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Kenelm, pr. n. IS116. See the note.
Kepe, n. Sax, care, attention, 4162, 8934.
Kepe, v. to take care, 2240, 2962.
Kerchef, n. 6600, a corruption of coverchief.
Kernels, n. pl. Fş. battlements, R. 4195.
Kers, n. Sax. watercresles; of paramours ne raught he

not a kers, 3754, he cared not a rush for love : crelle
is used in the same fense in T. L. i. 320, and ii,

332, b.

Kerver, n. Sax. a carver, 1901.
Kle, v. Sax. to kiss, 8933 ; R. 2610.
Keje, pa. t. kissed, 10664.
Kitibe, v. T. iii. 1381, as cacche.
Kevere, v. Fr. to cover; in T. i. 918, it signifies to


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'Kicbel, n. Sax. a little cake, 7329. See the note. Kid, kidde, pa. t. & part. of kithe, made known, disco

vered, 9817; T. i. 208; R. 2172.
Kike, v, Sax. to kick, 6523.
Kin, n. Sax. kindred; by my fader kin, 9389, 16297,

by my father's kindred,
Kin, adj. of the fame nature, 5557.
Kind, n. Sax. nature, 17130; T. i. 238.
Kindly, adv. naturally, 5984.
Kinrede, n. kindred, MI. 280.
Kirtel, n. Şax. a tunick or waistcoat, 3321, 118843

in kirtels and none other wede, R. 778; qui estoient
en pure cottes, orig. 775.
Kithe, v. Sax, to thew, to make known, 5056,7191;

ne kithe hire jalousie, 11060, nor shew to her any

Kithed, part. pa. 16522. See Kid.
Kitte, pa. t. Sax. cut, 6304.
Knakkes, n. pl. Sax. trifling tricks, 4049: the word

seems to have been formed from the knacking or

snapping of the fingers ufed by jugglers. See Cotg. in v. Mataffiner des mains and Niquettrifling

words, P. 215. Knappe, n. a short fleep, a nap, R. 4005. Knarry, adj. Sax. full of gnarres or knots, 1979. Knave, n. Sax.a fervant,properly a boy-ferrant, 2730,

13240---a knave-child, 5135, 8320, a male child...

this boie knare, R. 3849. ce garcon, orig. Knedde, part. pa. of knede, v. Sax, kneaded, R. 4811. Kneen, knene, n. pl. Sax. knees, C. D. 294, 436. Knet, part. pa. R. 2092, as knit. Knight, n. Sax. a servant, generally a fervant in war,

a soldier, M. 302, 1. 13, 15851---a dubbed knight.

See his character, ver. 43---78. Knighthede, n. valour, 14560. Knit, part. pa. Sax. joined, bound, 11298----agreed,

11542. Knobbes, n. pl. Sax. excrescencies in the shape of buds

or buttons, 635. See Knoppe. Knoppe, n. Sax. a button, R. 1080 na rosebud, R.

1702. Knopped, part. pa. buttoned, fastened, R. 7212. Knotte, n. Sax. a knot; in ver. 10715, 1072 1, it is u

sed in the sense of nocud, Fr. for the chief point or

head of a matter. Knottebes, adj. Sax. without a knot, without any thing

to obstruct or retard the patłage, T. v. 769. Knowe, for knee, T. ii, 1202. Knowleche, v. Sax. to acknowledge, M. 308. 1. 20. Knowleching, n. knowledge, 16900; R."4676. Konning, n. F. iii. 966, as conning, cunning. Kyke, v. Sax. to look steadfastly, 3445 ; kijiken, Teut.

spectare, Kilian.

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Labbe, 8. a blab, a great talker, 3509.
Labbing, part. pr..blabbing, 10302.
Laced, part. pa. Fr. tied, bound, R. 3178.
Lacert, n. Fr, a flefhy muscle, so termed from its ha-

ving a tail like a lizard, Cotg. 2755.
Lache, adj. Fr. sluggish, Bo. iv. pr. 3.
Lachelse, n. Fr. Nackness, negligence, P. 224.
Lad, ladde, pa. t. of lede, v. Sax. led, carried, 7260,

Laft, pa. t. & part. of leve, v. Sax. left, 16351; L.W.

