sweltan
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sweltan
Add: p. sweolt. I. absolute, to die Hé sweolt, Shrn. 153, 14. Hé cúðe tócnáwan gif hé cunnode þæs mannes be his ǽdrena hrepunge hweðer hé hraðe swulte, Hml. S. 3, 569. II. to die of something, in a manner described Hé wæs wániende ... hé swelce deáðe swealt, Ors. 5, 12; S. 244, 5. Þá folc bútú on feferádle mid ungemete swulton, Ors. 4, 10; S. 198, 35. III. to die with respect to something Hí sweltað bútan ænde mid líchaman and gáste, Gr. D. 264, 9. IV. to die from something (gen.), be no longer conscious or under the action of something Hí beóð deáde and ungewisse þæs écan lífes and ne magon sweltan þæs écan wítes deáðes, Gr. D. 264, 11.
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