scín-lác
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
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scín-lác
es; n. I. magic, necromancy, sorcery Scýnláce necro-mantia , Hpt. Gl. 482, 74. Se mec gescyldeþ wið ðínum scínláce, Exon. Th. 255, 15; Jul. 214. Hí sǽdon ðæt hió sceolde mid hire scínláce (cf. mid hire drýcræft. Bt. 38, 1 ; Fox 194, 30) beornas forbrédan and mid balocræftum weorpan on wildra líc, Met. 26, 74. Twegen drýas ða worhton micel scínlác mid twám dracum, Shrn. 131, 29. II. a particular act of magic, a sorcery, delusion produced by magic Hí ðæt hæfdon gedón mid yflum scínlácum, Shrn. 90, 10 : 75, 18. Ða ðe galdorcræftas begangaþ, and mid ðǽm unwære men beswícaþ, and hí áweniaþ from Codes gemynde mid heora scínlácum, Blickl. Homl. 61, 25. Scíndlácum, Shrn. 141, 27. III. delusion, superstition, frenzy, rage Scínlác fantasia, i. imaginatio, delusio mentis . Wrt. Voc. ii. 147, 42. Ðætte gifearria from ðære stówe ǽlc scínilác and ymbcerro diúbles fácnes ut discedat ab eo loco omnis fantasia vel versutia diabolicae fraudis , Rtl. 120, 33. Næs his scínlác ne his hergiung on ða fremdan áne ac hé gelíce slóg and hiénde ða ðe him wǽron mid farende nec minor ejus (Alexander) in suos crudelitas, quam in hostem rabies fuit , Ors. 3, 9 ; Swt. 130, 19. Mánfulles scínláces fanaticae superstitionis , Hpt. Gl. 488, 41: 509, 39. Scínlác[e] superstitione , 500, 70. Sume Rómána wíf on swelcum scínláce wurdon and on swelcum wódan dreáme incredibili rabie et amore scelerum Romanae matronae exarserunt , Ors. 3, 6; Swt. 108, 25. IV. a delusive appearance, a spectre, apparition, phantom Hí cwǽdon: Hyt ys scínlác dicentes: Quia phantasma est , Mt. Kmbl. 14, 26. Scínlác nebulo , Hpt. Gl. 501, 16. Scýnláce praestigia , 482, 74. Tó fleánne ǽlc scínelác díuoles ad effugdndum omne fantasma diaboli , Rtl. 100, 33. Ðeós wyrt (ἀστήριον) scíneþ on nihte swilce steorra on heofone, and se ðe hý nytende gesihþ, hé sægþ ðæt hé scínlác geseó, Lchdm. i. 164, 6. Scínlác monstra, Wrt. Voc. ii. 56, 15: nebulones , Hpt. Gl. 501, 73. Wið deófulseócnysse and wið yfelre gesihþe, wulfes flǽsc gesoden. . . ða scínlác ðe him ǽr ætýwdon ne geunstillaþ hý hine, Lchdm. i. 360, 13-16. Ðý læs cild sý hreósende, oððe scínlác méte, 350, 13. Ða ðe scínlác þrowien etan león flǽsc; ne þrowiaþ hý ofer ðæt ǽnig scínlác, 364, 22. Scínláca praestigiarum . Hpt. Gl. 501, 68. Galdras praestigias, scínlác fantasias , 459, 16. Scínlácu gesihþ, gestreón of ungewéndum hit getácnaþ, Lchdm. iii. 204, 18. [O. H. Ger. scín-leih monstrum.] v. Grmm. D. M. 450.
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