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Sheriffs’-posts, for proclamations, ii. 277.
Sherris, sherris-sack, i. 629.
Ship-tire, a fanciful head-dress for ladies, i. 664, 688.
Shive, a slice, iii. 607.
Shog, to jog off, ii. 74, 78.
Shotten, spawned, projected, i. 250, ii. 87.
Shoughs, shaggy dog iii. 492
Shoulder-clapper, a bailiff, i. 135.
Shove-groat, a game, i. 626.
Shovel-boards, broad shillings used in the game of shove-

groat, i. 642
Shrewd, shrewish, mischievous, i. 84, 234, 237, 325, 349, 366,

657, 703, ii. 169, 602, iii. 571.
Shrift, auricular confession, i. 161, 178, 181, 182, 201,

ii. 546, 623.
Shrive, to bring to confession and absolve, i. 125.
Shriving-time, time of shrift or confession, iii. 392.
Shut-up, finished, concluded, iii. 482.
Shylock, derivation of the name, i. 437.
Side, long, i. 720.
Siege, a seat, place, state, ii 622, iii. 384.
Sigh-clout, a cloth to strain milk through, iii. 711.
Sightless, invisible, iii. 479, 480.
Sightless, unsightly, i. 300.
Sights, apertures for seeing through in a helmet, i. 604.
Sign, to give an omen, iii. 567.
Silly, simple, rustic, ii. 756.
Silly cheat, petty theft, iii. 227.
Similitudes, inapposite, i. 563.
Simular, counterfeit, deceitful, ii. 761, iii. 85.
Single, simple, feeble, i. 578. iii. 476.
Sink-a-pace, cinque-pace, a dance, i. 104, 704.
Sinklo, the actor, i. 229.
Sir, a title of certain churchmen, ii. 345.
Sir, applied to nobility and royalty, iii. 204, 245.
Sir Bevis of Hamptoun, ii. 699.
Sir Dagonet in Arthur's Show, i. 628.
Sir reverence, an apology for any unseemly saying, i. 130.
Sir, the, the gallant, the courtier, iii. 664.
Siren's song of allurement, i. 149.
Sirs, an old form of addressing women, iii. 577.
Sithence, since, ii. 12.
Sit out, refuse to play, a card-table phrase, i. 53.
Sit thee down, sorrow, i. 56.
Sizes, allowances, iii. 80.
Skainsmates, reckless fellows, i. 181.
Skill, cunning, design, reason, iii. 209, 231.
Skills not, is of no importance, ii. 364.
Skimble-skamble, jumbled, deranged, i. 538.
Skinker, drawer of liquor, i. 527.
Skirr, to scour, ií. 104, iii. 511.
Slander, to abuse, iii. 340.
Slanderous, ignominious, branded, iii. 748.
Slavish wipe, the brand of slaves, iii, 743.
Sleave, unwrought silk, iii. 484.
Sledded, sledged, iii. 330.
Sleeve, worn as a favoar by tilters and warriors, iii. 323.
Sleided, untwisted, ii. 208, iii. 785.
Slipper, slippery, iii. 665.
Slips, counterfeit pieces of money, i. 179, ii. 283.
Sliver, to slit or slice, iii. 97, 385.
Slop, loose knee-breeches, i. 179.
Smirched, sullied, soiled, i. 719, 725, ii. 85, 136.
Smoke, to discover, ii. 34, 38.
Smoothed, fawned on, ii. 488.
Smug, spruce, smart, i. 415, 538, iii. 104.
Sneap, a sarcasm, a set-down, i. 583.
Sneap, to nip or check, iii. 198, 741.
Sneck-up, go hang! ii. 247.
Snipe, a fool, a blockhead, iii. 660.
Snuff, take it in, to take it in dudgeon, i. 84, 377.
Snuffs, tiffs, iii. 84.
So, as, ii. 41, 197, 465, 470, 473, iii. 535, 538.
So like you he is the worse, a proverb, iii. 213.
Softly, slowly, iii. 377.
Solenn, grave, public, accustomed, i. 251.
Solidares, a coin, ii. 477.
Something-nothing, neither here nor there, iii. 678.

