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1. benger(e n.

Additional spellings: bengere
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A grain bin; the hopper of a mill.

2. cāke n.

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(a) A flat cake or loaf; also, an unbaked cake or loaf, a lump of doug; haver (ote, oten) cake, a cake of oaten bread; therf cake, a cake of unleavened bread; barli cake, flouren cake, spiced cake

3. clint n.

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(a) A ledge of rock; a cliff, steep bank; (b) in place names.

4. clǒm n.(1)

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(a) Silence; (b) as interj.: Be silent! Mum's the word!

5. cros n.

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(a) A cross for crucifixion, a gibbet; (b) the cross of Christ; holi cros; Exaltacioun of the cros, a feast, Sept. 14; feste of the holi cros, feast of the Invention of the Cross, May 3; (c) winnen

6. cubbel n.

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(a) A block of wood tied to an animal to keep it from straying, a clog; (b) a surname.

7. gil(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: gile
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(a) The gill of a fish; (b) gil fish, a kind of stockfish.

8. glāde n.(2)

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Setting; gon to glade, drauen to glade, of the sun: to set, be setting.

9. glimme n.

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Shining brightness; radiance.

10. hals n.

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(a) The neck; hongen bi the hals, to hang (sb.) with a rope around the neck; fro hals to croupoun, from neck to rump; hals gund [OE heals-gund], a neck tumor; also in asseveration: bi mi hals; (b) the…

11. harwe n.

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(a) A harrow for cultivating land, a drag; gon at harwe, to drive a harrow; (b) fig. the Old or New Testament; the power of Love (with pun on arwe); also, in proverb; (c) harwe tind (toth), a tooth of…

12. hā̆ver n.(2)

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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

13. hilder n.

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(a) The European elder (Sambucus nigra); hilder tre; (b) hilder tre, ?the European alder [see alder n. (1)]; (c) in place names [see Smith PNElem. 1.274].

14. kē̆r n.

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(a) Low, swampy ground; a marsh, bog, fen; ker miln, a mill by a marsh; ker side, the side of a marsh; (b) a marsh overgrown with alders or other small trees or shrubs; alder ker.

15. kide n.

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(a) The young of a goat; kide lomb; (b) the meat of a young goat; -- often pl.; also, a carcass of a kid slaughtered for meat or prepared as a dish; (c) kides blod, the blood of a young goat; kide

16. ladde n.(1)

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(a) A young male attendant; one of a king's or nobleman's retinue; a servant; (b) a foot soldier; fot ladde; (c) ladde cf kichene, an attendant in the kitchen of a noble household, a kitchen boy.

17. lag-mon n.

Additional spellings: lagmon
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In phrase leden bi lag-mon, to lead (sb.) astray [in which 'lag-mon' probably denotes the last or hindmost person; see Menner PQ 10.163-168 and early Modern English 'lag-man' (OED s.v. lag, n.1 and…

18. lit-mose n.

Additional spellings: litmose
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A blue pigment, litmus; ?also, lichens from which the pigment is obtained.

19. luddok n.

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(a) The loin; also, pl. the buttocks; (b) as surname.

20. muk n.

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(a) Animal or human excrement; dung; manure; also, dirt, filth; sewage; putrescence; ech muk, each piece of dung, every turd; (b) fig. property, possessions, wealth, worldly gain; -- also personified…

21. nap n.(3)

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A suck, draught.

22. nirt n.

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A nick, a slight cut or scar.

23. nirvil n.

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A small person, a dwarfor midget.

24. nọ̄k n.

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(a) An angle formed by the meeting of two lines; an angular symbol used in musical notation; lettre nok, part of an alphabetic character; (b) the corner of a cloth or document; mantel nok [see mantel

25. overleith n.

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Excessive harm.

26. rak n.(1)

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(a) A rain cloud, storm cloud, storm; rein and rak; (b) movement, rapid movement; a rush; haven rap and rak, to have swift passage; on rak, god (gret) rak, immediately, very quickly.

27. rī̆ndes n. plural

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Low ridges of earth, banks; also, the banks of a river.

28. rō̆t n.

