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pagā, pēgnymi, to feed and to make thick, Par, a symbol of peace, which in the ceremony
of the mass was given to be kissed at the time Pastern, distance between the joint next the of offering. Dufresne. He. 3, 6. where the old
foot and the coronet of a horse; the legs of a quarto spelt packs. Its general form was that human creature, in contempt. He. 3, 7. No of a flat iron , for smoothing linen, except that doubt kin to the gr. patos, pus, foot, germ. it is so much smaller, on the surface of which Patsche, fr. patte, engl. patten, paw, germ.
is represented the crucifixion, in embossed Pfote.
figures, with the Virgin and some others standPast, in compounding with substantives, as ing at the foot of the cross. Nares.
past care, past hope, past recovery, out of. to Peach, to impeach. alld. 2, 2. MM. 4, 3. Pastry, the place where pastry work is made. to Peak, to look, or be sickly, sickish. M. 1,3; RJ. 4, 4. From paste, wh. s.
to speak. H. 2, 2. MW. 3, 5. Kin to fickle, Pat, fit, convenient, forth with, exactly suitable
to time or place. MD. 3, 1. 5, 1. KL. 1, 2. H. Peal, loud echoing quaking sound as of guns, 3, 3. Kin to the gr. patos, of course patassā. bells etc. M. 3, 2. atlf. 2, 3. TAn. 2, 2. The original and general notion of it seems to to Pear, to appear. H. 4, 5. MW. 4, 2. have been the beating and marking of the Pearl, any thing very valuable, the choice for measure, whence in germ. klappen for to be best part. M. 5, 7. From the germ. Beerlein. suitable, to fit, and the lowsax. phrase klapp Pea scod, the shell of pease growing or gatherund klar.
ed; formerly used as an ornament in dress, to Patch, to mend a defect, 'or breach, to piece. and represented with the shell open exhibiting
MA.5, 1. bid. 2, 4. Co. 3, 1. Variety of to the peas. LL. 2, 4. Drake's Sh. and his time bodge, and botch, kin to the ital. pezzo, fr. II, 95. Cod is the germ. Schote, from kyo, pièce, hebr. put, scrap, fr. rapetusser, venet, kytkő, keutho, kin to cottage, wh. s. bezzo, a small coin, lat. dispesco, and passus Peat, pet, a delicate person, applied usually from pando; germ. Fetzen, hamb. Fudden, to a young female, but often ironically as rags; brem. fuddeln, germ. pfuschen.
meaning a spoiled, fondled, pampered favourite. Patch, a fool, a patch'd fool (MD. 4, 1.) MD. TS. 1, 1. From petit.
3, 3. MV. 2, 5. Perhaps there assonates the Pedigree, genealogical tree. cHf. 3, 8. Fle. ital. pazzo.
2, 4. From the gr. pais, boy, and degré, Pate, head. MW. 2, 1. 0. 2, 1. bHif. 5, 1. Cy. gradus.
2, 1. Abbreviation of patella, patina; from Pedlar, pedler, hawker, wandering merchant. patere.
WT. 4, s. bHf. 4, 2. From ped, a basket. Patent, privilege, charter. MD. 1, 1. AW.4,5. Peel'd, stripped or bald, whether by shaving 0. 4, 1.
or disease. Applied to monks and other ecclesito Path, to go on as in a path. JC. 2, 1. Kin astics. a Hf. 1, 3. cf. MM. 1, 2.
to the gr. pateo, pus, engl. foot, wade etc. Peer, s. to 'Pear. Pathetical, affected, or affecting falsely. LL. Peevish, as term of contempt, foolish, idle, 4, 1. AL. 4, 1.
trifling. He. 3, 7; childish. aHf. 5, 8. cHf. to Patient, to compose, tranquillize. TAn. 5,6; wilful, stubborn, headstrong. Rc. 4, 4. 1, 2.
