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Co to Conceive, to imagine, apprehend, and to Contemptible, slanderous, injurious, calum

take up in the womb. KL. 1, 1. Fr. concevoir, nious, offensive. MA. 2, 3. 7. lat. concipere.

Content, compass, circuit, district. AC. 3, 6. Concernancy. H. 5, 2. of an ambiguous mean

Continent, that in which any thing is containing, being a word of courtcant, as article wh. s.

ed. LL. 1, 1. MD. 2, 2. . 3, 2. chd. 2, 4. Perhaps it means: it is the fault of a tou

AC. 4, 12. KL. 3, 2. II. 4, 1.5, 2: the sumstudied expression or pregnance of concern. mary, contents, complement. Il. 5, 2. In this Conclusion, experiment, something from which

meaning a courtcant. S. article. a conclusion may be drawn. Cy. 1, 6. H. 3, 4. to Contrary, to oppose, counteract. RJ. 1, 5. MV. 2, 2; riddle. P.1, 1. š. Douce's M. of 10 Contrive, to wear ont, to pass away. TS. Sh. II, 121. sedate countenance, settled com

1, 2. From the lat. contrivi, conterere; to posure, stoutness, as the germ. Abgeschlos

devise, plan, design, plot. aHf. 1, 1. KL. senheit, state in which the external things don't

3, 4. II. 4, 7. 0.1, 2. From the fr. trouver. affect a man beyond the due measure. AC. 4, to Convey, a more decent term for to steal. 18. where Nares explains 'deep but secret cen

MW. 1, 3. cf. Hawkins orig. of the engl. dr. sure,' Johnson'sedate determination, silent

1, 86. Hence coolness of resolution,' both, I fear, too much Conveyance, dishonesty: allf. 1, 3.

deviating from the propriety of the word. Conveyer, robber. Rb. 4, 1. Concupy, an abbreviation or corruption of to Convince, to overcome. M. 1, 7. concupiscence. TC. 5, 2.

to Convive, to feast together, to be convivial. Condition, temper, nature, qualities, char

TC. 4, 5. acter, disposition. MV. 1, 2. AL. 1, 2. aHd. to Conycatch, to deceive a simple person, to

1, S. AW.4, 3. S. Gifford's Ben Jonson II, 17. cheat, defraud, impose; a cony or rabbit being Conduct, conductor, guide. T. 5, 1. RJ. 5, 3. considered as a very simple animal. TS. 4, 1.

bHf. 2, 1. S. Gifford's Ben Jonson JI, 74. MIV. 1, 3. 1, l. S. Gifford's Ben Jonson V, Confection, sweet-ment, the same with com 350.

fect, comfit. It was extended to various com-Conycatcher, sharper, cheat. pounds, so that confectionarius meant an apo-Cooling, card, a phrase probably borrowed thecary or compounder of drugs. Cy. 1, 6; from primero, or some other game, in which drug. Cy. 5, 5.

money was staked upon a card; a card so deConfiner, borderer, one who lives on the cisive, as to cool the courage of the adversary; confines of another country. Cy. 4, 2.

met. something to damp or overwhelm the hopes Confineless, boundless. M. 4, 3.

of an expectant, aHf. 5, 4. to Confound, to spend the time, to waste. to Coop, to severe. KJ. 2, 2; to pen op. cHf. alld. 1, 5. Co. 1, 6. JC. 1, 1. AC. 1, 4.

5, 1. From the fr. couper. to Congeal, to concrete by cold. Hence it is Copatain, high crowned, with a conical crown.

joined with to cool. KJ. 2, 1. 3, 4. Rc. 4, 2. T'S. 5, 1. From cop, kin to the germ. Kopf, ilh. 1, 2. Rb. 1, 1. bHf. 3, 1. From the lat. Giebel, Gipfel, gr. kephalē. So a cop is a gelu.

conical terminating in a point in Gifford's Ben Congealment, congealing blood. AC. 4, 8.

