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WRIGIAN -- WRÍÞAN. 1275

ðæm hálgan wrigelse bewríhþ, Blickl. Homl. 61, 16. Hálgum wriilcse sacro velamine, Rtl. 106, 4. Be ðý wyrgelse ofer Cristes nesðyrlum, Anglia xi. 173, 9. Ðú hí onwendest swá man wrigels (operlorium) déð. Ps. Th. Surt. 101, 23. Hé his wrigels geopenode. Homl. Ass. 196, 56. [Adam & Eue makeden wrieles of leaues, A. R. 322, 19. Wriheles, 420, note. Wriels velamen, Wick. Job 24, 8.] v. ofer-, unriht-wrigels.

wrigian; p. ode To turn, wend, hie, go, move : -- þeáh ðú teó hwelcne bóh of dúne tó ðære eorþan, swelce ðú bégan mæge, swá ðú hine álæ-acute;tst, swá sprincþ hé up, and wrigaþ (cf. went on gecynde, Met. 13, 55) wiþ his gecyndes. . . Swá déþ æ-acute;lc gesceaft, wrigaþ wiþ his gecyndes, and gefagen biþ gif hit æ-acute;fre tó cuman mæge validis quondam viribus acta fronam flectet virga cacumen; hanc si curvans dextra remisit, recto special writes coelum . . . Repetunt proprios quaeque recursus, reditaque suo singula gavdent, Bt. 25; Fox 88, 22-29: xiv, 14. Æ-acute;lc gesceaft wrigaþ and higaþ wið his gecyndes, Met. 13, 65. Wuhta gehwilc wrigaþ tóheald wið ðæs gecyndes . . . þinga gehwilc þiderweard fundaþ, 13, 10. Weard æt steorte (the ploughtail) wrigaþ on wonge the ploughman pushes his way over the field, Exon. Th. 403, 9; Rä. 22, 5. [That feyre founden me mete ant cloht, hue wrieth awey as hue were wroht, Spec. 48, 22. With hir need sche wriede fast awey. Chauc. Mill. T. 97. Hwenne so wil to wene wriedh, R. S. 3, 7. Þy face from hyre þon wry, Mire. 888.]

wrinclod. v. ge-wrinclod.

wringan; p. wrang, pl. wrungon; pp. wrungen To wring, (1) to twist: -- Teóh him ða loccas, and wringe ða eáran, and ðone wangbeard twiccige, Lchdm. ii. 196, 13. (2) to squeeze out moisture from something :-- Ic nam ða wínberian and wrang on ðæt fæt tuli uvas et expressi in calicem, Gen. 40, 11. Genim ðære ylcan wyrte leáf, ðonne heó grénost beó, wyl on wætere, and wring ðæt wós, Lchdm. i. 72, 7. Wring ðæt seáw, ii. 110, 26: 240, 8. Ne miht ðú wín wringan on midne winter. Bt. 5, 2; Fox 10, 31. Tó wringen[n]e ad exprimendos, Hpt. Gl. 468, 32. [O. H. Ger. ringan rixari, luctari.] v. á-, ge-wringan.

wring-hwæg the whey pressed out of cheese :-- Ðæt heó of wringhwæge buteran macige tó hláfordes beóde, L. R. S. 16; Th. i. 438, 31.

wrislan. v. wrixlan.

wrist, e; f. A wrist: -- Gif hit ánfeald tyhtle sý, dúfe seo, hand æfter ðam stáne óð ða wriste; and gif hit þryfeald sý, óð ðæne elbogan, L. Ath. iv. 7 ; Th. i. 226, 17- [Wryst or wyrste of an hande fragus, Prompt. Parv. 534. The wryste or a knokyl fragus, Wülck. Gl. 584, 27. A wyrste, 678, 40. O. Frs. hand-wirst: M. H. Ger. rist, riste wrist, instep: Icel. rist instep; Dan. vrist.] v. cneów-wyrste, hand-wyrst (-wrist).

