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fæsten-gewerc

  • noun [ neuter ]
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fæsten-gewerc, Substitute : <b>fæsten-geweorc,</b> es; n. Work at the repairing or construction of fortifications: one of the three obligations included in the trinoda necessitas. v. burh-bót, brycg-geweorc
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  • Bútan fæstengewerce and fyrdsócne and brycggeweorce,

      C. D. ii. 111, 16.
  • Fæstengeworce, 24.
  • Freódóm from ǽghwelcum eorðlecum þeówdómæ bútan firdæ and fæstængewæorcæ and brycggewæorce

    excepto expeditione et arcis pontisque constructione

    , v.
      218, 25.
  • Fyrðe and brycge and festergeweorc héwe swá mon ofer eall folc dó,

      151, 30.
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  • fæsten-gewerc, n.