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Control, to confute
Convent, to serve or agree
Convented, cited, summoned
Conversation, familiar inter-
course, conduct, behaviour
Converse, interchange
Conversion, change of condition
Convertite, convert
Convey, to perform slight of
hand, to manage artfully
Conveyance, theft, fraud [convict
Convince, to overpower, subdue,
Convicted, overpowered, baffled
Convive, to feast
Cope, to encounter, to engage
Cope, covering

Copped, rising to a cop, or head
Copy, theme
Coragio, an exclamation of en-
Corinthian, a wencher
Corky, dry, withered, husky
Corners, by-places

Corollary, surplus
Coronet, a crown
Corrigible, corrected
Costard, the head


Contemptible, contemptuous
Continent, the thing which con-
Continents, banks of rivers [tains
Continuate, uninterrupted
Contraction, marriage contract
Contrarious, different
Contrive, to spend and wear out

Cobloaf, a crusty, uneven loaf
Cock, cock-boat

Cockle, a weed

Cockled, inshelled like a cockle
Cock-shut-time, twilight [apple
Codling, anciently an immature
Coffin, the cavity of a raised pie
Cog, to falsify, to lie, to defraud
Cognizance, the badge or token
Coigne, corner
Coil, bustle, stir
Cold, naked


Collect, to assemble by observa-
Collection, corollary, consequence
Collied, black, smutted with coal
Collier, formerly a term of the
highest reproach
Colour, pretence
Colourable, specious

Colours, appearances, deceits
Colt, to fool, to trick
Co-mart, a joint bargain
Combinate, betrothed
Combine, to bind

Combined, bound by agreement
Comforting, aiding

Commence, to give a beginning
Commended, committed

[nary Danger, reach or control
Coster-monger, meanly, merce- Dank, wet, rotten
Cote, to overtake.

Commission, authority, power
Commodity, interest, profit
Commonty, a comedy
Compact, made up of
Companion, fellow

[garded Danskers, natives of Denmark
Coted, quoted, observed, or re- Dare, to challenge or incite
Cotsale, Cotswood in Gloucester-Dark-house, a house made gloomy
Covered, hollow
[shire by discontent

Count, to make account, to rec- Darkling, in the dark


kon upon
[man Darraign, to arrange, put in or
Company, companion
Count Confect, a specious noble- Daub, to disguise
Comparative, a dealer in compa- Countenance, false appearance, Daubery, falsehood and imposi
Compare, comparison [risons hypocrisy
[trait Day-bed, a couch
Compassed, round
Counterfeit, a likeness, a por- Day-light, broad-day
Compassionate, plaintive [ciates Counterpoints, counterpanes Day-woman, dairy-maid
Competitors, confederates or asso- County, count, earl
Dear, best, important, dire
Complements, accomplishments Cower, to sink by bending the Dearn, lonely, solitary
Complexion, humour
[large tub Death-tokens, spots appearing on
Comply, to compliment [tion Cowl-staff, a staff for carrying a
those infected by the plague
Compose, to come to a composi- Coy, to soothe or stroke
D boshed, debauched
Composition, contract or bargain, Coyed, condescended unwillingly Decay, misfortunes
consistency, concordancy Coystril, a coward cock, a mean Deceivable, deceptious
Composture, composition, com- or drunken fellow
Deck, to cover, a pack
Comptible, submissive [post Cozier, a tailor or botcher
Decline, to run through from first
Con, to know
[thought Crab, a wild apple
Declined, the fallen
[to last
Conceit, fanciful conception, Crack, dissolution
Deem, opinion, surmise
Concent, connected harmony in Crack, a boy or child, a boy-child Defeat, destruction
[lution Cranks, windings
Conclusion, determination, reso- Crants, chants
Conclusions, experiments
Concupy, concupiscence.
Condition, temper, character, cock
qualities, vocations or inclina-
Condolement, sorrow [tions
Conduct, conductor
Coney-catched, deceived, cheated
Coney-catcher, a cheat, or sharper
Confession, profession
Conject, conjecture
Conjecture, suspicion [to consume
Confound, to destroy, to expend,
Confounded, worn or wasted
Consent, to agree
Consent, conspiracy, will, assent,
Consigned, sealed [united voice
Consist, to stand upon
Consort, company
Consort, to keep company with
Constancy, consistency, stability
Constant, firm, determined
Constantly, certainly,

