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1. dẹ̄de, dēde n.

293 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) An action, a deed; god dede, ivel dede, etc.; see also almes dede, est dede, man dede, mis dede; (b) a marvelous act, miracle; also, a feat of magic; (c) a favor, kindness, service; (d) ?an…

2. hīne n.

97 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A household, servants collectively; (b) a religious familia, monastic community; -- only in place names [see Smith PNElem. 1.247].

3. if conj.

234 quotations in 10 senses
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Introducing a conditional clause, the action or state expressed being within the realm of possibility: provided that, on condition that, in case that, if; -- with reference to: (a) present or future…

4. isellen v.

26 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To give (sth.), provide, grant; also, to give away (sth.); entrust (the world to man); give (sth. as security); (b) to give (sb.) up (to another), deliver; (c) to sell (sth.); sell (sb.) into…

5. lap-wink(e n.

Additional spellings: lapwink, lap-winke, lapwinke
22 quotations in 3 senses
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The hoopoe (Upupa epops); lap-wink eiren, a hoopoe's eggs; lap-wink nest.

6. lẹ̄snesse n.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Forgiveness, remission; lesnesse of sinne(s; (b) expiation.

7. lēten v.

1283 quotations in 40 senses
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(a) To grant (sb. land, rights, privileges); fig. allow (sb. time), grant (sb. a reprieve); grant (a place or room to hatred); (b) to bequeath (property), leave (property to sb. at one's death); fig.

8. lẹ̄ven v.(3)

39 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To grant (sth. to sb.), grant (sth.); (b) to give permission; authorize (sb. or sth.), allow; (c) to allow (sb. to do sth.), empower; grant (that sth. be done or be the case); grant (sb. that he…

9. mēde n.(2)

79 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A meadow; clearing, open field; also, meadowland, a tract of grassland; mede feld (ground); (b) demeine mede [see demeine n. (1) 2. (b)]; mede carde (cresse), a kind of cress; ?meadow cress…

10. misdẹ̄de n.

68 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) An offense, a transgression, misdeed; sin, crime; (b) wrongdoing, misconduct, wicked or sinful conduct; wickedness, sinfulness; -- esp. early: sins; (c) ill-usage, maltreatment; damage, harm…

11. misdọ̄n v.

117 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To do wrong or evil, sin, transgress; commit fornication or adultery [quots.: Mannyng HS, Gen.& Ex. 1890, Sidrak & B. 8888]; (b) to make a mistake, err; fail to perform well, do a job badly; ?do…

12. nẹ̄d(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: nede
528 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) A necessity or need; what is required, wanted, or desired; wants or needs; also, the satisfaction of one's need, relief [quot.: Lay.Brut]; ned of flesh (bodilich kinde), bodilich nedes, needs or…

13. neigh adj.

96 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Near (in space), nearby; close together; adjacent, surrounding; neigh costes, borders; to neigh, too close together; neigh biside, near; fer and neigh, neigh and fer (wid), far and near, near and…

14. neigh adv.

210 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Near in space, nearby, close; also fig.; -- with verbs of motion; (b) with verbs indicating stationary position or being in space; (c) fer and neigh, neigh and fer, fer or (ne) neigh, far and (or…

15. nẹ̄r adv.(2)

126 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Near in space or time, nearby, close; also fig.; fer ne ner, no later and no sooner; comen (approchen, drauen, gon, neighen, wenden) ner, to come or go near, approach; yede ner, came near…

16. ōlden v.

10 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To grow old; take on the characteristics of old age, grow feeble; (b) of things: to deteriorate through age; become outdated.

17. on prep.

1558 quotations in 29 senses
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(a) Above and touching (sth.), on top of, on; placed on (some support, a bench, bed, the back, etc.), resting on, seated on; on a foundation of (sth.); lying on (a woman); wound on wound, one wound on…

18. on- pref.(1)

1 quotation in 1 sense
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A derivational prefix appearing in all parts of speech except pronouns, but most frequently in verbs. It is found in words descended from OE: (verbs) onblowen, onbrirden, onhauien, onheven [see…

19. rīde n.(3)

11 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Room, space; (b) in surnames and place names [see Smith PNElem.2.89].

20. right n.

447 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) That which is morally right; resoun and right; (b) moral rectitude, righteousness; right and skil, skil and right; haven right, to act rightly; (c) a right action, good deed; bi right or wrong, by…