swǽsende
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun, Adjective
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
swǽsende
es; but occurring almost always in pl. swǽsendu (-a, -o); n. I. food, victuals, refection Swǽsende fercula , Wrt. Voc. ii. 35, 19. Swǽsendo fercula, cibaria , 147, 83. Hé þanc gesægde ðá hé gereordod wæs : 'Ðé ðissa swǽsenda Meotud leán forgilde,' Andr. Kmbl. 771; An. 386. Ðæt hí on his hús ne eodon ne of his swǽsendum mete ðygedon ne domum ejus intrarent neque de cibis illius acciperent , Bd. 3, 22; S. 553, 28. Mid hígna suésendum (the articles of food are then given ). Ond ðás forecnedenan suésenda all ágefe mon ðem reogolwarde, Txts. 444, 14-26. Ða ilcan wísan on swǽsendum tó mínre tíde léstan (cf. hígon gefeormian tó mínre tíde, 449, 9), 450, 1. Suoesendo agapem , 39, 108. Swǽsendo, Wrt. Voc. ii. 2, 22. Ælmessum swǽsendo, 5, 35. Ða six Sunnandagas ðe wé swǽsendo on habbaþ the six Sundays in Lent when we may take meat (cf. nán dæg (in Lent ) ne sý bútan Sunnandagum ánum, ðæt ǽnig mon ǽniges metes brúce ǽr ðære teóðan tíde oððe ðære twelfte, L. E. I. 37; Th. ii. 436, 6-8), Wulfst. 284, 5. Ðone mete and ða swǽsendo dapes, Bd. 3, 6; S. 528, 20. ¶ In phrases :-- Gán tó swǽsendum to go to dinner; ire ad reficiendum, 5, 4; S. 617, 18. Sittan æt or tó swǽsendum to sit at meat, take a meal :-- Hí æt beóde and æt swǽsendum sǽton sederunt ad mensam , 5, 5; S. 617, 10: Cd. Th. 168, 7; Gen. 2779. Sittan tó his swǽsendum residens ad epulas , Bd. 3, 14; S. 540, 42 : 5, 5; S. 618, 17. Woldon wé tó úrum swǽsendum sittan ceperamus uelle epulari , Nar. 21, 12. Ðá hét ic eallne ðone here ðæt hé tó swǽsendum sǽte and mete þigde cenare militem jussi , 23, 8. Swǽsende, swǽsenda þicgan to take food :-- Sæt hé and swǽsende ðeah and dranc (sæt hé on swǽsendum and æt and dranc, MS. B.) residebat, vescebatur, bibebat , Bd. 5, 5; S. 618, 18. Hé on his hús eode and his swǽsendo ðeah intravit epulaturus domum ejus , Bd. 3, 22; S. 553, 30. Swá ðæt hé nǽfre mete onféng ne swǽsendo ðeah ita ut nihil unquam cibi vel potus perciperet , 4, 25; S. 599, 29. Swǽsendo þicgean jejunium solvere, prandere , 5, 4; S. 617, 13, 16. Swǽsenda (up) girwan to prepare a feast , Judth. Thw. 21, 7; Jud. 9. Symbel ł swoese (swoesende ?) mín ic gearuade prandium meum paravi, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 22, 4. II. flatteries, blandishments, fair speech. v. swǽs. III. ge-swǽsness, swǽslǽcan Swésendum blanditiis , Kent. Gl. 212. v. dæg-, undern-swǽsendu (-o).
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