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Defiance, challenge. a Hd.5,2; refusal, rejec-Dich, do it, may it do. TA. 1, 2. tion MM. 3, 1.

Diccon, familiar form of the name Richard. Deft, neat, dexterous, elegant, adroit, clever, Ra. 5, 3.

handy; corrupted in eftest by Dogberry MA.4, Die, s. Tie. 2. s. Gifford's Ben Jons. II, 514. VI, 276. From Diddedst, for didst. Cy. 3. 4. H. 4, 7. the Sax. dueft, fit, whence hamborough. delf-Diet, food; strict way of living, eating and drink

tig, excellent; kin to doughty, germ. tüchtig. ing: To take diet, to be under a regimen for Deftly, neatly', dexterously. M. 4. 1.

a disease, which anciently was cured by severe Deject, dejected, in a low state. H. 3, 1. discipline of that kind. TG. 2, 1. Gr. diaita. Delighted, delightful, causing delight, de- to Diet, to feed, to give to eat. Co. 1, 9. 5, 1; lighted in. 0. 1, Ž. Cy. 5, 4. MM. 3, 1.

0.2, 1. to physick, to prescribe rules of diet. to Delve, to dig, rake up. Cy. 1, 1. H. 3, 4. S. bHd. 4, 1; to appoint, assign. AW.4, 3. to distri60; to fathom, sift, sound.

bute, impart, grant.Cy. 3, 4; to loath, make to Demean, to behave, conduct one's self, CE. loath, to nauseate. AWV, 5, 3.

4, 3. whence demeanour, carriage, behaviour. Dieter, tender, keeper of a sick. Cy. 4, 2. JC. 5, 2. bid. 4, 4. Ital. dimenare.

Difference, distinction, propriety. H. 4, 5. Demcrit, merit, deserving. Co. 1, 1. 0. 1, 2. you may wear your rue with a difference says Demesne, land estate, countryseat, manour. Ophelia to the queen with pregnancy, mcaning

Cy. 3, 3. RJ. 1, 1. 3, 5. From demanium for partly with a mark of distinction, partly with dominium.

contrition she ought to feel for her incestuous Demure, decent, modest. b Hd, 4, 3. Hh. 1, 2. marriage, a feeling different from that of Opheto Demure, to look demurely, solemnly. AC. lia, the sorrow for the loss of her father and

4, 9. 4, 13. Kin to the lat. demorari, perhaps her lover —; distinguishing quality, excellency. to mos, mores.

H. 5, 2. Courtcant! S. article. Den, cave, cavern, pit. KJ. 2, 1. MA.3, 2.; cor- Diffused, wild, discordant, irregular, con

rupted for e'em, evening in the phrase God give fused. MW. 4, 4. He. 5, 2. cf. KL. 1, 4. you good den. TAn. 4, 4. RI. 2, 4. in LL. to Digest, to concoct, figuratively, to put up, 4, ?. god dig you good den. Originally it was to sutler patiently. Hh. 3, 2. LL. 5, 2; to set God give you good even. S. Douce's Ul. of Sh. in order, to arraign. Rc. 3, 1. AC. 2, 2. H. 1, 226.

2, 2; to divide, share in equal parts, of course to Denay, to deny. b Hf. 1, 3.

to accept, agree. KL. 1, 1; to refine, heighten, Denay, denial. TN. 2, 4.

increase, augment. AW. 5, 3. From the lat. Depart, departure. TG. 5, 2. cHf. 2, 1.

digerere, properly to lay asunder, to divide, De parting, parting, separation. cHf. 2, 6. put in order, to concoct. to Depart with, to part with, to give up. KJ. to Digress, to deviate, differ. RJ. 3, 3. In Lat. 2, 2. S. Gifford's Ben Jons. II, 159.

digredi. to Depose, to examine, interrogate. Rb. 1, 3. Digression, deviation, transgression. LL.1, 2. to Deracinate, to root up. He. 5, 2. TC. 1, 8. to Derive, to confer, bestow. MV: 2,9.; to come Diminutides, very small pieces of money. from, to own its origin; to be originary posses

AC. 4, 10. sion. AW.1, 1. From derivare , rivus. Derogate, derogated, degraded. KL. 1, 4.

Dimple, small cavity or depression in the cheek Derogately, with derogation. AC. 2, 2.

or chin. Whence dimpled. AC. 2, 2. TA. 4, . Descant, variation in music, musical paraphrase.

