scilcen
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
scilcen
scilcenn, e; f. A female servant or slave, a woman of bad character: — Hé gemacode ðæt seofon nacode wímmen urnon plegende on heora gesihþum, ðæt heora mód wurde ontend tó gálnysse þurh ðæra scylcena plegan, Hom. Th. ii. 162, 33. [Al nis bute ase a schelchine to sernien þe leafdi, A. R. 12, 24. M. H. Ger. schelkin serva.] v. scealc.
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