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1. avail(e n.

Additional spellings: availe
68 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Benefit, advantage, profit; ben avail, to be useful or effective; ben litel avail, to be of little value; (b) of persons: worthiness.

2. dē̆partūre n.

6 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Departure, going away; (b) a turning away, abandoning, rejection; (c) law a change of plea, change of argument.

3. dēterminer n.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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Law A plea or writ for (hearing and) adjudicating a matter in dispute; oyer and determiner.

4. emparnour n.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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Law?One who furnishes surety; ?surety, mainprize.

5. mēne n.(3)

209 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) A course of action, method, way; a means of attaining an end; (b) bi mene of, with menes of; bi no (manere of) mene; bi al menes; bi god menes, with great skill; menes and weies; weies and menes

6. prē̆sentǒur n.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) One who formally introduces a royal personage, (b) one who formally presents a letter of petition, a bearer; (c) one who presents or offers up something, a giver; (d) law one who brings a formal…

7. prẹ̄ve n.

178 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) Observed or recorded evidence supporting a statement, an assertion, accusation, or a claim; a piece of such evidence; maken preve of, to give evidence of (sth.); (b) evidence such as instances…

8. recoverer n.(1)

29 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Relief from suffering or from the pain of hell; recovery; also, salvation; haven recoverer, to recover from defeat, rally; at no recoverer, having no power or chance to recover from defeat; (b)…

9. remaindre n.

10 quotations in 1 sense
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Law (a) A right of ownership (of land, rents, etc.) designated to devolve upon a second party when the right of the first grantee or legatee ceases; a remainder; (b) ?the postponement of a legal…

10. remissiǒun n.

41 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Release from duty or obligation; freeing of captives; Bibl. dai of remissioun, a holiday from work; yer of remissioun, a Jubilee year; also, a Sabbatical year; don (maken) remissioun, to grant…

11. replevī n.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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Law A writ of replevin.

12. replicāciǒun n.

23 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Answering, an answer, a verbal response, rejoinder; an argument, a protest; an argumentative statement in a debate; maken (a) replicacioun, to answer, argue; (b) law an answer to a suit; a reply…

13. rescǒus n.

37 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Deliverance, rescue; assistance, help; also, defense; also fig.; rescous of oure lei, defense of our faith; don rescous, to render aid; maken rescous, render aid, rescue something; also, prepare…

14. respīt(e n.

Additional spellings: respite
62 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) An extension of time for action, deliberation, etc.; a temporary postponement of an action, a decision, judgment, etc., grace period; don in respit, to postpone (sth.), put off; putten in respit

15. reversiǒun n.

23 quotations in 4 senses
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Law: (a) The return of an estate to the grantor or his heir upon the expiration of the grant; interesse (right, etc.) of reversioun; (b) an estate created by reversion, a reversionary interest; also…

16. stāt n.

346 quotations in 21 senses
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(a) A moral or spiritual state or condition; stat of dampnacioun (grace, right, etc.); stat of penaunce (teres), a state of repentance; (b) a mental state, frame of mind; (c) the physical state or…

17. stres(se n.

Additional spellings: stresse
35 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Hardship, adversity, danger; (b) don stres, to cause harm; also, inflict harm on (sb.), oppress; devastate (a country); don stres to, don unto stres, inflict harm or injury on (sb.); maken stres

18. strēte n.(1)

3 quotations in 1 sense
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Law (a) A true copy of an original record; ?also, a book or collection of such copies; (b) a fine, an amercement, or a tax payment.

19. strop(pe n.(2)

Additional spellings: stroppe
2 quotations in 1 sense
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Law Destruction or spoliation of an inheritance.

20. submissiǒun n.

16 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Obedience, humility, submissiveness; also, self-abasement [quot. c1449]; (b) chiefly law submitting to the authority of another in providing a ruling; also, an agreement to abide by the ruling of…