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I nam noght shryven som time,
Nought tueys in two yer.

V. U.

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 3315.

The clotered blood, for any leche-craft,
Enhauncing, and pride, and shreude weie, and the mouth

Corrumpeth, and is in his bouke (bulk) ylaft, of the twisil tunge (L. V. double tungid, bilinguis) I wlate VACUITY. See VACATE.

That neyther veine-blood, ne ventousing, (loath).— Wic. Prov. viii. 12, et aliter.

Ne drinke of herbes, may ben his helping.
Repref forsothe and strif the euel man shal eritagen, and

Chaucer. The Knightes Tale, v. 2749. eche synnere enayous and twisil tungid. (L. V. double When thou tyllest the grounde she shall henceforth not tungid.)-Id. Ecclus, vi. 1. geue hyr power vnto thee. A vagabunde and a rennagate

And many a Jacke of Dover hast thou sold,

shalt thou be vpon the

That hath been twies hot and tuies cold.

Tyndale. Bible. Gen. c. iv. (1534).

Licias-camen azeinus Jewis-lemynge hymself to hau-
Id. The Cokes Prol. v. 4346.

ynge the temple in to wynnynge of money, as other templis They (Centaurs) their twy-fold bosoms overgorg'd,

Fro thi face I shal be hid, and I shal be ragaunt, and of heithen men, and by eche zeeris prestehode vendible or Oppos’d in fight to Theseus. Cary. Dante. Purgatory, b. xxiv. v. 121.

fer fugitif in the erthe. (L.V. unstable of dwelling, ragus.) able to be soold (venale).— Wic. 2 Mac. xi. 2.

Wic. Gen. iv. 14. Also in Prov. v. 6, vii. 11. TWIG.

VENGE. Written Venie, Veniaunce, &c. in VAGUE, s.

Wiclif and others. Heel-tap. Now tuig him, now mind him. Foote. The Mayor of Garratt, A. ii. Theyr wanton vagys.- Skelton. "Magnyfycence, v. 1968. For he schal venie (E. V. wreek, ulciscetur) the blood of

his seruauntis, and he schal felde veniaunce (vindictam) in TWIN.

VAIL. AVALE. To Vail bonnet, or to bonnet, to the enemyes of hem.-Id. 16. xxxii. 43. The girdil forsothe of bijs foldun aten, iacynct, purpur, qv. is to pull off the bonnet; opposed to standing To whiche he answeride, Whether ze ben the venieris and reed clooth, tuynned with nedle craft. (L.V.departid.) with the bonnet on, i. e. unbonnetted, qv.

(E. V. urechers, ultores) of Baal that ze fiste for him. Wic. Er, xxxix. 28.

Id. Judges vi. 31. Now tyme of beryng was comen; and loo! tuylingis VAIL, s. A casual emolument; a windfall. Forsothe, who the wordis of hym that spekith in my (gemini) in the woombe of hir weren foundun.

Tooke gives two instances of this noun, from the name wol not here, Y veniesour (L. V. vengere, ultor) shal ld. Gen. xxv. 24.

be.- Wic. Deut. xviii, 19. Schole of Cyrus, translated by William Bercker, We may rede and see like thyng in the lyuyng and the condicons of the bretheren gemellys callid tuynlynges. 1567. See MS. note in Skinner in British Mu

And the three goddesses, and rengeresses (ultrices) of

felonies, that tourmenten and agasten the soules, by anoy The Boke of Tulle of Old Age, ga. Carton, 1481. seum.

woxen sorrowfull, and sory, and teares wepten for pitee. Wee departed before sunne rising and valed down the

Chaucer, Boecius, b. iii. Met. 12. TWINK. riuer, sometime sailing, and sometime rowing.

VENIAL. A man apostata twinchith (L. V. bekenith, annuit) Hackluyt. Voyages, v. i. Southam and Spark, $ xxiii.

Contricion dooth but dryveth it down with the ejen ; he tramplith with foot.— Wic. Prov, vi. 13.


Into a venial synne.-Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 9099. The twynclere (annuens) with the eje forgeth wicke thingus.-ld. Eccl. xxvii. 25.

Y beseche, Lord my king, raile my preferes (L. V. my VENKUSE, i. e. Vanquish, qv. preyer be worth, valeat) in thi sizt.-- Wic. Jer. xxxvii. 19.

VENOM. TWISSEL, s. “ A double fruit, or two of a sort It may not helpe playnely, ne vayle, growing together." Nares. See Twice.

For of thy purpoos playnly thou shalt fayle.

zit the fornycacionns of Jezabel, thi modir, and hyr

Lyfe of our Ladye, k. 52. Caxton. many venymyngis thryven (venefica).
As from a tree, we sondrie times espie

Wic. 4 Kings ix. 22.
A twissel grow by Nature's subtile might,
And beeing two, for cause they grow so nie,
Vanite of vanitees, seide Ecclesiastes, Vanite of vanytes,

Which schal pot here the vois of charmeris, and of a For one are tane.- Turberville. The Louer wisheth, &c. and alle thingus vanyte.- Wic. Ecc. i. 2.

venym makere (venefici), charmynge wiseli.

Id. Ps. lvii. 6. TWIST, s. A twig. In Wiclif, a hinge; in

VALIANT. Fuller writes, A valiant (i.e. strong) Chaucer and Fairefax, a twig. smell of garlick.

VENT. In Chaucer (Tyrwhitt), the forepart,

from Fr. Avant, before. See in Dictionary. And the herris, ether twistis (cardines), of the temple VALID. shulo gretely soune, in that day, saith the Lord God.

If the power of an usurper is capable of being ralidated

VENTILATE, . Met. — To winnow, to sift, to Wic. Amos viii. 3.

by the subsequent voluntary sanction of those over whom discuss—an old usage (see in Dictionary) lately He stoupeth doun; and on his back she stood it is usurped, Cæsar had now that ratification.

revived. And caught by a twist, and up she goth.

Tytler. Universal History, b. iv. c. 2.
Chaucer. The Marchantes Tale, v. 10223. VALUE.

A mordrer, if thou cut one twist, art thou (sc. in the en-
For gode dede done thorough prayire (intreaty)

To perfect virtue, as to religion, there is required a chanted grove). Is solde and bought to dere, i-wis,

panoplia, or complete armour; that whilst we lie at close Fairefar. Godfrey of Bulloigne, st. xiii. v. 43. To hert that of grete valure is.

ward against one vice, we lie not open to the ceny of an

Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 5239. other.- Browne. Religio Medici, pt. i. $ 55. TWIT. Edwite, edwiting, occurs in various read

VAMP. ings of Wiclif, where the text reads upbraid, up

VER, or VEER. See VERNAL. Although our predecessors went (to be installed) upon braiding. cloth right sumptuously, we do intend, God willing, to go

VERAY. His wif gan eduyte hym tho',

afoot, without any such glory, in the vamps of our hosen. How wikkedly he lived.


Wolsey, A. D. 1539. Tytler, Henry VIII, p. 237.
Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 3213.

