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I. 6.

Ind. 77.

4. 181.

Add, v. *To put into the posses †2. concr. Clothing provided for

sion of; to give or grant addition a specific purpose. Ind. 96. ally, as to a person.

Aqua-vitae, n. Ardent spirits in Admirable, a. +Wonderful, mar any form. 5. 350. velous. Ind. 38.

Arming, vbl. n. fconcr. Heraldic Afeard, ppl. a. (From obs. v.afear.) arms; hence, 'arming-pestle.' 1.

Afraid. Now colloq. or vulgar. 334. 3. 461.

As, adv. ^Demons. adv, with that Affoord, v. †1. To manage to sell in the relative clause: to such a (at such a price). I. 177

degree ; so. 2. To supply or yield. 3. 240. As, conj. As if, as though. Arch. Againe, adv. In response ; in re 2. 269. ply; in return. Obs. or arch.

As you were, phr. †milit. Return Ind. 78 ; 1. 119, 179; 4. 207. to your former positions ! 5. 152. Against, prep. Shortly before ; Cf. note. in view of the near approach of. Assured, ppl. a. Covenanted :

pledged. Obs. or arch. Ded. Am, pron.

Obs. form of 'em Ater-loue, n. (Misprint of after. them. 1. 66; 4. 390.

love) Subsequent love. 3. 72. Amend, v. ŤAbsol. To make Away, adv. Straightway, at once,

amends for (an offence). 3. 512. right away. Chiefly colloq. in An, conj. (Weakened from and imperative sentences.

4. 432. if) †1. As if? 2. 179. Cf. note.

2. If. Arch, or dial. 3. 581. Badge, n. A distinctive device An, conj. (= And if). An inten or emblem used to identify a

sive of if. Arch. or dial. 2. 524. knight or distinguish his followers. Anan, adv. Obs. form of anon.

† Straightway, at once, instantly. | Bang, v. To beat violently, or 2. 576.

knock about; to thrash or drub. Ancient, n. Arch. I. A standard 2. 265; 3. 366. bearer. 103

Barbarian, a. tof or belonging 2. A standard ? 5. 105.

to Barbary.

1. 209. And, conj. 1. If. Arch. or dial. 1. 72, Barbor, n. Obs. form for barber.

490; 2.44, 147, 149, 219, 267, 309. 3. 237, 353.

*2. Even; and that too. 5. 400. Bargaine, n. A transaction that Anew, adv. †Freshly; as a nov entails consequences, especially un

elty; with some implication of pleasant ones; a bad or unfortufickleness? 3. 48. Cf. note.

nate business.' Arch. or obs. Anon, interj. †A response by a A bargaine, ellip. for phr., with

servant, &c., called : 'Immediately! a bargaine. 4. 362. presently ! coming!'; whence ex Bason, n. Obs. form of basin. 3. tended to an expression of atten 263, et passim. Cf. note. tion, 'At your service! awaiting Baste, v. To beat soundly, thrash,

your orders ! N. E. D. I. 298. cudgel. 2. 454. Answerable, a. Correspondent; Bate, v. † To lower in amount, commensurate. Arch. 3. 299.

deduct. 3. 176. An't, phr. Contraction of an it= if †Battle-ray, n. Now battle-array.

it. Arch, or dial. 2. 429 ; 5. 120 Order of troops arranged for battle.

(and), 135 Apparell, n. 1. Clothing generally, | Baudy, a. Obs. form of baudy.

raiment, dress. Arch. To the Lewd, obscene. 4. 34. Readers.

Be, v.

3'd pers. pl. pres. indic, of

3. 246.

5. 66.

4. 50, 60.

the verb to be = are. Arch, and Blazing, ppl. a. (Heraldry) Desdial. 2. 118; 3. 121.

cribing heraldically ; blazoning. Be bold, phr. To be (so) bold : 3. 246 ; blasing (obs. form) 3. 453.

to venture so far as, take the Blesse, v. †To protect, save (from). liberty, (to do something). Ind. 2. 274 ; 3. 468, 548 ; 5. 7. 126 ; 2. 428.

Bloud, n. Obs. form of blood. I. 22. † Beare off, phr. To resist and Body, n. Applied symbolically to

cause (a stroke) to rebound; to the bread in the sacrament of the

repel, to ward off. 3. 375. Cf. note. Lord's supper. †Used in the oath Beaten, ppl. a. Hammered into by God's body. 2. 250.

thin foil or leaf of embroidered Bold, a. Ind. 126 ; 2. 428. Cf. design.

