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And the king (Henry VIII.) hath a power of lawing and UN-OBEDIENT.

UN POIZED. unlawing in Christ's kiogdom: and the reason is, the king

Who delicatli fro childhed nurshith his seruannt after- But he that hath his word unpeised will have it so.-ld. 16. c. 27, p. 213.

wards shal find hym vnobeisaunt. (L. V. rebel, contuma- And handlyth with ronge any thynge,
cem.)- Wic. Prov. xxix. 21.

I preie unto the heuen kynge
He hadde do a thing unleurful (illicitam) in the defoul-
The man of God he is, that was vnobeshynge to the mouth

Fro suche tonges he me sbilde, yng a douster of Jacob.- Wic.

And netheless the worlde is wilde.
Gen. xxxiv. 7.

of God. (L. V. vnobedient, inobediens. The maumet forsothe that is maad bi hondys, is cursid,

Id. 3 Kings xiii. 26.

Gower. To the Reader. and it, and he that made it, for he forsothe wrozte unlee


UN-POLISHED. See UNFORMED, supra. fulness.-(L. V. grete trespass.)-Id. Wis, xiv. 8. UN-LEAVED. Sc. A tree, without leaves, UN-ORDINATE.

UN-PORTABLE. αφυλλος. . A girdil of riztfulnesse : that is with a girdil made of (insupportatnlia), or that mown not be born, and pulteu

Sothely thei bynden to grenouse chargis, and rnportable Stranger, unleav'd, unhonour'd e'en with bark, diuerse colours, which is seid a girdil of ristrulnesse, for it

into shuldres of men.- Wic. Matt. xxiii. 4. See this sad tree, the gibbet of Alcæus!

streynede togidere the preestis clothis, as rizliulnesse of
Langhorne. Plutarch, v. iii. p. 38.

the luwe refreynede unordinat maneris.
Wic. Ecclus. xlv. 9, note *.

UN-LEEVABLE, i. e. Unbelievable, qv.
Forsothe, britheren, we denouncen to zou in the name

But thyn hond to fleen is vnpossible (impossibile).

Wic. of our Lord Jhesu Crist, that ze with drawe fou fro ech Be thou not unleeunble (L. V. vnbileueful, incredibilis) to

Wis. xiv. 15. the wrd of hym.- Wic. Ecc. xvi. 29.

brother wandrynge rnordinatly (inordinate) or ajens good UN-PRAYABLE.

ordre.-Id. 2 Thes, iii. 6. In the lawe of the heesest she was rnleeueful. (L. V.

Wee wickidli diden, and to wrathe terreden; therefore unbileueful, incredibilis.)-1d. 16. xxii. 33.

UN-OUTSPEAKABLE (Joy). New Testament, thou art unpreiuble, inexorabiles. (L. V. not able to be An hard viseoun told is to me: (he) that unleevende is 1538, called Coverdale's; in Wiclif, unenarruble

prei - Wic. Jer. Lam. it. 4. (L. V. vnfeithful, incredulus), vnfeithfully doth. Id. "Is. xxi. 2. (qv.) 1 Pet. i. 8, or that may not be told out.

UN-PROFIT. UN LETTERED. “ Unlettrid and lewide," in UN-OVERCOME.

Forsoth reprouyng of the maundement bifore going is the Quotation from Wiclif, in Dictionary, is from He vndurstood that Ebrews ben vnouercomun (invictos),

maad for the vasadnesse and rnprofit (inutilitatem) of it.

Wic. Hcb. vii. 1S. sine literis et idiota. In 1 Cor. xiv. 16, An idyote and tristen to help of Almyfui God.- Wic. 2 Mac. xi. 13.

UN-PROLIFIC. or unlettered, idiota.


Where now the vital energy that mored
The rnovercomen of alle men she ouercome, and the on-

While summer was, the pure and subtle lymph Thanne whanne she (the wijf of Jeroboam) was comen ouerpassable she ouerpassed. — Wic. Judith, Prol. p. 602.

Through the imperceptible meandering veins

Of leaf and flower! It sleeps; and the icy touch yn, and unlikned hireself to be what she was (L. V. hadde

UN-OVERTROWABLE. feyned herself to be that womman which she was not, dis

Of unprolific winter has impress'd

A cold stagnation on the intestine tide. simularet se esse qua erat), Ahias herde the soun of the Nyne vnouertrowable (L. V. unsuspect, insuspicabilia)

Cowper. The Task, b. vi. v, 138. feet of hire.- Wic. 3 Kings xiv. 5.

thingus of herte I magnefiede: And the tenthe Ishul telle
in tunge to man.- Wic. Ecc. xxv. 9.


The wisdom of the witti man is to vnderstonde his weie: (Accidie or Slouth) doth all thing with annoye, with UN-PATIENT.

and the unprudence of foolis (is) erring. (L. l. vnuurness, wrawnesse, slaknesse and excusation, with idelnesse and

Sche is a ianglere, and unpatient (impatiens) of reste, qv. imprudentia.)- Wic. Prov. xiv. 18. untust.-Chaucer. The Persones Tale.

and may not stande in the hous with hir feet.

Wic. Prov. vii. 11.

Who is pacient is gouerned with myche wisdam; who
And matrimoyne for moneie

And what evere thing be hid end vnpurueied (improforsothe is vnpacient enhaunceth hys folie. (Thei) maken and unmaken.

visa), I lerned.- Wic. Wis. vii. 21.

Id. 16. xiv. 29.
Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 10107.

