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1. antē̆me n.

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A musical composition based upon a scriptural text, sung in the Church Offices before each psalm and often repeated after the psalm, or after each verse of the psalm [see Karl Young, The Drama of the

2. aube n.

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(a) An ecclesiastical vestment (usually of white linen) reaching to the ankles, an alb; also, the Greek poderis, the Hebrew ephod; (b) aube girdel, girdle used to gather the alb at the waist.

3. caul n.

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(a) Cabbage, kale, colwort, rape, mustard, or some other plant of the genus Brassica; also, any cultivated leafy vegetable, garden greens, pot-herbs; (b) wilde caul, wild mustard, charlock.

4. chervel n.

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Chervil Anthriscus cerefolium, used as a pot-herb and in medicaments.

5. cros n.

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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

6. ǧinǧivere n.

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(a) The root of the plant Zingiber officinale or of a related species, ginger; poudre (of) gingivere, finely ground ginger; race (rote) of gingivere, a root of ginger; (b) grene gingivere, gingivere

7. mūl(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: mule
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(a) A mule; (b) barain (hep) of mules, a herd or group of mules; mul of spaine, one of the best mules, a Spanish mule; mul flesh, mule meat; mul grom (herde, man, ward), a mulekeeper, servant who…

8. prī̆ǒur n.

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(a) The head or deputy head of a monastery or a house of mendicants, a prior; also, the head of a house of canons; (b) abbotes and (or) prioures; prioures chapele (cloistre); priour and brether,

9. Psalm(e n.

Additional spellings: Psalme
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(a) One of the Psalms of the Book of Psalms; (b) seien Psalm, to sing a Psalm; also, recite a Psalm; seiere of psalmes, a singer of Psalms; singen Psalm, sing a Psalm; praise (God) with a Psalm; don

10. Rīne n.(2)

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(a) The river Rhine; also, the Rhineland; win of (the) Rine, Rhine wine; (b) Rhine wine.

11. Sampsǒun n.

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(a) Samson, the name of a biblical Hebrew hero, often used with allusion to his great strength; also, used to imitate drunken snoring [quot.: CT.Pard.]; (b) as surname.

12. Sarasī̆n(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: Sarasine
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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

13. satureie n.

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Savory Satureia hortensis.

14. scariō̆th n.

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A purse bearer.

15. scrōphul(e n.

Additional spellings: scrophule
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(a) A scrofulous growth or lump; ?also, sg. & pl. scrofula; (b) as adj.: scrofulous.

16. sināpīe n.

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A plant of the mustard family (Cruciferae), prob. of the genus Brassica or Eruca [1st quot.]; the seed of this plant used medicinally; sinapie sed.

17. smaragd(e n.

Additional spellings: smaragde
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A precious stone, green in color, esp. an emerald; also, emerald; smaragd ston.

18. solate n.

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A plant, perh. the common marigold Calendula officinalis or a kind of nightshade Solanum.

19. sō̆le n.

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(a) The sole of the human foot; also, the under surface of an animal's hoof; fot sole; (b) a sole of a (the, his) sole, the sole of the fot, the sole of his (thi) fet, the soles of the (his, here)

20. sō̆lē̆r(e n.

Additional spellings: solere
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(a) An upper chamber or a set of rooms in a dwelling place; also, a loft, garret; heigh soler; soler flor, the floor of an upper apartment or story; (b) an upper chamber in a church or church steeple…

21. sǒue n.(2)

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(a) A female swine, sow; soue swin, swin soue; soue blod (flesh, milk, pappe, tail); (b) a representation of a sow in sculpture; (c) fig. as a symbol of gluttony; (d) soues thistel, = soue-thistel n…

22. spalanǧe n.

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A kind of venomous spider.

23. spelter n.(2)

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An ingredient used in a remedy for vomiting: ?asphalt; ?balsam.

24. tāble n.

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(a) A small, portable writing tablet made from a slab of wood or other hard material, often covered with wax in which the characters are incised; pl. a set of tablets, usu. tied or hinged together, a…

25. tapē̆t(e n.

Additional spellings: tapete
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(a) A piece of decorative fabric bearing a painted, embroidered, or woven pattern or figures and used variously as a carpet, coverlet, bed or wall hanging, or the like, a tapestry; also fig.; also in…

26. Tīle n.(3)

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The northernmost island of the seas, Thule.

27. trōper(e n.

Additional spellings: tropere
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Eccl. A book containing tropes or sequences, a troper or sequencer.

28. trǒut n.

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(a) Any of several food or game fish of the genus Salmo, prob. including the common trout (S. fario) and salmon trout (S. salar) and perh. also the sea trout (S. trutta);—freq. as a commodity; (b) a…

29. Wandales n. plural

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The Vandals.