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GLOSSARIAL INDEX.

References to I. (The Testament of Love) are to the Book, Chapter, and Line; thus 'I. ii. 1. 7' = Testament of Love, bk. ii. ch. 1. l. 7. References containing 'pr.' refer to the prologue to the same. In all other cases, the references are to the piece and to the line: thus 'V. 50' = Letter of Cupid, l. 50.

A, v. have, I. i. 2. 173; ger. I. i. 5. 93.

A deblys, (perhaps) to the devil, as if devoted to the devil, I. ii. 13. 99. See the note.

A dewe, (perhaps for à dieu), I. ii. 13. 99. See the note.

A this halfe, on this side, below, I. i. 9. 39.

A. b. c., s. alphabet, I. ii. 1. 113.

Abacke, adv. backward, III. 300; Abakke, VIII. 326.

Abbeys, s. pl. abbeys, XXIV. 1115.

Abeisen, v. (for Abasen), abase, put down, reprove, XXIV. 738.

Abit, pr. s. abides, IV. 284; XIII. 30.

Able, imp. s. enable, VII. 32; Abled, pp. I. ii. 9. 95; fitted, I. ii. 6. 4.

Abode, 2 pt. s. didst abide, I. ii. 4. 101; Abood, pt. s. remained, I. i. 5. 31.

Abouten, adv. all about, all round, I. ii. 8. 37.

Abregge, ger. to abridge, shorten, XIX. 18.

Abreyde, ger. to start up, awake, VIII. 15; Abraid, pt. s. started, went suddenly, XVII. 45; Abrayde, awoke, VIII. 154.

Abydinge, s. waiting, delay, I. i. 3. 38.

Abye, v. pay for (it), II. 1233; pay for, II. 1199.

Abyme, s. the abyss, X. 136.

A-cale, pp. as adj. frozen, afflicted with the cold, II. 71.

Accept, pp. accepted (as), I. ii. 13. 36; Accepte, as adj. pl. accepted, VIII. 427.

Acces, s. feverish attack, VIII. 229; XVIII. 39; Accesse, VIII. 136.

Accident, s. accidental quality, I. ii. 7. 144; accident, II. 1222.

Accompte, 1 pr. s. account, I. ii. 13. 91; pp. I. ii. 9. 48.

Accomptes, s. pl. accounts, II. 778.

Accord, s. agreement, XVIII. 280.

Accordaunce, s. agreement, I. ii. 5. 27.

Accordaunt, adj. agreeing, XVIII. 83.

Accorde, ger. to agree, to rime, II. 477; pr. s. suits, VIII. 183; 2 pr. pl. agree, III. 212; pr. pl. I. ii. 5. 26; pres. pt. XX. 112. See Acorde.

Acertained, pp. made sure, informed, XX. 568.

Achates, s. pl. purchases, I. ii. 2. 48.

Acomered, pp. encumbered, I. iii. 5. 57; troubled, I. iii. 7. 41.

Acompt, v. reckon, I. ii. 10. 88.

Acordaunces, s. pl. agreements, I. ii. 8. 54.

Acorde, ger. to agree, I. ii. 8. 47; pr. s. I. ii. 2. 52; pr. pl. IX. 210; a. nothing, in no wise agree, I. ii. 2. 74.

Acorn, s. acorn, VIII. 73.

A-croke, adv. amiss, XXIV. 378.

A-dayes, adv. by day-time, XXII. 34.

Adherand, pres. pt. cleaving, I. i. 9. 103.

Admirall, s. prince, chief, II. 194.

Adnulled, pp. annulled, I. iii. 3. 49.

Adnullinge, s. annulling, I. i. 4. 22.

Ado, to do, VIII. 161.

A-down, adv. down here, II. 1319.

A-drad, pp. afraid, I. ii 7. 61; IV. 89; filled with fear, I. i. 2. 12, 182. [ 556 ] Adulacioun, s. flattery, XII. 61.

Adversair, s. adversary, XXIV. 1035.

Advertence, s. attention, XI. 61.

Adverteth, imp. pl. heed, note, XIII. 45.

A-ferd, pp. afraid, II. 433; Aferde, I. i. 2. 10.

A-fere, on fire, X. 129.

A-ferre, adv. afar, VIII. 610.

Affect, s. desire, I. iii. 9. 43.

Affectuously, adv. with desire, I. iii. 6. 64.

Affermed, pp. affirmed, IV. 13.

Affiched, pp. fixed, set, I. ii. 9. 28.

Affirmatif, s. the affirmative, I. iii. 8. 40.

Affray, s. conflict, trouble, XX. 374.

Affrayed, pp. frightened away, XVIII. 235; frightened, XXIV. 1000.

Affy, v. trust, XXVII. 3; Affye, pr. pl. X. 63.

Aforn, adv. previously, VIII. 451; X. 107.

Afray, ger. to frighten, II. 859.

After, adv. afterwards, XVI. 380; After as, according as, I. i. pr. 44.

After, prep. for, I. ii. 3. 35; i.e. to get, I. ii. 14. 94; After oon, i.e. always alike, XVI. 161.

After-game, s. second game, return-match, XVI. 523.

After-reward, s. following reward, I. iii. 2. 123.

Agadred, pp. gathered together, II. 1335.

Agasteth, pr. s. frightens greatly, I. ii. 7. 77.

Agilted, pt. s. sinned against, II. 1308.

Agnelet, s. little lamb, X. 123.

Agnus-castus (see the note, p. 531), XX. 160.

Agoon, pp. gone away, VIII. 24; Ago, XVII. 238.

Agramed, pp. angered, II. 343.

Agryse, v. feel terror, II. 360, 841, 1216; XVIII. 15; pr. pl. subj. let them fear, II. 961.

Ague, s. feverish attack, IX. 37.

Air, adv. early, XVII. 82.

Akele, v. cool, XXIV. 1076.

Aken, pr. pl. ache, IV. 260; Ake, VIII. 524.

A-knowe, pp. perceived, recognised, XXIV. 1199.

Al, conj. although, I. i. 7. 61.

Alay, s. alloy, I. ii. 4. 131; Alayes, pl. VII. 136.

Alaye, v. allay, VIII. 109.

Alday, adv. continually, I. i. 2. 162; IV. 270.

Alder-last, adv. last of all, VIII. 561.

Aldernext, adj. next of all, XV. a. 3.

Ale, s. ale, II. 432.

Alegeaunce, s. alleviation, XVI. 54.

Aleged, pp. alleged, adduced, I. ii. 9. 143.

Alegement, s. alleviation, XII. 32.

Alegge, v. alleviate (me), XIX. 26.

Algate, adv. in any case, IV. 249; VIII. 519; always, IV. 271.

Algates, adv. in all ways, I. iii. 6. 14; at any rate, I. ii. 5. 71.

A-lighte, v. be glad, be cheerful, I. i. 3. 71.

Allegeaunce, s. alleviation, relief, XVI. 725; XXIV. 886; XXV. 17.

All-holyest, adj. holiest of all, II. 201.

Almesse, s. alms, II. 301; XXIII. 7; Almous, (his) pittance, XVII. 392.

Almoigner, s. almoner, I. i. pr. 108.

Aloes, s. aloes, I. i. 1. 100.

Al-only, adv. only, I. iii. 3. 44.

A-loughter, a-laughing, XXIV. 1426.

Al-out, adv. altogether outside, XVI. 575.

Alowe, pr. s. subj. may (He) approve, II. 1379; Alowed, pp. approved of, I. i. 8. 7.

Als, adv. as, XVII. 161, 571; Al-so, as, XII. 85.

Alterait, pp. altered, XVII. 227.

Alther-grettest, adj. greatest of all, very great, XVI. 298.

Alther-last, adv. last of all, VIII. 503.

A-maistry, v. conquer, I. ii. 11. 63; rule, I. i. 2. 105; Amaistrien, v. subdue, I. ii. 11. 32; pr. s. masters, overpowers, I. ii. 9. 60; compels, I. iii. 6. 157; pp. conquered, got by mastery, I. ii. 11. 59; overcome, I. i. 4. 28.

Amat, pp. cast down, VIII. 168.

Amayed, pp. dismayed, XVIII. 232.

Ambes as, double aces, XIII. 78. See note, p. 515.

Amendes, s. pl. amends, retribution, II. 1090.

Amerced, pp. fined, II. 1023.

Amisse-going, s. trespass, I. ii. 14. 94.

Amonesteth, pr. s. admonishes, I. i. 6. 109.

Among, adv. meanwhile, VIII. 154; X. 86; XXI. 300.

And, conj. if, I. i. 8. 13.

Ane, a, XVII. 1.

Aneuch, adj. enough, XVII. 110, 350. [ 557 ] Anguis, adj. distressful, I. ii. 8. 120; I. ii. 10. 94. See N. E. D.

A-night, by night, XIX. 23.

Anis, adv. once, XVII. 127.

Ankers, s. pl. anchors, I. ii. 10. 117.

Anon-right, adv. immediately, XX. 397, 402.

Anoy, s. vexation, I. ii. 1. 34; Annoy, discomfort, XX. 389.

Anoynt, pp. anointed, IV. 274.

Antecedent, s. antecedent statement, premiss, I. ii. 5. 12.

Anulled, pp. annulled, I. iii. 2. 81.

A-pace, adv. quickly, VIII. 120.

Apal, v. be appalled, faint, XXII. 15.

Apart, adv. apart, XXIV. 1400.

Apayed, pp. pleased, satisfied, III. 133, 248; Apayd, XXI. 208; wel a., well pleased, XVIII. 231; evel a., ill pleased, XVIII. 92.

Apayred, pp. depreciated, I. ii. 1. 66.

Apeche, pr. pl. impeach, XIII. 88; Apeched, pp. I. i. 9. 138.

Apend, v. belong, II. 666.

A-per-se, A by itself, the chief letter, prime thing, XVII. 78.

Apert, adj. open; prevy nor apert, secret nor open, in no respect, XVI. 174.

Apertly, adv. openly, I. iii. 8. 108; without concealment, I. i. 8. 29; Apertely, I. iii. 2. 28.

Apeted, pp. sought after, I. ii. 13. 53. See the note, p. 476.

Apeyre, v. suffer evil, be harmed, XVIII. 170; Apeyred, pp. injured, I. iii. 5. 24; defamed, I. i. 6. 11.

Apeyse, v. appease, XVI. 391.

A-place, into its right place, IV. 50.

Apostata, s. apostate, III. 37, 312; Apostatas, pl. III. 43.

Appair, v. blame, harm, XXIV. 416.

Appalle, pr. s. subj. fade, VI. 8.

Apparaile, s. ornamentation, XXIV. 114.

Apparaylen, pr. pl. attempt, I. i. 6. 171.

Appeired, pp. impaired, XX. 553; harmed (i.e. much harm is done), I. ii. 6. 161.

Apperceyved, pp. perceived, I. i. 2. 34.

Appertly, adv. openly, evidently, I. ii. 9. 178.

Appropred, pp. appropriated, reserved, I. ii. 6. 63; assigned, VI. 34.

Aptes, s. pl. natural tendencies, I. iii. 6. 60. (Unique.)

Aquytest, pr. s. payest, I. iii. 7. 152.

Ar, pr. pl. are; It ar, they are, XVI. 531.

Arayse, ger. to raise, I. ii. 14. 45.

Arbitrement, s. choice, I. iii. 2. 128; I. iii. 3. 76.

Areir, adv. behindhand, XVII. 423.

Arered, pp. set up, I. i. 5. 124.

Arest, s. spear-rest, XX. 282. 'With spere in thyn arest alway'; Rom. Rose, 7561.

Arest, s. stopping, arresting, I. ii. 6. 83; arrest, I. ii. 10. 98.

Areysed, pp. raised up, I. ii. 5. 113; raised, V. 144.

Ark, s. arc, course, VIII. 590.

Arke, s. ark, X. 134.

Armony, s. harmony, I. ii. 9. 9; I. ii. 13. 75; XXIV. 1403.

Armure, s. armour, XIII. 101.

Arn, pr. pl. are, VI. 43; IX. 153.

Arras, s. cloth of Arras, XXIV. 115.

Arsmetrike, s. arithmetic, I. iii. 1. 68.

Arted, pl. s. provoked, XXIV. 46.

Artyk, adj. northern, XVII. 20.

As, with imp., pray, V. 30; As than, at that time, just then, XVII. 27.

As, s. pl. aces, XIII. 78.

Ash, s. ash-tree, VIII. 73.

Askaunce, adv. askance, aside, XVI. 604.

Asker, s. one who asks, I. ii. 3. 30.

Askes, s. pl. ashes (i.e. penance), II. 943.

Asketh, pr. s. requires, I. i. pr. 124; I. ii. 5. 28.

Aslaken, v. assuage, XXIV. 710.

Asotted, pp. besotted, XVI. 682.

Assay, s. trial, I. i. 5. 53; V. 147; attempt, XVI. 572; Assayes, pl. trials, I. ii. 3. 72.

Assembled, pt. s. brought (them) together, XVI. 691.

Assentaunt, pres. pt. assenting, I. i. 6. 53, 87; I. iii. 6. 150.

Asshen, s. pl. ashes, I. iii. 7. 38.

Assomoned, pp. summoned, XXIV. 170.

Assoyle, ger. to explain, I. iii. 4. 18; Asoile, v. answer, XXIV. 1283; pp. explained, I. iii. 4. 255; absolved, III. 312.

Assyse, s. way, fashion, II. 843; size, XXIV. 1313; of a., of a like size, suitable to each other, XXI. 531.

Assysed, pp. fixed, set; or perhaps, assessed, rated, IV. 332; regulated, IV. 236.

Astarte, pt. s. escaped, II. 1350.

Astate, s. estate, rank, XXIV. 47.

Asterte, v. escape, I. i. 7. 87; V. 38; [ 558 ] VIII. 490; start aside, give way, I. ii. 1. 70; pr. s. subj. escape, IX. 234; pt. s. escaped, XXIV. 148.

Astonied, pp. astonished, I. i. 2. 17; XX. 102.

Astrangled, pp. strangled, I. iii. 7. 128.

Astray, adv. astray, II. 673; XX. 285.

Astronomye, s. astronomy, I. iii. 1. 69.

Asured, pp. rendered blue, blue, I. ii. 13. 78.

At, prep. from, XVII. 258.

Ataste, v. taste, I. i. 1. 101; I. iii. 7. 7; Atasted, pp. I. iii. 5. 91.

A-throted, pp. throttled, strangled, I. ii. 5. 71. (Unique.)

Atour, prep. beyond, XVII. 162.

Attame, v. subdue (lit. tame), XVI. 707. See Atame in N. E. D.

Attemperaunce, s. Moderation, XXI. 507.

Attempre, adj. temperate, VIII. 57.

Attourney, s. attorney, I. i. 8. 111; VIII. 281.

Attyred, pp. attired, II. 192.

Auctoritè, s. authority, I. i. 4. 9; XVI. 137.

Auctour, s. author, I. iii. 4. 245.

Augrim, s. arithmetic, I. ii. 7. 83.

Auld, adj. old, XVII. 32.

Auncestrye, s. ancestry, IV. 12; Auncetrye, XXIV. 1242.

Aureat, adj. golden, X. 13; XXIV. 817.

Aurore, s. dawn, XIX. 22.

Auter, s. altar, I. ii. 2. 57.

Authorysed, pp. considered as authoritative, IV. 330; Authoreist, pp. authorised, XVII. 66.

Authour, s. author, I. iii. 1. 169.

Autumpne, s. autumn, VIII. 63.

Availe, s. value; esier a., less value, or, easier to obtain, XXIV. 116.

Avantours, s. pl. boasters, XVI. 814. See note, p. 520.

Avaunce, s. advancement, II. 215.

Avaunce, v. promote, VIII. 354; X. 7; succeed, XIII. 75; imp. s. refl. advance, come forward, approach, XVI. 801; pt. pl. refl. advanced, came forward, XVI. 157; pp. promoted, I. i. 7. 69.

Avauncement, s. promotion, I. iii. 8. 145.

Avaunt, s. boast, V. 64; XVI. 732.

Avaunte, 1 pr. s. boast, I. i. 6. 186; pr. pl. boast, I. ii. 2. 124.

Avauntour, s. boaster, XVI. 735, 739; Avaunter, Boaster, XXIV. 1219.

Avayl, s. prevalence, XXI. 649.

Avayl, v. be of use, II. 1080; pp. made valid, IV. 191; pres. pt. useful, I. i. 7. 96.

Aventure, s. fortune, XVI. 499; luck, XVI. 856.

Aver, s. wealth, I. i. 10. 19. A. F. aveir, F. avoir.

Avisee, adj. prudent, IX. 215; XII. 4.

Avoide, ger. to depart, I. i. 1. 131.

Avow, s. vow, II. 29; XVIII. 229; Avowe, IX. 93.

Avowe, v. vow, IV. 243; XVIII. 229; own, acknowledge (it), II. 1374.

Avowing, s. vowing, I. i. 3. 64.

Avowries, s. pl. protectors, III. 355.

Avyse, s. advice, XVI. 225; XXI. 189; consideration, VIII. 464.

Avysement, s. consideration, VIII. 278; XVIII. 272.

Avysenesse, s. Advisedness, XXI. 343.

Avysinge, pres. pt. considering, I. i. 4. 5.

Awayt, s. lying in wait, watching an opportunity, XVI. 341; attendance, VIII. 408; ambush, snare, XVI. 778.

Awayte, v. wait, XVI. 474; ger. to wait for, try, XVI. 555.

Awayward, adv. away, I. i. 1. 115; aside, XVI. 89.

A-werke, at work, I. ii. 3. 124; I. iii. 6. 67.

A-whaped, pp. amazed, VIII. 168.

Awin, adj. own, XVII. 275.

Awreke, pp. avenged, XVIII. 215.

Awter, s. alter, XXIV. 325.

Axe, v. ask, III. 24.

Axing, s. asking, request, V. 122.

Ay, s. egg, II. 862.

Ayein, adv. back again, XVI. 504.

Ayen-bringe, v. bring back, I. i. 2. 77.

Ayencoming, pres. pt. returning, I. iii. 9. 66.

Ayenës, prep. in return for, II. 1297; Ayens, ready for, VIII. 63.

Ayen-looking, pres. pt. looking back, I. i. 8. 17.

Ayenst, prep. against, II. 826.

Ayenturning, s. power of turning again, I. ii. 7. 136.

Ayenward, adv. back again, I. ii. 6. 15; in return, I. i. 2. 102; on the contrary, on the other hand, I. iii. 4. 130; XVI. 18.

Ayre, s. air, XVI. 384.

Azure, s. azure, i.e. lapis lazuli, I. iii. 5. 124, 132. [ 559 ]  

Badde, adj. bad, evil, I. ii. 13. 11.

Badde-meninge, adj. ill-intentioned, I. ii. 1. 94; I. ii. 13. 16.

Baid, pt. s. abode, XVII. 490.

Baill, s. bale, sorrow, XVII. 110; harm, XVII. 413.

Bair, s. boar, XVII. 193.

Bair, adj. bare, XVII. 180, 206.

Bait, s. food (for horses), XVII. 210.

Bait, v. feed, XXIV. 194 (see note, p. 543); Baited, pp. baited, II. 648.

Bakbyte, ger. to backbite, XII. 124.

Bakker-more, adv. further back, XVI. 85.

Bal, s. ball, IV. 296; eye-ball, I. i. 4. 2.

Balaunce, s. balance, IV. 263; the balance, XIII. 91; in b., in His sway, XVI. 851.

Balays, s. balas-ruby, XXI. 536; Baleis, XXIV. 80.

Bale, s. evil, I. ii. 9. 143.

Balefull, adj. evil, II. 120, 1234.

Balke, s. balk, check, difficulty, II. 488.

Ball, s. a horse's name, II. 402.

Ballet, s. ballad, poem, XVII. 610.

Bandon, s. disposal, I. ii. 5. 107.

Banere, s. banner, XX. 211.

Bankes, s. pl. banks, I. ii. 14. 44. See note to l. 40, p. 478.

Bankouris, s. pl. benches, soft seats, XVII. 417.

Banne, pr. pl. swear, XXIV. 1143.

Baptyme, s. baptism, III. 93.

Bar, pt. s. bore, carried, XX. 254, 257.

Bareyne, adj. barren, void, V. 298.

Bargaret, s. a pastoral song, XX. 348. See note, p. 533.

Barge, s. boat, XXIV. 187; ship, IV. 231.

Baselardes, s. pl. short swords, II. 918.

Basse, s. base, I. ii. 7. 90.

Basse, s. kiss, buss, XXIV. 797.

Batayled, pp. assaulted, IV. 194.

Baudriks, s. pl. belts, II. 918.

Baume, s. balm, VIII. 27.

Bawme-blossom, s. balm-blossom, X. 47.

Bay, s. bay; at bay, II. 139.

Bayn, s. bath, XXI. 464.

Bay-window, s. window with a bay or recess, XXIV. 1058; pl. XXI. 163.

Be, adv. by the time that, when, XVII. 358.

Beau, adj. fair, XXIV. 1085.

Bede, pt. s. bade, II. 1229.

Bedred, adj. bedridden, III. 119.

Bedreint, pp. drenched, wetted, XXIV. 577.

Beestly, adj. animal, I. ii. 2. 79.

Beet, pt. s. beat, II. 1353.

Before-weting, s. foreknowledge, I. iii. 4. 63; Beforn-, I. iii. 4. 49.

Before-wist, pp. foreknown, I. iii. 4. 154.

Begeten, pp. begotten, I. iii. 4. 123; Begete, II. 1030.

Beggair, s. beggar, XVII. 483.

Begonne, pt. pl. began, XVIII. 70; pp. IV. 22.

Behave, v. behave (himself), I. i. 10. 16.

Behest, s. promise, I. i. 2. 93; pl. I. ii. 3. 38.

Behesten, pr. pl. promise, III. 334.

Behight, 1 pr. s. promise, assure, XX. 396; pt. s. promised, IV. 41; (apparently) commanded, XVI. 259.

Behold, pp. beheld, XXIV. 279.

Behoten, pp. promised, I. iii. 8. 76.

Behove, s. behoof, I. ii. 3. 86.

Behovely, adj. fit, suitable, IV. 304.

Beikit, 1 pt. s. warmed, XVII. 36.

Beildit, pp. built, XVII. 97.

Being, s. existence, I. ii. 5. 29.

Beinge-place, s. home, I. iii. 5. 77.

Be-knowe, ger. to acknowledge, I. ii. 1. 127.

Belchere, s. Good Cheer, XXI. 322.

Beleve, s. belief, XVI. 426; XVIII. 162.

Beleved, pp. left, I. ii. 10. 109.

Belive, adv. at once, XVII. 331.

Belle, s. bell, VIII. 262; gen. II. 40.

Benched, pp. provided with benches, VIII. 126; XX. 50.

Benches, s. pl. benches, or banks of turf, XXI. 49.

Bend, s. band, girdle, XXIV. 810; Bendes, pl. bonds, II. 537.

Bene, adv. excellently, XVII. 417.

Bene, s. bean, XXIV. 796.

Bene-breed, s. bean-bread, I. ii. 2. 56.

Benimen, v. take away, I. i. 9. 77.

Bequath, pt. s. bequeathed, IV. 178.

Beraft, pp. bereft, I. i. 10. 53; V. 362.

Berayned, pp. rained upon, X. 128.

Bere, s. bear, II. 139, 648.

Bere him in honde, make him believe, III. 323; pt. pl. bore, carried, XX. 213, 223; Berest in honde, 2 pr. s. accusest, III. 153; Beren on honde, accuse falsely, V. 274.

Berel, s. beryl, VIII. 37; XXI. 455.

Bernes, s. pl. barns, I. i. 3. 31.

Beseen, pp. adorned, XX. 169; Besene, arrayed, XVII. 416. [ 560 ] Besette, v. bestow, place, I. i. 9. 72; XI. 15; pp. bestowed, XXIV. 391; used, II. 1040; set up, VIII. 352.

Be-seyn, pp. adorned, XII. 9; XXIV. 121.

Beshet, pp. shut up, I. i. 3. 99.

Besmyteth, pr. s. defiles, I. ii. 6. 127. See the note, p. 469.

Besprad, pt. pl. spread over, XXIV. 266.

Bestad, pp. hardly beset, IV. 88; Be-sted, pp. bestead, circumstanced, II. 403.

Bestial, adj. bestial, I. ii. 4. 4; I. ii. 10. 12.

Bestiallich, adj. bestial, I. ii. 4. 45.

Bestialtè. s. fleshliness, I. iii. 9. 48.

Beswinke, ger. to toil for, I. i. 1. 40.

Bet, adv. better, VIII. 337; XXII. 54.

Betake, pp. committed (to), I. ii. 6. 42.

Bete, pp. adorned with beaten gold, XX. 212.

Beteich, 1 pr. s. bequeath, XVII. 577.

Beten, v. kindle, XXIV. 324.

Betiden (= betidden), pt. pl. happened (to), I. i. pr. 122.

Betokeneth, pr. s. means, III. 50.

Betrapped, pp. entrapped, V. 252.

Betrayden, pt. pl. betrayed, V. 198.

Betraysshed, pt. s. betrayed, I. ii. 7. 118.

Betterer, adj. better, I. ii. 13. 71.

Bevar, adj. made of beaver, XVII. 386.

Bewent, pp. turned aside, I. i. 1. 21.

Bewrye, v. disclose, utter, XXIV. 1358.

Bicche, s. bitch, II. 889.

Bigge, ger. to build, II. 473.

Bigon, pp. beset; wel b., well placed, well situate, in a good position or case, XX. 186. See Bego in the New E. Dict.

Bil, s. petition, XXI. 325; Billes, pl. XXI. 352.

Bileved, pp. believed, I. ii. 6. 20.

Bilowen, pp. lied against, belied, V. 196.

Biquath, pt. s. bequeathed, VII. 68.

Bit, pr. s. bids, XXIV. 469.

Bitte, s. bit, I. ii. 6. 83.

Bla, adj. livid, XVII. 159. Icel. blár.

Blabbing, pres. pt. prattling, V. 116.

Blaiknit, pp. lit. made bleak, deprived, XVII. 410.

Blasours, s. proclaimers, trumpeters, I. i. 10. 10.

Blemisshed, pp. injured, I. ii. 12. 93.

Blend, pp. blinded, II. 852.

Blenk, s. glance, look, XVII. 499.

Blenking, s. look, XVII. 503.

Blent, pp. blinded, II. 771; VIII. 461 (see note, p. 508).

Blere, adj. blear, dim, I. ii. 1. 123.

Blered, pp. bleared, dimmed, V. 105.

Bliss, 1 pr. s. bless, XXIV. 862.

Blobere, v. to blubber, to sob, I. ii. 3. 59.

Blustringe (probably for bluschinge), s. brightness, I. i. 2. 20. See note, p. 454.

Blyfe; as bl., as quickly as possible, XXIV. 161; heartily, XXIV. 404; as soon as possible, IX. 111; XXIV. 1441.

Blyvely, adv. soon, I. iii. 4. 19.

Bochour, s. butcher, II. 584.

Bode, 1 pt. s. remained, XXIV. 1351.

Boden, pp. bidden, III. 134.

Boistously, adv. rudely, XX. 595.

Boket, s. bucket, I. iii. 1. 145.

Bolded, pp. emboldened, XVI. 26.

Bole, s. bull, I. i. 5. 127; XX. 3; Taurus, VIII. 4.

Bollen, pp. swollen, overcharged, VIII. 101.

Bolne, ger. to swell, I. ii. 14. 42.

Bond, s. bond, II. 681.

Bond, pt. s. bound, VIII. 623.

Bondmen, s. pl. serfs, II. 1009.

Bood, 1 pt. s. abode, XVI. 99.

Boon, s. boon, petition, XXI. 621.

Boot, s. boat, XIII. 56.

Bordes, s. pl. tables, XVI. 101.

Bordure, s. border, rim, VIII. 594.

Bore, s. boar, VIII. 386.

Boren, v. bore, I. i. 4. 2.

Borne, ger. to burnish, ornament, adorn, XXIV. 9.

Borowe, s. pledge; to b., as a security, VIII. 12.

Bosardes, s. pl. buzzards, II. 1337.

Bosse, s. stud, boss, XX. 246.

Bost, s. boast, V. 234.

Bosteous, adj. noisy, XVII. 195.

Boster, s. boaster, II. 401.

Bote, s. good, benefit, VII. 56; help, XX. 83.

Both, s. booth, tabernacle, I. ii. 10. 95.

Bouk, s. body; bouk and boon, body and bone, X. 122. See New E. D.

Boun, adj. ready, IV. 17; XVII. 600.

Bour, s. bower, II. 120.

Bowe, v. bend, give way, XVI. 491, 492.

Bowes, s. pl. boughs, VIII. 53, 583. [ 561 ] Boystous, adj. rough, boisterous, I. i. pr. 7; II. 139; rough, poor, lowly, II. 1052; rude, XXII. 26.

Brak, pt. s. brake, V. 378.

Brast, pt. s. burst, XVIII. 210; 1 pt. s. I. i. 4. 1; pt. pl. XX. 490; penetrated, XVII. 15.

Braunchelet, s. small branch, X. 44.

Braunches, s. pl. branches, I. iii. 7. 4.

Bravie, s. prize of running, X. 65. See note.

Brayd, s. moment, XXIV. 1173.

Braying, pres. pt. clanging, II. 166.

Brede, s. breadth, VIII. 162; XX. 43.

Breird, s. lit. blade (of grass, &c.); on br., in growth, on the increase, XVII. 413.

Breist, s. breast, XVII. 110.

