swilian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
swilian
and swillan to swill. I. to wash Ic þweá oððe ic swilige mín bed mid mínum teárum lavabo lectum meum lacrimis meis, Ps. Lamb. 6, 7. II. to swill the mouth or throat, to gargle Iagul swyleþ gargarizat, Wrt. Voc. ii. 40, 54. Seóh þurh cláð and swile mid ðæt geagl; after ðam lǽcedóme gelóme mid ele swille ðaSWINDAN. 957" title="Page b0957 - SWILING — SWINDAN. 957">hracan, Lchdm. ii. 24, 25-27. Swille ðone geagal . . . . swille ða ceolan, 48, 19, 21, Gagul suille gargarizet. Wrt. Voc. ii. 109, 46. Sceal mon ðone geagl swillan, Lchdm. ii. 48, 15. Ðæt geagl tó swillanne, 24, 12, 28. [Kan ich dishes swillen, Havel. 919-] v. (?) á-spýlian (-swylian ?), be-swylian = to wash(not to soil), and see next word.
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