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writ

  • noun [ neuter ]
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Grammar
writ, es; n.
a writing
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  • Ðæs ðe ús leorneras wordum secgaþ, and writu cýþaþ,

      Exon. Th. 227, 19; Ph. 425.
writ (as in holy
writ), scripture
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  • Cwoeð ðió writ

    dicií scriptura,

      Rtl. 79, 11.
  • Ne writ ðiús

    (scripturam hanc)

    leornada gié,
      Mk. Skt. Lind. 12, 10.
  • Æfter ðon ðe hálige writu sprecaþ,

      Bd. 2, 20; S. 522, 28.
  • Wrioto wítgana

    scrip-turae prophetarum,

      Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 26, 56.
  • Wriotto,

      26, 54.
  • Writto,

      Mk. Skt. Lind. 14, 49.
  • Writta

    scripturarum,

      Mt. Kmbl. p. 1, 1.
  • Wriottana,

      Jn. Skt. p. 2, 4.
  • Ða wrioto

    scribturas.

      Lk. Skt. Lind. 24, 45.
Etymology
[Þe king nom þat writ on hond, Laym. 484. Ase holi writ seið, A. R. 98, 7: Misc. 36, 3.Þatt broþerr þatt tiss Ennglissh writt wrat, Orm. dedic. 331, Þis writ shal henge bi him, Havel. 2486 : Gen. and Ex. 1974. Icel. rit.]
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v. ge-, ofer-writ; hreód-writ.
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