Brenne, pr. s. subj. burn, XVIII. 105; pr. pl. XVIII. 35; Brende, 1 pt. s. burnt, XI. 6; pt. s. subj. should burn, I. ii. 6. 29; Brent, pt. s. burnt, XXIV. 232; Brent, pp. II. 1234; Brend, pp. II. 674; pres. pt. burning, I. i. 3. 101; Brennende, I. i. 1. 21; Brennande, I. i. 1. 104.

Brenningly, adv. hotly, V. 239.

Brent, adj. high, smooth, XVII. 173.

Bretherhedes, s. pl. brotherhoods, III. 88.

Brid, s. bird, XVIII. 260, 270; Briddes, pl. VIII. 43; XVIII. 262.

Brige, s. contention, trouble, I. i. 7. 104. See note, p. 460.

Brind, adj. hot (lit. burnt), XXIV. 319. See note, p. 544.

Brinke, s. brink, edge, margin, I. ii. 14. 41; VIII. 90.

Broched, pt. s. violated, XXIV. 1234.

Broches, s. brooches, II. 904.

Broke, s. dat. brook, XVIII. 217; -syde, brook-side, XVIII. 60.

Broken, pp. torn, I. ii. 2. 65.

Broste, pp. burst, XI. 99. See Brast.

Brotel, adj. brittle, frail, I. i. 10. 110.

Brotelnesse, s. frailty, XIII. 22.

Brouk, 2 pr. pl. use, make use of, enjoy, XXI. 259.

Browdered, pp. braided, XXIV. 811; ornamented, XVII. 417.

Brukilnes, s. frailty, XVII. 86.

Brukkil, adj. brittle, XVII. 569.

Brydel, ger. to restrain, I. ii. 6. 83.

Buckelers, s. pl. bucklers, II. 917.

Bucket, s. bucket, II. 298. See note.

Buit, s. advantage, profit, help, XVII. 481. See Bote.

Bullar, s. bubble, XVII. 192.

Bulle, s. bull, IV. 208.

Burely, adj. fit for a lady's bower, XVII. 417; handsome, XVII. 173; large, XVII. 180. See p. 524.

Burjonen, v. bud, I. iii. 7. 51.

Burjoning, s. budding, bud, I. ii. 11. 105; I. iii. 7. 45.

Burjoning-tyme, s. time of budding, I. iii. 7. 70.

Burjons, s. pl. buds, I. iii. 7. 49.

Buskit, pp. adorned, XVII. 255.

Busteous, adj. boisterous, rough, XVII. 153; huge, XVII. 166. See Boystous.

But, prep. without, I. iii. 4. 135; XVII. 94, 194; except, I. iii. 6. 40.

But-if, conj. unless, I. i. 1. 124; I. ii. 7. 86.

Buxom, adj. obedient, hence, subject, I. i. 9. 40.

Buxumnesse, s. obedience, VI. 11.

By, prep. with reference to, XVII. 278; By that, for the reason that, I. i. 7. 57.

By and by, in due order, IX. 226; XX. 59, 145.

Bye, v. buy, I. i. 3. 123; 1 pr. s. VIII. 435.

Bylis, s. pl. boils, tumours, XVII. 395.

By-pathes, s. pl. by-ways, I. i. 4. 42.

Byte, v. bite, devour, II. 576; Bytande, pres. pt. biting, bitter, I. i. 10. 90.

 

Cables, s. pl. cables, I. ii. 10. 117.

Cacchende, pres. pt. catching, comprehensive, I. ii. 1. 57.

Cacching, s. getting money, II. 1017.

Cace, s. case; in c., perchance, XVII. 507.

Cairful, adj. full of care, mournful, XVII. 1, 310.

Caitif, adj. wretched, XXIV. 205.

Caitived, Caytifved, pp. imprisoned, kept as a captive, I. i. 1. 16.

Cald, adj. cold, XVII. 541.

Call, s. caul, head-dress, II. 338.

Call, adj. (prob. error for Tall), II. 466. See Untall.

Calm, s. calm, VII. 140.

Can, 1 pr. s. know, possess, XVI. 733; can pas, did pass, went, XVII. 28; can discend, caused to descend, XVII. 6; Canst, pr. s. knowest, II. 1073. [ 562 ] Captyves, s. pl. wretches, captives, II. 291.

Cardiacle, s. a disease of the heart, pain in the heart, I. ii. 11. 125.

Cardinall, s. cardinal, II. 314, 456.

Care, s. misery, I. i. 3. 118.

Careckes, s. pl. characters, marks, II. 542.

Carkë, v. be anxious, II. 250, 1123.

Carpen, 1 pr. pl. talk about, discuss, I. ii. 8. 30.

Cassidony, s. chalcedony, XXI. 478. See note.

Cast me, 1 pt. s. designed, intended, XVI. 80.

Casuel, adj. subject to chance, XXII. 44.

Catel, s. wealth, I. ii. 5. 56; Catell, II. 385; Cattal, II. 250.

Cathedrals, s. pl. cathedrals, II. 313.

Cattel-cacching, s. getting money, II. 856.

Cauld, s. cold, XVII. 7.

Causeful, adj. circumstantial, weighty, I. iii. 5. 54.

Cautel, s. trick, III. 303; Cautele, V. 286; pl. deceits, XXII. 50.

Cawdell, s. a warm gruel, mixed with wine or ale, and sweetened or spiced, given chiefly to sick people, XXIV. 438. See Caudle in the N. E. D.

Caytif, s. captive, wretch, I. i. 1. 122; pl. II. 71.

Caytifnesse, s. captivity, wretchedness, I. i. 2. 31.

Caytive, adj. wretched, XVII. 408.

Cedre, s. cedar, X. 39; pl. VIII. 67.

Cedule, s. schedule, writing, XXI. 345.

Celler, s. cellar, I. ii. 2. 27.

Celsitude, s. highness, XXIV. 611.

Celured, pp. ceiled, canopied, VIII. 52.

Cercle, s. circle, XXI. 536.

Cereal, adj.; c. okes, holm-oaks, XX. 209. See note.

Cesse, ger. to cease, XVI. 37; Cessing that, when that ceases, V. 415.

Chace, s. chase (at tennis), IV. 295. See note.

Chafed, pp. heated, warmed, I. ii. 12. 8; Chafinge, pr. pt. I. ii. 12. 8.

Chaffren, pr. pl. bargain for, II. 146.

Chair, s. chariot, car, XVII. 204; XX. 1.

Chalenge, v. claim, I. i. 10. 66; 1 pr. s. claim, XVI. 233; pr. pl. III. 22.

Chalmer, s. chamber, XVII. 28, 416.

Chamberer, s. lady of the chamber, XXIV. 158.

Chanons, s. pl. canons, II. 717, 1062; III. 280.

Chapelayns, s. pl. chaplains, III. 348.

Chapelet, s. chaplet, XX. 154, 236; Chapelets, pl. XX. 159, 161, 209, 222.

Chapitre, s. chapter, I. iii. 9. 21.

Chapman, s. trader, III. 147; Chapmen, pl. III. 128.

Chapter-house, s. chapter-house, III. 75.

Char, s. chariot, VII. 177; VIII. 595.

Charge, s. responsibility, VIII. 328; XVI. 469; burden, I. i. 3. 15; blame, XXIV. 186; pl. burdens, I. ii. 7. 69.

Chase, pr. pl. chase, persecute, II. 1322.

Chase, pt. s. chose, XVI. 166.

Chauncellere, s. chancellor, XXI. 507.

Chaunsel, s. chancel, I. ii. 2. 63.

Chauntements, s. pl. enchantments, I. i. 9. 28.

Chauntours, s. singers, II. 870.

Chayre, s. throne, XXI. 476.

Chees; see Chese.

Chere, s. demeanour, XXIV. 575; good cheer, XVI. 95; pl. looks, XIV. 8.

Cherelich, adj. prodigal, II. 1050. Read not cherelich; see note, p. 491.

Cheryce, v. cherish, VII. 16; Cheryse, XXIV. 893.

Chese, ger. to choose, I. ii. 10. 21; Chesen, ger. VII. 185; 1 pr. s. IX. 249; imp. s. 3 p. let him choose, XVI. 313; Chees, pt. s. chose, IV. 31; VIII. 395; Cheisit, pt. pl. chose, XVII. 265.

Chesing, s. choice, IX. 15.

Cheste, s. chest, VIII. 227.

Cheverit, pt. pl. shivered, shook, XVII. 156. See Chiver.

Chevisaunce, s. usury, dealing for profit, XII. 53.

Chevyce, v. preserve, V. 325.

Chid, pp. chid (pp. of chide), XVIII. 267.

Childing, pres. pt. bearing a child, X. 139.

Chippes, s. pl. chips, I. i. 9. 20.

Chiver, 1 pr. s. shiver, VIII. 230.

Chorl, s. churl, VIII. 390.

Chose, pp. chosen, IV. 4.

Choweth, pr. s. chews, II. 258.

Christned, pp. christened (person), II. 101.

Churlich, adj. churlish, poor, II. 1051. [ 563 ] Circute, s. circuit; c. cours, complete course, I. iii. 7. 75.

Citole, s. zedoary, X. 71.

Cladde, pp. pl. clothed, II. 1014.

Clam, pt. s. climbed, XVII. 550.

Clamure, ger. to clamour, I. i. 6. 120.

Clappe, pr. pl. prate, V. 328; Clappen, I. i. 8. 33; Clappeth, pr. s. prates, V. 142.

Clapper, s. clap-dish, as carried by lepers, XVII. 343, 387.

Clatter, ger. to proclaim, applaud, I. i. 8. 24.

Clergion, s. chorister-boy, I. ii. 2. 62.

Clepe, 1 pr. s. cry, VIII. 285; pr. pl. call, name, VI. 6; pr. pl. II. 201; imp. s. call, I. ii. 14. 75; pt. pl. called, I. ii. 2. 96; pp. I. iii. 4. 154; V. 16.

Clim, v. climb, XVII. 263.

Clinke, s. clink, sound, II. 40.

Clippinges, s. pl. embraces, I. i. 5. 97.

Clips, s. eclipse, I. ii. 2. 15; I. ii. 6. 94.

Clokes, s. pl. cloaks, XX. 207.

Close, pr. pl. are included, come together, I. iii. 4. 165; pp. enclosed, I. i. 1. 133; XXI. 52.

Coaccion, s. compulsion, I. iii. 3. 53.

Coarted, pp. constrained, I. i. 6. 157; compelled, I. iii. 3. 63.

Cockes, s. (for Goddes), II. 1271.

Cockle, s. darnel, I. ii. 1. 93.

Cockle, s. shell, X. 128.

Cocold, s. cuckold, XXIV. 410.

Cofren, ger. to put in a chest, II. 107.

Cokkow, s. cuckoo, XXIV. 1422.

Colers, s. pl. collars, XX. 215.

Coles, s. pl. coals, i.e. charcoal, I. i. pr. 15.

Collatioun, s. banquet, XVII. 418.

Collinges, s. pl. embracings, I. ii. 14. 12.

Colour, s. pretence, III. 3, 341; VIII. 425.

Columbe, s. dove, X. 79.

Columpne, s. column, X. 136.

Com of, be quick! XXI. 244; Come of, come on, I. i. 3. 14.

Comberaunce, s. trouble, XXI. 430.

Combred, pp. encumbered, burdened, I. i. 3. 103.

Comfortable, adj. comforting, I. ii. 2. 1.

Cominaltee, s. a community, I. i. 6. 65.

Commende, pres. pt. coming, I. iii. 3. 74.

Commens, s. commons, rations of food, I. i. 7. 106.

Commens, s. pl. the commons, I. i, 7. 64.

Commensal, adj. partaking of a common repast, feeding with others, I. i. 4. 25.

Comminaltè, s. commons, II. 654; pl. communities, I. iii. 1. 89.

Comming, pres. pt. as adj. future, sure to happen, I. iii. 3. 26; I. iii. 3. 82.

Comoditè, s. advantage, I. iii. 8. 155.

Comonaltè, s. commonalty, XXIV. 1209.

Comparacion, s. comparison, I. ii. 11. 35.

Comparisoned, pp. compared, I. i. pr. 49; I. i. 1. 68; I. ii. 13. 50.

Compas, s. circuit, XX. 54; a certain of c., within a certain distance round, XVI. 193; of compas, in a circle, XXI. 53.

Compassed, pp. contrived, V. 369.

Compteth, pr. s. accounts, I. iii. 5. 45; Compted, pp. accounted, I. ii. 10. 16; counted, I. ii. 5. 77.

Compulcion, s. compulsion, I. iii. 2. 145.

Comune wele, commonwealth, I. i. 6. 84.

Con, ger. to observe, note, XXIV. 379.

Conceit, s. liking, fancy, XVI. 442; Conceyt, XVI. 476; imagination, V. 364; XVI. 791.

Conclude, v. include, I. ii. 11. 111. See note, p. 475.

Conclusioun, s. result, XIII. 77.

Concours, s. due course, XIII. 35.

Conding, adj. excellent, XVII. 446.

Conduit, s. conduit, X. 32.

Conduite, v. conduct, demean, XVI. 536.

Confessoures, s. pl. confessors, III. 336.

Confiteor, s. confession, III. 353.

Conformes, adj. pl. similar, shewing conformity (with), like (to), I. iii. 4. 122.

Confounde, v. confuse, trouble, VIII. 481.

Congeled, pp. congealed, I. ii. 12. 52.

Congelement, s. congealment, I. ii. 12. 39.

Conisaunce, s. cognisance, badge, I. i. 5. 113.

Conjectements, s. devices, I. ii. 3. 73.

Conjunccion, s. conjunction, I. iii. 1. 113; conjoining, I. ii. 5. 40.

Conjuracions, s. pl. conspiracies, I. i. 6. 54. [ 564 ] Conne, v. know how (to), I. i. 1. 96; I. iii. 3. 120; be able, I. ii. 4. 37; pr. pl. know, II. 413, 842; IV. 24; can, V. 18; may, I. iii. 7. 160.

Conneccion, s. connexion, I. ii. 8. 56.

Conning, s. skill, I. i. pr. 99.

Conservatrice, s. preserver. X. 117.

Consigned, pp. dedicated, X. 37.

Consistory, s. consistory-court, II. 880.

Constaunce, s. constancy, XIII. 3.

Constrewe, v. construe, translate, I. ii. 2. 7; imp. s. I. iii. 6. 148.

Contenence, s. continence, XXVI. 2.

Contingence, s. contingence, conditional state, I. ii. 9. 181.

Contingent, adj. contingent, I. i. 4. 56; conditional, I. ii. 9. 147.

Contradiccion, s. a contradiction, I. ii. 11. 116.

Contradictorie, s. opposite, I. ii. 13. 129.

Contrariaunt, adj. opposing, I. iii. 2. 96; Contrariant, I. ii. 9. 65; Contrariauntes, pl. contravening, I. i. 5. 64.

Contrarien, pr. pl. contradict (it), II. 936; pt. s. subj. should contradict, I. ii. 4. 117; would oppose, I. iii. 2. 152.

Contraries, s. pl. contrary things, I. ii. 6. 11.

Contrarious, adj. contrary, I. ii. 6. 95.

Contrarioustè, s. contrariety, I. ii. 8. 50; contradiction, I. iii. 4. 229; opposition, I. iii. 1. 125.

Contrary-doers, s. pl. trespassers, I. iii. 2. 8.

Convenient, adj. fitting, suitable, XI. 1; XX. 119; XXIV. 786.

Cop, s. cup, XVII. 343, 387.

Cop, s. top, I. iii. 1. 151.

Cope, s. cope, cape, III. 51; I. i. 3. 149; pl. XXIV. 116.

Cornes, s. pl. grains of corn, I. i. 5. 85.

Corowned, pp. crowned, I. iii. 2. 12.

Cosinage, s. relationship, I. ii. 2. 101; relatives, I. ii. 2. 99.

Cost, s. side, XX. 76; pl. coasts, regions, XXIV. 58.

Costages, s. pl. expenses, I. i. 2. 139.

Costey, v. coast along, VIII. 36.

Cote, s. coat, I. iii. 7. 132.

Couched, pp. set, XXI. 529.

Coude, pt. pl. knew, XVIII. 71.

Counten, pr. pl. (they) count, expect, II. 927.

Countenaunce, s. sign, I. ii. 7. 122; semblance, XVI. 50.

Counterfaytours, s. pl. counterfeit dealers, II. 1061.

Counterpaysing, s. an equivalent, I. i. 2. 128.

Counterplete, v. plead against, contradict, I. i. 8. 30; v. plead against me, I. ii. 12. 101; pp. pleaded against, XXIV. 429.

Countervayle, ger. to equal, I. i. 3. 132; pp. balanced, I. iii. 5. 131.

Countours, s. accountants, II. 802.

Coupable, adj. culpable, V. 152.

Coure, v. cower, cringe, II. 207.

Courser, s. horse, II. 1004.

Courteours, s. courtiers, XXIV. 1313.

Courtes, s. pl. court-houses, III. 81.

Court-holding, s. holding of courts, II. 790.

Couth, pt. s. knew how, XVI. 134.

Covenable, adj. suitable, I. iii. 8. 116.

Cover, v. recover (themselves), I. ii. 7. 97; obtain, I. ii. 5. 121.

Covert, adj. secretive, sly, very prudent, XVI. 177.

Covertours, s. coverings, II. 105.

Covins, s. pl. complots, I. i. 6. 167.

Cowpis, s. pl. cups, flagons, XVII. 419.

Crabbed, adj. crabbed, perverse, V. 324; Crabbit, cross, XVII. 353.

Crabbitly, adv. crabbedly, morosely, XVII. 154.

Crake, pr. pl. boast, V. 328.

Crakel, v. quaver, XVIII. 119. See note.

Crallit, pp. curled, twisted, II. 186.

Crampisshed, pt. s. oppressed, constrained, pained, IX. 49.

Crave, ger. to ask for again, XXVII. 8.

Crede, s. Creed, II. 413, 1066.

Crepë, v. creep, II. 942.

Cresse, s. blade of a cress, I. i. 5. 133; I. ii. 7. 109; I. iii. 5. 45.

Croke, pr. pl. go crooked, bend in, I. ii. 7. 69.

Croked, adj. crooked, indirect, I. ii. 6. 163; curved, XIII. 17.

Croken, adj. crooked, I. ii. 7. 91.

Crokets, s. pl. rolls of hair, II. 306. See note.

Crommes, s. pl. crumbs, I. i. pr. 105.

Cronique, s. chronicle, story, IV. 338, 369.

Crope, pp. crept, I. i. 4. 54.

Croppe, s. shoot, sprout, top, V. 17.

Crosse, s. cross, the cross marked on a piece of money, III. 225. [ 565 ] Crosse-aleys, s. pl. cross-alleys, XXI. 10.

Crouche, s. cross, II. 942.

Crowes, s. pl. crows, II. 1334.

Croysery, s. crusade, II. 445.

Cukkow, s. cuckoo, XVIII. 50.

Culleth, pr. s. kills, II. 593, 1314; pr. pl. II. 267.

Cultre, s. coulter, II. 7.

Cure, s. care, XVI. 494; XXIV. 986; guard, XVII. 10; diligence, VIII. 311; attention, I. iii. 8. 52; cure (of souls), II. 1173; responsibility, XX. 61.

Curious, adj. curious, anxious, II. 384; nice, II. 1013; choice, VII. 66.

Currant, s. current, or adj. running, X. 51.

Curreyden, pt. pl. curried favour, I. i. 10. 11.

Currish, adj. like a cur, XVI. 389.

Curteys, adj. gentle, II. 482.

Custome, s. custom, I. iii. 1. 106.

Cut, ger. curtail, XVII. 39; pp. cut short, II. 929.

 

Dame, s. mother, I. ii. 2. 117; II. 1361; Dames tonge, mother-tongue, I. i. pr. 37.

Damoselles, s. pl. damsels, I. ii. 2. 42; girls, II. 928.

Dampnáble, adj. damnable, VI. 60.

Dampne, v. condemn, II. 630; pr. s. II. 224; pp. damned, I. i. 7. 55; condemned, VIII. 276.

Dased, pp. dazed, II. 1326.

Daunger, s. control, V. 257.

Daungerous, adj. disdainful, XXIV. 901; cross, XXIV. 330; difficult to please, XXIV. 761; forbidding, I. i. 2. 102.

Daunten, v. subdue, I. ii. 2. 131.

Dawe, s. pl. dat. days; by elder dawe, in olden times, II. 643. A.S. dagum.

Daweninge, s. dawning, IX. 251.

Dawing, pres. pt. dawning, XXII. 29.

Dayesye, s. daisy, XVIII. 243.

Dayneth, pr. s. deigns, I. ii. 9. 122.

Deaurat, pp. gilded, made of a golden colour, VIII. 597.

Debat, s. strife, VII. 59; uneasiness, XVI. 698; pl. I. ii. 2. 48; combats, I. i. 4. 44.

Debated, pp. striven about, IV. 363. But read delated, i.e. deferred; the Trentham MS. has deleated, meant for delated.

Debonair, adj. courteous, XX. 501; gentle, V. 347.

Deed, adj. dead, II. 198.

Deedly, adj. mortal, I. ii. 12. 121; Deedliche, I. iii. 3. 65; Dedly, I. iii. 3. 68.

Deeth, s. death, VIII. 140.

Defame, ger. to accuse falsely, III. 305.

Defased, pp. defaced, I. i. 8. 115; made cheerless, I. i. 1. 66.

Defaut, s. default, trespass, I. i. 3. 95; XVI. 270 (obscure); XVI. 611; Defaute, fault, I. ii. 2. 17; III. 398; pl. IV. 267.

Defence, s. power to defend, X. 124.

Defend, v. forbid, II. 570; pt. s. forbade, I. iii. 8. 122; II. 1115; pp. forbidden, I. iii. 3. 57.

Defendinge, s. forbidding, I. iii. 3. 55.

Deformait, adj. deformed, ugly, XVII. 349.

Defoule, ger. to defile, V. 186; 1 pt. s. defiled, I. i. 8. 83; pp. I. ii. 13. 74.

Degest, pp. digested, considered, XVII. 303.

Deid, s. death, XVII. 70, 585.

Deid, s. deed, doing, XVII. 328.

Deificait, pp. accounted as gods, XVII. 288.

Del, s. portion; every del, every bit, XXI. 227.

Delated; see Debated.

Délectable, adj. delightful, XXI. 72.

Délitable, adj. delightful, VIII. 122.

Deliver, adj. nimble, VIII. 164.

Deliveraunce, s. deliverance, I. i. 7. 102.

Delytable, adj. delightful, I. ii. 4. 47.

Delyte, v. delight, VIII. 61, 381.

Deme, v. judge, XII. 7; 2 pr. s. subj. VII. 32; pr. s. condemns, I. ii. 7. 117; pp. judged, adjudged to be true, approved, II. 67; condemned, II. 198.

Demene, s. demeanour, XXIV. 734.

Demeyne, s. control, IX. 216; XVI. 132.

Demin, v. deem, suppose, I. iii. 3. 111; pr. pl. (?), II. 510. See Deme.

Deming, s. suspicion, XVII. 118.

Demure, adj. sedate, IX. 156; XVI. 106; XX. 459; XXI. 82; XXIV. 653.

Demurely, adv. sedately, XVI. 246.

Denarie, s. pay, wages, X. 66.

Denominacion, s. naming, I. ii. 9. 162.

Dent, s. stroke, blow, dint, I. iii. 7. 92, 100; XXIV. 836.

Denwere, s. doubt, I. i. 6. 193. A false form; see note, p. 459. [ 566 ] Departe, v. separate, XVI. 317; sever, I. i. 1. 90; part, XXIV. 1399; impart, XVI. 440; pr. s. subj. part, I. i. 9. 86; pp. divided, I. ii. 10. 9; parted, XI. 51; rent, XX. 193.

Departicion, s. divorce, I. iii. 2. 14.

Departing, s. separation, I. iii. 6. 158; XVI. 659; distributing, I. ii. 5. 44.

Depeynt, pp. painted, VIII. 425; Depeynted, XXIV. 100.

Dequace, v. suppress, I. i. 5. 77; put down, I. i. 7. 26; ger. to repress, I. ii. 1. 74.

Dere, v. do harm, I. i. 5. 72.

Dereworthinesse, s. fondness (for), I. ii. 5. 99.

Dereworthly, adv. preciously, X. 39.

Dere-worthy, adj. precious, I. i. 10. 117.

Descry, ger. to describe, XXIV. 97.

Desesperaunce, s. despair, desperation, XVI. 538, 652.

Deslavee, adj. unchaste, inordinate in conduct, XII. 40.

Destenyed, pp. predestined, I. iii. 9. 13.

Desyrously, adv. eagerly, I. iii. 6. 70.

Determinacions, s. pl. ordinances, settlements, I. i. 5. 52.

Determine, adj. fixed, XXIV. 647.

Determine, ger. to end, I. iii. 3. 129; pp. settled, fixed, I. ii. 6. 20.

Determinison, s. determination, definition, I. ii. 13. 30.

Dettour, s. debtor, VI. 31.

Deviacion, s. deviation, going astray, I. iii. 1. 6.

Devoir, s. duty, XVI. 559. (F. text, devoir.)

Devoit, adj. devout, XVII. 115.

Devyn, adj. divine, XVII. 127.

Devynly, adj. divine-like, I. iii. 1. 55.

Devyse, s. device, XXI. 207.

Devyse, v. relate, XX. 97; XXI. 525.

Dew, adj. due, XXI. 51.

Dew-dropys, s. pl. dewdrops, XXIX. 6.

Dewe, s. due; of dewe, duly, XXIV. 1397.

Dewetè, s. duty, due course, IV. 232.

Deydest, 2 pt. s. didst die, were to die, I. i. 9. 65; pt. s. died, VII. 102.

Deyne, v. refl. deign, I. ii. 3. 3.

Deynous, adj. disdainful, I. i. 1. 130; I. i. 2. 143 (see note); I. i. 3. 70; Deynouse, fem. V. 150.

Deyntees, s. dainties, II. 1008.

Diamant, s. diamond, XXIV. 696.

Diffame, pr. pl. defame, I. i. 3. 7.

Diffyne, v. define, V. 463.

Dighteth, pr. s. gets ready, II. 978; pr. s. subj. may (He) arrange or place, X. 84; pp. ornamented, II. 894; XX. 254.

Digne, adj. worthy, V. 457; XIX. 11.

Digned, pp. honoured, X. 39.

Dinne, s. din, noise, I. ii. 9. 31.

Diourn, adj. daily, X. 66.

Diriges, s. pl. dirges, burials, III. 125.

Dirk, adv. in the dark, XXIV. 1256.

Disalowe, v. disapprove of, dispraise, IV. 242.

Disaventure, s. ill fortune, IX. 72.

Disceyvable, adj. deceitful, I. ii. 4. 89.

Disciplyning, s. correction, I. ii. 11. 137.

Disclaunder, v. slander, II. 333; pr. pl. II. 1053; pr. s. speaks slander, I. ii. 8. 74.

Disclaundring, s. slandering, I. ii. 3. 112.

Discomfit, adj. discomfited, sad, XVI. 35.

Discomfiteth, pr. s. discomforts himself, grieves, I. ii. 11. 55; pp. discomforted, I. ii. 11. 57.

Discordaunce, s. disagreement, I. ii. 8. 47.

Discordaunt, adj. discordant, I. i. 9. 106; Discordantes, s. pl. things discordant, I. ii. 8. 54.

Discovert, pp. discovered, made known, XVI. 403.

Discrete, adj. separate, I. iii. 1. 2.

Discryve, v. describe, VIII. 156; IX. 112; XXIV. 778; ger. XXI. 512.

Disencrees, s. decrease, VIII. 202.

Disese, s. misery, woe, XVIII. 265; XX. 377; annoyance, I. i. 1. 20, 28; anger, II. 1260.

Disesed, pp. made wretched, I. i. 1. 31.

Disesely, adj. uncomfortable, I. iii. 1. 172.

Dishevel, adj. dishevelled, XXIV. 139.

Dishonest, adj. shameful, V. 184.

Disloged, pp. banished, XXI. 62.

Dismaye, v. feel dismay, I. ii. 9. 144.

Dispence, s. expence, II. 523; pl. I. i. 7. 107.

Dispende, ger. to spend, VII. 40; XXII. 16; pr. pl. II. 762; Dispent, pp. spent, I. i. 10. 53.

Dispense, ger. to dispense, III. 367. [ 567 ] Dispitous, adj. contemptuous, I. i. 10. 90; spiteful, XII. 26.

Displesaunce, s. displeasure, XVI. 544; XXI. 661; XXV. 19.

Disport, s. amusement, XVI. 98; pl. XVI. 410.

Disporte, ger. to amuse, interest, VIII. 602; v. refl. be merry, VIII. 10; 1 pr. s. refl. throw myself about, tumble and toss, I. i. 3. 102.

Dispreyse, v. blame, I. ii. 6. 91.

Dispyt, s. contempt, II. 712; VIII. 240.

Dissever, v. part, depart, IX. 175; pp. separated, II. 1242.

Disseveraunce, s. separation, XI. 13; XXIV. 783.

Dissimulacion, s. (ill used for simulation), imitation, I. ii. 14. 10.

Dissimulait, adj. full of dissimulation, XVII. 225.

Dissimulen, v. dissimulate, V. 18.

Dissolucioun, s. dissolute conduct, XII. 60.

Distaunce, s. strife, VI. 58; VII. 161; disagreement, II. 1166.

Distempreth, pr. s. intoxicates, XV. a. 7.

Distourbour, s. disturbance, I. iii. 5. 30.

Distraineth, pr. s. constrains, XXIV. 660; pp. afflicted, VIII. 134.

