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1. ward(e n.

Additional spellings: warde
190 quotations in 7 senses
Sense / Definition
(a) Keeping, care, custodial possession; safekeeping, storage; protection, preservation; maintenance; sauf ward [see also sauf adj. 6.(c)]; ward store, provisions, stores [prob. by reanalysis of warne

2. warden v.(1)

47 quotations in 3 senses
Sense / Definition
(a) To stand guard, keep watch; protect (against sth.), guard; also in fig. context; also, defend oneself [last quot.] (b) to protect (sb. or sth., oneself), defend, guard; protect (sb. or sth.…

3. warnen v.

207 quotations in 7 senses
Sense / Definition
(a) To give notice of some existing circumstance or a past or coincident event, make something known (b) to inform (sb., sb. of sth.), notify, advise; (c) to announce (sth. to sb.), proclaim,…

4. wasp n.

24 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) An insect of one of the superfamilies Vespoidea and Sphecoidea, esp. a member of the genus Vespa, a wasp or hornet; also in fig. context; wasp been, ?waspish, aggressive bees; waspe(s nest (b) in…

5. werreien v.

104 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To wage war, go to war; attack, do battle, fight, harry; werreien forth; werreien samen, wage mutual war, fight each other (b) werreien ayen (ayenes), to engage in war against (sb., a city),…

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