Nowls, noddles, heads

ried over, in a low, inarticulate

Plyzt, plight Noye, v. 175, annoy, query


Ploll-cat, a cant word for a whore Nozt, nought, not Pa, s. the river Po

Pollys, Powlls, Polls, head Nurtured, educated, bred up Pauky, s. shrewd, cunning, sly, Pompal, p. 61, col. 2, pompous Nye, Ny, nigh

or saucy, insolent

Pondered, a term in Heraldry, for Nyzt, night

Paves, p. 25, col. 1, a pavice, a sprinkled over

large shield that covered the Popingay, a parrot
whole body, f. pauvois

Porcupig, porcupine, f. porcepig,
Obraid, s. upbraid
Pavilliane, pavillion, tent

Porterner, perhaps pocket or pouch. Ocht, s. ought

Pay, liking, satisfaction, hence Pautoniere in fr. is a shepherd's Oferlyng, superior, paramount, well apaid, i. e. pleased, highly scrip (vide Colgrave) opposed to underling


Portres, p. 27, col. 1, porteress Ogin, s. O is, a phrase Paynim, pagan

Powlls, polls, head Onfoughten, Unfoughten, unfought Peukish, p. 77, col 1

Pownnes, p. 77, col. 1, pounds, On-loji, aloft

Pearlins, a course sort of bone- (rhythmi gratia) On, one, an


Pow, Pou, Powed, s. pull, pulled On, one, On man, p. 3, col. 1, one Pece, Piece, sc, of cannon

Preus, Prese, press
Pele, a baker's peel

Preced, p. 45, col. 1, pressed, One, on

Penon, a banner or streamer, borne Presed Ony, s. any

at the top of a lance

Prest, f. ready Onys, once

Pentarchye of tenses, five tenses Prestly, p. 45, col. 1, Prestl ye, p. Or, Ere, before; or seems to Perchmine, f. parchment

14, col. 1, readily, quickly have the forcu of the Latin vel

Perelous, parlous, perilous, danger- | Pricked, spurred forward, travelled and to signify EVEN

a good round pace Or-cre pp. 6, col. 1, 7, col. 1, be- Per fay, verily, f. par foy

Pricke-wand, p. 23, col. 1, a wand fore Peere, Pere, Peer, equal

set up for a mark Or-eir, before ever

Peer, Peerless, equal, without Prickes, p. 22, col. 2, the mark to Orisons, s. prayers, f. ORAISONS equal

shoot at
Ost, Oste, Oost, host.
Perfight, perfect

Priefe, prove
Ou, Oure, you, your. Ibid., our Peering, peeping, looking nar- Priving, s. proving, tasting
Out alas! exclamation of grief rowly

Prove, proof
Out-bruyde, drew out, unsheathed
Perill, danger

Prowess, bravery, ralor, military Out-horn, the summoning to arms Perkin, diminutive of Peter

gallantry by the sound of a born Perlese, p. 26, col. 2, peerless

Provès, p. 25, col. 1, prowess Out ou er, s. quite over, over Pees, Pese, peace

Prude, pride. Item, proud Outrake, p.75, col. 2, an out-ride Persit, Pearced, pierced

Pryke, p. 46, col. i, the mark, or expedition. To ruik, s. is to

commonly a hazle wand go fast. Outrake is a common Pertyd, parted

Pryme, daybreak term among shepherds. When Petye, pity

Puing, s. pulling their sleep have a free passage Peyn, pain

Puissant, strong, powerful from inclosed pastures into Fhiloniile, Philomel, the nightin- | Pulde, pulled open and airy grounds they


Purchased, procured call it a good outrake. (Mr. Pibrochs, s. Highland war-tunes Purfel, an ornament of embroid. Lambe). Piece, s. a little

Owire of none, hour of noon
Pight, Pyght, pitched

Purfelled, embroidered
Owches, bosses or buttons of gold | Pild p. 70, col. 1, peeled, bald Purvayed, provided
Owene, Aren, Ain, s. own
Pine, famish, starve