Distruccioun, s. destruction, IX. 88.

Distrye, v. destroy, II. 1235. (In II. 1144, perhaps distry should be discry, i.e. describe.)

Diurnal, adj. daily, VIII. 590.

Do, imp. s. cause, I. i. 1. 83; pp. done, IV. 97; come to an end, XIV. 18; Do way, do (it) away, put (it) aside, abandon (the idea), I. i. 9. 89.

Docke, s. dock (plant), I. i. 2. 167; I. iii. 6. 7.

Doctrine, s. learning, I. ii. 11. 136.

Dole, s. sorrow, woe, X. 10; XXIV. 1098.

Doleful, adj. sad (ones), X. 55.

Dolven, pp. buried, I. ii. 2. 69; wrought, I. i. pr. 11.

Dombe, adj. dumb, I. ii. 5. 98.

Dome, s. judgement, XX. 306; gen. II. 331.

Domesday, s. doom's-day, X. 84.

Don, pp. done; d. but lent, only lent, XXVII. 7.

Donatyf, s. gift, reward, X. 72.

Donet, s. primer, I. ii. 12. 17. See note, p. 475.

Donne, adj. pl. dun, dark, IX. 115.

Dooly, adj. mournful, XVII. 1, 344.

Doon, error for Do, 1 pr. s. subj. do, act, XXIV. 927.

Dotage, s. folly, XV. a. 5, XV. b. 4.

Dote, ger. to be a fool, I. i. 2. 71; v. XXIV. 1047.

Doth, imp. pl. cause, make, XXIV. 1326.

Doublenesse, s. duplicity, XIII. 8.

Douceperes, s. pl. the twelve peers (of Charlemagne), XX. 516.

Douf (old text doif), benumbed (lit. deaf), XVII. 32. See note.

Doule, s. down-feather, II. 1272. See note.

Dour, adj. stern, severe, oppressive, XVII. 437.

Dout, s. fear, II. 697.

Doute, ger. to be feared, IV. 138; 1 pr. s. refl. fear, XXI. 246.

Dradde, 1 pt. s. dreaded; feared, I. i. 3. 74; Drad, pp. frightened, II. 561; afraid, II. 1088.

Draught, s. draught, drawing, I. iii. 7. 102.

Drede, s. dread; withoute d., without doubt, XX. 152.

Drede, ger. to fear, V. 330.

Dredful, adj. timid, V. 348; XVI. 218; fearful, IX. 157; fearful (to offend), XXIII. 10.

Drenche, 1 pr. s. am drowned, I. i. 3. 162.

Dreriheed, s. dreariness, VIII. 9.

Dresse, v. refl. advance, XXIV. 113; address myself, VIII. 203; ger. to direct, XXIV. 179; Dresse, XIII. 62; pr. pl. refl. direct themselves, II. 379; 1 pr. pl. subj. direct our way, go forward, XXI. 215; Dress you, imp. pl. (as s.), direct yourself, go, XXIV. 554; Drest, 1 pt. s. refl. advanced, XX. 456; Dressed, pt. s. refl. advanced, I. iii. 3. 2.

Drive, pp. driven, I. i. 1. 2.

Dropping, pres. pt. dripping, XX. 371.

Drow, pt. s. withdrew, XVI. 806.

Drowpit, pt. pl. drooped, XVII. 157.

Drowry, s. love-token, XVII. 583.

Dualitè, s. duality, doubleness, I. ii. 13. 30.

Duchees, s. pl. duchies, V. 333.

Duëtee, s. duty, VI. 38; IX. 5, 106.

Duleful, adj. grievous, XVII. 309.

Dullen, v. render dull, I. iii. 3. 196.

Duracioun, s. duration, endurance, X. 87. [ 568 ] Duresse, s. hardness, XVI. 703; force, I. iii. 7. 71; constraint, I. i. 6. 157; stress, I. i. 1. 87; cruelty, XVI. 784.

Dureth, pr. s. lasts, I. i. 3. 20.

During, adj. enduring, X. 131.

Dwale, s. a sleeping draught made from the deadly nightshade, XXIV. 998.

Dyamaunt, s. diamond, X. 87.

Dyking, pres. pt. ditching, II. 1043.

Dys, s. pl. dice, XIII. 74.

Dytè, s. ditty, song, poem, VIII. 606; IX. 268; XVII. 1.

 

Ebbe, s. ebb, VII. 143; XIII. 36.

Eche, ger. to increase, I. iii. 1. 147; Eched, pp. I. ii. 8. 79.

Edefye, ger. to build, I. i. 5. 110; v. VII. 77.

Edwyte, v. accuse, reproach, XII. 18.

Ee, s. eye, XXIV. 768. See Eye.

Eet, pt. s. ate, I. i. 8. 55; XX. 90; Eten, pp. eaten, XX. 95.

Effunde, 1 pr. s. pour out, XIX. 25.

Efter, conj. according as, XVII. 106.

Egall, adj. equal, XXIV. 1041.

Egally, adv. equally, impartially, XXIV. 365.

Eglantere, s. sweet-briar, XX. 56, 80. See the note, p. 520.

Eighteth, adj. eighth, I. i. 5. 103.

Eird, s. earth. XVII. 384.

Eirdly, adj. earthly, XVII. 52, 355.

Eke-names, s. pl. nicknames, I. ii. 1. 96.

Elde, s. old age, I. i. 6. 94; I. i. 8. 115.

Elde-faders, s. pl. ancestors, I. ii. 2. 125.

Eleccioun, s. choice, V. 236.

Electuairis, s. pl. electuaries, XVII. 246.

Elementes, s. pl. elements, I. ii. 9. 41.

Elenge, adj. mournful, miserable, XVIII. 115.

Embelisshed, pp. honoured, dignified, X. 104.

Embrouded, pp. embroidered, XXI. 85.

Emeraud, adj. emerald, XXIV. 79; s. pl. XX. 144.

Emispere, s. hemisphere, XXII. 27.

Empryse, s. enterprise, II. 960; design, V. 119; pl. VIII. 416.

Enamayl, s. enamel, XXI. 534.

Enbolded, pp. emboldened, I. i. 2. 23.

Enchace, v. chase, XVI. 416.

Enchesoun, s. reason, V. 429.

Encheynen, ger. to link together, or, to be linked together, I. ii. 6. 4.

Encomberaunce, s. encumbrance, trouble, XVI. 284, 775; XXI. 746.

Encombred, pp. encumbered, hindered, defeated, X. 103.

Encrees, s. increase, II. 72.

Endry, v. suffer, endure, XXIV. 727, 941. See note, p. 547.

Enduced, pp. induced, I. ii. 1. 60.

Endyte, v. indite, VIII. 196; IX. 231; pr. pl. indict, II. 1026.

Endyting, s. composition, inditing, XXII. 65.

Ene, s. pl. eyes, XVII. 157.

Enfame, s. disgrace, I. i. 8. 51; reproach, I. i. 6. 6.

Enfect, pp. infected, stained, XXIV. 217.

Enfeffed, pp. invested (with), possessed (of), XVI. 364.

Enforme, ger. to inform, I. ii. 11. 127; to give information, I. ii. 1. 51; pr. pl. instruct, I. ii. 2. 79.

Enfourmer, s. instructor, I. ii. 2. 87.

Engendrure, s. conception, I. ii. 6. 80; nativity, I. i. 6. 101; pl. I. ii. 9. 174.

Engyn, s. device, XXIV. 535; ingenuity, V. 296.

Enhaunce, ger. to exalt, V. 455; pr. pl. increase, I. ii. 8. 85; pp. advanced, II. 448.

Enlumineth, pr. s. illumines, I. ii. I. 127; pp. I. i. 1. 23.

Enmoysed, pp. cheered, comforted, I. i. 3. 105. See note, p. 456.

Enpeche, v. impeach, accuse, I. i. 6. 86.

Enpeyred, pp. injured, I. i. 6. 8.

Enpight, pp. infixed, I. i. 2. 48.

Enpited, pp. filled with pity, I. ii. 4. 111. (The sole known example of the word.)

Enplede, v. plead against, II. 734.

Enpoysonen, ger. to poison, I. iii. 5. 115.

Enprent, imp. s. imprint, XXIV. 876.

Enprisoned, pp. imprisoned, I. ii. 4. 104.

Ensample, s. example, I. i. 5. 1.

Enseled, pp. sealed, I. i. 9. 94.

Ensure, 1 pr. s. assure, XX. 60, 287; XXI. 52.

Ensyse, s. kind, sort, II. 625.

Entalented, pp. excited, V. 338. See N.E.D.

Entayl, s. cutting; of e., with excellent cutting, XXI. 536. [ 569 ] Entencion, s. intention, design, I. ii. 4. 42; V. 553; XXIV. 908; signification, I. iii. 2. 140; VIII. 431.

Entendaunce, s. service, VII. 173.

Entende, v. intend, XXII. 12.

Entent, s. intent, desire, XVI. 768; XXIV. 206; pl. II. 1159.

Ententyf, adj. attentive, V. 439.

Enterchaunged, pp. interchanged, I. ii. 9. 156.

Entere, adj. entire, XXIV. 354; true, IX. 163.

Entermeting, pres. pt. intermeddling, I. iii. 7. 163.

Entrechangen, v. interchange, I. ii. 9. 176.

Entrecomuned, pp. had communication, I. i. 5. 7.

Entremellen, pr. pl. intermingle, I. i. 5. 14.

Entremes, s. course between two more substantial ones, XVI. 156. See note.

Entreprise, s. enterprise, XVI. 515.

Entune, s. tune, tone, XI. 27.

Entuned, pp. kept in tune, XX. 180.

Enviroun, adv. all round, XXI. 53; Environ, XXIV. 1031.

Envolved, pp. enwrapped, I. i. 1. 111.

Envyroned, pp. surrounded, I. ii. 7. 94; Envyroning, pres. pt. encircling, VIII. 79.

Equipolent, adj. equal in power, XII. 15.

Equivocas, s. pl. words of like meaning, I. iii. 6. 64. See note, p. 482.

Er, adv. sooner, XVIII. 233.

Erber, s. arbour, XXIV. 757.

Erdly, adj. earthly, XXVII. 2.

Ermyne, s. ermine, XX. 243.

Ernest-silver, s. earnest money, I. i. 3. 151.

Erst, adv. soonest; non erst (error for non er), no sooner, XXIV. 167.

Eschaunge, s. change, XIII. 96.

Eschetour, s. an escheator, I. ii. 2. 49.

Eschewing, s. avoidance, avoiding, XVI. 291, 307.

Esclaundre, s. scandal, V. 70.

Esperaunce, s. Hope, XXIV. 1033; Esperans, XVII. 48; on e., in hope, XI. 26.

Esperus, Hesperus, the evening-star, VIII. 612.

Esploit, s. result, success, XI. 57; Esployte, I. i. 5. 20.

Espoire, s. hope, I. ii. 8. 23.

Estate, s. state, XXI. 486; pl. VII. 6.

Et, pr. s. (short for eteth), eats, XIV. 7, 14.

Eterne, adj. eternal, I. iii. 4. 205.

Evangely, s. gospel, II. 97; IV. 217.

Even, adv. close; e. by, close by, XX. 134.

Even-Christen, s. fellow-Christian, III. 430.

Evenforth, adv. continually, I. ii. 11. 21; forwards, I. i. 1. 110.

Evenhed, s. equality, I. iii. 1. 89; I. iii. 5. 150.

Evenlich, adv. equally, I. iii. 4. 62; similarly, I. iii. 3. 95.

Evenliche, adj. equal, I. ii. 2. 122; I. iii. 5. 152.

Even-lyk, adv. exactly so, VIII. 201; exactly, VIII. 194.

Ever, adv. as s. eternity, I. i. 8. 117.

Ever in oon, adv. continually, VIII. 528.

Everich, adj. each one, XX. 151.

Everichon, pron. every one, XX. 168.

Eve-sterre, s. evening-star, I. ii. 13. 96.

Ewage, s. a precious stone having the colour of sea-water, X. 92, 93. See note.

Excitation, s. instigation, I. i. 3. 37.

Excitours, s. pl. exhorters, instigators, I. i. 6. 56.

Excusacion, s. excuse, I. i. 7. 33; V. 471.

Exemplair, s. exemplar, XX. 502.

Exempt, pp. exempted, III. 232.

Expert, adj. experienced, XXIV. 882.

Exploytes, s. pl. successes, successful results, I. i. 5. 69.

Expone, v. recount, XVII. 369; Expowne, imp. s. expound, I. iii. 5. 10.

Expuls, s. expulsion, repulse, XVII. 119.

Extend, s. extent, II. 658.

Eye, s. eye; at e., visibly, I. ii. 6. 16; Eyen, pl. XVI. 266. See Ee.

Eylen, v. ail, XVIII. 116.

Eyre, s. air, I. ii. 8. 48; VIII. 14; Eyr, XIV. 36.

 

Fachioun, s. falchion, curved sword, XVII. 187.

Facound, adj. eloquent, XVII. 268.

Facultees, s. pl. facilities, opportunities, I. i. 2. 29.

Fade, adj. dull, sombre, IV. 102.

[ 570 ] Fade, ger. to cause to wither, I. i. 1. 27; Faidit, pp. XVII. 24.

Fain, adj. glad, XX. 378.

Fair, s. fare, XVII. 403.

Fallas, s. deceit, I. ii. 14. 52, 54.

Falle, v. happen, I. i. 1. 77; XVI. 539; pr. s. is suitable, III. 78.

Falowen, pr. pl. fade, I. ii. 8. 114.

Falsen, ger. to deceive, V. 307; pt. s. gave way, failed, I. ii. 8. 127; was false to, I. i. 2. 92.

Falsetè, s. falsehood, I. ii. 3. 57; pl. I. ii. 1. 73.

Falsheed, s. falsehood, I. iii. 6. 127.

Famed, pp. defamed, II. 341.

Familier, adj. familiar, (once) friendly, I. ii. 7. 108.

Famulers, s. pl. familiar friends, I. ii. 7. 81.

Fand, 1 pt. s. found, XVII. 43.

Fanes, s. pl. vanes, weather-cocks, XXI. 161.

Fantasy, s. fancy, XXI. 597; XXVII. 1; folly, XIV. 20; pleasure, I. i. pr. 26; pl. XXI. 11.

Farced, pp. stuffed, filled, XXIV. 655.

Fare, pr. pl. go, XX. 341; fare, II. 1134; Farn, pp. fared, I. ii. 10. 58.

Fasoun, s. make, XXI. 305, 522; Fassioun, habit, XII. 46.

Faucon, s. falcon, XVI. 413.

Faute, s. lack, VIII. 443; Faut, fault, XXIV. 608.

Fay, s. faith, XVII. 571; XVIII. 115.

Fayn, 2 pr. pl. feign, make a pretence, XXIV. 751.

Fayrhede, s. beauty, I. ii. 3. 124.

Faytours, s. deceivers, II. 148, 327.

Fecht, ger. to fight, XVII. 185.

Federed, pp. feathered, XVI. 146; Fedderit, XVII. 168.

Feffe, ger. to endow, XXIV. 932; pr. s. XVI. 472.

Feill, s. experience, knowledge, XVII. 533.

Feird, adj. fourth, XVII. 216.

Fel, adj. cruel, wicked, XVI. 505; evil, XIII. 77.

Felauship, s. company, XXI. 730.

Felawes, s. pl. companions, XXI. 247.

Feld, pp. overthrown (lit. felled), I. i. 3. 148.

Fele, adj. many, XX. 5; XXIV. 110, 191.

Feled, pp. felt, perceived, I. ii. 1. 86.

Fell, adj. cruel, II. 859; terrible, XVII. 187; Fellest, worst, III. 6.

Felle, v. overturn, V. 234.

Felloun, adj. destructive, XVII. 167.

Felly, adv. cruelly, IX. 76.

Felonous, adj. evil, I. i. 6. 167; wicked, I. ii. 6. 56.

Felterit, pp. entangled, XVII. 163.

Femininitee, s. womanhood, IX. 148.

Feminitee (for Femininitee), s. womanliness, XVII. 80.

Fend, s. the fiend, XXIV. 529; pl. II. 1165.

Fenyeit, pp. feigned, XVII. 66.

Feorthe, adj. fourth, VII. (title).

Fer, adv. far, XXI. 141.

Ferd, 1. pt. s. fared, was, XXIV. 152.

Ferde, s. fear, I. i. 2. 15.

Ferde, adj. pl. afraid, I. ii. 9. 138.

Ferdeth, pr. s. feels fear, I. ii. 7. 42.

Ferdful, adj. timid, I. ii. 7. 43.

Ferdnesse, s. fear, terror, I. i. 1. 9; I. i. 1. 59; I. i. 2. 13; I. ii. 4. 102; I. iii. 1. 123; I. iii. 6. 126.

Fere, s. companion, comrade, I. i. 2. 123; I. i. 5. 128; Feres, pl. X. 88.

Fere, s. fire, VIII. 55; on f., on fire, X. 4.

Ferforth, adv. far onward, I. ii. 10. 66; XXI. 37; far, XXI. 273.

Ferme, to, to farm, on hire, II. 325, 725; III. 83.

Fervence, s. ardour, VIII. 205; X. 130; XXII. 60.

Fervent, adj. severe, XVII. 4.

Fete, adj. neat, XXIV. 473.

Fettes, pr. pl. fetch, II. 471; Fet, pp. I. ii. 13. 40.

Fevers whyte, s. pl. attacks of lovelonging, XVIII. 41. See note.

Feyntyse, s. feigning, deceit, XVI. 385.

Fig; a fig for, XXIV. 685.

Figurait, pp. figured, imaged, XVII. 511.

Fikilnesse, s. fickleness, VI. 19.

Fil, pt. s. came to pass, IV. 43.

Filthes, s. pl. low women, V. 262.

Firre, s. fir, VIII. 73.

Fit, s. bout, XXIV. 984.

Flambing, pres. pt. flaming, X. 130.

Flaming, adj. flame-coloured, XXIV. 793. See note to l. 798.

Flanis, s. pl. arrows, XVII. 167.

Flash, s. sheaf, quiver (?), XVII. 167.

Flawe, adj. yellowish (?), XXIV. 782. See note.

Flebring, s. gossip (?), I. ii. 9. 54. Or is it an error for fabling? [ 571 ] Flees, s. fleece, V. 303; X. 132.

Flete, v. float, XXIV. 311.

Fley, pt. s. flew, XVIII. 219, 221.

Flickering, adj. wavering, I. ii. 5. 104.

Flitte, v. stir, I. i. 1. 79; move, I. i. 9. 69; change, XVI. 639; remove, XX. 489; pr. pl. go away, I. i. 7. 95; Flittinge, pres. pt. volatile, fading, I. ii. 8. 102.

Floon, s. pl. arrows, VIII. 468. See Flanis.

Florished, pp. garnished, III. 26.

Florisshinge, s. adornment, florid use, I. ii. 14. 33.

Flour, s. flower, chief, XXIV. 3; chastity, IV. 108.

Floured, pp. full of flower, VII. 48.

Flowe, pp. flown, II. 1306, 1311, 1344; come, I. i. 1. 128; gone, I. ii. 3. 69.

Flyte, pr. pl. chide, scold, II. 1022.

Foir-speikar, s. first speaker, XVII. 266.

Fol, adj. foolish, XVI. 651.

Folde, pp. enfolded, I. iii. 9. 76.

Fole, s. fool, II. 373; voc. XVIII. 126.

Fon, v. to be foolish, act foolishly, dote, XXIV. 458.

Fond, pt. s. found, VIII. 622.

Fongeth, pr. pl. take, II. 967.

Foole, adj. foolish, XIX. 1.

Foon, s. pl. foes, V. 466; VIII. 280.

For, prep. on account of, I. i. 3. 156; for fear of, II. 880; XVII. 118, 207.

For, conj. because, I. iii. 8. 22; III. 161.

Forayne, adj. foreign, alien, I. i. 2. 56; I. ii. 8. 97.

For-barre, v. bar up, repress, XVI. 259.

Forbed; see Forbit.

Forbere, v. forbear, XXIV. 1341.

Forbit, pr. s. forbids, I. iii. 3. 71; Forbood, pt. s. forbade, II. 701; Forbed, II. 200; Forbode, pp. forbidden, I. ii. 2. 78; Forboden, pp. I. i. 7. 57.

Forbode, s. prohibition, II. 1315.

Forby, adv. by; passe forby, to pass by, to take no notice, XXIV. 329.

Forcast, pp. cast away, VIII. 236.

Force; of f., of necessity, XVII. 202; no f., it is no matter, I. i. 1. 53.

Forcer, s. casket, shrine, XVI. 65.

Fordo, v. annul, III. 218; For-don, pp. destroyed, III. 431.

Fordoinge, s. annulling, I. iii. 8. 63; destruction, I. iii. 1. 11.

Fore-nempned, pp. aforenamed, I. ii. 9. 2.

Forfayture, s. trespass, IV. 133.

For-ferde, pp. pl. extremely afraid, I. i. 6. 135.

Forfeyt, s. injury, XVI. 789.

Forfeytest, 2 pr. s. offendest, I. ii. 14. 75.

Forged, pp. made, XXIV. 1165.

For-gerd, pp. ruined, destroyed, II. 1340. See Stratmann.

Forgete, pp. forgotten, XVI. 662.

Forgo, v. forgo, II. 319.

Forgoing, s. giving up, I. i. 8. 44.

Forgrowen, pp. overgrown, XX. 45.

Forjuged, pp. condemned, I. i. 3. 118; VIII. 274.

Forlane, pp. lit. for-lain, deflowered, XVII. 140.

Forleten, pp. forsaken, I. ii. 11. 45.

Forlyth, pr. s. lies with, IV. 108.

Forncast, pp. forecast, I. i. 6. 73.

For-quhy, adv. because, XVII. 53.

Fors, s. matter, III. 327; V. 273.

Forsake, pp. refused, rejected, XVI. 502.

For-shronk, pp. shrunken up, XX. 358.

Forsoken, pt. pl. forsook, V. 441.

Forswat, pp. covered with sweat, II. 14.

Forswonke, pp. worn with toil, II. 14.

Forswore, pp. forsworn, V. 310.

Fort, adj. strong, XIV. 4.

Forth, adv. forward; do f., go on, V. 327.

For-than, adv. therefore, II. 603.

Fortherer, s. Advancer, Promoter, XXIV. 1033.

Fortheringe, s. helping forward, preparing, I. ii. 3. 105.

Forthren, v. further, II. 1080; pr. s. advances, VIII. 384; pp. I. i. 9. 8.

Forthright, adv. immediately, XX. 439.

For-thy, adv. therefore, V. 264; nat for-thy, all the same, nevertheless, XVI. 3.

Fortunait, adj. afflicted by fortune, XVII. 79.

Fortuned, pp. directed by fortune, XIII. 73.

Forward, adv. afterwards, I. iii. 8. 146.

Forward, s. covenant, agreement, I. i. 9. 96; -warde, I. i. 3. 152.

For-weried, pp. tired out, XXI. 45.

Forweting, s. foreknowledge, I. iii. 2. 159; I. iii. 3. 78. [ 572 ] Forwot, pr. s. foresees, I. iii. 2. 155.

Foryete, v. forget, V. 423; Foryet, pr. s. II. 465; pr. pl. I. ii. 11. 136; pp. I. i. 2. 52.

Foryeting. s. forgetfulness, I. iii. 9. 86.

Foten, pr. pl. foot, dance, XXIV. 586.

Foul, s. a foul or evil fate, II. 60.

Foule, adj. ugly, VIII. 390.

Foulers, gen. fowler's, I. ii. 3. 55.

Foules, s. pl. birds, II. 83.

Foundement, s. foundation, I. i. 5. 111; I. ii. 14. 64.

Foyles, s. pl. leaves, X. 38.

Fra, adv. from, XVII. 7; from the time that, as soon as, XVII. 101.

Fraternitè, s. fraternity, III. 246.

Fraunchyse, s. freedom, XVI. 236, 364; liberality, XVI. 422; privileged place, VIII. 273.

Fraward, adj. froward, XVII. 352.

Fray, ger. to quarrel, XXIV. 682.

Frayne, imp. s. ask, III. 424; 1 pt. s. XXIV. 1275.

Freel-witted, adj. thin-witted, I. iii. 7. 57.

Freesed, adj. very cold, I. ii. 6. 105.

Freisit, pt. s. froze, XVI. 19.

Frele, adj. frail, VII. 22; XXII. 45.

Frend, for Fremd, adj. strange, II. 626.

Frended, pp. befriended, I. iii. 9. 109.

Freres, s. pl. friars, II. 1065; XXIV. 1097.

Fresshe, ger. to refresh, X. 61.

Fret, s. ornament, XX. 152.

Fret, pp. lit. adorned, XXIV. 124; hence, furnished, XIII. 80.

Frete, pr. pl. fret, annoy, XXIV. 940; Fretes, pr. pl. eat, devour, II. 151; Frettith, pr. pl. (or s.), vex, XXIV. 579.

Frith, s. coppice, XVI. 124.

Frivoll, adj. frivolous, hence, poor, base, XVII. 454.

Fro, prep. after, VIII. 233.

Fronsit, pp. wrinkled, XVII. 155.

Frounter, s. first attack, XVI. 176. See note.

Fructif, adj. fruitful, X. 38.

Fructifying, pres. pt. fruit-producing, X. 133.

Fulfilled, pp. filled full, I. ii. 9. 54; V. 301.

Futur, adj. future, I. iii. 3. 177.

Fyle, ger. to file, to whet, VIII. 253, 441.

Fynding, s. food, II. 794.

Fyne, s. end, VIII. 343, 400; XVI. 594.

Fyned, pp. refined, I. ii. 4. 130.

Fynesse, s. fineness, I. ii. 12. 44; Fynenesse, I. ii. 12. 48.

Fyrles, s. without fire, X. 129.

 

Ga, v. go; ga dy, go and die, XVII. 203.

Gabbest, 2 pr. s. talkest idly, I. iii. 4. 171; Gabbeth, pr. s. lies, V. 142.

Gabbing, s. boasting, XVI. 342.

Gader, ger. gather, III. 301; pp. I. i. pr. 98.

Gaincome, s. coming again, XVII. 55.

Gair, s. gore, strip, XVII. 179.

Galeryes, s. pl. galleries, XXI. 165.

Galle, s. gall, bitterness, XIV. 26.

Gan, 1 pt. s. did, XXIV. 274.

Garmound, s. garment, XVII. 164.

Garnement, s. garment, I. iii. 7. 132.

Garnishing, s. ornamentation, XX. 143.

Garnisoun, s. garrison, XVII. 484; complete array, XVI. 175.

Gasteth, pr. s. frightens, I. ii. 7. 76.

Gayneth, pr. s. serves, helps, XVI. 623.

Geder, 2 pr. pl. gather, III. 191; pres. pt. collecting, II. 733.

Gemetrye, s. geometry, I. i. 1. 79.

Generabill, adj. that can be produced, created, XVII. 148, 171.

Generaltee, s. generality, V. 402.

Gentillesse, s. nobility, I. ii. 8. 94.

Gentilwoman, s. gentlewoman, XXI. 133.

Gentyled, pp. ennobled, I. ii. 8. 100.

Gere, s. dress, XX. 26; array, II. 651.

Gernere, s. garner, I. ii. 2. 27.

Geson, adj. scarce, XIV. 9.

Gesse, pr. pl. guess, make guesses, II. 170.

Gest, s. guest, I. ii. 5. 51; pl. II. 531.

Get, pr. s. gets, II. 275; Gete, pp. gotten, obtained, IV. 306; XVI. 67.

Gif, pr. s. subj. grant, XVII. 414.

Gif, conj. if, XVII. 64.

Gigges, s. pl. concubines, II. 759.

Giglot-lyk, adj. like a giglot, like a common woman, XVII. 83.

Ginne, 1 pr. s. begin, XI. 26; pr. pl. I. i. 3. 48.

Ginning, s. beginning, I. i. 3. 61; IX. 88, 253.

Glad, adj. pleasant, XX. 35.

Gladde, ger. to gladden, please, I. ii. 12. 86; pp. X. 99.

[ 573 ] Gladsom, adj. pleasant, X. 43.

Glasse, s. glass, i.e. mirror, I. ii. 1. 83.

Gledes, s. pl. kites, II. 1337.

Gleed, s. glowing coal, VIII. 231; Gledes, pl. I. iii. 7. 37.

Gleyve, s. glaive, sword, XXIV. 544.

Gliterande, pres. pt. glittering, I. ii. 13. 75; Glitterand, II. 134.

Glose, s. explanation, comment, II. 842.

Glose, v. explain (it) away, XXIV. 1260; imp. s. XXIV. 420; pr. s. glosses over (things), dissembles, XXII. 50; pt. pl. flattered, I. ii. 7. 105; pp. commented upon, II. 312.

Glosing, s. explaining, II. 1140; flattery, I. i. 6. 14; deception, I. i. 10. 58.

Glosours, s. pl. flatterers, I. i. 10. 11.

Gloton, adj. gluttonous, devouring, I. iii. 9. 65.

Glotoun, s. glutton, XII. 44.

Glowrand, pres. pl. glowering, lowering, XVII. 191.

Gnat, s. gnat, II. 459.

Gnawen, pp. gnawed, I. ii. 9. 113.

Godliheed, error for Godheed, s. godhead, I. i. 9. 117.

Goer, s. walker (on foot), I. ii. 1. 63.

Goinge, s. departure, I. i. 10. 110.

Gold, s. marigold, XXIV. 1437.

Gold-burned, pp. burnished like gold, VIII. 34.

Goldfinch, s. XX. 89; XXIV. 1368.

Gold-mastling, s. latten, II. 187. See note.

