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1. fleil n.

24 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…

2. 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.

3. 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

4. Sarasī̆n(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: Sarasine
88 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A Turk; also, an Arab; also, a Moslem; -- often with ref. to the Crusades; Sarasin hed, the head of a Saracen; (b) a heathen, pagan; an infidel; (c) as a type of non-Christian; Sarasin or jeu, jeu

5. Scot n.(1)

101 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) An inhabitant of Scotland; a native Scot; a Scottish soldier; -- sometimes used anachronistically; (b) in cpds. & combs.: Scot lede, Scotland; the Scots; Scot riveling, a derogatory nickname for a…

6. sester n.

19 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A vessel for holding liquid; ?a brewing vat [2nd quot.]; (b) a liquid measure; sester ful; (c) a dry measure; (d) sester peni, an annual tax imposed upon commercial brewers of beer.

7. shingle n.(1)

24 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A wooden tile for roofing; also fig.; also, a thin piece of wood used as a writing tablet; coll. shingles, a quantity of shingles; also, lumber from which shingles are made [quot.: 1439]; (b)…

8. strẹ̄t(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: strete
174 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A road leading from one city or town to another, an open road; also, a path or way through a field, forest, etc.; heigh stret, a main road, highway [OE hēah-strǣt; see also ME heigh adj. 2b.(e)]…

9. tǒur n.(1)

223 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) A building characterized by height, often free-standing; a tower; also fig.; heigh tour; water tour; (b) such a building used as a fortress, stronghold, or defensive structure; also fig.; also…