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Solidares, a coin.
Sometimes, formerly.
Sooth, truth.

Sooth, sweetness.

Sort and suit, figure and rank.
Sot, a fool.

Soud, sweet.

Sorel, a deer during his third year. Stoccata, a stab.
Sorry, sorrowful.
Stock, a stocking.
Stomach, pride.

Sort, to happen to agree.
Sort, the lot.

Spill, to destroy.
Spotted, wicked.

Sprag, apt to learn, alert.
Sprighted, haunted.

Sprights, spirits.
Sprightly, ghostly.
Springhalt, a disease of horses.
Spurs, the greater roots of trees.
Square, to quarrel.
Squarer, a quarreller.
Squash, an immature peascod.
Squiney, to look asquint.
Squire, a rule or square.
Stage, to place conspicuously.
Stale, a decoy for birds.
Stannyel, a hawk, or stallion.
Star, a scar.
Stark, stiff.

Soul-fearing, soul appalling.
Sound, to publish.
Soused gurnet, a gudgeon.
Sowl, to pull by the ears.
Sowle, to drag down.

Sowter, the name of a hound.
Spanielled, dogged.

Specialty, particular rights.
Speculation, sight.
Speculative, seeing.
Sped, the fate decided.
Speed, event.

Sperr, to shut up, defend by bars. Sudden, violent.

Starred, destined.

Statists, statesmen.
Statua, statue.

Statue, a portrait.

Stay, a hinderer, a supporter.
Sternage, the hinder part.
Sticking-place, the stop in a ma-


Stint, to stop.
Stith, an anvil.

Sticklers, arbitrators, judges, par-
tisans, umpires.
Stigmatic, marked with deformity,

Stigmatical, stigmatised.
Stilly, gladly, lowly.
Stinted, stopped.

Stithied, ged at the furnace.
Stithy, a smith's shop.

Stone-bow, a cross bow.
Stoup, a flaggon.
Stover, thatch.

Strain, descent, lineage.
Strain, difficulty, doubt.
Strait, narrow, avaricious.
Strange, shy.

Stratagem, great or dreadful event.
Strawy, straying.

Striker, a borrower.

Stuck or Stock, a term in fencing.
Stuff, baggage, substance, or es-


Stuffed, sufficiency, ample abilities.
Subscription, obedience.
Success, succession.

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Take-in, to conquer.
Take-up, to contradict.
Talent, talon.

Tall, courageous.
Tallow-keech, tub of tallow.
Tame, ineffectual.
Tame-snake, a poltroon.
Tarre, to excite, provoke.
Tartar, Tartarus.

Task, to keep busied with scruples.
Tassel Gentle, or Tercel Gentle, a
species of hawk.
Tasked, taxed. [astrology.
Taurus, sides and heart in medical
Tawdry, necklaces worn by coun-
try girls.
Tawny coat, the dress of an appa-
Taxation, censure, satire.
Tear a cat, to bluster.
Teen, grief, trouble.
Temper, to mould.
Temperance, temperature.
Tend, attend.

Tender, to regard with affection.
Tent, to take up residence, to search.
Tercel, the male hawk.

Terms, the phraseology of courts.
Tested, attested, brought to the test.
Testerned, gratified with a tester,
or sixpence.
Tetchy, touchy, peevish.

Trick, peculiarity of feature.
Trick, to press out.
Tricking, dress.
Tricksy, adroit.

Tether, a string by which any ani- Trigon, Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius,

mal is fastened.

[in the Zodiac.

Trip, to defeat.
Triple, one of three.
Triumphs, revels.
Trojan, cant term for thief.
Trol-my-dames, the game of nine
Troll, to sing trippingly.
Trossers, trousers.
Trot, a term of contempt.
Trow, to imagine.
Truly-good, or turlupin, a gipsy.
Trundle-tail, a dog.
Trusted, thrusted.

Tharborough, a constable.

Theorick, theory.
Thewes, muscular strength.
Thick, pleached, thickly inter-
Thill, the shafts of a cart. [woven.
Thin Helm, thin covering of hair.
Thought, melancholy.
Thrasonical, boasting.
Thread, to pass.
Three-man-beetle, an implement

for driving piles.
Three-pile, rich velvet.
Thrift, prosperity, economy.
Thrum, the extremity of a weaver's


Thrummed, made of coarse wool-
Tib, a strumpet.
Tickle, ticklish.

Tire, to fasten.

Tire, to be idly employed on.
Tired, adorned.
Tire-valiant, a head-dress.
Tirra-lirra, the song of the lark.
Toged, habited.
Tokened, spotted.
Tolling, taking toll.
Topless, supreme.
Topple, to stumble.
Touches, features.
Toward, in readiness.
Toys, whims, humors.
Toze, to unravel.
Trade, established custom.
Tradition, traditional usages.
Trail, scent left by game.
Traitress, a term of endearment.
Trammel, to catch.
Tranect, a ferry or sluice.
Translate, to transform.
Trash, to check.
Traverse, to march.
Traversed, across.

Tray-trip, a game at draughts.
Treachers, traitors.
Trenched, carved.

Tickle-brain, a strong drink.
Tilly-vally, pooh!
Tilth, tillage.
Timeless, untimely.
Tinct, tincture.
Tire, head-dress.

Try conclusions, try experiments.
Tub-fast, the sweating process in
the venereal disease.

Tucket, or tucket sonnuance, a
flourish on a trumpet.
Tup, a ram.

Tup, to cover an ewe.
Turre, to whisper.

Turlygood, or Turlupin, a gipsy.
Twangling-jack, a scurvy musician.
Twicken-bottle, a wickered bottle.
Twigging, wickered.
Tything, a district.


