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Brabble, quarrel, petty broil. TAn. 2, 1. LL. 4, 1. Compare brack, brake, braid, the
Brace, a couple. cHf. 2, 5. TC. 4, 5. LL. 5, 2. gr. thaõ, the ssở.
Brach, bitch', wh, see. Ind. TS. 1. aHd. 3, 1. Breast, musical voice, fine voice. TN. 2, S.
KL. 1, 4. 3, 6. 'Tis the germ, word Brack, 8. Gifford's Ben Jonson VII, 412. The

germ. Bracke, lowlat. bracco, fr. brac, brachet, Brust, anciently Burst, from the gr. prosthē, braque , ital. bracco, holl. braak, all together before, in front. formed out of the natural sound of a gnarring to Breast, to front (wh. s.) He. 3. ch. dog, greek braző, rhazo, rhoizo, rhoző, rho- Breast-plate, crosset, plastron. bhf. 3, 2. theo, rhathiazo, rhyző.

to Breathe, to let recover one's breath. Bhd. Braggart, bully, boaster, swaggerer. MA. 5, 1, 1. to promote free respiration, to take ex

1. MV. 3, 2. AW. 4, 8. Co. 5. 5. TA. 4, s. ercice. AW. 2, 3. KL. 2, 2.

Breathing while, time sufficient for drawing Braid, deceitful, crafty. AW. 4, 2. Horne Tooke breath, any very short period of time. Rc. 1, II, 47. deriving it from to bray , to bruise,

3. V A. 190. pound, finds here an allasion to Prov. 27, 20. to Breech, to whip, jerk, flog, punish as a schooland refers it to old bad qualities of Bertram,

boy. Ts. 3, 1. (where breeching for breechof whom he could not get rid , bruised even in

able, liable, to be whipped) MW. 4, 1. a mortar. It seems however too far fetched and Daggers breech'd with gore M. 2, 3. having the word is rather kin to the Sax. bred, the

their hilt, or breech covered, tainted with blood. gr. phradēs, the lat. fraus.

So Steevens. Douce, however Ill. of Sh. 1,877. Brain, from the Anglos. braegen, gr. bregma, Brecd-bate, one that breeds bate, hatches,

covered as with breeches. scull. MW. 3, 5. AL. 2, 7. to Brain, to beat or dash out the brain. T. 3, makes strife, or contention. MW. 1, 4. 2, of course to defeat, destroy. MM. 5, 1.

Breeder, female, dam. cHf. 2, 1; she that Brain-pan, scull, vessel that contains the braios.

breeds (compare brat), mother, bringing forth. bHf. 4, 10.

H. 3, 1. Brainsick, distempered in the brain, mad, im- Breeding, education. MV. 2, 7. WT. 1, 2. 4,

3. He. 3, 1. AC. 1, 2. petuous, aHf. 4, 1. bIIf. 5. 1. TC. 2, 2.

Briar, shrub of bramble. T. 4, 1. AL. 1. 8. Brainish, mad. H. 4, 1.

A. 4, 4. Tin. 2, 4. cHf. 2, 4. Co. 3,8. ComBrake, thicket, furzebush, thornbush. MM. 2, 1. MD. 2, 2. 3. 1. bHf. 3, 1. Hh. 1. 2. It ap

pare frit, bristle, the gr. phrittein, vigere, partains to the gr. rhassā; rhēsso; rhe ko, to Bribe-buck, in the old copies brib'd buck, a

krissein, krissos. tear, break, whence rhakos, aeol. brakos, rhakalon, brakalon, relationed to break, breach,

buck beg'd by the keepers. From the fr. briber, breech, broach. On the other senses of this

to beg. MW.5,5. Perhaps it is got in d. thiev

ish, unlawful manner, the word liking someword s. Nares.

what to the fr. fripier, fripon, from the lat. to Brandish, to swing, shake, wave, flourish,

rapere, gr. harpo, harpazo, to rob. wield. Rb. 4, 1. bhd. 1, 2. M. 1. 2.

