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1. ayẹ̄n adv.

155 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) Back or away from something; to the rear, back, backwards; drawen ayen, ten ayen, draw back, withdraw; holden ayen, hold back, check, restrain; putten ayen, set or thrust back or away; turnen

2. brant ppl. adj.

8 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Steep, high; brant up, straight up, erect; brant upright, perpendicular; (b) arched (eyebrows) [cp. OI bretta brȳrnar raise the eyebrows]; (c) ?smooth (forehead); (d) in place names [see Smith PN

3. brẹ̄ch n.

55 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) The undergarment covering the lower part of the body; underpants, drawers, or tights; brech and sherte, sark and brek; (b) brech, brek, as pl.; a pare brech, a pair of breeches.

4. brim n.(1)

7 quotations in 1 sense
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A body of water, such as the sea, a pool, spring, river.

5. chest(e n.

Additional spellings: cheste
74 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A trunk, chest, casket, box, etc., (for storing or safekeeping); a strongbox (for valuables, documents, money); the Ark (of the Covenant); (b) common chest, public chest or treasury; (c) chest

6. drēm n.(2)

60 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A vision experienced in sleep, a dream; a nightmare; a prophetic dream; (b) dremen drem, meten drem, sen drem, to have a dream; in drem, on drem, in a dream or dreams; sweven and drem, drem or

7. first n.(1)

28 quotations in 2 senses
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A (limited) period of time; yere first, a period of years; yeven first, to grant time (for a certain purpose).

8. gil n.(1)

31 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A deep and narrow valley; ravine, glen; gil strem, a torrent; (b) in surnames and place names [see Smith PNElem. 1.199, 200, 212].

9. hā̆ver n.(2)

33 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) The cereal grain, oats; (b) haver bern, haver gerner, a storehouse for oats; haver bred, oaten bread; haver cake, a loaf made from oaten flour; also as surname; haver mele, oaten flour; (c) haver

10. hōd(e n.

Additional spellings: hode
27 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Quality, rank, condition, status; the order of knighthood; (b) holy orders, priest's or bishop's orders, etc.; also, an order as of monks, canons, etc.; (c) one of the orders or choirs of angels.

11. kinerīche n.

40 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A state or community ruled by a king, kingdom; (b) royal rule, sovereignty; (c) the territory ruled by a king; (d) the king's subjects.

12. mēlen v.

74 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To speak, talk; -- also refl.; of birds: sing; melen with mouth; melen ayen, contradict (natural law) [quot.: Jos.Arim. 106; see kinde n. 7. (b)]; melen forth, proceed (with a narrative); melen of

13. shāme n.

295 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) The feeling of having offended against propriety or decency; the feeling of having done something disgraceful; an instance of such feeling; embarrassment or revulsion caused by awareness of one's…

14. shāmen v.

158 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To feel shame, be ashamed; blush, show physical signs of shame; also fig.; shamen for, be ashamed in the presence of (sb.); ppl. shamed, ashamed, filled with shame; (b) to be ashamed of (sb. or…

15. shau(e n.

Additional spellings: shaue
51 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A wood or forest; a grove; a thicket; at a shau side, at the edge of a forest; shau of (the) wod, a wodes shau; under (the) shau, beneath the foliage of a wood, in the shade; in thickets; also…

16. shīnen v.

256 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) To send forth light, be bright; also fig.; -- also refl.; shinen in; (b) of plants, precious stones, etc.: to shine with intrinsic radiance; also fig.; (c) ppl. shining(e, effulgent, brilliant…

17. soul(e n.

Additional spellings: soule
672 quotations in 16 senses
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The spiritual and rational element in man, the Christian soul, understood: (a) to animate and control the body; (b) to have an eternal destiny as a moral agent; also person.; cure of soule(s

18. twī̆fōlden v.

3 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To double the gravity of (one's sin); (b) translating L distinguere: ?to speak, or speak otherwise than one ought; also, ?utter (a vow).

19. waith n.

19 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Game taken in a hunt; the spoils of venery (b) the act of hunting, a hunt; ?also, good hunting [1st quot.]; (c) pl. prey, as of wild animals; (d) in surnames and place names [see Smith PNElem.