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1. arudden v.

10 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To rid (sb. of danger, an enemy), rescue, save; (b) to free (sb.), liberate (a city).

2. atlen, -ien v.

Additional spellings: atlien
38 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To intend or plan (to do sth.); -- intr. or refl.; (b) seek or plan (sth.).

3. baiten v.

38 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To bait (an animal) with an attacking or herding dog; specif., to bait (a tied or confined bear, bull, or badger) in sport; (b) of a dog: to set on (an animal or person); perh. [quot.: a1375] to…

4. bannen v.

50 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To summon (troops) by proclamation; assemble (a fighting force); bannen out; (b) to assemble (a fleet) for an attack; (c) to gather (arms), make ready; to man or make ready (a castle).

5. berien v.

7 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To beat (sb.), whip; (b) to thresh (grain); (c) to beat (a path); ppl. bered, trodden.

6. biren v.

47 quotations in 3 senses
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him (etc.) birth: (a) with respect to circumstances, destiny, etc.: he is constrained or compelled (to do or suffer sth.), he must; biren nede(s, he must of necessity (do sth.); biren dien, he must…

7. bisperren v.

3 quotations in 1 sense
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To confine or enclose (as in a nunnery); lock up (as in a chest).

8. bī̆sten v.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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To buffet (sb.), pummel, flog, beat; also without obj., of waves: to dash, rage.

9. bleiken v.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To turn pale (as with fear); bleiken in blodi ble, blush; (b) to make (sb.) turn pale.

10. blenchen v.

57 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To move suddenly or sharply; jerk, twist; flinch, wince, dodge; blenchen aside; blenchen low, duck; blenchen broues, raise (one's) eyebrows or eyelids; blenchen of slepe, wake up suddenly; (b) of…

11. blē̆nden v.(2)

37 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To mix or blend (two things or one thing with another); blenden samme, blenden togeder; blenden among, blenden with; (b) to intersperse; suffuse; (c) to penetrate (sth.); immerse (in sth.); engulf…

12. breithen v.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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To rush.

13. brennen v.

351 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) To be consumed by fire; burn, burn down; brennen awai; of fire: burn; brennen up, flame up; brenning, on fire, fiery; (b) to destroy (sth.) with fire; put to the torch, reduce to ashes; brennen up

14. bresten v.

175 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To be broken, fall apart, break, shatter; bresten atwo, bresten atwinne, bresten in peces, bresten in sunder; (b) to break (sth.), shatter, crush; break (one's arm); ppl. brosten, of grain or…

15. brẹ̄ven v.

35 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To commit (sth.) to writing, write down; breved in boke, recorded or recounted in writing; (b) to give a (written) account (of sth., sb.); (c) to extol (sb.).

16. britten v.

13 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To mash; (b) to cut to pieces, dismember; (c) to shatter; demolish.

17. clīven v.

10 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To climb (steps, etc.); cliven up and doun; (b) fig. to climb (to perfection); cliven into (up) the hil of perfeccioun.

18. crẹ̄pen v.

148 quotations in 8 senses
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To crawl like a snake or worm; ppl. cropen, crawled, having crawled, that has (have) crawled; icropen in drit, crawling in filth.

19. dauen v.

48 quotations in 4 senses
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To dawn, grow light; dauen clere, dauen light, dauen (to) dai; (a) with subj. it; (b) with subj. dai.

20. deuen v.

19 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To shed dew or rain; also fig.; (b) of dawn or daylight: to come with refreshing dew, bring relief.

21. dingen v.

76 quotations in 6 senses
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To beat (sb.), scourge; also, overcome in fighting, defeat; intr. deal blows; of storms: beat upon (sb.).

22. drauen v.

766 quotations in 21 senses
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(a) To pull, tug, draw; pull in harness; (b) to pull (sb. or sth.), drag, tug at; pull up (a drawbridge); (c) to draw or withdraw (a part of the body); (d) to pull (a vehicle), tow (a ship), turn…

23. drīen v.(2)

99 quotations in 4 senses
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To perform or do (sth.); commit (sins); do (penance); drien wille, do (someone's) will; drien lif, lead (a certain kind of) life; drien wirdes, try (one's) luck.

24. drīpen, drippen v.

Additional spellings: drippen
9 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To fall in drops, drip; dripen of, drip from (sth.); ppl. driping, dripping, misty; (b) dripen on, to drop or dab (a liquid or salve) on (sth.); (c) dripen mid, to moisten or daub (sth.) with…

25. drīten v.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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To defecate; inf. as n. defecation or excrement.

26. ẹ̄pen v.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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To cry out.

27. fasten v.(1)

84 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) To make firm, stable, or stationary; to place or fix (in position), to plant firmly (in the ground); (b) to establish securely; pass. be established; refl. establish oneself (in a place), stay…

28. fēlen v.(2)

11 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To hide (something), conceal; to cover (something), bury, submerge; (b) to keep (something) secret, withhold knowledge.

