swétness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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swétness
e; f. Sweetness Swétnys dulcedo, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 3; Zup. 37, 6. Swétnesse dulcedinis, Wrt. Voc. ii. 28, 34, I. in reference to the sense a. of smell, fragrance Mycel swétnys wundorlíces stences fragrantia mirandi odoris, Bd. 4, 10; S. 578, 13. Swétnes, 5, 12; S. 629, 20. Swétnysse stencg, 3, 8; S. 532, 18. In gistenc suoetnises in odore suavitatis, Rtl. 12, 17. Ic nardes stenc oferswíþe mid mínre swétnesse, Exon. Th. 423, 30; Rä. 41, 30. b. of taste Suoetnis ambrosea, Wrt. Voc. ii. 100, 14. Ðæs monnan swétnes, Past. 17; Swt. 125, 23. Of bitternise in suoetnisse, Rtl. 114, 36. II. sweetness, pleasantness, agreeableness Seó swétnes ðæs hǽmedþinges ðe hé ǽr lufode, Blickl. Homl. 59, 16. Hú micel is seó mycelnes ðínre swétnesse (dulcedinis tuae ), Ps. Th. 30, 21. Mid ðære swétnesse ðínra bletsunga, 20, 3. Úre heortan gefyllan mid ðære swétnesse godcundra beboda, Blickl. Homl. 37, 8. Be swétnesse ðæs heofonlícan ríces, Bd. 4, 24; S. 598, 16. Ða woruldsǽlþa mid swíþe manigre swétnesse óleccaþ ðǽm módum, Bt. 7, 1; Fox 16, 10. Beswícan þurh ða swétnesse ðara worda . . . þurh ða swétnesse ðara synna, Blickl. Homl. 55, 22, 24. Mid ða mǽstan swétnesse maxima suavitate, Bd. 4, 24; S. 596, 34.
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