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The Golden Gloss

The medieval glossary of English (old/middle/modern) words as used in the middle ages. Of highlight are words misunderstood or unknown to the general public (or newer participants.)

UPDATED 09/01/2023

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There are currently 2 terms in this directory beginning with the letter O.
Or (heraldry)
The metallic color of gold.

Ox (plural oxen)
Castrated bovines trained to do pulling work such as carts or plows in addition to use as food.


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