writ, es; n. I. a writing :-- Ðæs ðe ús leorneras wordum secgaþ, and writu cýþaþ, Exon. Th. 227, 19; Ph. 425. II. writ (as in holy writ), scripture :-- Cwoeð ðió writ dicií scriptura, Rtl. 79, 11. Ne writ ðiús (scripturam hanc) leornada gié, Mk. Skt. Lind. 12, 10. Æfter ðon ðe hálige writu sprecaþ, Bd. 2, 20; S. 522, 28. Wrioto wítgana scrip-turae prophetarum, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 26, 56. Wriotto, 26, 54. Writto, Mk. Skt. Lind. 14, 49. Writta scripturarum, Mt. Kmbl. p. 1, 1. Wriottana, Jn. Skt. p. 2, 4. Ða wrioto scribturas. Lk. Skt. Lind. 24, 45. [Þe king nom þat writ on hond, Laym. 484. Ase holi writ seið, A. R. 98, 7: Misc. 36, 3.Þatt broþerr þatt tiss Ennglissh writt wrat, Orm. dedic. 331, Þis writ shal henge bi him, Havel. 2486 : Gen. and Ex. 1974. Icel. rit.] v. ge-, ofer-writ; hreód-writ.

wrítan; p. wrát, pl. writon; pp. writen To write. I. to cut a figure on something :-- Wrít ðysne circul mid ðínes cnífes orde on ánum stáne, Lchdm. i. 395, 3. I a. where the figures are letters :-- Genim hæslenne sticcan, wrít ðínne naman on, . . . gefylle mid ðý blóde ðone naman. Lchdm. ii. 104, 7- Ræ-acute;d sceal mon secgan, rúne wrítan, Exon. Th. 342, 7; Gn. Ex. 139. Hróðgár hylt sceáwode, on ðæm wæs ór writen ( or I ?) fyrngewinnes, Beo. Th. 3381 ; B. 1688. ¶ of the writing on the tables of stone :-- On ðe wrát wuldres God gerýno, Andr. Kmbl. 3018; An. 1512. II. to draw a figure, v. writere, 1 :-- Nim sume tigelan, and wrít on hiere ða burg Hierusalem sume tibi laterem, et describes in eo civitatem Jerusalem, Past. 21; Swt. 161, 3, 10. Wrít ðam horse on ðam heáfde foran Cristes mæ-acute;l, and on leoþa gehwylcum ðe ðú ætfeolan mæge. Lchdm. ii. 290, 23. Wrít him Cristes mæ-acute;l on æ-acute;lcum lime, 346, 6. Wrít. iii. crucem mid oleum infirmorum, .... nim ðæt gewrit, wrít crucem mid ofer ðam drence, 350, 9-11. III. to form letters, to write :-- Mycel yfel déð se ðe leás wrít, Homl. Th. ii. 2, 23. Hé wrát mid his fingre on ðære eorþan. Jn. Skt. 8, 6, 8. Engel wrát in wáge baswe bócstafas, Cd. Th. 261, 8; Dan. 723. Geseah hé engles hand in sele wrítan Sennara wíte. Ðæt gyddedon hæleð, hwæt seó hand write, Cd. Th. 261, 15-21; Dan. 727-9. Wearð gesewen swilce ánes mannes hand wrítende on ðære healle wage, Homl. Th. ii. 434, 33. IV. to write a book, narrative, etc. , to compose, be the author of :-- Ne wéne æ-acute;nig ðæt ic lygewordum leóð somnige, wríte wóþcræfte, Exon. Th. 234, 30; Ph. 548. Wríteþ digerit, Wrt. Voc. ii. 27, 50. Wrítat caraxabimus (mentionem), 85, 33. Wrítaþ, 18, 61: Hpt. 507, 76. Ðæt cyriclíce stæ-acute;r úres eálondes and ðeóde ic wrát on fíf béc, Bd. 5, 24; S. 648, 31. Se ðe ðás bóc wrát, Lchdm. ii. 114, 5. Se ongan godspell æ-acute;rest wordum wrítan, Andr. Kmbl. 25; An. 13. Sum mæg searolíce wordcwide wrítan, Exon. Th. 42, 15; Cri. 673. IV a. with preps, to write about a subject :-- Ða wríteras and ða ðe hí ymbe writon, Bt. 18, 3 ; Fox 66, I. Be ðám þingum writende ðe ic gehýrde, Homl. Skt. ii. 23 b, 16. IV b. to write to a person, write with the intention of sending what is written :-- Mé geþúhte wrítan ðé, ðú se sélusta Theophilus, Lk. Skt. 1, 3. IV c. to write, state in a book :-- Wríteþ Eutropius ðæt Constantinus wæ-acute;re on Breotene ácenned, Bd. l, 8; S. 479, 31. Ptolomeas wrát ealles ðises middangeardes gemet on ánre béc, Bt. 18, l; Fox 62, 6. IV d. where many persons asjsent to a written statement, to write, get a thing written :-- Hí on heora sinoþe ðus writon be him. Bd. 5, 19; S. 639, 39. Hér sindan da naman ðere monna ðe ðis (the charter) wreotan and festnedan, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. ii. 47, 10. V. to convey by charter :-- Wé him wrítaþ ða mæ-acute;due æt Pirigforda. Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 32, 23. Wé him wrítaþ ðone hagan his daeg, and twám óðrum æfter him . . . Eác wé wrítaþ him ða circan and ðone circstall and ðone worðig, 52, 5-37. Wé wrítaþ him ðone croft, 258, 27. [O. Sax. wrítan to cut, wound; to write: O. H. Ger. rizan scindere, scribere: Icel. rita to cut, scratch; to write. Cf. Goth. writs GREEK ] v. á-, be-, for-, ge-, mis-, under-, ymb-wrítan ; un-writen, wrítere, wrítian.