Thei forsothe temptaciouns resseyueden not with the
Here Salaman spekith of Wisdam vnmand, that is of the
drede of God, and brozten forth ther vnpatience (impati-

UN-PUT. secunde persoone in Trinyte, which is the kyudly Sone of entiam) ažen the Lord.— Id. Judith viii. 24.

That night the legion removed, fires being here and God, with oute bigynnyug and ende.

there negligently unput out, part of Turin was burnt. Wic. Prov. viii, 22, n. *. UN-PEACE. Unpeaseably, Wiclif, 2 Thess. iii.

Savile. Tacitus. Historie, p. 84. UN-MEASUREABLE. 11 (inquiete), a var. reading of inquyet.

Ye moeven materes unmesurable
To tellen of the Trinité,
How shold euer goodnes of peace haue ben know, but if

Chaffis he shal brenne with fyr unquenchable (L. V. may That ofte tymes the lewed peple vnpeace somtime reigne, and mokel euil wrothe.

not be quenchid), or that never shal be quenchid. Of hir bileve doute.-Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 9744.

Chaucer. Test. of Loue, b. ii.

Wic, Mat, iii. 12. A pleasant tunge is the tre of lijf; but the tange which UN-PEDANTIC.

UN-QUIETED. is vnmesuruble (E.V. intemprid, immoderata) schal defoule Thou, who canst give to lightest lay

For which thing I deme hem that of hethen men ben the spirit.- Wic. Prov. xv. 4.

An unpedantic moral gay,

conuertid to God, for to be not vnquicted (inquictari) or If thou suest, (in sekinge richessis rnmesurably.) thou Nor less the dullest therne bid flit

diseised.- Wic. Deeds, xv. 19.
schalt not take (that is, thou schalt not gete sufficience, On wings of unexpected wit.
for whiche richessis ben soužt).-Id. Ecc. xiv. 10.

Scott. Marmion. To G. Ellis. UN-READY.

Lest when Macedonyes schulen comen with me, and Boewe and sheld thei shul take, cruel thei ben and vn

Euery myrmidon

schulen fynde zon vnredy (imparatos), we schamen, that merciable. (L. V. unmerciful, immisericors.)

Led by the braue heire of the mightie sould

we seye zou not, in this substance.- Wic. 2 Cor. ix. 4. Wic. Jer. 1. 42. Vinpeerd Achilles, safe of home got hold.


Chap. Homer. Odyssey, b. iii.

Its aged boughs,
Beside a fulke (folk) men clepe Cimerie,
UN-PEREGAL. Not Peregal, qv.

O'erbower'd upon the travellers, cast upon the leaves
There slepeth aye this God (Sleep) unmerie.
Chaucer. Prol. to House of Fame, v. 74.
I trow not that I be unperegall to the strokes of fortune,

A floating, grey, unrealizing dream,

Southey. Don Roderick, $ 1. as who saith, I dare wel now suffren al thassaultes of forUN-MIGHTY. tune, and wel defend me from her.


Chaucer. Boecius, b. iii. pr. 1. For whi thin hond almysti, that made the world of

For it is an unresonable religion

UN-PERFECT. mater vnseyn, was not inmysti (impossibilis) to sende in to

That hath right noght of certein. hem a multitude of beris.- Wic. Wis. xi. 18. Thin izen sien myn vnperfit (L.V. vnparfit, imperfectum)

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 4098. thing.- Wic. Ps. cxxxviii. 16. UN-MILD.

He schal tyue his herte in to the perfonrmyng of werkis,
The vnmylde inwit (immitis) of hym shal aske thee of and by his wakyng he schal ourne the unperfeccioun. (E.V.

An unregardant eye,
thin hid thingus.- Wic. Ecclus. xiii. 15.
enourne the inparfitnesse, qv.)-Id. Ecc. xxxviii. 31.

As one whose thoughts were not of earth, she cast

Upon the turmoil round.
UN. PITY. Unpitous (life). So Chaucer ren.

Southey. Don Roderick, 6 xiv.; also $ 1. And alle thingus ben mengd togidere . : the unmynding ders impia vita, Boecius, b. i. m. l. See in v. Un(immemoratio) of the goodes of the Lord, the vnordeynyng

UN-RELIGIOUS. of leccherie and lust. - Wic. Wis. xiv. 26. agreeable.

With an unreligious (irreligioso) man trete of holynesse, Abomination to the Lord (is) the lif of the vnpitous and with the vnriztwis man of vnrijtwisnesse. UN-MISTAKEABLE. Used by Coleridge. See (impiorum).— Wic. Prov. xv. 8.

Wic. Ecclus. xxxvii. 12 Biog. Lit. v. i. p. 305. Both adj. and adv. Un- Who forsothe trostith in his thoztis vnpitously (L. V. UN-REMEDIABLE. mistakeably are now not uncommon. wickidli, impie) doth.-Id. 16. xii. 2.

Thanne wepte his moder with rnremediable teris. (L.I. If eny after two dayes etith of it, he shal be cursid, and UN-MOVEABLE.

uithouten reniedy, irremediatilibus.) Wic. Job x. 4. gilti of vnpitousnes (impietatem). --Id. Lev. xix. 7. In the which thing God willynge for to schewe to the He (Samuel) enhauncede his vois fro the erthe in pro- UN-REST. eyris of his biheest the rnmouablenesse or sadness of his fecie to don awey the vnpitouste (L. V. wickidnesse, impie.

