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1. raisī̆n n.

44 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A grape, cluster of grapes; also in proverb; (b) a raisin; gret raisin; raisin graines, raisin seeds; (c) raisin corauns, raisin of corauns, a Corinthian raisin, currant [see also corauns n.]; (d)…

2. salā̆rī(e n.

Additional spellings: salarie
37 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Compensation, payment, esp. a salary or compensation periodically paid for regular service [sometimes difficult to distinguish from (b)]; also fig.; (b) a payment for a specific service or limited…

3. seintuārī̆(e n.

Additional spellings: seintuarie
89 quotations in 7 senses
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A holy or sacred place; a place dedicated to God; also, the dwelling place of God, heaven; also fig.; the seintuari of god.

4. sessiǒun n.

22 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A seat, bench; a place for sitting; (b) a session held by officials for the purpose of conferring or conducting business, an assembly; kepen sessiouns, to attend meetings; (c) a judicial session…

5. 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.

6. shā̆mel n.

41 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A footstool; also fig.; also, the raised section of the floor on which the altar stands, a footpace [2nd quot.]; shamel of fet, fot shamel [OE fōt-sceamol]; bok shamel, a bookstand; (b) a bench…

7. sō̆rt(e n.

Additional spellings: sorte
44 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A group of people, animals, vices, etc.; a company, troop, band; a cohort; a god sort, a great many; in (a) sort, on a sort, of sort, in a group, together; in sort with, in common with, like; (b)…

8. sponǧe n.

41 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A piece of the elastic, absorbent, and porous spongin skeleton of various species of Porifera, a sponge; (b) the sponge as an instrument of the Passion, the sponge soaked with vinegar and gall…

9. storax n.

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A gum or resin from the storax tree (Styrax officinale), often used medicinally; storax calamita; tre of storax, the storax tree.

10. stuble n.

31 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A stalk of grain; the yet stondinge in the stuble, unharvested grain, grain still standing; (b) coll. the ends of grain stalks left in the ground after reaping, stubble; harvested stubble or flax…

11. sūdārī(e n.

Additional spellings: sudarie
36 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A cloth commonly used to wipe sweat, tears, etc. from the face, a handkerchief; also fig.; (b) the cloth of St. Veronica, on which an image of Christ's face was believed to be imprinted.

12. sufficience n.

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(a) That which suffices, all that is necessary, enough; an adequate supply of something, sufficient resources; soverain sufficience, abundance; to (unto) sufficience, sufficiently; (b) contentment…

13. sw- consonant clust.

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For all words beginning with sw- from here to the end of this volume [of the print MED], the practice of the MED is to record all variant forms except those beginning with su-; forms with su- are…

14. trā̆ve n.

8 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A beam; trave nail; trave tre; (b) an enclosure or a frame for restraining horses while they are being shod; (c) in surnames.

15. trouel n.(1)

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A hand tool with a flat or curved blade attached to a short handle, a trowel; also, an instrument or a tool of unspecified form and use [chiefly gloss. quots.]; trouel of (a) masoun.

16. valei(e n.

Additional spellings: valeie
80 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) A defined area, often long and narrow, of lower elevation than the surrounding terrain, sometimes bisected by a stream or river, a dale, valley, ravine, etc (b) a valley conceived as a pleasant,…

17. vervein(e n.

Additional spellings: verveine
36 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A plant of the genus Verbena, esp. Verbena officinalis, vervain; ?also, a vervain plant [quot. a1500] (b) this plant or parts of it used in cookery recipes; (c) this plant or parts of it used in…

18. vessel n.

203 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) A small, portable container, esp. one for storage or serving of food or drink; a flask, pitcher, jug, cup, dish, pot, etc.; a piece of household tableware, a kitchen utensil, etc.; also, an…

19. virel n.

11 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A ring, band, or cap, usu. of metal, put around the end of a piece of wood, the handle of an implement, etc., a ferrule (b) a metal pivot on the projecting end of an axle on a crane, windlass,…