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presenting to sight or hearing. Quere, n. A question ; an in1. Ch. 3.

| quiry. 5. 10. 16. Prevent, v. To act before (anoth- Questman, n. One of a body of

er person); to anticipate in persons appointed to hold action. 5. 10. 84.

I an inquiry. Now rare. 4. 7. Prick, n. A punctuation or 38. metrical mark, a diacritical Quick, a. Lively, sprightiy. 1. point; the points in Hebrew or 6. 12.

other languages. 1. 5. 38. Prick, v. Phr. 1. fTo prick fast Rattle, n. An uproar; noisy

upon. To approach closely gaiety; stir. 5. 4. 18. in attainment. 4. 1. 1. 2. †To Reall, a. (Form of real.] Legal: choose, pick out. 2. 2. 1o. Relating to property; opposed 3. To stimulate, enliven. Arch. to personal. 1. 3. 13. I. 2. 17.

Reckon, v. 1. To estimate, 4. Phr. To prick out. To value. 1. 1. .45. 2. To attire elaborately; to dress consider ; take account of. 3. up. Dial. 2. 3. 71.

3. 15. Pricking, ppl. a. Goading, stim- Reckoning, n. A bill of charges; ulating. 5. 7. 10.

an itemized statement of what Prime, adj. First in rank or is due. 3. 4. 40.

importance. Ind. 126; 1. 6. 1; Recusant, n. One who will not 3 Ch. 2.

conform to general practice. Prognostick, n. [Form of prog- 3. 1. 20.

nostić.] A pre-indication, omen Redargue, v. fTo argue in oppo4. 2. 26.

sition to another person. 3. Project, n. Plan, scheme. 1. 5. 96. . 7. 74.

| Relaxative, n. A laxative mediProper, a. True, real, genuine. I cine. 3. 4. 37. 5. 9. 19.

Relish, v. To pleasure, gratify. Prostitute, ppl. a. Abandoned to 1. 7. 37.

sensual indulgence; licentious. Remora, n. [a L. remora, delay, 4. 3. 28; 4. 3. 30.

hindrance.) The sucking fish |Protasis, n. 'In the ancient believed by the ancients to

drama, The first part of a play, have the power of staying the in which the characters are course of any ship to which it introduced and the subject attached itself. 2. 2. 25.

entered on.' NED. 1. Ch. 1. Require, v. To ask for as a favor ; Provoke, v. To incite or urge (a request. Obs. or arch. 2. 5.

person) to do something; to 27

excite, spur on. 5. 10. 87. Residence, n. The sediment or Publican, n. A tax-gatherer. 2. settlings of liquors. 3. 4. 68. 6. 144.

Rest, n. A sum remaining to be Purge, n. An emptying. (Hu- paid; balance or arrears of morously.) 3. 4. 47.

money due. 5. 5. 45. Purge, v. To empty. (Hu- Restive, a. Inclined to rest or morously.) 3. 4. 47.

remain still; inert. Now rare Pursiness, n. fInternal stuffiness.' or obs. 3. 4. 38. 3. 4. 32.

Retchlesnesse, n. [Form of reck

lessness.] *Carelessness, negliQuar, (Contr. of quarry.] 1. gence. 4. 4. 8. 7. 30.

Retrograde, a. Of the planets :

Apparently moving in a di-Sawcy, a. [Form of saucy.] Imrection contrary to the order pudent, pert. Pun on sauce, of the signs, or from east to a condiment or relish. 1. Ch. 59.

the west. A str. 5. 10. 14. Scape, n. [Form of escape.] 3. Reversion, n. The return of land 5. 119.

to the granter and his heirs Scheme, n. A system; a conafter the grant is over; some-l nected arrangement of precepts times the promise of an office or coordinate theories. 2. 5. 32. to an aspirant after the resig- Scholler, n. [Form of scholar.] nation or death of the present 1. I. 19; 1. 4. 3. incumbent. Law. 1. 7. 48; Scrupulous, a. fCaptious. 2. 5. 5. 3. 17.

- 63. Rigg'd, ppl. a. Dressed. Colloq. Search, v. To examine in order 2. 2. 33.

to ascertain the disposition of. Right, a. 1. Genuine, not coun- 3. 5. 16.

terfit or spurious. 5. 2. 20. Secretary, a. Entrusted with 2. Of persons; Judging, thin- private matters; privy to a king, or acting in accordance secret. 4. 7. 30. with truth or the facts of the Secular, a. Commonplace, uncase. 4. 6. 19.

initiated. Used contemptously. Right, adv. With intensive force. ?Obs. 1. 7. 70.

