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948 SWELGNESS--SWEOLOÞA.

ealle cynn metta on ánre gereordinge etan mæ-acute;ge non sum tam vorax, ut omnia genera ciborum in una refectione edere possim, Coll. Monast. Th. 34, 35. [O. H. Ger. swelgari glutto: Ger. schwelger.] v. swelgend.

swelgness, e; f. A whirlpool, gulf:--Swelgnessum carybdibus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 86, 11. v. swelgendness.

sweliend, swell. v. swelgend, ge-swel.

swellan; p. sweall, pl. swullon; p. swollen To swell:--Wið wunda ðe swellaþ, Lchdm. iii. 86, 16. Gif sino gescrince and æfter ðon swelle, ii. 68, 1. Gif fót oððe scancan swellan, iii. 38, 21. Sió wund ongon swelan and swellan, Beo. Th. 5419; B. 2713. Swellende blæddran vesicae turgentes, Ex 9, 9, 10. Wiþ æ-acute;lcre yfelre swellendre wæ-acute;tan, Lchdm. ii. 6, 26. Swellende yfele swilas, 264, 12. [O. L. Ger. O. H. Ger. swellan tumere, turgere, obturgescere: Icel. svella. Cf. Goth. uf-swalleins inflatio.] v. á-, ge- (Lchdm. ii. 46, 9: 200, 22: 202, 5), tó-swellan.

swelling, e; f. A swelling, used of a sail swelled out by the wind:--Gesión brecan ofer bæðweg brimwudu, snyrgan under swellingum (cf. snel under segle, Andr. Kmbl. 1009; An. 505), Elen. Kmbl. 489; El. 245.

sweltan, swyltan, swiltan; p. swealt, pl. swulton; pp. swollen To die a natural or a violent death:--Swelte ic (morior) hér on lande, Deut. 4, 22. Wæ-acute;gdeóra gehwylc swelteþ, Exon. Th. 61, 22; Cri. 988. Swylteþ, 385, 33; Rä. 4, 54: 419, 13; Rä. 38, 5. Ne swylteþ non obierit, Wrt. Voc. ii. 88, 35. Swylt moritur, Jn. Skt. 21, 23. Hé swelt, Blickl. Homl. 245, 11. Gé sweltaþ, 8, 21. Ealle men sweltaþ, Bt. 18, 4; Fox 68, 13. Hí ne swyltaþ, Blickl. Homl. 47, 1. Hé swealt, Cd. Th. 70, 15; Gen. 1153. Swealt (sweolt, Thw.), Num. 20, 1. Hí swulton, Homl. Th. i. 84, 6: Cd. Th. 207, 10; Exod. 464. Ðæt án man swelte for folce, Jn. Skt. 11, 50. Ðæt hyt wæ-acute;re betere, ðæt án man swulte, 18, 14. Ðæt hé iwungen wæ-acute;re óþþæt hé swylte, Blickl. Homl. 193, 4. Hwí læ-acute;ddest ðú ús ðæt wé swulton on ðisum wéstene, Num. 21; 5. Ic mæg sweltan blíðelíce laetus moriar, Gen. 46, 30: Mt. Kmbl. 26, 35: Ex. 10, 28. Sceal fæ-acute;ge sweltan, Exon. Th. 335, 2; Gn. Ex. 27. Swyltan, Blickl. Homl. 59, 30. Se man scyle deádlíce swyltan (swiltan, MS. C.), Wulfst. 5, 9. Sweltende obeuntem, Wrt. Voc. ii. 64, 54. Beón swyltende, Blickl. Homl. 75, 33. ¶ to die by or of something, where the cause of death is expressed by a case or by a preposition with a noun:--Ne swelte ic mid sáre, Ps. Th. 117, 17. Ðú þurh deóra gripe deáþe sweltest, Exon. Th. 250, 11; Jul. 125. Gé sweltaþ deáðe, Cd. Th. 224, 28; Dan. 143. Draca morðre swealt, Beo. Th. 1789; B. 892: 5558; B. 2782. Hé forneáh hungre swealt, Ors. 4, 6; Swt. 170, 30. Hié hungre swultan, Blickl. Homl. 79, 15. Monige for hiora wundum swultan, Nar. 16, 9, Heora mænige máne swultan, Ps. Th. 77, 30. Tó ðam ðe hé deáðe swelte, L. Alf. 13; Th. i. 48, 2. Ðú scealt deáðe sweltan morte morieris, Gen. 2, 17: L. Alf. 14; Th. i. 48, 4. Ic sceal æt ðé sweltan deáðe, Homl. Th. ii. 308, 27. Wundum sweltan, Byrht. Th. 140, 25; By. 293. Hí ondræ-acute;daþ him ðæt hí sceolan swyltan for ðam húsle, L. Ælf. E.; Th. ii. 392, 3. ¶ to die to anything, become dead to, have no further concern with:--Ðú scealt sweltan synna and Criste lybban, Homl. Skt. i. 3, 592. [Laym. O. E. Homl. swelten: Orm. swell&dash-uncertain;tenn: Chauc. Piers P. swelte: Goth. swiltan: O. Sax. sweltan: Icel. svelta to die; svelta hungri to starve: Dan. sulte to starve; sulten hungry.] v. á-, for-, ge-sweltan.

