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21. drast n.

46 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Dregs, lees; sediment, scum; -- usually pl.; (b) the refuse of grapes after the juice has been pressed out; drastes of honi, wax; (c) dirt, refuse; also, garbage (?or mast) fed to hogs; (d) fig.

22. drēden v.

222 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) To be afraid, become frightened; dreden for, dreden of, fear (sb. or sth.); as ich drede, as I fear; (b) refl.; dreden for, dreden of; dreden of lif, fear for (one's) life; dreden of grace, fear…

23. drẹ̄men v.(1)

11 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Of a musical instrument: to resound; also fig.; (b) to sing; (c) to shout, clamor, talk loudly, be hilarious; (d) to rejoice; dremen of, rejoice in (sth.).

24. drẹ̄pen v.(2)

12 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To drip; of a liquid: to fall in drops, drip; (b) drepen with, to moisten or smear (sb.) with (sth.); (c) to droop, sink down; be faint-hearted, languish; dreping mone, ?a waning moon; (d) to lie…

25. drīen v.(2)

99 quotations in 4 senses
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To perform or do (sth.); commit (sins); do (penance); drien wille, do (someone's) will; drien lif, lead (a certain kind of) life; drien wirdes, try (one's) luck.

26. drīpen, drippen v.

Additional spellings: drippen
9 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) To fall in drops, drip; dripen of, drip from (sth.); ppl. driping, dripping, misty; (b) dripen on, to drop or dab (a liquid or salve) on (sth.); (c) dripen mid, to moisten or daub (sth.) with…

27. dweomer-cræft n.

Additional spellings: dweomercræft
1 quotation in 1 sense
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Witchcraft, sorcery.

28. dweomerlāk n.

5 quotations in 1 sense
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Magic art, witchcraft.

29. dwergh n.

34 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) A supernatural being of subhuman size, dwarf; on dwergh, possessed by a dwarf; dwergh dwosle, pennyroyal (Mentha Pulegium); (b) a member of a race of small people, Pygmy; (c) an undersized or…

30. ei-shel n.

Additional spellings: eishel
9 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) The hard outer shell of an egg; (b) a rough measure of quantity.

31. eit n.

10 quotations in 2 senses
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An island.

32. fēsen v.

17 quotations in 2 senses
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(a) Drive or chase; spur (a horse); incite (to action); (b) put to flight, rout (an enemy); discomfit.

33. gadeling n.

38 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A companion in arms; man, fellow; (b) a person of low birth; a base fellow, rascal, scoundrel; ?a bastard; (c) as adj.: base, lowborn; (d) in place name [see Smith PNElem. 1.191].

34. galle n.(1)

94 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) The gall bladder of man or animal; (b) the secretion of the liver, bile; chest (kist, hucche) of galle, the gall bladder; (c) as a type of the ultimate in bitterness: bitter as galle, bitterer

35. gāte n.(1)

239 quotations in 6 senses
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(a) A gateway; a gate of a city, castle, house, etc.; also, a doorway; flod gate, a floodgate; (b) the movable barrier which closes off a gateway; one of the valves of a double gate; ?a portcullis…

36. gī̆rden v.(2)

94 quotations in 4 senses
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(a) To strike (sb.); girden at, aim a blow at (sb.); girden on, rain (blows) on (sb.); (b) girden abak, to drive (sb.) back with blows, repel; girden al to poudre, beat (sb.) to dust; girden doun

37. glas n.

102 quotations in 5 senses
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(a) Glass as substance, material, or a manufactured commodity; bright (brotel, clene, cler, grei, pur, slider) as glas, etc.; also, glemen (shinen) as glas; (b) a piece or splinter of glass.

38. glā̆sen adj.

26 quotations in 3 senses
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(a) Made of glass; (b) yeven a glasen houve, to delude (sb.); glasen glose, a deluding or sophistical interpretation; (c) glasen wright, a glazier.

39. glēde n.(1)

15 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A bird of prey, the kite (Milvus milvus); (b) contemptuous term for a falcon; (c) in place names [see Smith PNElem. 1.204].

40. gnat n.

35 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Any of various small, flying insects; esp. the European gnat (Culex pipiens); (b) as a symbol of something small or inconsequential; clensen (sen) the gnat and swolwen the flie (camel), to strain…