Jonson. IV, 88. to Congee, to bow, make a reverence. Hh. 4, 2. to Cope, to struggle, fight, strive, enconnter, AW. 4, 3. From the fr. congé.

engage with. AL. 2, 1. bHf. 3, 2. cHf. 1, s. Conger, muraena conger L. Bhd. 2, 4; a cant- Rc. 5, 3. KL. 5, 8. RJ. 4, 1. (In this meaning word for a hoggish fellow. ib.

it is kiu to the gr. koptein, engl. cut.); to to Congree, to agree together. He. 1, 2. where barter, truck, met. to lye with. 0. 4, 1. Then

modern editors arbitrarily changed congruing. it is related to cheap, cauponate, gr. kapēFrom the fr. gré, lat. gratia, gr. charis.

leuo. to Conject, to conjecture. 0. 3, 4. The first Cophetua, an imaginary African king, of whom folio changed conceits.

the legendary ballads told, that he fell in love Conjectural, suspicious. AW.5, 3.

with the daughter of a beggar, Penelophon, to Có njure, conjúre, to agree. H. 4, %. To

or Zenelophon, and married her. RJ. 2, 1. LL. conjúre, to bind by asseveration, and to conjure,

1, 2. Rb. 5, 3. BHD. 5, 3. to use magical arts, were not distinguished coranto, a swift and lively dance. He. 3,5. from each other anciently. CE. 3, 1. 4, 8. MA. TN. 1, 3. From currere, to run. Spelt also 2, 1. MD. 3, 2. AL, 5, 4. WT. 1, 2. aHd. 4, 3.

curranto. AW. 2, 3. He. 5, 2. allf. 1,5. Co.5, 2. TC. 2, 3. RJ, 2, 1. Core, kernel, in side. H. 3, 2; sore. TC. 2, 1. Consent, concent, masical accord. He. 1, 2.

From the indian sahaer,, pers. zoar, bane, Lat.concentus. False spelling no doubt. Douce's Ill. of Sh. II, 1.

isl. sourra, for blood murdering the mind, Conserve, preserve, comfit, sweet meat. TS.

because being corporeal. ind. 2.

Corinthian, wencher, debauched man; Corinth Conspectuity, sight, faculty of seeing, in

being a place of resort for loose women. aHd. comical sense. Co. 2, 1.

2, 4. whence Corinth a corrent name for a Constant, grave. MV. 3, 2. S. Douce's Ill.

house of ill repute. TA. 2, 2. S. Douce's III. of Sh. I, 264.

of Sh. ), 426. to Conster, for to construe. TN. 3, 1. S. Six old Cormorant, voracious, much devouring, greepl. I, 28.

dy. LL. 1, 1. Rb. 2, 1. Co. 1, 1. TC. 2, 2. From corvus vorans,

and the fr. gourmand, Construction, interpretation. Co. 5, 5. TN. 2, 3.

gr. gastrimargos. Consum mate, verbal adjective, for the parti-Cornet, squadron, square. aHf. 4, s. From

ciple coosummated, or being consummated. corona, whence coronarius, and colonel, coroMM. 5, 1. 3, 2.


Corollary, something added, or superfluous. a quibble alluding to Compter prison, in CE T, 4, 1.

4, 2. Coroner, examiner of deads. TN. 1, 5. H.5, 1. Countercheck, a military word meaning Cf. chronicler.

opposition, resistance, opposite host. KJ. 2, 1. Coronet, crown. MD. 4, 1. aHf. 5, 5.

AL. 5, 4. Corrigible, corrective, having the power of cor- Counterfeit, portrait, likeness. TG.2, 4. TA.

rection. 0.1, 3; that may be corrected. AC. 4, 12. 5, 1; false image. KJ. 3, 1, AW.4, 3. feignCorslet, armour for the breast of a pikeman, ing, dissembling. MA. 2, S. AL. 4, 8; cheat. cuirass. Co. 5, 4, Middlelat. corsetus.

0. 5, 1; trick. RJ. 2, 4. Costard, head; crabstick. MW.3, 1. LL. 3, 1. Countergate, some known place in Windsor;

Rc. 1, 4. KL. 4, 6. Gifford's Ben Jons. IV, 120. probably a gate which went out by the counterKin to the gr. koros, gyros, bowed, crooked, guard of the Castle, consequently by the fosse whence korrhe, korsó, korydos, kossyphos, or ditch. MWV.3, 3. head, scion.

Counterpoint, counterpain, counterpane, Costard monger, fruiterer , seller of apples; covering for a bed, formed in regular divisions,

one generally, who kept a stall. As adjective, anciently composed of patchwork and so conany thing meanly mercenary, like a petty dealer trived that every pane or partition in them in apples. bild. 1, 2.

was contrasted with one of a different colour, to Cote, old spelling of quote; to overtake, out- though of the same dimensions, TS. 2, 1. In strip, pass by, to pass the side of another. II.

French it is courtepointe. After all it is the 2, 2. LL. 4, 3. Compare to coast, fr. costoyer; german kunterbunt, chequered. perhaps the gr. koptesthai. Douce Ill. of Sh. I, County, count, or nobleman in general. AW. 231. explains to mark, note.

