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1. acelle n.

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Armpit.

2. adama(u)nt n.

Additional spellings: adamaunt
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(a) A kind of precious stone; diamond; (b) adamant; fig. something indestructible and enduring, something impenetrable.

3. albeston n.

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A mineral reputed to be unquenchable when set on fire; ?the fiber asbestos as used for the wick of an ever-burning lamp; prob. confused with alabaster in quot. c1450.

4. āles n. (plural)

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The flaring sides or 'wings' (of the nostrils).

5. almerīe n.

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A place for storing or safekeeping: (a) a pantry or butlery; a safe for food; also said of the stomach [quot. a1398]; (b) a closet or wardrobe; (c) a cabinet, chest, or strongbox, as for valuables…

6. amit n.

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A Eucharistic vestment: amice [a linen scarf worn over the head and the shoulders].

7. 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

8. antispasi(s n.

Additional spellings: antispasis
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Blood-letting performed on the corresponding opposite side of the body.

9. arcister n.

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One who professes the liberal arts.

10. asaleni n.

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A silly fellow, an upstart.

11. 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.

12. azarabacca(ra n.

Additional spellings: azarabaccara
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Asarabacca (Asarum Europaeum).

13. blite n.

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An herb; the garden beet.

14. burblen v.

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(a) To bubble, foam, effervesce; burblen out, burst out; -- intr. or refl.; (b) to welter or wallow (in blood, water); cp. burlen.

15. calamīte n.(1)

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A kind of frog.

16. cameliǒun n.

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(a) A chameleon; (b) a giraffe.

17. camere n.

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A harbor.

18. capstan n.

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Naut. A device for hauling up the anchor, etc.; capstan bar, capstan spoke, a capstan bar.

19. 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.

20. cedūle n.

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(a) A piece of paper or parchment containing writing; a written document, letter, etc.; (b) a brief document attached to a roll or enclosed in a letter, and usually containing a list of names or bill…

21. chervel n.

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

22. chilindre n.

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A portable sun dial in the shape of an upright cylinder with a conical top [see L. Thorndike in Isis 13.51-2].

23. cimbalāria n.

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Navelwort (Cotyledon umbilicus).

24. ciment n.

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(a) Any substance, such as mortar, cement, plaster, etc. for binding stones, surfacing walls, etc., which hardens after it has been applied.

25. citrīne n.

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(a) ?Citron; (b) ?the African citrus tree; ?celandine; citrine collirium, citrine ointment, citrine poudre.

26. clistē̆r n.

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Med. (a) A clyster, enema; any medicinal liquid administered through the rectum; (b) the instrument for injecting such liquids, a sort of syringe.

27. clistēri(e n.

Additional spellings: clisterie
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Med. (a) A clyster, enema; any medicinal liquid administered through the rectum; (b) the instrument for injecting such liquids, a sort of syringe; clisteri purs, the bag or bladder of a clyster; (c)…

28. clǒuse n.

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A milldam; a floodgate or sluice; milne clouse.

29. concionātrix n.

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A woman who harangues the people.

30. concubicular n.

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An attendant to the royal bedchamber.

31. conspecciōn n.

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(a) bi no conspeccion, in no respect; (b) in conspeccion of, in view of.

32. contenten v.

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To rest satisfied or put up (with one's lot, a particular state of affairs, etc.); ben content with litel; -- (a) refl.; (b) ben content(ed.

33. contribūtō̆rie adj. (& n.)

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(a) Liable for the payment of tribute, a levy, an assessment, etc.; under legal obligation to make such contributions; also, making such payments; contributorie to paien; contributorie to taxes

34. coronā̆cle n.

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A precious circlet for the head; a coronal or coronet.

35. cǒuntǒur n.(1)

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(a) An accountant; esp., an official who oversees the collecting and auditing of taxes for a shire, a kingdom, etc.; (b) one who calculates, an arithmetician; (c) a pleader in court, a lawyer; (d) as…

36. 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

37. debentūr n.

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A written statement that one owes a certain sum to a person named; esp., an acknowledgment of debt issued in the king's name.

38. deske n.

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(a) A reading desk or a lectern; also, a study desk; standing deske, ?a fixed, immovable lectern; (b) deske cloth, an ornamental cloth for a lectern.

39. dīa- pref.

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Med. In names of pharmaceutical preparations, or drugs, usually indicating that the herb or the like which follows is the chief ingredient: (a) dia- bardich, some kind of drug; dia- borago, a drug…

40. dīǧest n.

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A collection of laws; esp., the compilation of Roman laws made by order of the Emperor Justinian.

41. dissānāble adj.

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Incurable.

42. dissenterie n.

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Dysentery; flux dissenterie.

43. dromedārī(e n.

Additional spellings: dromedarie
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A dromedary; also, a camel of any kind.

44. eben(us n.

Additional spellings: ebenus
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(a) Ebony wood; (b) the ebony tree.

45. efflūence n.

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A flowing out, an out-pouring.

46. elitrōpe n.

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Any of various plants which respond to the movement of the sun. [See Osiris 3.22-46.]

47. embōte, -um n.

Additional spellings: embotum
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Med. A syringe or douche for introducing curative fumes or liquids.

48. emoroid(es n. (plural, rarely singular)

Additional spellings: emoroides
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Hemorrhoids, esp. the bleeding kind; def emoroid, hemorrhoids that do not bleed; also, the presence of hemorrhoids as constituting a morbid condition. [Cp. figes, piles.]

49. ensāl adj.

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Sword-like, i.e. double-edged.

50. epithima, -um, -e n.

