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1. ā n.(2)

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River, stream; -- in names of streams and places [see EPNSoc. 1 (pt. 1.1) & 5 (pp. 161, 165)].

2. adlen v.

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(a) To earn (wages, a reward, etc.); to obtain (that which one has earned); -- also refl.; (b) to merit (spiritual blessings, heavenly bliss, etc.); to be deserving of (death, the tortures of hell)…

3. adrīgh adv.

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Only in the phrases: drauen (oneself) adrigh, go away or aside, withdraw (?orig., go to a suitable or safe distance); holden (oneself) adrigh, stay away.

4. ær-witte adj.

Additional spellings: ærwitte
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Unwise, foolish.

5. ageinen v.

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To profit (sb.), benefit.

6. aglīen v.

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Slip away (?as in a flash), escape.

7. ai adv.

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Of continous actions or states: (a) all the time, always, constantly, unceasingly; (b) eternally, forever.

8. ain num.

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One; mani ain, many a one.

9. ?aindain adj.

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?Sovereign; ?singular.

10. alder n.(1)

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(a) Alder (Alnus glutinosa); alder tre; (b) alder kerre, alder kyr, alder was, alder swamp; alder shawe, alder thicket.

11. al-gāte(s adv.

Additional spellings: algate, al-gates, algates
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In all ways, in every way or respect; entirely, altogether.

12. alīche adv.

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(a) Of mode: in the same manner, similarly; without distinction; (b) of degree or extent: equally.

13. alme n.

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Elm; alme bark; alme tre [confused with alder].

14. almes-gern adj.

Additional spellings: almesgern
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Eager to give alms, charitable, benevolent.

15. almes(se n.

Additional spellings: almesse
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(a) Anything given to relieve those in poverty or distress, any charitable gift or offering, alms; an allotment of alms; eten almes, be dependent on alms; gan on almes, liven bi, of almes, live on…

16. alod predicate adj.

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?Miserable, in a wretched condition; ?scattered, widespread.

17. aloft(e adv.

Additional spellings: alofte
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(a) Up in the sky or air; high above, at or to a height; high aloft; (b) on top, atop; above, upstairs; also, on (a surface); lenden aloft, go up (to sb.); (c) upward; liften, heven aloft, lift up…

18. amboht n.

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Handmaid, bondwoman.

19. amis adv.

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(a) Of the actions of persons: in a wrong or mistaken manner; gon, faren amis, go astray, go wrong; leden, turnen amis, mislead; speden amis, fare badly; feren amis, be ill; sheten amis, miss the…

20. anclẹ̄ n.

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(a) The ankle; ankle bone, esp. the inner projection [quots. c1150, c1440]; innermore ancle; utward ancle, outer projection of the ankle; (b) ancle bon, ankle bone; utter ancle, outer projection of…