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Compassed cape, a round cape. Coted, quoted, regarded. Curiosity, curiousness, finiral de
Curled, ostentatiously dressed. Composture, composition. Countenance, favour; also, false Currents, occurrences. Composition, bargain; also, con- appearance, hypocrisy. Cursed, under the influence of a sistency. Counter, a hunting term.
malediction. Competitors, confederates. Counter-caster, one who reckons Curst
, petulant, ill-tempered Complements, accomplishinents. with counters.
crabbed, harsh. Complexion, humour.
Counter-check, a term in chess. Curstness, ill-humour,
Curtail, a little cur.
Counterpoints, counterpanes. Curtal, a docked horse. Conceit, imagination, wit, idea. County, count, earl.
Curtle-axe, a cutlass, broad-sword. Conceited, ingenious. Couplement, a couple.
Customer, a strumpet. Concent, connected harmony. Courses, the mainsail and foresail Cut, a horse. Conclusions, experiments. Court-cupboard, sideboard. Cut and longtail, poor and rich. Concupy, concupiscence. Court confect, a spurious noble- Cuttle, a knife used by sharpers. Condolement, sorrow.
Cyprus, a transparent stuff.
Court holy-water, flattery.
Daff, or doff, to put off.
Cowlstaff, a staff used in carrying Dally, to trifle. Confound, to destroy.
Damn, to condemn
Coystril, a coward cock, a pol. Danskers, natives of Denmark. Consigned, sealed.
Darkling, in the dark. Consist, stand.
Cozier, a tailor, a botcher. Darraign, to arrange. Consort, company
Crack, dissolution; also, a boy. Daub, to disguise. Conspectuity, sight.
Daubery, falsehood, counterfeit. Constancy, consistency. Cranks, windings.
Day-bed, a couch. Constantly, certainly.
Cranking, or crankling, the rush Day-light, broad day. Contemptible, contemptuous.
of a river.
Day-woman, dairymaid. Continuate, uninterruptea. Crants, garlands.
Dealt, fought by proxy. Continue, to spend.
Crare, a small trading vessel. Dear, immediate, consequential Continent, containing.
Crash, to be merry over. Dearn, direful, lonely, solitary. Contraction, marriage-contract. Craven, a cowardly cock, mean, Death-tokens, spots on those in. Contrarious, different.
fected with the plague. Contrary, to contradict. Create, compounded, made up of. Death's-man, executioner. Contrive, to spend, to wear out. Credent, credible.
Debitor, debtor. Control, confute.
Credit, account, information, cre- Deboshed, debauched. Convents, agrees, is convenient. dulity.
Decay, poverty, misfortunes. Convented, summoned.
Cressets, lights set upon a beacon. Deck of cards, a pack. Conversion, change of condition. Cressive, increasing.
Decked, sprinkled. Converse, associate, interchange. Crest, the summit
Decline to run through (as in Convertite, a convert.
Crestless, those who have no right grammar) from first to last. Convey, to steal.
to armorial bearings.
Declined, the fallen.
Deem, opinion, surmise.
Deer, animals in general.
Default (in the), at a need.
Defeat, to free, to disembarrass.
Defend, to forbid. Copatain hat, a hat with a conical Crow-keeper, a scarecrow. Deftly, adroitly, dexterously. Crownet, last purpose.
Defy, to reject.
Denier, a coin.
Cub-drawn, alluding to a bear Denude, to strip, livest. Corollary, surplus.
whose dugs are dry.
Deny, to refuse. Corporal, corporeal,
Cue, a theatrical term, the last Depart, to part. Corrigible, corrected.
word of the preceding speech. Departing, separation. Costard, a head.
Cuisses, armour for the thighs. Depend, to he in service.
Deprive, to disinherit.
Deracinate, to root up.
Curb, to bend or truckle. Derogate, degraded
Descant, to harangue upon; also, Drawn fox, one which is trailed Envy, aversion, malice. a term in music,
over the ground, to deceive Enviously, angrily. Deserved, deserving.
Ephesian, a cant term.
Erring, errant, wandering.
Dressings, appearances of virtue. Escape, illegitimate child.
Drive, to fly with impetuosity. Esil, or Eisel, a river. [family Dickon, Richard.
Drollery, a puppet-shew. Esperance, motto of the Percy
Essential, existent, real.
Ducdame (duc ad me), bring him Estimate, price. Digress, to deviate from what is to me, the burthen of a song. Estimation, conjecture. right.
Dudgeon, the handle of a dagger. Estridges, ostriches.
Even, to make even, or evident.
Even christian, fellow-christian. Disable, to undervalue. Dup, to do up, to lift up.
Excellent differences, distinguished
excellencies. Discontents, malcontents. Durance, some lasting kind of Excrement, the beard. Discourse, reason.
Execute, to use or emp.oy. Disease, uneasiness, discontent.
Executors, executioners. Diseases, sayings.
Exercise, exhortation. Disgrace, hardship, injury. Eager (from aigre, Fr.), sour, Exhale, to breathe one's last. Dishabited, dislodged.
Exhaust, to draw forth.
Exigent, end, exigency.