Cy.1,6: irascible, morose, sullen, sour, gloomy, Patine, small flat dish, or plate with the cha- mad. CE. 4, 1. 2. weak, silly. AL. 3, 5. From
lice in the eucharist. Metaphorically MV.5, 1. babe, kin to boy, analogically to pettish, gr. Pavan,
, paven, pavin, pavian, a grave spanish paidiskos, paizein, meaning the whole irritdance. The reading of the folio panyn arose able nature of a child, chiefly its wilfulness, undoubtedly from the misreading of u, written stubbornness and morosity arising from physical for v, as 77. Nares thinks the term spanish,
unwieldiness. supported by a passage of Voltaire Siècle de Peg - a - Ramsey, old song alluded to TN. Louis XIV. ch. 25; Douce, on the contrary, 2, 3. indecent, says Percy. Ill. of Sh. I, 116. italian, as derived from the to Peize, payse, peise, poise, to weigh down, city of Padua, relying upon the title of an old to oppress. Rc. 5, 3; to protract, whence it book. Whatsoever may be the origin, the is joined with to draw out in length and to eke character of grave solemnity justifies the deri- MV. 3, 2; to weigh, estimate. bøf. 2, 1. From vation of the term from pavo, peacock. Passy- the fr. peser, poids, lat. pondus. measure paran,
and passameasure galliard Pelf, paltry, stuff, money, riches, chiefly conwere correlative terms and mean the two differ- temptible. T4.1, 2. Anciently pelfry, pelfray, ent measures of the same dance. Should not middlelat. pelfra. It is identified to paltry by pavan's traverse be read in Marstone's sat. p. Todd. The etymology however seems uncertain, 199. for Paunis trav,?
unless paille, palea, peel, or somewhat of this Pavilion'd, lying under pavilions, He. 1, 2. kind may transpire. Paul's, St. The middle aisle of St. Paul's ca- to Pelt, to knock, throw, cast, strike, smite.
thedral was the common resort for business 0.2, 1. aHf. 3, 1; to chafe, fret and fume, even public Rc.3, 6. ayd amusement, sharpers, to be clamorous as men are in passion. gulls and gossipers of every description, asyle Pelting, the chafe, rage, blaster. KL. 3, 4; for debtors and malefactors. bhd. 1, 2. Gifford's mean, paltry, contemptible, wee, despicable. Ben Jons. II, 91.
MD.5, 1. MM. 2,2. Rc. 2, 1. TC. 4,5. KL. 2, S. Paunch, belly, region of the guts. aHd. 2, 2. In this last meaning pelting seems for pelted,
LL. 1, 1. Lat. pantex, span. pança, ital. cast away. The word belongs partly to pallein, pancia, french panse, germ. prov. Pantsch, pellein, ballein, lat. pulsare, germ. poltern, Wanst.
partly to peel. to Paunch, to eviscerate, exenterate. T. 3, 2. to Pen up, to close up. T. 1, 2. Cy. 1, 2. RJ. Paw, foot, claw. KJ. 3, 1. Rb. 5, 1. cHf. 1, 3. 1, 1. blis: 2, 4. cHf. 1, 3. Pent, pressed, anTAn. 2, 3. S. pastern.
xious, afflicted. Rc. 1, 4. A conglomeration, as it seems, of various words, as penna, pinion, Pettish, peevish, morose, ill hamoured. TC. bind, ban, whose notions swarm as it were 2, 3. From petty , kin to petit. through this word, as the ear hearing the Pettitoes, gross feet. WT. 4, 3. Kin to the kindred sounds might confound them and fix gr. patein, pus, lat.
pes, pedis. in such monosyllables.
Pew, churchseat. Kh. 3,ʻ4. From the ital. Pendragon, brother of Aurelius, and father pieve, middlelat. plebes, plebs, laics of one of king Arthus.
parish church. Pensioners, gentlemen about the prince, or Pew fellow, a person who sat in the same pew
court attendants always ready with their speare, at church; a companion. Rc. 4, 4.1, 1. with or spearet, unto whom was assigned the sum of Steevens. 50 pounds yearly for the maintenance of them- Pewter, considered as costly furniture. TS. 2. selves, and every man two horses, or one horse tow. end. From the fr. espeautre, old peutre,
and a gelding of service. MW.2, 2. MD. 5, 1. germ. Spiautr. Perdu, a soldier sent on a forlorn hope, any to Phecae, feuze, feize, to chastize, or beat,
person in a desperate state. KL. 4,7. Fr. enfant teaze, toze, harrass, plague, comb the head. perdu.
Ts. 1, 1. TC. 2, 3. From the germ. Fase, Perdurably, lastingly. MM. 3, 1.
