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1. benger(e n.

Additional spellings: bengere
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A grain bin; the hopper of a mill.

2. blǒnderen v.

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(a) To walk without seeing, go blindly; (b) to proceed ignorantly, act blindly or irrationally; refl. delude oneself, be out of one's senses; ppl. blundering, rash, clumsy, thoughtless; of things…

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. cāke n.

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(a) A flat cake or loaf; also, an unbaked cake or loaf; haver (ote, oten) cake, a cake of oaten bread; therf cake, a cake of unleavened bread; barli cake, flouren cake, spiced cake; (b) bread of the…

5. clint n.

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A ledge of rock; a cliff, steep bank.

6. 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

7. cukken v.

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To void excrement.

8. gāsen v.

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(a) To stare, gaze, look steadily or intently; (b) gasen abouten, to look after (sth.), watch intently; (c) fig. to fix one's attention, think longingly.

9. gaspen v.

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To open the mouth wide, gape; also, exhale.

10. gil(e n.(1)

Additional spellings: gile
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(a) The gill of a fish; (b) gil fish, a kind of stockfish.

11. glenten v.

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(a) To move or turn quickly to one side; dodge, flinch; glenten aside, glenten beside; glenten aside on, to fall upon (enemies) from the side; (b) to change one's behavior, deviate; (c) glenten from

12. glǒuten v.

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To scowl, look glum.

13. 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…

14. 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…

15. 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

16. 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].

17. kē̆r n.

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(a) Low, swampy ground; a marsh, bog, fen; ker miln, a mill by a marsh; ker side, the side of a marsh; (b) a marsh overgrown with alders or other small trees or shrubs; alder ker.

18. 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

19. kide n.

54 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) The young of a goat; kide lomb; (b) the meat of a young goat; -- often pl.; also, a carcass of a kid slaughtered for meat or prepared as a dish; (c) kides blod, the blood of a young goat; kide

20. lit-mose n.

Additional spellings: litmose
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A blue pigment, litmus; ?also, lichens from which the pigment is obtained.

21. lugerande ppl.

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Loosely hanging.

22. luggen v.

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(a) To pull (sb. or sth.) forcibly; luggen of, pull off (lips), pull out (hair); (b) to drag (sb.); (c) to mistreat (sb.); (d) of a vessel afloat: to move heavily; (e) lug-tripe, name of a dog: one…

23. lurken v.

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(a) To hide, be in hiding, lie hidden; be latent; (b) to lie in ambush; (c) to cower, skulk, keep out of sight; (d) to lie comfortably; (e) to go stealthily or cautiously, go under cover; also…

24. nap n.(3)

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A suck, draught.

25. napand ppl.

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Grasping, greedy.

26. ok adv. & conj.

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(a) Introducing a sentence or an independent clause: moreover, likewise, also; (b) modifying the predicate: too, also, in the same manner; (c) connecting nouns, usually following the last member…

27. pasken v.

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To paddle, splash.

28. pilken v.

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(a) Of a bird: to strike at or pick clean (sth.) with the bill; used fig.; (b) to deprive (sb.) of goods by exercise of power; (c) in surname.

29. pǒuten v.

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(a) To thrust out the lips in displeasure or sullenness, pout; (b) pouten oute, to swell, erupt.

30. 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.

31. ruggen v.

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(a) To pull or stretch (sb. or sth.), tug at fiercely; -- also without obj.; also, torture (sb.) by pulling or stretching; (b) to drag (sb.); (c) to tear (sb. or sth.), tear (one's hair); ruggen and

32. rūke n.

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(a) A heap, pile; also, a haystack; (b) a unit of measure; (c) a group of common people.

33. scōpen v.(1)

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To leap, skip, bound.

34. sī̆le n.(2)

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A strainer, filter; milk sile, a milk sieve; also, a milk pail.

35. sī̆len v.(2)

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To strain (sth.).

36. skerren v.

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(a) To frighten (sb.), terrify; ppl. skered, frightened; also, alarmed, startled [quot.: c1400]; skered with, frightened by (sth.); (b) to become alarmed; of clamor: rise up; ppl. skerring as adj…

37. skeuier n.

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A skewer.

38. skulken v.

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(a) To go or move furtively, slink; also fig. of death; skulken aboute; skulken awei; -- also refl.; skulken oute, make a sneak attack; (b) to hide, lie concealed; ben skulked, be in hiding, be…

39. slengen v.

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

40. slugge n.(1)

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(a) A lazy person; (b) slothfulness, the sin of sloth; also person.

41. sluggen v.

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To be lazy or slothful; ppl. slugginge, lazy, sluggish, characterized by sloth.

42. smīlen v.

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(a) To assume an expression of amusement or pleasure, smile; smilen at (of), smile at (sth.), be pleased or amused by (sth.); (b) to assume a pleasant, kindly expression; wear a smile; smilen among

43. sniffen v.

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To sniffle, sniff.

44. 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.

45. snō̆ken v.

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(a) To snuffle about, esp. as a hound on a scent; also fig.; (b) in cpd.: snoke-horn, ?one who snuffles into a horn, one who blows a horn, i.e., a worthless person [cp. blouen in an horn, etc., s.v. h

46. stǒmblen v.

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(a) Of a person, an animal: to stumble; trip; walk unsteadily; stagger so as to keep from falling; also in fig. contexts; (b) stomblen at, to trip over (sth.); bump into (sth.); stomblen at rishe and

47. strē̆ten v.

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?To strain, endeavor to the utmost.

48. sum conj.

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(a) As; ?also, error for soth adj. [quot. a1225]; sum that, where [cp. as conj. 10.]; as fer sum, so fer..sum, insofar as; so (as) sum, as, just as; also, as though [quot.Orm .3694]; swich (al-swich)

49. tossen v.

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To buffet (sb. or sth.) about, agitate, toss; also [1st quot.], sift or winnow (sth.);—used fig.

50. trash n.

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(a) Brush, fallen leaves, or twigs used as kindling, tinder [poss. confused with tach(e n.(2)]; (b) a rag, a tattered garment; ?also, an old worn-out shoe [cp. MnE dial. trash]; (c) coll. items of…

51. trillen v.(1)

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(a) Of tears, drops of blood: to flow, stream down; trillen doun (adoun); (b) to trail, hang down; trillen doun; (c) to turn (sth.); roll (sth.) on wheels; (d) of the tongue: to utter (sth.); (e) in…

52. twingen v.

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To afflict (sb.), torment, oppress.

53. 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…

54. weiknen v.

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To become feeble or deranged.

55. whin n.(1)

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(a) Common furze, gorse (Ulex europaeus); a gorse plant or clump; also, any of several similarly spiky plants; pl. a clump or quantity of gorse (b) whin bush (tre), a gorse plant or clump; whin

56. 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.

57. wing(e n.

Additional spellings: winge
132 quotations in 10 senses
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An organ of flight, usu. paired: (a) a wing of a creature whose sole or primary means of locomotion is flight (a bird, an insect, a bat, etc.);—occas. with sg. for pl.; also in fig. context; also, fig

58. witter adj.

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(a) Wise, prudent; knowledgeable; also, cunning, skilled, able [the precise gloss is determined by the context]; witter and wale (ware, wise), wise and witter; witter of eie, observant (b) requiring…