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CEOLE

  • noun [ feminine ]
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Grammar
CEOLE, ciole, an; f.
Wright's OE grammar
§53; §404;
The throat, JOWL; guttur, fauces
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  • Ðý-læs sió ceole síe aswollen

    lest the throat be swollen,

      L. M. 1, 4; Lchdm. ii. 48, 26.
  • Wið ceolan swile

    for swelling of throat,

      1, 12; Lchdm. ii. 54, 23; 56, 2.
  • Wið sweorcóðe, riges seofoþa seóþ on geswéttum wætere, swille ða ceolan mid ðý gif se sweora sár síe

    for quinsy, seethe the siftings of rye in sweetened water, swill the throat with it if the neck be sore,

      1, 4; Lchdm. ii. 48, 21.
  • Hú swéte ceólum mínum spræce ðíne, ofer hunig múþe míne

    quam dulcia faucibus meis eloquia tua, super mel ori meo,

      Ps. Spl. 118, 103.
  • Ne cleopigaþ hí, ðeáh ðe hí ceolan habban

    they [i. e. idols] cry not, though they have throats,

      Ps. Th. 113, 16.
Etymology
[Plat. kele: Dut. keel, f: Kil. keele, kele: Ger. kehle, f: M. H. Ger. kël, f: O. H. Ger. këla, f: Lat. gula, f: Sansk. gala, m.]
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v.  ceoler.
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  • CEOLE, n.