Forsothe, thei that weren comende in the tabernacle, conseil, put bitwixe an oth, that by tweye thingis vnmou- tatem) of the folc.-ld. Ecc. xlvi. 23. able (L. V. unmeuable, immobiles), by whiche it is inpossi

and bifore the incomyng of the prine chaumbre makende

noise for ende to reren hym, by craft casten inrest (L. 1. ble God for to lie, we haue the strongest solace or confort. UN-PLEAT.

rnrestfulnesse, inquietudinem ) that not of the rereres but Wic. Heb. vi. 17, 18.

Droope not for that, man, but unpleat thy browes, of the noise makeris Olofernes shulde waken.
And blithly so ;-fold envies up in pleats.

Wic. Judith xiv. 9. And a brennynge wynd rerid vp locustes—in alle the

Browne. Willie and Wernock. * Forsothe he brouste vpon hem a folc fro fer, a fole va. coostis of Egipciens unnoumbrable (innumerabiles).

sociable or unrestful (improbam) and of an other tunge. Wic. Er. x. 14. UN-PLIABLE. Var. r. of Unbowing, qv. supra.

H. Bar. iv. 15.



UN-SHED. To shed the hair is to sever or sepa- UN-TEACH.
The ire and unreverence (E. V. mys reuerence, irreve- rate it,-in Spenser, “ locks unshed,are locks un- Away! we know that tears are vain,
rentia) of a womman is gret schenschipe.
severed, unseparated, with a comb, uncombed.

That death nor heeds nor hears distress!
Wic. Ecc. xxv. 29.

Will this unteach us to complain?
UN-SHIPWRECKED. See Drayton in v. Un-

Or make one mourner weep the less !
Wherfore and to them, that in ther lif vnwisly and in-

Byron. Heb. Mel. drowned, in Dictionary. Tittfulli (injuste) lyueden, by tho thingus, that thei herie

UN-TELLABLE. den (coluerunt), thou geue grettest tormentis.


Fulfl Syon with thin untellable (inenarrabilem) vertoes,
Wic. Wis. xii. 23.
My seruaunt Ysaie fede nakid and unschood. (E. V. un-

and the puple with thi glorie.- Wic. Ecclus. xxv. 9. Ne shal dwelle stille the unristuise (L. V. vniust, iniqui) shod, discalceatus.) - Wic. Is. xx. 3. before thin ezen.-Id. Ps. v. 6.

UN-TEMPERATE. If unriztuisnesse (L.V. vnriztfulnesse, injustitia) abid- UN-SIGHTABLE. Wic. 1 Tim. i. 17 (invisi- Wakyng, and colore, ether bittir moisture, and gnawing eth not stille in thi tabernacle, thanne thou shalt moun bilia). A var. reading of unvisible.

to an vndiscreet, either vntemperat (infrunito) man. rere thi face without wem. Id. Job xi. 14.

Wic. Écc. xxxi. 23. Thow shalt not do that is wickid, ne vnrystuisly (L. V. UN-SLAKED. Chaucer, Chan. Yem. Tale, v.

UN-TEMPT. Injustli, injuste) thow shalt deme.- Id. Lev. xix. 15. 16274, writes unslekked lime as one of the things to

No man, whan he is temptid, seie, for he is tempted of I am your owen loue, and eke your wif, the Chanons craft appertaining.

God; sotheli God is rntempter (intentator) of yuel thingis, I am she which that saved hath your lif,

forsothe he temptith no man.- Wic. James i. 13. And certes yet did I you never unright.

Chaucer. The Wif of Bathes Tale, v. 6675.

If forsothe vnslos (L. V. not slow, impiger) thou shul be,

Y the Lord have bildide the scatered thingus, and haue UN-RIND. the rep (harvest) shal com as a wel.– Wic. Prov. vi. 11.

plantid vntilied thingus (inculta).- Wic. Ez. xxxvi. 35. Thanne Jacob takynge green popil šerdis, and of al

And see Underdig. manders, and of planes a parti vnryendule (decorticavit)

UN-SLY. hem. (L. V. in parti dide awei the rynde.)

She waiteth in the weie as a thef, and whom vnsleif she

Wic. Gen. xxx. 37. seeth (L. V. unwar, incautos) she shul slen,

He sente dercnessis and made dere; and vntymely he UN-RIP.

Wic. Prov. xxiii. 28. fullAllde not his woordis. (L. V. made not bitter huise We heard a high contention amongst the beggars, whe

wordis (non exacerbarit). - Wic. Ps. civ. 28.

UN-SMYTEN. Wic. Gen. xxxii. 8. Left vnther it was easiest to rip & cloak or to unrip a cloak! One

UN-TOLERABLE. beggar aflirmed it was all one ; but that was denied, by smyten, a var. reading of residue. asking her, If doing and undoing were all one? Then an

Vntolerable drede (L. V. rnsuffrable, intolerabilis) and other said, 'twas easiest to unrip & cloak: for that was to


trembling fel vp on hem, and ther inwittis ben disturbid let it alone; but she was answered by asking how she un- He thoughten upon his londes

gretly. And ther is maad an vntolerable (L. V. incomript it, if she let it alone? And she confest herself mis- That layen long unsawe,

parable, incomparabilis) cry in the middel tentis. taken.- Walton's Angler, pt. i. c. 5. And also of his feire okes,

Wic. Judith xiv. 17. That doune were ydraw. UN-ROASTED.

Chaucer. Court of Gamelin, v. 166.