Crare, a small trading vessel
Craven, a degenerate, dispirited
Craven, mean, cowardly, to make
Create, compounded, or made up
Credent, creditable, credible
Credit, account, information, cre-
Credit, a great light set upon a
Cressive, increasing
Crest, the top, the height
Crestless, those who have no right
[bent, hollow
Crisp, curling, winding, curled,
Critic, cynic
Critical, censorious

to arms


Curiosity, finical delicacy, soru-
pulousness or captiousness
Curious, scrupulous
Curled, ostentatiously dressed
Currents, occurrences
Cursed, under the influence of a

Crone, an old worn-out woman
Crosses, money stamped with a
Crom, to exult over
Crow-keeper, a scare-crow
Crown, to conclude
Cronined, dignified, adorned
Crownet, last purpose
Cry, a troop or pack
Cue, in stage cant, the last words
of the preceding speech
Cuisses, armour for the thighs
Cullion, a despicable fellow
Cunning, sagacity, knowledge
Curb, to bend or truckle

Curst, petulant, crabbed, shrewd-
ish or mischievous, severe,
harsh, vehemently angry
Curstness, ill-humour
Curtail, a cur of little value
Curtal, a docked horse

Curtle-ax, or cutlace, a broad-
[tard or pie
Custard-coffin, the crust of a cus
Customer, a common woman
Cut, a horse

Cyprus, a transparent stuff


Daff or doff, to do off, to put
Dally, to play or trifle
Damn, condemn

Defeatures, features, change of
features for the worse
Defence, art of fencing
Defend, to forbid
Defensible, furnishing the means
Defiance, refusal [of defence
Deformed, deforming
Deftly, dexterously, with adroit-
Defy, to refuse, to distain [ness
Degrees, steps
Delay, to let slip
Demerits, merits
Demise, to grant
Demurely, solemnly
Denay, denial

Denied, disbelieved or contemned
Denier, the twelfth part of a
French sou


Denotements, indications or dis-
Deny, to refuse
Depart, to part
Departing, separation
Depend, to be in service
Deprive, to disinherit
Deracinate, to force up by the
Derogate, degraded, blasted
Descant, a term in music
Desert, merit
Deserved, deserving
Design, to mark out
Despatched, bereft
Desperate, bold, adventurous

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Disposition, frame

Disputable, disputatious
Dispute, to talk over
Dissemble, to gloss over
Dissembling, putting dissimilar
things together.
Distaste, to corrupt, to change


Eager, sour, sharp, harsh
Eanlings, lambs just dropt
Ear, to plough

Easy, slight, inconsiderable
Eche, to eke out
Ecstasy, alienation of mind, mad-
Effects, affects, or affections, ac-
tions, deeds effected
Eftest, deftest, readiest
Egypt, a gipsy


Face, to carry a foolish appear


Eld, old time, or persons
Element, initiation, previous

Faced, turned up with facings
Facinorous, wicked
Fact, guilt
Factious, active

Faculties, medicinal virtues, of-
fice, exercise of power
Fadge, to suit or fit
Fading, the burthen of a song
Fain, fond

Embossed, inclosed, swollen, puffy
Embowelled, exhausted
Embraced, indulged in
Eminence, high honours
Empery, dominion, sovereign
Emulation, rivalry, envy, factious
Emulous, jealous of higher autho-
Encave, to hide
Enfeoff, to invest with possession
Engine, instrument of war, mili-
tary machine, the rack.
Engross, to fatten, to pamper
Engrossments, accumulations
Enkindle, to stimulate
Enmen, to coop up

Fair, beauty, complexion, fairness
Fair-betrothed, fairly contracted,
honourably affianced
Faith, fidelity
Faithful, not an infidel
Faithfully, fervently
Faitors, traitors, Yascals
Fall, to let fall, to drop
Fall, an ebb

False, to make false



Ensconce, to protect as with a fort Falsely, dishonestly, treacherous-
Enseamed, greasy
Enshield, shielded
Entertain, to retain in service
Entertainment, the pay of
army, admission to office
Entreatments, the objects of en-
Envy, hatred or malice [treaty
Ephesian, a cant term for a toper
Equipage, stolen goods
Erewhile, just now
Erring, wandering
Escoted, paid

