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1. ā̆verāǧe n.

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A service owed by the tenant to his feudal superior [orig. consisting of work performed by the tenant with his draft animals].

2. ?bin-heie n.

Additional spellings: binheie
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An enclosure, pen.

3. bǒuǧẹ̄ n.(2)

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(a) Sheepskin (as distinct from lambskin), budge, ?trimmed sheepskin; bouge skin; (b) bouge rowe, Furriers' Row; bouge shank, fur from the shank of a sheep.

4. frank(e)lein, -in, -en n.

Additional spellings: frankelein, franklin, franklen
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(a) A landowner and member of the gentry ranking immediately below the nobility; a freeman, a gentleman; franklein of toun, a free citizen, an owner of property in a town, a burgess; (b) as a personal…

5. panāde n.

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A long knife or dagger.

6. plaunche n.

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(a) A large board, a plank; also, as surname; (b) plaunche(s bord, planking, planks; plaunche(s nail, nails for fastening planks.

7. plauncher n.

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(a) A plank, beam; also, planking, beams; (b) a wooden floor, floor made of planks.

8. quishin n.

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(a) A cushion, bolster, or pillow; a cushion for the arm or for sitting or kneeling on; also, a hassock or footstool; (b) quishin(es cloth, a case or cover for a cushion.

9. raisī̆n n.

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(a) A grape, cluster of grapes; also in proverb; (b) a raisin; gret raisin; raisin graines, raisin seeds; (c) raisin corauns, raisin of corauns, a Corinthian raisin, currant [see also corauns n.]; (d)…

10. rāpe n.(2)

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Forceful seizure of somebody or something; plundering, robbery, extortion; ?also, a plundering raid [1st quot.]; hasti rape, quick recapture, quick rescue; don rape to, to plunder (a realm); (b) the…

11. relẹ̄f(e n.

Additional spellings: relefe
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(a) That which is left over or left behind, remains, remnants, residue; -- often pl.; also, a legacy, charitable bequest; also, dregs; relef of brucus, what the bruchus leaves; (b) rabble, ruins; (c)…

12. riban n.

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(a) Ribbon, edging material, riban frenge; (b) a ribbon; an ornamental band or border, trimming; an ornament, a necklace; ?a bracelet, an anklet; (c) = filaterie n.(d).

13. rǒuncī n.

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(a) A charger, steed; (b) a riding horse; (c) a pack horse, workhorse; (d) a kind of small horse; (e) in phrase: queue de rounci, nag's tail, a comic title for a dish; (f) as surname.

14. rǒundelet n.

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(a) A small medicinal pellet or roll; (b) a round slice of something; a circular napkin; (c) a small cask; also, a measure for wine, varying from 15 to 18 1/2 gallons.

15. russet n.

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(a) The color russet, grey or dull red, brown, etc., suitable for working clothes; (b) a serviceable woolen cloth, usu. of plain or subdued color & usu. worn by the poor or by workingmen (also by the…

16. salā̆rī(e n.

Additional spellings: salarie
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(a) Compensation, payment, esp. a salary or compensation periodically paid for regular service [sometimes difficult to distinguish from (b)]; also fig.; (b) a payment for a specific service or limited…

17. sarpler(e n.

Additional spellings: sarplere
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A large canvas sack, used esp. for packing wool or fleeces; also, a bale of wool, containing two sacks; also, the weight of a bale of wool.

18. scalǒun n.

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(a) A plant of the genus Allium, a shallot or scallion; (b) something of little or no value; ne ben worth a scaloun, to be worthless; not ȝeven two scalounes, care not a bit (for sb. or someone's…

19. scarlē̆t n.

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The color scarlet; also, scarlet dye; red scarlet.

20. scauberc n.

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(a) A sheath for a sword, scabbard; (b) used fig.