Be bold. Beate up, phr, milit. To summon Boldness, n. Presumption. 4. 329.

or call together as by a beat of Bonny, a. A general epithet of the drum. 5. 102. Cf. note.

eulogy or appreciation; 'fine.' Bed-fellow, n. †A wife. 3. 576. Dial. 5. 211. Before hand, adv. Phr., to have * Boot-hose, n. pl. Over-stockings

(something) before hand : to have worn with the boots, and reaching more than sufficient for present from the thigh to the ankle. 4. demands. Arch. 2. 480.

138. Cf. note. Begot, pp. Obs. pp. of beget. Ded. Bord, n. Corruption of bore, meanBeholding, ppl. a. #Under obli. ing the interior measurement or

gation, obliged, indebted. 3. 194 ; diameter of a circular cavity. 3. 4. 126, 218.

271. Cf. note. Ben, v. Obs. form of been, from the Bounce, v. fintr. To make a noise verb to be. I. 116.

of explosion, to go bang.' 4. 487. Beray, v. Obs. or arch. To befoul Bounce, interj. Imitating the sound

with ordure. 2. 245 ; reft. 5. 345. of a gun. 5. 94. Beshrew me, phr. Arch. Used | Bound, ppl. a. 1. Having entered

with the force of such imprecatory into a contract binding to service. expressions as “Evil befall me,' Mischief take me,' &c. Ind. 66, 2. Under obligations (of gratitude, et passim.

&c.). 3. 319. Beside, prep. fAway from, off. Boy, n. f1. As a term of contempt : I. 491.

knave, varlet, &c. Ind. 6, 12 ; 1. Besides, prep. foff. 1. 242, 244. 489; 2. 288, 295 ; 5. 315. Bespeake, v. To arrange for ; to †2. Attendant or page at the theatre. order.'

Ind. 61 ; 2, 283, ff. ; 3. 321, ff. ; +Bezell, v. To plunder, spoil; to 4. 41, 417, ff. ; 5. 306, ff. make way with. 1. 353

†3. Child-actor. Ind. 63 ; 5. 303. Bi', prep. Obs. form of by. 2. 94. 4. Used in familiar, affectionate, Bird, n. A term of endearment.

or playful address.

2. 18; 3. 375, 2. 149.

380, 381, 536, 624. Birding peece, n. A gun for shoot †5. Servant or page. 4. 13, ff.,

ing birds, a fowling piece. 2. 84. 219, ff., 387, 402. Bite, v. fTo deceive, overreach. Braue, a. Used loosely as a gener.

Now only colloq., and in the pas al epithet of admiration and praise : sive. 4. 343.

'fine,' 'capital,' &c.

Arch. 4. Blame, v. *To rebuke, to visit with

433 ; 5. 60, 198. reproof. Prol.

Brauely, adv. Worthily, well. Blaze, v. To shine resplendently.

Dial,? In a showy manner; 3. 247.

splendidly, finely? 5. 73, 81.

I. 18.

1. 333.

5. 166.

4. 462.

+Braue sprighted, a. Brave Carre, n. A cart or wagon; now

spirited ; brave-minded. 3. 286. rare in this sense. Breech, n. The buttocks. 3. 601. Carry, v. 1. To escort, 'take' (a Breed, v. To produce ; to be the person). Arch. and dial. Ind. 59. source of. 5. 139.

†2. To endure, bear. 5. 280. Bright, a. Of persons : 'resplen- Cast, v. 1. To form, fashion. 1.5.

dent with charms'; beautiful, fair. †2. To spawn. Phr., cast their Arch. 2. 327, 565.

bellies. Bring about, phr. To turn around. 13. Phr., cast their caps at : to 2. 152.

salute as a superior ; yield preceBring off, phr. To deliver, rescue, dence to. 2. 216. Cf. note. acquit. Arch. 5. 344.

Cath, n. Form of catch. (Cf. vaBroker, n. †A go-between in love riants.) A short musical compo

affairs; a pander. 2. 318. Cf. note. sition, originally for three of more Bullet, n. ŤA small round ball of voices. 2. 487. (cf. note); catch, soap. 3. 272. Cf. note.

4. 406. Burchin Tree, n. Birch tree. 4. Censure, n. Judgment, opinion, 454.

criticism. Arch. Prol. Business, n. 1. A particular mat Challenge, v. †1. To accuse, arter demanding attention.