Exorcism, the raising of spirits
Expedience, expedition. Dispark, to destroy a park or in- Ecstasy, madness.
Expedient, expeditious. closure.
Effects, affections; also, actions, Expediently, expeditiously. Disperge, to sprinkle.
Expostulate, to discuss. Disponge, to discharge as a Eftest, readiest.
Extend, to seize.
Elf, done by elves, or fairies. Extremity, calamity.
Embarquements, impediments. Extracting, distracting.
Embossed, inclosed, swollen, puffy. Extravagant, wandering.
Eyas musket, a young hawk. Distemperature, perturbation. Embraced, indulged in.
Empery, sovereign power. Eyne, eyes.
Encave, to hide. Division, a term in music. Endart, to dart forth.
F. Doff, to put off.
Enfeoff, to invest with possession. Pace, to carry a foolish appea. Dole, alms, distribution, lot. Engross, to fatten. Dolphin, the dauphin.
Engaged, delivered as an hostage. Face-royal, a privileged face.
lie in cover.
Fadge, to suit.
Fadings, a dance.
place, to fortify.
Fair, for fairness.
Faitors, traitors. what confines the fetters Ensteeped, immersed.
Falsing, falsifying. round the ancles.
Entertainment, pay; also, being Falsely, illegally, dishonesty. Draught, the jakes.
received into service. Familiar, a demon. Draw, to withdraw.
Entreatments, favours; also, ob- Fancies and good-nights, Little Drawn, embowelled.
jects of entreaty.
poems so called
Flecked, spotted, streaker. Galliasses, ships.
Gallimaufry, à medley.
Gallow, to scare.
Gallow-glasses, Irish foot-soldiers
Garboils, commotions. Fantasticoes, affected persons. Flickering, fluttering.
Flight, a sort of shooting. Garish, gaudy.
Garnered, treasured up.
Gaudy, a festival. horses.
Flout, to wave in mockery. Gaunt, meagre.
Gawd, a bauble.
Foeman, an enemy in war. Gaze, attention. Favours, features.
Foin, to thrust in fencing. Gear, things or matters.
Geck, a fool.
Generosity, high birth. able,
Fools' zanies, baubles surmounted Generous, nobly, born. Feat, dexterous.
with a fool's head.
Gennets, Spanish horses.
Foot-cloth, horse-covering. Gentle, noble, high-born.
Germins, seeds begun to sprout.
Gest, a stage or journey.
Gib, a cat.
Giglot, a wanton.
Gilder, a coin, value 2s.
Gilt, gold money.
Gimmal, a ring or engine. covered with hair. Fore-slow, to loiter.
Ging, a gang. Fell-feats, savage actions. Forgetive, inventive.
Gird, a sarcasm.
Glaire, a sword.
Gleek, to joke.
Glib, to geld.
Gloze, to expound.
Glut, to swallow.
Gnarled, knotty. Fielded, in the field of battle. Fox, a sword.
God 'ield you, God yield you. Fights, clothes hung round a ship Foxship, mean, cunning. Gongarian, Hungarian. to conceal the men from the Frampold, peevish.
Good-deed, indeed. enemy. Frank, a sty.
Good-den, good evening File, a list.
Franklin, a small freeholder. Good-jer, the venereal disease Filed, defiled. Frayed, frightened.
Gorbellied, corpulent. Filed, gone an equal pace with. Free, artless.
Gospelled, puritanic. Fills, the shafts.
Fret, the stop of a musical in. Goss, furze. Filths, common sewers.
Gossamer, atoms that float in he Finch egg, a gaudy fellow. Friend, a lover.
sun-beams. Fine, the conclusion, to make Friend, for friendship, to befriend. Gourds, dice. shewy, artful.
Frippery, an old clothes shop. Gouts, drops. Fine issues, great consequences. Frize, a Welch cloth.
Go your gait, go away. Fineless, boundless, endless. From, in opposition to.
Grained, furrowed, like the grain Finer, final. Fronted, opposed.
of wood: also, died :ngrain. Firago for Virago. Frontier, forehead.
Gramercy, great thanks. Fire-drake, will-o'-the-wisp, or a Frontlet, a forehead cloth. Grange, a lone farm-house. fire-work.
Frush, to break or bruise. Gratillity, gratuity.
Gratulate, to be rejoiced in.
Grave-man, a man in his grave.
Greek, a bawd.
Greenly, unskilfully: Fits o' the season, disorders of the
Green-sleeyes, an old song. G
Grise or Grize, a step. Fives, a distemper in horses. Gabardine, a loose cloak. Grossly, palpably. Fixure, position.
Gad, a sharp-pointed instrument. Groundlings, those who sat or Flap-dragon, inflammable d'uff Gain-giving, misgiving.
stood on the ground in the swallowed by topers. Gamester, a wanton.
old theatres ; the common Plaz, ack, a pancake. Gait, passage.
people. Flaw, a sudden gust of wind. Galliard, a dance
Guard, to fringe.
Hurtling, boisterous merriment. Intention, eager desire.
Intergatories, interrogatories. Gun-stones, cannon-balls.
In that, because. Gurnet, a fish.
