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Torneament, or Tournament, tilt, juft, P. L. ix. 37.; encounter, ftiock of battle, P. L. xi. 652

Tortious, P.L. ix. 516. twifted, wreathed, winding

Trading, P. L. ii. 640, having a trading wind, or i monfoon

To train, P. L. vi. 553. to draw along, to draw in train; from the term train of artillery

Transmigration-, P. L. x. 261. paflage from one place or fta,te into another

To travel, P. I-, iii. 501. to tire, to harrafs. Mr Johnfon thinks this word fhould be fpelt travail when it fignifies lahour, and travel when it fignifies journey

To trick, P. to drefs, to decotate, to adorn

Triform, P. L. iii. 730. having a triple fhape. The moon is faid to be triform when increafing with horns towards the eaft, decreafing with horns towards the weft, and at the fuH •

To trill, P. R. iv. 246. to utter quavering

To trip, P.L. xi. 847. to dance, to run or ftep lightly, from tripudiare, to dance

To troll, P.L. xi. 620. to move circularly

Tropic, P. L. x. 675. the line at which the fun turns back

Tun, P.L. iv. 816. a large cafk

Turkis, or Tutkois, P. a blue ftone, numbered ?mong the meaner precious ftones

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Turm, P. R. iv. 66. a troop; a word coined from the Latin turma


Unapparent, P.L. vii. 103. obfcure, not vifible

Uncouth, odd, ftrange, unufual; from the Saxon uticud, unknown

Vnderftood, P. L. i. 662. not exprefled, not openly declared, and yet implied; as when we fay that a fubftantive or verb is tmderftwd in a fentence

Uncjfential, P. L. ii. 439. void of real being

Unexprcjfwe, unutterable, ineffable, not to be expreffed

Unfum'd, P. L. v. 349. not burnt, and exhaling f"moke as in fumigations, but with its natural fcent

Unifon, P. L. vii. 599. founding alone

Unprevtnted, P.L. iii. 231. not preceded by any thing

Vnremov'd, P. L. iv. 987. for immoveable, not capable of being removed

Unrwcct'ing, ignorant, unknowing

Virwifer, P. L. iv. 716, not fo wife as one mould have been

To aft, P. To haunt or frequent

Uxorious, fubmiulvely fond of a wife, infected with connubial dotage


Van, a wing with which (he air is beaten


Vant-traji, or Vent-brace, S. A. IIJI. armour for the

arms Various, varied with divers fculptures and paintings, P. L. vi. 84.; variegated, diverfified, P. L. vii. 318 To veer, P. L. ix. 515. to turn about Vernant, P. L. x. 679. flourifhing as in the fpring Vianfs, food, meatdrefled

Vigil, P. R. i. l82. watch; devotions performed in the ctiftomary hours of reft; fongs fung while the angels kept watch Void, P. L. iii. II. deftitute of any formed being, void as the earth was wh^en firft created- It commonly lignifies empthc/s; but it cannot be fo underftood, here; for chaos is defcribed as fall of matter Volant, P. L. xi. 561. nimble, aftive Vollied, P. h. iv. <ja8. difploded, dhcharged with a,

volley Voluble, rolling, having a quick motion

'W To wallmu, P. L. vii. 411. to move heavily and

clumfily V/ar, P. L. xii. JI4. forces, army Ware, P. L. ix. 353. wary, cautious To -warp, P. Xt. i. 341, to turn, to work forward; a

fca term, IVaJJhUtr, a toper, a drunkard. Mr Johnfon gives '^.is account of the origin of the word. Hail or tei! for health was in fuch continual ufe among the good fellows of ancient times, that a drinker was called a was-heiler, or a -wifi/er tf health; and the liquor was termed -was-heil, becaufe health was fo often wiped ever it. Thefe words were afterwards corrupted into -waffail and -wujfailcr. Mifccl. Ohf. on Macbeth, p. 41.

To wattle, P. to bind with twigs; to form, by platting twigs one within another

To -ween, to think, to imagine, to fancy

To lueet, to know, to. be informed

Welkin, the firmament or iky

Wcficring, P. drawing towards the weft

Whilome, P. formerly, once, of old

Whift, P. ftill, filent. It is commonly ufed as an in» terjection commanding filence. And hence it is fuppofed the game of Whift hath its name, as it re« quires clofe attention and filence

Wight, a perfon, a being

Wifard, P. a wife man, an Inchanter, a conjurer

Within, P. L. i. 725. xi. 470. (an adverb), inwardly

To -won, P. L. vii. 457, pi live, to dwell, to inhabit

To -worfe, P. L. vi. 440. to put to difadvantage

To -wrack, P.L. ii. 182. to rock, to fhake

To -wrench, S. to force, to wrcft

To -writhe, to diftort, P.L. x. 569 ; to twift with via. lence, P. L. vj. Jj8.


'Ycleaped, P. called, named, termed

Zeniib, the point over head oppofite to the nadir
Zephyr, the weft wind
Zodiac, a great circle of the fphere, containing the

twelve figns
Zone, a girdle, P. L.. v. 28l.; a divifion of the earth,

P. h. ii. 397.; circuit, circumference, P. L. v. 560.

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