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wacor

  • adjective
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Grammar
wacor, adj.
Wright's OE grammar
§225; §430; §639;
Watchful, vigilant
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  • Se ðe wǽre slápol, weorðe se ful wacor,

      Wulfst. 72, 14.
  • Beó ðú wacor

    esto vigilans,

      Past. 58; Swt. 445, 20.
  • Sint tó manienne ða ðe hiera synna onfunden habbaþ, ðætte hié mid wacore móde (

    vigilanti cura

    ) ongieten...,
      52; Swt. 405, 8.
  • Ðonne móton ða hyrdas beón swíðe wacore,

      L. C. E. 26; Th. i. 374, 27: L. I. P. 6; Th. ii. 310, 27.
Etymology
[Uigilaui, ich was waker, seið Dauid, A. R. 142, 25. Wyþ þeoues þu most beo waker and snel, Misc. 97, 150. Wakyr pervigil, Prompt. Parv. 514. O. H. Ger. wachar vigil, pervigil: Icel. vakr watchful, alert; nimble.]
Similar entries
v. eád-wacer; wæccer.
Linked entries
v.  wæccer.
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  • wacor, adj.