Sometimes, formerly, i. 396, 491.
Sonnet, Sonnets or Sonneteer, i. 709.
Sonties, corruption of sanctities, i. 401.
Soon at, about, i. 116.
Sooth, sweetness, softness, truth, i. 473.
Sorrow, sit thee down, i. 56.
Sorr dismal, sorrowful, i. 143.
Sort, lot, iii. 275.
Sort, to suit, to fit, iii. 266, 747.
Sort, gang, crew, company, i. 480, ii, 355.
Sort, rank, degree, quality, i. 696.
Sot, a fool, i. 125, ii. 761.
Sowle, to lug, to drag, iii. 171.
Speak by the card, to speak precisely, or according to the book

of manners, iii. 388.
Speak to, to aspire or lay claim to, iii. 651.
Speculation, view, espial, iii. 293.
Speculative instruments, organs of vision.
Sped, done, settled, i. 186.
Speed, fortune, iii. 219.
Sperr, to shut up, iii. 263.
Spill, to spoil, to come to harm, iii. 710.
Spirits in magic or witchcraft, iii, 47.
Spleen, flash, i. 297, 343, 380.
Spot, stain, iii. 774.
Sprag, quick, reody, sprightly, i. 673.
Spring, shoot, sprig, iii. 728, 738, 747.
Sprited, haunted, ii. 726.
Squandered, dispersed, i. 398.
Square, equitable, ii. 503.
Square, a quarrel, to quarrel, i. 349, iii. 540, 563.
Square, a stomacher, iii. 232.
Squash, an immature peascod, i. 361, iii. 202.
Squire, a rule, i. 92, 522, iii. 234.
Staggers, a kind of apoplexy in horses, i. 250.
Staggers, perplerities, incertitudes, ii. 23, 762.
Stain, tinct, mark, eclipse, ii. 8, iii. 556.
Stale, insipid, out of date, i. 121.
Stalking-horse of fowlers, i. 742.
Stand on, stands me upon, it is incumbent on me, i. 178,

467, iii. 392, 540.
Stands, or Standings, in the sport of deer-shooting, i. 600.
Stannyel, a kind of hawk, ii. 253.
Star Chamber, court of, i. 686.
Stark, rigid, stiff, ii. 748.
Starve, to perish, ii. 716.
State, a chair or throne, i. 533, iii. 495.

tuas, statues, ii. 548, iii. 430, 441.
Statue, picture, image, i. 35.
Statute, security, or obligation, iii. 780.
Statute-caps, caps worn by citizens, i. 104,
Stay, a check or obstacle, i. 297.
Steel, to harden like steel, iii, 725.
Stelled, fired, iii. 753.
Stern, rigid, unyielding, ii. 39.
Sternage, steerage, course, ii 81.
Sticking-place, abiding place, iii. 481.
Stickler, an arbitrator in combats, iii. 318.
Stigmatical, branded with deformity, i. 135, ii. 389, 417.
Still, always, ever, i. 395, 545, 698, ii. 42, 91, 98, iii. 435.
Still an end, constantly, perpetually, i. 33.
Still music, soft, subdued music, i. 370, ii, 92, 168.
Stinted, stopped, i. 166.
Stith, an anvil, ii. 362.
Stithy, the smith's work-shop, iii. 362.
Stoccado, or stoccata, a term of fencing, i. 186, 659.
Stomach, haughtiness, ii, 683.
Stone-bow, a cross-bow for propelling stones, ii. 279.
Stone of destiny at Scone, iii. 518.
Stood upon, plumed or presumed upon, iii. 610.
Stops, a technical term in music, iii. 362, 367, 749.
Stout, bold, proud, i. 314.
Stover, fodder, iii. 36.
Strain, lineage, i. 708, il. 79.
Strain, turn, tendency, i. 651, 666.
Strain courtesy, to, to avoid the post of honour in a perilons

unulertaking, iii. 730.
Strange, wonderful, incredible, iji. 704.

