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1. aqueþer pron.

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Either; aqueþer bath, both.

2. ēch pron.

178 quotations in 3 senses
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As an adj.: (a) Each and every; each; every; (b) every kind of, all kinds of; (c) any, any kind of, any at all; but (withouten) ech, without any.

3. eighte-sum pron.

Additional spellings: eightesum
2 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Eight in all; (b) as one of eight; with seven others.

4. either pron.

150 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Both (of two), both things, both persons;--also as adj.; (b) all (of more than two), one and all, every, any; (c) either..and, either..ge, eitherge..and, eitherge..ge, both..and; not only..but…

5. eiwhat pron.

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Everything.

6. elleswhat pron. & adv.

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As pron.: anything else.

7. ē̆verī pron.

188 quotations in 8 senses
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Stressing inclusiveness, totality: (a) one and all, everyone (of a class or group); (b) withouten everi, without any whatever.

8. ē̆verich-ōn pron.

Additional spellings: everichon
34 quotations in 2 senses
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Stressing inclusiveness or totality of number or kind: every one, every single one; one and all; -- often in apposition with a noun or pron. (earlier with gen.).

9. ewilch pron.

14 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Each and every, every; any (whatsoever); (b) iwhilch ān, each one, every one; (c) iwi(l-dēl, in every part, completely, wholly.

10. hẹ̄ pron.(1)

156 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) As anaphoric or pers.pron.: the male person referred to, he; het, he it; (b) pleonastic, or with emphatic repetition; (c) with appositional, or other, adjunct.

11. hẹ̄ pron.(2)

108 quotations in 4 senses
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As anaphoric or pers. pron., subject: (a) the female person referred to, she; (b) used pleonastically, or for emphasis; (c) with appositional adjunct; (d) he that, he the, he..that, she who.

12. hẹ̄ pron.(3)

83 quotations in 2 senses
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As subject: (a) of persons: they; (b) of animals or things: they; (c) used pleonastically, or repeated for emphasis; (d) with appositive following; (e) as noun; he of Normandi (Rome), the men of…

13. hem pron. (plural)

120 quotations in 4 senses
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As direct or indirect object of a verb, object of a prep. or inf.: them.

14. hem-self pron.

Additional spellings: hemself
68 quotations in 3 senses
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Emphatic pl. pron., having the same referent as the subject: themselves: (a) as appositive to the subject of a clause; (b) as reflexive object of a verb, inf., or ger.; (c) as object of a prep.; (d)…

15. hē̆r(e pron. (possessive plural)

Additional spellings: here
202 quotations in 8 senses
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With reference to persons: (a) denoting possession in the broadest sense: their; (b) her ouen, their own; her two, their two, both of their; (c) with sg. antecedent.

16. him pron.

227 quotations in 10 senses
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As object of a verb or preposition, subject or object of infinitive, etc.: (a) with reference to persons: the male person referred to, him; (b) with reference to male animals or animals having…

17. him-self pron.

Additional spellings: himself
151 quotations in 3 senses
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Emphatic sg. masc. pron. having the same referent as the subject; -- the referent is usually a male human being or a male animal but may also be a thing: (a) as an appositive to the subject of a…

18. hine pron.

53 quotations in 2 senses
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With male human or animal referent: (a) as object of a verb, subject or object of an infinitive: him; (b) as object of a preposition: him; (c) as reflexive object: himself; (d) used in impersonal…

19. hine-self pron.

Additional spellings: hineself
19 quotations in 1 sense
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With male human referent: himself: (a) as emphatic object of a verb; (b) as emphatic object of a preposition; (c) as reflexive object of a verb; (d) with impersonal verb.

20. hir(e pron.(1)

Additional spellings: hire
97 quotations in 6 senses
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With reference to persons: (a) denoting possession in a broad sense: her; (b) hir ouen, her own.

21. hir(e pron.(2)

Additional spellings: hire
159 quotations in 6 senses
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As direct or indirect object of a verb, object of a preposition or infinitive, etc.: (a) with reference to female persons: her; (b) with reference to female animals or to creatures having feminine…

22. hire-self pron.