3, 7. TN. 1, 5. Cotquean, for cockquean, i. a male quean, to Courb, to bend, stoop. H. 3, 4. fr. courber.

a man who troubles himself with female affairs. Courtcupboard, a kind of moveable closet RJ. 4, 4. S. Gifford's Ben Jons. II, 481. Kin to or buffet, in which plate and other articles of the fr. cocu, coquin, gr. kokkyx.

luxury were displayed. RJ. 1, 5. Cotsale, corr. of Cutswold in Gloucestershire, Court' holy water, proverbial phrase for

hills or a large tract of downs famous for their flattery, and fine words without deeds. KL. fine thurf, and therefore excellent for cursing, 3, 2. Fr. eau bénite de la cour. whence there were appually celebrated games, Coward, timorous, timid. T. 3, 2. Of all consisting of rural sports and exercises. MW. derivations of this word partly ridiculous the 1, 1. cf. TS. prol. 2.

best and most natural is that of Horne Tooke Covenant, agreement, compact. Rb. 2, 3. From Div. of Purl. II, 42. from cower, to stoop down, the lat. convenire.

to squat (bHf. 3, 2.) before the enemy, kin to to Cover, to couple with, to fructify, properly the gr. kyā, to be hollow, round, vaulted, as

speaking of beasts. 0. 1, 1. From the fr. cou- animals , that squat. For, although cow ocvrir, lat. cooperio.

curs for coward, cowish for dastardly, timid to Covet, to desire, crave, request, solicit, sue, long (KL. 4, 2.), to cow, to terrify. M. 5, 7. yet

for. M. 4, 3. Rc. 3, 7. From the fr. convoiter; these words are related rather to bo. S. bopeep compare the gr. biutos, biotē, biõsimos.

and bug. Counsel, secrecy. AW.3, 7. Hence to keep Cowslip, primula L. MD. 2, 1. He. 5, 2. Cy,

counsel, to keep secret. RJ. 2, 4. MA. 3, 8. 2, 2. iu T. 5, 1. abode of the airy spirits. JC. 2, 4. S. Gifford's Ben Jonson, II, 271. Cowlstaff, a staff used for carrying a large Perhaps paronomastically for conceal.

tub or basket with two handles. MW. 3, 3. Counselk eeper, memorandum table, note- Kin the gr. koilos, hollow. book. bild. 2, 4.

Corcomb, cock's comb, head and comb of a Countconfect, count of confect, or that loves cock terminating the top of the cap of the

confect. MA. 4, 1. in every way a mockname licenced fool; hence the cap itself, made ont

meaning an effeminate, womanish count. of welch materials. KL.1, 4; jocularly a head. Countenance, a lawterm, french contenement, TN. 5, 1. Co. 4, 6.; a foolish conceited fellow.

lat. contenementum, credit and reputation, LL. 4, 3. and often. which a person has by reason of his freehold, to Coy, to decoy, allore, flatter, to stroke, sooth and most commonly what is necessary for his with the hand. MD. 4, 1. Co. 5, 1. With support and maintenance, according to his con- Chaucer to coye is to allay, tranquillize, from dition of life. MW.2, 2. H. 1, 3. S. Gifford's quiescere, as it seems,

but kin also to the lat. Ben Jons. II, 111. IV, 14; face, looks. MA. caved , cage. 5, 4. TS. 5, 1. Co. 4, 6. TC. 4, 5.

Çoy, shy, modest, decent. MA. 3, 1. TG. 3, 1. to Countenance, to give countenance, to Kin to eschew, germ. scheu.

support, to make accomplished. bHd. 5, 1. Coystril, coistrel, a paltry, or inferior groom, M. 2, 3.

or lad employed by the esquire, to carry the Counter, a flat piece of brass or base metal knight's arms, and other necessaries. TN, 1, 3.

for paying and marking in game, and for cal- Per. 2. 129. From the fr. coustillier. calating. AL. 2, 7. where for a counter means to Cozen, to deceive. MV. 2, 9. TS. 3, 2. 5, 1. I hold the belt of a counter, and is a ludicrous AW. 1, 2. 4, 5. MA.2, 2. Rc. 4, 4. KL. 5, 8. offering (so it is from the french compte, lai. S. cheater. computus); false, way, opposite scent, or trail Cozier, one who sows, butcher, cobbler. TN. by mistaking the course of the animal pursued; 2, 8. From the fr. coudre, cousu. cf. to draw dryfoot. H. 4,5. A hunti term. Crab, rousted a wild english apple (T. 2, 2. metaphorically used in this passage, and occa- LL. 4, 2. KL. 1, 4.) roasted before the fire and sioned by the words trail and dog, meaning put into ale was a very favourite indulgence you are in the wrong, you do the contrary of in early times. MD. 2, 1. It seems to be a what you should. From the lat. contra. With! metathesis of acerbus, germ. herb; hence the allusion TS. 2, 1. here's no crab, therefore Cricket, gryllus domesticas L. WT. 2, 1. M. louk not sour.

