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unpractised in worldly craft. Uncurrent, irregular. Undercraft, to wear beneath the
crest. Under generation, the antipodes. Undergo, to be subject to. Under-skinker, a tapster. Understand, stand under. Undertaker, the defender of an
other's quarrel. Underwrite, to subscribe, to obey. Uneath, scarcely. Unexpressive, inexpressible. Unfair, to deprive of beauty. Unhaired, youthful. Unhappy, unlucky, mischievous. Unhoused, free from domestic
V. Vail, to bow, to sink, to conde
scend to look. Vailing, lowering. Vain, vanity. Vain, lying. Valanced, fringed with a beard. Vanity, illusion. Vantage, opportunity, advantage. Vantbrace, armour for the arm. Varlet, a servant. Vast, waste, dreary. Vaunt, the avant, the forepart. Vaward, the forepart. Velure, velvet. Vent, rumour. Ventages, holes of a flute. Verbal, verbose. Verify, to bear witness. Venew, a bout (in fencing). Veneys, hits. Vengeance, mischief. Veronese, a ship from Verona. Versing, writing verses. Very, immediate, Via, a cant phrase of exultation. Vice, the fool of the old morali
Waist, that part of a ship betweer
Unhouselled, without having the
sacrament. Unimproved, not guided by know
ledge or experience. Union, a species of pearl. Unkind, unnatural. Unlived, lifeless. Unlustrous, without lustre. Unmanned, a term in falconry. Unmastered, licentious. Unowed, unowned. Unpregnant, not quickened. Unproper, common. Unqualitied, unmanned. Unquestionable, averse to con
versation, Unready, undrest. Unrespective, inattentive to con
sequences. Unrest, disquiet. Unrough, beardless. Unsisting, unresisting, unfeeling. Unsmirched, undefiled. Unsquared, unadapted. Unstanched, incontinent. Untempering, not softening. Untented, not probed, virulent. Untraded, not in common use.
Vie, to brag, or contend in ri
the quarter-deck and the fore
acted in Shakspere's time.
W. Waft, to beckon. Wage, to combat Wages, is equal to.
Wondered, able to perform won
ders. Wood, crazy, frantic. Wooden thing, an awkward busi
Write, to pronounce contidenty.
Wide, remotely from, wide of the
mark. Wilderness, wildness. Will, wilfulness. Wimple, a hood or veil. Winchester-goose, a courtesan. Winking-gates, gates closed in
haste from fear of danger. Winnowed, examined. Winter-ground, to protect against
winter. Wis, to know. Wise-woman, a witch, a fortune
Woodman, an attendant on the