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1. forbẹ̄den v.

191 quotations in 8 senses
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To prohibit (an action, a practice, a sin), to forbid (someone to do something);--usually with personal indirect object: (a) with that clause, usually neg. & subjunctive, as direct object; (b) with…

2. ivel adj.

300 quotations in 7 senses
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Wicked, depraved, sinful: (a) of persons, the soul; ivel man, etc.; (b) of a spirit; ivel gost, an evil spirit, a devil; the Devil; (c) of an action; ivel dede, ivel werk; (d) of speech; ivel speche,

3. 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…

4. pointel n.

29 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A writing implement; stylus; ?pen or pencil; (b) a punch; (c) surg. and med. a sharp pointed instrument used for administering medicines, scraping, probing, etc.; (d) a pointed implement for…

5. prǒud adj.

228 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) Guilty of the sin of Pride; haughty, arrogant; also, obstinate, rebellious; (b) proudest of pride, supremely proud; proud as lucifer; proud herte, proud heart; -- also as surname or epithet; maken

6. rēdī adj.(3)

361 quotations in 12 senses
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1a. (a) Prepared, ready; (b) prepared or ready (to do sth.); (c) redi to, prepared or ready for (sb. or sth.); also, ready to perform (sth.) [quot.: a1425]; redi for (til, unto), prepared for (sth.)…

7. sustẹ̄nen v.

279 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) To support (sb. or sth.) physically, hold upright; bear the weight of (sb. or sth.); prevent (sb. or sth.) from falling; also fig. & in fig. context; anat. support (a part of the body), provide a…

8. 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…

9. tō̆nge n.(1)

62 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A double-armed instrument, usually hinged, for manipulating objects too hot or too difficult to hold; a pincers, pliers, pair of tongs;—often pl.; also fig. and in fig. context; fir tonges; paire

10. unknitten v.

45 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To untie (a knot), undo; also, fig. untangle (the knot of a question), solve (b) fig. to undo (the knot or bond of marriage, love, etc.), cause to come apart; also, of the knot joining lovers:…