29. flēn v.(2)

76 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To strip the skin from (a person, a part of someone's body); also, to tear the skin to shreds (by blows, scourging, etc.); to strip (the skin from the flesh); flen of, to flay off (the skin); flen

30. flēn v.(3)

2 quotations in 1 sense
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Of the mouth: to speak flatteringly or deceptively.

31. flouen v.

90 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Of a stream: to run, flow; also fig.; (b) of water or other liquid: to run; of blood, humors, pus: to move (within the body), run (to a part of the body).

32. forbresten v.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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To break in pieces, burst; to be shattered or crushed.

33. forhilen v.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To hide or conceal (something), shelter or protect (someone); (b) to keep secret (a fact, plan, purpose); (c) ?to conceal one's knowledge, be silent.

34. fostren, -i(e)n v.

Additional spellings: fostrien, fostrin
61 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To feed or nourish (a child); rear, bring up; to maintain (a servant in one's household) [quot.St.Kath.(1)]; fostren forth, fostren up; (b) to educate (someone), teach, train, instruct.

35. frainen v.

72 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To inquire about or ask (something); (b) to ask (someone's name); (c) to inquire (about something or someone);--with of or after phrase; (d) to ask questions.

36. frīen v.(1)

2 quotations in 1 sense
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To find fault, taunt.

37. gēren v.

91 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To prepare or equip (oneself); prepare (a corpse for burial); geren aweiward, prepare (oneself) to go away; (b) to equip (oneself) for fighting, arm (oneself); (c) to dress (sb., oneself); ppl. ge

38. gleimen v.

16 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To smear (sth.), make slimy or sticky; to congest (the stomach), nauseate (sb.); (b) of the slimy or viscous substance: ben gleimed, to be stuck together; gleimen togedres, stick together; (c) ppl

39. gliteren v.

33 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Of things: to flash, sparkle, glitter, shine; reflect light; (b) to have a false or misleading glitter.

40. greithen v.

184 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) To prepare (sth.), arrange, make ready; prepare the way for (sth.); (b) to prepare (food), cook, dress; (c) to complete (preparations); trim (a lamp); skin and cut up (game); wash (a vessel)…

41. hēlden v.

138 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To pour (sth.), pour away, spill; heap, pile up; throw out (ashes); helden ful, fill (a dish) full (of blood); helden in with, pour (water) on (sth.); (b) fig. to shed (grace, joy, light, etc.)…

42. hēlen v.(1)

106 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To cure, heal; heal (sb., an organ, limb, etc.); helen of (from), cure (sb., an organ, etc.) of (a disease); -- also refl.; (b) to cure (a disease), heal (a wound); helen up; also fig.; (c) to…

43. helpen v.

263 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To give aid or assistance to (sb. or sth.), be an assistant to (sb.); help (sb. to do sth.), help (sth. be done); helpen aloft (up), help (sb.) up; helpen doun with, help (sb.) get (sth.) down…

44. hilen v.

81 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To cover (sth.), spread over, bury; deck (sth.), caparison (a horse); blot out (sin, one's sight); hilen happing on, lay a coverlet over (sb.); (b) to put clothing on (sb.), clothe; cover (the…

45. hō̆nd-festen v.

Additional spellings: hondfesten
9 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To betroth (two people), unite; betroth (sb. to sb.); pledge oneself to (sb. to be married); also fig.; (b) ppl. as adj.: betrothed; also, manacled by the hand.

46. hō̆ngen v.

588 quotations in 18 senses
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To suspend (sb. or sth.) from an elevated point: (a) to hang (sb., his corpse, or parts of it) up by the feet, hands, or hair; hongen up, hongen up bi the fet, etc.; (b) to fasten or mount (sth. on…

47. hōten v.(1)

519 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) To give (a person, place) a (specified) proper name; name (sb. or sth.); refl. call oneself (sth.), be named (sth.); hoten for, name (a people) after (sb.); (b) ben hoten, to have a (certain)…

48. hurten v.

121 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To injure (sb., a part of the body), wound, hurt; afflict (sb.) with disease [quot.: WB(1), Pecock]; of hunger: to pain (sb.); ben hurt, be wounded or injured; -- also intr.; (b) to receive an…

49. kennen v.(1)

214 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) To make known (sth., what the case is, where sth. is, how sth. should be done), tell, teach, proclaim; announce (an answer), reveal (that sth. is the case); kennen crede [see crede n. (2) sense…

50. knokken v.

85 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To pound or beat (sth.), hammer (sth.); also fig.; beat (flax); of a nail:?be hammered; knokken out, knock (the marrow) out (of bones); (b) to crush (sth.), pulverize; knokken mid, mix (sth.) with…

51. laughen v.

