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1. bilẹ̄ven v.(2)

Additional spellings: beleven
64 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Theol. To believe (in a doctrine, in God, etc.); -- with in, on, upon, to, into phrase; (b) to profess (a deity).

2. biyēten v.

Additional spellings: beyeten
87 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) To acquire (property, goods, etc.), get possession of, get; biyeten togedre, accumulate; lele, right bigeten, gotten rightfully, wrong biyeten, ill-gotten; (b) to get control over (a country, a…

3. clēpen v.

196 quotations in 11 senses
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(a) To speak; call, shout; clepen out; clepen of, talk about (sth.); of birds: to sing; (b) to speak (to sb.); -- with to, upon phr.; (c) to say (sth.); utter (words, blasphemy, etc.); call (a name)…

4. mark(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: marke
222 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) The boundary or limit of a field, mountain, forest, etc.; a border between countries or regions; the shore or bank of a sea or river; mark wei [OE mearc-weg], a road that serves as a boundary…

5. marken v.(1)

233 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) To set the boundaries or limits of (a plot of land, body of water, etc.); stake out; (b) of a sea or river: to reach the shore; (c) ppl. marked, of armies or troops: spread out, extended in width…

6. nimen v.

562 quotations in 19 senses
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(a) To take (sth.), pick up (sth.); draw (a weapon), take up, take out; grab (sth.), grasp, seize; pick (a fruit); also fig.; also, use (sth.); (b) to take away (sth.); bear (sth.), carry off; take…

7. ōld(e adj.

Additional spellings: olde
702 quotations in 20 senses
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(a) Of living beings: near the end of the normal span of life, advanced in age; also, of children: of an age late in childhood, pre-adolescent; (b) used disparagingly; (c) old man, a man well-advanced…

8. rēd n.(1)

433 quotations in 15 senses
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(a) Advice, counsel; also, teaching; also, a suggestion, piece of advice; red bore [OE rǣd-bora], red man [cp. redes-man n.], a counselor; red wise, wise in counsel; (b) after (mid, of, thurgh) red

9. reuen v.(1)

221 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To regret (sth., how sth. happens); -- also refl.; be embarrassed or shamed by (sth.) [quot.: c1395]; grieve (to do sth.); reuen res, regret (an action, esp. a rash action); (b) to feel regret, be…

10. righten v.

116 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To straighten (sth., a path); make right (deformed limbs), make normal, restore; also iron. [quot.: Lay.Brut]; righten oute, straighten out (stiffened limbs); (b) to stand up straight, rise…

11. right-wīsnes(se n.

Additional spellings: rightwisnes, right-wisnesse, rightwisnesse
141 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Justice; fairness, impartiality; court of right-wisnes, court of justice; (b) an instance of justice; just punishment; also, just punishment personified; don right-wisnes, to see justice done…