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the dog-far. To swink, P. to overlabour, to work, to tire, to fatigue. Syrtis, P. L. ï. 939, a quickland, a dog.
To red, P. L. ix. 450, to lay grass newly mown in rows fo. drying. Tepid, P. L. vii. 417, lukewarm. Tbrascias, P. L' x. 700, the wind blowing from Thrace, north ward of Greece. Tiar, P. L iii. 625, a Persian word for a round cap, high, and ending in a point." Tiltb, P. L. xi. 430, arable; tilled. To tine, P. L. X. 1075,
to light, to set on fire. From this we have the word tinder. Tornea ment, or tournament, tilt, encounter, thock of battle, P.L. xi. 652. Tortuous, P. L. ix. 516, twitted, wreathed. To travel, P. L. iii. 501, to tire, to harrafs. Dr. Johnson thinks this word hould be fpelt travail when it fignifics labour, and travel when it fignifies journey. Triform, P.L. iij. 730, having a triple shape. The moon is said to be triform when increaling with horns towards the east, decreasing with horns towards the west, and at the full. Turkis, or Turkais, P. a blue stone, numbered among the meaner precious stones. Turm, P. R. iv. 66, a troop.; a word coined from the Latin turma.
Unfum'd, P. L. v. 349, not burnt, and exhaling smoke as in fumigations, but with its natural scent. Unweeting, ignorant, unknowing
Van, a wing with which the air is beaten, Vant-grafs, or Vaunt-brace, S. A. 1121, armour for the arms. Vernant, P.L. x. 679, Aourishing as in the spring. Volant, P. L. xi. 561, nimble, active.
W To wattle, P. to bind with twigs. To ween, to think, to fancy. To weet, to know, to be informed. Welkin, the firmament or sky. Wbilome, P. formerly, once of old. Whift, P. ftill, filent. It is comm
mmonly used as an interjection, commanding filence. and hence it is supposed the game of Wbilt hath its name, as it requires close attention and filence. Wight, a perSon, a being. To won, P. L. vii. 457, to live, to inhabit. To worse, P. L. vi. 440, 10 put to disadvantage. To wrack, P. L. ii. 182, to rock, to thake.
z Zenith, the point over head opposite to the nadir. Zephyr, the west wind.' Zodiac, a great circle of the sphere, containing the twelve figns. Zune a girdle, P. L. v. 281, a division of the earth, P. L. ii. 397, circuit, circumference, P. L. v. 560.
POEMS ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS.
To the Nightingale,
252 CONTENTS OF THE SECOND VOLUME.
On the religious Memory of Mrs. Catherine