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1. after- pref.

70 quotations in 2 senses
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Verbal cpds.: (a) after- bending, the second bending, a bending back (of a bow); prob., the shaping process which gives the ends a curvature the reverse of that at the center; after- berende, bearing…

2. antē̆me n.

24 quotations in 2 senses
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A musical composition based upon a scriptural text, sung in the Church Offices before each psalm and often repeated after the psalm, or after each verse of the psalm [see Karl Young, The Drama of the

3. arblast, -blastē̆r n.

Additional spellings: arblaster
35 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A weapon for discharging quarrels, stones, etc., consisting of a bow set crosswise on a shaft; a crossbow, an arbalest; (b) a missile shot from a crossbow; arblast shute.

4. aunǧel n.

155 quotations in 9 senses
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One of the celestial servants of God, an angel.

5. autē̆r n.

93 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) The altar of a church; also, the altar placed before the shrine or image of a saint; (b) heigh auter, chef auter, the high altar, the altar on which the Eucharist is offered; sacrement of the

6. bihōlden v.

Additional spellings: beholden
240 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) To fix or keep one's eyes (on sth.), look (at), gaze (upon); (b) to look (in a certain direction), biholden after, look for or after (sth.); (c) to take a look; look, look on, look around.

7. biknouen v.

Additional spellings: beknouen
67 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To know or realize (sth.), be aware of; (b) to recognize (sb.); biknoue(n, known, acquainted.

8. chervel n.

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Chervil Anthriscus cerefolium, used as a pot-herb and in medicaments.

9. fleil n.

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(a) Instrument used for threshing grain, a flail; (b) cap of a fleil, fleil cap, one of the bands of wood or leather (fastened about the end of the flail staff or the end of the swingle) through which…

10. frank-pleǧǧe n.

Additional spellings: frankplegge
11 quotations in 2 senses
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One of the mutually responsible members of a tithing, etc.

11. in prep.

1422 quotations in 30 senses
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(a) Inside (a solid object); immersed, or partly immersed, in (a fluid substance); enclosed in (fire, the air, etc.); (b) into (a solid, liquid, etc.); (c) in or into the surface of (sth.), pierced or…

12. mid adj. & pref.

66 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Middle, mid-; mid strem, the middle of the stream; mid theigh (leg), the middle of the thigh (leg); in the mid se (sheld), in the middle of the sea (shield); in the mid side, ?in the middle; to

13. neighebor n.

83 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) One who dwells nearby, a neighbor; a fellow citizen; an inhabitant of a nearby town or country; (b) of a country, part of the body, a bee: a neighbor (to another country, another bodily part…

14. prǒud adj.

228 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) Guilty of the sin of Pride; haughty, arrogant; also, obstinate, rebellious; (b) proudest of pride, supremely proud; proud as lucifer; proud herte, proud heart; -- also as surname or epithet; maken

15. psalmen v.

8 quotations in 1 sense
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To sing Psalms or songs, sing praise (to God) in Psalms; praise (sth.) with Psalms; psalmed writes, writings composed as Psalms, the Psalter.

16. sēdil adj.

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?Gentle.

17. senāt(e n.

Additional spellings: senate
12 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The ancient Roman senate; also, the members of the senate; (b) the ruling council of the Jews; (c) the governing body of a city.

18. spenden v.

228 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) To spend money, expend wealth; also fig.; (b) to spend (money, an amount or a specified sum of money), pay out, disburse; pay (expenses); expend (wealth, treasure, etc.); also fig.; also, spend…

19. 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.

20. stille adv.

199 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Silently, noiselessly, without a sound; without speaking; stille as ston; beren stille, refl. to bear oneself silently, keep still; (b) lien (setten, sitten, stonden) stille, to lie (sit, stand)…

21. thā̆n def. art. & adj.(1)

249 quotations in 6 senses
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Referring to a specific member of a class and used anaphorically, pointing to a person or thing previously mentioned: the, that, this: (a) with noun; (b) with noun, now further specified by an adj., a…

22. thas def. art. & adj.

109 quotations in 5 senses
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Referring to a specific member of a class and used anaphorically, pointing to a person or thing previously mentioned: the, that, this: (a) with noun; thas weies (aweies), in this manner; (b) with…

23. tīme n.(2)

847 quotations in 22 senses
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(a) Temporal duration; the duration of the world;—also pl.; worldes time; fulnesse (ful-filling, plente) of time, the full measure of time, appointed time; thinges of time, temporal things; under the

24. tī̆tlen v.

23 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To write (sth.) down, record, chronicle; list (sth.); also, inscribe (a symbol, name, etc.); also, with adv.: titlen in [quot. c1450(?a1400)]; ppl. titled as adj.: inscribed [quot. c1400]; (b) to…

25. tọ̄ adv.(1)

166 quotations in 11 senses
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In expressions of motion: (a) to a place; to this place, here; to that place or person, there; also used redundantly following prep. phrase with to [last 2 quots.]; hard in goinge to, hard to get at…

26. toren-eȝe adj.

Additional spellings: toreneȝe
4 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Bleary-eyed; also, of the eyes: bleared; (b) as noun phrase: ?bleariness or rheuminess of the eyes; ?bleary eyes.

27. unclū̆stren v.

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To unfasten (a lock);—used in fig. context.