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141. stathel n.

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(a) A place or position; a dwelling place; a building site, foundation; also fig.; a battle station; also, a stack of hay, etc.; stathel of sinne, fig. the residue of sin; (b) a loom or the framework…

142. stathel-fast adj.

Additional spellings: stathelfast
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Steadfast, sure.

143. stathel-fastnesse n.

Additional spellings: stathelfastnesse
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Steadfastness, stability; stede stathel-fastnesse, permanence of abode.

144. step n.

105 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) A movement of the foot in walking, a step; -- also used of a horse's step; also, an act of taking a step; fot step; (b) fig. of (a); folwen (seuen, etc.) stepes, to follow the example (of sb…

145. strel(e n.

Additional spellings: strele
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(a) An arrow; (b) in surname and place names [see Smith PNElem.2.161].

146. strēm n.

156 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) A body of water flowing in a natural channel, a river, stream, brook; also fig.; strem of water, flodes (water) strem; mid strem, the midstream of a river; (b) strem of rein (rein-water), ?a…

147. swā̆thel n.

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(a) A cloth binding used as a bandage or a restraint; -- also pl.; (b) swathel bond (binde), a swaddling band; swathel clout, a swaddling cloth; (c) ?as adj.: tightly bound; ?error for swa athel [cp…

148. swẹ̄t(e adj.

Additional spellings: swete
375 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) Sweet to the taste, having the quality of sweetness; sweetened; also fig. and in fig. context; (b) swet almaunde, an almond used as food, as opposed to the bitter almond used medicinally; swet

149. tellen v.

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(a) To speak, talk; say; speak (of sb. or sth.); speak (to sb., against sb.); make mention (of sth.); talk (to sb.); tellen of no mete, iron. have nothing to eat; tellen of textes, cite authorities…

150. theim pron.

133 quotations in 7 senses
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As direct obj. of a verb or an inf.: (a) with ref. to persons or personifications: them;—sometimes used pleonastically and occas. with sg. antecedent; also followed by inf. [quot. a1400 (a1325), 1st]…

151. thrēd(e n.

Additional spellings: threde
92 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A piece of textile twine; a piece of cord made from fibrous material; silke (silken) thred; wol thred; thred of twine, a twine(s (twinede) thred, a strand of twine; also in pictorial…

152. twein num.

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Cardinal number as adj.: (a) two; (b) in generalizing phrases: twein or thre, two or three (persons or things), a few (persons or things); also, in adv. usage: for two or three (days) [quot. a1400]…

153. wart n.

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(a) Any of several types of small, fleshy or sclerotic excrescences occurring at various locations in or on a human or an animal body, an unsightly growth, esp. on the face, a wart, mole [often…

154. wẹ̄den v.(2)

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(a) To be or become insane, go mad, lose one’s senses; also, rage with anger, desire, sorrow, etc., rave; weden of wit, be or go out of (one’s) mind; weden wode, with inf.: be raving mad (to do sth.)…

155. wēdle adj.

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(a) Poor, needy; (b) as noun: poor people, the poor.

156. wei n.(1)

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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…

157. whēte n.

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(a) The plant wheat or any plant of the genus Triticum, esp. T. aestivum or T. sativum; also, a wheat crop; wheat considered as seed (b) the grain of the wheat plant, harvested wheat; grain…