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1. bresten v.

175 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To be broken, fall apart, break, shatter; bresten atwo, bresten atwinne, bresten in peces, bresten in sunder; (b) to break (sth.), shatter, crush; break (one's arm); ppl. brosten, of grain or…

2. kerven v.

272 quotations in 18 senses
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(a) Of an edged or pointed weapon, a sharp implement, a stroke, etc.: to cut or pierce, make a cut or incision, inflict a stroke that cuts or pierces; have the property of cutting or piercing; also fi

3. muchel adj.

459 quotations in 14 senses
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With reference to amount: of property, treasure, wealth, etc.: much; of food, honey, salt, etc.: in a large amount, much; ben to muchel, of blood: to be an excessive amount; muchel god, many…

4. 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

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. stinten v.

218 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) To cease in one's actions, efforts, etc.; also, of God: bring an action or a process to a stop [quot. c1400(c1378)]; (b) to stop talking, weeping, or singing, pause in speech or narration; remain…

7. thorn n.

136 quotations in 5 senses
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A sharp-pointed spine or prickle on a plant, a thorn; also fig.; also in proverbs; ?also coll., glossing L sentes; cacchen a thorn, fig. to suffer a love pain.

8. 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

9. wē̆t adj.

150 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) Consisting of moisture, flowing, fluid, wet, liquid;—freq. used pleonastically of liquid substances: wet se (teres), reines (teres, wateres, etc.) wet (b) full of moisture; of cheese: ?fresh;…

10. yēven v.

1371 quotations in 35 senses
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(a) To give alms, gifts, etc., give something voluntarily, make a gift; give generously (to sb.); give alms, gifts, etc. (to sb.) in response to a request; also, in partitive construction: yeven of