245 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To laugh (in amusement, triumph, derision, etc.); smile; jeer; of the eye(s: show pleasure or amusement; (b) laughen for scorn (bismare), laughen ascorn, to laugh in scorn; laughen faste (loude,

52. leiken v.

45 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To engage in a game or contest, sport; also, trifle; play (with sb. or sth.); take pleasure (in sth.); delight (to do sth.); play (a game with sb.); (b) refl. to amuse oneself, enjoy oneself…

53. lēmen v.(1)

3 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To strike (sb.); (b) ?to beat (sth.) off, drive away; (c) ppl. lemed, ?delayed, slow; ?halting, crippled.

54. lēnen v.(3)

218 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To give or grant (sth.) to (sb.); give to (the poor); pay (tribute); give, be generous; lenen to, give (sth.) to (sb.); (b) to give (sb. a woman) in marriage; (c) to grant or give (sb. strength…

55. lēten v.

1283 quotations in 40 senses
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(a) To grant (sb. land, rights, privileges); fig. allow (sb. time), grant (sb. a reprieve); grant (a place or room to hatred); (b) to bequeath (property), leave (property to sb. at one's death); fig.

56. lōthen v.

65 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To be hateful or distasteful; be hateful to (sb.); whether me liste or lothe, whether I like it or not; (b) hit) me lotheth, I dislike (to do sth.); us lotheth, him lothede, etc.; (c) me lotheth

57. marken v.(1)

233 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) To set the boundaries or limits of (a plot of land, body of water, etc.); stake out; (b) of a sea or river: to reach the shore; (c) ppl. marked, of armies or troops: spread out, extended in width…

58. mēlen v.

74 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To speak, talk; -- also refl.; of birds: sing; melen with mouth; melen ayen, contradict (natural law) [quot.: Jos.Arim. 106; see kinde n. 7. (b)]; melen forth, proceed (with a narrative); melen of

59. messen v.(1)

6 quotations in 1 sense
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To celebrate mass; ppl. imassed, of mass: celebrated or sung; -- impers.

60. missen v.(1)

137 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To fail to find (sb. or sth.), notice to be absent or missing; become separated from (one's company, one's comrade); missen path, lose (one's) way; ben missed, be absent; be noticed to be absent…

61. ofsāken v.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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To deny (sth.); contradict (sb.).

62. picchen v.

220 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To thrust (sth.), drive (a stake, etc.); picchen in (o, to, into), stick, thrust, or drive (sth.) into (sth.); surround (a wood) with a palisade [quot.: a1450, 1st]; (b) to pierce (sb. or sth.)…

63. pī̆ken v.(1)

196 quotations in 10 senses
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To work with a pick or other digging implement; --also refl.; dig (sth.); break up (land, a field); dig up (weeds); piken awei, dig up (weeds); undermine (a foundation); piken oute, dig out (stones…

64. 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,

65. rāmen v.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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To cry out, scream; of a bear: growl.

66. recchen v.(2)

205 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To care, heed; litel recchen, ne (not, nought) recchen, recchen never; the devel have (who) that reche, may the devil have anyone who cares; (b) recchen of, to care about (sb., oneself, an…

67. 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…

68. rennen v.(2)

33 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To ride on horseback, esp. at a gallop; go or travel with speed; (b) rennen awei, to ride or go away, flee; rennen over, ride over (sb.), trample; (c) rennen other rennen, to go on foot or ride on…

69. richen v.(1)

21 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To arrange (sth.), make ready; also, make disposition for (sb.), provide for, dispose; refl. dispose oneself, get ready; (b) refl. array oneself, dress; address oneself (to do sth.), prepare…

70. ridden v.

49 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To clear (an area) of debris, etc., make bare; ridden up; ppl. ridde, clear, bare; (b) to clear (an area, a way) of opposing warriors; also, refl. clear oneself a path through opposing warriors…

71. ringen v.(1)

7 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To provide (sth.) with rings, attach metal rings to; affix a ring to the nose of (a swine); also, adorn (sb.) with finger rings; also, ppl. ringed as adj.; (b) ringed not to wide, of mail: made of…

72. rōmen v.

50 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To walk, go, walk about, go forth; romen abouten (forth); romen or riden, riden and romen, ride and/or walk; ben romed; (b) to walk back and forth, pace; romen to and fro (up and doun); romen

73. rǒuten v.(4)

32 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To rush, move quickly; of objects: move with speed, shoot forth; routen forth, fly off, burst; (b) of the sea, waters: to surge, swell, churn; routen on (to), of a ship: crash or be flung onto (a…

74. saughten v.

53 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To make peace, be conciliated, be reconciled; saughten with, make peace with (sb.), become reconciled with; also, make peace by means of (tools of peace) [1st quot.]; (b) to conciliate (a land)…

75. scletten v.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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In phrase: scletten adoun, to flap (the ears) down.