Oure, Our, s. o'er

Pious chanson, p. 48, col. 1, a Quadrant, p. 27.col. 1, four-square Oure, s. over

godly song, or hallad

Quail, sbrink, flinch, yield Owre word, s, the last word, the

Mr. Rowe's Edit. has “The first row burthen of a song

Quaint, cunning, nice, fantastical of the Rubrick," which has been supOut, out

Quarry, p. 67, col. 1, in hunting
posed by Dr. Warburton to refer to
the red-lettered titles of old Ballads. or hawking is the slaughtered

In the large collection made by Mr.
Pepy.., I do not remember to have seen

Quat, s. quitted
Pall, a cloak or mantle of state

one single ballad with its title printed
in red letters,

Quay, Quhey, s. a young heifer, Palle, a robe of state. Purple and

called a Whie in Yorkshire pall, i. e. a purple robe or cloak, Pite, Pittye, Pute, pity

Queun, sorry,

base woman a phrase Plaine, complaint

Quell, subdue, also kill Palmer, a pilgrim, who, having Plaining, complaining

Quel, cruel, murderous been at the Holy Land, carried Playand, s. playing

Quelch, a blow or bang a palm branch in his hand. Play-feres, playfellows

Quere, quire, choir Paramour, lover. Item, a mistress Pleasance, pleasure

Quest, p. 43, col. 1, inquest
Pardè, Perdie, verily, f. par dieu Plein, complain

Quha, s. who
Paregull, equal
Plett, s. platted

Quhair, s. where
Partake, participate, assign to Plowmell, a small wooden hammer Quhar, s. where
Parti, party, p. 3, col. 1, a part occasionally fixed to the plow, Quhan, Whan, s. when
Pattering, murmuring, mumbling, still used in the North ; in the Quhaneer, s, whene'er

from the manner in which the Midland counties in its stead is Quhatten, s. what
Paternoster was anciently hur- used a plow-batchet

Quhat, s. what

Perte, part

game, &c.

Quhen, s, when
Quhy, s. why
Quick, alive, living
Quillets, quibbles, l. quidlibet
Quitt, requite
Quo, quoth
Quyle, s. while
Queyrry, p. 2, col. 2, See Quarry

Quyte, p. 4, col. 2, requited
Quyt, s. quite
Qwyknit, s. quickened, restored to


Ryall, Ryal, royal

Say, saw
Richt, s. right

Say us no harm, say no ill of us
Riddle, seems to be a vulgar idiom Sayne, say
for unriddle; or is perhaps

Scant, scarce. Item scantiness a corruption of reade, i. e. ad- Schall, shall vise

Schapped, p. 8, col. 1, perhaps Ride, make an inroad

swapped. Vid. loc.
Rin, s. run. Rin my errand, a con- Schuttered, shattered

tracted way of speaking for Schaw, s. show
“ run on my errand.” The Schene, s. Sheen, shining, alsu
pronoun is omitted. So the brightness
French say faire message

Schip, s. ship
Rise, shoot, bush, shrub

Schiples, s. shipless
Rive, rife, abounding

Scho, p. 10, col, 2, Sche, p. 7, col.
Roche, rock

1, s. she
Roode-cross, crucifix

Schone, shone
Rood-loft, the place in the church Schoote, shot, let go

where the images were set Schowte, Schowtte, shout

Schrill, s. shrill
Rood, Roode, cross, crucifix Schuke, s. shook
Ronne, ran, Roone, p.7, col.1, run Sclat, slate, little table-book of
Roufe, roof

slates to write upon
Route, go about, travel

Scomfit, discomfit
Routhe, ruth, pity

Scot, tax, revenue, a year's tax of
Rowned, Rownyd, wbispered

the kingdom, also shot, reckonRow, Rowd, s. rol, rolled

Rowyned, round

Scathe, hurt, injury
Rowght, rout

Sed, said
Rudd, ruddiness, complexion Seik, s. Seke, s. seek
Rude, s. Rood, cross

Sek, sack
Ruell-bones, perhaps bones divers. Sel, Sell, self

ly colored, f. Riole, or perhaps Selver, Siller, silver
small bone rings from the f. Seneschall, steward
rouelle, a small ring or hoop.- Sene, soen
Cotgrave's Dict.