Kin to dimble , dingle, den, gr. danos, dēnos,

tanos, Metaphorically a discourse formed on a certain

from tanyö, teinö, to extend; ital.

tana, cavern. theme, like variations on a musical air. Rc. 3, 7. to Descant, to make division, or variation on Din, noise, clang , sound. Cy. 5, 4. Co. 3, 2.

any particular subject, to debate, discuss. Rc. Ts. 1, 3. T. 2, 1. AC. 4, 8. From the Sax. 1, 1.

dyn, celt, and oldgerm. don, Ton, icel. duna, to Descry, to spy out, to discover. aHf. 1, 2.

thunder, dinder in westernengl. RJ, 5, 3. 0. 2, 1. TS. 1, 2. AC. 3, 7. Dint, blow; impression, force, driving force, Desk, inclining table for writers or readers. H. impulse. JC. 3, 2. By dint of sword. bhd. 2, 2. The germ. Tisch.

4, 1. Determinate, concluded, determined, ended. Dirge, office or mass for a dead. RJ. 4, 5. cf. 8. 87. TN. 2, i.

death. Anciently dirige; from a hymn beginto Determinate, to end, bring to a conclusion. ning dirige gressus meos. Rb. 1, 8.

to Disable, to undervalue, disparage, disgrace The Devil rides on a fiddlestick, prover- by bad report, or censure. AL. 4, 1. aHf. 5, 4. bial expression apparently meant to express any to Discardy, to melt away from the state of

thing new, unexpected and strange, aHd. 2, 4. being candied, like sugar. AC. 4, 10. proposed Dewberries, raspberries, gooseberries. MD. 3, 1. also ib. 3, 11. instead of the quite unintelDewlap, the soft part of the skin, that covers ligible discandering. From cundy.

the paunch or belly, or throat. MD. 2 1. Hence Discharge, balance of account, qudit, acquitdewlapt MD. 4, 1.

tance. b Hf. 1, 3.
Dial, sundial, plate marked with lines, where a to Disclose, to hatch. H. 5, 1.

shadow shews the hour; watch. AL. 2,7. AW. Discontent, malcontent. ahd. 5, 1.
4, 5. a Hd. 1. 2. cHf. 2, 5. RJ, 2, 4. From the Discourse, reason. TN. 4, 3. H. 4, S.

Diseuse, uneasiness, trouble, discontent. aAf. Diaper, napkin, towel. TS. 1, ind. 1. From the 2,5.

middlelat. diasprus, checquered, variegated. Disedged, deprived of the keenness of appeDibble, a gardener's settiog stick, asually made tite, satiated. Cy. 3, 4.

of part of the handle of a spade, cat to a point. to Dis habit, to remove from its habitation. WT. 4, 3. S. Gifford's Ben Jons. IV, 414. KJ. 2, 1.

TL. 29.

1, 4.

to Dislimn, to anpaint, obliterate, to raze out, 5, 1. AL. 1, 2. bhd. 1, 1. Horne Tooke Div.

to whip, blot, strike out. AC. 4, 12. Kin to of P. II, 258. Kin to deal, and the lat. dolimn, lat. limus, germ. schlämmen.

lor. Dismay, affright, fear, apprehension, anxious- Dolour, grief, pain, lamentation. Rb. 1, 3. T.

ness. MV, 1, 3. H. 4, 1. Kin to the span. 2, 1. TG. 3, 1. WT. 5, 2. M. 4, 3. Rb. 1, s. desmayar, ital. smagare, smago, gr. mathō, TC. 5, 8. KL. 2, 4. Dolour and dollar occamētis, germ. Muth, Gemüth, anglos. mod, sionally make a pun. T. 2, 1. KL. 2, 4. MM.

mode, alem. muat, goth. miton, to think. 1, 2. Di-sme, a tenth; the number ten. TC. 3, 2. Dolphin, a sportive, lively, lasty fish. AW.Disnatured, spoiled of natural affection. KL 2, 3. AC. 5, 2. In KL. 3, 4. Dolphin my boy,

my boy is the part of an old song. to Disparage, to slight, speak ill of, to treat to Don, to do on, to put on. ÅC. 2, 1. TAn.

with contempt. MA. 3, 2. MD. 3, 2. From the 1, 2. 11, 4, 5.

Ital. dispregiare, disprezzare, sprezzare. Dotage, fondness of fancy. AC. 1, 1. MA. 2, 3. Disport, sport. 0. l, 3. Compare the ital. MD. 4, 1. TA3, 5. KL. 1, 4. From to dote,

diportare, the engl. divert, lat. disportare. kin to doze, dazzle. S. Horne Tooke Div. of Dispose, disposal. KJ. 1, 1; disposition. 0. P. HI, 216. 1, 3; arrangement. TC. 2, 3.

