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1102 -WEORC -- WEOROD.

mín willa wæ-acute;re, Nar. 32, 27. Him wæs on móde myccle weorce (cf. on weorce, 225, 28 supra) and mycel tweó, hwæt hié be ðære dorstan dón, Blickl. Homl. 205, 9. Him wæs ðæt swíþe myccle weorce, ðæt hé swá ungefulwad forðféran sceolde. 217, 22. Ðá wæs him ðæt swíþe sár and myccle weorce, 219, 14. Mé ða fraceðu sind on módsefan mæ-acute;ste weorce, Exon. Th. 247, 2 ; Jul. 72. Ne mé weorce sind wítebrógan, 250, 30; Jul. 135. Wæs Abrahame weorce on móde, ðæt hé on wræc drife his selfes sunu, Cd. Th. 168, 31; Gen. 2791. Denum eallum wæs weorce on móde tó geþolianne, Beo. Th. 2841; B. 1418. [O. Sax. werk work, pain: O. Frs. werk: O. H. Ger. weran opus, operatio, fabricatio, materia, opera: Icel. verk.] v. æcer-, and-, beadu-, bóc-, cræft-, dæ-acute;d-, dæg-, ellen-, firen-, frum-, fyrn-, ge-, gúð-, hand-, heáh-, heaðo-, here-, in-, irre-, láð-, mægen-, mæ-acute;r-, mán-, mis-, níþ-, niht-, ofer-, orleg-, sigor-, stán-, þeów -, þreá-, þrýþ-, unriht-, untíd-, unwit-, weall-, weorold-, wic-, wundor-weorc.

weorc; adj., weorcan. v. mán-weorc, wyrcan.

weorc-dæ-acute;d, e; f. A working, operation :-- Uoercdédo deáðberendo operationes mortiferas, Rtl. 125, 35.

weorc-dæg, es; m. A work-day, any day, not a ' freólstíd, ' of the week but Sunday :-- Weorcdæg feria, Wrt. Voc. ii. 148, 4. Sealmas tó weorcdæge (ad feriam) gebyrigende, Anglia xiii. 402, 532. Ðam syxtan weorcdæge sexta feria, 404, 563. Worcdæge, 389, 348. Búton drihten&dash-uncertain;lícum and freólsum háligra weorcdagas þeáwe gewunelícum beón haldene exceptis dominicis et festiuitatibus sanctorum fertales more solito teneantur, 396, 451. Freólsdæg festivitas, weorcdagas fasti. Wrt. Voc. i. 37, 14. Hú dægrédsangas on weorcdagum (privatis diebus) tó healdenne sýn (v. the whole chapter, and cf. the title of the previous one: Hú dægréd&dash-uncertain;sangas on freólstídum tó healdenne sýn), R. Ben. 37, 4, 5. [&yogh;if hit is werkedei . . . , &yogh;if hit is halidei . . . , A. R. 20, 7. &yogh;ure wuke gifeþþ &yogh;uw sexe werrkeda&yogh;hess, but iff þatt ani&yogh; messeda&yogh;&yogh; . . . , Orm. 11315. Werkday feria, Prompt. Parv. 522. Icel. verk-dagr a work-day.]

weoree, weorcean. v. weorc, VII ¶, wyrcan.

weorc-full glosses gestuosus :-- Wif weorcfull mulierem gestuosam, Scint. 169, 1. [Workuol active, Ayenb. 199, 9.]

weorc-geréfa, an; m. An overseer of work :-- Ða weorcgeréfan praefecti operum, Ex. 5, 10, 13. Sidrac, Misac, and Abdenago, ðe Nabochodonosor gesette him tó weorcgeréfan, Homl. Th. ii. 68, 5.

weorc-hús, es; n. A workshop: -- Weorchús officina, Wrt. Voc. i. 58, 23: ergasterium vel operatorium, 59, 6. Werchús ergasterium, 34, 54. [Werkehowse artificina, opificium, Prompt. Parv. 522. A shoppe or a werkehous operarium, Wülck. Gl. 599, 11.]

weorc-líc; adj. Working, busy. [O. L. Ger. werk-lík operosus : Icel. verk-ligr working.] v. un-weorclíc.

weorc-mann, es; m. A workman, labourer :-- Wercmonn operarius, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 10, 10. Woercmonn (werc-, Rush.), Lk. Skt. Lind. 10, 7. Wercmenn operarii, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 9, 37. Woercmenn, 20,1: Lk. Skt. Lind. 10, 2. Æ-acute;lc riht cynestól stent on þrým stapelum . . . laboratores syndon weorcmenn, Wulfst. 267, 14. Cyning sceal hæbban gebedmen, and fyrdmen, and weorcmen, Bt. 17 ; Fox 58, 33. [O. H. Ger. werah-man operarius: Icel. verk-maðr.]

weorc-ræ-acute;den[n], e ; f. Work, labour :-- Of Dyddanhamme gebyreþ micel weorcræ-acute;den (the work is then defined), Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 450, 31.

weorc-sige, es; m. Success in work :-- Sigegyrd ic mé wege, wordsige and worcsige, Lchdm. i. 388, 15.

