wælreow

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From wæl +‎ hrēoh.

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Adjective[edit]

wælrēow

  1. (poetic) fierce in slaughter
    He þæt ful geþeah / wælreow wiga. He took the cup, that warrior fierce in combat. (Beowulf, ll. 628-9)