2, 2. aHd. 2, 4. Cy. 2, 2. Kin to the gr. kriCrabbed, sour, as unripe fruit; peevish, mo- zein, krazein, gryzein.

rose, sad. T. 3, 1. MM. 3, 2. WT. 1, 2. to Cringe, to wrest, wrinkle, as boys the face Crack, a boy, a pert lively, sprightly, forward in whining. AC. 3,11. Kin to crank, wh. s. and

boy, ope that cracks or boasts. o Hd 3,2. WT. to crinkle , groan, grin, germ. grinsen, grei1, 2. bhd. 3, 2. Co. 1, 3. S. Gifford's Ben nen, gransen. Jons. II, 225. V, 72. From the icel. kraki, and Crisp, corled, applied to hair, and billows, kin also to the gr. kraző, to cry, klazū, to or water, alld. 1, 8. clouds. TA. 4, 3. like break.

curled, T. 1, 2. From the lat. crispus. Compare to Crack, to break, split into chinks. Rb. 1, 2. the sax. girps, girpsian. Horne Tooke Div. H. 5, 2. TC. 4, 5. Cy. 4, 4. to boast.

of P. II, 315. S. crest. Crackhemp, crackrope, a wretch fated to the to Crisp, to curl, properly the hair. MV. 3, 2. gallows. TS. 5, 1.

Crispian and Crispin were two brethren at to Crank, crankle, to run in flexures and wind- Rome, shoemakers, that did propagate the

ings. alld. 5, 1. Kin to cringe, crinkle, crack- christian religion at Soissons, in the year 303 nel, icel. kringi, to encircle, kringla, circle, The governor ordered them to be beheaded. germ. Ring, ranken, renken, gr. kirkos , trans- Hence the feast of Crispian the 25 of October. posed krikos.

He. 4, 3. They were the tutelar saints of the Crank, winding, turning and winding conduct. shoemakers.

Co. 1, 1. where it is joined with offices. So Crone, croan, old worn ont woman. WT. 2, 3. 5, 1. the veins, these pipes and these convey- Kin to the gr. grone, an old rock, and an old ances of our blood.

woman, gröthönē with Hesychius, therefore Crants, garland. H, 5, 1. The germ. Kranz.

to geron, old man, and graus, old wife. Crare, crayer, cray, small vessel. Cy. 4, 2. Crooked, bent; an epithet of Age. Rb. 2, 1.

lowlat. creyera, creyeris, crayera, kin to the Kin to crack, crutch, gr. gyros, kyros, kogr. keraia, sailyard, kraira, top, (from kara,

ros, lat. curvus, crux, celt. crok, fr. croc, head) krairos, fleet.

croix, engl. courb, curb. Craven, recreant, beaten, coward. He. 4, 7. Crop, harvest. AL. 3, 5. TA. 4, 1. Kin to the alif. 1, 4. 4, 1. Horne Tooke Div. of P. II,

gr. karpos, fruit; harpē, germ. raufen, raffen, 71. deems it the old participle of to crave, reif. to ask, desire with impetuosity, sax. crasian, lowlat. gravare, cravare, germ. greifen, gr.

to Crop, to cut off. Rb. 2, 1. to gather. bHf. harpā, lat. rapio, compared to crawl, clow, Cropear, whose ear is cut off. ahd. 2, 3,

5, 1. AC. 2, 2. gripe, gr. chrio, chripto, chrimpto, grasp, Cro88, a piece of money, many coins being grapple, pers. giriften. It is therefore proper

marked with a cross on une side. LL. 1, 2. ly one who has craved, or grasped his life from his antagonist. Hence a degeperate, dis

Gifford's Ben Jons. 1, 135. Across meant also pirited cock, a beaten cock. TS. 2, 1.

a misfortune or disappointment, c#If.4, 4. hence to Craven, to make cowardly. Cy. 3, 4.

many quibbles. AL. 2, 4. 6 Hd. 1, 2. TA. 1, 2.

