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1. clerkhōd n.

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Clerical office or position; the status of a secular clergyman.

2. had-I-wist(e n.

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(a) Regret for something done in heedlessness or ignorance, vain regret; abiden forto had-I-wist, to wait until it is too late; singen (of) had-I-wist, to lament past errors; in prov.: had-I-wist

3. hād-gā̆vel n.

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Some kind of customary rent; ? = hǒus-gā̆vel.

4. unhad ppl.

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Not in one’s possession, unobtained, lacking; of passions: not held, absent.

5. for-hāden v.

Additional spellings: forhaden
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?To change the nature of (something) for the worse, to spoil (something).

6. -hēd(e suf.

Additional spellings: -hede
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A derivational suffix forming nouns: (a) in composition with a noun as simplex, denoting (as in OE) rank or position, but also condition, quality, and (later) activity or qualities typical of the…

7. hāth n.

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Scorn, mockery; withouten hath, seriously, most assuredly.

8. cornāǧium n.

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A rent fixed by the number of horned cattle; horngeld. [See N. Neilson Cust.Rents in OSSLH 2 (1910) 120-2.]

9. kē̆rne n.

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(a) A light-armed Irish foot soldier; (b) an army of such soldiers; (c) a vagabond or rascal.

10. frē̆t n.(1)

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(a) Gnawing; (b) the wearing effect (of greed, fear, etc.).

11. hōd(e n.

Additional spellings: hode
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(a) Quality, rank, condition, status; the order of knighthood; (b) holy orders, priest's or bishop's orders, etc.; also, an order as of monks, canons, etc.; (c) one of the orders or choirs of angels.

12. flight n.(2)

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(a) The act of flying with wings, flight through the air; comen in (with) flight, to come flying; foules flight, the flight of a bird; fig. spiritual soaring; (b) flight-foul, bird of the air; flight

13. prō̆- pref.

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A common prefix in words derived from Latin or French; e.g., probleme, processionarie, progenitour, pronosticacioun, propugnacle, prosperite, provincial (nouns); profounde, prolixe, propicious,

14. streinen v.(2)

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(a) To cut (sth.) off; -- also without obj.; (b) to confine (sb.); (c) in glossaries, glossing L distringere; (d) ppl. streined as adj., of a sword: drawn.

15. breiden v.(1)

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To move quickly or suddenly: (a) to hurry, hasten, rush; dash, dart, jump; -- intr. or refl.; (b) breiden up, to jump or start up (as from anger or fear).

16. vīne n.(1)

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(a) Any plant of the genus Vitis, esp. V. vinifera, a vine; also fig.;—also coll. [a few pl. exx. could also be construed as (b)]; ?also, a twig or branch of a vine [quot. ?1440]; also, a pictorial…

17. a- pref.(2), in adverbs

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From early ME a prep., derived from unstressed an before nouns, adjs., and advs. beginning with a consonant [OE on, an]. (a) Orig. noun phrases: a-beggeþ, a-bedde, a-blode, a-clokke, a-dai(es,

18. grīpen v.

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(a) To grasp (sb. or sth.) with the hands, take hold of, grab, snatch; gripen fro, snatch (sth.) from (sb.); gripen up, pull up (roots); (b) to hold on, cling; (c) to encircle (sth.) with the hands…

19. than conj.

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Used to introduce a clause having a finite verb and expressing a comparison or contrast: (a) in constructions with a comp. adj., adj. as noun, or adv. in the comp. degree: than; (b) in constructions…

20. bihalve n.

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on godes bihalve, on the side of God, in accord with God's will.