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if they were all of one colour, he that held the root, sprig of a vine near to the earth; and them, won the flush. MW.4, 5. Hh. 5, 1. pramnos, vine. Hence prenizein, dor. praniPrimrose way,

or path, flowery, pleasant zein, to sink forward, and to prune properly path. M. 2, 3. H. 1, s.

to bow down and lop or cut off the sprig of Primy, early, belonging to the spring. H.1, 3. a vine in order to propagate it, to provine; to Prince, to act like a prince. Cy. 3, . then to lop whatsoever tree. AL. 2, 3; finally Principal, stock. MV. 4, 1. AW.1, 1.

to pick out the prominent broken or superPrincock, princox, a pert, forward, presump

fluous feathers. S. pricked. tuous, saucy youth. RJ. 1, 5. From praecox. Prunes, stewed, a favourite dish, particularly In Print, with exactness, in a precise and per- common in brothels. MM. 2, 1. aHd. 3, 3. with fect manner,

accurately, with the utmost Steevens. MW. 1, 1. bHd. 2, 4. nicety. TG. 2, 1. LL. 3, 1. Gifford's Ben Jons. to Pry, to push forward, penetrate, intrude, II, 82. V, 178.

pierce. TĀn. 5, 1; to penetrate with the eyes, Private, privacy. TN. 3, 3; private intimation. to search, inquire, spy. MV. 2, 9. aHd. 4, 1. KJ. 4, 3.

He. 3, 1. From the gr. però, peirő, perao. Privity, foreknowing, previous notice. Hr. Puck, pug, pouke, tiend, devil. MD. 2, 1. 1, 1.

Allied to buck, bug, wh. s. , icel. and goth. Prise, any thing taken as booty. bHf. 4, 1. 7. puke. S. goblin, and compare the greek aix, 0. 1, 2.

goat. The terrible god of the mythology is Prizer, prize fighter, or wrestler. AL. 2, 3. horse, buck, goat, bull, (S. Kanne's erste Proball, probable. No doubt a corruption. Urkunden der Gesch. 536. 468.) and hence in 0. 2, 3.

the different languages a great number of words Prodigious, like a prodigy, portentous, hor- and phrases denoting terror, frightening, aston

rible, unnatural, misborn. . 3, 1. Rb. 1, 2. ishing, spectrelike and fiendish acts are derived Prodigiously, portentously. KJ. 3, 1.

from that sphere of words, which they assoProdigy, misborn, crookblack. cHf. 1, 4. nate. S. Drake's Sh. and his time. II, 347. Proface, a familiar exclamation of welcome to Puddle, to make muddy, and dim, properly

at a dinner or other meal, much good may do by paddling in the dirt. 0. 3, 4. It is the you. bhd. 5, 3. Buon prò vi faccia is by all lengthened form of pool, wh. s., oldgerm. means a very common italian phrase.

Pfudel, Pfütze. to Profess one's self to, to clap up brother- Pudding, a bowel stuffed with a certain mixship with one. JC. 1, 2.

ture of meal etc. MW. 2, 1. 0.2, 1. Kin to Proffer, offer. aHf. 5, 1. AW. 2, 1.

the gr, pyur, pyos, pyetia , pytea, by paā. Prolixious, prolix, causing delay. MM.2, 4. Puffed, boisterous, tempestuous, stormy. H. Promotions, advances, charges, employs, 1, 8. Allied to the gr. ao, auo, phao, phauo, preferments. AL. 2. 3. Rc. 1, 3.

lowsax. busten, pusten, gr. physao, fr. boufto Prompt, to suggest; to teach. TC. 3, 3. Cy. fer, bouffir, ital. sbuffare ; engl. bubble. 3, 3.

Pugging, thieving, thievish; perhaps itching, Prone, prompt, ready. Cy. 5, 4. MM. 1, 8. greedy, agog. WT. 4, 2. The word roots in easily moving. Douce Ill. of Sh. I, 122.

peak, pick, french piquer, whence piquant, Prop, stay, support. MV, 2, 2. cHf. 2, 1. H. reducible to eager, lat. acer, kin to the gr. 4, 5.

oxos, lat. acus, acies, gr. pikros. Proper, one's own. WT. 2, 3. H. 5, 2; hand- Puke, grey or dark colour between russet and

some, tall, welllooked. 0.4, 1. MV. 1, 2. AL. black, as pitch, gr. peuke. Hence puke stock1, 2. bhd. 2, 2. KL. 1, 1. Gifford's Ben Jons. ing Falstaff is called a d. 2, 4. viz dark coII, 143.

