swát-cláþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
swát-cláþ
es; m. A handkerchief, towel, napkin; sudarium Se apostol him ásende his swatcláð . . . Hé wearð álýsed swá hraðe swá se swátcláð hine hrepode, Homl. Th. ii. 414, 21-25. [cf. O.H. Ger. sweiz-túh sudarium, orarium: Ger. schweiss-tuch handkerchief: Icel. sveita-dúkr a napkin: Dan. svede-dug a handkerchief.] v. swát-lín.
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