We are but men; and what so many may do,
Not being torn a-pieces, we have done:
An army cannot rule them.

Cham. As I live,

If the king blame me for't, I'll lay ve all
By the heels, and suddenly; and on your heads
Clap round fines, for neglect: you are lazy

And here ye lie baiting of bumbards, when
Ye should do service. Hark, the trumpets sound;
They are come already from the christening:
Go, break among the press, and find a way out
To let the troop pass fairly; or I'll find [months.
A Marshalsea, shall hold you play these two
Port. Make way there for the princess.
Man. You great fellow, stand close up, or I'll
make your head ache.

Port. You i'the camlet, get up o'the rail; I'll pick you o'er the pales else. [ereunt.


Enter trumpets, sounding; then two Aldermen, Lord Mayor, Garter, Cranmer, Duke of Norfolk with his marshall's staff, Duke of Suffolk, two Noblemen bearing great standing-bowls, for the christening gifts; then four Noblemen bearing a canopy, under which the Duchess of Norfolk, Godmother, bearing the Child, richly habited in a mantle, &c. Train borne by a Lady; then follows the Marchioness of Dorset, the other Godmother, and Ladies. The troop pass once about the stage, and Garter speaks. Gart. Heaven, from thy endless goodness, send prosperous life, long, and ever happy, to the high and mighty princess of England, Elizabeth! Flourish. Enter King and Train. Cran. [kneeling.] And to your royal grace, and the good queen,

My noble partners, and myself, thus pray :All comfort, joy, in this most gracious lady, Heaven ever laid up to make parents happy, May hourly fall upon ye!

K. Hen. Thank you, good lord archbishop : What is her name?

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In her days, every man shall eat in safety
Under his own vine, what he plants; and sing
The merry songs of peace to all his neighbours:
God shall be truly known; and those about her
From her shall read the perfect ways of honour,
And by those claim their greatness, not by blood,
Nor shall this peace sleep with her: but as when
The bird of wonder dies, the maiden phoenix,
Her ashes new create another heir,
As great in admiration as herself;
So shall she leave her blessedness to one,
(When heaven shall call her from this cloud of


Who, from the sacred ashes of her honour
Shall star-like rise, as great in fame as she was,
And so stand fix'd: Peace, plenty, love, truth,

That were the servants to this chosen infant,
Shall then be his, and like a vine grow to him;
Wherever the bright sun of heaven shall shine,
His honour and the greatness of his name
Shall be, and make new nations: he shall

And, like a mountain cedar, reach his branches To all the plains about him.-Our children's


Shall see this, and bless heaven.

K. Hen. Thou speakest wonders.

Cran. She shall be, to the happiness of England, An aged princess; many days shall see her, And yet no day without a deed to crown it. 'Would I had known no more! but she must die, She must, the saints must have her; yet a virgin, A most unspotted lily shall she pass

To the ground, and all the world shall mourn her. K. Hen. O lord archbishop,

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ABJECTS, the lowest of subjects.
Aby, to pay dear for, to suffer.

Bases, a kind of loose breeches. Per.
Basta, 'tis enough. Ital. and Span.

Abysm, abyss; Tempest, signifying there time long Bastard, a sweet Italian wine.
since passed.

Accite, to call or summons.
Aconitum, wolfsbane.

Adam, the name of an outlaw, noted for his skill in
archery. Much Ado.

Adam Cupid, an allusion to the same person. R. & J.
Addrest, ready prepared.
Advertising, attentive.
Acry or Aiery, a nest.

Affect the letter, to practise alliteration. Love's Lab.
Affects, affections or passions.

Affeered, a law-term for confirmed.

Afied, betrothed.

Affined, joined by affinity.

Afray, to affright.

Affront, sometimes, to face or confront.

Almain, a German.

Amazonian chin, a chin without a beard.
Ames-ace, the lowest chance of the dice.
Amort, sunk, dispirited.

Ancient, an ensign, or standard-bearer.
Angle, a fishing-rod. Winter's Tale.
Anthropophaginian, a man-eater.
Antres, caves and dens.
Appeach, to impeach.

Apple-John, species of apple that will keep for two
years; in French, deux-ans.

Approof,approbation, or sometimes proof, confirmation
Aqua vitae, probably, usquebangh. Merry Wives.
Arabian bird, the phoenix.

Argal, a corruption of ergo, therefore.
Argentine goddess, regent of the silver moon.
Argier, Algiers.

Argosies, ships used in the seas of Italy.
Arm-gaunt, make thin by use of armour.
Aroint, avaunt, or be gone.

