fulwiht

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • fulwuht, fulluht

EtymologyEdit

Derivative of fulwian, fulliġan (to baptize), from *fulwīhan, from ful- + a verb derived from wēoh (consecrated, holy).

NounEdit

fulwiht n

  1. baptism
    Paulinus biscep gehwerfde Edwine Norþhymbra cyning to fulwihte.
    Paulinus the Bishop convinced King Edwin of Northumbria to get baptized.

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