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This is an alternative search engine for the University of Michigan's electronic Middle English Dictionary. Unlike the Dictionary's native search engine, this engine supports fuzzy queries (e.g., a search for abayen returns abāten, abaien, abeien, etc.).

Searching for special characters is also a tad more intuitive. All non-ASCII characters have been reduced in the index to the output of Sean Burke's Text::Unidecode Perl module. In particular:

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