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hwearf

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
hwearf, es; m.
A crowd, troop, band of people
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  • Hwearfum þringan

    to press in crowds,

      Judth. 12; Thw. 25, 8; Jud. 249: Exon. 36 a; Th. 118, 3; Gú. 234.
Etymology
[O. Sax. hwarf a crowd. Cf. hweorfan; and gang a number of people (in its connection with the verb gangan).]
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v.  ge-hweorf hweorf hwerf hwerf-líc wearf.
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