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Knave, servant

Hest, behest, command (height Induction, entrance, · beginning, | Kinged, ruled by
High-fantastical, fantastical to the
Kinsman, near relative
High-repented, repented to the Indurance, delay, procrastination Kirtle, part of a woman's dress
Hight, called
[utmost Infinite, extent or power
Hilding, a paltry cowardly fellow Ingaged, sometimes for unen-
Hint, suggestion, circumstance Ingraft, rooted, settled
Hiren, a harlot
Inhabitable, not habitable
Inherit, to possess

His, often used for its

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Inhibit, to forbid


Inhopped, enclosed, confined Inkhorn-mate, a book-mate

Knife, a sword or dagger
Knots, figures planted in box
Know, to acknowledge
Know of, to consider

Inkle, a kind of tape, crewell or Labras, lips worsted

Inland, civilized, not rustic
Insane, that which makes insane
Insconce, to fortify
Insculped, engraven
Inseparate, inseparable
Instance, example, proof
Instances, motives
Insuit, solicitation
Intend, to pretend
Intending, regarding
Intendment, intention or disposi
Intenible, incapable of retaining
Intention, eagerness of desire
Intentively, with full attention
Interessed, interested
Intergatories, interrogatories
Intermission, pause, intervening
[be cut


Intrenchant, that which cannot
Intrinse, intrinsicate
Invention, imagination
Inwardness, intimacy, confidence
Iron, clad in armour
Irregulous, lawless, licentious
Issues, consequences, conclusions
Heration, citation, or recitation


Images, children, representatives Jack, a term of contempt:
Imaginary, produced by the Jack-a-lent, a puppet thrown at

power of imagination [view
Imbare, to lay open or display to
Immanity, barbarity, savageness
Immediacy, close connection
Imp, to supply
Imp, progeny
Impair, unsuitable
Impartial, sometimes used for
Impawned, wagered and staked
Impeach, to bring into question
Impeachment, reproach or impu-
tation, hinderance
Imperious, imperial
Imperseverant, perseverant
Impeticos, to impetticoat or im-
Importance, importunacy [pocket
Importance, the thing imported
Importing, implying, denoting
Impose, injunction, command
Impositions, commands [ceivable
Impossible, incredible or incon-
Impress, to compel to serve
Impress, a device or motto
Impugn, to oppose, to controvert
Incapable, unintelligent [colour
Incarnardine, to stain of a red
Incensed, incited, suggested
Inclining, compliant
Inclip, to embrace

Include, to shut up, to conclude
Inclusive, enclosed

Incony, or kony, fine, delicate
Incorrect, ill-regulated
Increase, produce

Indent, to bargain and article
Inder, something preparatory
Indifferent, sometimes for differ-
Indite, to convict [ent, impartial

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Jack guardant, a jack in office Jaded, treated with contempt, worthless


Laced mutton, a woman of the town (or page

Lackeying, moving like a lackey Lag, the meanest persons Lances, lance-men-L

Land-damn, to destroy in some
Lands, landing-places

Lapsed, time suffered to slip
Large, licentious


Lass-lorn, forsaken of his misLatch, to lay hold of


Latched, or letched, licked over
Late, lately.

Lated, belated, benighted
Latten, thin as a lath

Lavoltas, a kind of dances
Laund, lawn

Lay, a wager
Leaguer, the camp
Leasing, lying

Leather-coats, a species of apple
Leave, to part with, to give away
Leech, a physician

Leer, feature, complexion
Leet, court-leet, or court of the

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Let be, to desist
Lethe, death

Lewd, ignorant, idle, wicked

Jar, the noise made by the pen-Lendly, wickedly

dulum of a clock

Jauncing, jaunting

Jesses, straps of leather by which
the hawk is held on the fist
Jest, to play a part in a mask
Jet, to strut

Jovial, belonging to Jove
Journal, daily
Jump, to agree with, to put into
Jump, hazard, to venture at
Jump, just

