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Uprighteously, sincerely. MM. 3, 1.

3, 4. (wag thy tongue). Rc. 3, 5. Cy. 4, 2. Co. Upspring, upstart (Rb. 2, 3.), one insolent 2, 1. from sudden elevation. H. 1, 4.

W age, hire, pay given for service. bHd. 5, 1. to Up swarm, actively, to gather in a swarm, TĂ.3, 2. Hh. 4, 2. Fr. gage. to drive together cHd. 4, 2.

to Wagc, to hire, to pay wages to. Co.5, 5; Upward, top or height. KL. 5, 8; upright

to be opposed as equal stakes in a wager. AC. staying. MA. 3, like Owleglass, whose coffin

4, 12. stood so. Urchin, hedgehog; one class of fairies. T.1, 2. Wager, bet. TS. 5, 2. Fr. gageure, from

to Wager, to bet. H. 5, 2. 0. 4, 2. 2, 2. MW. 4. 1. Douce's Ill. of Sh. 9. 14. From

vas, vadis. the lat. erinaceus; and the welsh erch, ter- Waggish, wanton, roguish, cunning, subtle. rible.

Cy. 3, 4. Usage, conduct, demeanour. KL. 2, 4.

Wagtail, motacilla alba L. KL. 2, 2. U sances, usuries. MV. 1, 3.

to Wail, to lament. M. 3, 1. Rb. 3, 2. Rc. 2, 2. Use, usance. S. 6.

AC. 3, 2. TC. 4, 5. RJ. 4, 5. Lat. ejulure. Utis, utas, the eighth day, or the space of Weinrope, rope, halter of a waggon (con

eight days after any festival; merry festival, tracted wain, kio to wag, gr. ochos, lat. vehi, festivity. bHd. 2, 4. It is derived commonly

osc. vejae, plaustra.) TN. 3, 2. from the scot. utass, wiast, kin to the fr. huit. Wainscot, inner wooden covering of a wall. Notwithstanding one remembers easily the giant AL. 3, 3. Holl. Wandschott, hamb. WagenOtus, who with Ephialtes fettered Ares, and schott, exquisite, knurless, fine veined oaken was therefore the wrathful, bantering, scoffing,

boards for fine joiner's work. No doubt the of course a sort of bugbear. Whence Schlegel simplest etymology is wain's (wall's) coat translates very well : hier wird der Teufel los

(wh. s.) wall's lining. seyn,

Waist, fank, side and middle of the body. to Utter, to vend, sell by retail. WT. 4, 3. MM. 3, 2. LL. 4, 1. KJ, 2, 1. alld. 2, 4. bHd. Utterance, extremity of defiance. Cy. 3, 1. 1, 2. aHf. 4, 3. TC, 2, 2. H. 2, 2. Goth.

To th' utterance, till one of the combatants wahst Matth. 6, 26. sax, waestm Luc. 19, 3. was slain. M. 3, 1. Fr. à l'outrance.

franc. giuuahsti, germ. Gewächs, from wachsen,

icel. avox, aux, kin to autumn, W.

gr. auxā, auxano, engl. to eke, wh. s. to Wake, to sit up in a festive manner, like

keeping a nightly feast. II. 1, 4. to Waddle, to shake in walking from side to Wallet, a bag, in which the necessaries of a

side. RJ, 1, 3. Kin to wade, germ. wuten, traveller are put. TC. 3, 3. From valise, ital. watscheln, gr. budizein, pūs, lat. vadum, valigia, germ. Felleisen, kin to bolgia, fr. vadere, it. guado, gr. hodos, batos, fr. gué, bouge, oldgall. and middlelat. bulga, germ. germ. Pfad.

Balg, Fell, engl. pelt, lat. villus, vellus, to Wade, to walk through water. Rb. 1, 3. germ. Vlauss, engl. budget, kin again to bag, S, to waddle.

pocket, pack, baggage, belly, bulk (wh. s.) Wafercake, a kind of thin cake. Hic. 2, 3.

gr. molgos. Fri gaufre, kin to favus, germ, Wave, Waliel. Walleyed, anciently whall, and whaule eyed, to Waft, to move, carry, lead, or guide glauciolus, having white eyes ; cf. to glare. easily. cHf. 3, 3; to turn. WT.1, 2; to beckon

