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a cuckold. WT. 1, 2. whence 0. 3, 3. the 5, 2. ahd. 2, 1. Cy. 3, 2. So in the reign of cuckoldom is called the forked plague.
Elizabeth. Forlorn, forsaken, destitute. Chf. 3, 3. de- to Fray, to frighten, terrify. TC. 3, 2. From prived S. 86; diminutive, lean, meagre. bhd. the fr. effrayer, by the lat. rigeo , frigeo, gr.
phrisso, rhigā, rhago. Form, seat. JC. 3, 2. where benches and forms, Frcekle, blackish spot raised in the skin by whence the pun. RJ. 2, 4.
the sun. MD. 2, 1. Hence freckled, full of Formal, sober, having the regular form and freckles, spotted, varycoloured. He. 5, 2. It
use of the senses; opposed to mad. CE. 5, 1. seems a deminutive form of freak, kin to prick, TN. 2, 5; in a right form , an usual shape. prickle, and with s to sprinkle, germ. sprengen, AC. 2, 5. Rc. 3, 1. the formal Vice, Iniquity, sprenkeln, gr. rhainā, to wet, sprat. the regular, customary Vice.
to Fret, to move eagerly, to rub; to be worn to Forspeak, to forbid. AC. 3, 7.
away by rubbing, as fretting commodity. TS. Forthright, straight; direct path. T.3, 3. TC.
2, 1. to break, burst by rubbing a string. Hh. 3, 8.
3, 2; to carve, chisel. Cy. 2, 4; to etch. KL. to Fortune, to happen. TG. 5, 4.
1,4; to goash, grate, vex himself, to be peevish. Forty pence, the sum commonly offered for
bHf. 1, 1. where it is joined with to bite his a small wager; for the same reason that several
tongue. cHf. 1, 4. where with stamp and rave; law fees were fixed at that sum, viz 35. 4d,
to creek, shreek. afd. 2, 2; to speed with or the half noble, or the sixth of a pound, Hh.
eagerness, to wrestle. MD. 4, 1. Generally 2, 3.
therefore it implies the notion quick moving, For wearied, much wearied. KJ. 2, 1.
and the varieties, labial and dental, rave, Fosset, faucet, tap. Co. 2, 1. From the lat. frote (french frotter) used by Chaucer, frish, fauces.
(germ, kratzen) grave , grate, graze, writ, to Foster, to nurse, feed, bring up, to attend.
brouse, bruise, fret are reducible to the gr. TG. 3, 1. TAn. 2, 4. Cy. 2, 3. Sax. fostrath,
rhao, rhaio, rhago, rhako, rhasso, phrao, cimbr. and icel. fostra, kin to feed, gr. pao,
phrago, thraũ, thrauồ, traõ, trainõ, tryo, bosko, phyo. S. foison.
trychó and others, that will be found to involve Fosternurse, nurse. KL. 4, 4. AL. 2, 3. A
the same notions, modified by the context. compound of synonyms!
Frets, the points at which a string is to be Foul, dirty, filthy. TS. 4, 1; unlawful, base. stopped, in such an instrument, as the lute, He. 2, 1. AC, 4, 10. H. 1, 2; ill favoured, ugly.
or guitar. T'S. 2, 1. Hence to fret H. 3, 2. S. AL. 3,3. The gr. phaulos, kin to filth, defiled,
Douce's Ill. of Sh. II, 250. sax. fylan. Horne Tooke II, 247.
Fretful, sad, melancholic, angry. aHd. 3, 3. Foundation, lodging, cover, shelter. Cy. 3, 6. Frieze, a coarse warm cloth. 0. 2, 1. M. 1, 6. to Founder, to ruin a horse by riding violently,
Like Vliess in the Germ. from vellus. S. fell. or working too hard, to surrein, wh. s. bhd. Frock, light vest. H. 3, 4. From the middlelat. 4, 8; to get a leak, to gape, sink at sea; to
flocus, monachorum vestis, quae amplas habet fail, miscarry. Hh. 3, 2. Kin to the fr. fondre,
manicas, vulgo froc; ita forie appellata, quod the lat. fundus, fundere, gr. pyndax.
esset floccosa. Dufresne. Foutra, a jeer. bhd. 5, s. (twice) From the fr. From, away from, distant, far from, AC. 2, 6. foutre, lat. futuere. Cant denoting a contemp
Co. 3, 1. H. 3, 2. 0. 1, 1. tible thing
to Front, to be opposite to, to oppose directly, For, familiar and jocular term for a sword. He.
