wrecca

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *wrakkjō. Cognate with Old Saxon wrekkio, Old High German reccho (German Recke (warrior)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wreċċa m

  1. exile, outcast

Usage notes[edit]

This word refers to a person who is exiled. The word for the state of being exiled is wræc.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: wrecche