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NOTE.- The Tragedie of Troylus and Cressida, though not catalogued, is printed immediately before Coriolanus. Pericles and the Poems were not included in the First Folio.

GLOSSARY

A, on; in. 'A, he.

Abate, humble; diminish; blunt; de-
preciate; deduct; curtail.
Abatement, diminution; deprecia-
tion.

Abhor, refuse; horrify.
Abide, meet in combat.

Abjects, outcasts.

Able, rb., warrant.
Abode, rb., forebode.
Abodements, forebodings.

About, intent on. Go about, prepare
to do.

Abridgement, entertainment.
Abroach, (to set) going.
Abrook, endure.

Abruption, breaking off.

Absey-book, A B C book, primer.
Absolute, positive faultless.

Abuse, disfigure; dishonor; corrupt;
deceive.

Abuser, corrupter.

Aby, pay for.

Accept, sb., acceptance.

| Affectioned, full of affectation.
Affects, inclination.

| Affeer'd, sanctioned.
Affiance, confidence.
Affined, related; bound.
Affinity, connections.
Affray, frighten.
Affrout, encounter.
Affy, trust; betroth.
After-eye, look after.

Against, just before, in expectation
of, to neet.

Agaz'd, looking with amazement.
Aglet-baby, small figure on the point
of a lace.

Agnize, acknowledge.
Agood, heartily.

A-hold, close to the wind.
Aidance, assistance.
Aidant, helpful.

Aim, guess. Cry aim, encourage.
Air-drawn, imaginary.

Alder-liefest, dearest of all.

Ale, ale-house, T. Gent. II. v 61.
Allay, sb., alleviation.

Accepted, welcome, T. and C. III. Allayment, alleviation.

iii. 30.

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Annothanize, anatomize, explain.
Annoy, pain, hurt.

Annoyance, injury.

Anon, immediately; sometimes.
Answer, sb., account; retaliation.
Answer, vb., to profit by.
Anthropophaginian, man-eater.

Antic, adj., fantastic; sb., buffoon;
grotesque representation; vb., to
make a buffoon of.
Antre, cavern.
Appaid, paid.

Appalled, weakened; made pale.
Appeach, impeach.

Appeal, tb., impeach; sb., impeach

ment.

Appellant, impeacher.

Apperil, peril.

Apple-john, a kind of winter apple, long kept.

Appliance, remedy.

Apply, put in practice; devote.
Appoint, equip.

| Apprehension, sarcasm.

Apprehensive, imaginative, capable of perception.

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Alligant, elegant (?), eloquent (?), M. Araise, to raise up.
Wives, II. ii. 69.
Allottery, portion.

Allow, license; approve; acknow-
ledge; cause to be acknowledged.
Allowance, permission, acknowledg-

ment.

All-thing, every way.

Alms-drink, the left-over liquor given
to the poor.

Along, at one's length.
Alter, exchange.
Amaze, confound.

Amazement, utter bewilderment.
Amerce, fine.

Ames-ace, two aces, the lowest throw
at dice.

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Arch, sb. and adj., chief.
Argal, Argo, corruptions of Lat. ergo,
therefore.
Argentine, silvery.

Argosy, a large merchantman.
Argument, theme.

Arm-gaunt, war-worn (?), gaunt with
bearing armor (?), A. and C. I. v.
48.
Armigero, for Lat. armiger, one en-
titled to bear arms.

Armipotent, powerful in arms.
Aroint thee, begone.
Arrivance, people arriving.
Arrive, reach, obtain.

Arthur's show, an exhibition by a
society of London archers who took
the names of the Knights of the
Round Table, 2 Hen. IV, III. ii.
300.

Article (Of great), comprising many
items, separate qualities, Ham. V.
ii. 122.
Articulate, specify; draw up articles.
Artificial, artistically produced.
Artist, scholar.

Arts-man, scholar.
Asinego, Span. asnico, a little ass.
Aspersion, sprinkling.
Aspic, asp.
Aspire, ascend.

