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Wyrd

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Wyrd fate personified; any one of the three Weird Sisters
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Usage

In literature:

For Wyrd oft saveth earl undoomed if he doughty be!
"Beowulf" by Anonymous
This is the aelces mannes wyrd of Boethius (Sw., p. 44) and the wyrd bieth swiethost of Gnomic Verses, 5.
"Beowulf" by Unknown
The dragon is slain, but the fire has entered Beowulf's lungs and he knows that Wyrd is at hand.
"English Literature" by William J. Long
Ever Wyrd has her way.
"Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race" by Maud Isabel Ebbutt
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In news:

The legal career of the Toronto lawyer who represented Winnipeg folk group the Wyrd Sisters in a bid to stop a Harry Potter movie from being shown in Canada came to an inglorious end last week.
Wyrd Sisters still battling Potter.
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