Atomies, minute particles.

Attasked, taken to task, censured.

Attent, attentive.

Afy, to betroth in marriage; also, to put trust in.
Aglet-baby, a diminutive being, not exceeding in size

the tag of a point or lace; from aiguillettes.
Agnize, acknowledge, confess, avow.
Aiery, a hawk's or eagle's nest. Rich. III.
Airy fame, verbal eulogium.

Alder-liefest, dear above, or preferred to, all things; Benison, blessing.

from leve or lefe, dear, and alder, of all. A'life, at life.

Avaunt, away! vanish!

Aves, salutations, hailings.

Aye, ever.

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Bate, strife or contention. Mer. Wives.
Batlet, the instrument with which linen is beaten.
Batten, to grow fat.

Bavin, brushwood, which, fired, burns fiercely, but is

soon out.

Bawcock, a fondling or coaxing term.

Bay curtal, a bay docked horse.

Bay windows, bow windows.

Beadsmen, chaplains, or persons maintained by charity to pray for their benefactor.

Bear a brain, to have a perfect remembrance.

Beck, a salutation made with the head; in the North,

it means curtsying.

Becomed, becoming. Rom. and Jul.

Bedabbled, wetted.
Behests, commands,
Behowl, to howl at.

Beldame, ancient mother. Hen. IV. 1st Part.
Be-lee'd, becalmed.

Belongings, endowments.
Be-mete, bemeasure.

Bemoiled, bedraggled, bemired.

Ascapart, a giant.

A scaunt, askew, aside, sideways.

Aspersion, sprinkling. Temp.

Assay, to take the assay, applied to those who tasted Black-cornered night, night which is as obscure as a

wine for princes. Ham.-Test, Oth.. Assinego, an ass driver, a foolish fellow.

Astringer, a gentleman falconer; from austercus, a goshawk.

At point, completely armed.

Besmirch, to foul or dirty.

Bestraught, distracted.

Beteem, to give or bestow, or to permit, deign, or suffer,


Bevy, a company, or number, originally applied to larks.

Bewray, betray, discover.

Bezonian, a term of reproach: from bisognoso, a needy person.

Bias cheek, swelling out like the bias of a bowl.
Bid the base, to challenge in a contest. Two Gent.
Biggin, a kind of cap, worn now only by children.
Bilberry, the whurtle-berry.

Bilbo, a Spanish blade, flexible and elastic; the best of
which are made at Bilboa.

Bilboes, a bar of iron, with fetters annexed to it, by which refractory or negligent sailors were anciently linked together.

Bill, articles of accusation. Hen. VI. 1st Part

Bill, the old weapon of English infantry, still used by the watchmen in some towns.

Bin, is. Cym.

Bird-bolt, a short thick arrow without a point, used
to kill rooks, and shot from a cross-bow.
Bisson, blind.

dark corner.

Blacks, mourning made of stuffs of different colours dyed black.

Blaze, i. c. of youth, the spring of early life. All's Well.
Blank, i. e. of the eye, the white, or the white mark
at which arrows are discharged.

Blank and level, mark and aim, terms of gunnery,
Blench, to start off, to fly off.

Blent, blended, mixed together.
Blind-worms, the cæcilia, or slow-worm.
Blood-bolter'd, blood-sprinkled.


Blurted, or blurt, an expression of contempt.
Bobbed, fooled out of, cheated.

Bodge, to botch, or to budge. Hen. VI. 3d Part.
Boitier, a box to hold salve, or simples.

Bolds, emboldens.

Boltered, bedaubed, begrimed.

Bolting-hutch, a wooden receptacle into which the meat is bolted.

Bombard, a barrel. Hen. IV. 1st Part.-Tem.
Bona-robas, ladies of pleasure.
Bores, stabs, or wounds.

Borne in hand, deceived, imposed upon.

Bosky, woody: bosky acres, are fields divided by hedge rows; from boscus and bosquet.

Bots, worms in the stomach of a horse.-A bots light upon, an imprecation.

Bottled spider, a large, bloated, glossy spider.
Boulted, sifted, or refined.

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Breeching, liable to school discipline.
Bribe-buck, a buck sent for a bribe.
Bridal, a nuptial feast; a word yet used in the North.
Brief, a short account, a contract hastily performed.-Now-
born brief, is the breve originale of the feudal times. All's

Bring, attend or accompany. Hen. V.
Bring out, bring forth. Tim.

Brize, the gad, or horse-fly.

