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a household slave


(ˈɛz ni, -nɛ)

(in Anglo-Saxon England) a member of the lowest class; laborer.
[before 950; < Old English; c. Old High German asni, Goth asneis day laborer, harvester, akin to asans harvest]
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Ru1: esne nawiht ealle pa scylde ic forlet pe foroon de pu bede me
Hwilum mec on cofan cyssed mupe tillic esne, paer wit tu beop, faedme on folm[ .
Donne on done die daer Esne done weg fordealf donon of dune on daes
Indra, the leading Spanish multinational consulting and technology firm and one of the main players in Europe and Latin America, and ESNE, a university centre specialised in design, innovation and technology, have signed a partnership agreement to promote the adoption of the latest information and communication technologies in training curriculums and to help young creators being trained at the centre learn about them.
St Osburg's pupils (from left) Esne Parsons, Aron Boateng, Emily Hollingsworth, Erfan Zafarini and Rose Oxley with head teacher Tracey McGeever.
Boob Boo-B(oe) 288-289 Tout Tou-T(ob) 281-382 Tost Tos-T(oo) 387-388 Toot Too-T(oe) 388-389 Tent Ten-T(eu) 390-391 Test Tes-T(eo) 397-398 Poop Poo-P(oe) 588-589 Hunh Hun-H(uu) 610-611 Hush Hus-H(uo) 617-618 Heth Het-H(eq) 693-694 Onto Ont-O(nq) 803-804 Otto Ott-O(tq) 833-834 Oppo Opp-O(ph) 855-856 Epee Epe-E(hn) 959-960 Esne Esn-E(su) 970-971 Esse Ess-E(so) 977-978
This lot includes both morphologically simple lexical categories such as beorn, carl, haele, maga, waepned, esne, as well as a substantial number of morphologically complex categories, such as waepnedmann, woruldman, carlmann, folcagende, folcbearn, folcwer, freomann, gum mann, gumrinc and others.