sceáwere
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sceáwere
I. add: a watchman Episcopus is grécisc nama, is on léden speculator, and on englisc sceáwere, for þám þe hé is geset tó þám hé ofersceáwian sceole mid hys gýmene þá lǽwedan, swá swá God sylf cwæð tó Ezechiele: 'Speculatorem dedi te ic þé gesette tó sceáwere,' O. E. Hml. i. 303, 20-24. Ealra ðǽra tácna ðe ðǽr gelimpað ic eom sceáwere and gýmend, Hml. Th. i. 504, 3. Beforan þám eágum þæs úplican sceáweres (spectatoris ) hé eardode ána, Gr. D. 105, 28. II. add: one who observes secretly Þá sǽde se sceáwere (cf. wæs sum man . . . behýd þám hǽþenum, 128) þe hit ǽr geseah, Hml. S. 32, 138. On sumere nihte hlosnode sum óðer munuc his færeldes and mid sleaccre stalcunge his fótswaðum filigde . . . Cúðberhtus his sceáweres seócnysse gehǽlde, Hml. Th. ii. 138, 23. III. AddIc geset eom kyning fram him ofer sceáwere (cf. sceáwung-stów) his dúne ego constitutus sum rex super Syon montem eius, Ps. L. 2, 6. IV. AddNú wé men geseóð swylce þurh sceáwere and on rǽdelse videmus nunc per speculum in aenigmate, Nap. 55. [On þám halgen gewriten se mann hine sylfne mæig sceawigen swa swa on hwylcen sceawere in sanctis scripturis quasi in quodam speculo homo se ipsum considerare potest, Angl. xi. 374, 78.] [v. N. E. D. shower.] v. dægmǽl-, heáh-, in-, steor- (not steór-), tíd-, wcí-sceáwere.
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