sín-lǽca
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
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sín-lǽca
-láca, an; m. A magician, necromancer, sorcerer Scín*-*lǽcan (-lǽcean, -lécan) nebulonis, Txts. 81, 1372: nebulis (nebulonis? ), Wrt. Voc. ii. 60, 60: 79. 4. Ðæs leásan scínlǽcan falsi nebulo , 147, 2. Sabastianus ongon hine (St. Victor ) nédan tó deófolgelde; ðá hé ðæt ne geþafede, ðá hét hé sumne scínlǽcan him sellan etan ðæt flǽsc ðæt wæs geǽttred, Shrn. 84, 27. Hí gefetton Escolafius ðone scínlácan mid ðære ungemetlícan nædran ðe mon Epithaurus hét horrendum illum Epidaurium colubrum, cum ipso Aesculapii lapide advenerint , Ors. 3, 10; Swt. 140,9: 3, 10, tit.; Swt. 3, 19. Scínlǽcan magi, Wrt. Voc. ii. 39, 11. On helle beóþ ða scínlǽcan, ða ðe galdorcræftas begangaþ, Blickl. Homl. 61, 23. Ða fǽmnan ðe gewuniaþ onfón gealdorcræftigan and scínlǽcan (-lácan, MS. H.) and wiccan, ne lǽt ðú ða libban, L. Alf. 30; Th. i. 50, 10. v. two following words.
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