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1. altitūde n.

14 quotations in 2 senses
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Astron. The elevation or angular height of a celestial body above the horizon; altitude meridian(al, the elevation of the sun at noon.

2. angle n.(2)

36 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A recess, nook, corner (of a building); angle hole an opening or niche in a wall; fig. angle of wrecchednesse [?cp. sense 4]; (b) a section (of a city, a country, etc.), esp. an outlying region or…

3. ascendent n.

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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…

4. ascensiǒun n.

33 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) The ascent of Christ to heaven; the Ascension; ascensioun dai, dai of ascensioun; (b) the feast day [forty days after Easter] commemorating the Ascension; ascensioun dai, ascensioun eve(n, the…

5. bǒund(e n.

Additional spellings: bounde
62 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A boundary marker, a landmark; Ercules boundes, the Pillars of Hercules; (b) a boundary line, the outer limit of an area or a space; a line of demarkation; est bound, west bound, etc.

6. centre n.

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The geometrical center of a circle or sphere.

7. cercle n.

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A geometrical circle; also, the circumference of a circle; rounde as a cercle.

8. concavitẹ̄ n.

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(a) 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); (b) Astron. the surface of a celestial sphere.

9. 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.

10. conspect n.

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(a) Astron. Aspect; (b) in the conspect of, in view of.

11. constellāciǒun n.

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Astron. (a) A constellation of fixed stars; (b) position or elevation (of the sun).

12. cǒurs n.

188 quotations in 14 senses
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Running (of man or beast); a run; riden a cours, make a run.

13. declināciǒun n.

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(a) A hanging downward; (b) deterioration, degeneration.

14. defferent n. & adj.

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(a) Astron. The elliptical path followed by the center of a planet's epicycle as it appears to move about the earth; also, a representation of such an orbit on the instrument called an equatorie; (b)…

15. dē̆scensiǒun n.

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(a) Downward flow; (b) alch. condensation of vapors; (c) astron. decline in influence, position of declining influence in the zodiac; (d) abasement; (e) mus. lowering of pitch; (f) genealogial

16. dē̆serciǒun n.(1)

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Astron. Forsaking, withdrawal of favorable influence.

17. dragǒun n.

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(a) A dragon; (b) dragoun hame, dragon covering, dragon disguise; dragoun hole, a dragon's lair; dragoun blod, dragoun eiren; (c) fig. monster, wicked person.

18. drāke n.(1)

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(a) A dragon; drake(n heved, dragon's head; drake(s liche, a dragon's body or form; [fir drake, see fir 1b]; (b) Satan.

19. eccentrik adj. as n.

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Astron. A planetary orbit of which the earth is not the exact center.

20. eclipse n.

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Astron. Eclipse (of the sun or moon); in eclipse; universal eclipse, total eclipse; particular eclipse, partial eclipse.

21. ecliptik adj. and n.

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In phrase ecliptik line, (a) astron. the great circle of the celestial sphere which is the apparent orbit of the sun, the ecliptic; also, the circle on the astrolabe corresponding to the celestial…

22. ēgle n.

54 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A large bird of prey belonging to any one of the species termed aquila in the Middle Ages; (b) roial egle, an eagle of the noblest sort; formel egle, female eagle; tercel egle, male eagle; (c)…

23. elevāciǒun n.

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(a) The act of rising; (b) astron. the altitude or angular height above the horizon.

24. ēlongāciǒun n.

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(a) Astron. Angular distance; (b) physiol. extension, spreading; (c) ?longing.

25. epicicle n.

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Astron. A small circle in which a 'planet' revolves, the center of which circle moves along the circumference of a larger circle (the deferent); epicycle; also, fig.; also, the path traced or…

26. firmament n.

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(a) The arch or vault of the heavens on whose surface the clouds, moon, sun, and stars appear to be; the sky; (b) the visible sky conceived as being highest above the earth and closest to heaven, or…

27. fǒundement n.

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The foundation or substructure of a building.

