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1. bench-tāblestōn n.

Additional spellings: benchtableston
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Arch. A stone used in laying a projecting horizontal course along the base of a building.

2. bǒutel n.

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Arch. A kind of molding.

3. cā̆sement n.

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Arch. A hollow molding.

4. cintre n.

22 quotations in 1 sense
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Arch. The temporary wooden framework on which an arch or vault is constructed; a centering.

5. cǒurs n.

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Running (of man or beast); a run; riden a cours, make a run.

6. crē̆ste n.(1)

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(a) The crest of a bird or dragon; a tuft of feathers; the comb of a cock or hen; also, a mane; (b) the tail of a comet; the sun's rays at dawn.

7. crochet n.

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(a) A hook; (b) a staff with a hook at the end.

8. eǧeve n.

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Arch. A diagonal rib of an arch or vault, an ogive.

9. finiāl n.

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Arch. An ornament which forms the top of a buttress, pinnacle, spire, or the like; a decorative crown.

10. ǧenelas n. plural

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Arch.?Cusps.

11. join-tāble n.

Additional spellings: jointable
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Arch. Pieces of stone fitted together to form a molding.

12. keie n.(1)

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(a) A key; lok and keie; also fig.; kinges keies, crowbars and hammers used to force locks or doors; (b) a representation of a key in a heraldic device; keie of rome, a key as a sign of Roman…

13. lās n.

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Cord made of braided or interwoven strands of silk, threads of gold, etc.; also, a length of such cord; also, the thread of life controlled by the Fates.

14. leǧement n.

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Arch. A horizontal band of stone molding in a wall, a stringcourse; also, one of the stones, or a series of stones, for a stringcourse; legement table.

15. leirn-stod n.

Additional spellings: leirnstod
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Arch. A king post.

16. lermer n.

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Arch. A projecting stone molding with a rounded upper surface, undercut to throw off water.

17. nẹ̄dle n.

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(a) A sewing needle; ?also, a pointed instrument, style [quot.: (c1392) 30/8]; seuinge nedle; (b) surg. any one of various kinds of needle used in surgical procedures, a surgical needle [not always…

18. nōde n.

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(a) Med. A knot or lump in the flesh or in a fleshy organ; (b) arch. a boss at the intersection of the ribs of a vault; (c) a bow or knot of cloth; -- sg. used for pl.; (d) ?in surname.

19. oǧif n.

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Arch. A stone for the diagonal rib of a vault.

20. overwei n.

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Arch. One of the squared beams used to form the upper edges of a wharf.

21. pendaunt n.

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(a) The hanging end of a belt, girdle, or garter, often richly ornamented; also, the ornament itself; (b) a pendent ornament hanging from a poitrel or from a knight's accouterments; gore pendaunt, a…

22. plā̆t(e n.

Additional spellings: plate
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(a) A flat piece of metal or other substance; esp. a sheet of metal, a metal plate or disk; (b) plat of bras (coper, gold, iren, led, silver); plat of lether (ston, tre); iren plat, an iron plate…

23. pointe n.(1)

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(a) A small dot marked on a surface; also, a punctuation mark, period; (b) a small hole; prick, puncture; the pointes of peines, ?the marks of Christ's wounds; (c) a spot of dirt; med. a round spot or…

24. principā̆l n.

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(a) Ruler, governor; also fig.; goddess of highest rank; overseer of a temple or religious community; also, commander [quot.: a1450(1408)]; (b) leading representative (of sb. or sth.), chief man…

25. purlin n.

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Arch. A longitudinal horizontal beam supporting the boards in the roof of a building, a purlin.

26. purpitle n.

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Arch. The pulpitum or broad stone choir-screen separating choir and nave.

27. quarrel n.(1)

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(a) A bolt for a crossbow, an arbalest, or a siege engine; a quarrel; (b) quarrel hed; quarrel shaft; quarrel gonne, a gun which fires a bolt like that of a crossbow; (c) arwes and quarreles,

28. rē̆nǧe n.(2)

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(a) A row (of words, people), a line; (b) a line of fighting men assembled for battle or a joust, a rank; also, fig. a group of saints in heaven; on o (on) renge, in one rank, in a group; upon o renge

29. respǒund(e n.

