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Scarfed, decorated with flags.
Scotch, to bruise or crush.
Seamy side without, inside out.
Sear, to close up.
Semblably, in resemblance, alike.
Sennet, a flourish on cornets. Sense, sometimes for reason and natural affection. Septentrion, the North. Sequence, of degree, methodically.
Sere, dry, withered. Serpigo, a kind of tetter. Sessa, from cesser, be quiet. Set of wit, a term from tennis. Sets up his rest, a term from the military exercise. Setobos, a kind of god or devil. Several, or severell, a field separated from others to bear corn and grass.
Sewer, the person who placed the dishes in order. Shard borne, borne on shards or wings.
Shark up, to pick up without distinction.
Shaven Hercules, Samson.
Shrive, to call to confession. Side, purpose or resolution. Siege, a stool, or privy, or seat. Sieve, a common voider. Sightless, unsightly.
Sights, i. e. of steel, the perforated part of the helmet. Single, sometimes for weak, little.
Sister, to imitate or re-echo.
Skain's mates, kin's mates.
Skills not, is of no importance. Skinker, a tapster; from Skink, drink.
Skirr, to scour.
Slave, to treat with indignity.
Slip, a counterfeit piece of money.
Slips, a contrivance in leather, to start two dogs at the same time.
Slops, loose breeches or trow
Slough, the skin which the serpent throws off annually. Slowed, delayed.
Slubber, to obscure.
bably for, go hang yourself. Snipe, an insignificant fellow. Snuff, sometimes for anger. Snuffs, dislikes.
Soft, i. e. conditions, gentle qualities of mind. Soil, sometimes, turpitude, reproach.
Solidares, some species of coin. Sooth, truth.
Sorer, a greater or heavier crime.
Sorel, a deer during his third year.
Sort, to choose out. Sorts, different degrees or kinds.
Sort and suit, figure and rank. Sot, fool. Fr.
Souced gurnet, a gudgeon, a term of reproach.
Soud, sweet, or an exclamation denoting weariness.
Sowle, to drag down.
Speed, fate or event.
Spleen, often for hurry, or tu
Square, sometimes, to quarrel,
Stain, colour or tincture.
State, sometimes for a chair of Surcease, cessation, stop.
Surreigned, overridden. Swart, or swarth, black or dark brown.
Swashing, imposing, bullying.. Swath, the quantity of grass cut down by a single stroke of the seythe.
Sway, weight or momentum.
Table, the palm of the hand extended, a picture. Tables, books of ivory for memorandums.
Tabourines, small drums. Ta'en order, taken measures. Tag, the valgar populace. Taint, corruption or disgrace. Take, i. e. a house, to go into a house.
Take, sometimes, to strike with lameness or disease.
Take in, to subdue. Talent, often for talon. Tarre, to stimulate, to set on. Tasked, sometimes for taxed. Tassel-gentle, or tercel gentle, a species of bawk. Tawney coat, the dress of a summoner or apparitor. Taxation, sometimes for censure or satire.
Teen, sorrow, grief, or trouble.
Tent, to take up residence.
Tested, attested, genuine.
Tether, a string by which any animal is fastened. Tharborough, third borough, a peace officer. Theorick, theory.
Thews, muscular strength, or appearance of manhood. Thick-pleached, thickly inter
Thill, or fill, the shafts of a cart or waggon. Thin helm, thin covering of
Thought, sometimes for melan
choly, Thrasonical, insolently boasting; from Thraso, a braggadocio in Terence. Thread, sometimes for to pass. Three-pile, rich velvet. Thrift, a state of prosperity. Thrumbed, made of thrum, the
end of the weaver's warp. Tib, a nickname for a wanton. Tickle, sometimes for ticklish. Tickle-brain, the name of a strong liquor. Tilley-valley, an interjection of contempt. Time, a ripener. Timeless, untimely. Timely-parted, i. e. ghost, departed in the course of time and nature.
Tire, to fasten, to fix the talons.
Tired, sometimes for adorned.
Too much, any sum, ever so much.
Topless, supreme, sovereign.
Touches, the features, the trait. Toward and towards, sometimes, instead of readiness. Toys, sometimes for whims, freaks.
Toze, to unravel, to close examine.
Trace, sometimes, to follow or succeed in.
Trail, the scent left by the passage of the game. Trammel, to catch; tremmel is a species of net. Tranect, probably some kind of ferry, dam, or sluice. Translate, sometimes for to change or transform. Trash, to cut away the superfluities, or to check; a phrase in hunting.
Traverse, an ancient military word of command. Traversed, i. e. arms, arms
Turlygood, for turlupin, a naked beggar. Turquoise, a species of precious stone, supposed to be endued with extraordinary virtues. Twangling Jack, a paltry musician.
Twiggen-bottle, a wickered bottle. [scribed. Tyed, limited, or circum
Vail, sometimes to cast down,
to let fall down. Valenced, fringed with a beard. Validity, sometimes for value. Vanity, an illusion. Vantage, opportunity. Vantbrace, armour for the arm. Fr.
Vast, sometimes for waste, dreary.
Vaunt, the avant, what went
Venetian, admittance, a fashion admitted from Venice. Venew, a bout at a fencing school.
Vent, rumour, materials for discourse.
Ventages, the holes of a flute.
Virginal, a kind of spinnet.
Umber, a dusky, yellow-co-
Unavoided, unavoidable. Unbarbed, bare, uncovered, beardless.
Unbated, i. e. sword not blunted as foils are. Unbitted, unbridled. Unbonneted, without any addition from dignities. Unbreathed, unexercised, unpractised.
Uncape, a term in hunting, to stop every hole before the fox is uncaped or turned out of the bag.
Uncharged, unattacked. Unclew, to unwind, to rain. Uncoined, unrefined, unadorned. Unconfirmed, unpractised in the ways of the world, not hardened.
Undercraft, a phrase from heraldry, to wear beneath the
Untraded, singular, not in
common use. Unvalued, invaluable. Upspring, upstart.
Use and usance, sometimes for usury.
Utis, a merry festival. Utterance, the extremity of defiance.
Waft, to beckon.
Wage, sometimes, to hire or
Ward, defence, a phrase in the
Warn, sometimes, to summons.
Wassel, a kind of drink, or
Waxen, to increase.
Web and the pin, diseases of the eye.
Wee, very little.
Ween, to think or imagine.
Welkin, the sky.
Welkin-eye, blue eye.
Whipstock, the carter's whip.
Whiting time, bleaching time.
Winking-gates, gates hastily
Wish, sometimes, to recom-
Wits, sometimes for senses.
Woolvish, giving an idea of a
Worts, the ancient name of all
Wrested pomp, pomp obtained
Well-a-near, well-a-day, lack- Wrying, deviating.
Wend, to go.
Westward-hoe, the name of a
Yare, handy, nimble.
Zany, a buffoon, a merry An-
Zed, a term of contempt. The