Very. Arch. 1. 4. 20; 2. 3. 49. Secure, v. To make free from Ripe, a. I. Properly considered care or apprehension. 2. 4. 21.

or deliberated. Ind. 86. Security, n. Confidence, assu2. Fully developed physically ;l rance. Ind. 57. fmarriageable. Ind. 94; 1. Servant, n. † A professed lover. 2. 5.

i Note the correlative term'misRosa solis, n. (N. L. 'Rose of tress. 4. 8. 38.

the sun.') A cordial made Sot to, Phr. To begin fighting with spirits and various fla- with. 1. I. 56. vorings, as orange-flower and Shall, v. 1. Must. 4. 7. 5. 2. Is cinnamon. . 3. 2. 36.

I sure to. 4. 7. 6. Round, a. Quick, brisk. 1. 2. 8. Sheafe, n. Applied to various Roundly, adv. Promptly, smart things collected or bundled ly, briskly. 1. 1. 56.

together.' – Nares. Hence, fig. Ruminate, v. To think over, A class, a group. 3. 5. 154. ponder. 2. Ch. 71.

Shew, v. intrans. To be seen, Run, v. Phr. To run over. 1. To appear. 2. 7. 12.

examine, recapitulate. 2. To Shift, n. An expedient, device. ride on or drive over. Pun 3. Ch. 1. on these two meanings. 5. 5. 20. Shot free, Phr. Invulnerable. 3.

1.5. 123. Sack, a. fA strong, light-colored Show, v. intrans. To appear, to wine. 1. 2. 27.

look. 4. Ch. 27. Sad, a. [L. sat, satis, enough.] Shrewd, a. Harsh, severe, serious.

Morose, dismal-looking. 5. 1. 3. 3. II; 5. 10. 80. 18.

Signature, n. A mental characSanctuary, n. A place of refuge teristic; a condition of characor protection. 3. 2. 13.

ter. 2 Ch. 44. Sanguinarie, n. A bloodthirsty Signe, n. An indication of some

person ; one eager to shed blood coming event; spec. an omen I. 5. 52.

1 or portent. 4. 2. 30.

Silken, a. Smooth, soft, effemi- | Spiced, ppl. a. tOver-nice in nate. 3. 3. 127.

| matters of conscience. 4. 6. 41. Sillabe, n. (Form of syllable.] Square, v. To adjust, accomo2. 5. 8.

date. 3. 3. 27. Sin', adv. Since. Ind. 39. 'Ssay,=Essay, n. fA proof. 5. Sirrab, A term of address used 7. 54.

to men or boys, expressing con- Stal, n. [Form of stall.] A booth tempt, reprimand, or assump- in which merchandise is extion of authorithy on the posed for sale. 1. 2. 24. part of the speaker. Obs. or Statist, n. A statesman, politiarch. Ind. 7; 4. 8. I.

1 cian. Obs. or arch. I. 7. 43. Slid, intery. An old exclamation State-cap, n. A cap of state ; one

apparently an abbreviation of worn as a symbol of rank or God's (eye)lid. 4. 3. 39.

office. 1. 7. 33 Sliding, a. Briefly, as in passing. Stay, n. Check, restraint, delay. I. I. 64.

22. 31. Slip, n. 1. A base-born child. Stick, v. To stop, hesitate. 4.

2. A counterfit. Pun on these 6. 33. meanings. 3. 6. 26.

Still, adv. Always, ever. 3. 4. 57. Slur, v. t' To practice cheating Stitch, n. A sharp spasmodic

by slipping a die out of the pain, especially in the interbox so as not to let it turn; costal muscles. 4. 1. 3. hence, to cheat in any way.' Stint, v. To cease, desist. 2. 5. 37. C. D. 3. 6. 23 & 24.

Straight, adv. At once, straightSmart, a. fSharp. painful, se- 1 way. 2. 6. 87; 4. 2. 54. vere. 1. 1. 78.