Fäslein, Fäschen, kin to Faden, whence proPerfect, certain, well informed. WT. 3, 3. perly to separate a twist into single threads, Cy. 3, 3. 4, 2. M. 4, 2.
germ. ausfasen. In the same time there seems to Perfect, to make perfect for some errand, to assonate the gr. paiphasso, to move veheto instruct. MM. 4, 3.
mently and rashly, sphadazo, phazô, phuo, Periapt, bandage tied on for magical purposes.
sphao, sphazõ, to kill. aHf. 5, 4. Amulets of different kinds were Philip, contr. Phip, a familiar appellation for a worn about the neck (gr. periaptein), as reme- sparrow; hence the allusion KJ. 1, 1. dies against sickness, murderers, thieves, to Physic, to give physic, cordial, to assuage. hunger, evil spirits, hags, mad dogs etc. So
IVT. 1, 1. the agnus dei a flawn with a lamb and Nag, and Philip's, St., daughters aHf. 1, 2. S. Actt. head of Christ, in the mid the first chapter of
21, 9. St. John.
Phlegmatic, inflammatory. TS. 4, 3. Perigenia, or Periguna, daughter of Sinnis, Phoenix tree T. 3, 3. date tree, with whom
or Sinis, a great highwayman on the isthmus the phoenix was said to dye and to revive of between Greece and Morea, who tore the tra- itself, as the tree sprung again. S. Plin. H. N. vellers by firs bept down and rebounding. MD. 13, 4. 2, 2.
Physnomy, corrupt contraction for physiognoto Period, to put a stop to, to end. TA. 1, 1. my, face, countenance. AW. 4, 5. to Perish, actively, to destroy. bHf. 3, 2. to Pick, to shoot, cast. Hh. 5, 3. Co. 1, 1. Fr. to Perk up, to dress, adorn, trim, deck. Hh. piquer.
2, 3. Properly it means to prank, prance, Picked, nicely spruced out in dress. Metaphor prink, from the oldgerm. brehen, brennen; taken from birds, who dress themselves by it belongs therefore to the hebr. boar, to burn, picking out or pruning their broken or superbaer, burning ; bright, gr. pyr, fire; germ. fluous feathers. LL. 5, 1. KJ. 1, 1. H. 5, 1. brecht, glancing, clear, cambr. berth, engl. Picker, one who picks, culls; thief, stealer, pert, sax. beorht, byrht, clear, beorhte, light, with whom it is joined H. 3, 2. byrhto, beorhinysse, splendor, brilliantness; Picking. Steevens at bHd. 4, 1. explains it by franc. beraht, bereht, breht, berth; germ. piddling, insignificant, probably because it is prangen, prunken, engl. to prunce, prink, joined there, as Sh. wants to do, with dainty, prank; sanscr. prakashahah, light, splendor, so that it would assonate the spanish pequeno. lightning, day.
But wherefore should it not be growing, piercPerspective, a kind of optical deception, ing?
showing different objects through or in the glass Pickthank, flatterer, a person who is studious from what appeared without it. TN.5, 1. For
to gain favour, or to pick occasions for obperspective is the object seen, and that by or
taining thanks. alld. 3, 2. Douce's Ill. of Sh. through what it is seen, as tube, glass. So
I, 433. AW. 5, 3. a metamorphotic glass; He. 5, 2. a spying glass ; Rb. 2, 3. images on a furrowed Pickt hatch, a' tavern or brothel in Tarnmill, board, which, rightly gaz'd upon Shew nothing
commonly called Turnbull street, Cowcross,
Clerkenwell, noted for bawdy houses, harbours but confusion, ey'd awry Distinguish form. Douce's II. of Sh. I, 117.
for thieves and pickpockets. MW.2, 2. Gifford's Pert, brisk, lively. MD. 1, 1. sly, canning. LL.
Ben Jons. I, 17. IV, 48. 5,2
Piel'd. s. peeld.
Pier, pire (Euph. 42.) darn, dike, bank. He. Pertly, saucily, boldly, daringly. TC. 4, 5. S.
3. ch. Sax. per, pere, kin to the germ. Wehr, perk.
Werft, Werder, bar, barre, barrière, verrou. to Pester, to cram, stuff, fill. Co. 4, 6. to Pighi, pitched. TC.5, 11; determined. KL. 2, 1.
vex, molest, infest, plague; trouble, disturb. TC. 5, 1. H. 1, 2. From the ital. pestare,
To the first meaning kin to the gr. pissa, it.
pece; in the second to pēssē, pētro, pēgnyo. ' calpestare, from pes, to trample under one's pego. S. pitch and pay. feet.