Dotard, old fool, that becomes fond and Disposed, inclined to mirth and jesting. TN. childish. MA. 5, 1. TS. 5, 1. WT. 2, 3. Cy. 2, 3.

1, 1. to Disproperty, to prejudice. Co. 2, 1. to Dispunge, to sprinkle, as with water squeez

to Dote, to rave. CE. 5, 1; to be fond of in ed from a spunge. AC. 1, 9.

love, to be foolishly enamoured, with on and to Diss eat, to unseat, remove from a seat.

upon. MW. 2, 2. MA. 2, 3. MD. 1, 1. KL. M. 5, S.

1, 4. Distaff, rock, stick to spin with. WT. 1, 2. Doublet, an old garment worn publicly only by TN. 1, 3. Rb. 3, 2. KL. 4, 2. Kin to the germ.

boys. MIV. 3, 3. or young men. TN. 2, 4. Cy. Stab, Schaft, gr. skēpon, skeptron.

3, 4. It was also a sign of indigence. bif.4, 7. to Distaste, to give dislike, dissatisfaction, to Dove. A sucking dove. MD. 1, 2. is abbreviat

offend. TC. 2, 2. S. Gifford's Ben Jons. V, 82. ed for sucking lamb or harmless dove, bhf. Distemperature, disorder, sickness. CE. 3, 1. The word itself is, like the germ. Taube 5, 1.

kiu to dive, anglos. deaphian. S. Horne Tooke Distract, distracted. KL. 4, 6.

Div. of P. II, 156. as columba is from the gr. Distractions, detachments, parts taken from kolymbao, and peleia from pleo. the main body. AC. 3, 7.

Doughty, brave, gallant, valiant. AC. 4, 8. Distraught, distracted. RJ. 4, 8. Rc. 3, 5. S. deft. Gifford's Ben Jons. IIII, 102. to Divert, to deviate, He. 2. ch. AL. 2, 3. to Dout, to do out, to extinguish. He. 4, 2. Dives (a latin word) the rich leacher or riotous H. 1 4. Honce neither doubt, nor daunt are glutton in the gospel. aHd. 3, 3.

acceptable conjectures. to Divest, to undress. 0. 2, .

Dowdy, a little thick woman. RJ. 2, 4. Dividable, divided, distant. TC. 1, 8. Dowle, the fibres of down in a feather or any Dividant, divisible. TA. 4, 3.

similar substance. T. 3, 3. Horne Tooke Div. Division, in musical sense for shake, quaver- of P. II, 259. judges dal, dael, dole, doule, ing, trill. RJ. 3, 5.

dowle, deal, dell to be but one word differentto Dizzy, to ake giddy. H. 5, 2. to toss , torn ly pronounced and written, and to mean merely

about. TC. 5, 2. It implies the notion of wear- a part, piece, portion, without any other iness, slackness after a great exercise. Kin to designation. Notwithstanding it seems dazzle, the gr. thaõ, thoaz0, thoassỡ, engl. other form of down, kin to Dune, from the

Hence are to be explained dizzyeyed. old dunen, to raise one's self, perhaps also aHf. 4, 7, dizzyyoung. MM, 4, 8.

to the gr. teinā, germ. dehnen. to Do, to have carvally to do with a woman. Dowlas, sackcloth, coarse linen cloth, to make

MV. 3, 4. MM. 1, 2. A. 4, 5. S. Gifford's Ben sacks of, aHd. 3, 3. Las is for lace.
Jons. III, 471. VI, 163.

Dory, lass, mistress. WT. 4, 2. Cant! to Do one right, to pledge a person in drink- Drab, loose woman, strumpet. MM. 2, 1. M. ing. bhd. 5, 3.

