wroten

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wroten

  1. (archaic) past participle of write; written.
    • 1843, John Hooper, Samuel Carr, Early Writings of John Hooper - Page 169
      ... I have ones agayne wroten to my cosen Richard Hyll, ...
    • 1872, John Payne Collier, Walter Calverley Trevelyan, Charles Edward Trevelyan, Trevelyan Papers ... - Page 74
      For the scripture was wroten to lead us unto God, and unto repentance of ill. It was wroten to teach us God and all godliness, and not to move such ...

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Etymology 1[edit]

From wroot +‎ -en (verbal plural marker).

Verb[edit]

wroten

  1. Alternative form of wrooten

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English wrōtan, from Proto-Germanic *wrōtaną.

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wroten

  1. To use one's nose or snout to rummage or root.
  2. To extract with one's nose or snout; to have rooted.
  3. To remove soil, earth, or ground; to dig up.
  4. (rare) To crawl or slither as a worm.
  5. (rare) To cause irritation or annoyance.
  6. (rare) To till; to move soil for agriculture.
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  • English: root (verb)
  • Scots: wrutt, wort, rute, wirt, ruit
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