Sen, s. since
Rues, Rwethe, pitieth

Senvy, mustard seed, f. senvie
Rugged, pulled with violence Sertayne, Sertenlye, certain, cer
Rushy, should be Rashy gair, tainly

rushy stuff, ground covered with See, Sees, s. sea, seas

Se, Sene, Seying, see, seen, seeing
Ruthful, rueful, woful

Seething, boiling

Seetywall, see Cetywall
Ruthe, pity, woe

Seve, seven
Rydere, p. 46, col. 2, ranger Sey you, say to, tell you
Ryde, p. 72, col. i. e, make an Sey, s. say, a kind of woollen
inroad, Rude, in p. 17, col. 2, stuff
(ver. 136), should probably be Seyd, s. saw

Share, Be shave, be shaven
Runde, p. 8, col. 1, rent

Shaws, little woods
Ryschys, rushes

Shear, p. 2, col. 2, entirely, (peni-
Rywe, rue

tus) Ryzt, right

Sheele, She'l, she will

Sheene, Shene, shining

Sheits, Shetes, s. sheets
Safer, sapphyre

Shee's, she shall
Saft, s. soft

Sheene, shining
Sait, s. safe

Shent, shamed, disgraced, abused
Sair, s. sore

Shepenes, Shipens, cow-houses, Saim, s. same

sheep-pens, a. s. Scypen Sall, s. shall

Sheeve, Shire, a great slice or lunSaif, s. save, Savelu, safely

cheon of bread Saisede, seized

Shield-bone, the blade bone, a comSark, shirt, shift

mon phrase in the north
Sar, Sair, s. sore

Shimmered, s. glittered
Sa, Sae, s. so

Shimmering, shining by glances
Sat, Sete, set

Shirt of male or mail, w: s a garment Saut, s. salt

Rade, s. role
Rae, a roe
Raik, s. to go a-pace, Park on

raw, go fast in a row
Raine, reign
Raise, s. roso
Ranted, s. were merry.

Gloss. to Gentle Shepherd
Rashing, seems to be the old

bunting term for the stroke
made by a wild boar with his

fangs. See p. 54, col. 2
Raught, reached, gained, obtained
Rayne, reane, rain
Raysse, race
Razt, Raught, or self-bereft
Reachles, careless
Reade, p. 6, col. 2, Rede, advise,

bit off
Read, ad vice
Rea'me, Reaume, realm
Reas, p. 2, col. 2, raise
Reave, bereave
Reckt, regarded
Rede, kead, advise, advice
Rede, Rotue, read
Redresse, care, labour
Refe, bereave, or perhaps Rive,

Refe, Reve, Reeve, bailiff
Reft, bereft
Register, the officer who keeps the

public register
Reid, s. advise
Reid, s. reed, Rede, red
Reidroan, s. red-roan, p. 15, col. 1
Reek, s. smoke
Rekeles, Recklesse, regardless, void

of care, rash
Remeid, s. remedy
Renneth, Renning, ranneth, run-

ning Renn, run, p. 51, col. 2 Renish, p. 16, col. 2, Renisnt, p.

