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956 SWILC--SWILIAN.

Hwanne besmát hine seó scyld ðære fealasprecolnesse? . . . oþþe hú sceþede him seó synn ðære swígunga? 169, 7. Mið suígunga cum silentio, Rtl. 20, 15. Swígunge, Shrn. 41, 26. II. silence, absence of noise:--Martha ceigde Mariam suiugunga (swíunga, Rush.) and cwoeð Martha vocavit Mariam silentio, dicens, Jn. Skt. Lind. 11, 28. II a. a time of silence. v. swíge, II, and two preceding words:--Ðære swígunge conticinio, Wrt. Voc. ii. 24, 31: 20, 29. In swígunge in conticinio, 47, 46. III. silence from astonishment, amazement. v. swígan, II, swíge, III:--Forstylton swígunge micelre obstupuerunt stupore maximo, Mk. Skt. Rush. 5, 42. IV. delay, v. swíge, IV:--Suígiunc dóes hláferd mín moram facit dominus meus, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 24, 48. [O. H. Ger. swígunga silentium.] v. ge-swígung.

swilc, swelc; pron. (the word can take the weak declension). I. where the word points to what has been already described, such, (1) used substantively, that which has been already described, the like, the same:--Ne biþ swylc (the practice already described) cwénlíc þeáw, Beo. Th. 3885; B. 1940. Ne biþ swylc earges síð, 5076; B. 2541. Ne sceolde ðé nán man swelces tó geléfan no one would believe such a thing of you, Bt. 5, 1; Fox 10, 2: 19; Fox 68, 32. Hé æ-acute;fre swylces geswíce, L. Ath. i. 6; Th. i. 202, 17. Heó áwiht swylces ne hýrdon, Elen. Kmbl. 1139; El. 571. Gif wífmen hwæt swylces derige, Lchdm. i. 236, 3: Beo. Th. 1764; B. 880. Hærincgas and leaxas . . . and fela swylces (et similia), Coll. Monast. Th. 24, 13. Hæleða fela swelces and swelces wundraþ, Met. 28, 49. Be swilcum and swilcum ðú miht ongitan, Bt. 38, 1; Fox 196, 11: Met. 26, 107. Wundorsióna fela secga gehwylcum ðara ðe on swylc staraþ, Beo. Th. 1997; B. 996: 5589; B. 2798: Met. 30, 18. Gif hím (a lunatic) gelimpe ðæt hé man ofsleá . . . his mágas hine wið óðær swylc gescyldan propinqui ejus eum contra simile quid servent, L. Ecg. P. addit. 29; Th. ii. 236, 31. Swylcra síþfæt (the journey of those just mentioned), Exon. Th. 400, 12; Rä. 20, 9. Hú hé swylce ácwealde, Ps. Th. 108, 16. Oft ða swelcan (swylcan, Cott. MSS.) monn sceal forsión, Past. 37, 2; Swt. 265, 17. (2) used adjectivally, like that already described, (a) agreeing with a noun:--Hine swelces gamenes gilpan lyste, Met. 9, 19. Swylces morðres, 32. Hig worhton óðer swilc þing fecerunt quaedam similiter, Ex. 7, 11. Hé æ-acute;r ne síð óðre swylce láre gehýrde, Exon. Th. 169, 10; Gú. 1092: Blick. Homl. 189, 22. Geþyld and ryhtwísnes and wísdóm and manege swelce cræftas, Bt. 34, 6; Fox 142, 1. Se is tó lytel swelcra láriówa, Met. 10, 55. Manegum swylcum (talibus) bigspellum hé spræc tó him, Mk. Skt. 4, 33. Manna sáulum hé gyfþ swilca gyfa. Ða swilcan gifa hí ne þurfon forlæ-acute;tan, Shrn. 