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Peal, a word of endearment. l'omerater, a species of apple. | Proface, much good may it do
Profunr, love of talk, gross of Peerish, foolish.
Popularity, plebeian intercourse. language. Peize, to balance, to keep in sus- Port, external pomp, figure. Profession, end and purpo:e of pense, to weigh down. Port, a gate.
coming. Peiting, paltry, petty, inconsi- | Portable, bearable.
Progress,a royal journey of state derable.
Portance, carriage, behaviour. Project, to shape or form. Pennons, small flags.
Possess, to inform, to make to Prompture, suggestion, temptaPenthesilia, Amazon.
tion. Perch, a measure of five yards Possessed, acquainted with, fully | Prone, sometimes humble. and a half.
Prone, forward. Perlurable, lasting.
Possessed, afflicted with madness. Proof, confirmed state of manPerly, par Dieu, a French vath. Potch, to push violently.
hood. Perfect, certain, well informed. Potents, potentates.
Propagate, to advance or imPerfections, liver, brain, and Pouncet-box, a small box for per- prove. heart.
Proper, well-looking, handsome. Periapts, charms sewed up and Practice, unlawful or insidious Proper-false, proper or fair, and worn about the neck. stratagem.
false or deceitful. Perspectires, certain optical glas-Practise, to enploy unwarrant- Properties, taken possession of.
Properties, incidental necessaries Perrert, to avert.
Practisants, confederates in stra- to a theatre. Per-fellow, a companion.
Property, due performance. Pheere. See Feere.
Prank, to adorn, to dress osten- Property, a thing quite at disPheeze, to teaze or beat, to comb tatiously, lo plume.
posal. or curry Precedent, original drast.
Propose, to image, to imagine. Pia mater, the membrane cover- Precept, a justice's warrant. Proposing, conversing.
ing the substance of the brain. | Precisian, a great pretender to | Propriety, regular and proper Pick, to pitch.
state. Picheid, nicely dressed, foppish. Prefer, to recommend, to ad- Prorogue, to lengthen or prolong. Pickers, the hands.
Prorand, provender. Picking, piddling, insignificant. Pregnancy, readiness.
Prorencial, Provençal, from ProPickt-hatch, a place noted for Pregnant, ready, plain, evidezt, brothels.
Prorincial, belonging to one's Piece, a word of contempt for a Pregnant enemy, the enemy of province.
Prorost, sheriff or gaoler. Piell, shaven.
Premised, sent before the time Prune, to plume. Pight, pitched, fixed.
Prenominate, already named. Puck, or hobgoblin in fairv Pilcher, a pilche, the scabbard. Pre-orilinance, ordinance already mythology. Pilleil, pillazed.
Pugging, thievish. Pin and web, disorders of the Presence, the presence-cham- Pun, to pound. eye.
ber, a public roon.
Purchase, stolen goods. Pinnace, a small ship of burthen. Presence, dignity of mien, form, Purchasel, acquired by unjust Pir, a small chest in which the figure.
methods. consecrated host was kept. Prest, ready.
Purlieu, border, enclosure. Placket, a petticoat.
Pretence, design, intention. Pursuirants, heralds. Plague, to punish.
Pretenul, to intend, design. Put to know, compelled to acPlain song, the chant, in plano Pretendeid, purposed or intended. knowledge. cantu. Prerent, to anticipate.
Putter-on, one who instigates. Plainly, openly.
Prick, the point on the dial. Putter-out, one who places out Platel, complicated, involved. Pricks, prickles, skewers.
money at interest. Planched, made of brands. Pride, haughty power.
Putting-on, spur, incitement. Plant, the foot. Prig, to filch.
Puttock, a degenerate species of Platforms, plans, schemes. Prime, youth, the vigour of life. hawk. Plausire, gracious, pleasing, po- | Prime, prompt. pular. Primer, more urgent, more im
Q. Pleachell, folded together.
portant. Plot, piece or portion.
Primero, a game at cards. Quail, to faint, languish. Point, a metal book fastened to Principality, the first or princi- f Quaint, fantastical, graceful. the hose or breechies.
pal of women.
Quaint-mazes, a game running Point, the utmost height. Principals, rafters of a building. the figure of eight Point-ile-rice, with the utmost Princór, á coxcomb, or spoiled Quakeil, thrown into trepidation. possible exactness.
Qualify, to lessen, moderate. Points, tags to the laces. Probal, probable.
