swiftness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
swiftness
e; f. Swiftness, fleetness, celerity Hwá unlǽredra ne wundraþ ðæs roderes færeldes and his swiftnesse, Bt. 39. 3; Fox 214, 16. Dysig se ðe getrúwaþ on his horses swiftnesse, Ps. Th. 32, 15. Hé swang ðone top mid swá micelre swiftnesse, Ap. Th. 13, 13. Da óðre deór ðe mihton hire ætfleón þurh heora fóta swiftnysse, Homl. Ass. 63, 280. Þurh ða swiftnysse (the rapidity of the moon's motion ), Lchdm. iii. 248, 4. Uton behealdan ða wundorlícan swyftnysse ðære sáwle; heó hæfþ swá mycele swvftnysse, ðæt heó on ánre tíde besceáwaþ heofonan and ofer sǽ flýhþ, Homl. Skt. i. 1, 123.
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