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1. brinke n.

65 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) The shore (of the sea); seashore, coast; se brinke; ?also, the top (of a mound) [quot.: 1607], ?a precipice [quot. a1425 Wycl.]; (b) the bank (of a stream); (c) the edge (of a spring); (d) in…

2. 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.]…

3. curre n.

18 quotations in 1 sense
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A watchdog, such as a mastiff; a small hunting dog, such as a terrier; esp., a mongrel, cur, or stray dog; curre dogge; also fig. of the Devil.

4. grei n.(2)

32 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A gray fur, prob. the fur from the back of the Eurasian red squirrel Sciurus vulgaris in winter; red (ruskin) grei, the fur of the Eurasian red squirrel in winter; tristi (tresti) grei, ?error…

5. 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…

6. kip n.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A bundle or lot of animal hides; (b) ?the hide of a small animal; ?a particular kind of hide; (c) a bundle of sticks.

7. 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

8. pak(e n.

Additional spellings: pake
109 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A bundle or package; a bundle of cloth, moss, skins, merchandise, etc.; also, pl. baggage [quot.: (a1393)]; also fig.; pak mailed, a tied bundle; priken in a pak, to pin (sth.) up in a bundle; (b)…

9. n.(3)

5 quotations in 1 sense
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Naut. In cpds.: ro bende, a rope attaching the head of a sail to the yard [cp. ro-bond n.]; ro line (rop), ?a brace for swinging the yards horizontally; ?a footrope; ?a gasket of some kind.

10. scul(le n.

Additional spellings: sculle
47 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The bony structure enclosing the brain, cranium; also, the skeleton of the entire head; also, the head; also in asseveration: bi mi scul; (b) scul bon, the cranium, skull; also, one of the bones…

11. shōre n.(3)

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A prop, support; a wooden prop used to support a wall, a fence, a ship under construction, etc.; shore tre, ?a piece of wood used for support in shipbuilding.

12. shǒut(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: shoute
17 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A flat-bottomed boat, barge; (b) shout man, the master of a shoute; also, a sailor on a shoute; also as surname.

13. 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

14. skinner(e n.

Additional spellings: skinnere
32 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) One who prepares or sells animal skins, a furrier, skinner; skinnereswerk, a variety of peltry; grom skinner; (b) in surnames; (c) in place names.

15. snīpe n.

9 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A snipe, esp. the common snipe (Gallinago gallinago), great snipe (G. media), or jacksnipe (Lymnocryptes minima); (b) the Egyptian ibis (Threskiornis aethiopica).

16. 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…

17. 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

18. 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…

19. stǒupe n.(1)

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(a) A jug, often made of leather; also, a measure for liquids, varying from one pint to several gallons; (b) a vessel or container for holy water; holi water stoupe.

20. stour(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: stoure
22 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A piece of wood, stick; a stake, post; also, a post supporting a canopy; (b) a stake or rod used in building, esp. in the wattle and daub construction of a wall; daubing stour; stikke and stour

21. 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…

22. tīke n.(3)

8 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A dog, cur;—used in prov. expression; (b) fig. a lowborn person; also as a term of abuse; hethen tike; (c) ?as surname.

23. timber n.(2)

9 quotations in 1 sense
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A specific quantity of furs, usu. a bundle of forty skins.

24. tod(de n.

Additional spellings: todde
6 quotations in 1 sense
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A measurement of weight for wool, usually 28 lbs.

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. trust n.

120 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Confidence (in sb. or sth.), reliance (on sb. or sth.), trust; haven trust, to have confidence (in sb. or sth.), rely (on sb. or sth.); with inf.: haven more trust..thanne, think it preferable (to…

27. tū̆lk(e n.

Additional spellings: tulke
12 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A man; a soldier, fighting man; also used with ref. to God [quot. c1400(?c1380), 1st]; (b) as surname.

28. vlē̆t n.

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In comb.: vlet line, part of the rigging of a ship, prob. some kind of flat plaited cord, ?a gasket.

29. wāde n.(2)

1 quotation in 1 sense
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A fishing net.

30. wad-mōl n.

Additional spellings: wadmol
9 quotations in 1 sense
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A coarse woolen cloth, used for horse collars, sacks, etc.

31. whirl n.

39 quotations in 1 sense
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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…

32. 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.