hwelca
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
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In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hwelca
hwylca, an; m. An inflamed swelling, a pustule Cwydele vel hwylca varix, Wrt. Voc. i. 45, 32. [Prompt. Parv. whelke, soore pustula : Wck. whelk pustula: Chauc. whelkes white (on a 'fyr-reed face'), D. D. whelk, whilk sty, pimple.] v. hwelian; cwidele: swelca.
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