mán-swica ?. [In favour
of mán- it may be noted that
mann- does not occur as the first part of this compound, but does occur with
Wlfst. 55, 6 the
a has the accent in two MSS. (though in one of these
mán- is written in
mánslagan, Wlfst. 26, 14), and at
114, 13 manswican is a v. l. for
l. 2 read
mannslagan, and add: a deceiver, cheat
:-- Án unlagu æt ðám ætfengan þe swicigende manswican lufedan be-westan, Ll. Lbmn, 244, 28. Swá geráde manswican (man-, v. ll.
) þe on ðá wísan swǽslíce swiciað on unriht, þæt syndan forbodan Antecrístes, Wlfst. 55, 6. Mánsworan (manswican, v. l.
and þá heora hláford beswícaþ and hine forlǽtaþ his feónda(n) tó handa), 114, 13.Þyder scylan manslagan and þyder scylan manswican, 203, 21. Seó éhtnes þe crístene þoledon oft and gelóme þurh wælhreówe manswican, 83, 18.