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1. wē̆rden v.(2)

2 quotations in 1 sense
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In phrase: ben werded, to be foreordained, be predestined.

2. -ward suf.

104 quotations in 2 senses
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As a suffix it appears in some 100 words, over half of which are adverbs, with a number of adjectives, some prepositions, one conjunction, one interjection, and a few nouns formed from adjectives…

3. wē̆red n.

35 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A band assembled for military purposes, a troop, an army, a legion;—also coll.; wered strengthe, military might; wered wite, ?a fee paid in lieu of military service; ?a fine imposed for failure to…

4. wǒl-ward adj.

Additional spellings: wolward
11 quotations in 1 sense
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Wearing woolen clothing next to the skin, usu. as an act of penance; gon (walken, wenden) wol-ward, goinge wol-ward.

5. steuard n.

122 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) An official or a servant in charge of the domestic affairs of a household; also fig.; steuard of halle; steuard of hous (hous-hold); (b) a principal officer in charge of the domestic affairs of a…