18, col. 1, perhaps a derivation

from Reniteo, lo shine
Renyed, p. 25, col. 2, refused
Rescous, rescues
Reeve, bailiff
Reve, bereave, deprive
Revers, s. robbers, pirates, rovers
Rewel”, regrets, has reason to re-

for defence, made all of rings of Savyde, saved

iron, worn under the coat. Ac. Saw, Say, speech, discourse

cording to some the hauberk Say, Assay, attempt

was en formed

pent Rzu', s. take pity Rewth, ruth, Reue, pity

Roth, pity


Shoen, s. Shoone, p. 64, col. 1, Sleip, s. Slepe, sleep

and even lines webs, and all the twine shoes Slode, p. 12, col. 2, slit, split

of which the Tweed salmon nets are

made, are spun upon spindles. They Shoke, p. 25, col. 2, shookest Slone, p. 13, col. 1, slain

are said to make a more even and Shold, Sholde, should

Slo, p. 25, col. 1, Slov, slay smooth thread than spinning wheels. Shope, shaped Sloughe, p. 3, col. 1, slew

Mr. Lambe.
Shope, betook me

Smithers, s. smothers
Shorte, 8. shorten
Sna', Snaw, s. snow

Sporeles, spurless, without spurs
Sho, Scho, s. sbe
Soll, Saulle, Sowle, soul

Spole, shoulder; f. espaule. It Shote, shot

Soldain, Soidun, Sowdan, sultan seems to mean "arm-pit" Shradds, p. 21, col. 2. Vid. locum Sonn, s. Son, sun

Sprente, p. 3, col. 2, spurted, Shread, cut into small pieces Sond, a present, a sending

sprung out Shreeven Shriven, confessed her Sone, soon

Spurging, froth that purges out sios Sort, company

Spurn, Spurne, a kick, p. 5, col. 1. Shrew, a bad, an ill-tempered per- Soothly, truly

See Tear
Sooth, truth, true

Spyde, spied
Shreward, a male shrew

Soth, Sothe, South, Southe, Soath, spylt, spoiled, destroyed Shrift, confession


Spyt, p. 2, col. 2, Spyte, spite Shrive, confess. Item, hear con- Soth-Ynglonde, South England

Squelsh, a blow, or bang fession Soudan, Soudain, sultan

Stabille, p. 26, col. i, perhaps Shroggs, shrubs, thorns, briars. Souldan, Soldan, Soudan, sultan

'stablish G. Doug. Scroggis Sould, s. Suld, should

Stalwart, Stalworth, stout Shullen, sball

Souling, victualling. Sowle is Stalworthlye, stoutly Shulde, should

still used in the north for Stane, s. Stean, p. 21, col 1, stone Shunted, shunned

any thing eaten with bread; Stark. p. 14, col. 1, stiff, p. 25, Shurting, recreation, diversion,

a. s. sufle, sufle, Joh. xxi. 5,

col. 2, entirely pastime. Vid. Gawin Douglas's (or to soule, may be from the Startopes, buskins, or half boots Gloss. French word saouler, " to stuff

worn by rustics, laced down Shyars, shires


and cram, to glut.” Vid. CotShynand, s. shining


Stead, Stede, place
Sib, kin, akin, related
Sowden, Sow dain, sultan

Stean, s. stone
Sich, Sic, 8. such, Sich, s. sigh Sowne, sound (rhyt. gr.)

Steedye, steady
Sick-like, s. such like
Sowre, sour

Stel, steel, Steilly, s. steely
Side, s. long
Sowre, Soare, sore

Stele, steel
Sied, 8. saw

Souter, p. 19, col. 2, shoemaker Steid, s. Stede, steed Sigh-clout, p. 52, col. 1, (Sythe-Soy, f. silk

Steir, s. stir clout), a clout to strain milk Spak, Spaik, s. spake

Sterris, stars througb, a straining clout Speere. Vide locum

Sterne, stern, or perhaps, stars
Sighan, Sighand, s. sighing Spec, Spak, Spack, s. spake Stert, start, p. 82, col. 2, started
Sik, Sike, such
Sped, speeded, succeeded

Sterte, Sierted, started
Siker, surely, certainly
Speik, s. speak

Steven, p. 22, col. 2, time
Siller, s. silver
Speir, s. Spere, Speare, Speere, Spire,

Steven, p. 23, col. 2, voice
Sindle, s. seldom

ask, enquire

Still, quiet, silent Sitteth, sit ye

Stint, stop, stopped Sith, p. 2, col. 2, since

So Chaucer, in his Rhyme of Sir Stirande stage, p. 6, col. 2, a Skaith, Scath, barm, mischief

He soughte north and south,

friend interpreted this, "many Skalk, perhaps from the Germ.

