Imatges de pÓgina
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Verbal, verbose.

Wappened, decayed, diseased. Witch, to bewitch. Verify, to bear witness.

Warder, a sentinel

Withy, judicious, cunning Venew, a bout (in fencing.)

Warp, to change from the natural state. Wits, senses. Vengeance, mischief.

Wee, very little

Wittol, knowing, conscious e Veneys, hits.

Weeds, clothing.

Wittol, a contented cuckold. Veronese, a ship from Verona. Ween, to imagine.

Woe, to be sorry. Versing, writing verses.

Weigh, to value or esteem.

Woman, to affect deeply.
Very, immediate.
Weird, prophetic.

Woman-tired, henpecked.
Via, a cant phrase of exultation. Welkin, the sky.

Wondered, able to perform wonders Vice, the fool of the old moralities. Welkin-eye, blue eye.

Wood, crazy, frantic.
Vice, grasp.
Well-a-near! lack-a-day!

Wooden thing, awkward business. Vie, to brag.

Well-liking, plump.

World to see, wonderful. Viewless, invisible.

Wend, to go.

Woodman, an attendant on the forester Villain, a worthless fellow, a servant. Westward hoe, the name of a play acted Woolward, wearing wool. Vild, vile.

in Shakspeare's time.

Work, fortification. Violenteth, rageth.

Wether, used for a ram.

Workings, thoughts. Virginal, a kind of spinnet.

Wear, the fashion.

Worm, a serpent. Virtue, valour.

Wheiked, varied with protuberances. Worth, wealth. Virtuous, healthy.

Whe'r, whether.

Worship, dignity. Virtuous, well-bred.

Where, whereas.

Wreak, to revenge ; resentment. Vixen, or Fixen, a female fox. Whifller, an officer in processions. Wrest, an instrument for tuning the Vizament, advisement, Whiles, until.

harp. Vox, tone or voice. Whinidst, mouldy.

Wrested, obtained by force. Vulgar, common.

Whip, the crack, the best.

Wretch, a term of fondness.
Vulgarly, commonly.

Whipstock, the carter's whip. Writ, writing.
Whirring, hurrying.

Write, to pronounce confidently
Whist, being silent.

Writhled, wrinkled.
Walt, to beckon.

White, the white mark in the target. Wry, to deviate. Wage, to combat.

White-death, the green sickness. Wrong, hurt. Wages, is equal to.

Whiting-time, bleaching time. Wroth, misfortune. Waist, that part of a ship between the Whitsters, linen bleachers.

Wrought, agitated. quarter deck and the forecastle. Whittle, a pocket knife.

Wrung, presscd, strained.
Waist, the middle.

Whooping, measare and reckoning.
Walk, a district in a forest.
Wide, remote from.

Wanned, pale.
Widerness, wildness,

Yare, nimble, handy.
Wannion, vengeance.
Will, wilfulness.

Yarely, nimbly, adroitly.
Ward, posture of defence.
Wimple, a hood or veil.

Yearn, te grieve or vex.
Ward, guardianship.

Winchester Goose, a strumpet Yeild, to inform of. Warden, a pear

Winking-gates, gates hastily closed Yellowness, jealousy. Warn, summon.

from fear of danger.

Yeoman, a bailiff's follower Wassel candle, candle used at festivals. Winnowed, examined.

Yerk, to kick. Wassels, rustic revelry.

Winter-ground, to protect against win. Yesty, foaming, frothy Watch, a watch-light.


Young, early,
Water-work, water-colours.
Wis, to know.

Wax, to grow.

W woman, a witch, a fortune-teller. Zany, a buffoon. Waxen, increase.

Wish, to recommend

Zenlous, pious.
Waxen, soft, yielding
Wit, to know

Zed, a term of contempt;
Wanton, a feeble or effem nate man.


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