Pignut, earthnut. T. 2, 2. Petticoat, the lower part of a woman's dress. Pilch, pilchard, pilcher, scabbard, sheath,
AL. 1, 3. 3, 2. bhd. 2, 2. cHf. 5, 5. Properly furred case. RJ.3, 1. Gifford Ben Jons. II, 445. a cover (s. coat) of the private parts of women. explains it by skin, covering of fur, woollen From the hebr. fot, gr byttos, busia, lowsax. etc. Sh’s contemporaries use it for a buff jerkin, Puse, Fotze, kin to bosom. S. to piss.
or leather coat. It is from pelliceus, pellis, kin' to pelt; a seafish, sardel, sardin. TN.3, 1. instrument. MA. 2, 3. TN. 1, 4. II. 3, 2. MD. clupea harengus, germ. Pelzer.
2, 2. He. 3, 7. S. also Douce's II. of Sh. I, 73. to Pile, to heap. H. 5, 1; to lean or prop on Piping, weak, sickly. Rc. 1, 1.
balks. WT. 1, 2. tow. end.; to pile up, to Pirate, corsair, searobber. MM.1, 2. MV.1, 3. heap up. T. 3, 1. bhd. 4, 4. Pild or pile TN. 5, 1. bilf. 1, 1. 4, 1. Rc. 1, 3. Gr. peiesteemid alif. 1, 4. in piles and dogcheap, rates, from peira), peray, poreuo. according to Malone, by a latinism pili facere Pis mire, ant. alld. 1, 3. From peak, piquer, i. e. flocci, nauci, nihili, vileesteem'd. The to sting, and mire, pers. mur, icel. maur, gr. latter word seems however to be the true read
myrmos, myrmēx, bormix, lat. formnica, lowing, misheard by an ignorant copist.
sax, Miere. Pilfering stealing of bagatelles. KL. 2, 2. to Piss, to make water. Kin to bite, germ. From the fr. piller, anciently pilféer.
beissen, beizen, Beize, and to the hebr. phusch, to Pill, to pillage, plunder, rob. Rb. 2, 1. Rc. phut, gr. posthë, prov. germ. Puse, whence 1, 3. TA. 4, 1.
petticoat, wh. s. Pesel, engl. pizzle, oldg. Pillars ornamented were formerly carried be- Fiesel, lowgerm. Pitte. To piss iallow is said
fore a cardinal. Hh. 2, 4. as emblems of the of bucks, that grow lean after ruttingtime, in support given by the cardinals to the church. fr. pisser le suif. MW. 5, 5. S. T'urberville's Pillory was placed horizontally so that the book of hunting. 1575.
criminal was suspended in it by his chin and Pissing conduit, a small conduit near the the back of his head. MM. 5, 1. TS. 2, 1. royal Exchange, so called in jocularity, from Middlelat. pilorium, pilaurium; , kin to the its running with a small stream. Hence the germ. Pfeiler, engl. pillar.
allusion b Hf. 4, 6. Pin, short wire pointed and headed; metaphor. Pissing while, proverbially a short time, such
thing of little value. TC. 5, 2; peg; lock of a as is sufficient for that evacuation. TG. 4, 3. sundial; the middle point of a butt or mark to Pitch, to do over with pitch (bhf. 2, 2. 0. set up to shoot at with arrows. To cleave this 2, 3. LL. 4, 3. where it is for black eyes. cf. was to shoot best. RJ. 2,4.; in obscene sense 2, 2. from the gr. pissa, pitta , pitys, peuke, like clout LL. 4,1. Pin and web, a disorder lat. pix, picea, pituita; it. pegola, germ. of the eye, consisting apparently of some ex- Pech, Fichte); to fix, plant, lay, set up, as crescence growing upon the ball of the eye. nets. LL. 4, 3; to fix choice, to determine,
WT. 1, 2. Fr. épingle, lat. spinula, ital. spilla. choose (kin to the gr. pesso, petto, pego). to Pin e, to languish, be consumed. TG. 2, 7. Hence
KL. 1, 4. aHf. 2, 5. From the fr. peine, gr. Pitch and pay, a familiar expression, meanponein, penein, germ. Pein.
ing pay down at once, pay ready money. He. Pinfold, pen for sheep. KL. 2, 2.
