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1. bēten v.(1)

240 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) To flog (sb.), beat, whip; (b) to punish (sb.).

2. blọ̄dī adj.

57 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Of blood, consisting of blood, full of blood; of the eyes: bloodshot; (b) physiol. the four blodi humoures, the four humors, formed from the blodi lompe and flowing in the bloodstream; blodi

3. blouen v.(1)

187 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) Of the wind: to blow; also fig.; (b) of the wind: to blow against, beat upon; drive (sth.) by blowing; also fig.; blouen awei, blow (sth.) away; also fig.; blouen doun, blow down, destroy; blouen

4. blouing ger.(1)

34 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The blowing of the wind; also fig.; (b) breathing, exhaling; blowing with the breath; med. blouing in, insufflation; (c) blowing a fire (with bellows); also fig.; (d) smelting; blouing hous; (e)…

5. brēken v.

592 quotations in 47 senses
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(a) To break (an object) into parts; dash to pieces; destroy the wholeness of (an object); shatter (a weapon) in combat; crush (the human body, etc.); breken atwo, breken asonder, breken in peces

6. britnen v.

38 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To divide (sth. into parts); (b) to cut (sb.) up; britnen into quarters, to quarter; (c) hunt. to cut up (a deer, etc.); britnen out, cut out.

7. dēth n.

329 quotations in 12 senses
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Loss of life; dying, death as an event; deth of the bodi, deth of lif; dout (dred) of deth, fear of dying; paien the dette of deth, to die as man must die; dethes cares, throes of death.

8. drīven v.

369 quotations in 15 senses
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(a) To chase (sb. or sth.), pursue, drive; driven abak, driven forth, driven fro, driven in, driven into, driven of, driven to, etc.; (b) to move (sth.), propel, push; driven ayen, force back (water)…

9. fīnden v.

437 quotations in 23 senses
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Of persons or of things viewed as agents: to come upon, encounter, or meet (someone or something) by chance or in the course of events (usually with the notion of perceiving or recognizing the person…

10. hert n.

92 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A male of the red deer (Cervus elephas), a hart; also, the female; she hert; (b) hunt. hert of ten, hert at the first hed, a hart having ten tines in all on his antlers, a hart in his sixth year…

11. lēden v.(1)

474 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) To conduct (sb.), accompany, bring, take; leden in, send for (sb., a locust), introduce; also fig.; (b) to bring (sb.) in one's retinue or train; go before (sb. or sth.), precede; be a partner to…

12. lēten v.

1283 quotations in 40 senses
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(a) To grant (sb. land, rights, privileges); fig. allow (sb. time), grant (sb. a reprieve); grant (a place or room to hatred); (b) to bequeath (property), leave (property to sb. at one's death); fig.

13. mẹ̄ting(e ger.(4)

Additional spellings: metinge
58 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A meeting of two or more persons, encounter, rendezvous; cristes meting, meeting of Christ, a name for the feast of the Presentation, Purification, or Candlemas, February 2; (b) a gathering…

14. ō̆penen v.

336 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) To unclose (a gate, door, window), open; open (a gate) to (sb.); (b) to open the door to (sb.); openen to, open the door to (sb.), permit (sb.) to enter; (c) without obj.: to unlock; as command…

15. 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

16. rennen v.(1)

936 quotations in 33 senses
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(a) Of humans: to run, move quickly on foot; also of angels, centaurs, devils, monopodes, etc.; rennen and (other) rennen, go on foot and (or) ride; (b) comen rennen, comen (gon) renninge, to come…

17. right n.

447 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) That which is morally right; resoun and right; (b) moral rectitude, righteousness; right and skil, skil and right; haven right, to act rightly; (c) a right action, good deed; bi right or wrong, by…

18. set n.(1)

8 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Hunt. The area of a forest or park marked out for the hunt; (b) an attack, onslaught; (c) the time of sunset; set of the sonne, sonne set [cp. OE sunn-set].

19. 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…

20. stō̆nd(e n.

Additional spellings: stonde
10 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Place, position; thurgh londes and stondes, through many places; (b) a fixed position in a battle, a stand; in stond and stoure, in every kind of battle; (c) hunt. a position from which to shoot a…

21. 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…

22. tēsen v.

20 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To separate and clean (the fibers of raw wool, flax, etc.) by drawing a comb or other instrument through them, card; (b) tesen upon, to use (a fuller's perch) in order to raise the nap on (cloth)…

23. tīnd(e n.

Additional spellings: tinde
25 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) One of a series of projecting, sharp points of metal or wood on a rake, trap, harrow, or other implement; also in fig. context; (b) the tip of a thorn, a prickle.

24. top n.(1)

164 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) The higher end of something vertical: the top of a tree, mast, standard, etc.; tre top; top ne more, neither top nor root, nothing at all; up to the top from the more, from beginning to end; (b)…

25. trailen v.(1)

46 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) To hang down loosely, hang low so as to be dragged along the ground; also, of a horse: trail (its guts); trailen doun (adoun); trailen abouten, of a dragon's tail: ?hang looped around (a ball)…

26. twelve num.

139 quotations in 7 senses
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Cardinal number as adj.: twelve, a dozen; ten other twelve, about twelve (plows, yards of cloth, etc.); ten or twelve or twenti, between ten and twenty (foals); ten verse or twelve, ten or twelve…

27. undọ̄n v.

246 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) To open a door or gate by unlocking it; open (a door, gate, window, etc.), unlock, unbar; uncover (a pit); unseal (a grave, tomb, etc.); also fig. (b) to unlock (a lock, locked container) with a…

28. wāren v.(1)

77 quotations in 5 senses
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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.),…

29. wō̆rd n.

363 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) A word as a lexical item or grammatical form, a string of characters representing a minimal unit of meaning, a word in isolation; also, a word or group of words as represented in graphic form…