« ՆախորդըՇարունակել »
Paves, p. 102, a pavice, a large Prycke, p. 186, the mark : com
shield that covered the whole monly a hazel wand.
Quail, shrink. Peere, pere, peer, equal.
Quadrant, p. 110, four-square. Penon, a banner, or streamer
Quarry, p. 272, in hunting or borne at the top of a lance.
hawking, is the slaughtered Perelous, parlous, perilous; dan
game, &c. See page 6. gerous.
Quere, quire, choir. Perfight, perfect.
Quest, p. 172, inquest. Perlese, p. 107, peerless.
Quba, s. who. Perte, part.
Quhan, s, when. Pertyd, parted.
Qubar. s. where. Play-feres, play-fellows.
Quhat, s, what. Plaining, complaining.
Qubatten, s. what. Pleasance, pleasure.
Quhen, s, when. Pight, Pyght, pitched.
Quhy, s. why. Piľd, p. 307, peeled, bald.
Quyrry, p. 6. See Quarry above. Pine, famish, starve.
Quyte, p. 16, requited. Pious chanson, p. 194, a godly
R. song or ballad. * Pitte, Pittye, Petye, pyte, pity. Raine, reign. Pompal, p. 249, pompous. Rashing, seems to be the old Portres, p. 111, porteress.
hunting term for the stroke Popingay, a parrot.
made by a wild boar with his Pow, pou: pow'd, s. pull, pulled. fangs. See p. 221. Pownes, p. 313, pounds, (rhyth- Rayne, reane, rain. mi gratia.)
Raysse, race. Préce, prese, press.
Reachles, careless. Preced, p. 180, presed, pressed. Reas, p. 5, raise. Prest, ready.
Reave, bereave. Prestly, p. 180, prestlye, p. 55, Reckt, regarded. readily, quickly.
Reade, p. 23, rede, advise, hit off. Prickes, p. 92, the mark to shoot Read, advice. at.
Reek, s. smoke. Pricke-wand, p. 92, a wand set Reid, s, rede, reed, red. up for a mark.
Reid-roan, s. red-roan, p. 61. Pricked, spurred on, hasted. Rekeles, recklesse, regardless, Prowès, p. 104, prowess.
void of care, rash. * Mr. Rowe's edit. has “The first Row of the Rubrick ;" which has been supposed by Dr. Warburton to refer to the red-lettered titles of old ballads. In the large collection made by Mr. Pepys, I do not remember to have seen one single ballad with its title printed in red letters.
Renisht, p. 66,73, perhaps a de
rivation from reniteo, to shine. Renn, run, p. 208. Renyed, p. 103, refused. Rewtb, ruth; rewe, pity. Riall, ryall, royal. Richt, s. right. Ride, make an inroad. Roche, rock. Ronne, ran, p. 26; roone, run. Roode, cross, crucifir. Roufe, roof. Routhe, ruth, pity. Row, rowd, s. roll, rolled. Rowght, rout. Rowyned, rounut. Rowned, rownyd, whispered. Rues, ruethe, pitieth. Ryde, p. 289, i. e, make an in
road. Ryde, in p.71,(v.136,)
should probably be rise. Rydere, p. 188, ranger. Rynde, p. 30, rent.
Sa, sae, s. so.
Seik, s. seke, seek.
G. Doug. scroggis.
a clout to strain milk through:
tween plow-lands or woods, &c.
ped. Vide loc,
Soth, sothe, south, southe, sooth, Streight, straight.
Stroke, p. 10, struck.
Styntyde,stinted, stayed, stopped. Spak, spaik, s. spake.
Suar, sure. Sped, speeded.
Sum, s. some. Speik, s. speak.
Sumpters, p. 317, horses that Spendyd, p. 12, probably the carry clothes, furniture, &c.
same as Spanned, grasped. Swapte, p. 10, swapped, p. 32, Spere, speere, spear.
swopede, struck violently. Spill, p. 207, spille, p. 59, spoil, Scot. sweap, to scourge, (vide come to harm.
gloss. Gaw. Douglas.) Or Sprente, 10, spurted, sprung out. perhaps exchanged, sc. blows : Spurn, spurne, a kick, p. 17. so swap or swopp signifies. See Tear.
Swat, swatte, swotte, did sweut. Spyde, spied.
Swear, p. 6, sware. Spylt, spoiled, destroyed.
Sweard, sword. Spyt, p.7, spyte, spite.
Sweaven, a dream. Stabille, p.107, perhaps,stablish. Sweit, s. swete, sweet. Stalwurthlye, stoutly.
Swith, quickly, instantly. Stane, s. stean, p. 85, stone,
Syd, side. Starke, p. 55, stiff, 103, entirely. Syde shear, p. 5, sydis shear, Steedye, steady.
p. 6, on all sides. Steid, s. stede, steed.
Syne, then, afterwards.
ornaments hung from her Stint, stop, stopped.
head, to the value of talents Stirande stage, p. 23. A friend
of gold. interpreted this, many a stir- Taine, s. tane, taken.
ring, travelling journey. Tear, p. 17, seems to be a proStonderes, standers-by.
verb,“That tearing or pulling Stound, stownde, time, while. occasioned his spurn or kick.' Stour, p. 13, 77, stower, p. 48, Teenefu', s. full of indignation,
stowre, p. 33, 57, fight, dis- wrathful, furious. turbance, 8c. This word is Teir, s. tere, tear. applied in the north to signify Teene, tene, sorrow, indignation, dust agitated and put into wrath; properly, injury, afmotion : as by the sweeping front. of a room.