writ-bred, es; n. A writing-tablet :-- Writbred (printed -brec ; but see gyrdel-bred, i. 288, 75, and weax-bred) pugillarem (Lk. 1, 63), Wrt. Voc. ii. 74, 36. Ðá álýfde se ðám cnihtum ðæt hí hyne ofslógen mid heora writbredum and hine ofsticodon mid hira writýrenum, Shrn. 117, 29.

-write, -writenness. v. wæter-write, tó-writenness.

wrítere, es; m. I. a draughtsman, painter, v. wrítan, II :-- Lóca hú wlitigne monnan ic hæbbe átæ-acute;fred, swá unwlitig wrítere swá swá ic eom pulchrum depinxi hominem pictor foedus, Past. 65 ; Swt. 467, 19. II. a writer, scribe, copyist :-- Wrítere scriptor, gewrit scriptura, Wrt. Voc. i. 75, 7: antigrafus, 61, 5. Wrýtere librarius, scriba, 37, 12. Se wrítere (scriptor), gif hé ne dilegaþ ðæt hé æ-acute;r áwrát, ðeáh næ-acute;fre má náuht ne wríte, ðæt bið ðeáh undilegod, ðæt hé æ-acute;r wrát, Past. 54; Swt. 423, 32. Mín tunge ys gelícost ðæs wríteres feþere ðe hraðost wrít, Ps. Th. 44, 2. Oft gehwá gesihð fægre stafas áwritene, þonne heraþ hé ðone writere and ða stafas, and nát hwæt hí mæ-acute;naþ. Homl. Th. i. 156, 3. Wrítera strican notariorum characteres, Hpt. Gl. 473, 12. Wríterum antiquariis (antiquariis describentibus, Aid. 79), Wrt. Voc. ii. 88, 16 : 5, 40. Siððan mín on Englisc Ælfréd kyning áwende worda gehwelc, and mé his wríterum sende súð and nord ; héht him swelcra má brengan bi ðære bisene, Past. pref. ; Swt. 9, 14. Ðe læs ðe wé þurh gýmeleásum wríterum geleahtrode beón, Homl. Th. ii. 2, 22. purh gýmeleáse wríteras, i. 8, 12 : Ælfc. T. Grn. 24, 32. III. a writer, author :-- Se gyt óþ tó dæg, cwæþ se wrítere, lifigende is, Bd. 5, 18 ; S. 636, 11. Tó geáre, ðá Brihtferð wrítere ðis áwrát, Anglia viii. 327, 11. Ða wríteras and ða ðe hí ymbe writon, Bt. 18, 3 ; Fox 66, l. Gebyrede þurh ða heardsæ-acute;lþa ðara wrítera ðæt hí for heora slæ-acute;wþe forléton un-writen ðara monna þeáwas and hiora dæ-acute;da, ðe foremæ-acute;roste wæ-acute;ron, Fox 64, 33. IV. a scribe in the Biblical sense :-- Esdras se wrítere áwrát áne bóc, Ælfc. T. Grn. 10, 37. Rihtwísnyss ðæra wrítera (scribarum), Mt. Kmbl. 5, 20. Folces wríteras scribas populi, 2, 4. v. eald-, ge-, not-, stæf-, stæ-acute;r-, tíd-, un-, ward-wríte.

