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Noun1.knawe - widely distributed low-growing Eurasian herb having narrow leaves and inconspicuous green flowers
genus Scleranthus, Scleranthus - small genus of Old World weedy prostrate annuals: knawel
weed - any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
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Sir John writes, "In Egipte er diuerse langagez and diuerse letters and of o[??]er schappe [??]an er in o[??]er placez; and [??]erfore wille I here sette bathe [??]e letters and [??]aire soune and [??]aire names, [??]at 3e may knawe [??]e difference betwix [??]a letters and letters of o[??]er langagez" (30).
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Procula complains of him to Pilate: 'Loo lorde, pis ladde with his laws!' (69), to which Pilate responds, 'Yha luffe, he knawis all oure custome, / I knawe well ...' (71-2).
alle see and knawe the same that [she] saw, for [she] walde that it ware