Swt. 146, 24. [O. Sax. tweho: O. H. Ger. zweho dubium, ambiguitas.] v. un-tweó; tweógan (tweón), tweón doubt.

tweo-. v. twi-.

tweógan, tweón; p. tweóde. I. with impersonal construction, to inspire doubt into a person (acc.), (a) with gen. of object of doubt:--Wé witon ðæt nánne mon ðæs ne tweóþ, ðæt se seó strong on his mægene ðe mon gesihþ ðæt stronglíc weorc wyrcþ, Bt. 16, 3; Fox 54, 28. Ne tweóþ mé ðæs náuht, 36, 3; Fox 176, 16: Exon. Th. 117, 13; Gú. 223. Nánne mon ðæs tweógan ne þearf, ðæt ealle men geendiaþ on ðam deáþe, Bt. 11, 2; Fox 34, 34: 33, 1; Fox 120, 24. Tweógean, Blickl. Homl. 43, 1. (b) with a preposition:--Ymb ðæt ðe hiene tweóde, orn hé intó ðæm temple, and frægn ðæs Dryhten . . . Hié sculon, ðonne hié ymb hwæt tweóþ, cyrran tó hiera ágnum inngeðonce, Past. 16; Swt. 102, 4-8. (c) with a clause:--Næ-acute;nne mon ne tweóþ, ðæt God sý swá mihtig, Bt. 35, 5; Fox 164, 4: 36, 3; Fox 176, 15. Ne ðé náuht æ-acute;r ne tweóde, ðætte God weólde ealles middaneardes, 35, 2; Fox 156, 30. Ðéh ðe hié æ-acute;r tweóde, hwæðer hiene mon gefliéman mehte, Ors. 4, 9; Swt. 192, 15. And ðæt ðý læs tweóge, hwæðer ðis sóþ sý, ic cýþe hwanan mé ðás spell cóman ut occcaionem dubitandi subtraham, quibus auctoribus didicerim