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Peat, a word of endearment.
Perlascule, a pedant.
Peer, to come out, to appear.
Peize, to balance, to keep in sus-
pense, to weigh down.
Pelting, paltry, petty, inconsi-
Pennons, small flags.
Perch, a measure of five yards Possessed, acquainted with, fully and a half.
Pomewater, a species of apple.
Poor-john, hake dried and salted.
Popinjay, a parrot.
Popularity, plebeian intercourse.
Port, external pomp, figure.
Port, a gate.
Portance, carriage, behaviour.
Possess, to inform, to make to
Plaited, complicated, involved.
Planched, made of brands.
Plant, the foot.
Platforms, plans, schemes. Plausive, gracious, pleasing, popular.
Pleached, folded together.
Possessed, afflicted with madness.
Potch, to push violently.
Pouncet-box, a small box for per-
Prone, sometimes humble.
Proof, confirmed state of man-
Propagate, to advance or im-
Power, forces, an army.
Practice, unlawful or insidious
Proper, well-looking, handsome.
Proper-false, proper or fair, and
false or deceitful.
Propertied, taken possession of.
Properties, incidental necessaries
to a theatre.
Practise, to employ unwarrant
Practisants, confederates in stra-
Prank, to adorn, to dress osten-
tatiously, to plume.
Precedent, original draft.
Precept, a justice's warrant.
Precisian, a great pretender to
Prefer, to recommend, to ad
Pregnant, ready, plain, evident,
Pregnant enemy, the enemy of
Premised, sent before the time
Prenominate, already named.
Pre-ordinance, ordinance already
consecrated host was kept.
Placket, a petticoat.
Plague, to punish.
Pretence, design, intention.
Pretend, to intend, design.
Plain song, the chant, in plano Pretended, purposed or intended.
Presence, the presence-cham-
ber, a public room.
Presence, dignity of mien, form,
Proface, much good may it do
Profane, love of talk, gross of language.
Profession, end and purpose of coming.
Prevent, to anticipate.
Prick, the point on the dial.
Pricks, prickles, skewers.
Pride, haughty power.
Prig, to filch.
Progress, a royal journey of state
Project, to shape or form.
Prompture, suggestion, tempta-
Putter-on, one who instigates.
Putter-out, one who places out
money at interest.
Putting-on, spur, incitement.
Puttock, a degenerate species of
Prime, youth, the vigour of life.
Primer, more urgent, more im-
Primero, a game at cards.
Plot, piece or portion.
Point, a metal hook fastened to Principality, the first or princi-
the hose or breeches.
Point, the utmost height.
Point-de-rice, with the utmost
Points, tags to the laces.
Poize, weight or moment.
Polled, bared, cleared.
Pomander, a ball made of per-
pal of women.
Principals, rafters of a building.
Princox, a coxcomb, or spoiled
Procure, to bring.
Prodigious, portentous, omi- Quarrel, a quarreller, the cause
of a quarrel
Quail, to faint, languish.
Quaint, fantastical, graceful.
Quaint-mazes, a game running
the figure of eight
Quaked, thrown into trepidation.
Qualify, to lessen, moderate.
Quality, profession, condition of life.
Sheriff s-post, a large post set up
at the door of that officer for
affixing proclamations, &c.
Shive, a slice.
Shovel-board, a game.
Seel, to close up.
Seeming, specious, hypocriti- Sithence, thence.
Seen, versed, practised.
Setebos, a species of devil.
Several, separated, appropriated.
Sewer, an officer who placed the
dishes on the table.
Shame, to disgrace.
Shard-borne, born by shards or
Shoughs, shocks, a species of dog.
Shouldered, rudely thrust into.
Shrewd, having the qualities of a
Shards, the wings of a beetle.
Shards, broken pots or tiles.
Sharked, picked up as a shark
collects his prey.
Sheen, shining, splendour, lustre.
Sheer, pellucid, transparent.
Shent, scolded,rebuked, ashamed,
Shent, to reprove harshly.
Shrive to confess, to call to
Shut-up, to conclude.
Side-sleeves, long sleeves.
Siege, stool, seat, rank.
Sight, the perforated part of a
Sign, to show, to denote.
Silly, simple or rustic.
Silly, sooth, plain, simple truth.
Single, weak, debile, small, void
of duplicity or guile.
Sir, the designation of a parson.
Sir-reverence, a corruption of
feeling, sensual passion.
Sensible, having sensation.
Septentrion, the north.
Sere or sear, dry.
Sledded, riding in a sled or sledge
Slights, arts, subtle practices.
Slips, a contrivance of leather, to
start two dogs at the same time.
Sliver, to cut a piece or slice.
Slops, loose breeches, or trow-
sers, tawdry dress.
Serjeant, a bailiff or sheriff's of- Slough, the skin which the ser
Sizes, allowances of victuals.
Skains-mates, loose companions.
Skirr, to scour, to ride hastily.
Slack, to neglect.
Slave, to treat as a slave.
Sleave, the ravelled knotty part
of the silk.
pent annually throws off.
Slower, more serious.
Slubber, to do any thing care-
lessly, imperfectly, to obscure.
Smilingly, with signs of pleasure.
Smirched, soiled or obscured.
Smoothed, to stroke, to caress,
Sneap, to check or rebuke, a re-
Sneck-up, a cant-phrase,
Snuff, hasty anger.
Soil, spot, turpitude, reproach.
Solicit, to excite.
Solidares, an unknown coin.
States, persons of high rank.
