cwice
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
cwice
an; f. Quick-growing grass, couch-grass, quitch-grass; gramen Cwice gramen, Ælfc. Gl. 42; Som. 64, 24; Wrt. Voc. 31, 34. Genym ðysse wyrte leáf, ðe man gramen, and óðrum naman cwice nemneþ take leaves of this herb, which is named gramen, and by another name quitch, Herb. 79; Lchdm. i. 182, 8: Lchdm. iii. 12, 28: 16, 8. Genim cwican take quitch, L. M. 2, 51; Lchdm. ii. 268, 10. [Plat. qwäk, queek, quek, quik viticum repens: Dut. kweek-gras, n. dog's grass: Ger. quecke, f. any grass with creeping roots: Dan. qwik-græs couch-grass: Swed. qwick-hwete, n. dog's grass growing among wheat.]
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