VERDEGRESE. Is named as one of the things Dispise thou not a man turnynge awei hem silf from synne, nether upbreide (var. r. edwite, improperes) thou Bat thei vanyscheden (evanuerunt) in her thouztis, and appertaining to the Chanons craft, Chan. Yem. hym.- Wic. Ecclus. viii. 6. the vnwyse herte of hem is derkid or maad derk.

Tale, v. 16258.

Wic. Rom. i. 21.

VERGE. ) In Chaucer, the inclosure, the garThe tange of hir (a strumpet, is) sharp as a twei bitende And whiddeer enere he (Saul) turnede bym silf, he VERGER. Jden. swerd (keruing on ech side, viceps). - Wic. Prov. v. 4. venkused (superavit).- Wic. 1 Kings xiv. 47.

And by the honde withoutin doubt

Within the haie, right all about,
TYGURY, i. e. Tugury. Lat. Tugurium, from

He lad me with a right gode chere, tegere, to cover.

After the violent ferment in the nation, as remarkable All environ on the vergere a deadness and vapidity has succeeded.

That Daunger had me chaced fro. Oh blessyd tygurye or little house.

Burke to Mr. Shackleton, July 31, 1771.

Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 3618.
The Golden Legend, fo. 10, c. 2. Caxton.

VERGE. To turn. Add the following QuotaTYKE. See TIKE.


and se alle the malis steying up vpon

tions omitted-
the femalis, varye (varios), and sprynklid, and spottid.

Wic. Gen. xxxi. 12. The farther we go on, especially in a bad course, the Take te a Psalm, and syne ze a tympan. (E. V. timore,


nearer we verge to the dregs of our life; the more dry, the tympanum.)— Wic. Ps. 1xxx. 3.

Others serued on horseback, and were called radknights, steal away the flour of our age, leaving as the bran and

more stiff, the more sluggish we grow: delay doth therefore The princis camen befor joyned with the singeris; in or knight riders, as Bracton noteth: and these I take to be the inyddel of the zunge wyminen tympanistris (tympanis

Vavasours, noted in the Conqueror's laws; for that their

refuse thereof.-Barrow, vol. lii. Serm. 17, p. 188 tra).-Id. B. Lxvii. 26. relief is a helmet, a coat of mail, a shield, a spear, and a

Let fortune empty her whole quiver on me, horse.-N. Bacon. Historical Discourse, c. xxxi. p. 76.

I have a soul, that like an empty shield

Can take in all; and rerge enough for more.
TYND, o. To shut. See Town.

Dryden. Don Sebastian, act i. sc. 1.

Wish'd Spring returns; and from the hazy south, Thou voltest it aboue with waters; thou makest the TYNE, O. See Town, in Dictionary. cloudes thy charet.- Bible, 1549. Ps. civ.

While dim Aurora slowly moves before, Loth gon out to hem bihynde the rigge, and tyndynge to

The welcome sun, just verging up at first, the door (occludens) seith - Wic. Gen. xix. 6.


By small degrees extends the swelling curve.

Thomson. Winter. And eke I knowe, of longè time agone, TYRAN. His thewes gode, and that he n'is not nice,

This shews that the Cape de Verde Islands are either exForsothe it bihouede to them, hauntende tiraundise (L.V. No vauntour, saine men, certain he is none;

tensive enough to break the current of the trade wind, or t synge tirauntrie, tyranniden) deth to comen on.

To wise is he to doen so grete a vice.

that they are situated just beyond its verge.

Wic. Wis. xvi. 4.
Chaucer. Troylus and Cressida, b. ii. v. 724.

Third Voyage, b. i. c. 3. Sotheli the resida of the wordis of Zamri, and of his

For she had led

VERMEIL. tresouns, and tyrantrie (E.V. tyranndise), whether these The infatuate Moor, in dangerous vaunting,

Forsothe of iacynt, and purpur, vermyloun (vermuulo, ben not writun in the book of wordis oi duies of kyngis of To these aspiring forms.

L. V. vermicle), and bijs, he made clothis. Israel !-Id. 3 Kings xvi. 20.

Southey. Don Roderick, $ xxi.

Wic. Er. xxxix. I.



Full faire it sprad (the Rose)

VISAGE. (And) soche another as I gesse

If a man takith a wijf, and hath hir, and sche fyndith For lacke of answere, non of us shol dien, Àforne, ne was, ne more rermaile.

not grace bifor hise isen for sum vilite he schal write a Al had ye seen a thing with both your eyen; Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 3645.

libel, ethir litil book, of forsakyng. (E. V. filthed, vilita- Yet shul we so risage (face) it hardely,
tem.)- Wic. Deut. xxiv. I.

And wepe, and swere, and chiden subtilly,
He (January) drinketh Ippocras, clarre, and rernage, And so it bifelle, that Antiok after flist riliche turned That ye shul ben as lewed as ben gees.
Of spices hot, to encresen his corage.
azen. (E. V. loudly, turpiter.)-Id. 2 Ma ix. 2.

Chaucer. The Marchantes Tale, v. 10147.
Chaucer. The Marchantes Tale, v. 9681.


Other courts also were in the countrey, and were ricon-
For the men weren scheut full rillensly (turpiter).
And he goon out thens, com in reer time (verno tempore)

Wic. 2 Kings x. 5.

tiel or courts of sheriffs, &c. to the loond that ledith to Effratar.- Wic. Gen. xxxv. 16.

N. Bacon. Hist. Disc, c. lxi. p. 191. As the azenshynende bowe betweene the litle cloudis of For Vyllany maketh rillayne,

VISIBLE. glorie, and as the tour of roses in the dates of ver (vernis).

And by his dedes a chorle is seyne.
ld. Ecclus. 1. 8.
Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 2181.

Visible ideas are the language whereby the governing
The time
These rullayns arne without pite,

spirit on whom we depend, informs us, what tangible ideas

he is about to imprint upon us, in case we excite this or Of Aprill, when clothed is the mede,

Frendship, and love, and al bounte.-Id. 16.

that motion in our bodies. With new grene, of lustie rect the prime. VINDICATE.

Berkeley. Principles of Knowledge, ý xliv. Chaucer. Troylus and Cressida, b. i. r. 157.

They extol voluptuousness, wilfulness, rindicativeness, VISUAL. See Visioy. VERRE, s. Fr. Verre. Glass. arbitrariness, vain glory.

VITAIL. See VicTuaL. Ne beholde thon the win, when it floureth (L. V. sparc

Shaftesbury. Miscellanies, v. 63, v. iii. p. 307. lith), wban schal shine in the verr (ritro) the colour of it. VINE.

Wic. Prov. xxiii. 31.
May no drinke me moiste,

Caton answerith, confoundith and reprenith them of the Who that hath an hedde of verre

Ne my thurst slake,

defaulte of rituperacyon opposed ayenst olde age. Fro cast of stones ware him in the werre. Til the rendage falle,

The Boke of luile of Old Age, c. 8. Carton. Chaucer. Troylus and Cressida, b. ii. v. 867. In the vale of Josaphat.

Cecilyus saide of olde age--a thyng is no more rituperable VERSE.

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 12820.

and lothyng-thenne is the same that he seeith here below. The whiche thing versifiures more than a symple redere And Noe, a man erthe tylyer, bigan to excercise the

ld. 16. c. 7; also e. 2. vnderstonden. Wic. Bref. to Job, p. 671. erthe, and he planted a rine. (L. V. rinet, vineam.)

