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101. Turk n.

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(a) A member of the Ottoman Empire, a Turk; pl. Turks; also, Seljuk Turks [quot. ?a1425 Mandev.(2)]; also applied indiscriminately to the Muslim inhabitants of Asia Minor; (b) with ref. to the period…

102. turkeis n.

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The semiprecious stone turquoise.

103. turn(e n.

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

104. 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…

105. tū̆tīe n.

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(a) The crude zinc oxide obtained by the smelting of copper ore with zinc and freq. used in medicinal compounds, tutty, pompholyx; tutie ablute (washed, washen), washen tutie, tutty purified through…

106. ūsū̆rī(e n.

Additional spellings: usurie
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(a) The lending of money at interest, usury; also fig. and in fig. context; also used hyperbolically [quot. 1474]; (b) a usurious act or practice; (c) the vice of usury personified.

107. valeriā̆n(e n.

Additional spellings: valeriane
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A medicinal herb of the family Valerinaceae, esp. Valeriana officinalis; an extract made from this herb; ?also, spikenard (Nardostachys jamansi) [quots. ?a1425 Alphita and *MS Htrn.95, 2nd]; valerian

108. vassalāǧe n.

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(a) The behavior, actions, etc. of an ideal vassal; knightly prowess, esp. in military service; also iron. [quot. c1430]; also, an instance of such behavior or prowess, a chivalrous deed; ?a…

109. vaut(e n.

Additional spellings: vaute
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(a) A structural or decorative arch; an arched interior roof-structure or ceiling; vaut ston, a vault stone; chirche vaut; (b) ?a lid or cover for a container.

110. vavasǒur n.

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(a) A feudal tenant holding land of some other vassal, a subvassal; a feudal vassal, a liegeman; also, a member of the landholding nobility, presumably ranking below a baron;—often used in contrast…

111. veir n.

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(a) Fur, prob. that of some species of squirrel, used to make or trim a robe, hood, etc.; also, an article of clothing made from this fur; veir and gris; meni veir [see meni-ver n.]; (b) a weasel.

112. velvet n.

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(a) A soft, piled cloth, velvet; a piece of such cloth (b) in phrases: velvet upon velvet, a patterned velvet cloth of some kind; velvet upon satin, ?a patterned velvet and satin cloth; also, in…

113. ventọ̄se n.

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Surg. (a) An instrument for drawing blood or other matter out of the body, a cupping glass; ventose box (b) a similar instrument used to apply suction to a body part without promoting bleeding; (c)…

114. verdit n.

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(a) Law A decision rendered by a jury in an inquest or a court case, verdict; verdit yeldinge; yeven verdit; seien (supposen) for verdit, to find (that sth. is or was the case), make a ruling (b) a…

115. vermilǒun n.

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(a) Naturally occurring or synthetic mercuric sulfide, cinnabar; ?also, red lead or another similar red compound (b) cinnabar as a commodity, prob. in its raw state but in some cases perh. prepared…

116. 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…

117. vessel n.

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(a) A small, portable container, esp. one for storage or serving of food or drink; a flask, pitcher, jug, cup, dish, pot, etc.; a piece of household tableware, a kitchen utensil, etc.; also, an…

118. vetoin(e n.

Additional spellings: vetoine
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The European betony (Betonica officinalis or Stachys betonica).

119. vīce n.

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(a) An undesirable or a negative physical quality in a material object or substance, an imperfection, a flaw; also, an impurity (b) a physical imperfection in a human or an animal body, physical…

120. vileināǧe n.

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(a) The status of a villein; excepcioun of vileinage, law a plea in which a defendant objects that a plaintiff’s claims ought to be disallowed owing either to the latter’s villein status or to his…