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Rabato, an ornament for the neck
Rabbet-sucker, a sucking rabbit.
Race, original disposition, inborn
qualities, a smack or flavour.
Rack, wreck.

Rack, to exaggerate.
Rack, to harass by exactions.
Rack, the fleeting away of the

Racking, in rapid motion.
Fag, an opprobrious epithet.
Ragged, rugged.

Rake, to cover.
Rank, rate or pace.

Rank, grown up to a great height
and strength.

Rapt, rapturously affected.
Rapture, a fit.

Rarely, curiously, happily.

Rascal, applied to lean deer.

Rash, heady, thoughtless, quick, violent.

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smoky, greasy.

Refell, to refute.
Refer, to reserve to.
Regard, look.

Regiment, government, authority.
Regreet, exchange of salutation.
Reguerdon, recompense, return.
Relative, nearly related, or con-

Remembered, remembering.
Remembrance, admonition.
Remorse, pity, tenderness of heart.
Remotion, removal or remoteness.
Removed, remote, sequestered.
Render, to describe.

Render, a confession, an account.
Renege, to renounce.
Repair, to renovate.
Repeal, to recall.
Reports, reporters.
Reproof, confutation.
Repugn, to resist.
Reputing, boasting of.

Requiem, a mass for the soul of
a person deceased.
Resolve, to be firmly persuaded,

Resolve, to dissolve.

Respect, consideration, caution.
Respective, respectable, respect-
ful, formal.

Respective, cool, considerate.
Respectively, respectfully.
Retailed, handed down.
Retire, to draw back.

Reverb, to reverberate.

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Royalty, nobleness, supreme ex-

Roynish, mangy or scabby.
Ruddock, the redbreast.

Ruff, the folding of the tops of

Ruffle, to riot, to create disturh

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Right-drawn, drawn in a right Scamble, to scramble.


Rigol, a circle.

Ringed, environed, encircled.
Ripe, come to the height
Rivage, the bank or shore.
Rivality, equal rank.

Scan, to examine nicely.

Scant, to be deficient in, to con


Scantling, measure, proportion
Scapes of wit, sallies, irregular-


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Sheriff s-post, a large post set up at the door of that officer for affixing proclamations, &c. Shive, a slice. Shot, shooter. Shovel-board, a game.

Shoughs, shocks, a species of dog. Shouldered, rudely thrust into. Shrewd, having the qualities of a shrew.

Shrift, confession.

Shrive to confess, to call to confession.

Shut-up, to conclude.
Sule-sleeves, long sleeves.
Siege, stool, seat, rank.
Sight, the perforated part of a

Sightless, unsightly.
Sign, to show, to denote.
Silly, simple or rustic.
Silly, sooth, plain, simple truth.
Sincere, honest.
Sinew, strength.

Single, weak, debile, small, void
of duplicity or guile.
Sink-a-pace,cinque-pace,a dance.
Sir, the designation of a parson.
Sir-reverence, a corruption of


Sith, since.

Seeming, specious, hypocriti- Sithence, thence. cal.

Seeming, seemly.

Seen versed, practised.
Seld, seldom.

Self-bounty, inherent generosity.
Semblably, in resemblance, alike.
Seniory, seniority.

Sennet, a flourish or sounding.
Sense, reason, natural affection,
feeling, sensual passion.
Sensible, having sensation.
Septentrion, the north.

3 Sequestration, separation.
Sere or sear, dry.

Sizes, allowances of victuals.
Skains-mates, loose companions.
Skirr, to scour, to ride hastily.
Slack, to neglect.
Slave, to treat as a slave.
Sleave, the ravelled knotty part

of the silk.

Sledded, riding in a sled or sledge Slights, arts, subtle practices. Slips, a contrivance of leather, to start two dogs at the same time. Sliver, to cut a piece or slice. Slops, loose breeches, or trowsers, tawdry dress.

Serjeant, a bailiff or sheriff's of- Slough, the skin which the ser

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pent annually throws off.
Slower, more serious.
Slubber, to do any thing care-
lessly, imperfectly, to obscure.
Smilingly, with signs of pleasure.
Smirched, soiled or obscured.
Smoothed, to stroke, to caress,
to fondle.