to encounter. bHd. 4, 4. Hh. 1, 2. 4, 4. the broad' sword of Jonson's days. s. Frontier, borders, outline, outwork in fortiGifford's Ben Jons. IV, 429.
fication. aHd. 1, 3. cf. 2, 3. Whatever meaning Forship, cunningoess. Co. 4, 2.
be adopted, the sense is at last spite, hardiment, Fracted, broken. He. 2, 1. TA.2, 1. The lat.
insolence; for it is there joined with presence fractus , from frango, gr. rhago.
too bold und peremptory. Frame, structure, form, aHd.3, 1. contrivance, Frantlet, ribband of the forehead, part of
order, regularity, disposition of things. MA. female dress in elder times worn by night, 4, 1. Kin to form, and rim, and the sax. Steev. at alld. 1, 5; metaphorically for look, freman, facere. S. Hurne Tooke Div. of P. II, appearance of the forehead. KL. 1, 4. 373.
to Frush, to squash, push, break, bruise, crush, Frampold, spelt also frampul, frampal, fram
batter. TC. 5, 6. S. Steevens at TG. 1, 1., who pel, framfold, framfured, vexations, saucy,
would also restore it S. 63 for with time's inpert, fretful, peevish, cross, froward. MW. jurious hand crushed and o'erworn. It is the fr. 2, 2. Kin to the gr. brimusthai, brimo, bremo,
froisser, and kin to all the forms quoted above lat. fremo, germ. brummen, provincially brö
under to fret. meln, bremmeln, to be litigious. Pold is a to Fry, to broil, roast. TS. 2. end. From frigo, termination, like bold in the germ. words gr. phrygo, phrysso, phrytto, ital. friggere, Trunkenbold, Raufbold, S. bold.
kin to the gr. prētho, germ. braten. Franchise, charter. Co. 4, 6.
Fry, breed of fishes. Hh.5, 3. AW.4,3. M. 4,2. Frank, liberal, generous. 0.3, 3. 3, 4. Sax. Kin to breed by the gr. bryo.
frig, icel. fri, goth. frija, germ. frech. to Fud, fub off, to put off, to deceive. bhd. Frank, place or stable to fatten a boar in. bAd. 2, 1. Other form of fob, fop, kin to the gr.
2, 2. There seems to assonate something like poppyzein, to whistle, to coy by whistling. There brawn.
may assonate also the ital. babbeo, babbeone, to Frank, to fatten boars, or other animals ; beffa, beffare, of course the engl. babe , germ. to shot up in a sty. Rc. 1, 3. 4, 5.
Bube, Puppe, lat. pubes. Franklin, freeholder, yeoman, man above a Fuel, fewel, materials or aliment of fire. He.
vassal or villain, but not a gentleman. WT. 2, 3. cHf. 5, 4.
Full with an adjective, very, entirely, highly, Gain giving, misgiving, giving against, that
highproof. T.1, 2. AC. 1, 1. MD. 3, 2. WT. is an internal feeling or prognostic of evil. 1, 2.
11. 5, 2. Fullam, fulham, cant term for false dice, Gait, manner of going; metaphor. way, pro
high and low. MW. 1, 3. Probably from being ceeding in a business. H. 1, 2. Go your gait, full or loaded with some heavy metal on one go away. KL. 4, 6. To take his gait, (erroside, so as to produce a bias, which would neously gate) to take his way. MD. 5, 2. S. make them come high or low. S. Gifford's Ben to gud. Jons. II, 111.
Galathe, Hector's horse in the old romances. Fulsome, lascivious, obscene, rank. MV.1, 3. TC. 5, 5.
0. 4, 1. From the goth. fuls, foul, wh. s. foetid. Gale, air. cHf. 5, 3. Kin to the lat. halo, gr. Douce's Ill. of Sh. 1, 252.
gulēnē, engl. calm, by aā, to blow. to Fumble, to rumble, tumble, rutfle, bruise, Gall, bile. bhd. 1, 2. sarcasm, severe joke, crumble, spoil a thing.by,hq.Ac. 2", 4. In the toGall
. s. to paulo
galling stroke. KL. 1, 4. Lowsax. fummeln, kin to famble, from fam, Gallian, gallic, french. Cy. 1, 7. cham, a labial form for Han, hand; to the pro-Gallant, rambler. Rb.5, 8; high spirited, brave. vincial verfumfeien, gr. bambalo.
MD. 4, 1; lover. AL. 1, 2: beau, spark. Hh. Fume, courage, foaming mood. bHf. 1, 3. Lat. 1, 3. fumus.