Rc. 3, 1. KL. 5, S. to Crawl, to creep, crouch. MD. 3, 2. KL. 1, 1. Hh. 3, 2.

Crossgarter'd, a fashion of wearing the to Craze, to break, bruise; to distemper the

garters crossed on the leg. TN. 2, 5. 5, 1. brain, to dissettle, disturb, unsettle. M. 3, 1.

3, 4. Rc. 4, 4. KL. 3, 4. From the fr. écraser, kin Cross-row, for Christ-cross-row, the alphabet. to crash, and grazing the gr. kraas, kara,

Rc. 1, 1. head.

Crotchet, note, being the fourth part of a Crazy, frail. aHf. 3, 2.

breve. MA. 2, 3. RJ. 4, 5; fancy, whim, trick, Credent, credible. WT. 1, 2. A. 1, 3.

device. MM. 3, 2. MW.2, 1. Credit, belief. Cy. 1, 7. credulity. CE. 3, 2; to Crouch, to crawl (wh. s.) stoop, creep. KJ.

authority, reputation, trust. MV. 1, 1. TA. 3, 2. JC. 4, 3. TA. 5, 6.

3, 2. aHf. 4,1; account. T'N. 4, 1; intercourse, Crow, ironclaw, twibill, tool to break open intelligence. MD. 2, 1.

with. CE. 3, 1. RJ. 5, 2. Cresset, burning beacon, link, torch, taper, Crow k ceper, person employed to drive the

light made of ropes wreathed, pitched and put crows from the fields. Hence a staffed figure, in open pots of pans. aHd. 3, 1. Fr, croi- scare crow. KL. 4, 6. RJ. 1, 4.

Crown, iron. The putting on a crown of iron, Crest, plume or banch of feathers on the helmet

heated red hot, was occasionally the punishMM. 2, 4. TS. 2, 1. M. 5, 7. alld. 4, 6. Co. ment of rebels or regicides. Hence the allu4,5. Tan, 1, 2. TC. 2, 3. top, height. KJ. 4,

sion. Rc. 4, 1. 3. LL. 4, 3. From the lat. crista, kin to the Crown, french, corona Veneris, a head from gr. krissein, rhissein, to bristle.

which the hair has fallen in one of the last Crestfalln, abated, dejected, discouraged. stages of the lues Venerea. MD. 1, 2. cf. MM. MW. 4, 5. Rb 1, 1. bHf. 1, 1.

1, 2; a piece of french money. He. 4, 1. to Crest, to deck like a crest. AC. 5, 2. Crownet, diminutive of crown, as coronet. Both Crestless, without crest, aHf. 2, 4.

this and crown are used occasionally as the Crewel, a kind of fine worsted, chiefly used chief end, or ultimate reward and result of an

for working and embroidering. Gifford's Ben undertaking. AC. 4, in. Cy. 1, 7. Jons. IV, 23. Hence a pun with cruel. KL. Crupper, that part of the saddle, which is put 2, 4. Kin to the gr. krokalē, krokë, krokis, under the horse's tail. CG. 1, 2. TS. 3, 2. 4, 1. kroky s.

or cup, a cantphrase for Crib, cottage. bHd.3, 1. Germ. Krippe, cratch, to finish a pot, to.crack a bottle. RJ. 1, 2. cradle, gr. rhips, rhops.

to Crush a pot,

S. 63.


4, 2.

Da Crusado, a portuguese coin, worth 2 s. 8d, its tail cut short (taillé court), partly as a mark,

if a crusade of exchange, 2 s. 83d, if a new and partly from a notion, that the tail of a dog crusade; so named from a cross it bears on is necessary to him in running. Hence a dog one side, the arms of Portugal being ou the that missed his game. MW. 2, 1. Douce's Il.

other. 0. 3, 6. S. Douce's Ill. of Sh. II, 269. of Sh. I, 60. 320. The same is Crystals, eyes. He. 2, 3. RJ. 4, 2.

Curtal, but more usually applied to a horse, Cry you mercy, I beg your pardon. aHd. a docked horse. AW. 2, 3. Sometimes written

curtole. Gifford's Ben Jons. II, 341. Cub, young bear. TN. 3, 1. From the gr. kyo. Curtain, banner, colour, He. 4, 2. Cubdrawn, sacked by a bear. KL. 3, 1. Curtlear, courtlax, curtlax, cutlace, curtCuckold, cuckowed, served as the cuckoo lass, cutless, curtare, cutlash, a short crooked serves other birds. Horne Tooke Div. of P.

sword. AL. 1, 3. He. 4, 2. Fr, coutelas, lat. II, 21.

cultellus, culter. Cuckoo bud, fr. braies de cocu, flos cucali Customer, strumpet, whore. AW.5, 3. 0.4, 1. Cardamini; germ. Schlüsselblume. LL. s. end.