TAn. 5, 1. KJ. 4, 3. Dodsl. old. Pl. III, 186. with the hand. CE. 2, 2. Kin to wave , swag From bald, pale, lat. pallidus,, gr. polios, (s. swagbelly), germ. weben.

phalos, phalios , phalakros, pellos, peleios, Waftage, passage, passing over by water.

germ. falb, engl. fállow. TC. 3, 2.

to Wallow, to roll one's self.. Rb. 1, 3; to W afture, signal, motion. JC. 2, 1.

riot. TC. 3, 2. Kin to walk, well, welter, Wag, a merry droll. LL. 5, 2. WT, 1, 2. alld. hale, gr. allein, ellein, to vault, Luth, walchen;

1, 2. It seems kin to wag, gr. agein, germ. perhaps to swallow, germ schwelgen. bewegen, to the engl. quick, wh. s., perhaps Wan, pale , bleak. AC. 2, 1. $. to wane. also to the fr. gai. But MA.5, 1. the old copies Wand, switch, shall. MV. 1, 3. bilf. 1, 2. read: If such a one will smile and stroke his Sc. and dan. vaand. beard, And sorrow, wagge, crie hem, when to Wane, to decrease, to be gone, pale. H.2, 3. he should groan. There is a world of emenda- Rc. 3, 7. MD, 1, 1. tions, conjectures on this passage. Johnson Wane, decline, deminution. MD.5, 1. Likewise printed And, sorrow, wag, cry; hem when as wunt, and the germ. Wahn, lat. vanus, he sh. g. absurdly enough! Malone: In sorrow from the old welsh particle an, gr. aneu, lat. wag i.e. to play the wag; ingeniously, but not sine, germ. ohne, in compounds un; icel. van, regarding enough the shakspearean use of the Hence wanhope, wangrace, wanluck, verb, wh. s.; Steevens: And, sorry wug, i. e. wanthrift, wantrust, Wahntrauen, Wahnunfeeling humorist! to employ a pote of glaube, Wahnwitz. festivity, when his sighs ought to express con- W'anion in the phrase with a wanion, as it cern; Theobald wage; Hanmer and Warburton seems, equivalent to with a vengeance, or with waive; Tyrwhitt: und sorrow gagge; cry etc. a pulalle. P. 2. 1. Gifford's Ben Jons. V, 149. overabsurdly! The simplest reading seems to. 232. Old Pi. III, 210. JI, 324. Nares derives be: And sorrowing cry hem (i. e. cry courage, it from the sax. wanung, detriment. a term of festivity. S. Tyrwhitt) when he IV anton, voluptuous, luxurious, idle, loose.

petulant, froward, licentious, garnesuma; waga to Wag, to move, stir, to go off. TAn. 5, 2. gish. MW. 1, 2. MA. 4, 1. Rb. 3, 3. Hh. 3, 2. shake. MV, 4, 1. bhd. 5, 3. II. A. 5, 2. RJ. 2, 2. From the gr. hedone, like


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wise as for hedő, hado, was also the form manship say for this: in alle Sättel gerecht, handano.

fit for any saddle. To raise the waters, to Wappen'd, worn, weakened, sick. TA. 4, 3. let spring the waters, fig. to begin with im

The same as waped, dejected, crushed by petrosity. MV.2, 2. misery. Kin to the scot. wap, engl. whip, Watergall, watery appearance in the sky, kin to quip, kip, sax. hweop, germ. Wip, attending the rainbow. TL. 227. Wippe, Schwippe, gr. koptein, germ. hauen, Waterpot, cwer with a crane. KL. 4, 6. Hieb, Hippe. It will therefore be properly Waterwork, in, in watercolours. bHd. 2, 1. whipt, scourged, used in metaphorical sense. to Wave, to twinkle, nod, give a sign. Co.1, 6. Ward, posture of defence. T. 1, tow. end. afd.

S. to wast.' 2,4. IVT. 1, 2; sconce. LL. 3, 1. MW.2, 2. to Wawl, to howl, owl, vaw). KL. 4, 6. Mere TC. 1, 2; tutorship. AW.1, 1; pupil, minor. varieties ! RJ. 1, 5. Fr. garde, engl. guard, from the Waren image, part of the paraphernalia of germ. wahren, gewahren, bewahren, gr. ho- a witch, by means of which she was supposed rao, oreo, õreuo, middlel. warens, warantus, to tormcnt her unfortunate victims.