2, 3. Pinion, quill, feather of a wing. AC. 3, 10. Pitch, the height, to which a falcon soared, From penna, pinna.
before she stooped on her prey. aHf. 2, 4. bHf. to Pinion, to bind the wings, or arms, to shackle, 2,1. JC. 1, 1.; top, degree of elevation, height,
bind, fetter. MW. 4, 2. AC. 5, 2. It must utmost. Rb. 1, 1. RJ. 1, 4. Kin to peak, germ. however signify also to wing, to furnish with Spitze. wings; for RJ. 2, 5. doves are called nimble Pitcher, earthen waterpot, crock, cruise, pinion'd.
cruet. Prov. Small pitchers have great ears, Pink, punk, vessel with a narrow stern. MW. or pitchers have ears Rc. 2, 4. with Malone. 2, 2; pitch, top. RJ. 2, 4.
TS, 4, 4. Pinkeyed, smalleyed. Pinkeyne, small wink- Pitfall, gin to catch birds, or ditch to catch ing, twinkling eyes. AC. 2, 7.
beasts. N. 4, 2. to Pink, punch, pinch, to bore, perforate. Pith, marrow of trees; quintessence, strength, Rc. 5, 3. Hh. 5, 4.
Ts. 1, 1. He. 3. prol. where pith and puissance. Pinnace a small vessel, or sloop, attending H. 1, 4. 3, 1. where pith and murrow. 4, 1.
on a longer , with a square stern, having sails where pith and moment. From the sax. pitha, and oars, and carrying three masts. MW.1, 3. lowsax. Peddik, Peddke, bavar. Pätz, kiu to bHf. 4,1. Ital. pinnaccia, fr. pinasse, gr. fat, germ. Fett, feist, from föden , to feed, pinakiskos, from pinax, board plank, by pinos, as the gr. pios, piön, piar, pachys from pao. pine, fir.
Pithy, strong, energetic. TS. 3, 1. where pithy Pintpot, alepot, tankard. alld. 2, 4. From the and effectual. gr. pithos, bythos.
Pittante, allowance of meat distributed in Pioneer, sapper,
underminer. H. 1, 5. 0. 3, 3. a monastery; small portion. TS. 4, 4. Middlelat. He. 3, 2.
pictantia, pitantia, pidantia, pistancia, viz Pip, white scale under the top of the tongue in worth a picta, pictavina, the smallest coin
poultry; a spot upon cards. T'S. 1, 1. A natural of the counts of Poitiers. Dufresne. It seems sound pi is the origin of this word, used in however reducible originally to the gr. pao, many varieties of vowels and consonants of patunë, patanon, phatne. poultry, birds, their attributes and accidents, Pir, pyx, box, or shrine, in which the conseas in Gr. pippos, pipos, pipra, pipizā, poppyzo, crated wafers were kept, the tabernacle. He. pappazo, spiza, spingos, piphinx ; lat. pipio, 3, 6. From pyxis gr. and lat. passer, fr. pipe, piper, la pépie; it. pipione, Place, seat, mansion, residence. AL. 2, 8; piccione, fischio ; engl. finch, pip. There may rank, preferment, honour. WT. 1, 2. a Hd. however assonate at once other words hardly 5, 1. ilh. 1, 2. ('tis but the fate of place); discoverable.
the greatest elevation which a bird of prey Pipe, a vessel of wine now containing two hogs- attains in its flight, the pitch, wh, s. M. 2, 4.
heads. Pipe wine, wine from the pipe. MW. Placket, forepart or opening of a woman's 3, 2. There is a jest in the ambiguity of the petticoat. LL. 3, 1. W'T. 4, š. TC. 2, 8. KL. word, that means a cask of wine, and a musical 3, 4. Kin to the gr. plax, of course platax,
plutistagos = to myllos, meaning also the led for, among the guests. Gifford's Ben Jons. private parts of women. Remember codpiece! V, 431. II, 443. TN. 1,5. W. 4, 3. bid. 2, 4. Plain, even and perspicuous. AL. 2, 7.
To stand upon points, to be nice, scrupulous. Plain song, the simple notes of an air without MD. 5, 1. To grow
to a point, to come to the ornament, or variation; opposed to discant, matter. MD. 1, 2. To come to full points, to or pricksong, variegated, full of flourish and come to the end of the matter. bild. 2, 4. variety. He. 3, 2. MD. 3, 1.
