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832 SCILFE--SCÍN.

wyrhtana stræ-acute;te; andlang scyldwyrhtana stræ-acute;te eást eft ðæt hit cymþ tó Leófan hagan, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. vi. 135, 18-20.

scilfe, an; f. A shelf, ledge, floor:?-Gescype scylfan on scipes bósme (cf. With lower, second, and third stories shalt thou make the ark, Gen. 6, 16), Cd. Th. 79, 4; Gen. 1306. [Cf. Icel. Hlið-skjálf; f. Odin?s seat whence he looked out on all the world.]

Scilfingas; pl. A Swedish royal family, the Swedes:?-Helm Scylfinga (ðone sélestan sæ-acute;cyninga ðara ðe in Swióríce sine brytnade, Beo. Th. 4752; B. 2381: 5200; B. 2603. The compounds Gúþ-, Heaðo-Scilfingas also occur, and the singular Scylfing, Beo. Th. 4968; B. 2487. Scilfing, 5928; B. 2968. [Icel. Skilfingar; pl. the name of a mythical royal family; skilfingr a prince (poet. ), v. Grmm. D. M. 343.]

scil-fisc, es; m. A shell-fish:?-Monige sint cwucera gesceafta unstyriende, swá swá scylfiscas sint, Bt. 41, 5; Fox 252, 21. Mettas ðe gód blód wyrceaþ, swá swá sint scilfixas, Lchdm. ii. 244, 24. [Icel. skel-fiskr.]

scilfor; adj. Yellow, of the colour of gold:?-Of scylfrum hiwe flava specie, Wrt. Voc. ii. 149, 21. Of scilfrum flava auri specie, Hpt. Gl. 419, 23.

scilfrung, e; f. Shaking, balancing, swinging:?-Hwæ-acute;r com seó wlitignes heora ræsta and setla . . . and seó scylfring heora leóhtfata ðe him beforan burnon the swinging (?) of the lamps that burnt before them, Blickl. Homl. 99, 34. Scilbronge libramine, Wrt. Voc. ii. 88, 72. Cf. skelfan, and Icel. skjálfra to shake.

scilian; p. ode To separate, part, remove:?-Eádwerd cing scylode ix scypa of mále and hí fóron mid scypon mid eallon anweg King Edward put nine ships out of commission, and they went away ships and all, Chr. 1049; Erl. 174, 38. Cf. (?) áscelede (-scerede?) dividuntur, Hpt. Gl. 438, 50. [He wass skiledd ut fra þe follc þurrh halig lif, Orm. 16860. Our king, ERROR That wic men fra god sal schille, Met. Homl. 152, 9. Schyllyn owte segrego, Prompt. Parv. 446. Icel. skilja to separate, part, divide.] v. á-scilian.

scilig; adj. Shaly. v. stán-scilig.

scill, scell, scyll, e; f. I. a shell, shell-fish:?-Musclan scil conca, Wrt. Voc. ii. 15, 35. Scel. 105, 37. Scel echinus, i. piscis, cancer, 142, 24: 106, 75. Musclan &l-bar; scille de concha, Hpt. Gl. 417, 10. Scille vel sæ-acute;snæglas conchae vel cochleae, Wrt. Voc. i. 56, 7. Scellum concis, ii. 15, 18. II. the shell of an egg:--Se rodor ymbféhþ útan eall þás niðerlícan gescæfte, swá seó scell ymbféhþ ðæt æ-acute;g, Shrn. 63, 10: Met. 20, 174. Fæger swylce hé of æ-acute;gerum út álæ-acute;de, scír of scylle, Exon. Th. 214, 4; Ph. 234. III. a scale of a fish, serpent, etc.:--Hió dyde sciella tó bisene his heor neohtum and ðus cwæð: Æ-acute;lces fisces sciell biþ tó oðerre geféged sub squamarum specie de ejus satellitibus perhibetur: Una uni conjungitur, Past. 47, 3; Swt. 361, 17. Sumum (serpents) scinan ða scilla swylce hié wæ-acute;ron gyldene. Nar. 13, 19. Ðonne hié (the serpent) mon slóg oððe sceát, ðonne glád hit on ðæ-acute;m scyllum, swelce hit wæ-acute;re sméðe ísen. Ors. 4, 6; Swt. 174, 8. Sindon ða scancan scyllum biweaxen crura tegunt squamae, Exon. Th. 219, 21; Ph. 310. Ne ete gé nánne fisc búton ða ðe habbaþ finnas and scilla, Lev. 11, 9. IV. a shell-shaped dish (?) or simply a shell:?-Nim león gelynde, mylt on scylle (a dish or a shell?), Lchdm. i. 364, 24. Wyrme on scille, ii. 42, 16: 310, 6. [Goth. skalja a tile: Icel. skel a shell.] v. æ-acute;g-, oster-, sæ-acute;-, weolc-scill.

