swift
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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swift
adj. Swift, fleet, that does or can move quickly Suift alacer, Wrt. Voc. ii. 99, 76. Swift, 6, 51: expeditus, 145, 36: celer, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 18; Zup. 44, 9. Swyft pernix, 9, 64; Zup. 71, 2. Swift scip archiromachus, Wrt. Voc. i. 63, 30. Hé (the phenix) is snel and swift velox est, Exon. Th. 220, 8; Ph. 317. Ne se swifta mearh burhstede beáteþ, Beo. Th. 4521; B. 2264. Him on swift wind (cf. ungemetlíc wind, Bt. 12; Fox 36, 15) swápeþ, Met. 7, 20. Rodor swíféþ swift, 28, 17. Bufan ðam swiftan rodore. Bt. 36, 2; Fox 174, 15. Micel swég gǽþ of heora (the stars) swiftan ryne, Boutr. Scrd. 18, 43. Hors swiftne, Exon. Th. 400, 3; Rä. 20, 3: 487, 22; Rä. 74, 1. Swifteǽrendracan veltes ( = velites), Wrt. Voc. i. 18, 23. Ic hæbbe swíþe swifte feþera, Bt. 36, 2; Fox 174, 4. Se móna is be sumum dǽle swiftre ðonne seó sunne, Lchdm. iii. 248, 3. Ða (Alfred's ships ) wǽron ǽgðer ge swiftran ge unwealtran ge eác hiéran ðonne ða óðru, Chr. 897; Erl. 95, 13. Wind byþ on lyfte swiftust, Menol. Fox 464; Gn. C. 3. Gecunnian hwylc heora swiftost hors hæfde, Bd. 5, 6; S. 619, 1. Ealle ða menn ðe swyftoste hors habbaþ . . . Ðǽr beóþ ða swiftan hors ungefóge dýre, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 20, 34-21, 6. v. ryne-swift.
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