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1. prōvīsǒur n.

11 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Eccl. One to whom the pope has granted the right to be appointed to a benefice as soon as a vacancy occurs; also, a religious to whom the pope has granted exemption from the duty of obedience to…

2. rē̆ǧiǒun(e n.

Additional spellings: regioune
98 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A kingdom, an empire, a realm; a country, nation, province; scotland regioun, regioun of moab, regioun of jeues; (b) eccles. a district in Rome; (c) heaven; the realm of hell or the underworld…

3. sacrifīce n.

81 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) The act of offering a life (animal or human) to a deity as an act of propitiation or homage, a ritual slaughter, often followed by immolation of the victim; the formal offering up of produce, a…

4. spōliāciǒun n.

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(a) Robbing, looting, theft; also, an instance or act of robbing or stealing; (b) eccl. holding a benefice properly belonging to another.

5. stāciǒun n.

26 quotations in 2 senses
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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…

6. stōle n.

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(a) A long garment; a robe; -- also coll. [quot. a1398]; stoles of bataille, war garments, armor; first stole, the best robe; (b) fig. and in fig. contexts; (c) the robe of a Jewish priest or high…

7. subdēken n.

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Eccl. (a) A member of the lowest clerical order, ranking immediately below the diaconate, a subdeacon; (b) the set of vestments worn by a subdeacon; (c) = soudeken n. (b).

8. trōper(e n.

Additional spellings: tropere
6 quotations in 1 sense
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Eccl. A book containing tropes or sequences, a troper or sequencer.

9. ūse n.(1)

193 quotations in 11 senses
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(a) The act of using or employing something; the fact of being used or employed; use, employment; also, the right to the use (of sth.) [last quot.]; the capacity for use (of reason) [quot. ?a1475]…

10. vesper n.

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(a) The planet Venus, regarded as the evening star; (b) eccl. pl. the sixth of the seven canonical hours, or the formal services of the divine office offered at that hour.

11. vicā̆r(e n.

Additional spellings: vicare
64 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) One who stands in place of another, a representative, deputy, lieutenant; also, fig. a thing which acts on behalf of something else [2nd quot.]; a thing which resembles something else [3rd quot.]…

12. vicā̆rī(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: vicarie
41 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) One who stands in place of another, a representative, deputy, lieutenant; also, a thing which serves as a substitute [1st quot.]; also, fig. a thing which acts on behalf of something else [3rd…

13. 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…

14. vī̆sitāciǒun n.

44 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) The act of visiting; the act of visiting prisoners or the sick (one of the seven works of corporal mercy); a visit; also, the act of visiting a saint’s relics [quot. ?a1475]; visitacioun of oure

15. wīn(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: wine
141 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) An alcoholic drink, usu. made from crushed whole grapes or from grape juice; also fig. and in fig. context; couchen win, to place a stock of wine in storage; fillen the win, give (sb.) the wine…