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1. bē̆nd(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: bende
83 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A fetter, shackle, chain; also fig.; (b) a band or strap of metal, a hoop, clamp, fastening; (c) a circlet or fillet to confine the hair; (d) a cord for tying or fastening; a bandage, rope, withy…

2. bē̆nden v.(2)

10 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To wrap or tie (sth.); blindfold; set (jewels); (b) to provide (sth.) with stripes or borders, adorn or border (with sth.); (c) her. to provide (a shield) with a diagonal stripe; ppl. bended

3. blā̆k n.

61 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) The color black, a black or dark color; (b) her. sable; (c) (the) broun and (the) blak, persons of all kinds, everyone.

4. blā̆k adj.

218 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Of a black color, black; (b) blak and blo, black and livid, black and blue [see blo adj.]; blak or whit, black or white, of any color or kind; blak as col (blacche, croue, inde, molde, pich, slo),

5. 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.

6. bō̆nd n.

177 quotations in 10 senses
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Something used for tying, binding, wrapping, fastening, joining: (a) a cord, string (also fig.); a strap, halter, leash; a bowstring; (b) a twist of straw; a tendril; (c) a bandage or wrapping; (d) a…

7. bōr n.

114 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) An uncastrated male swine (either wild or domesticated); (b) bores brain, brain of a boar used medicinally; bor(es grece, fat of a boar; bores herte, a bold or fierce heart; bor(es tusk, one of…

8. 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.)…

9. cōmb n.

52 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) A comb for dressing the hair; (b) an ornamental comb for keeping the hair in place; a comli under combe, a fair lady; (c) her. the figure of a comb as a charge.

10. cros n.

251 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) A cross for crucifixion, a gibbet; (b) the cross of Christ; holi cros; Exaltacioun of the cros, a feast, Sept. 14; feste of the holi cros, feast of the Invention of the Cross, May 3; (c) winnen

11. fẹ̄ld n.

156 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) Relatively flat open country; a plain; feld and wode(s; feld place, a plain; (b) feld hath eie(n (sight), wode hath ere(s; (c) feld of Damask, feld Damascene, the plain on which Adam was said to…

12. gōld n.

285 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) The metal gold; of gold, consisting of gold, made of gold; (b) gold and silver, etc.; (c) clene gold, cler gold, fin gold, pure gold, refined gold; parti gold, gold with considerable alloy; red

13. hōl(e adj.(2)

Additional spellings: hole
404 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) Of a person, animal, the body, part of the body: healthy, cured, healed, free from disease or defect; also fig.; maken hol, to heal (sb.); (b) hol and fere (quert, sound), heil (herti, strong) and

14. kīnde n.

621 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

15. lift adj.

55 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Left; lift honde (half, part, side); lift horn, the left wing of an army; lift half, the verso of a leaf of a book; (b) her. sinister.

16. 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,

17. mōld(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: molde
109 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Dirt, loose earth, soil; also fig.; pl. earth, lumps of dirt; (b) earth as the substance out of which God made man; the dust to which human flesh returns after death; (c) clay or other material…

18. mọ̄r(e-cok n.

Additional spellings: morcok, more-cok, morecok
14 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The male of the red grouse (Lagopus scoticus); (b) her.?the figure of the male of the red grouse on a coat of arms; (c) ?the male of the pheasant (Phasianus colchicus); (d) as surname.

19. net n.(1)

72 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A net for catching fish, birds, or wild animals; also, a net full of fish [quot.: (c1300)]; net breidere, a maker of nets; ?a gladiator who fights with a net; (b) in proverb.

20. of prep.

1935 quotations in 32 senses
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(a) With verbs expressing motion or implied motion: out of (a place, path, etc.); from (a point of departure); out of; of cours, of a river: out of its normal channel; of lond, abroad, out of the…