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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. riveling n.

6 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A rawhide shoe or boot; (b) as a derogatory nickname for a Scot.

3. treu(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: treue
107 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) A pledge to cease hostilities for a lengthy or an indefinite period of time, usu. as a preliminary to further negotiation or the formal establishment of a peace; also, the peace established…

4. tuft n.

17 quotations in 1 sense
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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…

5. welle-cresse n.

Additional spellings: wellecresse
14 quotations in 1 sense
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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)…

6. wīle n.(1)

61 quotations in 2 senses
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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