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  • Ungehǽmed fǽmne

    innupta, i. uirgo,

      An. Ox. 1174.
  • Scylcen, fǽmne, meówle

    iuuencula, i. uirguncula,

    2112.
  • Ceorlstrang fǽmne

    virago,

      Wrt. Voc. i. 17, 18.
  • Þá cwæð Adam: 'Beó hire nama Uirago, þæt is fǽmne, for ðan ðe heó is of hire were genumen,' Hml. Th. i. 14, 24.
  • Fram wǽpenleásre fémnan

    e virgine inermi,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 144, 39. ¶
    referring to the Virgin Mary :-- Heó is seó clǽneste fǽmne, and heó wæs fǽmne ǽr hire beorþre and heó wunaþ fǽmne æfter hire beorþre, Bl. H. 155, 33.
  • Þú wǽre symle fǽmne oncnáwen . . . þone Hǽlend þú fémne (fǽmne,

    v. l.

    ) geeácnodest, eác swilce fǽmne ácendest,
      Hml. S. 23 b, 436-446.
  • Ðá ealra fǽmnena cwén cende þone Hǽlend . . . ðá hé líchaman onféng. Æt Sc̃a Marian, þǽre unwemman fǽmnan,

      Wlfst. 251, 8-13.
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