Justicer, justice, judge
Jut, to encroach
Jutty, to project
Juvenal, a young man


Kam, awry, crooked
Keech, a solid lump or mass
Keel, to cool

Keep, to restrain, to dwell, to
Keisar, Cæsar
Kernes, light-armed Irish foot
Key, the key for tuning, a tun-
Kicksy-nicksy, a wife
Kiln-hole, a place into which
coals are put under a stove
Kind, nature, species
Kindless, unnatural
Kindly, naturally
Kindly, kindred

Libbard, or lubbar, a leopard Liberal, licentious or gross in Liberty, libertinism [language License, an appearance of licentiousness

Lie, to reside, to be imprisoned Liefest, dearest

Lieger, an ambassador at a foLifter, a thief [reign court Light o' love, a dance tune Lightly, commonly, in ordinary Lightness, levity


Likelihood, similitude [virtue

Like, to compare

Likeness, specious or seeming

Liking, condition of body


Limbeck, a vessel used in distil-
Limbo, a place supposed to be in
the neighbourhood of hell
Lime, bird-lime

Lime, to cement [with bird-lime
Limed, entangled or caught, as
Limit, appointed time [derly
Limited, appointed, regular, or
Limits, estimates, calculations
Line, genealogy
Lined, delineated
Link, a torch of pitch

Linstock, the staff to which the
match is fixed when ordnance
List, the bound or limit [is fired
Lither, flexible, yielding
Little, miniature

Livelihood, appearance of life
Livery, a law phrase belonging to Meed, reward

the feudal tenures.
Living, estate, property
Living, speaking, manifest, ac-
Loach, a small fish
Lob, looby, a term of contempt
Lockram, some kind of cheap linen
Lode-star, the leading or guiding
Lodged, laid by the wind [star
Loffe, to laugh
Loggats, a game played with pins
Longing, longed for [of wood
Longly, longingly
Loof, to bring a vessel close to the
Loon, or lown, a base fellow [wind
Lop, the branches
Lot, a prize
Lottery, allotment
Lover, a mistress
Lown. See Loon

Lowded, treated with contempt
Lowts, clowns

Lozel, worthless, dishonest
Lubbar. See Libbard

Lullaby, sleep in house, i. e.
Lunes, lunacy, frenzy [cradle
Lurch, to win
Lure, a thing stuffed to tempt the
Lush, rank, luscious [hawk
Lust, inclination, will
Lustick, lusty, cheerful, pleasant
Lusty, saucy
Luxurious, lascivious
Luxuriously, wantonly
Luxury, lust
Lym, a species of dog


Mace, a sceptre
Mad, wild, inconstant
Made, enriched

Magnificent, glorying, boasting
Magnifico, a chief man or grandee

Medicine, a she-physician


Martial-hand, a careless scrawl
Martlemas, the latter spring
Match, an appointment, a com-
Mate, to confound
Mated, amated, dismayed
Meacock, a dastardly creature
Mealed, sprinkled or mingled
Mean, the tenor in music
Mean, the middle

Means, interest, pains
Measure, the reach

Measure, a stately solemn dance

Measure, means

Meazels, lepers

Medal, portrait
Meddle, to mix with

Muffler, a kind of dress for the
lower part of the face
Muliters, muleteers
Mulled, softened and dispirited
Multiplied, multitudinous
Multiplying, multiplied
Multitudinous, full of multitudes
Mummy, the balsamic liquor of
Mundane, worldly
a Mure, a wall
Murky, dark

Murrain, a plague in cattle
Muse, to admire, to wonder
Must, a scramble
Mutine, to rise in mutiny
Mutines, mutineers

Meed, merit, desert, excellence
Meet, a match

Meiny, people, domestics
Memories, memorials, remem-


Memorized, made memorable
Memory, memorial
Mephistophilus, the name of
spirit or familiar
Mercatante, a merchant
Mere, exact, entire, absolute
Mered, mere
Mermaid, siren

