six, n/adj/num: six. (SIX)

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stæpe, m.n: a step, pace (lit. and fig.); stepping, going; a step, that on which the foot may be placed; a degree. (STAP-eh)

Blemmyae in the kingdom of Dondun in Mandeville’s Travels. E. England (East Anglia), 2nd quarter of the 15th century. London, British Library, Harley 3954, f. 42r. []