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1. alī̆rī adv. or adj.

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leiden legges aliri, ?crossed their legs or thighs; ?made their legs lame, acted as if paralyzed.

2. appelllable adj.

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Theol. rightly so named, capable of being so designated.

3. beuir adj.

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Shaky, feeble.

4. clagged adj.

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?Besmeared, bedaubed, covered.

5. clǒmprī adj.

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Full of clots, thrombotic.

6. ērī adj.

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Filled with fear or dread.

7. fēmē̆l(e, -āl(e adj. & n.

Additional spellings: femele, femal, female
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(a) Of man and animals: female; a female; (b) femel complexioun, the physiological 'constitution' of a female (in accordance with the 'humor' theory).

8. fleu adj.

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Shallow.

9. foist adj.

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Musty [orig. of wine: smelling of the cask].

10. fǒnned, fonned ppl. & adj.

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(a) Unwise, foolish, silly, misguided; (b) deranged, insane, or on the verge of insanity; (c) as noun: a fool; (d) fonned hed, fonned wit, a foolish, deluded, befuddled, deranged mind; (e) fonned on

11. forstraught adj.

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Distraught, greatly agitated.

12. frim adj. & adv.

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?Rich, flourishing, abundant; ?excellent.

13. frough adj.

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(a) Weak (in character), loose, fickle; fals and frough; (b) of a vision: delicate; ?delightful.

14. kē̆mpe adj.

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Of hair: coarse, shaggy; of an eel: large, coarse; as noun: a kind of large eel.

15. kiǧǧe adj.

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Cheerful, pleasant, agreeable, merry.

16. lenew(e adj.

Additional spellings: lenewe
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Of spiritual commitment or love: tenuous, lukewarm.

17. overcharce adj.

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Of human hair: too sparse or scanty.

18. quēchī adj.

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Shaking; ?boggy.

19. raived adj.

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Of a roof: broken open.

20. rẹ̄nish(e adj.

Additional spellings: renishe
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(a) Strange, uncouth; (b) of an emperor: stern, awful.

21. ruls n. or adj.

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?Overripe, rotten; ?rubbish, something useless.

22. rusclede adj.

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?Rough in texture; ?wrinkled.

23. scarrī adj.(1)

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Of the human body: lean; ?solid.

24. scaued adj.

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Spotted, speckled.

25. short adj.

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(a) Of little length; smiten forth limes short, to cut the legs off short; shivered short, broken off short; (b) short iswired; short nosed; short pastroned; short ribbe, an asternal rib; short shapen

26. ?skaut adj.

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?Bold, proud.

27. skeued adj.

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Of mixed colors, piebald; also, as noun: a mixed color.

28. skittish adj.

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Frivolous, impulsive.

29. slag n. or adj.

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?A slippery or muddy place; ?slippery, muddy.

30. slāle adj.

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?Violent, fierce; ?scattering, dispersing.

31. slāpe adj.

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In phrase: slape of thrift, smooth of fortune, i.e., fortunate.

32. snẹ̄pe adj.

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As coll. noun: fools.

33. snippand adj.

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?Dazzlingly white; ?cold, nipping.

34. spādī adj.

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Bleary with morbid matter, rheumy; also, as noun: morbid matter secreted in the eye.

35. spelked adj.

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Of beans: bruised, crushed, pounded.

36. spēr(e adj.

Additional spellings: spere
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Weak, frail.

37. stā̆terand adj.

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Staggering, tottering, stumbling; -- as term of abuse.

38. sweltī adj.

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Disposed to fainting, about to faint.

39. teowī adj.

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?Inclined to stray, wayward.

40. tẹ̄thī adj.

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Irritable, testy; also, rash, headstrong.

41. thwarle adj.

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?Intricately twisted, tight; thwarle knotte.

42. wad adj.

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Grayish, leaden.

43. wā̆r(e adj.

Additional spellings: ware
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(a) Aware (of sth., an event, a fact, etc.), mindful; also, with clause introduced by that: aware (that sth. is so) [quot. c1425]; war of him (hem), aware of his (their) presence; nought war of

44. wē̆rish adj.

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(a) Lacking in flavor, insipid; also, watery, thin in consistency; also fig. and in fig. context [quot. c1450]; ?also, insubstantial [1st quot.] (b) belonging to or identifying one of the nine…

45. whatī adj.

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Of doubtful quality.