Messes, degrees about court
Metal, temper

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Mailed, wrapped up, covered with
Main-top, top of the mainmast
Make, to bar, to shut
Makest, dost

Mode, the form or state of things
Model, image, representative,
Modern, trite, common, meanly
Modesty, moderation [pretty
Module, model, pattern
Moe, or mowe, to make mouths
Malkin, a scullion, a coarse wench Moiety, a portion
Mall, Mrs. alias Mary Frith, or Mollification, pacification, soften-
Moll Cutpurse
Mome, a dull stupid blockhead
Mallecho, mischief
Momentany, momentary [sary
Mammering, hesitating
Month's mind, a popish anniver-
Mammets, puppets
Mood, anger, resentment, manner
Mammock, to cut in pieces
Moody, melancholy
Man, to tame a hawk
Moon-calf, an inanimate shapeless
Manacle, a handcuff
Moonish, variable
Manage, conduct, administration Mope, to appear stupid
Mandrake, a root supposed to Moral, secret meaning [morris
have the shape of a man
Morisco, Moor or Moorish, or
Mankind, masculine [confines Morris-pike, Moorish pike
Marches, the borders, limits, or Mortal, murderous, fatal [fatally
Marchpane, a species of sweet-Mortal-staring, that which stares


Mortified, ascetic, religious
Most, greatest

Motion, a kind of puppet-show
Motion, divinitory agitation
Motion, desires

Motions, indignation

Motive, assistant or mover, that
which contributes to motion
Mould, earth
Mouse, to mammock, to tear to
Mouse, a term of endearment
Mouse-hunt, a weasel
Mowe. See Moe [sure of corn Offices, culinary or servants
Moy, a piece of money or a mea-Old, frequent, more than enough
Much, an expression of disdain
Much, strange, wonderful
Muck-water, drain of a dung-hill | Oneyers, accountants, bankers

Offering, the assailant
Office, service

Old age, ages past
Once, sometime

Metaphysical, supernatural
Mete-yard, measuring-yard
Memed, confined

Micher, a truant, a lurking thief
Miching, playing truant, skulking
Mien, countenance
Mince, to walk with affected de-
Minding, calling to remembrance,
Mineral, a mine [of contempt
Minnow, a small river fish, a term
Minstrelsy, office of minstrel Nephew, a grandson or any lineal
Misconceived, misconceivers Nether-stocks, stockings
Miscreate, ill-begotten, illegiti-Newness, innovation
Misdoubt, to suspect
Newt, the eft
Miser, a miserable creature
Misery, avarice
Misprised, mistaken
Misprising, despising, or under-
Missives, messengers [valuing
Mistaken, misrepresented
Mistempered, angry
Misthink, to think ill
Mistress, the jack in bowling
Mobled, or mabled, veiled, grossly


Next, nearest
Nice, silly, trifling
Nick, reckoning or count
Nick, to set a mark of folly on
Nighted, made dark as night
Night-rule, frolic of the night
Nine men's morris, a game
Nobility, distinction, eminence
Nobless, nobleness
Noddy, fool, a game at cards
Noise, music

into capes

Nonce, on purpose, for the turn
Nook-shotten, that which shoots
Northern-man, vir borealis, a
Note, notice, information, remark
Novice, a youth
Novum, some game at dice
Nourish, to nurse
Nowl, a head
Nurture, education
Nuthook, a thief


Napkin, handkerchief
Napless, threadbare
Native, formed by nature
Nature, natural parent
Nay-word, a watch-word or by-
Neat, finical
Neb or nib, the mouth
Neeld, needle
Neif, fist


Obligations, bonds [tion to
[mass Observed, paid respective atten
Observing, religiously attentive
Obsequious, serious, as at funeral
obsequies, careful of
Obsequiously, funereally
Obstacle, obstinate