And oft he spind with his mouth." a stirring travelling journey Schalck, malicious, perverse i. e. enquiredi,-not spied, as in the Stonderes, standers by (Sic Dan. Skalek nequitia, new edition of Canterbury Tales, vol. ii.

Stoup of weir, pillar of war malicia, &c. Sheringham de

Stound, Stonde, (introd.) spact, Ang. Orig. p. 318); or perSpence, Spens, expense

moment, bour, time haps from the Germ. Schalchen, Spendyd, p. 4, col. 1, probably the

Stoand, time, A-stound, a-while to squint. Hence our northern same as spanned, grasped Stour, p. 4, col. 1, 19, col. 1, Stower, wood Skelly, to squint

Speered, Sparred, i. e. fastened, 12, col. 2, Stoure, 8, col. 2, 14, Skinker, one that serves drink


col. 2, fight, disturbance, &c. Skinkled, s. glittered So in an old “Treatyse agaynst

This word is applied in the Skomfit, discomfit

Pestilence, &c. 410. Emprypted by north to signify dust agitated Skott, shot, reckoning

Wynkyn de Worde," we are exhorted
to “spere (i. e. shut or bar) the wyn.

and put into motion, as by the Slade, a breadth of greensward dowes agenst the south," fol. 5.

sweeping of a room. between plow-lands or woods, Spillan, Spillund, s. spilling

Stower, Stowre, stir, disturbance, &c.

fight Spill, p. 51, col. 1, Spille, p. 15, Slaited, s. whetted, or perhaps

col. 1, spoil, come to barm

Stown, stolen wiped

Stoure, strong. robust, fierce Slattered, slit, broke into splinters

Spill, spoil, destroy, kill
Spindles and whorles, the instru.

Stra, Strae, s. straw
Slaw, slow, p. 80, col. 1, (Sc.

ments used for spinning in

Streight, straight A bel)

Strekene, Stricken, struck

Scotland, instead of spinning Sleun, Slone, slain

Stret, street Sleath, slayeth


Strick, strict Slee, s. slay, also sly

The rock, spindles, and whorles are

Strike, stricken very much used in Scotland and the Sle, Slee, Sley, Slo, slay, Sleest, northern parts of Northumberland, at

Stroke, p. 3, col 2, struck slayert

this time. The thread for shoe-makers, Stude, Stuid, s. stood

p. 234.

or kick"


styntyde, stinted, stayed, stopped . Teur, p. 5, col. 1, this seems to . Thoust, thou shalt, or shouldest Styrl, start

be a proverb,

“ That tearing, Thrall, p. 76, col. 2, captive, p. 29, Suar, sure

or pulling, occasioned his spurn col. i, Thraldom, captivity Summere, a sumpter horse

Thrang, s. throng, close Sum, 8. some

Teene, Tene, sorrow, indignation, Thrawis, 8. throes Sumpters, p.78, col. 2, horses that wrath, properly injury, affront Threape, to argue, to affirm or

carry clothes, furniture, &c. Teenefu, s. full of indignation, assert, in a positive overbearing Sune, s. soon

wrathful, furious
Suore by ys chin, sworn by his Te he! interjection of laughing Thre, Thrie, s. three
Teir, s. Tere, tear

Thrie, Thre, three
Surcease, cease
Tent, s. heed

Thrif, thrive
Suthe, Swith, soon, quickly Termagaunt, the god of the Sa. Thrilled, twirled, turned round
Swaple, p. 3, col. 2, Swapped, p. 8, racens. See a memoir on this Thritte, thirty
col. 2, Swopede, struck violently, subject in page 19

Throng, p. 42, col. 2, hastened Scot. Sweap, to scourge, (vid.

