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1. bǒu(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: boue
3 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The bow of a ship; (b) in name of ship.

2. graspen v.

15 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To grope, feel around; graspen about; (b) to reach with the hand(s; graspen after (on, to), reach for (sth.); (c) ppl. grasping, petting, caressing, cajoling.

3. -k(e suf.

Additional spellings: -ke
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A derivational suffix in words from OE and borrowings from ON, MLG, and MDu.: (nouns) balk(e, larke, etc.; (verbs) lurken, runken, sanken, skulken, etc. It occasionally occurs in ME or possibly ME…

4. rubben v.

61 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To apply friction on a surface, rub; sharpen a tool by filing or scrubbing; rubben on the rote of the red galle, touch on a sore spot; (b) of a boat: to rub against the bank; of an animal: rub…

5. snō̆ken v.

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(a) To snuffle about, esp. as a hound on a scent; also fig.; (b) in cpd.: snoke-horn, ?one who snuffles into a horn, one who blows a horn, i.e., a worthless person [cp. blouen in an horn, etc., s.v. h