4, 1. aHf. 5, 5. bHf. 2, 1. TC. 5, 1. B. 2, Q. to Do out, to extinguish, obliterate. H. 1, 4. Kin to draff, icel. draf, germ, Träber, Treto Do to death, or to die, to kill. cilf. 2, 1. ster, gr. drepo, dero, tero, tribo, deros. to Dodge, to nse tricks, craft, or low shifts, Horne Tooke Div. of P. If, 154. derives it

to palter. AC. 3, 9. Kin to the gr. tõthazo. from the Sax. dreiban, eiicere, expellere. Doe, shamoy, goat. AL. 2, 7. T' An. 2, 1, 2, 2. to Drab, to follow loose women. H. 2, 1. to Doff, to do off, to put off. AC. 4, 4, to Draff, hogwash, or any such coarse liquor.

remove, get rid of. M. 4, 8; to subject to afd. 4, 2.

delay, to put off. 0.4, 2. S. to daff. to Drag, to draw, drain. RJ. 3, 5. aHf. 1, 3. to Dog, to spy. MD. 1, 2; to follow greedily. bHf. 3, 2. WT. 1, 2. Draw, drag, draggle,

TN. 3, 2. all. 3, Q. 6Hp 3, 1. Co. 8, 8. TC. drain, drawl, gr, terö, germ. drehen, lat. 1, 8.

stringo, germ. Strang, sireng, Strähn, are Dole, share or lot in any thing distributed ; but varying forms of traho.

distribution. Hence the phrase happy man be Drake. Francis, whose ship, in which he sailhis dole, let his share or lot be the title Happy ed round the world, was by order of Queen

It was a general wish for good success, Elizabeth laid up at Deptford, on board of for happy lie who succeeds best. MW.3, 4. TS. which she dincd, is supplied aHf. 1, 1. by 1, 1. i'r. 1, 2. ahd. 2, 2. Gifford's Ben Jons. Pope. Voss proposes northern drake, meanIV, 14. - ; grief, lamentation. H. 1, 1. MD. ing the star of the arctic pole twisting itself


to toss.




around the two bears, and Fr. Dr. in the same KJ. 1, 1. Hence scornfully. He. 2, 2. to dub time.

with the name of traitor, as if it were to daub Dram, drink, potion, decoction. Cy. 5, 5. wh. s.; jocularly he who drank a large potatio! Draught, jakes, cloaca. TA.5, 2. TC. 5,1; of wine, or other liquor, on his knees, to the frame, structure. TN. 5, 1.

health of his mistress, was said to be dubb'd to Draw, to trace the steps of the game.

To a kn. bHd. 5, 3. It is the Anglos. dhubban, draw dry foot, to trace or pursue rightly in icel. dubban, gr. typto, to beat. Hence the one way the marks of the dry foot, without it. addobbare, now only to deck. the scent. CE. 4, 2. A drawn fox alld. 3, 3. to Duck, to bow. TA. 4, 3. Rc. 1, 8. 0.2, 1. is a hunted fox, whose tricks and artifices AC. 3, 7. KL. 2, 2. Kin to the germ. ducken, were supposed to be extraordinary.

tauchen, to dive. Drayman, cartdrawer. Rb. 1, 4.

Ducdáme, or duc ad me, whatever be the Drift, shower. KJ. 2, 2. aim, purpose, intent. meaning, whether it have no meaning at all,

TG. 2, 6. MW. 2, 2. CE. 2, 2. RJ. 4, 1. 4, 7. or be a translation partly latin, partly italian,

From to drive, germ. treiben, Trieb, streben. of come hither in a preceding verse, it is a to Drizzle, to pour in drops. CE. 5, 1. MA. sort of burden. AL. 2, 5.

3, 3. RJ. 3, 5. Kin to the gr. drosos, dew, Dudgeon, a peculiar kind of handle to a dagand rheo, to flow.

ger, a boxhandle, a small sword, whose handle Drollery, puppetshow. T. 3, 3; lively sketch is of the root of box. M. 2, 1.

in drawing: bd. 2, 1. S. Gif ord's Ben Jons. Due, in matter of debt, expired, payable. ahd. IV, 370. Cf. to drumble.

5, 1; payments. TA. 2, 2; straightway. T'N. Drone, humble bec. MV. 2, 5; the buzzing,

3, 1. humming, snoring of a bagpipe. ahd. 1, 2. 01:5, teat, pap. RJ. 1, 8. H. 5, 2. Rc. 2, 2 Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 229. derives it from Rb. 5, 8. Hf. 3, 2. end. Kin to the lat. the AS. dran, drane, draen, expulsus, ex- sugere, anglos. sycan, franc. sugan, fr. sucer,

It is kin to the gr. thrēnos, thrūnax, it. succhiare, gr. titthë , tithēnē, germ. sauand throei, germ. dröhnen. cf. droil.

gen. to Droop, to sink, vanish. bilf. 1, 2. T. 1, 2. Dulcet, sweet, harmonious. MD. 2, 2. Mr. Drooping chair, elbowchair, armchair. alf. 3, 2. AL. 5, 4. TS. Ind. 1. AW.1, 1. TN.2,3.