Broach, to put on the spit, to transfix.
Brock, the badger.

Brogues, a kind of shoes.

Broken, communicated.

Broken-mouth, a mouth that has lost part of its teeth.
Broken tears, tears which are interrupted.

Broker, a matchmaker, a procuress.

Broker, deals as a broker.

Brooch, a trinket with a pin fixed to it.
Brooched, adorned.

Braying, an epithet applied to the sound of the trumpet, Carouses, drinks. harsh, grating. K. John.

Break, to begin. Tit. And,

Break up, to carve.

Breakwith, to break the matter to.
Breast, voice. Twel. Night.

Breath, speech. K. John Timon-Exercise, Troilus and Case of lives, a set of lives, or pair of any thing.

Cased lion, a lion irritated by confinement. K. John

Cress. A slight exercise of arms, ibid. Breathing-courtsy, verbal compliment. Breeched, foully sheathed, or mired. Mac. Breed-bat, a breeder of strife.

Casques, or casks, helmets.

Cassock, a loose outward coat.

Brought, attended. Jul. Cæs.

Brow, i. e. of youth, the height of youth.

Brown bill, a kind of battle-axe affixed to a stick.

Brownist, a follower of Brown, a sectarian.

Bruising irons, an allusion to the ancient mace. R. III.
Bruit, noise, or report.

Brush, 1. e. of time, decay by time. Hen. VI. 2d Part.

Buckle, to bend, or yield to pressure.

Bug, bugbear.

Bugle, hunting-horn.

Bulk, body.

Bully-rook, bully and thief.

Bumbard, a large vessel for holding drink.

Bung, a cut-purse.

Bunting, the name of a bird.

Burgonet, a helmet.

Burst, to break, or broken.

Busky, woody.

Butt-shaft, an arrow to shoot at butts with.
Burom, under good command, obedient. Hen, V.
By'r lady, by'r lakin, by our lady, our little lady.

Caddis-garter, a kind of worsted garter.

Caddises, worsted lace.

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Canker, the canker-rose, dog-rose, or hip. Much Ado.
Constick, candlestick.

Carlot, a peasant or churl; from carl.
Carnal, sanguinary. Rich. III. Ham.
Carol, a merry or light song.

Carpet knight, a term of reproach, spoken of one knighted in time of peace. Twel. Night.

Carriage, import Ham.

Case, skin. Twel. Night. Outside; to case, to run a fox down. All's Well.

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Chaudron, entrails.

Cheater, for escheatour, an officer in the Exchequer,
Check, command, control. Cym. Troil, and Cres.
Cheer, countenance. Midsum. Night, and others.
Cherry-pit, pitching cherry-stones into a little hole.

Cade, a barrel,

Cadent, falling.

Cage, a prison. Hen. VI. 2d Part.

Cain-coloured, yellow; Cain was represented of that colour Cheveril, kid skin, soft leather.
In old pictures.

Caitif, a prisoner, slave, or scoundrel.

Chewet, or chuet, a ple, a noisy, chattering bird, or a fai pudding. Hen, IV. 1st Part.

Calculate, to foretell or prophesy. Jul. Cas.

Chide, resound, re-echo, Hen, V-Mid. Night.

Caliver, a light kind of musket.

Callet, or Callat, a bad woman, witch, or drab.
Calling, appellation. As you,

Child, sometimes applied to knights and heroes. Lear.
Childing, pregnant.

Choppine, a high shoe or clog.

Camelot, a place where king Arthur is supposed to have Chopping, jabbering, talking glibly.

kept his court.

Canakin, a small cup or drinking vessel.

Canaries, the name of a brisk light dance; to canary, to Chrystals, eyes.


Chough, a bird of the jackdaw kind. French, chusas.
Christom, or chrisom, a christened child.

Chuck, chicken, a term of endcarment,
Chuffs, rich, avaricious people.
Cinque-pace, a dance so called.
Circummured, walled round.

Circumstance, circumlocution, evasion. Oth

Cantle, a corner, or piece of any thing.
Cantons, used for cautos. Trwl. Night.
Canvas-climber, one who climbs the mast to furl the canvas, Gital, recital, accusation.

a ship.boy.

Ciack-dish, a beggar's dish.

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Camour, a term in bell-ringing; making the bells cease,
which is called clamouring them. Wint. Tale.
Clap in, fall to. Mea. for Mea.

Clapped the clout, hit the white mark.
Claw, to flatter.

Clean kam, awry.
Clearest, purest. Lear.
Clepe, to call.

Clerkly, like a scholar.

