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Hwít-ern

  • noun [ neuter ]
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Hwít-ern, es; n.
Whitherne in Galloway
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  • His mynster is æt Hwíterne,

      Chr. 565; Erl. 19, 7.
Etymology
[Cf. Bd. 3, 4 Qui locus ad provinciam Berniciorum pertinens, vulgo vocatur Ad candidam casam, eo quod ibi ecclesiam de lapide, insolito Brittonibus more fecerit. See also 5, 23. — On ðære stowe ðe is gecíged æt Hwítan earne quæ candida casa vocatur,
    S. 646, 31.
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