Middle English Dictionary Entry

ē̆verich-ōn pron.
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Entry Info

Definitions (Senses and Subsenses)

1.
Stressing inclusiveness or totality of number or kind: every one, every single one; one and all; -- often in apposition with a noun or pron. (earlier with gen.).
2.
Stressing discreteness or separateness within a class or series: (a) each one; (b) any one.

Supplemental Materials (draft)

  • a1275 *Body & S.(4) (Trin-C B.14.39)154 : We hem sulen leten, euerhuge on, & faren to þe chambe þat is our long hom.
  • Note: New form: Also..everhuge-on.
    Note: Quot. belongs to sense 1.--notes per SMK
Note: The list of variant spellings in the form section may be incomplete and / or may need revision to accord with standards of later volumes of the MED.--notes per MLL