þurhwadan

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Etymology[edit]

Equivalent to þurh- +‎ wadan.

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þurhwadan

  1. (transitive) to pass through
    • 1921, Joseph Bosworth & Thomas Northcote Toller, Bosworth-Toller Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online
      Hātan ofnes wylm þurhwōdon...
      (They) passed through an oven's fire to be named/bidden...
  2. (transitive) to penetrate
    • 1921, Joseph Bosworth & Thomas Northcote Toller, Bosworth-Toller Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online
      Ðæt swurd þurhwōd wyrm, ðæt hit on wealle ætstōd.
      The sword penetrated the worm/snake, that it came to rest in the wall.

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