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1. bōthe num. (as n., adj., & conj.)

369 quotations in 6 senses
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As noun: Two together, both; -- in various constructions: (a) alone; (b) the two of them; the bothe; (c) both here (theire) hedes, the heads of both of them; etc.; (d) here bother (baþre, bothe,

2. cunte n.

17 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A woman's private parts; cunte-beten, impotent (man); (b) the corresponding organ(s) of a female animal; (c) sexual intercourse; (d) in place names and surnames; grope cunte lane [see gropen v.]…

3. Flē̆ming n.

21 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A native of Flanders; a person of Flemish birth or ancestry; ?a peddler [Competition in trade colored the Englishman's view of the Flemmings from the 14. cent. on; see esp. quots. 1390, a1450…

4. họ̄p n.

36 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A circular band of wood or metal, used for barrels, wheels, candelabra; a hoop, ring; welle hop, q.v.; (b) a circular band used to support the sign outside a house or inn; (c) one of the ribs of a…

5. lak n.

124 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Lack, absence, want; shortage, deficiency; default of payment; lak of sacramentes, failure to receive the sacraments; no lak (of, no shortage (of, no deficiency (of; pens lak, q.v.; (b) for lak of

6. pǒuren v.(1)

17 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To gaze intently, look closely; pouren after, watch closely for (sth.); pouren in, gaze intently into or at (sth.), stare into; pouren upon, gaze on (sth.), look closely on; (b) pouren in (on,

7. querkenen v.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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To suffocate (sb.), choke.

8. rennen v.(1)

936 quotations in 33 senses
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(a) Of humans: to run, move quickly on foot; also of angels, centaurs, devils, monopodes, etc.; rennen and (other) rennen, go on foot and (or) ride; (b) comen rennen, comen (gon) renninge, to come…

9. shrīven v.

147 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Refl. To make confession, make confession (to sb., to God); also iron., with implication of impending decease [quot.: Chaucer TC]; (b) refl. shriven o (of), to confess (sins), make confession of…

10. stern(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: sterne
24 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The rear section of a ship, the stern; stern post; stern shete, the rear portion of a ship; stern skegge, a wooden projection aft of the stern; leven at stern, to outdistance another ship; (b)…

11. stē̆ten v.

17 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To make a thrust, strike; strike (sb.); thrust (a spear); also, push hard on (gates); steten doun, knock (sb.) down; steten on, set on (sb.), strike at; ben stet on, trample on (sb.); (b) to fall…

12. stoppen v.

235 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) To obstruct (a street, lane, passage, an entrance, etc.) with a physical barrier, block; close (a port), prevent access to; blockade (the sea), close to traffic; block (someone's way); also fig.

13. tenth(e num.

Additional spellings: tenthe
83 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Ordinal number as adj.: tenth; (b) in combs. & phrases: tenth del (part), one-tenth of a whole; also, a small part, a fraction; also, a tithe [1st quot.; cp. 2.(b)]; tenth houre (time), the tenth…

14. wīken v.(2)

3 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To fail, flag; also, refl. give way; (b) ben weken, to be yielded up.