Additional spellings: epithimum, epithime
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The external application of a medicinal preparation in the manner of a wet compress, fomentation.

51. epithimāt n.

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A medicinal liquid applied locally, frequently by means of a wet pack or compress.

52. ē̆quinox n.

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Either of the two periods, one in March, the other in September, when the days and nights are of equal length; the equinox.

53. exauctorizen v.

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To deprive (sb.) of authority.

54. exōrāciǒun n.

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A prayer.

55. fāce n.

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(a) The face of man in its general physical aspects; (b) the face of an animal; (c) the face (of Fortune); the (double) face (of Janus, Law).

56. favōse n.

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A kind of ringworm.

57. femināl adj.

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Pertaining to a female; feminal flux.

58. femorāl(le n.

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A garment for the legs.

59. filāce n.

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A place where official documents and letters are kept, a file.

60. fīōle n.

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(a) A small glass or metal bowl or cup for liquids, incense, etc.; (b) a flask; (c) fig.

61. flẹ̄me n.(2)

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Surg. A lancet used for letting blood.

62. garant n.(2)

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A black gem with magical powers.

63. garnet n.

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A type of hinge shaped like a horizontal T; double garnet, ?a garnet hinge somehow doubled in form. [See also almerie garnet, out garnet, and peue garnet (s.v. peue n.(1)).]

64. 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

65. gomorre n.

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'Discharge of inflammatory secretion (thought to be male or female sperm) from urethra or vagina' [Norri].

66. gomorrea n.

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'Discharge of inflammatory secretion (thought to be male or female sperm) from urethra or vagina' [Norri].

67. gomorry n.

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'Discharge of inflammatory secretion (thought to be male or female sperm) from urethra or vagina' [Norri].

68. Gorgon n.

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(a) One of three mythical females, with snakes for hair, whose look turned the beholder into stone; a Gorgon; (b) ?a representation or a statue of a Gorgon; (c) a rain spout, gargoyle.

69. īconomī n. plural

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Officials in charge of the finances of a church.

70. illīciǒun n.

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Offense, violation of right, scandal.

71. infāmis adj.

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(a) Of ill repute; censured, disreputable; (b) ?not well-known, obscure.

72. inordināllī adv.

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Excessively, immoderately.

73. inscī̆sī̆f adj. & n.

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Med. & surg. (a) Of medicines: having the property of dispersing, diluting, or dissolving viscous, thick, or heavy humor; (b) as noun: a medicine having such a property; (c) slashing, cutting.

74. inscī̆sǒurs n. plural

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Surg. An instrument shaped somewhat like shears for cutting off flesh in wounds or for cutting bones.

75. intrātīve adj.

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Of a medicine:?entering, penetrating.

76. inventārī(e n.

Additional spellings: inventarie
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(a) A detailed list of goods and chattels, of books, etc.; an inventory; (b) inventari of cirurgie, Guy de Chauliac's treatise on surgery.

77. legister n.

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A nun charged with the duty of reading aloud.

78. leopard n.

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(a) The leopard (Felis pardus); (b) one who is like a leopard in cunning and cleverness; (c) leopard man, the keeper of leopards in a noble household.

79. licorī̆s n.

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(a) The dried root of the plant Glycyrrhiza glabra, used in medicine and cooking; licorice; (b) the plant itself; (c) licoris of inde, indes licoris, ?the root of Indian licorice (Abrus precatorius).

80. liquāble adj. & n.

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(a) Capable of being melted or liquefied; (b) as noun: a liquefiable substance.

81. longāọ̄n n.

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The rectum.

82. mandrag(e n.

Additional spellings: mandrage
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Either of two Old World mandrakes (Mandragora vernalis or M. officinarum); also, a part of these plants used in medicine; mandrag lef.

83. market n.(1)

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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…

84. minte n.(2)

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A small insect bred in must, a mite.

85. mūl(e n.(1)

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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…

86. obteinen v.

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(a) To get or acquire (sth.); inherit (a kingdom); obtain (a parish); come into enjoyment of (one's lands, proprietary rights, etc.); conquer (territory, a realm); (b) to gain (sth. spiritual or…

87. orīsont(e n.

Additional spellings: orisonte
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(a) The horizon; the horizon of a particular location; est orisont, the eastern portion of the horizon; (b) embelif orisont, the oblique horizon, horizon of any point between the equator and the poles…

88. pacificāl adj.

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Pacific, peace-loving.

89. palatī̆ne adj.

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Of a county: ruled by a lord who has privileges resembling those of an independent sovereign; counte palatine; also, as surname: of the palace, belonging to the palace.

90. parascēvē n.

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Good Friday.

91. pardalun n.

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A small panther or leopard.

92. par(i)formitẹ̄ n.

Additional spellings: pariformite
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Analogy, similarity.

93. pā̆sten v.

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(a) To make a paste of (a dry ingredient) by adding liquid to it; (b) to bake (sth.) in pastry.

94. pēna n.

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A penalty or fine.

95. pestel n.

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(a) An instrument used to grind materials in a mortar, a pestle; pestel of iren, a pestle made of iron; also fig.; (b) a threshing sled [see Singer & Holmyard Hist.Tech. 106].

96. phēnīcienes n. plural

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Phoenicians.

97. phitōnic adj.

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Of a possessing spirit: oracular, prophetic.

98. pilen v.(1)

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(a) To rob, steal; rob (sb.), steal from (sb.); rifle (sb.) [1st quot.], despoil (the dead); (b) to take (sth.) by robbery; (c) to defraud (sb.), cheat.

99. pincherīe n.

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A measure of wine, pitcher.

100. plānen v.(2)

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Of a bird: to glide, soar.