Galliard, lively, leaping, nimble french dance. Fumiter, fumitory, fumaria officinalis L. KL. TN. 1, 8. He. 1, 2.
4, 4. He. 5, 2. The french name is fumeterre, Galli a 88, galleasse, large galley, a vessel like the germ. Erdrauch.
the galley, but larger and heavier. TS. 2, 1. to Fur, to line. TC. 2, 2. The process of the Gallimaw fry, a confused heterogeneous jumble.
form of this word seems to be pellis , vellus, WT.4, 8; ludicrously a wife, as an odd medley, feltro, feutre, fodrum, foderum, Futter, furra, or mixture of different qualities. MW. 2, 1. fourrure , fur.
From galimafree, a mixed hash of different to Furnace, to send forth fume, or vapour, like a furnace. Cy. 1. 7.
to Gallow, in the west of Engl. gally, to frighten, Furze, a prickly shrub used for firing, gorse, scare, gast, wh. s. KL. 3, 2. Sax. agaelfun,
goss. T. 4, 1. Sax. fyrs, from the gr. spartion. kin to the gr. chalepto, aor. echalephthen, so For sp
and ps are changed even with ph or f. that properly it were to hurt, or to irritate, to Fust, to grow fasty, musty, or mouldy. H. provoke.
4, 4. Kin to the gr. pyö, lat. puteo, foeteo. Galloway nag, jade from Galloway in Scotcf. foist.
land. bhd. 2, 4. It seems yet also a pun. Fustian, a sort of staff made of cotton. TS. 4, 1: Gallow glasses and Kernes, two sorts of bombastic. T'N.2, 5. 0.2, 3. bHd. 2, 4. Middle
foot-soldiers of Ireland and the western isles. lat. fustunum. Dufresne.
The Gallowglasses wore a battleax, were robust, Fustilarian, a cant term of contempt, a fusty
high, and stout; the Kernes with sword and stinking fellow. bhd. 2, 1. S. fust.
target, lighter armed, seek to keep clean and Fusty, musty, mouldy, stinking, rankish. TC. notchless their swords. M. 1, 2. bHf. 4, 9. 2, 1. Co. 1, 9.
Gallows, gibbet. T. 5, 1. alld. 1, 2. the three
leyg'd stool Ts. 1, 1. wicked, rascal. LL. 5, 2.
Game, venison, cHf. 3, 1, afd. 1, 8. MD. 3, 2. G.
He. 3, 1; sport. MD. 2, 1. Kin to the sax.
gameian; to jest, the icel. gaman, sport, the Gabardine, a coarse felt cloke or outward
old germ. gemellich with Bonerius for sportive.
0. 2, 3. the sense of it is briskness, lustiness, garment of a peasant. MV. 1, 8. T. 2, 2. The
Jago there calls Desdemona sport for Jove and spanish word gavardina.
full of game:
So it wonld not be absolutely Gad, goad, or sharp pin of metal of a tablebook,
absurd , in MW.2, 3. to hear called Caius, the style. TAn. 4, 1. Upon the gad upon the spur. KL. 1, 2. Sax. gad, point of a spear,
french greedy physician, a cry'd game, that
is a professed buck, a rumoured wencher, goad, the gr. kenő, keo, kedazo. to Gad, to ramble, range, rove, run up and
lecher, whoremonger. If there were need of a
correction, in order to get out the sense of down. RJ. 4, 2. Warton conjectures gade as
Nares, it would be better, to read: cry thou a frequentative of go. Go iz from the gr. kiö, that has the forms kiao, kiatho, keo, keaző,
amen, a phrase common in that sense. KJ.3, 1.
Rb. 1, 8. 4, 1. Hh. 5, 1. But to confirm the whence probably also gad. S. also Douce's ml. of Sh. II, 194.
common reading, observe the use of the fol
lowing word: to Gag, to stop, cram the mouth. TN. 1, 5. Gamester, a familiar term for a debavched, Middlelat. gaggare, compare cage; probably
person of either sex. AW.5, 3;
fellow. kin to the gr. chao, chaskő, kapo, kapho, Hh. 1, 4. AL. 1, 1. germ. jappen.
Gamut, the musical scale. TS. 3, 1. From the Gage, pledge; glove, or gauntlet thrown down
greek letter gamma, and ut, ital. name of the in challenges. Rb. 4, 1. as honour's pawn ib. first note in the scale. 1, 1. 4, 1.
