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þurh-wadan

  • verb [ strong ]
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to pass through
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  • Ða hyssas þrý wylm þurhwódon,

      Cd. Th. 245, 16; Dan. 464.
of a weapon (lit. or fig.), to pierce through,
penetrate
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  • Ðæt swurd þurhwód wyrm, ðæt hit on wealle ætstód,

      Beo. Th. 1785; B. 890: 3139; B. 1567: Byrht. Th. 140, 31; By. 296.
  • For ðám næglum ðe ðæs Nergendes fét þurhwódon,

      Elen. Kmbl. 2139; El. 1066.
  • Swylce hit seaxes ecg þurhwóde,

      Exon. Th. 70, 21; Cri. 1142.
  • Ða syngan flǽsc, scandum þurhwaden,

      78, 32; Cri. 1283.
Etymology
[O. H. Ger. durh-watan pertransire.]
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