Bridal, state of bride. 0. 3, 4. Brat, progeny, offspring; child, by way of Bridge, upper part of the nose. TA. 4, 3.

contempt. WT. 2, s. bhf. 1, 3. 5, 5. Rc, 1, 3. Briej, a short writing, as a letter or inventory. 5, 5. Co. 4, 6. Cy. 2. 3. Kin to breed, brood, alld. 4, 8; speech. AW. 5, 3. 2, 3. in which from the gr. blyö, bryo.

latter passage others understand the favour of to Brave, to make a person fine, showy, splen- the king granted by patent letters. The first did. TS. 4, 3. From the lat. probus.

interpretation, however, us short speech deBravery, finery, showy dress. TS. 4, 8. Brawl, dispute, squabble, qnarrelling. CE. 5, Brief, rife, common. KJ. 4, 3.

livered just now, seems to be preferable. 1. where it varies with railings, upbraidings. Brimful, full till to the brim, brink, rand, MD. 2, 2. bHd. 2, 4. aHf. 2, 4. T'An. 4, 3; a

margin, topful. (M. 1, 5.) T. 5, 1. JC. 4, 3. o. kind of dance, performed by several persons 2, 3. Compare the gr. prymnon, the engl. rim, uniting hands in a circle and giving each other

and Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 261. continual shakes, the steps changing with the Brinded, varycoloured, checkered. M. 4, '1. tune. It usually consisted of three pas and a Properly red-brown, branded, as the cows are pied-joint, to the time of four strokes of a callid in Northengland. Compare the german bow; which being repeated was termed a double

bernen, brinnen, brehen, brennen, the engl. brawl. LL. 3, 1. S. Douce's Ill, of Sh. I, 217.

bright, brunt. In the first meaning it is kind to brabble, braç, to Bring, to attend, accompany. MM. 1, 1. O. brach, bray, gr. brazo; in the second it is

3, 1. LL. end. from the french branle, anciently bransle, spelt Brisk, blank, neat, clear, polished, trimly. also bransle by Spenser.

dressed. ahd. 1, 8; vigorous, firy, bid. 5, 3. to Brawl, to sound with poise, to boil. AL.

Compare the gr. rhoizo, brazo, brawl, bray, 2, 1.

bran, brach , brag , breathe, the lowsax. bruusBrawn, boar; hard musculous flesh, Jump or ken, brüsken, rusen, rauschen, fr. bruit,

mass of flesh. ahd. 2, 4; musculous arm. Cy. ital. brio.

4, 2. TC. 1, 8. Kin to barrow, gr. bortha, Bristle, halm of straw. TN. 1, 5; the stiff, to Bray, to beat small, to bruise. Cf. braid; starting hair of a swine. From the gr. rhitto,

to make noise, to cry, din, roar. H. 1, 4. TA. rhisso, phrisso; compare brustle, frown; frei, 2, 2. KJ. 3, 1. Compare the fr. broyer, braire, grisly, curl, hair, the germ. Borste, Bürsse,

brailler, the engl. brangle, brawl, wh. s. brush. to Break, to utter. . 2, 1. TS. 4, 5. TC. 1, Brittle, fragile, frail. Rb. 4, end. aHd. 5, 4. 3; to open, disclose, declare. MA. 1, 1. TG.

Rc. 4, 2. 8, 1. M. 1, 7. JC. 2, 1. aHf. 1, 3. To break Brize, brise, breese, bree, oestrum, gadily, up, to unseal a letter. MV. 2, 4; to carve. horsefly. AC. 3. 8. TC. 1, 8. Like the germ.


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Bu Bremse, formed from the sound; compare the to Bruise, fr. briser, to break small, to squash, gr. bremo ; the lat. fremo.

crush, (to which it is joined Co. 2, 3.) push. to Broach, to spit , transfix. He. 5. chor. TAn.

Rc. 1, 1. 4, 2. MD.5, 1. aHf. 2, 3; to tap. allf. 3, 4. Bruise, contusion, boil. MA. 5, 1. cHf. 2, 3. TA. 2, 2; to profer, publish, pro- to Bruit, to report, noise about, to rumour, pagate, give out. cHf. 2, 2. AC. 1, 2 TAn. announce by alarum. bhd. 1,1. H. 1, 2. M. 5, 2, 1. TS. 1, 2. Compare break, middlelat. 7. aHf. 2, 3. broca , tun; fr. broche.

Bruit, report, rumour. cHf. 4, 7. TA. 5, 3. Broad, gross. TA. 3,4; quite. TAn: 2, 2. Com- TC. 5, 10. Fr. bruit. S. to bray , brisk. pare the germ. breit, the gr. platys.

