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

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

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

Online Etymology Dictionary

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

#167402 - 04/07/07 03:00 PM Re: wrought [Re: CarlAdler]  
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