cwellere
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
cwellere
es; m. A killer, man-slayer, executioner, QUELLER, tormentor; lanio, interfector, spiculator? carnifex Se cwellere the executioner, Bd. 1, 7; S. 478, 15, 35. Ða cwelleras the executioners; carnifices, 5, 19; S. 638, 29. Herodes sende ǽnne cwellere, and bebeád ðæt man his heáfod on ánum disce brohte Herod sent an executioner, and commanded that they should bring his [John Baptist's] head on a dish, Mk. Bos. 6, 27. Hyldere, oððe cwellere, oððe flǽsctawere [MS. flǽctawere] lanio, vel lanista, vel carnifex, vel macellarius, Ælfc. Gl. 113; Som. 79, 122; Wrt. Voc. 60, 27.
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