weorc-stán, es; m. I. stone for building :-- Ne bið ðes stýpol getimbrod mid æ-acute;nigum weorcstáne, Basil admn. 2 ; Norm. 38, 14, Hí man mid weorcstáne on æ-acute;ghwilce healfe ealle cuce ðæ-acute;rinne forwyrce, Homl. Skt. i. 23, 322. II. a stone for building, a large stone :-- Weorcstán saxum, Wrt. Voc. i. 85, 20. Hét se cásere áhón ánne weorcstán on hyre swuran, Homl. Skt. i. 2, 389. Ðá geseah hé hwæ-acute;r ða weorcstánas (cf. 322 supra) lágon ofer eall, 23, 490. On ðam fenlande synd feáwa weorcstána, 20, 77. Hé hét ðæs scræfes ingang mid weorcstánum forwyican, 23, 316. Mid ormæ-acute;tum weorcstánum, Homl. Th. ii. 424, 27. Hé spræc ná tó ðam weorcstánum (the stones of Jerusalem) oððe tó ðære getimbrunge, i. 402, 10 : Homl. Skt. ii. 27, 106. Hé hét wilian tó ðam scræfe micele weorcstánas (saxa ingentia), Jos. 10, 18, 27.

weorc-sum; adj. Grievous, noxious :-- Deáðes beámes weorcsumne wæstm, Cd. Th. 37, 23; Gen. 594. v. weorc, VII.

weorc-þéow, es ; m.: e ; f. A slave who works, a bondman, a bondwoman, a slave, a thrall :-- Ðá wearð unblíðe Abrahames cwén hire worcþeówe, Cd. Th. 136, 18 ; Gen. 2260. Nabochodonossor him dyde Israéla bearn, wæ-acute;pna láfe, tó weorcþeówum (si quis evaserat gladium, ductus in Babylonem servivit regi, 2 Chron. 36, 20), 220, 21; Dan. 74. Ðá Abimæleh Abrahame his wíf ágeaf, sealde him gangende feoh and weorcþeós ( = -þeówas; cf. (?) Northumbrian forms under þeów : MS. has feos. The passage in Genesis is: Tulit Abimelech oves et boves et servos et ancillas et dedit Abraham, reddiditque illi Saram uxorem suam, 20, 14), 164, 25; Gen. 2720. [Cf. Icel. verk-þræll.]

weorc-wísung, e; f. The direction of work :-- Bisceopes dæg-weorc . . . weorcwísung be ðam ðe hit neód sý, L. I. P. 8; Th. ii. 314, 22.

weord, weored. v. wyrd, weorod.

weorf, es; n. A young ass: -- Weorf asellus, assa asinus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 10, 45. Be æ-acute;lces nýtenes weorðe gif hí losiaþ. Hors mon sceal gyldan mid .xxx. sci&l-bar;&l-bar;. . . . wilde weof mid . xii. Sci&l-bar;&l-bar;., oxan mid .xxx. &p-tilde;, L. O. D. 7; Th. i. 356, 4. Ungewylde weorf, nýten &l-bar; hors indomitos subjugales, Hpt. Gl. 458, 1. v. next word.

weorf-tord, es; n. Dung of beasts :-- Hé mæg of woruftorde ðone þearfendan áreccan de stercore erigens pauperem, Ps. Th. 112, 6. v. preceding word.

weorh, Lchdm. iii. 42, 3 read dweorh, cf. i. 364, 13.

weorld, weorm, weorn a multitude, v. weorold, wyrm, worn.

weorn (wearn?) an admonition (?) :-- Hét ðá of ðam líge lifgende bearn Nabocodonossor neár æt gangan; ne forhogodon ðæt ða hálgan, siþþan hí woruldcyninges weorn gehýrdon, Exon. Th. 197, 5 ; Az. 185. Cf. warenian, warenung.

weornian; p. ode To wither, fade, pine away :-- Ic eom hége gelíc ðam ðe hraðe weornaþ, ðonne hit byð ámówen, Ps. Th. 101, 4, 9. Ða blóstman blówaþ ðonne óþre wyrta scrincaþ and weorniaþ, Lchdm. i. 204, 13. Ic weornede tabescebam, Ps. Spl. 118, 158. Seó wlitige fægernes heora geógoðhádes weornode and wanode, Homl. Skt. i. 23, 127. Weornodon, Cd. Th. 294, 9; Sat. 468. Wurniende marcescens, Hpt. Gl. 430, 62. Seó sáwul, gif heó næfð ða hálgan láre, heó bið weornigende and mægenleás, Homl. Th. i. 168, 33. v. for-weornian; wisnian.