28. ?hōroscopum n.

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Astron. (a) That degree of the ecliptic or zodiac which is arising above the horizon at a given moment, the ascendant; in horoscopo, in the ascendant; (b) ?a system for casting a horoscope or…

29. Jūpiter n.

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(a) The god Jupiter; (b) astron. the planet Jupiter; (c) alch. the metal tin.

30. lā̆titūde n.

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(a) Breadth as one dimension of an area or solid; (b) area, extent, wideness, cross-sectional area; taken latitude, to spread abroad; (c) cross section; after latitude, across; (d) allowable degree of…

31. līne n.(1)

237 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) A cord or rope; a leash, sounding line, etc.; drauen bi o line, to pull on the same rope, pull together; line wie, a towpath; (b) a fishline; also fig.; hok and line, etc.; ground line [see ground

32. 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,

33. lonǧitūde n.

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(a) Length, height; after longitude, along the length (of a man), vertically; (b) geog. the angular distance from a meridian of reference to the meridian of any place; (c) astron. the angular distance…

34. Mars n.

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(a) The god Mars; Mars the red; also, in asseverations; (b) astron. the planet Mars; (c) alch. the metal iron.

35. Mart(e n.

Additional spellings: Marte
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(a) The god Mars; also, in exclamations; (b) astron. the planet Mars; (c) warfare, fighting; force of arms.

36. merī̆diā̆n n.

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(a) Midday, noon; (b) the position of the sun at noon; (c) the south; as adv.: in the south.

37. mōbilẹ̄ n.

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Astron. The outermost of the concentric spheres of the universe, the primum mobile.

38. mōte n.(2)

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Astron. mene mote (motus) [see mene adj. (2) 6.]; verrei mote (motus), a point or angle showing the position of the center of an epicycle, and derived by correcting the mean motus by the equation of…

39. operāciǒun n.

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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…

40. oppō̆siciǒun n.

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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

41. 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

42. quā̆litẹ̄ n.

114 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) Character, nature, state, or condition; an inherent attribute; innere qualite, ?inner state; [quot.: Barth., last, may belong with sense 3.(a)]; outre qualite, outer state; qualite of the colour

43. respect(e n.

Additional spellings: respecte
32 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Relationship, relation; in respect of, in relation to (sth.), with respect to; haven respect to, to bear a relation to (sth.), have a connection with; also, correspond to (sth.) [quot.: a1450]…

44. revolūciǒun n.

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(a) Astron. One of the rotations, annual and diurnal, of the heavenly spheres about the earth; also, the orbiting of a planet; revolucioun of the equinoxial, a complete rotation of the celestial…

45. scorpiǒun n.

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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.

46. 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…

47. stāciǒun n.

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(a) A place which one normally occupies: a place of business; an official seat, a see; a garrison; also, the men in a garrison; (b) a place in which something is fixed: an anchorage for ships; the…

48. stāt n.

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(a) A moral or spiritual state or condition; stat of dampnacioun (grace, right, etc.); stat of penaunce (teres), a state of repentance; (b) a mental state, frame of mind; (c) the physical state or…

49. ursa n.

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Astron. The constellation Ursa Major, the Great Bear; ?also, the star group containing both Ursa Major and Ursa Minor; ursa majour.

50. Vēnus n.

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(a) The goddess Venus, esp. in her role as goddess of love; also in asseverations; seinte Venus (b) Venus as the source or instigator of sexuality and sexual activity; also, Venus as the embodiment…

51. Virǧiles n. plural

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Astron. The Pleiades.

52. virǧī̆n(e n.

Additional spellings: virgine
77 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) A young unmarried woman without (or presumptively without) sexual experience, a maiden; also fig. and in fig. context (b) a person of either sex without sexual experience; a woman who has never…

53. Virgō n.

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(a) Astron. & astrol. The zodiacal sign Virgo; also, the section for Virgo on the limb of a planetary equatorium [2nd quot.]; (b) as surname.