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Sear'd, i 282. old. In the fear, fignifies old age
Seedness, i. 266. seed time. An old word
To Seel, vi. 264. a term in falconry, to run a filk through the eye-

lids of a young hawk, and to draw them near together, in order to

make the hawk bear a hood
Soquele, a great man's train. - A French word
Sessa or Sesley, peace, be quiet. Lat Cella
Shamois, i. 32. young kids
A Shard, vii. 113. a tile, or broken piece of a tile: thence figura.

tively a scale or shell upon the back of any creature. The Shard-
born-beetle, means the beetle that is born op by wings hard and

glazed like a potsheard
Sharded, scaled
To Shark up, viii
. 88. to pick up in a thievih manner.

Fr. Chercher
Sheen, clear, bright ; smiling, shining; also brightness, lustre : used

in the first and last sense by Spencer
To Shend, to blame, to reprove, to rate, to rebuke, to disgrace, to

A Shive, vi. 180, a llice
A Showghe, vi. 201. a rough coated dog, a shock
Shrift, confession. To Shrive, to confess
A Siege, a seat; also, i. 30. the fundament of a man, in which sense

the French often use it ; " Mal au fiege ; une fillule au liege”
Siegʻd, ii. 306. placed, seated, fixed
Sizes, vi. 43. certain portions of bread, beer, or other victuals, which

in public focieties are set down to the account of particular persons,

A word Itill used in the colleges of the universities
Sized, viii. 125. bedawbed as with fize, which is a glewith composition

used by painters. Ital. Sifa
To Skirr, to scour about a country
Sleaded or Sleded, viji. 87. carried on a sed or fledge
Slop, wide-knee'd breeches
Slough, an hulk, an outward fin.
Smirchid, ii. 39. Imeared, dawbed, dirtied
To Sneap, to check, to snub, to rebuke
A Snipe, viii. 211. a diminutive woodcock
Sooh, true or truth, a reality; also iv. 48. adulation, in the sense

of the verb to Sooth
To Sowle, vi. 372. to lug or pull
A Sowter, iii. 114. a cobler. Lat. Sutor. In this passage it is in-

tended as the name of a dog
To Sperre, vii. 265. to bolt, to barricado, or any ways fasten
Spleen is often used for a sudden start, a hasty motion, a momentary

A Spray, a young tender shoot or branch of a tree
Spurs, the fibres of a root or tree
To Square, to jar, to wrangle or quarrel. For the derivation see the

next word
A Squarer, ii. 3. a swaggering blade. This word is taken from the

French phrase, Se quarrer, which signifies to strut with arms a

kembo, (“ arrsatus incedere,”) an action which denotes a character
of an hectoring bragadochio. The French say, “Les jeuns fan.

farons se quarrént en marchant.”
A Squier, ii. 204. the same as a square
A Stanyel, iii. 114. otherwise called a Ring-tail, a kind of buzzards

or k te
Starkly, i. 306. fifiy, wearily, foundly
Station, viii. 149. attitude, presence, person
A Statist, viii. 181. a statesman. Ital. Statista
A Stay, iii. 313. a let, a stop, an impediment
To Siead or Sted, 10 serve, to help
Steads, stocks, fools, from whence young slips or fuckers are propas

Stickler-like, vii. 355. Nicklers where seconds appointed in a duel to

sec fair play, who parted the combatants when they thought fit:
and this being done by interposing with a stick, from thence came

the name
Stigmatical, iii, 181, branded with marks of disgrace. Lat. Stigmata

Stint, i. 18. proportion, allotment
A Stithy, an anvili To Srithy, to beat upon an anvil
Stoccata, viii. 42. a thrust in fencing. An Italian word
A Stole, a robe, a long garment, a mantle, a woman's gown : urrat

also by Spencer. Lat. Stola
To Suggest, iv, 6. and 52. !o prompt or egg on
Sumptir, vi. 44, a bealt which carries neceflaries on a journey
Surcease, vi. 245. this generally signifies the suspension of any ack;

but in this passage it Itands for the total ceasing after the final ex.

ccution of it. Fr. Surfeoir
A Swabber, iii. 97. an inferiur offices in a hip, whose business it is

to keep the ship clean

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A Tabourine, vii. 143. a drum. Fr. Tabouring