It was (engl. warrani) warenda, warandia (guaranty) stuck through with pins and melted at a distance

warendator, warendare, etc. fr. garunt. from the fire. TG. 2, 4. Warden, a large hard' pear for roasting or Way of life is the common reading M. 5, 3. baking, pyrum volemum. Hence

furnishing an easy and fair image of a life Wardenpics, pies made of those pears, baked fallen in an autumnal decay, confirmed by S.

or stewed without crust, coloured with cochi- 73. Johnson's proposed Moy is therefore an neal. III, 4, 2.

unnecessary alteration.

Po have his way, War der, truncheon, or staff of command, car- to try his fortune, AW. 3, 6.

ried by a kivg, or any commander in chief, the Wealbalanced, no doubt false spelling for throwing down of which seems to have been wellbalanced, MM. 4, 3. a solemn act oi prohibition, to stay proceed- Wealsman, common wealthman. Co. 2, 1. ings. Rb. 1, 3. 6:1;: 2, 4.

to Wean, to ablactate. cH;. 4, 4. RJ, 1, 3. Sax. Ware, the great led of, a piece of furniture, wenan, germ. gewöhnen, entwöhnen.

twelve foet square, capable of holding twenty Wear, fashion, that which is worn. MM. 3, 2. or twenty four persons, at top and bottom, AL. 2, 7.

with their feet meeting in the middle. TN.3, 2. to Wear out, to consume, waste by use. TA. to Warp, to cast, as boards green, not dry. 1, 1. RJ. 5, 1; to endure, MA. 2, s.

AL. 3, 3; said of frost,, that freezing wrinkles, W e a sand, wesand, wesil, weazon, wezand, curls, crumples, shrivels the waters. AL. 2, 7.


throat. T. 3, 2. Sax. wasen, kin to which interpretation at least lies yet nearer, the gr. , aëii, germ, wehen. than Nares's weave the waters into a firm Weather, to make fair, to flatter, give flattertexture'; to deflect, swerve, deviate. MM, 1, 1. ing representations, to make the best of matters. Sax. weorpan, germ. werfen, gr. eripein, MA. 1, 2. bilf. 5, 1. thiptein, rhipein.

to Weath erfend, to shelter from the weather. Warrantize, warrant, pledge. S. 150.

T. 5, 1. Warren, hedge, inclosure, park for hares, Weavers were renowned for good singers. a Hd.

partridges, conies, pheasants. MA. 2, 1. Kin 2, 4. TN. 2, 3. to the words under ward, wh. s.

Wcdded, married, betrothed. Cg. 5, 5. Wasp, stinging fly. TG. 1, 2. WT. 4, 3. Hh. Wedge, lump. Rc. 1, 4. Kin to edge, gr.

3, 2. Tan, 2, 3. From the gr. psēn, epsēn, akē, axis, lat. acies. franc. Wepse.

to Wedge, to cleave, to drive into. Hh. 4, 1. Wa spish, peevish, morose, petulant from Co. 2, 3. TC. 1, 1.

temper. T. 1, 1. AL. 4, 3. TS. 2, 1. JC. 4, 1. Wce, extremely deminutive, small, shrunk up. Wasptongued, petulant tongued. alld. 1, 3. MW.1, 4. Wassel, wassail, a drink or beverage of ap- Weed, dress, garment. TL. 23; wild herb. Co.

ples, sugar and unhopped beer. M.1,7; drink- 2, 2. In the first meaning sax. waeda, gewaeda, ing bout, carousing, festivity, or intemperance, kin to wad, oldg. Wat , Gewand, gr. esthēs; H. 1, 4. LL. 5, 2. where wakes, wassels, meel- in the second from the sax. feod. ings, markets, fairs are joined. AC.1,4. Origin- Week. To be in by the week, an expression ally a toast, from wachse heil, be whole, or sound. taken from hiring servants, or artificers, to be Drake's Sh. I, 127. 199. Wasselcandlebid. 1,2. as sure of one's service for every time limited, Wasteful, causing waste, lavish, prodigal. as if one had hired him. LL. 5, 2.

