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wyrcness

  • noun [ feminine ]
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wyrcness, e ; f.
work, labour, operation. v. wyrcan, I
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  • Dónde wircnisse (

    operationes

    ) in wætrum miclum,
      Ps. Surt. 106, 23.
working, doing, operation. v. wyrcan, III
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  • Ðurh swá hwylces béne swá hé gehǽled sí, ðysses geleáfa and wyrcnes (

    operatio

    ) sí gelýfed Gode andfenge,
      Bd. 2, 2 ; S. 502, 23.
  • His geearnunge oft ðurh godcunde wyrcnesse (

    operationem

    ) mid miclum mægenum scínaþ,
      3, 19; S. 550, 16.
  • Ða ðe lǽrdon ǽnne willan and áne wyrcnesse beón on Drihtne Hǽlende, 5, 19; S. 639, 34. II a. working, performance of something :-- Wyrcnes heofonlícra mægena

    operatio virtutum,

      Bd. 1, 7 ; S. 479, 9.
  • Mid wuudra wyrcnesse,

      2, 3 ; S. 505, 1 : 3, 13; S. 538, 39.
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v.  wircness.
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