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hwǽl

  • noun
Dictionary links
Wright's OE grammar
§54; §233; §325; §336;
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  • On hwǽl hreópon [hwreopon, MS.] herefugolas

    the birds of war screamed as they wheeled round,

      Cd. 150; Th. 188, 1; Exod. 161.
Etymology
[Cf. Icel. hvel.]
Similar entries
v. hwél in hweogul.
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  • hwǽl, n.