Gang, anciently ging, band, troop, company. to Gage, to pledge, put in pledge. MV.1, 1. MW. 4, 2. Kin to 0, whence in Scot. it is
aHd. 1, 3; to gange, measure. MV. 2, 3; to journey; then those who go together. S. Gifford's lay as a wager H. 1, 1. From the fr. gager by Ben Jons. IV, 161. V, 340. guadium, from vas, vadis. In the second signi- Gangrened, fallen into a gangrene. Co. 3, 1. fication it is from the middlelat. gaugia, gagga, Ganilet, gauntlet, glove as armour. TC. 4,5. fr. jauge.
KJ. 5, 2. °Kin to the armen. ganth, genth,
germ. Hand, middlelat.
guanto, make sore by fret:ing the skin, bHd. 1, 2; to fr. gant, gr. kondylos.
corrode. Fle. 3, 1. H. 1, 3. Rc. 4, 4. to devour, Gap, cleft, opening, breach, interstice. M.3, 1. consume MW. 3, 4. Those different significa
ĀC. 1, 5. KL. 1, 2; vacancy. Hh. 5, 1. where tions, although they may be reduced to two ‘Cromwell stands in the gup and trade of more general ones, arise from the various assonances preferments' is he has the title to be preferred in this word, viz of the gr. cholē, cholos, choin case of vacancy and by the current use. It lios, choluð, germ. Galle, gällen, and on the needs scarce, to take recourse to the metaphor other hand of the gr. skylon, hide, skin, germ. of a poliorcetical breach.
To break a foul| Hulle, cover; the provincial, schellern, scholgap into the matter WT. 4, 3. to blunder, to lern, to hurt the skin, to peel off" by scratching blurt out, to break in shamelessly.
or fretting; further of the gr. kyllos, koilos, Gaping (pig), that gapes, or yawns towards crooked, lamed, and chölos.
the guests, and of course prepared for table. Gaunt, dry, thin, lean, slander, meager, waned. MI'. 4, 1.
Rb. 2, 1. Kin to the sax. gewanian , to wane, Gar, weapon. By gar, an oath, like by my decrease, fall away (s. Horne Tooke Div. of
sword (H. 1, 5.) MIV.1, 4. The word is in P. II, 68.) by the gr. auos, uuonē, from ao, oldgerm. ger, sax. gar, a spear, dart. Even to blow and to dry, as the wind does.
Suidas has gerron and explains it by weapon. Gaze, look of wonder, staring. WT. 5, 1. Co.
swallowed five pilgrims, their slaves and all in Ill. of Sh. I, 268.
Jais. (Par. 1732. 5 Vol. 8.) Vol. 1. p. 278. negoce. bhf. 3, 1. TC. 1, 1. b Hf. 1, 4. It is
Co. 4, 7. gentle and fine manner. He. 5, 1. H. the Italian roba, and the germ. Zeuch. Its 2, 2. In the rank (al, right) garb 0. 2, 1. origin is in bear, wear , that are the same grossly, without mincing the matter, as Steevens with the lat. fero, gero, and signifies of course will, or rather on account of his lechery and that what is transported, conveyed, as ware, lascivious demeanouir, with Malone.
germ. Waare, commodity; whence it denotes Garbage, guts, bowels. Cy. 1, 7. Kin to the also furniture, accoutrement, dress, ornament.
gr. gyros, kyros, kyrbos, lat. curvus. Geck, fool. TN. 5, 1. Cy. 5, 4. A german word, Garboil, tumult, uproar, commotion, stir. kin to the sax. geac, engl. gawk, gowk by
AC. 1, 3. 2, 2. st. garbuglio, fr. garbouille ; the gr. kokkyx. S. Douce's . of Sh. I, 118.
kin perhaps to the germ. krabbeln, kribbeln. to Geld, to castrate, spay. MM. 2, 1. MV.5, 1. Garish, gairish, splendid, gaudy, shining, WT. 2, 1. 4, 3; to deprive, bereave. LL. 2, 1.
bright, showy, magnificent RJ. 3, 2. Rc. 4, 4. Rb. 2, 1. bif. +, 5. afd. 3, 1. Sax. Eilte, Uncertain, whether kin to garment, by the gr. germ. Gelderich, kin to the lat. coles, coleus, eiros, eros, ered, erion, wool, or to hair.
germ. Geilen, the stones, whence the fr. couila to Garner up, to hoard, pile or treasure up, lon; ital. coglione , holl, ghelten, to castrate, to gather in the garn or barn (from granarium) gr. kēlē, rupture of the scrotum.