ULTIMITY. See SUMMITY, supra. Quotation

Wic. Gen. ix. 20. So the versor of a mariner's needle applies itself to the poles of the world.

Grapes of thi first fruytis and ryndage (rindemiam) thou from Wats.
Wats. Bacon. Advancement of Learning, b. v. c. 2."
schalt not gedere.--Id. Lev. xxv. 5.

And he (Nabuzardan) lefte of the pore men of the lond

Thus to return upon our adrersaries is a healing way of VERY. ryntilieris (E. V.uyne-makers, rinitores), and erthe tiliers.

revenge; and to do good for evil a soft and melting uition,

Id. 4 Kings xxv. 12. These sothely (ben) the mesures of the anter in a cubit

a method taught from heaven to keep all smooth on earth. most verre. (L. V. in a verieste cubit, culto verissimo). Forsoth it bihoveth a bischop for to be not wrathful, not

Broune. Christian Morals, pt. ii. $ xii.
Wic. Ex. xliii. 13. rynolent, that is, moche jouun to wyn. (L. V. drunkelew,
vinolentus.)-1d. Titus i. 7.

Verrei forsothe that frenship is, and thurs the glew of
Crist cowplid. - Wic. Bib. Pref. Ep. p. 61.


ULTRONEOUS, adj. Lat. Ultroneus, from Ul. Poverte a spectakel is, as thinketh me,

tro, to a distance, forward, voluntarily. Key. Thurgh which he may his veray frendes see.


We have heard the epithet God-like annexed even to Chaucer. Wif of Bathes Tale, v. 6786. And Adam, This is now a boon of my boonys, and fleisch human virtue, in its best and loftiest exhibitions; and it

of my fleisch; this schal be clepid rirago, for she is takun must be confessel, that this is the highest of all possible VESPILLOE. Lat. Vespillo. One who carried of man. (L. V. mannus dede, virago.)— Wic. Gen, ii. 23. designations. But God is not under the force or anthority out the dead for burial in the evening (in vespertino

of any law, that is exoteric to himself. He stands at no

VIRELAY tempore).

bar of jurisprudence; and, save from the ultroneous repogOf swichè matere made he many layes,

nance to evil of his own native sanctity, there is no obliBy raking into the bowels of the deceased, continual

Songes, complaintes, roundels, virelayes.

gation upon him for the moralities of that supreme righsight of anatomies, skeletons, or cadaverous reliques, like

Chaucer. The Frankeleines Tale, v. 11260. teousness which marks all the doings and dispensations of vespilloes, or grave diggers, I am (not) become stupid, nor


heaven's Sovereign. have I forgot the apprehension of mortality.

Chalmers, c. x. General Questions of Moral Science. Browne. Religio Medici, pt. 1, xxxviii. Likest she seemed Pomona, when she fled VEST. Vertumnus, or to Ceres in her prime,

I clothid me as (with) a vestyment (vestimento), and

Yet virgin of Proserpina to Jore.
Milton. Par. L. b. ix. v. 396.

The people now with saddest ululation flew. with a diademe.- Wic. Job xxix. 14.

Coleridge. Poetical Works, v. ii. p. 68, Mahomet, Forsothe, thei wenten in a swift paase in the hows of a VIRGULE. Fr. Virgule. A little rod, yard, UMBRAGE. manner man in Bahurym, that had a pit in his vestiary.streak; and thence also, a comma. Cotgrave. Lat. (L. V. place, vestibulo.)-Id. 2 Kings xvii. 18.

Wylt thou, that umbre (L. V, schadeve) steyge up tenn Virga, from virere, to grow.

lynys, or that it be turned ageyn as fele grets (many deVIAGE—as Voyage, — by land or water.

In the MSS. of Chaucer, the line is always broken by a grees)?- Wic. 4 Kings xx. 9. This is the point, to speke it plat and plain, cæsura in the middle, which is pointed by a rirgule.

Whiche lytil volume I have emprysed ten, prynte under That eche of you, to shorten with youre way,

Hallam. Literature of Europe, v. i. p. 593. the umbre and shadowe of the noble proteccion of our moost In this viage shal tellen tales two.

dradde souerayn (Ed. 4).
Chaucer. Canterbury Tales. Prol. v. 794.
VIRON, i. e. Environ, qv.

The Boke of Tulle of Ou Age. Carton, n. 8!. VICAR.

We han redde in old stories sum men to han ryrounde If when we are secure from witnesses and accusers, and The viker hadde fer (to go) hoom.

prouynces. (L. V. go aboute.)— Wic. Pref. Ep. p. 61. not obnoxious to the notices of the law, we think ourselves Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 13924. VIRTUE, s.

obliged by conscience and practice, and live accordingly: It is worthy of remark that the

then our services and intentions in vertue are right; then Thanne is many a man lost, adj. Virtuous, and the other sub-derivatives are all

We are past the twilights of conversion, and the umiriges Quod a lewed ricory.-Id. 16. v. 13782.

of modern formation. The Latin bas none of them. of the world, and walk in the light of God, of his word, and Netheles he (an yuel prelate) scorneth God and takith

of his Spirit.-J. Taylor. Sermons, v. ii. ser. xv. p. 143. Whereas those from the noun Vitium abound in the office of his vikeried, and chargith not of his onour.

Without any accident that could give the least umbrage Wic. Ecclus. xxxiii. 6, note. that language. The verb to vitiate, is in common

or suspicion of approaching danger. Sire Preest, quod he, art thou a ricary? use, but not so—to virtuate. Johnson produces one

Evelyn. Life of Mrs. Godolphin, p. 143. Or art thou a person? say soth, by thy fay.

instance from Harvey, and denounces it—not used. Chaucer. Persones Prol. v. 17333.

The handling of final causes in physiques hath interIn this Dictionary there is one from Sandys, the cepted and banisht the inquiry of physical causes, and hath VICE. learned translator of Ovid. Dr. Chalmers coins the

given men occasion to rest satisfied in such specious and The bones of hym shul be fuláld with vicis (vitiis) of his

umbratilous causes; and not thorowly to urge and presse verb to virtuefy. (See below.) wexende zouthe.- Wic. Job xx. 11.

the inquiry of reall and truly physical causes.

In Milton, the spirits both of Heaven and Hell Wats. Bacon. Advancement of Learning, b. iii. e. 4. VICE. A tool.

are addressed by the appellation of virtues, i. e. UMBYRAP. Circumdare, to lap round; is a The door of the mydil pile in the wal was of the hows of powers. And see the Quotations from Wiclif

, who var. r. of enviroun. Heb. v. 2. the rizt side; and by a ryce (cochlea) thei stieden vp into the mydil sowpynge place, fro the mydil into the thridde. uses virtues, from the Lat. Virtutes, where the mo


UM-GONG. A. S. Ymbe-zan, circuire. Wic. 3 Kings vi. 8. dern version has “ mighty works,” from the Gr.

Wiclif, in v. Grave. VICTUAL. δυναμεις. .

