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þæcele

  • noun [ feminine ]
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Grammar
þæcele, an; f.
A torch, light
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  • Þæcile

    fax,

      Wrt. Voc. i. 284, 20.
  • Ðecele

    facula,

    ii.
      77, 5.
  • Ða fýr feóllon on ða eorþan swelce byrnende þecelle

    vise nubes ardentes de celo tanquam faces decidere,

      Nar. 23, 26 : 14, 15.
  • Stód se leóma him of swylce fýren ðecelle (þecele, Bd. M. 476, 15) ongeán norðdǽle

    portabant facem ignis contra aquilonem,

      Bd. 5, 23; S. 645, 29.
  • Ðæccilla (ðæcela, Rush.)

    lucerna,

      Lk. Skt. Lind. 11, 34 : Mk. Skt. Lind. Rush. 4, 21.
  • Þæccille (ðæcella,

      Rush.), Jn. Skt. Lind. 5, 35.
  • Ðæccillæ (ðæcela, Rush.)

    lucernae,

      Lk. Skt. Lind. 12, 35.
  • Dryhtnes ðecelan,

      Salm. Kmbl. 838; Sal. 418.
  • Ðæccillas

    lampades,

      Mt. Kmbl. p. 9, 20.
  • Mid brondum ł ðæccillum

    cum facibus,

      Jn. Skt. Lind. 18, 3.
Etymology
[Cf. Ælc beorn hæfde on heonde ane þechene bærninde, Laym. 8084.]
Similar entries
v. fæcele.
Linked entries
v.  þecele blysige fæcele.
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  • þæcele, n.