Gelding, gelt horse. alld. 3, 1. Garret, chamber on the loff of a house. bHf. Gelofer, gilliflower, gillofer, jereflour, 1, 3. Kin to the germ. W'arte.
carnation, sweet william, variegated pink, is Garter, ribband by which the stocking is held called Nature's bastard WT.1, 3. because con
upon the leg. To. 4, 1. aHf. 4, 1. ałd. 2, 2. sidered as a produce of art. From the gr. karya Rc. 4, 4; king at arms. Hh. Dufr. garterium;
ophyllon. french jarretière. Gash, sear, scratch, wound. M. 1, 2. aHd. 4, 1. Gender, race, breed. 11. 1, 7. 0. , 3. Kin to
Geminy, a pair. MW. 2, 2. Lat. gemini. He. 4, 6. Co. 2, 1. AC. 4, 8. Kin to gap, by the gr. chað, chasko; properly therefore what General', the, the people at large. MM. 2, 4.
the lat. genus, from the gr. ginomai. gapes, a breach.
TC. 1, 3. II. 1, 2. the general gender. H. 4,7. Gaskins, gaskoyns, slops. TN.1,5. Corrupted Generous, of noble birth or rank. 0. 3, s.
as it seems from the fr, cuisses, from crus. MY. 1, 6. to Gast, to frighten , amaze. KL. 2, 1. Kin to agast, aguze, gr. aga), agamai, agaző, aga
Genet, gennet, ginet, jennet, a spanish horse, zomai, to wonder, to be perples, astonished,
and a wild cat. 0.1, 1. Ginete, spanish, is a to gaze, by the gr. chað, as it were to look
light horseman. at gaping;
sax. agian, timere, agids, territus. Gentility, high birth. LL. 1, 1. S. Horne Tooke Diy. of P. I, 463.
Gentle, of liberal rank, highminded and bold. Gastness, ghastliness. 0.5, 1.
T. 1, 2. WT. 1, 2. Cy. 4, 2; a gentleman. LL. Gaude, gawd, toy, gewgaw, a piece of festive
4, 2. T$. 3, 2. finery, MD. 1, 1. 4, 1. TC. 3, 3. TS. 2, 1. KI. to Gentle, to make free, or place in the rank 3, 3. The same as gewgaw, from the gr. gaio, of a gentleman. He. 4, s. gadā, gatho, gētho, getheo, germ. ergetzen, Gentry, gentility, complaisance. H. 2, 2. lat. gaudere , gaudium. Horne Tooke Div. of German, brother. 0. 1, 1. Lat. germanus, P. JI, 267. Hence
German clocks, in the earlier times cheap Gaudy, gauded, merry, festive. AC.3, 11. party- wooden clocks, the movements of which are
coloured bhf. 4,1; gauded, nicely trimmed, imperfect, yet often loaded with fantastic ornaadorned. Co. 2, 1.
ments and moving figures. LL. 3, 1. Dutch to Gaul, gall, to fill, in fect or mix with gall, Watches lay under the same imputation.
or to be full of gall; Hence metaphorically to Germane, related to, allied, connected with.
H. 4, 5.
Ghost, dead person. bHf.3, 2. Kin to the hebr. will appear, that Nares' conjecture MD. 4, 1.
chai , life, and the pers. Gahs, good spirits, jewel for gimmal is superfluous. (Jzeds), of the day's parts.
Gin, snare to catch birds, trap. TN. 2, 5. M. to Ghost, to haunt as a ghost. AC. 2, 6.
4, 2. bHf. 3, 1. cHf. 1, 4. Contracted, as it Gib, gib cat, male cat. An expression exactly seems, from engine, like genius and ingenium.
analogous to that of a Jack ass, the one being to Gin, to begin. M. 1, 2. Anglos. gynnan. formerly called Gib, or Gilbert, in old French Ginevra, king Arthur's false consort LL. 4, 1. Tibert. Tib was also a common name for a cat. Ginger, a sort of spice very current in Shk's
aHd. 1, 2. H. 3, 4. Douce's Ill. of Sh. I, 415. times. ałd. 2, 1. WT. 4, 2. MM. 4, 3. MT. to Gibber, to gab, gabble, babble, jabber, 3, 1. Gr. zingiberis. S. Douce's Ill. of Sh. I,
gabber, gibe, jape. H. 1, 1. Alltogether rela- 142. tions, as varieties of the gr.chao, chaino, engl. Gingerly, softly, heedfully, carefully. TG. 1, 2. to yawn, jawn, chaun, to open the mouth, Kin to the germ. zimperlich, zipperlich, zappcalled also gab. The consonants being but later lịch. precipitates of earlier aspirations, their change Gipsy, gipsey, giptian, Egyptian. AC. 4, 10. must be the greater and the more licentious in to Gird, to cut, or lash with wit, to reproach, a mixt and hybridous language chiefly, that fob, jeer. bHd. 1, 2. Co. 1, 1. fluctuates between various assonances of words Gird, a cut, sarcasm, stroke of satire. T'S. 5, 2. and ideas.