Made we are reprefe to our neghbors; skorning and heTher is right at the west side of Itaille,

And he (Alexander the Great) gadride rertu (virtutem)

thing (illusio) to alle that in our umgong (L. 1. cumps, A lusty plain-abundant of vitaille.

and ful stronge oost, and the herte of hym is enhaunsid Chaucer. The Clerkes Tale, v. 7935.

circuitu) are.— Wic. Ps. lxxviii. 4; also in v.3, Harl. 1806. and lift up.- Wic. 1 Mac. i. 4.

And Symont putte Joon his sone Duyk of all vertues UMPIRE, S. In Piers Plouhman written NomVIE, v. Fr. Avier. To set on the

way. See in (that is werriouris ; mar. note, virtutum).—Id. Ib. xiii. 54. peyr (Wright's Ed. Nounpere); whence the Fr. Cotgrave.

As Plato said elegantly (in Menone) “ That Virtue, if | Nompair, without peer, and thus sole judge—(UnVIGIL. she could be seen, would move great love and affection;"

even, odd. Wedgewood.) may be preferred, as the 90-seeing that she cannot be shewed to the sense by corAnd vigilies and fastyng-dayes,

true source, poral shape, the next degree is, to shew her to the imagiAlle thise late (let) I passe. nation in lively representation.

They (two assessors) kouthe noght by hir conscience Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 3305.

Bacon. Advancement of Learning, b. ii. Accorden in truthe, It is ful fayre to ben ycleped Madame,

It is this which virtuefies emotion, even though there be Til Robyn the ropere And for to gon to vigiles all before,

nothing virtuous, which is not voluntary.-Chuilmers. On Aroos by the southe, And bave a mantel reallich ybore.

the Constitution of Man, pt. ii. c. 2. On the Connection And nempned hym for noun pere Chaucer. Canterbury Tales Prol, v, 379. between the Intellect and Will.

That no debate nere.-Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 5149.



UND And while thei stryuen thus, the apostil putte him bi- UN-BOWING.

UN-COUPABLE. See UN-CULPABLE. twene as a mene, distruynge alle her questiouns as a good

We (hauing) spreynt the hertis fro yuel conscience, and noumpere.- Wic. Prol. to Romans, p. 302. waischyn the body with clene watir, hold the confessioun

UN-COUPLE. What (qd. she, i. e. Love) most of all did I not make a of oure rnbouynge, or that may not be foldyo (indeclinabi- Uncoupled thei wenten. loueday betweene God and mankinde, and chese a maid to lem).- Wic. Heb. x. 23.

Piers Plouhman's l'ision, v. 324. be nompere to put the quarell at ende? Chaucer. Test. of Loue, b. i. UN-BOY, o. To raise above boyhood,

UN-COUTH. In old writers, Uncouth, is also UMTHOUGHTE, or UMTHOGHT.

He (Charles I.) began to say, It was time to unboy the uncommon; not vulgar; elegant. Tyrwhitt. See

prince (Charles II.), by putting him into some action and the Quotation from Chaucer. In Piers Plouhman, He receyved Israel his childe, he is umthoght of his mercy acquaintance with business, apart from himself. (hwynge mynde, recordatus, Wiclif).-Luke i. 54. Ham

Clarendon. Hist. of Rebellion, v. ii. p. 559.

uncouth knights, are unknown; foreign. pole in Lewis. Hist. of Trans. p. 32.

Daniel seide, Sire Kyng,
He toke Israel hys chylde, umthoughte of his mercy.

Thi dremels bitokneth
Id. Mr. Bennett. Whether and wee unburhum (inobedientes) shul don al

That uncouthe knyghtes shul corne

this grete evel, that we trespassen in the Lord oure God, Thi kyngdom to cleyme. If for the blyndnesse of the preest, or for other unablete, and wedden straunge wiues. Wic. 2 Esd, xiii. 27.

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 11805. he that is repentaunt wole go to another preest kanning in

That we be distrying yuele thouztis, and alle hiznesse And, ore al this, so wel coulde he devise, this ghostly office, he shal not do this withouten licence

enhaunsynge him silf asen the kunnynge of God, and hold. Of sentiment; and in so uncouthe wise, axid. Ecclesiæ Regimen, written, as it seems, before 1395.

ynge lowe al undirstondyng to obeie to Crist, and redy to Al his array: that every lover thought-
Wic. Ed. Pref. p. 27.
underjoke al unbuzunnesse (unbusomeness).

That al was well what so he said or wrought. UN-ACQUIRED.

Id. Pref. Ep. p. 63.

Chaucer. Troylus and Cressida, b. iii. v. 1797. UN-CAREFUL. As to the unacquirableness of virtue, this somewhat re

She (Idelnesse) had a lustie life in Maie;

She had no thought, by night ne daie, sembles Whitfield's day of grace, which being not yet come, The Bill (Triennial Act) passed in a time very uncareful

Of nothing but it were onely or being once past, no man can attain to righteousness. for the diguity of the crown or the security of the people.

To graceth (dress) her well, and uncouthly.
Tucker. Light of Nature, c. xvii. Virtue.
Charles II. to the Parliament, March, 1664.

Id. Rom. of the Rose, v. 584.

Campbell, v. ii. p. 220, UN-ADJECTIVED. See To ADJECTIVE, in v.

UN-CREDIBLE. Wic. Judg. xx. 5, a var. r. of Adject, supra.


untrowable (incredibili), qv. As the noun adjective always signifies all that the un- When great Eliza reign'd, adjectived noun signifies, and no more (except the circum

When our brave sires

UNCTION. stance of adjection), so must the verb adjective signify all Drank valour from uncauponunted beer. that the unadjectived verb signifies, and no more (except

But ze han vnccioun (L. V. anointyng, unctionem) of the

Smart. The Hop Garden. the circumstance of adjection).

Hooli Goost; and han knowe alle thinges.

Wic. 1 John ii. 20.
Tooke. Diversions of Purley, c. vii.

Whose yren of the speere peiside thre hundrid unncis

(uncia). - Wic. 2 Kings xxi. 16.

In Wiclif, Uncoupable. Ne that to the seuenty remenours, the whiche, ful of the

Thanne ze schulen be rncoupable anentis God. (L. V. Hooly Goost tho thinges that weren sothe translatiden, UN-CEASINGLY.

giltless, inculpabiles.)- Wic. Num. xxxii. 22. bot to the blar of wrijters it is wijten, while of the unamendid thei wrijten vnamenslide thingis (sc. in the

Hou myche more zee loonen (Crist), o Poule and Eustoche, so myche more of hym asketh, that for the present

UN-CURABLE. Names of the Books).- Wic. 2 Par. Prot. P.


backbityng by which me enemys uncesendly to-tern (to- Gal of dragouns (is) the wyne of hem and venym of UNAVISELY.? To blame unavisely (incretearen) he to me zelde mede in tyme to come.

eddres uncurable. (L. V. that may not be heelid, insunaUNAVISED.

Wic. Is. Prol. p. 225. bile.)– Wic. Deut. xxxii. 33. 3 pare). Wiclif, 1 Tim. v. 1, in

UN-CHARGE. var. r.

For charité without challangynge

UN-CUSTOMED, i. e. Un-accustomed. Who forsothe is unauysid to speken, shal felen euelis. Unchargeth the soule.

