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1. cart n.

180 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) A cart, a wagon; also fig.; dong cart, [see dong n.(1), 5.]; fare cart, [see fare n. (1), 8.(b)]; iren-bounden cart, shod cart, a cart with wheels which are bound or reinforced with iron bands…

2. drīen v.(2)

99 quotations in 4 senses
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To perform or do (sth.); commit (sins); do (penance); drien wille, do (someone's) will; drien lif, lead (a certain kind of) life; drien wirdes, try (one's) luck.

3. grei adj. & n.

119 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) Ash-colored, flint-colored, dull, gray; of cloth: gray, drab; of a man: gray-haired; grei hered, grei hore, grei hored, gray-haired, hoary; grei her, an old man; grei tauier, one who taws pelts…

4. haft n.

22 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The handle of a weapon, tool, surgical instrument, etc.; hilt of a sword, knife, dagger, etc.; helve of an ax; the upper part of the breastbone (manubrium sterni); also, staff of a flag [quot…

5. hāsel n.

71 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) The European hazel bush or tree (Corylus avellana); flour (chattes) of hasel, catkins of the hazel; rednesse of hasel, ?the red stigmas of the female catkins of the hazel; (b) the wood of a hazel…

6. hasp(e n.

Additional spellings: haspe
41 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A fastening for a door, gate, chest, etc.; a hasp; up bi the hasp, unfastened, unlatched; barre and hasp, stapel and hasp; (b) a fastening for a garment or a helmet; ?a buckle, ?a lace; (c) a hank…

7. helpen v.

263 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) To give aid or assistance to (sb. or sth.), be an assistant to (sb.); help (sb. to do sth.), help (sth. be done); helpen aloft (up), help (sb.) up; helpen doun with, help (sb.) get (sth.) down…

8. hēr n.(1)

193 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) An individual hair of the human head; pl. hairs, the hair; heres of hed, the hair of (one's) head; (b) the hair of the head coll.; her of hed; in their her, ?with flowing hair; (c) to)drauen her,

9. ketel n.

33 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A pot for cooking, a kettle, a caldron; also fig.; (b) as surname; (c) in place names [see Smith PNElem. 1.91; 2.3].

10. laughen v.

245 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) To laugh (in amusement, triumph, derision, etc.); smile; jeer; of the eye(s: show pleasure or amusement; (b) laughen for scorn (bismare), laughen ascorn, to laugh in scorn; laughen faste (loude,

11. 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].

12. marken v.(1)

233 quotations in 13 senses
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(a) To set the boundaries or limits of (a plot of land, body of water, etc.); stake out; (b) of a sea or river: to reach the shore; (c) ppl. marked, of armies or troops: spread out, extended in width…

13. mēd(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: mede
36 quotations in 1 sense
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Mead; also, drink in general; also fig.; med maker, one who makes mead; med and mete, med ne milk (must), med or win, milk and med, etc.;?med eglintin, mead flavored with brier rose.

14. mēl n.(2)

92 quotations in 5 senses
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A fixed time, period of time; an occasion; at everi (ilk a) mel, on every occasion, continually; at on mel, ?at once, at one time; god (a sori) mel, ?a fortuitous (untoward, grim) occasion; kepen mel

15. messen v.(1)

6 quotations in 1 sense
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To celebrate mass; ppl. imassed, of mass: celebrated or sung; -- impers.

16. nes(se n.

Additional spellings: nesse
33 quotations in 1 sense
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In place names & surnames only: a headland, promontory: (a) in surnames; (b) in place names [see Smith PNElem. 2.48-49].

17. rennen v.(1)

936 quotations in 33 senses
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(a) Of humans: to run, move quickly on foot; also of angels, centaurs, devils, monopodes, etc.; rennen and (other) rennen, go on foot and (or) ride; (b) comen rennen, comen (gon) renninge, to come…

18. sak n.

150 quotations in 9 senses
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(a) A sack, bag; also fig.; sak and ston, completely; (b) a sack for grain or flour; (c) a sack for money or valuables; also, a purse; (d) cook. a sack or bag used in kneading dough; pl. a culinary…

19. 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…

20. sitten v.

603 quotations in 21 senses
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(a) To be in a sitting position, be seated; occupy a seat; also, with adverbs: sitten abenche, be seated at table; sitten abouten, be sitting around in an area; sitten on, sit by; sitten softe, be…