scucca
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
scucca
sceucca, sceocca, scocca, an; m. A devil, demon; in sing generally the devil, Satan, Beelzebub Wæs se scucca (Satan) him betwux. Tó ðæm cwæð Drihten: 'Hwanon cóme ðú?' Se sceocca andwyrde: 'Ic férde geond ðás eorþan,' Homl. Th. ii. 446, 25-27. Se scucca, 452, 13, 17. Se sceocca, 448, 4. Gang ðú sceocca (sceucca, MS. A. ) on bæc vade Satanas, Mt. Kmbl. 4, 10. Æfter ðæs sceoccan (scoccan. Thw. ) éhtnysse, Homl. Th. ii. 450, 3. Sceoccan Belzebulis, Germ. 399, 267. Sceoccan betǽht tó flǽsces forwyrde, R. Ben. 50, 1. Deóful ł scuccan Zabulun, Hymn. Surt. 115, 15. Ða áwyrigedan sceoccan (scuccan), Homl. Th. i. 68, 1 : Wulfst. 249, 1. Þurh ðara scuccena lotwrencas, Bt. 39, 6; Fox 220, 14. Scucna englas, Blickl. Homl. 189, 7. Ðæt hié leóda landgeweorc láþum beweredon scuccum and scinnum, Beo. Th. 1882 ; B. 939. Ongunnan heora bearn blótan feóndum, sceuccum onsæcgean immolaverunt filios suos et filias suas daemoniis, Ps. Th. 105, 27. The word is found in the name of a place, Scuccanhláu, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. i. 196, 1. [Þu scheomelese schucke (the reeve that condemned St. Margaret), Marh. 7, 26. Þe laðe unwiht, þe hellene schucke, H. M. 41, 35. Schenden þene sckucke (schucke), A. R. 316, 11.] Þe scucke wes bitweonen, Laym. 276. Þu (the reeve before whom Juliana was brought) þat schucke art schucken (shuken, Bod. MS. ) herien, Jul. 56, 2.]
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