loured stocking, that was then a reproach. Property, due performance, fitness. AW. 2, 1. to Pule, to groan, sigh, whine, whimper. TG.

in a theatrical sense any articles necessary to 2, 1. Co. 4, 2. TC. 4, 1. RJ, 3, 5. No doubt

be produced in scene. MW. 4, 4. MD. 1, 2. from a natural sound. to Property, to take possession of, to appro-to Pull, to draw, tug, towse. Co. 3, 2. MM.

priate, to hold, pen up. TN. 4, 2; of course 2, 1. Kin to pelt, and bill.
to domineer, sway. KJ. 5, 2; to fit, qualify. Pulsidge, little pulse. bhd. 2, 4.
AC. 5, 2.

to Pun, to pound, as in a mortar; to push, Propriety, wonted state and tranquillity. 0. thrust, knock , beat or strike with force. TC. • 2, 3.

2, 1. Sax. punian, conterere. Allied perhaps I protest, a fashionable phrase at Sh's times, to the gr. pheno.

as now on mine honour. Whalley in Gifford's Punto, punta. Term of old fencing. MW. 2, 3. Ben Jons, I, 24.

Puppets dallying, the babies in the eyes. Provand, provant, provender, provision, am- H. 3, 2. S. babe.

monition. Co. 2, 1. From praebenda, proven- Pur, ' A pur of fortune's AW. 5, 2. is called derium, fr. breuver , breuvage.

Parolles's letter, because, like the purring of Proviso, reservation. aHd. 1, 3. where it is the sycophant cat, it was calculated to procure joined with exception.

favour and protection'. Douce's III. of Sh. I, Provost, executioner, or rather superintend- 825. The passage is notwithstanding always

ant of executions, provost marshall." MM. 2, 1. obscure, and seems to want a correction. Should From praepositus.

we read perhaps fur? meaning not the letter to Prune, ancien ly preen, proin, is said a of Parolles, but Parolles himself, who had

hawk, when she picks her feathers and sets talked before of his familiarity with fresher them in order with her bill. Cy.5, 4. aHd.1, 1. clothes. Or poor fool of fortune's ? LL. 4, 3. The root of this word seems the gr. Purchase, a cant term among thievos for the pro, prin, pran,

prymnos, premnos, produce of their robberies. He. 3, 2. promnos, extreme, last, as prominent, jutting Puritan, a pure person, a precise rigorist, out, namely the end of a trunk at the foot of affecter of superior purity and sanctity, called


also precisian. TN. 2, 3. They applied profane of the fr. cailler, the gr. skellein, skillein; tunes to sacred uses, which they considered as to drain, wither, fall away,

and the germ. robbing the devil of them. WT. 4, 2. objected quälen ; Douce believes of to quell, from the to the use of the surplice. AW.1, 3. Our time Sax. cwellan. The said signification however has a new edition of them.

will be sufficient. to Purl, to curl, or run in circles. TL. 201. Quaint, neat, elegant, graceful, brisk, spruce,

Labial form of curl, kin to the germ. wirren, ingenious, artful, dexterous. T. 1, 2. `MI. quirlen , querlen, gr. Eyrun, curvus, world, 4, 6. MA. 3, 4. MD. 2, 3. MV. 3, 4. TG. 4, 3. and perhaps to brodeln, brudeln, sprudeln; alif. 4, 1. bhf. 3, 2. From the oldfr. coint, broil.

lat. comptus, kin, as it seems, to the germ. Purlicu, purley, purlue, ground severed from weidlich, from wad, or wat , sax. waeda,

the forest, in which the owner may hunt and cloth, Germ. Gewand; wattan, to clothe, kiil deer. AL. 4, 3.

goth. waftgo. Purples, one of the names for a species of Quaintly, ingeniously, artfully. TG. 3, 1. MV.

orchis, probably the orchis mascula, or early 2, 4. cHf. 2, 5. H. 2, 1. purple, which had several fanciful names. H. Quaintness, beauty, elegance. MIV. 4, 6. 4, 7.

to qualify, to appease, allay, soften. MV. to Purse, to contract, like a purse, to wrinkle, 4, 1. KJ. 5, 1. KL. 1, 2. MM. 1, 1. MA. 5, 4. said of the brow. 0. 3, 1.