Assemblance, general appearance.
Assigns, appendages.

Associate, vb., accompany; sb., companion.

Assubjugate, degrade.
Assured, affianced.

At, for. At friend, friendly. At help, helping.

Atomy, atom; anatomy, 2 Hen. IV,

V. iv. 43.

Atone, reconcile; agree.
Attach, seize; arrest.
Attainder, stain.

Attaint, stain, disgrace; conviction.
Attainture, disgrace.
Attasked, blamed.

Attent, attentive.

Attribute, reputation.
Audible, quick of hearing.

Augures, augur or augury, Macb.
III. iv. 124.

Auld, old.

Aunt, an old woman; a loose woman, W. T. IV. iii. 11.

Avised, informed.

Avoid, leave; get rid of.

Aweless, fearless; inspiring no fear. Awful, filled with awe.

Baby, doll (?), Macb. III. iv. 106.
Baccare, go back.

Backsword man, a single-stick player. Back-trick, a caper backwards in dancing.

Baffle, disgrace.
Baked-meats, pastry.

Balk logic, dispute, T. of S. I. i. 34.
Balked, piled up.
Ballow, cudgel.
Ban, curse.

Ban-dogs, fierce dogs kept chained.
Bandy, strike to and fro; contend.
Bane, poison; destruction.

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Bedlam, sb., a madhouse; a madman; Bob, eb., to beat; cheat; sb., a cut

adj., mad.

Bed-swerver, adulteress.

Beg us, apply for the guardianship of us as idiots, L. L. L. V. ii. 490. Being, sb. habit of life; residence; adv., when, since.

Be-lee'd, forced to lee of the wind.
Belied, slandered; full of lies.
Bemad, madden.
Bemoiled, bedraggled.

Bend, sb., look, glance; vb., direct, incline.

Bent, tension; inclination; look.
Ben venuto, welcome.
Berattle, cry down.

Bergomask, a rustic dance after the
manner of Bergamo, in N. Italy.
Bermoothes, Bermudas.
Beseeming, appearance, Cym. V. v.
409.

Beshrew, curse (used playfully).
Besort, rb., suit; sb., convenience.
Bespeak, address.

Bested, situated.

Bank, to land on or sail along the Bestraught, distracted.

banks of, K. John, V. ii. 104.

Banquet, dessert.

Barbed, armed (of a horse).
Bare, tb., shave.

Barful, full of hindrances.
Barn, child.

Barnacle, a shell-fish supposed to grow on trees and turn into a goose. Bartholomew boar-pig. Roast pig was an attraction at Bartholomew Fair, held annually in London on Aug. 24th.

Base, a rustic game.
Base court, lower court.
Bases, a kind of skirt worn by knights
on horseback.
Basilisco-like, given to repetition,
like Basilisco, a foolish knight in
Soliman and Perseda.
Basilisk, a fabulous serpent that
killed by its look; a large cannon.
Basta (Ital.), enough.
Bastard, a sweet Spanish wine.
Bat, a heavy stick.
Bate, sb., quarrel.

Bate, rb., flutter; weaken, remit.
Bate-breeding, causing quarrels.
Bateless, not to be blunted.
Bat-fowling, catching birds with
sticks.

Batlet, a flat stick for beating linen in washing.

Batten, to feed.

Battle, division of an army (in order of battle).

Beteem, grant, allow.
Bewray, reveal.

Bezonian, base fellow.

Bias, awry; puffed out, swelled (as
a bowl is on the bias side) (?),
T. and C. I. iii. 15.
Biddy, a chicken-call.
Bide, endure.
Biding, abode.

Bigamy, marrying a widow, Rich.
III, III. vii. 189.
Biggen, nightcap.

Bilbo, a Spanish blade (from Bilbao).
Bilboes, a kind of fetters used at sea.
Bill, a halberd.

Bill, note; notice, proclamation. Bird-bolt, a blunt-headed arrow. Birding, fowling. Birth-child, a child adopted because of its being born within a certain domain.

