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Mortified: ascetic, religious. Nurture: education.
Nuthook: a thief.
Motion: a kind of puppet-show. Meiny: people, domestics. Motion: divinitory agitation. Memories : memorials, remem- Motion: desires.
0. brances. Motions: indignation.
Obligations: bonds. Memorized: made memorable. Motive: assistant or mover,
Obseroed: paid respective atterMemory: memorial.
which contributes to motion.
tion to. Mephistophilus : the name of a Mould: earth.
Observing: religiously attentive spirit or familiar.
Mouse: to mammock, to tear to Obsequious : serious, as at funeral Mercatanté: a merchant.
obsequies, careful of.
Occupation: men occupied in busiMetal: temper.
Moy: a piece of money or a meaMetaphysical: supernatural.
sure of corn.
Occurrents : incidents. Mete-yard: measuring-yard.
Much: strange, wonderful. Oe: a circle. Mewed: confined.
Muck-water: drain of a dung-hill. | Oeiliad: a cast or glance of the Micher: a truant, a lurking thief. Muffler: a kind of dress for the Miching: playing truant, skulk
eye. See Eyliads. lower part of the face.
O’erdied: died too much. ing about. Muliters: muleteers.
O'erlooked: slighted. Mien: countenance.
Mulled: softened and dispirited. Mince: to walk with affected de- Multiplied: multitudinous.
O'er-parted: having too consider
able a part. licacy.
Multiplying: inultiplied. Minding: calling to remembrance, Mundane: worldly.
O'er-raught: over-reached. reminding.
O'er-wrested: wrested beyond the Mure: a wall.
truth. Mineral: a mine.
Murky: dark. Minnow: a small river-fish, a term
Offering: the assailant.
Offices : culinary or servants' Miscreate: ill-begotten, illegiti- || Mutines: mutineers.
Old: frequent, more than escugh. Misdoubt: to suspect.
Old age: ages past. Miser: a miserable creature.
Once: sometiine. Misery: avarice.
Oneyers: accountants, bankers
. Napkin: handkerchief. Misprised: mistaken.
Opal: a precious stone of almost
all colours. Misprising: despising or under- Napless: threadbare.
Native: formed by nature. valuing.
Nay-word: a watch-word or bye- | Opinion: obstinacy, conceita che
word. Mistempered: angry:
racter. Misthink: to think ill. Neat: finical.
Opposite: adverse, hostile, adrerMistress: the jack in bowling. Neb, or nib: the mouth.
descendant. Model: image, representative, copy.
on the ground. Modern: trite, common, meanly, Nether-stocks: stockings.
Orchard: a garden
Orgulous: proud, disdainful. Moe, or mowe: to make mouths. Nice: silly, trifling.
Osprey: a kind of eagle. Moiety: a portion. Nick: reckoning or count.
Ostent: show, ostentation. Mollification : pacification, soften- Nick: to set a inark of folly on.
Ostentation: shew, appearance. ing.
Night: made dark as night. Overblow: to drive away, to keep Mome: a dull stupid blockhead.
Night-rule: frolic of the night. off.
Nine men's morris : a game. Momentany: momentary.
Overture: opening or discovery, Month's mind: a popish anniver- Nobility: distinction, eminence.
Ounce: a small tiger, or tiger-cat
. Nobless: nobleness. sary.
Ouph: fairy, goblin.
Ousel-cock: the cock black-bird.
Out: be gone. Moon-calf: an inanimate shapeless
Nonce: on purpose, for the turn. Out: full, complete.
Nook-shotten: that which shoots Outlook : to face down. Moonish: variable.
Outdied: a term at the game of Mope: to appear stupid.
Northern man: vir borealis, a gleek. Moral: secret meaning.
Outward: not in the secret of Morisco: Moor or Moorish, or Note: notice, information, remark. affairs. morris. Novice: a youth.
Owe: to own, possess, govern Morris-pike: Moorish pike. Novum: some game at dice. O.x-lip: the great cowslip. Mortal-staring: that which stares Nourish: to nurse. fatally
Nowl: a head.
Port: external pomp, figure.
Port : a gate. Pack: to bargain with.