Brunt, anciently brount, heat, hot, ardent Broad side, full charge, volley. bhd. 2, 4. assault, attack. Co. 2, 2. The germ. Brunst, Brock, badger, frequently as term of contempt. from burn, anciently to bren, germ. brennen, TN. 2, 5.

gr. pyr, fire. S. brinded. Horne Tooke Div. of Brogues, a kind of coarse wooden shoes Cy. 4,

Parl. II, 167. 306. 2. Burt letters from a gentleman in the north Brush, brunt, push, fight, strife, fray, shock, of Scotland to his friend in London etc. (5 ed.

assault. bHf.5, 2. TA. 4, 3. TC. 5, 9. Compare

bristle. with an introd. and notes by R. Jamieson. Lond. 1822. II. 8.) 1, 73. calls them 'a sort of pumps

Bubukle, carbuncle, bladder, blister , pustule. without heels, which keep little more from the

He. 3, 6. where it is associated to whelks and wet and dirt, than pone, but serve to defend

knobs. It seems the deminutive of bubo, botcha the feet from the gravel and stones.' Kin to

pestilential sore , gr. bubon, bombon, from the

swoln form. breeches, germ. brechen, gr. brachys. to Broke, to deal, or transact a business, par- Buck, liquor or lye for washing linen ; quantity ticularly of an amorous nature. AW.3,5. From

of linen, washed at once. bHf. 4, 2. In a pun the Sax. brucan, to be busy. Gr. prassein,

with buck (from the gr. aix, goat) MW. 3, 3.

It is the germ. word Bäuche, from Buche, pegraga. Broker, matchmaker, pander, gobetween,

beech, gr. phêgos, lat. fagus, whence bäuchen, pimp, procuress. TG. 1, 2. TC. 3, 2. CHF. Bucket, spelť also boket, bouket, vessel to

lowsax. büken, ital. bucato. 4, 1.

draw water out of a well. KJ, 5, 2. Rc. 4, 1. Brooch, ornamental buckle, pin, loop. AW. Kin to beacon, wh. s.

1, 1. Rb. 5,5. TC. 2, 1. Kin to broach, broche, Buck-basket, basket in which linen was carried pin, tongue, by which it is fastened,

to be washed, or bucked. Falstaff's adventure to Brooch, to ornament or adorn with a brooch. in the buckbasket. MW. 3, 3. is said to allode AC. 4, 13.

to a story of Ben Jonson being so sent hume to Brook, to bear with, to endure, abide. in a state of ebriety.

(wh. s.) CE. 4, 1. LL. 4, 2. Rb. 3, 2. aHd. 4, 10 Buckle, to fight, cope. a Hf. 1, 2. 5, 4. cHf. 1. 5, 4. aHf. 1, 3, 4, 1. bHf. 1, 1, 4, 9. 5, 1. 1, 4; to fasten with a buckle, or a ring with cHf. 3, Q. 5, 6. Rc. 1, 8. 3, 7. Co. 1, 1. TA. 3, a tongue. M. 5, 2. Buckle is the fr. boucle, 5. TAn. 2, 1. Rc. 1, 1. JC. 1, 2.

shield, from the boss, or stud. TC. 3, 1. Brook, rivulet MV.5, 1. AL. 2, 1. cHf. 4, 8. to Buckler, to shield, to screen. bhf. 3, 2.

Compare the gr, rheo, bryö, blyző, bryko, TS. 3, 2. brycho.

Bucklers, shield. To give the bucklers , Broom groves, perhaps birchen groves.

T. yield, or lay by all thoughts of defence. MA. 4, 1. From broom, kin to the gr. rhamnos, 5, 2. The phrase to take up the b. for to conlowsax. Bruam.

tend seems to argue, that to give here is, to Brow, eyebrow, front. WT. 2, 1. Sad brow, surrender, to lay aside, to give away, although

frowning. MA. 1, 1. AL. 3, 2. As it is the the buckler were not the prize.
pers. ebru, the island. brun, bryn, the gr. Bucklersbury, a street in Shk's time inhab-
ophrys, it signifies an eminence, height, point, ited chiefly by grocers, pepperers , apotheca-
hill, strand, and figuratively culmination, ries, druggists, who sold all kind of herbs, green
highest degree, flower, top, summit. Hence as well as dry cf. Ben Jons. VIII, 154. MW".
you look as if you held a brow of much dis-

3, 3.
traction. WT. 1, 2. you seem uttermost dis-Buckram, linen cloth, stiffened with gum.
tracted ; and like a gallant in the brow of aHd. 2, 4. bHf. 4, 7.
youth. bHf. 5, 2. in the top, flower, splen- Buck - washing MW. 3, 3.
dour of youth. Johnson's conjecture blow is Bud, first shoot of a plant. MA. 4, 1. Compare
therefore superfluous.

