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 Wrath’s Hole (Cornwall).Wright of Norwich. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Wrax’en.
 
Overstretched, strained, rank. They go to school all the week, and get wraxen. The weeds are quite wraxen. The child fell and wraxed his ankle. (Anglo-Saxon, wræc, miserable, wretched.)   1
 


 Wrath’s Hole (Cornwall).Wright of Norwich. 

 
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