swancor
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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swancor
adj. Bending easily. 1. of a horse (cf.Icel. svangr used in the same connection), slender, slim, active and graceful in movement þrió wicg swancor and sadolbeorhte, Beo. 4356; B. 2175. [Jamieson gives swank slender; limber, agile: swanking supple, active: swanky tall and lank: swanky a strapping young countryman.] II. pliant, supple Hine Níðhád on néde legde swoncre seonobende supple sinew-bands (? see seonu-bend). Exon. Th. 377, 19; Deór. 6. [Cf. M.H. Ger. swankel: Ger. schwank flexible, slim: Swed. swank a bend; swank; adj. pliable, flexible; swank-rem girth-leather,] III. without firmness, feeble, weak Mín sául gewearð swancur on móde ðǽr ic on ðínre hǽlu hogode defecit in salutari tuo anima mea, Ps. Th. 118, 81.
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