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A belt of straw and ivy buds,
Whilst as fickle fortune smild,
THE PHOENIX AND TURTLE.
Let the bird of loudest lay,
Herald sad and trumpet be,
Property was thus appallid,
but cannot be;
Accost, to approach.
Ban, to curse. Acture, action.
Banquet, dessert. Addressed, ready, prepared. Baring, shaving. Affection, affectation.
Barm, yeast. Affectioned, affected.
Base, a game. Affeerd, confirmed.
Basta, enough. Asfined, related.
Bastard, a kind of wine. Affront, to front, to face.
Bate, beat. Affy, to trust.
Batler, washing bat. Aglet-baby, a point for fastening Batten, to feed. dress.
Bavin, brush-faggot. Aim, to cry, to encourage. Bear in hand, to lead to believe. Aim, to give, to direct.
Besmirch’d, besmeared, soiled. See Alderliefest, dearest of all.
also “Smirched." Ames ace, both aces.
Besort, to become, to beseem. Amort, dead, dispirited.
Bestraught, distraught, distracted. Anchor, hermit.
Beteem, to pour out. Ancient, ensign.
Beteem, to permit. Apperil, peril.
Bewray, to betray. Apple-John, a withered apple. Bid, to invite. Approbation, proof:
Bid, endured. Approof, approbation. See also Bilbo, sword. * Proof.”
Bilboes, fetters. Approv'd, proved.
Bisson, blind. Arch, chief, leader.
Black and Yellow, a tune. Argosies, large merchant vessels. Blench, to start off. Ascaunt, aslant.
Blent, blended. Aspersion, sprinkling.
Blood, disposition. Assinego, ass.
Blue-coats, servants. Astringer, falconer.
Bob, blow. Atone, to agree.
Bodg'd, botch'd. Attask'd, tax'd, taken to task. Bodkin, dagger.
Bolled, sifted. Backare, an exclamation.
Bombard, drinking vessel. Bale, sorrow.
Bombast, stuffing. Balk'd, ridged.