Additional spellings: hireself
88 quotations in 2 senses
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Emphatic sg. fem. pron., having the same referent as the subject: herself: (a) as an appositive to the subject of a clause, an elliptical clause, or a ppl. phr.; (b) as reflexive object of a verb…

23. his pron.(1)

350 quotations in 6 senses
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Referring to a male human antecedent: his, of him: (a) modifying a noun which denotes something owned or something in one's charge or keeping; (b) modifying a noun denoting a part; his arm, his soule,

24. his pron.(2)

74 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) This man's money, his own property, his possessions, his kingdom, his home, etc.; that which is owed to him, his due; also fig.; of his, of his money, of his property, of his own; (b) his heart…

25. his pron.(3)

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The singular feminine object of a verb, referring to: (a) a woman: her; (b) a female animal: her; (c) a thing, an action, an abstraction: it; hes, his, he it.

26. hit pron.

533 quotations in 9 senses
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As subject of a verb: it; -- used with reference to: (a) an inanimate thing, abstraction, etc.; (b) an animal; also, a devil [neuter in OE as common noun]; (c) a child; (d) the general sense of a…

27. hō̆r-selfe pron.

Additional spellings: horselfe
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Themselves.

28. ich pron.

133 quotations in 3 senses
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The nom. sg. pron. used by the speaker to refer to himself: I: (a) as subject of a verb; (b) with noun as appositive; (c) as predicate pronoun.

29. ich-self pron.

Additional spellings: ichself
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Nom. sg. emphatic pron.: I myself.

30. ī̆lke pron.

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As adj.: designating a person, thing, time, place, etc., previously mentioned or about to be specified: same, very, aforementioned, given, specified: (a) with the, that, tho; (b) with this, these; (c)…

31. ink pron. (dual)

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As direct or indirect object of a verb, object of a prep. or inf.: you two; ink beien (bothe), both of you.

32. inker pron. (possessive dual)

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(a) Of two people: your; (b) in partitive constructions: inker bother, of both of you; inker either, each of you two; inker nother, neither of you two; inker notheres, of neither of you two; whether

33. ink-self pron. (dual)

Additional spellings: inkself
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As reflexive object of a verb: your two selves.

34. iwhilch pron.

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(a) Some people; (b) each one; anre iwhilch [OE ānra gehwilc], each one, every one.

35. iwhō pron.

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Every person, everyone.

36. mẹ̄ pron.(2)

239 quotations in 5 senses
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A first-person singular pronoun: (a) as direct object: me; -- often with a complement or as the subject of an infinitive; haven me excused, maken me man, leven me for to liven, maken me to studien

37. mẹ̄-self pron.

Additional spellings: meself
40 quotations in 2 senses
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Emphatic sg. first person pron.: (a) as an appositive to the subject of a clause: myself; (b) as reflexive object of verb or inf.: myself; (c) as object of a preposition; (d) as dative.

38. mīn pron.

541 quotations in 8 senses
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Modifying a noun denoting something in one's charge, control, or possession: my, of me, belonging to me; min catel, min hous, min instrument, min kingriche, min lond, etc.; perles min, table min.

39. mī-self pron.

Additional spellings: miself
117 quotations in 3 senses
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Emphatic sg. first person pron. used in appositive constructions: myself: (a) as appositive to the subject of a clause; (b) within a phrase serving as appositive to the subject of a clause; al)

40. neither pron.

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(a) Neither of two; neither..other; here neither, neither of them; (b) as adj.: neither of two, not one; neither nouther, neither one nor the other; (c) gram. neuter.

41. nōn pron.

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(a) No person(s; no one; no creature; (b) neither person; (c) nothing.

42. nō-thing pron.

Additional spellings: nothing
151 quotations in 3 senses
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Nothing; also, nobody: (a) as the unmodified subject of a finite verb or as a predicate nominative; (b) as direct object; niten no-thing her-of, to know nothing about this; setten no-thing bi (of)

43. nought pron.

328 quotations in 10 senses
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Nothing, naught; none: (a) with ben; litel other nought, little or nothing; nought of yester-dai, not a thing of the past; was hem nought ther-of, that was nothing to them; (b) as subject of verbs…

44. noughtes pron.

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(a) Nothing; freten to noughtes, to devour (oneself) completely; (b) as adj.: of no value, worthless; powerless, ineffectual; (c) as adv.: nothing, not at all.