Quality, profession, occupation, calling. TG. to Put forth, to produce, sprout up , to bud. 4, 1. TA. 4, 3. bHd. 5, 2. chiefly of a player.

WT. 1, 2. (twice). To put off, to dispatch, H.2, 2. (twice); persons of the same profession, dismiss. LL. 4, 1. TA. 2, 2. To put on, to or fraternity. T. 1, 2. accuse, indict, MM. 2, 3. To put on, to Quality, call you me? Construe me. In this challenge, incite. 0.2, 1. To put out, to disap- manner Malone corrected the nonsense lle. point, trouble, confound. LL. 5, 2. To put up, 4, 4. of the folio Qualtitee calmie custure me, to conceal. RJ. 1, 1. bHf. 2, 1. From ponere, suspecting, that the words were part of an old positus , postus.

song, detected afterwards by Boswell, saying Putter out, one who deposited money on going Callino, callino, Castore me', little girl of

abroad, op condition of receiving great interest my heart, so that Pistol, instead of attending for it at their return home. A kind of gamb- to the Frenchman is meant to hum a song. ling practised in the days of Elizabeth and This interpretation however seems too artificial James I. T. 3, 3.

and subtle. The simplest emendation would Puttock, kite. bHf. 3, 2. despised in propor


rhaps : Quality call you me? Accost to tion to the high estimation of the hawk; hence me! words, that easily might be misheared by it was often used as a name of reproach for an oscitant copist. a base and contemptible person. Cy. 1, 2. TC. Qualm, sudden fit of sickness, illness. bHf. 5, 1. Kin to pewit, lowg. Piwittick, dutch 1, 1. MA. 3, 4. LL. 5, 2. The germ. Qualm, kewit, gr. pephinx, lat. buteo.

from wallen, kin to the gr. eilyein, a word Puzzle, pusle, filthy drab. aHf. 1, 4. Kin to that in another modification eily spao was used the germ. butt, butz, small, not grown out, of

pangs and gripes; the guttural form was pusio, pusillus, whence Butzigel, or to the kylö, kyllo, kyliö, kylindo, germ. kollern, ital. puzzo, stink.

koltern, hebr. galal, the dental form Schwall. to Puzzle, to perplex, embarrass, confound. It will be therefore properly ebullition, boil

TN. 4, 2. AC. 1, 1. Kin to poze, wh. s. Pyramides, plural of pyramis. ÁC. 5, 2. pyra-Qualmish, being ill, nauseating. He. 5, 1. mid. AC. 3, 3. From the egypt. piramue, beam Quarrel, quarry. s. Douce's Ill. of Sh. I, 363. of sun.

strife, dispute. Hh. 2, 3. where some interpreters mean arrow, or square dart (from the

ital. quadrella), Steevens however reads: but if Q.

that quarrel fortune to (for do) divorce it from

the bearer, that is, but if discord happen or to Quaff, to drink hard, to swallow in large chance (making to fortune, a verb) to separate it.

draughts. bhd. 4, 4. Kin to coop, cup, gr. Quarry, quarrie, any thing hunted (sought kyphos, kybe, germ. Kufe, zippen, gr. sky- after, from querir, to search. S. Douce's Ill. phos, germ. saufen.

of Sh. I, 399.) by dogs, hawks, or otherwise, Quagmire, bog that trembles under the feet.

game, prey sought. M. 4, 3. Co. 1, 1. Unless aHf. 1, 4. b Hd. 4, 4. S. quick , and mire. The one would take quarry with Nares for the germ, word is Quebbe, quebbig, from weben, square, or inclosure, into which the game was

driven, or for a heap in the form of a quarry, Quail, a bird, tetrao coturnix. AC. 2, 3. Was one might say, that it reminded the greek

thought to be a very amorous bird. Hence a word keraïzein, to pill, rob, kill. prostitute. S. Malone at TC. 5, 1.

