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1212 WEST-HEALF -- WIC.

Fox 106, 22. From eásteweardan ðisses middangeardes óð westeweardne, 18, 2; Fox 62, 1. Gehergade Ecgbryht cyning on West-Walas from eásteweardum óþ westewearde, Chr. 813; Erl. 62, 2.

west-healf, e; f. The western side :-- On westhealfe ab occasu, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 12, 13: ad occidentem, Num. 3, 23. On westhealfe ðære cyrican ad occidentalem ecclesiae partem, Bd. 3, 17 ; S. 543, 34 : Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 8, 17: Chr. 1016; Erl. 155, 10. [O. H. Ger. west-halba. Cf. Icel. vestr-hálfa.]

wéstig; adj. Waste, desert, desolate :-- Of Angle se á syððan stód wéstig (desertus, Bd. 1, 15), Chr. 449; Erl. 13, 16. Wéstig is stów desertus est locus, Mk. Skt. Rush. 6, 35. Wéstig (woestig, Rush.), Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 23, 38. Woestihg (woestig, Rush.), 14, 15. On woestigum stówe, Lk. Skt. Lind. 4, 42. In wéstige stówe, Mk. Skt. Rush. 1, 35. Woestig, 6, 32.

west-lang; adj. Lying in a westerly direction :-- On ðone westlangan hlinc; of ðes westlangan hlinces ende, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 135, 25. Ða westlangan díc, v. 334, 22. v. next word.

west-lang; adv. With the length measured in a westerly direction :-- Se wudu is eástlang and westlang hundtwelftiges míla lang the length of the wood measuring east and west is one hundred and twenty miles, Chr. 893 ; Erl. 88, 28. Se þridda sceáta is án hund and syfan and hundsyfantig míla westlang, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 28, 9. v. preceding word.

westmest. v. west; adj.

West-móringas; pl. m. The people of Westmoreland :-- Westmóringa land, Chr. 966; Erl. 125, 2.

West-mynster, es; n. Westminster: -- Hér forðférde Harold cyning, and hé wæs bebyrged æt Westmynstre, Chr. 1039; Erl. 167, 13. Willelm com tó Westmynstre, and Ealdréd arcebiscop hine tó cynge gehálgode, 1066; Erl. 203, 8. Hér man wræ-acute;gde ðone biscop Ægelríc and sende hine tó Westmynstre, 1069; Erl. 207, 7. Icc habbe gifen Sainte Petre UNCERTAIN intó Westminstre, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iv. 190, 12, 26. Ða gebróðere on Westminstre, 192, 5. The word occurs often in charters of Edward the Confessor. The Latin form Westmonasterium is found in a doubtful charter of the reign: Locum qui dicitur Westmonasterium quod a tempore sancti Augustini institutum, multaque ueterum regum munificentia honoratum, propter uetustatem et frequentes bellorum tumultus pene uidebatur destructum, 176, 1. The place is mentioned in a (doubtful) charter of Offa of the year 785 : In loco terribili, quod dicitur æt Uuestmunstur, i. 180, 3.

wéstness, e; f. Desolation :-- Woestenisse hire desolatio ejus, Lk. Skt. Lind. 21, 20. v. á-wéstness.

west-norþ; adv. North-west :-- Þonan westnorð is ðæt lond ðe mon Ongle hæ-acute;t, Ors. 1, 1 ; Swt. 16, 6.

westnorþ-lang; adv. or adj. [cf. west-lang] With the length lying north-west (and south-east) :-- Þonne is Italia land westnorðlang and eástsúðlang Italiae situs a circio in eurum tenditur, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 22; 17.

westnorþ-wind, es; m. A north-west wind :-- Westnorðwind circius, Wrt. Voc. ii. 104, 4: 24, 26. [Cf. O. H. Ger. westernort-wint chorus.]

west-ríce, es; n. A western kingdom or empire :-- Ðá ðæt eástríce in Asiria gefeóll, ðá eác ðæt westríce in Róma árás, Ors. 2, 1 ; Swt. 62, 8. Ðý ilcan geáre féng Carl tó ðam westríce, and tó allum ðam westríce behienan Wendelsæ-acute; and begeondan ðisse sæ-acute;, swá hit his þridda fæder hæfde, Chr. 885 ; Erl. 84, 10. [Cf. O. H. Ger. westar-ríchi occidens.]

west-rihte; adv. Due west :-- Seó stów is týn mílum westrihte fram Cetrihtworþige locus est a vico Cataractone decem millibus passuum contra solstitialem occasum secretus, Bd. 3, 14; S. 539, 41. Seó is fram Cantwarabyrig on feówer and .xx. mílum westrihte (ad occidentem), 2, 3; S. 504, 26. Scýt se sæ-acute;earm of ðam sæ-acute; westrihte, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 22, 4. Westryhte, Swt. 14, 9.