TA. 2, 2. where wasieful cock is a prodigal, to Weon, to suppose, imagine. Hh. 5, 1. Sax. copiously running faucet.

wenan, goth, wenjan, germ. wähnen; kin to Waich, pocketclock, invented in the 14th. fond, wh. s.

century, mark of gentility, worn ostentatiously, Weeping ripe, ready to weep, ripe for weep-' hung round the neck to a chain. TN. 2, 5. ing. LL. 5, 9. chlf. 1, 4. S. ripe. afterwards more common. AL. 2, 7. Outward to Weet, to know. AC. 1, 1. Germ. wissen. watch Rb. 5, 5. outside of the watch, dial; Weird sisters, the fate sisters, or witches. nightcandle Rc. 3, 3. Drake's Shk. 1), 117. Kin M. 1, 3. Sax. wyrd, fatum. to wait, wake, fr. guet, it. badare, guacare, Welch hook, a sword of a hooked form. aHd. lat. videre, gr. idein, germ. wachen.

2, 4. Watchword, word given to the sentinels, to Welked, clouded,' obscnred, overed with know their friends. bild. 3, 2.

clouds; wound, wrested. KL. 4, 6. Germ. beWaters, for all, fit for any thing, practised, wölkt, umwölkt. The reason of the two sig

experienced, dexterous. TN.4, 2. by a metaphor nifications is the relation of this word as well, taken from a sailor, like the ital, da ogni as the german Wolke, to the sux. willigan, acqua. The Germans liking anciently the horse- wealcan, volvere, revolvere. IIorne Tooke

Div. of P. II, 319. gr. elo, ello, eilö, eileo, Where, whereas. Co. 1, 1. P. 1,1. TG. 3, 1. elissö, eilisso, eliktos, elix, kelő, kellő, killo, alld. 4, 1. bHf. 3, 2. KL. 1, 2. TI.. 114. kellos, kyliö, kylö, kylindo, germ. kollern, Gifford's Ben Jons, III, 309. VIII, 375. koltern, Welle, Quelle, engl. well, welkin, Where, as subst. for place. KL. 1, 1. welk, wheel, germ. Walze, Felge. Johnson's Whereas, where. biif. 1, 2. sight' therefore was stark welked and dim, Whey, the thin or serous part of milk, from when among a world of words he grasped weal

which the gramous part is separated. M. 5, 3. in the signification of protuberance, a word, TĄn. 4, 2. Sax. hwaeg, scot. whig, whigg. that again by the lat. callus, the germ. schwi!- Whiffler, fifer marshal, officer who cleared len, Schwiele is to be reduced to the same the way for a procession. He. 5. ch. S. Warton root, though its signification was wholly alien to 0.3, 3. Kin to whiff (H. 2, 2. where whiff to the sense here required. And this instance

and wind), germ. Pfill, from the gr. a7. S. may confound those haughty, or shy and over- weasand. modest scholars, that would fain condemn all While, whiles, until. M.3, 1. TN.4, 3. Gifford's study of etymology and analogy.

Ben Jons. V, 20. Welkin, sky, firmament. LL. 4, 2. MD, & 2; Whileare, whilere, whyleare, ere while, eye of any colour, because it rolls. WT. 1, 2.

formerly. T. 3, 2. S. welked. Well found, of acknowledged excellence. Co. to Whine, to whimper, to lament in low mor2, 2.

murs, to moan meanly and effeminately. KL.

2, 2. Co. 5, 5. Goth. gaunon, sax, warian, Well liking, thick, plump. LL. 5, 1. said of

germ. weinen, hebr. avon, or gavon, misery, wit, and joined to gross aud fat. S. Steevens. disastre. Well seen, accomplished, well approved. TS. Whinid'st is the reading of the folio TC. 2, 1. 1, 2.

from whinid, a different spelling of vinew'd, Wench, originally a young woman, without

finew'd, mouldy. In the Anglosax. finigean contemptuous by-meaning. 0. 5, 2. Kin to the

is to corrupt, decay, wither, fade, pass away, gr. gynē, engl. queen, sax. cwen, dan. kun.

to spoil in every manner, and finichlaf is a to Wend, to go. CE. 1, 1. Germ, wenden, corrupted or spoiled loaf, whether by mould, to turn.

or any other meaus. It is kin to the fr. faner, Westwardhoe, seems a trip to Tyburn, and évanouir, it. fango, lat. vanus , engl.

faint, as a current phrase became title of a comedy fen, germ. finnig. So Horne Tooke Div. of by Decker and Webster 1637. But TN. 3, 1. P. II, 60. To those we add the gr. phthuno, it seems only an exclamation without any al

phtheő, phthiö, phthino, phthiry tho, from lusion.

