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þweál

  • noun [ neuter ]
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Grammar
þweál, es; n. m.
Wright's OE grammar
§329;
washing
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  • Ðhuehl, thuachl

    delumentum,

      Txts. 55, 641.
  • Þweál, Wrt. Voc. i. 61, 20: ii. 25, 18: delumentum, i. lavatio, 138, 52:

    lustramentum,

      Hpt. Gl. 483, 20.
  • Ðeáh swín áðwægen sié, gif hit eft filþ on ðæt sol, ðonne biþ hit fúlre ðonne hit ǽr wæs, and ne forstent ðæt ðweál náuht,

      Past. 54; Swt. 421, 3.
  • Hwæt forstent him ðæt ǽrre ðweál (

    lavatio

    ), 21.
  • Ðæt wæter his bána ðweáles

    aqua lavacri,

      Bd. 3, 11; S. 536, 6.
  • Clǽnsunge ðweáles and bæþes

    lavacri purificationem,

      1, 27; S. 495, 16.
  • Be weres þweále

    de viri lotione,

      L.Ecg. C. xxvi. tit.; Th. ii. 130, 10.
  • Æfter fóta ðweále

    post pedum lavationem,

    Anglia xiii.
      392, 392: R. Ben. 83, 23.
  • For ðæs reáfes þweále,

      91, 4.
  • Swýn ðe cyrþ tó meoxe æfter his ðweále,

      Homl. Th. ii. 380, 11.
  • Se Hǽlend hí áþwóh mid þweále,

      242, 29: Blickl. Homl. 147, 22.
  • Mid þweále ðæs hálgan fulluhtes,

      Lchdm. iii. 434, 2.
  • Eádig ðú eart ðe onfénge ðone þweál mínre gife,

      Homl. Skt. ii. 30, 111.
  • Þweálu clǽnes wǽles

    lavacra puri gurgitis,

      Hymn. Surt. 52, 13.
  • Þweála (þweálu, MS. A.) calica

    baptismata calicum,

      Mk. Skt. 7, 8.
    [Forhabbe hé hyne wyð ǽlc þweald, Lchdm. iii. 134, 25.]
what is used in washing, ointment. (Cf.
Icel. þvál a kind of soap, þvæla to wash with soap: Swed. twål hard soap.) v, þweán, II
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  • Pund ðuahles

    librum ungenti,

      Jn. Skt. Lind. 12, 3.
Etymology
[Goth. þwahl; n. lavacrum: O. H. Ger. dwahal.]
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v. fót-, hand-, heáfod-þweál.
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  • þweál, n.