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21. 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…

22. 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…

23. 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.

24. 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…

25. scarlē̆t n.

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

26. scauberc n.

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

27. scǒmǒur n.

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(a) A utensil for skimming the surface of a liquid; (b) a pirate; scomour fare, piracy; (c) a kind of light ship; (d) ?as surname.

28. sculerīe n.

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(a) A department in a great household that deals with plates, dishes, kitchen utensils, etc.; also, the offices where such a department is located; also, the staff of such a department; (b) in…

29. seintuārī̆(e n.

Additional spellings: seintuarie
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A holy or sacred place; a place dedicated to God; also, the dwelling place of God, heaven; also fig.; the seintuari of god.

30. serǧeauntīe n.

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(a) Tenure of land as recompense for services or goods rendered to the king; the land held or governed under such an arrangement; graunt sergeauntie, land tenure on condition of personal service…

31. sēsǒun n.

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(a) One of the four seasons of the year (spring, summer, autumn, winter) determined astronomically by the solstices and equinoxes; sesoun of somer, somer (winter) sesoun; (b) a time of the year…

32. sessiǒun n.

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(a) A seat, bench; a place for sitting; (b) a session held by officials for the purpose of conferring or conducting business, an assembly; kepen sessiouns, to attend meetings; (c) a judicial session…

33. sester n.

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(a) A vessel for holding liquid; ?a brewing vat [2nd quot.]; (b) a liquid measure; sester ful; (c) a dry measure; (d) sester peni, an annual tax imposed upon commercial brewers of beer.

34. setewāl(e n.

Additional spellings: setewale
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(a) The root of a plant of the species Curcuma, esp. the long zedoary Curcuma zedoaria; also, the plant itself; (b) as surname.

35. seuer n.

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(a) A trench or ditch used for drainage; seuer gate, a floodgate on a sewer; (b) commissioun of seueres, authority or duty to oversee drainage canals; justices of seueres, ?officials who regulated the…

36. seuet n.(1)

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Suet; the fat of an animal or of a fish.

37. shā̆mel n.

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(a) A footstool; also fig.; also, the raised section of the floor on which the altar stands, a footpace [2nd quot.]; shamel of fet, fot shamel [OE fōt-sceamol]; bok shamel, a bookstand; (b) a bench…

38. shǒut(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: shoute
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(a) A flat-bottomed boat, barge; (b) shout man, the master of a shoute; also, a sailor on a shoute; also as surname.

39. siclatǒun n.

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(a) A kind of rich silken fabric woven with gold; also, a piece of this material; (b) a garment made of ciclatoun; also, an ornamental covering for animals made of such a cloth.

40. skel n.

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(a) A dish, platter; (b) ?as surname.