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the bag.

Vast, sometimes for waste, dreary. Unbated, i, e. sword, not blunted Vaunt, the avant, what went as foils are. HAM.

before, or the vanguard. Unbitted, unbridled. Vaward, the fore part,

Unbonnetted, without any addiVelure, velvet.

tion from dignities. OTH. Venetian, admittance, a fashion Unbreathed, unexercised, unadmitted from Venice.

practised. Venew, a bout at a fencing school. Uncape, a term in hunting, to Veneys, venews.

stop every hole before the fox Vent, rumour, materials for dis

is uncaped, or turned out of Cor. Ventages, the holes of a flute. Uncharged, unattacked. Tim. Verbal, verbose. CYMB.

ATH. Verify, to hear witness. Cor. Unclew, to unwind, to ruin. V'ery, sometimes for immediate. Uncoined, unrefined, unadorned. Vice, to draw or persuade.

HEN. V. Vice, a grasp. A mimick. HAM. Unconfirmed, unpractised in the Vie, a term at cards, to brag. ways of the world, not hardenViolenteth, probably rageth.

ed. Virgin crants, maiden garlands. Undercraft, phrase from Ger.


heraldry, to wear beneath the Virginal, a kind of spinnet.

crest. Virginal, belonging to a virgin. Uneffectual, i.e. fire, shining withVirtuous, sometimes for salutifer- out heat. HAM. ous.

Unexpressive, inexpressible. As Vizament, advisement,


Ungenitured, not having genitals. U.

Unhaired, unbearded, youthful.

Unhappy, sometimes for misUmber, a dusky, yellow-coloured chievously waggish, unlucky. earth.

Unhoused, free from domestic Umbered, discoloured. Unaneled, without extreme unc- Unhouselled, without having the tion.

sacrament. Unavoided, unavoidable. Ric. II. Unmastered, licentious. Unbarbed, bare, uncovered, beard- Unproper, common. Отн. less.

Unqualitied, unmanned.


Unquestionable, averse to convers

ation. As YOU.

Unrespective, inconsiderate.

Ward, defence, a phrase in the art of defence.

Unrest, disquiet.


Unrough youths, beardless youths, Warder, a guard or sentinel. Warden, a species of large pear. Warn, sometimes to summons. Warp, to change from the natural

Unsisting, unresisting, or unfeel

ing. MEA. FOR MEA. Unsmirched, clean, not defiled. Unsquared, as stones, unadapted

to their purposes.
Unstanched, incontinent.
Untempering, not softening.
Untented, not probed, virulent.
Untraded, singular, not in com-

mon use.

Unvalued, invaluable. RICH. III.
Upspring, upstart.

Use and usance, sometimes for


Utis, a merry festival.
Utterance, the extremity of de-



Wappened, probably decayed or diseased.

state. As YOU.

Wussel, a kind of drink, or, intemperate drinking.

Wassel candle, candle used at feasts.

Waxen, to encrease.

Wuren, soft, yielding, easily obliterated.

Web and the pin, diseases of the eye. LEAR.

Wee, very little.

Ween, to think or imagine.
Weigh, sometimes to value or


Weird, prophetic.
Welkin, the sky.

Waft, to beckon. COM. ER.

Wage, sometimes to hire or re-
ward, to fight.
Waist, between the quarter-deck

and forecastle of a ship. TEM. Wan'd, probably for waned, decayed, or in the wane. ANT. & CLE.

Wanned, pale, made wan. Wanton, sometimes for a man feeble and effeminate.

Welkin-eye, blue eye.

Well-a-near, well-a-day, lack-aday.

Wend, to go.

Westward-hoe, the name of a play
acted in Shakspeare's time,

Wether, used for ram.
Whelked, varied with protuber-
ances; from whelks, protuber-
ances, a small shell-fish.
Whe'r, often for whether.
Where, sometimes for whereas.

Whifier, an officer who walked Woolvish, giving an idea of a wolf

in processions.

in sheep's clothing. COR. Woolward, clothed in wool, or rather naked. Lov. LAB. Worts, the ancient name of all kinds of cabbage.

Whiles, until. TWELFTH NIG.
Whipstock, the carter's whip.
Whirring, hurrying away.
Whist, being silent. TEMP.
Whiting time, bleaching time.
Whitsters, bleachers of linen.
Whittle, a pocket clasp knife.
Whooping, measure and reckon-
ing. AS YOU.

Wimpled, hooded, or veiled, from

wimple, a hood.

Winchester goose, a strumpet. The
stews were formerly licenced
by the bishop of Winchester.
Winking-gates, gates hastily closed
from fear of danger.
Winnowed, sifted, examined.
Wis, to know.

Wish, sometimes to recommend
or desire.

Wits, sometimes for senses. Wittol-cuckold, one who knows himself a cuckold, and is contented.

Wot, to know.

Wreck, resentment.
Wrest, an instrument for drawing
up the strings of a harp; a
help. TROIL. & CRES.
Wrested pomp, pomp obtained by
Writhled, wrinkled.
Wrought, worked, agitated.
Wrying, deviating.


Yare, handy, nimble. TEMP.
·Yarely, readily, nimbly. TEMP.
Yearn, to grieve or vex.
Yerk, to kick.

Yesty, foaming, frothy.


Woe, to be sorry. TEMP.
Wondered, able to perform

wonders. TEMP.

Wood, crazy, Two GENT. MID.
NIGHT. HEN. VI. 1st Part.

Zany, a buffoon, a merry Andrew.
Zealous, pious, influenced by re-

ligion. K. JOHN.

Zed, a term of contempt. The letter Z is not in any word originally Teutonic. LEAR.


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