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1. blis(se n.

Additional spellings: blisse
122 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) A happy condition of existence; well-being, prosperity, good fortune; ?happiness caused by well-being or prosperity; blis and bale, good fortune and misfortune, happiness and misery; sone of blis

2. bōle n.(1)

141 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) A bull; fre bole, a bull free to roam with the herd [see Homans Eng.Villagers 61-3]; (b) a steer or bullock.

3. frẹ̄̆ndlī adj.

27 quotations in 2 senses
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Of persons: (a) amicable, friendly, devoted; (b) favorably disposed.

4. glā̆d adj.

181 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Of persons, creatures: joyful, merry, gay; cheerful, jolly; full of joyous or festive spirits, rejoicing; glad in (on) herte, glad of chere; glad and blithe, glad and joli, glad and light, glad

5. hē̆ven n.

326 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) The abode of God, heaven, paradise; -- also in pl.; (b) to (til, in) heven ward, to heaven; as to heven ward, as regards heaven; heven(es of heven(es, the highest heaven; hevenes kingdom, kingdom

6. hǒus n.

428 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) A building for human residence, house, dwelling; (b) fig. the grave or bier; (c) a house as property; (d) hous of dwellinge, a dwelling house, residence; hous and hom, house and home; hous no hold

7. kingdọ̄̆m n.

80 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Sovereignty, overlordship, dominion, kingship; ouen kingdom, to have sovereignty; taken (fongen) kingdom, succeed to a throne; (b) fig. Satan's kingdom, control over the human race by the Devil.

8. lēd n.

228 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Lead, either the metal or the metallic ore; whit led, ?tin; (b) as a type of heaviness; hevi as led, heavy as lead; also, weighed down by sin, grief, sleepiness, etc.; hevier than led, etc.; (c)…

9. lēdere n.(1)

69 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A ruler, lord, king; (b) a military commander or officer, a general; also fig.; (c) a principal person of a group, society, etc.; one in charge; ledere of love-daies, one who presides at a…

10. līǒun n.(1)

216 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) A lion; (b) in comparisons: fers (hardi, wod) as lioun; cruel (real, sterne) as a lioun; strongere than a lioun; proudere (wildere) than the lioun; etc.; (c) in phrases: fers (gredi, grim, lothli,

11. lọ̄ken v.(2)

807 quotations in 33 senses
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To use the eyes for seeing, engage the sense of vision, direct or fix the sight; take a look, look about, look; glance, peer, gaze, stare; loken and sen.

12. lọ̄king(e ger.

Additional spellings: lokinge
126 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) The action of looking, glancing, gazing, staring, etc.; (b) a look, a glance; (c) in phrases: casten loking, to direct (one's) glance; fastnen loking, fix (one's) sight; with loking of an eie, in…

13. lōrd n.

558 quotations in 16 senses
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(a) The master of servants or slaves; the head of a household; the lord of a castle; also fig.; lordes chaumbre, the master apartment in a castle; hous lord [see hous 7. (d)]; (b) an owner of property…

14. lōrdship(e n.

Additional spellings: lordshipe
222 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) The household of a lord; (b) the control or power of a master over his servants; also fig.; (c) ownership (of lands, wealth, etc.), possession; (d) pl. & coll. property, possessions; (e) pl.

15. mọ̄n(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: mone
240 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) The moon as a luminous heavenly body; the seventh 'planet' of Ptolemaic astronomy, the planet of the sphere nearest the earth; (b) the moon as the cosmological divider between the earth and the…

16. scorpiǒun n.

69 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A member of the order Scorpionida; a scorpion or a creature thought to be one; (b) a figure of a scorpion; (c) a snake similar to a scorpion; (d) a scorpion's sting.

17. shā̆de n.

39 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The dark image cast by someone or something when interposed between an object and the sun, a shadow; also fig.; (b) a darkened area created by shadows, shade; shades blak, the underworld; (c) astr

18. shẹ̄ter(e n.