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Strange, coy i. 175
Strange, foreign, ii. 719.
Strappado, a kind of punishment, i. 531.
Stray shaft, mode of discovering, i. 437.
Strict, harsh, ii. 482.
Strike, to tap, to broach, iii. 550.
Stroke, rule, ii. 622.
Strossers, trousers, ii. 90.
Stuck, a sword, a thrust, iii. 385.
Stuck-in, corruption of stoccata, ii. 264.
Stuff, luggage, i. 140.
Stuffed, furnished, endowed, i. 197, 696.
Subject, people, subjects, iii. 198.
Subscribes, succumbs, iii. 305, 776.
Subsidy, an impost, ii. 454.
Success, consequence, succession, ii. 15, iji. 204, 456, 480, 556.
Sudden, violent, ii. 145, iii. 505.
Sue livery, to, i. 498.
Suffer, to punish, to afflict, iii. 563.
Suffered, unrestrained, indulged, ii. 388, iii. 725.
Suggesting, enticing, tempting, seducing, i. 17, 20, 53, 449,

ii. 45, iii. 22, 476, 672, 738, 782.
Suitor, pronounced shooter, i. 70.
Sullen, melancholy, i. 286.
Sumpter, a horse that carries provisions on a journey, iii. 81.
Supposes, impostors, i, 270.
Surcease, end, iii. 480.
Surplice, puritan objections to the, ii. 54.
Surprise, to capture, to seize unawares, ii. 433, iii. 602.
Swarth, the corn cut with one stroke of a scythe, ii. 249.
Swasher, swaggerer, ii. 83.
Swashing, crushing, smashing, i. 160.
Swear over, to out-swear, iii. 205.
Sweet and twenty, a proverbial endearment, ii. 247.
Sweet mouth, liquorish tooth, i. 24.
Sweltered, weltered, iii. 501.
Swift, ready, i. 714, ii. 168.
Swinge-buckler, a bully, i. 597.
Sword, swearing by the, i. 497, iii. 345.
Swords for dancing with, ii. 55.
Sworn brothers, men bound to share cach other's fortunes, i.

484, ii. 73.
Sympathy, equality, i. 478.
TABLE, a table-book, i. 18.
Table, a picture, board or canvas on which any object is

painted, i. 297, ii. 7.
Table, in palmistry, the palm of the hand, i. 404.
Tabor of the clown, ii. 279.
Tabourines, drums, iii. 307, 571.
Tag, the rabble, iii. 158, 418.
Tailor cries, i. 350.
Tainture, defilement, ii. 256.
Take, to bewitch, to blast, to paralyse, i. 677, iii. 80, 88, 315, 332.
Take a truce, to make peace, i. 300.
Take in, to conquer, to overcome, iii. 558.
Take it in snuff, to take it in dudgeon, i. 84, 377.
Take me with you, let me understand you, i. 197, 534.
Take out, to copy, iii. 680.
Take thought, to abandon oneself to grief, iii. 426, 562.
Take thy old cloak about thee, iii. 710.
Taking up, dealing, i. 575.
Tale, telling, counting, iii. 476.
Talent, a talon, i. 73.
Talents, riches, ii. 720.
Tall, able, stout, robust, i. 648, ii. 237, 267, iii. 247.
Tallow-keech, a round lump of tallow for the chandler,

i. 530.
Tame-cheater, a petty rogue, i. 590.
Tame-snake, a poltroon, ii. 162.
Tang, to twang, ii. 254, iii. 24.
Tarre, to incite, i. 311, iii. 276.
Tartar, Tartarus, ii. 77, 254.
Tasked, taxed, challenged, i. 551, 555.
Tassel-gentle, the male of the goshawk, i. 216.
Taste, to try, to test, ii. 256, 263, 763.
Tawdry lace, a neck ornament, iii. 234.
Tawny-coated followers, ii. 292.
Taxation, sarcasm, satire, ii. 132.