wriþa, an; m. I. a band, collar :-- Þeówan yfelwillendum wriþa and fótcopsas seruo maliuolo tortura et compedes, Scint. 190, 6. Mid wriþan treówenum gewriþen grundweall getimbrunge ná byþ tóslopen loramento ligneo conligatum fundamentum aedificii non dissoluitur, 200, 8. Smeáþancollíce wriþan &l-bar; cnottan cræftelícum sertaque mystica, Germ. 389, 28. Hí becnytton ánne wriþan eall onbútan his swuran. Homl. Skt. i. 23, 608. II. a ring :-- Ic gesleá æ-acute;nne wriðan on his nosu ponam circulum in naribus tuis (2 Kings 19, 28), Homl. Th. i. 568, 33. Ic geseah in healle bring gyldenne (a cup) men sceáwian, . . . friþospéde bæd God gæ-acute;ste sínum se ðe wende wriþan. Exon. Th. 440, 19; Rä. 60, 5. v. beáh-, heals- (where misprinted -wiþa) wriþa; wríþan.

wripan; p. wráþ, pl. wriþon; pp. wriþen. I. to twist, give a curved form to :-- Ic wríðe torqueo, Ælfc. Gr. 26, 3; Zup. 155, 14. Wriðene (cf. wriþa, II) wælhlencan, Elen. Kmbl. 47; El. 24. II. to bind up, wrap round, bandage :-- Hé wráð (alligavif) his wunda, Lk. Skt. 10, 34. Ða ðe forbrocene wæ-acute;ron, ða gé ne wriþon ouae fractae erant, eas non ligavistis, L. Ecg. P. iii. 16; Th. ii. 202, 26. Ðá wæ-acute;ron monige ðe his mæ-acute;g wriðon, Beo. Th. 5957; B. 2982. Ðá bebeád hé him ðæt hé ða tólýsdan geþeódnesse mínre heáfudwunde gesette and wriþe dissolutam mihi emicranii juncturam componere atque alligare jussit. Bd. 5, 6; S. 620, 14. Hé wearð wriþen ofer wunda. Exon. Th. 435, 27; Rä. 54, 7. III. to bind one thing to another :-- Nim ða sylfan wyrt, lege on ðone naflan, and wríð ðæ-acute;rtó swýðe fæste. Lchdm. i. 82, 25. IV. to bind, fetter :-- Oft wíf hine (a dog) wríð, Exon. Th. 434, 3 ; Rä. 51, 5. Ic hine heardan clammum wríþan þóhte, Beo. Th. 1933; B. 964. [Of one wrase of þornes he wryþeñ hym one crune, Misc. 48, 383. Wrythyñ idem quod wrestyñ torqueo, wrythyñ or wrethyñ tortus, iorsus, Prompt. Parv. 534. Me dide cnotted strenges abuton here hæued and uurythen to ð it gsede to þe hæmes, Chr. 1137; Erl. 262, 6.