Gong, s. privy, II. 152.

Gonnen, pt. pl. began, VIII. 61; Gonne, VIII. 32.

Goodlihede, s. excellence, IX. 244.

Goodly, adj. courteous, XXI. 367.

Goodly, adj. as s. goodness, I. iii. 2. 99, 104.

Goodly, adv. well, justly, I. iii. 2. 106.

Gospel, s. gospel, truth, I. ii. 3. 38.

Gospell-book, s. gospel, II. 595.

Gostly, adj. spiritual, II. 1118.

Governaunce, s. guidance, VII. 139.

Governayl, s. steersman, II. 1078.

Governed, pp. steered, I. i. 1. 36.

Governeresse, s. mistress, XXII. 71.

Graffen, pr. pl. graft, I. ii. 3. 19; pp. I. ii. 3. 92; gr. in, become grafted into, I. i. pr. 6.

Grame, s. anger, II. 961; XXIV. 320; harm, XI. 55.

Grame, v. make angry, VI. 57.

Gramercy, s. great thanks, XX. 462.

Grane, s. grain, minute particular, XVII. 433. See note.

Graunteth, pr. s. admits (a thing), I. i. 7. 32.

Grave, ger. to engrave, V. 280; pp. buried, VII. 67; XVI. 171; engraved, I. iii. 8. 14.

Gray, adj. gray (referring to the Franciscans), XXIV. 1096.

Grede, 1 pr. s. exclaim, cry out, XVIII. 135.

Gree, s. rank, grade, I. iii. 1. 116; favour, II. 334; XXIV. 28; to take in gr., to receive with favour, XVI. 842.

Greet-named, adj. renowned, I. i. 8. 112.

Greissis, s. pl. grasses, XVII. 425.

Grette, pt. s. greeted, X. 100; XXIV. 772.

Grevaunce, s. grievance, harm, XX. 311.

Greve, v. grieve, VI. 57; Greven, error for Greve, 1 pr. s. subj. grieve, XXIV. 928.

Greves, s. pl. groves, XX. 367.

Greyned, pp. formed like grain, I. ii. 2. 124.

Griffon, s. griffin, II. 86.

Gripe, s. grip, grasp, I. ii. 11. 71.

Grith, s. protection, II. 247.

Grobbed, pp. grubbed, dug round about, I. i. 5. 92.

Grome, s. groom, XXIV. 1433.

Grouf; on gr., in a grovelling posture, XVII. 362. See Gruffe.

Grounde, pp. ground down, VIII. 225.

Grounded, pp., founded, I. ii. 5. 118.

Grucchen, v. murmur, XXIV. 960; grumble, II. 1164; pr. s. subj. may grumble (at), II. 886; murmur at, XXI. 47.

Gruffe, adv. grovelling, VIII. 167.

Grypen, pr. pl. grasp, II. 667.

Gubernatif, adj. governing, relating to government, political, I. i. 6. 120.

Guerdon, s. reward, I. i. 8. 136; VIII. 371; X. 6; XVI. 443.

Guerdoneth, pr. s. rewards, V. 97; pp. XXI. 591.

Guerdoning, s. reward, I. i. 8. 135.

Guerdonles, adj. without reward, VIII. 399.

Guyse, s. way, XXIV. 245.

Gydit, pt. s. guided, XVII. 205.

Gye, v. guide, VIII. 177; XIII. 55; preserve, VII. 79; direct, XXIV. 1250.

Gylour, s. traitor, XII. 74. [ 574 ] Gyse, s. manner, XXI. 9.

Gyte, s. mantle, XVII. 164, 178, 260. See note, p. 522.

Gyves, s. pl. fetters, II. 651.

 

Habirgeoun, s. coat of mail, XVII. 186.

Habit, s. friar's dress, III. 101; dress, I. ii. 11. 121.

Habounde, adj. abundant, X. 126.

Haboundeth, pr. s. abounds, I. i. 1. 75; I. ii. 2. 140.

Habundaunce, s. abundance, VI. 63.

Hace, adj. hoarse, XVII. 338, 445.

Haill, adj. whole, XVII. 73.

Hailsum, adj. wholesome, XVII. 249.

Hait, adj. hot, XVII. 29, 237.

Hale, s. the cry of 'haul,' II. 872.

Haleth, pr. s. draws, I. i. 10. 104.

Halfe, s. side, direction, I. ii. 3. 47; a goddes h., in God's name, I. ii. 4. 147.

Halke, s. nook, I. i. 3. 32; II. 489.

Halowe, pr. pl. consecrate, II. 277.

Halse, 1 pr. s. embrace, XXIV. 1289.

Halt, pr. s. holds, I. ii. 3. 12; VIII. 21; keeps, I. i. 1. 115.

Halte, adj. halt, VI. 43.

Halve, s. side, I. ii. 1. 7; part, I. iii. 7. 32; IV. 120; way, respect, I. ii. 12. 86.

Han, pr. pl. have, possess, I. ii. 5. 42; II. 601.

Hanche, s. haunch, hip, XVII. 187.

Handle, ger. to handle, feel, I. iii. 6. 52.

Hang, pt. pl. hung, XVII. 160.

Hap, s. chance, mere luck, I. i. 3. 121.

Happed, pp. chanced; was happed, had such fortune, XX. 16.

Happy, adj. due to chance, casual, I. i. 3. 157; fortunate, V. 393.

Happyous, adj. chance, casual, I. i. 10. 29.

Harberowed, pp. harboured, lodged, I. ii. 2. 19.

Hard, pt. s. heard, XVII. 143.

Hardily, adv. certainly, XX. 234.

Hardyed, pp. emboldened, I. iii. 7. 30.

Hardyer, adj. more difficult, I. i. pr. 116.

Harlotry, s. evil conduct, II. 1100.

Harneys, s. defensive armour, I. i. 4. 45; XX. 242; Harnes, XVII. 186.

Harse, s. perhaps an error for harm, I. i. 3. 158.

Hart, s. hart, I. ii. 11. 43.

Hasel, s. hazel-bush, I. iii. 6. 5.

Hat, pr. s. is called, II. 454.

Hate, v. hate; hence, put force upon, XVI. 729.

Hate, 1 pr. s. command, bid, XXI. 689. (Better, hote.)

Haunce, pr. pl. enhance, advance, VIII. 430.

Hautayn, adj. haughty, I. iii. 6. 89.

Havelesse, adj. indigent, as one that possesses nothing, XVI. 605.

Haw, adj. wan, dull of colour, XVII. 257; livid, XVII. 340.

Hawe, s. haw, II. 304; sette nat an h., care not a haw, I. i. 7. 100.

Hayles, s. pl. hailstorms, I. iii. 5. 22.

Hayne, s. hatred, dislike, I. i. pr. 102; I. i. 7. 43.

Hecht, 1 pt. s. promised, XVII. 23; pt. s. was named, XVII. 213.

Hede-taking, s. taking heed, I. ii. 4. 67.

Heep, s. crowd, VI. 43.

Heer, s. hair, I. ii. 4. 22 (see note); XIII. 84.

Heerdes, s. pl. herds, I. i. 3. 44.

Hegge, s. hedge, XX. 54, 66.

Heidit, pp. headed, XVII. 168.

Heil, s. health (E. heit) XVII. 334.

Heird, prob. for Heir it, hear it, XVII. 415. Cf. Lowl. Sc. dude, do it (Jamieson).

Heklit, pp. drawn forward over, XVII. 244. Cf. Icel. hekla, hökull.

Helde, v. hold, II. 704; Helden, 3 pr. s. subj. might hold, XXIV. 347 (ungrammatical).

Helded, pp. inclined, poured out, I. i. 4. 19.

Hele, s. health, XXIV. 193, 666; salvation, IV. 343; VII. 24.

Heledest, pr. s. didst conceal, I. i. 7. 117; pp. hidden, I. i. 8. 128 (obviously a false reading; read deled, distributed).

Helen, v. (to) heal, I. ii. 11. 23; pt. s. healed; h. with his hele, healed his heel with, I. i. 5. 45.

Heles, s. pl. heels, IV. 113.

Hell-yates, s. pl. hell-gates, II. 419.

Henne, adv. hence, XVIII. 102.

Hens-forward; from h., from henceforth, I. ii. 10. 144.

Henshmen, s. pl. henchmen, XX. 252.

Hente, v. catch, I. i. pr. 12; seize, I. i. 1. 12; pr. s. catches, I. iii. 4. 115; pt. pl. caught, seized, V. 257; pp. caught, II. 555; seized, XXIV. 1144; gained, I. i. 3. 121.

Heped, pp. heaped, i.e. great, V. 407. [ 575 ] Heraud, s. herald, XVI. 258; pl. XX. 233.

Herber, s. arbour, VIII. 125, 127; XVI. 191; XX. 48; XXI. 48.

Herbergere, s. harbinger, officer who provides apartments, XXI. 268, 389.

Herberowed, pp. lodged, I. ii. 2. 34.

Herberwe, s. harbour, X. 35; Herbery, shelter, XVII. 403.

Herdes, s. pl. shepherds, II. 339.

Here, s. hair, XX. 332.

Here, pron. her, V. 70, 71; IX. 111.

Here-toforn, adv. formerly, I. i. 8. 6.

Hernes, s. pl. corners, II. 489.

Herre, s. hinge; out of h., off the hinge, IV. 185. A.S. heorr.

Herted, pp. hardened, strengthened, I. iii. 7. 91.

Hertely, adj. dear to my heart, XI. 23; Hertly, severe, VIII. 139.

Hest, s. promise, VIII. 319; Heste, VIII. 571; command, III. 106; pl. commands, II. 209; V. 354.

Hete, s. heat, XXIV. 1379.

Hete, v. be called (probably an error for hote), I. ii. 6. 86. See Hote.

Heth, s. heath, XXIV. 755.

Hethenesse, s. pagan country, VI. 17.

Heve, s. the cry of 'heave,' II. 872. See note.

Heven-kay, s. the key of heaven, II. 865.

Hevye, ger. to be sorrowful, I. i. 4. 4.

Hewe, ger. to hew, IX. 158.

Hewmound, s. helmet, XVII. 186.

Hey, interj. hey! II. 890.

Heyr, s. heir, successor, XVIII. 180 (see note); pl. III. 207.

Highnes, s. exaltation, II. 116.

Hight, pr. s. is named, XXI. 169; 2 pr. pl. XXII. 23; do h., are called, XXIV. 145; 1 pt. s. promised, XXIV. 1319; pp. promised, VIII. 319; IX. 97.

Hildeth, pr. s. pours out, I. ii. 1. 13.

Hing, pt. s. hung, XXIV. 1201; Hingen, pt. pl. I. i. 4. 36; pres. pt. hanging, XXIV. 139. See Hong.

Hit, pr. s. hits, XVIII. 203.

Ho, s. proclamation, XXIV. 270. See note.

Hogges, s. pl. hogs, I. i. pr. 121.

Hoir, adj. lit. hoary, XVII. 163; old, feeble, XVII. 338, 445. See Hore.

Hold, s. fortress, II. 475.

Holden, pp. beholden, I. ii. 4. 122; compelled, I. iii. 7. 120; Holde, pp. bound, IV. 7.

Hole, adj. whole, IV. 226; XVIII. 7; entire, XXIV. 302; trustworthy, XIII. 39.

Hole, adv. wholly, II. 212; XXIV. 322.

Holownesse, s. hollow vault, concave, I. ii. 9. 109.

Holpen, pp. helped, I. ii. 12. 23.

Holtes, s. pl. woods, copses, VIII. 119; IX. 47.

Honde, s. hand, IV. 384.

Hong, v. hang, XX. 245; Hongen, pr. pl. IV. 263; Hong, pt. s. hung, II. 8; Honged, pp. hung on, II. 1042. See Hing.

Hony, s. honey, I. i. 2. 46; I. ii. 9. 38; XXIV. 1040.

Honyed, adj. full of honey, I. ii. 14. 24.

Hony-soukels, s. pl. honeysuckles, I. iii. 6. 6.

Hookes, s. pl. hooks, I. i. 10. 105.

Hool, adj. as adv. wholly, XVI. 234; in full, XXI. 628.

Hoolly, adv. wholly, XXII. 14.

Hoolsom, adj. wholesome, VIII. 14; X. 36; XX. 6.

Hoomlinesse, s. plainness of speech, V. 132.

Hoot, adj. hot, VIII. 136.

Hoppen, pr. pl. dance, II. 872.

Hore, adj. pl. hoary, old, hence bare (as trees in winter), VIII. 119; IX. 47. See Hoir.

Horisons, s. pl. prayers, I. iii. 9. 92.

Horn, s. horn; give us an horn, scoff at us, XXIV. 1390.

Horowe, adj. dirty, II. 1097.

Hors, s. pl. horses, XX. 201, 274.

Hors-harneys, s. horse-trappings, XX. 218, 226, 237.

Hospítall, s. hospital, XVII. 382.

Hostel, s. lodging, I. i. 2. 57.

Hote, v. be called, I. ii. 4. 139; Hoten, have a name, XVIII. 185; Hote, pt. s. was named, XXIV. 159; pp. called, XXIV. 741.

Houge, adj. huge, great, II. 1109.

Houres, s. pl. services, as matins, &c., XVIII. 70. See note.

Houselin, ger. to receive the eucharist, II. 1211.

Houten, pr. pl. hoot, shout, II. 872.

How, adv. however, XXIV. 207.

How, adj. hollow, XVII. 157.

Howsinge, s. building of houses, III. 296.

Hude, s. hood, XVII. 244. [ 576 ] Huisht, adj. silent, I. ii. 7. 122. See below.

Huissht, interj. whist! peace! I. i. 5. 90.

Hulfere, s. holly, VIII. 129.

Hy, s. haste; in hy, XVII. 361; XXIV. 268, 698.

Hye, v. refl. hasten, I. iii. 5. 71; IX. 33; imp. pl. refl. XXI. 244; pr. s. I. iii. 4. 98.

Hyly, adv. highly, IX. 185.

Hynd, s. hind, I. ii. 11. 43.

Hyne, s. hind, farm-labourer, II. 26.

 

I-cleped, pp. called, II. 73.

Ideot, s. idiot, I. i. 9. 87; pl. I. ii. 1. 94.

Idole, s. image, XVII. 507.

Ilke, adj. same, I. i. 3. 80; I. i. 9. 62.

Impedimentes, s. pl. hindrances, I. ii. 6. 96.

Imperciable, adj. impervious, not to be pierced, I. i. 4. 45.

Imperfite, adj. imperfect, III. 186, 199.

Importáble, adj. unbearable, I. i. 1. 108; V. 26.

Impossible, s. a thing impossible, I. ii. 4. 152; Impossible, VII. 12.

Imprentit, pp. imprinted, XVII. 508.

Impression, s. impression, I. ii. 9. 32.

In principio, first verse of St. John's gospel, III. 136.

Inchaungeable, adj. unchangeable, I. i. pr. 52.

Inclose, pp. included, I. iii. 4. 164.

Incommoditè, s. inconvenience, I. iii. 8. 141.

Inconvenience, s. unfitness, I. iii. 4. 139; mistake, I. ii. 4. 153.

Inconvenient, adj. unfitting, I. iii. 9. 12.

Ind, adj. blue, XXIV. 78; Inde, pl. VIII. 127.

Indifferent, adj. impartial, I. i. 7. 34.

Inductatife, adj. capable of being reduced, I. ii. 13. 48.

Infame, s. ill fame, disgrace, I. i. 8. 49; ill report, I. i. 6. 70.

Infected, pp. impaired, XXIV. 1053.

In-fere, adv. together, II. 1212; V. 458; XVIII. 78, 263, 273; XXI. 407; fully, XXI. 602.

Inflat, pp. inflated, blown, XVII. 463.

Infortune, s. misfortune, IV. 49.

Inhaunsing, s. enhancing, II. 112.

Inke, s. ink, I. i. pr. 15.

Inly, adv. inwardly, extremely, XX. 113; very, XXI. 515, 747.

In-middes, prep. amid, XXI. 55.

Inne, s. inn, lodging, II. 977.

Inne, adv. within, in, XVIII. 62.

Innominable, adj. unnameable, I. i. 9. 55; I. ii. 4. 53.

Inobedience, s. disobedience, XXIII. 12.

Inpossession, s. an error for 'imposition,' i.e. the imposing of a name, I. ii. 4. 141. See the note.

Input, pp. placed in, implanted, I. ii. 2. 120.

Inseër, s. investigator, looker into, I. iii. 1. 141; I. iii. 9. 91; reader, I. iii. 1. 25; pl. I. ii. 1. 103.

Insight, s. perception, I. ii. 6. 96.

Inspiracion, s. inspiration, I. ii. 1. 13.

Insuffisance, s. insufficiency, I. i. 9. 13.

Insuffysaunt, adj. insufficient, I. i. 4. 63.

Intent, pr. s. means, XXIV. 1370.

Intere, adj. entire, sincere, XIII. 31.

In-to, prep. in, XVII. 212.

Intrucioun, s. intrusion, I. i. 1. 17.

Inwit, s. conscience, I. i. 4. 17.

I-paynted, pp. painted, II. 135.

I-perled, pp. adorned with pearls, II. 158.

Ipocryte, s. hypocrite, XII. 65.

Irrecuperable, adj. irrecoverable, I. ii. 1. 34.

Is, pron. them, II. 941.

Issewe, s. issue, flow, XVI. 52.

Itinerarie, s. road-book, guide, X. 64.

Ivorie, s. ivory, XI. 3.

 

Jangeling, adj. prattling, vain, I. iii. 6. 89.

Jangle, ger. to prattle, XVI. 744; pr. s. prates, II. 791; XVI. 333.

Janglers, s. pl. praters, I. i. 4. 64.

Jangles, s. pl. idle words, I. ii. 9. 93.

Janglinge, s. discord, I. ii. 9. 52; gossip, I. i. 5. 19; pl. babblings, I. ii. 14. 10.

Jape, s. jest, I. i. 10. 87; XXI. 348; pl. XXII. 53.

Jay, s. jay, I. i. pr. 30; II. 791.

Jeuse, s. juice, I. iii. 5. 115.

Jocounde, adj. jocund, pleasant, V. 475.

Joleyvinge, pres. pt. cheering, I. i. 1. 126.

Jolif, adj. happy, XXIV. 177; spruce, XXIV. 473.

Jonesse, s. Youth, XXII. 69.

Jorned, 1 pt. s. journeyed, XXIV. 72.

Journey, s. day's work, I. i. 5. 31. [ 577 ] Jowall, s. jewel, XVII. 521.

Joynt, pp. as s. a thing closed, II. 220.

Jumpere, v. jumble together; conne j., know how to mix, I. i. pr. 30.

Jupardye, s. risk, peril, VIII. 475.

Juparting, s. jeoparding, risking, VIII. 419.

Jurisdiccioun, s. jurisdiction, VIII. 271.

Justes, s. pl. jousts, tournaments, XX. 282.

Justificacion, s. justification, I. ii. 13. 88.

Juventè, s. youth, VII. 11.

Juyse, s. penalty, XVI. 622.

 

Kalends, s. the beginning, VII. 146.

Kele, ger. to cool, XXIV. 775.

Kembe, pr. pl. comb, II. 306; Kemmit, pp. XVII. 222.

Kend, pp. known, XVII. 380.

Kendillis, pr. s. kindles, takes fire, XVII. 30.

Kepe, s. heed, XVIII. 207; I take no kepe, I take no heed, XVI. 267.

Kepen, 1 pr. s. (for Kepe), take care, XXIV. 684.

Kepten, pp. (false form, for Kept), kept, XXIV. 526.

Kerve, v. cut, XII. 121; pr. pl. V. 245.

Kidde, pt. s. shewed, V. 314; Kid, pp. made known, I. iii. 5. 70.

Kind, s. nature, XIII. 80.

Kinde, adj. natural, XXII. 29.

Kinges of armes, s. pl. kings-at-arms, XX. 220.

Kinrede, s. kindred, I. ii. 2. 113; V. 2; pl. III. 8.

Kinrest, s. rest for the people, time of rest, I. i. 5. 103. See the note.

Kirk, s. church, XVII. 117.

Kite, s. kite, XXIV. 1416.

Kith, s. native country, I. i. pr. 123.

Knette, v. knit, weave, suggest, I. i. 7. 39; Knitten, pr. pl. accept, lit. knit together, I. ii. 5. 34; imp. s. knit, fasten, XI. 17; pp. knit, IX. 171; Knit, pp. chosen, I. ii. 8. 62.

Knitting, s. choosing friends, I. ii. 8. 19.

Knot, s. knot, a fanciful term for the bliss for which a man strives, the summum bonum, I. ii. 4. 140.

Knowers, s. pl. men who know (it), I. ii. 8. 28.

Knowing, s. knowledge, I. ii. 9. 17.

Knowlegeden, pt. pl. acknowledged, I. i. 6. 157.

Knowleginge, s. knowledge, I. i. 8. 99; meaning, I. i. pr. 29.

Knyf, s. knife, II. 241.

Kyme, s. wretch, II. 695. See note.

Kynde, adj. kindred, I. i. 6. 49.

Kyndely, adj. natural, I. i. pr. 36; I. ii. 3. 52.

Kythen, v. (to) manifest, V. 224; imp. pl. shew, VI. 42.

 

Laborious, adj. full of endeavour, VII. 69.

Lacche, ger. to seize, grasp, I. i. 3. 51.

Lace, s. tie, bond, XI. 17.

Laced, pp. bound, I. i. 3. 144.

Lache, 2 pr. s. subj. loosen (it), let go, or perhaps, turn coward, relax, I. ii. 14. 83. F. lâcher.

Lacke, v. fail, III. 222.

Lacked, pp. dispraised, I. i. 8. 104; I. i. 10. 83.

Lacking, s. blaming, I. ii. 8. 33; dispraise, I. iii. 2. 112.

Ladde, 2 pt. pl. led, I. i. 3. 76; pp. IX. 219.

Lade, pp. laden, XX. 305.

Ladels, s. pl. cross-paths, by-paths, I. i. 3. 42. (See note, p. 456.)

Laft, pt. s. remained, XX. 364.

Lak, s. reproof, blame, reproach, XVII. 276.

Lake, s. linen cloth, X. 70.

Lakken, pr. pl. blame, V. 192.

Lamentacious, adj. mournful, I. i. 1. 128.

Lanes, s. pl. pathways, tracks, I. i. 3. 41.

Langoring, adj. full of langour, swooning, I. ii. 14. 59.

Lapwinges, s. pl. lapwings, II. 1339.

Larder, s. larder (i.e. slaughter), I. ii. 14. 13.

Large, adj. loose, too free, IX. 157; liberal, XVI. 455.

Large, s.; at hir l., at freedom, free, VIII. 329; at your l., IX. 15.

Largesse, s. bounty, II. 511; XVIII. 157; XXI. 318.

Larson, s. larceny, II. 323.

Las, adj. pl. less, XXI. 439.

Lasse, adj. less, I. ii. 9. 77; IV. 109.

Lasshed, pt. pl. burst, ran forth, flowed, I. i. 6. 71.

Last, pt. pl. lasted, XX. 288.

Lat, adj. late, behindhand, II. 457.

Lattit, pp. hindered, XVII. 27.

Lauch (for Leuch?), pt. s. laughed, XVII. 231 (or infin. to laugh).

Laudest, 2 pr. s. praisest, I. i. 10. 76. [ 578 ] Laughande, pres. pt. laughing, I. i. 1. 47.

Laundë, s. glade, VIII. 120; XVIII. 61.

Laureat, adj. made of laurel, X. 68.

Laurer, s. laurel, VIII. 65; IX. 238; XX. 158; -tree, XX. 109.

Lauriole, s. laurel crown, X. 73.

Laverok, s. lark, X. 82.

Lawde, s. praise, XXIV. 1332.

Lawest, adj. lowest, XVII. 298.

Lawfully, adv. in a low tone, XVII. 312.

Lawn, s. lawn covering, lawn kerchief, XVII. 423.

Lay, s. lea, XVIII. 285.

Lay, s. lay, song, I. iii. 7. 53.

Lay, s. law, faith, belief, V. 433.

Lay-fee, s. fee belonging to laymen, II. 686, 741.

Layser, s. leisure, XI. 41.

Lazarous, s. leprous person, leper, XVII. 343, 531.

Leche, s. physician, I. iii. 7. 79; X. 42.

Lechecraft, s. healing, I. iii. 9. 69.

Lectorn, s. lectern, XXIV. 1382.

Leed, s. lead, II. 160.

Leef, adj. lief, dear, longed for, XXI. 694.

Leefful, adj. permissible, VII. 75.

Leefly, adj. permissible, I. ii. 14. 8.

Leel, adj. loyal, II. 755.

Lees, s. lie, V. 444.

Leet, pt. s. caused; leet do crye, caused to be cried or proclaimed, IV. 174.

Leffer, adj. liefer, XXIV. 1130.

Lefful, adj. permissible, I. iii. 2. 51; Leful, I. i. 3. 129.

Lefte, 1 pt. s. remained, V. 443; XXI. 190; abandoned, IV. 342; Leften, error for Left, pp. left, XXIV. 1166.

Lege, adj. liege, III. 10.

Legeaunce, s. allegiance, VIII. 551.

Legende, Legend, V. 316. See note.

Legge, v. allege, XXIV. 1065; Legen, pr. pl. allege, I. i. 7. 73; Leged, pp. alleged (to be), I. ii. 2. 103.

Legistres, s. pl. lawyers, I. ii. 2. 69.

Leid, s. lead, XVII. 155.

Leid, s. person, man, XVII. 449.

Leif, ger. to live, XVII. 384.

Leir, ger. to learn, XVII. 479.

Lemes, s. pl. rays, X. 116.

Lemman, s. leman, II. 883; gen. II. 338.

Lene, pr. s. subj. may lend, I. iii. 9. 78.

Lene, adj. lean, weak, V. 408.

Leneth, pr. s. leans, inclines, I. ii. 6. 53.

Lenger, adv. the longer, XVI. 678.

Lengest, adv. longest, I. ii. 9. 86.

Lent, s. spring, XVII. 5.

Lepre, s. leprosy, IV. 349.

Lere, ger. to learn, XX. 229; pp. learned, II. 754.

Lerne, ger. to learn, to be taught, XVI. 535; 2 pr. pl. teach, I. i. 4. 41; pp. instructed, XVI. 635.

Lese, ger. to lose, II. 591; IV. 295; 2 pr. s. I. i. 8. 131; pr. s. XVI. 388; pr. pl. XVI. 588; imp. pl. VII. 87.

Lesers, s. pl. losers, I. i. 10. 62.

Lesing, s. losing, loss, I. ii. 7. 65; I. ii. 10. 120.

Lesing, s. falsehood, lie, XVIII. 238; XXI. 263; XXIV. 422; pl. I. i. 6. 159; VIII. 421.

Leste, pt. s. lasted (or, might last), I. i. 5. 32.

Let, pr. s. letteth, lets, VIII. 464.

Let, pr. s. hinders, I. i. 1. 119.

Let, pr. s. leads, I. iii. 9. 11.

Lete, v. let go, spare, let alone, XX. 215; Let, v. pretend, XVI. 583; Lete, 2 pr. pl. allow to be, III. 362; Let commaunde, caused men to command, XXIV. 296.

Let-games, s. pl. hinderers of sport, I. i. 3. 124; I. i. 4. 61.

Lethy, adj. weak, I. iii. 7. 101.

Lette, v. hinder, III. 289; VIII. 251; ger. to prevent, II. 1189; pp. hindered, I. i. 8. 100.

Letting, s. hindrance, I. i. 9. 114.

Lettours, s. pl. hinderers, I. i. 3. 126.

Lettred, pp. learned, XXIV. 302.

Leude, adj. ignorant, I. i. pr. 16.

Leudnesse, s. ignorance, want of skill, I. i. pr. 19.

Leve, s. belief, II. 1135.

Leve, adj. pl. dear ones, IV. 354.

Leve, v. leave, abandon, XVI. 534; pr. s. leaves off, ceases, I. ii. 5. 46; remains, I. ii. 4. 7; is left, XVI. 668; pp. left, I. i. 7. 22; neglected, I. ii. 9. 191.

Leven, ger. to believe, II. 895; V. 56; v. I. ii. 13. 130; 1 pr. s. XVI. 710; imp. s. XVIII. 237; pp. I. i. 4. 69.

Lever, adv. sooner, rather, I. ii. 10. 71; VIII. 535.

Leves, s. pl. leaves, XXIV. 519.

Lewed, adj. ignorant, II. 146, 970; Lewde, unskilful, XIX. 1; ill-omened, XVIII. 50.

Leyser, s. leisure, V. 129; XIX. 13; Leysar, I. i. 2. 43. [ 579 ] Lich, adj. like, similar, I. i. 5. 42; II. 303; XXIV. 696; Liche, pl. alike, I. i. 5. 46.

Liche, adv. alike, XXI. 117.

Liere, s. Liar, XXIV. 1242.

Lift, adj. left, I. i. 1. 111; I. ii. 1. 6.

Lige, adj. liege, VI. 9.

Ligeaunce, s. allegiance, I. i. 6. 165; VI. 37.

Ligge, ger. to lie, I. ii. 6. 90; Lig, v. II. 4; 2 pr. pl. lodge, III. 81; pr. pl. lie still, III. 181.

Liggen, 2 pr. pl. lay, III. 46. (Incorrectly used.)

Light, adj. easy, IV. 218; Lighter, comp. I. ii. 12. 202.

Light, s. lightning, XIV. 37. See note. As 'lightning' is certainly meant, a better reading would be leyt.

Lighte, pr. s. subj. may alight, alight, X. 83; pt. s. I. i. 2. 5.