Teen, grief, sorrow, i. 165, iii. 8, 730.
Tell, to rate, to number, to account, ii. 469, 474, iii. 476.
Temperance, temperature, iii. 19.
Tempered, moulded, qualified, ii. 77, iii. 447.
Ten, a card of, a tenth card, i. 276.
Tender, an offer, a promise, i. 194.
Tender hefted, iii. 80.
Tents, hangings, i. 246.
Tercel, the male hawk, iii. 290.
Termagant, a hectoring tyrant of the Miracle plays, iil. 401.
T'estern, tester, or teston, a coin so called, sixpence, 1. 41.
Tharborough, a constable, i. 54.
Theorick, theory, ii. 41, 65, iii. 648.
Thews, i. 600, iii, 338, 430.
Thick, rapidly, ii. 732, iii. 756.
Thick-skin, thick-head, i. 677.
Thievery, exemplifications of, ii. 507.
Thills, the shafts of a wagon, iii. 289.
Thou, as a mark of insult, ii. 279.'
Thou knave, a catch, ii. 278.
Though, V, even is, since, ii. 492, 525, iii. 564.
Thought, melancholy, iii. 570.
Thrasonical, bragging, boastful, i. 82, ii. 165.
Threape, to dispute, iii. 711.
Three-man beetle, an implement for driving piles, i. 578.
Three-men song-men, singers of songs in three parts, iii. 227.
Three merry men be we, the burden of a song, ii. 247, 278.
Three-pile, three-piled velvet, iii. 227.
Thronged, oppressed, crushed, shrunk, ii. 184, 192, iii. 752.
Thrummed, made of coarse woollen, i. 674.
Thunder-stone, the imaginary produce of thunder, iii, 420.
Tib, a loose wench, ii. 217.
Tibert, prince of cats, i. 216.
Tickle, ticklish, ii. 344.
Tickled o' the sere, easily moved to mirth, üi. 353.
Tidy, plump, i. 592.
Tightly, briskly, promptly, i. 646.
Tike, clown, clodpole, i. 678.
Tilly-vally, a ludicrous interjection, i. 590, ii. 247.
Time and the hour, iii. 476.
Timely, in proper time, ii. 369.
Time of life, duration of life, iii, 454.
Time's fool, i. 559.
Timon from the Palace of Pleasure, ii. 505.
Tire, to peck like a bird, to tear, ii. 405, 483, iii, 722.
Titania of fairy legends, i. 383.
To, an ellipsis for equal to, i. 15.
To, an ellipsis for so as to, i. 199.
To, to, ploughmen's words of encouragement, iii. 278.
To friend, for friend, propitious, ii. 716, iii. 435, 505.
Toasts and butter, term of contempt, i. 549.
Tokened pestilence, iii. 559.
Tokens, the Lord's, plague spots, i. 104, iii. 559.
Toll, ii. 51.
Tom o' Bedlams, mad beggars, iii. 120.
Tongs and bones music, i. 385.
Too fine, too full of finesse, ii. 52.
Too late, too recently, ii. 540, iii. 756.
Took it on his death, an dath, i. 287.
Too-too, excessive, excessively, i. 16, iii. 336.
Top, the parish, ii. 238.
Topless, supreme, iii. 273.
Torch-bearers to maskers, i. 215.
Tottered, tottering, i. 472.
Touch, a pang, a wound, sympathy, ii. 712.
Touch, a touchstone, ii. 494, 554.
Touched, pricked, iii. 627.
Touring, circling, iii. 488.
Touse, to tug, to drag, ii. 633.
Toward, in preparation, iii. 330.
Towards, approaching, near at hand, i. 170.
Toys, idle rumours, tricks, i. 289.
Tranect, a ferry, i. 422.
Transported, translated, transformed, i. 372.
Trash, to clog, to impede, iii, 8, 666.
Tray-trip, a game so called, ii. 254.
Treachers, traitors, iii. 65.
Trial by battle, i. 495, iii. 393.

Tribulation of Tower-hill, ii. 695.
Tribunal plebs, tribunis plebis, iii. 626.
Trick, peculiarity, i. 286, ii. 7.
Tricked, blazoned, iii. 355.
Tritle, a phantom, iii. 43.
Trigon, i. 593.
Triplex, triple time in music, ii. 272.
Triumphs and Masques, i. 44.
Trol-my-dames, a game, iii. 254.
Tropically, figuratively, iii. 364.
Troth-plight, betrothed, ii. 73, iii. 251.
Troth-plight, or betrothing, ii. 281.
Trow, to believe, iii. 68.
True, honest, i. 523, ii. 495, iii. 729.
True-men, honest men, i. 523.
Trundle tail, a species of dog, iii. 92.
Tucket, a flourish on a trumpet, i. 434.
Tun-dish, a funnel, ii. 616.
Turk, to turn, proverbially, to apostatize, i. 721, iii. 366.
Turk Gregory, Pope Gregory the Seventh, i. 558.
Turlygood, a name assumed by Bedlam beggars, the derivation

