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1. cānunk n.

3 quotations in 1 sense
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A clergyman living under a rule of canons, a canon.

2. chest(e n.

Additional spellings: cheste
74 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A trunk, chest, casket, box, etc., (for storing or safekeeping); a strongbox (for valuables, documents, money); the Ark (of the Covenant); (b) common chest, public chest or treasury; (c) chest

3. cros n.

251 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) A cross for crucifixion, a gibbet; (b) the cross of Christ; holi cros; Exaltacioun of the cros, a feast, Sept. 14; feste of the holi cros, feast of the Invention of the Cross, May 3; (c) winnen

4. in prep.

1422 quotations in 30 senses
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(a) Inside (a solid object); immersed, or partly immersed, in (a fluid substance); enclosed in (fire, the air, etc.); (b) into (a solid, liquid, etc.); (c) in or into the surface of (sth.), pierced or…

5. mid adj. & pref.

66 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Middle, mid-; mid strem, the middle of the stream; mid theigh (leg), the middle of the thigh (leg); in the mid se (sheld), in the middle of the sea (shield); in the mid side, ?in the middle; to

6. pīl(e n.(3)

Additional spellings: pile
57 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A pointed missile of some kind; an arrow or a dart; (b) the heavy javelin of the Roman infantry; (c) a sharp-pointed surgical cutting instrument, a lancet.

7. 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

8. sak n.

150 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) A sack, bag; also fig.; sak and ston, completely; (b) a sack for grain or flour; (c) a sack for money or valuables; also, a purse; (d) cook. a sack or bag used in kneading dough; pl. a culinary…

9. scrat(te n.

Additional spellings: scratte
10 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A hermaphrodite; (b) hermaphroditism; (c) a goblin, monster; -- in place names [see Smith PNElem.2. 114, 126].

10. scutel n.

25 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A dish; (b) a basket; also, a winnowing basket or fan; (c) scutel ful, as much as a basket can hold; scutel makere, a maker of dishes; scutel sellere, a seller of baskets; (d) in surnames.

11. sw- consonant clust.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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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…