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File, majority, a list
Hent, to seize.
Herb of grace, rue, emblematical of
General, the people, common people. Hilding, a low person.
Holy-all, Whitsuntide. Flapjacks, pancakes.
Germins, germinating sprouts. Holyday, affected.
Hoodman-blind, blindman's bar
Hunt-counter, a hailiff's follower.
Hunts-up, a bridal song.
Gird, to jibe, reproof, sarcasm. Hurly, noise. Flying at the brook, hawking at Glass, reflection.
Hurtling, scuffle, boisterous, tlash-
Husbandry, careful, prudence. Followers, servants.
God before, God be my guide. Hyen, hyena.
God'ild you, God reward you,
IU, ill usage.
Gourd and fullam, false dice. Imagery, tapestry.
Imbare, to lay bare
Gracious, pleasing, beautiful, Imp, supply with fresh feathers Foreslov, delay.
Grained, ingrained, furrowed, Impair, imperfect
Grange, a solitary farm-house. Impale, encircle.
Impeach, to call in question
Impeachment, reproach, obtinetion
Impcions, to pocket.
Grounellings, the people in the pit Implorators, implorers. Fox, a cant name for a sword,
of the theatre.
Importance, matter, import.
Impose, command, injunction.
Guards, embroideries, trimmings. Impossible, incredible,
Guiled, deceitful, treacherous, Impugn, oppose,
Incarnadine, dye red.
Incips, encloses Friend, friendship, a lover.
Include, to conclude Frippery, an old clothes' shop. Ilandfast, contract.
Incontinently, immediately. Frize, a Welsh cloth.
llaggard, a hawk not well trained. Incony, knowing, cunning. Frontlet, a cloth worn by ladies to Ilalcyon, the kingfisher, which, Increase, produce make the forehead smooth.
when hung up dead in a room,
Inde, India Fruit, dessert.
was supposed to turn its beak to- Inder, outset Frush, smash.
wards the quarter whence the Indite, convict. Fulfilled, quite filled.
Induction, beginning. Full of o's, marked with small-pes. Hallidom, a petty oath signifying Indurance, delay. Fulsome, rank, obscene,
Ingrate, ungrateful, an ungrateful Fust, to grow mor
Harlolx, sometimes applied to male person,
Inkhorn mate, book-vorm.
Inkles, worsted galloon
Inland bred, well brought up.
Innocent, an idiot.
Hazard, a place in a lennis court, Insane root, henbane. Gallios, galley, a vessel progelled Ileadh, source.
Insculp'd, carved in relief.
Instance, proof, example.
I nsuit, solicitation,
the hours on a church clock.
have the power of stopping growth.
Liberties of sin, licensed offenders Vartlemas, Martinnias,
Mate, to check, to confound, equal.
Maugre, in spite of.
Maund, a basket,
Mean, the tenor in music.
Measure, abundance, solemn dance,
the reach, limit.
Meet, even, a match.
Memorized, made memorable, Limber, flimsy.
Menelaus, the husband of Helen of Limbo Patrum, prison.
Greece, a cuckold.
Mettle, constitution, habit,
Wicher, a truant.
Miching Malheco, secret mischief.
Mi perdonate, pardon me.
Misprising, despising, undervaluing
Miss, den vithout,
Missingly, at intervals,
Mobled, muffled, veiled.
tion on plague-visited houses. Modesty, moderation,
Moe, make mouths.
Moldwarp, the mole.
Monarcho, a fantastical personage
who lived in Shakespeare's time. Lunes, fits.
Month's mind, desire for something.
Mood, manner, resentment.
Moody frontier, cloudy looks, melan.
choly. Lustic, gamesome, cheerful,
Moon, a month, Luxury, , incontinence, lascivious- Moonish, changeable. ness,
Moral, concealed meaning, applica. Lym, a blood-hound,
Moralize, to interpret.
More and less, rich and poor.
Morisco, a morris dancer.
Morris-pike, Moorish spear,
Mortal, abounding, deadly.
Mortified man, ascetic.
Mort of the deer, the note proclain-
ing the death of the deer.
Mother, a disease so named.
