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SWEGEL-BEFEALDEN -- SWELGERE. 947

182, 3; Gú. 1304. Swegel byþ hátost (on sumera), Menol. Fox 474; Gn. C. 7. IV. music (?). v. swegel-horn :-- Ðæ-acute;r (in heaven) wæs singal sang and swegles gong ... Englas heredon hálgan stefne Dryhten, dreám wæs on hyhte, Andr. Kmbl. 1738; An. 871. Eádige ðæ-acute;r sittaþ mid swegle, Cd. Th. 305, 17; Sat. 648. v. Grmm. D.M. 708.

swegel-befealden; adj. Heaven-surrounded, with heaven around :-- Háfaþ wuldres bearn his seolfes seld sweglbefalden (-healden, Th.), laðaþ ús ðider tó leóhte, Cd. Th. 301, 28; Sat. 588.

swegel-beorht; adj. Heaven-bright :-- Sweglbeorht sunne, Exon. Th. 174, 33; Gú. 1187. Cf. swegel-torht, heofon-beorht.

swegel-bosm, es; m. The interior of heaven, heaven :-- Hé biþ á ríce ofer heofenstólas ... sweglbósmas heóld; ða wæ-acute;ron gesette wuldres bearnum. Cd. Th. 1, 18; Gen. 9.

swegel-candel[l], e; f The candle of the sky, the sun :-- Æ-acute;r ðæs beácnes cyme, sweglcondelle, Exon. Th. 205, 5; Ph. 108. Cf. heofon-candel.

swegel-cyning, es; m. The king of heaven :-- Ðæt ic wuldres God séce, swegelcyning, Exon. Th. 167, 4; Gú. 1055. Sweglcyning, Cd. Th. 160, 30; Gen. 2658. Cf. heofon-cyning.

swegel-dreám, es; m. Heavenly joy :-- Ufancundes engles of swegl-dreámum word, Exon. Th. 169, 21 ; Gú. 1098. Cheruphim and Seraphim on swegeldreámum, Andr. Kmbl. 1439; An. 720. Swáse swegl-dreámas gé (the good at the day of judgment) geseón mósten, Exon. Th. 82, 35; Cri. 1349. Cf. heofon-dreám.

swegel-horn, es; m. Some kind of musical instrument: -- Sueglhorn sambucus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 119, 56. Swegelhorna sambucorum, simphoniarum (cf. simfonia, lignum concavum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 73, 60) i. cithararum, Hpt. Gl. 445, 19. [Cf. Goth. swigljón to pipe, play the flute; swiglja a piper, flute-player: O.H. Ger. swegala fistula, tibia, barbita, chelys, sistrum, calamus; swegalari tibicen, fidicen; swegil-bein cornus tibia (a wind instrument, Grff. 3, 129).] v. swegel IV, and next word.

swegel-rád, e; f. Music (?) :-- Scyl wæs hearpe, hlúdc hlynede, hleóþor dynede, sweglrád swinsade, Exon. Th. 353, 47; Reim. 29. [Cf. O.H. Ger. swegal-sang music of the flute.] v. preceding word.

swegel-torht; adj. Heaven-bright :-- Swegeltorht sunne, Met. 29, 24. Beorht gewát sunne swegeltorht tó sete glídan, Andr. Kmbl. 2497; An. 1250. Tunglu swegltorht, Exon. Th 335, 31; Gn. Ex. 41. Wuldorfæstan wíc, síd and swegltorht, Cd. Th. 2, 32; Gen. 28. Swegel-torhtan seld, 6, 27; Gen. 95. Cf. heofon-torht.

swegel-wered; adj. Clothed with heavenly brightness :-- Siððan morgenleóht, sunne swegelwered súþan scíneþ, Beo. Th. 1216; B. 606. Cf. scír-wered.

swegel-wuldor, es; n. The glory of heaven :-- Ðæt wit unc in ðam écan gefeán on sweglwuldre geseón móstun, Exon. Th. 173, 13; Gú. 1160. Cf. heofon-wuldor.

swegel-wundor, es; n. A heavenly wonder, or a wondrous sound (?). v. swegel, IV :-- Se burgstede wæs gefylled swétum stencum and swegl-wundrum, eádges yrfestól engla hleóðres the dwelling-place was filled with sweet odours and with wondrous music (?), the blessed one's home with the voice of angels, Exon. Th. 181, 13; Gú. 1292.

swégend-líc; adj. Vocal, vowel :-- I and u beóþ áwende tó consonantes, gif hí beóþ tógædere gesette oððe mid óðrum swégendlícum, Ælfc. Gr. 2; Zup. 6, 15.

