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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
Fire-drake, a firework.
Fire-new, quite new.
Fitchew, a polecat.
Fires, vives, a distemper in horses.
Flag, a straw, a rush.
Flap-dragon, an inflammable sub
stance drank off in wine.
Flask, a soldier's powder-horn.
Flews, the large chaps of a hound.
Flight, a kind of shooting.
Groundlings, the people in the pit Implorators, implorers.
of the theatre,
Liberties of sin, licensed offenders
Lieu, in exchange for.
Like, thrive on.
Liking, condition, substance.
Limbeck, alembic, a vessel used in distilling.
Limbo Patrum, prison.
Lime, birdlime, to ensnare, to cement,
Limited, legitimate, appointed.
Lincolnshire bagpipe, croaking of a frog.
Line, lineage, extent,
Link, a torch of pitch.
List, listen to, desire, selvage,
Livelihood, appearance of life.
Lob, an expression of contempt.
Loggats, an ancient game resembling nine pins. Longing, eagerly expected.
Loofed, brought close to the wind. Loose, lust.
Lord have mercy on us, the inscrip-
Love-spring, early shoots or buds of love.
Lown, a sorry fellow.
Lowted, treated with contempt.
Lurch, to win.
Lush, rank, juicy, vigorous.
Lustic, gamesome, cheerful.
Luxury, incontinence, lascivious
Lym, a blood-hound,
Main, mass of
Makeless, mateless, widowed.
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.
Mart, market-place, exchange.
Mi perdonate, pardon me.
Misprising, despising, undervaluing
Moist star, the moon.
Monarcho, a fantastical personage
Moody frontier, cloudy looks, melancholy.
Moon, a month.
Moral, concealed meaning, applica
Nice, trifling, weak.
Nicholas' clerks, St, a cant name for
Nicholas, St, patron saint of chil-
Noddy, a game at cards.
Noise, a band of musicians.
Nook-shotten, thrust in a corner.
Pack, to bargain with, to trick.
Packings, underhand dealings.
Pageants, mocking shows.
Painted cloth, cloth with painted
Paragon, beyond compare.
Parle, talk, parley, dispute.
Pash, to strike, a tuft or head of
Passage, passengers, passing re-
Passions, sufferings, feelings.
Patins, a small flat dish used in the
Peg-a-Ramsey, name of an old song.
Pelt, to clamour.
Plausibly, with applause.
Pleurisy, superabundance, fulness.
Point, fully armed.
Point-derise, nice to excess.
Points, hooks for fastening the breeches.
Politic, crafty, astute.
Poll, to clear.
Pomewater, a species of apple.
Poor-john, salted fish.
Port, appearance, carriage, gate.
Possessed, informed, insane,
Pouncet-box, a box for perfumes.
Practice, conspiracy, stratagem, ma-
Prank, to dress splendidly.
| Preferred, presented.
Pregnant, full of, apprehensive,
Prenominate, already named,
Pretence, intention, design.
Prevent, to anticipate.
Prick, point, skewer.
Prime, the spring.
Primer, more urgent.
Primero, game at cards,
Principals, chief timbers of a build
Spurs, roots of trees.
Square, equal, quarrel, equitable.
Stale, a stalking horse, bait, a thing
for sale, to make cheap.
Statute-caps, woollen caps, ordered to be worn by the middle and lower classes in England on Sundays and holidays.
Tike, a cur.
Time's flies, flies of a season,
Tire, head-dress, to glut, beyond description.
Tired, adorned with trappings.
Tod, a pack of wool weighing 28 lb.
Torquoise, a precious gem.
Total gules, all red.
Touch, touchstone, exploit, deed.
Toward, ready, prepared.
Toys, trifles, whims.
Toze, to wrench, force.
Trade, a confirmed habit,
Trash, to check, to restrain,
Tremor cordes, trembling of the heart.
Trick, sound, peculiarity.
Table, picture, canvas, the palm of Tristful, sorrowful,
Triumphs, revels, masques, shows.
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
Twelve score, twelve score yards
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.
Unaneled, without extreme unction.
Unbarbed sconce, unshaven head.
Unbated, not blunted.
Underfiends, infernal fiends.
Unqualitied, divested of reason.
Unquestionable, not to be questioned.
Unstanched, incontinent, unchaste.
Untuned cares, harsh cares.
Upspring, a kind of dance; spring
is in common use in Scotland for a quick dance or tune. Urchins, evil sprites. Urging, straying.
Utterance, extreme defiance. Unweighing, thoughtless,
Vain, light of tongue.
Vail, to lower.
Vailing clouds, descending clouds. Valanced, fringed, bearded. Validity, value,
Valued file, select enumeration.
Vantbrace, armour for the arm.
Vaward, vanguard, forepart.
Venew, veney, in fencing, a hit,
Vent, let out.
Very, true, real.
Via, a cant term of trumph.
Vice, a mimic, grasp.
Vice's dagger, harlequin's wooden sword.