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wiþer-cirr

  • noun [ masculine ]
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wiþer-cirr, es; m.
A going against, resistance
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  • Ic gehýned eom, fáh and freóndleás; ic findan ne can wiðercyrr wið ðan of ðam wearhtreafum

    I am humiliated, proscribed and friendless; against this I can devise no resistance from hell,

      Elen. Kmbl. 1849; El. 926.
  • [Cf. O. H. Ger. widar-ker; m. conversio: widar-kera; f. controversio.] Cf. ed-, ofer-cirr.
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