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1. agōn v.

86 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) To go (to, from, up, by, etc.); proceed, pass; (b) ben agon, be gone, depart.

2. asken v.

232 quotations in 9 senses
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To ask (a question); -- (a) with interrog. clause; (b) with clause & at, of, to phr. of the person; (c) with clause and indir. obj. of the person.

3. asking(e ger.

Additional spellings: askinge
51 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Questioning, inquiry; question; asken, maken asking; (b) querying; (c) gram. noun of asking, an interrogative.

4. dẹ̄de, dēde n.

293 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) An action, a deed; god dede, ivel dede, etc.; see also almes dede, est dede, man dede, mis dede; (b) a marvelous act, miracle; also, a feat of magic; (c) a favor, kindness, service; (d) ?an…

5. kīnde n.

622 quotations in 17 senses
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(a) The aggregate of inherent qualities or properties of persons, animals, plants, elements, medicines, etc.; essential character; the nature of emotions, attributes, and the like; after the fleshes

6. māken v.(1)

1893 quotations in 31 senses
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(a) Of God, Christ: to create (the earth, man, etc.); also, of Nature or a pagan deity: create (sth.); (b) maken of nought (erthe), to create (sth.) from nothing (the dust); as fer as god hath maked

7. neither pron.

22 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Neither of two; neither..other; here neither, neither of them; (b) as adj.: neither of two, not one; neither nouther, neither one nor the other; (c) gram. neuter.

8. putten v.

1280 quotations in 42 senses
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(a) To push, shove, thrust; strike a blow, smite; putten with fet, trample, kick; putten with fet and hondes, thrust with feet and hands; putten ayen, push against (sb.); stumble against (sb.); putten

9. setten v.

1640 quotations in 40 senses
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(a) To make (sb.) sit, seat (sb.); also, with partitive construction: setten of..over heigh setle, fig. seat (someone's offspring) upon (his) high throne, make to rule; setten adoun (doun, up), make…

10. spēch(e n.

Additional spellings: speche
339 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) The act of speaking; the production of language; withouten spech, without speaking; (b) the sound of a voice, intonation; (c) techinge of spech, oral instruction.

11. spēken v.

833 quotations in 19 senses
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(a) To have or use the power of speech; of a person, the mouth, tongue: speak, articulate words; -- also used of the soul, dead bones, the dust of the dead in fig. context; of a bird, an animal: have…

12. strength(e n.

Additional spellings: strengthe
432 quotations in 15 senses
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(a) Physical strength, muscular power, brute bodily might; also person.; pl. physical powers, strength; (b) a mighty act or deed; (c) the application of physical force; also, physical tightness [quot…

13. thing n.

699 quotations in 17 senses
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That which exists by itself, a substance; a kind of substance.

14. though conj.

274 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) In spite of the fact that, although; also, however much, however many; (b) in clauses restricting or otherwise qualifying the statement of the main clause: except that; granted that; even though…

15. thrid num.

108 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Ordinal number as adj.: third;—freq. in adv. phrases of time: the (than) thrid dai, the thrid morn (night, time, etc.), etc., on the third day (morning, night, occasion, etc.), for the third time…

16. thurgh prep.

470 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) Freq. in phrases with verbs of cutting, stabbing, piercing, etc.: in at one side or surface and out at another side or surface of (a solid object or substance, a body, bodily part, etc.), right…

17. tīme n.(2)

847 quotations in 22 senses
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(a) Temporal duration; the duration of the world;—also pl.; worldes time; fulnesse (ful-filling, plente) of time, the full measure of time, appointed time; thinges of time, temporal things; under the

18. tọ̄̆ prep.

2479 quotations in 47 senses
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In phrases with verbs of motion expressed or implied: (a) onward to and into (a place, structure, the body or a part of the body, etc.); also with adv. or clause as obj. [quots. c1275 (2nd) & ?c1425]…

19. tọ̄̆ verbal particle

679 quotations in 12 senses
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With selected complementary infinitives in verb phrases: to (do sth., be sth., etc.);—sometimes with intervening element between the verb and the inf. [see also Visser sections 1253-1312, 1328-41]…

20. turning(e ger.

Additional spellings: turninge
116 quotations in 14 senses
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(a) Movement about an axis or central point, rotation, revolution; also, a whirling about; also, the circular passage of time; an annular cycle; turning abouten; turning up and doun; (b) in cpds. and…

21. under prep.

510 quotations in 21 senses
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With ref. primarily to physical orientation on a vertical axis (a) directly beneath (sth.), some distance below, underneath; also, beneath and in contact with (sth.), supporting; with (sth. or sb.)…

22. unright n.

104 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) That which is morally wrong, wickedness or evil in the abstract (b) sinfulness as an attribute of persons, moral turpitude, unrighteousness; immorality, vice, inclination to sin; (c) wrongdoing,…

23. upon prep.

717 quotations in 32 senses
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(a) Above and touching (sth.); seated upon (sth.); supported by (sth.); also used, in fig. context, with a person as obj. [quot. a1225(c1200)] (b) based on (truth, authority, etc.); grounden upon;…

24. whanne adv. & conj.

273 quotations in 14 senses
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As simple adv., in phrase: whanne and whanne, at one time and another, now and then, occasionally; also, in combs.: selde (seldene) whanne, rarely; som whanne [see som-whan adv.]; whilom whanne, in…

25. whīt adj.

655 quotations in 18 senses
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(a) Of a substance, structure, an object: white in color; whitish, pale-colored, light-colored; of the moon, a star: silvery-white; of a book or register: bound in a white or light-colored binding; of…

26. willen v.(1)

1462 quotations in 48 senses
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(a) To have desire for something; want something to occur, wish;—sometimes with so or thus; willen after, long for (sth.); ben willinge of, be desirous of (sth.), wish for (b) to wish for (sth.),…

27. wilnen v.

150 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To wish, desire; also, with inf.: want (to do sth.);—occas. in elliptical constructions; wilne he niln he, whether they want to or not, willy-nilly (b) to want (sth.), desire, prize;—sometimes…

28. with prep.

1153 quotations in 39 senses
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Directly opposite to (sth.) in space or location, facing over against; face with face, mouth with mouth, neb with neb, face to face; fighten honde with honde, to fight hand to hand, fight in close…

29. withǒuten prep.

503 quotations in 19 senses
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(a) Not enclosed or fully contained in (a part of the body, a container); also, not immersed in (water); above (ground) (b) outside (an enclosed or a defined space), in the area beyond (an enclosing…

30. yernen v.

125 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To feel desire;—usu. in as clause; also, gram. of the optative mood: express desire [quot. c1400] (b) with selected prep. phrases: yernen after, to long for (sth.), desire; long for (Christ);…