192, 3. (b) predicatively:--Hió næ-acute;fre siþþan swelc wæs it (Rome) was never the same afterwards, Ors. 6, 1: Swt. 252, 24. Gif hé suelc (swelc, Cott. MSS.) wæ-acute;re, Past. 16; Swt. 101, 10. Swelc wæs þeáw hira, Andr. Kmbl. 50; An. 25. Swylc, Beo. Th. 359; B. 178. Ðæt úre tída ne mihtan weorðan swilce, Bt. 15; Fox 48, 18. Swelce, Met. 8, 42. II. as an antecedent:--Swælc monn se ðe tó mínum ærfe fóe gedéle hé æ-acute;lcum messepreóste binnan Cent mancus goldes, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. i. 351, 4. Ðá com leóht swilc swá hí æ-acute;r ne gesáwon, Homl. Skt. ii. 29, 263. Eal swylce seó mettrumnes biþ ðæs seócan mannes . . . swylc is ðæt líf ðysses middan&dash-uncertain;geardes, Blickl. Homl. 59, 31. Wæ-acute;re se man on swelcum lande swelce hé wæ-acute;re, Bt. 27, 3; Fox 98, 27. Ðæt hé ðone hláf on swilcere stówe áwurpe, ðæ-acute;r hine nán man findan ne mihte, Homl. Th. ii. 162, 25. Wé swylc ne gefrugnan gelimpan, ðæt ðú befénge, Exon. Th. 6, 3; Cri. 78. Ymb swelc tó sprecanne hwelc hit ðá wæs, Ors. 10; Swt. 48, 4. Swelce burg gewyrcan swelce sió wæs, 2, 4; Swt. 74, 8. Gif ic hæfde swilcne anweald, swylce God hæfþ, Bt. 38, 2; Fox 196, 19. Se wolde habban swilcne hlísan swá Benedictus, Homl. Th. ii. 162, 18: Soul Kmbl. 278; Seel. 143. Hí ne þurhwuniaþ swelca, swelce hí æ-acute;r tó cóman, Bt. 11, 1; Fox 30, 28. Swylcra yrmða swá ðú unc scrife, Soul Kmbl. 201; Seel. 102. Búton hé hæbbe swylce þéningmen ðe þeáwfæstnysse him gebeódon, Homl. Skt. i. pref., 62. III. in correlative clauses, swilc . . . swilc such . . . as:--Swylc biþ wedera cyst, swylc wæs on ðam fýre, Cd. Th. 238, 6; Dan. 350. Swylc scolde eorl wesan, swylc Æschere wæs, Beo. Th. 2661; B. 1328. Mid swelce hrægle hé in eode, mid swelce gange hé út, L. Alf. 11; Th. i. 46, 3. Swylce mæ-acute;la swylce hira mandryhtne þearf gesæ-acute;lde, Beo. Th. 2502; B. 1249. Eahtige hé hine selfne suelcne suelcne hé ondræ-acute;tt ðæt hé sié, Past. 17; Swt. 119, 8. Séce swylcne hláford, swylcne hé wille, L. Ath. iv. 1; Th. i. 220, 24. Beóþ swylce (suælce, Lind.) gedréfednessa swylce (suelco, Lind.) ne gewurdon (tales quales non fuerunt), Mk. Skt. 13, 19: Beo. Th. 6309; B. 3165. IV. containing boen antecedent and relative, such as:--Ðonne ic wæs mid ludéum, ic wæs swelc hié, Past. 16; Swt. 101, 6. Gestreón swilc ðæ-acute;r funden wæs, Cd. Th. 220, 5; Dan. 66. Ná hýrde wé ðæt æ-acute;nig wurde hús áræ-acute;red swylic ðæt mæ-acute;re wæs, Anglia xi. 9, 30. Gódfremmendra swylcum gifeðe biþ to such as it shall be granted, Beo. Th. 604; B. 299: Met. 26, 87. Swilce wé ðé daga cígen on such day as we call to thee, Ps. Ben. 19, 9. Eahtige hé hiene selfne swelcne hé ondræ-acute;t ðæt hé sié, Past. 17; Swt. 118, 8. Hæfde his ende gebidenne swylcne hé æ-acute;r æfter worhte, Judth. Thw. 22, 17; Jud. 65. Eall