Falsing, falsifying
Familiar, a demon
Fancy, love [power of love
Fancy-free, exempt from the
Fang, to seize or gripe
Fanged, possessed of fangs
Fans, ancient

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Extremes, extravagance of con-
duct, extremities
Eyases, young nestlings
Eyas musket, infant lilliputian,
Eye, a small shade of colour
Eyliads, glances, looks. See Oei-
Eyne, eyes


to a worse state
Distemper, intoxication
Distemperature, perturbation
Distempered, ruffled, out of hu-
[rate bodies
Distractions, detachments, sepa.
Distraught, distracted
Diverted, turned out of the course
Dividable, divided [of nature
Division, the pauses or parts of
musical composition
Divulged, spoken of
Doctrine, skill

Doff, see Daff
Dole, lot, allowance

Dolphin, the Dauphin of France
Don, to do on, to put on
Done, expended, consumed
Dotant, dotard

Double, full of duplicity
Doubt, to fear

Dout, to do out, extinguish
Donile, a feather
Down-gyved, hanging down like
what confines the fetters round
the ancles
Drab, whoring
Draught, the jakes
Drann, embowelled, exonerated
Dread, epithet applied to kings
Drew, assembled

Dribbling, a term of contempt
Drive, to fly with impetuosity
Drollery, a show performed by
Drugs, drudges [puppets
Drumble, to act lazily and stupidly
Dry, thirsty
[to me
Ducdame, duc ad me, bring him
Dudgeon, the handle of a dagger
Due, to endue, to deck, to grace
Dull, melancholy, gentle, sooth-
Dull, to render callous, insensi-
Dullard, a person stupidly uncon-
Dump, a mournful elegy SNAKE
Dup, to do up, to lift up

Esil, a river so called, or vinegar
Esperance, the motto of the Percy
Espials, spies

Essential, existent, real
Estimate, price

Estimation, conjecture
Eterne, eternal [equal, fellow
Even, calm, equitable, temperate,
Even, to act up to
Examined, questioned, doubted
Excrement, the beard
Excrements, the hair, nails, fea-
thers of birds, &c..
Execute, to employ, to put to use
Execution, employment or exer-
Executors, executioners [cise
Exempt, excluded [confession
Exercise, exhortation, lecture, or
Exhale, hale or lug out
Exhibition, allowance
Exigent, end

Exorcist, a person who can raise
Expect, expectation
Expedient, expeditious
Expiate, fully completed
Expostulate, to inquire or discuss
Exposture, exposure
Express, to reveal
Expulsed, expelled
Exsufflicate, contemptible, abo-
Extend, to seize [minable
Extent, in law, violence in general
Extern, outward
Extirped, rooted out
Extracting, that which draws
away from every thing but its
own object
Extravagant, wandering

Fantastical, creatures of fancy
Fap, drunk
Far, extensively
Farced, stuffed
Fashions, farcens or farcy
Fast, determined, fixed
Fat, dull

Fate, an action predetermined by
Favour, countenance, features,
indulgence, pardon, appearance
Fear, the object of fear, danger
Fear, to intimidate
Feared, frightened
Fearful, timorous, formidable
Feat, ready, dexterous
Feat, an exploit
Feated, formed, made neat
Feature, beauty in general, cast
and make of the face

Federary, a confederate
Fee-grief, a peculiar sorrow
Feeder, an eater, a servant
Feere, or Pheere, a companion, a
Feet, footing
Fell, skin.
Fell-feats, savage practices
Fellow, companion

Fence, the art of, or skill in de
Feodary, an accomplice, a come
Fester, to corrupt
Festinately, hastily
Festival terms, splendid phrases
Fet, fetched

Few, in short, in few words
Fico, a fig

Fielded, in the field of battle
Fierce, proud, hasty, vehement,
Fig, to insult
Fights, clothes hung round a
ship to conceal the men from
the enemy
File, a list
Filed, defiled