Quality, confederates. Poize, weight or moment. Process, summons.
Quality, profession, condition of Polied, bared, cleared. Procure, to bring.
Jife. Pomaniler, a ball made of per- Prodigious, portentous, omi- Quarrel, a quarreller, the cause fumes.
of a qnarrel
Quarry, the game after it is killed. | Reason, to talk, to argue for. Rivals, partners
Road, the haven where ships ride
Recheate, a sound by which the Romage, rummage. Queasy, squeamish, delicate, un- dogs are called back.
Ronyon, a scurvy woman. settled.
Reck, to care for, to mind, to at- Rood, the cross. Quell, to murder, to destroy.
Rook, to squat down Quench, to grow cool.
Reckless, careless, heedless. Ropery, roguery. Quern, a hand-mill.
Recollected, studied or often re- Rope-tricks, abusive language. Quest, inquest or jury, search, peated.
Round, a diadem. expedition. Record, to sing.
Round, rough, unceremonious. Question, conversation.
Recoriler, a kind of flute or fla- Rounded, whispered. Questrist, one who goes in search geolet.
Rouniling, whispering. of another. Recure, to recover.
Roundel, a country-dance. Quests, reports.
Red-lattice, the sign of an ale- Roundure, circle.
Rouse, a draught of jollity.
Royal, due to a king.
Reechy, discoloured by smoke, Royalize, to make royal. Quillets, law chicane.
Royalty, nobleness, supreme exQuintain, a post set up for va- Refell, to refute.
Roynish, mangy or scabby.
Rullock, the redbreast.
Remembered, remembering. Ruin, displeasure producing ruin.
Remorse, pity, tenderness of heart. | Ruth, pity, compassion.
Remotion, removal or remoteness.
Reniler, to describe.
Sai, grave or serious.
Safe, to render safe.
Sagg or suagg, to sink down. clouds. Reputing, boasting of.
Salt, tears. Racking, in rapid motion.
Requiem, a mass for the soul of Saniled, of a sandy colour. Rag, an opprobrious epithet.
a person deceased,
Satisfy, rest with satisfaction. Ragged, rugged.
Resolre, to be firmly persuaded, Savage, silvan, uncultivated, Rake, to cover,
wild. Rank, rate or pace. Resolve, to dissolve.
Sarageness, wildness. Rank, grown up to a great height Respect, consideration, caution. Saucy, lascivious. and strength.
Respective, respectable, respect- Saw, anciently, not a proverb, Rapt, rapturously affected.
but the whole tenor of any Rapture, a fit.
Respective, cool, considerate. discourse. Rarely, curiously, happily. Respectirely, respectfully.
Say, silk. Rascal, applied to lean deer. Retailed, handed down.
Say, a sample, a taste or relish. Rash, heady, thoughtless, quick, Retire, to draw back.
Scaffoliage, the gallery part of violent. Reverb, to reverberate.
the theatre. Rash remonstrance, premature Revolts, revolters
Scall, a word of contempt, poor discovery. Rih, to enclose.
filthy. Rated, chided. Rul, to destroy.
Scale, tu disperse, to put to flight.
Scall, an old word of reproach. Raught, reached.
Right-drawn, drawn in a right Scamble, to scramble. Raw, ignorant, unripe, un kilful.
Scan, to examine nicely.
Scant, to be deficient in, to con-
Scantling, measure, proportion Rear-mouse, a hat,
Rivage, the bank or sliore. Scapes of wit, sallies, irregulariReason, discourse,
Rivality, equal rank.
Sheriff s-post, a large post set up Sooth, truth. Scarfed, decorated with flags. at the door of that oflicer for Sooth, sweetness. Scath, destruction, harm.
aflixing proclamations, fic. Sorriest, worthless, vile. Scath, to do an injury. Shire, a slice.
Sorry, sorrowful or dismal. Scuthful, mischievous, destruc- | Shot, shooter.
Sort, to choose out. tive. Shovel-board, a game.
Sort, a company, a pack, rauks Scone, a petty fortification. Shoughs, shocks, a species of dog. and degrees of men. Sconce, the head.
Shouldered, rudely thrust into. Sort, to happes), to agree. Scotched, cut slightly.
Shrewd, having the qualities of a Sort, the lot. Scrimens, fencers.
Sort and suit, figure and rank. Scrip, a writing, a list. Shrift, confession.
Sot, a fool. Scroyles, scabby fellows.
