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1. warnen v.

207 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) To give notice of some existing circumstance or a past or coincident event, make something known (b) to inform (sb., sb. of sth.), notify, advise; (c) to announce (sth. to sb.), proclaim,…

2. wither-nām n.

Additional spellings: withernam
5 quotations in 1 sense
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Law (a) The distraining of a deforcer’s personal goods in order to force restoration of that which he has illegally taken; also, a writ authorizing this action (b) a distress authorized by one civic…

3. wrek n.

31 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Law That which washes ashore from the sea, esp. from a wrecked ship; also, the right to take that which washes up on a certain stretch of seashore; ?also, a wrecked ship, a shipwreck [quot…