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Wraxʹen

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Overstretched, strained, rank. They go to school all the week, and get wraxen. The weeds are quite wraxen. The child fell and wraxed his ankle. (Anglo-Saxon, wræc, miserable, wretched.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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