peto, petao, ptēmi, and the assonated onthos, Wether, ram. This word is here mentioned, bonthos, monthos, stench, stink, rankness, as restored by Warburton and Voss for brother's

perhaps also pyö, pytho. The reading therein this passage of T4. 4, 3.: It is the pasture fore of the quartos unsalted, as glossematical, (not pastour, defended and forcibly explained is unsalted. by Johnson) lards (for the corrupt lords of the Whipster, nimble babe, or fellow. 0.5, 2. old copy) the brother's sides, The want that Wkipstock, stock, or handle of a whip; the makes him lean (not leave, a confusion obvious, whip itself, particularly a carter's whip. TN. as bhd. 1, 1. and Ah. 5, 3.) This emendation 2, 3. P. 2, 2. is, as Maloue said, so far removed from the Whirligig, a toy that turns. TN. 5, 1, From original, as to be inadınissible; whence Malone

whirl, kin to curl, purl, world, germ. 1'irrel, proposed breacher's, occurring AL. 3, 2. AC.

Querl, Quirl. 3, 3. Unaptly! Nares therefore restored browser's, i. e. sheep's; the best emendation of Whist, silenced. T. 1, 2. such a doubtful passage! s. to browze, and to whistle off, to dismiss off the fist by a

compare the gr. bryo, bröskā, bröseio, broiēr. whistle; a term in hawking. 0. 3, 3. Drake's Whales bone, a simile for whiteness. LL.5, 2,

Shk. I, 270. From the sax. hwistlan, to wheeze, depending on the ignorant confusion of wory White, the central part of the mark upon the

lat. fistulare. with whalesbone, Steevens. Whule, spelled also sometimes hale, is pers. wal, oldgerm.

butts in archery, with a pin of wood in its Wel, gr. phalē, phalaina, lat. balaena. centre. TS. 5, 2. What what, partly, partly, chiefly in con- Whitefaced shore is called Albion, the chalk

junction with the preposition with. MM. 1, 2. promontory. KJ. 2, 1. cf. KL. 4, 6. aHd. 5, 1.

Whiteherring, fresh herring, opp. to a red, Wheel, perhaps the burden (wh. s.) of a song. or dry one. KL. 3, 6.

H. 4, 5. The origin of the word (s. welked) Whitster, a bleacher of linen. MW. 3. 3. argues at least somewhat that returns, revolves. Whitsun, pentecost. He.2, 4. WT. 4, 3. Either Drake Shk. 1, 591. refers it to the popularity white sunday, or the eighth counted from of spiosters' songs.

Listern. I. ałe. TG. 2, 6. Drake's Shk. I, 179. to Wheeze, to pant, breathe with noise. TC. Whittle, small claspknife. TA. 5, 3. 5, 1. Cf. to whistle.

to Whiz, to hiss , -shrill, warble. JC. 2, 1. Kin W helk, wale, wheal. He. 3, 6. S. welked and

to wheeze, wh. s. compare the gr. helkos, lat. u!cus, eugl. ulcer, Whoobub, hubbub, a loud noise, accompanied

with exclamation. WT. 4, 3. Whelp, young dog. aHf. 1, 5. Kin to the lat. vulpes, gr. alopēx, hebr. Keleb.

to Whoop, to cry out, to exclaim with astonWhe'r for whether. CE. 4, 1. bHf. 3, 2. VA.

ishment. He. 2, 2. AL. 3, 2. 51. S. 59. Gifford's Ben Jons. V, 428. VIH, Whooping, measure, reckoning. AL. 3, 2. s. 208.




Wide, wide off the butt, or mark, in archery;, Withers, the elevated part of the horse's neck

preposterously, remotely from the present busi- betwist the mane and shoulder, aHd. 2, 1. H. ness. MA. 4, 1.

3, 2. Germ. Widerrist, from to rise, germ. to Wield, to handle, manage, brandish. KL. reisen, to go upwards. 1, 1. KJ. 1, 1.

St. Withold, opponent and protector against Wight, person, creature. 0. 2, 1. TC. 4, 2. the assaults of the Incubus, or night mare. KL. MW. 1. . LL. 1, 1. He. 2, 1. From the germ. 3, 4. Drake's Sh. I, 347. somewhat.

