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1. n.

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A dwelling; farm, village, town; bi-milne, town mill. [Common in place names and field names of the East Midland and the North (the Danelaw). See A. H. Smith PNElem. 1.66, & the thorp, by, tun map in…

2. bǒu(e n.(2)

Additional spellings: boue
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(a) The bow of a ship; (b) in name of ship.

3. bred-ful adj.

Additional spellings: bredful
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(a) Of a container: filled to the brim, brimful; (b) of an area: completely covered; (c) completely filled, chock-full.

4. colk n.

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(a) The core (of an apple); the heart (of an onion); sparen neither appel ne colk, do all one can; (b) the center or bottom (of the heart).

5. cros n.

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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

6. dunch(e n.

Additional spellings: dunche
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A loud noise, crash; a blow.

7. hals n.

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(a) The neck; hongen bi the hals, to hang (sb.) with a rope around the neck; fro hals to croupoun, from neck to rump; hals gund [OE heals-gund], a neck tumor; also in asseveration: bi mi hals; (b) the…

8. harwe n.

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(a) A harrow for cultivating land, a drag; gon at harwe, to drive a harrow; (b) fig. the Old or New Testament; the power of Love (with pun on arwe); also, in proverb; (c) harwe tind (toth), a tooth of…

9. hā̆ver n.(2)

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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

10. hilder n.

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(a) The European elder (Sambucus nigra); hilder tre; (b) hilder tre, ?the European alder [see alder n. (1)]; (c) in place names [see Smith PNElem. 1.274].

11. kerven v.

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(a) Of an edged or pointed weapon, a sharp implement, a stroke, etc.: to cut or pierce, make a cut or incision, inflict a stroke that cuts or pierces; have the property of cutting or piercing; also fi

12. ?kiwing n.

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?Each thing; ?belly things, food and drink.

13. loppe n.(1)

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(a) A spider; loppe web, a spider's web, cobweb; (b) a flea; (c) pl. the flies of the fourth plague of Egypt; (d) in surnames and place names [see Smith PNElem. 2.26].

14. mīre n.(2)

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An ant; also, as surname.

15. nippe n.

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(a) A hill or crag; ?an extremity; (b) in place name [see Smith PNElem. 1.254].

16. picchen v.

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(a) To thrust (sth.), drive (a stake); picchen in (o, to, into), stick, thrust, or drive (sth.) into (sth.); surround (a wood) with a palisade [quot.: a1450, 1st]; (b) to pierce (sb. or sth.), stab…

17. rō̆t n.

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(a) Decay, corruption, putrefaction; (b) a disease of sheep; (c) a wasting disease in man; also fig.; (d) in place name.

18. scurf n.

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(a) A scaly or scabby disease of the skin, esp. of the head; also, a similar disease in sheep [quot.: Palladius]; (b) the dry slough or scab produced by a caustic medicine, the bursting of a…

19. shrinken v.

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(a) To wither permanently through death, age, disease, etc.; become wrinkled; ppl. shrunken, withered, wrinkled; (b) of leather or wood: to shrink through loss of moisture; (c) shrinken awei, to…

20. sleck n.

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Mud, slush; also [last quot.], ?stony soil; ?soil containing coal.

21. slengen v.

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(a) To throw (sb., an animal), cast; put (sb. on sth.) forcefully; (b) ?in surname.

22. snivelen v.

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(a) To run at the nose; sniffle; snivel, whine; ppl. snivelinge as adj.: congested, rheumy; sniveling, whining; (b) ?to slobber; ?stammer.

23. spāle n.(2)

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Pl. The uprights of a ladder.

24. thiggen v.

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(a) To ingest, drink; consume (food, drink); thiggen of, to drink from (pools of water); thiggen on et and on wet, consume (too much) in eating and drinking; also, in construction with infl. inf…

25. trusten v.

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(a) To be confident; also refl.; also, take heart, take courage [quot. c1384, 1st]; trusten in (of, on, to, unto, upon), have confidence in (sb., sth., oneself); rely on (sb. or sth.) for guidance…

26. waggen v.

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(a) To be in motion, esp. back and forth or up and down, shake, flutter, swing; also fig. with ref. to (e) [quots. a1387 & a1425]; of teeth: be loose; of a boat: rock with the waves; of flesh: wobble…

27. wāse n.

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(a) A bundle, bunch, or wisp, as of straw, pea plants, etc.; ?also, a clump of seaweed [glossing L alga; may belong to wose n.(2)]; ?also, flax [glossing L stuppa] (b) a torch; a bundle of straw…

28. wẹ̄k(e n.(3)

Additional spellings: weke
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(a) The calendrical unit consisting of a cycle of seven successive named or numbered days and beginning or ending with a particularly specified day, the week of the Jewish or Christian calendar (b)…

29. wī̆ke n.(2)

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A corner of a part of the body; the wike of the eie; the thinne wikes, the temples; share wikes, ?the groin.

30. wīken v.(2)

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(a) To fail, flag; also, refl. give way; (b) ben weken, to be yielded up.

31. wisp(e n.

Additional spellings: wispe
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(a) A small gathering or bundle of cut grass, straw, or grain stalks; wisp of hei (strau) (b) a bundle of straw, hay, or similar material twisted together for use as a torch; wisp of fir; (c) a…