Shrire. to confess, to call to Soul-fearing, soul-appalling. Sculls, great numbers of fishes confession.
Sound, to declare or publish. swimming together. Shut-up, to conclude.
Side-sleeves, iong sieeves. Soul, to pull by the ears.
Souter, perhaps the name of a plete. Sight, the perforated part of a
hound. Seam, lard.
Spanned, measured. Sear, to stigmatize, to close. Sightless, unsightly.
Specialty, particular rights. See Sere. Sign, to show, to denote.
Speil, the fate decided. Season, to temper, to infix, lo Silly, simple or rustic.
Speed, event. impress.
Silly, sooth, plain, simple truth. Sperr, to shut up, defend by Seasonei, established or settled Sincere, honest.
bars, &c. by time. Sinev, strength.
Spleen, humour, caprice, spirit. Seat, throne.
Single, weak, debile, small, void resentment. Seated, fixed, firmly placed. of duplicity or guile.
Spleen, violent hurry, tumulSect, a cutting in gardening. Sink-a-pace,cinque-pace,a dance. tuous speed. Securely, with too great confi- Sir, the designation of a parson. Spleens, inclination to spiteful dence. Sir-reverence, a corruption of
mirth. Seel, tu close up.
Spot, stain or disgrace.
Sprag, or spackt, apt to learn. cal.
Sizes, allowances of victuals. Spread, to stand separately. Seeming, seemly.
Skains-mates, loose companions. Sprighted, haunted.
Skirr, to scour, to ride hastily. Sprights, spirits.
Springhalt, a disease incident to Self-bounty, inherent generosity. Slave, to treat as a slave.
horses. Semblably, in resemblance, alike. Sleare, the ravelled knotty part Springing, blooming, in the Seniory, seniority.
of the silk.
spring of life. Sennet, a flourish or sounding. Slediled, riding in a sled or sledge Sprightly, ghostly. Sense, reason, natural affection, Slights, arts, subtle practices. Spurs, the longest and largest
feeling, sensual passion. Slips, a contrivance of leather, to roots of trees. Sensible, having sensation.
start two dogs at the same time. Square, to quarrel. Septentrion, the north.
Sliver, to cut a piece or slice. Square, regular, equitable, just, Sequestration, separation. Slops, loose breeches, or trow- suitable. Sere or sear, dry.
sers, tawdry dress.
Square, compass, conprehenSerjeant, a bailiff or sheriff's of Slough, the skin which the ser- sion, or complement. ficer.
pent annually throws off. Spuarer, a quarrelsome fellow. Serpigo, a kind of tetter. Slover, more serious.
Squash, an immature peascod. Serve, to fulfil.
Slubber, to do any thing care- Squiny, to look asquint. Serre, to accompany.
lessly, imperfectly, to obscure. Squire, a square or rule. Set, seated.
Smilingly, with signs of pleasure. Staggers, delirious perturbation. Setebos, a species of devil. Smirched, soiled or obscured. Stale, a bait or decoy to catch Sereral, separated, appropriated. Smoothed, to stroke, to caress,
birds. Sever, an officer who placed the to fondle.
Stale, a pretence. dishes on the table.
Sneap, to check or rebuke, a re- Stale, to allure. Shame, to disgrace.
Stand, to withstand, to resist. Shame, modesty. Sneaping, nipping.
Standing bowls, bowls elevated Shard-borne, born by shards or Sneck-up, a cant-phrase, “
on feet. scaly wings.
Stannyal, the common stone Shards, the wings of a beetle. Snufl, hasty anger.
hawk. Shards, broken pots or tiles. Snufs, dislikes.
Star, a scar of that appearance. Sharked, picked up as a shark Soil, spot, turpitude, reproach. Stark, stiff. collects his prey. Solely, alone.
Starkly, stiflly. Sheen, shining, splendour, lustre. Solicit, courtship.
Starred, destined. Sheer, pellucid, transparent. Solicit, to excite.
State, a chair with a canopy Shent, scolded, rebuked, ashamed, Soliciting, information.
over it. disgraced.
Solidares, an unknown coin. State, standing. Shent, to reprore harshly. Sometimes, formerly.
State, official state, dignity.
States, persons of high rank. Suggest, to tempt, to prompt, to Taurus, sides and heart in medi.
Taudry, a kind of necklaces
worn by country girls. Stares, the wood of the lances. Suited, dressed.