scill; adj. Sonorous, sounding:?-Scyl wæs hearpe, Exon. Th. 353, 44; Reim. 27. [Cf. Heo song so lude and so scharpe Riht so me grulde schille harpe, O. and N. 142. With a shil vois, Parten. 1997. Schylle and sharpe acutus, sonorus. Schylly and scharply acute, aspere, sonore, Prompt. Parv. 446. Cf. O. H. Ger. scall sonus, sonitus; scella tintin&dash-uncertain;nabulum: Icel. skillr a loud splash; skella a rattle.] v. next word.

scillan to cause to sound:?-Scyllendre concrepante, scyllende concrepans, Hpt. Gl. 518, 48. [O. H. Ger. scellan; p. scalta to cause to sound: Icel. skella.] v. scellan.

scilliht; adj. Shell (of fish):--Ðú scealt sellan scellihte fiscas, Lchdm. ii. 196, 21: 254, 19. Scellehte, 227, 17.

scilling, es; m. I. as a denomination of English money (uncoined), a shilling. The shilling appears to have been of different values in different parts of the country; in Wessex five pennies make a shilling: Fíf penegas gemacigaþ æ-acute;une scillinge, Ælfc. Gr. 50; Som. 52, 8: and with this statement agree several passages of Henry I.?s Laws, e.g. c. 93, §§ 3, 19, where unus solidus=v denarii, duo solidi=x denarii. In Mercia four pennies go to the shilling. According to Mercian law (Th. i. 190) the ceorl?s wergild is 200s., the thane?s six times as much, 1200s., the king?s, which is six times the thane?s, is 120 pounds; so that 7200s.=120x240d., i.e. the shilling is four pennies. With this agrees L. W. i. 11; Th. i. 473, where it is said: Solidum Anglicum quatuor denarii constituunt. In the Norman time the shilling is twelve pennies. This reckoning seems to be taken in earlier times. v. riht-scilling and Ex. 21, 10. The word is of constant occurrence in the Laws and Charters; from the latter the following passage may illustrate the point that the shilling was a denomination of value, not a coin: Biscop gesalde six hund scillinga on golde, Chart. Th. 90, 21. It also occurs as a weight: Genim of ðysse wyrte petroselini swýðe smæl dust ánes scillinges gewihte, Lchdm. i. 240, 11. II. as denoting foreign money the word is used to translate various words:--Scylling numisma, Wrt. Voc. i. 57, 30. Scilling obelus, ii. 63, 68: stater, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 17, 27. Scylling (scilling, Lind., Rush.) dragmam, Lk. Skt. 15, 9. Nis woruldfeoh ðe ic mé ágan wille, sceat ne scilling, Cd. Th. 129, 13; Gen. 2143. Hundraþ scillinga centum denarios, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 18, 18. Þriim peninga &l-bar; scillinga, Jn. Skt. Lind. 12, 5. Þrítig scillinga triginta argenteos, Mt. Kmbl. 26, 15. Þúsend scyllinga on seolfre mille argenteos, Gen. 20, 16. Feówerhund scillinga (siclos), 23, 16. Hé hét heora æ-acute;lcum fíftig scyllinga tó sceatte syllan, Homl. Th. i. 88, 4. [Goth. skilliggs: O. Frs. skilling: O. L. Ger., O. H. Ger. scilling solidus, aureus: Icel. skillingr.] v. mene-, riht-, wægn-scilling.

Scilling, es ; m. The name of a poet:?-Wit Scilling for uncrum sigedryhtne song áhófan, Exon. Th. 324, 31; Víd. 103.

scilling-rím, es; n. A reckoning by shillings:?-Se mé beág forgeaf, on ðam siex hund wæs smæ-acute;tes goldes sceatta scillingríme a ring containing gold to the value of six hundred shillings, Exon. Th. 324, 10; Víd. 92.

scima, an ; m. Shadow, gloom:?-Ne hér (in hell) dæg lýhteþ for scedes sciman, Cd. Th. 271, 15; Sat. 106. Hýdeþ hine æ-acute;ghwylc æfter sceades sciman, Salm. Kmbl. 233; Sal. 116. [Cf. Uualdandes craft seal thi scadouuan mid skimon virtus altissimi obumbrabit te, Hel. 279. M. H. Ger. scheme a shadow, mask; larva: Ger. schemen.] v. scimian.