Occupation, men occupied in bu-
Occurrents, incidents'

Oe, a circle [eye. See Eyliads.
Oeiliad, a cast or glance of the
O'erdied, died too much
O'er-looked, slighted

O'er-parted, having too consider-
able a part

O'er-raught, over-reached
O'er-wrested, wrested beyond the
Of, through

Opal, a precious stone of almost Pastry, the room where pastry was | Possessed, acquainted with, fully
Open, publicly [all colours Patch, a term of reproach [made]
Operant, active
[racter Patched, in a parti-coloured coat Possessed, afflicted with madness
Opinion, obstinacy, conceit, cha- Path, to walk
Potch, to push violently
Opposite, adverse, hostile, adver- Pathetical, deeply affected [pose Potents, potentates finnes
Opposition, combat
[sary Patient, to make patient, to com- Pouncet-box, a small box for per-
Or, before
Patine, a dish used with the cha- Power, forces, an army
Orbs, circles made by the fairies lice, in the administration of Practice, unlawful or insicus
Orchard, a garden [on the ground the Eucharist
[able arts
Order, measures
Practise, to employ unwarrant-
Practisants, confederates in ra-

Pattern, instance, example
Pavin, a dance
Paucas, few

Pay, to beat, to hit

Peat, a word of endearment
Pedascule, a pedant
Peer, to come out, to appear
Peevish, foolish

tagems [tatiously, to piume
Prank, to adorn, to dress osten-
Precedent, original draft
Precept, a justice's warrant
Precisian, a great pretender to
Peize, to balance, to keep in sus-Prefer, to recommend, to ad-
pense, to weigh down
Pregnancy, readiness [apposite
Pelting, paltry, petty, inconsi- Pregnant, ready, plain, evident,
Pennons, small flags [derable Pregnant enemy, the enemy of
Penthesilia, Amazon
Perch, a measure of five yards and
Perdurable, lasting [a half
Perdy, par Dieu, a French oath
Perfect, certain, well informed
Perfections, liver, brain, and heart
Perjure, a perjured person
Periapts, charms sewed up and
worn about the neck


Perspectives, certain optical glass-
Pervert, to avert
Pew-fellow, a companion
Pheere. See Feere [or curry
Pheeze, to teaze or beat, to comb
Pia mater, the membrane cover-
ing the substance of the brain
Pick, to pitch
Picked, nicely dressed, foppish
Pickers, the hands

Picking, piddling, insignificant
Pickt-hatch, a place noted for

Ordinance, rank
Orgulous, proud, disdainful
Osprey, a kind of eagle
Ostent, show, ostentation
Ostentation, show, appearance
Overblow, to drive away, to keep
Overture, opening or discovery [off
Ounce, a small tiger, or tiger-cat
Ouph, fairy, goblin
Ousel-cock, the cock blackbird
Out, be gone

Out, full, complete
Outlook, to face down [gleek
Outvied, a term at the game of
Outward, not in the secret


Owe, to own, possess, govern
Ox-lip, the great cowslip


Pack, to bargain with

Pack, combined, an accomplice
Packing, plotting, underhand
Paddock, toad [contrivance
Pagan, a loose, vicious person
Pageant, a dumb show
Puid, punished

Pain, penalty

Pains, labour, toil
Palabras, words

Pale, to empale, encircle with a
Pall, to wrap, to invest [crown
Palled, vapid

Palmers, holy pilgrims
Pulmy, victorious
Palter, to juggle, or shuffle
Paper, to write down, or ap- Pilled, pillaged

point by writing
Paper, written securities
Parcel, reckon up
Parc l-gilt, gilt only on certain
Parish-top, a large top formerly
kept in every village to be
whipped for exercise
Paritor, an apparitor, an officer
of the bishop's court
Parle, parley
Parlous, perilous
Parlous, keen, shrewd
Part, to depart
Partake, to participate
Partaker, accomplice, confede-
Parted, shared

