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1. pōke n.

37 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A sack, pouch, bag [in some quots. perhaps a measure of quantity, but see quot.: a1500]; pissinge poke, provande poke, sond poke [see pissinge, provende, sond]; (b) a full, elongated type of…

2. sāke n.

162 quotations in 8 senses
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Strife, discord, enmity; a dispute, cause for dispute; a legal dispute or action; o sake, ?in accusation; withouten sake, without cause for dispute, without legal cause.

3. sī̆ch(e n.

Additional spellings: siche
58 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A stream, usu. small; a ditch, trench; ?sich forke, ?a fork for cleaning ditches; (b) a field; sich side, the side of a field; (c) in surnames; (d) in place names [see Smith PNElem.2.121-2].

4. skep(pe n.

Additional spellings: skeppe
28 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A basket for grain, malt, coal, alms, etc.; skep of twig; skep makere; bering skep; (b) a dry measure varying in size, a skepful; (c) skep scales, ?basket-shaped balance pans; (d) in surnames.

5. sparre n.

45 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A piece of timber used in building; a rafter, beam; a board; -- also coll.; firre sparre; hilinge of sparres, a roof; joininge of sparres, a roof or building; maister sparre, a main beam or…

6. stath n.

41 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A shore; the bank of a river, edge of a pond [last quot. may be error for scath(e n.]; also in proverbs; (b) a dock, wharf, landing place; lond stath, an embankment forming the end of a bridge…

7. stọ̄̆th(e n.

Additional spellings: stothe
23 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) An upright piece of timber used as support in a wall, partition, etc. [quots. ?c1475 and a1500 may belong to sense 4]; stoth nail, nails of some kind used in fastening such timbers; (b) fig. a…

8. sw- consonant clust.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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For all words beginning with sw- from here to the end of this volume [of the print MED], the practice of the MED is to record all variant forms except those beginning with su-; forms with su- are…

9. yẹ̄ld n.

48 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Tax; a tax, an exaction; also, a royal land tax; also, a sum paid in tax; dane yeld [see dane-geld n.] (b) a customary rent or payment; ?also, quittance or exemption from the obligation to pay…