sweger, swegr, e; f. A mother-in-law :-- Sueger socrus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 120, 68. Sweger, i. 52, 8. Sweger, swegr, Ælfc. Gr. 11; Zup. 79, 18. Swegr (suegir, Lind.) on hyre snore, and snoru on hyre swegere (swegre, MS. A., Rush.: suoegir. Lind.), Lk. Skt. 12, 53. UNCERTAIN Maria is Godfæder snoru and Godes suna módur and háligra sáuwla sweger, Shrn. 118, 7. Sweger socrum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 72, 51. Ða geseah hé Petres swegre (swægre, Rush. suér &l-bar; his wífes módor, Lind.) licgende, Mt. Kmbl. 8, 14. Snore ongén hyre swégre (swegran, MS. A.: swer, Lind.), 10, 35. Swegere, Deut. 27, 23. [O.H. Ger. swigar: Ger. schwieger-mutter. Cf. Goth. swaihró.]

swég-hleóþor, es; m. Sound, voice :-- Swéghleóþor (rugitus magnus, v. Anglia vi. 243) cymeþ, woþa wynsumast, þurh ðæs wildres muð; æfter ðære stefne stenc út cymeþ of ðam wongstede, Exon. Th. 358, 8; Pa. 42. Swég[h]leóþres geswin the melody of vocal music, 207, 5; Ph. 137.

swéging, e; f. A sounding, sound, noise, roaring (of the sea, etc.), clanging (of implements, etc.) :-- Súegungnisso (swégung &l-bar; swégnisso?) sæ-acute;s sonitus maris, Lk. Skt. 21, 25. Swégincga beátendra slecgea sonitus tundentium malleorum, Coll. Monast. Th. 31, 7. v. swégan.

swegl. v. swegel.

swegle; adj. Bright as the sun, splendid, brilliant, (1) in a physical sense :-- Ðæt ic sceáwige swegle searogimmas, Beo. Th. 5491; B. 2749. (2) metaphorical, celestial :-- Hé lífes weg gesóhte swegle dreámas (cf swegel-dreám), beorhtne boldwelan, Apostls. Kmbl. 64; Ap. 32. [O. Sax. swigli (sunnan lioht).]

swegle; adv. Brightly, brilliantly, splendidly, (l) in a physical sense :-- Ðonne sió reáde ród ofer ealle swegle scíneþ on ðære sunnan gyld, Exon. Th. 68, 13; Crl. 1103. Scíneþ sunna swegle hát, sóna gecerreþ ísmere æ-acute;nlíc on his ágen gecynd (cf. ðæt is for ðære sunna[n] scíman tó his ágnum gecynde weorþe, Bt. 39, 3; Fox 216, 1), Met. 28, 61. Sumor swegle hát, Exon. Th. 338, 13; Gn. Ex. 78. (2) metaphorical :-- Hý mótan his (Christ's) ætwiste brúcan, swegle gehyrste weorðian Waldend (cf. ðonne scínaþ ða rihtwísan swá swá sunne on hyra Fæder ríce, Mt. 13. 43). Exon. 24, 32; Cri. 393.

swegles æppel. Cockayne suggests beetle nut, Lchdm. ii. 32, 2: 36, 5: 56, 10: 66, 8: 308, 9, 22; and see glossaries to vols. ii. iii.

swég-líc; adj. Sonorous :-- Mid swéglícre stefne sonora voce, Anglia xiii. 412, 675.

swegl-síðe, Cd. Th. 184, 10; Exod. 105. v. ségl, I a.

swegne a net. v. segne.

swegran in ge-swegran cousins; consobrimi i. ex sorore et fratre, vel ex duabus sororibus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 134, 18.

-swégsumlíce. v. ge-swégsumlíce.

swelan; p. swæl, pl. swæ-acute;lon. I. to burn (intrans.), perish with heat :-- On fýrbaðe swelaþ sæ-acute;fiscas sundes getwæ-acute;fde, wæ-acute;gdeóra gehwylc wérig swelteþ, Exon. Th. 61, 19; Cri. 987. II. to burn (of a hot sensation) :-- Sió wund ongon, ðe him se eorðdraca æ-acute;r geworhte, swelan and swellan, Beo. Th. 5419; B. 2713. [Cf. O.H. Ger. suilizo calor; suilizón calere, arere.] v. for-swelan; swæ-acute;lan.

swelc. v. swilc.

swelca, an; m. A pustule, blister :-- Swelca pustula, Wrt. Voc. i. 19, 19. Cf. swellan.