Point devise, or device, precise, nice to Plaisterer, dauber, roughcaster of walls. bHf. excess, of the utmost or finieal exactness. LL. 4, 2. From the gr. plasso, plesso.
5, 1. AL. 3, 2. TN 2, 5. Douce II. of Sh. I, to Plait, plat, pleach, plush, to interweave 93. refers it to needlework, from the fr. point
branches, to weave, braid, interwow; twingle. devise, and mentions point lace as similai, RJ. 1, 4. MA. 1,1. 3, 1. AC. 4, 12. Kin to applied in a secondary sense to whatever was plight, plyght, ply, gr. plekein, plissein, uncommonly exact, or constructed with the plokē, lat. plica, germ. Flechte.
nicety and precision of stitches made or devised Pianched, boarded. MM. 4, 1.
by the needle. Planets were supposed to have the power of Poking-stick, a small stick, of wood, bone,
doing sudden' mischief by their malignant as- iron, or steel used for setting the plaits of pect, which was conceived to strike objects. ruffs. WT. 4, 3. with Steevens. WT. 1, 2. 2, 1. Hence planetstruck, affected Polack, Polander. H. 1, 1. Pole. ib. 4, 2. by malignant planets.
to Poll, to strip, plunder. Co. 4, 5. Plant, sole of the foot, foot. 4C. 2, 7. Poll, head. Ali, 4, 3. bHd. 2,4. H. 4, 5. Low- , Plantage, probably any thing planted. TC. sax. Polle, Poll, Pull, phryg. bal, bala , germ. 3, 2.
Bolle, bel, bol, bül, pers. pola, kin to Ball Plantain, plaintain, plantago, whose leaves and bowl.
were supposed to have great virtues in curing Pomander, a ball, or other form, composed wounds. RJ. 1, 2. LL. 2 2. 3, 1.
of or filled with perfumes, worn in the pocket, Plate, a piece of silver money. AC. 5, 2. From or about the neck. JVT. 4, 3. From pomme
the gr. platys, broad, kin to plache, plane, d'ambre; for a box of silver could also have bluche, boh. plachta, germ. Blech.
the form of an apple. Platform, elevation of building, or fortifica- Pomewater, a species of apple, malus carbotion, sconce. atlf. 2, 1. H. 1, 1. 0. 2, 1.
naria. LL. 4, 2. Pleas a unce, pleasance, pleasantness, delight. to Ponder, to poise; to be scrupulous. KL.3, 4. 0. 2, s.
Lat. ponderare. to Pledge, to pawn. cHf. 3, 3; to do reason in Pool, kennel, puddle, sink. T. 4, 1. b Hf. 4, 1. drinking. bhd. 4, 2. TĂ. 1, 2.
Lowsax. Poul, lat. palus, germ. Pfuhl, kin Pleurisy, inflammation of the pleura. H. 4, 7. to the gr. pēlos, slime, mud. s. puddle. Pliant, fit, apt. 0. 1, 3.
Poop, stern of a ship; lat. puppis. AC. 2, 2. Plight, state, condition, course. Ac. 5, 2. T An. s. Kanne's Panth. der ältesten Naturphilos.
3, 1. WT. 2, 1. M. 1, 2. cHf. 3, 3; faithful- p. 225. and the same's Chronos p. 310. ness, faith, KL. 1, 1. Kin to pledge, plait,, to Pop, to move quickly, to crack, to burst. plevin, germ. Pflicht, lat. legare, engl. liege,
TC. 4, 5.
To pop in, to enter with a quick,
sudden and unexpected motion, to intrude. to Plod, to toil and moll, to take great pains. H. 5, 2. To pop out, to steal out, to deceive.
He. 1, 2. 2, 1. Cy. 3, 2. BHf. 4, 1. Kin to the KJ. 1, 1. From the gr. poppyzein, whence it gr. plazo, platho, plēgā, plagen.
seems to mean also to allure Six old plays Plodder, unwieldy fancymonger. LL. 1, 1. I, 16. Plot, place, spot of ground. bHf.1, 4. Kin to Poperin, popperin, a sort of pear first brought the germ. Platz.
from Poperingues in Flanders. S. Malone at Plotproof, convinced of treason. WT. 2, 3.