weorod (-ud, -ed, -ad), werod (-ud, -ed), worud (-ad), word, es; n. I. a host, troop, band, multitude, crowd :-- Weorod agmen, Wrt. Voc. ii. 99, 58. Werod, 6, 42. Werud cetus, i. congregatio, conventus, multitudo, 130, 79. Ðæt æfterfylgende weorod the multitudes (turbae, Mt. 21, 9) which followed, Blickl. Homl. 81, 14. Ðá cwom ðæ-acute;r micel mængeo elpenda of ðæm wudo ungemetlíc weorod ðara dióra uenire e siluis elephantorum immensos greges, Nar. 21, 19. Engla þreát, weorud wlitescýne, Exon. Th. 31, 9; Cri. 493: 101, 5; Cri. 1654. Leóde, weorud willhréðig, Elen. Kmbl. 2231; El. 1117. Ðæ-acute;r gewyrð ðurh Godes mihte raðe tóscaden ðæt wered (-od, v.l.) on twá, Wulfst. 26, 2. Eall werod (-ed, v.l.) ðæs folces omnis multitudo populi, Lk. Skt. l, 10. Ðá com ðæt wered (turba), 22, 47. Mycel wered (later MS. werd) his leorningcnihta, 6, 17. Ðæs welegan mannes ungeendod word and unárímed mengeo on hrýðrum, Blickl. Homl. 199, 1. Ðá com hæleða þreát weorodes brehtme, Andr. Kmbl. 2544; An. 1273. Se Hæ-acute;lend genam hi twelf þegnas sundor of ðæm weorode, Blickl. Homl. 15, 7. Mid ðý unárímedan weorode háligra martyra, 25, 35. Weorude, Exon. Th. 57, 2 ; Cri. 912. Mid engla weorede cum agmine angelorum, Bd. 4. 3 ; S. 570, 1. On weorede in coetu, Kent. Gl. 785. Ðæ-acute;r hit ða weorud geseóð, Exon. Th. 80, 26; Cri. 1312. Stódon twá heofenlíce werod ætforan ðære cytan dura, Homl. Th. ii. 548, 10. Weredu examina, Germ. 396, 180. Lytle worado pauci, Lk. Skt. Lind. 13, 23. Weoroda heáp, Andr. Kmbl. 1739; An. 872: Exon. Th. 66, 11; Cri. 1070. Hé ofer weoruda gehwylc scíneþ, 82, 7; Cri. 1335. Wereda, Cd. Th. 42, 8; Gen. 671. Ðæ-acute;m englícum weorodum, Blickl. Homl. 131, 19. Fore weorodum before the multitudes, Andr. Kmbl. 1471; An. 737: Apstls. Kmbl. 109; Ap. 55. Weorudum, 121; Ap. 61. Werodum. Cd. Th. 78, 31; Gen. 1301. Mycelum weredum (turbis) him embe standendum, Lk. Skt. 12, 1. II. a people :-- Ðæs weorudes (the Mermedonians) ða wyrrestan. Andr. Kmbl. 3182 ; An. 1594. Werodes aldor, Cd. Th. 74, 33; Gen. 1231. Werodes ræ-acute;swa, Babilone weard, 246, 31; Dan. 487. Weredes weard, 250, 25; Dan. 552. Ðam werude (the Jews), 216, 28; Dan. 13: 217, 23; Dan. 27. Hé sægde him wereda gesceafte, 225, 27; Dan. 160. Faraþ geond ealue yrmenne grund, weoredum bodiaþ, 30, 22; Cri. 482. III. where numbers are associated for a special purpose or arranged in regular order, (1) in military matters, a host, army, troop, band. v. weorod-líst :-- Werod oððe here exercitus, Ælfc. Gr. 11 ; Zup. 79, 4. Ðá wearþ snellra werod gegearewod tó campe, Judth. Thw. 24, 21; Jud. 199: Cd. Th. 184, 1; Exod. 100. Ðæt werod gefór, 218, 25; Dan. 44. Werud, 190, 24; Exod. 204. Wered cuneus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 15, 49. His wered wanode æ-acute;fre, Chr. 1052; Erl. 181, 4. Fram ðam monnum ðæs feóndlícan weoredes a viris hostilis exercitus, Bd. 4, 22; S. 591, 3. Mycelnes heofonlíces werydes (-edes, v.l.) multitudo coelestis militiae, Lk. Skt. 2, 13. Man ofslóh Theódbald mid eallan his weorode, Chr. 603: Erl. 21, 15. Litle weorode, 937; Erl. 112, 34. Mid ealle his weorude cum suo exercitu. Bd. 3, 1; S. 523, 27. Weorede, 1, 9; S. 479, 40. Werode, Chr. 1004; Erl. 139, 31. Hé (king Alfred) lytle werede uniéþelíce æfter wudum fór, 878; Erl. 78, 33. Wærede, 823 ; Erl. 63, 18. Síde worude (worulde, MS.), Cd. Th. 118, 11; Gen. 1963. Hié sceoldan ðæt hæ-acute;þene weorod geflýman, Blickl. Homl. 221, 30. Hé gesamnode weorod (werod, v.l.), Chr. 380; Erl. 11, 5. Weored, 449; Erl. 13, 10. Heora feónda werod (wærod, v.l.), 999; Erl. 134, 34. Werod (-ed) cohortem, Mk. Skt. 15, 16. Wered manum (the reference is to the Gothic host), Hpt. Gl. 513, 10. Ðegna uorud cohortem, Jn. Skt. Lind. 18, 3. Weredu castra Ps. Spl. 26, 5.