45. nouther pron.

68 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Neither of the two; also, none of them [quots.: Vices & V.(1) & c1475]; (b) with of- or o- phrase: neither (of two persons or things); none (of us) [quot.: c1330]; (c) with genitive: here nouther,

46. ō̆n pron.

502 quotations in 14 senses
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(a) A certain unspecified person, someone; a man; on ledinge him, someone leading him, he being led; (b) modified by a following clause or phrase; on dredinge god, someone who fears God; on on live, a…

47. ọ̄̆ther pron.

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(a) The second of two persons or things, a second; the second in status [quot.: c1225]; on other, a second person or thing; swich on other, a second comparable person, animal, or thing; yer and other

48. ought pron.

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(a) Anything, anything whatever; also, anything of value or avail; ought muchel, any large amount of money; ought amounten, ben ought worth, to be worth anything, be of any avail; (b) ought of

49. ǒur(e pron.

Additional spellings: oure
448 quotations in 16 senses
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Our, of us: modifying a noun denoting something in our possession, charge, control, or use; in our armes, ?with our arms or armor, ?with our arms marked with our heraldic device; our ston, the…

50. outher pron.

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(a) Either of two or more, either one; one or the other; here outher, either of them; outher here, to either of them; (b) each of two or more, each one; both; here outher face, each of their faces…

51. sẹ̄ def. art. & pron.(1)

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As def.art.: (a) with nouns which were masc. or neut. in OE, used as subj.; also with masc. pron.; (b) with nouns which were masc. or neut. in OE, used as obj. or after prep.; (c) in sg.gen.; (d) with…

52. sẹ̄ def. art. & pron.(2)

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As def.art.: (a) with nouns which were fem. in OE, used as subj. or compl.; also with noun which was masc. or fem. in OF, used as compl.; (b) with nouns which were masc. or neut. in OE, used as subj…

53. self adj., n., & pron.

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(a) Intensifying a previous noun or pron.: himself, itself, etc.; -- postpositive with noun but separated from the pron. it modifies; (b) god (crist, oure lord, etc.) self, god al-mighti self; (c) ich

54. shẹ̄ pron.

165 quotations in 3 senses
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As anaph. or pers. pron.: (a) the female person referred to, she; (b) used pleonastically, or for emphasis; (c) with antecedent in apposition following: she; she this, usu. translating L haec or ista

55. sǒm pron.

189 quotations in 4 senses
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Sg. (a) Someone, somebody; one; a certain person, certain one; also, with partitive gen. or of phrase: one of (a specified group); som..som, one..another; (b) with ordinal number: the ferthe som, one…

56. swich pron.

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(a) A person, thing, etc. of the sort previously mentioned, described, or implied; a similar person, thing, etc.; this, this one; such a one; also, the same one; a swich, such a one; speken right

57. thā̆n pron.(1)

138 quotations in 6 senses
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As anaph. or dem. pron., referring to a previously mentioned specific person or thing: that one, him, it; than the, him who; also, that which, what [1st quot.].

58. thā̆n pron.(2)

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(a) As anaph. or dem. pron.: them, these, these things; than that (the), those who; (b) as rel. pron.: whom, which; than the, whom [some exx. could be construed as (a) and vice versa].

59. thane pron.

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(a) As anaph. or dem. pron.: that one, him, it; thane that, the one whom; thane the, the one who, him who; (b) as rel. pron.: whom, which; thane the [some exx. could be construed as (a) and vice…

60. thā̆re pron.(1)

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As anaph. or dem. pron.: it, that.

61. thā̆re pron.(2)

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As obj. of a prep., dat. of interest, etc., used anaphorically: (a) as dem. pron.: that one, it; thare the, that which [some exx. could also be construed as (c)]; (b) used indefinitely: her; thare

62. thā̆re pron.(3)

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As partitive gen., poss. gen., etc.: (a) As anaph. or dem. pron.: of these, of them, for them; following noten v.(1): them; thare that, of those who [some exx. could also be construed as (c)]; (b) as…

63. thas pron.

56 quotations in 3 senses
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As poss. gen., descriptive gen., etc., used anaphorically: (a) as dem. pron.: of that, of or about this, at that; following ileven v.(2) and iunnen v.: that, this; thas the, of that which, that which…

64. that pron.

