Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • Anglo-Saxon poet whose extant works are Juliana, Elene, The Ascension, and The Fates of the Apostles.

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  • noun Anglo-Saxon poet (circa 9th century)

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Examples

  • The first crucifixion is being doled out to "Cynewulf," played by a 27 year-old electrical engineer from Flint, Michigan, whose crime is "ganking" (ripping off) new players as they first appear in game.

    - Boing Boing

  • Cyneheard, who was a kinsman of King Cynewulf and had some grievance against him, had killed Cynewulf and made a bid to become King of the West Saxons himself.

    Early medieval armies: numbers

  • This year Cyneheard slew King Cynewulf, and was slain himself, and eighty-four men with him.

    Early medieval armies: numbers

  • Cyneheard, who was a kinsman of King Cynewulf and had some grievance against him, had killed Cynewulf and made a bid to become King of the West Saxons himself.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • This year Cyneheard slew King Cynewulf, and was slain himself, and eighty-four men with him.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • I have to spend my workday translating some Cynewulf and Cyneheard, so here's a quick WMAM for your Monday.

    Wingardium WMAMiosa!

  • Cynewulf will be hung on the cross for seven days.

    - Boing Boing

  • I have to spend my workday translating some Cynewulf and Cyneheard, so here's a quick WMAM for your Monday.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • Both Cynewulf, an Anglo-Saxon author, and Amalarius, a liturgist and the Archbishop of Trier d. 850, who was a student of the teacher Alcuin, cite the existence of the 'O Antiphons' as early as the seventh/eighth century.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Both Cynewulf, an Anglo-Saxon author, and Amalarius, a liturgist and the Archbishop of Trier d. 850, who was a student of the teacher Alcuin, cite the existence of the 'O Antiphons' as early as the seventh/eighth century.

    O Virgo Virginum

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