Cuts. Cloth of gold and c. laced with silver. Cuckoo flower, the same. KL. 1, 4. 4, 4.

MA. 3, 4. seems to be fashionable form. Cue, nayword, watchword. MW.3, 2. 3, S. MA. Cut, a familiar appellation for a common or 2, 2. MD. 3, 1, 4, 1.5, 1. Rc. 3, 4. H. 2, 2.

labouring horse, either from having the tail hence part, occasion, humour. 0.1, 2. From

cut short; or from being cat as a gelding. the old fr. cowe, coue, queue, lat. cauda.

afd. 2, 1. Call me cut, call me horse. aHd. Cuisses, armour for the thighs. atd. 4, 1.

2, 4. TN. 2, 3. to Cull, to choose out, to severe, single. KJ.

2, 1. JC. 1, 1. TC. 2, 3. LL. 4,3. KJ. 5, 2. Cut and long tail, meaning to include all 1. 3 ch. TAn. 4, 1. RJ. 4, 3. 5, 1. From the

kinds, curtail curs, sporting dogs, and all

others. MIV. 3, 4. gr. helő, whence thelõ, germ. wählen. Perhaps also maimed for colligere.

Cutpurse, pickpocket. b Hd. 2, 4. The purses Cullion, base fellow, term of great contempt.

were then hanging at the girdle, to draw Cuts,

to draw lots, being papers cut of unequal bHf. 1, 3. TS. 4, 2. From the ital. coglione, kiu to the fr. couillon, the lat. gallus, eunuch,

lengths, of which the longest was usually the engl. gilt, gr. kēlon, stallion, germ. Beschäler.

prize. CE. 5. end.

Cutler's poetry. MV.5, 1. Cullionly, base, blockheaded. KL. 2, 2. Culverin, a kind of ordnance. a Hd. 23. From Cuttle, for cutter, cantterm for knive of cutthe lat. coluber, colubra , fr. couleurre, cou

purses. bhd. 2, 4. leuvrine, Douce's Ill. of Sh. II, 424.

Cyprus, cipres, cypress, a thin transparent to Cumber, to torment, vex, hioder, trouble, (TN. 3, 1.) stuff, now crape, black or white,

afflict. JC. á, 1. TA. 3, 6. Kin to the lat. the black for mourning. WT. 4, 3. S. Gifford's humerus, shoulder; pers. kumar, gravamen

Ben Jons. I, 25. VI, 379. Douce's Ill. of Sh. capitis; gr. ampreuā, to drag a burden ; com- 1, 88. bri with Dufresne crt branches and trees for hindering or obstructing the way; whence fr.

D. encombrer, it. ingombrare, germ. bekumbern,

to aggravate. Cunning, skilful, knowing. afd. 2, 4. S. to to Dabble, to taint, besmear. Rc. 1, 4. Related

to dab, daub. wh. S. to Curb. H. 3, 4. S. to courb. TS. 4, 1. Rb.1, 1. Dace, grouodling. bHd. 3. end. AW, 2, 4.

Dud, childish term for father. KJ. 2, 2. cHf. Cure. Past cure is still past care. A proverb.

1, 4. Kin to the gr. tētan, to suck, thë, LL. 5, 2. S. 147.

teat, ind. dhad, slav, tata. Curfew, curfen, curfue, evening bell, rung to Daff, doff", to do off, to put away. MA. at eight in the evening. RJ. 4, 3. as important

2, 3.5, 1. a Hd. 4, 1. TC. 5, 3. M. 4, 3. 0. to ghosts, as to living men, their signal for 4, 2. AC. 4, 4. walking. T.5, 1. KL. 3, 4.' In Fr. carrefeu, Daffodil, narcissus pseudonarcissus, WT. cerrefeu, couvrefeu, that seem to be etymo- 4, 3. From the gr. asphodelos. logies and interpretations; from the germ. Dagger, short sword, poignard, for some scharren, to rake, scrape together, or the fr. time by fashion worn so as to hang quite beserrer, or couvrir.

hind, or at the back; whereto alludes RJ. Curiosity, scrupulousness, minute or affected 5. 3. Dagger of tath, ahd. 2, 4. bHd. 3, 2.

niceness in dress, or otherwise. KL. 1, 2. 1, 1. He. 4, 1. TN. 4, 2. was the weapon of the Vice TA. 4, 3.

agaiost the devil in the old Moralities.