That the steeds might pass with ease, (L. V. unwur, inconsideratus.)- Wic. Prov. xii. 3.

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 10315. Nor start as yet uncustom'd to the dead.

Couper. Iliad, b. x. v. 583; and also Odyssey, UN-BEGUN. Having had no beginning. UN-CHASTISED, UNCHASTISABLE.

b. viii. v. 553. The mighty God which unbegonne

An hors vntemyd, ether unchastisid (indomitus), schal UN-DEAD.
Stonte of hym selfe.-Cower. Conf. Am. b. viii. fo. 1734.

ascape hard, and a son vnchastisid (remissus) schal ascape
heed(E. V. stumbling doun, pracewic

. Ecclus. XXX. 8.

For God made man rndeadli (L. V. rnable to be distried ; UN-BELIEVEFULNESS,

mar. note, endistriable, inerterminabilem), and to the image And anon the fadir of the child criynge with teeris seide,

of his licnesse made hym.- Wic. Wis. ii. 23.

And the sones ben of hard face, and of herte unchaastiLord, I beleve, help thou myn vnbilierefulness. (L, V. sable, that wole not ben maad tame or meek (indomitabili), of the soules, but I holde trustely that the soules of men

It nedith not also that I speke euer of the undedlynesse unbileue, incredulitatem.)- Wic. Mark ix. 23. to whom I sende thee.-Id. Ez. ii. 4.

be undedly.The Boke of Tulle of Old Age, h. 5'. UN-BIAS, o. UNCLE. In Jer. xxxii. 7, 8, 9, 12, A various

UN-DEFOULED. UN-DEFOULYNGNESSE. Wic. The truest service a private man may do his country, is reading is, unclene son. by unbissing his mind as much as possible between the

1 Pet. iii. 4 (incorruptibilitate), a var. r. of vncor

I schal synge for my derlyng the song of myn vnclis sone rival powers.-Suift (in Todd).

ruptibility, qv. He claims the liberty of reserving his own judgement, of the vynes. (L. V. emes, patruelis.) – Wic. Is. v. 1.

For it besenyde that sich a man were a bishop to vs and more especially-where in the close of his tract his


hooli, innocent, vndefoulid. (E. V inpolute; var. r. vnunbussedness is clearly professed. Pref. to Bp. Hall's Rem. (1660), sign. b. ii. (in Todd). (They forgot) how unclothedły they came hither, and fyled, impolutus.)— Wic. Heb. vii. 26: also 1 Pet. 1: 19. with what naked ornaments they were arrayed.

UN-DEPARTABLE. UN-BIDE. A. S. On-bid-an, manere.

Bacon. Essay on Death.

Bi the entring of the generation of vndepartable God Of which (fruit) the tast and the savour, is endles blisse


(i. e. indivisible).- Wic. Luke. Prol. p. 141. to onbide.-Chaucer. Test. of Loue, b. iii.

It is an uncomly couple,
To yeven a yong wenche

UNDER. Wiclif preposes Under (var. written, UN-BINDING,

To an old feble.-Piers Plouhman's l'ision, v. 5499. Undre, undri, undur) to numerous words rendered Alle that weren hardye for to obeye to hym, fallyng down

from the Lat. compounds in Sub. by the vertu of God, weren togidre turnyd in to inbyndynge

UN-COMMUNICABLE. or vnstrengthe. (L. V. feeblenesse, dissolutionem.)

And this was disceynyng of manny's lif; for to afeccioun UNDER-BEAR.
Wic. 2 Mac, iii. 24.

or to kingus men deseruyng, the uncommunicable name Oon hour with thee he shal abide stille; if forsothe thou I am unbounde; what maiest thou finde

(affectui) to stones and trees thei putten. (L. V. name bowe down he shal not underbern. (L. V. bere up, supMore of iny sinnes me to unbinde?

that mai not be comyned, incommunicabile, i. e. of God.) portabit.)- Wic. Eccl. xii. 14. And in 2 Pet. i. rndir beFor he, that might hath in his honde,

Wis. xiv. 21.

rynge, subinferentes. Of all my sinnes me unbonde.

Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 6415.


An unconnyng and unprofitable manne.
Chaucer. Boecius, b. i. pr.

And Y shal vndre brenne (succendam) thi cartis of foure

horsis.-- Wic. Nah. ii. 13. And he (Nicanor) vnblessid (infelir) axide, zif there is a

UN-CONSTANT. misti in heuen, that comaundide the day of Sabothis to be don (agi).— Wic. 2 Mac. xv. 3; also Ecclus. xxvi. 24. In this place they (yea, yea, &c.) are taken for uncon- UNDER-BRETHE. stantness of mynde.--Bible, 1549. 2 Cor. c. i. n.

He comaundid fyr to be moned to hym, and zit rndirUN-BLISSFUL.


brethinge (spirantem) to be brent, or turnyd in the brasen Who tormentith the fadir, and fleeth the modir, shenful

panne.- Wic. 2 Mac. vii. 5. shal be and unblisful (infeliz).- Wic. Prov. xix. 26.

The pure and uncontaminate blood
Holds its due course, nor fears the frost of Age.

UN-BOLD. Wic. Judg. ix. 4, note g, in the

Cowper. Task, b. vi. v. 789.

In wrd hymn that ouertrauailed hym, he unuircast. text, “ Havynge no certeyn dwellynge,” is said to UN-CORRUPTIBILITY. UN-CORRUPTION.

(L. V. made suget, se vexabat, subjecit )

Wic. Wz8. xviii. 22. be, “ Ebrew, unbolde, ethir cowardis."

But (let it be) the ilke that is the hid man of herte in


rincorruptibilite of quyete or pesible (L. V. vncorruption,

incorruptibilitate) and mylde spirit, the which is riche in 'Tis an undercraft of authors to keep up a good ander. Porin, How shall I understand you? the sizt of God.- Wic. 1 Pet. iii. 4.

standing among words, as politicians do amongst men. Poet. I'll unbolt to you.

Trist. Shundy, v. vii. c. 19. Shakespeare. Timon of Athens, act i. sc. 1. UN-COVENABLE.

UNDER-CREEP. UN-BONNETED. See Shakespeare, Othello, in nyle thou be enhaunsid uncovenabli (importune) in thi Where heryng is not, schede thon not out a word; and Be war lest peragentore vndur crepe (subripere) to thee

a wickid thoušt. (L. V. crepe privily.) v. To BONNET, supra.

Wic. Deut. xv. 9. wisdom.- Wic. Ecclus. xxxii. 6.



“ An acquaintance that would have undertook the busiWhile zet I weued He underkutte me (succidit).

ness ;" true English is," un acquaintance who would have Wic. 18. xxxviii. 12. UNDER-NOME. UNDER-NYMYNG.

undertaken the business." UNDER-DELUE.

Dryden to Walsh. Bell's ed. 1853. Impatient is he that wol not be taught, ne undernome his He shal vnderdelue thy plantes. (L. V. undermyne thy vice. ---Chaucer. The Persones Tale.

UNDER-TEND. feet, suffodiet.)– Wic. Ecclus. xii. 18.