Lightinge, pres. pt. shining; suche lightinge, giving such a kind of light, I. ii. 6. 101.

Lightles, adj. deprived of light, I. i. 1. 20.

Lightly, adv. easily, I. ii. 5. 121; XVI. 426.

Lightsom, adj. light, XVI. 405; pleasant, X. 30.

Lignes (?), I. ii. 3. 10; see note, p. 467.

Limitacion, s. boundary, limit, III. 85.

Limitors, s. pl. friars begging within a fixed limit, III. 83.

Limmes, s. pl. limbs, IV. 260; XXIV. 228.

Linet, s. linnet, XXIV. 1408.

Lipper, adj. belonging to lepers, XVII. 438; leprous, XVII. 372.

Lipper-leid, s. leper-folk, XVII. 451.

Lisse, s. comfort, alleviation, I. ii. 14. 3.

Lissen, v. ease, relieve, XVIII. 245; pp. I. iii. 6. 13.

List, pr. s. is pleased, I. i. 3. 35; XVI. 455; pr. s. prefers, likes, XVII. 256; List, 2 pr. pl. are (you) pleased, XVI. 276; pr. s. subj. may please, IX. 63; pt. s. subj. (it) should please, IX. 255.

Listed, pp. listened, IX. 29.

Listis, s. pl. borders, XVII. 179.

Living, pres. pt. living, existing, (but perhaps an error for leming, i.e. shining), X. 24. See note.

Livinges, s. pl. modes of life (?), I. ii. 1. 119 (perhaps an error for livinge).

Lodemanage, s. pilotage, steering, XIII. 61.

Lodesterre, s. lode-star, guiding star, XVI. 257.

Loënge, s. praise, IV. 371.

Logge, s. lodge, VIII. 585.

Logged, pp. lodged, I. i. 2. 18.

Logging, s. lodging, abode, XVI. 82.

Loke, ger. to look, I. iii. 6. 97; pr. s. subj. let (him) see, II. 834; Lokeden, pt. pl. looked, I. i. 7. 105.

Lokers, s. pl. onlookers, I. i. 5. 71.

Lollers, s. Lollards, II. 73, 88.

Londe, s. country, II. 1138.

Londlees, adj. landless, II. 73.

Lond-tillers, s. pl. farmers, I. i. 3. 32.

Longeth, pr. s. belongs, I. ii. 9. 78; II. 965; XVI. 53; is suitable, XXIV. 408; pt. s. XXI. 518.

Loos, s. praise, I. i. 7. 26; fame, VI. 8; badde l., ill fame, I. i. 6. 179.

Lordlych, adj. lordly, II. 1052.

Lore, s. teaching, I. i. 4. 48; IX. 220.

Lore, pp. lost, II. 731, 986.

Lorell, s. abandoned wretch, II. 374, 1138.

Lorn, pp. lost, I. i. 4. 28; I. ii. 3. 77.

Lose, s. praise; out of lose, to my dispraise, IX. 234.

Losed, pp. praised, I. i. 8. 113, 126.

Losel, s. abandoned wretch, I. ii. 2. 49.

Losengeour, s. flatterer, I. ii. 2. 52.

Losengery, s. flattery, II. 635; III. 202.

Lothe, adj. hated, I. i. 3. 37; pl. hostile ones, IV. 354.

Lother, adj. more loath, XVIII. 160.

Lough, pt. s. laughed, XXI. 279.

Loupe, s. a hard knot in a gem, X. 92, 93. See note.

Loute, v. bow down, II. 181; pt. pl. I. i. 10. 10.

Loutinges, s. salutations, respects, I. i. 5. 116.

Loveday, s. day of reconciliation, I. i. 2. 95.

Lowe, s. blaze; on a l., in a blaze, V. 61.

Lowed, pp. set low, put down, I. iii. 6. 11.

Lucerne, s. lantern, XIX. 23; XXIV. 632.

Lucifer, the morning-star, IX. 115.

Luifferis, s. pl. lovers, XVII. 140.

Luifis, gen. sing. love's, of love, XVII. 22. [ 580 ] Lure, s. lure, enticement, II. 88; XVI. 634.

Lurken, pr. pl. lurk, I. i. 8. 80.

Lust, s. pleasure, I. i. pr. 74; XXIV. 272.

Lust, pr. pl. please, are pleased, XX. 590.

Lusty, adj. pleasureable, I. iii. 1. 129. adv. jollily, II. 434.

Lyart, adv. gray, XVII. 162.

Lybel, s. bill (of divorce), I. iii. 2. 14; XVII. 74. (See note, p. 480.)

Lyf, s. person, IV. 86.

Lyfelich, adj. lively, I. iii. 9. 107; life-giving, I. i. pr. 12.

Lyke, v. please, XXIV. 394; pr. s. impers. XVIII. 43.

Lykinge, adj. pleasant, I. i. pr. 74; delicate, III. 297.

Lykly, adj. similar, II. 1303.

Lynde, s. dat. lime-tree, IX. 256.

Lynes, s. pl. lines, I. iii. 8. 7. See the note, p. 483.

Lynx, s. lynx, I. ii. 8. 104.

Lyoun, s. lion, II. 1317.

Lyre, s. complexion, hue, XVII. 339.

Lyte, s. little, XVIII. 42; XX. 205; adv. VIII. 413.

Lyther, adj. vicious, XVIII. 14.

Lyvelode, s. livelihood, I. iii. 5. 104; Lyvelod, II. 34.

 

Maculait, adj. stained, XVII. 81.

Mad, pp. made, XIII. 12; written, I. iii. 9. 84.

Madding, s. madness, V. 131.

Maist, adv. most, XVII. 52.

Maistres, s. mistress, I. iii. 4. 227.

Maistrye, s. mastery, power, I. i. 3. 128; miracle, II. 900.

Make, s. companion, V. 57; IX. 56; XVIII. 183.

Makers, s. pl. poets, I. iii. 4. 258.

Making, s. composition of poetry, IX. 237; poem, II. 1066.

Malapert, adj. malapert, XXIV. 737.

Male, s. bag, II. 145.

Male-Bouche, s. Scandal, VIII. 260; IX. 84; XVI. 741; XX. 580.

Manace, s. threat, II. 1370.

Manace, v. menace, XVI. 615.

Manerlesse, adj. devoid of good manners, rude, XVI. 714.

Manlich, adj. manly, I. ii. 4. 46.

Manna, s. manna, I. iii. 9. 98; II. 784.

Maple, s. maple-tree, XVIII. 283.

Marchandry, s. trade, II. 800.

Marcial, adj. warlike, I. i. 5. 29.

Margarettes, s. pl. daisies, XXI. 57.

Margarit-perle, s. pearl, I. iii. 1. 35; pl. I. iii. 1. 37.

Marjolain, s. marjoram, XXI. 56.

Market-beters, s. pl. haunters of the market, II. 871.

Mars, i.e. ordeal by combat, I. i. 7. 11.

Martyr, s. martyr, I. i. 7. 115; pl. Martres, V. 316; XXIV. 1376.

Martyre, ger. to be martyred, IV. 341; Martred, pp. martyred, full of martyrdom, I. ii. 9. 108.

Mase, s. maze, XXI. 17, 32.

Mased, pp. amazed, confused, I. i. 3. 103; perplexed, XXI. 38.

Masonry, masonry, s. XXI. 53.

Masseday, s. day when mass is said, I. i. 5. 103.

Mast, s. mast (of a ship), XXIV. 88.

Maste, s. mast fallen from trees, beech-mast, I. i. 3. 42.

Mate, adj. depressed, XVI. 35.

Mated, pp. overcome, I. i. 1. 120.

Matens, s. pl. matins, XXIV. 1353.

Mater, s. matter, I. iii. 9. 85.

Maugrè, prep. in spite of, II. 886; V. 232; m. me, in spite of myself, unwillingly, I. iii. 3. 114.

Maugrè, s. ill will, XVI. 240; Maugree, dislike, V. 376; displeasure, I. ii. 6. 53.

Maundëments, s. pl. commandments, II. 633.

Mavis, s. thrush, XVII. 430; XXIV. 798.

May, pr. s. can (do a thing), I. ii. 7. 131.

Mayntenaunce, s. abetting, II. 1256.

Maynteynours, s. pl. maintainers, abettors, II. 302, 801.

Mayre, s. mayor, I. ii. 6. 132.

Maysterfully, adv. tyrannously, II. 656.

Maysters, s. pl. masters, II. 1115.

Maystreship, s. sovereignty, I. ii. 3. 40; rank of a master, II. 1122.

Maystresse, s. mistress, I. i. 4. 18.

Maystry, s. mastery, II. 1117; superior powers, I. ii. 2. 23. (That wolden m. me have, who wished me to have authority.)

Me, indef. pron. one, I. i. pr. 68; I. i. 1. 18; I. ii. 11. 10; I. iii. 8. 10; XXI. 22.

Mede, s. reward, II. 944.

Meded, pp. rewarded, I. ii. 9. 98; I. iii. 2. 11.

Medefully, adv. deservedly, I. iii. 2. 37. [ 581 ] Medlest, pr. s. takest part, interferest, I. i. 7. 111; pp. mingled, I. ii. 13. 76; I. iii. 7. 33; XVI. 657.

Medle-tree, s. medlar, XX. 86, 442.

Medlinge, pres. pt. meddling, I. ii. 10. 51; mixture, I. ii. 1. 92; interference, I. i. 6. 77.

Meedful, adj. meritorious, III. 178.

Mees, s. pl. dwellings, houses, V. 334. O.F. mes, meis, meix, 'ferme ... habitation, démeure'; Godefroy.

Meid, s. reward, recompense, XVII. 277.

Melancolious, adj. melancholy, XX. 314.

Meldrop, s. hanging drop of mucus, XVII. 158.

Meles, s. pl. meals, II. 1036.

Mell, v. meddle, II. 857.

Memorial, s. memory, XXIV. 876.

Memour, s. memory, XVII. 465.

Mene, adj. intermediate, I. ii. 12. 56; middle, XXIV. 652.

Mene, s. mean, intermediate, III. 162; mean, I. iii. 5. 53; middle course, III. 170; mediator, I. ii. 2. 100; method, way, I. i. pr. 54; moderation (?), I. ii. 10. 43.

Mening, s. intention, XVI. 393; pl. I. i. 8. 30.

Merchande, s. (perhaps) merchants' meeting, VII. (title).

Merciable, adj. merciful, II. 96; XXII. 62; XXIV. 645.

Merciably, adv. mercifully, I. iii. 9. 73.

Merle, s. blackbird, XVII. 430.

Mervayl, s. marvel, XXI. 648.

Mery, adj. pleasant, I. ii. 9. 131.

Mes, s. dish, course of meats, XVI. 154.

Meschauncë, s. misfortune, VII. 179.

Mescreaunce, s. unbelief, VI. 50.

Mesurabelly, adv. with moderation, XVI. 248.

Mesurable, adj. moderate, V. 350.

Mesure, imp. s. moderate, X. 119.

Mete-borde, s. dining-table, I. ii. 2. 61.

Metely, adj. moderate, i.e. of middle height, XXI. 79.

Metricians, s. pl. men skilled in metre, XXIV. 30.

Mevable, adj. moveable; i.e. (more) moveable, XIV. 36.

Meve, ger. to move, I. i. 1. 109; pr. s. moves, V. 432; 2 pt. pl. discussed, I. iii. 5. 158.

Mevinges, s. pl. motions, I. ii. 9. 45.

Meward; to m., towards me, i. ii. 9. 123.

Mewe, s. mew, coop; in mewe, under restraint, XVI. 338.

Mewet, adj. mute; in m., in a tone unheard, to myself, XXIV. 148.

Meynall, adj. belonging to their household, domestic, II. 322. See note, p. 487.

Meynt, pp. mingled, VIII. 229.

Meyny, s. household, I. ii. 5. 52; crowd, I. i. 7. 104; followers, I. i. 6. 145.

Michel, adv. much, V. 142.

Middis, s. midst, XVII. 5.

Midle-erth, s. the earth, I. iii. 1. 65.

Milk-whyt, adj. milk-white, XXIV. 787.

Minde, s. remembrance, XI. 42.

Ming, imp. s. mix, XVII. 613; pp. 236.

Mirour, s. mirror, V. 179.

Mirthed, pp. cheered, I. ii. 3. 98.

Mis, adj. wrong, I. ii. 5. 111; II. 1197; VIII. 603; XXII. 61; pl. things that are wrong, I. ii. 9. 84.

Miscary, v. go astray, fail, I. ii. 14. 98; pp. gone astray, I. ii. 4. 106.

Mischaunce, s. a curse, ill luck, II. 1168; III. 423.

Mischese, 2 pr. pl. choose amiss, VII. 187.

Mischeves, s. diseases, X. 54.

Misclepinge, s. misnaming, I. i. 10. 46.

Miscorden, pr. pl. disagree, I. ii. 14. 27.

Miscreants, s. pl. unbelievers, IV. 268.

Misese, s. lack of ease, misery, I. ii. 5. 21.

Misesy, adj. uneasy, I. i. 3. 150.

Misglosed, pp. misinterpreted, I. ii. 1. 59.

Misgo, pp. gone astray, II. 756.

Misgoing, s. error, I. ii. 8. 129.

Mishapped, pp. come to misfortune, V. 217.

Mispend, v. misspend, II. 618.

Misplesaunce, s. displeasure, grief, I. i. 3. 22.

Misqueme, pr. s. subj. displease, II. 647.

Mis-seching, s. seeking amiss, I. ii. 11. 48.

Misse-mening, adj. ill-intentioned, I. ii. 9. 88.

Mister, s. occupation, handicraft; m. folk, craftsmen, XXIV. 227.

Mistihede, s. mistiness, darkness, XXII. 33. [ 582 ] Misturnen, v. overturn, change the fortunes of, I. i. 10. 31; pp. altered amiss, I. ii. 5. 88; misdirected, I. ii. 4. 11.

Misty, adj. mystic, mysterious, X. 134.

Misusing, s. misuse, VII. 95.

Miswent, pp. gone astray, I. ii. 10. 143.

Mo, adv. besides, X. 1; XVI. 713; adj. others, I. i. 5. 11; others besides, XVI. 329, 480; XXI. 60.

Moche-folde, adj. manifold, I. i. 8. 43.

Mochel, adj. much, XVIII. 240.

Moder, s. mother, I. iii. 8. 86.

Modify, ger. to adjudge, appoint, specify, XVII. 299.

Moeble, s. (moveable) property, wealth, I. i. 3. 231; I. i. 4. 62; pl. I. i. 9. 15.

Mokel, adv. much, I. ii. 6. 161.

Mokken, ger. to mock, XXIV. 1186.

Molles, s. pl. birds of the kite or buzzard family (see the context); II. 1338. (The exact sense is not known.)

Mone, s. moon, II. 2.

Mone, s. moan, lament, I. iii. 7. 23; X. 77; XI. 104.

Moned, pp. bemoaned, I. i. 2. 124.

Moneth, s. month, I. ii. 8. 113; XIII. 20.

Moo, adj. more numerous, III. 421.

Moon, s. moan, lament, XVI. 783.

Moot, pr. s. must, V. 35.

More, adj. greater, I. i. 1. 69; I. ii. 9. 73; I. iii. 1. 63; Mores, adj. gen.; that mores, of that greater thing, I. ii. 9. 74.

Morning, s. mourning, XXIV. 250.

Morow-day, s. morn, XXIV. 437.

Morowning, s. morning, VIII. 25.

Mote, pr. s. subj. may, II. 60; V. 111.

Motlë, s. motley, VIII. 72.

Mouche, pr. pl. sneak about, II. 947.

Moule, v. go mouldy, be putrid, II. 1275; pp. gone mouldy, I. ii. 2. 29.

Moun, 2 pr. pl. can, are able to, I. i. 5. 22.

Mountenance, s. amount, period, I. i. 9. 49.

Moustre, s. example, pattern, I. ii. 6. 86.

Mow, pr. pl. may, V. 381; Mowe, 2 pr. pl. can, III. 94; pr. pl. I. ii. 6. 155.

Mowlit, adj. mouldy, XVII. 441.

Mufe, ger. to move, provoke, XVII. 352.

Murthed, pt. s. cheered, I. i. 1. 11.

Muse, v. study, meditate, V. 238; pt. s. considered, II. 89.

Muskle, s. mussel (shell-fish), I. ii. 12. 32; pl. I. iii. 1. 45.

Mynd, s. memory, II. 1076; remembrance, I. i. 1. 20.

Myrre, s. myrrh, VIII. 66.

Mystere, s. ministry, II. 216.

Mystry, s. mystery, II. 1219.

Myte, s. mite, I. ii. 3. 68.

 

Nad, pt. s. had not, V. 357.

Naked, pt. s. deprived, V. 353.

Nale, s.; at the nale = at then ale, at the ale-house, II. 870.

Name-cleping, s. naming, I. iii. 1. 42.

Nameliche, adv. especially, I. iii. 6. 100; Namely, I. i. 2. 27; III. 264; V. 322; VIII. 480.

Namore, no more, V. 357.

Nar, adv. nearer, XVII. 263.

Nat-for-than, adv. nevertheless, I. iii. 5. 52.

Naught, adj. wicked, XVIII. 190; Naughty, I. ii. 5. 7.

Nay, s. denial, XVIII. 281; denying, XXI. 351, 521.

Nayed, pp. said no, I. i. 7. 7.

Nebule, s. mist, X. 53.

Nede, s. need, V. 77.

Nedes, adv. of necessity, I. iii. 2. 83.

Nedest, 2 pr. s. art needy, I. ii. 5. 16.

Nedy, adj. needy, II. 1086.

Needly, adv. needs, XXIV. 644.

Neer, adv. nearer, XVI. 198, 201.

Neet, s. pl. neat cattle, I. ii. 2. 31.

Neighe, v. approach, I. i. 2. 32; pr. s. approaches, I. ii. 12. 14; I. iii. 4. 100; Neigh, pr. s. imp. may it come near to, I. iii. 3. 131.

Neist, adj. nearest, XVII. 109.

Neld, s. needle, II. 780; XIII. 62.

Ne-moublie-mies, s. pl. forget-me-nots, XXI. 61. See note, p. 535.

Nempne, v. name, mention, I. i. 6. 172; I. iii. 8. 14; 2 pr. s. I. iii. 5. 143; 2 pt. s. didst name, I. ii. 4. 30; pp. I. i. 7. 48.

Ner, adv. nearer, XXIV. 113; Nere, XXIV. 749, 1274; nearly (i.e. it touched her very nearly), XXI. 663.

Nere, adv. never, I. i. 6. 89; XXIV. 1197. [ 583 ] Nere, for Ne were, were it not (for), XXII. 34; n. it, were it not, I. i. 3. 119.

Nessh, adj. soft, XXIV. 1092.

Nettil, s. nettle, I. i. 2. 167.

Never-the-latter (-later), nevertheless, I. i. 1. 19; I. i. 6. 137; I. ii. 1. 94.

Newe, adj.; for the n., in the new guise, II. 926.

Newefangelnesse, s. newfangledness, IX. 173; XIII. 54.

Next, adj. nearest, most intimate, I. i. 4. 17.

Neyghed, 1 pt. s. drew near, I. i. 3. 45.

Nigard, s. niggard, XII. 47; Nigges, pl. II. 757.

Nightertale, s. night-time, XXIV. 999, 1355.

Nil, pr. pl. will not, I. i. 1. 102; II. 950; Nilt, wilt not, XI. 38.

Nist, 2 pr. s. knowest not, II. 1172.

Noblerer, adj. more noble, I. ii. 1. 106.

Nobles, s. pl. coins so called, I. iii. 5. 120. A noble was worth 6s. 8d.

Nobley, s. nobility, I. iii. 1. 142; VII. 73; nobleness, I. i. 1. 62; XVI. 473; excellence, I. ii. 9. 62.

Noght, adj. evil, V. 321.

No-kins wyse, lit. 'a way of no kind,' no kind of way, XVI. 384.

Nombre, s. number, proportion, I. i. 8. 119.

Nombred, pp. numbered, estimated, X. 100.

Nompere, s. umpire, I. i. 2. 96.

Non, none, i.e. not, I. i. 2. 62.

Non-certayn, s. uncertainty, I. iii. 1. 61.

Nones; for the n., for the occasion, XX. 198.

Nonnes, s. pl. nuns, XXIV. 1102.

Nonpower, s. weakness, I. ii. 7. 36.

Noot, 1 pr. s. know not, XXIV. 909.

Norice, s. nurse, VI. 58.

Noriture, s. nutriment, I. i. 1. 34.

Norture, s. good breeding, XXII. 1.

Nory, s. pupil. I. i. 2. 37; pl. I. i. 2. 121.

Not, 1 pr. s. know not, I. i. 1. 119; I. iii. 1. 158; pr. s. knows not, XVIII. 203.

Nothing, adv. not at all, in no respect, I. i. 2. 139; XVI. 132.

Noughty, adj. needy, II. 1097.

Novelleries, s. pl. novelties, I. ii. 14. 42.

Now-a-dayes, adv. now-a-days, VII. 134.

Noy, 2 pr. pl. annoy, XVI. 795.

Nuisaunce, s. annoyance, VI. 47.

Nuncupacion, s. naming, I. i. 9. 119.

Nureis, s. nurse, nourisher, XVII. 171, 199.

Nutte, s. nut, I. i. 3. 32.

Nyce, adj. foolish, V. 148; VII. 14; XVIII. 13; Nyse, I. i. 4. 55.

Nycetè, s. folly, I. iii. 4. 257.

Nye-bore, s. neighbour, I. ii. 9. 144.

 

O, adj. one and the same, XI. 44.

Obediencer, adj. under obedience, I. iii. 1. 131.

Obeysaunce, s. obedience, XXIV. 47.

Obeysaunt, adj. obedient, II. 182.

Obumbred, pp. overshadowed, X. 102. See note, p. 512.

Occian, s. ocean, XIV. 45.

Occupacioun, s. occupation, employment, XX. 565.

Occupyer, s. owner, user, I. ii. 5. 75; I. ii. 6. 30.

Ochane, s. och hone! cry of woe, XVII. 541.

Ocy, s. French oci, an exclamation imitating the cry of a nightingale, XVIII. 124, 127, 135. See note.

Of, prep. for (with biseche), XIX. 26; during, XVIII. 42, 54; XX. 40.

Of-drow, pt. s. drew off, II. 7.

Offend, pp. offended, II. 538.

Office, s. duty, XVI. 468.

Offrend, s. offering, II. 490.

Of-new, adv. anew, XX. 319.

Oftsiss, adv. oftentimes, XXVI. 6; -syis, XVII. 525.

Okes, s. pl. oaks, I. iii. 6. 6.

On, prep. against, I. ii. 3. 101.

Onbelde, ger. to build on, X. 111.

On-brede, adv. abroad, VIII. 33.

Onbyde, ger. to abide, I. iii. 5. 68; v. I. iii. 6. 147; remain, I. iii. 7. 161; 1 pr. s. await, I. iii. 3. 128.

One, pr. pl. unite, I. iii. 4. 165; pp. joined together, I. ii. 8. 50.

Onheed, s. unity, I. iii. 3. 9; Onhed, I. ii. 13. 21.

On-loft, adv. aloft, upwards, XXIV. 1293.

On-lyve, adv. alive, II. 1223; IV. 71; VIII. 158; XIV. 22; XVIII. 141; XXIV. 780.

Ony, pron. any, III. 30; XVII. 118.

Oo, one, V. 165, 258.

Oo-fold, adj. simple, lit. one-fold, XIII. 90. Cf. Lat. sim-plex. [ 584 ] Ook, s. oak, VIII. 73.

Oon, one, any one, XX. 74; Oon and oon, severally, XX. 144.

Oonhed, s. unity, I. iii. 2. 34.

Ope, adj. open, XXIV. 262; Open, displayed, I. ii. 6. 79; as s. a thing open, II. 220.

Or, conj. ere, IV. 176; VII. 32; Or that, before, XVI. 802.

Orature, s. oratory, XVII. 8.

Ordenaunce, s. arrangement, XXI. 235. See Ordinaunce.

Orders, s. pl. orders (of friars), III. 28.

Ordinable, adj. adjustable, brought into relation with, I. ii. 13. 29.

Ordinaunce, s. order, XXI. 575; (apparently) self-control, decision, XVI. 153; warlike array, XVI. 818; orderly disposition, I. ii. 5. 43; a row, XXI. 57.

Orient, adj. (as applied to gems), of prime excellence, XX. 148 (see note); XXI. 528; XXIV. 788.

Orizont, s. horizon, VIII. 6.

Ornat, adj. ornate, XXIV. 34.

Otherwhile, adv. sometimes, I. i. 7. 56; I. ii. 13. 96; V. 49.

Otherwysed, pp. changed, altered, I. ii. 1. 9.

Ouches, s. settings for jewels, II. 904, 1006.

Ourfret, pp. covered over, XVII. 163.

Ourquhelmit, pt. pl. overwhelmed, covered, XVII. 401.

Ourspred, pp. overspread, marked all over, XVII. 339.

Out-bringe, v. educe, I. ii. 6. 88.

Outforth, adv. externally, I. ii. 5. 85; I. ii. 10. 145.

Out-helpes, s. pl. external aids, I. ii. 5. 46.

Outher, conj. either, V. 171.

Outherwhile, adv. sometimes, I. iii. 3. 107.

Outrage, s. violent act, IX. 213; extravagance of conduct, XV. a. 2.

Outrage, ger. to banish, drive out, VII. 85.

Outragiousnesse, s. extravagance, II. 507.

Outrance, s. excessive injury, defeat, VI. 36.

Out-throwe, pp. thrown out, I. ii. 5. 116.

Outwaill, s. outcast, XVII. 129. See note.

Out-waye, out of the way, I. i. 8. 15. (But read out-waye-going as one word, meaning deviation; see note to bk. iii. 1. 6; p. 479.)

Out-waye-going, s. deviation, error, I. ii. 8. 126.

Out-wreste, v. force out, VIII. 48.

Over, prep. besides, I. i. pr. 88.

Over-al, adv. everywhere, I. i. 3. 136; XII. 18.

Overcharge, ger. to overburden, III. 265.

Overchaunginges, s. changes, I. iii. 2. 49.

Overcoom, 2 pt. s. didst overcome, V. 425.

Overlede, pr. pl. oppress, treat cruelly, V. 332; overwhelm, XXII. 32.

Overleyn, pp. covered, I. iii. 7. 39.

Overloke, ger. to oversee, I. i. 3. 125.

Overlokers, s. pl. overseers, I. i. 3. 128; I. i. 4. 62.

Over-rede, adj. too red, XXIV. 793.

Oversee, pr. pl. are overseers of, II. 1021.

Overshake, v. pass away, XVI. 726.

Oversprad, pp. overspread, VIII. 51.

Overthrowe, v. tumble over, I. ii. 7. 70.

Overthwartly, adv. contrarily, adversely, I. i. 3. 56; perversely, I. iii. 7. 155.

Overtourning, pres. pt. overwhelming, I. i. 9. 83.

Over-whelmed, pt. s. overturned, I. ii. 2. 13.

Overwhelminges, s. pl. circuits overhead, I. iii. 4. 145.

Ow, pr. s. ought, II. 545; Oweth, pr. s. I. iii. 5. 54; ought (to be), I. ii. 8. 64; Owe, pr. pl. I. iii. 4. 251; Owande, pres. pt. due, I. ii. 1. 104.

Oyntmentes, s. pl. ointments, I. iii. 9. 78.

 

Paas, s. pace, XVI. 29.

Packe, s. pack, bundle of garments, I. ii. 3. 65; Pak, V. 110.

Padde, s. frog, toad, I. iii. 5. 37.

Palasy-yuel, s. paralysis, I. iii. 7. 40.

Palestre, s. wrestling match, struggle, X. 69.

Paleys, s. palace, V. 473.

Palfray, s. horse (for a lady), XX. 425.

Pall, s. fine cloth, II. 106, 299. [ 585 ] Palled, pp. rendered vapid, as stale liquor, X. 46; enfeebled, VII. 145.

Palme, s. palm-branch, XXIX. 4.

Pamflet, s. pamphlet, I. iii. 9. 54.

Pampired, pp. pampered, XXIV. 177.

Pane, s. pain, XVII. 291; Panis, pl. 277.

Pane, s. plot of ground, bed for flowers, XVII. 427; Pannes, s. pl. clothes, I. ii. 2. 29. See the note. (A better spelling is panes.)

Papinjay, s. parrot, used merely in scorn, XVIII. 222.

Parcel, s. part, portion, I. i. 10. 32; as adv. in part, VIII. 224.

Pardè, pardieu, XX. 47; XXI. 753.

Pardurable, adj. everlasting, I. ii. 8. 87.

Parfytë, adj. fem. perfect, IV. 316.

Parishens, s. pl. parishioners, II. 767; III. 114.

Partable, adj. divisible, I. ii. 10. 76.

Parted, pt. s. departed, XVI. 798.

Party, s. part, I. ii. 9. 95; XXIV. 1192; pl. On some p., in some respects, XVI. 746; Partie, adv. partly, XXIV. 1434.

Passe, ger. to surpass, excel, I. ii. 2. 12; v. II. 972; XX. 63; Pas, v. pass beyond, XVI. 76; pr. s. IX. 114; pr. pl. III. 298; pp. past away, long ago dead, I. i. pr. 77.

Passif, adj. passive (man), I. i. 6. 122; (thing), I. ii. 9. 102.

Passing, adj. surpassing, great, severe, I. i. pr. 118.

Passinge, prep. surpassing, beyond, I. i. pr. 90.

Passingly, adv. surpassingly, XX. 352.

