wealwian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
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wealwian
p. ode To wallow, roll (intrans.) Ðonne tyht hié ðæt ierre ðæt hié wealwiaþ on ða wédenheortnesse impellente ira in mentis vesaniam devolvuntur, Past. 40; Swt. 289, 6. Hé wealwode on ðæm gedrófum wætere in lutosa aqua semetipsum volvit, 54; Swt. 421, 8. His hors feól wealwigende geond ða eorðan . . . mid ðam ðe hit swá wealwode, Homl. Skt. ii. 26, 207. Ða felga hangiaþ on ðám spácan, þeáh hí eallunga wealowigen on ðære eorþan, Bt. 39, 7; Fox 222, 14. Ðæt hors ongan walwian and on gehwæþere sídan gelómlíce hit oferweorpan (in diversum latus vicissim sese volvere ), Bd. 3, 9; S. 533, 40. Micel stán wealwiende of ðam heáhan munte, Bt. 6; Fox 14, 28. [Hie secheð to þe fule floddri and þaron waleweð, O. E. Homl. ii. 37, 27: H. M. 13, 34. They walweden as pigges in a poke, Chauc. Reeves T. 358. Þe grete wawes walweth (walketh, v. l.), Piers P. 8, 41.] v. be-wealwian; wilwian.
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