sceóness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sceóness
sciéness, scinness, scýness, scynness, e ; f. Suggestion, persuasion, incitement: — Seó scynnes biþ þurh deófol suggestio fit per diabolum, Bd. 1, 27; S. 497, 13. On scynnesse, S. 497, 24. Mid scýnesse, S. 497, 10. Deófol mid hire (the serpent's) ðære yfelan sceónesse and fácne beswác ðone ǽrestan wífmon. Blickl. Homl. 5, 1. Sió scyld ðe hiene þurh sciénesse (scinnesse, Cott. MSS. ) costaþ v. scýan.
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