Pedascule: a pedant.
Portable: bearable. Pack: combined, an accomplice. Peer: to come out, to appear.
Portance: carriage, behaviour. Packing: plotting, underhand con- Peedish: foolish.
Possess; to inform, to make to trivance.
Peize : to balance, to keep in sus- understand. Paddock: toad.
pense, to weigh down.
Possessed: acquainted with, fully Pagan: a loose vicious person.
informed. Pelting: paltry, petty, inconsiderPaid: punished.
Possessed: afflicted with madness. Pain: penalty
Pennors: small flags.
Potch: to push violently. Pains: labour, toil.
Potents: potentates. Palabras : words.
Perch: a measure of five yards Pouncet-box: a small box for perPale: to empale, encircle with a
and a half.
fumes. Perdurable: Jasting.
Power: forces, an army. Pall: to wrap, to invest. Perdy: par Dieu, a French oath. Practice: unlawful or insidious Palled: vapid.
Perfect: certain, well informed. stratagem. Palmers: holy pilgrims.
Perfections: liver, brain, and heart. | Practise: to employ unwarrantPalmy: victorious. Perjure: a perjured person.
able arts, Palter: to juggle or shuffle.
Periapts: charms sewed up and Practisants : confederates in straPaper: to write down, or appoint
worn about the neck.
tagems. by writing.
Perspectives: certain optical glas- Prank: to adorn, to dress ostenPaper: written securities.
tatiously, to pluine. Parcel-gilt: gilt only on certain | Pervert: to avert.
Precedent: original draft. parts.
Pew-fellow : a companion. Precept: a justice's warrant. Parish-top: a large top formerly Pheere. See Feere.
Precisian: a great pretender to kept in every village to be Pheeze: to teaze or beat, to comb sanctity. whipped for exercise.
Prefer : to recommend, to advance. Paritor: an apparitor, an officer Pia mater: the membrane cover- Pregnancy: readiness. of the bishop's court.
ing the substance of the brain. Pregnant: ready, plain, evident, Parle: parley. Pick: to pitch.
apposite. Parlous: perilous.
Picked: nicely dressed, foppish. Pregnant enemy: the enemy of Parlous: keen, shrewd. Pickers: the hands.
mankind. Part: to depart.
Picking: piddling, insignificant. Premised: sent before the time. Partake: to participate.
Pickt-hatch: a place noted for Prenominate: already named. Partaker: accomplice, confederate.
Pre-ordinanee: ordinance already Parted: shared. Piece: a word of contempt for a
established. Parted: endowed with parts.
Presence: the presence-chamber, Participate: participant, partici- Pield: shaven.
a public room. pating. Pight: pitched, fixed.
Presence: dignity of mien, form, Partizan: a pike.
Pilcher: a pilche, the scabbard. figure.
Pin and web: disorders of the eye. Pretence: design, intention. Pash: to strike with violence.
Pinnace: a small ship of burthen. Pretend: to intend, design. Pashed: bruised, crushed. Pix: a small chest in which the Pretended: purposed or intended. Pass: to decide, to assure
consecrated host was kept. Prevent: to anticipate. convey. Placket: a petticoat.
Prick: the point on the dial. Pass: to exceed, to go beyond Plague: to punish.
Pricks : prickles, skewers. common bounds.
Plain song: the chaunt, in plano Pride: haughty power. Passed: excelling, passed all ex
Prig: to filch. pression or bounds. Plainly: openly.
Prime: youth, the vigour of life. Passes: what has passed. Plaited: complicated, involved.
Prime: prompt. Planched: made of brands. Primer: more urgent, more imPassing: eminent, egregious. Plant: the foot.
portant. Passion: suffering. Pa
Primero: a game at cards. onate: a prey to mournful
Platforms: plans, schemes.
Plauside: gracious, pleasing, po- Principality: the first or princisensations. pular.
pal of women. Passioning: being in a passion. Pleached: folded together. Principals: rafters of a building. Passy-measure: a dance. Plot: piece or portion.
Princóx: a coxcomb, or spoiled Pastry: the room where pastry | Point: a metal hook fastened to child. was made.
the hose or breeches.
