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the bag.

Vast, sometimes for waste, dreary. Unbated, i, e. sword, not blunted Vaunt, the avant, what went as foils are. HAM.

before, or the vanguard. Unbitted, unbridled. Vaward, the fore part,

Unbonnetted, without any addiVelure, velvet.

tion from dignities. OTH. Venetian, admittance, a fashion Unbreathed, unexercised, unadmitted from Venice.

practised. Venew, a bout at a fencing school. Uncape, a term in hunting, to Veneys, venews.

stop every hole before the fox Vent, rumour, materials for dis

is uncaped, or turned out of Cor. Ventages, the holes of a flute. Uncharged, unattacked. Tim. Verbal, verbose. CYMB.

ATH. Verify, to hear witness. Cor. Unclew, to unwind, to ruin. V'ery, sometimes for immediate. Uncoined, unrefined, unadorned. Vice, to draw or persuade.

HEN. V. Vice, a grasp. A mimick. HAM. Unconfirmed, unpractised in the Vie, a term at cards, to brag. ways of the world, not hardenViolenteth, probably rageth.

ed. Virgin crants, maiden garlands. Undercraft, phrase from Ger.


heraldry, to wear beneath the Virginal, a kind of spinnet.

crest. Virginal, belonging to a virgin. Uneffectual, i.e. fire, shining withVirtuous, sometimes for salutifer- out heat. HAM. ous.

Unexpressive, inexpressible. As Vizament, advisement,


Ungenitured, not having genitals. U.

Unhaired, unbearded, youthful.

Unhappy, sometimes for misUmber, a dusky, yellow-coloured chievously waggish, unlucky. earth.

Unhoused, free from domestic Umbered, discoloured. Unaneled, without extreme unc- Unhouselled, without having the tion.

sacrament. Unavoided, unavoidable. Ric. II. Unmastered, licentious. Unbarbed, bare, uncovered, beard- Unproper, common. Отн. less.

Unqualitied, unmanned.


mon use.

Unquestionable, averse to convers- Wappened, probably decayed or ation. As You.

diseased. Unrespective, inconsiderate. Ward, defence, a phrase in the Unrest, disquiet.

art of defence. Unrough youths, beardless youths, Warder, a guard or sentinel. MAC.

Warden, a species of large pear. Unsisting, unresisting, or unfeel- Warn, sometimes to summons.

ing. MEA. FOR MEA. Warp, to change from the natural Unsmirched, clean, not defiled. state. AS YOU. Unsquared, as stones, unadapted Wussel, a kind of drink, or, into their purposes.

temperate drinking. Unstanched, incontinent.

Wassel candle, candle used at Untempering, not softening.

feasts. Untented, not probed, virulent. Waren, to encrease. Untruded, singular, not in com- Wuren, soft, yielding, easily ob

literated. Unvalued, invaluable. Rich. III. Web and the pin, diseases of the Upspring, upstart.

eye. LEAR. Use and usance, sometimes for W’ee, very little. usury.

Ween, to think or imagine. Utis, a merry festival.

Weigh, sometimes to value or Utterance, the extremity of de- esteem. fiance. CYMB. & Mac. Weird, prophetic.

Welkin, the sky.

Welkin-eye, blue eye.
Waft, to beckon. Com. ER. Well-a-near, well-a-day, lack-a-

day. Wage, sometimes to hire or reward, to fight.

Westward-hoe, the name of a play Waist, between the quarter-deck acted in Shakspeare's time,

and forecastle of a ship. Tem. TWELFTH Night. Wan'd, probably for waned, de- Wether, used for ram.

cayed, or in the wane. ANT. Whelked, varied with protuber& Cle.

ances; from whelks, protuberWanned, pale, made wan.

ances, a small shell-fish. Wanton, sometimes for a man Whe'r, often for whether. feeble and effeminate.

I'here, sometimes for whereas.

Wend, to go.


Whifier, an officer who walked Woolvish, giving an idea of a wolf in processions.

in sheep's clothing. COR. Whiles, until. Twelfth NiG. Woolward, clothed in wool, or Whipstock, the carter's whip. rather naked. Lov. LAB. Whirring, hurrying away. Worts, the ancient name of all Whist, being silent. TEMP. kinds of cabbage. Whiting time, bleaching time. Wot, to know. Whitsters, bleachers of linen. Wreck, resentment. Whittle, a pocket clasp knife. Wrest, an instrument for drawing Whooping, measure and reckon- up the strings of a harp; a ing. AS YOU.

help. TROIL. & CRES. W'impled, hooded, or veiled, from Wrested pomp, pomp obtained by wimple, a hood.

violence. Winchester goose, a strumpet. The Writhled, wrinkled.

stews were formerly licenced Wrought, worked, agitated.

by the bishop of Winchester. Wrying, deviating Il'inking-gales, gates bastily closed

Y. from fear of danger. Winnowed, sifted, examined. Yare, handy, nimble. Temp. Wis, to know.

Yarely, readily, nimbly. TEMP. Wish, sometimes to recommend Yearn, to grieve or vex. or desire.

Yerk, to kick.
Wits, sometimes for senses. Yesty, foaming, frothy.
Wittol-cuckold, one who knows

himself a cuckold, and is con-

Zany, a buffoon, a merry Andrew. Woe, to be sorry. TEMP. Zealous, pious, influenced by reWondered, able to perform

ligion. K. John. wonders. Temp.

Zed, a term of contempt. The Wood, crazy. Two Gent. Min. letter Z is not in any word Night. Hen. VI. Ist Part.

originally Teutonic. LEAR.


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