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wrought #167362
04/06/07 01:48 PM
04/06/07 01:48 PM
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CarlAdler Offline OP
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How did "wrought" come to be a past tense of "work"?

Re: wrought [Re: CarlAdler] #167363
04/06/07 02:53 PM
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Hi, Carl! :-)

wrought
c.1250, from past participle of M.E. werken (see work).

Online Etymology Dictionary

Re: wrought [Re: Jackie] #167366
04/06/07 05:23 PM
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CarlAdler Offline OP
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Thanks. That appears to do it. Most greatful.
Carl

Re: wrought [Re: CarlAdler] #167402
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