Cling, to dry or shrink up. Mac.
Clinquant, glittering, shining.

Clipt, twined around, embraced. Temp. Ant. and Cleo. &c. Crone, old worn-out woman.
Clout, the white mark at which archers shoot.
Clouted, strengthened with clout nails.

Clutch, to clasp, or grasp.

Coasting, conciliating, inviting. Troil, and Cres.
Cob-lonf, a crusty, uneven, lumpy loaf.
Cock and pye, a popular adjuration.
Cocker'd, fondled, dandled.

Cockshul-time, twilight.

Cockle, a weed which grows up with corn.
Cockled, like the fish called a cockle.

Cog, to falsify the dice, to lie.

Cogging, lying.

Coigne of vantage, convenient corner

Coignes, corners.

Coil, bustle, stir.

Collection, consequence or corollary. Cym. Ham.
Collied, black, smutted with coal, discoloured.

Commend, commit, Mac. &c.

Committed, lain with. Oth.

Commodity, self-interest. Hen. IV. 2d Part.

Commonty, a comedy.

Companies, companions. Hen. V.
Compassed, round. Tam. Shrew.
Composture, composition.

Concupy, a cant word for concupiscence.
Conduct, conductor. Temp. &c.
Conry-catched, deceived, cheated, gulled.
Conject, conjecture.

Consent, used sometimes for will, Mac.
Continent, that which contains or incloses.

Contraction, marriage, contract.

Cry, a pack, or troop. Cor. Ham.

Cub-drawn, i. e. bear, one whose dugs are drawn dry.
Cuisses, armour for the thighs, cuisses, French.
Cunning, knowing, skilful, in a good meaning.
Curb, to bend and truckle, from courber. Ham.

Cockle-hat, cockle-shell-hat, such as pilgrims wore.
Cockney, a vulgar term of reproach for a person bred in the Curled, ostentatiously dressed. Oth. Ant. and Cleo.
Curious, scrupulous. Tam. Shrew, Ant, and Cleo.
Currents, occurrences. Hen. VI. 1st Part.
Curst, shrewd, mischievous.


Codding, amorous,
Codpiece, a piece of dress,

Coffin, ancient term for the raised crust of a pie. Tam. Curtail-dog, one which misses the game.
Shrew. Tit. And.

Curtle-are, a cutlass, broadsword.
Customer, a common woman.


Control, confute. Temp.

Convents, agrees, is convenient,
Convented, summoned,
Convertite, a convert.

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Daf, or Doff, to put off.

Collier, a term of reproach, from the impositions of coal- Damn, condemn. Jul. Cas.


Dank, wet, rotten.

Comart, a bargain.

Darkling, in the dark.

Combinate, betrothed, combined.
Comforting, abetting. Wint. Tale.

Darraign, range, put in order.
Dauberry, counterfeit disguise.
Day-bed, a couch.

Corollary, surplus, one more than enough. Temp.

Corporal, corporeal

Corrigible, corrected. Ant. and Cleo.

Costard, a head.

Crack, a child. Hen. IV. 2d Port. Cor.
Crack of doom, dissolution of nature, Mac.
Cranking, crankling, applied to the rush of a river.
Cranks, windings.

Crare, a small trading vessel.


Cote, to overtake. Ham
Couch, to lie with.


Counter-caster, one who reckons by counters.
Countercheck, an old term in the game of chess.
Counterfeit, sometimes used for a portrail.
Counterpoints, counterpanes.

Crash, to be merry over.

Craven, a degenerate, dispirited cock; cowardly, to make cowardly.

County, ancient term for a nobleman. Much Ado. Rom.
and Jul.

Credent, probable, credulous.

Cressets, a light set upon a beacon, from croissette, French
Crisp, curling, winding; or for crypt, vaulted. Tim.

Cross-gartered, an article of puritanical dress.
Crow-keeper, a scare-crow.

Crownet, last purpose. Ant. and Cleo.

Cruel, worsted. Lear, applied to garters.

Coyed, condescended reluctantly.

Coystril, a coward cock, a paltry fellow.

Conker, a tailor, from cousu; or a cobbler, or sowter.

Crush, to drink. Rom, and Jul.

Crusado, a Portuguese coin.

Convey, steal, conveyance, theft. Mer. Wiv. and Hen. VI. Denayed, denied.
1st Part.

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Deem, opinion, surmise. Troil, and Cres.
Default, (in the) at a need. All's Well.