swelgan; p. swealh, pl. swulgon; pp. swolgen (with acc. or inst. (dat.)) To swallow. I. in a physical sense, (a) of taking food, etc., by living creatures :-- Se draca hig swealh, and hig eft áspáw, L.E.I. prm.; Th. ii. 398, 40. Hé geféng slæ-acute;pendne rinc, bát bánlocan, synsnæ-acute;dum swealh, Beo. Th. 1490; B. 743. Hé (a book-moth) ðám wordum swealg, Exon. Th. 432, 15; Rä. 48, 6. Laures ceówe and ðæt seáw swelge. Lchdm. ii. 230, 4. Syle ðam cilde swelgan, i. 350, 14. Swylgende (-fende, Wrt.) drenc a potion to be gulped down; catapodia (GREEK), Wrt. Voc. i. 20, 22. (b) of absorption or reception by inanimate things, to swallow, take in, drink, absorb :-- Swá sond rén swylgþ, Bt. 12; Fox 36, 13. Seó eorþe ðæt wæter swilgþ, 33, 4; Fox 130, 6. Swelgeþ, Exon. Th. 439, 27; Rä. 59, 10. Eorðe wældreóre swealh hálge of handum ðínum, Cd. Th. 62, 19; Gen. 1016: 60, 22; Gen. 985. Eorðe swealh Sethes líce the earth closed over Seth's body, 69, 32; Gen. 1144. Heofon réce swealg (sealg, MS.) the smoke mounted into the air. Beo. Th. 6292; B. 3156. Fugles wyn (the pen) beámtelge (ink) swealg, Exon. Th. 408, 9; Rä. 27, 9. lc(a horn) windesceal swelgan of sumes bósme, 395, 29; Rä. 15, 15. Hwílumic(a fortress)swelgan onginne beadowæ-acute;pnum, 399, 7; Rä. 18, 7. (b 1) figuratively :-- Ðonne líf and deáð sáwlum swelgaþ (cf. ðonne heofon and hel fira feorum fylde weorþeþ, 97, 17-20; Cri. 1592), 98, 7; Cri. 1604. II. figuratively, to take in to the mind, accept, imbibe (wisdom) :-- Swelhþ affluit (the passage to which the gloss belongs is Prov. 3, 13, where the Vulgate has: Beatus homo ... qui affluit prudentia), Kent. Gl. 41. Ðá ðam wordum swealg brego when the prince had heard those words, Exon. Th. 196, 25; Az. 179. Háliges láre synnige ne swulgon, ðeáh hé sóðra swá feala tácna gecýðde. Andr. Kmbl. 1419; An. 710. Wile se Waldend, ðæt wé wisdom á snyttrum swelgen, Exon. Th. 147, 32; Gú. 736. III. with the idea of violence or destruction, to devour (lit. or fig.), to consume, engulf :-- Ic swelge wuda and wætre. Exon. Th. 499, 20; Rä. 88, 18. Líg eal þigeþ eorþan æ-acute;htgestreón, græ-acute;dig swelgeþ londes frætwe, 232; 16; Ph. 507. Swá swylgþ seó gítsung ða dreósendan welan ðisses middangeardes, Bt. 12; Fox 36, 13. Ða ðe swelgaþ folc mín qui devorant plebem meam, Ps. Spl. 52, 5. Wælstreámas werodum swelgaþ. Cd. Th. 78, 31; Gen. 1301. Grundas swelgaþ Godes andsacan. Exon. Th. 97, 21; Cri. 1594. Nymþe líges fæðm swulge, Beo. Th. 1568; B. 782. [O.L. Ger. far-swelgan absorbere: O.H. Ger. swelgan glutire: Icel. svelgja to swallow.] v. for-, ge-, of-swelgan.

-swelge in ge-swelge [:-- Geswelge barathrum, Hpt. Gl. 421, 30. Ge-swelgum charybdibus, voraginibus, 513, 29. Cf. swelwhe of a water or of a grownde vorago, Prompt. Parv. 482. Icel. svelgr; m. a whirlpool.]

-swelge. v. grund-swelge.

swelgend, es; m. A voracious person, a glutton, debauchee :-- Ðes man is swelgend ecce homo devorator, Lk. Skt. 7, 34. Se swelgend, Alexander, Ors. 3, 7; Swt. 120, 16. v. swelgere.

swelgend, e; f., but also es; m. n. A place which swallows up (lit. or fig.), a very deep place, an abyss, a gulf, whirlpool :-- Ðýlæs hí forswelge sió swelgend ðære upáhæfenesse ipso elationis suae barathro devorantur, Past. 57, 3; Swt. 439, 3. Seó grundleáse swelgend (gítsunge) vorans rapacitas. Bt. 7, 4; Fox 22, 32. Swelgend vorago, Wrt. Voc. i. 54, 37: Kent. Gl. 449: Scint. 117, 9. Sweliend barathrum, Hpt. Gl. 529, 26. Swyliendes voraginis, 421, 31. Swelgendes, Anglia xiii. 28, 23. Swel-gendi voragine, Wrt. Voc. ii. 124, 14. West tó ðære swelgende; ðonne fram ðære swelgende, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. v. 281, 29. Tó swelgende; ðanne fram swelgende, ii. 73, 27. Andlang bróces on ðæt swelgend, iii. 460, 5. Andlang streámes on ðone sweliend; of ðæm sweliende, 464, 27. v. ge-swelgend.

swelgendness, e; f. A gulf, whirlpool :-- Swelgendnessum carybdibus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 18, 69. v. swelgness.

swelgere, es; m. A glutton :-- Ic ne eom swá micel swelgere ðæt ic