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1. alōe(s n.

Additional spellings: aloes
23 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. ampulle n.

14 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A small flask [of glass or metal]; (b) a small flask of consecrated water or oil [commonly carried by pilgrims returning from a shrine]; ampulla.

3. appel n.(1)

130 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Any kind of fruit growing on a tree, shrub, or vine, such as an apple, crab apple, pear, peach, citron, banana, haw, berry, cucumber; also, a nut, a tuber; (b) a fruit-bearing tree; (c) appel of

4. arēren, arẹ̄ren v.

132 quotations in 15 senses
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(a) To raise (sth.) to a vertical position; to set upright; areren up; (b) of a horse: to rear.

5. bal n.

76 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) A round body; sphere, globe, orb; turnen as a bal, to turn as does Fortune's ball; (b) the orb borne together with a scepter as an emblem of sovereignty; (c) a rounded protuberance or boss for…

6. bī̆nden v.

371 quotations in 19 senses
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(a) To tie (sth.) up, as with a cord; bind (sheaves); gather or hold together, as with a girdle; tie (a bag, purse) shut; tie off, as with a tourniquet; (b) to tie or fasten (sb., sth. to sth. else)…

7. 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),

8. blọ̄d n.(1)

297 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) Blood; drauen blod, to draw blood; leten blod, sheden blod, spillen blod, shed blood; cause bloodshed, take life; as red as blod; (b) leten blod, to bleed (a person), phlebotomize; fig. to wound…

9. blouing ger.(1)

34 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The blowing of the wind; also fig.; (b) breathing, exhaling; blowing with the breath; med. blouing in, insufflation; (c) blowing a fire (with bellows); also fig.; (d) smelting; blouing hous; (e)…

10. box n.(2)

60 quotations in 4 senses
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A jar (for salves, cosmetics, spices, etc.), usually cylindrical.

11. 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…

12. 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…

13. clei n.

75 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Potter's clay; any argillaceous earth; clayey soil; pal as clei; drie as clei; walkeres clei, fuller's earth; ded clei, clay cured by baking, burnt clay; quik clei, raw, unburnt clay; werkes of

14. clensen v.

101 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To separate (the grain) from the chaff and other refuse, sift, winnow; (b) to free (liquid, etc.) from sediment and impurities, clarify, strain; (c) to free (metal) of dross, refine; refl. be…

15. clif n.(2)

7 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A crack, fissure; (b) ?a narrow valley; (c) anat. the crotch; (d) med. a fissure in the skin or mucosal lining.

16. clōth n.

289 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) A piece of woven or felted fabric; a cloth; (b) cloth of gold (silver), a piece of gold (silver) brocade; also, a garment, hanging, etc., made of cloth of gold (silver); (c) cloth of Arras

17. crampen v.

10 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To bend (sth.), curl, curve, twist; (b) to bend, genuflect; (c) med. to afflict (part of the body) with spasms.

18. crẹ̄pen v.

148 quotations in 8 senses
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To crawl like a snake or worm; ppl. cropen, crawled, having crawled, that has (have) crawled; icropen in drit, crawling in filth.

19. cristal n.

61 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) The transparent form of crystallized quartz, rock crystal; (b) some material resembling crystal; (c) fig. the clear part of the eye [see cristalline]; (d) in comparisons: bright as cristal, cler

20. cuppe n.

92 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A drinking vessel; a bowl, goblet, cup, etc.; also, a receptacle for fruit or confections; (b) stonding cuppe, a cup with a foot or base; trussing cuppe, ?a cup or chalice for traveling; (c) a…