Defeat, to free, to disembarrass. All's Well
Defeature, alteration of features.
Defence, the art of fencing. As you

Deftly, adroitly, dexterously.

Delighted, spirit, accustomed to delight. Mca. for Mea
Demise, grant. Rich. III,
Denay, denial.

Denotements, indications, discoveries.
Denude, strip, divest.

Depart and part, often synonymous.
Deprive, disinherit. Lear.

Dibble, an instrument in gardening.
Dickon, Richard.

Coster-monger, a dealer in costers, or costards, a kind of Diet, to put under a regimen, to oblige to fast, or to loath

Diffused, wild, irregular, extravagant.
Digression, transgression. Love's Lab.
Dildos, the burthen of a song.
Directitude, discreditude, or discredit.
Disable, undervalue. As you.
Disappointed, unappointed, unprepared.
Discandy, to melt the sweets, to dissolve.
Discourse, reason. Twel, Night.
Dishabited, dislodged.
Dismes, Fr. tenths.

Disnatured, wanting natural affection.
Dispark, to throw down the hedges.
Disperge, to sprinkle.

Dispose, to make terms. A.t. and Cleo.
Disputable, disputatious. As you.

Dispute, talk over, reason upon, account for,

Deracinate, force up by the roots.
Derogate, degraded. Lear.

Descant, a term in music, or to harangue upon.

Deserved, deserving. Cor.

Despatched, bereft.

Detected, suspected or charged. Mea. for Mea.
Determined, sometimes for concluded

Courser's-hair, alluding to the notion that the hair of a horse,
dropt into corrupted water, will turn to an animal. Ant.
and Cleo.

Courses, the mainsail and foresail. Temp.
Court-cupboard, sideboard.

Cowed, restrained, or made cowardly.
Cower, to sink by bending the hams.

Cowlstaff, a staff for carrying a large tub or basket with two Disscat, displace.


Distained, unstained. Com. Er.

Distaste, to corrupt. Troil. and Orce.
Distemperature, perturbation.
Distraught, distracted.

Diverted, turned out of the course of nature.
Division, phrase in music, the parts of it.
Hen. IV. 1st Part.

Drumble, to act as confused and stupid.
Dudgeon, the haft or handle of a dagger.
Dull, gentle soothing. Hen. IV. 2d Part
Dullard, a person stupidly unconcerned.
Dumbs, makes silent.

Daf, See Daff
Dole, alms, or distribution.

Don, to do on, put on.
Dout, do out, extinguish.
Dowl, a feather.


Down gyved, hanging down like the loose cincture which Exhibition, allowance. Two. Gent, Uth. Lear.
confines the fetters round the ancle.
Draught, the jakes. Tim.

Exigent, end.

Exorcism, in Shakspeare, generally means the raising of
oil and Cres.

Draw, sometimes used for with-draw.

Expect, expectation. Troll.

Drawn, swords drawn. Temp. A drawn for, one which is
trailed over the ground, and deceives the hounds.
Dressings, semblances or habiliments of virtue. Mea. for

Expedience, expedition. Hen. IV. 1st Part. &c.
Expedient, often for expeditious.
Expediently, expeditiously

Expostulate, inquire or discuss, Ham.
Exsufflicate, bubble-like.

Driven bed, one for which the feathers are selected by driving with a fan.

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Eager, sour, harsh. Hen. VI. 3d Part.

Eanlings, lambs just dropt.

Ear, to plough. Ant, and Cleo.

Ear-kissing, whispering.

As you.
Rom. and Jul.

Dungy, of dung, earthy.

Dupped, did up, put up, opened.

Durance, some lasting kind of stuff. Hen. IV. 1st Part.


Easy, slight, inconsiderable, Hen. VI. 2d Part. Cor.
Eche, eke out.

Ecstacy, alienation of mind. Temp. Much Ado.
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Dump, a mournful elegy.

Dung, an obscene word, probably part of a proverb. Rom. Eyas and musket, are young hawks. and Jul.


Eyases, young nestlings. Ham,
Eye, a shade. Temp
Eyliads, eyes; from illades. Fr.
Eyne, eyes.

Encave, hide.

End, still an end, generally.

Enfeoff, to invest with possession.

Embare, expose, display to view.
Embarquements, impediments, hindrances. Cor.
Embossed, inclosed; when a deer is run hard, and foams at
the mouth, he is said to be embossed. All's Well. Swollen,
Empericutick, of an empirical kind, quackish,ptis
Empery, dominion, sovereign commando 45%
Emulous, often used in a bad sense for envious.
Enactures, laws.


