Æppelcyrnel (wǣpen)

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Æppelcyrnel

Æppelcyrnel (on Nīwum Englisce hāteþ grenade) is lȳtel aberstende wǣpen þe mann wierpþ. Æppelcyrnelrincas bȳsgaþ hīe selfe ānlīce mid æppelcyrnelum. Hīe sind oftost þurh hand geworpen (þis gecynd æppelcyrneles hāteþ mann "handæppelcyrnel"), ac sume heora wierpþ mann þurh æppelcyrnelweorpend. Æppelcyrnelweorpendas weorpaþ æppelcyrnelas mid mā swiftnesse and weorpaþ rihtor.

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On Nīwum Englisce hātaþ æppelcyrnelas "grenades", þe cymþ fram Frenciscum worde "grenade", þe tācnaþ æppelcyrnel. Hīe wǣron þus gehāten for heora gesceape and heora anginne.[1] Ēac, þǣr æppelcyrnlas weorðaþ oferlīce rīpe, tōberstaþ hīe tō weorpenne heora sǣd on grēate brǣdo.

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