uncertain, iii. 119.
Turn him going, ii. 146, iii. 443.
Turn his girdle, i. 732.
Turquoise, its imaginary properties, i. 439.
Twiggen-bottle, wicker bottle, iil. 669.
Twire, to twinkle or twitter, iii. 764.
Type of sovereignty, the crown, ii. 409.
Tyring, attiring, i. 122.
UMBERED, shadowed, ii. 92.
Unaneled, without receiving extreme unction, iii. 344.
Unavoided, unavoidable, ii. 318, 562.
Unbated, unblunted, iii. 385, 395.
Unbitted, unbridled, iii. 659.
Unbolt, to explain, ii. 462.
Unbolted, coarse, unsifted, iii. 75.
Unbookish, ignorant, iii. 689.
Unbraided, unsoiled, unfaded, iii. 232.
Uncape, to unearth a fox, i. 666.
Unclew, to unwind, to undo, ii. 464.
Uncouth, unknown, strange, iii. 612, 754.
Undergo, to undertake, ii. 482.
Underskinker, an underdrawer or waiter, i. 527.
Undertaker, one who undertakes the quarrel of another, ii. 264.
Uneared, unploughed, iii. 760.
Uneath, hardly, painfully, ii. 358.
Unexpressive, inexpressible, ii. 146.
Unfair, to deprive of fairness or beauty, iji. 761.
Unfathered heirs and loathly births, i. 630.
Unhappy, waggish, mischievous, ii. 45, 656.
Unhatched, undisclosed, iii. 685.
Unhouseled, without receiving the eucharist, iii. 344.
Unicorn striking its horn in trees, a fable, ii. 507.
Unimproved, unreproved, ungovernable, iii. 331.
Union, an orient pearl, iii. 395.
Unjust, dishonest, i. 549.
Unkind, unnatural, ii. 265, 316, iii. 62, 723.
Unless, except, iii. 177.
Unlived, bereft of life, iii. 756.
Unmanned, not sufficiently trained, a term of falconry,

i. 218.
Unowed, unowned, i. 319.
Unpregnant, inapt, unable, ii. 627.
Unproper, common, iii. 687.
Unqualitied, deprived of faculties or qualities, iii. 560.
Unquestionable, averse to discourse, ii. 152.
Unready, undressed, ii. 297.
Unrecalling, not to be recalled, iii. 748.
Unrespected, unregarded, iii. 768.
Unrolled, struck off the roll, iii. 228.
Unsmirched, unsullied, pure, iii. 380.
Untempering, unsoftening, ii. 113.
Untented, unsearchable, iii. 70.
Untraded, unused, uncommon, iii. 306.
Untrimmed, deprived of beauty or adornment, iii. 703.
Untrue, untruth, iii. 777.
Unvalued, invaluable, ii. 525.
Unyoke, to cease work, iii. 387.

Up and down, exactly, i. 13, 705, iii, 631.
Upon, by, i. 353, 726.
Upon the hip, at advantage, i. 437.
Upspring-reel, a boisterous dance, iii. 398.
Uptrimmed, odorned, i. 302.
Urchins, hedgehogs, iii. 13, 610, 733.
Usances, usury, i. 399.
Use, interest, i. 706, ii. 592, 679, iii. 761.
Use, in, in trust, i. 441.
Use, in, possession, iii. 535.
Utis, old, rare fun, i. 589.
Utterance, to extremity, ii. 731, iii. 491.
Uttered, expelled, or put away, i. 737.
Uttered, put forth, i. 59.
Vail, to lower, to sink, iii. 156, 725.
Vail your stomachs, abase your pride, i. 273, 574.
Valiant, martial, iii. 354.
Vantage, opportunity, ii. 714.
Vantbrace, armour for the arm, iii. 275.
Vapians passing the equinoctial, ii. 278.
Varlet, a servant, a footman, iii. 264.
Varlet, a male harlot, ii. 308.
Vast, boundless expanse, ii. 202, iii. 198, 337.
Vaunt, the foregoing, the van, iii. 263.
Velure, velvet, i. 250.
Venew, or Veney, a touch or hit in fencing, i. 103, 644.
Ventages, holes of a flageolet or flute, iii. 367.
Very, mere, true, i. 25, ii. 63.
Vice, to screw, iii. 205.
Vice, a character or buffoon of the Moralities, i. 534, 628,

ii. 269, 540, ii. 372.
Vie, to challenge, a card-table term, iii. 581.
Viliaco, rascal, scoundrel, ii. 383.
Villain, bond-man, slave, i. 116, iii. 752.
Vinewed, decayed, mouldy, iii. 277.
Viol-de-gamboys, a base viol, ii. 277.
Virginal jacks, the keys of a virginal, iii. 779.
Virginalling, tapping or fingering, as in playing the virginal,

