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1. helpen v.

263 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To give aid or assistance to (sb. or sth.), be an assistant to (sb.); help (sb. to do sth.), help (sth. be done); helpen aloft (up), help (sb.) up; helpen doun with, help (sb.) get (sth.) down…

2. marken v.(1)

233 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) To set the boundaries or limits of (a plot of land, body of water, etc.); stake out; (b) of a sea or river: to reach the shore; (c) ppl. marked, of armies or troops: spread out, extended in width…

3. 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.

4. 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].

5. pōke n.

37 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A sack, pouch, bag [in some quots. perhaps a measure of quantity, but see quot.: a1500]; pissinge poke, provande poke, sond poke [see pissinge, provende, sond]; (b) a full, elongated type of…

6. slēn v.

449 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) To strike (sth.), beat; pitch (a tent); light (a fire); strike off (a head from the body); beat (metal into a shape) [quot.: c1175(?OE) HRood]; -- used without obj.; slen of, cut off (someone's…

7. suster n.

191 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) A female sibling, a sister or half-sister; suster quene, a sister who is a queen; seinte petres suster, ?a personification of the White Paternoster; trusten to suster no brother, to trust no one…

8. though conj.

274 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) In spite of the fact that, although; also, however much, however many; (b) in clauses restricting or otherwise qualifying the statement of the main clause: except that; granted that; even though…

9. thurven v.

172 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) Of a candle: to be necessary (for sb.), be needed, avail; (b) impers. hit thare, used parenthetically: it is necessary; (c) ?impers. thurte, he experienced (no lack of knights at his disposal).

10. til prep.

372 quotations in 16 senses
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In phrases with verbs of motion expressed or implied; —freq. used postpositively: (a) onward to and into (a place, country, heaven, hell, etc.); also, in comb. with adv.: up til; til honde, into…