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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. glā̆sen adj.

26 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Made of glass; (b) yeven a glasen houve, to delude (sb.); glasen glose, a deluding or sophistical interpretation; (c) glasen wright, a glazier.

3. hail n.

61 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Hailstones falling or fallen in a storm; hail reighnesse, hail shour [OE hagol-scūr], hail storm; storm of hail, tempest of hail; as (so) thik as hail, as closely massed as falling hailstones; (b)…

4. onȝiten v.

20 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To perceive (sth.), see; med. observe (a symptom), experience (a condition); (b) to recognize (voices); (c) to understand (sth.), comprehend; perceive (that sth. is done, that sth. is the case…

5. 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…

6. smīten v.

595 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) To deal a blow, strike, beat; do battle, fight; also fig.; also, slash with a sword [quots. a1420, a1450(1408), a1460]; also, of a battle: be fought, rage [quot. a1500 Octav.(1)]; smiten adoun

7. twein num.

176 quotations in 6 senses
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Cardinal number as adj.: (a) two; (b) in generalizing phrases: twein or thre, two or three (persons or things), a few (persons or things); also, in adv. usage: for two or three (days) [quot. a1400]…