Kia Curious, sorupulous, affected. TS. 4, 4; fine, to dudgeon, the ital. daga, germ. Degen, gr. exquisite. cRf: 2, 5.

dao, daiö, to cut, hew, whence thanő, to Currish, doggish, gross. MV. 4, 1. cHf. 5, 5.

kill. to Curry, to dress leather; to tickle, fawn, Dagonet, was said to be the attendant fool

flatter. b Hd. 5, 1. Kin to the gr. gerrhon, lat. of king Arthur. bild. 3, 2. corium, fr.corroie , germ. kuranzen. S. Douce's Dainty, anciently daint, as subst. and adj. Ill. of Sh. I, 479.

delicious, nice. ilh. 1, 4. TC. 1, 3. To make Curst, ill tempered, given to scolding and dainty, to hold out, or refase, affecting to

mischief, shrewish , for cursed. T$. 1, 1. 1, 2. be delicate, or dainty; to scruple. RJ. 1, 5. Rc. 1, 2. WT. 3, 3; petulant, crabbed. Daisy, daizy, with Chaucer day's eye, bellis TN. 3, 2. where curst and brief allades perennis L., germ. Maslieb, Tausendschön

to the proverb 'A curst cur must be tied short.' chen. H. 4, 5. LL. 5. end. was the flower of Curta il, originally the dog of an unqualified the levity and credulity of deceived maids. person, which by the forest laws must have

Daizy'd Cy. 4, 2.


Dalliance, gallantry, love intrigue, amorous Dear, dire, sad, odious, LL. 5, end. T. 2, 1.

toying He. 2. ch, ałd. 5, 2. T. 4, 1; jest, joke. Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 409. derives it from CE. Å, 1. hence to jest and dally alld.5, 3. Kin the Anglos. derean, laedere, nocere, dere, hurt,

to tell, talk, and the provincial germ. dalen. mischief. It is used also as enforcing word. 6 Hd. Dam, mother of animals. WT. 2, 3. Co. 3, 1. 4, 4. (dear and deep rebuke) aHd. 3,2. H. 4,3.

Kin to the gr. damao, to domineer, whence da- 1, 2. TA, 5, 4. mar, wife, consort.

Dearn, derne, lonely, melancholy, solitary. to Dam, to obstruct. b Hf. 4, 1. Sax. demman, Per. 4. ind. KL, 3, 7. where stern is glossema.

daemman, germ. dämmen. Kin to dumb. s. Kin to dark by tar. In Scot. to dern is to couHorne Tooke Div. of P. II, 335.

ceal. In the Oldgerm. Tarnkappe is concealing to Damn, to condemn to death. JC. 4,1. AC.1, 1. сар. . Damson, damascene prune. bHf. 2, 1. Dearth, scarcity, which makes food dear, want, to Dance attendance, to wait on, to cringe. famine, dearness, implying however belovedHh. 5, 2.

ness. H. 3, 2. where it is joined with rareness, Dangling, hanging loose and quivering. Rb. in courtcant. S. article ; concernancy.

3, 4. Kin to the gr. dendillo, and the engl. Death, pain of death by judicial sentence. aHd. dandle.

5, 5. MM. 2, 4.-- Observe, that MA. 5, 3. in Dank, dampish, musty, muddy, wet, rotten. 'Graves, yawn and yield your dead, Till death

MD. 2, 3. ald. 2, 1. JC. 2, 1. RJ. 2, 3. as be uttered' Voss proposes till ditty's ultered, dankish CE. 5, 1. Kin to damp, gr. thyo, quoting T. 1, 2. Perhaps it would be yet nearer

thao, typho, thepā, germ. dumpf, dampf. till dirge be uttered, Danskers, Danes. H. 2, 1.

Death's head, a memento mori, this device acto Dare, to have courage. M. 1, 7, 3, 4; to chal- companying the death's head upon rings worn

lenge, call forth, to defy, incite. MM. 4, 4; to at that time. bHd. 2, 3. frighten larks by a red scarlet cloth. Hh. 3, 2. Death's man, executioner. cHf. 5, 5. bHf. 3, Kin to the gr. tharreo, thrasos, tharsos, engl. 2. KL. 4, 6. thrust, oldgerm. tharren, tharen , thuren, to Debate, to fight, strive, quarrel. AW.1, 2; Thurst, dreust, dürfen.

to discuss, deliberate, examine. He. 1, 1; to Darkling, involved in darkness. MD. 2, 3. AC. advise with one's self, to compute MV. 1, 3. 4, 13. Anglos. deorc, pers. tarik.

