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waefer-sín

  • noun [ feminine ]
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Grammar
waefer-sín, -sién, -sýn, -seón, e; f.
A sight, show, spectacle
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  • Wæfersýn

    spectaculum,

      Wrt. Voc. i. 55, 44.
  • Ðæt ic him wæfersýn wǽre

    factus sum illis in parabolam,

      Ps. Th. 68, 11.
  • Ond swá micel wundor and wæfersién wæs mínes weoredes on fægernisse

    fuitque inter uarietates spectaculorum in conspiciendo talem exercitum,

      Nar. 7, 18.
  • Wæferséne

    spectaculi,

      Hpt. Gl. 508, 28.
  • Wæfersýne, 487, 47, Wæferséne

    spectaculo,

      412, 1.
  • Mid wundurfulre wæferséne

    stupendo spectaculo,

      470, 76.
  • Wæfersýne,

      Bd. 3, 3; S. 525, 38: 5, 12; S. 628, 8.
  • Hé bebeád his folce ðæt hí tó ðyssere wæfersýne (

    a man trying to fly

    ) cómon,
      Homl. Th. i. 380, 15.
  • Eall wered ðe æt ðisse wæfersýnne wǽron,

      Lk. Skt. 23, 48.
  • On wæferséne (v. wæferness)

    per publicum,

      Hpt. Gl. 510, 12.
  • Hí woldon ða gymstánas tócwýsan on ealles ðæs folces gesihðe tó wæfersýne,

      Homl. Th. i. 60, 25: 542, 32.
  • Hí mé geworhton him tó wæfersýne, Rood Kmbl. 61; Kr. 31.
  • Wé for úrum synnum tó swylcere wæfersýne synd,

      Homl. Skt. ii. 25, 158.
  • Wæferséne

    spectaculum,

      Hpt. Gl. 435, 49: 501, 46.
  • Se dæg mé ætýwde swíðe micele wæfersýne,

      Shrn. 41, 15.
  • Tó ðissum wæferseónum,

      Blickl. Homl. 187, 15.
Etymology
[O. H. Ger. wabar-siuni spectaculum.]
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