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1. abāten, -i(en v.

Additional spellings: abati, abatien
99 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) To knock down or demolish (a wall, etc.); (b) to knock (sb.) down; strike down or defeat (an enemy); (c) strike (sail); cast down (a banner).

2. air(e n.

Additional spellings: aire
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Hawk. (a) Nest; (b) of noble aire, of noble breed or strain.

3. chē̆k interj. & n.

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(a) A call uttered in chess when the opponent's king (or another important figure) is under attack: check!, guard!; (b) fig. halt!

4. crēaunce n.

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(a) Belief (in sth.), faith, trust; in (with) ful creaunce, fully believing, without reservation; (b) commercial credit; bi (to, under) creaunce, on credit.

5. eies n.

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Hawk. A short-winged nestling hawk (sometimes taken and brought up by hand); such a hawk during training; eias hauk.

6. encīlen v.

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Hawk. To blind (a hawk or falcon) temporarily by stitching the lower eyelids and fastening the ends of the tightly drawn threads to the top of the head, so that the lifted lower lids cover the eyes…

7. endeuen v.(1)

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To induct or put (someone into an office, benefice, or condition); to initiate (someone into a branch of learning).

8. eneuen v.

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Hawk. To drive (water fowl) into the water; to plunge or dive.

9. engǒuted ppl.

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Hawk. Having dark spots on the plumage, spotted.

10. enseimen v.

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Hawk. To cause (a hawk) to lose superfluous fat.

11. enterpenned ppl.

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Hawk. Of wing feathers: caught, entangled.

12. entrē n.

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The act or fact of entering physically; entrance; also fig.; entre and issue, coming and going.

13. filanders n. plural

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Hawk. A kind of (?threadlike) intestinal worms.

14. gerlō̆nd n.

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(a) A wreath or string of leaves or flowers worn as an ornament; also fig.; (b) a wreath bestowed on a victor; (c) Christ's crown of thorns; (d) a painted or embroidered representation of a garland; a…

15. gorǧe n.

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(a) Gullet, esophagus, throat; to the gorge, up to the neck; (b) the front part of the neck, throat [see also coupe gorge]; (c) the crop of a bird; gorge worm a noxious worm that gets into a hawk's…

16. interj.

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(a) Stop, hold; nou ho, ho ther; (b) crien (seien) ho, to cease; put a stop to an action.

17. loine n.(2)

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(a) A length of cord, or thong of leather, used as a leash or fetter; (b) hawk. the leash of a hawk; pl.?jesses.

18. lūre n.(1)

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(a) Hawk. A bait for recalling hawks, usually a bundle of leather and feathers resembling a bird; also fig.; (b) something that entices, an attraction, enticement; (c) bringen (reclaimen) to lure, to…

19. lūren v.(1)

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(a) Hawk. To recall (a hawk) with a lure; also fig.; also in prov.; (b) to attract (sb.), entice, allure.

20. plumāǧe n.

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Plumage, feathers; hawk. feathers given to a hawk as an emetic.

21. quirrẹ̄ n.(1)

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Hunt. (a) The parts of a deer, usually placed on the animal's hide, which are given to the hounds as a reward for the chase; (b) the ceremony of giving the hounds their reward; (c) the collection of…

22. rebāten v.

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(a) To deduct (an amount from another amount), subtract; rebaten in, deduct (a sum) from (an amount); rebaten of (upon), deduct (a sum) from (sb., an amount); (b) ben rebated, to be credited (to sb.)…

23. reclaim(e n.

Additional spellings: reclaime
15 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Hawk. The act of recalling a hawk; comen to reclaim, of a hawk: to return when called back; (b) a call to someone to come; an enticement; comen a reclaim, to come (to sb.) when summoned; comen to

24. reclaimen v.

29 quotations in 3 senses
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Hawk. (a) To call back (a hawk); also in sayings; (b) to make (a hawk) tame; ppl. reclaimed, tame, trained.

25. remǒunten v.

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(a) To rise again, climb up again; also fig.; (b) hawk. to regain (a state of strength or good health); ben remounted, be restored (to a state of strength or good health); (c) to remount one's horse…

26. stō interj.

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Hunt. A cry, or an element in a cry, used to direct the hounds; (b) hawk. a call to a hawk to make it come to the falconer's fist; (c) an exclamation: ho!

27. surrēal n.

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(a) Hunt. The third tine of a hart's antlers, tray; (b) hawk. pl. the outermost of the three anterior claws of a hawk [cp. sussengeles n.pl.].

28. sū̆ssengeles n. plural

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Hawk. The outermost of the three anterior claws of a hawk.

29. toret n.(1)

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(a) Hawk. Each of the two rings by which the leash is attached to the jesses of a hawk, a varvel; ?also, a pair of varvels [quot. a1450]; peire of toretz; (b) a half-ring or eyelet that is fixed to a…

30. tǒur n.(2)

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(a) A turn of events; (b) a step in a sequence of events; (c) a turning motion; (d) ?a turning lathe; ?part of a turning lathe; (e) hawk. lofty flight; the act of soaring [this sense shows confusion…

31. verbel n.

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Hawk. A metal ring on a hawk’s jess, to which the leash is attached.

32. vertwel n.

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(a) Hawk. A metal ring on a hawk’s jess, to which the leash is attached; (b) a hinge or part of a hinge.

33. wam-piniọ̄̆n n.

Additional spellings: wampinion
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Hawk. A secondary wing feather.

34. wāren v.(1)

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(a) To be mindful, be aware; waren of, be knowledgeable concerning (sth.), be skilled in; ware him his fal is nexte his honde, let him be mindful his fall is at hand (b) to be mindful of (sth.),…

35. wimple n.

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(a) A woman’s headdress covering the top, back, and sides of the head, including the cheeks and chin, and wrapped so as to cover the neck; also, a veil; also, a wimple as part of a nun’s official…