Wittol, a tamne cackold, knowing himself to Wild, My father is gone wild into his grave be so. MW.2, 2. From to wit, wot, weet, to aHd. 5, 2. my wildness is buried with him. cf. know. Hh. 2,1. To turn wild, to distract. TA. Wittoly, having the qualities of a wittol. MW. 5, 1. where Warburton against the hair cor- 2, 2. rects mild.

Wizard, a wise person; a male who used the Wilderness, wildness, MM. 3, 1.

arts of witchcraft. bHf, 1, 4. Rc. 1, 1. From to Will, to make will, to command, order. the german wissen. allf. 1, 2.

Woe, woeful, sorry. T. 5, 1. S. 71. Will you, nill you, whether you will, or not. Woebcgone, defeated by woe, deeply involved TS. 2, 1.

in woe. bHd. 1, 1. Wiles, wickedness, malice, cunning. TC. 1, 2. Wold, plain, or open country, withont wood.

Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 324. derives it from KL. 3, 4. Anciently old, ould, kin as it seems the sax. wiglian, and explains that by which to the lat. solum. one is deceived, beguiled. s. guileful.

Wolvish. S. tongue. to W’imple, to veil, or hoodwink. LL. 3, 1. to Woman, to unite to a woman. 0. 3, 4; to

Fr. guimple, middlelat. guimpa, from the gr. act the part of a woman, to affect suddenly peplon. Douce's lll. of Sh. I, 222.

and deeply, as a woman. AW. 3, 1. to l'ince, to kick, jerk. KJ. 4, 1. H. 3, 2. Womantired, pecked by a woman, herpecked. Winchester goose, a swelling produced by WT. 2, 3. S. to tire.

a disease contracted in the stews. Hence in Wont, custom, usage. H. 1, 4. bHf. 3, 1. derision and scorn. allf. 1, 8. TC. 5, 11. Wonder ten days, wonder over wonder, exDouce's Ill. of Sh. II, 65.

cessive wonder. Cy. 1, 7. because the proverb Wincot, or Wilnecote, a village in Warwick

says: a wonder lusts but nine days. shire near Stratford, with an inn kept by Maria Wood, wode, wild, mad, crazy, frantic. MD. Hacket TS. ind. 2.

5, 1. 2, 3. aHf. 4, 7. TG. 2, S. where would l'ind, to have in the, to know the scent. AW'.

of the folios is nonsense. Sax. wod, ind. wodan, 3, h.

furor, germ. Wuth, kin to the gr. aithein, to tn Wind into, to spy the wind. KL. 1, 2.

burn, lowgerm. boiten, heizen, by an original Winds corrupted for ininds. AC. 1, 2.

word us, et, esch, meaning fire. Windlace, windlass, a machine for winding Woodbine, wild honeysuckle; bindweed, conup great weights; art, contrivance, subtleties.

volvulvus. MD. 4, 1. Perhaps woodbine for H. 2, 1.

bindweed is one of the innumerable errata risen to Wink, to close the eye and open again for by a negligent and thoughtless copier, sparing

slumbering, to slumber. Cy. 2, 4; to wink at, the trouble of turning a word, he had begun to connive, indulge. He. 2, 2. TA. 3, 1. Germ.

by the end. winken.

Woodcock, a kind of snipe; cant term for a to l'innow, to fan, separate the grain from fool. TS. 1, 2. 0. 1, 8. H. 1, 3. MA.5, 1. All.

the chaff; to sist, examine. 6 Hd. 4, 1. Hh.5, 1. 4, 1. TN. 2, 5. cHf. 1, 4. owing to the facility, TC. 3, 2. H. 5,2. Kin to fan, van, by the with which they suffered themselves to be lat. vannis.

caught. Winter tames man, woman and beast. TS. TVoodman, a forester. MIV. 5,5. Cy. 3, 6;

4, 1. according to a proverb: wedding and ill whorehunter. MM. 4, 3. wintering tame both man and beast.

Woolward, dressed in wool only, without to l'interground, to protect against the in

linen. Imposed in penance, or token of huclemency of' winter. Cy. 4, 2.

miliation. LL. 5, 2. Wire, thread of metal. AC. 2,5. Lowsax: Fyr, to Word, to indite by words, to praise. Cy. 1,5.