Thropes, villages
The old French romancers, who had
Gl. Gaw. Dougl.) or perhaps

Throw, s. through
corrupted termagant into tervagant,
exchanged; sc. blows, so "Swap couple it with the name of Mahomet,

Thruch, Throuch, s. through or Swopp” signifies

as constantly as ours: thus, in the old Thud, noise of a fall

Roman de Blanchardin, Swaird, the grassy surface of the

Thewes, manners. In p. 51, it

“ Cy guer pison tuit Apolin, ground

Et Mahomet et Tervagant."

signifies limbs Swarude, Swarved, climbed, or, as Hence Fontaine, with great humour, Theyther-ward, thither-ward, to. it is now expressed in the mid

in his tale entitled “ La Fiancée du wards that place land counties, Swarm, To swarm,

Roy de Garbe," says,
“ Et reviant Mahom. Jupin, et Terva-

Tibbe. In Scotland, Tibbe is the is to draw oneself up a tree,

dimunitive of Isabel

gant, or any other thing, clinging to

Avec maint autre dieu non moins ex- Tift, s. puff of wind it with the legs and arms, as


Till, s. to, when, query Mem. de l'Acad. des Inscript, tom. 20, hath been suggested by an in- 4to, p. 352.

Till, p. 4, col. 2, unto, p. 18, col. genious correspondent As fermagant is evidently of Anglo

2, entice Swa, Sa, so Saxon derivation, and can only be

Tild down, pitched, qt. Suat, Swatte, Swotte, did sweat explained from the elements or that

Timkin, diminutive of Timothy language ; its being corrupted by the Swear. p. 2, col. 2, sware old French romancers proves that they

Tine, p. 11, col. 2, lose
Swearde, Swerd, sword
borrowed some things from ours.

Tint, s. lost
Sweare, swearing, oath
Terry, diminitive of Thierry Too-fall, s. twilight

Tirled, twirled, turned round Swearen, a dream

Theodoricus, Didericus. Lat. Sueit, s. Swete, sweet

also of Terence

Too-fall of the night, " seems to be Sweere, Swire, neck Te to, Te make, to make

an image drawn from a suspended Sweypyls. A Sueypyl is that staff

canopy, so let fall as to cover what is of the fail, with which corn is Tha, them, Thah, though

below."- Mr. Lambe. Thair, their, Thair, Thare, there beaten out, vuly. a Supple, call

To, too, Item, two
Thame, s. them
ed, in the midland counties, a

Tone, T'one, the one
Than, s. then
Swindgell, where the other part
Thare, Theire, Ther, Thore, there

Ton, p. 3, col. 1, Tone, the one is termed the hund-staff

Tor, a tower; also a high pointed Swinkers, labourers Thear, Ther, p. 2, col. 2, there

rock, or hill Thee, thrive, Mote he thee, may be Swith, quickly, instantly

Tow, Towe, two, Twa, s. two

thrive Swyke, sigh The Gord, seems contracted for

Tow, 8. p. 31, col. 1, to let down Swyoing, whoring

with a rope, &c.

The he, i. e. high God.
Swypyng, striking fast, (Cimb.
The, Thee, thrive. So mote I thee, Traiterye, treason

Towyn, p. 6, col. 2, town
Suipan, cito agere, or rather
scourging" from volvere, rap-
so may I thrive

Trenchant, f. cutting tare).-Scot. Sweap, to scourge.

So in Chaucer, passim, Canterbury Tres-hardie, f. thrice hardy

Tales, vol. i. p. 308.
Vide. Glossary to Gawin Dou- « God let him never the."

