- Bd. 1, 7 ;
- S. 478, 15, 35.
the executioners; carnifices,
- 5, 19 ;
- S. 638, 29.
Herodes sende ǽnne cwellere, and bebeád ðæt man his heáfod on ánum disce brohte
Herod sent an executioner, and commanded that they should bring his [John Baptist's] head on a dish,
- Mk. Bos. 6, 27.
Hyldere, oððe cwellere , oððe flǽsctawere [MS. flǽctawere]
lanio, vel lanista, vel carnifex, vel macellarius,
- Ælfc. Gl. 113 ;
- Som. 79, 122 ;
- Wrt. Voc. 60, 27.
Bosworth, Joseph. “cwellere.” In An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online, edited by Thomas Northcote Toller, Christ Sean, and Ondřej Tichy. Prague: Faculty of Arts, Charles University, 2014. https://bosworthtoller.com/6926.Checked: 1