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1. almes(se n.

Additional spellings: almesse
144 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Anything given to relieve those in poverty or distress, any charitable gift or offering, alms; an allotment of alms; eten almes, be dependent on alms; gan on almes, liven bi, of almes, live on…

2. aube n.

24 quotations in 1 sense
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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. bidel n.

37 quotations in 3 senses
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One who makes announcements or carries messages and performs other services on the authority of a lord, court, guild, etc.; herald, town crier, summoner; bidel hod, a beadle's hood; bidel land (a…

4. Britaine n.

28 quotations in 2 senses
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The island on which England, Cornwall, Wales, and Scotland are (or were) situated, or those parts of the island held by Celts after the Anglo-Saxon conquest; also, specif., Wales, Cornwall; Britaine

5. bush n.(1)

71 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A woods, grove; thicket, underbrush; bank and bush, hill and (wooded) dale; under the bush, in (the shelter of) the woods; (b) rank growth.

6. calketrappe n.

19 quotations in 2 senses
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Mil. A device with sharp iron spikes set on the ground to cripple the feet of an advancing enemy; similar device used against trespassers, etc.; fig. a spiritual trap or pitfall.

7. celidoine n.(1)

33 quotations in 3 senses
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The greater celandine (Chelidonium majus); also, any of its parts used medicinally.

8. cok n.(1)

80 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) The male of the common domestic fowl: cock, rooster; cok chike(n, ?a young cock; cok tord, a cock's excrement; (b) the male of other birds; culver cok; fesaunt cok; mor cok (q.v.); po cok (q.v.)…

9. fēd(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: fede
11 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Mortal enmity, hostility, hostile conspiracy; revengeful spirit, homicide committed in revenge; (b) a mortal enemy; one of the three enemies of mankind (i.e. the flesh, the world, the Devil).

10. fēnix n.

12 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The Phoenix [see the Barth. quots.]; also a representation of it; (b) said of a woman of unique beauty; applied to the Virgin Mary; (c) said to be the name of a long-lived palm tree.

11. ǧinǧivere n.

57 quotations in 1 sense
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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

12. hasp(e n.

Additional spellings: haspe
41 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A fastening for a door, gate, chest, etc.; a hasp; up bi the hasp, unfastened, unlatched; barre and hasp, stapel and hasp; (b) a fastening for a garment or a helmet; ?a buckle, ?a lace; (c) a hank…

13. hauberk n.

41 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A coat of mail; also, plate armor or a coat of mail reinforced with plates; -- sometimes used interchangeably with habergeoun; (b) chain mail worn over a hair shirt as a form of penance; (c) fig.

14. imne n.

42 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A song of praise to God or the saints; hymn, psalm; also, a canticle; (b) in Christian liturgy: a (Latin) metrical hymn of the breviary, usually of non-scriptural origin, as distinguished from…

15. lasting(e ger.(2)

Additional spellings: lastinge
4 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A toll paid for the privilege of loading a ship; ?also, the right to collect this toll; (b) the right to load a ship where one pleases; -- in AF legal glossaries only.

16. lī̆st(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: liste
74 quotations in 5 senses
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Border, edge, rim; hem; band, stripe.

17. martiren v.

48 quotations in 2 senses
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Eccl. To put (sb.) to death as a martyr, make a martyr of (sb.); torture and execute (sb.) for professing the Christian faith.

18. maskel n.

8 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Spot, mark; blemish; (b) pl. the strands or cords of a net; also, the openings between the strands or cords of a net; (c) gise of maskel, ?lozenge shaped.

19. messe n.(1)

267 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) The celebration or occasion of the Eucharistic service; also, an instance of the celebration of this service; messe of the dai, the regular mass celebrated on any given day as specified by the…

20. mō̆rther n.(1)

65 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Deliberate killing of a human being, murder; morther of self, soule morther, spiritual suicide or death; (b) in prov. sayings: morther wil out, etc.; (c) a massacre; (d) crime, outrage; injury or…