sweþel
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sweþel
sweoþol, es; m. A swathe, wrap, band, bandage; cf. swaddling band, clothes Sweþil fascia, Wrt. Voc. ii. 34, 74. Sueðelas suedilas instites, Txts. 69, 1060. Sweþelas, Wrt. Voc. ii. 45, 48. Sweoþolas fascia [e? ], 93, 69. Suuoeðles institis, Jn. Skt. Lind. 11, 44. Suaeðila fasciarum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 108, 18. Sweþila, 34, 76. Sweþela, 82, 36. Sweþelum fasciarum, 34, 21. Suithelon institis, Txts. 113, 72. ¶ of a funeral pile in whose fire the body is wrapped (?) :-- Wuduréc ástáh sweart ofer swioðole (swicðole, MS.) the smoke rose black above the pile where Beowulf's body lay enwrapped, Beo. Th. 6281; B. 3146, cf. swaþul. [Cf. Bondon wit a sueþelband (suadiling band, swaþeling bonde, other MSS.), C. M. 1343. A child in swethelcloutes, Met. Homl. 91, 14. O. H. Ger. swedili malagma.] v. sweðian.
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