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wiþer-breca

  • noun [ masculine ]
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wiþer-breca, an; m.
An adversary
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  • On eallum dǽdum Godes wiþerbreca,

      Blickl. Homl. 175, 8.
  • Nis ðé wiðerbreca nymðe Metod ána,

      Cd. Th. 251, 20; Dan. 566.
  • Se (

    Ishmael

    ) bið wiðerbreca wera cneórissum,
      138, 7; Gen. 2288.
  • Wæs ðu geðafsum wiðerbracæ (

    adversaria

    ) ðínum; ðý læs gesellæ ðec ðe widerbracæ tó dóme,
      Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 5, 25.
  • Gif ðæ wiðerbraca (

    Satanas

    ) ðone wiðerbraco drífes,
      12, 26.
  • Wiðerbrecan

    obpositum,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 65, 24.
  • Hé his wiþerbreocum sorge gesægde,

      Exon. Th. 120, 2; Gú. 265.
  • Ðú forbriccest wiþerbrecan

    conteruisti adversarios,

      Cant. Moys. Ex. 15, 7: Cd. Th. 4, 35; Gen. 64.
Etymology
[Cf. O. H. Ger. widar-brechinta repugnantem.]
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