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21. wain n.(2)

6 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Profit, advantage, benefit; (b) spoils, booty; ?also, victory [2nd quot.].

22. wainǒun n.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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As a term of abuse: a lazy dog, a worthless person.

23. wain-pain n.

Additional spellings: wainpain
11 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) One who earns one’s bread, a servant, laborer; also used contemptuously [1st quot.]; (b) a gauntlet [cp. gain-pain n.]; (c) as surname.

24. wait(e n.

Additional spellings: waite
81 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A watcher, an observer, onlooker; a covert observer, spy (b) a lookout, watchman, sentinel; a military guard; also, a palace or city guard; also fig.; waites place, a lookout post; (c) a…

25. waiten v.

216 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) To direct one’s gaze, look; gaze (out a window or cave opening); waiten abouten, waiten him umbe, etc (b) to fasten one’s gaze (on sb. or sth.), look (at sb. or sth.); stare (into sth.); (c) to…

26. walop n.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A gallop;—used only in adv. phrase: a walop, at a gallop; (b) as surname.

27. warance n.

6 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The plant madder (Rubia tinctorum); (b) ?the plant crosswort (Galium cruciata).

28. warant n.

73 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) One who guards or defends, a protector;—also used of God; also, a champion; drauen to warant, to resort to or betake oneself (to sb. or Christ) as a protector or for protection;—also refl. (b)…

29. waranten v.

41 quotations in 3 senses
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To act as protector, afford protection [quot. a1470, 2nd]; protect (sb. or sth., oneself), shield; also, guarantee the safety of (sth.), guard; save (sb. from death), rescue.

30. ward(e n.

Additional spellings: warde
190 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Keeping, care, custodial possession; safekeeping, storage; protection, preservation; maintenance; sauf ward [see also sauf adj. 6.(c)]; ward store, provisions, stores [prob. by reanalysis of warne

31. wā̆rde-brāce n.

Additional spellings: wardebrace
5 quotations in 1 sense
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A piece of armor for the arm.

32. warde-cors n.

Additional spellings: wardecors
12 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A cloak, mantle; also, a tunic; (b) a bodyguard; also, an attendant, esquire; (c) as surname.

33. wardein n.

115 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A guardian, protector, defender; a rescuer, preserver; also fig. and in fig. context; also, a heavenly patron; a guardian angel (b) one who is responsible for guarding, safeguarding, or attending…

34. warden v.(1)

47 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To stand guard, keep watch; protect (against sth.), guard; also in fig. context; also, defend oneself [last quot.] (b) to protect (sb. or sth., oneself), defend, guard; protect (sb. or sth.…

35. warde-rōbe n.

Additional spellings: warderobe
46 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A room for the storage of clothing, armor, and similar articles; a closet; a dressing room; also in fig. context; also, a private chamber or small apartment (b) a stock or supply of clothing;…

36. warishen v.

53 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To regain one’s health or happiness, get well, recover; recover (from pain, sickness, etc.) (b) to effect a cure; also, effect the reversal of a magical transformation; effect a cure (for an…

37. warisǒun n.

56 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A reward or payment bestowed by a superior in exchange for some service; also used iron. [quot. a1470]; also, specif. a reward in the form of property (b) heavenly reward; hevenli warisoun,…

38. warnen v.

207 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) To give notice of some existing circumstance or a past or coincident event, make something known (b) to inform (sb., sb. of sth.), notify, advise; (c) to announce (sth. to sb.), proclaim,…

39. warnestōr(e n.

Additional spellings: warnestore
17 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Provisions of foodstuffs, provender; ?also, the action of provisioning [1st quot.]; pl. stores, supplies; in warnestor, in storage, in stock, on hand [last quot.] (b) military supplies, including…

40. warnishen v.

30 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To furnish (a city, castle, etc.) with supplies of foodstuffs or with men, provision, garrison; also, man (boats); equip (a house) for defense, fortify, make secure (b) in Biblical usage: ppl. wa