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1. addiciǒun n.

31 quotations in 2 senses
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Math. The act of adding numbers together; the arithmetical process of addition.

2. article n.

65 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) A separate item (in a set of rules, doctrines, provisions, etc.); one of the statements of the Apostles' Creed; article of the feith (beleve, crede, creaunce, trouthe); (b) a specific religious…

3. 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…

4. concavitẹ̄ n.

11 quotations in 2 senses
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Anat. Any hollow or concave part, such as a cavity (of the womb), canal (of the ear), recess (of a wound), sinus (of the liver).

5. cō̆rde n.

67 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) A rope, line, cord, or string, esp. one made of several twisted strands; contextually: a bow string, a hangman's rope, a nautical line, a plumb line, a length of binding twine, etc.; (b) cord [of…

6. cō̆ste n.

80 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Anat. A rib; fals coste, false rib; (b) the side of the body, flank; the side of a building; the face of a solid figure; (c) her. cotise.

7. cōte n.(2)

49 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A tunic or kirtle (worn by men or women, either alone or under a mantle or other overgarment); also, a kind of surcoat or cote-hardie; (b) cote hardie, a close-fitting surcoat worn over the…

8. cristallīn(e adj.

Additional spellings: cristalline
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(a) Clear, unclouded; bright, reflecting light; (b) astron. heven cristallin, the crystalline sphere, a clear heaven variously placed by various astronomers; (c) anat. cristallin humour (matere), the…

9. dindim(e n.

Additional spellings: dindime
6 quotations in 1 sense
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Anat. The epididymis.

10. epatī̆k adj.

11 quotations in 2 senses
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Med. and anat. (a) Affected with disease of the liver; (b) epatik veine the basilic vein; = epatica n., sense 1.

11. fals adj.

162 quotations in 12 senses
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Of persons, animals (specif., the fox, lapwing), etc.: given to the practice of deception; deceitful, full of guile; also, guilty of breach of trust, faithless, disloyal, perfidious, treacherous; fals

12. filet n.

23 quotations in 5 senses
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A ribbon or band of cloth worn around the head as an ornament or to keep the hair in place; a headband, chaplet; also, a frontal band worn as a badge of maidenhood.

13. fontinel n.

3 quotations in 1 sense
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Anat. A hollow or pit.

14. forcelle n.

3 quotations in 1 sense
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Anat. The pit of the stomach, the part of the abdomen in which the esophagus joins the stomach, the region about the base of the sternum.

15. forke n.

30 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A farming tool with two or more prongs used for digging or for handling hay, dung, etc.; bot forke, muk forke, pik forke, q.v.; (b) a pronged utensil of metal usually used for stoking fires; fir

16. fǒundement n.

94 quotations in 9 senses
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The foundation or substructure of a building.

17. fǒurche n.

8 quotations in 4 senses
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The fork formed by the legs and the trunk of the body, the crotch.

18. fǒurchen v.

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Of a tree: to branch, fork.

19. gibbositẹ̄ n.

6 quotations in 1 sense
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Anat. & med. (a) A bulge, convexity; (b) a pathological swelling or bulge; (c) humpback; curvature of the spine.

20. gō̆ter n.(1)

80 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Any device for leading water down from a roof; an eaves trough; a channel where two slanting roofs (or parts of a roof) meet; a rain pipe; a gutter;(b) ?a ready-made gutter, ?material used in…