Parted, endowed with parts
Participate, participant, partici-
Purtizan, a pike

Parts, party

Pash, a head

Pash, to strike with violence
Pashed, bruised, crushed
Pass, to decide, to assure or
convey [common bounds
Pass, to exceed, to go beyond
Passed, excelling, past all ex-

Piece, a word of contempt for a
Piel'd, shaven

pression or bounds
Passes, what has passed
Passing, eminent, egregious
Passion, suffering [sensations
Passionate, a prey to mournful
Passioning, being in a passion
Passy-measure, a dance

Pight, pitched, fixed
Pilcher, a pilche, the scabbard

Pin and web, disorders of the
Pinnace, a small ship of burden
Pix, a small chest in which the
consecrated host was kept
Placket, a petticoat
Plague, to punish

Plain song, the chant, in plano
Plainly, openly
Plaited, complicated, involved
Planched, made of brands
Plant, the foot
Platforms, plans, schemes
Plavsive, gracious, pleasing, po-
Pleached, folded together [pular
Plot, piece or portion
Point, a metal hook fastened to
the hose or breeches
Point, the utmost height
Point-de-vice, with the utmost

possible exactness
Points, tags to the laces
Poize, weight or moment
Polled, bared, cleared [fumes
Pomander, a ball made of per-
Pomewater, a species of apple
Poor-john, hake dried and salted
Popinjay, a parrot
Popularity, plebeian intercourse
Port, external pomp, figure
Port, a gate
Portable, bearable
Portance, carriage, behaviour
Possess, to inform, to make to

Premised, sent before the time
Prenominate, already named
Pre-ordinance, ordinance already
[a public room
Presence, the presence-chamber,
Presence, dignity of mien, form,
Prest, ready
Pretence, design, intention
Pretend, to intend, design
Pretended, purposed or intended
Prevent, to anticipate
Prick, the point on the dial
Pricks, prickles, skewers
Pride, haughty power
Prig, to filch

Prime, youth, the vigour of life
Prime, prompt
Primer, more urgent, more im-
Primero, a game at cards
Principality, the first or princi-
pal of women

Principals, rafters of a building
Princox, a coxcomb, or spoiled


Process, summons
Procure, to bring
Prodigious, portentous, ominous
Proface, much good may it do you
Profane, love of talk, gross of
Profession, end and purpose of
Progress, a royal journey of state
Project, to shape or form
Prompture,suggestion, temptation
Prone, sometimes bumble
Prone, forward

Proof, confirmed state of man-
Propagate, to advance or improve
Propagation, getting

Proper, well-looking, handsome
Proper-false, proper or fair, and
false or deceitful
Propertied, taken possession of
Properties, incidental necessaries
to a theatre

Property, due performance
Property, a thing quite at disposal
Propose, to image, to imagine
Proposing, conversing [state
Propriety, regular and proper
Prorogue, to lengthen or prolong
Provand, provender [vence
Provencial, Provencal, from Pro-
Provincial, belonging to one's pro-
Provost, sheriff or gaoler [vince
Prune, to plume

Puck, or hobgoblin in fairy
Pugging, thievish [mythology
Pun, to pound
Purchase, stolen goods

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Roynish, mangy or scabby
Ruddock, the redbreast [boots
Ruff, the folding of the tops of
Ruffle, to riot, to create disturb
Ruffling, rustling
Ruin, displeasure producing ruin


