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1. alōe(s n.

Additional spellings: aloes
22 quotations in 1 sense
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Aloe: (a) the tree; (b) the juice or resin of the tree, aloes; (c) med. the drug aloes; aloe caballinum (cicotrine, epatik).

2. cāke n.

47 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A flat cake or loaf; also, an unbaked cake or loaf; haver (ote, oten) cake, a cake of oaten bread; therf cake, a cake of unleavened bread; barli cake, flouren cake, spiced cake; (b) bread of the…

3. cause n.

229 quotations in 16 senses
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The cause of an effect; source, origin, root.

4. 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).

5. drōpe n.(1)

92 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A drop of liquid; drope of blod (deue, rein, water, win, etc.); deues drope, reines drope, etc.; a drop of medicine; (b) on (a, an) drope, a single drop; no drope, not a drope, nought on (o)

6. flẹ̄n v.(1)

248 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

7. 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…

8. gerlō̆nd n.

64 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A wreath or string of leaves or flowers worn as an ornament; also fig.; (b) a wreath bestowed on a victor; (c) Christ's crown of thorns; (d) a painted or embroidered representation of a garland; a…

9. 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.

10. inscīden v.

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

11. 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,

12. mẹ̄vāble adj.

87 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Capable of movement; of living creatures: capable of independent motion; (b) in motion, moving, moving about; ready to move or travel, mobile, transient; (c) active, energetic; agile, dexterous.

13. ōld(e adj.

Additional spellings: olde
701 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…

14. ọ̄̆ther adj.

677 quotations in 14 senses
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(a) Second of two; second, another; on other; ech other dai (yer), every second day (year), every other day (year); (b) other dai, the second day; swich (slik) on other, a second of the same kind…

15. 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…

16. 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

17. 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…

18. quik-silver n.

Additional spellings: quiksilver
34 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Metallic mercury, quicksilver; alch. an agent used in the alchemical process and associated with the planet Mercury; med. as a medicine or component of medicines; (b) deth of quik-silver

19. 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.)…

20. remenaunt n.

131 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) The rest, remaining part or quantity; the residual portion of an estate; a remaining or reserved portion; also fig.; (b) the remaining part of a story, question, text, law, etc.; a remaining…