swinglung
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
swinglung
e; f. Giddiness, dizziness, vertigo [cf. swingan, though the verb does not seem much used in the sense of modern swing. For the idea of turning round, seen in vertigo, cf. the following: He dude fore of his cnihtes forte turnen þat hweol . . . ant het swingen hit swift-liche abuten ant tidliche turnen. Jul. 58, 5. See also swengan, geswing] Swinglung scottomia, Wrt. Voc. i. 19, 20. Ðám mannum ðe swinc-lunge swinglunge, MS. B. ) þrowiaþ, Lchdm. i. 344, 6. [Cf. Icel. svingla to rove: Dan. svingle to reel; svingel giddy. Cf. too O. H. Ger. swint*-*ilunga vertigo.]
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