UN-TRIST. See UN-TRUST, infra.
Adam and Eve

Eten appuls unrosted.

He biddeth unspere the yates.
Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 3713.

And loo the men of that cytee ennyrounden at nyt the

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 12600. hows in the whiche Y dwelte, willynge to slee me, and my UN-SACIABLE. See UN-RESTFUL.


wijf traveylynge with entrowable woodness of lust (L. V.

thei bitraueleden my uijf with unbileeueful woodness, incre

Of the mouth of unspekende childer (L. V. not spekynge, dibili), and therfor she is deed.— Wic. Judges xx. 5. UN-SAD. infantium) and soukende, thou performedist preising for

Forsothe she was ful semeli, and of vntrouvable fairnesse. Forsothe we saddere (firmiores) owen for to susteyne or thin enemys.- Wic. Ps. viii. 3; also Wis. x. 3.

(L. V. that mai not liztli be bilcued.)-1d. Esth. ii. 15. bere vp the feblenesse of syke men or vnsadde (infirmorum) in feith and not plese to vs silf.— Wic. Rom. xv. 1.


UN-TRUST, v. and s. Distrust, qv.
Hence a demeanour holy and unspeck'd.

Also in the biheeste of God he doubted not with untrust UN-SADDLE.

Cowper's Poems. Truth.

(L. V. vntrist, diffidentia), but he is comfortid in bileue, And he ladde hymn into the hows of herbergrye and un- UN-STANCH.

jyuynge glorye to God.- Wic. Rom. iv. 20. sadelyng dischargide the camelis. (L. V. vnsadlude, des

But certes richesses may not restraine avarice un

Thou (Jealousy) misbeleued, envious folie,
travit.) - Wic. Gen. xxiv. 32.
stanched (inerpletam avaritiam).

Why hast thou Troilus made me to untrist,
Chaucer, Boecius, b. ii. pr. 6.

That neuer yet agilte him that I wiste.
UN-SAVORY (infrunitos). Wic. Ecc. xxiii. 6.

Chaucer. Troylus and Cressida, b. iii. v. 839.
A var. r. of undiscreet, qv.

Women han reprefe of you ay new;
Nor left unstigmatized those fatal fields

Ye con, non other daliance, I lene,
On which the sons of mighty Germany

But speke to us as of untrust and reprene.
If forsothe cherl who were, or a shepperde, or a werkere Were taught a base submission.

ld. The Marchantes Tale, v. 10080. of feeldis, wern before ocopied, unscapable, or that mizt not

Wordsworth. Excursion, b. vii.

UN-TWAIN, v. be fled, nede he suffrede. (L. V. he suffride nede that miste UN-STORMED. not be ascapid, ineffugiem.)- Wic. tis. xvii. 16.

The fynde (fiend) was in thy (the cat's) mynde How peaceful and how powerful is the grave

When thou my byrde untuynde (i. e. tore to pieces), UN-SCHAMED. See UN-SHAMED. Which bushes all! a calm unstormy wave,

Dyce. Skelton. R. Sparrow, v. 284. And in Garland That oversweeps the world.-Byron. Age of Bronze.

of Laurell, v. 1445. UN-SEARCHABLE.

UN-VENCUSABLE, i. e. Unvanquishable. God shal thundre in his vois marueilously, that doth UN-STRENGTH. Wic. 2 Mac. iii. 24 (disso

He shal clothen for the brest-plate riftwisnesse : he shal grete thingus and vnserchable., (L. V: that maien not be lutionem). See UN-BINDING, supra.

take the sheeld vnuenkusable inespugnabile);-equitesouft, inscrutabilia.)- Wic. Job xxxvii. 5.

(that may not be ouercomen).- Wic. Wis. v. 20.


Forsoth in that thing that he sugetede alle thingis to UN-VULGARIZE, v. What maner sno; in somner, and reyn in rep time; so him, he left no thing unsuget (non subjectum) to him.

The quantity of thought which Hogarth crowds into Insemende (L. V. vnsemeti, indecens) is to the fool glorie.

Wic. Heb. ii, 8.
Wic. Prop. xxvi. 1.

every picture would almost unvulgarize every subject which UN-SUFFERABLE.

he might choose.-Charles Lamb. UN-SET. Unset; unfixed. (Unappointed, Tyr

Thanne Moyses herde the puple wepynge by meynees UN-USAGE.

(per familias), and to Moyses it was a thing insuffrable (inwhitt.) toleranda).- Wic. Num. xi. 10.

What for diuersitie of language, and what for defaulte of It is ful faire a man to bere him even ;

Also with savour of hym, and stynkyng, the oost was unusage, and entercommuning of marchandize (commercii For, al day, meten men at unset steven.

greened: and he that a lytil bylore demyde hym to touch insolentia).--Chaucer. Boecius, b. ii. pr. 7. Chuucer. Canterbury Tales, v. 1526. the sterris of heuen, no man mizt beere hym, for vnsuffryng UN-SHAMED. (intolerantiam) of stynke.-Id. 2 Mac. ix. 10.

UN-WALLED. Wic. 1 Kings vi. 18 (ubsque Forsothe bisyli cure or kepe, for to zyne thi self prouable,

muro). A var. r. of “ Without wal." or able werkman to God, vnschamyd (inconfusibilem), or

UN-SUPPED. worthi not for to be shamed, ristli tretinge the word of And the Kyng wente aweie in to his house vnsoupid.

