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WEAX-ÆPPEL -- WEB(B). 1179

Ásoden weax obrizum metallum, ii. 65, 14. Swá weax melteþ, gif hit byð wearmum neáh fýre gefæstnad sicut cera liquefacta, Ps. Th. 57, 7: 67, 2: Exon. Th. 61, 23; Cri. 989. Swá swá eles gecynd bið ðæt hé beorhtor scíneþ þonne wex on sceafte, Blickl. Homl. 129, 1. Ða fótlástas wæ-acute;ron swutole, swá hié on wexe wæ-acute;ron áðýde, 205, 1. God hét wæ-acute;pen wera wexe gelícost fomeltan, Andr. Kmbl. 2292; An. 1147. Mon ðaet weax ágæfe tó cirican. Cod. Dip. Kmbl. i. 293, 20. Ontend .iii. candella, drýp ðæt weax, Lchdm. i. 393, 11. On gemelt weax gedón, ii. 72, 7. Ic gefrægn weax (dough?) nát hwæt þindan and þunian, Exon. Th. 431, 16; Rä. 46, 1. [O.L. Ger. O.H. Ger. wahs: O. Frs. wax: Icel. vax.]

weax-æppel, es; m. A wax apple, a ball of wax :-- Se Pater Noster mæg ána ealla gesceafta on his ðære swíðran hand on ánes weaxæpples onlícnisse geðýn and gewringan, Salm. Kmbl. p. 150, 33.