alf. 3, 1. Nares derives it from the sax. gyrd, to Gibbet, to hang on a gallows, (gibbet MW. virga, switch, germ. Gerte. Gifford's Ben Jons.
2, 2. a Hd. 4, 2.) or any thing. bHd. 3, 2. that III, 385. deems it a mere metathesis of gride, alludes to the manner of carrying a barrel by viz thrust, blow, metaphorically a smart stroke putting it on a sling. From the fr. gibet, ital. of wit, taunt, reproachful retort. giubetto, giubette, kin to the hebr. gab, high, Girdle. There is no discretion below the girdle, arched
a proverb alluded to KL. 4, 6. by the words Gibe, jest, mockery, scorn. MW.3, 3. 4, 5. But to the g. do the gods inherit, beneath is H. 5, 1. 0. 4, 1.
all the fiends. cf. H. 2, 2. On fortunes cap we Giber, mocker, jeerer. Co. 2, 1. S. to gibber. are noi etc. Another proverh: If he be angry, Gig, turning top. LL. 4, 3. 5, 1. Kin to the gr. let him turn the buckle of his girdle, or in
kio, kikys, kikā, kicho, the engl. quick, etc. Ireland turn his brogues, that is prepare himGiglet, giglot, gigle, wanton wench, drab, self for combat by turning the girdle behind,
strumpet. MM. 5, 1. aHf. 5, 1. Cy. 3, 1. Ani and to obtain redress, is alluded to MA. 5, 1. assonance of the anglos. gagol, gaegl, lasci- By Gis, Gisse, Jyse, Jis by Jesus! an oath. vious, the engl. to giggle, gr. kichlizỡ , kichliskā, germ. kichern, the subst. giggle for Gist, gest, lodging or stage for rest in a pro
mistress. S. Gifford's Ben Jons. JII, 124. gress or journey, chiefly of the king, written to Gild, to cover with foliated gold. MV. 2, 6. in a scroll and containing also the time of stay
KJ. 2, 2; to pay, bHd. 4, 4., where the pun ing at each place, WT. 1, 2. The fr. word gite. with gild and guilt: See also He. 2. ch. Rb. to Give off, to cease, leave off, to diminish, 2, 1. Gold was popularly styled red; hence to relent. AC. 4, 3. gild with blood a common phrase in the six- Given, endowed. bHf. 3, 1. JC. 1, 2. aHd.3, 3. teenth century. M. 2, 2. Gilt, gilded, drunk.
MM. 2, 1. 2:5, 1. by a jocular allusion to the grand elixir Gives, gyres, fetters for feet. MM. 4, 2. alld. of alchymists as stone. bHd. 3, 2. TA. 2, 2. 4, 2. Cy. 5, 4. RJ. 2, 2. H. 4, 7. From the or as aurum potabile bHd. 4,4. AC. 1,5. AW'. gr. kyphon, originally a crooked, courbed wood 5, 2. JC. 1, 3.
for shackling, from kybõ, kypõ, kypho, kypto. Gilded puddle AC. 1, 4. puddles of urine, to Give, gyve, to fetter. 0. 2, 1.
where there is formed a film, which reflects to Glance, tó allude, give a hint of. MD. 2, 2. all the prismatic colours and very principally Kin to the gr. lao, glaussõ, engl, gloss, to yellow and other tinges of a golden hue.
of course to polish, forbish, Gill, abridged for Gillet, from Julietta. RJ. 2,4. make sleek, even, also in a metaphorical sense, as Gillian CE. 3, 1. from Juliana.
assonant in to glose, wh.s.; leios, germ. gleisGilt, gold, gilding. Rb. 2, 1. cHf. 2, 2.
sen; engl. glad, sax. glaed, glad, germ. glatt, Gimmal, or gemmow is in general all what is icel. gladr, gladraer.
