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1. after- prefix

68 quotations in 2 senses
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Verbal cpds.: (a) after- bending, the second bending, a bending back (of a bow); prob., the shaping process which gives the ends a curvature the reverse of that at the center; after- berende, bearing…

2. ampulle n.

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(a) A small flask [of glass or metal]; (b) a small flask of consecrated water or oil [commonly carried by pilgrims returning from a shrine]; ampulla.

3. anker n.

42 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A ship's anchor; casten, laien, senden out anker; drauen up, halen, highen, pullen up, taken up, weien (up) anker; riden at, bi, on anker; (b) a weight; (c) a fastening device, a mooring.

4. apostle n.

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One of the Twelve Apostles of Christ; apostles twelve; also, a missionary or evangelist of the early Church, such as St. Paul; apostle of Engelonde; apostle of hethen men.

5. 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.

6. arche-bishop, erche-bishop n.

Additional spellings: archebishop, erche-bishop, erchebishop
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(a) An archbishop of the Roman (or Greek) Church; (b) the see of an archbishop.

7. arche-dēken, erche-dekēn n.

Additional spellings: archedeken, erche-deken, erchedeken
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The chief administrative officer of an archbishop or bishop, who presided over the ecclesiastical court of the diocese, had powers of visitation, inducted candidates into benefices, imposed penance…

8. ark(e n.

Additional spellings: arke
63 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A chest or box; a large box or bin for storing meal or grain; a coffer for money or valuables, treasure chest; a coffin; (b) ark keper, a treasurer; ark maker, ark wright, a maker of chests or…

9. aube n.

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(a) An ecclesiastical vestment (usually of white linen) reaching to the ankles, an alb; also, the Greek poderis, the Hebrew ephod; (b) aube girdel, girdle used to gather the alb at the waist.

10. aunǧel n.

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One of the celestial servants of God, an angel.

11. autē̆r n.

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(a) The altar of a church; also, the altar placed before the shrine or image of a saint; (b) heigh auter, chef auter, the high altar, the altar on which the Eucharist is offered; sacrement of the

12. batte n.

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A type of Flemish ship.

13. box n.(1)

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(a) The box tree (Buxus sempervirens) or its wood; box tre; box table, a tablet of boxwood (for inscriptions); (b) rendering L sambucus 'elder' erroneously.

14. Britǒun n. & adj.

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(a) A native of the British Isles, a Celt; (b) a Breton; (c) a Breton apple.

15. candel n.

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(a) A candle, a taper; (b) a medicinated candle; (c) a candelabrum; (d) fig. a star; candel of jelousie, the sun.

16. canker n.(1)

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(a) A cancer, carcinoma; also, an ulcerated non-malignant tumor, a spreading ulcer; (b) ulceration of a wound, gangrene in a wound or ulcer; (c) a sore in the mouth, ?canker sores; ?also, an abscess…

17. canǒun n.(1)

38 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Ecclesiastical law, canon law; also, an authoritative statement or writing of the Church; (b) a rule or principle; also, a rule or set of rules in written form, an authoritative statement.

18. celle n.

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A subordinate monastic establishment.

19. clerk n.

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(a) A member of the clergy (as distinguished from the laity), an ecclesiastic, cleric; clerk possessioner, a member of one of the endowed orders; (b) one of the secular clergy (as distinguished from…

20. cǒvel n.

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(a) A tub, vat, or bucket; (b) covel staf, covel tre, a pole for carrying a two-handled tub or vat.