the gr. byő, to swell, strut by warmth and Brown ists, a sect founded by Robert Brown wet, phyā, phyton, lowsax. Botze, fr. bouton, of Rutlandshire, who spent great part of his

ital. bottone. life in several prisons, to which he was com- to Budge, to move, stir. T. 5, 1. cHf. 5, 4. mitted for his steady adherence to his own give way. MV. 2, 2. TS. Ind. 1. allf: 1, 3. particular opinions, as a violent opponent of RJ. 3, 1. S. to bodge. the discipline and ceremonies of the church of Buffet, flap on the shops, box on the ears, England. He died in gaol at Northampton, cuff. aHd. 2, 3. H. 3, 2. AC. 1, 4. in 1630. TN. 3, 2.

to Buffet, to cuff, box. JC. 1, 2. He. 5, 2.
to Browze, brouwze, browse, brouze, to knap, Buff-jerkin, a leathern waistcoat; afterwards

gnaw off. AC. 1, 4. WT. 3, 3. Cy. 3, 6. Com- one of the colour thence called buff, a dress
pare the Sax. brysan, conterere, old engl. to worn by serjeants and catchpoles. CE. 4, 2.
brise. (Horne Tooke II, 292.) bruise, the gr. ald. 1, 2.
bryko, brysso, whence to bruttle, brut, brutte, Bug, bugbear, frightful object, TS. 1, 2. WT.
again the gr. rhao, rhaio, rhassó, brosko, 3, 2. cif. 5, 2. Cy. 5, 8. 'H. 5, 2. TC. 4, 2.
broo, broseio, brukos, brūchos, and

Douce's m. of Sh. I, 328. Related to bo, ipd.


bhi, to frighten, pers. bim, fear, sanscr. buskin) with high heels and coming up to the bhima (s. bopeep) puck (wh. s.), the indian middle of the leg. MD. 2, 1. Bugha, or moon's ball, the tungusian Bugi, Busky. a Hd. 5, 1. the same as bosky, woody. and slav. Bog, or bug, probably a buck and to Buss, to kiss. KJ. 3, 4. TC. 4, 5. bad spirit.

Buss, a kiss. BHD. 2,4. 3, 2. Compare the pers. Bugle-horr, small hunting horn. MA. 1, 1. buseh, lat. basiun, fr. baiser, 'ital. baciare,

Bugle is derived from bugill, a buffalo, or switz. Butsch, austr. Bussel, Busserl, bussen. any horned cattle, kin to buf, buffle, gr. Guttural form is the gr. kysai, and the germ. tus.

küssen. S. Douce's ml. of Sh. I, 403. Bulk, massiness; body. Rc. 1, 4. H. 2, 1; balk, to Bustle, to make noise, to excite tumult. Rc.

jut of balks. 0.5, 1. Kin to belly, isl. belg. 1, 1. JC. 2, 4; to make haste, to dispatch, Jat. pellis, germ. Balg, middlelat. bulga, gr. be quick. Rc. 5, 8. bolgidion, budget, pocket, fr. bouge, ital. But, otherwise than. T. 1, 2. TS. 3, 2; only bolgia, lat. villus, vellus, germ. Vlauss. In AC. 1, 1. 3, 9; without, unless. ÁC. 4, 10. the latter signification it touches to balk.

From the Sax. butan. S. Steevens and Horne Bullet, ball of a gun. He. 4, 3. MA. 2, 3. AW. Tooke Div. of P, I, 190. 335. Douce's Ill. of 3, 2. bHd. 2, 4. 4, 3.

Sh. I, 332. Bully, braggart, bravo, hector, braggadoc- But-shaft, a kind of artow used for shooting

chio. He. 4, 1. MD. 4, 2. MW.2, 1. also bully- at butts, formed without a barb, as to stick ruck, bullyrook. MW.1, 3. 2, 1. 4, 5. from

into the butts and yet be easily extracted. RJ. bull. S. Bug.

24. LL. 1, 2. Bum, arse. MM. 2, 1. MD. 2, 1. TA. 1, 2 In Butt, mark to shoot at. 0.5, 2. AC. 5, 1. cHf.

Shk's time it was stuffed with brane. S. Drake's 1, 4. From the fr. bout.
Shk. and his time. II, 104.

to Butter, to besmear with butter. KL. 2, 4. Bump, boil (wh. s.), bunch. RJ. 1, s.