sweltend-líc; adj. Ready to die, about to die:--Se wæs sweltendlíc erat moriturus (ready to die, A. V.), Lk. Skt. 7, 2. Wambe sweltendlíces flæ-acute;sces uentrem moriture carnis, Scint. 53, 2.

swemman; p. de To cause to swim, to bathe, wash. [Ger. schwemmen to water, wash, float: Dan. svømme (heste) to take (horses) into the water.] v. be-swemman; swimman.

swenc, es; m. Trial, tribulation, affliction:--In niðrung &l-bar; in suoenc deáðes in damnationem mortis, Lk. Skt. Lind. 24, 20. On swencum (suoenccum, Lind.: geswincum, W. S.) &l-bar; costungum mínum in temtationibus meis, Rush. 22, 28. In suoencum in tribulationibus, Rtl. 184, 4. v. ge-swenc.

swencan; p. te; pp. swenced, swenct (cf. swinkt = wearied, Comus v. 293) To cause a person to labour, to cause trouble to a person (a) where no good is implied, to harass, vex, afflict, distress:--Ic swencu hió adfligam illos. Ps. Surt. 17, 39. Hwí swencst ðú ðis folc . . . Pharaon swencþ ðín folc cur afflixisti populum istum?. . . Pharao afflixit populum tuum, Ex. 5, 22-23. Æ-acute;lc deáþlíc man swencþ hine selfne mid manig&dash-uncertain;fealdum ymbhogum omnis mortalium cura, quam multiplicium studiorum labor exercet, Bt. 24, 1.; Fox 80, 6. Eów næ-acute;nig wiht ne deraþ ne ne swenceþ, Blickl. Homl. 239, 12. Suenceth defatiget, Wrt. Voc. ii. 106, 3. Defatiget, lassat, swenceþ, flagellat, 138, 16. Ða ðe mé swencaþ qui tribulant me, Ps. Th. 12, 5. Hwí swenctest ðú (afflixisti) ðínne þeów? Num. 11, 11. Man swencte ðæt earme folc ðe on ðám scipon lágon, Cl. r. 999; Erl. 135, 32. Hine wundra fela swe[n]cte on sunde, Beo. Th. 3024;, B. 1510. Ða werigan gástas ðe mé swenctan and drycton qui me premebant spiritus maligni, Bd. 3, 11; S. 536, 37. On ðínre hátheortnesse ne swenc mé ne in furore tuo corripias me, Ps. Th. 6, 1. Beorge hé ðæt hé áwóh ne befó, ðý læs ðe hine mon swence swá hé óðerne man þohte, L. Eth. ii. 9; Th. i. 290, 8. Þeáh hine se wind woruldearfoþa swíðe swence, Met. 7, 50. Ðý læs ðe mon unmihtigne man tó feor and tó lange for his ágenan swencte lest a man of small means should be made to toil too far and too long for his own, L. Eth. ii. 9; Th. i. 290, 4. Ne sceal nán mon siócne monnan gesárgodne swencan, ac hine mon sceolde læ-acute;dan tó ðam læ-acute;ce, Bt. 38, 7; Fox 210, 20. Hé (William I) lét castelas wyrcean and earme men swíðe swencean, Chr. 1086; Erl. 222, 21. Ðú ðec sylfne ne þearft swíþor swencan you need not trouble yourself any more, Exon. Th. 245, 19; Jul. 47. Wítebendum swencan, Andr. Kmbl. 218; An. 109. Perseus wæs ealne ðone geár Rómáne swíþe swencende, Ors. 4, 11; Swt. 208, 13. Forhwon sindun gé swæncende (molesti) ðam wífe? Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 26, 10. Fram unclæ-acute;num gáste swenced beón ab immundo spiritu vexari, Bd. 3, 11; S. 536, 11. Mid ða ádle swenced affectus incommodo, 4, 31; S. 610, 21. Swá gewinnfullícum fyrdum swencte beón tam laboriosis expeditionibus fatigari, l, 12; S. 481, 4: 2, 18; S. 520, 36. (b) where a good result is intended, to mortify, chasten:--Ða sylfan, ðe hí mid ðám wítum ðreágeaþ and swenceaþ (adfligunt), lufiaþ eác, Bd. 1, 27; S. 490, 18. Hí firenlustas forberaþ . . . swencaþ hí sylfe, sáwle frætwaþ, Exon. Th. 150, 13; Gú. 778. Ða láreówas sceolan heora ágenne líchoman swencean on forhæfdnesse, Blickl. Homl. 81, 6. [O. E. Homl. A. R. Laym. swenchen: Orm. swennkenn, swennchenn: O. H. Ger. swenchen verberare]. v. ge-swencan; swincan.

swencedness. v. ge-swencedness.