Probal: probable. Patch: a term of reproach. Point: the utmost height.
Process: suminons. Patched: in a particoloured coat. | Point-de-vice: with the utmost Procure: to bring. Path: to walk.
Prodigious: portentous, ominous. Pathetical: deeply affecting. Points: tags to the laces. Proface: much good may it do you. Patient: to make patient, to com- Poize: weight or moment. Profane: love of talk, gross of pose. Polled: bared, cleared.
language. Patine: a dish used with the cha-Pomander: a ball made of per- Profession: end and purpose of lice, in the administration of the fumes.
Pomewater: a species of apple. Progress : a royal journey of state. Pattern: instance, example. Poor john: hake dried and salted. Project: to shape or form. Pavin: a dance. Popinjay: a parrot.
Prompture: suggestion, temptation. Paucas : few.
Popularity; plebeian intercourse. Prone: perhaps humble.
Quire: to play in concert. Remorse: pity, tenderness of heart Proof: confirmed state of man- | Quit: quitted.
Remotion: removal or remotedhood.
Quit: to requite or answer. Propagate: to advance or improve. Quittance: return of obligations. Removed: remote, sequestered. Propagation: getting. Quider: nimble, active.
Render: to describe. Proper: well-looking, handsome. Quote: to observe.
Render: a confession, an account. Proper-false : proper or fair, and
Renege: to renounce. false or deceitful.
Repair: to renovate. Propertied: taken possession of.
Repeal: to recall. Properties : incidental necessaries | Rabato: an ornament for the neck.Reports: reporters. to a theatre.
Rabbet-sucker: a sucking rabbit. Reproof: confutation. Property: due performance. Race: original disposition, inborn Repugn: to resist. Property: a thing quite at disposal. qualities, a smack or flavour. Reputing: boasting of. Propose: to image, to inagine. Rack: to exaggerate.
Requiem: a mass for the soul of Proposing: conversing. Rack: to harass by exactions.
a person deceased. Propriety: regular and proper Rack: the fleeting away of the Resolve: to be firmly persuaded, state. clouds.
satisfied. Prorogue: to lengthen or prolong. Racking: in rapid motion. Resolde: to dissolve. Provand: provender.
Rag: an opprobrious epithet. Respect: consideration, cautioa. Provincial: belonging to one's Ragged: rugged.
Respective: respectable, respectprovince. Rake: to cover.
ful, formal. Provost: sheriff or gaoler. Rank: rate or pace.
Respective : cool, considerate. Prune: to plume.
Rank: grown up to a great height Respectively: respectfully. Puck: or hobgoblin in fairy my- and strength.
Retailed: handed down. thology.
Rapt: rapturously affected. Retire: to draw back.
Rederb: to reverberate.
Rarely: curiously, happily. Revolts: revolters.
1 Purchased: acquired by unjust Rash: heady, thoughtless, quick, Rid: to destroy. methods.
Rift: split. Pursuivants: heralds.
Rash remonstrance : premature Riggish: wanton. Put to know: compelled to ac- discovery.
Right: just, even. knowledge. Rated: chided.
Right-drawn: drawn in a right Putter-on: one who instigates. Ravin: to devour eagerly. Putter-out: one who places out Ravin: ravenous.
Rigol: a circle. money at interest. Ravined: glutted with prey.
Ringed: environed, encircled. Putting-on: spur, incitement. Raught: reached.
Ripe : come to the height. Puttock: a degenerate species of Raw: ignorant, unripe, unskilful. Rivage: the bank or shore. hawk.
Rawly: young and helpless. Rivality: equal rank.
Rivals : partners.
Ride: to burst, to fire.
Road: the haven where ships ride Quail: to faint, languish.
Reason: to talk, to argue for. at anchor. Quaint-mazes : a game running the Rebeck: an old musical instruinent. | Rogues: vagrants. figure of eight.
Receiving: ready apprehension. Romage: rummage. Quaked: thrown into trepidation. Receipt: receptacle.
Ronyon: a scurvy woman. Qualify: to lessen, moderate.
Recheate: a sound by which the Rood: the cross. Quality: confederates.
dogs are called back.
