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1. anlē̆t n.

11 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Face; (b) forehead; (c) appearance, looks; image.

2. bōle n.(1)

141 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) A bull; fre bole, a bull free to roam with the herd [see Homans Eng.Villagers 61-3]; (b) a steer or bullock.

3. butte n.(4)

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(a) The end of a spear or pike opposite the head, butt; (b) naut.?the end of a plank in a ship's side; ?also, one of the planks.

4. cringle n.

11 quotations in 1 sense
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In place names only [see Smith PNElem. 2.7]: a circle, bend.

5. cunte n.

17 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A woman's private parts; cunte-beten, impotent (man); (b) the corresponding organ(s) of a female animal; (c) sexual intercourse; (d) in place names and surnames; grope cunte lane [see gropen v.]…

6. draf n.

43 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Refuse of grain, chaff, husks; ?also, bran; fig. the worthless part of something; (b) waste parts of grapes or olives after removal of juice or oil; also fig.; (c) solid parts of leaves or herbs…

7. draught n.

163 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) The action of pulling, a pull, pulling in harness; (b) pulling or drawing a net to catch birds or fish; (c) the drawing of water from a well; drawing of liquor from a cask, etc.; (d) one cut of a…

8. drift n.

25 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Driving cattle to pasture; (b) a drove or herd; a group of persons; drift of fisheres.

9. greive n.

15 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A steward; headman of a town or village; also, a royal official; (b) as surname; also in cpds.: bern greive, fen greive [see also plough greive, wode greive].

10. harwe n.

34 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A harrow for cultivating land, a drag; gon at harwe, to drive a harrow; (b) fig. the Old or New Testament; the power of Love (with pun on arwe); also, in proverb; (c) harwe tind (toth), a tooth of…

11. herre n.(2)

26 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Liege lord, sovereign, chief; a superior (secular or ecclesiastical); haven (holden) for herre, to acknowledge (sb.) as lord, do homage to; (b) a nobleman; (c) a warrior; (d) ?the sire of a horse…

12. họ̄p n.

36 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A circular band of wood or metal, used for barrels, wheels, candelabra; a hoop, ring; welle hop, q.v.; (b) a circular band used to support the sign outside a house or inn; (c) one of the ribs of a…

13. lak n.

124 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Lack, absence, want; shortage, deficiency; default of payment; lak of sacramentes, failure to receive the sacraments; no lak (of, no shortage (of, no deficiency (of; pens lak, q.v.; (b) for lak of

14. pī̆k(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: pike
124 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) A spike; a pointed tip or spike on a staff, pole, weapon, instrument of torture, etc.; a spike affixed to a door or wall; also, a spike used to tear or wound someone; also fig.; → of iren, an iron…

15. scurf n.

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(a) A scaly or scabby disease of the skin, esp. of the head; also, a similar disease in sheep [quot.: Palladius]; (b) the dry slough or scab produced by a caustic medicine, the bursting of a…

16. skil n.

340 quotations in 11 senses
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(a) The intellectual faculty, reason; also person.; wit and skil; (b) skil wille (lereth, mot sen), reason demands (teaches, might discover); skil witnesse, reason; -- ?error for skil-wisnes n.; a

17. slop(pe n.

Additional spellings: sloppe
15 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A loose outer garment; (b) a magic bag for stealing milk; (c) a kind of shoe; (d) in surname.

18. sparre n.

45 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A piece of timber used in building; a rafter, beam; a board; -- also coll.; firre sparre; hilinge of sparres, a roof; joininge of sparres, a roof or building; maister sparre, a main beam or…

19. spot n.(1)

83 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A stain left by something on a surface, a blot; also in fig. context; (b) fig. ?contamination or stain resulting from intercourse; (c) a patch or mark in the fur of an animal, on the body of a…

20. stok n.(1)

283 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) The trunk of a living tree; the base of a tree; the part of a bush or tree receiving a graft; also, a tree [quot. a1382, 1st]; also, ?a branch [quot. a1382, 2nd]; crabbe (fige, vine) stok; comen

21. stọ̄̆th(e n.

Additional spellings: stothe
23 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) An upright piece of timber used as support in a wall, partition, etc. [quots. ?c1475 and a1500 may belong to sense 4]; stoth nail, nails of some kind used in fastening such timbers; (b) fig. a…

22. strau n.

155 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Coll. The dried stalks of grain after threshing, straw; also in fig. context [quot. a1475]; -- also pl.; stubbe strau; (b) a stalk or stem; a piece of straw; in the strau, on the stalk, before…

23. Swēthe n.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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Sweden; Swethe lond (riche).

24. tā̆velin n.

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?One of a pair of boards used to hold a bundle of skins; ?a small piece of fur, a skin.

25. tǒut(e n.

Additional spellings: toute
14 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A projection of rock and earth, a hill; ?also, the mound of earth at the base of a large tree [quot. a1425]; tout hille, = tote-hil(le n. (a); (b) the buttocks, rump; (c) in surname and place…

26. wau(e n.

Additional spellings: waue
61 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A wave of water, esp. in the sea; ?also, a current; gon in wawes, to become tempestuous (b) pl. the sea, seen as a collection of individual waves; (c) used metonymically: the sea; water; wau of

27. whirl n.

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(a) A small circular weight placed on a spindle to serve as a flywheel, a pulley used in the operation of a spinning wheel, a spindle whorl; ?also, a small circular object serving to attach or hold…

28. wī̆ndel n.(4)

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In cpds. and combs.: yarn (garn) windel, a wooden reel from which a hank or thread of yarn may be wound into a ball, a yarn-winder; yarn (garn) windel blade, one of the crossed arms of a yarn-winder.

29. yespon n.

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A measure of volume equivalent to that contained in a person’s hands cupped together.