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As now,

Alurs, (n.) walks on the roof of a castle. Vide

Warton's Hist. of Eng. P. II. 92. Amaille, (n.) enamel ? I.308. note 7.-Sibb. Gloss.

quicksilver. Amang, (prep.) among. Sc. Amene, (a.) pleasant. Sc. (Lat. amenus.) Amorettis, (n.) love-knots, or garlands, according

to Tytler. Sc. See I. 308.-Sibb. Gloss. heads

of quaking grass. And, (c.) if. Ane, one, the indefinite article. Sc. Anes, (adv.) once. Sc. Aposta, (n.) support ? II. 302. Warner.Vide

Ducange, Gloss. in verbo. Art, (n.) Arcturus. Sc. Artyd, (p.) compelled.

at present. Assent, (p.) sent for. Astert, (v. n.) started back. Astiune, (n.) a precious stone, perhaps the astrios,

or astroites of Pliny. At, (pr.) sometimes used for of. Athis, (n.) oaths. Sc. Attempre, (a. or p.) temperate, Chaucer, Attour, (prep.) beside. Sc. Atyled, (v. a.) prepared, or, perhaps, armed. I.

101. note 9. Aumere, (n.) a purse. (Fr, aumoniere.) to Avale, (v. n.) to descend. Avenant, (a.) handsome. (Fr.) Avise, (n.) opinion, counsel. Awn, (pron.) own. Sc. to Await, (v.) to watch, observe. (Fr.) Ayè, (adv.) again. Ayr, (adv.) early. Sc. Aythe, (n.) an oath. Sc.

B. Bachelry, (n.) knighthood. (Fr.) Backewines ? (n.) I. 293. note 4. Bairn, (n.) child, gentleman, baron. Baith, (a. or c.) both. Sc. Balas, (n.) a precious stone. Vide I. 308. Baldemoyn, (n.) bole-armene ? I. 193. note *. Bale, (n.) misfortune, sorrow. to Ban, (v. a.) to curse. Bandown, (n.) command. Vide Sibbald. Baret, (n.) wrangling. Barmkyn, (n.) mound, or wall. Sc. (Old Fr. barme,

the bank of a river.) Vide Sibbald. Bas, (a.) low. Bastarde wine, raisin, or Corsican wine. Vide I.

340. note 8. Baum, bawme, (n.) balsam. Beck, (n.) water, brook, strait. to Bede, (v. a.) to bid, also to pray. Behight, (v.) promised. to Beleve, (v.) to remain. Bellech, (adv.) beautifully. to Bemene, (v. Q.) to bemoan. Bemes, (n.) trumpets. (Sax.) Bene, (0. n.) be, are. Bere, (n.) noise. (Sax.) Besprent, (p.) besprinkled, Beth, (v.) beeth, are. Beurn ? (n.). II. 75. note 2. Bews, (n.) boughs. Sc. to Bid, (v. a.) to invite. Bidand, (p.) dwelling, abiding. Bihote, (i.) if God permit. Bird, buird, bride, (n.) names for a young woman. Birtir, (a.) huge.

Blanchit, (a. or p.) whitish. Sc.
to Blaw, (u. a.) to blow. Sc.
Blee, (n.) colour. (Sax.)
Blemit, (0.) bloometh.
to Blen, (v. a.) to lose.
Blenk, (n.) look, glance.
Blent, (v. n.) looked. Sc.
Blesand, (p.) blazing. Sc.
Bloweth, (v. n.) blooms.
Bode, (v. n.) abode. Sc.
Bon, boon, boun, bown, (a.) ready.
Boord, bourd, (n.) a jest.
Boot, (a.) profitable.
Bord, board, (n.) a table.-Godis board, the