Intrenchant, which cannot be cut.
Iron, clad in armour.
Immediacy, close connexion. Jack-a-Lent, a puppet thrown at Happy, accomplished. Imp, progeny:
in Lent. Hardiment, bravery.
Impair, unsuitable, unequal. Jack-guardant, a jack in office.
Jack-sauce, a saucy fellow.
Jar, the noise made by the penduHarrows, subdues.
Impetticos, to impetticoat, or im- lum of a clock. Harry, to harass.
Importance, importunity. Jauncing, jaunting.
Jay, a wanton.
Jesses, straps of leather, fastened
round hawks' legs. Halcyon, a bird. Impossible, incredible.
Jest, to play a part in a mask.
Jovial, belonging to Jove.
Jump, to suit, just.
Justicer, a judge.
Jut, to encroach.
Jutty, to project.
Incompt, subject to account. Juvenal, a youth. Hebenon, henbane.
Incony or Kony, delicate, pretty. Hefted, heaved, agitated. Incorrect, ill-regulated.
K. Hell, a dungeon in a prison. Indent, to sign an indenture.
Index, something preparatory. Keech, a lump of tallow.
Keel, to cool.
Kernes, light-armed soldiers. Herb of grace, rue.
Induction, preface, prelude. Key-cold, cold as iron.
Kicksy-wicksy, term of endea.
ment for a wife.
Kirtle, a woman's garment.
Inhabitable, not habitable. Knap, to break short.
In his eve, in his presence. Kwow, to acknowledge.
Know of, to consider.
Laced mutton, a prostitute. buff, Innocent, a fool.
Lackeying, moving like a lackev Horologe, clock. In place, present.
Lag, the rabble. Hot-house, a bagnio.
Insane, that which makes insane. Lakin, ladykin, or little lady. Hox, to ham-string Insanie, insanity.
Lances, lance-men. Huggermugger, secretly. Insconce, to fortify.
Lands, landing-places. Hull, to float without guidance. Insculped, engraven.
Land-rakers, wanderers on foot. Humming, o'erwhelming. Inseparate, inseparable.
Lass-lorn, forsaken by his mis
tress. Hunt-counter, worthless dog. Integrity, consistency,
Latch, to lay hold of. Hunts-up, a bunting tune. Inteod, to pretend.
Latched or Letched, licked over
Lover, sometimes for mistress. Merit, a reward.
Mermaid, a syren
Lowted, treated with contempt. Metaphysical, supernatural.
Mete-yard, measuring yard.
Micher, a truant.
Miching Mallecho, a secret mis
chief. Leasing, falsehood.
Lure, a decoy for a hawk. Mince, to walk affectedly.
Minnow, a very small fish.
Minstrelsy, office of minstrel. Leer, feature, complexion. Lusty, saucy.
Minute-jack, Jack-'o-lantern. Leet, petty court of justice. Luxurious, lascivious.
Miscreate, illegitimate, spurious, Leg, obeisance. Luxury, lust.
Misdoubt, to suspect. Legerity, nimbleness.
Lym, or Lyme, a bloodhound. Miser, a miserable being. Leges, alleges.
Misery, avarice. Leiger, resident.
Magnifico, a Venetian potentate. Mistful, ready to weep.
Misthink, to think ill.
Mammering, stammering. Moe, to make mouths.
Moiety, a portion.
Moist star, the moon. Lightly, commonly.
Man, to tame a hawk; the devil. Mollification, softening. Like, to compare.
Mandragora, a soporific plant. Mome, a blockhead.
Monster, to make monstrous.
Month's mind, a popish anniver. Limbeck, å vessel used in dis- Manner, in the fact.
Man-queller, a man-killer. Mood, anger, manner. Linbo, a place supposed near hell. Marches, confines.
Mops and Moes, ludicrous an-
tics. Lined, delineated.
Martlemas, the latter spring. Moral, secret meaning. Linstock, the staff to which the Mated, confounded.
Morisco, Moorish. match is fixed when ordnance Material, full of matter.
Morris-pike, Moorish pike. is fired.
Maugre, in spite of, notwithstand Mort of the deer, a tune on the List, limit.
death of the deer.
Mortal, murderous, fatal.
Mortal-staring, killing by a look. Livery, a law-phrase.
Mean, the middle; the tenor in Mortified, ascetic. Living, estate, property.
Most, greatest. Living, speaking, manifest. Means, interest.
Mot, a motto. Loach, a small prolific fish. Measure, the reach; a solemn Mother, the hysteric passion, Lob, a dullard, a looby.
Motion, divinatory agitation. Lockram, a kind of linen. Meazels, lepers.
Motion, a puppet.
Medicine, a she-physician. Motive, a mover.
Mouldwarp, the mole.
Mouse, to tear to pieces.
Mouse, a term of endearment. Loofed, brought close to the wind. Memory, memorial.
Mouse-hunt, a weasel.
Moy, a piece of money; also, 1
Much, strange, wonderful.
Muck-water, drain of a dunghill.
Muffler, a wrapper fo: the lower Lottery, allotzert.
Mered question, the sole question. part of the face, Love in iden23, a icwer. Merely, entirely.