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1. cappe n.

61 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A headdress, a hat; esp., a small head covering worn under the hood; (b) a priest's close-fitting cap, the coif covering the tonsure; also, any kind of head covering for ecclesiastics; (c) a…

2. 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…

3. girdel n.

61 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A belt worn around the waist, used for fastening clothes or for carrying a sword, purse, etc.; (b) eken out girdel, to stretch the belt, stuff one's belly; from girdel to hose, the excretory…

4. hẹ̄rd(e n.(3)

Additional spellings: herde
29 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Pl. The coarse part of flax, hards; also, sg. a piece of the hards; (b) hards used in med. & surg.; --?also sg.

5. lei(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: leie
51 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) An alkaline solution made by leaching ashes, and used for washing, making soap, bleaching hair; lye; lei cuppe, a cup for holding lye; (b) med. & surg. a similar solution used for cleansing…

6. mọ̄n(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: mone
240 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) The moon as a luminous heavenly body; the seventh 'planet' of Ptolemaic astronomy, the planet of the sphere nearest the earth; (b) the moon as the cosmological divider between the earth and the…

7. mǒuth n.

390 quotations in 11 senses
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(a) The human mouth; rof of the mouth, the palate; also fig.; (b) the mouth as a facial feature and the part of the face with or on which kisses are given.

8. nāme n.

515 quotations in 15 senses
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(a) The name of a human being: Christian name, surname, or both; Christian name with epithet denoting rank, with characterizing adjective, or with descriptive noun; hire first name, the name she first…

9. pīpe n.(1)

166 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) A tube or hollow cylinder employed as a receptacle or passage for liquid, smoke, etc.; the nozzle of a bellows; flue of a chimney; beli pipe, the nozzle of a bellows; (b) a water pipe, conduit…

10. 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

11. wẹ̄̆k(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: weke
52 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The fibrous cord of cotton or flax that draws fuel to the flame of a candle, torch, or lamp, a wick;—also coll.; candel (torche) wek (b) in conventional comparisons and fig. contexts; (c) the…

12. 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…