wesan
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wesan
I a. AddIc sælf þæt ierfæ tó gestríndæ þæt þǽr mon siððan bí wæs (unde interim pauperes vixerunt), Cht. Th. 162, 31. Cf. bí-wist. 4. AddBégen þá consulas wǽron mid firde angeán Hannibal, Ors. 4, 8; S. 186, 30. Mǽst ealle . . . wǽron wið þæs fýres weard . . . Hió wǽron flocmǽlum þiderweard, 4, 10; S. 200, 16-19. 5. (a) AddHé in þá ylcan tíd híwcúðlíce mid him waes ei ipso in tempore familiarissimus fuit, Gr. D. 14, 10. b. add Wæs hyre willa mǽrlícor, Hml. A. 32, igp. Hý wiston hú hit þǽr besúðan wæs, Chr. 1052; P. 175, 18. Hit wæs hwílum on Engla lagum leód and lagu fór be geþincðum, Ll. Th. i. 190, ii. 7. AddHim wæs bet sóna, Hml. S. 31, 571. Hwæt wæs þám men? quid profuit?, Gr. D. 326, 18. 8. add: cf. 7. . III. AddSé wǽre wierðe ealra Rómána onwaldes . . . búton hé wiþ his hláford won, Ors. 6, 35; S. 292, 15. III. a. AddNán óþer ne móste gyldenne hring werian, búton hé æþeles cynnes wǽre, Ors. 4, 9 ; S. 190, 10. III b. add :-- Nán man of þǽre wíc þe hí of wǽron, Hml. S. 31, 1016. Ill c. add :-- Hé wæs swelce Rómáne þá wyrþe wǽron, Ors. 6, 3; S. 256, 23. v. swilce; III. IV 2 b. add :-- Se consul wæs on Sicilium mid firde gefaren, Ors. 4, 8; S. 186, 29. v. æt-, frum-wesende.
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