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1. skerren v.

19 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To frighten (sb.), terrify; ppl. skered, frightened; also, alarmed, startled [quot.: c1400]; skered with, frightened by (sth.); (b) to become alarmed; of clamor: rise up; ppl. skerring as adj…

2. thwert nai phr.

3 quotations in 1 sense
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Certainly not, in no way, to the contrary; law as a formula for categorical denial of a complaint: absolutely not, not so; seien (ouen) thwert nai.

3. upbrixle n.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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An object of reproach.

4. waggen v.

65 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To be in motion, esp. back and forth or up and down, shake, flutter, swing; also fig. with ref. to (e) [quots. a1387 & a1425]; of teeth: be loose; of a boat: rock with the waves; of flesh: wobble…

5. witter adj.

22 quotations in 2 senses
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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…

6. youlen v.

11 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To make a loud cry because of grief, pain, rage, etc., cry out, wail; also fig.; (b) of an animal: to howl.