Rook: to squat down. Quality: profession, condition of Reck: to care for, to mind, to! Ropery: roguery. life.
Rope-tricks: abusive language. Quarrel: a quarreller, the cause Reckless : careless, heedless. Round: a diadem. of a quarrel.
Recollected: studied or often re- Round: rough, unceremonious.
. Quat: a pimple.
Roundure: circle. Queasy : squeamish, delicate, un- Recure: to recover.
Rouse: a draught of jollity. settled.
Red-lattice: the sign of an ale-Royal: due to a king.
Royalize: to make royal.
Royalty: nobleness, supreme exQuern: a hand-mill.
Reechy: discoloured by smoke, cellence. Quest: inquest or jury, search, smoky, greasy.
Roynisk : mangy or scabby.
Ruddock: the redbreast.
Ruff: the folding of the tops of Questrist: one who goes in search || Regard: look.
boots. of another.
Regiment: government, authority. Ruffle: to riot, to create disturb Quests: reports.
Regreet: exchange of salutation.
Relative : nearly related or con- Ruin: displeasure producing raiz.
Rule: a method of life. Quillets: law chicane.
Remembered: remeinbering. Ruth: pity, compassion. Quips: reproaches and scoffs. Remembrance: admonition.
stions. Remoted: mata
Render: to describe
Renege: to reduce
: to rent
: to recei Deck. Reporta: repeater
Sense: reason, natural affection, | Slider: to cut a piece or slice.
feeling, sensual passion. Slops: loose breeches, or trowsers,
Slough: the skin which the serpent
annually throws off.
Sere, or sear: dry.
Slower : inore serious.
Sergeant: a bailiff or sheriff's of- 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
Savageness : wildness.
Several : separated, appropriated. buke.
Sewer: an officer who placed the Sneaping: nipping:
Saw: anciently, not a proverb, but
dishes on the table.
Sneck-up: a cant phrase, “go hang satisfied.
Shame: to disgrace.
yourself.” Resolve: 10 dicere
Snuff: hasty anger.
Shard-borne: born by shards or Snuffs: dislikes.
Soil: spot, turpitude, reproach.
Shards : broken pots or tiles. Solicit : courtship.
collects his prey.
Soliciting : information.
Sheer: pellucid, transparent. Sometimes: formerly.
Shent: scolded, rebuked, shamed, Sooth: truth.
Shent : to reprove harshly. Sorriest: worthless, vile.
Scant: to be deficient in, to con- at the door of that officer for Sort: to choose out.
affixing proclamations, &c. Sort: a company, a pack, ranks
and degrees of men.
Sort: to happen, to agree.
Sort: the lot.
Shoughs: shocks, a species of dog. Sort and suit: figure and rank.
Sound: to declare or publish.
Sowter: perhaps the name of a
Specialty: particular right.
Sperr: to shut up, defend by
Spleen : humour, caprice, spirit,
Spleen: violent hurry, tumultuous
Spleens : inclination to spiteful
of duplicity or guile.
Spot: stain or disgrace.
: or spackt, apt to learn.
Spread: to stand separately.
Sprights : spirits.
Sizes : allowances of victuals.
Springhalt: a disease incident to
Skirr: to scour, to ride hastily.
Springing: blooming, in the spring
Sleave: the ravelled knotty part Sprightly: ghostly,
of the silk.
Spurs: the longest and largest
roots of trees.
Slips: a contrivance of leather, to square: regular, equitable, just,
Ripe: cone to the best ul. Rirage: the best in
Ritality: equal tout
Rise: to barst,
- Rogues: ragrantes
Rook: to stat
Ruffle: to rise to s
Square: compass, comprehension, || Stuff: baggage.
Tallow-keech: the fat of an a or complement.
Stuff: substance or essence.
Tame snake: a contemptible fel :
low. Squiny: to look asquint.
Subscribe: to yield, to surrender. Squire: a square or rule. Subscription: obedience.
Tamed: flat, spiritless. Staggers: delirious perturbation. Submerged: whelmed under water. Tarre: to 'stimulate, to excite, Stale: a bait or decoy to catch Subtilty: deception.
. birds. Subtle: smooth, level.