Stroaker, n. [Form of stroker.] Smock, n. A shirt worn by fA soothing flatterer; a syco

woman; a chemise. 5. 3. 27. phant. 4. 4. 4. *Smock-secret, n. A secret be- Study, v. To be diligent or zeal.

longing or relating to women. ous; to use careful efforts. 4. 7. 41; 5. 4. 20.

I. I. 27. So, conj. Provided that. Ind. Sufferance, n. Patience, tole

47; 116. 1. 4. 53; 2. 5. 64. L ration. 1. I. 10. Solemne, a. Ceremonious, for- †Surreverently, adv. [Form of mal, awful. 1. 5. 53.

save-reverently.) 'A kind of Sometime, adv. At one time; apologetical apostrophe, when formerly. 1. 3. 41.

something is said that might Soothing, ppl. a. Yielding to; be thought filthy or indecent.'

flatteringimmoderately. 1.3.41. | - Nares. 1. 2. 12. Sooth-Sayer, n. A truthful per- Surveyor, n. An examiner, super

son. A diviner; a pretender to visor. 1. 7. 74. prophetic powers. Intentional Swath band, h. A swaddling ambiguity ? 2. 2. 41.

band, a bandage, as of linen, Sow, v. To scatter. Pun on the for swaddling a young child.

word sew: to serve at table, as 3. 4. 26.

by carving, tasting, etc. 3. 1. 12. Sweet, a. Pleasant, agreeable. Sparke, n. A gay, lively, showy Ironically. 4. 4. 54.

man; a “blade". 3. 3. 59. Swindge, v. To beat, scourge. Speed, v. To fare, to have any | 1. 1. 56.

fortune, good or bad. Ind. 103. *Syntaxis, n. Connected system Spice, n. [L. species.] Specimen, or order; union of things. 1.

sample. 1. 4. 16; 2. 3. 35. 1 1. 87.

Tabour, n. A small kind of drum Tiffany, n. A kind of thin silk

used chiefly as an accompani- or gauze; the emblem of sancment to the pipe or trumpet. timoniousness. 2. 3. 6. Now hist., arch., or poetic. Fig. Time, n. A part of time characuse. 5. 5. 42.

terized by some important Take, v. To please, charm, capti- event or series of events. 3. 1. 10. vate. 1. Ch. 23.

| Timpane, n. [Form of tympany.] Tale, n. 1. Number, reckoning, An inflated or distended con

division. 2. A narrative. Pun dition of the abdomen or peri

on these meanings. Ind. 121. tonium; tympanites. 2. 3. 33. Taxable, a. Blamable, char- Tithing, n. The act of taking geable. 2. Ch. 18.

tithe, or taxes for the support Tell-troth, n. ta veracious or of the clergy and the church.

candid person, generally used 1. 2. 24. ironically; an informer ; politi- Tittle, v. To tattle, to talk idly; cal intelligencer. 4. 8. 63. I to prate. 2. 3. 27. See note.

Top, n. The highest example or Temper, v. To allay or dilute by type. ? Arch. or obs. 4. 2. 15.

mingling with something else. Top-gallant, n. The topgallant Arch. 4. Ch. 13.

mast, sail, or rigging of ship: Tendring, ppl. a. *Treating with that above the topmast. Hence,

solicitude, fondness, or care. fig. Any elevated place. 4.2. 14. 2. 3. 3.

| Touching, pp. Affecting, relat. Termes, n. pl. Limiting condi- ing to. I. 2. 8. tions. 2. 5. 25.

Toy, n. fA fantastic notion. 5. Thankes, A much abbreviated 1. 24.

expression of gratitude for a Travell, n. [Form of travail.] favour received ;=I give you Labor in childbed. Arch. 5. my thanks, my thanks to you. Í 10. 132. 2. 6. 129.

*Treene, a. Wooden. 4. 8. 17. That, conj. So that. Arch. 2. Ch. 33. Trencher, n. A wooden plate or *Then, conj. Than. Ind. 98;2.5.66. platter for the table or kitchen. Think, v. To seem, appear.

15. 8. 50. [O. E. þync(e)an often confused. Trewel, n. [Form of trowel.] A with O. E. þenc(e)an to think.] mason's or bricklayer's tool. Me thinks=It seems to me. 2. Ch. 66. 1. 2. 12.

Trim. n. 1. Fashionable dress. Threaten, v. To presage, portend. 2. Of ships : The state of being Fig. 3. Ch. 6.

fully prepared for sailing. Play Thred, n. [Form of thread.] on these meanings. 2. 2. 33.