Filed, gone an equal pace with
Fills, the shafts

Filths, common sewers
Fine, the conclusion
Fine, full of finesse, artful
Fine, to make showy, or specious
Fineless, boundless, endless
Firago for Virago [fire-work
Fire-drake, will-o'-the-wisp, or a
Fire-new, bran-new, new from the
Firk, to chastise
First, noblest, most eminent
Fit, a division of a song
Fitchen, a polecat
Filly, exactly
Fives, a distemper in horses
Flap-dragon, a small inflammable
substance, which topers swal-
low in a glass of wine
Flap-jacks, pan-cakes
Flask, a soldier's powder-horn
Flatness, lowness, depth
Flaw, sudden violent gust of wind
Flayed, stripped
Flecked, spotted, dappled, streak-
Fleet, to float

Fleeting, inconstant
Fleshment, first act of military
[of a hound
Flewed, having the flews or chaps
Flickering, fluttering like the
motion of a flame
Flight, a sort of shooting
Flourish, ornament
Flote, wave

Flush, mature, ripe
Foeman, an enemy in war
Foin, to thrust in fencing
Foizon, plenty

Folly, depravity of mind
Fond, foolish, or prized by folly
Fonder, more weak or foolish
Fondly, foolishly [head of a fool
Focls zanies, baubles with the
Foot-cloth, a housing covering the
body of the horse, and almost
reaching to the ground
For, for that, since, because
Forbid, under interdiction
Force, power

Force, to enforce, to urge
Force, to stuff

Forced, false

Fordid, destroyed

Ferdo, to undo, to destroy
Foredone, overcome
Forfended, prohibited, forbidden
Foreign, employed in foreign em-
Forepast, already had [bassies
Fore-slow, to be dilatory, to loiter
Forestall, to prevent by anticipa-


Forgetive, inventive, imaginative Forked, horned Formal, not out of form, regular, sensible, in form, in shape Former, foremost Forspent, wasted, exhausted Forspoke, contradicted, spoken Forthcoming, in custody [against Forwearied, worn out Foul, homely, not fair For, a cant word for a sword Forship, mean, cunning Frampold, peevish, fretful, or Frank, a sty [cross Franklin, a little gentleman or freeholder [nerous Free, artless, free from art, gePret, the stop of a musical instrument, which regulates the vibration of the string

Gouts, drops

Friend, a lover, a term applica- | Gourds, a species of dice
ble to both sexes, a paramour
Friend, friendship
Friend, to befriend
Frippery, a shop where
clothes were sold

Grace, acceptableness, favour
Grace, to bless, to make happy
Gracious, graceful, lovely
Grained, furrowed, like the grain
of wood, died in grain or in-
Gramercy, grand mercy, great
Grange, the farm-house of a mo-
nastery; a lone house
Gratillity, gratuity
Gratulate, gratifying, acceptable
Grave, to entomb

Graves, or greaves, armour for
Greasily, grossly [the legs
Greek, a bawd, or pander
Green, unripe, not fully formed
Greenly, awkwardly, unskilfully
Greets, pleases

Grief, pain, grievances
Griefs, grievances, wrongs
Grievances, sorrows, sorrowful af-
Grieve, to lament for [fections
Grise, a step
Grossly, palpably
Groundlings, the frequenters of
the pit in the playhouse
Growing, accruing
Guard, defence
Guard, to fringe or 1 ce
Guarded, ornamented
Guards, badges of dignity
Guerdon, reward
Guerdoned, rewarded
Guiled, treacherous
Guinea-hen, a prostitute
Gules, red, a term in heraldry
Gulf, the swallow, the throat
Gun-stones, cannon-balls
Gurnet, a fish resembling a piper
Gust, taste, rashness

Gyve, to catch, to shackle
Gyves, shackles


Frize, a cloth made in Wales
From, in opposition to
Fronted, opposed
Frontier, forehead
Frontlet, a forehead cloth
Frush, to break or bruise
Frustrate, frustrated
Fulfilling, filling till there be no
Full, complete [room for more
Fullams, loaded dice
Fullest, most complete and per-
Fumiter, fumitory
Furnished, dressed


Gabardine, a loose felt cloak
Gad, a pointed instrument
Gain-giving, misgiving
Gainsay, to unsay, deny, contra-
Gait, way or steps
Galliard, an ancient dance
Galliasses, a species of galleys
Gallowglasses, heavy armed foot
Gallow, to scare or frighten
Gallymamfry, a medley
Game, sport, jest [a wanton
Gamester, a frolicksome person,
Gaping, shouting or roaring
Garboils, commotion, stir
Garish, gaudy, showy
Garner, to treasure up
Gasted, frightened
Gandy, a festival day
Gards, baubles, toys
Gaze, attention.

