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1. crēte n.(1)

1 quotation in 1 sense
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A child's crib, cradle.

2. dẹ̄de, dēde n.

293 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) An action, a deed; god dede, ivel dede, etc.; see also almes dede, est dede, man dede, mis dede; (b) a marvelous act, miracle; also, a feat of magic; (c) a favor, kindness, service; (d) ?an…

3. girl(e n.

Additional spellings: girle
15 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A child of either sex; --often, a boy; knave girl, a boy; (b) a girl, young woman.

4. hāsel n.

71 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) The European hazel bush or tree (Corylus avellana); flour (chattes) of hasel, catkins of the hazel; rednesse of hasel, ?the red stigmas of the female catkins of the hazel; (b) the wood of a hazel…

5. hīne n.

97 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A household, servants collectively; (b) a religious familia, monastic community; -- only in place names [see Smith PNElem. 1.247].

6. lap-wink(e n.

Additional spellings: lapwink, lap-winke, lapwinke
22 quotations in 3 senses
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The hoopoe (Upupa epops); lap-wink eiren, a hoopoe's eggs; lap-wink nest.

7. lẹ̄che-craft n.

Additional spellings: lechecraft
45 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) The art or science of medicine and/or surgery; -- also used in pl.; also, magic [quot.: a1225]; (b) the practice or profession of medicine and/or surgery.

8. lẹ̄snesse n.

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(a) Forgiveness, remission; lesnesse of sinne(s; (b) expiation.

9. matte n.

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(a) A mat made of rushes, straw, etc., used on the floor or as a seat cover; (b) a pad or underlay for a bed; ?also, bedcover, quilt; (c) a piece of coarse fabric or matting; naut. ?piece of coarse…

10. mēde n.(2)

79 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A meadow; clearing, open field; also, meadowland, a tract of grassland; mede feld (ground); (b) demeine mede [see demeine n. (1) 2. (b)]; mede carde (cresse), a kind of cress; ?meadow cress…

11. messe n.(1)

267 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) The celebration or occasion of the Eucharistic service; also, an instance of the celebration of this service; messe of the dai, the regular mass celebrated on any given day as specified by the…

12. misdẹ̄de n.

68 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) An offense, a transgression, misdeed; sin, crime; (b) wrongdoing, misconduct, wicked or sinful conduct; wickedness, sinfulness; -- esp. early: sins; (c) ill-usage, maltreatment; damage, harm…

13. nā̆ddre n.

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(a) A serpent, a snake; (b) water naddre, a serpent that lives in water; naddre eiren, snake eggs; naddre fot, serpent-footed; naddre hedes, naddre skin; etc.; (c) with reference or allusion to Gen.3…

14. nẹ̄d(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: nede
528 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) A necessity or need; what is required, wanted, or desired; wants or needs; also, the satisfaction of one's need, relief [quot.: Lay.Brut]; ned of flesh (bodilich kinde), bodilich nedes, needs or…

15. nes(se n.

Additional spellings: nesse
33 quotations in 1 sense
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In place names & surnames only: a headland, promontory: (a) in surnames; (b) in place names [see Smith PNElem. 2.48-49].

16. prīd(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: pride
250 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) Unreasonable self-esteem, pride; desire to exceed one's proper station; also, the sin of pride (shading into 1c.); prid of herte; (b) love of praise, vanity; (c) prideful bearing or behavior…

17. rīde n.(3)

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(a) Room, space; (b) in surnames and place names [see Smith PNElem.2.89].

18. right n.

447 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) That which is morally right; resoun and right; (b) moral rectitude, righteousness; right and skil, skil and right; haven right, to act rightly; (c) a right action, good deed; bi right or wrong, by…

19. right-wīsnes(se n.

Additional spellings: rightwisnes, right-wisnesse, rightwisnesse
141 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Justice; fairness, impartiality; court of right-wisnes, court of justice; (b) an instance of justice; just punishment; also, just punishment personified; don right-wisnes, to see justice done…

20. rishe n.

87 quotations in 3 senses
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A rush, any of several plants characterized chiefly by stiff, pithy, or hollow stems and an aquatic or a marshy habitat, esp. plants of the order Juncaceæ, genus Juncus, or of the order Cyperaceæ…

21. sleuthe n.

48 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Laziness, indolence; negligence; ?also, dullness, stupidity [last quot.]; (b) the vice of sloth, one of the seven deadly sins; spiritual torpor, indifference to one's spiritual state, acedia…

22. tāper n.

49 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A candle, usu. of wax; also fig. as an epithet for the Virgin Mary [quot. c1426]; lighten (tenden) taper; (b) taper berere, an acolyte; taper candel, a candle; taper dish, a candleholder; taper(es

23. unlẹ̄de n.(2)

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(a) ?Evil; ?vices [if the latter, could also be construed as a noun use of unlede adj.]; (b) ?misfortune.

24. wei n.(1)

744 quotations in 19 senses
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(a) An established road, a main thoroughfare, highway; a principal road between cities; a city street; also, the surface of a road, roadbed; brod wei; commune (private) wei; pleine wei, level roadway…