Motion, inspiration, & puppet-show,
Notley, a fool.
Mouse, a term of endearinent.
Moused, torn in pieces.
Mouthed open, devouring.
possessing soporifio qualities. Much, an expression of contempt. Mankind, masculine.
Muclewater, drain of a dunghill.
Mull, to goften.
Muscadel, a French wine having a
musky flavour, Mart, market-place, exchange. Muse, wouder.
Musits, gaps in a hedge.
Pack, to bargain with, to trick. Plausibly, with applause.
Pleurisy, superabundance, fulness
Plot, a piece of ground.
Point, fully armed,
Painted doth, cloth with painted Point-derise, nice to excess.
Points, hooks for fastening the
Politic, crafty, astute.
Poll, to clear,
Pomewater, a species of apple.
Poor, low, humble.
Poor.john, salted fish.
Part, relationship. Nicely, sophistically.
Port, appearance, carriage, gate,
Portable, bearable, endurable.
Possessed, informed, insane,
Potch, poke, push. Vicholas, $t, patron saint of child dren and scholars.
Pash, to strike, a tuft or head of Pouncel-box, a box for perfumes,
Power, army, forces.
Passage, passengers, passing re- Practice, conspiracy, stratagem, ma-
lignant art, artifice.
Prank, to dress splendidly.
Passions, sufferings, feelings, Precisian, physician.
Patch, a simple fellow, a fool, Prefer, to advance.
Patched fool, a fool in a parti. Preferred, presented.
Pregnant, full of, apprehensive,
ready. French, non point. Pathetical, affecting.
Prenominate, already named Note, notice.
Patins, a small flat dish used in the Presence, dignity of manner, pre
administration of the Eucharist, sence chamber. Novum, Novum quinque, a game with dice. Pauca, pauca, few words.
Paucas pallabris, a word to the wise, Press, crowd.
Pretence, intention, design.
Prevent, to anticipate.
Prick, point, skewer.
Prime, the spring. sorrowful,
Peg-a-Ramsey, name of an old song. Primer, more urgent.
Primero, game at cards.
Principals, chief timbers of a bail. I
Proface, much good may it do you O'er-raught, over-reached.
Perdy, a vulgarised French oath, Professes, keeps. O'er-strawed, over-strewed.
Prolixious, delaying, superfluous. Oes, circles. Peregrinate, foreign.
Prone, self-willed, stubborn, hum-
Proper, handsome, comely.
Proper-false, seeming fair.
Properties, taken possession of
Properties, articles required in a
Prorogue, prolong. Order, ecclesiastical canon, pre- Pia mater, the interior cover of the Procend, provender. caution.
Procost, gaoler. Orgulous, orgucilleux, proud, Picked, affected, spruce, trimmed. Pruning, preening, as a bird trims haughty.
Picht-hatch, thieves' resort in Clerk- its feathers. Orisons, prayer
Puissance, powers, force.
Purchased, stolen, ill acquired.
Purl, to curl.,
Puzzle, a drab.
Quail, relax, a harlot
Quaint, strange, curious.
Seen, versed, instructed,
Sennet, a flourish of musical instru-
Sense, reason and affection, sensa-
Septentrion, the north,
Serpigo, leprous eruptions.
Sessa, be quiet.
Set of wit, a term from tennis.
Severals, pieces of land near a comRopery, roguery.
mon set apart for a time to certain Rope-tricks, abusive jests.
Server, a dish-placer.
Shords, wings, broken tiles.
Sheared, made of straw.
Shent, reproved, rebuked.
Skive, a slice,
Shows, games, sports,
Shrire, to confess.
Siege, a stool, a seat,
Sinki-a-pace, cinque-pace, a dance.
Sir, a title formerly given to char.
Sir Bevis, an old romance,
Sirpenny strikers, petty thieves.
Skillet, a small kettle,
Skills not, of little importance.
Skogan, Edward IV.'s jester,
Slach, to neglect,
Sleare, unwrought silk.
Slights, subtle arts.
Slip, counterfeit money.
Sliver, to cut.
Nubber, careless, obscure.
Sneaping, nipping, biting.
