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(Hafe-,) Haif-wrak, n. Also: haif-wraik, half-wrak. [Cf. ON. haf-rek.] In Orkney and Shetland: Wreckage washed ashore. — Cum le wattil, wrak et haif-wrak; 1489 Reg. Great S. 390/1.
Cum wrak, waith, haifwraik, wattell, chettrie et skattis [etc.]; 1564 Orkney & Shetl. Rec. 149.
Cum wrak, waith, half wrak [etc.]; 1572 Ib. 186.

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