altar. Bore, (p.) born. Borgh, (n.) borrowing. Bothen, (a. or c.) both. Bounty, (n.) excellence. (Fr. bonté.) Boustous, (a.) huge, boisterous. Sc. (Goth, busa.) Boustously, (adv.) hugely, &c. Sc. Brade, or Braid, (a.) broad. Sc. to Brail ? (v. a.) III. 27. Brastin, (p.) bursting. Brede, (n.) breadth. in Brede, abroad. to Brest, (v. a.) to burst. Bretexed, (p.) probably, embattled, or fortified ;

from bretter, or bretéscher, Fr. I. 291. note 1. Brewis, (n.) a species of broth. II. 303. Warner. Briche ? I. 422. Bioche, (n.) a clasp, or buckle ; any jewel. (Fr.) Bruinale, (a.) wintry. (Lat. bruma.) Brym, bryme, (a.) fierce. Sc. Brymly, (adv.) fiercely. Sc.

Brynand, (p.) burning. Sc.
Brynt, (p.) burnt.
Bubbis, (n.) blasts. Sc.
Buirdes. I. 265. note l.
Bure, (n.) bower, synonimous with chamber. (Sax.)
Burgeoun, (n.) a bud, or sprig. Sc. (Fr.)
Burly, (a.) used by Shakspeare for huge ; but

appears to be derived from bouira, Old Fr. to

strike (bourrer, frapper): so, burly brand. Burnand, (p.) burning. Burnes, (n.) rivulets. Sc. Burnet, (a.) brownish. (Fr. brunet.) Burth, (n.) booth ? or borough ? I. 155. note 1. to Busk, (v.) to go.-Sibb. Gloss. to array, equip. But, (ado. or c.) unless, only, without. By-dene, (ado.) presently. Byging, (n.) building.

C.

to Callet, (v. n.) to scold. (Fr.) III, 106.
Camenes, (n.) the Muses.
Can, (v. a.) ken, know.
Can, (0. n.) for 'gan.
Canel, canele, (n.) cinnamon.
Capil, (n.) horse.
Cardiacle, (n.) heart-ache. (Gr. cardialgia.)
Cart-wear, (n.) a team.
Case, (n.) chance; on case, by chance. (Fr.)
Casting and setting. Vide I. 101. note 14.
Celsitude, (n.) height. Chaucer. (Lat.)
Chalandre, (n.) a gold-finch.
Chare, (n.) car, or chariot.
Chargeand, (p.) charging. Sc.
to-Cheaping, cheap.
Chekere, (n.) chess ; probably, a chess-board.
to Che, Chese, (0. a.) to choose.

Child-ill, (n.) labour. Sc.
Chybole, (n.) a species of onion. (Fr. ciboule.

Ital. cipolla.) to Chyp, (r. n.) applied to flowers, to burst the

calix. Citolles, (n.) cymbals. Clais, claithis, (n.) clothes. Sc. Claré, (n.) a mixture of wine and honey. (Fr. clairet.) to Clatter, (v. n.) to chatter. Sc. to Clepe, (v. a.) to call, to declare, to embrace. Clepith, (v. a.) calleth, embraceth; used passively,

is declared. Clerkis, (n.) learned men. Sc. Clermatyne, (n.) perhaps, a sort of bread used at

breakjast. Clewis, (n.) cliffs. Sc. But vide Sibbald, and Ley

den's Gloss. to Compl. of Scotl. Clinglich, (adv.) cleanly. Clynty, (a.) hard, flinty. Sc. Coining ? (n.) I. 293, note 5. Coise, (n.) probably, encumbrance. (Old Fr. coisser,

incommoder.) I. 195. note 1. Cokeney, (n.) cook. Columbe, (n.) the flower columbine. to Condie, (v. a.) to conduct. Conisante, (n.) cognizance, device. in Contrair, against. Sc. Coop, (n.) cup ? barrel ? I. 382, note 4. to Copen, (v, a.) to buy, (Flem. koopen.) Corve, (p.) carved. Coruscant, (a.) shining, dazzling. Sc. (Lat. coruscus.) to Costay, (v. n.) to coast. Chaucer. (Fr.) Could, for did, or gan to (auril, verb.). also for

couth , knew. Courb, (a.) crooked.

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