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B.
Bachelry, (n.) knighthood. (Fr.)
Backewines ? (n.) I. 294. note 4.
Bairn, (n.) child, gentleman, baron.
Baith,. (a. or c.) both. Sc.
Balas, (n.) a precious stone. Vide I. 308.
Baldemoyn, (n.) bole-armene ? I. 193. note 4.
Bale, (n.) misfortune, sorrow.
to Ban, (v. a.) to curse.
Bandown, (n.) command. Vide Sibbald.
Baret, (n.) wrangling.
Barmkyn, (n.) mound, or wall. Sc. (Old Fr. barme,

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

340. note 8. Baum, bawme, (n.) balsam. Beck, (n.) water, brook, strait. to Bede, (v. a.) to bid, also to pray. Behight, (v.) promised. to Beleve, (v.) to remain. Bellech, (adv.) beautifully. to Bemene, (v. a.) to bemoan. Bemes, (n.) trumpets. (Sax.) Bene, (v. n.) be, arc. Bere, (n.) noise. (Sax.) Besprent, (p.) besprinkled. Beth, (v.) beeth, are. Beurn? (n.) II. 75. note 2. Bews, (n.) boughs. Sc. to Bid, (v. a.) to invite. Bidand, (p:) dwelling, abiding. Bihote, (3.) if God permit

. Bird, buird, bride, (n.) names for a young woman. Birtir, (a.) huge.

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

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

from bretter, or bretescher, Fr. I. 291. note 1. Brewis, (n.) a species of broth. II. 302. Warner. Briche ? I. 422. Broche, (n.) a clasp, or buckle ; any jewel. (Fr.) Brumale, (a.) wintry (Lat. bruma.) Brym, bryme, (a.) fierce. Sc. Brymly, (adv.) fiercely. Sc.

Brynand, (p:) burning. Sc.
Brynt, (p.) burnt.
Bubbis, (n.) blasts. Sc.
Buirdes. I. 265. note 1.
Bure, (n.) bower, synonymous with chamber. (Sax.)
Burgeoun, (n.) a bud, or sprig. Sc. (Fr.)
Burly, (a.) used by Shakspeare for huge ; but

appears to be derived from bouira, old fr. to

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

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

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

Ital. cipolla.) to Chyp, (v. n.) applied to flowers, to bearst the

cali. Citolles, (12.) cymbals. Clais, claithis, (r.) clothes. Sc. Claré, (n.) a mixture of wine and honey. (Fr.dairet.) to Clatter, (v. n.) to ckatter. Sc. to Clepe, (v. a ) to call, to declare, to embrace. Clepith, (co a.) calleth, embraceth ; used passively,

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

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

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

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

couth, knew. Courb, (a.) crookeda

Courchese, (n.) kerchief, (Fr, couvrechef, that

which covers the head.) Couth, (p.) taught. Crammesy, (n.) crimson. (Fr. cramoisi.) Croppis, (n.) Sc. heads, tops. Rudd. Gloss. Also

berries. Sibbald. Gloss. Crowat, (n.) cruet, a small vessel, Sc. Crowch, (n.) crutch. Crownel, (n.) coronet ? Sc. Cruel, (a.) keen, steady. Sc. Crumplind, (p) (not crampland, as printed inaccu

rarely by La Hailes,) curled like tendrils. Sc. I.

373. n. 2. Cry, (n.) a term expressing a very short period. Cucubes, (n.) probably cuckoo-flowers, or lady

smocks. Cule, (n.) (Fr. cul.) Cunning, (n.) knowledge. Curche, (n.) kerchief. to Cure, (v. a.) to preserve, to arrange.

D. Dagswain, (n.) any patched materials, composed

of shreds. Vide I. 326. note. Damas, flower-damas, (n.) the damask rose. to De, (v. n.) to die. Sc. Dead, deid, (n.) death. Sc. Deand, (p.) dying. Sc. my Dear, myself. I. 153. note 7. to Decore, (v. a.) to ornament. Sc. (Lat.) Dedute, (n.) Vide dute. Deeming, (n.) opinion. to Defy, (v a.) to defend. to Deir, (v. a.) to annoy, injure, trouble, or vex.

Sibbald.

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