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wrǽst

  • adjective
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Grammar
wrǽst, wrǽste, wrást; adj. I.
Wright's OE grammar
§426;
delicate, elegant, splendid
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  • Wrást

    delicatus,

      Txts. 55, 630.
  • Wrástum (urastnm)

    delicatis,

      55, 645.
  • Hé hine wǽdum wrǽstum geteóde,

      Ps. Th. 108, 18.
  • Óð wígbedes wrǽste hornas,

      117, 25.
  • Ne ðé on ðínum selegescotum swíðe lícaþ, þeáh ðe weras wyrcean wrǽst on eorðan,

      146, 11.
  • Rose wynlíc weaxeþ; ic eom wrǽstre þonne heó,

      Exon. Th. 423, 23 ; Rä. 41, 26.
  • II.

    noble, excellent

    :-- Ðú út álǽddest wrǽstne wíngeard. . . . Ðú him his wyrtruman wrǽstne settest,
      Ps. Th. 79, 8-9.
  • Nolde ic ðíne gewitnesse wrǽste forlǽtan,

      118, 157.
  • Hé on his welan spéde wrǽste gelrúwode,

      51, 6.
  • Hí ne wiston wrǽstran rǽd

    they knew not a more excellent way,

      Cd. Th. 227, 6; Dan. 182.
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v. un-wrǽst.
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v.  wrást.
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