Station, the act of standing.
Statue, a portrait.
Stares, the wood of the lances.
Stay, a hinderer, a supporter.
Stead, to assist, or help.
Sticking-place, the stop in a ma-
Sticklers, arbitrators, judges,
Stigmatical, marked or stigma
Stigmatick, one on whom nature
has set a mark of deformity.
Still, constant or continual.
Stilly, gently, lowly.
Stint, to stop, to retard.
Stith, an anvil.
Stoccata, a thrust or stab with a
Stock, a term in fencing.
Stomach, passion, pride, stub-
born resolution, constancy, re-
Stoop, a measure somewhat more
than half a gallon.
Stover, a kind of thatch.
Strive, to contend.
Stuck, a thrust in fencing. See
Stuff, substance or essence.
Stuffed, plenty, more than enough.
Subscribe, to agree to.
Subscribe, to yield, to surren-
Suggest, to tempt, to prompt, to
Sullen, obstinately troublesome.
Summer-swelling, that which
swells or expands in summer.
Summoners, summoning officers.
Sumpter, a horse that carries ne-
cessaries on a journey.
Superstitious, serving with super-for.
Stoup, a kind of flagon.
Sweeting, a species of apple.
Strachy, probably some kind of Sway, the whole weight, mo-
Strain, descent, lineage.
Strain, difficulty, doubt.
Strait, narrow, avaricious.
Straited, put to difficulties.
Strange, odd, different from.
Strange, alien, becoming a stran-
ger, a stranger.
Strangeness, shyness, distant be-
Swinge-buckiers, rakes, rioters.
Swoop, the descent of a bird of
Submerged, whelmed under wa
Supposed, counterfeited, ima-
Subtle, smooth, level.
Successive, belonging to the suc-
Successively, by order of succes.
Sure, safe, out of danger, surely.
Sur-reined, over-worked, or rid-
Suspire, to breathe.
Swaggerer, a roaring, fighting
Swart, or swarth, black, or dark
Swarth, or swath, as much grass
or corn as a mower cuts down
at one stroke of his scythe.
Swashing, noisy, bullying.
Swath, the dress of a new-born
Stranger, an alien.
Strangle, to suppress.
Stratagem, great or dreadful Tabourine, a small drum.
Table, the palm of the hand ex-
Table, a picture.
Tables, table-books, memoran-
Tag, the lowest of the populace.
Taint, to throw a slur upon.
Take, to strike with a disease, to
Taurus, sides and heart in medi. dical astrology.
Tawdry, a kind of necklaces
worn by country girls.
Taxation, censure or satire
Teen, sorrow, grief.
Temper, to mould like wax.
Temper, temperament, constitu-
Tempered, rendered pliable
Tend, to attend upon, to wait
Tender, to regard with affection. Tend'ring, watching with ten derness.
Take-in, to conquer, to get the
Take up, to contradict, to call to
Take-up, to levy.
Tall, stout, bold, courageous.
Tallow keech, the fat of an ox or
Tame snake, a contemptible tel- Tire, head dress.
Tharborough, thirdborough, a
Theme, a subject.
Thewes, muscular strength.
Thick, in quick succession.
Thick-pleached, thickly inter-
Thill, the shafts of a cart.
Thirdborough. See Tharborough
Thrasonical, boastful, bragging.
Thread, fibre or part
Thread, to pass through.
Three-man-beetle, an implement
used for driving piles.
Three-pile, rich velvet.
Thrift, a state of prosperity.
Throes, emits as in parturition.
Thrum, the extremity of a weav-
Thrummed, made of coarse wool-
Tib, a strumpet.
Tickle-brain, some strong liquor.
Tight, handy, adroit.
Tightly, cleverly, adroitly.
Tilly-valley, an interjection of
Tire, to fasten, to fix the talons
Tire, to be idly employed on.
Tired, adorned with ribands.
Tod, to yield or produce a tod, or
Tokened, spotted as in the plague
Toll, to enter on the toll-book
Tolling, taking toll.
Tomboy,a masculine, forward girl. |
Topless, that which has nothing
above it, supreme.
Topple, to tumble.
Touch, sensation, sense, or feel
Touch, exploit or stroke.
Touch, a spice or particle.
Toward, in a state of readiness.
Toys, rumours, idle reports, fan-
cies, freaks of imagination.
Toze, to pull or pluck.
Trace, to follow.
Trade, a custom, an established habit.
Tradition, traditional practices. Traditional, adherent to old customs.
Trail, the scent left by the passage of the game.
Traitress, a term of endearment.
Tranect, a ferry.
Translate, to transfer, to explain.
Trash, a hunting phrase, to cor-
Travel, to stroll.
Traverse, a term in military exercise.
Tray-trip, some kind of game.
Treachers, treacherous persons.
Trenched, cut, carved.
Trick, trick of the times.
Trick, peculiarity of voice, face,
Trick, smeared, painted, in he-
Tricksy, clever, adroit. Triumphs, masques, revels, public exhibitions.
Trojan, cant word for a thief.
Troll, to dismiss trippingly from
Trol-my-dames, a game.
Trow, to believe.
Tucket, or tucket sonnuance, a flourish.
Turlygood, or turlupin, a species of gipsy.
Turn, to become acescent. Turquoise, a precious stone. Tuangling, an expression of con
Untruth, disloyalty, treachery.
Urchins, hedge-hogs, or perhaps fairies.
Use, practice long countenarced by custom.
Use, to make a practice of