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1. cǒuntǒur n.(1)

71 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) An accountant; esp., an official who oversees the collecting and auditing of taxes for a shire, a kingdom, etc.; (b) one who calculates, an arithmetician; (c) a pleader in court, a lawyer; (d) as…

2. interesse n.

39 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Law A legal claim or right; also fig.; haven interesse in (of), to have a claim upon (sth.), have rights in (sth.); (b) the right to claim compensation for damage; ?also, damage, injury; (c) the…

3. pikeis n.

42 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A pickax, a tool used for breaking up and digging up ground, breaking up walls, quarrying, etc. (often identified with other tools, such as a mattock, spade, hoe, etc.); also fig.; ?also, a tool…

4. spīcerī(e n.

Additional spellings: spicerie
69 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) An aromatic substance; a spice; also fig. [quot. c1400]; coll. spices; also, spice plants; spiceri menginge, blending of aromatic spices; grounden (poudre of) spiceri, ground spices; (b) a spice…

5. standard n.

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(a) A flag or banner displayed from a pole in battle; also, a pole used to display a military ensign; a figure displayed as a military ensign; standard berere, a standard bearer; standard of treues, a…

6. stank n.

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(a) A pond, pool; a reservoir; a lake; also in fig. context [quot.: c1400]; stank hed, a dam or similar structure for controlling the water in a pond; stank medwe, a meadow in which there is a pond…

7. tilating n.

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(a) The boards used to deck a section, or to cover a structure, on a ship [difficult to distinguish from (b)]; (b) the act of covering a portion of a ship with boards.

8. tonnel n.

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(a) A barrel for liquids or solids, cask, tun; tonnel hop; tonnel tre, ?a barrel stave; (b) a net for catching partridges or other birds; (c) ?a chimney shaft; (d) a strainer or colander.

9. tǒurnement n.

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(a) An exercise in the medieval martial arts, engaged in by knights, usu. mounted, and used to demonstrate prowess or hone skills; (b) a test or demonstration of physical skill;—used of the Olympic…

10. trameis n.

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The spring sowing or plowing; also, spring-sown grain.

11. turn(e n.

Additional spellings: turne
85 quotations in 12 senses
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A turn, rotation, or revolution about an axis or center; welkenes turn, the turning of the heavens.

12. turoneis n.

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A monetary unit based on the French silver tournois, usu. equivalent to one-fourth of the pound sterling; moneie of turoneis, pounde of turoneis; grot turoneis, a silver coin originally valued at 12…

13. vernish n.

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One or more kinds of resin or gum, or such held in solution and intended for use as a decorative or protective coating on wood or other material, varnish; ?also, varnish used as a vehicle or mordant…

14. vintner n.

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(a) A wine merchant; a vintner; (b) as surname.

15. vulgā̆r(e n.

Additional spellings: vulgare
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The native or common language of a nation, the vernacular.

16. warnestōr(e n.

Additional spellings: warnestore
17 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Provisions of foodstuffs, provender; ?also, the action of provisioning [1st quot.]; pl. stores, supplies; in warnestor, in storage, in stock, on hand [last quot.] (b) military supplies, including…

17. waspail n.

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(a) Chaff and other matter remaining after threshing, used as fodder; (b) as surname.