slincan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Strong
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
slincan
p. slanc, pl. sluncon. I. to crawl Eodon ða wyrmas and scluncon wundorlíce; wǽron him ða breóst up gewende, Nar. 14, 8. Slincendes reptantis, Hymn. Surt. 28, 17. Hé gescóp eall wyrmcynn and creópende and fleógende and swymmende and slincgende, Anglia viii. 310, 17. II. fig. to slink away Se earma flýhþ uncræftiga slǽp slincan on hinder, Dóm. L. 240. [Cf. O. H. Ger. slíhhan repere, reptare.] v. next word.
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