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1. almes(se n.

Additional spellings: almesse
144 quotations in 7 senses
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(a) Anything given to relieve those in poverty or distress, any charitable gift or offering, alms; an allotment of alms; eten almes, be dependent on alms; gan on almes, liven bi, of almes, live on…

2. amboht n.

3 quotations in 1 sense
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Handmaid, bondwoman.

3. anclẹ̄ n.

21 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) The ankle; ankle bone, esp. the inner projection [quots. c1150, c1440]; innermore ancle; utward ancle, outer projection of the ankle; (b) ancle bon, ankle bone; utter ancle, outer projection of…

4. anger n.

67 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Distress, suffering; anguish, agony; the anguish of love, love-longing; anger and wo (tene, care); (b) a source of distress, suffering, or discomfort; trouble, hardship; pl. troubles…

5. ar-dawe n.

Additional spellings: ardawe
4 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Plowland; ar-dawe feld; (b) dais ar-dawe, an acre or juger of plowland (orig. a day's plowing).

6. arvel n.

1 quotation in 1 sense
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Funeral feast, wake.

7. aske-bāði(e, aske-bāðe n.

Additional spellings: askebaði, aske-baðie, askebaðie, aske-baðe, askebaðe
2 quotations in 1 sense
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Fire-tender [lit., one who bathes in or messes with ashes]; -- used contemptuously.

8. aske-fīse, -fīst n.

Additional spellings: askefise, aske-fist, askefist
3 quotations in 1 sense
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Fire-tender [lit., one who blows into the ashes]; -- prob. a term of contempt.

9. asshe n.(2)

98 quotations in 8 senses
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(a) Ashes of combustible materials; brennen to asshe; turnen to asshe; (b) ashes as used in medicaments, for making lye, etc.; (c) hot ashes or coals, as for baking.

10. aue n.

68 quotations in 3 senses
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Fear, terror, dread; also, great reverence, veneration, awe.

11. aun(e n.

Additional spellings: aune
8 quotations in 1 sense
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The beard on grain; an awn.

12. ave-nāmes n. (plural)

Additional spellings: avenames
6 quotations in 1 sense
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Pieces of land taken from the common land and enclosed for private use.

13. bagge n.(1)

74 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) A bag or sack, with or without its contents; traveling bag, wallet, satchel, pouch; bagge portatif; undo the bagge; (b) a bag as a unit of measure.

14. bait n.

17 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Bait for fish, fowl, or vermin; (b) a worm or insect to be used for bait.

15. bāl(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: bale
14 quotations in 1 sense
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A blazing fire, esp. one for burning victims or corpses; also, hell-fire; bale-fir.

16. bank(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: banke
50 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) A natural ridge; (b) a height, hill, mountain; (c) a slope, a hill-side;(d) ?the crest of a wave.

17. bāre n.(2)

2 quotations in 1 sense
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A wave, billow; se bare.

18. bark n.

44 quotations in 5 senses
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The bark of a tree or woody plant.

19. benger(e n.

Additional spellings: bengere
2 quotations in 1 sense
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A grain bin; the hopper of a mill.

20. benk n.

20 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) A bench, a seat; esp., a long, backless seat; (b) a royal seat, the throne of a ruler; setten on benk, to put (sb.) on a throne, do honor to (sb.); (c) benk ende, the end of the bench.