swegel
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
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swegel
swegl, es; n. I. in a physical sense, heaven, sky Ðætte súð ne norð, be sǽm tweónum, ofer eormengrund, óþer nǽnig, under swegles begong, sélra nǽre. Beo. Th. 1724; B. 860: 3550; B. 1773. Under swegles gang. Andr. Kmbl. 415; An. 208: 910; An. 455. Swefan under swegles hleó, 1664; An. 834: Elen. Kmbl. 1011 ; El. 507: Exon. Th. 38, 13; Cri. 606: 224, 11; Ph. 374. Swegles gim, heofontungol (cf. seó sunne, Bt. 35, 1; Fox 154, 29), Met. 22, 23. Swegles gim, sunne, Exon. Th. 212, 11; Ph. 208. Swegles leóht, gimma gladost, 218, 2 ; Ph. 288. Swegles leóma, 204, 26; Ph. 103. Swegles tapur, 205, 18; Ph. 114. On swegle in the sky, 34, 30; Cri. 550. Fareþ feþrum snell swegle tógeánes, 206, 10: Ph. 124. Under swegle under heaven, 31, 27; Cri. 502: 210, 15; Ph. 186: Cd. Th. 85, 13; Gen. 1414: 105, 36; Gen. 1764: Beo. Th. 2160; B. 1078. Weorðeþ his (the phenix) hús onhǽted þurh hádor swegel (cloudless sky, cf. hádrum heofone, Met. 28, 48; or bright sun, v. III., and cf. hádor sægl, Andr. Kmbl. 2911; An. 1458), Exon. Th. 212, 19; Ph. 212. II. heaven, a. as the abode of the Deity Swegles ágend, Exon. Th. 34, 17; Cri. 543. Swegles aldor, Cd. Th. 53, 17; Gen. 862: 153, 18; Gen. 2540: 170, 4; Gen. 2807: Judth. Thw. 22, 31; Jud. 88. Swegles brytan, wuldres waldend, Cd. Th. 266, 17; Sat. 23. Swægles brytta, wihta wealdend, 272, 24; Sat. 124. Swegles gǽst the Holy Ghost, Exon. Th. 13, 16; Cri. 203. Swegles weard, Judth. Thw. 22, 27; Jud. 80. b. as the abode of the blessed Nó ðæs gilpan þearf synfull sáwel ðæt hyre sié swegl ongeán, Exon. Th. 449, 11; Dóm. 69. Gástas sóhton swegles dreámas, engla éðel, Andr. Kmbl. 1282; An. 641. Ic mæg swegles (or under IV.?) gamen gehýran on heofonum, Cd. Th. 42, 18; Gen. 675. Swegles leóman. Cd. Th. 286, 13; Sae. 351. Swegles leóht, 266, 27; Sae. 28. Englas feredon sóþfæste sáwle innan swegles leóht, Chr. 1065; Erl. 198, 9. In swegles wuldre, Judth. Thw. 26, 26; Jud. 345. Gesǽlgum on swegle, Exon. Th. 101. 17; Cri. 1660: 137, 10 ; Gú. 557. Swegle benumene. 139, 23; GÚ. 597. Sigorleán in swegle, Elen. Kmbl. 1242; El. 623. Ða ðe swegl búan, Cd. Th. 6, 2; Gen. 82. On swegl faran, Exon. Th. 32, 15; Cri. 513. III. the sun (but can swegel here = segel, sigel (q.v.) ? cf. swegl = segl a sail, Cd. Th. 184, 10; Exod. 105: 182, 26; Exod. 81) Heofontorht swegl gescyndeþ under foldan fæþm, farende tungol, Exon. Th. 351, 1; Sch. 73. Swegl háte scán blac ofer burgsalo,182, 3; Gú. 1304. Swegel byþ hátost (on sumera), Menol. Fox 474; Gn. C. 7. IV. music (?). v. swegel-horn Ðǽr (in heaven ) wæs singal sang and swegles gong ... Englas heredon hálgan stefne Dryhten, dreám wæs on hyhte, Andr. Kmbl. 1738; An. 871. Eádige ðǽr sittaþ mid swegle, Cd. Th. 305, 17; Sat. 648. v. Grmm. D.M. 708.
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