Search Constraints

Number of results to display per page

Search Results

1. Aleman(n)es n. (plural)

Additional spellings: Alemannes
8 quotations in 1 sense
Sense / Definition
The Germans, the German nation; also, the Teutons.

2. -aunce suf.

1 quotation in 1 sense
Sense / Definition
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…

3. -aunt suf.

1 quotation in 1 sense
Sense / Definition
(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…

4. avēr n.(2)

34 quotations in 2 senses
Sense / Definition
Things owned; possessions, property, wealth; -- coll. or pl.

5. cǒuntǒur n.(1)

71 quotations in 4 senses
Sense / Definition
(a) An accountant; esp., an official who oversees the collecting and auditing of taxes for a shire, a kingdom, etc.; (b) one who calculates, an arithmetician; (c) a pleader in court, a lawyer; (d) as…

6. envoisen v.(1)

5 quotations in 1 sense
Sense / Definition
Hunt. Of hounds: (a) to follow a scent; (b) to follow the wrong scent.