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21. tuft n.

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(a) A bunch or gathering of hairs, feathers, twigs, etc. attached at the base, a clump; tuft of roddes (twigges), a stand of young shoots, an osier bed; (b) an ornamental tassel or knob; a crest on a…

22. welle-cresse n.

Additional spellings: wellecresse
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(a) The plant watercress (Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum); also, the plant fenugreek;—prob. the European Trigonella foenum-graecum, but possibly its British relative, Trifolium ornithopodioides (b)…

23. werle n.

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Some sort of covering or adornment for the head, prob. a circlet; ?a garland.

24. wīle n.(1)

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(a) An act of deceit, a deception, trick; an underhanded scheme, a subterfuge; a plot, machination; also, a clever maneuver, tactic, cunning strategy; also person. [quot. c1400(?a1387)]; wile and