1. 215;

raign, impeach. Ded. 3. 315.

†2. Phr., challenge the wall: to 2. Errand. 4. 17.

claim seniority over. Ded.

CL. Busse, v. Arch. and dial. To kiss. note. 2. 18.

Chamberlain, n. A chamber at But, conj. Than. Formerly common tendant on a lord or king, one

in negative sentences containing a who waits on him in his bedchamcomparative ; now rare.

ber. Arch. 4. 132. By and by, phr. ŤAt once ; Chamberlino, n. Humorous alterstraightway. I. 340.

ation of chamberlain. An al

tendant at an inn, in charge of Caitife, a. Obs. form of caitiff. Vile, the bedchambers.

2. 403 wicked. 2. 311.

Charge, n. 1. Phr., to be at the Caitiffe, n. A base, mean, despi charge of : to bear the expense cable wretch,' a villain. 3. 358.

of. Ind. 115. Can, v. †To know. Not given in 2. Commission ; injunction. 1.11.

absolute use in V. E. D. 1. 468. 3. Expense ; outlay. Arch. 1. Cannot tell, phr. † Know not 139; 5. 144. what to say or think of it.' Halli

4.

The people under (one's) well. 2. 98. Cf. note.

management; here

troops. 3. Cap, '. †To arrest. 3. 191, 196, 198. 548. Capon, n. A cock-chicken castrat. Chast, a. Obs. form of chaste.

ed for the purpose of improving fInnocent, morally pure. 3. 56.

the flesh for table. 5. 3, 182. Cheapen, v. To ask the price of; Carduus Benedictus, The chaffer or bargain for. Arck, or blessed thistle. 3. 336.

dial. 5. 350. Care. n.

1. Oversight with a view Childer, n. Obs. or dial. pl. of to protection or guidance. 1. 36. child. 1. 107. 2. Regard, solicitous attention. Chiue, v. Obs. or dial. To befall, 5. 173.

betide, †Phr., foule chise him : + Carke and care, phr. To be ‘i. e. may it turn out ill with him,

troubled and full of anxious ill luck to him. Fr. chever.' Drce. thoughts. I. 386. Cf. note.

1. 334. Cf. note.

4. 80.

n.

3. 621.

4. 246.

Choose, v. To do as

one likes.

Common-councell, n. †A general Obs. or dial. 4. 390.

assembly called together for any Chop logic, phr. To exchange, purpose ; now applied only spec., bandy, arguments. 1. 368.

i. e. the administrative body of a Churl, n. A base, low-bred fellow. town. 4. 445

Commons, pl. n. The burghers, Cipres, n. Obs. form of cypress. or free citizens, of a town. Ind. 30.

The branches of the tree ; used at Companion, n. † As a term of funerals, or as symbols of mourn contempt. 3. 541. ing. 4. 304.

Condigne, a. † Appropriate ; merClap in, phr. To press close, strike ited ; adequate. 3. 409.

in, lay siege to. Now rare. 1. 114. Conditions, n. +In the pl.: perCleere, adv. Obs. form of clear. sonal qualities; manners, morals,

Entirely, completely. 5. 344. ways; behaviour, temper. 3. 593. Cloke-bag, n. A bag in which Conduct, v. To carry, transport.

to carry a cloak or other clothing. 4. 378.

Conductor, n. †A military comCloth, n. + Canvas or other cheap mander ; one who leads an army.

material, painted with figures and 3. 546. mottoes in imitation of tapestry. Conduit, n. +A structure from Common in the expression paint which water is distributed or made ed cloth. 1. 581. Cf. note.

to issue : a reservoir. 4. 421. Colours, pl. n. A flag, ensign, or Cf. note. standard, such as is borne in a fConduit head, n.

Same as conmilitary body. 5. 101, 103.

duit. 4. 441. +Come aloft, phr. To vault or Confound, v. To overthrow, de

play the tricks of a tumbler. 3. feat utterly. Obs. or Arch. 3. 620.

293 ; 4. 96. Come away, phr. 'Come along, Coniure, v. To practise the arts come on.'

Obs. or dial. 5. 308, of a conjurer. 4. 351. 311, 316.