to Dull, to make dall, to befool, seduce, render Dross, scum of melten metals. TC. 4, 4; mire, callous, insensible. H. 1, 3. Anglos. dwelian, filth, sweepings. KJ. 3, 1.

dwollan, hebetare. H. Tooke Div. II, 337. Drought, dryness. TÁn. 3, 1. Kin to the gr. Dull, melancholy, soothing. bhd. 4, 4.

tryge, trygein, thrygein, dry. S. Horne Tooke Dullard, one stupidly unconcerned and dull Div. of P. II, 413.

in the midst of any interesting proceeding, a Drowsy, sleepy, heavy with sleep. MM. 1, 1.

stupid person, dolt, blockhead. Cy. 5, 5. KL. MA. 5, 3. LL. 4, 3. bild. 4, 4. RJ. 4, 1.

2, i. Drudge, slave. CE. 3, 2. TS. 4, 1. bhf. 4, 1. Dumb, speechless, mute, silent. MA. 1, 1.

4, 2. RJ. 2, 5. Kin to the AS, drecgan, agere, Hence dumb discoursive, silently eloquent. tolerare, pati, susserre. S. Horne Tooke Div. TC. , 4. Kiu to dam, wh. s. dim, dun, hebr. of P. II, 340. and the gr. drastër, from drān, dum, to be silent, anglos, dimn, from dimPerhaps to the middlelat. drudes, or drudi, niun, obscurare (Ilorne Tooke Div. of P. JI, germ. Traute, Vertraute. S. Dufresne.

303.) pers, tem, nebulous, icel. dimma, darkDrudgery, toil, labour, hardship. bild. 3, 2. ness, dimnir, to become dark, germ. dämto Drug, to season, mix with medicinal ingredients. M. 2, 2. From

to Dumb, to silence, make dumb. AC. 1, 5. Drug, dryed herbs, plants, roots. Cy. 1, 6. P. 5, 1. 4, 1. Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 414.

Dumb show, part of a dramatic representaDrum. Tom or John Drum's entertainments, tion shown pantomimically, chiefly for the a kind of proverbial expression for ill treat- suhe of exhibiting more of the story than could

Most of the allusions seem to point to be otherwise included, but sometimes more the dismissing of some onwelcome guest with emblematical. They were very common in the more or less of ignominy and insult. In an earliest of english dramas, fell gradually into old interlude entitled Jack Drum's entertain- disrepute, so that in Sh's times they seem to ments that personage appears as an intriguing have been in favour only with the lower classes servant, whose projects are usually foiled. of spectators, or grouudlings. H. 3, 2. MA. AW'. 3. 6. 5, 8.

2, 3. to Drumble, to act lazily and stupidly, to be Dump, melancholy strain in music. TG. 3, 2.

confused, to go about any thing confusedly or RJ. 4, 5; grievance, melancholy, sadness, awkwardly. A provincial term for to be dronish sorrow. TS. 2, 1. TAn. 1, 2. or sluggish. MW. 3, 2. The word meaning Dun, dim, dark, gloomy. M. 1, 5. To draw also to mumble or mutter unintelligibly, is dun out of the mire, a rural christmas pasrelated with droll, gr. traulus, stammering, time, in which a log of wood, called 'dun by treo, to turn, germ, drehen, drillen, in meant a darkcoloured horse, supposed to be the hamborough dialect to fob. How as stam- stuck in the mire, and extricated. S. Gifford's mering, being one kind of unwieldiness and Ben Jons. VII, 282. Allusion to that is RJ. awkwardness, was only the point, whence is- 1, 4. Dun is the mouse, proverbial saying sued the idea of comicalness, we might sup- alluding to the colour of the mouse, frequently pose, ihat also Johu Drum, as a sort of stanil- employed with the intent of quibbliug on the ing mask of awkwardness, were to be derivext word done. RJ. 1, 4. from that source.

Dung, mud, mire. KL. 3, 4; contemptuously to Dub a knight, to make or create knight, bread and the other productions of the earth.

to knight by beating with the sword. TN. 3, 4. AC. 5, 2. cf. 1, l. T'A. 4, s. From the sax.




