Imatges de pÓgina
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File, majority, a list.

Filed, polished, defiled.

Fills, the shafts of a carriage.

Fine, to bring to an end, artful, to

make showy.

Fineless, endless.

Fire-drake, a firework.

Fire-new, quite new.

Fitchew, a polecat.

Fires, vives, a distemper in horses.

Flag, a straw, a rush.
Flamens, priests.

Flap-dragon, an inflammable sub

stance drank off in wine.

Flapjacks, pancakes.

Flask, a soldier's powder-horn.
Flaw, blast, fortune.

Flecked, streaked.

Fleet, float.

Fleeting, inconstant.

Flews, the large chaps of a hound.

Flight, a kind of shooting.

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Groundlings, the people in the pit Implorators, implorers.

of the theatre,

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Liberties of sin, licensed offenders

Liberty, libertinism.

Lee, reside,

Liefest, dearest,

Liegers, ambassadors,

Lieu, in exchange for.
Lifter, a thief.
Lighter, inferior.
Lightly, commonly.
Lightness, levity.

Like, thrive on.

Likelihood, similitude.

Likeness, appearance.
Likes, pleases.

Liking, condition, substance.

Limbeck, alembic, a vessel used in distilling.

Limber, flimsy.

Limbo Patrum, prison.

Lime, birdlime, to ensnare, to cement,

Limited, legitimate, appointed.
Limits, estimates.

Lincolnshire bagpipe, croaking of a frog.

Line, lineage, extent,
Lined, delineated,

Link, a torch of pitch.
Linstock, match,

List, listen to, desire, selvage,
Lists, limits, bounds,
Lither, yielding.

Little, miniature.

Livelihood, appearance of life.
Loach, a prolific fish,

Lob, an expression of contempt.
Lockram, linen.

Lode-star, pole-star.

Loggats, an ancient game resembling nine pins. Longing, eagerly expected.

Longly, longingly.

Loofed, brought close to the wind. Loose, lust.

Lop, branch,

Lord have mercy on us, the inscrip-
tion on plague-visited houses.
Lordling, diminutive of lord.
Lottery, allotment,
Lover, mistress, friend.

Love-spring, early shoots or buds of love.

Lown, a sorry fellow.

Lowted, treated with contempt.
Lozel, scoundrel.

Lunes, fits.

Lurch, to win.

Lush, rank, juicy, vigorous.
Lust, will,

Lustic, gamesome, cheerful.

Luxury, incontinence, lascivious

ness.

Lym, a blood-hound,

M.

Mace, sceptre.
Maculation, place, spot.
Mad, inconstant,
Made, skilled, trained.
Madonna, Italian, dame.
Magnificoes, chief citizens.
Magot-pies, magpies.
Mail, bag.

Main, mass of

Makeless, mateless, widowed.
Malkin, scarecrow.
Malt-worms, drunkards,
Mammering, doubting.
Mammock, to tear.

Manage, government, horsemanship.

Mandrake, or Mandragora, a root possessing soporific qualities. Mankind, masculine,

Manner, in the fact.

Man of wax, a handsome man.

Marches, the English and Scottish borders.

Margent, marginal notes.
Marish, marsh,

Mart, market-place, exchange.

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Milch, milky.

Mimic, actor.
Mineral, mine.

Mi perdonate, pardon me.

Miscreate, spurious.

Miser, wretch.

Misery, avarice.

Misprised, mistaken.

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Misprising, despising, undervaluing

Misprision, misconception.
Miss, dwithout.
Missingly, at intervals.
Missive, messenger.
Mistempered, angry.
Mobled, muffled, veiled,
Model, representative.
Modern, trite, familiar.
Modesty, moderation.
Module, model,
Moe, make mouths.
Moiety, part.

Moist star, the moon.
Moldwarp, the mole.
Mome, blockhead.

Monarcho, a fantastical personage
who lived in Shakespeare's time.
Month's mind, desire for something.
Mood, manner, resentment,

Moody frontier, cloudy looks, melancholy.

Moon, a month.

Moonish, changeable.