UN-WARDED. treuthe.- Wic. 2 Tim. ii. 15. (L. V. without supper, incænatus.)- Wic. Dun. vi. 18.

To whom he (Joseph) answeryde, Other weies yt is, the (Thei ben) doumbe dogges not mowende to berken, seinde

unwardid (L. V. feble, immunita) thingis of this londe ze veyne thingus, slepende und loouende sweuenus: and most

UN-SUSPECT. Wic. Ecclus. xxv. 9 (insus- ben comen to bibolde.- Wic. Gen. xlii. 12. rnshamefust (impudentissimi) doggus knewen, not fulnesse. picabilia). See UN-OVERTROWABLE, supra. Id. Is. Ivi. 11.

UN-WARE. Wic. Prov. xxiii. 28 (incautos). A wickid man makith sad his cheer vnschamefastli UN-SWERVE.

See UN-SLY, supra. (E. V. rowendli, procaciter) but he that is riztful, amend

Nature, in generation, must the path,

UN-WARENESS. Wic. Prov. xiv. 8 (imprudentia). ith his weie.--Id. Prov. xxi. 29.

Trac'd by the generator, still pursue

See UN-PRUDENCE, supra.
Unshamefustness (crassitudo) is, in Job xv. 27, a var. r. of Unswervingly.-Cary. Dante. Par. b. viii. v. 142.

Upon thy glade day haue in thy mind

The unware wo of harm that cometh behinde. UN-SHAPEN. Increatus, uncreated. The shaper

Chaucer. Man of Lawes Tale, v. 4857. The rntame hors (L. V. unteymd, indomitus) shal scapen (qv.) in Piers Plouhman and Wiclif, is the Creator. hard, and the slowe sone shal scape stumbling doun.

UN-WARNED. Unshapen fader-unshrpen son is

Wic. Ecc. xxx. 8. And he aboue cnmmynge to castels and cytees, vnwarnyd L'nshapen heli gost in blis.

The plague of Troye, and of her countrey, monster most (L. V. vnwarned, improvisas) brente hem. Athanasian Creed, in Hickes Thesaurus, v. i. p. 234. ontame. - Phaer. Virgil. Æneid, b. ii.

Wic. 2 Mac. vii. 6.



They brought them (children) to confirmation straight UP-REAR. In to wrathe thei to stiriden hymn in rnvatri place. | bishopped both in one day. – Tyndale. Ansuer to Sir T. from baptism, so that now ofttimes they be roloued and

Now I shal rise, seith the Lord, now I shal ben en(L. V. without watir, inaquoso.)— Wic. Ps. lxxvii. 40. More, p. 72. (Parker Society £d.)

hauncid, now I shal ben rp rered. (L. V. reised rp, suble UN-WAYED.

rabor.)- Wic. Is. xxxii. 10. It (the land) shal be rnuried or wagles. (L. V. without VOLUBLE.

UP-RIST, s. weie, inria.)- Hic. Ecc. xiv. 15; also xv. 8.

And he clepide the wheelis rolible (L. V. ether able to go For to awayte the uprist by the morowe

al about, rulubiles) me herynge.- Wic. Ex. x. 13. UN-WEET. See Chaucer in v. Unkind, supra.

Of this sterre.- Lyfe of our Lady. Caxton, k. 32. Whan that God knoweth any thing to be (betide), he ne VOLUME.

The uprest (uprist) unwote not (non nesriat) that ihilke thing wanteth neces

Of the third sun brought hunger,-hut the crust

Thou schalt kepe and do alle the wordis of this lawe, sity to be (he wote well that it hath no necessitie to betide): that ben written in this rolym, tther book (rolumine),

Which had been left was to my craving breast Chaucer. Boectus, b, v. pr. 6.

Fuel, not food.- Shelley. Revolt of Islam, c. iii. s. 21.

Wic. Deut. xxviii. 58. Umeeting of this Dorigene at al,

If I read aught in heaven,

UP-SO-DOWN. See Piers Plouhman in v. This lusty squier, servant to Venus,

Or hear'n write aught of fate,-by what the stars Orer-tilt. Which that yeleped was Aurelius,

Voluminous, or single characters, Had loved hire best of any creature

Ne tak thou ziftes, that also blynden wise men, and In their conjunction met, give me to spell Two yere and more.

Sorrows and labours, opposition, hate

turneden rpsedonon (L. 1. destryen, subrertunt) the wordis Id. The Frankeleines Tale, v. 11248. Attends thee.- Muton. Par. R. b. iv. v. 381.

of riztwys men.- Wic. Ex. xxiii. 8. UN-WELEWABLE. See WELEW. VOLUPTY.

UP-STYE. And whan the prince of Shiperdis shal apeere, je schulen

And he (Jacob) seide to hym, Leeve me, forsothe now receyue the rnuelewable (immarcessibilem) crown of glory, erringe, and seruynge to desyris, and dyuerse rolupties.

Forsothe and we weren sum tyme ynwyse, rnbileueful, ropsteyeth (ascendit) the morewetide. or that shal Deuere faade.- Tic. 1 Pet. v. 4; also i. 4.

Wic. Gen. xxxii. 26. (L. 1. lustis, rcluptatibus.) - Wic. Tit. iii. 3.


