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  • Quotation evidence from OE (first cited in Cynewulf).
  • This is one of the earliest 2% of entries recorded in OED.
  • OED includes about 9200 entries first evidenced in the period before 1050 (words such as fire, red, throw).

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Origin

Entry size

  • 3 senses (3 main senses, 0 subentry senses).
  • 28 quotations.

Timeline of sense development

Timeline of quotation evidence

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