Wyrdrath, kin to the fr. virer, germ. kehren, Word, motto. P. 2, 2.
lat. vertere , gr. ggrun, lat. curvus, engl. Work, embroidery. 0. 3. 3.

World, a wonder, wonderful, matter of adto Wis, to know, suppose, think. MV. 2, 9. miration. 7'S. 2, 1.

S. to weet, wot. Gifford's Ben Jons. I, 108. Worm, serpent. MM. 3, 1. Gifford's Ben Jons. Wisp, small twist of straw or hay, as a mark II 391. It was believed to cause death without

of opprobrium to an immodest woman, a scold. pain. AC. 5, 2; poor creature TS, 5, 2. cHf. 2, 2.

to Worry, to touze. He. 1, 2.; tear in pieces, Wistly, staringly, steadfastly, earnestly, with KJ. 4, i. Rc. 4, 4; to choke. WT. 5, 2. He.

eager attention, wistfully. Rb. 5, 4. . 53. 2, 2. Kin to the germ, worgen, würgen , kin Wit whither wilt thou, a sort of proverbial

to gurges, Gurgel, gr. gargarizein, fr. gorge. expression to hint a want of command over Worse, to be the , to laint, languish. bild. the fancy, or inventive faculty. AL, 4, 1. The

2, 4. phrase to keep warm one's wit, (Hawkins Orig. Worser, irregular comparative. T. 4, 1. İ, 142.) is a common one, as wit to keep one's Worship, reverence, respect, dignity, authority, self warm MA. 1, 1. Five wits TN. 4, 2. KL. preeminence. ald. 3, 2. WT. 1, 2; adoration, 3, 4. $. 141. are common wit, imagination, religious service. KJ. 4, 8. Sax. weorthscype, fancy, estimation, memory.

as it were worthship.

Worshipful, claiming respect, reverend, re- Wrist, the jointare or hand, the hand. KJ. spectable, high noble. Kj. 1, 1.

4, 2. Cy. 5, 4. H. 2, 1. Worsted stocking, woolen yarn stockings, to Write, to qualify one's self. bhd. 1, 2.

so called from Worsted in Norfolk, where Writhled, wrinkled. alf. 2, 3. there were many woolmanufactures; a sign of Wroth, wrath, auger, indignation. Some poverty. KL. 2, 2. as silken stockings brought commentators explain misfortune. MV. 2, 9. into England in the second year of Elizabeth, Kin to the icel. reidr, angry, sued. wred, gr. 1560, soon became very common and were erecho, erethizo, erizū, erido, eris, lat. rixa,

worn even by persons worth only fourty pound. Sax. wridan, torquere, kin to wrath, wreath, Worthies, the nine, famous personages class- wh. s., wrangle, wh. s., raddle, riddle, wrong,

ed together arbitrarily, consisting of three wry. Horne Tooke Div, of P. II, 256 gentiles: Hector, Alexander the Great, Julius to Wry, 'to swerve, go obliquely, to stumble. Caesar; three Jews: Joshua, David, Judas Cy. 5, 1. Kin to the precedent, and signifying Maccabaeus; and three Christians : Arthur, therefore to distort, put awry, to turn to. Charlemagne, Godfrey of Bullen. They were subjects of Christmass entertainments. LL.5, 1. bHd. 2, 4.

Y. to Wot, to know. Rb. 2, 2.2, 1. 2, 3. cHf.

4, 7. Co. 4, 5. TAn. 2, 1. WT. 3, 2. TG. 4, 4. S. to weet.

Y is syllable prefixed to participles, correspond

ing to the german ge, as yclad for clad, Wounds of a murdered person were supposed

dressed, trimmed, apparell’d. b#f. 1, 1. ugleped, to bleed afresh at the approach or touch of the called. LL. 1, 1. 5, 2. So ymade, yspread, murderer. Rc. 1, 2.

ydone, yfalle, ygadered, yben, jborn, to Wrangle, to brawl, scold, quarrel. aHf ybroughe, ybroken, etc.

