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1. figūre n.

127 quotations in 12 senses
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Shape, form, appearance: (a) visible or tangible shape or form; general appearance; bodili figure, figure of this world; of the face: expression; (b) of a living being: bodily form, appearance (often…

2. lā̆rǧe n.

74 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Liberality, generosity; (b) liberal bestowal of gifts; maken large, ?to bestow gifts liberally; (c) a generous person.

3. mēne n.(3)

209 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) A course of action, method, way; a means of attaining an end; (b) bi mene of, with menes of; bi no (manere of) mene; bi al menes; bi god menes, with great skill; menes and weies; weies and menes

4. reule n.

251 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) A general principle governing morals and conduct; also, fig. of Christ: a model or norm for morality; (b) a particular rule of conduct, a moral precept; reule of largesse (prudence); (c) a set of…

5. setten v.

1640 quotations in 40 senses
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(a) To make (sb.) sit, seat (sb.); also, with partitive construction: setten of..over heigh setle, fig. seat (someone's offspring) upon (his) high throne, make to rule; setten adoun (doun, up), make…

6. setting(e ger.

Additional spellings: settinge
125 quotations in 19 senses
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(a) The act of placing something in a place or position; setting led, the act of laying a lead roof; setting of fet, fig. steadfastness, stability; (b) the act or process of laying stone; setting

7. tenǒur n.

50 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) The main point, focus, etc. of a document; the intent of a law or legal agreement; also, the tone of a letter [quot. c1400(?a1300)]; also in fig. contexts; (b) law the true and essential meaning…