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1. 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.

2. arnement n.

16 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A black coloring matter or pigment; black ink; (b) a pigment used in glass painting; prob., ferric oxide [cp. Knowles in Antiq.50].

3. -aunt suf.

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(a) In many pr.ppls. taken from OF, e.g. abound-a(u)nt, appar-a(u)nt, ard-a(u)nt, arrog-a(u)nt, charge-a(u)nt, ramp-aunt, -and, etc.; (b) in a number of nouns (orig. ppls.) adopted from OF, as…

4. availen v.

103 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To help (sb.), assist; do good to (sb.), benefit, be profitable to; (b) refl. to help oneself, succeed; (c) impers. or with delayed subject: availeth, it availeth, it avails (sb.), it profits, it…

5. carre n.

33 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A cart or wagon; often, a small vehicle carrying half as much as a cart; (b) carre bond, the tire of a cart wheel; carre chain, a cart chain; carre clout, an iron plate protecting the axle of a…

6. cā̆se n.(1)

39 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A box, chest, casket, case; as a case, like a chest, as big as a chest; corporal case, corporas case, a case or container for a corporal cloth; (b) a quiver for arrows; a case for bows or bows and…

7. damisēle n.

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An unmarried woman, a maiden or maiden lady, esp. one of noble or good family; also, any young woman or girl.

8. dēmūr adj.

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Quiet, well-mannered, poised, dignified, grave, sedate; of the sea: calm; benigne and demur, kind and gentle; demur of age, mature; also as AF surname.

9. endeuen v.(1)

38 quotations in 3 senses
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To induct or put (someone into an office, benefice, or condition); to initiate (someone into a branch of learning).

10. endǒuen v.

21 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To provide (someone) with worldly goods, a livelihood, or privileges; to endow (a church, temple, etc.); --often with of, with, or in phrase of the thing given; (b) to grant (a privilege), to…

11. entermē̆ten v.

62 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To intervene (in a conflict), to interpose, interfere;--often refl. and with of, in, on, with phrase; (b) to intrude (oneself), encroach (upon something), meddle or interfere (with matters which…

12. envoisen v.(1)

5 quotations in 1 sense
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Hunt. Of hounds: (a) to follow a scent; (b) to follow the wrong scent.

13. es- pref.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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Prefix of verbs and action nouns adopted from OF, e.g. es-cāpen, es-chaunǧen, es-pleiten, es-soinen. It is not formative in ME. as- and a-, the AF variants of this prefix, occur alongside the CF…

14. estāt n.

301 quotations in 32 senses
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(a) State or condition; (b) stature, build, bodily form; (c) of God, the soul, immortal life, etc.: nature, essential character.

15. -iǒun suf.

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Derivational suffix usually in nouns from L or OF: accioun, contradiccioun, dominioun, temptacioun, etc.; also in ME formations, often diminutives: conjeccion, merlioun, oinion, carioun (var. of…

16. lē̆sarde n.

19 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A lizard; esp. the stellion;(b) ?a crocodile, ?a serpent; (c) a dagger, dirk; ?also, the point of a weapon, sharp point; (d) her. a representation of a lizard, (?) or of a salamander.

17. litugures n.

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A magical stone, ligure.

18. memorī(e n.

Additional spellings: memorie
111 quotations in 6 senses
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The faculty of memory; celles of memori [see celle 6.]; hurting in the memori, impairment or loss of (one's) memory; in wills: being in god memori, in god minde and sauf memori, haven gode knouinge

19. mẹ̄ven v.

462 quotations in 14 senses
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(a) To move (sb. or sth.), shift; remove (sth.), dislodge; move (sth.) about, shake, disturb; stir (a liquid); apply (sth.); also fig.; meven hat ne hod, remove hat nor hood, uncover the head; meven

20. -ǒur suf.

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A derivational suffix forming agent nouns: auctour, avauntour, gilour, hasardour, malfesour, protectour, saviour, etc.; designations of persons having certain trades, professions, or offices…