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81. mer n.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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A hindrance; mer in mouth, a speech impediment.

82. 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…

83. mē̆ten v.(1)

95 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To measure (sb. or sth., a distance, a quantity); ppl. fiftene times meting, being measured 15 times, i.e., if its length is multiplied by 15; (b) to take measurements, take a measurement…

84. mid-morwe n.

Additional spellings: midmorwe
21 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Midmorning, the middle part of the morning; also = undern, 9:00 a.m.; ?also = prime, 6:00 a.m.; mid-morwe dai (daies, tide, time), midmorning; (b) fig. the midmorning of life, childhood; mid-morwe

85. miǧǧern n.

7 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Diaphragm; ?also, spleen; (b) the fatty membrane covering the bowels [cp. mid-rif (b)].

86. mōrn n.

136 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Morning; dawn, break of day; neue yeres morn; paske morn, Easter morning; sevendai (sonnes) morn, Sunday morning; also fig.; (b) at (bi, in, on) morn, in the morning; bi forth morn, at dawn; in a

87. mō̆rwe n.

185 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Morning, the early part of the day; also, the dawn; houre of morwe, the canonical hour of matins; morwe dai [OE morgendæg], morning; half a morwe, half of a morning; (b) at morwe, bi (in, on) the

88. nā̆ddre n.

153 quotations in 3 senses
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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…

89. nail n.

160 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A human fingernail or toenail; (b) in proverbial expressions; (c) a talon or claw of a bird or beast; also, a calf's hoof; (d) a disease of the eye in dogs and people; (e) a ring inset with a…

90. nailen v.

85 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To nail (sb. or sth. to sth.); nailen to cros (rode, tre), crucify (sb.); (b) to nail (sb. or sth. on sth.); nailen on cros (rode, rode-tre, tre), nailen o (a) rode, nailen upon cros (tre)

91. nāked adj.

193 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Not covered with clothing, unclothed, undressed; naked, nude, bare; also fig. [quot.: a1425]; naked bed, a bed in which one sleeps naked; as noun: a naked person; (b) lacking clothing; scantily…

92. nappen v.

27 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To sleep lightly, doze; sleep for a short time, nap; go to sleep; be asleep, sleep; fig. sleep in death; (b) to be sleepy, nod; be inattentive or careless; be stupefied (by a rebuke, by sorrow)…

93. nāvel(e n.

Additional spellings: navele
52 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) The human navel, umbilicus; navel shaft (stede), navel; (b) the navel of a beast; imaginary navel of a bird, eel, or dragon; (c) the stomach of a whale; (d) navel wort, the plant navelwort…

94. nẹ̄̆r(re adj.

Additional spellings: nerre
60 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Nearer in space or time; ner dai, an earlier date; (b) more closely related by kinship; ner kin (sibbe); (c) in proverbs.

95. 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].

96. nimen v.

562 quotations in 19 senses
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(a) To take (sth.), pick up (sth.); draw (a weapon), take up, take out; grab (sth.), grasp, seize; pick (a fruit); also fig.; also, use (sth.); (b) to take away (sth.); bear (sth.), carry off; take…

97. nite n.(1)

13 quotations in 1 sense
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A nit, the egg of a louse, esp. of a head louse; also, young louse; also, a gnawing worm, ringworm, scabies.

98. ofernen v.(1)

5 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To overtake (sb.); (b) to flee from (sb.); (c) to be propagated; (d) to run (a horse) to exhaustion.

99. onȝiten v.

20 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To perceive (sth.), see; med. observe (a symptom), experience (a condition); (b) to recognize (voices); (c) to understand (sth.), comprehend; perceive (that sth. is done, that sth. is the case…

100. onyẹ̄n prep.

21 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Towards (sb.), to meet (sb.); (b) in front of (sb.), before, facing; (c) against (sb. or sth.), contrary to, in opposition to; (d) in anticipation of (sb. or sth.), in preparation for; (e) in…