rchased, acquired by unjust | Rear-mouse, a bat
Reason, discourse
Reason, to talk, to argue for [ment
Rebeck, an old musical instru-
Receiving, ready apprehension
Receipt, receptacle
Recheate, a sound by which the
dogs are called back [tend to
ting-on, spur, incitement Reck, to care for, to mind, to at-Rule, a method of life
tock, a degenerate species of Reckless, careless, heedless Ruth, pity, compassion
Recollected, studied or often re-
Record, to sing
Recorder, a kind of flute or fla-
Recure, to recover
[geolet Sacred, accursed
Red-lattice, the sign of an ale-Sacrificial, worshipping
Reduce, to bring back [house Sud, grave or serious
Reecky, discoloured by smoke, Sadly, seriously
Refell, to refute [smoky, greasy Sadness, seriousness
Refer, to reserve to
Safe, to render safe
Regard, look
Sagg or swagg, to sink down
Regiment, government, authority Salt, tears
Regreet, exchange of salutation
Reguerdon, recompence, return
Relative, nearly related, or con-


Sanded, of a sandy colour
Satisfy, rest with satisfaction
Savage, silvan, uncultivated,
Savageness, wildness [wild
Saucy, lascivious
Saw, anciently, not a proverb, but
the whole tenor of any discourse
Say, silk

Say, a sample, a taste or relish
Scaffoldage, the gallery part of
the theatre
Scald, a word of contempt, poor,
Scale, to disperse, to put to flight
Scaled, over-reached

Scaling, weighing

Scall, an old word of reproach
Scamble, to scramble
Scan, to examine nicely [tract
Scant, to be deficient in, to con-
Scantling, measure, proportion
Scapes of wit, sallies, irregulari-
Scared, frightened
Scarfed, decorated with flags
Scath, destruction, harm
Scath, to do an injury

Scathful, mischievous, destructive
Scone, a petty fortification
Sconce, the head
Scotched, cut slightly
Scrimens, fencers.
Scrip, a writing, a list
Scroyles, scabby fellows
Sculls, great numbers of fishes
swimming together
Scutched, whipt, carted

lieu, border, enclosure Pursuivants, heralds [knowledge ut to know, compelled to actter-on, one who instigates utter-out, one who places out money at interest


wall, to faint, languish
uaint, fantastical, graceful
saint-mazes, a game running
the figure of eight

huaked, thrown into trepidation
ualify, to lessen, moderate
uality, confederates
uality, profession, condition of
[of a quarrel
arrel, a quarreller, the cause
Quarry, the game after it is killed
art d'ecu, fourth part of a Remembered, remembering
French crown
[tion Remembrance, admonition
Quarter, the allotted posts, sta-
Quat, a pimple
Queasy, squeamish, delicate, un-
Quell, to murder, to destroy
Quench, to grow cool
Quern, a hand-mill
Quest, inquest or jury, search,
Question, conversation
Questrist, one who goes in search
Quests, reports [of another
Quick, lively, spritely, living
Quicken, to animate
Quiddits, subtilties!
Quillets, law chicane [exercises
Quintain, a post set up for various
Quips, reproaches and scoffs
Quire, to play in concert
Quit, quitted

Quit, to requite or answer
Quittance, return of obligations
Quiver, nimble, active
Quote, to observe


Robato, an ornament for the neck
Rabbit-sucker, a sucking rabbit
Race, original disposition, inborn
qualities, a smack or flavour
Rack, wreck

Rack, to exaggerate
Rack, to harass by exactions
Rack, the fleeting away of the
Racking, in rapid motion [clouds
Rag, an opprobrious epithet
Ragged, rugged
Rake, to cover

Rank, rate or pace [and strength
Rank, grown up to a great height
Hapt, rapturously affected
Rapture, a fit

Rarely, curiously, happily
Rascal, applied to lean deer
Rash, heady, thoughtless, quick,

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Remorse, pity, tenderness of heart
Remotion, removal or remoteness
Removed, remote, sequestered
Render, to describe

Render, a confession, an account
Renege, to renounce
Repair, to renovate
Repeal, to recall
Reports, reporters
Reproof, confutation
Repugn, to resist
Reputing, boasting of
Requiem, a mass for the soul of a
person deceased

Resolve, to be firmly persuaded,
Resolve, to dissolve [satisfied
Respect, consideration, caution
Respective, respectable, respect-
ful, formal