Additional spellings: shetere
38 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) One who shoots arrows or other missiles from a bow, an arbalest, etc.; an archer; also, a hunter; ?also, one who casts a spear [quots.: a1382, 2nd & 3rd]; fig. the devil [quot.: ?a1425]; man

19. sight(e n.

Additional spellings: sighte
497 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) The faculty of sight, ability to see; also fig.; also in proverb; spirit (vertu) of sight; (b) sight as one of the five senses; sight eie, eyesight; sight of bodi (eie), bodilich sight, physical…

20. sī̆gne n.

285 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) An indication; proof, evidence; a characteristic, mark; (b) in signe of, as a token of (sth.), as an indication of (sth.); also, as a testimony to (sth.), as a memento of (sth.); in signe that, to…

21. 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

22. tōken n.

274 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) A physical object that by virtue of a physical or conceptual similarity is used to represent an action, a concept, state, or superior thing, a symbol; also, a property, esp. color, conventionally…

23. tǒur n.(1)

223 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) A building characterized by height, often free-standing; a tower; also fig.; heigh tour; water tour; (b) such a building used as a fortress, stronghold, or defensive structure; also fig.; also…

24. twein num.

176 quotations in 6 senses
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Cardinal number as adj.: (a) two; (b) in generalizing phrases: twein or thre, two or three (persons or things), a few (persons or things); also, in adv. usage: for two or three (days) [quot. a1400]…

25. twelve num.

139 quotations in 7 senses
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Cardinal number as adj.: twelve, a dozen; ten other twelve, about twelve (plows, yards of cloth, etc.); ten or twelve or twenti, between ten and twenty (foals); ten verse or twelve, ten or twelve…

26. twin n.

19 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) One of two children born at a single birth, a twin; pl. two children born at one birth, twins, twin siblings; also, in pleonastic phrases: twein (two) twinnes, twinnes two; (b) pl. two animals…

27. twō num.

366 quotations in 7 senses
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Cardinal number as adj.: (a) two; (b) in generalizing phrases: two or (other) thre, thre or two, two or three (persons, things, words, etc.), a few; o..or (other) two, on or two, etc., one or two…

28. understō̆nding(e ger.

Additional spellings: understondinge
136 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) The faculty of reason, cognitive power, intellect; also person.; also, ?a kind of intellectual power [quot. c1475 Abbrev.Trip.SSecr.] (b) possession of the intellectual faculty; the ability to…

29. upstīen v.

21 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To rise upward; also, ?raise (one’s body to a high place), propel upward [1st quot.]; of hills: rise up from the plain, be raised up (b) of Christ, a soul: to ascend into heaven; rise up (to or…

30. wā̆terī adj.

63 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Characterized by abundant precipitation, rainy (b) full of water vapor; humid; (c) consisting of naturally occurring water or water vapor; wateri moisture (shoures); (d) possessing the essential…

31. weght n.(1)

202 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) The physical property of heaviness, mass; weight as an attribute of objects, living creatures, or substances; also, the abstract quality of weight as a component of due proportion in nature; also…

32. wei n.(1)

744 quotations in 19 senses
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(a) An established road, a main thoroughfare, highway; a principal road between cities; a city street; also, the surface of a road, roadbed; brod wei; commune (private) wei; pleine wei, level roadway…

33. wei n.(2)

45 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A variable unit of quantity for commodities sold by weight; a standard measure (of cheese, coal, salt, etc.); the wei, per unit (b) ?a unit of weight equal to a pound; (c) ?the process of…

34. werken v.(1)

617 quotations in 19 senses
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(a) To act, behave, proceed; act (in a specified way), proceed (on the basis of sth., according to sth.), act (so as to do sth.), do (as one should, as sb. enjoins, according to sth., etc.); werken

35. wether n.

77 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A male sheep, ram; a castrated ram; ?also, an adult sheep; also, the flesh of a sheep or ram, mutton (b) a ram used as a sacrifice in religious ritual; (c) the ram which bore the Golden Fleece;…

36. yēr n.(2)

445 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) A measurement of time or calendrical unit reckoned by the earth’s completion of its course around the sun, the year as an abstract entity;—usu. conceived as divided into twelve months and…