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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. sw- consonant clust.

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For all words beginning with sw- from here to the end of this volume [of the print MED], the practice of the MED is to record all variant forms except those beginning with su-; forms with su- are…

3. 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…

4. 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