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1. first adv.

84 quotations in 3 senses
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Of a sequence of events or actions: (a) before anyone or anything else, first; first..sitthen (after, nouþe); (b) for the first time; (c) originally; beginnen first, to start; finden first, to invent…

2. nẹ̄r adv.(2)

126 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Near in space or time, nearby, close; also fig.; fer ne ner, no later and no sooner; comen (approchen, drauen, gon, neighen, wenden) ner, to come or go near, approach; yede ner, came near…

3. tọ̄ adv.(1)

166 quotations in 11 senses
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In expressions of motion: (a) to a place; to this place, here; to that place or person, there; also used redundantly following prep. phrase with to [last 2 quots.]; hard in goinge to, hard to get at…

4. unwīselī adv.

21 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) In a foolish manner; rashly, carelessly; imprudently, injudiciously; also, ?for behaving foolishly, imprudently, etc. [quot. a1500(?a1400)] (b) unskillfully, incompetently; med. with verbs of…