iii. 252.
Virginals, a stringed instrument played with keys, iii. 252.
Virtue, valour, essential goodness, iii. 112, 338.
Virtuous, accomplished, ii. 136.
Virtuous, healthy, beneficial, i. 366, 614.
Visages, masks, iii. 648.
Vizament, advisement, i. 640.
Voluble, fickle, inconstant, iii. 665.
Vulgar, familiar, common, i 296, ii. 257, iii. 334.
Vulgarly, publicly, ii. 631.
WAFTs, waves, signs, ii. 462, iii. 342.
Waged, rewarded, iii. 184.
Wake, a watch festival, iii. 398.
Walk, a district in a forest, i. 681.
Walks, bounds, iii. 416.
Wannion, vengeance, ii. 191.
Want, to be without, to miss, i. 351, iii. 742.
Wappened, withered, wizened, ii. 489.
Ward, guard, i. 658, iii. 16.
Wardens, a species of pear, iii. 227.
Warder, a rod or wand, i. 496.
Wards, court of, i. 150.
Wards, of the sovereign, ii. 54.
Ware, bed of, ii. 257, 689.
Warn, to summon, iii. 452.
Wassail, a drinking bout, iii. 398.
Wassel candle, a candle used at festivals, i. 577.
Wat, an old name for a hare, iii. 729.
Watch, a watch-light, ii. 569.
Watch, to tame by deprivation of sleep, 683, ii. 728, 736,

iii. 289, 449, 675.
Watchman, ancient, i. 743.
Water-galls, secondary rainbows, iii. 754.
Water-rugs, a species of dog, iii. 492.
Waters, for all, plays any character, ii. 268.
Waterwork, distemper, i. 584, 626.
Wax, to grow, i. 84.
Wax, waxen tablets, ii. 462.
Wax images, use of in witchcraft, i. 43, iii. 517.
Waxen, or Yexen, to hiccough, i. 350.

Waxen, sofl, penetrable, i. 452.
Way of life, periphrasis for life, iii. 511.
Wealth, weal, advantage, 435.
Wear, the fashion, ií. 615.
Wearing the hat at meals, i. 439.
Web and pin, the cataract in the eye, iii, 89.
Wee, diminutive, i. 647.
Weed, robe or garment, iii. 740, 771.
Week, in by the, a saying, i. 85.
Weening, thinking, imagining, ii. 302.
Weep a good, to cry in good earnest, i. 35.
Weet, to wit, to linow, iii. 530.
Weigh out, outweigh, ii. 671.
Weird, prophetic, fatal, iii. 474.
Welkin eye, sky-coloured eye, iii. 200.
Well, an expression applied to the dead, iii. 243.
Well appeared, rendered apparent, iii. 168.
Well-liking, in good bodily condition, i. 89.
Well said, well done, i. 601, ii. 143, 349, iii, 625.
Well seen, well versed, i. 238.
Westward ho! a cry of the Thames watermen, and the title of

a comedy, ii. 279.
What, for what? why? iii. 601.
What make you? what do you ? i. 674.
What the good year! an exclamation, i. 701.
Wheel, refrain, burden of a ballad, iii. 382.
Whelked, having protuberances, iii. 101.
When ! an exclamation of impatience, i. 449, ii. 443. iii. 13, 422.
When Arthur first in court began, a ballad, i. 626.
When? oan you tell? a proverbial query, i. 127, 521.
When griping grief, &c. the beginning of an old song,

i. 205.
When that I was and a little tiny boy, ii. 281.
Whenas, when, i. 140.
Where, whereas, i. 21, 424, ii. 324, 345, 371.
Where is the life that late I led, i. 257, 622.
Wherein, in that, ii. 133.
Whifler, a fifer, or piper, ii. 120.
Whiles, until, ii. 270.
Whipping-cheer, flogging, i. 622.
Whipstock, the handle of a whip, or the whip itself, ii. 195, 246.
Whist, silent, at peace, hushed, iii. 15.
White, to hit the, in archery, i. 273.
Whiting-time, bleaching time, i. 666.
Whitster, a bleacher of linen, i. 663.
Whittle, a clasped knife, ii. 501.
Whoobub, hubbub, iii. 238.
Whoop, do me no harm, a tune or burden, iii. 232.
Whooping, out of all, ii. 150.
Wicked, baneful, iii. 13, 48.
Widow-hood, a dower, i. 243.
Widows' and widowers' vows of chastity, i. 44.
Wilderness, wildness, ii. 613.
Wild-goose chase, a sort of barbarous horse-race, or steeple