Umber, a dusky-colored earth.
Umbered, discoloured.
Unaccustomed, unseemly.
Unaneled, without extreme unction
Unavoided, unavoidable.
Unbarbed, beardless, unshaven.
Unbated, not blunted.
Unbitted, unbridled.
Unbolt, to explain.
Unbolted, coarse.
Unbonneted, without dignities.
Unbookish, unlearned.
Unbreathed, unpractised. [hunting.
Uncape, to dig out, a term in fox-
Uncharged, unattacked.
Unclew, to unwind.
Uncoined, unrefined, unadorned.
Unconfirmed, unpractised in world-
Uncurrent, irregular. [ly craft.
Undercraft, to wear beneath the
Under-skinker, a tapster. [crest.
Understand, stand under.
Undertaker, the defender of an-
other's quarrel.

Underwrite, to subscribe, to obey.
Uneath, scarcely.
Unexpressive, inexpressible.
Unfair, to deprive of beauty.
Ungenitured, without genitals.
Unhaired, youthful.
Unhappy, unlucky, mischievous.
Unhoused, free from domestic cares
Unhouselled, without having the

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Untraded, not in common use.
Untrimmed, undrest.
Upspring, a danc
Unvalued, invaluable.


Vail, to bow, to sink, to condescend
Vailing, lowering.
[to look.
Vain, vanity.
Vain, lying.

Valance, fringed with a beard.
Vanity, illusion.

Vantage, opportunity, advantage,
Vantbrace, armor for the arm.
Varlet, a servant.
Vast, waste, dreary.
Vaunt, the avant, the fore-part.
Vaward, the fore-part.
Velure, velvet.
Venetian, admittance.
Vent, rumor.
Ventiges, holes of a flute.
Verbal, verbose.
Verify, to bear witness
Venew, a bout (in fencing).
Vengeance, mischief.
Veneys, hits.

Veronese, a ship from Verona.
Versing, writing verses.
Very, immediate.

Via, a cant phrase of exultation.
Vice, the fool of the old moralities.
Vice, grasp.

Vie, to brag.
Viewless, invisible.

Villain, a worthless fellow, a ser-
Vild, vile.

Violenteth, rageth.

Virginal, a kind of spinnet.
Virtue, valor.

Virtuous, healthy.

Virtuous, well-bred.

Vixen, or Fixen, a female fox.
Vizament, advisement.
Vox, tone or voice.
Vulgar, common.
Vulgarly, commonly.


Waft, to beckon.
Wage, to combat.
Wages, is equal to.

Waist, that part of a ship between
the quarter-deck and the fore-
Waist, the middle.
Walk, a district in a forest.
Wanned, pale.


Wannion, vengeance.
Ward, posture of defence.
Ward, guardianship.
Warden, a pear.
Warn, summon.


Wassel candle, candle used at fes-Wit, to know.

Wassels, rustic revelry.
Watch, a watch-light.
Water-work, water-colors.
Wax, to grow.
Waxen, increase.
Waxen, soft, yielding.
Wanton, a feeble or effeminate man
Wappened, decayed, diseased.
Warder, a sentinel.

Warp, to change from the natural


Wee, very little.
Weeds, clothing.

Ween, to imagine.
Weigh, to value or esteem.
Weird, prophetic.
Welkin, the sky.
Welkin-eye, blue eye.
Well-a-near, lack-a-day!
Well-liking, plump.
Wend, to go.
Westward hoe, the name of a play
acted in Shakspeare's time.
Wether, used for a ram.
Wear, the fashion.

Whelked, varied with protuberan-

Whe'r, whether.
Where, whereas.

Winnowed, examined. [winter.
Winter-ground, to protect against
Wis, to know.

Wise woman, a witch, a fortune-
Wish, to recommend.

Whinidst, mouldy.
Whip, the crack, the best.
Whipstock, the carter's whip.
Whirring, hurrying.
Whist, being silent.
White, the white mark in the target.
White-death, the green sickness.
Whiting-time, bleaching time.
Whitsters, linen bleachers.
Whittle, a pocket-knife.
Whooping, measure and reckoning.
Wide, remote from.
Wilderness, wildness.
Will, wilfulness.
Wimple, a hood or veil,
Winchester Goose, a strumpet.
Winking-gates, gates hastily closed
from fear of danger.

Witch, to bewitch.
Withy, judicious, cunning.
Wits, senses.

Wittol, knowing, conscious of.
Wittol, a contented cuckold.
Woe, to be sorry.
Woman, to affect deeply.
Woman-tired, henpecked.
Wondered, able to perform wonders
Wood, crazy, frantic.

Wooden thing, awkward business.
World to see, wonderful. [forester.
Woodman, an attendant on the
Woolward, wearing wool.
Work, fortification.
Workings, thoughts.
Worm, a serpent.
Worth, wealth.
Worship, dignity.

Wreak, to revenge; resentment.
Wrest, an instrument for tuning
the harp.

Wrested, obtained by force.
Wretch, a term of fondness.
Writ, writing.

Write, to pronounce confidently.
Writhled, wrinkled.
Wry, to deviate.

Whiffler, an officer in processions. Wrong, hurt.
Whiles, until.

Wroth, misfortune.
Wrought, agitated.
Wrung, pressed, strained.


Yare, nimble, handy.
Yarely, nimbly, adroitly.
Yearn, to grieve or vex.
Yeild, to inform of.
Yellowness, jealousy.
Yeoman, a bailiff's follower.
Yerk, to kick.

Yesty, foaming, frothy.
Young, early.


Zany, a buffoon.
Zealous, pious.

Zed, a term of contempt.


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