Sneap, to check or rebuke, a re-
Sneaping, nipping.

Shard-borne, born by shards or Sneck-up, a cant-phrase,

Shards, the wings of a beetle. Shards, broken pots or tiles. Sharked, picked up as a shark collects his prey.

Sheen, shining, splendour, lustre. Sheer, pellucid, transparent. Shent, scolded, rebuked, ashamed, disgraced.

Shent, to reprove harshly.

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Snuff, hasty anger. Snuffs, dislikes.



Soil, spot, turpitude, reproach.
Solely, alone.
Solicit, courtship.
Solicit, to excite.
Soliciting, information.
Solidares, an unknown coin.
Sometimes, formerly.

Sooth, truth.

Sooth, sweetness.

Sorriest, worthless, vile.
Sorry, sorrowful or dismal.
Sort, to choose out.
Sort, a company, a pack, rauks
and degrees of men.
Sort, to happen, to agree.
Sort, the lot.

Sort and suit, figure and rank.
Sot, a fool.

Soul-fearing, soul-appalling.
Sound, to declare or publish.
Sound, soundly.

Soul, to pull by the ears.
Souter, perhaps the name of a

Spanned, measured.
Specialty, particular rights.
Sped, the fate decided.
Speed, event.

Sperr, to shut up, defend by bars, &c.

Spleen, humour, caprice, spirit.


Spleen, violent hurry, tumultuous speed.

Spleens, inclination to spitefu! mirth.

Spot, stain or disgrace.
Spotted, wicked.

Sprag, or spackt, apt to learn.
Spread, to stand separately.
Sprighted, haunted.
Sprights, spirits.

Springhalt, a disease incident to horses.

Springing, blooming, in the
spring of life.
Sprightly, ghostly.
Spurs, the longest and largest

roots of trees. Square, to quarrel. Square, regular, equitable, just, suitable.

Square, compass, comprehen-
sion, or complement.
Squarer, a quarrelsome fellow.
Squash, an immature peascod.
Squiny, to look asquint.
Squire, a square or rule.
Staggers, delirious perturbation.
Stale, a bait or decoy to catch

Stale, a pretence.

Stale, to allure.

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States, persons of high rank.
Station, the act of standing.
Statist, statesman.
Statue, a portrait.

Staves, the wood of the lances.
Stay, a hinderer, a supporter.
Stead, to assist, or help.
Sticking-place, the stop in a ma-

Sticklers. arbitrators, judges,

Stigmatical, marked or stigma-

Stigmatick, one on whom nature
has set a mark of deformity.
Still, constant or continual.
Stilly, gently, lowly.
Stint, to stop, to retard.
Stith, an anvil.

Stoccata. a thrust or stab with a

Stock. a term in fencing.
Stock, stocking.

Stomach, passion, pride, stub-
born resolution, constancy, re-

Stoop, a measure somewhat more

than half a gallon.

Stover, a kind of thatch.
Stoup, a kind of flagon.

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Swart, or swarth, black, or dark

Swarth, or swath, as much grass
or corn as a mower cuts down i
at one stroke of his scythe.
Swashing, noisy, bullying.
Swath, the dress of a new-born

Strachy, probably some kind of Sway, the whole weight, mo

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Tested, brought to the test.
Testern, to gratify with a tester,
or sixpence.

Tetchy, touchy, peevish, fret-
Tharborough, thirdborough, a
peace officer.
Theme, a subject.
Theorick, theory.

Thewes, muscular strength.
Thick, in quick succession.
Thick-pleached, thickly inter

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Tame snake, a contemptible tel- Tire, head dress.


Tamed, flat, spiritless.

Tire, to fasten, to fix the talons


Tarre, to stimulate, to excite, Tire, to be idly employed on. provoke.

Tartar, Tartarus, the fabled

place of future punishment.
Task, to keep busied with scru-
Tasked, taxed.

Tired, adorned with ribands.
Tod, to yield or produce a tod, oi
twenty-eight pounds.
Tokened, spotted as in the plague
Toll, to enter on the toll-book
Tolling, taking toll.