And I am maad as a man not herende; and not hagende Fier is rendurtent in my woodness (furore meo, succensus UNDER-DIG. in his mouth azen unlernemyngus. (L. V. repreuyngis,

est). - Wic. Deut. xxxii. 22. The ylk lond vntilied is maad as a zerd of volupte, and

redargutiones, increpationes.) – ic. Ps. xxxvii. 15. And
in Prov. x. 17.

citees desert and destitute and under-diggid, waardid, or
made strong, han setun. (L. V. undurmyned, suffossa,

(Thei) to synnen made men in wrd, and the vndernya Thei shulen undir-turne thi ful clere boasis. (L. V. munitæ sederunt.)- Wic. Ez. xxxvi. 35.

mere. (L. V. repreuere arguentem.)-Id. Is. xxix. 21. distrie, subvertent.)- Wic. Ex. xxvi. 12. UNDER-DREYNT. UN-DERN. Variously written Un-dern, -drun,

UNDER-WEAVE. Thi spirit blewe and the see coverde hem; and thei ben -dureri, -dirne, -durne, -dur, in Wiclif, by which he Thei undurweuyden Sophym (that is the book of fugis.) under dreynt as leed in hidows watris. (L. V. drenchid,

1 kings. Prol. renders tertia hora, and sexta hora ; and this in the (L. V. joineden yn.)— Wic.


P submersi sunt.)- Wic. Ex. xv. 10.

same chapter of Mark. Lye says (with Wachter), UNDER-WEENING. UNDER-FOLLOW.

the third hour of the Jews; with us the ninth. But the greatest underweening of this life is to underAnd thi merey shall rnderfollowe me. (L. V. sue, sub

Forsoth it was the thridde our, that men clepen vndrun,

value that, unto which this is but exordial, or a passage sequetur.)-Wic. Ps. xxii. 6.

and thei crucifieden him. - Wic. Mark xv. 25. Early leading unto it.- Browne. Christian Moruls p. 347.

Version. At verse 33, And the sixte our, or mydday; &
various reading is, or undurne.

He underfongeth a grete pain
Sothli the our was, as the sixte or endurn.

And loo! oo wether stode before the mareis (paludem) Who undertaketh to drinke up Sain (the Seine).

Id. John iv. 6. | hauynge heez hornys, and oon heezer than another, and Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 5712. Sothely not as fe demen or gessen, these be drunkun, undrewerynge (succrescens).- Wic. Dun. viii. 3. UNDER-GO.

whanne it is the thridde our of the day or vndirne.

Id. Deeds ii. 15.

UNDER-WINGS. Drawe vp to thee water for aseegyng, beelde thi strengthis, entre into fen (lutum) and trede, thou under

The admiring girl survey'd

His outspread sails of green;
goynge (subigens), holde a tyl.- Wic. Nah. iii. 14.

His guuzy underwings,
The heir, with roses in his shoes,
That night might village partner chuse;

One closely to the grass-green body furla,

One rufiled in the fall, and half unclosed. ze seyn that the folk vndur groweth. (L. V. encreessid, The Lord, underogating, share

Southey. Thalaba, b. iii. $ 33. succreverit.) - Wic. Er. v. 5.

The vulgar game of post and pair.
Scott. Marmion. To R. Heber.


And he (Nabugodonosor) seide his thenking in hym to Wiser discretions, that have the thread of reason to con

ben, that al the erthe he shulde vndurşoke to his empire. duct them, offend without a pardon; whereas underheads

With thre piles was it under-pight.

(L. V. make suget, subjugaret).— Wic. Trudith ii. 3. may stumble without dishonour.

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 10836.
Browne. Religio Medici, pt. i. \ lv.

UN-DESTROYABLE. Wiclif, Wis. ii. 23, note


And now a secounde (tyme) he hath under rauishide my If thow se an asse of hym that hateth thee lye vnder the benysoun. (L. V. rauischide priucli, surripuit.)

UN-DISCIPLINED. charge (a burthen) thow shalt not ouerpasse, but thow

Wic. Gen. xxvii. 36.

Forsothe grete ben thi domes, Lord, and intellable thi shalt underheue with hym. (L. V. reise, sublevabis.)


wrdis; for these the vndisciplyned soules erriden. (L. V. Wic. Ex. xxii. 5.

rnlerned, indisciplinata.)- Tic. Wüs. xvii. l. As an armyse, so he shal vnder reren thee. (L. V. reise, UNDER-HILE (heal). sublevavit.) - Wic. Is. xxii. 17.

To the vndisciplynous (L. V. vnreverent, indisciplinata) If the fadir of hir hadde spitte into hir face, whether

speche vse not thi mouth.-Id. Ecclus. xxiii, 17. shulde she with reedness be under hilid. (L. V. pillid with UNDERSETTE. Gen. xlix. 15, supposuit. See schime, rubore suffundi.)- Wic. Num. xii. 14.


tyve thou not me to a soule unreuerent (irreverenti) UNDER-JOIN.

and vndiscreet (infrunita).- Wic. Ecc. xxiii. 6.

He underjometh (subjoineth) I shal teche wicke men thi
waies, and vnpitous men to thee shul be connertid.

In the litle vndursettynis (E. V. shuldris, humerulis) of UN-DO.
Wic. Prol. to Psalms, p. 737.
the porche, bi the sidis of the hous, and bi the breede of the

Daniel of hire undoynge
wallis.- Wic. Ez. xli. 26.
UNDER-LAZHE (laugh).

Devyned and seide.- Piers Plouhman's Vision, s. 10765. Of myche speche he shal tempte thee, and vnder lashende UNDER-SINGING, s.

(Pharao) tolde (hem) the sweuen, and ther was not that (L. V. leige priuyly, subridens) the vnmylde wit of hym

undide it. (L. V. erpownede, interpretaretur.)

Wic, 88 forsothe seiden the Palmys and 200 the undersinging,

Gen, xli. 8. shal aske thee of thin hid thingus.-Wic. Ecclus. xiii. 7.

and Abiud smot the harpe.- Wic. Ps. Prol. p. 738. And Joseph seide to hem, Whether not of God is the ra. UNDER-LAY.

doyng. (L. V. espownynge, interpretatio.)-Id. Ib. xl. 5, Astir alle these wrdus, seiende, vnderleieth (L. V. suget, UNDER-SPUR.

So also of interpretouris or indoeris in to Latyn speche subjicite) goure neckus vnder the zok of the king of Baby- Get me a staf, that I may underspore,

thei were turned truely.-ld. Cath. Ep. p. 594. lone.- Wic. Jer. xxvii. 12.

While that you, Robin, hevest of the dore.

An author that hight Macrobes-
Brestis ben undirled (made low) in Egipt (subacta sunt).

Chaucer. The Milleres Tale, T. 3465. That halte not dremes false ne lese,
Id. Ez. xxii. 3.

But undoth us the avision
UNDER-STAND,v. Understood is and has been That whilom mette King Cipioun.

Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 9. from the earliest times the common past tense and Obeye re to goure prouostis (that is, prelatis,) and undirligge (subjacete) to hem. (L. V. be ze suget.) past particle. But in the Thirty-fifth Article, the

UN-DOUBTED. Shakespeare, King Henry VI. Wic. Heb. xiii. 17.