mechanically artificial, and nicely or curiously to Glare, to look with piercing'eyes, to stare forined machinery, mechanical work or per- at. KL. 3, 6. H. 3, 4. Kin to fare, by the formance; whence aHf. 1, 2. some odd gimmals gr. lao (s. to glance), and the lowsas. glaren, or device are joined, and He. 4, 2. g. bit is a glören, to glow like coals, whence angloren, curious bit. Of course gimmal and gimmer, anglotzen (gr. glaussein), glarogig, inetath. or gimcrack, or curious contrivance or machin- grallogig, answering to the homerical glauery are the same word — for l and r notoriously k op 8. Of the same root is are changed not seldom - The notion of double to Glass, to euclose in a glass. LL. 2, 1. riog here intruded by an odd etymology must Gleam, a beam of light, corrected by Voss therefore be wholly abandoned. For the word MD. 5, 1. for beam, or stream. The lineage is an assonance of the gr. keimelion, as well, extends itself farther to glow, glimmer, gleen, meaning a curions, precious and therefore kept glimpse (gr. lampā, lampso) glisten, gloss. up thing, as of the german verb zimmern, kin (leusso), germ. gliihen, gliminen, sux. leoman, to the gr. demein, the engl. timber, that is to lioman, geleoman, radiare, coruscare, lucere, work curiously in mechanics. Even by gim, lat. lumen, flammã. S. Horne Tuoke Div. of P. gimmy, pretty, spruce, neat, it assonates the II, 873. gr. komos, kompsos, komō, the engl. gimp, Gleeful, joyful, mirthful, merry. T.An. 2, S. scot. jimp , jemmy, the lat, comptus, comtus, The primitive word glee is used by Chaucer of whom the general notion is the same. So it aod in Tristan 2. 7. 10. 18 for music, so that
it is from the sax. gligg, glie, gle, kin to one of the mates or pheres of Bacchus, a comthe gr. kaleo, klaző, klangõ, germ. klingen, pany like the Satyri and Fauni. The idea was Klang, engl. gleek, transferred to mirth, and individually formed and framed by every people, joy. There assonates however also the gr. and accommodated to the language, and vice gelao, to laugh.
versa. It implies however the notion of a playGleek, jest, scoff. aHf. 3, 2 From the sax.glig, ful, merry, droll, harmless spirit. S. Douce's
ludibrium, jest. S. gleeful. To give the gleek, Ill. of Sh. I, 992. to pass a jest apon, to make appear ridiculous. God'ild or dild you, corrupt form instead RJ. 4, 5. Douce's Ill. of Sh. I, 192.
of god yield or give you some advantage. AL. to Gleek, to jest, scoff at. MD. 3, 1. He. 5, 1, 3, 3. 5, 4. S. M. 1, 6. AC. 4, 2. where gleek and gall
, wh. s. The nearest etymon God before, either god going before, assisting, of this word in this meaning is the gr. glaux, guiding, favouring, or be fore, viz god may owl, as mocking bird in mythology,
defend, assist, shield by an archaism. He. Gleek, a game at cards, played by three per- 1, 2. 3, 6.
sons with 44 cards, each hand having 12, and God's blessing. To go out of god's bl. into 8 being left for the stock. Gleek were 8 cards the warm sun was a proverbial phrase for quitof a sort, as 3 aces, 3 kings etc from the ting a better for a worse situation. Thereat is germ. gleich. To this and the double meaning alluded H. 1, 2. by I am too much in the sun, of scoffing is alluded Rb. 4, 5.
vir ont of God's blessing, unfortunate, unblessed. to Glew, or glue, to join with a viscous cement, God's santies, or corruptedly sonties, for god's
to join , unite. cHf. 2, 6. 5, 2. KJ. 3, 4. From sancti, or saints, an oath. MV. 2, 2.
the fr. glu, kin to cleave, germ. kleben. Gongarian, gipsy, supposed to be a corruption to Glib, or lib, to geld, castrate. WT. 2, 1. of Hungarian, perhaps to make a more tremen
Probably from the gr. kolobun, to mutilate, dous sound. MW. 1, 3. Douce's III. of Sh. whence the engl. collop, wh. s. reducible there- I, 57. fore to leo, lepo, to make thin, hollow, smooth, Good. To do good, to have effect. aHd. 3, 1.sleek, even , plain, slippery, to glib TC. 4, 5. To make good, to justify, maintain, secure. gr. leios, lat. laevis. Hence
CE. 5, 1. TS. ind. i. 4-good ( at good) Glib, pliant, flexible. TA. 1, 1. where it is seriously, earnestly. TG. 4, 4. Good deed,
joined with slippery. KL. 1, 1. where glib and indeed, in very deed. WT. 1, 2. Good leave, oily art to speak.
ready assent. AL. 1, 1.