Quarter, friendship, concord. 0. 2, 3. from to Quail, to curd, curdle; to faint, languish, the allowed partnership in the quarterium,

sink, abate, sink into dejection. Cy. 5, 5. cHlf. tent of a soldier. 2, 3. aHd. 4, 1. AL. 2, 2. though Douce Ill. Quat, pimple, or spot upon the skin; metaphoof Sh. I, 298. explains it here by to slacken, rically a diminutive person, or sometimes a relax, or diminish, which is the sense not so shabby one, a scab. 0. 5, 1. much different, (because fainting and languish-Quatch, squat, of flat. AW.2, 2. ing is a slackening and relaxing of spirits) not quean, term of reproach to a female, a slut, however the signification; to press down , to hussey, woman of ill fame. MW.4, 2. AW. oppress, or overpower, or rather, to vex, tor- 2, 2. BHD. 2, 1. The word is called to queen, ment. TC. 5, 1. AC. 5, 2. where quail and gr. gynē, oldg. quina, saj. cwen, dan. kun, shake are joined. For the word is a mongrell and to the lat. cunnus.

ing up.

to move.

wh. s.

Queasiness, loath, aptness to vomit. bHd. Quip, a sharp stroke of wit or arch raillery, 1, 1.

sarcasm. TG. 4, 2. AL. 5, 4. afd. 1, 2. in Queasy, squeamish. MA. 2, 1. AC. 3, 6. KL. Dodsley's Old pl. II, 113. Manes explains it a 2, 1. Kin to the gr. geuein, germ. kiesen,

short saying of a sharp wit, with a bitter sense engl. to choose, to taste, whence holl, kies,

in a sweet word. Variety of whip, kip, sax. curious, austr. kiesetich, keuselberich, he that hweop, germ. Wip, Wippe, Schwippe, kin chooses the eating, or bites, nauseous; hence

to the gr. koptein, germ. kappen, kippen, of nice, tender, delicate. Gifford's Ben Jons.

course hauen, Hieb, and the cantword Pfif JII, 18.

for strike. to Queen it, to play the queen. WT. 4, 3. Hh. to Quire, to sing in quire = choir, chorus. 2, 3.

MV.5, 1. Co. 3, 2. Quell, murder. M. 1, 7. Variety of to kill.

Quirk, quick stroke, sharp fit, flash of wit.

0.2, 1. Kin to the germ. Gewirk, by a tropus to Quell, to murder. MD. 5, 1. TA. 4, 3. Querne, mill to grind corn; whether by hand, Quittance, requital. He.2, 2. ahlf. 2, 1. bHd.

similar to that in betray. Cf. intrinse. or with a horse. MD. 2, 1. Sax. cweorn, kin

1, 1. TA. 1, 1. AL. 3, 5. to the germ. kehren, gr. gyrun, engl. swerve, Quiver, nimble , agile. b Hd. 2, 2.

Cf. to purl. S. Garneti's tour. I, 155. Burt's letters on Scot). II, 170.

to Quiver, to shake, squake, tremble. bHf.

4, 7. TAn. 2, 3. Variety of to quave, quaver, Quest, inquest, search, inquiry. Rc. 1, 4. MM. 4, 1. S. Douce's Il. of Sh. I, 138. person

germ. weben, beben, prov. webeln, wiebeln,

wimmeln. seeking. 0. 1, 2.

Quois, tire bf head. WT. 4,3. bHd.1, 1. Variety Questant, a suitor, candidate, seeker of any

of coif, kin to the germ. Kopf, Schopf, įt. object competitor. AW. 2, 1. Questrist, a person who goes in quest of an

cuiffo, gr. kebe, kebalē, kephalē, fr. chef, other. KL, 3, 7.

oldg. Haubes. Question, talk, conversation. MM.2, 4; doubt. to , quoit, to coit, cast, fling, throw. bhd.

2, 4. aHd. 4, 1. KL. 5, 3. to Question, to converse. MV. 4, 1. H. 2, 2.

to Quote, to note, mark, distinguish. RJ. 1, 4.

KJ. 4, 2. H. 2, 2. TG. 2, 4. LL. 5, 2. T An. to Quicken, to vivify, encourage, animate. TS. 1, 1. MV. 2,8.; to become alive. KL. 3,7;

4, 1. The lat. citare. S. Gilford's Ben Jons.

III, 201. chiefly in lust. 0.3, 3. 4, 2. From quick, sax. cuce, cwie, oldg. quick, lively, fresh , kin to Quotidian, fever, ague. AL. 3, 2. He. 2, 1. the gr. kiö, lat. cieo, sanscr. chitta , roused, animated, gr. kikys, lat. vigeo, germ. erquicken,

R. wegen, wecken, wackeln, as meaning motion, Quietus, the official discharge of an account. Rabbet, rabbit , coney. TS. 4, 4. A metathesis

Rabato, band or ruff. MA. 3, 4. Fr. rabat. Particularly in the Exchequer accounts, statement, balance of account, quittance, metapho

of ferret, middlelat. furectus, furetus, lat rically. H. 3, 1. S. 126.

viverra, germ. Frett.

