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1. ēred ppl.

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Furnished with a pair of projecting handles.

2. ēr-plattien v.

Additional spellings: erplattien
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To box the ears of (a person).

3. ē̆rs-wǒrt n.

Additional spellings: erswort
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A plant, ?mouse-ear (Hieracium pilosella).

4. spigot n.

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(a) A wooden stopper for the vent hole of a cask; a wooden peg used as a stop valve, a faucet; also, a vent hole [quot. a1425(c1395)]; (b) as surname.

5. ēr-wig(ge n.

Additional spellings: erwig, er-wigge, erwigge
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(a) An insect believed to penetrate or creep into the human ear, an earwig; (b) fig.?a tale bearer, ?a flatterer.

6. wāre n.(4)

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Spring; ware corn, grain sown in the spring, specif. barley and oats; ware tide (time), springtime.