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1. gō̆ter n.(1)

81 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Any device for leading water down from a roof; an eaves trough; a channel where two slanting roofs (or parts of a roof) meet; a rain pipe; a gutter; (b) ?a ready-made gutter, ?material used in…

2. quest(e n.

Additional spellings: queste
94 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) A judicial inquiry, an inquest, a trial; (b) fals (ivel, wrongful) quest, an inquest initiated without valid cause or resulting in an unjust verdict; (c) comen in (on) quest, gon on (upon) quest

3. receit(e n.

Additional spellings: receite
79 quotations in 5 senses
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A sum or an amount of money received by a person, guild, church, etc.; an income; -- also pl.; forein receit [see also forein adj. 5.(b)].

4. relẹ̄f(e n.

Additional spellings: relefe
99 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) That which is left over or left behind, remains, remnants, residue; -- often pl.; also, a legacy, charitable bequest; also, dregs; relef of brucus, what the bruchus leaves; (b) rabble, ruins; (c)…

5. reward n.

134 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Something awarded in recognition of merit, virtue, etc.; a reward, prize; (b) a payment for services, remuneration; a fee, bonus; also fig.; (c) what one deserves, just deserts; retribution…

6. velvet n.

47 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A soft, piled cloth, velvet; a piece of such cloth (b) in phrases: velvet upon velvet, a patterned velvet cloth of some kind; velvet upon satin, ?a patterned velvet and satin cloth; also, in…

7. vermin n.

29 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Coll. Animals regarded as dangerous, monstrous, or foul or exciting fear and revulsion, such as snakes, lizards, toads, and scorpions (b) coll. noxious or pestiferous animals; bestes of vermin;…