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  • IPA(key): /ˈkwæɑ̯rtern/, [ˈkwæɑ̯rˠterˠn]

NounEdit

cweartern n

  1. prison, jail
    Se dēma hine dēmde tō tīen dagum on cwearterne.
    The judge sentenced him to ten days in prison.
    Se wer wæs on cwearterne for þīefðe.
    The man was in jail for theft.

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