76. scrīthen v.

25 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To go, travel, come; of a spear: fly; scrithen from, escape from (sb.); ben scrithen; (b) fig. to enter (into sb., the heart or mind of sb.); slip (out of the thoughts of sb.); (c) to fall, slip…

77. sẹ̄chen v.

671 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) To look for (sb. specific), try to find (sb. meeting certain requirements); sechen after (for); (b) to look for (sth., sth. suited to a purpose, the whereabouts of sth.), try to find; sechen for

78. shāmen v.

158 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To feel shame, be ashamed; blush, show physical signs of shame; also fig.; shamen for, be ashamed in the presence of (sb.); ppl. shamed, ashamed, filled with shame; (b) to be ashamed of (sb. or…

79. shelfen v.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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To treat (sb.) in a domineering way.

80. shẹ̄ten v.

286 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) To hasten from one place to another, move swiftly, rush; also fig.; plunge (into a river); duck (under a shield); refl. rush (into a ship); of a ship: sail swiftly; of an arrow: fly forth from a…

81. shīnen v.

256 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) To send forth light, be bright; also fig.; -- also refl.; shinen in; (b) of plants, precious stones, etc.: to shine with intrinsic radiance; also fig.; (c) ppl. shining(e, effulgent, brilliant…

82. shirten v.(2)

2 quotations in 1 sense
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Refl. To amuse oneself, enjoy oneself.

83. shọ̄n v.

86 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To put shoes on (sb., oneself, a statue); provide (sb.) with shoes; also fig.; cover the feet of (sb. with sth.); also, cover (the feet with sth.); -- used fig.; hosen and shon; (b) ppl. shod

84. shōren v.(2)

1 quotation in 1 sense
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To offer a threat of (sth. to sb.).

85. shorten v.

81 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To make (sth.) shorter in extent by cutting, cauterizing, etc.; also fig.; ?mow (a field) [quot.: c1460]; shorten wei (passage), decrease the length of (a journey); also, bring about (someone's)…

86. 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…

87. sitten v.

603 quotations in 21 senses
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(a) To be in a sitting position, be seated; occupy a seat; also, with adverbs: sitten abenche, be seated at table; sitten abouten, be sitting around in an area; sitten on, sit by; sitten softe, be…

88. skillen v.(1)

15 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To distinguish (good from evil); also, physically separate (one thing from another); skilled oute, set apart (from other people), marked off as different; (b) to cause (words) to differ, make…

89. skrī̆ken v.

39 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To shriek with pain, fear, or grief; scream, screech; also used of a frightened bird or chicken; (b) to scream with anger or excitement; also used of a snake and a scorpion; (c) of a baby or an…

90. slaiten v.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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To set (dogs on an animal).

91. slēn v.

449 quotations in 10 senses
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(a) To strike (sth.), beat; pitch (a tent); light (a fire); strike off (a head from the body); beat (metal into a shape) [quot.: c1175(?OE) HRood]; -- used without obj.; slen of, cut off (someone's…

92. slingen v.

41 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To throw (sb. or sth., esp. into a place or in a specified direction), hurl, fling; also, fell (an adversary) in battle; also, raze (a city); slingen abouten, swing (sb.) around; slingen doun

93. snacchen v.

7 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Of a dog, the devil: to snap; snacchen after (on, toward), snap at (sb. or sth.); (b) to seize (prey); (c) in surname.

94. snakeren v.

2 quotations in 1 sense
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To sneak, slink.

95. snarchen v.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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To shrivel, dry up.

96. snīten v.

12 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To blow one's nose; blow (one's nose); also [1st quot.], with punning ref. to 1st quot. in (b); (b) to snuff (a candle); also, tweak or pull (a person's nose with tongs); sniten oute; (c) hawk. to…

97. sǒuen v.(2)

17 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To cause someone to feel sorrow; cause (sb.) to suffer physical or emotional pain, hardship, or sorrow; distress (sb.), afflict; -- often impers.; ppl. suwinde as adj.: harsh, painful; malicious…

98. spǒuten v.

14 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To spit out saliva; ?splash (sth. on a place); -- used without obj. [quot. a1475 Hrl.Bk.Hawking]; of a lake: send out sprays of water; of a dragon: spit fire; also, spit (fire or sparks), spew; of…

99. sprenten v.

16 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Of a person, an animal: to leap, spring; also fig.; sprenten oute; (b) of drops of water, sparks: to leap, fly; of blood: spurt; of blood, water, etc.: spatter (on sth.); sprenten oute (abouten);

100. spurnen v.

65 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To stumble, trip, stub the foot; also fig.; spurnen at (o, on), stumble or trip over (sth.); bump into (sth.); spurnen ayenes, bump into (sth.), strike inadvertently against; (b) in prov. sayings…