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1. wọ̄de-chervel n.

Additional spellings: wodechervel
7 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) Some plant of the carrot family, in most cases prob. to be identified with wild chervil or cow parsley (Anthriscus sylvestris); ?also, wild asparagus (Asparagus officinalis) (b) ?a plant…

2. wọ̄de-lēctric n.

Additional spellings: wodelectric
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One or more wild plants belonging to the lettuce family (Lactuca and related genera), perh. great lettuce (Lactuca virosa) or prickly lettuce (Lactuca serriola).

3. wọ̄de-hewet n.

Additional spellings: wodehewet
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Law The illegal cutting of wood.

4. wọ̄de-rōve n.

Additional spellings: woderove
51 quotations in 2 senses
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Any of several plants, including: (a) woodruff (Galina odoratum or Asperula odorata); also, this plant or some part of it used medicinally; wode-rove garlondes (b) ?cleavers Galium aparine; (c)…

5. wọ̄de-man n.

Additional spellings: wodeman
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(a) One adept at hunting in the woods, a master of woodcraft [2nd quot. may belong to (b)]; wode-man(nes) craft (b) a purveyor of firewood; (c) a member of a primitive or savage tribe or race; a wild…

6. wọ̄de-wort n.

Additional spellings: wodewort
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(a) The plant sanicle (Sanicula europaea); (b) herb Robert (Geranium robertianum); (c) some plant, prob. umbelliferous, perh. hemlock (Conium maculatum) or cowbane (Cicuta virosa).

7. wọ̄de-sǒur(e n.

Additional spellings: wodesour, wode-soure, wodesoure
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(a) The plant wood sorrel (Oxalis acetosella) (b) ?one or more of the sorrels in the dock genus (genus Rumex), esp. common sorrel (R. acetosa), but perh. also sheep’s sorrel (R. acetosella); ?= (a);…

8. wọ̄de-bend n.

Additional spellings: wodebend
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(a) Glossing L capparis caper, but prob. = the woodbine or common honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum); (b) ivy (Hedera helix).

9. wọ̄de-thistel n.

Additional spellings: wodethistel
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(a) Some plant of the genus Carduus, a thistle (b) ?some variety of bur reed (genus Sparganium); (c) one or more varieties of umbelliferous plant; prob. including wild chervil or cow parsley…

10. wọ̄de-fǒul n.

Additional spellings: wodefoul
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(a) A woodland bird; (b) a customary rent consisting of a hen or hens, = wode-hen [s.v. wode n.(2) 6b.(a)]; (c) as surname.

11. wọ̄de-wexen n.

Additional spellings: wodewexen
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Dyer’s greenweed (Genista tinctoria), woodwaxen.

12. wọ̄de-wax n.

Additional spellings: wodewax
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Dyer’s greenweed (Genista tinctoria), as a commodity.

13. wọ̄de-cok n.

Additional spellings: wodecok
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(a) The European woodcock (Scolopax rusticola); also, the meat of the woodcock as fare for birds of prey;—also pl.; a daring (fal) of wodecokes, a covey of woodcocks (b) a robin, wren, or other small…

14. wọ̄de-wōse n.

Additional spellings: wodewose
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(a) A wild creature of woods and wasteland, human or semihuman in form and savage in appearance;—also coll (b) a figure of such a creature woven into or embroidered upon fabric, sculpted, or…

15. wọ̄de-merch(e n.

Additional spellings: wodemerch, wode-merche, wodemerche
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(a) The European sanicle (Sanicula europea) (b) ?wild celery (Apium graveolens); (c) designating a group of plants prob. to be identified with the birthworts (genus Aristolochia), comprising at least…

16. sǒuthern(e-wọ̄de n.

Additional spellings: southernwode, southerne-wode, southernewode
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(a) The plant southernwood (Artemisia abrotanum); (b) glossing L armenicus:?an apricot tree; glossing L caruca:?a kind of dried fig or fig tree; ?a medicament for the ears.

17. wọ̄de n.(2)

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A living tree; coll. & pl. live trees; neue wode, new forest growth, fresh shoots, saplings, etc.; gon under wode, of the sun: to drop behind the trees.

18. wọ̄de-bī̆nd(e n.

Additional spellings: wodebind, wode-binde, wodebinde
38 quotations in 1 sense
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Any of several creeping, spreading, or climbing plants, freq. not clearly distinguishable, but perh. most often to be identified with: (a) some plant of the honeysuckle family Caprifoliaceae; woodbine…

19. wọ̄de-ward n.

Additional spellings: wodeward
24 quotations in 1 sense
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(a) A manorial or royal officer with authority over woodland, a forester, forest keeper; wode-ward wike, = wode-wardship n.; (b) as surname; (c) ?in place name.

20. fille n.(2)

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The plant chervil (Anthriscus cerefolium).