Passive, s. subject, I. ii. 12. 6.

Pastour, s. shepherd, pastor, II. 582.

Patens, s. pl. pattens, XXIV. 1087.

Patron, s. patron, founder, III. 33.

Pausacioun, s. waiting, repose, X. 61.

Pavilioun, s. tent, X. 60.

Pay, s. satisfaction; her to pay, for a satisfaction to her, VIII. 536.

Payën, adj. pagan, IV. 45; s. pl. IV. 183.

Paynims, pl. adj. pagan, I. ii. 1. 49; s. pl. I. ii. 1. 46.

Paynture, s. painting, I. ii. 13. 78.

Pecok, s. peacock, XXIV. 1408.

Pees, s. peace, IV. 62.

Pees, s. pea, I. i. 8. 118; Peese, I. ii. 9. 126.

Peirry, s. perry, XVII. 441.

Peise, ger. to weigh, consider, XXIV. 689; pp. XIII. 91.

Peitrel, s. poitrel, breast-strap (of a horse), XX. 246.

Pele, 1 pr. s. appeal, XVI. 783.

Pelure, s. fur, I. ii. 2. 30; II. 106.

Pend, pp. penned, II. 650.

Penny, s. money, fee, II. 309.

Pensees, s. pl. pansies, XXI. 62.

Pensifheed, s. pensiveness, VIII. 102.

Pensivenes, s. sadness, XVII. 317.

Penuritie, s. penury, XVII. 321.

Peny, s. money, III. 142.

Peragall, s. equal, II. 130.

Peraunter, adv. perhaps, I. ii. 13. 44.

Percas, adv. perchance, XXIV. 794.

Perce, v. pierce, X. 3.

Perdoned, pp. pardoned, XXIV. 288.

Perdurable, adj. everlasting, I. ii. 9. 40; IV. 371.

Pere, s. peer, II. 219; pl. XVIII. 277.

Peregal, adj. fully equal, XII. 16.

Pereles, adj. peerless, VIII. 346.

Perfiter, adj. more perfect, III. 387.

Perfitest, adj. most perfect, III. 29.

Perrey, s. jewellery, II. 159.

Persaunt, adj. piercing, VIII. 28, 358; XXIV. 849.

Perse, pr. pl. pierce, XXIV. 940.

Perséver, v. persevere, IX. 174.

Personage, s. dignity, title, II. 269, 723; titles, II. 953. See note to II. 723, p. 465.

Personer, s. a participant, I. ii. 2. 49. See the note.

Perte, adj. open, evident, I. iii. 7. 70.

Pertinacie, s. obstinacy, I. ii. 1. 46.

Perturbaunce, s. distress, VIII. 214.

Pese, s. pea, II. 1163.

Peynture, s. painting, description, I. i. 10. 42.

Peyreth, pr. s. impairs, XVI. 228. (Short for apeyreth.)

Peyse, v. weigh, ponder, IV. 143; pr. pl. I. ii. 9. 125.

Phane, s. vane, weathercock, I. ii. 1. 23.

Phenix, s. phœnix, II. 1343.

Philbert, s. filbert, VIII. 68.

Piler, s. pillar, VI. 13; pl. VIII. 358.

Pilgrimaged, 1 pt. s. made a pilgrimage, I. i. pr. 122.

Pill, ger. to pillage, rob, II. 355; III. 338; pp. III. 317.

Pinche at, ger. to find fault with, XIII. 68.

Piscyne, s. fish-pool, X. 134.

Pitous, adj. merciful, IV. 345; Pitousë, fem. piteous, V. 23. [ 586 ] Pittë, s. pit, well, VIII. 92.

Plain, adj. open, true, XIII. 39.

Plat, adv. flatly, plainly, II. 12.

Plate, s. coin, I. i. 7. 98.

Playing-fere, s. playmate, II. 723.

Playn, s. plain, VIII. 44.

Playn, adj. flat, free from mountains, XVI. 750.

Playne, v. complain, I. i. 3. 130; lament, IX. 71.

Playning, adj. complaining, sad, XXI. 611.

Playnte, s. complaint, VIII. 599.

Playted, adj. pleated, involved, I. i. 8. 45.

Pledours, s. pleaders, II. 802.

Plee, s. plea, pleading, I. ii. 5. 22.

Plentuously, adv. fully, I. iii. 5. 16.

Plesandly, adv. pleasantly, XVII. 427.

Plesaunce, s. pleasure, XVI. 382.

Plesyr, s. pleasure, XX. 113.

Pleyn, 1 pr. s. refl. complain, XVI. 785; pp. XVIII. 73.

Plight, pp. folded, XXIV. 1102.

Plited, pp. folded, XXIV. 1440.

Plites, s. pl. folds, I. iii. 9. 77.

Plot, s. plot, bed (of flowers), XX. 499.

Plow, s. plough, II. 1042.

Pluckinge, s. inducement, I. ii. 14. 78.

Ply, s. plight, XVII. 501. See note.

Plyte, s. condition, state (lit. fold), I. ii. 1. 8; I. ii. 9. 103; IV. 318.

Poesies, s. pl. poems, songs, I. iii. 7. 57.

Poesye-mater, s. composition, I. i. pr. 25.

Pointe; in p. to, ready to, I. i. 2. 70.

Pokes, s. pl. pockets, II. 933.

Poleist, pp. polished, XVII. 347.

Pome, s. apple; punical p., Punic apple, i.e. pomegranate, X. 121.

Pomelles, s. pl. pommels, balls, XXI. 479.

Popinjay, s. parrot, X. 81; XXIV. 1366.

Port, s. demeanour, I. i. 5. 73; VIII. 409; XXI. 137.

Portred, pp. pourtrayed, II. 135.

Possed, pp. pushed about, VIII. 236.

Post, s. support, XXIV. 1189.

Posterioritè, s. being behind, I. iii. 4. 166.

Pothecairis, s. pl. apothecaries, XVII. 248.

Povert, s. poverty, II. 430.

Povre, adj. poor, VII. 89; XXI. 62.

Powdering, s. sprinkling (with bright ornaments), XXI. 530.

Poynte; in p. to, ready to, I. i. pr. 126; pl. (perhaps) stakes, XVI. 524. See note, p. 519.

Praktik, s. practice, XVII. 269.

Prang, s. pang, XXIV. 1150.

Praunce, v. prance about, I. ii. 6. 84.

Pray, s. prey, II. 355.

Prays, ger. to praise, to be worthy of praise, XVI. 631.

Precelling, pres. pt. excelling, XVII. 446.

Preef, s. proof, I. ii. 13. 103; Prefe, XVI. 577.

Prees, s. press, throng, crowd, XX. 592; XXI. 429; putten me in p., force me, I. i. pr. 96.

Pregnant, adj. pregnant, full, comprehensive, XVII. 270.

Preif, imp. pl. prove, make trial, XVII. 565.

Prejudyce, s. harm, XVI. 229.

Prene, s. brooch, XVII. 423.

Prerogatyf, s. prerogative, first claim, X. 74.

Prest, adj. ready, II. 745.

Pretende, pr. pl. tend to advance, I. i. 1. 110.

Preterit, adj. preterite, gone by, I. iii. 4. 56.

Pretily, adv. prettily, XX. 89.

Prety, adj. pretty, XXIV. 1088.

Prevayl, v. benefit, be of service to, help, XVI. 519.

Preve, s. proof, XVI. 751.

Preven, ger. to prove, to test, I. i. 5. 15; v. V. 55; pr. s. XVI. 350; pp. XVI. 586.

Prevy nor apert, i.e. in no respect, XVI. 174.

Pricke, s. dot, point, I. i. 8. 95; moment, I. i. 8. 128.

Prime face, first look; at the p. f., primā facie, I. i. 6. 57.

Principalitè, s. rule, I. i. 9. 47; -altè, dominion, I. ii. 3. 12.

Print, s. impression, XVI. 477.

Printed, pp. imprinted, I. ii. 12. 106.

Prise, s. prize, I. i. 7. 22.

Prisonment, s. imprisonment, I. ii. 11. 54.

Probatyk, adj. sheep-cleansing, X. 134. See note, p. 513.

Processe, s. work, business, XVI. 15.

Procuratour, s. proctor, II. 733.

Procuren, pr. pl. procure, suborn, V. 95. (Accented on the o.)

Professe, s. the professed member of a religious order, I. iii. 1. 130. [ 587 ] Professed, pp. professed as members, III. 70; devoted, VIII. 296.

Proper, adj. own, I. i. 10. 112; Propre, peculiar, I. ii. 6. 135.

Proper, s. personal property, III. 190.

Propinquitè, s. nearness of kin, I. ii. 2. 101.

Proporcions, s. pl. suppositions, I. iii. 3. 19. (Probably for propositions.)

Propyne, imp. s. give to drink, afford, X. 52.

Protectrice, s. protectrix, X. 57.

Prove, s. proof, I. iii. 4. 73.

Proved, pp. approved, VIII. 161.

Provendre, s. prebend, I. ii. 2. 50.

Proyned, pt. pl. preened, trimmed, XVIII. 76.

Prunith, pr. s. refl. preens himself, trims himself, XXIV. 607.

Pryded, pp. made proud, IV. 257.

Pryen, v. pry (about), XX. 68.

Prymerose, s. primrose, XXIV. 1437.

Pryse, s. value, X. 11; Prys, glory, V. 308.

Psauter, s. psalter, I. ii. 14. 85.

Pucelle, s. maiden, X. 54.

Puissance, s. power, XII. 3.

Pulcritude, s. beauty, XXIV. 613.

Pull, ger. to pluck, tear, II. 1329.

Pungitive, adj. pungent, i.e. ready to sting, XVII. 229.

Punical, adj. Punic, X. 121. See Pome.

Punisshëment, s. punishment, V. 467; pl. II. 520.

Purchace, s. earning (it), obtaining (it), XVI. 322; Purchas, bargain, XVI. 74; purchase, XXVIII. 3.

Purchace, imp. s. purchase, procure, obtain, IV. 124; 1 pr. s. subj. XVI. 371.

Purfeling, s. edging, ornamenting an edge, XXI. 527.

Purfyl, s. edge (of her sleeve), XXI. 87, 524; pl. XX. 146.

Purfyled, pp. ornamented at the edge, XX. 328.

Purgacioun, s. purgation, a clearing of a false charge, II. 342.

Purpose, pr. s. subj. intend, V. 372.

Purse, ger. to put in their purse, II. 178.

Pursevauntes, s. pl. pursuivants, XX. 232.

Purtreyture, s. drawing, I. i. pr. 17; pl. I. ii. 13. 76.

Purvey, ger. to provide, XX. 429; v. XXIV. 1396; pp. I. ii. 14. 9; XVI. 219; destined, I. i. 1. 46.

Purveyaunce, s. providence, disposal, I. i. 3. 130; IV. 21; VIII. 303; IX. 68; provision, XVI. 165.

Purveyour, s. purveyor, XXI. 266.

Putrye, s. whoredom, II. 287.

Puttockes, s. pl. kites, II. 1338. (Lit. poult(ry)-hawks.)

Pye, s. magpie, II. 1334; XXIV. 1421.

Pykes, s. pl. peaks, II. 930.

Pyles, s. pl. piles, strong stakes, I. ii. 5. 116.

Pyment, s. piment, wine mixed with honey and spices, II. 432.

Pynande, pres. pt. wearisome, I. i. 6. 77; Pynd, pp. pined, tortured, II. 481.

Pyne, s. pain, XVIII. 245; punishment, V. 399.

Pyne, s. pine, VIII. 65; -tree, X. 44.

Pype, v. pipe, whistle, I. iii. 7. 50.

 

Quair, s. book (lit. quire), XVII. 40; Quayre, VIII. 674.

Quake, v. quake, VIII. 181.

Quarele, s. complaint, IV. 242.

Quarters, s. pl. quarters (measures so called), I. iii. 5. 120.

Quayntly, adv. curiously, II. 186.

Queme, s.; to qu., to your pleasure, VII. 30.

Queme, v. please, V. 39.

Quere, s. choir, XXIV. 1417.

Queynt, pp. quenched, I. ii. 2. 33; II. 40; Queint, XXIV. 457.

Queynte, adj. curious, XVIII. 182; particular, II. 1013; Queinte, pretty, XIII. 8.

Queyntyse, s. finery, ornaments, II. 627; Queyntyses, contrivances, I. i. 7. 40.

Quhair, adv. where, XVII. 34.

Quhais, pron. whose, of which, XVII. 146.

Quhen, adv. when, XVII. 5.

Quhetting, pres. pt. whetting, XVII. 193.

Quhilk, pron. which, XVII. 33.

Quhill, adv. until, XVII. 48, 482.

Quhisling, pres. pt. whistling, XVII. 20.

Quhyl, adv. sometimes, XVII. 49.

Quhytly, adj. whitish, XVII. 214.

Quik, adj. alive, IX. 256; Quicke, living, III. 71.

Quyte, v. requite, VIII. 401; repay, IV. 279; ger. to requite, XV. c. 3; to redeem, IX. 230; Quitte, pt. s. requited, V. 304; pt. pl. V. 263.

Quytinge, s. requital, I. iii. 7. 125, 142. [ 588 ]  

Race, pr. s. subj. pluck, XXIV. 868.

Raddest, 2 pt. s. readest, hast thou read, I. i. 5. 6; Rad, pp. read, I. i. 2. 91; I. ii. 1. 101; XXI. 473.

Rage, adj. raging, VII. 143.

Raket, s. the game of rackets, I. i. 2. 166.

Ramage, adj. wild, I. i. 3. 49.

Rancour, s. hatred, I. ii. 1. 63; pl. heartburnings, I. ii. 6. 32.

Rank, adj. rank, overgrown, II. 407.

Rasours, s. pl. razors, XIV. 24.

Rathe, adv. soon, I. ii. 8. 9; to r., too soon, I. ii. 3. 50; Rather, comp. XVIII. 104; Rathest, superl. I. i. 5. 30.

Raughte, 1 pt. s. reached down, VIII. 111.

Raunsoun, s. ransom, XX. 255.

Rave, ger. to rave, be mad, XVI. 283.

Raveynous, adj. ravenous, I. ii. 2. 90.

Ravinour, s. gluttonous destroyer, II. 735; Ravinere, spoiler, II. 1318.

Ravins, s. pl. ravens, II. 1334.

Ravisshed, pp. torn away, I. ii. 7. 4.

Rawk, adj. hoarse, XVII. 445. Lat. raucus.

Rayed, pp. arrayed, XXIV. 819.

Rayle, s. rail, bar, XXI. 42. See note.

Rëalmes, s. pl. kingdoms, I. ii. 7. 23, 33.

Rebél, adj. rebellious, XVI. 656.

Recche, v. reck, care, I. iii. 2. 68; III. 332; pr. s. subj. I. ii. 7. 63; pr. s. I. iii. 6. 118.

Receyt, s. receipt, receiving, XVI. 553.

Rechace, s. ransom, XVI. 324. (An erroneous form, meant to answer to F. rachat; see note.)

Recheless, adj. reckless, V. 149.

Reclaymed, pp. reclaimed (as a hawk), XVI. 634.

Recomforte, ger. to comfort anew, VIII. 8.

Recorde, s. example, VIII. 330.

Recover, s. recovery, I. i. 1. 45; Recour, I. i. 4. 14; Recure, XVII. 335; remedy, VIII. 681.

Recured, pp. recovered, VIII. 651.

Redbrest, s. redbreast, IX. 58.

Rede, s. advice, II. 739.

Rede, 1 pr. s. advise, VII. 77; XXI. 215; Red, pp. read, II. 400.

Redresse, s. redresser, XXIV. 591.

Reed, adj. red, I. i. 4. 31.

Refrayne, v. restrain, XVI. 219; hold back, VIII. 341.

Refresshments, s. pl. aids, I. iii. 7. 31.

Refrete, s. burden (of a song), I. iii. 1. 156. See Halliwell.

Refuse, s. denial, rejection, XVI. 506, 755; Refus, Denial, XVI. 817.

Refut, s. refuge, XI. 89; shelter, XVI. 845; XXIV. 884.

Regall, adj. as s. chief, II. 202.

Regalye, s. sovereignty, royalty, IX. 121; royal rank, IV. 9.

Regester, imp. s. register, note, XXIV. 464.

Regnes, s. pl. kingdoms, IV. 261.

Regrait, s. complaint, XVII. 397.

Reguler, s. full member of a religious order, I. iii. 1. 131.

Rehersayle, s. rehearsal, I. iii. 6. 160.

Reid, adj. red, XVII. 211.

Reid, s. redness, XVII. 464.

Reignatif, adj. governing, I. ii. 2. 83. A coined word.

Rejoice, ger. to enjoy, XVI. 680; pp. gained, XVI. 794.

Rejoyse, s. joy, enjoyment, XXIV. 666.

Rekes, s. pl. ricks, I. i. pr. 100.

Relees, s. release, VIII. 332; Réles, VIII. 20.

Relesse, v. relax, XXIV. 1014.

Relief, s. remnant, remnants, orts, I. i. pr. 109. F. relief.

Religiositee, s. religiousness, piety, XXIV. 686.

Religioun, s. a life as of one of a religious order, II. 1041; XXIV. 1101.

Relyed, pt. s. united, I. ii. 6. 39.

Remedye, s. Remedy (of Love), V. 204.

Remeid, s. remedy, XVII. 33.

Remeid, v. remedy, cure, XVII. 473.

Remënant, s. rest, V. 163.

Remes, s. pl. realms, V. 333; X. 117.

Remewe, v. move away, change, XVI. 641; ger. to remove, XII. 122; Remuf, XVII. 21.

Remissailes, s. pl. left fragments, scraps, leavings, I. i. pr. 108.

Renegates, s. pl. recreants, renegades, I. ii. 3. 101.

Reney, ger. to deny, renounce, XXIV. 874.

Renne, ger. to run, I. i. 1. 107; pr. pl. X. 64; pres. pt. running, variable, VIII. 458.

Renomè, s. renown, fame, I. ii. 4. 21; XI. 93.

Renommed, pp. renowned, XVI. 756.

Renovel, ger. to spring anew, I. ii. 9. 133.

Rent, s. income, II. 281. [ 589 ] Renter, s. landlord, I. i. 7. 110.

Rentest, 2 pt. s. didst rend, I. i. 8. 40.

Renyant, s. renegade, I. i. 3. 118.

Reparatryce, s. restorer, V. 403.

Repele, v. recall, repeal, XVI. 649.

Repent, s. repentance, XXIV. 667.

Repentaunt, adj. repentant, I. ii. 10. 49.

Reply, ger. to turn back, recall, unsay, I. i. 6. 181.

Repreef, s. reproof, V. 71; XVIII. 174.

Reprende, v. reprehend, II. 610.

Representative, adj. capable of representing, I. ii. 13. 40.

Reprevable, adj. reprehensible, V. 319; XVI. 512.

Repudy, s. divorce, XVII. 74.

Repugnaunce, s. opposition, contrariety, I. iii. 3. 49.

Repugnaunt, adj. opposite, contrary, I. iii. 3. 32.

Repugneth, pr. s. opposes, I. iii. 2 158.

Requestë, s. request (trisyllabic), IV. 27 (not request, as in the text); withoute r., unintentionally, XVI. 122.

Resceyt, s. receptacle, VIII. 226.

Rescowe, ger. to rescue, XVIII. 228; v. XVI. 91; pp. I. i. 3. 55.

Resonables, s. pl. reasonable beings, I. ii. 10. 12.

Resonablich, adj. reasonable, I. ii. 10. 25.

Resonfully, adv. reasonably, I. iii. 1. 136.

Resort, s. place of resort, XXII. 29.

Resowning, pres. pt. resounding, sounding, IX. 167.

Respireth, pr. s. breathes again, comes up to breathe, I. i. 5. 35.

Responsaill, s. response, XVII. 127.

Respyte, ger. to respite, pardon, VIII. 403.

Ressoun, s. reason; hence, sentence, declaration, XVII. 606.

Restinge-whyles, s. pl. times of rest, I. i. 9. 24.

Rethoricien, s. rhetorician, XXIX. 2.

Rethorike, s. rhetoric, I. i. 2. 133; I. iii. 1. 180; r. wise, manner of rhetoric, I. ii. 2. 3.

Rethory, s. rhetoric, XVII. 240.

Retour, s. return, X. 58; XVII. 51.

Retour, v. return, XVII. 464; Returnith, pr. s. sends back, XXIV. 1213.

Reule, s. rule, order, IV. 259; Reull, XVII. 233.

Reve, v. tear away, remove, I. ii. 4. 102; 2 pr. s. XXIV. 1134.

Revers, adj. reverse, XXIV. 96; opposite, I. iii. 4. 83, 84.

Revers, s. reverse, opposite, contrary, XII. 132; XXIV. 1190.

Reversest, pr. s. goest in the opposite direction, I. iii. 4. 86.

Reversinge, s. retrogradation, I. iii. 4. 90.

Revolven, v. turn round, exercise, I. i. 7. 72.

Revolving, s. revolution, I. ii. 9. 158.

Rewarde, v. reward, III. 151.

Reweth, imp. pl. have mercy, XI. 62.

Reyne, s. reign, VIII. 510.

Reyninge, pres. pt. raining, I. i. 2. 46.

Reyve, v. reave, take away, XXIV. 193; bereave, XXIV. 331; ger. to rob, XXIV. 543.

Ribaud, adj. ribald, XXIV. 479.

Richen, v. enrich, II. 738.

Right, s. justice, XVI. 483.

Rightful, adj. just, I. iii. 3. 66.

Rightwyse, adj. righteous, II. 361.

Rightwysed, pp. justified, I. i. 8. 35.

Rightwysenesse, s. righteous dealing, I. iii. 2. 28.

Rightwysly, adv. justly, XVI. 371.

Rin, v. run; can rin, ran, did run, XVII. 158.

Rinde, s. bark, VIII. 64.

Ringand, pres. pt. ringing, XVII. 144.

Rinkis, s. pl. men, people, XVII. 432.

Rinning, pres. pt. as adj. running, talkative, XXIV. 737.

Robberye, s. robbery, II. 190.

Robin redebrest, XXIV. 1380.

Rode, s. road, common use, V. 102.

Rode, s. rood, cross, II. 256, 1294.

Rody, adj. ruddy, X. 50; XXIV. 1203.

Rois, s. rose, XVII. 211.

Roising, pres. pt. growing rosy, roseate, XVII. 464.

Rokes, s. pl. rooks, II. 1334.

Rokketh, pr. s. rocks; but prob. an error for Rouketh, i.e. cowers, XXIV. 1255.

Romen, v. roam, XXIV. 651.

Ron, pt. s. ran, XVIII. 82; Ronne, pp. run, I. i. 6. 70; run (its full course), IV. 296.

Rong, pt. s. rang, VIII. 45; XX. 100.

Rore, s. tumult, I. i. 6. 150.

Rosë-flour, s. rose, II. 752.

Rosen, adj. rosy, VIII. 656.

Roseth, pr. s. grows rosy, grows red, revives, XXII. 59. See note.

Rosier, s. rose-bush, X. 50. [ 590 ] Rote, s. rote, XVIII. 71. See note.

Rought, pt. s. refl. recked, I. i. 5. 61.

Roum, s. room, space, XXI. 552.

Rounde, ger. to cut all round, XIII. 84.

Roundel, s. roundel, XI. 40; XX. 176.

Rousty, adj. rusty, XVII. 187.

Rout, s. great company, XX. 196.

Rowe by rowe, in rows, I. i. 9. 70.

Rowes, s. pl. beams, VIII. 596.

Rowne, ger. to whisper, XIII. 67.

Rowning, s. whispering, I. i. 5. 89.

Rowte, s. company, XXIV. 70.

Rubifyed, pp. reddened, X. 85.

Ruik, s. rook (bird), XVII. 445.

Ruse, v. praise, XVII. 573.

Russet, adj. russet-brown, XXIV. 255.

Ryall, adj. royal, XXIV. 306.

Ryally, adv. royally, XXIV. 71, 1350.

Ryaltee, s. royalty, XXIV. 126.

Ryatours, s. pl. rioters, riotous persons, II. 281.

Ryder, s. rider (on horseback), I. ii. 1. 62.

Ryme, v. rime, I. ii. 2. 74 (see the note, p. 466); write verses, IX. 101.

Ryping, adj. ripening, VII. 153.

Ryve, v. be rent, VIII. 576.

Ryve, ger. to arrive (at), X. 27.

 

Sa, adv. so, XVII. 3.

Sacrament, s. oath, I. i. 6. 165.

Sad, adj. settled, constant, steadfast, firm, XI. 107; XVII. 567; XXIV. 45.

Sadly, adv. staidly, in a staid manner, XX. 159; firmly, I. i. 1. 79; permanently, XXIV. 877.

Safe-conducte, s. safe conduct, I. iii. 1. 122.

Saipheron, adj. made with saffron, XVII. 421.

Sait, s. seat, XVII. 331.

Sals, s. sauce, XVII. 421.

Salued, 1 pt. s. saluted, I. i. 2. 25; XX. 460; 1 pt. pl. XXI. 442.

Salve, s. salve, healing, medicament, IV. 122.

Samin, adv. same, XVII. 58, 484.

Sans ose ieo dyre, without saying 'may I dare to mention it,' II. 955.

Saphyre, s. sapphire, X. 92; XX. 224; pl. XXI. 480.

Sapience, s. wisdom, VII. 50; XIX. 19; XXII. 66; XXIII. 1.

Sarazins, s. pl. Saracens, I. ii. 3. 100; IV. 250.

Sat, pt. s. affected, pressed upon, XXI. 663.

Sauf, prep. save, except, XXI. 507.

Sauf, adj. safe, IV. 158; Save, pl. IV. 291.

Saunz, prep. without, XXIV. 117.

Sautes, s. pl. assaults, VIII. 418.

Sautry, s. psaltery, XX. 337.

Savour, s. understanding, I. iii. 4. 79.

Sawe, s. saying, command, II. 359; teaching, II. 641; sayings, XXVIII. 1.

Sawin, pp. sown, XVII. 137.

Scaplerye, s. scapulary, III. 50.

Schrewis, s. pl. wicked persons, XXVI. 8.

Sclaunder, pr. pl. slander, III. 198; 2 pr. s. III. 153.

Scochones, s. pl. escutcheons, XX. 216, 223, 237.

Scole-maister, s. schoolmaster, oddly used to mean mistress, XVI. 137.

Scolers, s. pl. scholars, schoolboys, V. 211.

Scoles, s. pl. schools, XVI. 329.

Scorges, s. pl. scourges, I. iii. 9. 69.

Scourge, ger. to scourge, I. ii. 11. 94; Scorged, pp. I. iii. 9. 74.

Scribable, adj. fit to write on, XIV. 44.

Scrippe, s. scrip, II. 13.

Scripture, s. writing, I. i. 6. 195.

Scriveyn, s. scrivener, scribe, XIV. 47.

Sechers, s. pl. seekers, I. i. pr. 117.

Secheth, imp. pl. seek, XVI. 518.

Secree, adj. secret, IX. 195.

Secte, s. order, III. 38, 58, 106; sex, I. ii. 2. 139.

See, s. seat, II. 113.

Seemely, adj. handsome, XX. 240.

Seemliheed, s. seemly behaviour, XVIII. 157.

Seer, adj. sere, withered, I. ii. 11. 105; I. iii. 7. 22.

See-sydes, s. pl. coasts, I. iii. 1. 45.

Seet, pt. s. sat, II. 464.

Seeth, imp. pl. see, VII. 158.

See-ward, sea-ward, I. iii. 5. 78.

Seid, s. seed, XVII. 137, 139.

Seint, s. girdle, XXIV. 817.

Seke, adj. pl. sick, XVI. 53; XVIII. 7; XXIV. 948.

Seke, ger. to seek, to learn, XX. 234 (cf. 229).

Seker, adv. surely, II. 625.

Sele, s. seal, III. 260; pl. II. 328.

Self, adj. same, XVII. 552.

Seliness, s. happiness, I. i. 10. 79; I. ii. 4. 6. [ 591 ] Sely, adj. happy, I. ii. 10. 108; simple, IX. 57; innocent, II. 695, 1312.

Semblable, adj. like, I. i. 9. 37; similar, V. 390.

Semblaunt, s. notice, appearance of taking notice, XVI. 107; glance, I. ii. 12. 3; mien, XVI. 293; method, I. i. 4. 13.

Semelich, adj. seemly, pleasing, I. i. pr. 11.

Semes, s. pl. seams, XX. 142.

Sen, conj. since, XVII. 288.

Send, pp. sent, II. 546.

Sene, adj. visible, VIII. 437; XVII. 353; XVIII. 65; obvious, I. ii. 6. 156.

Sene, ger. to behold, XX. 157.

Senged, pp. singed, II. 19.

Sengle, adj. single, XIII. 89.

Sentement, s. feeling, VIII. 197.

Sentence, s. meaning, I. i. pr. 9, 12.

Sepulture, s. sepulchre, XXIV. 699.

Sequele, s. following, X. 59.

Sere, adj. sear, withered, dead (?), I. i. 4. 23. Cf. 'derke opinions.' Or sere may mean 'several, particular.'

Serment, s. oath, I. i. 7. 52.

Serpentynes, adj. pl. winding, tortuous, I. i. 7. 40.

Servaunt, s. lover, XVI. 321.

Serven, error for Serve, 2 pr. s. subj. serve, XXIV. 290.

Sessoun, s. seasoning, XVII. 421.

Set by, pp. esteemed, XVI. 420.

Sete, s. seat, I. ii. 10. 126.

Sete, pp. sat, XX. 436.

Setling, s. sapling, shoot, I. iii. 5. 23; I. iii. 6. 12.