Homilies are “judged to be read in churches by UNDER-LING.

un-affeared, intrepid. the ministers diligently and distinctly, that they

King. What valiant foe-men, like to autumnes corne, But ben ze ordeyned in the stide of prosolotis and undir. may be understanded by the people.”

Have we mow'd downe in tops of all their pride? lingis, both bi autorite of lawe and of custom.

Common Prayer.
Wic. Rom. Prol.

Three dukes of Somerset, threefold renowne (renowned)
Baskett. London, 1734.
P. 301.


For hardy and rndoubted champions.
See Quotation from Caxton

Shakespeare. King Henry VI. Pt. III. act v. se. 7.
And to Sedechye, kyng of Juda, Y spak, Whether thow in v. Reduce, supra.
shall be oure kyng, either we shal vndirloute to thi bid-
Whider euere he turneth hymself, prudentli he under-

UN-DWELLABLE. ding? (L. V. be suget, subjiciemur.) stont. (L. V. vndurstondith, intelligit.)

Be tazt, Jerusalem, lest par auenture go awey my soule Wic. Gen. xxxvii. 8.

Wic. Prov. xvii. 8. fro thee; lest par aventure I sette thee desert, a loud UNDER-MASTER. The wis herte and rnderstandable (L. V. able to endur

vndwellable. (L. V. vnhabitable, inhabitabilem.)

Wic. Jer. vi. 8. And so the lawe was our undirmaister (E. V.litil maistir, stonde, intelligibile) shal abstenen hymself from synnes. pedagogus) in Crist that we ben iustified of bileue. But

Id. Ecclus. iii. 32.

UN-EATH. after that bilene came, we ben now undur the undurmais

And in the understondingus of ther (his) hondis he ladde The Miller, that for-dronken was all pale,
ter.- Wic. Gal. iii. 25.
hem thenes. (M. V. skilfulness, intellectibus.)

So that unnethes upon his hors he sat.
Id. Ps. lxxvii. 72.

Chaucer. The Milleres Prol. y. 3123. UNDER-MINE.

A maner Latin corrupt was hire speche;
But algate therby was she understonde.

All unembowered
The wal of Babilon, he the heiest, with undermynyng

Chaucer. The Man of Lawes Tale, v. 4940. And naked stood that lonely parsonage. shal be undermyned. (L. V. mynyd with mynyng, suijos- The English word, understanding, means not so properly

Wordsworth. Escursion, b. vii. sione, suffodietur.)– Wic. Jer. li. 58. knowledge, as that faculty of the soul, where knowledge

UN-ENARRABLE. resides. Why may we not imagine, that the framers of


this word intended to represent it as a kind of firm basis, infra. All the werkis of the Lord (ben) good, and eche work in on which the fair structure of sciences was to rest, and

I do thankingis to God vpon the rnenarrable (inenerhis hour shall undermynystren. (L. V. serve, subministra- which was supposed to stand under them, as their im

rabill) or that may not be told, zifte of hym.- Wic. 2 Cor. bit.)- Wic. Ecclus. xxxix. 39. moveable support.-Harris. Hermes, c. iv. n. (g).

ix. 15; also 1 Pet. i. 8. UNDER-MIRTH.

UNDER-TAKING. Wiclif, Ps. cvii. 9 (suscep- UN-ENDING.
No undermirth, such as doth lard the scene
For coarse delight.
tio). -takere, Wiclif, Ps. xli. 10 (susceptor). See

Braunchis rnendid (L. V. unperfit, inconsummati) shal
Beaumont and Fletcher. Prol. to Coronation. UPTAKER,

be to broken.- Wic. lis. iv. 5.

Book of




UN-FURNISH. To disfurnish, qv. UN-FUR- UN-HONESTLY. That will be called unequal, which contrins in it another NISHED. Not furnished, &c.

The which, for she was a mayde, hard to hym it semede, (or what is equal to another) and some thing besides; or

that eny thing unhonestly (inhoneste) he shulde do with is so contained in another (or in something which is equal UN-GARMENTED.

hir (Thamar).-- Wic. 2 Kings xiii. 2. to another) that something remains over and above.

With shouts of honour here
Barrow. Math. Lect. x. p. 233.
They gather'd round me:

Ungarmented my limbs, and in a net,

(Thei) shul merueilen in the sodeynesse of the vnhopide Forsothe if oure wickidnesse or vnequyte (iniquitas) co

With softest feathers lined, a pleasant couch,

helthe (insperata).- Wic. Wis. v. 2. mende (commendat) the ritz wysnesse of God, what shalen

They laid and left me.-Southey. Madoc, pt. i. $ 5.

UN-HOSED. we seie ?- Wic. Rom. in. 5. UN-GENITURED. Not having genitors, or

A rude coat of mail, UN-EVENLY. powers of generating. See Quotation from Shake

Unhosed, un hooded, as of lowly line, And Saray seide to Abram, uneumli (L. V. wickidli, speare in Dictionary.

He wore: though here amid the high-born chiefs inique), thow dost azeps me.- Wic. Gen. xvi. 5.

Preeminent in prowess.
UN-GLORIFIED. To Unglorify, to withhold,

Southey. Joan of Arc, b, vii. v. 140. UN-EXPUGNABLE. Wic. 2 Mac. xii. 21 deny, act or think contrary to, the glory.

UN-IDEAL. (inexpugnabile). A various reading of vnable to be Forbid it, O my God, that ever I should be so unhappy He (Bacon) received the unideaed page (Villiers) into overcommen,

as to unglorify my Father, my Saviour, or my Sanctifler, his intimacy.
in any of my sentiments or expressions concerning them.

Lord Campbell. Lives of Chancellors, v. ii. p. 347. UN-EYMABLE.

Watts. Remnants of Time, &c. $ xxxi.

UNIFORM Lo! God gret, overcomende our kunnyng; the noumbre

UN-GLORIOUS, i. e. Inglorious. of the zeris of hym vneymable. (L. V. without noumore,

Of the unity of the Deity, the proof is, the uniformity of inestimabilis.)- Wic. Job xxxvi. 26.

He bringeth the prestis of hem vnglorious (L. V. uith- | plan observable in the universe. out glorie, inglorios), and the beste men of wrshipe he sup

Paley. Natural Theology, c. XXV. UN-FAILING.

plaunteth. - Wic. Job xii. 19. I made in hevenus, that vnfailende (L.V. neuer failynge,

UNIFY.) See UNION. Uniable, in Chaucer, in

UN-GLOSE. indeficiens) lizt shulde springe. - Wic. Ecc. xxiv. 6.

UNITE. Dictionary, plain, exact. Tyrw. Let youre confessour, sire kyng, UN-FAMED. Construe this unglosed.


Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 2372.
Of the letters one or two

My purpose is not to dispute, but to perswade . . not to Were molte awaie of every name,


enter into curious, but into) material enquiries, and to So unfamous was waxe hir fame.

The remnannt toke his servauntes and intreated them gather together into an union all these several portions of Chaucer. House of Fame, b. iii. v. 56. ungodly and slewe them.-Bible, 1549. Mat. xxii.

truth.Bp. Taylor. Worthy Communicant, \ viii.