Tomboy,a masculine, forwardgirl. |
Topless, that which has nothing
above it, supreme.
Topple, to tumble.

Touch, sensation, sense, or feel

Touch, exploit or stroke.

Touch, a spice or particle.
Touch, touchstone.
Touches, features.
Touched, tried.

Toward, in a state of readiness.
Toys, rumours, idle reports, fan-
cies, freaks of imagination.
Toze, to pull or pluck.
Trace, to follow.

Trade, a custom, an established habit.

Tradition, traditional practices. Traditional, adherent to old customs.

Trail, the scent left by the passage
of the game.
Traitress, a term of endearment.
Tranect, a ferry.

Translate, to transfer, to explain.
Trash, a hunting phrase, to cor-

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Uncharged, unattacked.

Unclew, to draw out, to exhaust. Uncoined, real, unrefined, unadorned.

Unconfirmed, unpractised in the ways of the world.

Under generation, the antipodes Undergo, to be subject to. Under-skinker, a tapster, an un derdrawer.

Undertaker, one who takes upon

himself the quarrel of another Underwrite, to subscribe,to obey Under-wrought, under-worked undetermined.

Undeserving, undeserved.
Unearned, not deserved.
Uneath, scarcely, not easily.
Unexpressive, inexpressible.
Unhappy,mischievously waggish,

Unhidden, open, clear.

Unhoused, free from domestic


Unhouseled, not having received the sacrament.

Unimproved, not guided by know-
ledge or experience.
Union, a species of pearl.
Unkind, contrary to kind or na-


Unmastered, licentious.

Unowed, that which has no


Unpregnant, not quickened.
Unproper, common.

Unqualitied, unmanned, disarme of his faculties.

Unquestionable, unwilling to be conversed with. Unready, undressed.

Unrespective, inattentive to con


Unrest, disquiet.

Unrough, smooth-faced, unbearded.

Unsisted, untried.

Unsisting, always opening, never

at rest.

Unsmirched, clean, not defiled.

Unsquared, unadapted to their subject.

Unstanched, incontinent. Untempering, not tempering, not softening.

Untraced, singular, not in com

mon use.

Untrimmed, undressed.

Untruth, disloyalty, treachery.
Unvalued, invaluable.

Up-spring, upstart.

Urchins, hedge-hogs, or perhaps fairies.

Usance, usury.

Use, practice long countenar ced

by custom.

Use, to make a practice of. Use, interest.

Used, behaved.

Usurping, false.

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Whe'r, whether.

Where, whereas.

Work, a term of fortification. Workings, labours of thought.

| Whiffler, an officer who walks World, to go to the, to be mar

first in processions. Whiles, until.

Whip, the crack, the best.
Whipstock, a carter's whip.
Whirring, whirring away.
White, the white mark in ar-

White death, the chlorosis. Whiting-time, bleaching time, spring.

Whitsters, the bleachers of linen. Whittle, a species of knife. Whooping, measure or reckoning.

Wide, remotely from, wide of the mark.

Wilderness, wildness.
Will, wilfulness.
Wimple, a hood or veil.
Winter-ground, to protect against
the inclemency of winter.
Wis, to know.

Wish, to recommend.
Wit, to know.

Witch, to charm, to bewitch.
Wits, senses.

Wittol, knowing, conscious of.
Witty, judicious, cunning.
Woe, to be sorry.
Woman, to affect suddenly and

Woman-tired, he pecked. Wondered, able to perform wonders.

Wood, crazy, frantic.

Woodman, an attendant on the forester.

Woolward, a phrase appro

priated to pilgrims and penitentiaries.

Words, dispute, contention.


Worm, a serpent.

Worship, dignity, authority.
Worth, wealth or fortune, the
value, full quota or propor-
Worts, cabbage.
Wot, to know.

Wound, twisted about.
Wreak, resentment.
Wreak, to revenge.
Wrest, an instrument for tuning
the harp.

Wrested, obtained by violence.
Writ, writing, composition.
Writhled, wrinkled.
Wrongs, the persons who wrong
Wrongs, injurious practices.
Wroth, misfortune.
Wrought, worked, agitated.
Wrung, pressed, strained.

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