stincan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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stincan
p. stanc, pl. stuncon ; pp. stuncen To emit a smell or vapour, exhale, 1. where the kind of smell is not marked Stincþ fragrat, i. odorat, i. odorem dat, Wrt. Voc. ii. 150, 34. Stanc exalavit, 29, 62. Stonc, 107, 54. Swá hý swýþost stincen give out the strongest smell, Lchdm. i. 206, 8. Ðæs stincendan fumigabundi[s ], Wrt. Voc. ii. 37, 20 : 86, 40. Ðære stincendan spirantis, 75, 51. Stincende fragrans, 35, 73 : 74, 65. Stincendi, 108, 76. 2. where the smell is a pleasant one Ic stince swóte oleo, Ælfc. Gr. 37 ; Zup. 220, 13. Swecca swétast, swylce on sumeres tíd stincaþ wyrta geblówene, Exon. Th. 178, 22 ; Gú. 1248. Stanc redolet, Hpt. Gl. 516, 41. Se líchoma stanc swá swóte, Shrn. 143, 28 : 140, 13 : Homl. Skt. i. 4, 347. 3. where the smell is an unpleasant one Hé stingð (stincð, MSS. B. C.) faetet, Jn. Skt. 11, 39. Ðæt oreð stincþ and áfúlaþ ðe ǽr wæs swéte on stence, Wulfst. 148, 7. Se líchoma stincþ fúle, Lchdm. ii. 236, 14 : 220, 6. Stinceþ, Exon. Th. 424, 1 ; Rä. 41, 32. Ongan se cealc mid ungemete stincan ; ðá wearð hé mid ðæm brǽþe ofsmorod, Ors. 6, 32 ; Swt. 288, 1. Him stód stincende steám of ðam múðe, Homl. Th. i. 86, 13, 10. Stingendum putenti, Hpt. Gl. 487, 64. [O. H. Ger. stinchan odorem dare, odorare, fragrare, putere.] v. ge-, tó-stincan ; fúl-, swíð-, wel-stincende ; swót-stencende ; cf. stíman.
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