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1. pē̆re-jonet(te n.

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An early-ripening pear; pere-jonet tre.

2. pē̆re-trẹ̄ n.

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(a) A pear tree (Pyrus communis); also fig. [quot.: (a1438)]; pere-tre plaunte, a sapling pear tree; (b) in proverb; (c) in surnames.

3. pē̆re n.(1)

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(a) A pear, wild or cultivated; also fig. (with pun on per n.) angeles peres; (b) pere appel, a kind of pear resembling an apple [cp. pomepere under pome n. (a)]; pere robert, a punning nonce word…

4. senpere n.

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?One who guards the gate of a bridge, a bridgekeeper.

5. paire n.(1)

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Two, a set of two, a pair; -- often sg. with pl. meaning: (a) of garments for the hands, feet, etc.; of armor for the arms, etc.; paire of boteus (spores), paire (of) hosen (shoes), paire brace

6. perẹ̄ n.(3)

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(a) A drink made from pear juice, probably fermented, perry; pere whit [cp. pile-whei, pil-quit, pig-whei];(b) ?in surnames.

7. pēr(e n.(4)

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Hawk. ?A digestive disease of hawks.