Conscience, n. †1. Private or inCome off, phr. To retire or ex ward thoughts ; inmost mind. 2.9.

tricate oneself from a combat ; usu 2. Phr., a (on) my conscience : ally with reference to the manner. on my word, truly ; used in asser3. 242.

erations. 2. 267. tcome your waies, phr. Com Consent, v. To aid, or at least

forting, reassuring, encouraging. voluntarily refrain from opposing, Obs. or arch. 2. 380, 386.

when one has the right and power Comfrie, n. A tall plant, common to oppose. 2. 537

on margins of streams and ditches, Consume, v. 1. To waste, squander. with rough leaves, and drooping I. 23; I. 417. clusters of yellowish-white or red †2. To destroy by a wasting disdish-purple bell-shaped flowers ;

2. 508. formerly esteemed as a vulnary. Content, 2. fTo please, gratify ; 2. 258.

to delight.

2. 37. Commend, v. 1. To express apo

Content, a. Phr., be content : probation of. Ded.

ott be pleased,' 'be so good as.' 72. To recommend or advise (a 4. 440.

person) to do a thing. 4. 147. Contented, ppl. a. † Willing (to Commendation, n. Respects; do something). 4. 108.

message of love and greeting : Contrarie, adv. In a very different common in the pl. Arch. 1. 76. direction.

2. 290.

ease.

name,

remove.

Conuert, v. *1. To bring into esp. as a gift or favor. 3. 396,

another state of mind and con 588 ; 4. 274. duct. 3. 463, 465, 466.

3. Fig. Of things. To call for, 2. To cause to adopt another re demand (something necessary or ligion, i. e. Christianity. 4. 113.

desirable). 4. 343 ; 5. 133. Conuey, v. †1. To carry off clan Credit, n. In pregnant sense : good destinely. 4. 336.

honor, glorification. 1.286; †2. To lead, conduct, guide, by 4. 434 ; 5. 77. going with, or otherwise. 3. 424 ; Cry, v. To give public oral notice 3. 445 ; 3. 501.

of (things lost). 3. 205. †3. refl. To steal or slip into, tCry you mercy, phr. Virtually &c. 4. 341.

equivalent to beg your pardon. †4. To take away,

4. 3. 586. 345.

† Cuckoldly, a. Having the char5. phr., conuey away: to take acter or qualities of a cuckold; away, remove. 4. 349.

often, as here, a mere term of reCoppy, n. Charter of citizenship. viling.

3. 629. 3. 434. Cf. note.

+ Cunny, n. A term of endearment, Corps, n. †The living body. 5. Ind. 45, 50; conny, 1. 109 (cf. 319.

note), 2. 275; coney, 2. 570. Cost and charges, phr. Vnto

(one's) cost and charges : to (one's) | Dam, n. 1. Mother (human); usuloss, detriment, expense. I. 139.

ally with contempt. 2. 242. Countenance, n. 1. Moral endorse +2. Phr., Diuels Dam. 2. 265. ment and support. 4. 413.

Cf. note. †2. Demeanor or manner towards Day, n. Day of battle; hence, others as expressing good-will. battle. 5. 85. (Countenane) 5. 394.

Death, n. Phr., to do to death: f Couraging, ppl. a. From obs. to put to death. Arch. 3, 173.

verb courage : to animate ; en Decke, v. †To cover. 4. 276, courage ; cheer. Ind. 76.

294. Courteous, a. 1. Having such Dee, phr. Obs. form of d'ye = manners as befit the court of a

3. 587. prince; graciously polite and re Defye, v. To challenge to a conspectful of the position and feel test, or trial of skill. Arch. ings of others; kind and complai 324, 325. sant in conduct to others. 1. 267, Delaying, ppl. a. Lingering. 4. 331 ; 2. 377 ; 3. 411.

254. 2. As a formula of address; orig. Delight, n. The quality (in things) to superiors gracious, gentle, which causes delight. Now only benign. 1. 301 ff. ; 2. 181, 418 ; poet. To the readers. 3. 157.

Deliuer, v. +To make known ; †3. Of inferiors : politely respect impart, as information.

3. 477. ful or deferential. 2. 211.

Deniall, n. Hindrance, impediment. Courtesie, n. †Generous treatment. Dial. 3. 185 ; 4. 86.

Denie, v. 1. To refuse to grant Courtly, a. * Courtierly; court-like. (a thing to a person). 2. 207, 3. 269.

323. Craue, v. †1. To demand, to ask 2. To say 'no' to, to refuse (a with authority, or by right.

2. 321.

person who makes a request) 2. 2. Phr, crave for or from: to re 15 i 5. 243. quest, ask earnestly for (something), | Denier, n. A French coin, the

do ye.

2. 66.

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