Bisson, dim-sighted.

Bite the thumb, a gesture of contempt.

Bitumed, smeared with bitumen. Black, dark-complexioned, as opposed to fair.

Black-cornered, hiding things in

dark corners (?), T. of A. V. i. 47. Black Monday, Easter Monday, named from a storm from which the English forces in France suffered on that day, 1360. Blacks, suit of mourning.

ting jest.

Bodkin, a dagger.

Bodykins, a disguised oath forigi-
nally, by the sacramental wafer
Boggle, swerve, hesitate.
Boggler, an inconstant person.
Bolins, bowlines.
Bollen, swollen.
Bolt, sift, refine.

Bolting-hutch, box for sifting
Bombard, a leathern vessel for liquor.
Bombast, sb., padding of cotton woul;
adj., fustian.

Bona-roba, a light woman.

Bonnet, to take off the bonnet in courtesy.

Bonny, pretty, handsome; big.
Boot, booty; profit.

Boots, a method of torture.
Bore, over-reach.
Bosky, shrubby.

Botch, patch.

Bots, worms in horses.

Bottled, swollen, Rich. III. I. in. 242.

Bottom, sb., a ball of thread; rô., te wind.

Bottom, a valley.

Bound, to make to leap, Hen. V

V. ii. 146.

Bound, hindered, stopped, J. Cæs.
IV. iii. 221.

Bourn, boundary; stream.
Bow, sb., yoke.

Bow-hand, left hand.

Boy, b., act the part, being a boy (referring to the acting of female parts by boys), A. and C. V. i 230 Brabble, broil.

Brace, armor for the arm; state of defence.

Brach, a female hound.

Braid. adj., deceitful; rð.. upbraid Brain, rõ., understand, Cym. V. iv.

147.

Brainish, headstrong.
Brain-pan, skull.
Brain-sick, mad.
Brave, adj., fine, splendid: rệ, to
make fine, to swagger, to defy.
Bravery, finery; bravado,
Brawl, a French dance, L. LLI
i. 9.

Brawn, muscle (esp. of the arm) a boar.

Breach of the sea, surf.
Breast, singing voice.
Breath, gentle exercise.
Breathe, to take exercise.

Blank, sb., the white mark in the Breathed, exercised, in (good) wini

Breed-bate, one who stirs up strife. Breese, gadfly.

Brib'd buck, stolen buck (?), buck given away in bribery (?), M. Wives, V. v. 27.

Bride, bridegroom, R. and J. III. v. 146.

Brief, a letter; a short summary.
Briefly, lately.

Bring out, disconcert, L. L. L. V. ii.

172.

Broach, transfix; to tap, shed.
Brock, badger.

Brogue, a rude shoe (usually of untanned hide).

Broke, act as a go-between. Broken (music), arranged for different instruments, concerted. Brooch, sb. and vb., ornament. Brooded, having a brood to watch (?), (perhaps a corruption for "broadeyed," K. John, III. iii. 52. Brownist, Independent (of the sect founded by Robert Brown about 1581).

Bubukles, pimples.

Buck, sb., linen to be washed; vb., to wash.

Buck-basket, a laundry-basket. Bucket, a pole or yoke (?), 2 Hen. IV, III. ii. 282.

Buckle, to bow; to join in close combat.

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Can, to be able, to be skilful in.
Can gan, began or did, Per. III.
Pro. 36.

Canakin, little can.
Canary, a lively dance.
Candle-mine, store of tallow.
Candle-waster, one who sits up late
(to study or, less probably, to
revel).

Canker, the wild-rose; a worm that
eats blossoms.
Canstick, candlestick.
Cantle, piece, slice.
Canton, song.

Canvass, to shake and toss (as in a sheet).

Canzonet, a little song. Capable, capacious; susceptible; able, qualified.

Capitulate, to make an agreement, combine.

Capocchia, fem. of Ital. capocchio, simple, foolish. Capriccio, caprice.

