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1. carre n.

34 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A cart or wagon; often, a small vehicle carrying half as much as a cart; (b) carre bond, the tire of a cart wheel; carre chain, a cart chain; carre clout, an iron plate protecting the axle of a…

2. cros n.

251 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) A cross for crucifixion, a gibbet; (b) the cross of Christ; holi cros; Exaltacioun of the cros, a feast, Sept. 14; feste of the holi cros, feast of the Invention of the Cross, May 3; (c) winnen

3. jāde n.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A cart horse, hack; (b) as surname.

4. scrou(e n.

Additional spellings: scroue
32 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A scroll; a piece of parchment or paper on which to write; a bill, document; (b) a strip of parchment in a phylactery; (c) a scrap or strip of parchment or paper; (d) a strip of hide used in…

5. shǒut(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: shoute
17 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A flat-bottomed boat, barge; (b) shout man, the master of a shoute; also, a sailor on a shoute; also as surname.

6. skep(pe n.

Additional spellings: skeppe
28 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A basket for grain, malt, coal, alms, etc.; skep of twig; skep makere; bering skep; (b) a dry measure varying in size, a skepful; (c) skep scales, ?basket-shaped balance pans; (d) in surnames.

7. snak n.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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A ship of some kind, esp. a light, fast ship.

8. stai n.(1)

15 quotations in 1 sense
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Naut. A large rope used to secure the mast of a ship; stai nail, a nail used to secure a stay; stai of thre cordes, a tripartite rope; stai pin, a kind of belaying pin; bak stai [see also bak n. 10.(f…

9. stour(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: stoure
22 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A piece of wood, stick; a stake, post; also, a post supporting a canopy; (b) a stake or rod used in building, esp. in the wattle and daub construction of a wall; daubing stour; stikke and stour

10. timber n.(2)

9 quotations in 1 sense
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A specific quantity of furs, usu. a bundle of forty skins.

11. trithing n.

22 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) An administrative division within the Danelaw comprising one-third of a county, a riding; an administrative division in the Danelaw corresponding in size to three or more hundreds; trithing reve

12. wīle n.(1)

61 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) An act of deceit, a deception, trick; an underhanded scheme, a subterfuge; a plot, machination; also, a clever maneuver, tactic, cunning strategy; also person. [quot. c1400(?a1387)]; wile and

13. windas n.

21 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) An apparatus for hoisting or hauling, a windlass, winch; windas rolle, some part of a windlass, ?a pulley; windas stok, a post for mounting a windlass, a windlass bitt; water windas, a windlass…

14. wīn(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: wine
141 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) An alcoholic drink, usu. made from crushed whole grapes or from grape juice; also fig. and in fig. context; couchen win, to place a stock of wine in storage; fillen the win, give (sb.) the wine…

15. wither-nām n.

Additional spellings: withernam
5 quotations in 1 sense
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Law (a) The distraining of a deforcer’s personal goods in order to force restoration of that which he has illegally taken; also, a writ authorizing this action (b) a distress authorized by one civic…

16. wrek n.

31 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Law That which washes ashore from the sea, esp. from a wrecked ship; also, the right to take that which washes up on a certain stretch of seashore; ?also, a wrecked ship, a shipwreck [quot…