Taration, censure or satire
Summer-swelling, that which Temper, to mould like was. Sticking-place, the stop in a ma- swells or expands in summer. Temper, temperament, constituchine.
Summoners, summoning officers. tion. Sticklers, arbitrators, judges, Sumpter, a horse that carries ve- Temperance, temperature. sidesmen.
cessaries on a journey. Tempered, rendered pliable Stigmatical, marked or stigma- Superfluous, over-clothed. Tend, to attend upon, to wait tized.
Superstitious, serving with super- for. Stigmatick, one on whom nature stitious attention.
Tender, to regard with affection. has set a mark of deformity. Supposed, counterfeited, ima- Tendring, watching with ten Still, constant or continual.
derness. Stilly, gently, lowly.
Sure, safe, out of danger, surely. Tent, to take up residence. Stint, to stop, to retard,
Sur-reined, over-worked, or rid | Tercel, the male hawk. Stith, an anvil.
Termayant, the god of the SaraStoccata. a thrust or stab with a Suspire, to breathe. rapier.
Swaggerer, a roaring, fighting Termagant, furious. Stock, a term in fencing.
Tested, brought to the test. Stock, stocking
Swart, or swarth, black, or dark Testern, to gratify with a tester, Stomach, passion, pride, stub- brown.
or sixpence, born resolution, constancy, re
Swarth, or suath, as much grass Tetchy, touchy, peevish, fretsolution.
or corn as a mower cuts down ful. Stoop, a measure somewhat more at one stroke of his scythe. Tharborough, thirdborough, a than half a gallon.
Swashing, noisy, bullying. Storer, a kind of thatch.
Suath, the dress of a new-born Theme, a subject. Sloup, a kind of flagon.
Theorick, theory. Strachy, probably some kind of Sway, the whole weight, mo- Theues, muscuiar strength. domestic office.
Thick, in quick succession. Straight, immediately.
Sveeting, a species of apple. Thick-pleached, thickly interStrain, descent, lineage.
Swift, ready Strain, difficulty, doubt.
Swinge-buckiers, rakes, rioters. Thill, the shafts of a cart. Strait, narrow,
avaricious. Swoop, the descent of a bird of Thirdborough. See Tharborough Straited, put to difficulties.
Thought, melancholy. Strange, odd, different from.
Thrasonical, boastful, bragging. Strange, alien, becoming a stran
Threau, fibre or part ger, a stranger.
Threaul, to pass through. Strangely, wonderfully.
Table, the palm of the hand ex- Three-inan-beetle, an implemeni Strangeness, shyness, distant be- tended.
used for driving piles. haviour. Table, a picture.
Three-pile, sich velvet. Stranger, an alien.
Tables, table-books, memoran- Thrift, a state of prosperity. Strangle, to suppress.
Throes, emits as in parturition.
Thrum, the extremity of a weav-
Thrummed, made of coarse wool-
Take, to strike with a disease, to len cloth. Stuck, a thrust in fencing. See blast.
Tib, a strumpet. Stoccata. Stock.
Take-in, to conquer, to get the Tickle, ticklish. Stuff, baggage.
Tickle-brain, some strong liquor.
Tightly, cleverly, adroitly.
Tilly-ralley, an interjection of
Tall, stout, bold, courageous. contempt. der.
Tallow keech, the fat of an ox or Tilth, tillage. Subscription, obedience.
Timeless, untimely. Submerged, whelmed under wa- Tame, ineffectual.
Tinct, tincture. Tame snake, a contemptible tel- Tire, head dress. Subtilty, deception.
Tire, to fasten, to fix the talons Subtle, smooth, level.
Tamed, flat, spiritless. Success, succession.
Tarre, to stimulate, to excite, Tire, to be idly employed on. Successire, belonging to the suc- provoke.
Tired, adorned with ribands. cession.
Tartar, Tartarus, the fabled Tod, to yield or produce a tod, o; Successwely, by order of succes. place of future punishment. twenty-eight pounds. sion.
Task, to keep busied with scru- Tokened, spotted as in the plague Sudulen, violent.
Toll, to enter on the toll-book
Tolling, taking toll.
of the game.
Tomboy,a masculine, forward girl. | Vain, vanity.
Uncharged, unattacked. Topless, that which has nothing Vain, light of tongue, not vera- Uncleu, to draw out, to exhaust. above it, supreme.
Uncoined, real, unrefined, unaTopple, to tumble.