Butterwoman's rate to market AL. 3, 2. Bumper, brimmer, brimful, topful glass. b Hd. is call'd a sort of foul and common numbers in

5, 3. Kin to the germ. Humpe, from the gr. poetry. kyo, kybo, kymbo, whence kybę, kybos, kym- Buttock, rump, haunches, breeches. AW.2, 2. , kymbos, kypellon, the lat. cymbium. The domineering idea of these words is that of

Co. 2, 1. CE. 3, 2. Compare poder, and the being bellied and hollow, covering, conceiving,

gr. byttos. containing

Button. Bachelor's button, ranunculus bulboBumbard. s. bombard.

sus, carried in pocket by young men for knowBung, stopple for a barrel; low lived term of ing the love of their lasses by its encreasing or

reproach for a sharper, or pickpocket. bhd. withering. S. Smith note to MI'. 3, 2. 2, 4. In the cant language it meant a pocket, Buttre 88, prop supporting the but-end of a and a purse. The french bonde, bondon, germ. building, support. M. 1, 6. Perhaps from the Spund.

fr. poutre. Bunting, terraneola et rubetra, a sort of lark, Burom, easily bended or bowed to one's will, building the nest in hedges, on the earth, or

obedient; gay, lively, nimble, merry. He. 3, in the corn. AW.2, 5.

6. Compare the germ. biegsam. S. Horne Tooke to Buoy, to swim easily, to lift itself, to float.

Div. of P. II, 218. KL. 3, 7. From buoy, a cork, wood or tub, to Buz, to hum, as gnats, flies, bees. TAn.3, 2. sign of the anchor and shallows.

Hh. 3, 2. cHf. 2, 6. TS. 2, 1. Rb. 2, 1, cHf. Burder, chorus, verse repeated in a song.

3,1; to suggest. bHf. 1, 2. AL. 3, 2.

Buz, seems a kind of cabalistical word used by Burglary, housebreaking. MA.4, 2. No doubt the impostors in their invocations. H. 2, 2. for burglayery, as burglar has the forms burg

6. Gifford's Ben Jonson IIII, 36. V, 368. Douce's larer, burglerer, burglayer, which leads to

ml. of Sh. 2, 230. the gr. leia, leis, prey.

Buszard, fowlhawk. Rc. 1, 1; coxcomb. TS. Burgonet, burganet , contr. burgant, a kind

2, 1. of helmet, a burgundian casque. bHf. 5, 2. By', lakin, by our ladykin, or lady. MD. 3, 1.

AC. 1, 5. to Burn daylight, a proverbial phrase appli

C. cable to superfluous actions. MW. 2, 1. RJ. 1, 4.

Cabin, cottage. TN.1, 5. Compare the gr. kyo, Burned, burnt, infected by the venerian disease. kydā, kytho,

keuthö. KL. 3, 2.

to Cabin, to confine in a cabin. M. 3, 4. to Burst, to break, split, crack. TS. ind. 1. Cable, anchor-rope. AC. 2, 7; metaphorically,

bHd.3, 2. 0. 1, 1. Compare the germ. bresten, occasion, cause, reason, matter. 0. 1, 2. From bersten, to break, the gr. rhēssē, rhēgo, rhē- the gr. kaminos ,


gomena. ko, rhecho.

Caddis, a kind of coarse ferret, or worsted Burton on the heath, a village in Warwick- lace. WT. 4, 8.

shire, southern at the Avon, eighteen miles Cade, barrel, cask, little tun. bhf. 4, 2. From from Stratford, Close by Stratford the village the gr. kados, lat. cadus, from chao, to be

Wildecotte, or Wincot, renowned for its ale. hollow and comprehend. Bush. Good wine needs no bush, a proverb Cage, inclosure for birds; jail, prison. Cy. 3, 3.

alluding to the bush of ivy, which was usually ÀL. 3, 2. bHf. 4, 2. hung out at vintners' doors. AL. epil. – S. to Cain-coloured, yellow, or red (hair) which, lime,

being esteemed a deformity, was by common Bushel, a measure of eight gallons. MV. 1, 1. consent attributed to Cain and Judas. MI', 1, 4. Buskin'd, tragically truss’d,

with Canecoloured of some editions is misspelling *a shoe or boot (of which the diminutive is and misunderstanding.

13 *

tuck'd up,

KJ. 3, 4.

lat. Sapra,

Caitiff, scoundrel, slave. MM. 2, 1, 5, 1. AW. to Canopy, to cover with a canopy or balda

3, 2. Rb. 1, 2. Rc. 4, 4. T'A. 4, 8. KL. 3, 2. chin, to overshade.

