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1. ban n.

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(a) A proclamation or edict of an overlord; also, a summons by proclamation; crien (blouen) the ban; (b) one of the banns of marriage; asken (crien, greden, spiren) the ban(n)es; (c) a proclamation of…

2. batte n.

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A type of Flemish ship.

3. bidel n.

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One who makes announcements or carries messages and performs other services on the authority of a lord, court, guild, etc.; herald, town crier, summoner; bidel hod, a beadle's hood; bidel land (a…

4. bǒket n.

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(a) Water bucket, well bucket; (b) a vessel used for other purposes.

5. broth n.

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(a) Water in which meat or fish has been boiled, juice, broth; (b) in broth, served in its own juice; pot broth, broth with various added ingredients; ballok broth, flesh broth, ro broth; (c) water in…

6. chā̆r n.(1)

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A 'turn' in time: (a) adv. & prep. phrs.: on char, on one occasion, once; at som char, at a certain time; som char, sometimes; thrid char, (for) a third time; at on char, all at once; etc.; (b) a…

7. chīne n.(2)

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(a) The spinal column, backbone, chine; chine of the bakke; nekke of the chine, cervical spine; joint of the chine, vertebra; (b) chine bon, backbone, spine; (c) a vertebra.

8. crūet n.

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(a) A small vessel for sacramental wine, holy water, or chrism; (b) a jug, bottle, or bowl (as for water); (c) fig.

9. elf n.

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A supernatural being having magical powers for good or evil; a spirit, fairy, goblin, incubus, succubus, or the like.

10. fēd(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: fede
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(a) Mortal enmity, hostility, hostile conspiracy; revengeful spirit, homicide committed in revenge; (b) a mortal enemy; one of the three enemies of mankind (i.e. the flesh, the world, the Devil).

11. gāble n.(1)

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(a) A gable of a building; also, a façade; (b) gable ende, gable wal, gable wough, the end wall surmounted by a gable, gable end; gable forke, a gable; gable windou, a window in a gable; (c) in place…

12. gā̆vel n.(1)

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(a) Tribute; a tax, subsidy; (b) manorial or customary rent; ?also, a field rented for a customary service or payment; setten to gavel, to let (property) out to rent; (c) in combs: burgable, ?a tax on…

13. gēthe, gẹ̄the n.

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Only in phr. in a gethe, ?spiritedly, ?hastily.

14. hal(le n.

Additional spellings: halle
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(a) A large private residence, a manorial hall; a royal residence, palace, castle; (b) a large public building for the transaction of business, holding court, worship, etc.; [see also both hal, mot

15. harp(e n.

Additional spellings: harpe
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(a) A harp; also, any of several ancient stringed instruments; in harp, with the harp, to the accompaniment of a harp; in proverb [see asse 1. (c)]; (b) harp long, the large harp; harp smal, a small…

16. harper(e n.

Additional spellings: harpere
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(a) One who plays the harp, one who sings while accompanying himself on the harp, a minstrel; smal harper, one who plays a small harp; (b) in surnames; (c) in place names [see Smith PNElem. 1.240].

17. hasp(e n.

Additional spellings: haspe
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(a) A fastening for a door, gate, chest, etc.; a hasp; up bi the hasp, unfastened, unlatched; barre and hasp, stapel and hasp; (b) a fastening for a garment or a helmet; ?a buckle, ?a lace; (c) a hank…

18. hassel n.

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A retainer, young courtier; ?also coll.: retainers.

19. hauberk n.

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(a) A coat of mail; also, plate armor or a coat of mail reinforced with plates; -- sometimes used interchangeably with habergeoun; (b) chain mail worn over a hair shirt as a form of penance; (c) fig.

20. hei(e n.

Additional spellings: heie
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(a) A hedge or fence; (b) an enclosed plot of land; field, yard; also, an enclosed hunting park in a forest; chirche hei, q.v.; (c) cpds. & combs. hei brer, some kind of briar growing in hedges; hei