The Anglis…

Editing

List of Old English Words in the OED/FA

1
  • The edit can be undone. Please check the comparison below to verify that this is what you want to do, and then save the changes below to finish undoing the edit. If you are undoing an edit that is …
Latest revision Your text
Line 841: Line 841:
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Father ||n||"The Holy Father" - The Pope; His Holy Fatherhood.
 
|Father ||n||"The Holy Father" - The Pope; His Holy Fatherhood.
|-
 
|Father-better ||adj||Better than one's father.
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Father-God ||n||The God of creation.
 
|Father-God ||n||The God of creation.
Line 882: Line 880:
 
|Father-to-be ||n||A male partner of a pregnant woman (mother-to-be), especially when for the first time.
 
|Father-to-be ||n||A male partner of a pregnant woman (mother-to-be), especially when for the first time.
 
|-
 
|-
|Fathom ||n||The embracing arms = bosom (OE. only). 2. fig. grasp, power. 3. object of the embrace - the wife of thy bosom. 4. stretching of the arms in a straight line to the full extent, about six feet. 5. breadth of one's comprehension, grasp of intellect or ability. 6. a measure of length. 7. length by outstretched arms, including the hands to the tip of the longest finger; hence a definite measure of six feet.
+
|Fathom ||n||The embracing arms = bosom (OE. only). 2. fig. grasp, power. 3. object of the embrace - the wife of thy bosom. 4. stretching of the arms in a straight line to the full extent. 5. breadth of one's comprehension, grasp of intellect or ability. 6. a measure of length. 7. length by outstretched arms, including the hands to the tip of the longest finger; hence a definite measure of six feet.
 
|-
 
|-
|Fathom ||vb||To encircle with extended arms. 2. get to the bottom of, to understand. 3. to ascertain the depth of,l to sound.
+
|Fathom ||vb||To encircle with extended arms.
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Fathom ||phr||"Fathom's deep" - deep in many respect. 2. excessively deep.
 
|Fathom ||phr||"Fathom's deep" - deep in many respect. 2. excessively deep.
Line 901: Line 899:
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Fathom-lessness ||n||State or condition of being fathomless.
 
|Fathom-lessness ||n||State or condition of being fathomless.
|-
 
|Fathom-wood ||n||Waste timber at shipbuilding yard, sold to fathom lots.
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
|Fatless ||adj||Without fat or greasy matter.
 
|Fatless ||adj||Without fat or greasy matter.
  Loading editor
Below are some commonly used wiki markup codes. Simply click on what you want to use and it will appear in the edit box above.

View this template