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1. pit n.

200 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) A natural or man-made depression in the ground, hole, pit, ditch; cave; also fig.; also, an open excavation from which some mineral product is obtained or in which some industrial process is…

2. prōnge n.

6 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Agony, pain; an affliction; pronges of deth, death throes; wommanes pronge, the pain of childbirth; (b) a pointed instrument.

3. rabet n.(1)

12 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The young of a rodent of the hare family (Oryctolagus cuniculus), a rabbit; nest of rabetes, a brood of rabbits; (b) a rabbit as an article of food; rabetes soukere, a sucking rabbit as food.

4. rak n.(2)

40 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A rack, esp. for kitchen use; framework; a bar for hanging pots, etc.; a roasting spit or a support for a spit; fir rak; (b) a framework or rack for holding fodder for livestock, manger; -- also…

5. rig-holt n.

Additional spellings: righolt
29 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A kind of wood, perh. oak, used in shipbuilding, construction, and cabinetry, prob. imported from the Baltic; pl. & coll.: boards of such wood; (b) in cpds.: rig-holt bolt, an arrow shaft made…

6. scọ̄pe n.(2)

34 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) An implement for drawing or taking up liquids, prob. usu. provided with a handle; a scoop; also fig.; (b) a scoop for use on a boat, usu. for bailing water; (c) a scoop used in the brewing…

7. shafte-ēl(e n.

Additional spellings: shafteel, shafte-ele, shafteele
5 quotations in 1 sense
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A medium-sized eel; -- also coll.

8. shok n.

14 quotations in 2 senses
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A group of sheaves of grain placed on end and leaning against one another in order to dry, a shock, stook; (b) fig.

9. 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.

10. shrimpe n.

13 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The European shrimp (Crangon vulgaris); (b) a scaly monster, dragon; (c) a puny person.

11. shūr n.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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A shed, lean-to.

12. sirō̆n n.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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A shoot, sprout.

13. sive n.

52 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A strainer, sieve; also, a fishing net [cp. sein(e n.(a)]; (b) in cpds. & combs.: sive makere; clensing sive; here sive, q.v.; heren sive; malt sive; mele sive; (c) in prov. expressions; (d) a dry…

14. socāde n.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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A kind of sweetmeat, perh. candied fruit or sugar plums.

15. sparre n.

45 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A piece of timber used in building; a rafter, beam; a board; -- also coll.; firre sparre; hilinge of sparres, a roof; joininge of sparres, a roof or building; maister sparre, a main beam or…

16. sperling(e n.

Additional spellings: sperlinge
17 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A fish of the family Clupeidae, esp. the sprat Clupea sprattus; ?also, a shoal of sprats [quot. ?a1500, 1st]; also, the pilchard Sardinia pilchardus; also, any small fish of the genus Merlangus

17. splent(e n.

Additional spellings: splente
38 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) One of the metal plates making up or reinforcing armor; also, ?one of a pair of armor pieces for protecting the lower part of the arm [quot. 1374]; splent of stele; (b) a slender piece of wood; a…

18. squil(le n.(1)

Additional spellings: squille
5 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A woven basket; ?also, a bucket; (b) a hollow stem or cane.

19. stọ̄̆th(e n.

Additional spellings: stothe
23 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) An upright piece of timber used as support in a wall, partition, etc. [quots. ?c1475 and a1500 may belong to sense 4]; stoth nail, nails of some kind used in fastening such timbers; (b) fig. a…

20. tak n.(1)

23 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A clasp or similar fastener; (b) a nail of some kind;— ?also coll. [quot. c1390], perh. with play on sense (a); tak nail.

21. tub(be n.

Additional spellings: tubbe
32 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A large wooden vessel formed of staves and hoops, a tub; dough (knedinge) tub, a tub used for kneading, esp. a tub used in breadmaking; flesh tub, ?a tub for the preparation and storage of salted…

22. twist n.

47 quotations in 5 senses
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That part of a hinge which consists of a plate or band affixed to a door, window, rudder, etc. and of an eye that turns on a pin or hook attached to a doorpost, etc.; ?also, a complete hinge [cp. heng

23. wawe n.

11 quotations in 1 sense
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A unit of weight, variable but usu. between 160 and 190 lbs., used esp. for lead and glass.

24. wer(re n.

Additional spellings: werre
268 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) Large-scale military conflict between countries, peoples, rulers, etc. or between factions or forces within a single country, war, warfare;—also pl.; wer faringe, q.v.; open (pleine) wer, open…

25. wī̆nd-barǧe n.

Additional spellings: windbarge
4 quotations in 1 sense
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Arch. A piece of timber or stone prob. covering the joint between the gable edge and the roof and serving as protection from the wind, a bargeboard.

26. wrak n.(1)

11 quotations in 1 sense
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A wrecked ship, shipwreck; ship wrak; toward a wrak, on the verge of being wrecked; gon (ben igone) to wrak, of a ship: to suffer destruction on the water, be wrecked; also in fig. context.