Excellent differences, distinguished exceller.cies.
Excrement, the beard. Love's Lab. Mcr. Ven, Wint, Xala

Estimate, the rate at which I value. Cor.
Estimation, conjecture. Hen. IV. 1st Part.
Estridges, ostriches.

Enmew, to force to lie in cover; a term in falconry.
Enridged, bordered, or perhaps for enraged. Lear.
Ensconce, to secure in a safe place.

Enseamed, greasy.

Enshield, concealed, masked.

Ensteeped, immersed.

Entertainment, pay. Cor. Oth. Receive into service.



Entreatments, favours, or objects of entreaty.
Envy, often used for aversion, malice.
Ephesian, a cant term, perhaps for a toper.
Erewhile, a little while ago. D
Erring, wandering, errant. Oth
Escape, illegitimate child. Tit. And.

Escoted, paid; from escot, shot, or reckoning.
Esil, or Eisel, a river. Ham.

Esperance, the motto of the Percy family.
Espials, spies.

Essential, real, existent. Oth.

Estimable, i. e. wonder esteeming wonder, or esteem and


Execute, sometimes for to use, or employ
Executors, executioners. Hen. V.

Eterne, eternal.

Even, to make even, or represent plain. Lear
Even Christian, fellow Christian. Mac.
Evils, Jakes. Mea. for Mea. Hen. VIII.
Esamined, disputed or doubted. All's Well

Exempt, independent, not under the control of Com, Er.
Exercise, exhortation, lecture. Rich. III.
Exhale, breathe your last. Hen. V.

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Factious, active. Jul. Cas

Faculty, exercise of power. Mac.
Fadge, to suit or fit.
Fadings, a dance.

Faced, turned up with facings. Tam, Shrew.
Facinorous, wicked.


Fain, fond. Hen. VI. 2d Part.

Effects, affects, affections. Mea. for Mea. Actions, Ham.
Eftest, or Deftest, readiest.

Fair, sometimes for fairness, beauty.
Failors, traitors, rascals.


Eld, old person or persons.

Mer. Wiv. Decrepitude.

Fall, often used as an active verb: At fall, at an ebb. Tim.
Falsing, a thing that's falsified, or false. Com, Er.

Mea. for Mea.
Element, initiation, previous practice.
Elf, done by elves or fairies.

Hen. VIII.

Falsely, illegally, illegitimately. Mea. for Mea. Dis honestly, treacherously.

Familiar, a demon. Hen. VI. 2d Part.

Elvish marked, marked by elves.
Emballing, being distinguished by the ball, the emblem of Fancies and Goodnights, little poems so called.
Fancy, often used for love.
Fang, to seize, or gripe.

Fantastical, of fancy, or imagination, Mac,
Fantasticoes, affected, foolish fellows.
Fap, beaten, or drunk.
Far, extensively. Cym


Far off guilty, guilty in a remote degree.
Farced, stuffed

Farthel, or fardel, a bundle, a burthen.
Fashions, the farcens, or farcy. Tam. Shrew,
Favour, often for countenance.

Favours, features.

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Engaged, delivered as an hostage. Hen. IV. 1st Part.
Engross, to fatten or pamper. Rich. III.

Fear, sometimes to affright.
Fear, danger.

Engrossments, accumulations. Hen. IV. 2d Part.
Enkindle, or kindle, to stimulate. Mac. As you.

Feat, to form, to model
Feat, ready, dexterous.
Federacy, a confederate.

Enmesh, inclose them all, from taking birds or fishes with Fee farm, a kiss in fee-farm, a long and unbounded meshes.

from a law phrase.


Teeders, low debauched servants.

Feeding, substance, or maintenance. Wint. Tale.

Feere, a companion, a husband.

Fell, skin, 1

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Fell of hair, hairy part. Mac.
Fence, skill in fencing. Much Ado.

Jul. Feodary, an accomplice. Mea. for Mea. Cym

Festinately, hastily.

Festival terms, splendid phraseology.


Fine, to make showy or specious. Hen. V

Finer, for final. Hen, V.

Fine issues, great consequences.

Fineless, unbounded, endless.

Fire-drake, a serpent, a will-o'-the wisp.
Fire-new, just off the irons, quite new.
Firk, to chastise. Hen. V.

First house, chief branch of the family

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Fet, fetched, derived.
Fico, a fig, or figo.
Fielded, in the field.
Fig, to insult.

File, or list. Mac. &c.

Filed, defiled. Mac.

Finch egg, a term of reproach: a finch's egg is remarkably

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