Chamber, a small cannon. In Rich. III, III. i. 1, chamber is a translation of camera regis, i. e., London.

Chamberer, a man accomplished in the arts of peace, as opposed to a soldier.

Changeable, varying in color.
Channel, sb., gutter; vb., to furrow.
Chanson, song.

Chape, metal point of a scabbard.
Chapeless, without a chape.
Chapless, without a jaw.
Chaps, jaws, clefts in the skin.
Character, sb., handwriting; rb.,

write.

Charactery, writing.
Chare, a bit of work, job.
Charge, load, weight; expense.
Chargeful, expensive.
Charge-house, schoolhouse.
Charneco, a kind of wine.
Chaudron, entrails.
Che, I (dialect).

Captious, capacious, All's Well, I. iii. Cheapen, to offer to buy.

208.

Captivate, take captive.
Carack, a large merchant vessel.
Caraways, confections made with
caraway seeds.

Carbonado, sb., meat slashed across for broiling; rb., to cut across. Carcanet, necklace.

Card, sb., chart. Cooling card, a term from some game, applied to anything that checks one's enthusiasm.

Card, vb., to mix.
Cardinally, a mistake for "carnally,"
M. for M. II. i. 81.

Carduus Benedictus, blessed thistle, a medicinal herb.

Career (To pass a), to run a short gallop at full speed. Carl, rustic.

Carlot, rustic.

Carnal, eating flesh, Rich. III, IV. iv.

56.

Carpet consideration, reasons of courtiership rather than services in war.

Carpets, table or floor coverings.
Carpet-mongers, carpet knights.
Carriage, tenor, Ham. I. i. 94.
Carry coals, endure insult.

Carry out my side, play my game successfully.

Carve, to make courteous or inviting gesture, M. Wives, I. iii. 49. Case, sb., skin; set.

Case, vb., mask; surround; flay. Cast, vb., dismiss; inspect (water). Cast, adj., discarded.

Cataian, Chinese.

Cater-cousins, good friends. Catlings, cat-gut for fiddle-strings. of Cautel, deceit.

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Cautelous, deceitful.
Cease, decease.

Censure, sb., opinion, judgement; rb., to judge.

Cerecloth, cerements, waxed linen
used for a shroud.
'Cerns, concerns.

Cess (Out of all), excessively.
Chaces, a term in tennis.
Chafe, sb., anger.

Cheater, escheator, an officer of the Exchequer.

Chequin, an Italian gold coin. Cherry-pit, the game of pitching cherry-stones into a small hole. Cheveril, a soft, easily stretched leather.

Chewet, a chough, daw; a kind of
mince-meat.
Childing, fruitful.
Chill, I will (dialect).
Chirurgeonly, surgeon-like.
Chopine, a high-soled shoe or clog.
Chough, jackdaw.

Christom, for chrisom, christening
robe. A chrisom child was a child
in its first month, still wearing the
white cloth put on at baptism; so,
an innocent child.
Chud, I would (dialect).
Chuff, a wealthy churl.
Cinque-pace, a stately dance.
Cipher, decipher.

Circummur'd, walled round.

| Circumstance, detail, formal phrases. Cital, recital.

Cite, incite.

Citizen, adj., town-bred.
Cittern, guitar.

Civil, grave. Civil doctor, a doctor of civil law.

Clack-dish, a beggar's dish with a

movable cover with which a noise was made.

Clamour, to silence, W. T. IV. iv. 250.

Clap, pledge by clasping hands.
Clap i' the clout, hit the bull's eye.
Clapper-claw, thrash.
Clearness, freedom from suspicion.
Clepe, to call.

Cliff, clef, the key in music.
Climate, sb., region (of the earth or
sky).

Climate, tb., reside.

Climatures, regions or dwellers in a
region (?), Ham. I. i. 125.
Cling, shrivel.

Clinquant, glittering.
Clip, embrace, enclose.

Cloistress, a nun.

Close, adj., secret.

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