« PreviousContinue »
ABATE, to depress, sink, sub- Allow, to approve.
Aspersion, sprinkling. due. Allowance, approbation,
Assay, test. ABC-book, a catechism.
Amaze, to perplex or confuse. Assinego, a he-ass. Abjects, servile persons.
Ames-ace, the lowest chance of Assurance, conveyance or deed. Ab'e, to qualify or uphold.
Assured, affianced. Abortire, issuing before its time. Amort, sunk and dispirited.
Astringer, a falconer. Absolute, highly accomplished, An, as if.
Ates, instigation from Ate, the perfect. Anchor, anchoret.
mischievous goddess that inAbusel, deceived. Ancient, an ensign.
cites bloodshed. Aby, to pay dear for. Anight, in the night.
Atomies, minute particles disAbyem, ahyss. Answer, retaliation.
cernible in a stream of sunAccure, accusation.
Anthropophaginian, a cannibal. shine that breaks into a darkAchiere, to obtain.
Antick, the fool of the old farces. ened room, atoms.
Atone, to reconcile.
Altasked, reprehended, corrected charge or accusation.
Apparent, seeming, not real, heir Altended, waited for. Action-taking, litigious.
apparent, or next claimant. Altent, attentive. Ad litions, titles or descriptions Appeal, to accuse.
Attorney, deputation. Ad lress, to make ready.
Appeared, rendered apparent. Attorneyship, the discretional Adulressed, or adelrest, ready. Apply, to attend to, consider. agency of another. Aurance, to prefer, to raise to Appointment, preparation. Attornied, supplied by substituhonour. Apprehension, opinion.
tion of embassies. Alrersity, contrariety.
Apprehensive, quick to under- Attributire, that which attributes Adrertisement, admonition.
or gives. Adrertising, attentive.
Approbation, entry on probation. Avaunt,contemptuous dismission Adrice, consideration, discretion, Approof, proof, approbation. Averring, confirming. thought.
Approve, to justify, to make good, Audacious, spirited, animated. Adrise, to consider, recollect. to establish, to recommend to | Audrey, a corruption of EthelAlrised, not precipitant, cool, approbation.
Approred, felt, experienced, con- Augurs, auguries or prognosticaAfeard, afraid. victed by proof.
tions. Aflect, love.
Approvers, persons who try. Aukward, adverse. Aflection, affectation,imagination, Aqua-vitæ, strong waters. Authentic, an epithet applied to disposition, quality. Arbitrate, to determine.
the learned. Affectioned, affected. Arch, chief.
Awful, reverend, worshipful. Affections, passions, inordinate Argentine, silver.
Awless, not producing awe. desires.
Argier, Algiers. Afleered, confirmed.
Argosies, ships of great burthen,
tion, evidence, proof.
Baccare, stand back, give place. Ally, to betroth in marriage. Arm, to take up in the arms. Bale, misery, calamity. Aglet-baby, a diminutive being. Aroint, avaunt, be gone.
Baleful, baneful. Agnize, acknowledge, confess. A-row, successively, one after Balked, bathed or piled up. A-good, in good earnest.
Balm, the oil of consecration. Avery, the nest of an eagle or Art, practice as distinguished Band, bond. hawk.
from theory, theory.
Bandog, village dog or mastiff. Aim, guess, encouragement, sus Articulate, to enter into articles. Bank, to sail along the banks. picion.
Articulated, exhibited in articles. Banning, cursing. Aller-liefest, beloved above all Artificial, ingenious, artful. Banquet, a slight refection, a de things. As, as if.
sert. Ale, a merry meeting. Aspect, countenance.
Bans, curses b
Conclusion, determination, reso- Cotsale, Cotswood in Gloucester- | Curseil, under the influence of
malediction. Conclusions, experiments. Covered, hollow.
Curst, petulant, crabbed, shrewd
ish or mischievous, severe, Conilition, temper, character,
harsh, vehemently angry. qualities, vocations or incli- Count Confect, a specious noble- Curstness, ill-humour. nations.
Curtail, a cur of little value.
Curtal, a docked horse.
Curtle-ax, or cutlace, a broadConey-catched, deceived,cheated. Counterfeit, a likeness, a por
sword. Coney-catcher,a cheat,or sharper. trait.
Cushiril-coffin, the crust of a cus-
tard or pie.
Customer, a common woman. Conjecture, suspicion.
Cover, to sink by bending the Cut, a horse. Confound, to destroy, to expend, hams.
Cyprus, a transparent stuff. to consume.
Cowl-staf', a staff for carrying a Confounilei, worn or wasted.
large tub. Consent, to agree. Coy, to soothe or stroke.
D. Consent, conspiracy, will, as- Coyed, condescended unwilsent, united voice.
Das or doff, to do off, to put
aside. Consist, to stand upon.
or drunken fellow.
Dally, to play or trifle Consort, company.
Cozier, a tailor or butcher. Damn, condemn. Consort, to keep company with. Crab, a wild apple.
Danger, reach or control.
Dank, wet, rotten.
Dare, to challenge or incite.
Dark-house,a house made gloomy Contemptible, contemptuous. Crants, chants.
by discontent. Continent, the thing which con- Crare, a small trading vessel. Darkling, in the dark. tains.
Craren, a degenerate, dispirited | Darraign, to arrange, put in orContinents, banks of rivers.
der. Continuate, uninterrupted. Craven, mean,cowardly, to make | Daub, to disguise. Contraction, marriage contract. cowardly.
Daubery, falsehood and imposio Contrarious, different.
Create, compounded, or made tion. Contrive, to spend and wear out.
Day-bed, a couch. Control, to confute.
