- ƿyrtƿeard – wynn spelling
- 1878, Walter William Skeat, The Gospel according to Saint John in Anglo-Saxon and Northumbrian, page 176, chapter XX, verse 15:
- Þa cwæð se hælend to hire. Wif hwi wepst þu. Hyo wende ƿæt hyt se wyrt-ward wære; cwæð to hym.
- The Savior spoke to her. Woman why do you weep? Thinking he was a gardener, she spoke to him.