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1. fēmē̆l(e, -āl(e adj. & n.

Additional spellings: femele, femal, female
50 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Of man and animals: female; a female; (b) femel complexioun, the physiological 'constitution' of a female (in accordance with the 'humor' theory).

2. ruffīne adj.

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3. scā̆rs(e adj.

Additional spellings: scarse
64 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Insufficient or barely sufficient in amount, number, or effect; small in amount, few in number, rare; of hair: sparse; of a text: lacking needed explanation; (b) limited in area, narrow, cramped…

4. sē̆riǒus adj.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Arranged in sequence, continuous; (b) serious, earnest, resolute; also, as noun: seriousness, gravity.

5. thane def. art. & adj.

199 quotations in 5 senses
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Referring to a specific member of a class and used anaphorically, pointing to a person or thing previously mentioned: the, that, this: (a) with noun; also with noun used as indirect obj. [1st quot.]…