Moral, concealed meaning, applica

tion.

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Nice, trifling, weak.

Nicely, sophistically.

Nicholas' clerks, St, a cant name for
thieves.

Nicholas, St, patron saint of chil-
dren and scholars.
Nick, reckoning, calculation.
Vicked, a mark set upon fools.
Night-rule, night-revel.
Nill, will not.

Nobless, nobleness.

Noddy, a game at cards.

Noise, a band of musicians.
Nomination, mentioning.
Nonce, purpose, time.

Nook-shotten, thrust in a corner.
No poynt, the double negative of the
French, non point.

Note, notice.

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P.

Pack, to bargain with, to trick.
Packed, combined.

Packings, underhand dealings.
Paddock, toad.

Pageants, mocking shows.
Pain, penalty.

Painted cloth, cloth with painted

mottoes.

Pales, encompasses.
Pall, to wrap, fail.
Palliament, a robe.

Paragon, beyond compare.

Parallels, wrinkles,
Parcel, partly, add to.
Parcel-gilt,, partly gilt.
Pard, a leopard.

Parle, talk, parley, dispute.
Parlous, dangerous.
Part, relationship.
Partaker, confederate.
Partizan, a pike.
Parts, parties.

Pash, to strike, a tuft or head of
hair.

Passage, passengers, passing re-
collection.

Passed, exceeded,

Passes, devices.
Passionate, mournful.

Passions, sufferings, feelings.
Patch, a simple fellow, a fool.
Patched fool, a fool in a parti-

coloured coat.
Patchery, roguery.
Pathetical, affecting.

Patins, a small flat dish used in the
administration of the Eucharist.
Pauca, pauca, few words,
Paucas pallabris, a word to the wise.
Parin, a solemn dance.
Pay, to do.

Peascod, husk.

Peat, pet.
Peck, to throw.

Pedascule, pedant.

Peereth, appeareth.
Peevish, foolish, silly.

Peg-a-Ramsey, name of an old song.
Peize, to weigh.

Pelican, blood-sucking.

Pelt, to clamour.

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Platforms, plans.

Plausibly, with applause.
Pleach'd, folded.

Plebeii, plebeians.

Pleurisy, superabundance, fulness.
Plot, a piece of ground.

Point, fully armed.

Point-derise, nice to excess.

Points, hooks for fastening the breeches.

Poize, weight,

Politic, crafty, astute.

Poll, to clear.

Pomander, scent-bag.

Pomewater, a species of apple.
Poor, low, humble.

Poor-john, salted fish.
Poringer, cup.

Porpentine, porcupine.

Port, appearance, carriage, gate.
Portable, bearable, endurable,

Possessed, informed, insane,
Potch, poke, push.

Pouncet-box, a box for perfumes.
Power, army, forces.

Practice, conspiracy, stratagem, ma-
lignant art, artifice.

Prank, to dress splendidly.
Precedent, pattern,
Precepts, warrants.
Precisian, physician,
Prefer, to advance.

| Preferred, presented.

Pregnant, full of, apprehensive,
ready.

Prenominate, already named,
Presence, diguity of manner, pre-
sence chamber.
Present, presents.
Press, crowd.
Pressed, ready.

Pressure, impression.

Pretence, intention, design.

Pretend, indicate.

Prevent, to anticipate.

Prick, point, skewer.

Prig, thief.

Prime, the spring.

Primer, more urgent.

Primero, game at cards,

Principals, chief timbers of a build

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Sprag, apt.

Sprighted, haunted.

Spurs, roots of trees.
Squandered, scattered.

Square, equal, quarrel, equitable.
Squarer, a brawling fellow.
Squire, a rule, square.
Stain, disgrace, tincture,

Stale, a stalking horse, bait, a thing

for sale, to make cheap.
Stannyel, a hawk.
Starkly, stiffly.
State, fortune.

Statist, statesman,

Statute-caps, woollen caps, ordered to be worn by the middle and lower classes in England on Sundays and holidays.

Stares, lances.

Stay, wait,

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Tike, a cur.

Timeless, untimely.