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(a) Decay, corruption, putrefaction; (b) a disease of sheep; (c) a wasting disease in man; also fig.; (d) in place name.

29. rōve n.(2)

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Coll. Metal plates for clinching nails; rove nail, nails used with a clinch plate.

30. rūke n.

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(a) A heap, pile; also, a haystack; (b) a unit of measure; (c) a group of common people.

31. rump(e n.

Additional spellings: rumpe
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(a) The rump of a quadruped mammal; also, the tail; also, an animal rump as food for a hawk; (b) the rump of a person, posterior; (c) as surname.

32. 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…

33. sī̆le n.(2)

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A strainer, filter; milk sile, a milk sieve; also, a milk pail.

34. skeuier n.

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A skewer.

35. slak n.(2)

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(a) A small valley or depression in the ground, a hollow; ?also, a shoal, mud flat [quot.: Morte Arth.(1)]; (b) in surnames; (c) in place names [see Smith PNElem.2.128].

36. slugge n.(1)

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(a) A lazy person; (b) slothfulness, the sin of sloth; also person.

37. snīpe n.

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(a) A snipe, esp. the common snipe (Gallinago gallinago), great snipe (G. media), or jacksnipe (Lymnocryptes minima); (b) the Egyptian ibis (Threskiornis aethiopica).

38. spē̆l(e n.

Additional spellings: spele
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(a) A thin piece of wood; a splinter; (b) a spine-bearing animal, ?a hedgehog; (c) spel bon, a bone of the ankle.

39. spildur n.

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A splinter; al to spildurs, all to pieces.

40. swagge n.

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A bag, sack.

41. tā̆p n.

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An idiot, a fool.

42. thixel n.

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An adz; a kind of ax; thixel gouge, an adz with a concave blade; staf (?ston) thixel, ?a long handled ax (?an ax for working stone).

43. thrē̆ve n.

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(a) A measure of wheat, straw, etc., usu. containing 12 or 24 sheaves [see Zupko Dictionary of Weights and Measures for the British Isles s.v. thrave]; (b) a large number, a multitude; a crowd of…

44. 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…

45. trash n.

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(a) Brush, fallen leaves, or twigs used as kindling, tinder [poss. confused with tach(e n.(2)]; (b) a rag, a tattered garment; ?also, an old worn-out shoe [cp. MnE dial. trash]; (c) coll. items of…

46. tū̆lk(e n.

Additional spellings: tulke
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(a) A man; a soldier, fighting man; also used with ref. to God [quot. c1400(?c1380), 1st]; (b) as surname.

47. twinling(e n.

Additional spellings: twinlinge
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(a) One of two children born at a single birth, a twin; a pair of children or animal progeny born at a single birth, twins; twinling of men (wommen), a male (female) twin; twinling of notes or of

48. wāre n.(5)

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Suppurated matter, pus, ichor; ?also, ear wax [2nd quot.].

49. whin n.(1)

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(a) Common furze, gorse (Ulex europaeus); a gorse plant or clump; also, any of several similarly spiky plants; pl. a clump or quantity of gorse (b) whin bush (tre), a gorse plant or clump; whin

50. whirl-gig n.

Additional spellings: whirlgig
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(a) A child’s top, a whirligig; (b) ?a rotating device, perh. a treading wheel, used to wind things up into a tower.

51. wī̆ke n.(2)

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A corner of a part of the body; the wike of the eie; the thinne wikes, the temples; share wikes, ?the groin.

52. wing(e n.

Additional spellings: winge
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An organ of flight, usu. paired: (a) a wing of a creature whose sole or primary means of locomotion is flight (a bird, an insect, a bat, etc.);—occas. with sg. for pl.; also in fig. context; also, fig

53. wīpe n.

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(a) The lapwing (Vanellus vanellus); also, in conventional comparison: wrethe as a wipe; (b) ?as surname.

54. wō̆nd(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: wonde
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(a) Hesitation, vacillation; also [last quot.], ?a reason for hesitation; ?error for won(e n.(3) 1.(a); withouten wond; (b) fear; haven wond, to be afraid.