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1. callen v.

163 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To cry out, call, shout; (b) to cry out (sth.), say (sth.) loudly; (c) callen after, to call for (sb.), summon; callen on (upon), call to (sb.), address, invoke, summon, call on (sb. for payment)…

2. faster-man n.

Additional spellings: fasterman
1 quotation in 1 sense
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A surety or sponsor.

3. gī̆slen v.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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To give (sb.) as a hostage.

4. grei n.(2)

32 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A gray fur, prob. the fur from the back of the Eurasian red squirrel Sciurus vulgaris in winter; red (ruskin) grei, the fur of the Eurasian red squirrel in winter; tristi (tresti) grei, ?error…

5. grith n.

110 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) The peace of a nation or society, law and order; fig. the peace resulting from the observation of God's will; breken (fordon) grith, to disturb the peace, break the law; holden (maken, setten)

6. hamelen v.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To mutilate or maim (sb., a foot); also fig.; (b) to cut short (hose); hamelen in sondre, separate (two parts) by cutting.

7. hā̆m-fāre n.

Additional spellings: hamfare
6 quotations in 1 sense
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Law = hamsokne.

8. hitten v.

83 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To strike (sb. or sth.); strike a blow; deliver (blows); hitten in, cut into (sb. or sth.); hitten on, beat upon (sb. or sth.); hitten on the hed of the nailes ende, hit the nail on the head…

9. hō̆lm(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: holme
22 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) An island; a peninsula; (b) a meadow on a river bank; (c) a hill; (d) in surnames & place names [see Smith PNElem. 1.258-9, 268].

10. hǒus-carl n.

Additional spellings: houscarl
13 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A member of the household troops of a Danish king, an armed retainer; (b) as surname.

11. knīf n.

117 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A knife; a dagger or sheath knife carried or worn on the person; a knife as a weapon [usually distinguished from sword]; also fig.; (b) an instrument for cutting or scraping made of material other…

12. last n.(3)

27 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A moral defect, a vice, a sin; beden lastes, ?to tempt (sb.) to sin; (b) the quality of sinfulness, wickedness, guilt; (c) grounds for blame, fault, discredit; last finden, to find fault with…

13. lith n.(3)

3 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A body of fighting men, army;(b) ?family, household, ?body of persons; -- used of the Trinity;(c) ?aid, assistance; ?var. of leth n. (1).

14. market n.(1)

103 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A periodical public assembly for buying or selling; also, an occasion of such a gathering; beten market, to linger or hang about at a market; crien a market, announce the holding of a market…

15. nīthing n.

22 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A wretch, coward; good-for-nothing; -- also as term of address; nithinges bearde [see bearde]; (b) as term of familiar address: boy, lad, fellow.

16. Norenish adj. & n.

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(a) Norse, Norwegian; (b) as noun: Norwegians.

17. Norrene n.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Norway; (b) Norwegians; (c) as surname.

18. Nor-wei(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: Norwei, Nor-weie, Norweie
19 quotations in 1 sense
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Norway; Nor-wei coste, the Norwegian coast; Nor-wei man, a Norwegian.

19. oftāken v.

29 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) To catch up with (sb. or sth.), overtake in pursuit; find (sb.); (b) to get hold of (sb.), apprehend; (c) of night: to come upon (sb.) suddenly; (d) to detect (an error, an offender).

20. orest(e n.

Additional spellings: oreste
7 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Combat, struggle; (b) law the right of jurisdiction over cases involving trial by combat; (c) by misunderstanding of (b): the liberty of entering woods or lands; (d) by false etymologizing [cp. or