168, Laic, n. T. i. 341, 1002, as lay. Laied, part. pa. of lay, v. Sax. ; with orfreys laied, i.e.

trimmed, R. 1076: so this word is frequently used
by Hollinshed, vol. iii. p. 1317; laid with gold lace
-laid on with red filke and gold lace-laid about

with silver lace. See Couched.
Laine, inf. v. Sax. to lay, R. 184.
Lainers, n. pl. Fr. straps or thongs, 2506.
Lake, n. 13787; it is difficult to say what sort of

cloth is meant;laecken, Belg. fignifies both linen and

woollen cloth, Kilian.
Lakke, n. Sax. a fault, a disgraceful action, 10073—

want, 10145
Lakke, v. to find fault, to blame, R. 284,4804.
Lamben, n. pl, Sax. lambs, R. 7063.
Langure, v. Fr. to languish, 9741,
Lapidaire, F. iii. 262, a treatise on precious stones so

entitled; probably a French translation of the La-
tin poem of Marbodus De Gemmis, which is fre-
quently cited by the name of Lapidarius, Fabric,

Bibl. Med. Æt, in v. Marbodus.
Lappe, n. Sax. a skirt or lappet of a garment, 8461,

15480 ; T. iii. 59, 743.

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Large, adj. Fr. spacious, free, prodigal, 13361; at

large, 2290, at liberty.; til that it was prime large,

10674, till prirne was far 1pent. Largely, adv. fully, 1910. Las, n. Fr. a lacc, 394-a snare, 1819, 1953. Laf, las, adj. comp. Sax. less, 4407, 13047; R. 3045. Laiche, n. R. 1624, as las. Latered, part. pa. Sax, delayed, P. 224. Lathe, n. 4086, a barn: it is still used in Lincolnshire,

Sk. In F. iii. 1950, where the cditt. have ratbe and fathe, the mís. give the true reading-latbe. Latin, n. Fr. a kind of mixed metal, 701, of the co

lour of brass, '11557. Laude, n. praise, 13385. Laudes, 3655, the service performed in the fourth or

last watch of the night; “ dicuntur autem la::des, “ quod illud officium laudem præcipue fonat divi

nam,” öc. Du Cange in v. Laus 2. The fame fervice was often called Matins. Idem in v. Matutini. Laved, part. pa. Fr. drawn; fpoken of water taken

out of a well, Bo.iii. m. 12. Lavender, n. Fr. a washerwoman or laundress, L. W.

358. In the patlage of Dante which is here quoted Envy is called

La meretrice, che mai dall' ospizio
Di Cesare non torse gli occhi putti,

Morte comune, e deile corte vizio. Inf. xiii. 64.
Laverock, n. Sax. a lark, R. 662.
Launcegay, n. a sort of launce. See the n.on ver. 13682.
Launcelot du Lake, 15218, an eminent knight of the

Round Table, whose adventures were the subject of a romance begun by Chreitien de Troyes, one of the oldest of the romance poets, and finished by Godefrois de Leigni. See Fauchet, l. ii. c. 10, II. They have been repeatedly printed in French prote, and

make a considerable part of the compilation called Mort d'Arthur: his accomplishments as a courtier and a man of gallantry have been alluded to before, ver. 10601. Signor Volpi, in his notes upon Dante, Inf. v. 128, has most unaccountably represented Lancilotto as inamorato di Ginevra,moglie del Re Marco. If there be any faith in history Ginevra was the wife of King Arthur. The story in Dante which is the occasion of Signor Volpi's note is a curious one; it is alluded to by Petrarch, Trionfo d'Amore, iii. 82;

Vedi Ginevra, Isotta, e l'altre amanti,

E la coppia d' Arimino. Launde, n. Fr. a plain not ploughed, 1693. Lavoures, n. pl. Fr. lavers, 5869. Laureat, adj. Lat. crowned with laurel, 7907, 14614. Laureole, n. Fr. fpurge-laurel, 14969. saurer, n. laurel, 9340. Laus, adj. Sax. loose, 4062 ; laus, Isand. folutus. This

is the true original of that termination of adjectives fo frequent in our language in les or less. Consuetud. de Beverley, mf. Harl. 560;“Hujus facrilegii emen“ da non erat determinata, fed dicebatur ab Anglis

Botalaus, i. e. fine emenda.So Chaucer uses boteles, and other words of the the fame form, as detieles,

drinkeles, gilteles, &C. Lawe, adj. for low, R. 5046. Laxatif, n. Fr. a purging medicine, 2758, 14949. Lay, n. Sax. law, religious profession, 4796, 10332. Lay, n. Fr. a species of poem, 9755, 11259. See the

Discourse, &*c. n. 24. Lay, pa. t. of lie, or ligre, 972; layer, pl. 3210. Lazar, n. Fr. a leper, 242. Leche, n. Sax. a physician, 3902; leche-craft, 2747,

the skill of a physician. Leche, v. to beal, C. D.852. Volume XIV.


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