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  • across the breast, and under the opposite arm; less properly, any belt. 1400?, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, line 2485.: And the bright green belt on
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  • worth (category English terms derived from the PIE root *wert-)
    and the like. Nay we in modern English still say, ‘Woe worth the hour.’ [i.e. Woe befall the hour] 14th century, Pearl poet, Sir Gawain and the Green
    9 KB (632 words) - 14:58, 27 July 2016
  • segg (plural seggs) man Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Gladly I wolde / Se þat segg in sy3t, and with hymself speke From Proto-Finno-Ugric *śäŋkɜ
    736 bytes (47 words) - 00:23, 24 July 2016
  • and past participle snaped) To injure; of snow or sleet: nip, afflict Þe snawe snitered ful snart, þat snayped þe wylde. — Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
    2 KB (320 words) - 02:25, 28 July 2016
  • prene; pernyng is read by some editors in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (v. 611) and interpreted as the present participle of this verb, also reflected
    2 KB (337 words) - 17:16, 26 January 2016
  • dinčh) tooth dintidure dint (plural dints) dent blow, stroke Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Ayein his dyntez sore ye may not yow defende. From Old
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  • ᵹonge knight..suet to þe Duke With a bir on þe brest, þat backeward he ᵹode. Violence; strength; fury. c. 1400, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: With
    7 KB (563 words) - 14:16, 22 July 2016
  • Attested in the late 14th century (Sir Gawain and the Green Knight). tulke, tolke tulk (plural tulk(k)es) a man, soldier A. L. Mayhew and Walter William
    682 bytes (66 words) - 17:22, 18 October 2015
  • þe freke þer byside. — Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, 1400 A (level) piece of ground; a battlefield Wiþ four othre meteþ he ... & fuld hem on þe flette
    5 KB (424 words) - 17:25, 22 July 2016
  • 1300s, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight 2.6 (transl. by W.A. Neilson 1999, Cambridge, Ontario: In Parentheses Publications) THEN þay schewed hym þe schelde
    1 KB (238 words) - 16:34, 20 October 2015
  • The Wirral c. 1400, "Pearl Poet", Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, fit II, verse IX, lines 700-702 Ouer at þe Holy-Hede, til he hade eft bonk In þe wyldrenesse
    337 bytes (48 words) - 22:34, 1 November 2015
  • in the magazine for that service. A horse or other animal used for riding; a mount. late 14th century, Anonymous, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight After
    6 KB (981 words) - 15:53, 27 July 2016
  • feudal lord. c. 1390, Sir Gawain & the Green Knight, §I, 934 ff.: Chaplayneȝ to þe chapeles chosen þe gate... Þe lorde loutes þerto, & þe lady als, In-to a
    12 KB (945 words) - 23:02, 21 July 2016