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1. cros n.

251 quotations in 12 senses
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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

2. scrou(e n.

Additional spellings: scroue
32 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A scroll; a piece of parchment or paper on which to write; a bill, document; (b) a strip of parchment in a phylactery; (c) a scrap or strip of parchment or paper; (d) a strip of hide used in…

3. shǒut(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: shoute
17 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A flat-bottomed boat, barge; (b) shout man, the master of a shoute; also, a sailor on a shoute; also as surname.

4. skep(pe n.

Additional spellings: skeppe
28 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A basket for grain, malt, coal, alms, etc.; skep of twig; skep makere; bering skep; (b) a dry measure varying in size, a skepful; (c) skep scales, ?basket-shaped balance pans; (d) in surnames.

5. snak n.

4 quotations in 1 sense
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A ship of some kind, esp. a light, fast ship.

6. stour(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: stoure
22 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A piece of wood, stick; a stake, post; also, a post supporting a canopy; (b) a stake or rod used in building, esp. in the wattle and daub construction of a wall; daubing stour; stikke and stour

7. trithing n.

22 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) An administrative division within the Danelaw comprising one-third of a county, a riding; an administrative division in the Danelaw corresponding in size to three or more hundreds; trithing reve

8. wīle n.(1)

61 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) An act of deceit, a deception, trick; an underhanded scheme, a subterfuge; a plot, machination; also, a clever maneuver, tactic, cunning strategy; also person. [quot. c1400(?a1387)]; wile and

9. wither-nām n.

Additional spellings: withernam
5 quotations in 1 sense
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Law (a) The distraining of a deforcer’s personal goods in order to force restoration of that which he has illegally taken; also, a writ authorizing this action (b) a distress authorized by one civic…

10. wrek n.

31 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Law That which washes ashore from the sea, esp. from a wrecked ship; also, the right to take that which washes up on a certain stretch of seashore; ?also, a wrecked ship, a shipwreck [quot…