Sette, v. (perhaps) lay down (a stake), XVI. 524 (see note); 1 pr. s. suppose, I. i. 9. 64; pr. pl. lay stakes (upon), run risk (upon), XIII. 77.

Sew, Sewe, ger. to follow up, pursue, XXI. 117; to sue, XXI. 420; v. sue, XXI. 594; pursue, XVI. 541; 1 pr. s. follow, pursue, XVI. 227; pr. pl. follow, II. 608, 776; go, II. 928; sue, XXIV. 265; imp. s. sue, XXI. 332.

Sewe, pp. sown, II. 55.

Sewe, error for Shewe, ger. to shew, II. 929.

Sey, s. sea, XVII. 217.

Sey, 1 pt. s. saw, XXIV. 693; Seye, pp. seen, I. ii. 12. 13.

Shad, pp. shed, IV. 105.

Shaddow, s. reflexion, image, XVII. 347.

Shadowe, v. shelter, II. 587.

Shake, ger. to be shaken down, VIII. 63.

Shall, 1 pr. s. owe, XXIV. 131.

Shapen, pp. shaped, XX. 64; Shape, II. 926; imp. pl. endeavour, VII. 40.

Share, s. plough-share, II. 7.

Shede, v. part, II. 275.

Shede, ger. to shed, VIII. 3; v. part, II. 275; pp. dispersed, XVII. 18; poured out, I. ii. 2. 27.

Shedinge, s. that which is shed or dropped, I. i. pr. 112.

Sheef, s. sheaf, XXI. 3.

Shel, s. shell, I. i. 3. 78.

Shende, ger. to disgrace, I. i. 2. 122; I. iii. 9. 56; to harm, I. ii. 9. 57; to reprove, II. 485; v. disgrace, IX. 90; destroy, I. ii. 1. 19; pr. s. disgraces, I. ii. 2. 47; pr. s. subj. spoil, V. 132; pr. pl. subj. may (they) disgrace, XVI. 370; Shent, pp. reproached, II. 24; scolded, XVI. 766; exhausted, XX. 360; ill-treated, II. 259; disgraced, I. ii. 3. 77.

Shene, adj. showy, fair, XVII. 419; bright, VIII. 3; XX. 34.

Shene, ger. to shine, XXIV. 81. Misused for shine.

Shepy, adj. sheepish, I. i. 6. 161.

Sheres, s. pl. shears, XIII. 84; XIV. 24.

Sherte, s. shirt, VIII. 489.

Sheteth, pr. s. shoots, VIII. 462.

Sheth, s. sheath, II. 571.

Shetinge, s. shooting, VIII. 466.

Shew, 1 pr. s. shew, XVII. 287.

Shilde, pr. s. subj. shield, XVIII. 259.

Shill, adv. shrilly, XVII. 20.

Shipcraft, s. use of a ship, I. i. 3. 46.

Shir, s. sir, XVII. 296.

Shit, pp. shut, XVI. 671; XXIV. 792.

Shiver, v. break, be shattered, VIII. 46.

Sho, pron. she, XVII. 142.

Shockes, s. pl. shocks of corn, I. i. pr. 105.

Shon, ger. to shun, XXIV. 381; pp. avoided, I. iii. 4. 38.

Shoon, s. pl. shoes, II. 930.

Shoop, pt. s. endeavoured, I. i. 6. 148; Shopen, pt. pl. appointed, made, I. i. 6. 77; decreed, VIII. 489.

Shorers, s. posts to shore a thing up, props, I. ii. 7. 87.

Shot, s. glance, XVI. 145. (F. trait.)

Shove, imp. pl. push, VI. 36.

Shreudnes, s. wickedness, I. ii. 6. 14.

Shrewe, 1 pr. s. curse, XVIII. 250.

Shrifte-fathers, s. pl. confessors, III. 118. [ 592 ] Shroude, v. refl. (to) shelter themselves, XIII. 72; ger. to cover, hide, VIII. 147.

Shryft-silver, s. money for shriving, II. 941.

Shryked, pt. s. shrieked, XXIV. 1149.

Shynande, pres. pt. shining, I. ii. 2. 15; Shynende, I. i. 10. 39.

Shyre, s. shire, II. 952.

Sicamour, s. sycamore, XX. 56

Sightful, adj. visible, I. iii. 9. 98.

Siker, adj. secure, I. iii. 6. 3; sure, I. ii. 6. 62; IV. 319; XIX. 5.

Siker, adv. certainly, II. 1268.

Sikernesse, s. security, VIII. 459; XIII. 6; XVI. 470.

Silde, adv. seldom, I. ii. 10. 77.

Simplely, adv. simply, XXI. 741.

Simplesse, s. simplicity, XVI. 651.

Singuler, adj. single, I. i. 8. 103.

Sit, pr. s. impers. suits, IV. 166; V. 339; befits, IV. 52; becomes, VIII. 552. See Sitteth.

Sith, s. pl. times, XXIV. 621, 1127.

Sith, conj. since, III. 59; VII. 101; XIX. 2; Sithe, VIII. 323; Sithen, I. i. 2. 13; XVIII. 278.

Sithen, adv. since, ago, I. ii. 13. 34.

Sitteth, pr. s. suits, XVI. 706; impers. (it) oppresses, I. iii. 5. 81; pres. pt. fitting, VIII. 169; XX. 141.

Skall, s. sore place, scab, II. 282.

Skere, adj. sheer, clean, pure, II. 987.

Skil, s. reason, I. ii. 6. 121; Skille, VIII. 378; pl. I. i. 4. 7; I. i. 9. 5.

Skilfully, adv. reasonably, III. 27.

Skippen, v. skip, XXIV. 1372.

Sklaundringe, pres. pt. slandering, I. i. 7. 70.

Skleren, pr. pl. veil, I. ii. 14. 25.

Skoffes, s. pl. scoffs, XXIV. 1185.

Skrivenere, s. scrivener, VIII. 194.

Slake, adj. slack, ended, XVI. 41.

Slake, v. pay slight heed to, XVI. 507; become slack, get loose, IV. 220.

Slee, v. (to) slay, II. 567; XI. 21; pr. s. VIII. 385; Slawe, pp. slain, I. ii. 9. 196; II. 305; VIII. 259.

Sleigh, adj. cunning, I. iii. 1. 141.

Sleight, s. subtlety, V. 394; trick, XIV. 33.

Sleightly, adj. sly, VIII. 255.

Slendre, adj. thin, slim, V. 171.

Slevelesse, adj. sleeveless, vain, I. ii. 8. 77.

Sleves, s. pl. sleeves, XX. 147; XXI. 119, 523.

Slidden, pp. slid, slipped, I. i. 8. 114.

Sliper, adj. slippery, XIII. 51; XVI. 262.

Slo, v. slay, XI. 36.

Slogard, s. sluggard, XII. 19.

Slogardrye, s. sluggishness, VII. 76, 161.

Slouthe, s. sloth, VIII. 380.

Slowe, pt. s. subj. should slay, IV. 132.

Slutte, s. slut, V. 237.

Sluttishness, s. slovenliness, XXIV. 472.

Slye, adj. cunning, I. ii. 8. 7.

Smal, adj. high, treble, XX. 180. See note, p. 532.

Smaragde, s. emerald, XXIV. 789.

Smere, pr. pl. smear, II. 282; pr. pl. (or v.), smear, II. 707.

Smerteth, pr. s. causes to smart, XVI. 454; Smertande, pres. pt. smarting, I. ii. 3. 115; painful, I. ii. 10. 29.

Smyteth, pr. s. defiles, I. ii. 6. 128.

Snak, s. snack, share, V. 109.

Sobbinges, s. pl. sobs, I. iii. 1. 156.

Socoures, s. pl. assistance, XVI. 847.

Sodainly, adv. suddenly, XI. 21; XX. 79.

Sodayn, adj. sudden, I. iii. 5. 142.

Softe, adj. easy, III. 412.

Soget, s. subject, XXIV. 1131; adj. XXIV. 93.

Soill, v. absolve, III. 427.

Sojorn, pr. s. subj. dwell, XXIV. 499.

Sojour, s. abode, XXIV. 105.

Sojoure, v. sojourn, XXIV. 1253.

Sojournant, s. visitor, guest, II. 772.

Sojourne, s. residence, rest, XVI. 100.

Sole, adj. alone, XX. 165.

Soleyn, adj. sole, unsupported, I. iii. 1. 90.

Somer-sonne, s. summer-sun, IX. 113.

Somer-wyse, adj. suitable for summer, XXIV. 815.

Somme, s. sum, II. 418.

Sompning, s. summoning, II. 880.

Sompnour, s. summoner, II. 325.

Sonde, s. sending, ordinance, IV. 84.

Sonë, s. son, V. 5.

Songe, pp. sung, III. 95.

Songedest, 2 pt. s. didst dream, I. ii. 4. 100. F. songer.

Soot, s. soot, I. ii. 9. 38.

Soote, adj. sweet, XXIV. 8.

Sop, s. sup, XVII. 407.

Sort, s. kind, set, XXI. 533; company, XXIV. 1157; multitude, XXII. 31; after a s., after one pattern, XXI. 526.

Sot, s. foolish person, XX. 101. [ 593 ] Sote, s. soot, I. ii. 14. 60.

Sote, adj. sweet, I. ii. 14. 57; XX. 84.

Sotell-persing, adj. subtly piercing, XXIV. 768.

Soteltè, s. subtlety, XVI. 619.

Soth, s. truth, II. 171.

Sothed, pp. verified, I. i. 5. 110.

Sotilly, adv. subtly, V. 255.

Sotiltee, s. subtilty, V. 78.

Sotted, pp. besotted, I. i. 10. 18; XVI. 326.

Sottes, s. pl. dolts, I. iii. 7. 89.

Souded, pp. fixed, I. i. 1. 80.

Souke, v. suck, I. ii. 14. 53; I. iii. 1. 141.

Soukinges, s. pl. food for infants, I. i. 4. 27.

Souled, pp. conferred on the soul, I. iii. 1. 15.

Soulë-hele, s. health of the soul, salvation, II. 1193.

Soun, s. sound, VIII. 200.

Sounde, s. swoon, XXIV. 995.

Sounde, ger. to heal, VIII. 292.

Soupë, v. sup, II. 1096; ger. XX. 417.

Souple, adj. supple, weak, II. 58.

Souverain, s. mistress, XXIV. 1288.

Sovenez, s. pl. remember-me's, plants of germander, XXI. 61, 86. See note, p. 536.

Soverainnesse, s. sovereignty, I. ii. 2. 85.

Soverayne, adj. supreme, IX. 217.

Soverayntee, s. supremacy, I. ii. 6. 47; IX. 219.

Sowe, pp. sown, I. iii. 5. 32; V. 10.

Sowe, ger. to sew together, I. i. 8. 41.

Sown, v. sound, be heard, XXIV. 312; pr. pl. tend, XXIV. 527; pres. pt. tending, XVI. 530.

Sowne, s. sound, voice, I. i. 1. 127; XVI. 123; pl. XX. 275.

Sowpit, pp. drenched, XVII. 450. See note.

Soyle, ger. to absolve, II. 986.

Soyr, adj. sorrel (in colour), reddish brown, XVII. 211.

Span, s. span (in length), XXIV. 182.

Speces, s. pl. kinds, sorts, I. iii. 1. 52.

Spede, v. prosper, XXI. 226; expedite, II. 395; pr. pl. succeed, XXIV. 945; Sped, pp. provided with a mate, XXIV. 560.

Speid, s. speed; good sp., quickly, eagerly, XVII. 492.

Speir, s. spear, XVII. 161.

Speiris, pr. s. asks, XVII. 272.

Sperd, pp. fastened, shut up, XVI. 66.

Spere, s. sphere, VIII. 34; X. 53.

Sperkelande, pres. pt. wandering in different directions, I. i. 2. 75.

Spille, ger. to destroy, I. i. pr. 127; I. ii. 14. 43; to perish, to pine, I. i. 1. 7; v. perish, XVIII. 200; pr. s. spoils, XXIV. 385; Spilte, pp. destroyed, I. i. 2. 86.

Spinne, ger. to spin, XIV. 31.

Spire, s. blade, young shoot, I. iii. 5. 4, 9.

Spittail-hous, s. hospital, XVII. 391.

Splaye, ger. to display, VIII. 33.

Splene, s. spleen, ill temper, XVI. 327.

Sponne, pp. spun, IV. 299; VIII. 487.

Spontanye, adj. spontaneous, I. iii. 4. 33.

Spousayle, s. espousal, I. i. 9. 96; I. ii. 12. 27.

Sprad, pp. spread, I. i. pr. 1; I. i. 3. 55.

Spreit, s. spirit, XVII. 587; pl. XVII. 37.

Springen, pr. s. subj. (for Springe), may spring, should spring (abroad), XXIV. 725.

Springes, s. pl. growths, growing things, shoots, I. iii. 6. 4; sources, I. ii. 13. 59.

Springing, s. dawning, XX. 25; XXI. 218.

Spronge, pp. sprinkled, I. i. 1. 100. (The right form is spreyned.)

Spryt, s. spirit, II. 1182.

Spurnis, 2 pr. s. kickest, XVII. 475.

Spyces, s. pl. species, sorts of people, I. ii. 3. 86.

Spyne, s. thorn, X. 50.

Square, v. to square, make square by cutting, XX. 404.

Squeymous, adj. squeamish, XXIV. 332.

Stabelnesse, s. stability, XIII. 38.

Stablisshment, s. establishment, I. iii. 1. 132.

Stad, pp. bestead, beset, XI. 109; XVII. 542.

Stal, pt. s. stole, II. 618.

Stale, adj. late, II. 873.

Stalking, pres. pt. going stealthily, XXIV. 1030.

Stalle, s. stall, papal chair, IV. 483. [ 594 ] Stalle, v. install, VI. 32.

Stamped, pp. stamped, pressed, I. iii. 5. 114.

Stanche, ger. to quench, I. iii. 1. 152.

Stant, pr. s. stands, I. iii. 4. 15; IV. 6; is, XVI. 364.

Starkly, adv. strongly, severely, XVII. 280.

Starnis, s. pl. stars, XVII. 170.

Statly, adj. stately, costly, XX. 153.

Statut, s. statute, XXIV. 304.

Staunching, s. staying, I. iii. 1. 50.

Stayres, s. pl. stairs, XXI. 54.

Stedfastnesse, s. assurance, VIII. 425.

Stedship, s. security, safety (?), I. i. 4. 40. A coined word.

Steering, s. guidance, I. ii. 1. 9.

Steir, ger. to govern, XVII. 149.

Steir, ger. to stir, XVII. 352.

Stele, s. handle, V. 50.

Stelthe, s. stealth, subtle trick, V. 362.

Stent, s. rate; at oo s., at one rate, valued equally, XVI. 769.

Stepmoder, s. stepmother, I. iii. 9. 86.

Stere, s. rudder, IV. 230; VII. 138.

Stere, ger. to stir, move men to, IV. 71; I. i. 8. 1; pp. I. ii. 1. 111; displaced, I. i. 9. 10; pres. pt. moving, XX. 199; active, I. ii. 11. 1.

Stering, pres. pt. guiding, XXIV. 603.

Stering, s. stirring, I. i. 4. 67; movement, I. i. pr. 82; provocation, XVIII. 23.

Steringe, s. management, I. ii. 3. 107.

Sterne, s. rudder, I. i. 1. 35.

Sterre, s. star, X. 22, 23, 68; (of Bethlehem), I. ii. 1. 50.

Sterry, adj. starry, XX. 2.

Sterte, pt. s. started, leapt, I. iii. 7. 160; darted, XVII. 537; 1 pt. s. started, XVIII. 216.

Sterve, ger. to die, XVIII. 134; v. I. i. 3. 120; 1 pr. s. IX. 97.

Stevin, s. voice, XVII. 491.

Steye, ger. to climb, I. i. 1. 45.

Steyers, s. pl. stairs, I. i. 1. 44.

Stigh, pt. s. ascended, IV. 177.

Stik, v. stick, remain, XXIV. 675.

Stinte, v. leave off, I. i. 3. 88; pr. s. ceases, I. iii. 5. 74; Stinten, pr. pl. (error for Stinteth, pr. s. ceases), I. ii. 9. 172; pt. s. ceased, I. ii. 3. 1; pt. s. subj. were to leave off, I. iii. 7. 104; pp. stopped, VIII. 256.

Stirpe, s. stock, race, XXIV. 16.

Stocke, s. trunk, stem, I. iii. 7. 12; idol, II. 893; pl. the stocks, I. i. 3. 144.

Stondmele, adv. at various times, I. ii. 9. 156.

Stoon, s. stone (but here used with reference to the magnet), XIII. 62.

Storied, pp. full of stories, representing various stories, I. ii. 13. 76.

Storiers, s. pl. gen. of story-tellers, I. iii. 4. 257. (Th. starieres.)

Stories, s. pl. histories, XIII. 87.

Stounde, s. time, IX. 64; XVIII. 6; meanwhile, XXIV. 769; sudden pain, XVII. 537; pl. times, hours, I. i. 1. 2; pl. acute pains, XVII. 542.

Stoundemele, adv. sometimes, now and then, I. ii. 13. 105; I. iii. 3. 108.

Stout, adj. proud, II. 699.

Strait, adj. strict, XVI. 28; narrow, XXI. 47.

Straunge, adj. distant in manner, XXIV. 834; as s. a stranger, I. i. 1. 17.

Strayne, v. constrain, I. ii. 14. 72.

Strayt, adj. strict, XVI. 550; close, XVI. 563; vexatious, I. ii. 5. 48.

Strecchen, v. extend, last, suffice, I. ii. 5. 22.

Stremes, s. pl. glances, beams, XXIV. 768; glances, XXIV. 849; rays, VIII. 3, 592; X. 22; XXII. 30.

Streming, pres. pt. beaming, X. 68.

Strene, s. race, kindred, strain, stock, XXIV. 370.

Strengtheth, pr. s. strengthens, I. iii. 8. 64.

Strengthinge, s. strengthening, I. ii. 4. 145.

Streyght, pt. s. stretched, I. ii. 14. 99.

Stro, s. straw, XVII. 439.

Stroy, ger. to destroy, XVI. 304.

Studient, adj. studious, I. iii. 6. 137.

Stulty, adj. foolish, I. ii. 3. 106.

Sturdily, adv. strongly, XX. 362.

Sturte, pr. pl. start up, II. 868.

Style, s. style, VIII. 177.

Styred, 1 pt. s. stirred, I. ii. 14. 79.

Styroppes, s. stirrups, II. 187.

Subget, s. subject, II. 1222.

Submit, pp. submitted, XVI. 234.

Substancial, adj. that which is substance, I. ii. 7. 144.

Suerly, adv. surely, verily, XXI. 318. [ 595 ] Suffisaunce, s. sufficiency, XI. 23; what suffices (me), XXII. 13.

Suffraunce, sufferance, XVI. 545; patience, II. 518.

Suger-dropes, s. pl. sweet drops, XXIV. 22.

Sugets, s. pl. subjects, V. 7.

Sugre, s. sugar, XXIV. 542.

Sugred, adj. sugared, sweet, I. i. 4. 34; XII. 100; XIV. 26.

Suld, pt. s. should, XXVII. 3.

Superscriptioun, s. title, description, XVII. 604.

Supple-werchinge, adj. pliant, I. iii. 7. 103.

Supportacioun, s. support, XVI. 841.

Supposaile, s. expectation, I. iii. 3. 129.

Suppryse, v. undertake, IX. 232.

Surcotes, s. pl. surcoats, XX. 141, 327.

Surfettes, s. pl. surfeits, I. ii. 14. 58.

Surplice, s. surplice, I. ii. 2. 65.

Surquedry, s. arrogance, I. iii. 2. 60; VIII. 430.

Sursanure, s. a wound that only heals outwardly, IX. 75.

Suspent, pp. suspended, II. 283.

Suspiries, s. pl. sighs, XIX. 25.

Sustene, v. sustain, endure, bear up, XX. 291; pr. s. maintains, V. 161.

Sustenour, s. sustainer, VI. 12.

Sustern, s. pl. sisters, I. iii. 1. 93; Sustren, VIII. 488; Susters, XXIV. 1171.

Sute, s. suit, XVI. 538; livery, XX. 227, 238, 335; set, row, VIII. 82.

Swak, v. throw; can swak, v. threw, cast quickly, XVII. 522.

Swaye, s. sway, I. iii. 7. 160.

Sweit, s. sweat, XVII. 514.

Swelt, pt. pl. fainted, XVII. 599; XX. 360; died, XVII. 591.

Swete, s. sweat, I. i. 1. 40.

Swete, 1 pr. s. sweat, VIII. 231; Swetande, pres. pt. sweating, laborious, I. i. pr. 72.

Swink, s. toil, I. i. 1. 13; I. i. 2. 93 (see note, p. 454).

Swinke, ger. to toil, II. 29.

Swote, adv. sweetly, VIII. 72.

Swough, s. swoon, VIII. 154.

Swoun, s. swoon, XVII. 599; Swow, XVIII. 87.

Swowning, s. trance, XVIII. 107.

Swyre, s. neck, II. 1236.

Sy, 1 pt. s. saw, XX. 60.

Syching, pres. pt. sighing, XVII. 601; s. XVII. 540.

Syder, s. cider, XVII. 441.

Sye, pt. pl. saw, II. 765.

Syke, v. sigh, VIII. 575; pr. s. XVIII. 19.

Sylit, pp. lit. ceiled; hence, covered, XVII. 10.

Syne, adv. afterwards, XVII. 593.

Sypher, s. cipher, I. ii. 7. 82.

Syropis, s. pl. syrups, XVII. 247.

Sys and cinq, six and five, XIII. 75. See note.

Syte, s. sorrow, XVII. 450.

Sythes, s. pl. scythes, I. i. pr. 99.

 

Tabard, s. ploughman's coat, II. 9.

Tabard-wyse, (in) a way like a tabard, or herald's coat, XXI. 523.

Tables, s. pl. writing-tablets, III. 149.

T'abyde, ger. to abide, II. 777.

Tache, s. defect, blame, XIII. 48; pl. XVIII. 192.

Taidis, s. pl. toads, XVII. 578.

Taikning, s. token, XVII. 232.

Taistis, pr. s. tastes, tries, XXVII. 4.

Take, v. be set, VIII. 62.

Talent, s. pleasure, XXIV. 718.

T'apere, to appear, XXIV. 55.

Tapet, s. piece of tapestry, XXI. 499, 579; Tapites, pl. tapestry, I. ii. 2. 64; carpets, VIII. 51.

Tartarium, s. Tartary cloth, XX. 212.

T'assure, ger. to secure, protect, XIII. 103.

Taylages, s. pl. taxes, I. ii. 2. 40.

Telle, v. recount, I. ii. 3. 66; pr. pl. count, II. 488.

Tellinge, s. counting, I. ii. 1. 114; I. iii. 1. 2.

Tenauntes, s. pl. tenants, III. 339.

Tend, pr. pl. attend, II. 506.

Tender, v. affect, cherish, XXIV. 881.

T'endure, to endure, XXIV. 1176.

T'endyte, ger. to indite, IX. 179.

Tene, s. vexation, I. ii. 10. 89; XVIII. 209; XX. 389; sorrow, I. i. 1. 3; V. 242; harm, VII. 157; anger, XVII. 194.

Teneful, adj. distressful, I. ii. 11. 132; miserable, I. ii. 5. 49.

Teneth, pr. s. grieves, vexes, I. i. 2. 66.

Tenetz, s. tennis, IV. 295. See note.

T'enprintë, to imprint, VII. 131.

Terme, s. term, appointed age, I. iii. 4. 112; t. of my lyf, for all my lifetime, XVIII. 289. [ 596 ] Terrestre, adj. terrestrial, I. ii. 9. 33.

Tewne, s. tune, XXIV. 1404.

T'excuse, to excuse, VIII. 282.

Teyed, pp. tied, bound, I. iii. 2. 144.

Than, adv. then; or than, ere then, before, XX. 125.

Thank, s. thanks, VIII. 249.

Thankfully, adv. by way of thanks, XVI. 443.

Thank-worthy, adj. worthy of thanks. I. i. pr. 39.

Th'ayr, the air, V. 472.

Thee, v. prosper, succeed, II. 339.

Thee-wardes, to, towards thee, I. i. 10. 121.

Th'effect, the effect, V. 14; the tenour, VIII. 217.

Thenken, ger. to think, VIII. 432; pr. s. XXIV. 1062.

Th'entent, the intent, I. i. 1. 93.

Therafter, adv. accordingly, I. i. 6. 20; III. 32.

Ther-as, adv. where that, I. i. pr. 91; XVI. 645.

Ther-ayeines, adv. there-against, VIII. 533; Ther-ayenst, on the contrary, VII. 158.

Thereto, adv. moreover, XX. 122.

There-without, adv. outside, XX. 71.

Ther-inne, adv. therein, V. 469.

Therthorough, adv. thereby, I. iii. 8. 89; There-thorow, I. i. 9. 10.

Th'eschaunge, s. the exchange, I. iii. 6. 36.

Thewes, s. pl. customs, manner, V. 339; XXVI. 6.

Thilke, adj. that (person), I. i. pr. 85; that same, I. iii. 4. 15; pron. those, IV. 115.

Thinkes me, pr. s. impers. it seems to me, I intend, XXIV. 874.

Thir, pron. those, XVII. 264.

Thirlith, pr. s. pierces, XXIV. 294.

Tho, adv. then, I. i. 6. 175; XVII. 106.

Thoillit, pt. s. suffered, XVII. 70.

Thoo, pron. those, XXIV. 254.

Thorough, prep. through, by, XIX. 10.

Thorough-sought, pp. (that has) penetrated (me), I. i. 1. 120.

Thoughtful, adj. anxious, I. ii. 9. 185.

Thrall, adj. subject, II. 178. (Doubtful; perhaps wol come thrall = will consent to become servants.)

Thralle, v. enthral, VI. 22; pp. made subject, I. ii. 3. 40; I. iii. 8. 168.

Thralles, s. pl. thralls, II. 41.

Threed, s. thread, XX. 370.

Threshing, pres. pt. thrashing, II. 1043.

Thresten, pr. pl. endeavour (lit. thrust), I. i. 2. 153.

Thridde, adj. third, XVIII. 55; XX. 257.

Thrist, 1 pr. s. thirst, I. i. 3. 160.

Thronge, pp. thrust, I. i. 3. 98.

Through-girt, pp. pierced through, VIII. 291.

Throw, s. time, XX. 190; moment, short time, XIV. 37; XXIV. 538; space of time, XX. 318.

Throw-out, as adj. thorough, I. ii. 5. 105; I. ii. 6. 69.

Thrust, s. thirst, VIII. 107.

Thrustell-cok, s. thrush, XXIV. 1401.

Thursting, pres. pt. thirsting, I. iii. 3. 126.

Tiffelers, s. pl. triflers, II. 195. See Tiffle in Halliwell.

Tillour, s. tiller, II. 453; pl. II. 868.

Tilthe, s. tillage, I. iii. 5. 107.

Titmose, s. titmouse, IX. 57.

To, adv. too, XVII. 324.

To, prep. up to; to thy might, as far you can, XXIV. 289.

To-bente, pp. as adj. bowed down, subject, rendered obedient, IX. 260.

To-brast, pt. s. burst asunder, XVI. 799.

To-breke, v. break in two, XVIII. 211.

To-brent, pp. (were) much burnt, XX. 358.

To-brest, pt. s. burst in twain, XVI. 207.

To-broke, pp. utterly broken, IV. 221.

Toder; the toder = that oder, the other, XXIV. 1049, 1218.

To-drawe, pp. drawn, II. 1237; drawn asunder, XVIII. 137.

Tofore, adj. before, IX. 264.

Tofor(e)going, adj. foregoing, antecedent, I. iii. 3. 180.

Tofore-nempned, pp. aforenamed, I. ii. 3. 122.

Toforn, prep. before, I. i. pr. 98; conj. before that, I. ii. 2. 35.

Toforn-going, adj. antecedent, I. iii. 8. 30.

To-forn-hand, adv. beforehand, I. i. 6. 154.

To-forn-sayd, pp. aforesaid, I. ii. 2. 73; I. iii. 4. 261.

To-hemward, towards them, I. ii. 5. 114. [ 597 ] To-him-wardes, towards him, I. iii. 8. 148.

Tole, s. tool, instrument, II. 375, 575; pl. II. 919.

Tombestere, s. female dancer, I. ii. 2. 117.

To-morne, to-morrow, I. iii. 4. 214.

Tone; the tone = thet one, the one, XXIV. 1049, 1316.

To-pull, pr. pl. pull to pieces, II. 179.

To-race, v. tear to pieces, II. 1274.

Torcencious, adj. exacting, I. i. 9. 131. Apparently a false form; it should rather be torcenous, from O.F. torconos, torcenous, exacting; see Godefroy.

Torcious, adj. exacting, I. ii. 2. 73. Probably for torcenous (see above).

Tore, pp. torn, VIII. 220.

To-rent, pp. with garments much rent, XII. 17; much torn, II. 20.

Torned, pp. turned, XIV. 46.

Tort, s. wrong, I. ii. 2. 71.

To-tere, v. rend in pieces, II. 255; XX. 488; pt. s. tore to pieces, VII. 178.

Toteth, pr. s. looks, II. 74, 418.

Tother; the tother = thet other, that other, XX. 394.

To-torn, pp. with garments much torn, XII. 17.

Tour, s. tower, I. i. 5. 8.

Towayle, s. towel, I. ii. 2. 60; Towelles, pl. I. ii. 2. 62.

Town, s. farm, II. 1043.

To-yere, adv. this year, XVIII. 79. Cf. to-day.