Rabbitsucker, a sucking rabbit; a young Quill, fold of a ruff, or ruffle, which were

one. ahd. 2, 4. plaited and quilled. In the quill, in form and order, like a quilled ruff. 6*Hf. 1, 3. unless it Race, the peculiar flower or taste of wine, or is by scrip, in writing (from the gr. kaulos,

the original disposition of any thing, that which lat. caulis, germ. Kiel); sting. H. 1, 5. hence

marks its origin, race, or descent. T.1, 2. MM.

2, 4. AC. 1, 3. From radix, sp. raiz, raza, sharpquilled bHf. 3, 1.

ital. razza. Quillet, sly trick or turn, in argument, or excuse. H. 5, 1. allf. 2, 4. LL. 4, §. 6Hf. 3, 1. Rack, the moving body of clouds, driven on

TA.4, 3. 0. 3, 1. For quibblet, as diminutive by the wind, the fleeting motion of the clouds. of quibble. Douce III. of Sh. I, 231. derives it S. 33. H. 2, 2. AC. 4, 12. Horne Tooke Div. from quidlibet.

of P. II, 278. 389. allies rack, rake, rick, Quilt, cover made by stitching one cloth over

rich, riches, by the sax. rikgan, congerere, another with some soft substance between colligere, to collect, draw, rake together; them. a Hd. 4, 2. From the lat. volvere, volu

wraich , reek, reik, roik, reeke as from recan, tum, rolled, germ. Wulst, allied of course to exhalare, answering to the germ. Rauch. Rakia the words quoted above under qualm.

in Hebr. means the vault of heaven. In T. 4, 1. Quina palus, probably an imaginary jocnlar

Hanmer corrected needlessly track. S. Crake's name, to sound like somewhat learned. TN. Sh. and his time II, 103. to overvalue, over1, 5.

rate. Quaintaine, quintell, a trank, post, or a to Rack, to raise to the utmost. MA. 4, 1. MV. turk or saracene figure set up for tilters to run

1, 1. LL. 5, 2; to torture, torment. TN. 5, 1. at it, in mock resemblance of a tournament,

The germ. recken, to stretch, strecken. or a crossbar turning upon a pole, having a Radish, germ. Rettig, ald. 2, 4. b Hd. 3, 2. broad board at the one end, and a bag full of Rag, term of reproach for a shabby, beggarly sand hanging at the other. He that hit not person. Rc. 5, 3. TA, 4, 3. Kin to the gr. the board, was laughed to scorn; if he hit it rhakos, from rhassā, rhessó, germ. reissen, full and rid not the faster, he would have such

Riss. a blow with the sandbag on his back. AL. 1, 2. Rages in the plaral. Cy. 4, 2. Whalley in Gifford's Ben Jons. VIII, 132. The Rail, turnpike, fieldgate, bar to shut the password is lowl. quintana, the cambr. gwynt, wind, age. Hh. 5, 3. Sax. raegel, diminutive of raeg, kin to the germ. wehen, to blow, and the or ray. Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 231. germ. engl. vane; or to the germ. wenden, to turn. Riegel, lat, rallus, swed. traoli, fr. treillis.

to move.



to Rail, to enclose with rails; to rail at, to in-sto Rave, to rant, rage, be mad, delirions.

veigh, rate (MV. 1, 8.) scold, chide, fret. cHf. 1, 4. TC. 3, 3. Cy. 4, 2. A. 2, 2. Fr. , 4, 1. AL.3, 2. T'S. 2, 1. TC. 2, 1. O. 4, 1. rêver, lows.

reven , kin to the lat. rabies, and MA. 2, 3. He. 2, 2. The same as to revile. rage. fr. railler.

to Ravel, to entangle, involve, perplex, conRaiment, dress, array, wh. s. Co. 5, 3. TA. found. TG. 3, 2. M. 2, 2; to unknit, unweave, 3, 5.

antie. H. 3, 4. Rb. 4, 1. to Raise the waters. S. water.

