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gall of an hyena was used to cure a certain disorder

of the eye, Plin. N. H. l. xxix. c. 38. Hippocras, pr. n. Hippocrates, 433. See the note. Hir, pron. poff

. Sax. their. See Ejay, &c. Hire, obl. c. offbe, pron. Sax. is often put for herself,

139,4869, and without the usual preposition, 11057.

See Him. Hire, pron. poff. Sax. her. See Essay, &c. Hirefelf, birefelve, birefelven. See Self. Hirs, pron. poff. Sax. theirs, 7508. See the Ejay, &c. Historial, adj. Fr. historical, 1 2090. Ho, interj. Fr. commanding a cessation of any action.

See the n. on ver. 2535; and I believe o in tħat verse is put for bo, and not for oyez. See the C.L. ver. 270. Hochepot, n. Fr.a mixture of various things fhaken to

gether in the fame pot, M. 271,1. 4; butspot, Belg. Hoker, n. Sax. frowardness, 5717. Hokerly, adv. frowardly, P. 205, I. 15. Hold, n. Sax. a fort or castle, 4927. Hold, v. Sax. to keep; to bold in honde, T. v. 1370,

to keep in suspense; T. v. 1614, 1679, to amuse in

order to deceive. Hold, bolden, part. pa. obliged, 5717; T. ii. 1265. Hole, bol, adj. Sax. entire, whole, found, 6952, 7615. Holly, adv. entirely, wholly, 5793. Holour, n. Sax. a whoremonger, 5836; P. 244. Holt, n. Sax. a grove or foreft, 6; T. iii. 352. Holt, for holdeth, 9224, 9386. Honly,adj.Sax. domestick, 6966--plain, fimple,7425. Homlinelë, n. Sax. domestick management, 8305–

familiarity, M. 304, l. 13. Honde, n. Sax.a hand; an bonde-brede, 3809, an hand's breadth;

withouten honde, T. iii. 188, without being pulled by any hand-Honden, pl. R. 6665. Honefi, adj. Fr. means generally, according to the

French ufage, creditable, honourable, 246,13491;

becoming a person of rank, 8302, 9902. Honeftetve, honestce, n. Fr.virtue,8298-decency, 14632

-good manners, 6849. Hong, v. Sax. to hang, 12724. Hont, n. Sax. Du. 385, as hunt. Hony-swete, adj. Sax. fweer as honey, 9270. Hope, v. Sax. to expect, 4027. See the note. Hoppesteres, n. pl. Sax, dancers, 2014. See the note. Hord, n. Sax. treafure, 13014--private piace fit for

the keeping of treafure, P. 239. Hore, boor, adj. Sax, hoary, gray, 7764, 9335. Horowe, adj. Sax. fou!, C. M. 52. Horribleté, n. Fr. horribleneis, R. 7285. Hors, n. pl. Sax. hortes, 5867,7141, 13563. Horse, adj. Sax. hoarfe, Du. 347. Horsly, adj. 10508, is applied to a horse, as manly is Hospitalers, n. pl. Lat. religious persons of both sexes

who attended the fick in hospitals, P. 249-knights Hospitalers of different orders, R. 6693. See Du

Cange in v. Hofpitolarius. Heft, n. Fr. an army, 14486. Hoftelere, n. Fr. an innkeeper, 4358, 15035. Hostelrie, n. Fr. an inn or lodging-house, 23. Hoftilements, n. pl. household furniture, Bo. ii. pr. 5. Hote, adj. Sax. hot, 7018. Hote, boten, part. pa. of het?, called, 3939. Hove, v. Sax. to hover, T. ii. 1433; T. v. 33. Hound-fis, n. Sax. the dogfith, 9699, Houne, n. for hound, T. iv. 210; thus faid both here

and houne, i. c. hare and hound, all sorts of people. Houped, pa. t. Fr. hooped or hollowed, 15406. Houfel, n. Sax. the eucharist, R. 6386.


to a man.

Houfel, v. to administer the facrament, R. 6437-to

ben boufeled, to receive the sacrament, P. 268. Howve, n. Sax, a capor hood. See then. on ver. 3909. Hulfere, n. Sax. holly, B. K. 129. Hulfred, part. pa. Sax. hidden, R. 6146. Humblebede, n. Sax. humble statc, 14590. Humblele, n. Fr. humility, 4585. Humbling, n. a humming, F. č. 531; bommelen bombi

lari, bombum edere, Kilian; hence our humble-bee. Hunt, n. Sax. a huntsman, 1680, 2020. Hurtle, v. Fr. to push, 2618,4717. Hufoandrie, n, Sax. thrift, economical management,

4075. Husbond-man, n. Sax. the master of the family, 7350. Huft, adj. Sax. silent, whist, Bo. ii. m. 5. Hylde, v. Sax. to pour, Bo. ii. m. 2. Hylled, part. pa. Sax. hidden, 15061. See Hele.

