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1. 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].

2. 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…