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1. commū̆nen v.

92 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) To distribute (sth.) in shares, deal out; communen to, give (sth.) to (sb.) as his share; communen with, share (sth.) with (others); (b) to have a share (in sth.), participate; enter into…

2. commū̆ning ger.

44 quotations in 5 senses
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The sharing of possessions.

3. cuppe n.

92 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A drinking vessel; a bowl, goblet, cup, etc.; also, a receptacle for fruit or confections; (b) stonding cuppe, a cup with a foot or base; trussing cuppe, ?a cup or chalice for traveling; (c) a…

4. elevāciǒun n.

8 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) The act of rising; (b) astron. the altitude or angular height above the horizon.

5. lavātōrī(e n.

Additional spellings: lavatorie
22 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Eccl. A piscina; ?also, a holy water stoup; ?also, a washbasin; (b) the great brass or bronze laver in the temple of Jerusalem; the Brazen or Molten Sea (made by Solomon for his temple); (c) a…

6. mẹ̄vāble adj.

88 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Capable of movement; of living creatures: capable of independent motion; (b) in motion, moving, moving about; ready to move or travel, mobile, transient; (c) active, energetic; agile, dexterous…

7. ministrāciǒun n.

44 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) The rendering of personal service or aid; an act or function of serving; (b) agency, mediation; (c) conduct.

8. mortifīing(e ger.

Additional spellings: mortifiinge
10 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Eccl. Penitential mortification; mortifiing of the bodi (wille, wittes), the penitential subduing of one's physical or mental faculties; (b) theol. mortifiing of sinne, the destruction of the…

9. prō̆pre adj.

165 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Belonging or pertaining to oneself, a person, or a thing; privately owned; private, personal, individual; intrinsic; (b) propre in, inherent in (a position of honor); propre to, belonging to…

10. putten v.

1280 quotations in 42 senses
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(a) To push, shove, thrust; strike a blow, smite; putten with fet, trample, kick; putten with fet and hondes, thrust with feet and hands; putten ayen, push against (sb.); stumble against (sb.); putten

11. putting(e ger.

Additional spellings: puttinge
77 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) The action of striking or thrusting; (b) the action of pushing or shoving; the action of poking [quot.: Palladius]; putting of hete, pressure of heat; o peine of putting oute of eien, on pain of…

12. sē̆questrāciǒun n.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Separation; (b) deferral; putten in sequestracioun, to lay aside (a matter), defer; (c) eccl. ?the lawful impounding of goods associated with a vacant benefice; (d) med. ?secretion from a boil…

13. 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…

14. tāking(e ger.

Additional spellings: takinge
149 quotations in 26 senses
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(a) The act of picking up or taking hold of something with the fingers; also, the act of taking (sth. in one's arms), embracing [quot. c1440]; (b) the act of touching someone; also, the sense of touch…

15. tọ̄ adv.(1)

166 quotations in 11 senses
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In expressions of motion: (a) to a place; to this place, here; to that place or person, there; also used redundantly following prep. phrase with to [last 2 quots.]; hard in goinge to, hard to get at…

16. tọ̄̆ prep.

2479 quotations in 47 senses
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In phrases with verbs of motion expressed or implied: (a) onward to and into (a place, structure, the body or a part of the body, etc.); also with adv. or clause as obj. [quots. c1275 (2nd) & ?c1425]…

17. ūse n.(1)

193 quotations in 11 senses
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(a) The act of using or employing something; the fact of being used or employed; use, employment; also, the right to the use (of sth.) [last quot.]; the capacity for use (of reason) [quot. ?a1475]…

18. vī̆sitāciǒun n.

44 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) The act of visiting; the act of visiting prisoners or the sick (one of the seven works of corporal mercy); a visit; also, the act of visiting a saint’s relics [quot. ?a1475]; visitacioun of oure

19. vī̆sī̆ten v.

118 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To go to see (sb.), pay a call on; also, seek out (sb., sheep) (b) to visit (a sick person, prisoner, etc.) for the purpose of bestowing comfort or assistance, minister to; also fig. [quot.…

20. washen v.

354 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) To do household washing or cleaning [quot. c1400(?a1387)]; wash (sth.) in or with water or other liquid, clean by scrubbing, rinsing, soaking, etc. in liquid; wash (a dish, vessel); also, wash…