swicol
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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swicol
sweocol; adj. I. deceitful, false, treacherous, crafty Swicol fallax vel mendax, Wrt. Voc. i. 47, 50. I. of persons Næs heó swicol nánum ðæra ðe hyre tó ðohte she never deceived any one who trusted her, Lchdm. iii. 428, 34. Se swicola Herod . . . cýdde syððan his fácenfullan syrewunge, Homl. Th. i. 82, 15. Ðæt swicole wíf (Delilah), Jud. 16, 8. Ða gescotu ðæs sweocolan feóndés insidiantis hostis jacula, Past. 56; Swt. 431, 5. Áfandod þurh ðone swicolan deofol, Ælfc. T. Grn. 10, 45. Ða swicolan virum dolosum, Ps. Th. 5, 6. Se ðe wæs swicolast and se ðe litelícost cúðe leáslíce hiwian unsóð tó sóðe. Wulfst. 128, 9. Swicolost, 268, 17. 2. of things Ðis líf is swá swicol, ðæt hit symble bepǽcþ, Homl. Skt. i. 5, 65. Ne sceole wé ná besettan úrne hiht on ðissum swicelum lífe, Homl. Th. i. 162, 18. Geseoh gif ic on swiculne weg oððe on unrihte eode vide, si via iniquitatis in me est, Ps. Th. 138, 21. II. occasioning offence (f), v. swice, III. swician, IV, swicol-líc, II. Sóð biþ swicolost (switolost?), Menol. Fox 479; Gn. C. 10. [O. E. Homl. Laym. A. R. Havel. swikel: O. H. Ger. pi-swichal subdolus; Icel. svikall treacherous.] v. be-(bi-, , un-swicol.
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