Whether a britil vessel and a brosid-this man Jeconyas?
Whether a vessel without al volupturuste? (L. V. likyng,

Whan shulde wrathen the wodnesse of hem into rs per To-brosing and rnuelsumnesse (L. V. soreve and cursid

aventure water had rp sopen os. (L. V. sope us rp, atnesse, infelicitus) (are) in the weies of hem, and the weie of voluptate.)-1d. Jer. xxii. 28.

sorbuisset.) - Wic. Ps. cxxiii. 4. pes thei knewen not.- Wic. Ps. xiii. 3.

All forsothe ben fulfild with the rome (romitu) and


Y comfortid thee, and helped thee; and the rizt hond of Ruben zede, and slepte with Bala, the secundarye wijf filthis.- Wic. Is. xxvi. 8. of his fader, that to hymn was not enwist. (L. V. was not

He shal hurtle (allidet) the hond of Moab in his romyng

my iust man rp took thee. (L. 1'. rndertok, suscepit.)

Wic. Is. xli. 10. hid, non latuit.) - Wic. Gen. xxxv. 22.

(romitu).-Id. Jer. xlviii. 26. Now, quod Pandare, er houres twise twelve,

Ephraym is the rptaking of myn beed. (E. V. underVOUCH. He shall the ese unuist of it himselve.

taking, susceptio.)-İd. Ps. erii. 9. Chaucer. Troylus and Cressida, b. ü. v. 1400.

Thanne Achior, duke of alle the sonus of Amon, an- He schal inwardli clepe me, Thou art my fadir, and the

swerende, seith, If thou rouche saaf (L. V'. rouchist saaf, rptaker (E. V. undertakere (qv.), susceptor) of my heelthe. UN-WITTING, s. digneris) I schal sei the treuthe in ihi sist.

Id. Ps. lxxxviii. 27. And now bretheren, I woot that by unuittinge (L. V.

Wic. Judith v. 5. UP-TRILL. rnurtyng, ignorantiam) je diden, as and four princis. And lord also on me sue thou rouche,

The long breathed singer's uptrilled strain
Wic. Deeds üi. 17. Though I therto haue no worthynesse

Bursts in a squall.
Whi rnuitynge me (L. 1'. while I wiste not, ignorante),
That holy mayde to handyl and to touche.

Coleridge. Lines in a Concert Room. woldest thow fre.- Id. Gen. xxxi. 27.

Lyfe of our Ladye, fo. a. 8, c. 2.
Glad mayst thou be that sauf list to rouche

And the preest shal preye for hym, for unuityngly he

Wic. Tit. i. 11, a var, reading With his softè roundé lyppės lyte, synnede (per ignorantiam) before the Lord.

of subcert (subvertere). Id. Num. XV. 26. To haue pleasaunce thy brestes for to touche.-Id. i. 11. UNWLAP. See UNLAP.

URCEOLE, s. In Popish ceremonies—A vessel VOURE, •. and VOURER, S. are found in the for water to wash the hands; also to hold wine and UN-WORSHIPPING, s. var. readings of Wiclif's Bible, 2 Kings xviii. 8,

water. Tac heed in tho thingus, lest perauenture thou falle, and Luke vii. 34. In the text, Devour, dic. bring to thi soule unursheping. (L. V. dishonour, inhono

URGENT. rationem.)- Wic. Ecc. i. 38.

VOUTERIES. L. V. Avowtries (adulteria). Wic. His business crares dispatch,
Jer. xiii. 27.

And is of serious urgence,

New Tricke to cheate the Direll. 1639. For who so liste hare heling of his leche,

VOYAGE. To make your voyage, i. e. make a TSE. To him bihoveth first unwrie his wouude. good voyage; to be successful.

Therfore the ilke womman of Samarie seith to him. How Chaucet. Truylus and Cressida, b. i. v. 858.

Post. If you make your royage vpon her, and gine me thou, whanne thou ert a Jew, axist of me for to irynke, UN-YIELDED.

directly to vnderstand you hane prevayld, I am no further which am a womman of Samarie? Forsothe Jewis risen your enemy, shee is not worth our debate.

not with Samaritans. (L. V. rsiden not to dele, non couAnd by the force of twenty is he take

Shakespeare. Cymbeline, act i. sc. 5. tuntur.)- Wic. John iv. 9.
Unyoiden, and ydrawen to the stake.
Chaucer. The knightes Tale, v. 2644.

A thefe he was forsothe, of corne and mele,
The Lord schal zelde to me rp my riztfulnesse; and he And that a slye, and ustunt for to stele.

Chaucer. The Reces Tale, v. 3938. schal zelde to me rp, ethir aftir (secundum) the clennesse And as to thirde rocally, for as much as by the roys he of my hondis.- Wic. 2 hings xxii. 21.

The Erle of Stafford was marueylously sore dyspleased, was called Jhus.— The Golden Legend, fo. 6, col. 1. Plato defineth the voice to be a spirit.

Now ny; it was that thei shulden up breke (effringerent) and sent incontynent for all his frendes to have their Holland. Plutarch, p. 686. the zatis.-Id. Gen. xix. 9.

counsayle, howe he shulde use (i. e. conduet) hymselfe in And of echon thow shalt rpon write (superscribes) to his the reuengynge of his (son's) dethe.

Berners' Froissart, v. ii. c. xii. p. 25. VOICE. See VOCABLE. zerde.-Id. Num. xvii. 2.

As an hors courser, so and a frend, pride scornere, vnder

eche man rpon sittende neseth. (L. V. ne endur ech And the womman oischer (womman that kept the doris, As myche as in thee is, thou hast roided drede. (L. V. sittynge aboue, sub omni supra sedente hinnit.)

ostiaria) of the hows clensyuge wheete, slepte strongli. avoided, cracuasti.)- Wic. Job xv. 4.

