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þwǽre

  • adjective
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Grammar
þwǽre, adj.
Gentle, agreeable
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  • Scs Arculfus sǽde ðæt ðǽr hangade úþmǽte leóhtfæt and ðwǽre (

    a lamp giving an agreeable light?

    ),
      Shrn. 81, 17.
Etymology
[Gif hé on Tíwesdæg hip ácenned, se biþ ǽwerd on his lífe and biþ mán and ðwǽre (effeminate?, but perhaps manþwǽre should be read, the text is late), Lchdm. iii. 162, 11.]
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v. efen-, ge-, mann-, un-þwǽre.
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  • þwǽre, adj.