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1. achēsǒun n.

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(a) Cause, reason; motive for doing something; objective, goal; withouten achesoun, in vain, for nothing; (b) that which furnishes a pretext, an opportunity; achesoun of sclaunder; (c) blame…

2. Aleman(n)es n. (plural)

Additional spellings: Alemannes
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The Germans, the German nation; also, the Teutons.

3. allǒuen v.

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(a) To commend or praise (sth.); worship (God); recommend (a virtue); (b) approve of, be pleased with (sth.); be pleasing (to sb.); favor (sb.); (c) appreciate or value (sth.); esteem.

4. amblen v.

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Of a mount: (a) to go an easy pace or gait, amble; (b) ppl. walking an easy pace or gait; ?smooth-riding.

5. -aunce suf.

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A suffix forming numerous collective or abstract nouns denoting states, attitudes, or activities, most of them directly borrowed from French, some formed from Latin words in -antia- on the French…

6. -aunt suf.

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(a) In many pr.ppls. taken from OF, e.g. abound-a(u)nt, appar-a(u)nt, ard-a(u)nt, arrog-a(u)nt, charge-a(u)nt, ramp-aunt, -and, etc.; (b) in a number of nouns (orig. ppls.) adopted from OF, as…

7. avēr n.(2)

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Things owned; possessions, property, wealth; -- coll. or pl.

8. camē̆l n.

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(a) A camel (Camelus dromedarius or C. bactrianus); (b) camel her, a cloth or garment of camel's hair; camel flesh, camel hide, camel skin; (c) cameles chaf, a medicinal plant; prob., camel grass…

9. campeine n.

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A small bell.

10. capitle n.

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(a) A short division of a book, a chapter; one of the twenty-two sections of Ps. 118 (119); (b) a short passage (usually Biblical or patristic) read in divine worship, a lesson; (c) ?an epitome.

11. castē̆l n.

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(a) A castle; also, a fortress similar to a medieval castle; (b) a fortified place, a stronghold.

12. caucẹ̄(e n.

Additional spellings: caucee
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(a) A raised and surfaced road; a highway or causeway; (b) cauce wei = caucee.

13. charitẹ̄ n.

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(a) The supreme virtue of Love or Charity according to Christian doctrine, comprising affection, devotion, benevolence, kindness, mercy, gratitude as between God and man or man and man; charite of,

14. chibol(le n.

Additional spellings: chibolle
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(a) A spring onion (bulb and stalk, as used in salads); (b) elecampane (error in transl.).

15. citisein n.

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A freeman of a city or town; also, any established inhabitant of a city or town.

16. cīve n.(1)

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Chive (Allium schoenoprasum); -- usually pl.

17. con-, cǒn- pref.

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In many words taken from L or OF, or from both sources, as conceiven, concepcioun; confermen, -firmen, -firmacioun; confessen, -fessioun, -fessour; conqueren, -querour, -queste. Since the L or OF…

18. contrārie adj.

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Of paired entities: opposing, opposed, opposite, contrasting, contrastive; ben contrarie to, to be opposed to or contrast with (sth.); al contrarie, even contrarie, exactly opposite, reversed…

19. cǒunseilen v.

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(a) To counsel (sb.), advise, teach, instruct; also, give advice; (b) to advise (sb. to do sth.), advise (doing sth., a course of action); -- often with to phr. or that clause.

20. cǒunte n.(2)

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A count, an earl.