Such an idea, I say, that hath something of logick in it, UN-FASTEN.


is only conceivable by the unitine, active, and coinprehenThe Lord forsothe of Ostes demede, and who shal moun There is no lady so hanteine,

sive power of the intellect. unfasten? (L. V. make vnstidfaste, infirmare.) Duchesse, countesse, ne chastèlaine,

Cudworth. Morality, b. iv. ch. 2. Wic. Is. xiv. 27. That I n'olde holde her ungodely UN-FATIGUED. For to refuse him utterly.

UNION, s. Lat. Unio. A pearl of great size and

Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 3741. | beauty. Why so called, see Quotation from Pliny. What was from early morning till noon day The steady travel of a well-girt man,

And see ONION.

UN-GREABLE. See UN-AGREABLE. He with fleet feet and unfatuquable

The qualities (of this pearl) orient whiteness, greatness, In three short hours hath traversed.


roundness, smoothness, weight, I may tell you not easily Southey. Madoc, pt. ii. $ ix.

to be found all in one, insomuch that it is impossible to UN-FEAR

Maie devoide of all delite,
With sere braunches, blossoms ungrene.

find out two perfitly sorted together in all these points; In order last, but first in worth and fame,

Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 4752.

and hereupon it is, that our duinties and delicates haue

denised this name for them, and call them unions: as a Unfear'd in fight, vntir'd with hurt or wound.

Fairefar. Godfrey of Bulloigne, b. i. st. 52.

man would say, singular and by themselves alone. With heart unfear'd and courage sterne and stout. (And he is called) Jhesus, in as muche as he is God

Holland. Plinie, v. i. p. 255 (1. 9, c. 35).
Id. lb. b. vi. v. 8.
unged to our humanite.- The Golden Legend, fo. 5, c. 4. The king shall drinke to Hamlets better breath-

And in the cup an union shall he throw,
UN-FEASTLIKE. Unsuitable to a feast.

Richer than that, which foure successiue kings
Kepe ze zoure hondes ungilti. (L. V. giltless, innorias.) In Denmarkes crowne haue worne.
Of hire father had she taken hire leue

Wic. Gen. xxxvii. 22.

Shakespeare. Hamlet, act v. sc. 1.
To gon to rest, sone after it was eve;
Hire list not appalled for to be (made pale),
UN-HABILE. The Lat. Inhabilis of Bacon, De

Nor on the morwe unfestliche for to see (be seen).
Chaucer. The Squieres Tule, v. 10680.
Aug. b. viii. is rendered Unhabile by Wats.

We came not into the world to run a race of delight, but

to perform the sober acts and serious purposes of man; Solomon hath chosen (as one framed by nature to destroy which to omit were foully to miscarry in the advantage of UN-FETTER.

a state) not a foolish and unhabile person, but a scorner. And into a closet for to avise her bettre,

Wats. Bacon. Advancement of Learning, b. viii.

humanity, to play away an uniterable life, and to have

par. lived in vain.-Browne. Christian Morality, P. 3, ý xxiii.
She (Creseide) went alone, and gan hire herte unfettre,
Out of disdainés prison.

Chaucer. Troylus and Cressida, b. ii. v. 1216. And thei seiden not, Wher is the Lord, that made vs to

of this we are certain, that whatever the Deity be, UN-FILED. Wiclif, Heb. vii. 26 (impollutus). sert by the lond enhabitable (inhubitabilem) and withouten stezen vp fro the lond of Egipt, that ladde vs ouer by de- neither the universe, nor any part of it which we see, can

be he. The universe itself is merely a collective name; its See UNDEFOULED. weie. - Wic. Jer. ii. 6.

parts are all which can be real ; or which are things. UN-FILLABLE. UN HAIRED.

Paley. Natural Theology, c. xxiii.

UN-KETH. With the proud ete and vnfillable herte (L. V. that may

Eche heed (was) maad ballid, and eche schuldre is
not be filled, insatiabili): with it I ete not.-Wic. Ps. c. 5;
vnheerid. (L. V. maad bare of heer, decaluatum.)

Weston is sadly unked without you.
Wic. Ez. xxix. 18.

Couper to Mrs. Throckmorton, March 21, 1790. and Ecclus. xiv. 9.


Til I se tho sevene

Lo, how that dronken Loth, unkindely,
Certain enough it is, that his vertues (Ida's) made him And myself acorde,

Lay by his daughters two unwetinglynot less noble than his birth, in warr undaunted and un- I am unhardy, quod he,

So dronke he was. foiled; in peace, tempring the aw of magistrary with a To any wight to preven it.

Chaucer. The Persones Tale, v. 12419. natural mildness.- Milton. History of England, b. iii.

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 8283.

He was unhardy-that harlot,
And hid him in inferno.-Id. Ib. v. 11584.

That government is bound to interfere and unking these

tyrants is to me self-evident. And thow shalt bild there yp an auter to the Lord thi UN-HEAL.

Cowper to Unwin, Jan. 3, 1784. God of stonus unfourmed and unpolished (informibus et unpolitis).- Wic. Deut. xxvii. 6.

(Envie) That sory is of other mannes wele,

And glad is of his sorwe and unhele.

The vertues of puples it to-heew; (concidit), and stronge
Chaucer. The Doctoures Tale, v. 12050. folkys of kinde it unknytte (dissolvit).

Wic. Ecclus. xxviii. 18. For which thing, ze most dere, abidynge thes thinges UN-HIDE. (be ze) bisye for to be founde to him in pees vnspottid and


For whoso woll the ending here, unfoulia. (L. V. undefoulid, incontaminnti.)

Wic. 2 Pet. iii. 14.
The craft of Lore he shall now lere,

To the unknowyngus of them he spare not to me. (L.V.
If that he woll so long abide,

rnkunnyngis, ignorutionilus,)-- Wic. Ecc. xxiii, 2. UN-FRUITFUL. Till I this Romance maie unhide.

But be thou in gladnesse, Neithir a womman rnfruytful, ceither bareyn, schal be

Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 2168.

And let me sterue, unknoue of my distresse. in thi lond. (E. V. vnfructuous, infæcunda.)

Chaucer. The first boke of Troilus.
Wic. Ex. xxiii. 26. UN-HINGE, v.

UN-LAP, o.
There is a wretchedness which naturally and essentially

Y shal stretch forth myn hond on thee, and Y schalenubelongs to a state of great moral unhingement. The word Grace is used more than 100 times in the

Chalmers. Constitution of Man, Pt. i. ch. 1.

lappe (E. V. turn thee out, evolvam) thee fro stonys.

Wic, Jer. li. 25. A postolical writings; and after a close and impartial examination of every passage, we can unhesitatingly declare, UN-HOLD, i. e. Not held, sc. in any estimation. UN-LAW, v. that in no one of them does it import an irresistible, or, Hir seruauntes be to hem unholde,

But the king (Richard II.) was not thus qniet, the sting what the schoolmen have called, an unfrustrable power. But they can doublen hir rentall.

of guilt still sticks within, and for remedy will unlaw the Bp. Law. Charge to the Clergy, 1832.

Chaucer. The l’lowman's Tale, v. 2413. law.-Nat. Bacon. Historical Discourse, pt. ii. c. 1, p. 11.


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