RJ. 2, 1. Kin to plight, who s. S. Horne Tooke Div. of Popinjay, popingey, parrot. a Hd. 1, 3. After
P. II, 129. to Plume, to deck with feathers; to embellish,
all a corruption of psittacus. like papagayo, to trim. (. 1, 3.
papagallo. Plummet, plumbline, sounding lead. T. 3, s. Poppy, papaver. 0. 3, 3. Sax. popig. MW. 5, 5.
Popularity, conversation with people. He.
1, 1. Plumpy, fat, AC. 2, 7. to Ply, to insist, urge, press, dun. AL. 3, 5.
Porch, hall, portico. H. 1, 5. JC. 1, 3. Ço.3, 1. TS. 2, 1. TAn. 5, 2. H. 2, 1. AC. 3, 2. cHf.
From porticus, 3, 2. Kin to the germ. pläuen, pleyen, plegen,
to Poré, to look close, carefully, with great
attention and care, gr. plegein, plessein, engl. plod, gr. plekein,
to spy. LL. 1, 1. He. 4. ch. plagein.
Kin to the gr. peran, poreuein; to bore with Pocky, infected with the venereal disease. H. 5, 1.
Porpentine, porcupine (CE. 5, 1. bHf. 3, 1. Point, hovering, soaring and coming down of
TC. 2, 1.) H. 1, 5. a hawk. bhf. 2, 1. tagged string, or lace, Porringer, porrenger, turreen. TS. 4, 3; a fringe, with which the breeches were fastened sort of tire, or headdress. Hh. 5, 3. From or trussed to the doublet. These tags, which porrum. supplied the place of buttons were sometimes Port, gate (porta) b Hd. 4,4. Co, 1, 7. TA. 5,5; very costly, being formed of silver, gold and carriage, manner, deportment, gait (fr. portée) occasionally of precious stones, cornelians, agats AC. 4, 12; state, attendance. TS. 1, 1. etc. To show the impatience of a bridegroom Portage, port, porthold. He. 3, 1. it was a custom, to tear them off, instead of Portancé, carriage, manner, deportment. Co. antying them, and throw them, to be scramb-1 2, 3. S. port.
to Portcullis, to furnish with a falling gate. Prease, press, crowd. Hh. 4, 1. The true
Rb. 1, 8. from portcullice, portcullis, port- reading for the modern press! cluse, viz porta clausa; also an english coin, to Prease, to press. cHf. 3, 1. with the figure stamped on the reverse. Gifford's Precedent, example. Cy. 3, 1. rule to future Ben Jons. II, 113.
times. MV.5, 1. KJ. 5, 2. Rb. 2, 1. Hh. 1, 2; to Possess, to make master of in point of prognostic, indication. VA.5.
knowledge, to inform precisely. MM. 4, 1. Precisian, a puritan, or precise person. MW.
TN. 2, Š. MA. 5, 1. MV.1, 3. Co. 2, 1. 2, 1. where others read physician. S. 147. Posset, a drink composed of hot milk, curdled Preciseness, chastity, honesty, aHf. 5, 4.
by some strong infusion; much in favour of Precontract, previous contract. MM. 4, 1. old, both as luxury and medicine. M. 2, 2. Predict, prediction. S. 14.
Pregnancy, ingenuity, wit, dexterity. bhd. to Posset, to make a posset, to make coagulate, 1, 2. or curd. H. 1, 5.
Pregnant, ready, apt to produce; stored with Post, haste, speed. Rc. 3, 6; messenger. TN. information. MM. 1, 1; ingenious, full of art 1, 5. bhd. 2, 4.
or intelligence. TN. 2, 2. H. 2, 2; apprehento Post, to speed. TG. 2, 3. H. 1, 2. TC. 1, 3.
sive, ready to understand, rich in perceptive Cy. 3, 4. To post over ,
to colour, palliate. powers. TN. 3, 1; full of force, conviction, bHf. 3, 1. to post off, to place aside. cHf. proof in itself. Oy. 4, 2; artfull, designing, 4, 8.
full of deceit. H. 3, 2. As a fashionable term Posts painted and ornamented were usually set (s. article) it was abused with great laxity. up at the doors of sheriffs and other magistra- to Prejudicate, to reprobate by prejudice.
on which the royal proclamations were AW.1, 2. fixed. TN. 1, 5.
to Prejudice, to intrench, incroach, cross. Posy, nosegay. MW. 3, 1; device, motto. MV. alf. 3, 8. 5, 1. H. 3, 2. From poésie.
to Premise, to speak of before, to explain Pot. To the pot, destroyed. Co. 1, 4.
previously. bHf. 5, 2. where however Voss to Pot, to carouse. 0. 2, 3.
corrects promised, as KL. 5, 3. Potató e (americ. badada). MW.5, 5. TC.5, 2. Preordinance, forechoosing. JC. 3, 1. where to Potch, poche, to thrnst at with a pointed it is joined to first decree.
instrument. Co. 1, 10. Nearly allied to push. Prescript, written down before. He. 3, 7. Potent, potentate. KJ. 2, 2.