A good man, to Gloom, to be dark, tenebrons, to look mercantile style, solid, trusty. MV.1, 3. Co.
gloomy, melancholy, sullen. RJ. 5, 3. S. gleam. 1, 1. — Good night, serenade, a species of to Glose, gloze, to interpret or put construction minor poem of the ballad kind, bild. 3. end.
upon any thing, to expound, comment upon, Goose, smoothing or pressing iron of tailors, to prate. Rb. 2, 1; to fawn, flatter by speak- from its being often roasting. M. 2, 3. Lowsax. ing. TC. 2, 2. Kin to gloss (S. to glare, glance goos,
bohem. huss, lowgerm. gant, from ant, and gleam) and the gr. glōssa, tongue.
and, whence the lat, anser , the gr, chên, the Gloss, varnish. aHf. 4, 1. Glove, gauntlet, of a lady worn in the helmet Gooseberry, bhd. 1, 2. corrupted from the
as a favour, was a very honourable token in nord. groser, grosert, groset, gael. grosaid, the times of chivalry, and much of the wearer's sued. krus baer, lat. grossula. success was derived from the virtue of the lady. Gorbelly, gorbellied, a person bacon fat, fatRb. 5, 8. It was also a fashion, that by and by gut, fat kidoey'd, having a large paunch. ahd. fell into the hands of coxcombical and dissolute 2, 2. There is also a form of it, gorrel bellied, servants. KL. 3, 4. Sometimes they were token probably from gore, wh. s., of course kin to of challenge, He. 4, 1. and of enmity to him the lat. crudelis, as the Germans in this series from whom it was taken, ib. 4, 7. Gloves were use gruusam, or greulich. often perfumed. WT. 4, 3.
Gore, blood. M. 2, 3. He. 4, 6. TA. 3, 5. Oldte Glut, to cloy, overfill, swallow. T. 1, 1. germ. Grau, cambr. crau, bohem. krew, lat. aHd. 4, 2. (lat. glutio.)
cruor, from the gr. krao, aeol. kraui, lat. to Gnarl, to snarl. Rø. 1, 3. bHf. 3, 1. Sax. creo, to curd, kin to crew, crystal,
gnyrran, germ. knurren, lat. grunnio, gr. to Gore, to prick, stab, pierce, bore. Rb. 1, 3. gryzõ, germ. grunzen.
TC. 1, 1. 3, 3. KL. 5, 8. Probably kin to the Gnarled, knotted. MM.2, 2. Kin by metathesis gr. kerē, keruo, karő, keirő, keraizo, to shear,
to the gr. grynos, grunos, germ. Knorr. cut, kill, send a ship to the bottom. The Gnat is to be restored for knot, knott, or sot verb. bore,
sax. geborian, whence Johnson LL. 3, 3.
derives it arbitrarily, lay in other series of Goad, sting, pointed stick to prick oxen notions; and perhaps it would not be absurd,
forward. WT.1, 2. where it is joined to thorns, to hear assonate the precedent word. nettles, tails of wasps.
to Gorge, to fill the gorge, to feed. KL. 1, 1. to Goad, to stimulate, incite. MM. 2, 2. AIV. TS. 4, 1; to swallow, devour. JC. 5, 1. From
5, 1. Co. 2, 3. Goal, landmark set op to bound a race; aim, Gorgeous, pompons , , magnificent, stately,
scope. WT. 1,2. AC. 4, 8. From the gr. kaulos, splendid. T. 4, 1. aff. 5, 4. KL. 2, 4. shaft, or stalk.
Gorget, piece of armour to defend the neck. Gobbet, a mouthful, draught, gulp, swallow- TC. 1, 3. No doubt originally the gorge,
and ing: .6Hf. 4, 1. 5, 2. Kin to gab, gag, therefore the same with habergeon, heburgeon, Goblet, cup for drinking. Rb. 3, 8. bud. 2, 1. hauberk, germ. Halsberge. From the gr. kypellon.
to Gormandize, to gluttonize, banket. MV. Goblin, fairy; spirit. T. 4, 1. CE. 2, 2. WT. 2, 5. bHd. 5, 5. In French gourmand, from
2, 1. TC. 5, 11. H. 1, 4. 5, 2. The germ. Ko- the lowsax. Körmann, from kören, kiesen , to bold, from the gr. kubalos, koballos, kõbalos, choose, to taste, gr. geuein.
the lat. gurges.