scíma, an; m. Splendour, brightness, light:?-Ðonne ðære sunnan scíma hátast scínþ, Bt. 5, 2 ; Fox 10, 28: Cd. Th. 232, 23; Dan. 264. Ðæs leóhtes scíma wæs swá mycel cujus radius lucis tantus exstitit, Bd. 4, 7; S. 575, 17: 5, 10; S. 625, 9. Se scíma gástlícre beorhtnysse, Guthl. 2; Gdwin. 12, 22: Exon. Th. 44, 4; Cri. 697. Wuldres scíma scán, 179, 12; Gú. 1260. Mín se swétesta sunnan scíma, Iuliana, 252, 21; Jul. 166. Heó næ-acute;nig dæ-acute;l leóhtes scíman geseón mihte ne minimam quidem lucis alicujus posset particulam videre, Bd. 4, 10; S. 578, 20. Sió beorhtnes ðære sunnan scíman, Bt. 34, 8; Fox 146, 4: 39, 3; Fox 216, 1: 4; Fox 6, 33. Metod æfter sceáf scírum scíman æ-acute;fen, Cd. Th. 9, 5; Gen. 137. Ðá gesundrode Waldend sceade wið scíman, 8, 22; Gen. 128. Se móna gehrán mid his scíman (splendore) ðæ-acute;m treówum ufeweardum, Nar. 30, 7. God hira mód onliéht mid ðæm scíman (radio) his giefe, Past. 35, 4; Swt. 243, 21: 48; Swt. 369, 16. Fore scíman prae fulgure, Ps. Surt. 17, 13. Seó sunne scíman ne hæfde the sun was eclipsed, Bd. 3, 27; S. 558, 11. Swá ðæt ic mihte geseón swíðe lytellne scíman leóhtes, Bt. 35, 3; Fox 158, 29. Niht ne genípþ ðæs heofenlícan leóhtes scíman nox nulla rapit splendorem lucis amoenae, Dóm. L. 16, 254. Þýstro hæfdon bewrigen Wealdendes hræ-acute;w, scírne scíman, Rood Kmbl. 107; Kr. 54. [Goth. skeima GREEK: O. L. Ger. scímo splendor, fulgor, nitor: O. Sax. dag-skímo: O. H. Ger. scímo splendor, fulgor, effulgentia, radius, fax: Icel. skími a gleam of light.] v. æ-acute;fen-scíma.

scimian; p. ode To grow dark, (of the eyes) to be dazzled, bleared:?-Míne eágan scimiaþ lippio, Ælfc. Gr. 30, 5; Som. 34, 59. Swá ðæt nán man ne mihte for ðam mycclum leóhte hire on beseón . . . and swá hí hí geornlícor sceáwodon, swá scimodon heora eágon swíðor, Homl. Skt. i. 7, 153. Beóþ his dagas démde gelíce swá ðú on scimiendre sceade lócige, Ps. Th. 143, 5. v. scima.

scímian; p. ode To shine, glisten:?-Ic scímige (scíne, MS. W.) mico, Ælfc. Gr. 24; Zup. 138, 1. Scímande (scínende. Rush.) coruscans, Lk. Skt. Lind. 17, 24. Cf. Be hiora. hiwe . . . beóþ æ-acute;blæ-acute;ce and eal se líchoma áscímod (shiny), Lchdm. ii. 232, 2. [Þat hus schineð ant schimmeð, O. E. Homl. i. 257, 35. Schan (schimede ant schan, MS. B.), Marh. 2, 34. Wið schimmende sweord, 19, 30. Schiminde (schininde, other MS.) hire nebscheaft, Jul. 55, 4. O. H. Ger. scímit micat.] v. scíma.

scimrian to shine, glisten:?-Scymriendes wæ-acute;tes cerulei gurgitis, Germ. 401, 10. [Þat hus schineð ond schimmeð (schimereð, MS. T.), O. E. Homl. i. 257, 35. Hit schemered and schon, Gaw. 772. Þat eadi trume of schimerinde meidenes, H. M. 21, 34. Du. schemeren: Ger. schimmern; Swed. skimra. Cf. scimeringe crepusculum, Grff. vi. 512.]

scín, scinn, es; n. An extraordinary appearance, a deceptive appearance, a spectre, evil spirit, phantom:?-Scín portentum, Txts. 87, 1611. Scín fantasma, i. nebulum (-am?), Wrt. Voc. ii. 37, 43: 95, 65: prestigiis, 79, 5. Bócstafa brego bregdeþ sóna feónd be ðam feaxe, læ-acute;teþ flint brecan scínes sconcan, Salm. Kmbl. 203; Sal. 101. Egsa ástígeþ monna cynne ðonne bláce (blace?) scotiaþ scríþende scín (the spirits of the storm) scearpum wæ-acute;pnum, Exon. Th. 385, 29; Rä. 4, 52. Swá biþ scinna þeáw, deófla wíse, 362, 4; Wal. 31. Scinnum scenis (cf. scina gríma, 94, 904), Txts. 97, 1831. Ðam deófle wiðstandan ðonne hé his wód scinn (wóde scín, MS. H.) tóbrædeþ to oppose the devil, when he spreads abroad his mad spirits (?), Wulfst. 80, 4. Cf. Ða hæ-acute;þenan deófle offrodon . . . and ða bræ-acute;ðas ðæs flæ-acute;sces stigon upp on æ-acute;lce healfe eall swilc hit mist wæ-acute;re . . . ða hæ-acute;þenan on swilcon deófolscíne (altered to -scinne) blissedon, Homl. Skt. i. 23, 39. Deófulscinnu þurh gebed beóþ oferswýþede demonia per orationem uincuntur, Scint. 7. [Cf. O. H. Ger. gi-scín