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1. almes(se n.

Additional spellings: almesse
144 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Anything given to relieve those in poverty or distress, any charitable gift or offering, alms; an allotment of alms; eten almes, be dependent on alms; gan on almes, liven bi, of almes, live on…

2. grith-briche n.

Additional spellings: grithbriche
18 quotations in 1 sense
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Law (a) Disturbances or violence committed toward persons, at places, or during specific periods that were under special protection of the king; also (after 1200), any breach of the peace; (b)…

3. hā̆m-sọ̄̆kne n.

Additional spellings: hamsokne
21 quotations in 1 sense
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Law (a) The crime of assaulting a person in his own house or dwelling place, or of forceful entry therein; (b) the right to try such offenses, and to levy and collect the fines imposed; also, a fine…

4. sāke n.

162 quotations in 8 senses
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Strife, discord, enmity; a dispute, cause for dispute; a legal dispute or action; o sake, ?in accusation; withouten sake, without cause for dispute, without legal cause.

5. tā̆le n.

344 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) That which one tells, the oral or written relation of an event or a series of events purporting to be true, a personal narrative, an account; bi his tale, according to him; bi olde tales