Termagaunte, the god of the Sarazens. See a memoir on this Towyn, p. 23, town. subject in page 78.*
Treytory, traitory, treachery. Thair, their. "Thair, thare, there. Tride, tryed. Thame, s. them. Than, then. Trim, exact. Tbe, thee.
Trow, think, conceive, know. Thend, the end.
Trowthe, troth. The, they. The wear, p. 5, they Tru, true. Thear, p. 5, there. [were. Tuik, s. took. Tul. s. till, to. Thee, thrive ; mote he thee, may Turn, p. 317, an occasion. he thrive.
Twin'd, s. p. 40, parted, sepaTher, p. 5, their.
rated, vide G. Douglas. Ther-for, p.7, therefore, Therto, thereto. Thes, these.
U. V. Theyther-ward, thither-ward, to- Ugsome, s. shocking, horrible. wards that place.
Vices, (probably contracted for Thie, thy. Thowe, thou.
devices), p. 110, screws; or Thouse, s. thou art.
perhaps turning pins, swivels. Thorowe, throw, s. through. An ingenious friend thinks a Thrall, p. 309, captive, p. 118,
vice is rather “a spindle of a thraldom, captivity.
press” that goeth by a vice, Thrang, s. throng.
that seemeth to move of itself. Thre, thrie, s. three.
Vilane, p. 100, rascally. Threape, to argue, to assert in a Undight, undecked, undressed.
positive overbearing manner. Unmacklye, misshapen. Thritte, thirty.
Unsett steven, p. 91, unappointThrong, p. 169, hastened.
ed time, unexpectedly. Till, p. 16, unto, p. 75, entice. Untyll, unto, p. 169, against. Tine, p. 45, lose ; tint, lost, Voyded, p. 174, quitted, left. To, too. Item, two. Ton, p. 7, tone, the one. Tow, s. p. 127, to let down with Wad, s. wold, wolde, would. a rope, &c.
Wae worth, s. woe betide. Tow, towe, two. Twa, s. two. Waltering, weltering.
* The old French Romancers, who had corrupted TERMAGANT into TERVAGANT, couple it with the name of MAHOMET as constantly as ours; thus in the old Roman de Blanchardin,
“ Cy guerpison tuit Apolin,
Et Mahomet et TERVAGANT.” Hence Fontaine, with great humour, in his Tale, intituled La Fiancée du Roy de Garbe, says,
“ Et reniant Mahom, Jupin, et TERVAGANT,
Mem. de l'Acad. des Inscript. tom. XX. 4to. p. 352.
Wane, p. 11, the same as ane, Won'd, p. 321, wonn'd, dwelt.
one : so'wone, p. 13, is one.* Wone, p. 13, one. War, p. 6, aware.
Wondersly, wonderly, p. 112, Warldis, p. 62, s. worlds.
wonderously. Waryson, p. 30, reward.
Wode, wood, mad, wild. Wat, p. 9, wot, know, am aware. Wonne, dwell. Wat, s. wet. Wayde, waved. Woodweele, p. 87, or wodewale, Wayward, froward, peevish. the golden ouzle, a bird of the Weale, p. 115, happiness, pros- thrush-kind, Gloss. Chauc. Weal, p. 16, wail. [perity. The orig. MS, has woodweete. Wedous, p. 15, widows.
Worthè, worthy. Weedes, clothes.
Wot, know, wotes, knows. Weel, we'll, we will.
Wouche, p. 9, mischief, evil, A.S. Weene, ween'd, think, thought. rolig e. Wohg. malum. Weet, s. wet.
Wright, p. 106, write. Weil, s. wepe, weep.
Wrang, s. wrung. Wel-away, an interjection of grief. Wreke, wreak, revenge. Wel of pitè, source of pity. Wringe, p. 103, contended with Weme, womb, belly, hollow.
violence. Wende, p. 178, weened, thought. Writhe, p. 304, writhed, twisted. Wend, wends, go, goes.
Wroken, revenged. Werke, work.
Wronge, wrong. Wull, s. will. Westlings, western, or whistling. Wyght, p. 320, strong, lusty. While, p. 306, until.
Wyghtye, p. 185, the same. Whoard, hoard.
Wyld, p. 5, wild deer. Whos, p. 102, whoso.
Wynde, wende, go. Whyllys, whilst.
Wynne, joy. Wyste, knew. Wight, p. 202, person, p. 306, strong, lusty.
Y. Wighty, p. 87, strong, lusty, ac- Y-cleped, named, called. tive, nimble.
Y-con'd, taught, instructed.
Y-slaw, slain. Y-were, were. Winnae, p. 40), will not.
Y-wis, p. 113, (I wis,) verily. Winsome, p. 338, s. agreeable, Y-wrought, wrought. engaging.
[out. Ychyseled, cut with the chisel. Woe-begone, p. 55, lost in woe, Ychone, p. 33, euch one. overwhelmed with grief.
Ydle, idle. In fol. 355 of Bannatyne's MS. is a short fragment, in which wane' is used for 'ane' or 'one,' viz.
“ Amongst the Monsters that we find,
Renowned for antiquity,