Raught, old preterite of to reach. LL. 4, 2. to Rake, to scrape, gather with a rake,

.2, 4. AC. 4, 9. bHf. 2, 3. cHf. 1, 4. He. 4, 6. Hh. 3, 2. KL. 4, 6. Kin to rack, wh. s., gr. to Ravine, raven, to devour, swallow up, to Thaző, rhaio, rhessē (s. rag), germ. rechen, prey. M. 2, 4. MM. 1, 8. AW.3, 2. Cy. 1, 7. harken, fr. racler.

Sax. reafian, rapere, germ. raffen, rauben, Ramp, she that ramps, jumps, a wanton lass, to rob, gr. metathetically harpein, harpazein.

strumpet. Cy. 1, 7. Kin to the gr. rhembō, to Ravine, ravenous. AW.3, 2.

ramble, rhymbonaő, whence no doubt also to Ravish, to take away by force. KL. 3, 7; Rampallian, one who associates with ramps, to commit a rape upon a female. Co. 4, 5. Cy. bHd. 2, 1.

3, 5; to transport. MA. 2, 3. to Rampire, to fortify with ramparts. TA. Raw, crude, neither boiled, roasted , 5, 6.

baked, undigested, not wrought. MV. 3, 4; Random, anciently randon, chance, hazard. unskilled, unripe, ignorant. AL. 3, 2. Raw

aHf. 5, %. From run (gr. rhein, germ. rinnen) and red, said of weeping eyes TL. 228. of down, scott. rundoun, swift downward moving; cicatrices. H. 4, 3. Kin to rough, rug,

lat. hence what is abandoned to the stream and rudis, crudus. flow of things and events.

to Raw. H. 5, 2. to make crude. to Range, to ramble. To range on, to dispose Rawly, hastily, without preparation. He. 4, 1. of. JC. 2, 1.

Rawness, haste. M. 4, 3. Ranger, forester. Cy. 2. 3.

to Ray, to streak, stripe, braid in lines. H. 3,2; Rank, fruitful, that shoots in many branches, according to Pope's conjecture for rac'd of

luxurious. S. Malone at KJ. 5, 4. Al. 5, 3. the folio, to mark with lashes. TS. 3, 2; to where either the true reading is spring, or strike, beset with a dirty seam, to defile. TS. rank, although the folio has rang; Steevens 4, 1. Partly from the fr. rayer, partly, like corrects ring time, the aptest season for mar- to beray , from the gr. rheo, rhyö, oruð, uro, riage, Voss omits pretty. Kin to ranch, germ. thaõ, thai6, chainỹ, germ. regnen, to wet, recken, richten, ranken, engl. wrench, wring, Raze of ginger) a bale, package. afd. 2, 1.

chiefly with ordure, piss etc. gr. rhodanos, rhadinos. to Rankle, to fester, make purulent, sanious, The same as race, from radix, wh. s. to inflame.

Rb. 1, 8. From rancidus, fr. Reach, circuit, compass. Rb. 2, 1; fetch, trick, rancir, to rot.

wickedness, subtle malice. H. 2, 1. Kin to the Rankness, fruitfulness, luxuriousness; ab

gr. oregein, germ, regen, reichen, erreichen, ounding, excess, overflowing, swelling. KJ. to reach by understanding, . to comprehend, 5, 4. where our rankness and irregular course. apprehend. AL. 1, 1. Hh. 4, 1.

Read, counsel. H. 1, 3. to Rant, to rave in a violent and high sound- to Read, to peruse a written thing; to consider.

ing language without dignity, to brag. H. 5, 1. He. 2, 4. M. 1, 3. aHd. 4, 1. Xin to the gr.

Kin to the gr. rheo, rhainā, the engl. run, rheein, ereein, phrazein, phradein, phrato Rap, to knock. TS. 1, 2. KL. 2, 4. Kin to zesthai, phradē. Mentioned only here in re

the gr, rhipto, and the lat. rapio, whence it spect of TA. 5, 4. Some beast read this ! i. e. is also to strike with extasy, to transport with a beast, a blockhead, as it were the devil, may astonishment — and Rapi ravished in extasy. read it. Theobald, Warburton, Malone, RitTA. 1, 1. M. 1, 3.

son and Steevens by an acuteness turned in Rape, ravishing, carrying away of a female. TC. bluntness, as it happens, emended or rather 2, 2. From rapere.

depravated and corrupted the passage misunderKascal, lean beast, a deer not fit to hunt or stood in rear'd. A beast mend so! kill. allf

. 4, 2. bhd. 5, 4; mean fellow, rogue. Reading, learning, erudition. He. 1, 2. Kin to rack, rakehell, fr. racaille.

