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worms

  • noun [ neuter ]
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worms, worsm, wurms, wursm, es; n.
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  • Worms

    pus,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 68, 52.
  • Uuorsm,

      Txts. 86, 777.
  • Wurms

    virus,

      Hpt. Gl. 520, 41.
  • Ðæt worms (worsm,

      Cote. MSS. ) ðara wunda, Past. 36; Swt. 259, 15.
  • Ðæt worsm

    putredo,

      38; Swt. 273, 22.
  • Bið seó micge lyswen swilce worms,

      Lchdm. ii. 198, 27.
  • Se swile and ðæt worms, 208, II. Wið ða gerynnincge ðæs worsmes (wormses,

    v. l.

    ), i.
      292, 8.
  • On ða ádle ðe mon wormse spíweþ, ii. 200, . 21 : 208, 5.
  • Hreófeligum wormse

    elephantino tabo,

      Hpt. Gl. 490, 38.
  • Áfléwð ðæt sár of ðære wunde mid ðý wormse

    mala livor vulneris abstergit,

      Past. 36 ; Swt. 259, 2.
  • Heó ðæt worsm (worms,

    v. l.

    ) út átýhþ.
      Lchdm. i. 100, 13.
  • Ðæt worms, ii. 72, 14.
  • Ðæt wursm,

      202, 25.
  • Eall ðæt fole wæs on blǽdran and ða wǽron swíðe hreówlíce berstende and ða worms út siónde

    vesicas effervescentes, ulceraque manantia,

      Ors. I. 7 ; Swt. 38, 7.
Etymology
[Mine wunden gedereð neowe wrusum (wursum, v. l.), A. R. 274, 3. Wrusum sanies, 322, II. Worsum, C. M. 11835. Wirrsenn, Orm. 4782.]
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v. wyrms.
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v.  wurms wursm.
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