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1. pit n.

200 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) A natural or man-made depression in the ground, hole, pit, ditch; cave; also fig.; also, an open excavation from which some mineral product is obtained or in which some industrial process is…

2. sōpe n.(2)

49 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A substance, often liquid in form, made by boiling a mixture of oils or fats and lye, and used for washing and cleansing and in medicine as a cleansing agent, corrosive, etc., soap; also, fig. a…

3. sǒue n.(2)

70 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A female swine, sow; soue swin, swin soue; soue blod (flesh, milk, pappe, tail); (b) a representation of a sow in sculpture; (c) fig. as a symbol of gluttony; (d) soues thistel, = soue-thistel n…

4. spīking(e n.

Additional spellings: spikinge
28 quotations in 1 sense
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A large iron nail; -- also coll.; ?also, the act of fastening with a spike [quot. 1431-2]; spiking nail; cok spiking, ?a nail resembling a cockspur; double (gret, gros, middel) spiking.

5. strop(pe n.(1)

Additional spellings: stroppe
12 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A loop or strap on a horse's harness; ?also, some kind of strap for a cart; (b) naut. a loop of rope, hide, or metal used to connect blocks and yards with the ropes in a ship's rigging, a strop…

6. tapē̆t(e n.

Additional spellings: tapete
31 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A piece of decorative fabric bearing a painted, embroidered, or woven pattern or figures and used variously as a carpet, coverlet, bed or wall hanging, or the like, a tapestry; also fig.; also in…

7. tā̆velin n.

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?One of a pair of boards used to hold a bundle of skins; ?a small piece of fur, a skin.

8. tīle n.(2)

124 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) A brick; a masonry tile;—also coll.; brenned tile; clei tile; (b) in related cpds., combs., & phrases: tile of flaundres, flaundres (flaundrish) tile, bricks or tile made in Flanders; tile ston