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1. estāt n.

304 quotations in 32 senses
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(a) State or condition; (b) stature, build, bodily form; (c) of God, the soul, immortal life, etc.: nature, essential character.

2. pastūr(e n.

Additional spellings: pasture
77 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Land on which animals graze, pastureland; a field, pasture; (b) commune pastur, pastur commune, shared pastureland; feint pastur, poor pasture; gentil pastur, excellent pasture; worthi to pastur

3. portē̆r n.

49 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A gatekeeper, doorkeeper; also, one who guards the gate of a bridge; porter logge, a porter's lodge; (b) in titles: grom (sergeaunt, yeman) porter; (c) a keeper of the gates of heaven or hell…

4. prōvīsǒur n.

11 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Eccl. One to whom the pope has granted the right to be appointed to a benefice as soon as a vacancy occurs; also, a religious to whom the pope has granted exemption from the duty of obedience to…

5. raisī̆n n.

44 quotations in 1 sense
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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)…

6. rē̆ǧiǒun(e n.

Additional spellings: regioune
98 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A kingdom, an empire, a realm; a country, nation, province; scotland regioun, regioun of moab, regioun of jeues; (b) eccles. a district in Rome; (c) heaven; the realm of hell or the underworld…

7. reine n.(2)

43 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A human or an animal kidney; -- usu. pl.; litel (smale) reines, the kidneys; reine guttes [see also gut n. 1a.(a)]; also, as translation term for L ilia groin; (b) pl. the loins, flanks; (c) pl.

8. remissiǒun n.

41 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Release from duty or obligation; freeing of captives; Bibl. dai of remissioun, a holiday from work; yer of remissioun, a Jubilee year; also, a Sabbatical year; don (maken) remissioun, to grant…

9. resurrecciǒun n.

45 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) The Resurrection of Christ; also, the resurrection of Antichrist [quot.: Chester Pl.Antichr.]; (b) the religious festival commemorating the Resurrection; resurreccioun gilde, a guild that…

10. salā̆rī(e n.

Additional spellings: salarie
37 quotations in 1 sense
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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…

11. servaunt n.

223 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) One owing a duty of service to a master or lord; a laborer for hire; a male or female domestic servant, household servant; servaunt man, servaunt womman; (b) servaunt familier (domestical,