Gear, a general word for things
Geck, a fool
[or matters
General, generality
General, compendious
Generation, children
Generosity, high birth
Generous, most noble.
Gentility, urbanity


Hack, to become cheap and vul
Haggard, a species of hawk (gar
Haggard, wild

Gentle, noble, high-minded, be- Hair, complexion or character

longing to gentry Gentry, complaisance German, akin

Germins, seeds begun to sprout
Gest, a stage or journey
Gib, a cat

Gifts, endowments
Giglot, a wanton wench [or 28.
Gilder, a coin valued at 1s. 6d.
Gilt, gilding, golden inoney
Gimmall, a ring or engine
Ging, a gang

Gird, a sarcasm or gibe, emotion
Gleek, to joke or scoff, to beguile
Glimmering, faintly illuminated
by the stars
Gloze, to expound, to comment
Glut, to englut or swallow up
Gnarled, knotted

Good-deed, indeed, in very deed
Good-den, good evening
Good-life, of a moral or jovial turn
Good jer, gougere, morbus galli-
Gorbellied, fat and corpulent [cus
Gossips, tattling women who at
tend lyings-in
Gossomer, the white cobweb-like
exhalations that fly about in
hot sunny weather
Government, evenness of temper,
decency of manners

Happily, accidentally, fortunately
Happy, accomplished
Hardiment, bravery, stoutness
Harlocks, wild mustard
Harlot, a cheat

Harp, to touch on a passion
Harrow, to conquer, to subdue
Harry, to use roughly, to harass,
Having, estate or fortune, pro-
motion, allowance of expense
Haviour, behaviour
Haught, haughty
Haughty, high, elevated
Haunt, company
Hay, a term in the fencing-
Head, the source, the fountain
Head, body of forces
Heart, the most valuable or pre-
Heat, heated
[cious part
Heat, violence of resentment
Heavy, slow
Hebenon, henbane
Hefted, heaved
Hefts, heavings

Hell, an obscure dungeon in a
Helmed, steered through.
Hence, henceforward
Henchman, a page of honour
Hent, seized or taken possession
Hereby, as it may happen
Hermits, beadsmen

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Hest, behest, command [height Induction, entrance, beginning, Kinged, ruled by**
High-fantastical, fantastical to the preparations

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

Knave, servant
Hilding, a paltry cowardly fellow Ingaged, sometimes for unen- Knife, a sword or dagger
Hint, suggestion, circumstance Ingraft, rooted, settled (gaged Knots, figures planted in box
Hiren, a harlot
Inhabitable, not habitable

Know, to acknowledge
His, often used for its
Inherit, to possess

Know of, to consider
Hit, to agree

Inhibit, to forbid Hoist, hoisted

Inhopped, enclosed, confined
Hold, to esteem

Inkhorn-mate, a book-mate
Holla, a term of the manege Inkle, a kind of tape, crewell or Labras, lips
Holy, faithful


Laced mutton, a woman of the Home, completely, in full extent Inland, civilized, not rustic


{or page Honest, chaste

Insane, that which makes insane Lackeying, moring like a lacter
Honesty, liberality
Insconce, to fortify

Lag, the meanest persons
Honey-stalks, clover flowers
Insculped, engraven

Lances, lance-men
Honour, acquired reputation Inseparate, inseparable

Land-damn, to destroy in some Hoop, a measure

Instance, example, proof Lands, landing places {var Hope, to expect Instances, motives

Lapsed, time suffered to sitp
Horologe, clock
Insuit, solicitation

Large, licentious
Hox, to bam-string
Intend, to pretend

Lass-lorn, forsaken of his mis. Hull, to drive to and fro upon the Intending, regarding [tion Latch, to lay bold of (tress

water, without sails or rudder Intendment, intention or disposi- Latched, or letched, licked over Humorous, changeable, humid, Intenible, incapable of retaining

Late, lately. moist

Intention, eagerness of desire Lated, belated, benighted Hungry, steril, unprolific