229 quotations in 5 senses
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As anaph. or dem. pron., pointing to a person, an object, attribute, a condition, an event, a sequence of actions, an aggregate of things or qualities, etc. previously mentioned: that, it, all that…

65. thẹ̄̆ pron.(1)

47 quotations in 4 senses
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As anaph. or dem. pron., pointing to a person or thing previously mentioned or understood from the context: (a) Sg. he, the one, that one; also, that [quot. c1275]; also, further specified by a prep…

66. thẹ̄ pron.(2)

378 quotations in 7 senses
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As direct obj.: thee, you;—often with adj., ppl., inf., or prep. phrase as complement: (a) used for an offspring, a disciple, subject, subordinate, etc.;—often in direct address by God; (b) used for a…

67. 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]…

68. their(e pron.

Additional spellings: theire
202 quotations in 11 senses
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Their, of them;—modifying a noun denoting something in the charge, control, or possession of the persons referred to; their armes (hors, lond, etc.).

69. thēs(e pron.

Additional spellings: these
76 quotations in 3 senses
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As anaph. or dem. pron., pointing to previously mentioned persons or things, a group, or a series of persons, things, actions, etc.: these, those, they; also, as direct obj. or obj. of a prep.: them…

70. thẹ̄-self pron.

Additional spellings: theself
46 quotations in 3 senses
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Emphatic sg. second person pron. used as an appositive to the subj. of a clause: thyself, yourself; also as appositive to the unexpressed subj. of a verb in the impv. [quot. ?c1200, 2nd; could also be…

71. thīn pron.

425 quotations in 9 senses
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Thy, thine, your, of yours;—modifying a noun denoting: (a) something in the charge, control, or possession of the person addressed; thin god (hous, lond, riche, etc.); (b) something rhetorically…

72. this pron.

178 quotations in 4 senses
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As anaph. or dem. pron.: (a) pointing to a previously mentioned person or thing: this, this one, he, she, him, etc.; also, pointing to a previously mentioned group or series of ingredients, actions…

73. thī-self pron.

Additional spellings: thiself
73 quotations in 3 senses
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Emphatic sg. second person pron. used in appositive constructions: thyself, yourself: (a) as appositive to the subj. of a clause; ?also, for yourself [quot. c1450(?a1400)]; (b) as appositive to the…

74. thō pron.(1)

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As anaph. or dem. pron., pointing to a previously mentioned thing, used as direct obj.: that one, that, it.

75. thō pron.(2)

81 quotations in 4 senses
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As anaph. or dem. pron., pointing to previously mentioned persons or things or a series of persons or things [occas. the antecedent is understood from the context]: (a) used as subj., compl., or in…

76. thōs(e pron.

Additional spellings: those
36 quotations in 2 senses
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As anaph. or dem. pron., pointing to previously mentioned persons, things, etc.: these, those, they; also, as direct obj. or obj. of a prep.: them: (a) with pron. alone; ?also as rel. pron.: which…

77. thǒu pron.

207 quotations in 3 senses
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As subject of a verb or occas. an implied verb: thou, you: (a) used for an offspring, a disciple, subject, one who is of a lower social rank or in a disadvantageous position, etc.; also in apposition…

78. thǒu-self pron.

Additional spellings: thouself
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Emphatic sg. second person pron. used independently as subj. of a clause: thou thyself, you yourself, you.

79. thullich pron.

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(a) As anaph. or dem. pron., pointing to a previously mentioned person or thing: such people, these, such; such a thing; such things, these, such; also further specified by a following list [quot…

80. unk pron.

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(a) As direct obj. of a verb: us two, the two of us; also, as indirect obj.: to the two of us; unk bothe, us both (b) as obj. of a prep.: us two, us both; unk two, unk bo (bothe); (c) as refl.: our…

81. unker pron.

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(a) As poss. adj.: of us two, our; also, in the charge, control, or possession of us two; (b) in partitive construction: whether unker, which of us two; whichever of us two.

82. ū̆s pron.

160 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) As direct obj. of a verb: us;—sometimes with complement or in elliptical clause; us alle (twein, bothe two), alle us (b) as direct obj. of an inf., inf. phrase, or a ppl.: us; us alle (bothe,

83. wẹ̄ pron.

