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  1. Ælfric GrammaticusÆlfric the Grammarian, a.d. c955–c1020, English abbot and writer.
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Historical Examples of aelfric

  • All of these are conveniently accessible in White, Aelfric, Chap.

    Early Theories of Translation

    Flora Ross Amos

  • Aelfric's approval of this characteristic has already been noted.

  • Mete-afluing (Aelfric), atrophy.Wylde-fyr (wildfire) (Aelfric), erysipelas.

  • In 1844, it was printed for the Aelfric Society by Mr. Kemble, accompanied by a translation, in which the passages are thus given.

  • Incidentally, however, Aelfric makes it evident that his were not the only theories of translation which the period afforded.

British Dictionary definitions for aelfric


  1. called Grammaticus. ?955–?1020, English abbot, writer, and grammarian
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