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1. anlē̆t n.

11 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Face; (b) forehead; (c) appearance, looks; image.

2. bergh n.

21 quotations in 1 sense
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A hill; a mound, barrow; under bergh, beside or behind a hill, under cover of a hill.

3. 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.

4. cart n.

180 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) A cart, a wagon; also fig.; dong cart, [see dong n.(1), 5.]; fare cart, [see fare n. (1), 8.(b)]; iren-bounden cart, shod cart, a cart with wheels which are bound or reinforced with iron bands…

5. 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.

6. 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…

7. dweomerlāk n.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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Magic art, witchcraft.

8. foryē̆ten v.

179 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To fail to remember (an action, emotion, idea), to forget or disregard (a condition, fact, quality, duty, promise); (b) to overlook, mislay, or leave behind (a material object); (c) with inf.: to…

9. gest n.

95 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) An invited guest, a guest at a meal, banquet, etc.; unboden gest, an uninvited guest; (b) a stranger or traveler entertained in one's home; one entertained by a monastery or the like; goddes gest

10. gē̆ten v.(1)

330 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) To acquire (sth.), earn, buy, win, receive, find; ivel geten, ill-gotten; fals geten, got by falsehood; (b) refl.

11. grei adj. & n.

119 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Ash-colored, flint-colored, dull, gray; of cloth: gray, drab; of a man: gray-haired; grei hered, grei hore, grei hored, gray-haired, hoary; grei her, an old man; grei tauier, one who taws pelts…

12. haft n.

22 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The handle of a weapon, tool, surgical instrument, etc.; hilt of a sword, knife, dagger, etc.; helve of an ax; the upper part of the breastbone (manubrium sterni); also, staff of a flag [quot…

13. hāsel n.

71 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) The European hazel bush or tree (Corylus avellana); flour (chattes) of hasel, catkins of the hazel; rednesse of hasel, ?the red stigmas of the female catkins of the hazel; (b) the wood of a hazel…

14. hasp(e n.

Additional spellings: haspe
41 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A fastening for a door, gate, chest, etc.; a hasp; up bi the hasp, unfastened, unlatched; barre and hasp, stapel and hasp; (b) a fastening for a garment or a helmet; ?a buckle, ?a lace; (c) a hank…

15. hei n.

78 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Grass cut or mowed and cured (usually as feed for livestock), hay; also, growing grass; (b) a crop or cutting of hay; (c) a tithe of hay; tithe of hei; (d) a wisp of hay used for wiping oneself.

16. 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.)…

17. 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…

18. hēr n.(1)

193 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) An individual hair of the human head; pl. hairs, the hair; heres of hed, the hair of (one's) head; (b) the hair of the head coll.; her of hed; in their her, ?with flowing hair; (c) to)drauen her,

19. hẹ̄rd(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: herde
114 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A herdsman; a keeper of cattle, hogs, horses, goats, or any kind of livestock; asse herd, aver herd, calf herd, colt herd, cou herd, gelde herd, gos herd, got herd, hog herd, hors herd, lomb herd,

20. 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)…

21. ketel n.

33 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A pot for cooking, a kettle, a caldron; also fig.; (b) as surname; (c) in place names [see Smith PNElem. 1.91; 2.3].

22. 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,

23. 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.

24. lid-gate n.

Additional spellings: lidgate
22 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A swing gate for cattle; (b) in surnames; (c) in place names [see Smith PNElem. 1.251].

25. māke n.(1)

82 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Either of a married human couple, mate, husband, wife; (b) either of a non-human couple, bird, animal or fish; a mate; (c) either of a betrothed human couple; also, lover, paramour, mistress; (d)…

26. mark(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: marke
222 quotations in 12 senses
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(a) The boundary or limit of a field, mountain, forest, etc.; a border between countries or regions; the shore or bank of a sea or river; mark wei [OE mearc-weg], a road that serves as a boundary…

27. 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…

28. mēd(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: mede
36 quotations in 1 sense
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Mead; also, drink in general; also fig.; med maker, one who makes mead; med and mete, med ne milk (must), med or win, milk and med, etc.;?med eglintin, mead flavored with brier rose.

29. mēl n.(2)

92 quotations in 5 senses
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A fixed time, period of time; an occasion; at everi (ilk a) mel, on every occasion, continually; at on mel, ?at once, at one time; god (a sori) mel, ?a fortuitous (untoward, grim) occasion; kepen mel

30. messen v.(1)

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

31. nes(se n.

Additional spellings: nesse
33 quotations in 1 sense
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In place names & surnames only: a headland, promontory: (a) in surnames; (b) in place names [see Smith PNElem. 2.48-49].

32. ō̆n-lẹ̄̆pī adj.

Additional spellings: onlepi
52 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Single, just one; on-lepi night, for a single night; (b) different from all others, unique; on-lepi sone (doughter, brother), only son (daughter, brother); on-lepi blis, unparalleled bliss…

33. 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…

34. sak n.

150 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) A sack, bag; also fig.; sak and ston, completely; (b) a sack for grain or flour; (c) a sack for money or valuables; also, a purse; (d) cook. a sack or bag used in kneading dough; pl. a culinary…

35. 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…

36. 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…

37. 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…