Credent, creditable, credible. Day-light, broad-day. Content, to serve or agree. Credit, account, information, cre- Day-woman, dairy-maid. Convented, cited, summoned. dulity.
Dear, best, important, dire. Conversation, familiar inter- | Credit, a great light set upon a
Dearn, lonely, solitary. course, conduct, behaviour. beacon.
Death-tokens, spots appearing on
those infected by the plague.
Crestless, those who have no right Decay, misfortunes. Convey, to perform slight of
Deceivable, deceptious. hand, to manage artfully. Crisp, curling, winding, curled, Deck, to cover, a pack. Conveyance, theft, fraud.
Decline, to run through from first Convince, to overpower, subdue, Critic, cynic.
to last. convict. Critical, censorious.
Declined, the fallen. Convicted, overpowered, baffled. Crone, an old worn-out woman. Deem, opinion, surmise. Convive, to feast.
Crosses, money stamped with a Defeat, destruction.
Defeatures, features, change of
features for the worse.
Defend, to forbid.
Defiance, refusal. Corky, dry, withered, husky. Cue, in stage cant, the last words Deformed, deforming. Corners, by-places.
of the preceding speech. Deftly, dexterously, with adroitCorollary, surplus.
Cuisses, armour for the thighs. Coronet, a crown.
Cullion, a despicable fellow. Defy, to refuse, to disdain. Corrigible, corrected.
Cunning, sagacity, knowledge. Degrees, steps. Costard, the head.
Curb, to bend or truckle. Delay, to let slip. Coster-monger, moanly, merce- Curiosity, finical delicacy, scru- Demerits, merits. nary.
pulousness or captiousness. Demise, to grant.
Denier, the twelfth part of a Dof, see Daff.
Engross, to fatten, to pamper. French sou. Dole, lot, allowance.
Engrossments, accumulations. Denotements, indications or dis- Dolphin, the Dauphin of France. Enkindle, to stimulate coveries. Don, to do on, to put on.
Enmew, to coop up. Deny, to refuse.
Done, expended, consumed. Ensconce, to protect as with a Depart, to part. Dotant, dotard.
Dout, to do out, extinguish Entertain, to retain in service. Deracinate, to force up by the Doule, a feather.
Entertainment, the pay of an roots. Down-gyved, hanging down like
army, admission to office. Derogate, degraded, blasted what eonfines the fetters round Entreatments, the objects of enDescant, a term in music.
Envy, hatred or malice.
Ephesian, a cant term for a toper. Design, to mark out.
Drawn, embowelled,exenterated. Equipage, stolen goods. Despatched, bereft.
Dread, epithet applied to kings. | Erechile, just now. Desperate, bold, adventurous. Drew, assembled.
Erring, wandering. Detected, charged or guilty. Dribbling, a term of contempt. Escoted, paid. Determined, ended.
Drive, to fly with impetuosity. Esil, a river so called, or vinegar. Dibble, an instrument used by Drollery, a show performed by Esperance, the motto of the gardeners. puppets.
Duciame, duc ad me, bring him Eterne, eternal. Diffused, extravagant, irregular.
Even, calm, equable, temperate Digress, to deviate from the right. Dulgeon, the handle of a dagger. equal, fellow. Digression, transgression.
Due, to endue, to deck, to grace. Eren, to act up to. Dint, impression.
Dull, melancholy, gentle, sooth-Examined, questioned, doubted Direction, judgment, skill.
Ercrement, the beard. Disable, to undervalue.
Dull, to render callous, insen- | Excrements, the hair, nails, feaDisappointeil, unprepared.
thers of birds, 8c. Disclose, to hatch.
Dullard, a person stupidly un- Execute, to employ, lo put to use. Discontenting, discontented.
Execution, employment or ejere Discontents, malcontents. Dump, a mournful elegy.
cise. Discourse, reason.
Dup, to do up, to lift up. Executors, executioners. Diglained, disdainful.
Exempt, excluded. Disease, uneasiness, discontent.
Exercise, exhortation, lecture, or Diseases, sayings.
Ecstacy,alienation of mind, mad- | Expect, expectation. Disposition, frame.
Expedient, expeditious. Disputable, disputatious.
Effects, affects, or affections, ac- Expiate, fully completed. Dispute, to talk over.
tions, deeds effected.
E.cpostulate, to inquire or discuss Dessemble, to gloss over. Estest, deftest, readiest.
Exposture, exposure. Disembling, putting dissimilar | Egypt, a gipsy.
Express, to reveal. things together.
Ell, old time, or persons. Expulsed, expelled. Distaste, to corrupt, to change to Element, initiation, previous | Exsufficate, contemptible, abo. a worse state. practice.
minable. Distemper, intoxication.
Embossed, inclosed,swollen,puffy. Extend, to seize. Distemperature, perturbation. Embowelled, exhausted.
Extent, in law, violence in gene Distempereil, ruffled, out of hu- | Embraced, indulged in.
ral. Eminence, high honours.
Extern, outward. Distractions, detachments, sepa- Empery, dominion, sovereign Extirped, rooted out. rate bodies.
Extracting, that which araws Distraught, distracted.
Emulation, rivalry, envy, facti- away from every thing but its Direrted, turned out of the course ous contention.
own object. of nature.
Emulous, jealous of higher au- Extravagant, wandering. Dirilable, divided.
Extremes, extravagance of conDirision, the pauses or parts of Encave, to hide.
duct, extremities. musical composition.
Enfeofs, to invest with possession. Eyases, young nestlings. Dirugel, spokec of
Engine, instrument of war, mili- | Eyas mushet, infant lilliputian Doctrine, skill.
iary machine, the rack.
Eye, a small shade of colour