Treytory, Traitory, treachery glas

Trichard, treacherous, fr. tricheur Sych, such

The, they, The wear, p. 2, col. 1, Tricthen, trick, deceive Syde-shear, p. 2,col. 2, Sydis-shear, they were

Tride, tried p. 2, col. 2, on all sides The, thee, Thend, the end.

Trie, s. Tre, tree Syd, side

Ther-for, p. 3, col. 1, therefore Triest furth, s. draw forth to an Syne, s. then, afterwards Therto, thereto, Thes, these

assignation Syshemell, Ishmael Ther, p. 2, col. 2, their

Trifulcate, three forked, three Syth, since Thü, they

Syat, sight
Thie, thy, Thoue, thou

Trim, exact
Thi sone, thy son

Troth, truth, faith, fidelity
Thilke, this

Trough, Trouth, troth
Taiken, s. token, sign

Thir towmonds, B. these twelve Trowthe, Troth, Tru, true Taine, s. Tane, token


Trow, believe, trust, also verity Take, taken Thir, s. this, these

Trumped, p. 1, boasted, told brag. Talents, p. 17, col. 1, perhaps gol- Thirtti thousent, thirty thousand ging lies, lying stories. So in den ornaments, hung from hier Thocht, thought

the north they say, " that's a head to the value of talents of Thole, Tholed, suffer, suffered trump," i. e. a lie; “ she goes gold Tho, then, those, the

about trumping," i. e. telling Targe, target, shield Thouse, s thou art




Waryson, p.


l'rumps, made of a tree, perhaps, Wad, s. Wold, Wolde, would Wende, p. 44, col. 2, Weene “wooden trumpets," musical Wae, Waefo', woe,


thought instruments fit enough for a Waeworth, s. woe betide

Wend, Wends, go, goes mock tournament Waine, waggon

Wene, Weenest, ween, weenest i'uik, s. took

Wallowit, s. faded, withered Werre, Weir, s. war. IV'urris, s Tuke gude keip, s. kept a close Walker, a fuller of cloth eve upon her

Waltered, Weltpred, rolled along, Werryed, worried Tul, s. till, to

also wallowed

Wereth, defendeth Turn, p.78, col. 2, such turn, such Waltering, weltering

Werke, work an occasion

Waly, an interjection of grief Wer, were Turnes a crab, sc, at the fire roasts Wame, s. womb

Wes, was a crab Wame, Wem, s. belly

Westlin, s, western Tush, an interjection of contempt, Wane, p. 3, col. 2, the same as Westlings, western, or whistling or impatience

Ane, one So Wone, p. 4, col. Whu, 8. who Twa, s. two

1, is one

Whair, s, where T'wayne, two

Whan, s. when

In fol 355 of Bannatyne's MS. is a Twin'd, s. p. 10, col. 2, parted, short fragınent in which Wane is used

Whang, s. a large slice separated. Vid. G. Douglas for Ane; or, one : viz.

Wheelyng, wheeling Twirtle, twist, thoroughly “ Amongst the monsters that we find, Wheder, whither, twisted, “ twisted," " twirled

There's wane belovved of womankind,
Renowned for antiquity,

Whig, sour whey, or butter-milk twist,” f. tortille

From Adame drivs his pedigree."

While, p. 76, col. 1, until

Whilk, s. wbich
Wan neir, s. draw near

Whittles, knives
Uch, each
Wanrufe, s. uneasy

Whit, jot
Ugsome, s. shocking, borrible
War, p. 2, col. 2, aware

Whoard, hoard
Unbethought, for bethought. So Warde, s. advise, forewarn

Whorles. Vide Spindles
Unlosse, for loose
Ward, s. watch, sentinel

Whos, p. 25, col. 2, whoso
Unctuous, fat, clammy, oily Warke, s. work

Whyllys, wbilst
Undermerles, afternoons
Warld, s, world

Wi’, s. with
Undight, undecked, undressed

Wurldis, s. p. 15, col. 2, worlds Wight, p. 50, col. 2, person, p Unkempt, uncombed