Prescription, receipt. AW.1, 3; order, diPother, noise, alarum, Co. 2, 1. KL. 3, 2. Kin
rection in writing. H. 2, 2. to the gr. peto, petað, ptossā, patassā, pa- Presence, dignity of miens, look. CE. 3, 2. tagos.
MV.3, 2. AL. 1, 2; presence chamber, state Potile, measure of two quarts. 0.2, 3. Variety
room in a palace, where the sovereign usually of bottle.
appears. "Hh. 3, 1. Rb. 1, 3; any grand statePoulter, a dealer in poultry (kin to fowl). ahd.
room. RJ. 5, 3.
Presently, at this present time. TG. 5, 1. Poultice, fomentation, bathing by a pap. RJ. Prest, from to press in the sense of to hasten, 2, 5. Lat. puls, pultis.
ready or earnest to do a thing. MV. 1, 1. Pouncet bor, a box perforated with small
Perhaps from prest, for près, from the lat. holes, for carrying perfumes. aHd. 1, 3.
praesto. to Pound up, to imprison, close or pen up. Press, order of levy. aHd. 4, 2.
Co. 1, 4. TG. 1, 1. Kin to the gr. pao, paio, Pressure, coin, stamp, first printed sheet. pun, pen, pin. to Pout, to look sullen by thrusting at the Pretence, intention. TG. 3, 1. M. 2, 3.
H. 3, 2. lips, to mop and mow. Rİ. 3, 8. Fr. bouder. to Powder, to pickle, sprinkle with salt. aha. Pretty He. 1, 2. in pretty traps to catch the 5, 4. Hence powdering tub. He. 2, 1.
pretty thieves is the true reading for petty.
to Pretend, to intend. TG. 3, 6; to use a Powers, vital spirits. MY, 3, 5. Por, the small pox. LL. 5, 2. From the pocks to Prevent, to go before; to anticipate. JC.
pretence. Cy. 2, 8. (germ. Bake) pustules. to Poze, to confound. MM. 2, 4. Kin to pose, Prevention, suspicion, mistrast, surprise.
5, 1. appose; puzzle, from the gr. pao, pauo, lat.
JC. 2, 1. paveo, to terrify. Practice, art, deceit, treachery, trick, shift, Prick, sting, awl and tool. RJ. 2, 4. At pricks intrigue. KL. 2, 4. 2, 1. 5, 3. 0.5, 2. Hk. 1, 1. LL. 4, 1. where the opp. of to bowls implies TG. 4, 1. MM. 5, 1. AL. 2, 3. Gifford's Ben an obscenity; a point, mathematical point. cHf. Jons. III, 322. IV, 285. Cf. likening; made.
1, 4. KL. 2, 3. Practic, practical. He. 1, 1.
to Prick, to spur; to ride briskly. JC. 2, 1. Practisants, traitors, confederates in treach
LL. 1, 1. ery. aflf. 3, 2.
Pricksong, music written down,, sometimes Praise at parting, a sort of proverbial ex- more particularly music in parts; from the pression, alluded to T. 3, 3.
points or dots with which it is noted down. RJ. to Prance, to rear up; to strut. bHf. 2, 1. S. 2, 4. When opposed to plain song (wh. s.) it to perk.
means counterpoint, as distinguished from Prank, trick, practice. TN. 4, 1. WT. 4, s. mere melody KL. 1, 4. A. 3, 4. 0. 2, 1.
Primal, original, first. AC. 1, 4. H. 3, 8. to Prank, to dress out affectedly or splendidly, Prima, morning ; spring. LL. 5, 3; ready, eager.
to deck, adorn, decorate with ostentation. TN. 0.3, 3. 2, 4. WT. 4, 3. Co. 3, 1. S. perk.
Primero, prime, or primavista, a game at Prawn, crabfish. bHd. 2, 1.
cards. Primo is four cards of different suits ;