RJ. 5, 1. 0.4, 1. The fr. chétif, lat, captivus. Cantle, corner; part, share. a IId. 3, 1. AC. &, Cake, a kind of delicate bread. Compare the 8. Compare the gr. kanthos, the germ. Kante,

germ. kochen, Kuchen, lat. coquere. My (our) the ital. canto, the fr. coin, chanteau, chantel, cake is dough, a proverb implying the loss of lat. quantulum. S. Douce's Ni. of Sk. I, 432. hope, or expectation; a cake which comes out Cantón, corrupted for canto, song. TN. 1, 5. of the oven in the state of doogh, being con- or rather cenio, as it is used in a contemptible

sidered as atterly spoilel. Ts. 5, 1. 1, 1. meaning. to Calculate, to prophesy out of the stars. to Canvass, to sift, try, test, examine. aHf. JC. 1, 3. bIlf. 4, 1.

1, 3; in an obscene sense. bhd. 2, 4. Compare Calf's-skin. Fools kept for diversion in great

the gr. kannabis, hemp and tow - for canvass families were often distinguished by coats of

is a sort of coarse cloth, packcloth, sailcloth calfskin, with buttons down the back. KJ. 3, 1.

and kanabos, cane, or stalk, done over CE.4, 3.

with wax or clay in modelling, Cali polis: A character in a bombastic tragedy to Cap; to take off the cap, to court. 0.1, 1: of 1594 the battle of Alcazar, where Muhamed

to strive alternately by rhimes. He. 8, 7. offers to his wife lion's flesh on the point of his Cap, top, principal. řa. 4, 8. sword. Bd. 2, 4.

Capable, subject to, susceptible. KJ. 3, 1.

H. 3, 4; fit or qualified for hereditary succesCaliver, a small seagun, aHd. 4, 2. bHd. 3, 2. sion. KL. 2, 1. perceptible, intelligible. AL. Call, decoy bird, instrument for alluring birds. 3, 5.

Capacity, capaciousness, compass, circumfeto Call in, to confiscate, retire, repeal, attach, rence, TN. 2, 5. seize, draw in. Rb, 2, 1.

Caparison'd, accontered. AL. 3, 2. From the Callat, callet, calot, strumpet. WT. 2, 8. turk. ciaprack, covering, germ. Schabracke.

KJ. 5, 1. bHf. 1, 3. cHf. 2, 2. 0.4, 1. Gifford Caper, capriole. To cut capers. TN, 1, 8. to Ben Jons. III, 277. Calote in french a sort cuper. Rc. 1, 1. fr. cabrioler. Kin to chèvre, of cap once worn by wuntry girls. From designating poverty or meanness it seems to to Capitulate, to make head, to form insurdenote depravity and vice.' cf. the same VI, 30. rection, aHd. 3, 2. May be from to callet, to rail; or from the Capocchia, the feminine form of the ita). word hebr. callah, bride; or kalal, to be mean, capocchio, a fool. TC. 4, 2. contemptible.

Capon, a billet - doux. LL. 4, 1. S. bill. Calling, vocation, state, charge, office, func-Captain, used as adjective, chief, more extion. aHf. 3, 1.

cellent, or valuable. TA. 3, 5. Camelot, a town in Somersetshire, now called Captious, like capable (0. 3, 3.) capacious,

Camel, near South - Cadbury, much celebrated recipient, capable of receiving. AW.1, 3. as one of the places, at which king Arthur Carack, carrack, large ship of burden, galleon. kept his court. KL. 2, 2.

0. 1,,2. Camomile, chamomile, the more it is trodden Caraway, s. carraway.

on, the faster it grows. aHd. 2, 4. Allusion Carbuncle, a precious stone that was believed to Johu Lyly's Euphues.

to have the property of giving out a native Can, a kind of cup. TN. 2, 2, Compare the light without reflection. Co. 1, 4. Cy. 5, 5. cf.

sanscr. kandha, pers. kondy, gr. kantharos, ÀC. 4, 8. H. 2, 2. supposed to be the gem austr. Kand'l. Deminutive is cunakin. 0.2, 3. described in TAn. 2, 4; a plaguesore. KI. germ. Kannchen.

