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1. smert(e n.

Additional spellings: smerte
32 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Physical pain; also, harm [quot. a1420]; also, a burn [quot. 1440]; don smert, to cause (an animal) pain, harm; (b) grief, sorrow, annoyance; also fig. of Jesus; also, contrition, remorse; (c)…

2. stilt(e n.

Additional spellings: stilte
16 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The handle of a plow; (b) a wooden crutch; an artificial leg, peg leg; also, a stilt; stilt bond, a strap for attaching a stilt or a peg leg; (c) ?one of the uprights of a ladder; (d) in surname.

3. wẹ̄veling n.

13 quotations in 1 sense
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Naut. A piece of caulking material placed between the lapstrakes while the ship is under construction;—also coll.

4. wīnd(e n.

Additional spellings: winde
7 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) An apparatus for hoisting or hauling, a winch, windlass [cp. windas n.]; naut. middel wind, ?a central garnet used in brailing up the sail (b) a wooden reel from which a hank or thread of yarn…

5. wisp(e n.

Additional spellings: wispe
29 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A small gathering or bundle of cut grass, straw, or grain stalks; wisp of hei (strau) (b) a bundle of straw, hay, or similar material twisted together for use as a torch; wisp of fir; (c) a…

6. yespon n.

7 quotations in 1 sense
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A measure of volume equivalent to that contained in a person’s hands cupped together.