chase, i. 217.
Wild mare, the game of see-saw, i. 593.
Willow, song of, a ballad, iii. 713.
Will you take eggs for money? proverbial for will you suffer

yourself to be cajoled ? iii. 202.
Wilson, John, the composer, i. 742.
Wimpled, hooded, veiled, i. 67.
Winchester goose, a venereál pustule, i. 293.
Wincot, the ale-wife of, i. 229.
Wind, to scent, iii. 622.
Window-bars, lattice-work across the bosom of a woman's

dress, ii. 490.
Windows, eye-lids, i. 200 ii. 570, 723, iii. 726.
Winking-gates, gates closed, i. 294.

Winter-ground, a technical term for protecting a plant from

frost, ii. 748.
Wis, I, certainly, truly, i, 275, 413.
Wise-woman, a witch, i. 678.
Wish, to commend, i. 234, iii, 534.
Wisp of straw, a punishment for a scold, ii. 417.
Wistly, wistfully, i. 490.
Wit, knowledge, wisdom, i. 400, 712, ii. 301, iii. 349.
Wit, whither wilt? a proverbial saying, ii. 160.
Wit-cracker, a joker, i. 739.
Wit-snapper, one who affects repartee, i. 423.
Witches sailing in sieves, iii, 517.
With himself, not beside himself, iii. 603.
With the manner, in the fact, i. 54.
Withering of bay trees, an evil prognostic, i. 499.
Without, beyond, i. 371, ii. 23, iii. 45.
Witnessed, evidenced, iii. 508
Wits five, the five senses, i. 696.
Wittol, a contented cuckold, i. 658.
Witty, discerning, judicions, ii. 405.
Woman-tired, henpecked, iii. 213.
Woman of the world, a married woman, i. 707, ii. 11, 166.
Wood, mad, crazed, vild, i 13, 353, ii. 321, iii. 729.
Woodcock, a simpleton, i. 733.
Wooden, blockish, ii. 326.
Woodman, cant term for a wencher, ii, 627.
Woodman, huntsman, ii. 741, iii. 744.
Woolward, wearing a woollen garment next the skin, going

shirtless, i. 96.
Woosel-cock, or oosel-cock, the blackbird, i. 359.
World to see, a, wonderful to see, i. 246, 722.
World, to go to the, to get married, i. 707, ii. 11, 166.
Worm, a serpent, ii. 735, iii. 583, 584.
Worth, wealth, fortune, ii. 258.
Worts, coleworts, cabbages, i. 641.
Would I were dead! an imprecation, iii. 250.
Wound, encircled, iii. 23.
Wreak, vengeance, iii. 170.
Wrest, an instrument for tuning the harp, iii. 292.
Wretch, a term of endearment, iii. 670.
Writ, truth, gospel, ii. 623.
Write, to proclaim, ii. 32.
Writhled, wrinkled, ii. 298.
Wroth, calamity, misfortune, i. 413.
Wrying, deviating from the right path, ii. 753.
Wry-neck'd fife, fife for fifer, i. 406.
YARE, brisk, rimble, ii. 262, 622, iii. 5, 558.
Yaw, a sea term, to stagger and vacillate, iii. 393.
Ycleped, called, named, i. 55, 94.
Year, what the good! an exclamation, i. 701.
Yearn, to grieve, to vex, i. 670, ii. 78, 100.
Yellowness, jealousy, i. 647.
Yellows, a disease of horses, i. 250.
Yellow starch, ii. 45.
Yeoman, a sheriff's officer, i. 581.
Yerk, to jerk, to thrust with a quick motion, ii. 104, iii. 651.
Yes; keep you warm, i. 245.
Yet, now, i 346, ii. 8, 44, 319, 355, iii. 74, 235, 579.
Yexen, or waxen, to hiccough, i. 351.
Yield, reward, ii. 168, iii, 567.
Yield, to report, iii. 545.
You may, you may, you have full liberty to divert yourself,

iii 119, 288.
Youngest wren of nine, ii. 258.
Younker, a youngling, i. 407.
ZANY, a fool or gull, i. 92, ii. 241.
Zealous, pious, ii. 549.
Zed, an unnecessary letter, iii. 75.

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