Id. Ecclus. xxxiii. 6.

Wic.' 2 Kings iv. 5. Thei ordeyneden that in that time eche zer, therafter Marcus Attilios by many a time onercare, and had the

USUAL. See Use. thei schulden roden to plentuous metis (L. Vi syue tent, upperhande and victory of the men of Cartage.

USURE. vacarent), and to joze, and to festis.-Id. Esth. ix. 17.

The Boke of Tulle of Old Age. Curton, q. 82 For whi, the rodness of men (E. V. orerroidness, super

Forsothe thon sehalt not leene to thi brothir without

UP-GIVE. UP-HEAVE. vacuitas) found these idols in to the world.

vsure (usura) that that he nedith.- Wic. Deut. xxiii. 20. Id. Wis. xiv. 14. A sweet smell anon the ground up gaf:

I rsured (L. V. lente, fænerari) not ne to me rsurede any After this pastime ended, the king and the embassadours And Arcita anon his hond

man.-ld. Jer. xv. 10. were served at a banket, with 260 dishes, and after that a And more encense into the fire he gaf.

UTILITY. toidee of spices, with sixty spice dishes of silver and gilt.

Chaucer. The Knightes Tale, v. 2430.
Holinshed. Henry VII. A. D. 1519. UP-HOARD.

The Utilitarians are for merging all the particular virSoon as the tarts appear; Sir Crape withdraw,

It deliteth me to commen (come) to the singuler up

tues into one; and would substitute in their place the Those dainties are not for a spiritual maw,

greatest usefulness, as the alone principle to which every heaping (cumulum) of thy welefulness. Observe your distance, and be sure to stand

Chaucer. Boecius, b. ii. pr. 3.

question respecting the morality of actions should be reHard by the cistern, with your cap in hand;

ferred. There for dirersion you may pick your teeth UP-LIFTED. Met. Elated.

Chalmers. On the Constitution of Man, pt. i. ch. 8.
Till the kind vouer comes to your relief.
Oldham, in Tatler, No. 258.

Or that perswasion could but thus conuince me,
That my integritie and truth to you,

Might be affronted with the match and waight

The other octaves or utases (as of the paske, &c.) ben of With him he brought a jubbe of Malvesie,

Of such a winnowed puritie in loue :

deuocion.- The Golden Legend, fo. 5, c. 4. And eke, another ful of fine Vernage,

How were I then rp-lifted.
And volatile, as ay was his usage.

Shakespeare. Troilus and Cressida, act iii. sc. 2. UTOPIAN. Gr. Oυ,-τοπος.
Chaucer. The Shipmannes Tale, v. 13002.

Me-Utopie-cleped antiquity,

Void of haunt and harbour. VOLITABLE. See VOLANT.

My God, my strong (fortis), and I shal hoop in hym; Now am I like Plato's city, VOLOW, 0. To volow, and bishop; to bap- my sheeld, and the horn of myn heelth (var. reading, myn Whose fame flieth the world through, &c. VOLOWER, 8. tize and confirm. From the upreiser; E. I'. rerer: L. Vi reisere; Lat. elevator) and

Wherefore not Utopia but rather rightly
my refute.- Wic. 2 Kings xxii. 3.

My name is Eutopia; place of Felicity.
VOLOWING, $. answer Volo, in the Baptismal
Hele ze seke men, rpreyse zee (suscitate) dead men.

A short Metre of Utopia. Sir Thomas More. Service. Applied contemptuously by the Reformers.

Id. Mat. x. 8.

Dibdin's edit. v. ii. p. 254.

up hat,

WAN-HOPE. See Wan, in Dictionary, and
WAN-TRUST. supra.
WANT. Also (as in Milton)—to do without.
Those happie places thou hast deignd a while
To want. - Milton. P L. b. 5, v. 365.
Now learn from me thy near approaching grief,
Nor think my wishes want to thy relief,

Dryden. Æneid, b. xii. v. 225.
Cupide, whiche of loue is God,
In chastisynge hath made a rod
To drive away her wantonnesse.

Gower. Conf. Am. b. iv. fo. 701.
Thanne he took hem to warde. (L.V. kepynge, custodia.)

Wic. Gen. xlii, 17. With alle warde (L. V. kepynge, custodia) kep thou thin herte, for of it lif goth forth-Id. Prov. iv. 23.

And he wardide it (the hil of Syon) (munivit) for to kepe Bethsura, that the peple shulde hauewardyng, or strengtheing, agein the face of Ydume.-Id. 1 Mac. iv. 61.

Forsothe thei distroyeden the hous of Baal, and thei maden for it wardropis. (L. V. priuyes; M. V. a draught house, latrinas pro ea.)-Id. 4 Kings x, 27. I say that in a ward-rope they him threwe.

Chaucer. The Prioresses Tale, v. 13502.



UTTER. UTTERANCE, to fight at (Berners, in WAIT.
Dictionary), is—to the utmost extremity.