2, 4. to Can, to know, be skilful. H. 4, 7,

Carcanet, carkanet, carquenet,

neckchains. Canary, a quick, brisk dance, the music of CE. 3, 1. S. 52.

which consisted of twn strains with eight bars to Card, to mix, debase by mixing, aHd. 3, 2. in each. AW. 2, 1. LL. 3, 1; S. Douce's Ill. reestablished by Steevens for Warburton's of Sh. I, 220. wine from the Canary islands, 'scarded. by some called sweet sack. MW.3, 2. S. Douce Card, mariner's compass; properly the paper, 1, 73; corrupted for quandary, confusion, on which the points of the winds are marked. perturbation, hurry. MIV.2, 2.

M. 1, 3; metaphorically, pattern , type. H.5, 2. Candle's ends, to drink off. A piece of roman- By the chard, with great exactness true to a tic extravagance, lor practised

point, H. 5, 1. From the lat. charta. gallants, deemed to be a formidable and dis-Cårder, woolcomber. Ah. 1, 2. agreeable flap dragon. bIld. 2, 4.

Care kills a cat, proverb signifying the Candle-holders were maskes at entertainments, weight and murdering, destroying power of

were in use at and after Shk's times. S. Douce's care, allading to the supposed tough or nineIll, of Sh. II, 179.

fold life of a cat.MA. 5, i. RJ. 3, 1. AL. 1, 5. Candle-stick was very commonly pronounced aHd. 1, 2. canstick, as it is spelled also in the old quar-Career, careires. To pass

the careires, a tos. ahd. 3, 1.

military phrase for running the charge in a Candle-wasters, rakes who sit up all night tournament or attack. Used metaphorically.

and therefore waste much candle. MA. 5, 1. MW. 1, 1. Equivalent is to run the career. Canker, wild rose, dogrose, cynosbaton. MA. LL. 5, 2. S. Douce's Ill. of Sh. I, 54. 1, 8. aHd. 1, 8. S. 85. 54. 70. 95.

Carl, boor, countryman; ill tempered brutish Cankered, spiteful, malicious, sullen , peevish. person. Cy. 5, 2. also carlot. AL: 3, 5. churl, KJ. 2, 1.

cherl, sax. ceorl, goth. and isl. karl, from Cannon. S. clamour.

caer, hebr. ir, kirjah, keret, town. Canon, rule, law. H. 1, 2. Co. 3, 1. TA. 4, s. Carman, one that leads a car. MM. 2, 1.


Carnation, gilliflower. WT. 4, 3.

Casso ck, any loose coat, but particularly a Carol, joyful song. MD. 2, 2. Kin to the gr. military one. AW. 4, 3. The span. casaca. choros, gyros, choir, churn, querne.

S. Gifford's Ben Jons. I, 62. VIII, 126. Carouse, more than ordinary quantity of liquor, to Cast, to throw; to compute, calculate (wvb. s.)

large draught. TS. 1, 2. AC. 4, 5. It seems reckon. bHd. 1, 1. nearer kin to the gr. karūsis, stunning or to Cast water, to find out diseases by the indimming of the head after much drinking, spection of urine. M. 5, 3; to found in plaister than to the germ. Garaus, or Kehraus. S. or metal. AL. 3, 4. S. Douce's Ill. of Sh. I, Douce's ml. of Sh. II, 205.

303. to Carouse, to tope, tipple, drink frequently; Castilian, used as a reproach, which probably

TS. 3, 2. H. 5, 2. aff. 2, 1. where it is joined arose after the defeat of the Armada. MW. 2, to banket,

3. Castiliano volto conjectured by Warto Carp at, to censure, cavil, rebuke, find burton for volgo - courtly, solemn countenance.

fault with, flout. KL. 1, 4. Hh. 1, 1. where TN. 1, 3. it is joined with to mock. aHd. 3, 2. 4, 1. Castle, a kind of close helmet. TAn. 3, 1. TC.

MA. 3, 1. Rc. 3, 5. From the lat. carpere. 5, 2. As in a castle, in great security, as in a Carpet, a covering of various colours to spread fortified place. a Hd. 2, 1. old lad of the on floors or tables. Rb. 3, 3. S. Gifford's Ben

castle, a familiar appellation, apparently equiJons. II, 458. V, 182. From the gr. karpasos,

valent to Castilian, in its convivial sense, i. e. lat. carbasus a kind of fine spanish flax. Plin. old buck. So Falstaff is called, ahd. 1, 2. H.N. 19, 1.