sweng, es; m. A blow, stroke:--Sweng ictus, Ælfc. Gr. 11; Zup. 79, 6. Sweng oððe cnyssung ictus, 43; Zup. 255, 3. Eádweard ánne slóg swíþe mid his swurde, swenges ne wyrnde, Byrht. Th. 135, 15; By. 118. Hé hond swenge ne ofteáh, Beo. Th. 3045; B. 1520. Him for swenge swát æ-acute;drum sprong, 5924; B. 2966: 5365; B. 2686. Ic mé gúðbordes sweng gebearh, Cd. Th. 163, 5; Gen. 2693. Weras him ondrédon for ðære dæ-acute;de Drihtnes handa, sweng (the stroke, i. e. the punishment threatened if Sara were not returned to Abraham), 161, 26; Gen. 2671. Iacob swilt þrowode ðurg stenges sweng, Apostls. Kmbl. 143; Ap. 72. Hé feorbwunde hleát sweordes swengum, Beo. Th. 4761; B. 2386. Bord oft onféng ýða swengas oft the vessel's side received the billows' blows, Elen. Kmbl. 478; El. 239. [In later English the word is used in a metaphorical sense similar to that of stroke in modern English, and may be compared with M. H. Ger. swanc, swang a trick: Ger. schwank; cf. also Ger. streich = trick. To wrastlen a&yogh;ein þes deofles swenges, A. R. 80, 8. &YOGH;ef ha etstonden wulleð mine unwreste wrenches ant mine swikele swenges, wrestlin ha moten wið ham seoluen, Marh. 14, 12. &YOGH;if tweie men goþ to wrastlinge . . . and þe on can swenges swiþe fele . . . and þe oþer ne can sweng bute ane, O. and N. 795. Cf. O. H. Ger. swanch swinging, stroke: M. H. Ger. swanc, swang: Ger. schwang.] v. feorh-. heaðu-, heoru-, hete-, wæl-sweng.

swengan; p. de To cause to swing, to cause rapid movement, to swing, fling, dash, strike:--Ðá áhleóp án leó of ðæs eorðscræfes þýstrum and hió swengde on hine . . . Ðá eode uncer hláford sylf in ðæt scræf ða swengde sió lió sóna forð and forswealh hine then a lion ran out from the darkness of the cavern and dashed on to him . . . Then our lord himself went into the cave; then the lion dashed out at once and swallowed him up, Shrn. 43, 9-18. Swengende discutiens, Wrt. Voc. ii. 141, 43. [He smat hine sare . . . æft he him to (to him, 2nd MS.) sweinde . . . dunt he him &yogh;ef þane þridde, Laym. 8183. His sweord he sweinde bi his side, 21138. Swengeð of þa hafden, 22839. He sweinde ham adun into helle grunde, A. R. 280, 13. Breid up þene rode stef and sweng him a&yogh;ean (strike at him), 290, 18. Þe drake rahte ut his tunge and swende hire in (swung her into his mouth) ant forswalh into his wide wombe, Marh. 10, 19. Swengy&n-long; or schakyn as menne done clothys excucio, Prompt. Parv. 482. Goth. af-swaggwjan to cause to waver, to shake one's confidence, make desperate.] v. á-, fram-, tó-swengan; swingan.

swenge (?); adj. Heavy, slothful, v. swangor (b).

sweocol. v. swicol.

sweofot, es; n. Sleep:--Hé Hróðgáres heorðgeneátas slóh on sweofote, slæ-acute;pende fræ-acute;t, Beo. Th. 3166; B. 1581: 4579; B. 2295. Hé (the panther) þreó nihta fæc swefeþ on sweofote, slæ-acute;pe gebiesgad, Exon. Th. 358, 1; Pa. 39. Ðonne hé selþ gecorenum his swefetu (cf. fhe use of swefen in pl.) &l-bar; slæ-acute;p cum dederit dilectis suis somnum, Ps. Lamb. 126, 3. [Þe king læi on sweuete, Laym. 17773. On sweouete, 17802. Ne þuhte hit þ-bar; ha weren deade, ah þ-bar; ha slepten a sweouete dormientes potius quam extinctos putares, Kath. 1427.] v. swefan.

sweogian. v. swigian.

sweogode glosses praevaluit, Ps. Spl. 51, 7, a mistake (?) for strongode.

Sweó-land, es; n. The land of the Swedes, Sweden, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 19, 2. v. Sweó-ríce, -þeód.

sweoloþ, swoloþ (swóloþ?), es; m. Heat, burning:--Swoloð aestus vel cauma, Wrt. Voc. i. 53, 41. Swoloð (swaloð, MS. J.: sweoli, MS. W.) cauma, Ælfc. Gl. Zup. 306, 15. Ðes swolaþ (swoli, MS. W.) hoc cauma, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 1; Zup. 33, 12 note. Swoleðe caumate, Hpt. Gl. 482, 48: 495, 22. Hét Hildeburh æt Hnæfes áde hire selfre suna sweoloðe befæstan, bánfatu bærnan and on bæ-acute;l dón, Beo. Th. 2235; B. 1115. v. swelan, and next word.

sweoloþa, an; m. Heat, burning:--Hé swá swíþe swæ-acute;tte swá hé in