Trace, s. a round (in a dance), XVI. 190.

Traines, s. pl. trains (of dresses), XX. 147.

Traistit, 1 pt. s. trusted, hoped, XVII. 22.

Traitory, s. treachery, III. 234; XIV. 48.

Transitorie, adj. transitory, I. iii. 1. 11; I. iii. 4. 148.

Transmew, ger. to move across, change, XIII. 44.

Transverse, v. gainsay, I. i. 2. 195.

Trapped, pp. adorned with trappings, XX. 262.

Trappures, s. pl. trappings, XX. 244.

Traunce, s. trance, dream, XVI. 407.

Travayle, s. toil, XVI. 471.

Traveyled, pp. worked for, I. iii. 5. 112; Travall, pr. pl. labour, II. 426.

Tray, ger. to betray, II. 808; v. II. 621.

Trayle, s. trellis, XVI. 184, 195. (F. text, treille.)

Traynes, s. pl. snares, IX. 90.

Trenchours, s. pl. trenchers, i.e. pieces of bread used as plates, I. i. pr. 109.

Trentall, s. trental, mass repeated for thirty days, III. 95.

Tresory, s. treasury, III. 302; XX. 202.

Treted, pp. treated, IV. 312.

Tretis, s. treatise, I. iii. 4. 253; Tretesse, XXIV. 28.

Trew-love, s. true-lover's knot, bow of ribbon, XXIV. 1440. See note.

Tristesse, s. sadness, XI. 55.

Troncheoun, s. thick and short staff (properly, a broken piece of a spear), XX. 253.

Trone, s. throne, IV. 378.

Troned, pp. enthroned, I. i. 2. 94.

Troublous, adj. troublesome, XX. 389.

Trumpe, s. trumpet, XX. 211; pl. XX. 192.

Trumpet, s. trumpeter, XX. 213; pl. XX. 210.

Trusse, pr. pl. pack up, II. 750.

Tucke, s. fold, I. i. 5. 132.

Tuilyour, s. quarreller; t.-lyk, quarrelsome, XVII. 194.

Turkeis (lit. Turkish), an epithet of Baleis, XXIV. 80.

Turtill-dove, s. turtle-dove, XXIV. 234, 1387.

Turtle, s. turtle-dove, X. 78.

Turved, pp. turfed, XX. 51.

Turves, s. pl. pieces of turf, XX. 50.

Tutele, s. guardian, X. 57.

Twey, num. two, I. iii. 1. 99; XXIV. 1313; Twa, XVII. 301.

Twinkling, s. small point, least matter, I. i. 1. 28. (Lit. glimmer, glimpse.)

Twinne, 1 pr. s. subj. may depart, IX. 256; 2 pr. s. V. 104.

Tythen, ger. to pay tithes, II. 1209.

Tything, s. tithe, II. 317, 861; pl. II. 1159.

Tytled, pp. entitled, I. ii. 1. 99.

 

Umple, fine stuff in a single fold, fine gauze or lawn, XXI. 471.

Unable, adj. weak, I. iii. 1. 171.

Unbodye, ger. to quit the body, I. i. 1. 88.

Unbrent, pp. unburnt, X. 129. [ 598 ] Unconning, adj. unskilful, I. i. 3. 164.

Unconning, s. ignorance, I. iii. 4. 224; VII. 7; Uncunning, III. 391.

Uncouth, adj. strange, unusual, XXIV. 451; unknown, I. ii. 11. 45.

Undefouled, pp. undefiled, X. 132.

Underfongen, pp. undertaken, IV. 264.

Underneminge, s. reproof, III. 110.

Undernime, 2 pr. pl. reprove, III. 109.

Underput, pp. shored up, supported, I. ii. 7. 72; subjected, I. i. 9. 38; subject, I. i. 9. 52.

Understonde, pp. understood, I. iii. 3. 77; II. 683; Understande, I. iii. 6. 65; Understont, pr. s. II. 792; Understondeth, imp. pl. V. 428.

Understonding, adj. intelligible, I. i. pr. 56.

Under-throwen, pp. made subject, I. iii. 8. 151.

Unfair, adv. horribly, XVII. 163.

Unfold, pp. unfolded, XX. 595.

Ungentil, adj. not of gentle birth, I. ii. 2. 129.

Ungoodly, adj. unkind, II. 387.

Ungoodly, adv. evilly, unfairly, VIII. 385.

Unhold, adj. faithless, II. 473.

Universal, s. the whole, I. ii. 13. 70.

Universitee, s. the universe, I. i. 9. 46.

Unkindly, adj. unnatural, XX. 413.

Unknit, pp. rejected, I. ii. 8. 36.

Unknowe, pp. unknown, I. ii. 10. 71.

Unkyndely, adv. unusually, I. i. pr. 126.

Unlefful, adj. not permissible, forbidden, I. ii. 14. 23.

Unlok, v. unlock, XXIV. 1403.

Unlust, s. listlessness, V. 227.

Unmete, adj. unsuitable, XX. 17.

Unmighty, adj. weak, feeble, I. ii. 7. 39; III. 394.

Unneth, adv. scarcely, I. i. pr. 28; II. 789; IV. 196; XX. 46; with difficulty, I. iii. 9. 76.

Unnethes, adv. scarcely, II. 311; V. 380.

Unpees, s. war, I. ii. 13. 86.

Unperfit, adj. imperfect, III. 66.

Unpower, s. weakness, III. 391.

Unpurveyed, pp. unprovided, XXI. 382; XXIV. 561.

Unreson, s. lack of reason, I. iii. 6. 133.

Unresty, adj. restless, X. 62.

Unricht, adv. wrongly, amiss, XVII. 205.

Unright, s. injustice, II. 1071; VIII. 334.

Unrightful, adj. unjust, I. iii. 3. 68.

Unsely, adj. unhappy, I. i. 10. 80.

Unsene, adj. invisible, I. i. pr. 57.

Unshitte, v. open, unfasten, I. iii. 1. 160; Unshit, disclose, XXIV. 1245; Unshet, 2 pr. pl. I. i. 4. 41; pp. opened, XVI. 65.

Unshrive, pp. unshriven, II. 751.

Untall, adj. not tall, weak, II. 74.

Unthrifty, adj. unprofitable, I. i. 4. 55.

Unthryve, v. prosper ill, have ill luck, XVIII. 142. See note.

Untrend, pp. not rolled up, II. 594. See note.

Unwar, adv. at unawares, XXIV. 848.

Unweldy, adj. unwieldy, hence, infirm, XV. a. 4; XV. b. 2; weak, VII. 145.

Unwetinge, pres. pt. unwitting, I. i. 7. 110; but an error for unwist, i.e. unknown.

Unworship, s. discredit, I. i. 5. 24.

Unworshipped, pp. treated with disrespect, I. ii. 6. 125.

Unwyse, adj. not wise, III. 155.

Uphap, adv. perhaps, I. i. 8. 132.

Uplande, i.e. living in the country, countryman, III. 1.

Upperest, adj. highest, I. i. 10. 32.

Uprais, pt. s. rose, XVII. 12.

Ure, s. fortune, destiny, VIII. 151, 302, 482; XXIV. 634, 862; XXV. 11.

Us(e), s. use, I. iii. 6. 104; Use, 110.

Ussher, s. usher, XXI. 102.

 

Vailable, adj. useful, IV. 142.

Vaile, s. veil, XXIV. 1102.

Vailing, pres. pt. lowering, XVII. 271.

Vale, s. valley, VIII. 44.

Valewe, s. value, I. i. 7. 97.

Valey, s. valley, XVI. 24.

Valis, pr. s. avails, XXVII. 5. (Sing. after what.)

Varyaunt, adj. changeable, I. ii. 1. 24; variable, I. ii. 6. 148.

Vassalage, s. prowess, VII. 148.

Vaylance, s. benefit, profit, I. ii. 5. 85.

Vayleth, pr. s. availeth (it), XVI. 720; pp. I. i. 2. 163. [ 599 ] Veluët, s. velvet, VIII. 80; XX. 233; Veluet, XX. 141, 261.

Vengeable, adj. revengeful, I. ii. 11. 92; II. 805.

Vent, s. slit of a gown at the neck, XXI. 526. F. fente.

Venym, s. venom, V. 258.

Verament, adv. truly, II. 1224.

Vere, s. spring-time, I. ii. 9. 133.

Vermayle, adj. crimson, X. 45.

Vermelet, adj. red, XXIV. 142.

Vertules, adj. without virtue, VII. 133, 157.

Vertuous, adj. endowed with virtue or power, I. iii. 1. 45.

Very, adv. extremely, XX. 10, 35; very, XX. 409; XXI. 479.

Vestëment, s. vestment, II. 278, 934.

Viage, s. voyage, journey, I. i. 5. 84; IV. 57; XXI. 46.

Vibrat, pp. vibrated, X. 115.

Vicaire, s. vicar, II. 830; pl. III. 279.

Vinolent, adj. drunken, XII. 45.

Violet, s. violet, II. 96; XXIV. 1437.

Virelay, s. lay with recurring rimes, XI. 40. (Such as aabaab . bbabba.)

Virginal, adj. virgin-like, XII. 110.

Vocacioun, s. calling of an assembly together, XVII. 272.

Voiden, v. (to) take away, XXIV. 628; escape, XIII. 52; pr. s. retreats, I. i. 5. 34.

Voluntarious, adj. voluntary, free, I. ii. 8. 116.

Voluntè, s. free will, VIII. 299.

Voluptuously, adv. luxuriously, I. ii. 10. 18.

Vouche, pr. pl. avouch, II. 945.

Voyde, ger. to banish, IX. 116; v. escape, I. i. 3. 140; set aside, I. iii. 6. 15; pr. s. dispels, I. ii. 10. 34; departs, I. i. 10. 95.

Vyntre, Vintry, VII. (title).

Vyole, s. vial, X. 113.

Vyse, s. advice, intention, I. i. 2. 60.

Vytre, s. glass, X. 113.

 

Wa, adj. sad, XVII. 350.

Wageours, s. pl. wagers, XXI. 383.

Wagge, v. move, stir, I. i. pr. 90; ger. XVII. 196.

Waillit, pp. chosen, choice, XVII. 440.

Wait, pr. s. knows, XVII. 64.

Waited, 1 pt. s. watched, XX. 106.

Wake, s. fair, II. 869.

Wake, v. keep a revel, I. ii. 2. 54.

Wald, pt. s. would (have), desired, XVII. 102.

Walet, s. wallet, bag, I. i. pr. 106.

Wall, s. well, II. 298. See note.

Walled, pp. walled, VIII. 42.

Walowe, ger. to toss about, XXIV. 334; 1 pr. s. I. i. 3. 102.

Wan, adj. pale, dim of colour, XIV. 43.

Wan, pt. pl. won, XX. 480. (A guess; the old ed. has manly!)

Wandred, pp. men who have wandered, X. 60.

Wane, s. weening, thought, XVII. 543. See Will.

Wang-tooth, s. molar tooth, II. 16.

Wanhope, s. despair, I. i. 1. 112; I. i. 4. 54; XVII. 47.

Want, 1 pr. s. lack, do not possess, do not know, XX. 150; pr. s. is lacking, XVI. 449.

Wantinge, s. lacking, I. i. pr. 83.

Wantrust, s. distrust, I. i. 8. 19; I. ii. 9. 50.

War, adj. aware, I. i. 3. 76; be w., beware, VII. 180.

War, adj. worse, XVII. 460.

Warantyse, s. surety; on w., on my surety, XXI. 406.

Warderobe, s. wardrobe, I. ii. 9. 140.

Waren, pt. pl. wore, XX. 267.

Waried, pp. cursed, XXIV. 1171.

Warldly, adj. worldly, XXVII. 1.

Warne, v. refuse, I. ii. 3. 31.

Warnisshe, s. protection, I. ii. 7. 78.

Warnisshed, pp. defended, I. ii. 7. 78.

Wastour, s. waster, XII. 72.

Waved, pp. wavered, I. i. 2. 167.

Wawes, s. pl. waves, I. i. pr. 125; I. i. 3. 57; VII. 80; XIII. 33.

Waxe, v. grow to be, II. 128; pp. become, II. 371.

Wayted, pp. watched, IV. 204.

Wayters, s. pl. spies, I. iii. 6. 88; guards, sentinels, I. i. 3. 124.

Waytinge, s. watching, lying in wait, I. ii. 9. 59.

Webbes, s. pl. dimness of vision, I. i. 2. 180. See note, p. 455.

Wede, s. covering, XIV. 26.

Weden, pr. pl. weed, III. 11.

Weder, s. weather, I. i. pr. 123; Wedder, XVII. 4; pl. storms, I. i. 3. 63; I. ii. 9. 130; I. iii. 5. 25.

Wedes, s. pl. weeds, X. 36.

Wedring, s. tempest, I. iii. 7. 74.

Weed, s. (as pl.) garments, apparel, XX. 371; Weid, XVII. 165.

Weght, s. weight, XIII. 92. [ 600 ] Weip, pt. s. wept, XVII. 231 (or infin. to weep).

Weir, s. war, XVII. 196, 486.

Weir, ger. to guard, ward off, XVII. 182.

Weird, s. destiny, XVII. 384, 412.

Weiris, pr. s. wears, wastes away, XVII. 467.

Weked, pp. rendered weak (but read wikked), I. i. 6. 25.

Wel-condicioned, adj. of good condition, XX. 581.

Welde, v. possess, II. 118, 416, 702; manage, XXIV. 227; 1 pr. s. I. ii. 12. 91.

Weldoing, s. well-doing, I. ii. 10. 120.

Wele, s. wealth, II. 812; VII. 165.

Welfulnesse, s. wealth, I. i. 6. 24.

Welke, 1 pr. s. wither, I. ii. 11. 105; Welked, pp. withered, old, I. iii. 5. 33; withered, wrinkled, I. iii. 5. 37.

Welken, s. sky, I. i. 3. 57.

Welkeneth, pr. s. withers, fades, XXII. 59.

Welle, s. well, source, IX. 139; pl. streams, rills, XVII. 588.

Wellen, pr. pl. rise up, have their source, I. i. 2. 151; pres. pt. flowing, I. i. 1. 86.

Wel-meninge, adj. well-intentioned, I. ii. 5. 117.

Welterit, pp. overturned, XVII. 436.

Welth, s. happiness, I. i. 1. 39.

Welwilly, adj. benignant, favourable, VIII. 627.

Wem, s. stain, I. i. 1. 74.

Wemlees, adj. spotless, X. 104.

Wende, v. go, XVIII. 252; pt. s. went, XVII. 474; pp. gone, II. 498.

Wene, s. withoute w., without doubt, IX. 237; XIII. 12.

Wenen, pr. pl. imagine, I. ii. 3. 38; 1 pt. s. expected, I. i. 3. 65; 2 pt. s. didst expect, I. ii. 14. 80; Wenden, pt. pl. imagined, I. ii. 11. 9; Wend (old text, went), imagined, XXI. 34; Went, pr. s. weens, imagines, guesses, VIII. 462. See note.

Wening, s. fancy, XVI. 286.

Went, pp. gone, departed, I. ii. 1. 34.

Wepen, s. weapon, II. 1092.

Werbles, s. pl. warblings, notes, I. ii. 2. 6; I. iii. 1. 157.

Werche, pr. s. subj. operate, I. ii. 13. 127; pres. pt. working, active, I. ii. 5. 43.

Wercher, s. agent, I. iii. 2. 63.

Werchinge, s. operation, I. ii. 13. 118.

Werdes, s. pl. fates, XXIV. 1173.

Were, s. doubt, IX. 223; X. 5.

Were, pt. pl. subj. should be, XI. 64; Wern, pt. pl. were, I. iii. 8. 91.

Wereth, pr. s. wears away, III. 45; pr. pl. wear, XXIV. 247.

Werien, v. grow weary, II. 1068.

Werne, 2 pr. pl. refuse, I. i. 4. 47; pp. IV. 26.

Werninges, s. pl. refusals, I. i. 2. 58.

Werre, s. war, VIII. 256.

Werrey, 1 pr. s. war, V. 431; pp. warred against, VIII. 665.

Werreyour, s. warrior, IV. 130; VI. 13.

Westreth, pr. s. sets in the west, XXII. 24.

Wete, adj. wet, I. iii. 3. 126; XX. 406.

Wete, ger. to know, I. i. 3. 18; Weten, 2 pr. pl. I. i. 8. 80; II. 1206; pr. pl. I. iii. 8. 128.

Wethercocke, s. weathercock, I. i. 2. 167.

Weting, s. knowledge, I. iii. 4. 62, 243.

Wexeth, pr. s. grows, XX. 14; pres. pt. I. iii. 1. 30; Wexte, pt. s. became, I. i. 2. 24.

Wexing, s. growth, I. i. 9. 42.

Weye, ger. to weigh, IV. 91; pp. 320.

Weymenting, s. lamenting, XXIV. 233.

Weyve, ger. to put away, I. ii. 10. 40; v. put aside, I. ii. 7. 100; pr. s. subj. I. iii. 1. 136; 2 pr. s. rejectest, I. iii. 6. 154; pr. s. rejects, I. ii. 13. 95; pp. I. i. 1. 63; I. ii. 14. 36; I. iii. 8. 154.

Wheder, conj. whether (or no), I. iii. 3. 30; XVI. 401.

Wheel, s. turning wheel, winding staircase, XXI. 55 (see note); orbit, I. ii. 1. 124.

Wherof, adv. to what purpose, XVI. 431.

Wherthrough, adv. whereby, I. i. 4. 53; X. 103; wherefore, I. ii. 13. 109.

Wherto, adv. why? I. i. 3. 87.

Whicche, s. hutch, chest, I. ii. 2. 29.

Whirled, pp. whirled, driven, XX. 2.

Whistel, s. whistle, I. ii. 3. 55.

Whyle, s. time, VIII. 244.

Whyt, adj. white, II. 1338; plausible, XXIV. 1042.

Wicche, s. witch, II. 891.

Wicht, s. wight, man, XXVII. 2.

Widdercock, s. weathercock, XVII. 567.

Widderit, pp. withered, XVII. 238; soiled by weather, XVII. 165. [ 601 ] Wight, s. person, XX. 38, 46.

Wikke, adj. noxious, X. 36.

Wikkit, adj. evil, XVII. 412.

Wilde, adj. wild (i.e. unquenchable), I. ii. 6. 29.

Wilde, ger. to become wild, I. i. 3. 45.

Will of wane, lit. wild of weening, at a loss as to what to do, XVII. 543.

Willers, s. pl. wishers, II. 228; gen. such w., of men who so desire, II. 780.

Willingly, adv. wilfully, V. 391.

Wilne, ger. to desire, I. i. 6. 101; v. I. iii. 4. 11; 2 pr. pl. II. 1250; pr. pl. II. 118; pp. I. iii. 6. 111.

Wimpeln, pr. pl. cover as with a wimple, I. ii. 14. 25; pp. covered up, I. iii. 9. 76.

Wimple, s. chin-cloth, XXIV. 1102.

Winne, v. make a gain, II. 979.

Wisse, pr. s. subj. may (He) guide, keep away, II. 235.

Wite, v. know, XXI. 749; Witen, 2 pr. pl. know, XVIII. 266; Wistest, 2 pt. s. I. i. 8. 31; Wist, pp. known, II. 1092.

Withdrawe, ger. to draw back, hold in, I. ii. 6. 84; pr. s. draws away, I. ii. 5. 129.

With-holde, pp. retained, I. ii. 8. 121; XVIII. 289; kept back, I. iii. 3. 114.

Withies, s. pl. withies, twigs of willow, XVI. 186. (F. text, Entrelacee de saulx vers.)

Within-borde, on board, I. i. 3. 54.

Without, conj. unless, XXI. 299.

Withsaye, ger. to contradict, I. i. 2. 184; I. i. 8. 65; v. gainsay, II. 599.

Withsetten, pp. opposed, I. iii. 1. 133; Withset, I. ii. 7. 66.

Withsitte, v. resist, I. ii. 7. 133; ger. I. iii. 8. 64.

Withsittinge, s. opposition, I. ii. 7. 142.

Witles, adj. ignorant, II. 528.

Wittes, s. pl. wits, senses, I. iii. 5. 51.

Wivers, s. pl. vipers, serpents, snakes, I. iii. 5. 34.

Wlate, v. loathe, II. 1098.

Wo-bestad, pp. beset with woe, XXIV. 845.

Wode, adj. mad, I. iii. 7. 53.

Wodebinde, s. woodbine, VIII. 129; IX. 261.

Woir, pt. s. carried, wafted away, XVII. 165. (It seems to be merely a peculiar use of E. wore, pt. t. of wear; cf. boir, bore, in l. 166.)

Wol, s. wool, XX. 53. See Wolle.

Wolde, pt. s. subj. would wish, XVI. 272; Wold, pp. desired, V. 305.

Wolle, s. wool, I. ii. 2. 28 (see the note, p. 465); IV. 299; Woll, II. 177, 594.

Womanly, adj. woman-like, I. ii. 12. 114.

Won, pr. s. subj. dwell, XXIV. 500.

Wonder, adj. wonderful, III. 7; XX. 434.

Wonderly, adv. wondrously, XXIV. 100, 697.

Wonders, adv. wondrously, I. ii. 3. 45.

Wone, s. custom, XXI. 5.

Wones, s. pl. dwellings, XX. 201.

Woneth, pr. s. dwells, XXIV. 143; Wonneth, II. 1140.

Wonne, pp. won, XVI. 356.

Wonning, s. abode, VII. 86.

Wood, adj. mad, II. 299, 764, 1075, 1269; XVIII. 188.

Woodbind, s. woodbine, XX. 159.

Woode, s. an error for Weede, weed, III. 11. See note.

Woodnesse, s. madness, VI. 50; XVIII. 175.

Wook, 1 pt. s. awoke, XXI. 737.

Worch, pr. pl. work, II. 411.

Word, s. motto, XXI. 87, 310, 312; Wordes, pl. XXI. 119.

World, s. great quantity, XX. 137; a thing worth the world, XXI. 539.

Worship, s. honour, XIV. 382.

Worsted, s. worsted, II. 1002.

Worthyed, pp. honoured, I. i. 2. 109.

Wost, 2 pr. s. knowest, XVIII. 126; Wottest, I. i. 2. 74.

Wowe, v. woo, XXIV. 1222.

Woweth, pr. pl. move, I. ii. 1. 21. Put for waweth; and properly singular.

Wox, 1 pt. s. became, I. i. 4. 30; grew, XVII. 102; Woxen, pp. I. iii. 5. 24.

Wraikful, adj. vengeful, XVII. 329.

Wrait, pt. s. wrote, XVII. 64.

Wraith, s. wroth, XVII. 182.

Wrak, s. vengeance, XVII. 370.

Wrall, pr. pl. pervert, II. 370. Cf. M.E. wrawe, perverse.

Wranglen, pr. pl. wrangle, II. 426.

Wrapped, pp. involved; in be w., been mixed up with, V. 216.

Wreche, s. misery, I. i. 1. 60; vengeance, VIII. 471. [ 602 ] Wreke, v. avenge, XXIV. 702; pp. VIII. 284; Wreche, pr. pl. subj. X. 41.

Wrenne, s. wren, IX. 57; Wren, XXIV. 1372.

Wrethe, s. a wreath, garland, I. iii. 6. 158.

Wringing, pres. pt. wringing (wringing wet), XX. 406.

Writhen, pp. wreathed, twined, XX. 57.

Wro, s. corner, II. 81. Icel. .

Wrocht, pp. wrought, made, XVII. 203.

Wry, adj. deformed, XXIV. 1062.

Wrye, v. turn aside, XVI. 331.

Wryeth, pr. s. disguises, I. ii. 5. 102.

Wrything, s. twisting, turning aside, error, rebellion, X. 96.

Wyde-where, adv. far and wide, I. ii. 11. 107.

Wynde, s. breath, XVI. 795.

Wynde, 1 pr. s. subj. wind, go, IX. 263.

Wynding, s. envelopment (in snow) (?), I. i. 3. 39.

Wyr, s. wire, I. iii. 7. 103.

Wyr-drawer, s. wire-drawer, I. iii. 7. 103.

Wyte, s. blame, VIII. 603; IX. 103.

Wyte, ger. to blame, I. iii. 7. 145; II. 577; XVII. 134; 1 pr. s. blame (for it), VIII. 460; imp. s. blame (for), I. iii. 1. 170; imp. pl. II. 1373; V. 376.

 

Y, s. eye, XVI. 263; XX. 85; XXIV. 229, 1139; at y, in appearance, XIV. 6.

Yaf, pt. s. gave, IX. 248.

Yall, v. yell, II. 386, 1355.

Yate, s. gate, XXI. 274; pl. II. 65.

Y-be, pp. been, XVIII. 190; XX. 375.

Y-bore, pp. born, XVI. 462.

Y-brent, pp. burnt, II. 18; Y-brend, II. 634.

Y-builde, v. build (or pp. build), II. 120.

Y-called, pp. named, VIII. 70.

Y-chased, pp. chased, XVI. 287.

Y-cleped, pp. called, I. iii. 1. 12.

Y-dampned, pp. damned, II. 1243.

Ydel; in y., in vain, I. i. 1. 70; I. ii. 11. 109.

Y-dight, pp. dressed, II. 1002.

Y-don, pp. made, XX. 61.

Ye, yea, I. i. 7. 34.

, s. eye, IX. 124.

Yede, 1 pt. s. went, VIII. 120; pt. s. I. i. 10. 111; XX. 54; pt. pl. XX. 295, 301.

Yef, pr. pl. give, II. 957.

Yeftes, s. pl. gifts, bribes, I. i. 10. 41.

Yelde, ger. to pay, X. 112; v. yield, render, II. 778; pr. s. subj. may (He) repay, XXI. 360; pr. pl. subj. may yield, I. iii. 9. 93.

Yeldinge, s. yielding, giving, I. iii. 1. 13.

Yelke, s. yolk, hence centre, nucleus, I. iii. 4. 198.

Yen, s. pl. eyes, XXIV. 135, 154.

Yerde, s. rod, I. ii. 11. 136; X. 133; correction, XXIV. 363.

Yern, ger. to earn, XXIV. 367.

Yerne, adv. quickly; as y., very quickly, I. ii. 8. 41; Yern, eagerly, XXIV. 1299.

Yet, s. gate, XVII. 388.

Yeve, 1 pr. s. give, XI. 80; 2 pr. pl. III. 208; pr. pl. I. i. pr. 18; pp. XVIII. 279; XXIV. 278.

Yever, s. giver, I. iii. 7. 134, 138; III. 176.

Yexinge, s. sobbing, outburst (of grief), I. i. 1. 6.

Y-fed, pp. fed, XXIV. 975.

Y-fere, adv. together, in company, IX. 59, 224; XI. 64.

Y-feyned, pp. feigned, XVIII. 74.

Y-furthered, pp. advanced, VIII. 327.

Y-fyned, pp. refined, XIII. 99.

Y-grave, pp. buried, XVI. 60.

Y-grounded, pp. rooted, I. ii. 9. 19.

Y-gurd, pp. girt, i.e. ready, II. 1336.

Y-handled, pp. handled, treated of, I. ii. 11. 101.

Y-herd, pp. heard, XVIII. 85.

Y-heried, pp. praised, XXIV. 592.

Y-kend, pp. taught, II. 482; known, II. 530.

Yle, s. isle, I. i. 3. 64; V. 15; VI. 17.

Y-lost, pp. lost, VII. 36.

Y-lyke, adv. alike, equally, XVIII. 64.

Y-mad, pp. made, VIII. 163.

Y-meynt, pp. mingled, VIII. 457.

Ynde, adj. pl. blue, IX. 257.

Y-nempned, pp. named, I. i. 1. 5.

Y-nomen, pp. taken up, II. 1031.

Y-now, adj. enough, II. 3, 1044; pl. (men) enough, I. i. 3. 51.

Yok, s. yoke, XVIII. 140.

Yokkit, pp. yoked, XVII. 209.

Yolden, pp. yielded, I. i. 7. 30; returned, I. i. 3. 107; repaid, I. iii. 5. 140.

Yon, adj. yonder, yon, that, XVII. 533. [ 603 ] Youthheid, s. time of youth, XVII. 30.

Yove, 1 pt. s. gave, XXIV. 688.

Y-passed, pp. past, VIII. 591.

Y-pent, pp. pent, II. 22; fastened, II. 939.

Y-poudred, pp. besprinkled, XVIII. 63.

Y-rent, pp. torn, II. 256.

Ys, s. ice, VIII. 234; Yse, XVII. 168.

Yse-shoklis, s. pl. icicles, XVII. 160.

Y-set, pp. appointed, XVI. 613.

Y-shoned, pp. shunned, I. ii. 11. 10.

Y-slayn, pp. slain, VIII. 88.

Y-soght, pp. importuned, V. 128.

Y-sped, pp. granted, XXIV. 977.

Y-stocked, pp. fastened as in the stocks, I. i. 1. 41.

Y-stope, pp. advanced, XXIV. 281.

Y-take, pp. taken, II. 1281.

Y-thee, v. prosper, XVIII. 187.

Y-tourned, pp. turned, I. i. 7. 51.

Y-tyed, pp. tied, V. 226.

Yvè-lefe, s. ivy-leaf, I. iii. 7. 50.

Yuel-spekers, s. pl. evil-speakers, I. i. 9. 6.

Y-whet, pp. whetted, V. 243.

Y-wis, adv. verily, I. i. 2. 116.

Y-woned, pp. dwelt, XXIV. 241.

Y-wonne, pp. won, V. 49.

Y-wounded, pp. wounded, VIII. 361.

Y-wrought, pp. made, XX. 48.