Cat. Good liquor will make a cat speak, a Carpet-knights, knights dubbed, in peace, proverb alluded to T. 2, 2.

on a carpet, by mere court favour, not in the Cat a mountain, or of the m. T. 4, 1. MIV. field for military prowess. It seems only to have 2, 2. from the spanish name of wild cat, gatobeen a mock title, and was perfectly current montes. Prince of cats, RJ. 2, 4. is named as a term of great contempt for those who serve Tybert or Tybalt in the british Reynard the abominable and filthy idleness. They were cal- fox, cf. a Hd. 3, 3. WT. 2, 3. S. Gibcat. led also knights of the green cloth, and car- Cat in a bottle. MA. 1, 1. alludes, according pet-mongers. MA.5, 2. IN.3, 4. where dubb'd

to Steevens to a rustic custom, which consisted on curpet consideration is on account of his in hanging up a cat in a wooden bottle, or keg, merits or services done on carpets, in women's with soot; the sport being to strike out the chambers; trencher-knights. Ll. 5, 2. S. Douce's bottom, and yet escape being saluted by the III. of Sh. I, 105.

contents. At Kelso in Scotland it is called cat Carraway, caraway , carum carui L., a plant, in barrel.

the seeds of which being esteemed carminative Cat ai an, a Chinese, Cataia, or Cathay being and stomachic, are still used in confections, the name given to China by the old travellers. cakes, sweet meats. bHd. 5, 3. Compare the It was used also to signify a sharper, from the greek karos.

dexterous thieving of those people. MW. 2; 1. Carriage, frame upon which a cannon or ord

TN. 2, 8. nance is carried. Fle. 3. chor. behaviour, de to Catch, to get, hold on. KJ, 1, 1; to receive meanour. MA. 1, 3. Hh.3, 1. RJ. 1,4. CE. 3, 2.

any contagioa, plague, or disease. BHD. 2, 4. LL. 1, 2; course, particulars of a transaction, as in Germ. abkriegen, wegkriegen; to catch argument, import, tendency. H. 1, 1. hanger, at, to hit, guess, gather. XC. 2, 2. MA. 5, 2.

io affected courtspeech (s. article) 11. 5, 2. Catck, prize, boot. TS. 2, 1. TC. 2, 1; a to carry out one's side, to obtain one's species of vocal harmony to be sung by three end, to succeed. KL. 5, 1.

or more persons, so contrived, that, though Carry-tale, tale-bearer, tell-tale. bhd. 4, 1.

each sings precisely the same potes, as his LL. 5, 2. where it is joined with please-mun,

fellows, yet by beginning at stated periods of

time from each other, there results from the light zany, mumblenews, trencher-knight. Cart, car. II. 3, 2. Sax. craet, 6c. currack,

performance a harmony of as many parts, as currok, curroch, lat. currus, it.


there are singers; a roundel, round song, cauon.

TN. 2, 3. For both words compare to get, char, only a guttural form of the gr. phero, engl. bear, germ. Karre.

the gr. gao, chao, chasko, chuteo, lat. capio, to Carve, to cnt, cut out. MA. 5, 1; to cut in,

capesso, pers. hatschiden, to rub, take, jaziden, AL. 3, 2. In 0. 2,3. he that stirs next to carve Cate, food, eating, board. CE. 3, 1. TS. 2, 1.

to embrace, seize. forth (al. for) his own rage, is either to vent, allf. 2, 3. or it is to be read to carry forth his rage. to Cater, to heap up store. AL. 2, 3. Compare the hebr. carab, gr. graphein, fr. Cater, the number four of cards and dice graver, germ. graben, kerben, gr. churasso, (quatuor). Hence pers. chariden, sax. ceorfan.

Cater cousin, relation in the fourth degree, Case, inclosure, covering. TN. 5, 1. AC. 4, 18; in the figurative sense one, who by flattering

pair, couple, brace. He. 3, 2; in good case, aims at gaining somebody's favour, in order rich. bhd. 2, 1. It is contracted from capse, to live at his expense, MV.2, 2. of course kin to capacious, capacity, capable, Caterpillar, canker, cankerworm. Rb. 2, 3. and the gr. chao, to be hollow, open, to com- 3, 4. aHd. 2, 2. bHf. 3, 1, 4, 4. From the fr.

prehend. Compare further the lat, casus. chutepeleuse. to Case, to put up in a case, to cover. M. 3, 4. Catling, string of a lute or violin, made of

KJ. 3, i. to strip, flay, take off the case. AW.3, 6. catgut. TC. 3, 3; the name of a fidler in RJ. to Casse, to break or deprive of an office, to 4, 5.

disband. Hence cast for cassed. 0. 2, 3. Catterv auling, mewing of cats in rutting (twice)

time. TN. 2, 3.


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