To Take, to blast, to flrike with infection. Fr. Atraquer
Tall is very frequently used for eminent, notable, couliderable.
Taniere, a hut or cave. A French word
To Tarre on, to provoke, to urge on, as they set on dogs to fight
A Taffel-gentle, viii. 28. a particular kind of hawk, the malc of the

faulcon. In Itrictness it Tuuld be-{pelt Tiercel-gentle. Fr. Tier

Tear-cap, a ranting bully
Tear. Iheet, a ranting whore
Teen, trouble, grief
Tested, i. 280. tried, put to the test
A Tether, a long rope with which horses are tied to confine their

feeding to a certain compass, and prevent their trespassing farther.
Thewes, firews, muscles, bodily strength
Thill-horse, ii 8.9. the horse which draws in the shafts or chill of the


Thirdborongh, the fame as headborough or constable
Thift, thrift, thriving, success
'Tilth, i. 304, tillage
Tiny, small, slender. Lat. Tenuis
Tori, vii. !96. in the wrong. An old French word.
To Toze, iii. 272. to break in pieces, to draw out, or pull afunder,

as they do wool, by carding it to make it soft; it. Tozzare : Thence figuratively, by arttıl insinuations to draw out the secrets

of a man's thoughts To Tramailap, vi 245. to fiop: A metaphor taken from a tramel

net which is used 10 be put cross a riyer from barik to bank, and caiches a'l tte fith that come, fuffering none to pass. Fr. Iribo

nail Trick is a word frequen:ly used for the air, or that peculiarity in a

face, voice, or getuie, which distinguishes it from others Trickfey, dainty, curious, Osight Trigon, iv. 194 a teim in altrology, włen three signs of the fame

nature and quality nieet in a (rive aspect Tio!l-madam, iii, 2 so. a game commonly called pigeon-holes Trouífers, iv. 291. a kind of breeches wide and tucked up high, such

as are mil worn in the robes of the order of the Garter. Fr. Trevise. Best fiait trouffers in this passage has a jesting fense, and

nears the natural skin without any breeches To Trow, to believe. An old word To Trufs, is a term in falconry, when a hawk near the ground rai

{xth a fowi, and foaring upwards uish it, seizeth it in the air To "Tiy, i 2 a term in failing. A ship is said to try. when she hath.

no more fails abroad bit lier main-fail, when her tacks are close aboard, the loulings fet up, and the lieets haled close aft, when also the helai is ried close down to the board, and fu she is let lic

in the sca Tib fast, vi. 141. The author in the place referred to, is alluding

to the lues venerca, and its effects. At that time the cure of it was performed cither by guaiacum, or mercurial unctions: And in both cases the patient was kept up very warm and close ; that in the first application the sweet might be promoted; and left, in the other, he hould take cold, which was fatal. The regimen for

the course of guaiacum (says Dr Friend in his history of physic, “ vol. ij. p. 380 ) was at first trangely circumstantial ; and lo ri

gorous, that the pati nt was put into a dungeon, in order 10 " make him sweat; and in that manner (as Fallopias expresses it) " the bones, and tiie very man himself, was macerated." Wifeman fays, in England they used a Tub for this purpofe, as abroad, a cave, or over, or dungeon. And as for the unction, it was someilmes continued for thiny seven days, (as he observes, p. 3.75.) ;. and during this time there was necessarily an extraordinary atlție

nence required, Hence the term of the Ti,b-fast Tuck:t, a prelude or voluntary in music, a Aourish of instruments.

Ital. Toccata Turlupins, vi. 38. a now fpecies of gypsies, a fraternity of rakçd,

beggars, that sprang up in the fourteenth century, and ran up and. down Europe

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Umber, a colour used by painters, a dark yellow
Unancald, viii. 106. unprepared. To Ampeal or Neal, in its pris

mary and proper senie, is to prepare metals or glass by the force
of fire for the different uses of the manufacturers in them: and
this is here applied ty. the author in a figurative sense to a dying
person ; who, when prepared by impressions of piety, by repens-
ance, confession, absolution, and other acts of religion, may be
faid to be anneal'd for death, -Mr Pope explains this word by,
no krell rung; i. e. without enjoying the benefits of the pafling
bell; which used to coll while the person lay expiring, and thenice
was so called. This shocking custom still prevails in some parts of