1. A narrative, train of thought Troth, interj. In faith. Without a sequence of events. Ind. preposition the use of troth is 107. 2. †Kind, nature. Ind. colloq. or lit., not vernacular. 89; 1. 3. 37.

Ind. 45; 1. I. 15; 1. 3. 23; 4. Throwe, n. [Form of throe.) A Ch. 1.

violent spasm or pang. 3. Trow, (or I trow), 'A phrase added Ch. 12.

to questions, and expressive Thrust, v. Meaning uncertain ; of contemptuous or indignant possibly to joke, banter. 3.1 surprise ; nearly equivalent to 1. 28.

I wonder. C. D. 3. 6. 4. Thus, adv. Qualifying an adj. : Turne, n. Requirement, present

So; to this extent. 1. 7. 47. need. 2. 6. 94.

Tweak, v. To twitch; pinch or Vescia, n. The bladder. 3. 4. 35.

pull with a sharp jerk. 3. 4. 4. Vi-politique, n. A substitute or Twi-reason, n. A two fold reason. | deputy politician; a secretary - 3.5.7.

to a politician. The Persons Tye, v. To bind by favour or that act; 1. 7. I.

service rendered ; to put under †Vively, adv. In a lively manner. obligations. Ind. 16.

2. Ch. 32. Tympanites, n. Distention of the

abdomen caused by the pre Ward-mote, n. A meeting of the sence of air. 2. 3. 19.

ward. Ward-mote Quest. A *Tyring-house, n. The room court formerly held in every

where the players dress for the ward in the city of London. stage. 4. 7. 43.

1. 2. 28.

Wave, Waive, v. To set aside; to tUmbratile, a. Pertaining to a abandon. 4. 3. 15; Epilogue. 2. shadow. 3. 3. 119.

Watch, n. A keeping awake for Unbrace, v. To free from tension ; the purpose of guarding or relax. 2. 8. 20.

preserving. 2. 6. 9. Undertake, v. To promise, warr- Wedge, n. A space in the form ant. Ind. 48.

of a wedge. Ind. 28.

Well-prest, ppl. a. Well urged Undo, v. To bring ruin or by argument; well emphasized.

distress upon. 3. 6. 2 ; 3. 6. 12. 3. 5. 166. Unvaluable, a. Invaluable, price- Wench, n. A girl, maid. 4. 2. 37. less. I. 7. 39.

| Win, v. To get gain. 3. 4. 25. Upbraid, v. To mock, taunt, Wit, n. Understanding, saga. flout. 4. 3. 14.

city. Ind. 38; 1. I. 13. Usurer, n. A person who lent Withall, prep. [Form of withal.]

money at interest. Now only | An emphatic form of with, used applied to those who lend it after the object at the end of a at an exorbitant or illegal rate. sentence or clause.

The Persons that Act. | Witnesse, n. A sponsor, as at a Vapour, n. Smoke, fog. 2. 3. 36. baptism or christening. 4.8. 16. Veine, n. 1. A blood vessel. Witty, a. Well-informed; know

2. Mood, temper, disposition. ing; clever. I. 2. I; I. 3. 16; Pun on these two meanings. 1. 5. 31; 2. Ch. 41. 3. 4. 50.

Woo, v. To seek to influence by +Vellute, a. Same as velvet. 5. importunity. Arch. Ind. 106. . 3. 27.

Worme, v. To free from worms. Vent. v. To give forcible ex. I. 7. 44.

pression to. 1. 2. 43; 2. 3. 12. Worship, a. (O. E. weorthscipe.] Venter, v. [Form of venture.] A title of honor used in Ind. 46.

addressing people of rank. 2. Verge, n. 'In Eng. law: The 2. 39; 2. 3. 9.

compass of the jurisdiction Worshipfull, a. (Form of worof the ... palace-court. It shipful.] Worthy of honor. 1. was an area of about twelve 4. 20. miles in circumference, embra- Would, v. Requires to. 4. 7. 4. cing the royal palace, in which Writ, v. Pret. of write. Arch. special provisions were made 1. 4. 5. for peace and order.' C. D. Fig. Writ, pp. of write. Obs. or arch. use. 4. 7. 41.

3. 5. 5.

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