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101. tunicle n.

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(a) Eccl. A vestment similar to, or sometimes identical with, the dalmatic or the alb specifically assigned to the subdeacon assisting at the Mass; vestement of tunicle; (b) a regal or ceremonial…

102. turnǒur n.(1)

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(a) One who fashions objects of wood, metal, etc. on a lathe;—usu. with ref. to a member of the guild of turners; also, a basketmaker; (b) one who turns a spit; turnour of broches, spite turnour; (c)…

103. tū̆tīe n.

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(a) The crude zinc oxide obtained by the smelting of copper ore with zinc and freq. used in medicinal compounds, tutty, pompholyx; tutie ablute (washed, washen), washen tutie, tutty purified through…

104. valet n.

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(a) A male servant; a groom; also, a knight’s attendant, yeoman; ?a military orderly [quot. 1357]; valettis graines, ?livery or cloth for livery of guildsmen’s servants [quot. 1425-6] (b) in…

105. vaut(e n.

Additional spellings: vaute
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(a) A structural or decorative arch; an arched interior roof-structure or ceiling; vaut ston, a vault stone; chirche vaut; (b) ?a lid or cover for a container.

106. vavasǒur n.

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(a) A feudal tenant holding land of some other vassal, a subvassal; a feudal vassal, a liegeman; also, a member of the landholding nobility, presumably ranking below a baron;—often used in contrast…

107. velvet n.

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(a) A soft, piled cloth, velvet; a piece of such cloth (b) in phrases: velvet upon velvet, a patterned velvet cloth of some kind; velvet upon satin, ?a patterned velvet and satin cloth; also, in…

108. verdit n.

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(a) Law A decision rendered by a jury in an inquest or a court case, verdict; verdit yeldinge; yeven verdit; seien (supposen) for verdit, to find (that sth. is or was the case), make a ruling (b) a…

109. vermilǒun n.

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(a) Naturally occurring or synthetic mercuric sulfide, cinnabar; ?also, red lead or another similar red compound (b) cinnabar as a commodity, prob. in its raw state but in some cases perh. prepared…

110. vermin n.

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(a) Coll. Animals regarded as dangerous, monstrous, or foul or exciting fear and revulsion, such as snakes, lizards, toads, and scorpions (b) coll. noxious or pestiferous animals; bestes of vermin;…

111. vernish n.

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One or more kinds of resin or gum, or such held in solution and intended for use as a decorative or protective coating on wood or other material, varnish; ?also, varnish used as a vehicle or mordant…

112. vessel n.

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(a) A small, portable container, esp. one for storage or serving of food or drink; a flask, pitcher, jug, cup, dish, pot, etc.; a piece of household tableware, a kitchen utensil, etc.; also, an…

113. vileinī(e n.

Additional spellings: vileinie
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Fig. The condition or state of being a thrall to sin.

114. vī̆ol n.

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A bowed stringed instrument, fiddle.

115. virel n.

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(a) A ring, band, or cap, usu. of metal, put around the end of a piece of wood, the handle of an implement, etc., a ferrule (b) a metal pivot on the projecting end of an axle on a crane, windlass,…

116. wareine n.

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(a) A tract of land set aside for small game, usu. privileged by royal grant and used for breeding; kinges wareine, a royal hunting preserve; (b) the right to keep or hunt the animals in a warren.

117. warnement n.

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?A garment; pl. equipment, gear, etc.

118. warnestōr(e n.

Additional spellings: warnestore
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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…

119. weif n.

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Law (a) Property, including livestock, app. ownerless and hence subject to seizure and forfeiture, abandoned goods; weif and strai (b) a piece of such property, a stray domestic animal; weifs and

120. wer(re n.

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(a) Large-scale military conflict between countries, peoples, rulers, etc. or between factions or forces within a single country, war, warfare;—also pl.; wer faringe, q.v.; open (pleine) wer, open…