Unanointed, viii. 106. not having received extreme unction.
Unbarbed, vi. 356. bare, uncovered. In the times of chivalry, when

a horse was fully armed and accoutred for the encounter, he was
faid to be barbed ; probably from the old word Barbe, which Chaus

cer uses for a veil or covering
Unbated, visi. 170. unabated, unblunted
Unbolted, vi. 34. unlifted
Unbraided, iii. 257. unfaded, fresh
Unbreech'd, iii. 211. not yet in breeches, a boy in coats
Uncape, i. 221, a term in fox-hunting, fignitying to dig out the fox

when earth'd
Unchary, iii. 129. careless
Unhousel'd, viii. 106. without having received the facrament. Houfel.

is a Saxion word for the eucharift, which seems derived from the

Latin Hofliola
Uoncath, hardly, scarcely
An Urchin; an hedge-hog, which was reckoned among the animals:

used by witches as their familiars : Hence, figuratively, a little un

luckly mischievous boy or girl Ure, i. 264. use, practice Utas or Utis, iv. 188. the eight and last day of a festival, for so

long the great festivals were accounted to last, the conclufion be-
ing kept with more than ordinary merriment : From the French

To th' Utterance, vi. 260. to the utmost, to all extremity. Fr, az

Outrance. At Uulerance, vii. 205. at all extremicy.

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To Vail, to let down, to drop, to stoop
To Van, to winnow, to purge ; from the French Vanner; which is?

derived from the Latin Vannus, Ventilabrum, the fan used for win.

nowing the chaff from the corn. Vanrbsace, vii. 284. defenlive amour for the arm. Fr. Avant-bras, Vary, vi. 34, variation, change

Vaunt-couriers, vi. 48. forerunners.. Fr. Avant-coureurs
Vaward, the same as van-guard, the first line of an army: and from:

thence i he forward or leading part of any ibing
Velure, ii. 327. velvet. Fr. Velours
Venew, ii. 188. a rest or bout in funcing
A Venyige, viii. 144. a vent or paffage for air. Fr. Ventouse
Via! i 205. away! An Italian word
Vice, “ Vice's dagger," iv. 208. and “ Like the old Vice,” iï. 140.

This was the name given to a droll figure heretofore much shown 1ifon cur stage, and brought in to play the fool, and make sport. for the populace. His dress was always a long je:kin, a fool's cap, with asses ears, and a thin wooden dagger, such as is still retained. in the modern figures of Harlequin and Scaramouche. In moral representations, it was common to bring in the deadly sms, but the Vice did not assume the personages of these fins : for the Vice was. always a fool or jester, and (as Sliakespear calls him in the Merchant of Venice) a merry devil. The name Iniquity was likewise. given to this Vice, on account of his unhappy, tricks and rogueries.. Min shew, and others of our more modern critics, Itrain hard to fird out the etymology of this word, and fetch it from the Greek. Probably we need look no farther for it than the old French word Vis, which fignified the fame as Visage does now: from this in part came Visdase, a word common among them for a fool; which Menage says is but a' corruption from Vis d'afne, the face or head: of an ass. It may be imagined therefore, that Visdase or Vis d'afne, was the rame first given to this foolish theatrical figure; and thas.

by vulgar use it was shortened down to plain Vis or Vice To Vice, jii. 218. to hold fast as with an instrument called a vice Vouch, i. 286, the testimony one man bears for another

W To Wage, to combat with, to enter into coniict with, to encounter. Waped or Wapid, vi 140. mournful, forrowful, Chaucer To Warp, .to contract, to shrink Waffel or Walaile, the merriment of twelfth night, with a grest!

towl carried about from house to house. The word is compounded of two Saxon words, signifying, Health be to you!" A Wallel candle, iv. 175. is a candle larger than ordinary used as,

that ceremony A Web, iv. 171. a spot in the eye injurious to the sight, A weed, i 78. a garment To Ween, to think To Weet, to know Welkin the firmanent or sky Velking, iii. 210. languishing, faint To ilici, to spring or bubble for:h To Wend, to go Weyward lilie!s, vi. 236. This werd Weyward had anciently the

fanie finde as Wcza, and was the very fame differently spelt ; having acquired its larger signification from ihe, quality and tem,

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