weaxan, weacsan, weahsan, weahxan, wexan, wehsan; ic weaxe; ðú wyxt; hé weaxeþ, weaxþ, weaxt, waexit, weaxst, wexeþ, wexþ, wixt, wihst, wihxþ, wyxþ, wyxt, wyxst, wycxþ; p. weóx, weócs, weóhs, pl. weóxon, weóhson, weóxson; pp. weaxen To wax, grow. I. glossing the following Latin words :-- Ic weaxe glesco, weaxeþ glescit, Wrt. Voc. ii. 41, 60, 57. Weaxð gliscit, Hymn. Surt. 132, 6. Waexit surgit, Txts. 99, 1955. Weacsaþ pullulant, Kent. Gl. 1163. Weóx mature-sceret, Wrt. Voc. ii. 90, 40: floruerit, Hpt. Gl. 460, 63: pollesceret, 466, 59. Wehsan crescere, Wülck. Gl. 252, 39. Weaxende pubescentem, Wrt. Voc. ii. 82, 64: 66, 20. Wexende, Hpt. Gl. 491, 15: crebrescens, 499, 13. Mid wexendre praepollente, 459, 30. II. to grow, be produced, (1) of animals or plants :-- Of ðam weaxeþ wyrm hinc animal sine membris fertur oriri, Exon. Th. 213, 29; Ph. 232. Ðeós wyrt wihst (cf. ðeós wyrt bið cenned, 96, 13, and often) on begánum landum, Lchdm. i. 94, 6. Rixe weaxst on wæterigum stówum, Homl. Th. ii. 402, 9. Wexeþ, Runic pm. Kmbl. 342, 9; Rún. 15. (2) of other things, (a) concrete :-- Ðæt land ðæ-acute;r ðæ-acute;r gold wixt terra, ubi nascitur aurum, Gen. 2, 11. Hwæðer gé nú sécan gold on treówum ? ... Ealle men witon ðæt hit ðæ-acute;r ne weaxt, ðe má ðe gimmas weaxaþ on wíngeardum, Bt. 32, 3; Fox 118, 8-11. Wexð, Met. 19, 8. Him wyxþ wind on ðære heortan, Lchdm. ii. 60, 7. (b) abstract :-- Of ðissum syx tídum wihst se quadrans, Anglia viii. 298, 34. Of irsunge wyxt seófung, Prov. Kmbl. 23. Him on innan oferhygda dæ-acute;l weaxeþ and wridaþ, Beo. Th. 3486; B. 1741. Of mistlícum dryncum onwæcnaþ (cf. weaxaþ, Met. 25, 40) sió wóde þrág ðære wræ-acute;nnesse. ... Þonne weaxaþ (cf. þonan cymeþ, Met. 25, 43) ða ofermétta and ungeþwæ-acute;rnes, Bt. 37, 1; Fox 186, 19. Seó gálnyss weóhs on him, Hexam. 17; Norm. 26, 3. Him weóxon ofermétto, Past. 17; Swt. 113, 6. Ðonne sceal eów sóna weaxan tó hearme wæ-acute;dl and wáwa, sacu and wracu, Wulfst. 133, 2. Hé héht geond ðæt ræ-acute;dleáse hof weaxan wítebrógan, Cd. Th. 3, 33; Gen. 45. Ne sceolon unc betweónan teónan weaxan, 114, 11; Gen. 1902. III. of growth in animals or plants, to grow, grow up :-- Hé (the phenix) on sceade weaxeþ, Exon. Th. 214, 5; Ph. 234. Þonne hit wyxð (wexeþ, Rush.), hit is ealra wyrta mæ-acute;st cum creverit, majus est omnibus holeribus, Mt. Kmbl. 13, 32. Seó wyrt weóx, and ðone wæstm bróhte, 13, 26. Ðæt cild weóx and wearð gewened. Gen. 21, 8: Cd. Th. 167, 25; Gen. 2771. Ðæt cild swíþe weócs, Jud. 13, 24. His feax weóx swá swá wímmanna, Homl. Th. ii. 434, 8. Sumu hé cearf ðonne him ðúhte ðæt hié tó swíðe weóxen (weóxsen, Hatt. MS.) ... Sumu hé leahte mid wætre, ðonne hié tó hwón weóxon (weóxson, Hatt. MS.), Past. 40; Swt. 292, 5-8. Ða þornas weóxon (wóxon, Lind.: wéxon, Rush.), Mt. Kmbl. 13, 7. Swá elebeámas weaxen, Ps. Th. 127, 4. Læ-acute;taþ æ-acute;gþer weaxan (wexan, Rush.), Mt. Kmbl. 13, 30. Ðíne teóðan sceattas gongendes and weaxendes ágyf ðú Gode, L. Alf. 38; Th. i. 52, 32. IV. to grow, increase, wax :-- Se móna déð æ-acute;gþer, ge wycxð ge wanaþ: healfum mónðe hé bið weaxende, healfum hé bið wanigende, Homl. Th. i. 154, 27. Ðes saltus lune wyxst wundorlíce æfter bóccræfte, Anglia viii. 308, 24. Gif ðæt ne wexð ðæt hié tiohhiaþ tó dónne, ðonne wanaþ ðæt ðæt hí æ-acute;r dydon, Past. 58; Swt. 445, 8. Æ-acute;ghwelces láreówes lár wihst (wihxð, Hatt. MS.) ðurh his geðylde, 33; Swt. 216, 1. Wesaþ and weaxaþ ealle werþeóde, lifgaþ bi ðám lissum, Exon. Th. 192, 30; Az. 113. Weóx and wriðade mæ-acute;gburg Semes, Cd. Th. 102, 18; Gen. 1702. Seó ádl dæghwamlíce weóx, Bd. 4, 30; S. 609, 25: 5, 12; 627, 12. Weóx wæteres þrym, Andr. Kmbl. 3070; An. 1538. Æðelinge weóx word and wísdóm, 1136; An. 568: 3351; An. 1679. Æðelinges weóx ríce, Elen. Kmbl. 24; El. 12. Windas weóxon. Andr. Kmbl. 745; An. 373. Wæ-acute;gas weóxon, 3088; An. 1547. Wex and beó gemænígfyld on þeóda and mæ-acute;gþa. Gen. 35, 11. Weahxaþ and beóþ gemenigfylde, 9, 1. Wexaþ, Cd. Th. 13, 1; Gen. 196. Weaxaþ, 92, 21; Gen. 1532. Weaxe sió bót be ðam were, L. Alf. pol. 11; Th. i. 70, 2: L. In. 76; Th. i. 150, 14. Gif ðú gesihst timbrian hús ðín, feoh ðín wexan hit getácnaþ, Lchdm. iii. 214, 33. Sió gítsung wile weahsan mid ungemete. Past. 11; Swt. 71, 16. Hé lét weaxan heora rímgetel, Cd. Th. 166, 28; Gen. 2754. Sceal weaxan wonna lég, Beo. Th. 6221; B. 3115. Ne tæ-acute;ce wé ná ðæt hé leahtras fyrðrige and weaxan (wehsan, v.l.) læ-acute;te, ac ðæt hé hý simle wanige non dicimus, ut permittat nutriri vitia sed ea amputet, R. Ben. 121, 8. Gif sió ádl sié git weaxende, Lchdm. ii. 218, 1. Weaxende spéd, Cd. Th. 100, 7; Gen. 1660. IV a. to grow in honour, grow great, flourish, prosper :-- Ic gedó ðæt ðú wyxt faciam te crescere, Gen. 17, 6. Ðes middangeard wanaþ and weaxeþ, Fragm. Kmbl. 60; Leas. 32. Hit gebyraþ ðæt hé weaxe and ðæt ic wanige, Jn. Skt. 3, 30. Þeáh hwá wexe mid micelre æþelcundnesse his gebyrda, and þeó on eallum welum, Bt. 19; Fox 68, 30. Se hlísa ðæt wæ-acute;re sum ancra, ðæt missenlícum mægnum for Gode weóhse, Guthl. 12; Gdwin. 58, 14. V. to be productive :-- Æ-acute;r ðon eówre treówu telgum blówe, wæstmum weaxe priusquam producant spinae vestrae rhamnos, Ps. Th. 57, 8. Hér ys seó bót hú ðú meaht ðíne æceras bétan, gif hí nellaþ wel wexan, Lchdm. i. 398, 2. Hé ða weaxendan wende eorðan on sealtne mersc terram fructiferam in salsuginem, Ps. Th. 106, 33. VI. to grow, take shape :-- Hyre weaxan ongon under gyrdelse, ðæt oft góde men mid feó bicgaþ. Exon. Th. 436, 21; Rä. 55, 10. [Goth. wahsjan: O.L. Ger. O.H. Ger. wahsan: O. Frs. waxa: Icel. vaxa.] v. á-, be-, for-, forþ-, ge-, ofer-, under-weaxan; ful-, un-weaxen.

