Staff A/Ag of the English Wordbook.

Basic abbreviations:

  • OE = Old English
  • ME = Middle English
  • PG = Or-theedish
  • SC = Scots
  • SW = Swedish
  • Dan. = Danish
  • ON = Old Norse
  • OS = Old Saxon
  • NHG = New Hightheech
  • IC = Icelandish
  • H.IC = High Icelandish
  • Du. = Netherlandish
  • Fris. = Friesish

For a full list of etymological and other abbreviations used in these wordlists, see: Offshortenings.


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Leaves under English Wordbook/A:

Aa Ab Ac Ad Ae Af Ag Ah Ai Aj Ak Al Am An Ao Ap Aq Ar As At Au Av Aw Ax Ay Az

*Red links mean that no words have been put forth under those bookstaffs as of yet.

Chancery English Class Anglish/English
Attested Unattested
age n oldness, world, time, tide eld, tide (era)
age vb olden: mellow, ripen, elden eld
aged adj elderly, old(en), yore forolden, full-blown, full-fledged, grown.
agenda n to-do-list, ledger worklist (cf. Fr. wurklist), reckonleaf
agent n follower, minion (came from M.Frankish, but firstly from PG) -
agglomerate vb huddle clodden (Barnes)
agglomeration n crowding, heaping, clodding, swelltown
agglutinate vb wordlink upcleam (Barnes)
aggression n go-getting fightsomeness (built on Barnes), winsomeness
aggressive adj go-getting fightsome (Barnes), winsome
aggressor n raider scather
agile adj nimble, limber, lithe, light-footed, yare -
agitate(d) vb stir, toss, keyed-up -
agitation n worry mindfret, seething, churning
aglet n - needling, shoestring tip
agony n throe, ache susle (<OE sūsl)
agoraphobia n - steadfear
agree vb settle on, fit, hold with (Barnes), stand [with], stick [with], yeasay aspeak (<OE aspeak), thwear (<OE þwǽrian), thave (<OE þafian), forewyrd (<OE forewyrdan)
agreeable adj - likeworthy
agreement n deal, meeting of minds mirth, thwaring, thaving, soom (<OE som)
agrarian/agricultural adj field (Barnes) -
agriculture n farming, tilling, harvest fieldlore, earth-tilth (Barnes), cropcraft, landwardship (cf. NHG Landwirtschaft)
agrostology n - grasslore
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