2, 1.

dyngan, deiicere, therefore deiectum, scil.Eggs and butter were commonly eaten at

Horne Tooke Div. of P. I, 295. breakfast, before the introduction of tea. aHd. germ. Diinger. to Dup, to do up, to raise. H. 4, 5. Cf. to don, Eggs for money, a proverbial expression, doff:

when a person was either awed by threats, or Durance, duration; prison, confinement. bhd. overreached, bullied, cheated by subtlety, to

5, 5. TN. 5, 1. Robe of durance, aHd. 1, 2. give money upon a trifling or fictitious consia lasting dress of leather.

deration. WT. 1, 2. Thereat allades the fool to Dwindle, to shrink. M. 1, 3. where it is IL. 1, 4. give me an egg, nuncle, and I'll

joined with to peak and pine. ahd. 3, 3. with give thee two crowns. Grey compares the fr. bate. Kin to the gr. aneu, germ. ohne, lat. pärase vendre des coquilles. vanus, anglos. aswunan, to swoon, old germ. Eglantine, sweet briar. Cy. 4, 2. MD. 2, 2. schweinen, schwinden, schwindeln, gr. deino, Egma, a purposed corruption of enigma. LL. dino, doneo, donaő, dendillo.

3,1. Dy'd, coloured. KJ. 2, 2. where Voss for dy'd Eight and six, alternate verses of eight and

in the dying slaugther of their foes proposes six syllables. MD. 3, 1. dipe in the d. etc. needlessly, as it seems. Egyptian thief. TN. 5, 1. Thyamis in Helio

dorus’s Aethiopics. He was a native of Memphis, E.

at the head of a band of robbers, and fell desperately in love with Chariclea. A stronger bo

dy of robbers coming down upon his party, he Each, At each, each joined to the other, put was in such fear for his mistress, that he had upon the other. KL. 4, 6.

her shut into a cave with his treasure. There Eager, sour, tart, poignant. S. 118. H. 1, 5.

calling aloud in the egyptian tongue, so soon 1, l. cIlf. 2, 6. The lat. acer,

kin to the gr. as he heard himself answered toward the cave's okos, acus.

mouth by a Grecian, making to the person by to Ean, or yean, to bring forth young, par- the direction of her voice, he caught her by the

ticularly applied to ewes. MV. 1, 3. From the hair with his left hand and supposing her to be anglos. eanian, gr. gennān, to produce. Chariclea, with his right hand plunged his sword

Paronomastically it reminds the lat. agnus, into her breast. Eanling, lamb just dropped or eant. MV.1, 3. Eisel, vinegar. s. 111. 11.5, 1. Even in the latter Ear, to plough, or till. Rb. 3, 2. AC. 1, 4.

passage it needs not to impress any utopian Kin to ar, arare, earth, germ. Erde, etc. river, like the Oesil, for to point out Hamlet's E aring, tilling, cultivation. AC. 2. 2.

boisterous outbidding the sorrow and love of Earnest, reality, seriousness. TG. 2, 1. MA.

Laertes, which he enhances proceeding from dif5, 1. Rb. 5, 3; advancemoney given for the ficulty to impossibility. strike of a bargain. WT. 4, 3. Tc. 2, 2. 5, 2. Eke, also, likewise. MW. 1, 3. MD. 3, 1. Anallf. 5, 3. MĀ. 2, 1. Cy. 1, 6. Anglos. eornest, glosax, eac, teuton, ock, lat. ac, germ. auch, kin to the gr. eris, erizein, arrhabön, arrha, kin to the following word. Horne Tooke Div. northengl. earles.

of P. I, 177. Earth, land. RJ. 1, 2. Horne Tooke Div. of P. to Eke, to augment, increase. To eke out, to

II, 417. to Eat one's words, to disown what one has

even, level, supply. AL. 1, 2. AW.2, 5. He. said. MA. 4, 1. AL. 5, 4.

3. ch. Anciently spelt also eek, ich (Horne Tooke

Div. of P. JI, 199.) sax. eacan, lat. augere, gr. Eaves dropper, listener, spy, properly under

aurein, auxanein, lowsax. oken, icel. avoxtr, the penthouse. Rc. 5, 8. Eaves, oldgerm. aha,

fruit, whence the germ, wachsen, sanscr. vijon, acha, aka, cimbr. eg, anglos. eac, rivers,

seed. eia, isle; avan, ahun, the persian Jzed of the water,

welsh avon, river, pers. ab, engl. Elbow. Out at elbow, impawned. MM. 2, 1. Ad easings, fr. eau,

aqua, aequor,


mine elbow, close to me. MA. 3, 3. MV. 2, 2. oest, kin to ooze, are all together linked by

Elbow toom, free space. KJ. 5, 7. From the relation. S. Radloff's Keltenthum. p.284. Kaindl

gr. ölenē, ölēn, lat. ulna, teut. alleina, sax, die teutsche Sprache aus ihren Wurzeln, mit

eln, fr, aulne, and bow. Paragr. üb. den Urspr. der Sprache (Sulzb. 1815. o Elbow, to push, drive. KL. 4, S. 8.) I, 47.

Eld, old age, old people. MM. 3, 1. MW. 4,4. Ebbed, ruined, fallen, wained. AC. 1, 4. T. Anglos. eald, scot. eld, eild, from yldan, il2, 1.

dan, to remain, stay, continue, last, endare, to Eche, to eke, wh. s. to lengthen out. P. 3.

delay. Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 198. ch. Spelt also eech, Hc. 2. ch.

Elder, ebulus, ebulum L. To be crowned with Ecstasy, every species of alienation of mind,

elder was a disgrace. 0. Pl. II, 150. XII, 385. whether temporary or permanent, proceeding

Judas was hanged on a tree of that kind. LL.5, from joy, sorrow, wonder etc. madness, a

2. Emblem of grief it is Cy. 4, 2. — Kin to the particular fit of it. CE. 4,

fixed insanity:

'germ. Holder. H. 3. 1. 3, 4; sorrow. M. 4, 3; wonder and Element, the air, or visible compass of the terror. T. 3, 3. From the gr. ekstasis.

heavens. TN.1, 2. JC.1, 3. AL. 3, 2; initiation, Edward shovelboards for Edward's Shovel- previous practice. He. 1, 1.

board shillings, a coin of Edw. 6. MW. 1, 1. Elements. Man was supposed to be composed Edge. S. age.

of the four elements, the due proportion and E’er, ere, anciently er

teut. air, commixture of which, in his composition, was before. T. 1, 2. KJ. 5, S. S. Douce's Ill. of Sh. what produced in him every kind of perfection, I, 407

mental and bodily. The four temperaments E ft. S. deft.

were also referred to the four elements. TN.2, Egal, equal. TAn. 4, 4.

3. JC.5, 5. S. 44. 45. AC. 5, 2.

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sax. aer



wh. s.

to Elf, to entangle in knals; snch as ellocks; to Enfeoff, to invest with possession, to give supposed to be a spiteful aneusement of Queen up. alld. 3, 2. From seoff", feudum, fce. Mab. KL. 2, 3.

Engine, warlike machine used for throwing arElslocks, locks clotted together in a manner as vows and other missiles, Co. 5, 4. TC. 2, 3;

not to be disentangled. RI. 1,4. S. Douce's Ill. rack KL. 1, 4. Cf. ingene. of Sh. II, 180.

Engrossments, accumulations, heaps of wealth, Elves, a species of the fairy tribe in the north, burden. bHd. 4, 4.

so called from the god of the year in bull's form to Engross, to make large, to heap together. from the hebr. eleph, whence Alp. S. Douce's bHd. 4, 4. to fatten, pamper. RJ. 5, 3. Rc. 3, 7. Ill. of Sh. 1, 25.

to Enkindle, to incite. `M. 1, 3. From kindle, Else, the others. XJ. 2, 1. From the Sax. ales, originally kenle, kendle, kin to cinder, lat. ci

alys by alesan, dimittere; anciently spelt also nis, germ. zünden. alles, alys, alyse, elles, ellus, ellis, ells ,, els, to Enmesh, to enclose in the meshes of a net. kin to the gr. allos, lat. alias. Horne Tooke 0. 2, 3. Div. of P. I, 181.

Enridged, furrowed. KL. 4, 6. where the folio Ely, Bishop of Ely in the year 1478 was Dr. John

has enraged, a glossema, as it seems, rejeeted Morton, 1486 bishop of Canterbury, 1487 chan

by Steevens and Malone. cellor of the empire, † 1500. Rc.

to Ensconce, to fortify, protect as with a fort. Emballing, the ceremony of carrying the ball MW. 3, 2. 3, 3. AW. 2, 3. S. sconce.

as queen at a coronation. Hh. 2, 3. Malone pro-to Enseam, to fatten, or grease. H. 3, 4. S. poses empalling i. e. being invested with the pall or robes of state; Whalley embalming i. e. anointing at the coronation. At last the ex

to Ensear, ensere, to dry up. TA. 4, 8. From planation called 'offensive' by Nares is the best; Enshield, enshielded, covered as with a shield. because best suited to the character of the old

MM. 2, 4. Some have conjectured inshelled. lady, that speaks of venturing maidenhead for

to Entail, to bequeath. cHf. 1, 1. Middlelat. a queen, of a far lesser districe, and because

tulliare, from taille, kin to deal, germ. Theil. the matter was, not to venture a coronation for little England, but a maidenhead empaled for Entail, fee tail, fee entailed. AW.4, 3. the crown of little England.

to Enter, to write down, to note. bHd. 2, 1.

to Enthrall, to subdue, overcome, niake slave. to Emblazé, to deck. bHf. 4, 10. S. to blaze. TG. 2, 4. From thrall, wh. s. Embossed, swelling, strutting. TA. 5, 3. blowo Entrance, entry. But alif. 1, 1. Mason for No and fatigued with being chased, so as not to be

more the thirsty entrance of this soil shall daub able to hold out much longer; or rather swelled

her lips with her own children's blood corrects in the joints, galled , fretted, tumefied. AL.

Erinnys, Voss Vengeance, referring to Tan. 2, 7. KL. 2, 4; foamiug with rage. AC. 4, 11. 5, 2. bif. 3, 2. Douce Ill. of. Sh. I, 412. enThe etymology of the word derived from boss, trails. kin to the oldgerm. Bosse, ital. bozzo, bozza, to Entrcat, intreat, to treat, or use well or ill. fr. bosse, bossu, gr. physa, physsa, lat. pusa, pusula, fr. pustule, provincial germ. pusten, Entreatment, entertainment, conversation. H.

Rc. 3, 1; to use, pass time. RJ. 4, 1. to blow, justifies the general notion of blown, tumefied, that is confirmed also by the asso

1, 8. .nance of the lat. pus, ital. puzzo, gr. pythū,

Entranched, cut in. AW. 2, 1; ensconced by pyö, lat. putes.

trenches. alif. 1, 4.

Envoy, s. l'envoy. Embowelled, drawn out the guts; Rc. 5, 1; Envy, hatred, illwill. fTh. 2, 1.3, 1. MV.4, 1.

exhausted AW. 1, 8. From bowels, fr. boyaux, S. Gifford's Ben Jons. IV, 318. V, 64. ital. budella, gr. kotylos, koilos, hollow, pro- Enviously, angrily, indignantly. H. 4, 5. vincial germ. Kutteln, gr. cholades, all related to Enwheel, to encompass, clasp. 0. 2, 1. to kyo, chao.

to En w rap, to veil, cover. TN. 4, 3. Embraced, (with fire) Co. 5, 2. may be as well Ephesian, a cantterm for toper, or jovial com

surrounded, encompassed, as inflamed; the one panion. MW. 4,5. bHd. 2, 2. from the fr. embrasser, kin to brace, 'lat. bra- Equinor, balance, aeqnilibrium. 0.2, 3. chium, arm; the other from embraser, kin to Equipage, a cant word for stolen goods. MW, braise , ital. brace, bracia, engl. bright, germ.

2, 2. brehen, brinnen, bernen, brennen, to burn, Eringoes, the young roots of eryngium camby the gr. pyr, fire.

pestre L. seasoned or stewed with sugar were Embra sures, embraces. TC. 4, 4.

esteemed to be stimulatives, MW.5.5. Gifford's Embrewed, mingled, mixed as in brewing. Ben. Jons. II, 448. TAn. 2, 4.

Errand, message, commission , trust. CE. 2, 1, to Emmew, to restrain, keep in a mew, or cage,

MA. 2, 1. bhd. 1, 1. Chaucer spells eraund. either by force or by terror. MM.3, 1.

Perhaps kin to the gr. rhethen, from rheo, said. Empery, kingdom. Cy. 1, 7; sovereign authori- Murray philos. hist. of the europ. langu. I, 408 ty, dominion. He. 1, 2.

derives it from the teutonic air, anglos. uer, ur, Empiricutio, empirical. Co. 2, 1. Either by messenger. Even so at last it would concord, license, or intended error of the speaker, or

when related to Iris. real error of the press.

Erst, formerly. Superlative of ere, kin to the gr. Employment, implement. TN. 2, 5.

aristos, pheristos, first, germ. Fürst, erst. AL. Enacture, action, effect. H. 3, 2.

3, 5. bHf. 2, 4. He. 5, 2. TAn. 4, 1, 5, 8. to Encave, to hide as in a cave. 0.4, 1. Escape, irregularity, transgression. TAn. 4, 2. En compassment, verbosity, circumlocution. CE 5, 1. TN. 1, 2. H. 2, 1.

to Eschew, to avoid, shan, shift, wh. s. MW. to Endart, to send in the dart. RJ. I, 8. 5,5.

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