weax-berende bearing a wax candle; the word (in the form uæx biorende) glosses cerarius in the passage: Accoluthus grece, cerarius ad recitandum evangelium (cf. Acolitus is gecweden se ðe candele oððe tapor byreþ þonne mann godspell ræ-acute;t, Ælfc. C. 14; Th. ii. 348, 4), Rtl. 195, 16.

weax-bred, es; n. I. a table, tablet for writing on :-- Ðá wrát hé gebedenum wexbrede (wæx-, Lind.) postulans pugilarem scribsit, Lk. Skt. 1, 63. Sýn gesealde from ðæm abbode ealle neádbehéfe þing, ðæt is ... græf, ... weaxbreda dentur ab abbate omnia quae sunt necessaria, id est ... gravium, ... tabule, R. Ben. 92, 4. God áwrát ða ealdan æ-acute; on ðám stæ-acute;nenum weaxbredum. ... Ða stæ-acute;nenan weaxbredu getácnodon ðæra Iudéiscra manna heardheortnysse, Homl. Th. ii. 204, 1-13. Wexbredu, 196, 32. Wexbreda tabulas, Ex. 31, 18. Ne bóc, ne weaxbreda, ne græf, R. Ben. 56, 20. Ðonne ðú græf habban wille, ðonne sete ðú ðíne þrí fingras tósomne, swilce ðú græf hæbbe, and styra ðíne fingras swilce ðú wríte. Gyf ðú gehwæ-acute;de wæxbreda habban wille, ðonne strece ðú ðíne twá handa, and sete hý neoþan tósomne and feald togædere and feald togædere swilce ðú weaxbreda fealde. Ðonne ðú micel weaxbred habban wille ... , Techm. ii. 128, 6-12. II. a table, list :-- Seó forme abecede ys bútan pricon, and seó oðer ys gepricod on ða swýðran healfe, and seó þrydde on ða wynstran healfe, swá ús hér æfter gelustfullaþ tó ámearkianne on þissum æfterfyligendum wexbredum, ðe se árwurða Béda gesette, Anglia viii. 332, 45. [God wrate þas lage in stanene waxbredene, O.E. Homl. i. 235, 27. Cf. O.H. Ger. wahs-tavala tabula: Icel. vax-spjald.]