And the child weyter (L. V. aspiere, speculator) henede
Syngeth to the Lord, a newe song, his preising to the vp his eyen, and behelde.- Wic. 2 Kings xiii. 24.
utmosts of the erthe (extremis terre; var. r. vttermostis). Thanne the wayte (spiere) that stode vpon the towre of

Wic. ls, xlii. 10. Jezruel, see the glub (globum) of Hieu comynge, and seith, Forsothe the son ys of the rewme shulen be cast out in to I see a gluh.-Id. 4 Kings ix. 17. rttremest derknessis. (L. V. utmer, tenebras exteriores.) Sophonyas, the wayter and the knower of the prinetees

Id. Mat. viii, 12. of the Lord, herith a cry.-10. Pref. Ep. p. 76. His hondis and feet bounden, send ze hem into uttermore But whan two hertes fallen in one, derknessis. (L. V. utmer.)-Id. 16. xxii. 31.

So wise a waite was neuer none Who so that listeth uttren his folie,

That at sometime they ne mete.
Let him come forth.

Gouer. Conf. Am, b. v. fo. 872.
Chaucer. Chan. Yem. Tale, v. 16302. Beryne cleped a maryner, and bad him sty on loft,
And he straytly charged them that they should not utter And weyte after our four shippis after us doeth dryve,
hym.-Bible, 1519. Mark iü. 12.

For it is but grace of God yf they be alive.

Chaucer. Even so now, when we have uttered (driven out) him

The Merchantes Second Tale, v. 857.
(Antichrist) he will change himself once more, and turn WAKE.
himself into an angel of light.
Tyndale. Doctor D' Aubigné. Tr.

Sevene slepe, es seith the book,

Serene hundred wynter,
VULPONY. A word formed by South-appa-

And lyveden withouten liflode,

And at the laste thei woken, rently on Ben Jonson's character of Volpone.

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 9052.
Come to an old greedy Vulpony.

And as I wok vp on hem (L. V.wakide, vigilmi) that I
South. Sermon. The Will for the Deed.

schulde pullen out and destroien So Y shal waken VULTURE.

vp on hem that I bilde vp and plaunte.

Wic. Jer. xxxi. 28. A brid knewe not the weie, and the ite of a cultur, ethir

Thanne to thenken of it is ful endid wit, and he that ravenouse brid (vulturis), bihelde it not.

shal wake for it (vigilaverit) soone shal be sikir. Wic. Job xxvii. 7.

Id. Wis. vi. 16. UXORIOUS.

Wakeres (E. V. uaccheres, vigiles) that kepen the citee,
The speech (of Zipporah, Er. iv. 25) is not a speech of founden me.-Id. Song of Solomon, iii. 3.
reproach or indignation, but of urorial endearment.

The waking (vigilia) of honeste shal dwyne the flesh.
Geddes. Crit. Rem.


Id. Ecclus. xxxi. 1.
WALK, r. D. Walcken ; Sw. Walka, premere,
calcare; as fullers do; A. S. Wealcere; D. Walcker.

And see Grose.

And which maner clothis a fullere, or walkere of cloth
(fullo) may not make white on erthe. - Wic. Mat. ix. 2.

Looke now what people hast thou serned, which of hem WADE.

all in time of thine exile euer thee refreshed by the value Deep waters of the streme of reyn wexiden grete, which

of the least coined plate, that walketh in mony.

Chaucet. Test. of Loue, b. i. fo. 2922. may not be ouer wad. (L. V. waad ouer, transradari.)

Wic. E:. xlvi. 5.

Wherefore long in procession WAG. See VACILLATE, and Quotation from

Many a pace arme under other,

He uelhe, and so did with none other. Wiclif in v. Wave.

ld. Dreme, v. 830. Who makith redi to the crow his mete, whanne his

Earth in her rich attire briddis crie to God, hidder and thidder waggende (L. V. Consummate-lovly smil'd; aire, water, earth, wundren aboute, vagantes), for thi that thei han no metis. By fowl, fish, beast, was flown, was swum, was walkt

Wic. Job xxxviii. 41. Frequent.- Miton. Par. L. b. vii, v. 503. Who evere shal wageren (L. V. doutith, titubarerit) shal Lady Hesketh is our good angel, by, whose aid we are not togidere sorewen to thee.-Id. Ecclus. xxxvii. 16.

enabled to pass into a better air, and a more walkable When shul be moued the keperes of the hous, and the country.--Cowper to Bagot, Aug. 31, 1786. most strong men wageren. (L. V. tremble, nutabunt.)

Id. Eccles. xii, 3. WALL. Is written in the Early Version of the Fro hym that vsith blu silo, and berth the croone, vn to Wiclif Bible, Wough, Ps. Ixi. 4, et aliter. hym that is couered with rawe lynen, wodnesse, enuye, Oldam, prophetisse; the whiche dwellide in Jerusalem noyse, wagering (L. V. doutyng, fluctuatio), and dred of

in the secounde wollynge (var. r. enuironynge of the wall), deth.-ld. Ecclus. xl. 4.

and thei speken with hire.- Wic. 4 kings xxii. 14.
WAGE, v. To wage war; Goth. and A. S. Wig. WALNUT. Walsh, Galsh, or Gallic nut. See
an, bellum gerere; Ger. Wag-en; D. Wwegh-en; Wallis, Pref. and Ihre to the same purpose. Sw.
Sw. Wæg-a, periclitari; Fr. Gager,-to lay a wager. Walnut; Dan. Walnöd.
Ger. Wetten; D. Wedd-en, to bet, qv.

For I wol wage
He wol do so na-moore.

He (Sisara) felde bitwixe the feet of hir, he failide and
Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 2275.

diede; he was ucaltryd bifor hir feet (E. V. wrappid, rolve

batur), and he lay with out soule, and wretchidiul (miseWAGET. See WATCHET.

rabilis).- