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NB. The quotations being made by the initial letters, S signifies Sonnets; TL Tarquin and Lucrece; PP 'The

passionate pilgrim; La Venus and Adonis; P Pericles; alld, 6 Hil first and second part of King Henry 4; He Henry 5; ahl, olll, chi the first, second, third part of Heury 6; Hh Henry 8; MD Midsummer - nights dream; E Comerly of 'errory; T'S Taming of the shrew; Tg Two gentlemen of Terona: TC Troilus and Cressida ; T'A Timon of Athens; Tan Titus Andronicus; TN Twelfihuight; Rc Richard 3; Rb Richard 2; RJ Romeo and Juliet; I Love's labour's lost; KJ king John: MV Merchant of Venice; AW All is well that ends wel; M A Much ao about wothing: AL As you like it; MIX Merry wives of Windsor; MM Measure for basure; li T Winter's tale; K King Lear; JC Julius Caesar; AC Antony and Cleopatra ; Cy. Cymbeline ; Cu. Coriolanus; V. Othello; 1'. Tempest.

A.

to Accite, to excite, call, sommon. blld. 5, 2.

2, 2. TAn. 1, 1. to Abate, to cast down, deject, subdue, de- to Accommodate, a favourite fashionable

press the mind, Co, 3, 3; to prejndice, dero word in Shk's time, of a fluctuating and loose gate. Cy. 1, 5; to cease, allay. Hle. 2, 1; to meaning, somewhat like to please, favour, com

contract, cut short, abridge, shorten. MD.3, 2. ply, ridiculed therefore, bHd. 3, 2. Abatement, decrease, privation, diminution. to Accost, to draw near, to appropinquate, apKL. 1, 4.

propriate. TV. 1, 3. AB Cbook, catechism. KI. 1, 1.

Account (germ. Kunde ) notice ; reckoning, to Abet, to confirm, support, Rb. 2, 3. cf. to answer, responsion. MA. 2, 1, 4, 1. Co. 4, 6. bait.

H. 1, 5; esteem, MV. 3, 2. Rc. 3, 2. Abhominable, pedantic erroneous affectation to Accoutre (from the middle latin costura, coof more

correct speaking, for abominable. tura, coutura, cultura, colere) to apparel, LL. I, 1.

dress, trim, prank up. MP. 3, 4. JC.1, 2. to Abide, to dwell, sojourn, tarry WT. 4, 2; to Accuse, accusation, a Hd. 2, 2.

answer, to be answerable, and therefore to fine. to A cquittance, to acquit, absolve, discharge, cHf. 2, 5. JC. 3, 1. 3, 2. cf. to aby.

deliver. RC. 3 end. So acquittance, absolution, Abject, base, cootemptible, degraded. Hh. 1, requital, justification, H. 4, 7.

1. Rc. 1, 1. where it is with an additional bit- A cross, a kind of exclamation, when a sally terness for subject.

of wit miscarried, AW. 2, 1. to Able, to enable, make able , apt, fit, to sup- Action, energy, power. b Hf.5. 1; charge, trial,

port, uphold , as in trial to gain it, to warraut, accusation. bild. 1, 2. answer for. KL. 4, 6.

Action-taking, litigious, quarrelsome. KL. Abortive, issuing before its time. LL, 1, 1. 2, 2. Rc. 1, 2.

Adam Bell, Clym of the Clogne, and Wylliam About, go on, cheer up! Ha. 2, 2.

of Cloudesley were three noted outlaws, whose Abr e a 8t, properly breast at breast, therefore in skill in archery rendered them formerly as famous

one row, all together, all at once. cHf, 1, 1. in the north of England, as Robin Hood and Abridgement, pastime, chiefly dramatic. his fellows were in the midland counties. Their MD. 5, 1. H. 2, 2; sketch, Cy. 5, 5.

abode was in the forest of Englewood, not far Absolute, highly accomplished, perfect. H. 5, from Carlisle. MA. 1, 1. Cupid is so called. KJ.

1. 5, 2; ready, prepared, determined. MM. 3, 2, 1. – Language would argue them to be near1; certainly persuaded. Cy. 4, 2.

ly mythological and collective names, like Wil Abstract, list, scroll (w, s.), inventory , com liam Tell. S. Jac. Grimm Gedanken üb. Myth.,

plex. KJ, 2, 1. AC. 1, 4; MW'. 4, 2; mean off Epos u. Geschichte in Fr. Schlegel's Teutsch. drawing away from. AC. 3,6. defended by Douce Mis. 1813. Jan. p. 53 ss. Illustrations of Shk. II, 95. s. against Warbur- Addiction, bent, bias. He. 1, 1. 0. 2 2.

ton's unnecessary emendation: obstruct. Addition, title, mark of distinctiou. H. 1, 4. Abuse, deceit, puzzle ( w. s.) MM. 5, 1; slan JC. 1, 2. KL. 2, 2. AW'. 2, 3. 4, 2. 0. 4, 1.

der, detraction. bHf. 2, 1. cHf, 3, 3; decay. Addle (parallel the avglosax. aidlian, aegrotare, JC. 2, 1.

corrumpere, adel, engl. ail) rotlen, empty. to Abut, to confine. He. prol. cf. butt.

JC. 1, 2. RJ. 3, 1. to Aby, to abide, fine, pay dear, stand to. MD. to Address, to prepare, make ready. MIV. 3. 5. 3, 2.

MD. 5, 1. LL. 2, 1. H. 1, 2. AW. 3, 6. M.2, 2. Academe, for academy. LL. 4, 3.

BHD. 4, 4. Accessary, (accessory) complice, culprit. Rc. to Adhere, to be fit, convenient, apt, meet,

seasonable, suitable M. 1, 7. Accidence, the elements, rudiments of gram-to Adjourn, to delay. Cy. 5, 4. germ. vermar. MW. 4, 1.

tagen.

1, 2.

SO,

as

Admittance, fashion, accomplishment of de- Allegiance, obligation and truth of a tenant, meanour. MW. 8, 3.

or vassal, addictedness. aHd. 3, 2. Adonis' gardens, flowerpots, or silver bask- Alley (fr. allée) walk, way, passage. MA. 1, 2.

ets with young plants set out in the anniversa 8, 1. H. 1, 5. where gates and alley s. ry of Adonis' death. Plin. H, N. 19, 4. Hesych. Allhallown summer, late summer. All halfalcken. Theocr. 15, 115. Hence also frivolous lows are all Saints, a festival on the first of things of no worth. allf. 1, 6.

November. alld. 1, 2. Falstaff is called to 1 dvantage, to bonily, requite, repair. Rc. old boy with passion of youth. 4, 4.

Allicholy corrnpted for inelaucholy. MW'. A dvice, knowledge, discretion, deliberation, 1, 4.

TG. 2, 4, MM, 5, 1. MY. 4, 2. Jle. 2, 2. Alligator, from the span, el lagarlo, crocoAdult crate, adulterous. Nc. 4, 4. H. 1, 5. dile. RJ. 5, 1. to Affear, to terrify. T. 4, 2. MY, 2, 9; af- to Allow, to approve. KL. 2, 4. germ. erlauben.

fere, affeer law term for to settle, or con- Alms basket, basket, into which was put

firm, save, put in security; fr. affier. M. 4, 3. the refuse meat or dishes taken off of families, to Affect, to love MA, 1, 1. TN 2, 5. bHd. 4, for giving them to the poor. LL. 5, 1.

4. TA. 1, 2; to practice, take the pains, as of Amaimon, the supposed name of a fiend MW. alliteration.

2, 2 aHd. 2, 4. Affection, proposits, bent. IFT.5, 2. TG. 1, A main, jointly, together; fast, vigorously. bHf. 1. MI, 2, 2. 14. 2,1. MI'. 2, 8; fancy, ima 3, 1. cHf. 2, 5. 4, 8. allf. 1, 1. 7C. 5, 9. gination, W'T. 1, 2.

to imaze, to confound, perplex. AL. 1, 2. Affined, linked in affinity. 0.1, 1.2, 3. TC. 1, 3. Cy. 1, 3. to Affront, to meet, face, eucouuter. H. 8, 1. to Àmble (parallel ambulare, jambe, jump) to WT. 5, 1. Cy. 4, 3.

go differently, to halt, to limp, walk affectedly, to Affy, to betrotil, alliance, promise. bHf. 4, quaintly 11.3, 1. to strut, prance. Rc. 1, 1. 1; to trust, confide. Tin. 1, 1.

A me s-acc, or ambs ace, (fr. ainbes) two aces, Agat, metaphorically a very diminutive person, the lowest chauce on the dice. AW. 2, 3.

in allusion to the small fignres cut in agat for to Amerce (from the lat. merces. Du Fresne rings. bhd. 1, 2. ald.2, 4. MA. 3, 1. by no amerciare, mulctam seu poenam pecuniariam way aglet. RJ. 1, 4.

pro

delicti modo et qualitate in reum decernere) Age, advanced or advancing Time, personified. to amend, fine, make pay, to punish. RJ. 3, 1.

Rb. 2, 1. where Iohnson unnecessarily proposes A mi se, slanderously, falsely, unduly, unseaedge. S. like.

sonably. JC. 2, 2. KJ. 3, 1. TS. 2, 1. Used Aglet baby, a diminutive being, a small image as substantive, fault, misfortune. H. 4, 5. S.

or head cut ou the tag of a point, or lace, TS. 85. 1, 2.

Amort (fr. å mort) in a manner dead, spiritless, to Agnise (lat. agnoscere) to acknowledge, con dejected, sad. TS. 4, 3. aHf. 3, 2. less, appropriate. 0. 1, 3.

An, spelled commonly and, gr. lav, no, if. He. Ajar, pronounced Ajāx, furnished puns on ac 2, 4. bHf. 5, 2. with which it is also tauto

count of its similarity in sound to the two eng logically joined. cif. 5, 5. lish words a Jakes. LL. 5, 2.

Anatomy, carcass, skeleton. RJ. 3, 1. CE. 5, 1. Aiery, spelt also aery, airy, eyery, the brood TN. 3, 2. KJ. 5, 4.

or hatch properly of a jackdaw, called Feher Anchor, abbreviation of anachoret, a hermit. in Germany, or of an cagle, hawk, or other H. 3, 2.

bird of prey. Rc. 1, 3. H. 2, 2. KJ. 5, 2. Ancient, a corruption of ensign, flag, standard. to Ail, to smart, to feel sickness. WT. 3, 3. alld. 4, 2. 0. 1, 1. KL. 5, 1. AN'. 2, 4.

And. By confusion of the lines it has supplanted Aim,

, scope, mark. GV, 3, 1. CE. 3, 2; gness, you. KJ. 5, 1. repossessed therefore by Schlesurmise, gathering. 0. 1, 3. To cry aim, in gel and Voss in this manner : 'You brought in archery, to encourage the archers by crying out matter that should feed this fire Aud now etc.' aim, when they were about to shoot. Hence to Andiron, dog. Cy. 2, 4. applaud, to encourage. MW. 3, 2. KJ. 2, 1. Angel, a gold coin that bears the figure of an It is also conjectured MW. 2, s. by Douce II). angel. MV, 2, 7. CE. 4, 3. MA. 2, 3. and of Sh. 1, 70. Nares, so that the sense were: with a pun on it. b Hd. 1, 2. applaud, encourage me! instead of cride game, Anheirs, perhaps for aneirst, a provincial term cry'd game, or tried game. See however game. for the nearest way, or directly. MI. 2, 1. give aim, to stand within a convenient dis- Annerment, what is annexed , adjoint. H. 3, 3. tance from the butts, to inform the archers, to Annoy (from the fr. nuir) to hurt, to harm, how near their arrows fell to the mark, whe He. 2, 2. JC. 2, l. ther on one side or the other, beyond, or short Annoyance, wrong, hurting, harm, disadvanof it. The terms were wide on the bow hand. tage. M. 5, 1. KJ. 5, 2. 11. 3, 3. Rb. 3, 2. LL. 4, 1. or the shaft hand i. e. left and right; TC.1, 3. short or gone: the distance being estimated by Answer, retaliation. Cy. 5, 3. bows' leogths. Bows were made of English Anthem

(gr. anthymnos) burden, chorus. bhd. yew, elm, hazel. S. Douce's Ill. of Sh. 1, 397.

1, 2. TG. 3, 1. to Alarum, to alarm, make noise. KL. 2, 1. Anthropophaginian, a mock word formed Alchymy, hermetical science, gold making, from anthropophagus, maneater, cannibal. MW.

making of philosopher's stone. JC. 1, 3. S. 33. 4.5. 0.1, 3. Alderlief est, alderlefest, germ. aller- Antic, buffoon or fool in the old farces with a liebst, dearest of all. b Hf. 1, 1.

black'd face and a patchwork habit. TS. Ind. to Allay, to smooth, appease. T. 1, 7. MV.2, 2. 1. MA. 3, 1. LL. 5, 1. Ile. 3, 2. TC. 5, 3. Allayment, smoothing, assuaging. TC. 4, 4. H. 1, 5.

Antiquity, old age. AW. 2, S.

Cy. 1, 6.

ces,

were ,

Ape. To lead apes into hell, an employmentfabulous district of the old fabliaus and roman

proverbially assigned to old maids, who also according to the Persians were in hell. TS. 2, Argier, or Argiers, Algiers. T. 1, 2. 1. MA. 2, 1. Perhaps it is a symbolical ex- Argosie, a large ship either for merchandise or pression of a missed task and destination, the war. Derived from the famous ship Argo. s. ape of the indian mythology changing the lo Louce III. of Sh. 1, 248. MV. 1, 1.3, 1. 5, 1. minous bodies of the spirits in dark ones, and TS, 2, 1. clif. 2, 6. hell being the dark region, where the luminous Argument, proof. He. 3, 1. 4C. 2, 3. 4, 5; bodies are darkened. Or is it perhaps thence, evidence, 'cause. H. 4, 4; matter, subject of that old maids have certain bents, for to indem discourse, conversation, or entertaining. M4.2, pisy themselves, as it for a missed task, 3. 3, 1. MD. 3, 2. WT. 4, 1. aHd. 2, 2. TC. wherein they do mistake yet anew? Apes were 1, 1. H. 3, 2. a fashionable pastime of Ladies.

Arma do, span. armada, a fleet of war, not to Appall, or appale, to make pale, bleak. know in England before the Spanish invasion

M. 2, 2. 3, 4. TC. 5, 5. 4, 4. H. 2, 2. in 1588. KJ. 3, 4. Apparel, packet, bundle, bunch. bHd. 3, 2. Armgaunt, lank, lean, slender, worn by miliApparent, seeming, not real, heir apparent, tary service. AC. 1, 5. It implies no way a the eldest son, next claimant, opp. to the pre contemptible sense. Gaunt is originally the sumtive or collateral heir. W T. 1, 2, a Hd. past participle of the Saxon gewanian, to wane, 1, 2.

to decrease, to fall away, and was formerly to Appeach, to impeach, accuse. Rb. 5, 2. a very common word in English. Horne Tooke Apple John, à good flavoured apple, which Divers, of Purl. II, 68. Arms here are weapons.

will keep two years; fr. deux -ans. aHd. 3, 3. Aroint, or aroynt thee, get you gone, pack bid. 2, 4.

away, run! avaunt! M. 1, 3. KL. 3, 4. It is Apples, bitten, thrown at the stage. 8. Malone still in use in the dialect of Cheshire, s. Nares at Hh. 5, 3.

sub voc. and may be of Saxon origin, relationed Appliance, advancement, aid, succour. bhd. with run. Douce Ill. of Sh. I, 370.

3, 1. where it is joined with means to boot. Arow, in a row, successively, one after the Hh. 1, 8. applying; appliment, (Old Plays 4, other, CE. 5, 1.

12.) endeavour, exertion. MM. 3, 1. AW.2, 1. to Arraign (from the goth. hring, germ. Ring, Appointed, armed, accoutred, furnished with circle, formerly the place for tilting, or fight

implements of war. bhd. 4, 1. WT. 4, 3. aHf. ing, and judging; hence arengare, aringare, 4, 2.

rengare, fr. haranguer; relationed with the Appointment, preparation, arrangement. MM. ital. scranna, germ. Schranne, Schranke) to 3, 1. Hh. 2, 2. Č. 4, 10. offer, proposition. interrogate, try, examine judicially. MM. 2, 3. Rb. 3, 3; meeting, congress, assembly. TC. 4, KL. 3, 6. 0. 3, 4. 5. where Malone takes it for accoutrements, mili- Arras, the tapestry hangings of rooms, from tary preparations. All those significations are the town in Artois, where the principal manuinvolved in the general one of settlement, con

facture of such stuff was. There was often a cert, agreement. Remember punctum temporis. very large space between the arras and the walls, to Apprehend, to commit (wh. s.) He. 2, 2. so that large bolks might be concealed there. Apprehension, faculty of observing. MA. 3, MW. 3, 3. MA. 1, 3. TS. 2, 1. KJ. 4, 1. aHd. 4; idea, opinion, notion, conception. TA. 1, 1. 2, 4. Cy. 2, 2. H. 2, 2. 3, 3. Rb. 1,3. He. 3,7; denunciation, accusation. alif. Array, dress. AL. 4, 3, 5, 2. KL. 3, 4. b Hd. 4, 2, 4; arresting, imprisonment. cHf. 3, 2. 9. RJ, 4, 5. Apprehensive, he that apprehends, conceives to Array, to dress, accoutre (wh, s.) to deck. easily, quick to understand, of ready under He. 3, 3. KL. 4, 7. standing, germ, sinnig. bHd 4, 3; susceptible, Arrearage, the rest of a debt to be payed. Cy.

irritable, sensible, easily to be moved. JC. 3, 1. 2, 4. Approbation, proof. Cy. 1, 5.

Article, A. 5, 2. a soul of great a. is someto Approve, to recommand to approbation. H. what like a s. of much value, or import, of no

5, 2. So Johnson ; but it seems rather to im common rate, Observe however, that this meanprove, advance, further, by a lawterm.

ing is rather in the fashionable affected courtApproved, experienced, tried, acknowledged. speech and mincing of Sh's time, as it is to be T's. 1, 1. MW.3, 3.

found in Lyly's Euphues. As this cant was a Approver, he that tries, Cy. 2, 4.

perverting and alteration of nature, truth and Apron-man, man that wears an apron, (also

candour by studied; conceited witticism, bomnapron, from the Sax. aforan, fr. naperon. cf.

bast, sharp pointed antithesis, coining of new supparus, operimentum. s. Douce III. of Sh. forms and significations of words etc., Shk.

II, 7.) common, vile handicraftsman. Co. 4,6. derides it chiefly by his pedants, as Holofernes Aqua vita e, strong, ardent water, originally

in LL, and elsewhere, as here. Other instances different from brandy (s. Douce Ni. of Sh. İ,

of this cant s. in differencies, infusion, dearth, 67). CE. 1, 1. TN. 2, 5. RJ. 4, 5.

definerent, extolment, umbrage, concernancy.

to Articulate, to enter into articles of agreeto Arbitrate, to determine, decide. M. 5, 4.

ment, Co. 1, 9; to exhibit in articles, a Hd.5, 1. Rb. 1, 1. RJ. 4, 1.

Ascapart, a famous giant conquered by Sir Arch, vault. TC. 3, 3. AC. 1, 1; prince, chief, Bevis of Southampton, the subject of a legend

gr. archon. KL. 2, 1. also in composition. 0. arv ballad. bHf. 2, 3. 4,1. (archimock) KJ. 3, 1. lih. 5, 1. (archhere-Ascaunt, ascaunce, ascance (parallel the gr. tic) TA. 5, 2 (archvillain ) like the germ. skaios, the lat. scaevus, germ. schief, the Erz in Erzketzer, Erzschurk.

engl. asquint (KL. 5, s.) askew, to squint, Ardennes, forest in the french Flanders, be ital. cansare, scansare) across, awrily. H.4,7. tween Charlemont and Rocroy, was to Shk. thel TS. 2, 1.

wh. s.

con

Aye, ay,

Aspersion, sprinkling. T. 4, 1.

culiarly offensive to female ears. s. Gilford's Assay (fr. essai) try, taste. KL. 1, 2. M.M. 3, 1. Ben Jonson III, 410. VI, 92. VII, 308. 0. Pl. TA. 4, 3.

III, 260. WT. 4, 2. MD. 3, 1. It was also the Assinego, or asinego, a young ass, a silly customary appellation addressed by a jester or fellow, fool. TC. 2, 1. A portuguese word.

fool, to a female of matronly appearance, as to Assubjugate, to lower, discredit. TC. 2, 3. uncle was to a man. Nares s. voc. Assurance, conveyance, deed. TS. 4, 2. M. to Avoid, to go, depart, retire. Cy. 1, 2. CE. 4, 1.

4, 3. bilf. 1, 4. From the latin evitare. to Assure, to affiance, betroth. CE. 3, 2. KJ. to Avouch, to assert, confirm, attest. MIV. 2, 2, 2.

1. MM. 4, 2. MD. i, 1. WT. 4, 2. Rc. 1, 8. Astray (from the ASax. straegan, spargere,

KL. 2, 4. M. 5, 1. Kin to avow, from the dispergere, to scatter, to stray. Horne Tooke middlelat. advocare, avvare, to call or sum

Div. of Purl. 1, 463.) out of way. MD. 3, 2. mon the seller of a stolen thing, in order to Astringer, austrin qer, ostringer, a faulconer, Avouch, proof, testimony, H. 1, 1.

detect the thief. gentleman falconer; fiom ostercus, austercus, Authentic, regularly bred or licensed; an epi

a gosshawk, tercel (wh. s.) AW.5, 1. to Åtchieve, to ove naster, overcome. TS.1, 1.

thet for a physician. AW. 2, 3. cf. Ben Jonson

II, 136. TAn. 2, 1. to get, acquire. MV. 3, 2. Atchievement, getting, acquisition. bhd. 4, t0 Authorize, Accentuation prevalent. S. 35. 4. TC. 1, 2. 4, 2. comiug to end, terminating.

to Award, to acknowledge, avouch, adjudge. He. 3, 5; exploit, got excellence. II. 1, 4.

MV. 4, 1. to decide by law. Rc. 2, 1.

to Away with, to bear with, to endure. bHd. Atomy, atomie, atom, mote flying in the sun.

3, 2. cf. Ben Jons. II, 319. III, 400. 0. Pl. I, AL. 3, 2. 3, 5. RJ. 1, 4. blid. 5, 4. where Nares takes it for a corruption of anatomy,

278. Properly it seems to make a way with one,

to accompany, associate.

Awful, lawful, under due awe of authority, to Atone, to make concord, to reconcile, cile. AC. 2, 2. Rb. 1, 1. TA. 5, 6. Cy. 1, 5.

reverend, worshipful. bHd. 4, 1. TG. 4, 1.

cHf. 2, 1. 0. 4,1; to come to a reconciliation, to agree. A work, on work, into work. KL. 3, 5. H. 2, 2. AL. 5, 4. Co. 4, 6.

Awry, across, obliquely. bHf. 2, 4. Rb. 2, 2. Atonement, reconciliation. MW. 1, 1. bHd.

T'S. 4, 1. 1, 1.

ever. MD. 1, 1. 3, 2. M. 4, 1. TA. to Attach, or attack (relationed to touch, take, 5, 2. 5, 6. TC. 3, 2. KL. 5, 3. H.3, 2. in Greek

tago, tango) to seize. LL. 4, 8; arrest, lay hold of. C£. 4, 1. W'T.5, 1. Rc. 1, 3. RJ.5, 3.

aei, germ, ewig Attaint, base and weak abjectedness, stain,

B. spot, blot. He. 4. ch. TC. 1, 2. Attainture, also attainder, the being attaint-to Babble, blab, bauble, to prate, chatter.

ed, caught either io a crime, or by infection, MA. 3, 3. TV. 1, 5. He. 2, 3. where Malone hence convicted, or stained in the same time. unnecessarily reads table. bif. 1, 2. The hybrideous nature and compo- Babe, also the little figure of one's self reflected sition of this word fluctuating and tottering in the pupil of another's eye, on looking closely between tago, tango, to touch, and tingo, to into it. To which sh. is supposed to have die, allows and excuses also an ambiguity and alluded. TA. 1, 2. "Joy had the like etc.' duplicity of the siguification, that may be Baboon, ape, babion, babian, bavian. MW. justified by logical inference.

2, 2. 0. 1, 3. Attorney, procurer, agent. CE. 5, 1; autho- Baccare, stand back, go back. TS. 2, 1. In

rity, commission, deputation. Rc. 5, 3. From allusion to the proverb Backare, quoth Morthe old word attorne, or atturne, to perform timer to his sow,' and the affectation of a service,

knowledge of Latin. to Attorney, to supply by substitution of em- Bachelor, a young man not yet married. AW. bassies. WT. 1, 1.

2, 3. Middlelatin baccalarius. Attribute, awfulness, account, honour. TC. to Back, to mount a horse. a Hd. 2, 3; to assist, 2, 3. 11. 1, 4.

support, reliere , defeud , to keep free another's Avaunt, dismission, disband, discard. Hk. 2, 3. back. clif. 1, 1. TAn. 2. 3. RJ. 1, 1. Audit, balance of an account. M. 1, 5. Cy. 5, 4. to Backbite, to bite from behind; hence to Co. 1, 1. Hh. 3, 2.

slander, defame. BHD. 5, 1. Auditor, he that examines audits. afld. 2, 1, Backfriend, false friend. AL. 3, 2. Audrey, corruption for Etheldreda in AL. Backtrick, a sort of artificial jump. TN. 1, 3. Averdupois, avoir du pois, weight, properly Backward, as subst. for background. T. 1, 1.

of goods, or ware, (middlelat. averium, ave- Badge, token, sign. TAn. 1, 2. MF. 1, 3. LL. Tum, avere , averia, avera, germ. Habe.) bHd. 5, 2. MA. 1, 1. In Shk's time all the servants 2, 4.

of the nobility wore silver badges in the form to Averr, (from verus) to prove as true. Cy. 5,5. of a shield on their liveries (blue coates. TS. Augrehole, hole of a bore. M. 2, 3.

4, 1.) on which the device, crest, or arms of Augurs, augury. (TG. 4, 3. H. 5, 2.) progao their masters were engraved. s. Douce's II. of stication. M. 3, 4.

Sh. I, 334. To this is alluded bHf. 5, 1. RelaAunt, (from the Lowsaxon Anke, diminutive tioned are bag, and the middlelatin words

of ana, grandmother cf. Douce III. of Sh. I. baga, bagea, bogea. s. Dufresne, 183.) sister of father or mother. Then a cant to Baffle, to use contemptuously; to unknight. term for a wanton mistress, a woman of ban' It was originally a punishment of infamy, incharacter, either prostitute or procuress, flicted on recreant knights, one part of which hawd; a manperly word for an appellation po was hanging them up by the heels. ad. 1, 2.

2, 4. b Hd. 5, 3. TN. 5, 1. Rc. 1, 1. In French Barbason, supposed name of a fiend. MW. 2, bafouer, baffoler. English old from baful.

2. Me. 2, 1. Bail, pledge, security. CE. 4, 1. blf: 5, 1. Barbed, armed or ornamented, caparisoned in Paragon the middlelatiu baiulus, ballia, it.

a warlike manner, applied only to a horse. Rc. balia, germ. Ballei.

1, 1. Corruptly used for barded, as in low Latin to Bait, to allure with grain or some decoy.

cavallus de barba, and equus barbarus for cavalRb. 4, 1; to stir, incite, exasperate. JC. 4, 3. lus de barda, and equus bardatus. MD. 3, 2. bhf. 5, 1. Related are the greek Barber's chair. Proverbial for accommodating azein, aithein, to burn; the germ. ätzen, to all bottoms. AW.2, 2. etch,' hetzen, baizen, ASax. betan, incitare; Barber monger, term of contempt, dealer in austr. oaten, aten, aiten, to warm, germ. the lower tradesmen, as taking fees for a reheizen; lat. aestus; isl. eysa; old germ. eit, commendation to the business of the family. engl. hot.

KL, 2, 2. Bait, decoy. MA. 3, 1. RJ. 1, 5. Cy. 3, 4. MI: Barful, full of hinderance. TN, 1, 4. 1, 1.

Bargulus, an illyrian pirate. bHf. 4, 1. $. Cic. Baldric, bauldric, belt. MA. 1, 1. old french

Olf. 2, 11. baudrier, middlelat. baldrellus, balteus. Bale, misery, calamity, sorrow, toil. Co. 1, 1.

Barn, or bairn, cornhouse, penthouse. aHd.

2, 3. TAn. 5, 1. T. 4, 1. where it is joined Baleful, troublesome, terrible, odious, per

with
garner,

either the same word in the gatnicious. alif.2, 1. 5, 5. bHf.3, 2; sad, sorrowful, fatal, mischievous. RJ. 2, 3.

turul form, or the transposed latin granarium.

Whence the pun with bairns, barns, children. to Balk, to heap, or pile up. alld. 1, 1. It needs

MA. 3, 4. AW.1, 3. WT. 3, 3. Relations: not to read bath'd, or bakd with Steevens. to Ban, to curse. bHf. 2, 4. 3, 2.

gr. phero, germ. fahren, to bear, wear, ge

baren. Ban, public sentence of condemnation; carse.

TA.4, 1. KL. 2, 3. publication of marriage. Ts. Barnacle, a multivalve shellfish (lepas anati1, 2. These words originally persian have the

fera L.) growing on a flexible stem, and adhernotions of tying, vainquishing, giving laws,

ing to loose timber, bottoms of ships etc., or edicts, by whom men are bound, and con

anciently supposed to turn into a Solan goose. demned too. Cf. to bind, germ. binden, winden,

T. 4, 1. s. Douce's II. of Sh. I, 23. überwinden, Band, Bund, to bandy.

Barren, dull, unpregnant. MD. 3, 2. T'N. 5, 1.

Nc. 2, 2. Co. 1, 1. JC. 1, 2. Horne Tooke Div. Band, formerly synonymous with bond. KL. 1, 1. (whereof the modern french corrupted bon)

of Purl. II, 72. explains it barred , i. stopped,

shut, strongly closed up, which cannot be obligation, by which one binds himself to pay

opened, from which can be no fruit or issue. a certain sum at a certain time. afd. 3, 2; pledge. JC. 2, 1; contract. ib., rope. TC. 1, 3.

Heuce barrenspirited JC. 1, 2.

Barricado (from bar) sconce, redoubt, intrenchBandog, dog bound with a chain, on account

ment, piece of detached fortification. TN.4, 2. of his fierceness, kept for baiting bears and

IIT. 1, 2. bulls. bhf. 1, 4.

to Barricado, to ensconce. AW.1, 1. to Bandy, to toss a ball at tennis, fr. bander.

RJ, 2, 5; to change, exchange, barter. TS. 5, Bartholomew pig, roasted pig of Bartholomew 2. KL. 1, 4. 2, 4. cHf. 1, 4; to join, çonjure,

fair, London, sold piping hot, in booths and

on stails, and ostentatiously displayed, to excite conspire, AL. 5, 1. TAn. 1, 2. alif. 4, 1. RJ. 5, 1.

the appetite of passengers. bhd. 2, 4. Bane, poison, venom. MM. 1, 3. M. 5, 3. Tan. to Base, to sing or play the base part, com5, 3. TC. 4, 2. bHf. 5, 1. where Theobaid and Base, ground, fundament, TN. 5, 1. TC. 4, 5;

monly bass, in music. T. 3, 3. Voss read bale,

prison base, or prison bass, a rustic game, to Bang, to trouble, vex, torment, pine. 0.2,1.

which consisted chiefly in running, so called TN. 3, 2.

perhaps from the place, whence begins the Bang, push, blow. JC. 3, 3

running. Cy. 5, 3. Hence to bid the base, to Banke's (dancing) horse, named Morocco, or challenge to a contest. TG. 1,2. VA. with Ma

Moraco, of wondrous quality, that was said lone XV. p. 31. Bases, plur, noun, a kind of to have been going up to the top of St. Paul's embroidered mantle which hung down from the church. Man and horse were burnt by order middle to about the knees, or lower, worn by of the pope for magicians. He is supposed to

knights on horseback. P.2, 1. Sometimes bases have been alluded to LL.1, 2. as dancing horse, denoted the hose merely. Douce III. of Sh. S. Douce Ill. of Sh. I, 212. Gifford's Ben Jonson 125. derives it from the french bache, a woman's

II, 152. Drake Shk. and his time II, 186. petticoat. Banneret, ribbon. AW. 2, 3.

Bashful, shy, timorous, fearful, ashamed. Banquet, dessert, placed formerly in a separate MA. 4, 1. Rc. 4, 4. room,

the gardenhouse or arbour (alluded to Basilisco, a foolish knight in Soliman and bHd. 5, 3.) to which the guests removed, when

Perseda, an old play. KJ. 1, 1. they had 'dined; feast, o7. 3, 3. MA. 2, 1. Basilisk, cockatrice, (wh. s.,) an imaginary creaT'S. 5, 2. M. 1, 4. Ih.5, 3. RJ. 1, 5.

ture. WT. 1,2, b Hf. 3, 2. Cy. 2, 4; S. Douce's to Barb, to shave, dress hair and beard. MM.

Ill. of Sh. II, 14; a species of ordnance, or 4, 2.

cannon. aHd. 2, 3. He. 5, 2. bøf. 3, 2. Rc. 1, Barb, a kind of hood, or muffler, which covered 2. Douce I, 424.

the lower part of the face an 1 shoulders. It is Basta, it is enough, an italian word. TS. 1, 1. proposed TA. 4, 3. window'd barb for window Bastard, born out of wedlock, whoreson. MM. barne, or window bars; ornaments and hous 3, 2. LL. 5, 1; a kind of sweet spanish wine, ings of horses in peace or at tournaments; a of which there were two sorts, white and brown. barbary horse.

ald. 2, 4.

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