weax-candel[l], e; f. A wax candle :-- Waexcondel funalia, cerei, Wrt. Voc. ii. 109, 45. Weaxcandel, 36, 26. Wexcandel cereus, 130, 16: funalia, i. candelabra, 151, 56, Genim ácmela and beolonan sæ-acute;d and weax, meng tósomne, wyrc tó weaxcandelle, and bærn, Lchdm. ii. 50, 18.

weax-georn; adj. Eager to grow (?), eating much with the desire of growing (?) :-- Swíþe waxgeorn eart ðú (the boy) ðonne ðú ealle þingc etst ðe ðé tóforan gesette synd valde edax es, cum omnia manducas quae tibi apponuntur, Coll. Monast. Th. 34, 31.

weax-gescot, es; n. A contribution of wax, due to a church :-- Swá hwæt swá witan tó ðearfe geræ-acute;dan, hwílum weaxgescot, Wulfst. 171, 1. [O. Frs. wax-skot, -schot. Cf. Icel. vax-tollr a tithe in wax, payable to a church. See Grimm R.A. 315.]

weax-hláf, es; m. A cake of wax :-- On weaxhláfes wísan on áléd, Lchdm. ii. 46, 2. Dó ðonne weax on ðæt ele ðætte ðæt eall weorðe tó hnescum weaxhláfe, 234, 10: 82, 14. [O.H. Ger. wahs-leip formella (formella cerae circulus cereus, eadem origine qua caseus formella dicitur, quod nempe in forma struatur, Migne).]

weaxhláf-sealf, e; f. A salve consisting of a cake of wax :-- Wið weaxhláfsealfe gemeng, Lchdm. ii. 246, 9. v. weax-sealf.

weaxness, e; f. Growth, increase, waxing :-- Gyf man méte ðæt hé his hús timbrie, ðæt byð his weaxnes (cf. 214, 33), Lchdm. iii. 170, 12. Ðonne ðæs sæ-acute;es flódes weaxnes biþ quando rheuma oceani in cremento est, Bd. 5, 3; S. 616, 16. Hé mycle wonunge and æ-acute;wyrdlan wæs wyrcende ðære mærwan cyrican weaxnesse magno tenellis ecclesiae crementis detrimento fuit, 2, 5; S. 506, 38. v. ge-weaxness.

weax-sealf, e; f. A salve made of wax :-- Wexsealf cerotum, unguentum de cera, Wrt. Voc. ii. 130, 41. Weaxsealf wiþ wyrme; weaxsealf; butere, pipor, hwít sealt, meng tósomne, smire mid, Lchdm. ii. 124, 11.

weaxung, e; f. I. waxing, growing, increase :-- Ðonne se móna beó týn nihta eald, and ná ðænne his leóht beó æ-acute;rest on weaxunge, Anglia viii. 323, 5. Nú hæfð se eádiga wer ús geopenod ymbe ðæs saltus weaxunge, 308, 40. II. increase of prosperity :-- Eormas strange habban wexinge hit getácnaþ, Lchdm. iii. 198, 32. On húse his offrian wexingce oððe blisse hit getácnaþ, 202, 21: 210, 4.

web(b), es; n. A web, woven stuff :-- Web telum, webb, uueb textrina, Txts. 101, 2004, 2005. Web textrina, telum, Wrt. Voc. i. 281, 72: textrina, 66, 9: tela vel peplum, 82, 5: peblum, 59, 30. Lang web tela, 59, 20. Webb byþ gefylled mid þræ-acute;dum tela consummatur filis, Scint.