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1. flē̆sh n.

411 quotations in 16 senses
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(a) The flesh of the human body; esp., the muscular, gristly, and glandular portions (as opposed to blood vessels, bones, fat, hair, ligaments, nerves, skin, etc.); (b) corresponding portions of an…

2. incarnāciǒun n.

39 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Theol. The Christian doctrine that God became man, Christ's incarnation; cristes incarnacioun, incarnacioun of the lord, etc.; taken incarnacioun of, to assume human form from (the Blessed…

3. mortifīen v.

51 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To kill (sb.); mortifien and quikenen, of God: take and give life; also fig. destroy (sth.); render (the heart) insensible; (b) of courage: to die out; (c) ?fig.; ?meaning influenced by mortisen

4. 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…

5. ōld(e adj.

Additional spellings: olde
702 quotations in 20 senses
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(a) Of living beings: near the end of the normal span of life, advanced in age; also, of children: of an age late in childhood, pre-adolescent; (b) used disparagingly; (c) old man, a man well-advanced…

6. significāciǒun n.

61 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A symbol; in significacioun, as a symbol, symbolizing; (b) symbolic meaning; also, interpretation [quots.: Lydg.Pilgr.]; (c) symbolization, representation; a gret significacioun, an important…

7. werken v.(1)

617 quotations in 19 senses
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(a) To act, behave, proceed; act (in a specified way), proceed (on the basis of sth., according to sth.), act (so as to do sth.), do (as one should, as sb. enjoins, according to sth., etc.); werken

8. wǒund n.

180 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) An injury to a person or an animal involving the piercing, cutting, or laceration of the skin or flesh, a wound; a puncture wound caused by a bee’s sting, an animal’s bite, etc.; also, a gash in…