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1. stifle n.(1)

2 quotations in 1 sense
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Anat. The joint between the femur and the tibia of a quadruped.

2. subǧet n.

124 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) One who is obedient to another or to the wishes of another; a servant; a lover; also fig.; also, something which may be put to the service of man; (b) one who is absolutely under the control of or…

3. substaunce n.

215 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) A type or kind of thing; a thing; also, a material thing; up substaunce, above material things, spiritual, transcendent; (b) an entity possessing physical properties; -- used of the incarnate…

4. vein(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: veine
173 quotations in 10 senses
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Anat. (a) A blood vessel; also in fig. context; also, fig. the blood, the innermost seat of one’s feelings, the heart; the veines of his grucchinge, the essence of his complaint (b) in generalizing…

5. vessel n.

203 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) A small, portable container, esp. one for storage or serving of food or drink; a flask, pitcher, jug, cup, dish, pot, etc.; a piece of household tableware, a kitchen utensil, etc.; also, an…

6. wiket n.

31 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A small door, usu. set within a larger door or gate; a small doorway; also fig.; also, an opening into a beehive [quot. ?1440]; wiket gate (b) an opening in a wall, a window [sometimes difficult…