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1. circumcisiǒun n.

22 quotations in 4 senses
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A religious rite of Jews and Mohammedans: removal of the foreskin, circumcision [corresp. in significance to baptism among Christians]; holden, kepen circumcisioun, observe the rite of circumcision…

2. dēd adj. as n.

41 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A dead man, a corpse; pl. dead men, corpses, the dead; dedes office, funeral service; (b) a ghost; (c) one who has died; the ded, the deceased; dedes wille, will or desire expressed by someone who…

3. flē̆sh n.

411 quotations in 16 senses
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(a) The flesh of the human body; esp., the muscular, gristly, and glandular portions (as opposed to blood vessels, bones, fat, hair, ligaments, nerves, skin, etc.); (b) corresponding portions of an…

4. incarnāciǒun n.

39 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Theol. The Christian doctrine that God became man, Christ's incarnation; cristes incarnacioun, incarnacioun of the lord, etc.; taken incarnacioun of, to assume human form from (the Blessed…

5. significāciǒun n.

61 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A symbol; in significacioun, as a symbol, symbolizing; (b) symbolic meaning; also, interpretation [quots.: Lydg.Pilgr.]; (c) symbolization, representation; a gret significacioun, an important…

6. wǒund n.

180 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) An injury to a person or an animal involving the piercing, cutting, or laceration of the skin or flesh, a wound; a puncture wound caused by a bee’s sting, an animal’s bite, etc.; also, a gash in…