Time's flies, flies of a season,

Tire, head-dress, to glut, beyond description.

Tired, adorned with trappings.
Titan, the sun.

Tod, a pack of wool weighing 28 lb.
Toged, dressed in a toga or gown.
Token'd, spotted.
Toll, to pay toll.

Tomboys, wantons.

Tongues, languages.

Topless, supreme.

Torquoise, a precious gem.

Total gules, all red.

Touch, touchstone, exploit, deed.
Touches, features, hints.

Toward, ready, prepared.

Toys, trifles, whims.

Toze, to wrench, force.
Tract, path,

Trade, a confirmed habit,
Trail, scent.
Translate, describe.

Trash, to check, to restrain,
Traverse, march.
Traversed, crossed.
Tray-trip, a boyish game.
Treachers, traitors.

Tremor cordes, trembling of the heart.
Trench'd, carved, cut.

Trick, sound, peculiarity.
Trick'd, smeared,
Tricksy, sportive, adroit,

Table, picture, canvas, the palm of Tristful, sorrowful,

the hand.

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Triumphs, revels, masques, shows.
Trojan, a cant term for a thief.
Trol-my-dames, a game resembling
that of bagatelle.

Trotting paritors,

officials.

Trow, believe.

ecclesiastical

Truepenny, a mining term. Trust, belief.

Tuck, a rapier.

Tucket, a flourish on a trumpet. Tucket-sonnance, preliminary flourish.

Turk Gregory, Pope Gregory VII, Turmoil, painful labour, trouble

Turn Turk, change conditions
Tushes, tusks.

Twelve score, twelve score yards
Twiggen, wicker.

Twire, twinkle, peep.

Two brave bears, a bear and ragged staff was the crest of the Nevils of Warwick.

Two ordinaries, from meal-time to meal-time.

Type, distinction, title.

U.

Unaccustomed, indecent.

Unadvised, unknowing.

Unaneled, without extreme unction.

Unavoided, unavoidable.

Unbarbed sconce, unshaven head.

Unbated, not blunted.

Unbolt, explain.

Unbolted, unrefined,

Unbookish, ignorant.

Unbreathed, unexercised,
Uncape, unbag.

Unclew, unwind.

Unconfirmed, unexperienced.

Underfiends, infernal fiends.
Underskinker, tapster.
Underwrite, subscribe.
Uneath, not easily.
Unexpressive, inexpressible.
Unhappiness, evil disposition.
Unhappy, mischievous.
Unhoused, unsettled.
Union, a rich pearl.

Unkind, unnatural.

Unmastered, licentious.

Unpolicied, impolitic.

Unproper, common,

Unqualitied, divested of reason.

Unquestionable, not to be questioned.

Unready, undressed.

Unrespective, inconsiderate.

Unseminared, unmannered.

Unstanched, incontinent, unchaste.

Untented, undressed,

Untraded, uncommon.
Untrimmed, unsullied.

Untuned cares, harsh cares.

Unvalued, invaluable.

Upspring, a kind of dance; spring

is in common use in Scotland for a quick dance or tune. Urchins, evil sprites. Urging, straying.

Use, interest.

Used, demeaned.

Unsifted, untempted.

Unsinew'd, weak.

Unsquared, unadapted.

Usurping, false,

Utter, sell,

Utterance, extreme defiance. Unweighing, thoughtless,

V

Vain, light of tongue.

Vail, to lower.

Vailing clouds, descending clouds. Valanced, fringed, bearded. Validity, value,

Valued file, select enumeration.
Vantage, advantage, opportunity.

Vantbrace, armour for the arm.
Vast, waste.
Vaunt, avant.

Vaward, vanguard, forepart.
Velure, velvet,

Venew, veney, in fencing, a hit,
Vengeance, mischief.

Vent, let out.

Ventages, holes.

Verbal, verbose.

Very, true, real.

Vessels, kettle-drums.

Via, a cant term of trumph.

Vice, a mimic, grasp.

Vice's dagger, harlequin's wooden sword.

Vied, wagered.
Villain, a servant,

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