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without warning or
notice, unexpectedly, of a sudden, all at once
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  • Féringa

    improvisu,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 110, 64 Fǽringa, 45, 41.
  • Féringa

    extimplo,

      Kent. Gl. 146.
  • Þá fǽringa(

    repente

    ) stód þǽr ætforan þǽre dura sum man,
      Gr. D. 62, 9 : Bl. H. 173, 24; 175, 2: B. 1414.
  • Fǽringa ymbe þá herehúðe hé hlemmeð tógædre grimme góman,

      Wal. 60 : 44.
  • Hé fǽringa feóll tó þǽre eorðan. . . and hé forðférde,

      Chr. 1042; P. 162, 14: Bl. H. 223, 11.
  • Swealt Ósgod fǽringa swá swá hé on his reste læg,

      Chr. 1054 ; P. 184, 21 : Jul. 477.
without premeditation
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  • Sume ic lárum geteáh tó geflite . . . þæt hý fǽringa ealde æfþoncan edníwedan,

      Jul. 484.
soon, at once, without delay, early
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  • Hé cwæþ : " Cuman nú mycele hundas forþ "; and þá fǽringa cóman hundas forþ,

      Bl. H. 181, 20.
  • Eft fǽringa (cf. eft sóna),

      129, 9.
  • Fǽrunga hig cómon tó him

    diluculo veniebant ad eum

    , Ps
      L. 77, 34.
  • Biscope is forbod ꝥ hé onfóe níwe cumenum preóst and tó gehǽlgenne férunga,

      Mt. L. 10, 14 note.
    Hit fǽringa fýre byrneð, Ph. 531.
by chance; forte
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  • Man slǽtte ǽnne fearr fǽringa (fér-,

    v. l.

    ) þǽrúte,
      Hml. S. 12, 72.
  • Gif heora hwylc fǽringa (

    forte

    ) tóðint,
      R. Ben. 46, 16.
  • Fǽrunga,

      R. Ben. I. 16, 13 : 54, 6 : 87, 3.
  • Begýmað þæt [ne] fǽrunga beón gehefegude heortan eówre

    adtendite ne forte grauentur corda uestra

    ,
      Scint. 105, 1.
Etymology
[O. Sax. fárungo: O. H. Ger. fárunga subito, casu.]
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v. fǽran ; II.
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