hweogol
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
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hweogol
Add:, hweogola (?), an; m. I. a wheel 1. of any kind Ǽlc gesceaft hwearfað on hire selfre swá swá hweól, Bt. 25 ; F. 88, 33. Hweowlu rotas, Germ. 392, 54. 2. of a vehicle On wǽnes eaxe hwearfiað þá hweól and sió eax stent stille. . . hweól hwerft ymbúton, Bt. 39, 7 ; F. 220, 27-29. Sum cild . . . bearn under ánum yrnendum hweóle, and wearð tó deáðe tócwýsed, Hml. Th. ii. 26, 25. 3. a fixed wheel as (part of) a machine Wǽg þænne wé mid hlædele, hlædtrendle (hweowla, hweowl; hweowlan, Hpt. Gl. 418, 32) úp hladan limpham, quam anthlia, hoc est, rota hauritoria exanthlamus. An. Ox. 502. Hét se cásere gebindan Georium on ánum brádum hweowle. . . Hé wearð gebróht on þám hweowle, þá tyrndon þá hǽðenan hetelíce hweowl, and hit sóna tóbærst, Hml. S. 14, 85-94. 4. the wheel of Fortune Gif þú bé selfne tó anwealde þám woruldsǽlþum gesealdest. . . Wénst þú ðú hwerfende hweól þonne hit on ryne wyrþ mæge oncyrran ? fortunae e rigendum dedisti. . . Tu vero votventis rotae impetvm retinere conaris? Bt. 7. 2 ; F. 18, 35. II. a circular band :-- Hé sǽde þá Drihtnes fótlástas wǽron beworht mid ǽrne hweóle and þæs heánes wǽre oð monnes swýran, and þǽr wǽre ðyrel on middum þǽm hweóle (cf. Is þǽr geworht emb þá lástas útan hwéne wíddre þonne bydenfæt úp oþ mannes breóst heáh; wæs ǽreste of grénum áre geworht; . . . is on westan medmycel duru, Bl. H. 127, 5-8), Shrn. 81, 11-14. III. a circle or cycle used in computation Gým þisses hweóles, hyt þé ætýwþ genóh openlíce þæs mónan ryne, Angl. viii. 328, 33. v. hlæd-hweogol, mylen-hweogol, sceard-hweogol (?).
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