I. 1, at the beginning of a word, in the common editt. and

even the mfl. of Chaucer, is ofen used to express a corruption of the Saxon prepositive particle Le, which in this edit. of The Canterbury Tales, (as has been said before in the Eluy, &c. vol. i. p. 168, is always expressed by y; all such words therefore occurring in the Works of Chancer not contained in this edition should be looked for either under y or

under their second letters. Jacke of Dover, 4345. See the note.

Jacke fool, 3708. See the n. on rer. 14816. Jacobin, pr. n. a gray frier, R. 6338. Facke Straw, pr. n. 15400; the noise made by the

followers of this rebel, to which our Author alludes, he had probably heard himself; it is called by Walsingham, p. 251;“ Clamor horrendissimus, non fi“milis clamoribus quos edere folent homines, fed

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cum clamore confueto. Walfingham, ibid. Jambeux, n. pl. Fr. boots, armour for the legs, 13804. Jane, n. a coin of (Janua) Genoa; it is put for any

small coin, 8865, 13665.
Jangle, v. Fr. to prate, to talk much or falt, 10534.
Jangle, n. prate, babble, 6989.

Jangler, janglour, n. a prater, 17292, 7.
Jangleresse, n. a female prater, 6220, 10181.
Fape, n. Sax, a trick, a jest, 4341, 16780.
Fape, v. to jest, 13623-to cheat, to laugh at, 1731.
Japer, n. a common jefter or buffoon, P. 215.
Faperie, n. buffoonery,, P. 215.
Fape-wortby, adj. ridiculous, Bo. v. pr. 3.
Ich, iche, pron. Sax. I; fo the ich, 12881, fo the icbe,

16397, so may I profper.
Idel, adj. Sax. idle, fruitless; in idel, 11179, P. 206,

in vain.
Idolastre, n. Fr. an idolater, 10172.
Jeopard, v. to hazard, to put in danger, T. iv. 1566.
Feopardie, n. danger, T. i. 465; T. v. 1529.
Jeoperdise, Du. 666.
Jeremie, pr. n. Jeremiah, 12569.
Jerome, pr. n. 6256. Our Author has made much use

of a treatise of St. Jerome contra Jovinicnum. See
the n. on ver. 9172, and ver. 11679, and the Dif-

course, &c. n. 19.
Festes, n. pl. T. v. 1510; F. iii. passim, as geftes.
Fewerie, n. Fr. a district inhabited by Jews, 13419.
Jewise, n. judgment, punishment, 1741, 5215; it may

have been formed by corruption either of the Lat.
judicium or the Fr. jufiice, Couf. Am. 157, b. 158.

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Ik, pron. Sax. 1, 3862, 5. See Ich.
Ilion, pr. n. the citadel of Troy, 15362.
Ilke, adj. Sax. fame, 64, 3035.
Imaginatif, adj. Fr. saspicious, 11406.
Imped, part. pa. Sax. planted, R. 5137.
Impes, n. pl. Sax. fhoots of trees, 13962; R. 6293.
Impetren, pr. t. pl. Fr. obtain by prayer, Bo. v. pr. 3.
Importable, adj. Fr. intolerable, 14520; R.6902-im-

pollible, 9020. Importune, adj. Fr. troublesome, R. 5632. Imposible, adj. Fr. used as a substantive, 6270; T. ii.

525. In, prep. Sax. upon, 6350, 14500, 14545 ; in with,

9460, 9818, within. Incombrous, adj. Fr. cumbersome, F. ii. 354. Inconstance, n. Fr. inconstancy, 7540. Incubus, 6462. See the n. on ver. 6441. Inde, adj. Fr. azure-coloured, R. 67. Indigne, adj. Fr. unworthy, 8235. Inečbed, part. pa. Sax. inserted, T. iii. 1335. Inequal, adj. Fr. unequal, 2273. Infortunat, adj. Lat. unfortunate, 4722. Infortune, n. Fr. misfortune, R, 5551, Ingot, n. a mould for casting ingots, 16674, 16701,

16782, Inhabit, part. pa. Fr. inhabited, C. D. 1400, Inhilde, v, Sax, to pour in, T. iii. 44. See Hylde. Injure, n. Fr. injury, T. iii. 1020, inly, adv. Sax, inwardly, deeply, thoroughly, 6930;

R. 397; T. ii. 1612; F. i. 31.
Inne, prep. Sax. in, 14002.
Iune, in, n, Sax, a house, habitation, lodging, 3547,

5517, 13372.
Inned, part. pa. Sax. lodged, 2194.
Innerifle, adj. fup. Sax. inmoft, Bo. iv. pr. 6.
Innocent, adj, Fr. ignorant, 8150, 10840.

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