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1. nastī adj.

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Unclean, filthy.

2. scab(be n.

Additional spellings: scabbe
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(a) Any of various skin diseases characterized by itching, pustules, ulceration, etc.; also, the pustule characteristic of such diseases [quot.: a1398, 1st]; also, scabby or scaly condition of the…

3. skei adj.

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(a) Of a horse: easily frightened; of a person: ?fastidious, particular; (b) ?as surname.

4. slant(e n.

Additional spellings: slante
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In phrase: on slant, at an angle, obliquely [cp. aslant(e adv.]; he shal on slant, he shall stagger or have a fall; -- ?used fig. he shall come to grief.

5. snǒuen v.(2)

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Of a hawk: to wipe (the beak) clean of food, etc.

6. stont adj.

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Of short duration.

7. tip(pe n.(1)

Additional spellings: tippe
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(a) The extreme end of something, usu. rounded or pointed; also, a metal or other attachment to the end of something; (b) in cpd.: tip to, the end of the toe;—used in pl.; also, the end of a bird's…

8. umbetrīn adv.

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Round about, around; ?set around, placed around.

9. upbrixle n.

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An object of reproach.

10. witter adj.

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(a) Wise, prudent; knowledgeable; also, cunning, skilled, able [the precise gloss is determined by the context]; witter and wale (ware, wise), wise and witter; witter of eie, observant (b) requiring…