smylte
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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smylte
adj. Quiet, tranquil, calm, serene. I. of physical calmness Se mónaþ (June ) is nemned on úre geþeóde se ǽrra líða, for ðon seó lyft biþ þonne smylte, Shrn. 87, 34. Swilce seó heofone ðonne heó smylte (serenum ) byþ, Ex. 24, 10. Hyt byþ smylte weder, Mt. Kmbl. 16, 2. Smylte weder biþ ðý þancwyrþre, gif hit hwéne ǽr biþ stearce stormas and micle rénas and snáwas, Bt. 23; Fox 78, 26. Smylte reng pluvia serena, Bd. 4, 13; S. 582, 34. Smelt hagol imber serotinus (v. smolt), Kent. Gl. 560. Swá biþ sǽ smilte, Exon. Th. 336, 26; Gn. Ex. 55. Sió án hýþ byþ simle smyltu æfter eallum ýstum that haven is ever calm after all the storms, Bt. 34, 8; Fox 144, 28. Smylte is se sigewong, Exon. Th. 199, 29; Ph. 23. Smeltre intempestae, tranquillae, serenae, Hpt. Gl. 495, 4. Swíðe eáðe mæg on smyltre sǽ ungelǽred scipstiéra genóh ryhte stiéran, Past. 9; Swt. 59, 1. Ðonne heó baðaþ hí on smyltum wætre, Shrn. 85, 21. Smylte wedere aure tenuis, Wrt. Voc. ii. 4, 56. Seó sǽ mót brúcan smyltra ýþa, Bt. 7, 3; Fox 20, 23. Ic becume tó ðære smyltestan hýðe, Guthl. prol.; Gdwin. 4, 20. I a. gentle, mild, of the wind :-- Þurh ðone smyltan súþan-westernan wind, Bt. 4; Fox 8, 8. Hé ýste mæg oncyrran ðæt him windes hweoðu weorðeþ smylte statuit procellam in auram, Ps. Th. 106, 28. I b. fig. favourable, prosperous :-- Smyltum belimpum successibus, Anglia xiii. 32, 132. II. of mental calm, placid, serene, tranquil, unruffled Cild ácenned smylte a child born on the ninth day of the moon will be placid, Lchdm. iii. 188, 12. Hé smylte móde and blíþe (placida mente ) him eall forlét, Bd. 3, 22; S. 553, 20. Ðá frægn hé hwæðer hí ealle smylte mód (placidum animum ) tó him hæfdon, 4, 24; S. 598, 40. Mid smyltre willsumesse tranquilla devotione, S. 599, 9, 10. Smylte ł blíðelíce árfæstnisse sinceram pietatem, Rtl. 48, 28. Smyltum þohtum sinceris mentibus, 7, 21: 16, 37. v. mere-smylte; smolt, smyltness.
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