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1. ampte n.

29 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) An ant; (b) ampte eiren, the pupae of ants; ampte hil, ant hill; empt hors [cp. OE æmetan hors, O. Cockayne, Leechdoms 2.42], the pupae of ants.

2. ān-sǣte n.

Additional spellings: ansæte
1 quotation in 1 sense
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A recluse.

3. anvelt n.

17 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Anvil; (b) anfel-stock, the block or base of an anvil.

4. atter n.

35 quotations in 4 senses
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Poison, venom (as of reptiles); -- also attrib. [quots.Bod.Hom. & Cursor].

5. bal n.

76 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) A round body; sphere, globe, orb; turnen as a bal, to turn as does Fortune's ball; (b) the orb borne together with a scepter as an emblem of sovereignty; (c) a rounded protuberance or boss for…

6. bearde n.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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Bearing, conduct; niþinges bearde, cowardly conduct; uppe niþinges bearde, on pain of being branded as a coward.

7. bī-live n.

Additional spellings: bilive
13 quotations in 1 sense
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The means of subsistence, a livelihood (as of food, clothing, shelter); beggen, finden, winnen bi-live.

8. bī̆-smār(e n.

Additional spellings: bismar, bi-smare, bismare
49 quotations in 3 senses
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Ridicule, mockery, derision, disdain, or an instance of it; on (a) or for bi-smar, by way of mockery or ridicule, tauntingly, derisively; driven to bi-smar, engage in mockery, make fun of, be amused…

9. blẹ̄d, blēd n.

10 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Vegetation; produce, crop; (b) progeny; a scion (esp., of Christ).

10. bō̆dī n.

333 quotations in 14 senses
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(a) The whole physical frame of a living being; physique, body; bodi-lich, body [cp. līch body]; assaien bodi, test (one's) physique or physical prowess; (b) build, stature, figure; (c) bodi and

11. bōthe num. (as noun, adj., & conj.)

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

12. bǒugh n.

79 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A branch of a tree or bush; a main branch, a limb; also, a small branch or twig; (b) a branch of any kind of plant; a spray of an herb or shrub, a shoot, a branch of a vine, a palm frond; (c) a…

13. brẹ̄ n.

11 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Porridge, pulse; (b) broth (of meat), liquor (of vegetables);(c) ?a type of ale or beer; ?some sort of broth, juice, or liquor;bre mongere, a seller of such a commodity; ale bre, a drink made from…

14. brẹ̄ch n.

55 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) The undergarment covering the lower part of the body; underpants, drawers, or tights; brech and sherte, sark and brek; (b) brech, brek, as pl.; a pare brech, a pair of breeches.

15. brēde n.(1)

11 quotations in 1 sense
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Roasted or grilled meat; also, a roast.

16. bush n.(1)

71 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A woods, grove; thicket, underbrush; bank and bush, hill and (wooded) dale; under the bush, in (the shelter of) the woods; (b) rank growth.

17. caiser n.

32 quotations in 2 senses
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A Roman emperor, a Caesar; caiser of Rome.

18. chā̆fer n.

3 quotations in 1 sense
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A beetle of some kind.

19. chelle n.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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A vessel of some kind.

20. chēp n.

71 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) Bargaining, dickering; (b) a (good) bargain or purchase; (c) price asked or offered; þurh non chep, at no price; for negard chep, because of niggardliness; (d) value set (upon a person)…