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1. 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.

2. 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

3. gad(de n.

Additional spellings: gadde
24 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A sharp-pointed metal spike; (b) a sharp-pointed stick used for driving oxen etc.; a goad; (c) gad nail, some kind of nail or spike.

4. 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

5. pīl(e n.(3)

Additional spellings: pile
57 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A pointed missile of some kind; an arrow or a dart; (b) the heavy javelin of the Roman infantry; (c) a sharp-pointed surgical cutting instrument, a lancet.

6. rāven n.

80 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) The raven (Corvus corax); ?also, the rook (Corvus frugilegus); (b) the carrion crow (Corvus corone); (c) raven(es brid, a young raven; raven(es fether; raven(es kinde, a raven's nature; buk-raven

7. rein-dẹ̄r n.

Additional spellings: reinder
9 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The European reindeer (Rangifer tarandus); (b) her. rein-der hed, a stag's head with two sets of antlers (double attires), the front pair turned down.

8. spar-hauk n.

Additional spellings: sparhauk
32 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The European sparrow hawk (Accipiter nisus); --often used in prov. expressions; also coll. [quot. a1387 vr.]; ?also, a falcon or similar bird of prey [quot. ?c1475]; (b) her. an image of a sparrow…

9. 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…

10. steinen v.

63 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To impart color; also fig.; steining wateres, dyes; (b) to color (sth.), dye (fabric, clothing, etc.); ppl. steined, dyed, colored; also fig.; (c) to discolor (sth.); -- also without obj. [1st…

11. whēte n.

139 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) The plant wheat or any plant of the genus Triticum, esp. T. aestivum or T. sativum; also, a wheat crop; wheat considered as seed (b) the grain of the wheat plant, harvested wheat; grain…

12. windou(e n.

Additional spellings: windoue
65 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) An opening in the wall of a building, ship, etc., used to admit air or light and usu. fitted with a frame and glass or some similar material; also, a window fitting; in a (yon) windou, on the