Rear, hind part of an army. TC. 3, 3. H. 1, 3. Rascally, thievish. afd. 1, 2.

Fr. arrière. to Rash, to strike by a glancing blow, to strike Rearmouse, 'reremouse , bat. MD. 2, 3. Sax.

obliquely with violence, as wild boar does rheremus , from theran, to agitate, flutter, of with his tusk. Rc. 3, 2. Gifford's Ben Jons. course equivalent to flitter mouse.

II, 153. Allied to rhasso, rhesso, to rack. Rearward, the rear latter end of any thing.
Rash, sudden, hasty, violent. TC. 4, 2. bhd. RJ, 3, 2. MA. 4, 1.

4, 4. Kin to the hebr. ruz, camb. rheden, to to Reason, to discourse, talk. MV. 2, 8; to
run, lat. rheda, oldgerm. reit. carriage, examine, consider. JC. 5, 1.
wain, Rad, wheel; rade, sax. hrathe , swift, to Rebate, to make blunt, or obtuse. MM.1, 5.
ready, hurtig, rasch, of course to the gr. Fr. rebattre.

Rebeck, an instrument of music, having catgut
Rate, quality, condition, rank, order. MD. 3, 1. strings and played with a bow; originally with
MV.1, 1.

only two strings, then with three, at last with Rats rhymed to death, a proverb in Ireland, four. RL. 4, 5. Ital. ribecca, oldfr. rebebe,

arisen probably 'from some metrical charm or oldengl. ribibe, rilible, arab. rebab; rebaba.
incantation used there for that purpose. AL. 8. Dufresne.
3, 3.

to Rebuse. TS. 1, 2. Is there any man has Ratsbane, poison for rats. bHd. 1, 2.

rebus’d your worship? Tyrwhitt conjectured


2, 1.

abused, others rebuk'd. It seems however a to Rejourn, to adjourn, to put off to another verb formed by Sh. from rebus a sort of riddle, day. Co. 2, 1. twisted out of emblems, or words designedly to Relent, to grow mild, softened, touched. perverted and confounded, wherefore the deri- bHf. 3, 1. vation of Menage from de rebus quae geruntur, Relicks, curiosities, memorials and the things seems a dull one, and the analogy of the gr. of fame, that do renown. TN. 3, . skolion leads rather to rhaibos, rhebos, rhem- to Relieve, to assist, or supply a sentry, aflf. bos, crooked, crookshanked. To rebuse, or rebus therefore would be properly to confound Relish, taste, quality, disposition. Co. 2, 1. by a rebus, to scorn, to abuse, scoff.

Kin to lick. Receipt, money received. Kb. 1, 1.

to Relume, to light again. 0.5, 1. True readto Receive TN. 2, 2. may be to take, obtain, ing of the first folio!

or to conceive, nyderstand, construe. At least Remediate, able to give remedy. KL. 4, 4. receiving in the same play 3, 1. is ready ap- Remembrance, rosemary. (wh. s.) F. 4, 5. prehension.

Remorse, pity, tenderness. T. 5. M. 1, 5. Recheat, recal, retreat, a certain set of notes, b Hf. 4, 1. MM. 2, 2. MV. 4, 1.; point of con

sounded on the horn, to call the dogs off. science. 0. 3, 3.

MA. 1, 1. From receptus, fr. recept, recet. Remorseful, compassionate. TG. 4, 3. to Reck, to heed, care, calculate. AL. 2, 4. Remove, journey, poststage, rest. AW.5, 3.

H. 1, 3. Sax. reccan, goth. rahnan, to number, Render, confession, account, giving up. Cy. rathjan, oldg. ruiten, to reckon.

4, 4. 11.5, 3. Reckless, careless, heedless, indifferent. M. to Render, to confess, declare, give op. Cy. 3, 1. TG. 5, 2.

5, 5; to describe, state, give. AL. 4, 3. Reckonings. M4.5, 4. are persons, to whom Rendezvous He.2, 1. in a seose misconstrued,

is to be given thank, or deprecation, to whom the result. one owes thank, or deprecation. A term occa- to Renege, to deny, renounce. AC. 1, 1. KL. sioned by For this I owe you.

