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1. brim-stōn n.

Additional spellings: brimston
34 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) The mineral sulphur; (b) quik brim-ston, native or virgin sulphur; ded brim-ston, sulphur which has been rendered inert; poudre of brim-ston, flowers of sulphur; brim-ston water, water containing…

2. fleil n.

25 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Instrument used for threshing grain, a flail; (b) cap of a fleil, fleil cap, one of the bands of wood or leather (fastened about the end of the flail staff or the end of the swingle) through which…

3. frank-pleǧǧe n.

Additional spellings: frankplegge
11 quotations in 2 senses
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One of the mutually responsible members of a tithing, etc.

4. gọ̄me, gom(m)e n.(3)

Additional spellings: gomme
27 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The flesh surrounding the teeth, gums; -- also sg.; (b) the insides of the mouth; palate, upper throat, etc.; (c) the jaws; whetten gomes, to whet the jaws, beat one's gums; (d) molars.

5. hal-penī n.

Additional spellings: halpeni
45 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) An English coin [made of silver from the time of Edw.I], worth half a penny, a halfpenny; (b) a halfpenny given in charity; Goddes hal-peni; (c) a coin of Biblical times; a small foreign coin…

6. hẹ̄ pron.(2)

108 quotations in 4 senses
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As anaphoric or pers. pron., subject: (a) the female person referred to, she; (b) used pleonastically, or for emphasis; (c) with appositional adjunct; (d) he that, he the, he..that, she who.

7. hitten v.

83 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To strike (sb. or sth.); strike a blow; deliver (blows); hitten in, cut into (sb. or sth.); hitten on, beat upon (sb. or sth.); hitten on the hed of the nailes ende, hit the nail on the head…

8. kinrē̆de n.

125 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Stock, family, lineage, race; gret (god, heigh, noble, worthi) kinrede, high birth; loue (mene) kinrede, low birth; (b) descendants, progeny, posterity; also, a descendant; (c) forebears…

9. laue n.

513 quotations in 14 senses
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(a) A rule or set of rules prescribing or restraining conduct; -- thought of as promulgated by a rational, authoritative, and powerful lawgiver; laue positif, positif laue, laue of setnesse, a…

10. light n.

339 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) Light as a substance that illuminates objects or colors, light as seen or present in a condition where vision is possible; lightes leme; (b) light as one of God's creations; (c) the property of…

11. light adj.(2)

346 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) Of things: light in weight; light in proportion to bulk, of small specific gravity, not dense; of persons: thin; also fig.; (b) of containers: light in content, empty; of measures: underweight…

12. miskenning(e ger.

Additional spellings: miskenninge
19 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Law An alteration in a plea; a variation in the language, mistaken or intentional; (b) [orig. a fine levied for such deviations]; the right to collect such fines.

13. ortrouthe n.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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Distrust, doubt.

14. ǒuthēs n.

18 quotations in 1 sense
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Outcry, clamor, uproar; outhes upon, outcry against (sb.); outhes and clamour, outhes and crie, hue and cry; greden (maken, reisen) outhes, raise a cry.

15. prǒud adj.

228 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) Guilty of the sin of Pride; haughty, arrogant; also, obstinate, rebellious; (b) proudest of pride, supremely proud; proud as lucifer; proud herte, proud heart; -- also as surname or epithet; maken

16. -rē̆de(n suf.

Additional spellings: -reden
1 quotation in 1 sense
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A derivational suffix forming nouns in composition with a noun (rarely an adj.) as simplex: (a) in abstract nouns denoting condition or qualities associated with the condition: e.g., broþer-reddene

17. rēpinge n.

3 quotations in 1 sense
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Touching; also, the sense of touch, sensation.

18. ridelen v.(1)

5 quotations in 1 sense
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To sift (grain); also, fig. test (sb.); -- also without obj.; spread (ashes) by means of sifting; -- used without obj.; ridelen oute of, separate (sb.) from (God's chosen).

19. rōd-knight n.

Additional spellings: rodknight
7 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A vassal owing the service of riding in his lord's retinue; (b) ?a piece of property for which such service is owed; (c) as surname.

20. saughtelen v.

33 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To make peace, be reconciled; also, agree, come to terms [1st quot.]; saughtelen with, make peace with (sb., Christ), become reconciled with; (b) to reconcile (sb.); saughtelen with (to, toward)