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A Concise Dictionary Of Middle English

Auhtor: A And Walter Skeat Mayhew

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... in addition to this, and for the purpose of illustration, forms are given from various texts and Dictionaries, and from the Glossaries to B (Bruce), ...
... MDu.'encoren ~Aqueyntaunce~, sb. acquaintance, S2, CM, MD.-OF.acointance AF. aqueyntance. (~A-~ 7.). ~Aqueynten~, v. to become known, ...
... S2 ~beien~, S ~beyne~, S.-AS. begen. ~Beyer~,adj. gen of both, PP ~beire~, PP, MD ~beyre~, MD.-AS. begra. ~Beyn~, adj. pliant, flexible, ...
... S, C3, G ~cayr~, S3 ~kare~, S2.-AS.cearu OS.kara cp. OHG. chara. ~Care-full~, adj. full of grief, S3, C ~karful~, S2 ~carefullich~, adv. ...
... 2pt. s didst creep, P ~cropen~, pp., MD see Crepen. ~Crope~, sb. crupper, HD ~croupe~, CM, SkD.-OF. crope (F. _croupe_). ~Croper~, sb. crupper, ...
... sb. dirt, MD, W, W2 ~dert~, S3. ~Drit-cherl~, sb. dirt-churl (term of abuse), S. ~Driuen~, v. to drive, rush, pass, go, S ~dryuen~, ...
... fast,jejunare MD, W (Mt. 6. 16) ~fest~, S2 ~faeston~,pt. pl, confirmed, S ~fested~, pp., S2.-AS.faestan cp. Goth,fastan 'jejunare.'. ~Fasten~, ...
... Foul. ~Foul-hed~, sb. folly, H. See Foule. ~Foundement~, sb. foundation, S3, W. ~Founden~, v. to found, PP ~fundit~, pp., S3 ~y-founde~, S3 ...
... pl, W, W2.-OF.groucher, groucer, grocer ~Grucching~, sb. grumbling, S ~grucchyng~, G ~grutchyng~, W. ~Gruf~, adv. flat on one's ...
... v. to keep, mark, observe, regard, S, S2, S3, C2 ~keped~,pt. s, S2 ~kipte~, S2.-AS.c'epan later form ofc'ypan(= _c'eapian_), see Sievers, ...
... to alleviate, S2 to grow calm, S2.-AS.l'idian ~Lidnien~, v. to ease ~lidnid~, pp., PP. ~Litte~, v. to dye, H, Cath., HD ~liten~, Prompt.-Icel.lita ...
... PP, C, CM ~mestier~, PP, HD ~meister~, S ~meoster~, S ~myster~, PP, B ~mister~, B ~misteir~, B. Phr.: ~mester men~, sort of men, C.-OF. and AF.mester, ...
... S2. ~Ordinance~, sb. provision, array, S2.-AF.ordinance (ordenance) ~Ordinatly~, adv. in good order, S3. ~Ordre~, sb. order, PP, C3 ~ordres~, ...
... G.riegel a bolt see Kluge. ~Rayle~, v. to rail, arrange in a row, S2 ~railed~, pp., S2. ~Rayle~, sb. a kerchief, Palsg. see ~Re3*el~. ~Raylle~, ...
... she, S see Sheo. ~Scaerp~, adj. sharp, S see Scharp. ~Scandlic~, adj. disgraceful, S. See Schonde. ~Scaplorye~, sb. a kind of scarf, Prompt. ...
... skill, falsehood, trick, Prompt., PP ~sleithe~, PP ~sle3*že~, S2 ~slehže~, SD, PP ~slithe~, PP ~slyže~, PP ~sleighte~, PP, C, ...
... S3.-AF.estreit (estrait) Lat. strictum. ~Strif~, sb. strife, S ~stryf~, C.-AF.estrif of Teutonic origin see below. ~Strifen~, v. ...
... cp. Gr. [Greek: thaeriaka pharmaka]. For examples of the intrusive l see Cronicle. ~Triblen~, v. to trouble, H see Trublen. ~Tricherie~, ...
... sb. resurrection, S2. ~Up-rist~, sb. rising, SD, S3 ~upriste~, dat., S, C. ~Up-set~, pp. set up, S2. ~Up-sterten~, v. to start up ~upsterte~,pt. ...
... S2 ~wute~, pl., S ~wytene~, ger., S2 ~witynge~,pr. p, S2, W ~wat~, 1 and 3pr. s, S, S2, S3 ~wate~, H ~wait~, S3 ~wot~, S, S2, C2 ~woot~, ...