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1. derk adj.

137 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Of a room, the underworld, the grave, etc.: lacking illumination; dark, dusky, dismal; also fig.; (b) of the atmosphere, the weather, etc.: dark (night); lowering, threatening (clouds, weather)…

2. sharpnes(se n.

Additional spellings: sharpnesse
99 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Sharpness, keenness; also fig.; also, prickliness; (b) the sharp point of a spear, knife, etc.; the sharp edge of a sword, an ax, or a surgical instrument; the tapered end of an egg or the heart…

3. shō̆t n.

100 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) A missile, such as an arrow, a dart, spear, cannon projectile, etc.; also fig.; -- often coll.; shot of honde, darts, javelins, etc.; casting shot, a missile; sheten (oute) shot; (b) coll. weapons…

4. stō̆nden v.(1)

1461 quotations in 46 senses
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(a) To assume or maintain a standing position, stand upright; stand in a place; -- also used of an idol [quot. a1480]; also, be on foot (as opposed to on horseback); (b) stonden afote, stonden on fot

5. unkīnd(e adj.

Additional spellings: unkinde
196 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Not in accord with the regular course of nature, unnatural, bizarre; of weather: unseasonable, unusual; of an act: against human nature; of an animal’s behavior or actions: uncharacteristic…

6. warm adj.

93 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Of the sun, a fire: radiating a considerable degree of heat (b) of weather, wind: characterized by pleasantly warm temperatures, mild, balmy; ?also, hot, scorching [last quot.]; (c) of a day,…

7. wē̆t n.

71 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Water as a naturally occurring substance; water as a medium for preparing recipes, soaking, etc.; also, a fluid with properties similar to those of water (b) a naturally occurring body of water,…

8. 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;…

9. wọ̄d(e adj.

Additional spellings: wode
298 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) Of persons or other sentient beings: insane, mentally deranged, of unsound mind, out of one’s mind; wod man, a madman; wod sik [OE wōd-sēoc], insane, mad; brain wod, out of one’s mind; waxen wod