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81. speies n.

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Underbrush; also, kindling or firewood made from underbrush [1st quot.]; cler speies, an area in a forest clear of underbrush.

82. spenser(e n.

Additional spellings: spensere
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(a) One who dispenses money, provisions, etc.; a household steward; a butler; one who distributes alms, an almoner; also fig.; (b) in surnames; (c) as place name.

83. 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…

84. sprī̆t n.

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(a) The principle of life; sprit of lif, vital sprit; (b) the human soul, esp. at the point of death; yelden sprit, to die; (c) an immaterial being; an angel, a demon; also, an apparition, a ghost…

85. squiler(e n.

Additional spellings: squilere
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(a) A servant in the scullery, dishwasher; also, an officer in charge of the scullery in a noble household; sergeaunt squiler, the officer in charge of the scullery in a king's household; (b) prive

86. squil(le n.(1)

Additional spellings: squille
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(a) A woven basket; ?also, a bucket; (b) a hollow stem or cane.

87. stāle n.(5)

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A stalemate in chess; also fig. [2nd quot.].

88. 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…

89. 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…

90. steu(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: steue
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(a) A heated room for a hot-air or steam bath; -- also pl.; a bathhouse; also, a hypocaust [quot. a1387]; steu hous; (b) a hot-air or steam bath; also, a herbal decoction used in a steam bath or for…

91. stik(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: stike
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A measure of quantity for eels, usu. 25; stik ele, ?eels of small size.

92. strācūr n.

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?A hunting or tracking dog.

93. strai n.

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(a) Law A domestic animal found wandering away from its home or enclosure and subject to impoundment and, if unredeemed, to forfeiture, an estray; -- also coll.; also, the right to impound an estray…

94. strandāǧe n.

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A toll or tax paid for leave to beach a boat.

95. straunǧer(e n.

Additional spellings: straungere
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(a) A foreigner, an alien; straunger alien; enemi (marchaundise, ravinour, alien comere) straunger; marchaunt straunger [see also marchaunt n. 1.(c)]; (b) an unknown or unfamiliar person, a stranger…

96. strī(e n.

Additional spellings: strie
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A witch; also, a hag; -- used as a term of abuse.

97. strī̆kāǧe n.

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The action of measuring flour or wine by means of a strickle or measuring vessel.

98. subbaillif n.

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A deputy to a bailiff; also, an assistant to a sheriff.

99. subdūciọ̄̆n n.

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Suppression, restraint.

100. sufferaunce n.

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(a) The undergoing of hardship, affliction, punishment, etc.; suffering; (b) a state of affliction, hardship, or suffering; pl. trials, tribulations.