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1. ac conj.

95 quotations in 4 senses
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Used between contrasting expressions: but, yet, however, nevertheless; -- (a) between clauses; (b) as an introductory expression.

2. ascaunce adv. & conj.

23 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Conj. In such a way that; even as, as; (b) as if, pretending that; -- also ascaunce that.

3. lē̆st(e conj.

Additional spellings: leste
125 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) That not, lest [often shading off into 2. (a)]; lest thei eten, that they not eat, etc.; (b) lest that, that not, lest; (c) lest ne, that not, lest.

4. of conj.(1)

7 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Until, till; (b) as prep.: until (a time, an action).

5. ọ̄̆ther conj.

398 quotations in 11 senses
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Joining two or more alternatives: or: (a) connecting nouns, pronouns, or noun or pronoun phrases; other elles, or as an alternative, or else; also, or anything else [quot.: Patience]; other..outher

6. sitthe conj.

101 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Subsequent to the time that, after, since; once that; (b) sitthe that, = (a); (c) ben agon (aron) sitthe, of a period of time: to be elapsed since, be passed since; ben longe sitthe, ben longe

7. sitthen conj.

94 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Subsequent to the time that, after; once that; (b) sitthen that, = (a); (c) of time or a unit of time: ben (passen) sitthen, ben agon (gon) sitthen, to have elapsed since; ben longe ago sitthen

8. than conj.

377 quotations in 20 senses
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Used to introduce a clause having a finite verb and expressing a comparison or contrast: (a) in constructions with a comp. adj., adj. as noun, or adv. in the comp. degree: than; (b) in constructions…

9. that conj.

545 quotations in 14 senses
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(a) With the result that, so that; (b) correlated with so, swich, swiche, or to than swithe in the main clause: so..that, so..that, to such an extent..that; swiche..that, such..that; etc.; (c) so that

10. thẹ̄̆ conj.

39 quotations in 2 senses
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Introducing a subordinate clause: (a) that; (b) when; also, in correl. constructions: the..thanne (the, tho), when..then; (c) because, since; (d) ?if.

11. thē̆r-whīle adv. & conj.

Additional spellings: therwhile
23 quotations in 2 senses
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As dem. adv.: (a) with ref. to a span of past, present, or hypothetical time: during that time, meanwhile, in the meantime; (b) with ref. to a point or an event in past or hypothetical time: at that…

12. what adv. & conj.

109 quotations in 10 senses
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As interrog. adv. in direct questions, sometimes with the rhetorical effect of implying a contrary statement or negative assertion: (a) why?, why on earth?; what (a) devel, why the devil (b) how?,…

13. whīle conj.

82 quotations in 6 senses
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As subordinating conj. introducing adv. clauses (a) during the time that, while; while that (the); (b) during the extent of the time that, until the end of the time that, as long as; while that; (c)…

14. yē̆ conj.

14 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) And, or; (b) in correl. constructions: ye…ye, either (iwhether) ye…ye, either) ye…and, etc., both…and (…and also.