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1. blā̆k adj.

218 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Of a black color, black; (b) blak and blo, black and livid, black and blue [see blo adj.]; blak or whit, black or white, of any color or kind; blak as col (blacche, croue, inde, molde, pich, slo),

2. dēd adj.

290 quotations in 16 senses
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(a) Of persons, animals, bodies, parts of bodies: dead, no longer alive; also fig.; ben ded, to be dead; (b) of trees, flowers, etc.: dead.

3. drīe adj.(1)

207 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) Not humid, moist, or drenched; dry; (b) of land: not flooded or submerged; also, not wet or sodden; comen (driven) to drie lond, to come (drive) ashore; (c) not moistened or soaked; mid (with)

4. fǒul adj.

217 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) Dirty, filthy, soiled; (b) maken foul, to void excrement; (c) foul wei, a muddy road or path; (d) a miry place in a road or street; atte foul, at the muddy place, by the marsh; fair ne foul, for…

5. Frē̆nsh adj.

100 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Pertaining to France [as constituted at various times], or to Frenchmen; consisting of Frenchmen; associated with France or Frenchmen; Frensh fare, courtly behavior; Frensh flour, the…

6. ful adj.

144 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Filled to capacity; fully loaded [a1425 WBible]; fillen ful; half ful; (b) amounting to the capacity (of a certain measure); cup ful, barrel ful.

7. 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.

8. grẹ̄ne adj.

208 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Green, of the colour of grass; (b) of the skin or complexion: green; also, pale, colorless, livid; gul and grene, pale and grene; (c) as symbolic of inconstancy or envy; (d) grene cloth, the…

9. hōrī(e adj.

Additional spellings: horie
20 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Dirty, filthy, soiled; ceremonially unclean or defiling; med. of a wound or sore: purulent, suppurating; as noun: dirt, filth; purulent matter; (b) sinful, wicked, corrupt; as noun: sinfulness…

10. hō̆t adj.

275 quotations in 7 senses
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High in temperature (ranging in degree from pleasantly warm to excessively hot): (a) of sunshine, air, weather, the day, etc.: warm, balmy; also, hot, torrid; hotteste, the hottest part; of a country…

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. lē̆s(se adj. (comparative)

Additional spellings: lesse
249 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) Smaller in size or spatial extent; maken les, to reduce (sth.) to smaller parts; more and les, greater and smaller; (b) smallest.

13. mōr(e adj. (comparative)

Additional spellings: more
272 quotations in 11 senses
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(a) Larger in size or spatial extent; taller; mor del (partie), the larger part; (b) mor of inough, much larger; bi the hed (a yerd) mor, a head (a yard) taller; bi the shuldres mor, head and…

14. 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…

15. narw(e adj.

Additional spellings: narwe
67 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Narrow, small; wide or narw, wide or narrow, large or small; lesse and narwere, smaller and narrower; the narw se, the English Channel; (b) strait, constricting, restrictive; narw path (wei), wei

16. 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…

17. 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…

18. ǒutre adj. (comparative)

116 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Outer; existing or situated on the outside of, or at a distance from, something; outre hous, a house located away from the principal building(s; (b) exterior, consisting of the outer portion of…

19. 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

20. rēd adj.

521 quotations in 18 senses
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(a) Red, of various shades of purple, crimson, scarlet, pink, etc.; also fig. [last quot.]; (b) red colour, red color; also, red dye, red ink, red pigment, or red paint; (c) in fixed comparisons: red