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1. callen v.

163 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To cry out, call, shout; (b) to cry out (sth.), say (sth.) loudly; (c) callen after, to call for (sb.), summon; callen on (upon), call to (sb.), address, invoke, summon, call on (sb. for payment)…

2. grith n.

110 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) The peace of a nation or society, law and order; fig. the peace resulting from the observation of God's will; breken (fordon) grith, to disturb the peace, break the law; holden (maken, setten)

3. hā̆m-fāre n.

Additional spellings: hamfare
6 quotations in 1 sense
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Law = hamsokne.

4. hang-wīte n.

Additional spellings: hangwite
7 quotations in 1 sense
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Law The right to impose a fine for hanging a culprit without legal trial; also, an acquittance of amercement for such an offense.

5. knoulē̆ching(e ger.

Additional spellings: knoulechinge
109 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) The fact of knowing, awareness; at mi knouleching, to my knowledge, as far as I know; upon his knouleching, knowingly; withouten knouleching, unwittingly, without (one's) knowledge; haven

6. miskenning(e ger.

Additional spellings: miskenninge
19 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Law An alteration in a plea; a variation in the language, mistaken or intentional; (b) [orig. a fine levied for such deviations]; the right to collect such fines.

7. orest(e n.

Additional spellings: oreste
7 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Combat, struggle; (b) law the right of jurisdiction over cases involving trial by combat; (c) by misunderstanding of (b): the liberty of entering woods or lands; (d) by false etymologizing [cp. or

8. rē̆st(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: reste
281 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) Rest due to sleep; repose; slumber; -- also pl.; at (in, on) rest, at rest, asleep; oute of rest, out of sleep; (b) the repose of the grave, death; rest of the ded, repose of death; at rest, dead…

9. strō̆nd(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: stronde
76 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Land abutting on the sea, a river, or other body of water, a shore, bank, coast; also fig.; bi strete and strond, in lond in (and) strond, in every place; (b) in cpds. & combs.: forest strond, a…

10. tāken v.

3092 quotations in 85 senses
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(a) To grip, take hold; taken to, clutch at (sb.), hold tight to; also, grasp [transl. of L adprehendere]; (b) to take hold of (sb. or sth.), grasp with the hand(s, grab; pick (sb. or sth.) up, lift…

11. ward-penī n.

Additional spellings: wardpeni
25 quotations in 1 sense
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Law (a) A customary rent, required of individual and corporate tenants or assessed on units of land by a feudal superior or the crown, in some instances conceived as a payment in commutation of guard…