2, 2. Reclusive, shut np, secret. MA. 4, 1. From Rcpaire, place of resort, appointment. MM. reclusus catachrestically used.

4, 1. WT. 5, 1. to Recoil, to rebound, jump back. bhf. 3, 2. to Repair, to make up, to give force, to 0. 3, 3. WT. 1, 2. From the fr. reculer.

strengthen. bHf. 5, S. to Record, to sing, applied particularly to birds.

Repeal, to recall, Rb. 2, 2. 0. 2, 3. TG. 5, s.

to Repine, to grumble, murmur, mutter against, Recorder, a flite, or pipe, flageolet, birdpipe. to be angry with. Co. 3, 1. TC. 1, 3; to rue. MD. 5, 3. H. 3, 2. Douce's Ill. of Sh. II, 249.

alif. 5, 2. Record, document, original writing. bhf. 4,7; memorandum. Rc. 5, 4. Upon record,

to Reprieve, to absolve. AW. 3, 4. Properly

to write down anew, or recant, retract. From according to the mention of history. AC. 4, 9. Recount ment, relation, report, recital. AL.

the germ. Brief, kin to the gr. gruphō, middle

lat. breve, old franc. priafo, priafan, gebriafan, Recourse, frequent course, repetition. TC.5, 3.

germ. verbriefen, to strengthen, confirm by Rector, priest, parish. AL. 4, 3.

writ, document. to Recure, to cure again, to recover, or simply Reprisal, retaliation, boot, prey, alld. 4, 1.

Repriefe, respite. MM. 2, 4. to cure. Rc. 3, 7. Redbreast, motacilla rubecula L. alld. 3, 1.

Middlelat. reprensaliae, repreysalliae, reprae TG, 2, 1.

saliae, it ripresagliq, fr. représailles, from Redlattice, a lattice window painted red; the

reprehendere, to seize again, to recover. Kio customary distinction of an alehouse, in Sh's

to praeda. time, b7d. 2, 1. Hence redlattice phrases ale- Reproof, confutation. alld. 1, 2. house language. MW.2, 2.

to Repugn, to resist, fight against, allf. 4, 1. Red plague, red pestilence. T. 1, 2. Co. 4, 1.

Lat. repugnare. Rede, reade, reed, advice, knowledge, learn- Request, reputation, credit, honour. Co. 4, 3. ing. H. 1, 3.

to Requite, to reward, retaliate. 0. 4, 2. to Reduce, to bring back. Rc. 5, 3.

to Rescue, to save, deliver. KJ. 2, 2. TG. Reechy, reeky, smoky, black with smoke,

5, 4. greasy. MA. 3, 3. Co. 2, 1. H. 3, 4. From Resembleth. TG, 1, 3. used as quadrisyllable, to reek, kin to the hebr. ruach, wind, riach, as if it were written resembeleth. A liberty to smell, germ. riechen.

chiefly with words, in which I or r is subjoined Reek, vapour, smoke. Co. 3, 3.

to auother consonant, as country, remembrance, to Refer, to offer, propose. Cy. 1, 1.

angry, Henry, monstrous, assembly, Douglas, Reft, from to reuve, to take away. CE. 1, 1. humbler, nobler, England. MA. 4, 1. Cy. 3, 3.

to Resolve, to dissolve. H. 1, 2. Regiment, government, sovereign sway. AC. to be Resolved, to be convinced, satisfied, 3, 6.

informed. JC. 3, 1. S. Gifford's Ben Jons. I, Regreet, salutation, greeting again. MV. 2, 9. 34. V, 68. VI, 399.

of high Resolve aHf. 5, 5. of high mood, to Regreet, to greet again, to salute. Rb. 1, 3. highininded, hightempered. to Reguerdon, to reward. aHf. 3, 4. Resort, recourse, concourse. TG. 3, 1. Reguerdon, reward, recompense, return. alls. Respect, prudence, circumspection, caution. 3, 1. S. guerdon.

TC. 2, 2. KL. 1, 1. Of good respect, of honest Rein, haughtiness. TC. 1, 3. Metaphor taken mind, faithful. JC. 5, 5. from a horse, that bridles.

Respective, respectable. TG. 1, 3; respectful. Rejointure, reunion. TC. 4, 4.

KJ. 1, 1; careful. MV. 5, 1. RJ. 3, 1.

4, S.

KJ. 3, 1.

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