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1. ā̆sūr n.(1) & adj.

46 quotations in 3 senses
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The blue stone lapis lazuli; enamel made of powdered lapis lazuli.

2. cok n.(1)

81 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) The male of the common domestic fowl: cock, rooster; cok chike(n, ?a young cock; cok tord, a cock's excrement; (b) the male of other birds; culver cok; fesaunt cok; mor cok (q.v.); po cok (q.v.)…

3. ostrich(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: ostriche
34 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) An ostrich; (b) in comparisons: foltish as ostrich, cruel as an ostrich; also, in prov.; (c) ostrich (ostriches) ei, an ostrich egg; ostrich ruf, an ostrich 'ruff' [see ruf n.(3)].

4. pēce n.

210 quotations in 11 senses
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(a) A fragment of an object, a bit or piece of a whole; a piece cut or torn from a cloth, garment, etc., scrap, patch, tag; a slice or piece of meat or fish; bi peces, in pieces; bresten (heuen) to

5. pelot(e n.

Additional spellings: pelote
63 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A spherical or circular object; a gob, lump, or piece; (b) a pellet or cannon ball of various sizes, made of metal or stone, used as a missile to be discharged from a catapult, cannon, crossbow…

6. plā̆t(e n.

Additional spellings: plate
218 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) A flat piece of metal or other substance; esp. a sheet of metal, a metal plate or disk; (b) plat of bras (coper, gold, iren, led, silver); plat of lether (ston, tre); iren plat, an iron plate…

7. quartẹ̄̆r(e n.

Additional spellings: quartere
232 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) One of four parts or divisions of a thing; also, a one-fourth proportional part of a mixture [quot.: a1398]; (b) one of four parts into which a chicken or other edible animal is cut, each…

8. sāble n.

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(a) The European sable (Martes zibellina); (b) the fur or pelt of the sable; (c) the color black; blak sable; blak as (blakker than) sable; (d) a black garment, black clothing, mourning clothes; (e) h

9. sautǒur n.

8 quotations in 1 sense
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Her. An ordinary in the form of a St. Andrew's cross, a saltire; sautour engreled.

10. sparre n.

45 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A piece of timber used in building; a rafter, beam; a board; -- also coll.; firre sparre; hilinge of sparres, a roof; joininge of sparres, a roof or building; maister sparre, a main beam or…

11. sturǧeǒun n.

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(a) The sturgeon (Acipenser sturio); -- also coll.; ?also, another fish or aquatic animal [quot. ?c1475]; (b) cook. a sturgeon used as food; maken a sturgeoun, to prepare a sturgeon for the table; (c)…

12. tǒurte n.

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(a) A kind of coarse brown bread; tourte bakere; (b) a tart of some sort [cp. tart(e n. (a)]; (c) veter. a disease of horses characterized by the formation of an abscess beneath the epidermis; (d) her

13. tǒurtelle n.

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(a) A small round cake or bread roll; (b) her. a stylized wafer or round cake used as a heraldic device.

14. trunk(e n.

Additional spellings: trunke
13 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) The main stem of a tree considered apart from its roots and branches, trunk; (b) a lifeless human body, corpse, specif. a mutilated or dismembered body; (c) her. the representation of an animal's…