Debatement, strife, quarrel. MM. 5, 1. Darling, written dearling by Spenser, favour- Debonair, joily, merry, well humour'd TC. 1, ite, minion. BHf. 3, 1. 0, 1, 2.

8. Fr. de bon air. Darnel, lolium, a genus, which contains ray- Debosh ed, for debauched T. 3, 2. AW.5, 3. grass and lolium perenne. He. 5, 2. KL. 4, 4.

corrupted, spoiled , dismantled. From the fr. Darraign, to arraign, range for battle. allf. débaucher, lat. debacchari.

to Decay, to fail, fall, decrease, wither, wear Dastard, coward, disheartened, discouraged. off, to bring or put down. TN. 1, 5. where to

Rb. 1, 1. alf. 1, 2. 1, 4. bHf. 4, 8. cHf. 2, 2. make better is opposed. Horne Tooke Div. of. P. II, 42. explains it ter- to Decern, corrupted for concern by Dogberry ritus, from the sax. dastragan, dastrigan, to MA. 3, 5. terrify.

to Deck, to adorn, dignify T. 1, 1. H. 5, 1. Kin Date, fruit of the palmtree, once a common in- to the gr. tyko, tycho, teucho, to prepare,

gredient in all kinds of pastry, and some other whence the scot. to dicht, dycht, engl. dight, dishes. RJ. 4, 4. AW. 1, 1. TC. 1, 2. Often a to prepare, dress, make ready. S. Tristan. I, pun with date, from datum, time of paying. 19. III, 20. Gifford's Ben. Jons. VI, 265. May

RJ. 1, 3. From the gr. daktylos, germ. Dattel. be that also the lat. decus is assonant. to Daub, to taint, besmear, tinge, colour. KL. Deck, pack. cHf. 5, 1.

4, 1. Rc. 3, 5. Kin to the gr. depho, deuo, to Dedicate, addicted, devoted. MM, 2, 2. TA. wet; whence daubatura with Dufresne, daubare, 4, 2. parieti arenatum inducere, parietem calce are- Deed of saying, doing of what has been said. naque perpolire.

TA. 5, 2. cf. H. 1,3. where may give his sayDaubery, disguises, colours. MW. 4, 2. ing deed. Co. 3, 1. TC. 1, 5. to Daunt, anciently dant, to affright, discou- Deem, opinion, judgment. TC. 4, 4. Kin to doom, rage, dishearten, pat out of countenance. T'An. goth, domjan, sax. devian, alem. tuomon, hebr. 1, 2. TS. 1, 2. Kin to daub, daw, (S. Gifford's dun, to judge. Ben. Jons. V, 117.) by the gr. thao, thauo, Deer, wild animal in general. KL. 3, 4. In the Rethauma, thepo.

turn from Parnass, 1606 there is an explaining pasDaw, metaphorically a foolish fellow, the daw sage of this tenour: 'I caused the keeper to sever being reckoned a foolish bird. Co. 4, 5.

the rascal deer from the bncks of the first hand. Dawn, dawning, beginning of day (to which it Now a buck is the first year a fawn, the second

is related, being contracted from dagen, as it year a pricket, the third year a sorrell, the were dayed. He. 3, 7. Cy. 2, 2.

fourth year a soare, the fifth a bnck of the first Daybed, couch, sofa. . 2, 5. Rc. 3, 7. head, the sixth a compleat buck. Likewise your to Dazzle, to be overpowered with light, to blind. hart is the first year a calfe, the second a bro

TAn. 3, 2. Kin to daze, scot. dase, daise, to eket, the third a spade, the fourth a stag, the stupify, benumb, dizzy , to doze, lowsox. dii- sixth a hart. A roebuck is the first year a kid, sig, Düsenis, bedüset, icel. dos, faintness, da- the second a gird, the third a hemuse.' saz, to languish, dasadr, faint, feeble; germ. Default, in the , at a need. AW. 2, 3. duselicht, duseln, düseln.

to Defeat, to disfigure or change tho features. Dead of darkness, T. 1, 2. deepest darkness.

0.1, 8 Perhaps by paronomastical abuse of language Defeature, alteration of features, deformity. from totus, as in dead drunk, deadlift, dead- CE. 2, 1.5, 1. dull.

to Defend, to forbid. MA. 2, 1, 0.1, 3.

2, 2.

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