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21. quilt(e n.

Additional spellings: quilte
30 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A sack stuffed with wool, down, hair, etc., used as a mattress, cushion, or coverlet for a bed; also, a stuffed bag used as defense against a battering ram [quots.: Vegetius(1) & (2)]; quiltes

22. quinsīme n.

31 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) The fifteenth day, inclusive, after a specified major liturgical feast; quinsime of seint hillar (jon, martin, mighel); quinsime of estern; quinsime of (after) pentecoste; (b) a period offifteen…

23. quī̆r-boilī n.

Additional spellings: quirboili
12 quotations in 1 sense
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Leather boiled in water and then molded to the required form and hardened by drying, cuir-bouilli; -- used esp. as armor; quir-boili vessel, a container made of cuir-bouilli.

24. quirrẹ̄ n.(1)

16 quotations in 2 senses
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Hunt. (a) The parts of a deer, usually placed on the animal's hide, which are given to the hounds as a reward for the chase; (b) the ceremony of giving the hounds their reward; (c) the collection of…

25. quishin n.

52 quotations in 4 senses
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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.

26. quistrǒun n.

11 quotations in 1 sense
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A cook's assistant or errand boy, scullion; also, a page, lowly servant, knave; also, a sutler, camp follower; whel of quistrounes, a contemptuous epithet for the wheel of Fortune.

27. 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)…

28. raunsǒun n.

102 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) The release of a prisoner of war by payment; also, fig. with payment in blood; bien raunsoun [see bien v. 1a.(a)]; maken raunsoun, to effect (one's) ransom; also fig.; proferen to raunsoun, offer…

29. ravī̆n(e n.

Additional spellings: ravine
79 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Robbery, rapine; also person.; don (usen) ravin; liven bi (of) ravin, to get a living from the profits of robbery; (b) an act of robbery; (c) in Bibl. transl. of Phil.2.6: robbery; ?usurpation…

30. recet n.

36 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A place of refuge, shelter, or accommodation; also fig.; (b) shelter, refuge, protection; asken recet, to request aid for (sb.); haven (taken) recet, obtain or take shelter, take refuge; (c) the…

31. recordǒur(e n.

Additional spellings: recordoure
9 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The chief legal official of a city; (b) a witness.

32. recoverer n.(1)

29 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Relief from suffering or from the pain of hell; recovery; also, salvation; haven recoverer, to recover from defeat, rally; at no recoverer, having no power or chance to recover from defeat; (b)…

33. reddǒur n.

33 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Severity, sternness, rigor, strictness; also, firmness of mind; also, a rule of a religious order [quot.: Rule Minoresses]; (b) severe treatment; (c) don (putten) reddour, to deal strictly or…

34. refrēt(e n.

Additional spellings: refrete
15 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The refrain of a song or poem; also, a song; (b) a repeated phrase; ?also, liturg. a repeated response; (c) a debate.

35. regard(e n.

Additional spellings: regarde
40 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A look; appearance; fairest of regard, best-looking; person. swete regard [F doulz regarde], sweet looks; sen a regard unto, to cast a glance at (sth.); (b) a consideration; a judgment; haven

36. 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…

37. rehēt n.

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Good cheer, entertainment.

38. 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.

39. remenaunt n.

131 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) The rest, remaining part or quantity; the residual portion of an estate; a remaining or reserved portion; also fig.; (b) the remaining part of a story, question, text, law, etc.; a remaining…

40. 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…