Intentively, with full attention Latten, thin as a lathHunt-counter, base tyke, worth- Interessed, interested

Lavoltas, a kind of dances less dog

(morning song Intergatories, interrogatories Laund, lawn Hunts-up, the name of a tune, a Intermission, pause, intervening Lay, a wager Hurly, noise (sity time

(be cut Leaguer, the camp Hurtling, merry with impetuo- Intrenchant, that which cannot Leasing, lying Husbandry, thrift, frugality Intrinse, intrinsicate

Leather-coats, a species of apple
Huswife, a jilt
Invention, imagination

Leave, to part with, to give arsy
Inwardness, intimacy, confidence Leech, a physician
Iron, clad in armour

Leer, feature, complexion Irregulous, lawless, licentious Leet, court-leet, or court of the Ice-brook, a brook of icy qualities Issues, consequences, conclusions

manor l' fecks, in faith (in Spain Heration, citation, or recitation Legerity, lightness, nimbleness Ignomy, ignominy

Leges, alleges Ill-inhabited, ill-lodged


Leiger, resident Ill-nurtured, ill-educated

Leman, lover, mistress Images, children, representatives Jack, a term of contempt Lenten, short and spare Imaginary:. produced by the Jack-a-lent, a puppet thrown at L'envoy, moral, or conclusion of power of imagination [view in Lent

Let, to hinder

(a poem Imbare, to lay open or display to Jack guardant, a jack in office Let be, to desist Immanity, barbarity, savageness Jaded, treated with contempt, Lethe, death Immediacy, close connection worthless

Lend, ignorant, idle, Wicked Imp, to supply

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

dulum of a clock

Libbard, or lubbar, a leopard Impair, unsuitable (partial Jauncing, jaunting

Liberal, licentious or gross in Impartial, sometimes used for Jesses, straps of leather by which Liberty, libertinism [language Impawned, wagered and staked the hawk is held on the fist License, an appearance of licenImpeach, to bring into question Jest, to play a part in a mask

tiousness Impeachment, reproach or impu- Jet, to strut

Lie, to reside, to be imprisoned tation, hinderance

Jovial, belonging to Jove Liefest, dearest Imperious, imperial

Journal, daily [agitation Lieger, an ambassador at a fo. Imperseverant, perseverant Impeticos, to impetticoat or im. Jump, hazard, to venture at Jump, to agree with, to put into Lifter, a thief (reign court

Light o' love, a dance tune Importance, importunacy (pocket Jump, just

Lightly, commonly, in ordinary Importance, the thing imported Justicer, justice, judge

Lightness, levity

[course Importing, implying, denoting Jut, to encroach

Like, to compare Impose, injunction, command Jutty, to project

Likelihood, similitude (virtue Impositions, commands (ceivable Juvenal, a young man

Likeness, specious or seeming Impossible, incredible or incon

Liking, condition of body [ling Impress, to compel to serve


Limbeck, a vessel used in distil. Impress, a device or motto

Limbo, a place supposed to be in Impugn, to oppose, to controvert Kam, awry, crooked

the neighbourhood of hell Incapable, unintelligent [colour Keech, a solid lump or mass Lime, bird-lime Incarnardine, to stain of a red Keel, to cool

Lime, to cement [with bird-lime Incensed, incited, suggested Keep, to restrain, to dwell, to Limed, entangled or caught, as Inclining, compliant

Keisar, Cæsar

[reside Limit, appointed time [derly Inclip, to embrace

Kernes, light-armed Irish foot Limited, appointed, regular, or. Inelude, to shut up, to conclude Key, the key for tuning, a tun. Limits, estimates, calculations Inclusive, enclosed


Line, genealogy
Incony, or kony, fine, delicate Kicksy-nicksy, a wife

Lined, delineated
Incorrect, ill-regulated
Increase, produce

Kiln-hole, a place into which Link, a torch of pitch?

coals are put under a stove Linstock, the staff to which the Indent, to bargain and article Kind, nature, species

match is fixed when ordnance Inder, something preparatory Kindless, unnatural Indifferent, sometimes for differ. Kindly, naturally

List, the bound or limit [is fired

Lither, flexible, yielding Indite, to convict [ent, impartial Kindly, kindred »

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

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

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



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


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

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

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