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Perch, a measure of five yards Possessed, acquainted with, fully
and a half.
Perdy, par Dieu, a French oath.
Perjure, a perjured person.
Pervert, to avert.
Pia mater, the membrane covering the substance of the brain. Pick, to pitch.
Picked, nicely dressed, foppish. Pickers, the hands.
Picking, piddling, insignificant. Pickt-hatch, a place noted for brothels.
Piece, a word of contempt for a
Pight, pitched, fixed.
Pin and web, disorders of the
Pinnace, a small ship of burthen. Piz, a small chest in which the consecrated host was kept. Placket, a petticoat.
Plague, to punish.
Proface, much good may it do
you. Profane, love of talk, gross of language.
Profession, end and purpose of coming.
Progress,a royal journey of state
Prone, sometimes humble.
Proof, confirmed state of manhood.
Propagate, to advance or improve.
Propagation, getting. Proper, well-looking, handsome. Proper-false, proper or fair, and false or deceitful. Propertied, taken possession of. Properties, incidental necessaries to a theatre.
Property, due performance. Property, a thing quite at disposal.
Propose, to image, to imagine.
Prorogue, to lengthen or prolong.
Provincial, belonging to one's province.
Provost, sheriff or gaoler.
Puck, or hobgoblin in fairv
Purchase, stolen goods.
Purlieu, border, enclosure.
Put to know, compelled to acknowledge.
Putter-on, one who instigates. Putter-out, one who places out money at interest.
Putting-on, spur, incitement. Puttock, a degenerate species of hawk.
Prodigious, portentous, omi- Quarrel, a quarreller, the cause of a quarrel
Quick, lively, spritely, living.
Quintain, a post set up for va
Quips, reproaches and scoffs.
Quit, to requite or answer.
Rabato, an ornament for the neck.
Rack, to exaggerate.
Racking, in rapid motion.
Rake, to cover.
Rank, rate or pace.
Rank, grown up to a great height
Rapt, rapturously affected.
Rarely, curiously, happily.
Rascal, applied to lean deer.
Rash, heady, thoughtless, quick, violent.
Reason, to talk, to argue for.
Receiving, ready apprehension.
dogs are called back.
Reck, to care for, to mind, to at-
Reckless, careless, heedless.
Record, to sing.
Rive, to burst, to fire.
Road, the haven where ships ride
Ronyon, a scurvy woman.
Rook, to squat down
Rope-tricks, abusive language.
Round, rough, unceremonious.
Recorder, a kind of flute or fla- Rounded, whispered.
Recure, to recover.
Red-lattice, the sign of an ale
Reduce, to bring back.
Rouse, a draught of jollity.
Reechy, discoloured by smoke, Royalize, to make royal.
Refell, to refute.
Regiment, government, authority.
Requiem, a mass for the soul of
Resolve, to dissolve.
Respective, cool, considerate.
| Retire, to draw back.
Reverb, to reverberate.
Royalty, nobleness, supreme ex-
Roynish, mangy or scabby.
Ruff, the folding of the tops of
Ruffle, to riot, to create disturb
Right-drawn, drawn in a right Scamble, to scramble.
Rigol, a circle.
Ringed, environed, encircled.
Scan, to examine nicely.
Scant, to be deficient in, to con
Scantling, measure, proportion
Serjeant, a bailiff or sheriff's of- Slough, the skin which the ser
Setebos, a species of devil.
Shards, the wings of a beetle.
pent annually throws off. Slower, more serious. Slubber, to do any thing care
lessly, imperfectly, to obscure. Smilingly, with signs of pleasure. Smirched, soiled or obscured. Smoothed, to stroke, to caress, to fondle.
Sneap, to check or rebuke, a rebuke.
Soil, spot, turpitude, reproach.
Sorriest, worthless, vile. Sorry, sorrowful or dismal. Sort, to choose out.
Sort, a company, a pack, ranks
Sort and suit, figure and rank.
Soul, to pull by the ears.
Sperr, to shut up, defend by bars, &c.
Spleen, humour, caprice, spirit.
Spot, stain or disgrace.
Sprag, or spackt, apt to learn.
Springing, blooming, in the
Square, compass, comprehen-
Stale, a pretence.
Stand, to withstand, to resist. Standing bowls, bowls elevated on feet.
Stannyal, the common stone
Tomboy,a masculine, forward girl. | Vain, vanity.
Topless, that which has nothing
Touch, sensation, sense, or feel
Touch, exploit or stroke.
Touch, a spice or particle.
Toward, in a state of readiness.
Trade, a custom, an established
Tradition, traditional practices.
Trail, the scent left by the passage of the game.
Traitress, a term of endearment. Tranect, a ferry.
Translate, to transfer, to explain. Trash, a hunting phrase, to correct.
Travel, to stroll.
Traverse, a term in military exercise.
Tray-trip, some kind of game.
Trick, smeared, painted, in he-
Tricksy, clever, adroit.
Tucket, or tucket sonnuance, a flourish.
Turlygood, or turlupin, a species
Turn, to become acescent.
Vain, light of tongue, not veracious.
Valance, fringed with a beard.
Vantage, convenience, opportunity, advantage.
Vantbrace, armour for the arm. Varlet, a servant or footman to
Vast, waste, dreary.
Vaunt, the avant, what went before.
Vaward, the fore part.
Venew, a bout, a term in fencing
Vent, rumour, matter for dis
Ventages, the holes of a flute
Via, a cant phrase of exultation.
Vie, to contend in rivalry.
Viewless, unseen, invisible.
Virginalling, playing on the virginal, a spinnet.
Virtue, the most efficacious part,
Vixen, or fixen, a female fox.
Unclew, to draw out, to exhaust. Uncoined, real, unrefined, unadorned.
Unconfirmed, unpractised in the ways of the world.
Under generation, the antipodes Undergo, to be subject to. Under-skinker, a tapster, an un derdrawer.
Undertaker, one who takes upon
himself the quarrel of another Underwrite, to subscribe,to obey. Under-wrought, under-worked, undetermined.
Unhidden, open, clear.
Unhoused, free from domestic
Unsmirched, clean, not defiled. Unsquared, unadapted to their subject.
Unstanched, incontinent. Untempering, not tempering, not softening.
Untraced, singular, not in com
Untruth, disloyalty, treachery.
Urchins, hedge-hogs, or perhaps fairies.
Use, practice long countenar ced by custom.
Use, to make a practice of