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1. ave-nāmes n. (plural)

Additional spellings: avenames
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Pieces of land taken from the common land and enclosed for private use.

2. bakke n.

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A bat; bakke wing.

3. blāre n.

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A caulking compound made of tar and tow or oakum.

4. bǒun adj.

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(a) Of persons: ready, prepared; also, armed; boun in, clothed in (sth.); expert in (astronomy); of things: in readiness, prepared; of a weapon: drawn; of parts of buildings: made, built; of wages or…

5. gersum(e n.

Additional spellings: gersume
33 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A treasured object, valuable possession; also, a gift or reward; (b) coll. treasure, valuables, movable possessions; (c) gold and gersum, etc. [See also gold n., sense 2.]

6. gestening(e ger.

Additional spellings: gesteninge
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(a) A feast, banquet; aleth gestening, an ale feast; cold gestening, a cheerless banquet, a feast without food; (b) the Last Supper; also fig. heaven.

7. glimme n.

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Shining brightness; radiance.

8. grō̆neken v.

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(a) To groan; (b) of swine: to grunt.

9. hannen v.

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To fight (sb.), struggle with.

10. ilōpen v.

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(a) To leap, jump; ilopen to hors, mount a horse; (b) to run, rush; (c) to penetrate, pierce.

11. īren n.

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(a) Iron, as ore, metal, or commodity; of iren, made of iron or consisting of iron parts; (b) a piece of iron; things made of iron; (c) filinge (limature) of iren, iron filings; filth (rust) of iren

12. ī̆sken v.

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To long; isken after, wish or long for (sth.).

13. -lāc suf.

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A derivational suffix in abstract nouns derived from OE or ON: brud-lac, fair-lek, fight-lak, freo-lac, godleic, grimme-leʒʒc, haʒherleʒc, meklac, reflac, wedlok, etc. In ME formations it is…

14. leske n.

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That part of the sides of the body of a man or quadruped between the ribs and thighs; the flank.

15. mẹ̄k adj.

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(a) Gentle, quiet, unaggressive; of a woman: modest; of eyes: soft; mek and milde, milde and mek; (b) full of loving kindness, benevolent, kind, sweet; mek and milde, milde and mek, mek and minde; (c)…

16. noucin n.

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An affliction, a misery; affliction, privation, want.

17. of- pref.

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A common prefix, frequent in words of OE origin, esp. verbs: ofanimen, oflien, ofrechen, ofsen, ofsenden, ofsetten, ofslen, ofstingen, ofthenchen, ofthinken, etc.; also participles: oflonged,

18. ofnā̆m n.

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A piece of land detached from common land; -- often in place names [see Smith PNElem. 1.7]. [Delete the entry ave-names n.(pl.).]

19. orest(e n.

Additional spellings: oreste
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(a) Combat, struggle; (b) law the right of jurisdiction over cases involving trial by combat; (c) by misunderstanding of (b): the liberty of entering woods or lands; (d) by false etymologizing [cp. or

20. osmund n.

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A kind of iron, made chiefly in Sweden; also a standard-size piece of such iron; fals osmund, a counterfeit piece of such iron; trencher osmund, a knife made of such iron.