Valance, fringed with a beard. dorned. Touch, sensation, sense, or feel Valülity, value.
Unconfirmed, unpractised in the ing. Vanity, illusion.
ways of the world. Touch, exploit or stroke.
Vantage, convenience, opportu- Under generation, the antipodes Touch, a spice or particle.
Undergo, to be subject to. Touch, touchstone.
Vantbrace, armour for the arm. Under-skinker, a tapster, an un Touches, features.
Varlet, a servant or footman to derdrawer. Touched, tried.
Undertaker, one who takes upon Touard, in a state of readiness. Vast, waste, dreary.
himself the quarrel of another Toys, rumours, idle reports, fan- Paunt, the avant, what went be- Underwrite, to subscribe,to obev. cies, freaks of imagination. fore.
Under-wrought, under-worked. Toze, to pull or pluck. Vaward, the fore part.
Uneath, scarcely, not easily. Tradition, traditional practices. Vent, rumour, matter for dis- Unexpressive, inexpressible. Traditional, adherent to old cus
Unhappy,mischievously waggish, toms.
Ventages, the holes of a flute unlucky. Trail, the scent left by the passage Venys, hits in fencing
Unhidden, open, clear. Verbal, verbose, full of talk. Unhoused, free from domestic Traitress, a term of endearment. Verify, to bear true witness. Tranect, a ferry. Very, immediate.
Unhouseled, not having received Translate, to transfer, to explain. Via, a cant phrase of exultation. the sacrament. Trash, a hunting phrase, lo cor- Vice, the fool of the old moralities. Unimproved, not guided by knowrect. Vice, to advise.
ledge or experience. Trarel, to stroll. Vice, grasp
Union, a species of pearl. Trarerse, a term in military ex- Vie, to contend in rivalry. Unkind, contrary to kind or naercise. Vied, bragged.
ture. Traversed, across.
Viewless, unseen, invisible. Unmastered, licentious. Tray-trip, some kind of game. Villain, a worthless fellow, a ser- Unowed, that which has Treachers, treacherous persons. vant. Trenched, cut, carved.
Virginalling, playing on the vir- | Unpregnant, not quickened. Trick, trick of the times.
ginal, a spinnet.
Unproper, common. Trick, peculiarity of voice, face, Virtue, the most efficacious part, Unqualitied, unmanned, disarme : &c. valour.
of his faculties. Trick, smeared, painted, in he- Virtuous, salutiferous.
Unquestionable, unwilling to be raldry.
Virtuous, belonging to good- conversed with. Tricking, dress.
Unready, undressed. Tricksy, clever, adroit.
Vicen, or fixen, a female fox. Unrespective, inattentive to conTriumphs, masques, revels, pub- Vizaments, advisements.
sequences. lic exhibitions. Voluntary, voluntarily.
Unrest, disquiet. Trojan, cant word for a thief. Votarist, supplicant.
Unrough, smooth-faced, Troll, to dismiss trippingly from Vouchsafed, vouchsafing.
Unsisting, always opening, nefer
at rest. Trou, to believe.
Unsmirched, clean, not defiled. Truth, honesty.
Unsquared, unadapted to their Tucket, or tucket sonnuance, a
Umber, a dusky yellow-coloured Unstanched, incontinent. Turlygood, or lurlupin, a species earth.
Untempering, not tempering, not of gipsy.
Umbered, discoloured by the softening: Turn, to become acescent.
gleam of fire.
Untraced, singular, not in com Turquoise, a precious stone. Unaccustomed, unseemly, indeTwangling, an expression of con
Untrimmed, undressed. tempt.
Unaneled, without extreme unc- Untruth, disloyalty, treachery. Tuigging, wickered.
Unvalued, invaluable. Tyed, limited, circumscribed. Unavoilei, unavoidable.
Up-spring, upstart. Type, distinguishing mark, show Unbarbed, untrimmed, unshaven. Urchins, hedge-hogs, or perhaps or emblem. Unbated, not blunted.
fairies. Tything, division of a place, a Unbolt, to open, explain.
Usance, usury: district. Unbolted, coarse.
Use, practice long countenarced Unbookish, ignorant.
by custom. Unbreathed, unexercised, Use, to make a practice ol Vail, to condescend to look, lo practised.
Use, interest. let down, to bow, to sink. Uncape, to dig out, a term in fox- Used, behaved. Vailing, lowering.