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Middle English Dictionary Update

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Special character searching: To search for special Middle English characters, please use the upper case characters specified below:

  • to search for thorn (Þ, þ) or eth (Ð, ð), use T (uppercase T)
  • to search for ash (Æ, æ), use A (uppercase A)
  • to search for yogh, use Y (uppercase Y)
  • to search for the oe ligature, use O (uppercase O)
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