gedæ-acute;lan swylc him God sealde, Beo. Th. 145; B. 72. Ealle swylce hí habban scoldon, 3599; B. 1797. Cyningas swylce iú wæ-acute;ron, Exon. Th. 310, 32; Seef. 83. Beaduþreáta mæ-acute;st swylce cyning ymbsittendra meahte ábannan tó beadwe, Elen. Kmbl. 64; El. 32. V. in expressions relating to quantity or number, so (as) much, so (as) many:--Hwítes sealtes swilc swá mæ-acute;ge mid feówer fingrum geniman as much white salt as may be taken with four fingers, Lchdm. ii. 130, 2. Swelc swá biþ þreó beána, 228, 5. Selle him twá swylc swylce man æt him nime, i. 400, 18. Mealwan seáwes þrý lytle bollan gemengde wiþ swilc tú wæteres (twice as much water), 214, 15. Genim wínes and eles swilc healf take some wine and of oil half as much, 180, 11. Medmicel pipores and óþer swilc cymenes a moderate amount of pepper and an equal quantity of cummin, 256, 5: 134, 26. Feówertig daga nihta óðer swilc forty days and as many nights, Cd. Th. 83, 21; Gen. 1383: Beo. Th. 3170; B. 1583: Menol. Fox 279; Men. 141. [Laym. swilc, swulc, swulch; soch, 2nd MS.: Orm. swillc: A. R. Marh. O. and N. swuch: R. Glouc. such: Goth. swa-leiks: O. Sax. su-lík: O. Frs. se-lík, selk, sulk, sulch, suck: O. H. Ger. so-líh, su-líh, solh: Icel. slíkr.]

swilce, swelce; adv. conj. I. in like manner, also, as well, too:--Se com swylce tó-dæg tó mé ad me quoque hodie venire dignatus est, Bd. 4, 3; S. 568, 17. Swylce hé brohte mycel feoh attulit autem et summam pecuniae non parvam, 4, 11; S. 599, 20. Hé wæs sóþ man, ðý hine dorste deófol costian; swylce hé wæs sóþ God, ðý him englas þegnedon, Blickl. Homl. 33, 34. Swilce gelamp eft óðer wundor ðysum onlíc, 221, 18. Swilce óþre dæge ðæt ilce hié dydon, 241, 30: Cd. Th. 81, 2; Gen. 1339: 247, 24; Dan. 502. Swilce is seó feorðe there is also the fourth, 15, 14; Gen. 233. Wæ-acute;glíðende swilce wíf heora the seafarers, their wives too, 86, 18; Gen. 1432. Swylce, Beo. Th. 226; B. 113. End suelce (suilcae, suilce) atqueve, Txts. 37, 75. Ic God herige and on God swylce gelýfe, Ps. Th. 55, 4. Ge swylce, Beo. Th. 4508; B. 2258. Hié hæfdon manige glengas; eác swylce hié hæfdon wíf, Blickl. Homl. 99, 20. On ðære hálgan Ðrynnesse naman beó ðú hál, mid mínes láreówes geearnungum eác swylce gefultumod, Homl. Skt. i. 6, 40. Ná ðæt æ-acute;nne ac eác swilce manige non solum unum, sed etiam plures, Coll. Monast. Th. 26, 19. Næs nó on gesundum þingum ánum, ac eác swylce on wiðer&dash-uncertain;weardum þingum, Blickl. Homl. 13, 8. Eác ic swylce on God gewéne, Ps. Th. 55, 4. Engla cynn and manna cynn and eác swylce werigra gásta, Blickl. Homl. 83, 12. Swylce eác feówer tída syndan, 35, 15. Hé helpeþ þearfan swylce eác wædlan parcet pauperi et inopi, Ps. Th. 71, 13: Blickl. Homl. 75, 19: Judth. Thw. 21, 14; Jud. 18: 26, 20; Jud. 344. Swylce hé ús álésde, Blickl. Homl. 103, 13. Fífe cyningas, swilce seofene