Additional spellings: respounde
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(a) A reply, an answer; (b) eccl. a series of verses and responses said or sung alternately by a soloist and a choir or congregation, a responsory; (c) arch. a semi-pillar attached to a wall to…

30. rē̆ster(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: restere
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(a) A person in contemplative life; (b) arch. a support under an arch in a trussed roof; also, ?a stone supporting a course of masonry [quot.: 1445; cp. cours restour, s.v. cours n.12.(b)]; (c) ?in…

31. return n.

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(a) An act of returning to a place or state, a return; also, retaliation; sauns return, without fail; (b) law the sending back of a writ or other document to a court with a report, a return; a report…

32. rin-rọ̄fes n. plural

Additional spellings: rinrofes
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Arch. ?Roofs covering outdoor pathways.

33. rọ̄te n.(4)

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(a) A root of a tree or other plant; the underground stock of a plant from which new shoots or leaves are periodically produced, a rhyzome, tuber; rote ne braunch; dokke rote [see also dokke n.1.(d)]…

34. rǒum n.(2)

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(a) Space, extension in two or three dimensions; (b) sufficient space, adequate room; also, space in a book; stonden in roum, to have room to assemble; (c) a particular portion of space, specific…

35. saile n.

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Arch. A projecting piece above and beneath a window.

36. scochǒun n.

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(a) An escutcheon; a depiction of a coat of arms; (b) a small escutcheon within a larger one, an inescutcheon; fals scochoun; (c) fig. as a symbol of power or virtue; (d) a badge; (e) a shield.

37. severī n.

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Arch. A compartment or bay of a vaulted ceiling.

38. severonne n.

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Arch. A gable coping, crest table; severonne table.

39. singulē̆r(e n.

Additional spellings: singulere
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(a) Gram. The singular form of a noun; also, the second person familiar [quot.: 1447]; also, ?the condition of being singular [2nd quot.]; (b) an individual person; ?also, a monk or nun [quot…

40. skeu n.(2)

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Arch. (a) Beveled stone used to form the slope of a gable coping, the offset of a buttress, etc.; a piece of such stone, a skew; skeu scapeled; (b) in cpds. & combs.: skeu assheler, squared, hewed…

41. sǒulās n.

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Arch. A strut or brace used to support a collar-beam tying together a set of rafters.

42. sǒurs n.

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(a) The place of origin of a river; the fountainhead of a spring; (b) the cause of or reason for an emotion, a situation, condition, etc.; also, the origin or source of something [quot. a1425]; (c)…

43. spāce n.

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(a) An interval or a span of time elapsing between two specified points, events, etc.; (b) the amount or extent of time comprised by or contained within a specified period; -- often with gen. or of ph…

44. spandre n.

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Arch. A space between supporting timbers in a brace.

45. tāble n.

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(a) A small, portable writing tablet made from a slab of wood or other hard material, often covered with wax in which the characters are incised; pl. a set of tablets, usu. tied or hinged together, a…

46. tāblement n.

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(a) A retable; (b) arch. a horizontal section of a structure: a cornice, stringcourse; a tier in a foundation; also, the roof of a ship's superstructure.

47. tush n.

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(a) A long pointed tooth often protruding beyond the mouth of an animal, a tusk;—used chiefly of the boar; also, a tooth of a calf, horse, etc., prob. one of the canine teeth; (b) a tusklike tooth of…

48. vent n.(1)

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(a) = fente n. (a); (b) arch. an embrasure in a battlement, a crenel; ventes crest, prob. the stone finishing at the base of a crenel; (c) as surname and place name.

49. vǒusing n.

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Arch. Internal arched or vaulted work, vaulting.

50. vousǒur n.

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Arch. (a) A stone shaped for building a vault or an arch, a wedge-shaped stone;—also coll.; (b) an arched ceiling or other vaulted structure [1st quot.]; also, ?coll. vaulting, vault work, arches.

51. wal n.(1)

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(a) An upright enclosing structure, usu. constructed of stone, brick, etc., serving to bound or demarcate the limits of a town, castle with its outbuildings, monastery, etc.; also, a high, relatively…

52. wā̆ter n.

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(a) Water as a naturally occurring element or substance; water as opposed to the other elements;—also pl.; wateres froren, the ice thought to surround the earth [quot. a1325] (b) precipitation;…

53. wīnd n.

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(a) The perceptible motion of air over the surface of the earth; a specific instance of such motion of air; also in fig. context; wind side (half), the side from which the wind is blowing; wind

54. wī̆nd-barǧe n.

Additional spellings: windbarge
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Arch. A piece of timber or stone prob. covering the joint between the gable edge and the roof and serving as protection from the wind, a bargeboard.