swecc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
swecc
swæcc, es; m. I. a taste, flavour, savour Ðæs (the manna's) swæc (gustus ) wæs swilce smedema mid hunige, Ex. 16, 31: Bt. 34, 11 ; Fox 152, 1. Swæcces nectaris, saporis, Hpt. Gl. 488, 26. Búton swæcce (sapore ) sealtes. Coll. Monast. Th. 28, 15. On swæce swylce gréne cystel, Lchdm. i. 108, 2. On swæcce swéttran ðonne beóna hunig, Homl. Th. ii. 136, 30: 144, 4. Ia. the sense, of taste :-- Mid úrum fif andgitum . . . swæc and stenc, Homl. Th. i. 138, 27. Swæcc, ii. 550, 11: Wrt. Voc. i. 42, 60. II. an odour, a scent, smell Wundorlíces brǽðes swæc, Homl. Th. ii. 352, 15. Seó wundriende swétnes ðæs swæcces (odoris ), Bd. . 5, 12 ; S. 629, 20. Stémendes swæcces nardi pistici, Hpt. Gl. 516, 38. Ðæt hús wæs gefylled of ðære sealfe swæcce (odore ), Jn. Skt. 12, 3. Gif ðú hyre blósðman brýtest, hé hæfþ swæc swylce ellen, Lchdm. i. 104, 20. Swecca swétast swylce stincaþ wyrta geblówene, Exon. Th. 178, 20; Gú, 1247. Swæcca, 358, 16; Pa. 46. Swétum swæccum (odoribus ), 212, 22; Ph. 214. Sweccum, Kent. Gl. 1016. II a. the sense of smell :-- Swæc odoratus (in a list 'de homine et de partibus ejus'), Wrt. Voc. i. 282, 31: 64, 19. Stenc, swæc olfactum, swæc odoratus, ii. 62, 45, 46. [O. Sax. swek an odour: O. H. Ger. swehhi odor.]
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