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21. 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…

22. 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…

23. ō̆penen v.

336 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) To unclose (a gate, door, window), open; open (a gate) to (sb.); (b) to open the door to (sb.); openen to, open the door to (sb.), permit (sb.) to enter; (c) without obj.: to unlock; as command…

24. 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…

25. 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

26. 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.)…

27. slēn v.

449 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) To strike (sth.), beat; pitch (a tent); light (a fire); strike off (a head from the body); beat (metal into a shape) [quot.: c1175(?OE) HRood]; -- used without obj.; slen of, cut off (someone's…

28. spẹ̄den v.

294 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) To achieve one's goal, accomplish one's purpose; fulfill one's expectation; also, refl. be successful; (b) speden in, to succeed in (sth., an action); speden of, succeed in obtaining (sth., sb. as…

29. 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…

30. 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

31. undelt ppl.

3 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Not cut up; of the Trinity: undivided, unified; (b) med. & surg. of an inflammation: ?lanced, opened for drainage.

32. undọ̄n v.

246 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) To open a door or gate by unlocking it; open (a door, gate, window, etc.), unlock, unbar; uncover (a pit); unseal (a grave, tomb, etc.); also fig. (b) to unlock (a lock, locked container) with a…

33. 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:…

34. 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…

35. 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

36. 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…