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1. cǒveren v.(1)

186 quotations in 17 senses
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(a) To cover (an object) by laying or spreading material over or about it; cover up or envelop; also, coveren above, coveren up; (b) of the material: to cover (the object).

2. flẹ̄n v.(1)

251 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) To retreat, run away, flee; flen awei, awei flen; also fig., of the sea: to roll back; (b) to flee (an enemy), run away from; (c) as inflected infin. (?also as ppl.) preceded by to; (d) flen fro

3. 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…

4. hōlen v.(2)

29 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To make a hole; pierce (sth.); bore through (sth.); (b) ppl. holed, provided with a hole or holes, pierced, perforated; (c) med. to cause (skin) to ulcerate; ppl. holed, ulcerated, festered.

5. inscīden v.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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Med. To dissolve (viscid or thick humors), disperse.

6. quenchen v.

211 quotations in 5 senses
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To extinguish (sth.); -- freq. in fig. context: (a) to extinguish (fire, sth. burning); (b) to extinguish (light, a candle, lantern, etc., the sun); (c) to cool (heat, sth. hot, an inflammation, a…

7. sāven v.

335 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) To afford or bring about safety; also, bring victory [1st quot.]; (b) to deliver (sb., a city, people, etc.) from some danger; rescue (sb. or sth.), bring to safety; -- also refl.; recover (a…

8. setten v.

1640 quotations in 40 senses
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(a) To make (sb.) sit, seat (sb.); also, with partitive construction: setten of..over heigh setle, fig. seat (someone's offspring) upon (his) high throne, make to rule; setten adoun (doun, up), make…

9. shitten v.

193 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To close (a door, window, gate, etc.); also, close the gates of (heaven) [quot.: PPl.B]; shitten faste; (b) ppl. shitte, closed, shut, not open; (c) shitten ayenes, to shut (a gate) against (sb…

10. stō̆nden v.(1)

1462 quotations in 46 senses
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(a) To assume or maintain a standing position, stand upright; stand in a place; -- also used of an idol [quot. a1480]; also, be on foot (as opposed to on horseback); (b) stonden afote, stonden on fot

11. stōren v.

42 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To supply provisions for (a castle, town, etc.), fill the stores of; provide (a castle) with soldiers; storen of (with), supply (a castle, town, country, etc.) with (sb. or sth.); (b) to provide…

12. stūphen v.

11 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Med. To administer a steam or hot-air bath or a medicinal vapor to (sb., a part of the body); also, refl. inhale the vapor of a boiling decoction; (b) to steep (meat) in a liquid.

13. suppōsen v.

122 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To believe (sth.), think; believe (sb., oneself) to be (one's father, fortunate, etc.); believe (oneself) able (to do sth.), think (a fester to act in a certain way); believe (sth.) to be (true…

14. 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…

15. trēten v.

135 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) To engage in negotiations, seek a settlement of differences; also, act as a mediator [quot. 1411]; discuss terms (of a peace, an alliance, a marriage, etc.);—also in fig. context; treten of

16. 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:…

17. withseien v.

100 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To speak against someone or something, make a protest; voice opposition (to sb. or sth.); also, med. give a contraindication [last quot.] (b) to oppose (sb. or sth.) verbally; also, denounce (sb.…