Respective, cool, considerate
Respectively, respectfully
Retailed, handed down
Retire, to draw back
Reverb, to reverberate
Revolts, revolters
Rib, to enclose
Rid, to destroy
Rift, split
Riggish, wanton
Right, just, even
Right-drawn, drawn in a right
Rigol, a circle
Ringed, environed, encircled
Ripe, come to the height
Rivage, the bank or shore
Rivality, equal rank
Rivals, partners
Rive, to burst, to fire
Road, the haven where ships ride
Rogues, vagrants [at anchor
Romage, rummage
Ronyon, a scurvy woman.
Rood, the cross
Rook, to squat down
Ropery, roguery
Rope-tricks, abusive language
Round, a diadem

Round, rough, unceremonious
Rounded, whispered
Rounding, whispering
Roundel, a country-dance
Roundure, circle

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Royalty, nobleness, supreme excellence

Rouse, a draught of jollity
Royal, due to a king
Royalize, to make royal

Seal, to strengthen or complete
Seam, lard


Sear, to stigmatize, to close. See
Season, to temper, to infix, to
Seasoned, established or settled by
Seat, throne
Seated, fixed, firmly placed
Sect, a cutting in gardening
Securely, with too great confi-
Seel, to close up
Seeling, blinding
Seeming, specious, hypocritical
Seeming, seemly

Seen, versed, practised
Seld, seldom

Self-bounty, inherent generosity
Semblably, in resemblance, alike
Seniory, seniority

Sennet, a flourish or sounding
Sense, reason, natural affection,
feeling, sensual passion
Sensible, having sensation
Septentrion, the north
Sequestration, separation
Sere or sear, dry

Serjeant, a bailiff or sheriff's of
Serpigo, a kind of tetter
Serve, to fulfil


Serve, to accompany Set, seated

Setebos, a species of devil
Several, separated, appropriated
Sewer, an officer who placed the
dishes on the table
Shame, to disgrace
Shame, modesty [scaly wings
Shard-borne, born by shards or
Shards, the wings of a beetle
Shards, broken pots or tiles
Sharked, picked up as a shark
collects his prey
Sheen, shining, splendour, lustre
Sheer, pellucid, transparent
Shent, scolded, rebuked, ashamed,

Shent, to reprove harshly
Sheriff's-post, a large post set up
at the door of that officer for
affixing proclamations, &c.
Shive, a slice
Shot, shooter
Shovel-board, a game
Shoughs, shocks, a species of dog
Shouldered, rudely thrust into
Shrewd, having the qualities of a
Shrift, confession
Shrive, to confess, to call to con-
Shut-up, to conclude [fession
Side-sleeves, long sleeves
Siege, stool, seat, rank
Sight, the perforated part of a
Sightless, unsightly [helmet
Sign, to show, to denote
Silly, simple or rustic
Silly, sooth, plain, simple truth
Sincere, honest
Sinew, strength
Single, weak, debile, small, void
of duplicity or guile
Sink-a-pace, cinque-pace, a dance
Sir, the designation of a parson
Sir-reverence, a corruption of
Sith, since


Sithence, thence
Sizes, allowances of victuals
Skains-mates, loose companions
Skirr, to scour, to ride hastily
Slack, to neglect
Slave, to treat as a slave [the silk
Sleave, the ravelled knotty part of
Sledded, riding in a sled or sledge
Slights, arts, subtle practices
Slips, a contrivance of leather, to
start two dogs at the same time
Sliver, to cut a piece or slice
Slops, loose breeches, or trow-
sers, tawdry dress
Slough, the skin which the ser-
pent annually throws off
Slower, more serious
Slubber, to do any thing care-


lessly, imperfectly, to obscure Smilingly, with signs of pleasure Smirched, soiled or obscured Smoothed, to stroke, to caress, to