2, 4. JC. 4, 2. T. 5, 1. Mw. 7, 1. LL. 4, 1. Yard the timber cross the mast of a ship, ÁC. 2, 2. 1, 1. 0. 3, 4. Kin to wrong, germ. on which the sails hang. T.1, 2.; an area in ringen, renken, anciently wringen , wrungen, the stage, where the common people stood to engl. wry.

see the exhibition. Malone's hist. acc. of the Wrangler, brawler, scolder. TC. 2, 2.

engl. stage p. 50. Horne Tooke Div. of P. to Wrap, to involve totally, to cover, veil. II, 194. KL. 4, 7.5, 2. T. 1, 2. ciif

. 1, 4. TAn. 4, 2. Yare, ready, nimble, quick, active. AC. 3, 7. Kin to the germ. werben, and raffen, greifen. 5, 2. T. I. MM. 4, 2. From the sax. gyrran, to Wreak, to revenge. RJ. 3,5. Sax. wraecun,

to prepare.

Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 195. wreccean, goth. wrikan, icel. reka, persequi,

Kin to the germ. gern, gieren, begehren, sax. affligere, punire, laedere, perdere, kin to

geornian, engl. yearn, scott. gharn, yore, wretch, rack. Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 322. germ. Rache. In lege Sul, wargus for expulsus. Yarely, quickly, neatly, readily, skilfully.

yarne , yerne. extorris.

AC. 2, 2. Wreak, vengeance. Co. 4, 5. TAn. 4, 8.; fit of passion. ib. 4, 4.

Yea forsooth knave, a knave, that always Wreakful, reveugeful, wrathful. TA. 4, 8. to Yean, to ean, lamb, ewe, to bring forth

says yea, forsooth, supple, pliant. bHd. 1, 2. TAn. 5, 2.

lambs. cHf. 2, 4. S. eanling: Wreakless, reckless, retchless. cHf. 5, 6.

to Yearn, yern,

to agitate, move. Rb. 5, 5. Wreath, garland, crown. JC. 5, 8. KL. 2, 2.

lle. 2, 3. S. yare. Kin to the gr. krissos, germ. kraus, again, Yell, dismall howling. TA. 4, 3. 0. 1, 1. From to kirkos, krikos, Kreis, lat. gyrus, gr. the germ. gellen, hallen, gr. kalein, hebr. gyrus.

kol, vos. to Wreck, wrack, to destroy by dashing on Yellows, a disorder in horses. TS. 3, 2.

rocks, or sands. Tle. 4, 1; to ruin. H. 2, 1. Yellow n e88, jealousy. MW. 1, 3. Yellow was Kin to the gr. rhessein, rhēkein, germ. bre

considered as characteristic of that passion.

Yeoman, owner of a fief. BHD. 2, 1. He. 3, 1. chen, engl. break, wrest.

aHf. 2, 4. cHf.1, 4. H. 5, 2. Scot. ghuman, Wren, motacilla troglodytes. MD. 3, 1. M.4, 1. bHf. 3, 2. Rc. 1, 8. KL. 4, 6. It is called

yuman, yoman, according to Jamiesou from

gemein, but rather from the gr. ge, land, wren of nine, viz eggs TN. 3, 2. because it

bottom. lays ten, or nine eggs at once, and the last hatched of all birds are usually the smallest to Yerk, jerk, to kick out strongly, as horses.

He. 4, 7. and weakest of the whole brood. to Wrench, to sprain, draw. Co. 1, 3.; distort Yest, froth. WT. 3, 3. Sax. gyst, celt. jas, bHd. 2, 1. where it is used like to wrest, wh. s. oldg. jäsen, gären, gäschen, gr. zeein.

Kin to wringle, wrangle, (wh. s.) ringen. Yesty, frothy. M. 4, 1; light, frivolous. H. Wrench, shift, colour, subterfuge. TX. 1, 2.

5, 2. to Wrest, to wreath, wrap, twist, tarn about, to Yield, to give; applied to the gods, to bless.

to misconstrue, wrench. MV, 4, 1. bHf. 3, 1. AC. 4, 2. M. 1, 6. Sax. geldan, to change, bHd. 4, 2. TAn. 3, 2. S. Horne Tooke Div. of

to pay, icel. giallda, germ. gelten, scot. yald, P. II, 372.


allattein. Wrest, active, or moving power. TC. 3, S. Younker, young person, chiefly dupe, thoughtto Wring, to squeeze hard, to pinch. T. 1, 2. less person. alld. 3, 3. MV.2, 6; youth. cHf.

MA.5, 1. H. 3, 4; to wrestle, struggle. MA. 2, 1. 5, 1. Cy. 3, 6.

Your, nearly equivalent to a, any. AC. 2, 7.

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