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1. ascendent n.

15 quotations in 1 sense
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Astron. and astrol. That degree of the ecliptic or zodiac which is arising above the horizon at a given moment; taken the ascendent, to determine this degree; also, the attendant configuration of…

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. conjuncciǒun n.

31 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) The act or process of joining, combining, or uniting two or more things; the fact of being joined or united, a union; (b) sexual union or intercourse; (c) a juncture or joint.

4. constellāciǒun n.

25 quotations in 2 senses
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Astron. (a) A constellation of fixed stars; (b) position or elevation (of the sun).

5. joinen v.(1)

241 quotations in 11 senses
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(a) To join (things) into a whole, unite, combine; joinen togederes; (b) joinen to (unto, with), to fasten (sth.) to (sth.) to form a whole; -- also refl.; (c) to combine (colors, parts of a word).

6. 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,

7. 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…

8. operāciǒun n.

71 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Work, deed(s, action(s; a military operation; also fig.; don operacioun(es, to perform (one's) deed(s, conduct (oneself), behave; (b) spiritual labor(s; (c) a scientific, alchemical, or magical…

9. oppō̆siciǒun n.

20 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A location or placement opposite something; (b) a contradiction, contrary opinion or purpose; a reply to a deposition; (c) a formal oral examination; (d) an antidote or remedy; (e) astron. & astro

10. planē̆t(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: planete
101 quotations in 4 senses
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Astron. (a) One of the seven heavenly bodies of Ptolemaic astronomy, including in order from the earth, the moon, Mercury, Venus, the sun, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn; -- also personified; (b) the seven

11. rọ̄te n.(4)

258 quotations in 9 senses
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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)]…

12. 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.

13. sī̆gne n.

284 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…

14. skī(e n.

Additional spellings: skie
47 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) The sky, heavens, firmament; -- often pl.; also fig.; ski of night, darkness, night; al the wateres under the ski, all the rivers, etc. in the world; bi o side of the ski, in the same quadrant of…

15. soverain adj.

136 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Of a person: outstanding in some respect, excellent; distinguished, renowned, worthy; ben soverain, to be preeminent; ben soverain to his plesaunce, be very pleasing to him; (b) of something, a…

16. tāken v.

3085 quotations in 85 senses
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(a) To grip, take hold; taken to, clutch at (sb.), hold tight to; also, grasp [transl. of L adprehendere]; (b) to take hold of (sb. or sth.), grasp with the hand(s, grab; pick (sb. or sth.) up, lift…

17. tē̆rme n.

244 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) A limit of space or capacity; withouten ani terme, limitless, bottomless;—used fig.; (b) a temporal limit, limit of a span of time; med. the limit of a period of time in which a morbid condition…

18. 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…

19. 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…

20. 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…