dwild

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English dwild (error, heresy)

Noun[edit]

dwild (plural dwild or dwilde)

  1. false belief, heresy, error
    Nu wærð swa mycel dwyld on Cristen dom swa it næfre ær ne wæs. — Peterborough Chronicle, 1131
  2. an illusion, a false omen
    Feole dwild wearen ge seogen and ge heord — Peterborough Chronicle, 1122

References[edit]

  • Middle English Dictionary