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1. annulet n.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) a small ring; (b) Med. and anat. the 'cartilage of the windpipe' [Norri]; (c) her. a cadency mark in the shape of a ring.

2. calle n.

38 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A net for the hair, a kind of headdress; (b) comeli under calle, beautiful in one's headdress; uncomeli under calle; maken (sb.) a houve aboven a calle, to make a fool of (sb.); (c) ?a hood, ?a…

3. gāte n.(1)

239 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) A gateway; a gate of a city, castle, house, etc.; also, a doorway; flod gate, a floodgate; (b) the movable barrier which closes off a gateway; one of the valves of a double gate; ?a portcullis…

4. mid-rid(e n.

Additional spellings: midrid, mid-ride, midride
13 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Anat. The diaphragm; ?also, the spleen; (b) = mid-rif (b).

5. ō̆ver adj.

95 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Upper, higher, top; over ende, the upper end, top; also, tip of a leaf or a pole; over face, surface; over side, upper side of something, top part; also, surface [quot.: *Trev.Barth. 152a/a]; over

6. plain(e adj.

Additional spellings: plaine
265 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Flat, level, even; of geographic areas: low in elevation, lowland; broad, flat; also, of an engraving: worked in low relief; plain contre (ground, place, thing), a plain, plateau, or lowland…

7. serrā̆tī̆k adj.

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Anat. Having a sawlike edge, serrate.

8. setten v.

1640 quotations in 40 senses
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(a) To make (sb.) sit, seat (sb.); also, with partitive construction: setten of..over heigh setle, fig. seat (someone's offspring) upon (his) high throne, make to rule; setten adoun (doun, up), make…

9. stōn n.

682 quotations in 19 senses
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(a) A discrete piece of rock, esp. one of small or medium size; a stone, pebble; also, a large discrete piece of rock, a boulder; a standing stone, monolith; (b) a ston(es cast, the throuinge of a

10. stō̆nden v.(1)

1462 quotations in 46 senses
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(a) To assume or maintain a standing position, stand upright; stand in a place; -- also used of an idol [quot. a1480]; also, be on foot (as opposed to on horseback); (b) stonden afote, stonden on fot

11. subetā̆les n. plural

1 quotation in 1 sense
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Anat. The carotid arteries, massaging of which was thought to induce sleep.

12. sustẹ̄nen v.

279 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) To support (sb. or sth.) physically, hold upright; bear the weight of (sb. or sth.); prevent (sb. or sth.) from falling; also fig. & in fig. context; anat. support (a part of the body), provide a…

13. tọ̄ adv.(1)

166 quotations in 11 senses
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In expressions of motion: (a) to a place; to this place, here; to that place or person, there; also used redundantly following prep. phrase with to [last 2 quots.]; hard in goinge to, hard to get at…

14. voidaunce n.

26 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) The act of emptying the stomach; ?also, emptiness of the stomach [cp. voidenes(se n. 1.(a)] (b) the evacuation of earth from an underground area; (c) anat. empty space within the body,…

15. void(e adj.

Additional spellings: voide
243 quotations in 14 senses
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(a) Without contents, empty; also fig. and in fig. context; of a river: empty of water, etc.; of a pen: empty of ink (b) of the stomach or part of the intestinal tract: without food, empty; of the…

16. whīt n.

118 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) The color white, white as the color opposite to black; also, a pale or whitish color; also, whiteness, whiteness as the opposite of blackness; her. ?the color argent; bright (shininge) whit, a…

17. whīt adj.

655 quotations in 18 senses
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(a) Of a substance, structure, an object: white in color; whitish, pale-colored, light-colored; of the moon, a star: silvery-white; of a book or register: bound in a white or light-colored binding; of…

18. whītnes(se n.

Additional spellings: whitnesse
47 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) The quality of whiteness; the condition of being white; the color white, a white color; also, an off-white or whitish color, the white or whitish color (of teeth, hair, a bodily fluid, morbid…

19. wīld(e adj.

Additional spellings: wilde
319 quotations in 11 senses
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Of a person, the flesh, etc.: (a) lacking in restraint, undisciplined; unmanageable, recalcitrant; riotous, rowdy; headstrong, rash, impetuous; also, ill brought up, unruly;—used of a child; wild