Tartar: Tartarus, the fabled place Stale: a pretence. Success: succession.
of future punishment. Stale: to allure. Successive: belonging to the suc
Task: to keep busied with scruStand: to withstand, to resist.
ples. Standing bowls: bowls elevated | Successively, by order of suc- Tasked: taxed.
Taurus : sides and heart in me Stannyal: the common stonehawk. Sudden: violent.
dical astrology Star: a scar of that appearance. Sufficiency: abilities.
Tawdry: a kind of necklaces Stark: stiff.
Suggest: to tempt, to prompt, to worn by country girls. Starkly: stiffly.
Taxation: censure or satire. Starred: destined. Suggestions hint.
Teen: sorrow, grief. State: a chair with a canopy Suggestions: temptations.
Temper: to mould like war. over it. Suited: dressed.
Temper : temperament, constita State: standing. Sullen: obstinately troublesome.
tion. State: official state, dignity. Summer - swelling that which
Temperance: temperature. States : persons of high rank.
swells or expands in summer.
Tempered: rendered pliable. Station: the act of standing. Summoners : summoning officers. Tend: to attend upon, to wai ir
. Statist: statesman.
Sumpter: a horse that carries | Tender: to regard with affectea Statue: a portrait.
necessaries on a journey. Tend'ring: watching with a Staves: the wood of the lances. Superfluous: over-clothed.
derness. Stead: to assist, or help. Superstitious : serving with super- Tent: to take up residence. Sticking-place: the stop in a ma- stitious attention.
Tercel : the male hawk. chine.
Supposed: counterfeited, imagined. Termagant: the god of the StSticklers : arbitrators, judges, Sure: safe, out of danger, surely. sidesinen,
Sur-reined: over-worked, or rid- | Termagant: furious. Stigmatical: marked or stigma
Tested: brought to the test. tized.
Suspire: to breathe.
Testern: to gratify with a tester,
or sixpence. has set a mark of deformity. fellow.
Tetchy: touchy, peevish, fretful Still: constant or continual. Swart, or swarth: black, or dark Tharborough: thirdborough, o Stilly: gently, lowly.
brown. Stint: to stop, to retard. Swarth, or swath: as much grass Theme: a subject. Stith: an anvil.
or corn as a mower cuts down Theoric: theory. Stoccata: a thrust or stab with at one stroke of his scythe.
Thewes : muscular strength a rapier.
Swashing: noisy, bullying. Stock: a term in fencing.
Thick : in quick succession. Swath: the dress of a new-born Thick-pleached : thickly ipisStock: stocking.
child. Stomach: passion, pride, stubborn Sway: the whole weight, moresolution, constancy, resolution.
Thill: the shafts of a cart.
mentum. Stoop: a measure somewhat more
Thirdborough. See Tharborg than half a gallon.
Sweeting: a species of apple. Thought: melancholy.
Swift: ready. Slover: a kind of thatch.
Thrasonical: boastful, bragging. Swinge-bueklers: rakes, rioters. Stoup: a kind of flaggon.
Thread: fibre or part. Strachy: probably some kind of Secoop: the descent of a bird of Thread: to pass througi. domestic office.
Three-man-beetle : an imples Straight: immediately.
used for driving piles. Strain: descent, lineage.
Three-pile: rich velvet. Strain: difficulty, doubt.
Thrift: a state of prosperity
. Strait: narrow, avaricious. Table: the palm of the hand ex- Throes : emits as in partaritime Straited: put to difficulties.
Thrum: the extremity of a Wet Strange: odd, different from. Table: a picture.
ver's warp. Strange: alien, becoming a stran
Tables : table-books, memoran- Thrummed: made of coarse weet
dums. ger, a stranger.
Tib: a strumpet.
Tickle-brain: some strong liquer
. Stranger: an alien.
Take: to strike with a disease, Tight: handy, adroit. Strangle: to suppress.
Tightly: cleverly, adroitly. Stratagem : great or dreadful Take in: to conquer, to get the Tilly-valley: an interjection of event. better of.
contempt. Strict: hard.
Take up: to contradict, to call to Tüth: tillage. Stride : to contend.
Timeless : untimely.