eác eorlas, Chr. 937; Erl. 112, 30. And ic ðé on hleóðre hearpan swylce eác gecwéme, Ps. Th. 107, 2. II. so, in such manner, in a manner already described:--Ðín mildheortnes is mycel wið heofenas, is ðín sóðfæstnes swylce wið wolcnum, Ps. Th. 56, 12. Lifge Ismael lárum swilce ðínum, Cd. Th. 141, 18; Gen. 2346. Ne wé swylc ne gefrugnan æ-acute;fre gelimpan, ðæt ðú in sundurgiefe swylce (in such manner) befénge, Exon. Th. 6, 7; Cri. 80. III. as, like:--Ðonne ic wæs mid ludéum ic wæs swelce hié, Past. 16; Swt. 100, 7. Ne beó gé swylce líceteras non eritis sicut hypocritae, Mt. Kmbl. 6, 5. Genóh byþ ðam leorningcnihte ðæt hé sý swylce (sicut) hys láreów, and þeów swylce hys hláfurd, 10, 25. Se áwyrgda gást is heáfod ealra unrihtwísra dæ-acute;da, swylce unrihtwíse syndon deófles leomo, Blickl. Homl. 33, 8. Hyre twigu beóþ swylce swínen byrst, Lchdm. i. 156, 2. Wearð gesewen swilce ánes mannes hand wrítende on ðære healle wáge, Homl. Th. ii. 434, 33. Steam up árás swylce réc, Elen. Kmbl. 1604; El. 804: Andr. Kmbl. 178; An. 89. Hwylc biþ hé (the body after death) ðonne búton swylce stán, Blickl. Homl. 21, 26: Homl. Th. i. 406, 14. Mé geweorðode wuldres ealdor swylce swá hé his módor eác geweorðode, Rood Kmbl. 181; Kr. 92. See also passages under swilc, II. IV. as if:--Se wearð wið hine forwréged swylce (suoelce, Lind.) hé his gód forspilde quasi dissipasset bona ipsius, Lk. Skt. 16, 1. Swelce hié cwæ-acute;den as if they had said, Past. pref.; Swt. 5, 13. Men gehýraþ myccle stefne on heofenum, swylce ðæ-acute;r man fyrde trymme and samnige, Blickl. Homl. 91, 31: Ps. Th. 101, 3. Ðæs temples segl sylf slát on tú, swylce hit seaxes ecg þurhwóde, Exon. Th. 70, 20; Cri. 1141. Hié on swíman lágon, swylce hié wæ-acute;ron deáðe geslegene, Judth. Thw. 21, 23; Jud. 31. V. with words denoting measure, about:--Maria wunude mid hyre swylce (suælce, Lind.: swelce, Rush.) þrý mónþas quasi mensibus tribus, Lk. Skt. 1, 56. Se Hæ-acute;lend wæs on ylde swylce þrítigwintre quasi annorum triginta, 3, 23. Betuh ðæm clife on (ond?) ðæm wætre wæ-acute;ron swylce twelf míla, Blickl. Homl. 211, 3. [Sulch (ase, 2nd MS.) hit an liun were, Laym. 4085. Sulc (alse, 2nd MS.) he walde awede, 6486.]

swilcness, e; f. Quality:--Sý gebróðrum reáf geseald be swilcnesse and staþele ðære stówe ðe hý on wuniaþ secundum locorum qualitatem ubi habitant, R. Ben. 89, 4. Ðysne wyrttruman syllan þicgean mid sumum óðrum mete gemencgedne be ðære swylcnysse ðe seó untrumnys ðonne byþ, Lchdm. i. 260, 20.

swile. v. swyle.

swilian and swillan to swill. I. to wash:--Ic þweá oððe ic swilige mín bed mid mínum teárum lavabo lectum meum lacrimis meis, Ps. Lamb. 6, 7. II. to swill the mouth or throat, to gargle:--Iagul swyleþ gargarizat, Wrt. Voc. ii. 40, 54. Seóh þurh cláð and swile mid ðæt geagl; after ðam læ-acute;cedóme gelóme mid ele swille ða