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1. 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.

2. brọ̄ther n.

207 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) A brother or half-brother by blood relationship; (b) pl. brothers; (c) brotheres doughter (sone, wif), a brother's daughter (son, wife); brotheres love, love for (one's) brother; brotheres slaier

3. crab(be n.(1)

Additional spellings: crabbe
38 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A crab; usually, a sea crab; crab leg; (b) a freshwater crab; prob. also, a crayfish; crab hole, a pool or pit containing crabs or crayfish; crab welle, ?a stream containing crayfish [see flod

4. derk adj.

137 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Of a room, the underworld, the grave, etc.: lacking illumination; dark, dusky, dismal; also fig.; (b) of the atmosphere, the weather, etc.: dark (night); lowering, threatening (clouds, weather)…

5. dǒun adv.

219 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) With verbs implying motion: to a lower place, down, downward; also fig.; (b) with verbs implying rest: at a lower place, below, down; also fig.; (c) with verbs of looking, etc.: downward; casten

6. drāke n.(1)

31 quotations in 4 senses
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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.

7. fallen v.

598 quotations in 57 senses
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(a) Of any object: to move more or less freely downward through space (from a higher to a lower position); to descend, drop, fall; of Lucifer and his followers: to fall (from heaven into hell); fallen

8. fish n.

198 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Any animal that lives in the water (as distinct from 'beast' and 'bird'), such as a fish, a shellfish, a frog, a whale, a seal, a crocodile, a beaver, etc.; also fig.; (b) fish-kin, -kind, water…

9. hāre n.

113 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) The common European hare (Lepus timidus); (b) any of the various species of the genus Lepus or related genera; Irish hare, the mountain hare (Lepus variabilis); (c) hare's meat used for food; (d)…

10. 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

11. 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,

12. maid(e n. & adj.

Additional spellings: maide
116 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) An unmarried woman, usually young; wif or (nor) maid, wif other maid, maid or wif, maid widwe or wif, wif ne maid ne widwe; (b) a woman, as distinguished from a man; (c) a girl, a young girl; maid

13. maiden n.

189 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) An unmarried woman, usually young; (b) maiden and (ne) wif, widwe wif or maiden, maidenes and wives, man maiden or wif, ne wepman ne womman ne maiden, men wives maidenes, etc.; child maiden, a…

14. mark(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: marke
222 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) The boundary or limit of a field, mountain, forest, etc.; a border between countries or regions; the shore or bank of a sea or river; mark wei [OE mearc-weg], a road that serves as a boundary…

15. mẹ̄ting(e ger.(4)

Additional spellings: metinge
58 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A meeting of two or more persons, encounter, rendezvous; cristes meting, meeting of Christ, a name for the feast of the Presentation, Purification, or Candlemas, February 2; (b) a gathering…

16. mid-night n.

Additional spellings: midnight
113 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Midnight, 12 o'clock at night; houre (time) of mid-night, midnight; heigh mid-night, exactly midnight; (b) a the mid-night, at (the) mid-night, to (the) mid-night, at midnight; (c) abouten (the)

17. mọ̄der n.

331 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) A female, human parent; mother; -- also used of a goddess; (b) used of animals and birds; moder shep, a ewe; (c) in phrases, cpds., and combs.: at my moder, at my mother's house; fro his moder(es

18. 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…

19. ram n.

81 quotations in 6 senses
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A male sheep, ram; also, a wether; rames horn (skin, wol); ram skit, as a term of abuse: the droppings of a ram.

20. right adj.

387 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) Straight, not crooked; right entraille (gut), the rectum; reule right, aligned straight as a ruler; (b) of a road, journey, etc.: direct; right wei, direct way, nearest way; (c) in fig. contexts…