160 quotations in 8 senses
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The 1st person nom. pl. pron.: we;—used for: (a) a plurality of speakers (b) the speaker as a spokesman for more than one person; (c) the speaker in conjunction with the person or persons addressed…

84. wẹ̄-self pron.

Additional spellings: we self
5 quotations in 1 sense
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Emphatic 1st person pl. pron.: (a) used for a plurality of speakers: we ourselves; also, in apposition to a preceding pron.: ourselves [2nd quot.] (b) in indefinite usages: all of us, we; (c) used in…

85. whan pron.

57 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) As indef. pron. referring to a person, used as direct obj. or obj. of a prep.: someone; (b) in adv. phrase: a litel whan, for a little while [cp. litel what phr. 2.(b)].

86. what pron.

346 quotations in 14 senses
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(a) A thing; ?also, error for wat n.(1) [last quot.]; on what, one single thing (b) anything; something; what litles, any little thing, some little thing; what hores (iveles), any foulness (harm); …

87. what-sō pron.

Additional spellings: whatso
52 quotations in 3 senses
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As an independent relative with indefinite or generalizing force referring to a thing, an abstraction, etc., introducing noun clauses: (a) functioning as direct obj. or occas. obj. of prep. in main…

88. whether pron.

59 quotations in 2 senses
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As interrog. pron., usu. with ref. to two persons, objects, or abstractions presented as alternatives to one another: which one?, which?; also, which (of these)?; whetheres fere, whose companion?

89. which pron.

305 quotations in 10 senses
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As interrog. pron. in direct questions: (a) referring to a person or a personification, used as subj. or pred. nom.: who?; which one?; also, what kind of person (b) referring to a thing, an…

90. whō pron.

211 quotations in 9 senses
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As indef. pron. referring to a person and used as subj.: (a) anyone, someone, one; also [last quot.], each one;—sometimes with ellipsis of verb (b) in subordinate clauses introduced by but, if, or …

91. whōm pron.

202 quotations in 12 senses
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As indef. pron. referring to a person, usu. in comb. with an indef. adj.: (a) as direct obj. or obj. of prep.: anyone; ani (everi, som other) whom, anyone, someone, everyone (b) as subj.: ani whom,…

92. whōm-sō pron.

Additional spellings: whomso
16 quotations in 2 senses
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As an independent relative with indefinite or generalizing force referring to a person or persons and used as obj. of various kinds, introducing noun clauses: (a) functioning as subj. in main clause…

93. whōm-sum pron.

Additional spellings: whomsum
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(a) As indef. pron. referring to a person and used in dat. construction: anyone (b) as an independent relative with indefinite force referring to a person and used as direct obj., introducing a noun…

94. whōs pron.

175 quotations in 14 senses
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As indef. pron. referring to an abstraction and used as genitive obj. with bidden v.: anything.

95. whō-sō pron.

Additional spellings: whoso
135 quotations in 5 senses
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As indef. pron. referring to a person and used as subj.: (a) in subordinate clauses introduced by but conj.: a person, one, he or she [1st 2 quots. could also be construed as sense 2.(f)] (b) in…

96. wit pron.

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As subj. of a verb or an implied verb: (a) we two, the two of us; (b) wit (…) bo, wit bothe, wit twein, both (the two) of us; wit…unk-self, we…ourselves.

97. yẹ̄ pron.

196 quotations in 5 senses
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As subject of a verb or occas. an implied verb, with plural referent: you: (a) addressing more than one person, bird, object, abstraction, etc.; also, you and he [quot. c1475]; ye and youres (b)…

98. yit pron.

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As subj. of a verb: (a) you two; (b) yit (…) bo, yit (…) bothe, both of you; (c) with more than two persons as referent: you;—?error for ye pron.

99. yǒu pron.

384 quotations in 21 senses
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As direct obj. with plural referent: you: (a) addressed to more than one person or reification (b) with indef. pron. or adj. or num.: you alle, alle…you; you bothe; you ech on; you thre; (c)…

100. yǒur pron.

388 quotations in 24 senses
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Your;—modifying a noun denoting something in the charge, control, or possession of the person(s addressed, or something rhetorically assigned to the person(s addressed as something to be dealt with…