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1) Eagle-stones. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...or Aet tes ( ). Yellow clay ironstones supposed to have sanative and magical virtues. They are so called because they are found in eagles nests. Epiphanius says,...

2) OLD ENGLISH. The Columbia Guide to Standard American English. 1993
...aemtig, and eostra waeron over aere nywelnysse bradnysse; and Godes gast waes geferod ofer waeteru. God cwae a: Gewure leoht, and leoht wear geworht. God geseah a...

3) twit. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...annoying person. Short for obsolete atwite, from Middle English atwiten, from Old English aetwtan : aet, at; see at1 + wtan, to reproach; see weid- in Appendix I.twitter...

4) Letters. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...the latter of two vowels (called dioeresis), signify that each vowel is to be sounded, as Aet ius (4 syl.).A hyphen between two or more nouns or syllables denotes...

5) at 1. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...arguing or fighting: The neighbors are at it again. Middle English, from Old English aet. See ad- in Appendix I....

6) §11. The Ballads and Poems in "The Chronicle". VII. From Alfred to the Conquest. Vol. 1. From the Beginnings to the Cycles of Romance. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...in the Chronicle occurs under the year 937, and celebrates the glorious victory won by Aethelstan at Brunanburh. It is a markedly patriotic poem and shows deep feeling;...

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