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Sometimes, formerly
Sooth, truth
Sooth, sweetness
Sorriest, worthless, vile
Sorry, sorrowful or dismal
Sort, to choose out
Sort, a company, a pack,
and degrees of men
Sort, to happen, to agree
Sort, the lot

Sort and suit, figure and rank
Sot, a fool


Soul-fearing, soul-appalling
Sound, to declare or publish
Sound, soundly
Sowl, to pull by the ears
Sowter, perhaps the name of a
Spanned, measured [hound
Specialty, particular rights
Sped, the fate decided
Speed, event

Stoop, a measure somewhat more
than half a gallon
Stover, a kind of thatch
Stoup, a kind of flagon
Strachy, probably some kind of
domestic office
ranks Straight, immediately
Strain, descent, lineage
Strain, difficulty, doubt
Strait, narrow, avaricious.
Straited, put to difficulties
Strange, odd, different form
Strange, alien, becoming a stran-
ger, a stranger
Strangely, wonderfully
Strangeness, shyness, distant be
Stranger, an alien [haviour
Strangle, to suppress
Stratagem, great or dreadful
Strict, hard
Strive, to contend
Stuck, a thrust in fencing. See
Stuff, baggage [Stoccata. Stock
Stuff, substance or essence


[bars, &c.
Sperr, to shut up, defend by
Spleen, humour, caprice, spirit,
[tuous speed
Spleen, violent hurry, tumul- Stuffed, plenty, more than enough
Spleens, inclination to spiteful Subscribe, to agree to
Spot, stain or disgrace [mirth
Spotted, wicked

Subscribe, to yield, to surrender
Subscription, obedience
Submerged, whelmed under water
Subtilty, deception
Subtle, smooth, level
Success, succession [cession
Successive, belonging to the suc
Successively, by order of succes
Sudden, violent
Sufficiency, abilities
Suggest, to tempt, to prompt, to
Suggestion, hint instigate

Sprag, or spackt, apt to learn
Spread, to stand separately
Sprighted, haunted
Sprights, spirits
Springhalt, a disease incident to
Springing, blooming, in the
Sprightly, ghostly [spring of life
Spurs, the longest and largest
Square, to quarrel [roots of trees
Square, regular, equitable, just,
suitable [sion, or complement Suggestions, temptations
Square, compass, comprehen-Suited, dressed
Squarer, a quarrelsome fellow
Squash, an immature peascod
Squiny, to look asquint
swells or expands in summer
Squire, a square or rule
Summoners, summoning officers
Staggers, delirious perturbation Sumpter, a horse that carries ne-
Stale, a bait or decoy to catch cessaries on a journey.
Stale, a pretence
[birds Superfluous, over-clothed
Stale, to allure
Superstitious, serving with super-
Stand, to withstand, to resist
stitious attention
Standing bowls, bowls elevated Supposed, counterfeited, ima.
[hawk Sure, safe, out of danger, surely
Stannyal, the common stone-Sur-reined, over-worked, or rid.
Star, a scar of that appearance Suspire, to breathe
Stark, stiff
Starkly, stiffly
Starred, destined..

Sullen, obstinately troublesome
Summer-swelling, that

on feet

State, a chair with a canopy
State, standing
[over it
State, official state, dignity
States, persons of high rank
Station, the act of standing
Statist, statesman
Statue, a portrait
Staves, the wood of the lances
Stay, a hinderer, a supporter
Stead, to assist, or help [chine
Sticking-place, the stop in a ma-
Sticklers, arbitrators, judges,
Stigmatical, marked or stigma.
Stigmatick, one on whom nature
has set a mark of deformity.
Still, constant or continual
Stilly, gently, lowly
Stint, to stop, to retard
Stith, an anvil
Stoccata, a thrust or stab
Stock, a term in fencing
Stock, stocking
Stomach, passion, pride, stub-
born resolution, constancy, re-
solution. But t


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[den Swaggerer, a roaring, fighting fellow

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