west-rodor, es; m. The western heavens :-- Fram upgange sunnan óð ðæt heó wende on westrodur a solis ortu usque ad occasum, Ps. Th. 112, 3. Heó gewíteþ on westrodur, 106, 3. Westrodor, Exon. Th. 350, 24; Sch. 68.

west-sæ-acute; ; f. m. A west sea, sea on the west coast of a country :-- Hé (a Norwegian) búde on ðæm lande norþweardum wiþ ða westsæ-acute;, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 17, 3. Hí (the Saxons in Britain) hergodon fram eástsæ-acute; óð westsæ-acute; (ab orientali mari usque ad occidentale), Bd. 1, 15 ; S. 483, 40. Fram eástsæ-acute; óþ wæstsæ-acute; a mari ad mare, 1, 12; S. 481, 8.

west-sceáta, an; m. A western angle or promontory :-- Sicilia is ðryscýte. . . ðone westsceátan man hæ-acute;t Libéum Sicilia tria habet promontoria . . . tertium, quod adpellatur Lilybaeum, dirigitur in occasum, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 28, 5.

West-Seaxe, -Seaxan (Wes-); pl. m. The West-Saxons; Wessex :-- Hér cuómon West-Seaxe in Bretene, Chr. 514; Erl. 14, 20. Of Eald-Seaxon cómon Eást-Sexa and Súð-Sexa and West-Sexan (-Sexa, v. l.), 449; Erl. 12, 11. West-Seaxan, Bd. 1, 15; S. 483, 24. Weast-Seaxan, 5, 18; S. 635, 15. West-Seaxna biscop, S. 635, 22. West-Seaxna ríce, lond, Chr. Erl. 2, 9, 10. West-Seaxna (-Seaxena, v. l.) cyning, L. Alf. 49; Th. i. 58, 28. Wes-Seaxna, Chr. Erl. 2, 18, 23: 4, 20. Wes-Seaxena kyning, L. In. proem. ; Th. i. 102, 2. Wæst-Sæxna, Chr. 836; Erl. 65, 23. West-Sexena landes is hund þúsend hída, Cod. Dip. B. i. 415, 1. On Wes-Seaxum (Weast-, v. l.), Chr. 560; Erl. 16, 24. Hér Birinus biscop bodude West-Seaxum (Weast-, v. l.) fulwuht, 634 ; Erl. 24, 9. Hér cuom se here tó Reádingum on West-Seaxe, 871 ; Erl. 74, 5.

westsúþ-ende, es; m. The south-west extremity :-- Se westsúþende Európe, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 8, 23.

westsúþ-wind, es; m. A south-west wind :-- Westsúðwind affricus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 99, 51: 6, 40: favonius, 35, 6: faonius, 108, 22. Westsúþwind, 39, 7. [Cf. O. H. Ger. westersunder-wint africus.]

West-Wealas; pl. m. The Celts of Cornwall; Cornwall :-- Huwal West-Wala cyning, Chr. 926; Erl. 111, 42. Ðý geáre gehergade Ecgbryht cyning on West-Walas, 813 ; Erl. 62, 1. Hér cuom micel sciphere on West-Walas (Wæst-Wealas, v. l.), 835 ; Erl. 64, 24.

west-weard; adv. Westward, in a westerly direction :-- Sume (adverbs) synd localia . . . westweard occidentem uersum, Ælfc. Gr. 38 ; Zup. 225, 10. Fór se here of ðæm eástríce westweard, Chr. 893; Erl. 88, 22 : 1052 ; Erl. 183, 15. Ðá hé ðá hámweard tó ðære ié com, ðe hé æ-acute;r westweard (when marching westward) hét ða ofermæ-acute;tan brycge ofer gewyrcan, Ors. 2, 5 ; Swt. 84, 3. Ðás seofon tunglan gáð æ-acute;fre eástwerd ongeán ða heofenan ; ac seó heofen[e] is strengre and ábrét hí ealle under&dash-uncertain;bæc westweard mid hire ryne; and is for ðí mannum geþúht swilce séo sunne and ða foresæ-acute;dan tunglan gangon westweard. Sóð ðæt is westweard hí gáð unþances, Boutr. Scrd. 18, 39-42. Ða seofon steorran . . . gangende eástan westweard, Lchdm. iii. 270, 26. Affrica onginð eástan westwerd (starting from the east and coming westward) fram Egyptum æt ðære eé ðe man Nilus hæ-acute;t, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 24, 32.

west-weardes ; adv. Westwards :-- Hé man geseah westweardes on ðæt wésten éfstan, Homl. Skt. ii. 23 b, 174.

west-wegas; pl. m. The west :-- Eástan ne cymeþ gumena æ-acute;nig, ne of westwegum neque ab oriente, neque ab occidente, Ps. Th. 74, 6. [Cf. Icel. vestr-vegir the West (the British Isles).]