Solidares, solidi, an ancient gold
coin, worth about 6s,
Sooth, truth, soothing.
to choose, lot.
Sort and suit, rank and figure.
So-seeming, specious, plausible.
Turn Turk, change conditions
Twelve score, twelve score yards
Troire, twinkle, peep.
Two brave bears, a bear and rugged
staff was the crest of the Seribs of Sprighted, haunted. Telus, the earth
Warwick. Spurs, roots of trees.
Temper, to mix, temperament, Two ordinaries, from meal-time to Squandered, scattered. Temperance, temperature,
meal-time. Square, equal, quarrel, equitable, Tinder, heeel, leem
Type, distinction, title,
Tender hefteri, affectionate.
Inaccustomed, indecent. Stale, a stalking horse, bait, a thing Tent, to search, dwell,
Unadrised, unknowing. for sale, to make cheap. Tercel, the male hawk
Unane ed, without extreme unction.
Unbarbed sconce, unshaven head. State, fortune
Texter, a coin, value a sixpence, Unbated, not blunteu.
l'nbolt, explain. Statute-caps, woollen caps, ordered Tilter, scab.
Unbolted, unrefined, to be worn by the middle ani! Tharborough, third-borough, a peace l'nbooh ish, ignorant. lower classes in England on Sun. officer.
Thick-płtached, closely interwoven. Unconfirmed, unexperienced. Stralers, hands,
Thill-horse, the horse between the Underfiends, infernal fends, Selad, engraven.
U ruler skinker, tapster.
U neath, not easily.
Unhappiness, evil disposition. Stigmatical, deformed.
Three-man-beetle, a heavy wooden Unhappy, Inischievous. Stile, titles.
mallet for driving piles,
Union, a rich pearl.
Unproper, common, sent, pride. Tight, handy.
Unquaiilied, divested of reason, Story, a jest Tike, a cur.
Unquestionable, not to be questioned. Straight, immediately, forth with. Timeless, untimely.
Unready, undressed. Strain, lineage, difficulty, doubt. Time's flies, flies of a senson,
Unrespective, inconsiderate. Strait, difficulty.
Tire, hend-dress, to glut, beyond Unseminared, unmannered. Strangeness, coyness, coldness,
Unstanched, incontinent, unchaste
Tod, a pack of wool weighing 28 lb. Untrimmed, unsullied. Stuck, thrust.
Toged, dressed in a toga or gown. Untuned cares, harsh cares. Stuck-in, stoccata, a term in fencing. Token'd, spotted.
Unvalued, invaluable. Stuffed, enough, ample abilities, Toll, to pay toll,
Upspring, a kind of dance; spring Stuffed man, a cuckold, Tomboys, wantons,
is in common use in Scotland for Subscribe, assent to. Tongues, languages.
a quick dance or tune,
Urchins, evil sprites,
Touch, touchstone, exploit, deed. Used, demeaned.
Utterance, extreme defiance.
Vain, light of tongue.
Vail, to lower
Vailing clouds, descending clouds.
Valanced, fringed, bearded.
Valued file, select enumeration.
Vantage, advantage, opportunity.
Vantbrace, armour for the arm.
Vaunt, avant. the hand.
Triumphs, revels, masques, shows. Vaward, vanguard, forepart. Tables, memorandum-book.
Trojan, a cant term for a thief. Velure, velvet Tabourines, small drumns,
Trol-my-dames, a game resembling Venew, veney, in fencing, a hit. Tag, rabble, tag-rag.
that of bagatelle.
Vengeance, mischief. Tainting, slighting.
ecclesiastical Vent, let out. Take, to blast, to strike,
Very, true, real.
Vessels, kettle-drums. were registered by notches, Tuck, a rapier.
Via, a cant term of trumph. Tallow keech, tallow-tub.
Tucket, a fiourish on a trumpet. Vice, a mimic, grasp. Tame, to keep from sleep, as hawks Tucket-sonnance, preliminary Rou. Vice's dagger, harlequin's wooden were tamed. rish.
sword. Targe, shield
Turk Gregory, Pope Gregory VII, Vied, wagered. Tarre, provoke,
Turmoil, painful labour, trouble Villain, & servant,