wǽpen-gewrixl
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wǽpen-gewrixl
-gewrixle, es; n. A passage of arms, an exchange of blows, a conflict, fight Gif hit geweorðe, ðæt wǽpngewrixl weorðe gemǽne þegene and þrǽle, Wulfst. 162, 7. Ðæt heó beaduweorca beteran wurdun on campstede, gármittinge, gumena gemótes, wǽpengewrixles, Chr. 937; Erl. 114, 17. [Cf. Icel. vápna-skipti, -viðskipti.]
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