West-Wille (-as ?); pl. m. The people of some district in England :-- West-Willa landes is syx hund hýda, Cod. Dip. B. i. 414, 29.

west-wind, es; m. A west wind :-- Ðá bleów westwind flante favonio, Bd. 5, 19 ; S. 639, 20. [Cf. O. H. Ger. wester-wint favonius.]

West-Wixan; pl. m. The people of some district in England :-- West-Wixna landes is syx hund hýda, Cod. Dip. B. i. 414, 20.

wéþan; p. de To make calm, gentle, mild :-- Blíþe weorðaþ ða ðe brimu wéþaþ laetati sunt quod (fluctus) siluerunt, Ps. Th. 106, 28. v. next word.

wéþe; adj. Sweet, gentle, mild, pleasant :-- Ðone swég ðæs swétan (wéþan, MSS. O. T.) sanges sonum cantilenae dulcis, Bd. 5, 12; S. 630, 23. Ðone scýnan wlite, wéðne mid willum, Exon. Th. 57, 9 ; Cri. 916. Wegas wéþe pleasant paths, 102, 15; Cri. 1673. [Goth. wóþeis sweet (savour): O. Sax. wóði.] v. wéþness.

wóðel. v. wæ-acute;dl.

weþer, es; m. A wether, a ram :-- Weþer vervex vel manto, Wrt. Voc. i. 23, 56. Weðer aries, ii. 10, 42. Ða habbaþ swá micle hornas swá weðeras habentes cornua similia arietibus, Nar. 34, 19. Tú eald hríðeru oððe .x. weðeras, L. In. 70; Th. i. 146, 18: Chart. Th. 40, 7. Weðras, 468, 25. Is nú irfæs ðæs ðæs stranga winter læ-acute;fæd hæfð nigon eald hríðru . . . and fiftig wæþæra, 163, 4. Weðera vervecum, Hpt. Gl. 524, 17. His bigleofa wæs æ-acute;lce dæg . . . hundteóntig weðera (centum arietes, 1 UNCERTAIN Kings 4, 23), Homl. Th. ii. 576, 33. [Goth. wiþrus (Guþs) agnus (Dei): O. L. Ger. wither aries: O. H. Ger. widar aries, vervex, multo: Icel. veðr.]

wéþness, e; f. Sweetness, gentleness, mildness :-- Biluitnisse and uoeðnisse mansuetudo et lenitas, Rtl. 100, 13. Ða miclan geniht ðínre wéðnesse (suavitatis tuae), Ps. Th. 144, 6. v. ge-wéþness.

wex, wexen. v. weax, wixen.

wí=weg. v. weg lá, weg-férend, weg-leás.

wibba, an; m. A worm or beetle :-- Se glisigenda wibba the glow-worm; cicindela, Wrt. Voc. i. 23, 77. v. scearn-wibba; wifel.

wí-bed, wibil, wic cariscus. v. wíg-bed, wifel, wice.

wíc. The word is generally neuter, but as it is often used in the plural where a singular might express the meaning, the similarity of neuter plural and feminine singular accusatives seems to have caused the word to be taken sometimes as feminine, e. g. tó ánre wíc, Homl. Th. i. 402, 22. A weak form also seems to be used, Chart. Th. 446, 29. I. a dwelling-place, abode, habitation, residence, lodging, quarters:-- Hé tó him wilniende wæs ðætte heó him funden swylce londáre swylce hé mid árum on beón mehte, and his wíc ðaer on byrig beón mihte on his lífe, Chart. Erl. 69, 23. In locum qui dicitur cynges uuíc (cf. in villa regali qui dicitur Werburging-wíc, i. 275, 3), Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 373, 8. Syndon sume dígol wíc (mansio quaedam secretior) mid wealle and mid bearuwe ymbsealde . . . habbaþ ða wíc gebedhús, Bd. 5, 2 ; S. 614, 31. Synd mé wíc ðíne (tabernacula tua) leófe, Ps. Th. 83, 1. Beóð him wíc gestaþelad in wuldres byrig, Exon. Th. 230, 19; Ph. 474. Sindon bitre burgtúnas, wíc wynna leás, 443, 18; Kl. 32. Sceldes fordas boec and ðeara wíca on byrg, Txts. 443, 10. Londbóc mínra wíca, 458, 8. Hé gewát hám faran, wíca neósan, Beo. Th. 251; B. 125: 2255; B. 1125. Hé wæs