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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. mark(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: marke
60 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A measure of weight equivalent to 8 ounces; (b) mark pound, a measure of weight equivalent to 1/16 of a lispound.

3. market n.(1)

103 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A periodical public assembly for buying or selling; also, an occasion of such a gathering; beten market, to linger or hang about at a market; crien a market, announce the holding of a market…

4. Nor-man n.

Additional spellings: Norman
27 quotations in 2 senses
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A Norman; Normans [quot.: (a1464)].

5. Nor-wei(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: Norwei, Nor-weie, Norweie
19 quotations in 1 sense
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Norway; Nor-wei coste, the Norwegian coast; Nor-wei man, a Norwegian.

6. Nor-wei(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: Norwei, Nor-weie, Norweie
12 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A Norwegian; (b) as surname.

7. prē̆sse n.

210 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) A crowd, throng, company, an assembly; also, the assembling or gathering of a crowd; also, a group of things; (b) amid (among(es, in, in middes) presse, among or in a crowd; into presse, in among…

8. prīd(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: pride
250 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) Unreasonable self-esteem, pride; desire to exceed one's proper station; also, the sin of pride (shading into 1c.); prid of herte; (b) love of praise, vanity; (c) prideful bearing or behavior…

9. 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

10. 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).

11. 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

12. 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…

13. sepulcre n.

57 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A tomb; a place of burial, grave; also fig.; right of sepulcre, the right to a place of burial; (b) the tomb, or rock cave, in which Jesus was buried; also, the church in Jerusalem built to cover…

14. 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.

15. snak n.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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A ship of some kind, esp. a light, fast ship.

16. talbot n.

18 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) As a name for a dog;—also used in political allegories [2nd & 3rd quots.]; (b) ?a representation of a dog on fabric; (c) cook. a sauce made from the blood of a hare;—usu. pl.; also, pl. a dish of…

17. tannen v.

13 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To cure (skins, hides, leather, etc.) with an infusion of tanbark; ppl. tanned, preserved by tanning; (b) ppl. tanned as adj.: tan in color.

18. tanner(e n.

Additional spellings: tannere
33 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) One who tans hides to make leather, a tanner; tanneres craft, the trade of tanning; tanneres wos, tanning liquor; (b) in surnames; (c) in place names.

19. thẹ̄̆ def. art.

963 quotations in 13 senses
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Referring to a specific member of a class and used anaphorically, pointing to a person or thing previously mentioned: the, this, that; with plural: the, these, those: (a) with noun; also with adj. as…

20. top n.(2)

16 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A spinning top; a game played with a top; ?also, a hoop used for games [glossing L trocus]; (b) used to describe a conoidal shape; a top wise, in (in-to) a top wise, in the shape of a top.

21. welcǒm(e adj.

Additional spellings: welcome
80 quotations in 6 senses
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Used predicatively of persons: (a) well-met; pleasing as a visitor, companion, or resident, welcome;—used to characterize someone whom one is glad to see or receive [occas. difficult to distinguish…

22. wimple n.

22 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A woman’s headdress covering the top, back, and sides of the head, including the cheeks and chin, and wrapped so as to cover the neck; also, a veil; also, a wimple as part of a nun’s official…