col. 1, reward

76, col. 1, strong, lusty Unmacklye, mis-sbapen Waryd, s. accursed

Wight, human creature, man gi Unmufit, s. undisturbed, uncon- Wassel, drinking, good cheer

founded, perbaps Unmuvit Wute, s. Weete, Wete, Witte, Wot, Wighty, p. 22, col. 1, strong, Unseeled, opened ; a term in falcn. l'ote, Wotte, know

lusty, active, nimble Unsett steven, p. 22, col. 2, unap- Wate, s. blamed, Præt. of Wyte, Wightlye, p. 12, col. 1, vigorously pointed time, unexpectedly

to blame

Will, s.p. 20, col. 1, shall
Unsonsie, s. unlucky, unfortunate Wat, p. 3, col. 1, Wut, know, am Wild, worm, serpent
Untull, unto, p. 42, col. 2, against

Wildings, wild apples
Tre, use
Wat, s. wet, also knew

Wilfull, p. 22, col. 2, wandering.
Uthers, s. others
Wax, to grow, become

perverse, erring V

Wayward, froward, peevish l'innae, p. 10, col. 2, will not Vair, (Somersetsh. Dialect,) fair Wnude, waved

Windar, perhaps the contraction Valzient, s. valiant Weal, p. 4, col. 2, wail

of Windhwer, a kind of bawk Vazen, (Som.) probably for Fai

Weale, p. 28, col. 2, happiness, | W'inuling, s. winding then, i. e. faiths; as Housen, prosperity, &c.

Win, 8. get, gain L'losen, &c.

Weare in, s. drive in gently Winsome, p. 83, col. 1, agreeable, Venu, (Introd.) approach, coming Wearifu', wearisome, uresome,

engaging Viccs, (probably contracted for disturbing

Wirke wislier, work more wisely devices) p. 27, col. 1, screws, Weede, clothing, dress

Wisse, direct, govern, take care of, or perhaps, turning pins, swiWeedes, clothes

a. s. Þissian vels. An ingenious friend Wee, s. lictle

Wiss, p. 73, col. 2, know, wist, thinks a vice is rather “ a Weel, well, also we'll

knew spindle of a press," that goeth

Ween, Ween'd, tbink, thought Wit, Weet, know, understand by a vice, that seemeth to Weet, s. wet

Withouten, Withoughten, without move of itself.

Wedous, p. 4, col. 2, widows Wohster, s. Webster, weaver
Vilane, p. 25, col. 1, rascally
Weil, s. Weepe, weep.

Wood-wroth, s. furiously enraged Vive, (Somerset.) five

Weinde, s. Wende, Went, Weende, Woodweele, p. 21, col. 2, or WodeVoyded. p. 43, col. 2, quitted, left

Weened, thought

wale, the golden ouile, a bird Weid, s. Wede, Weed, clothes, clo- of the thrush kind. Gloss. Vriers, (Som.) friars thing

Chauc. The original MS. has
Weird, wizard, witch, properly Woodweete
fate, destiny

Wode, Worl, wood, also mad Wa, s. way, wall

Well away, exclamation of pity Wode-ward, towards the wood Wadded, perhaps from Woad, i. e. Weldynge, ruling

Woe-begone, p. 14, col. 1, lost in of a light blue colour. Wel of pite, source of pity

woe, overwhelmed with grief Taylor, in his History of Gavel-kind, Welkin, the sky

Woe-man, a sorrowful man p. 49, says, “ Bright, from the British

Weme, womb, belly, hollow word brith, which signifies their wad

Woe-worth, woe be to (you) a. s. de-color ; this was a light blue." — Wem, (Introd.) hurt

northan (fieri) to be, to be. Minshew's Dictionary.

Wende, went, Wendeth, goeth


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