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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. 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

3. 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].

4. 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

5. 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.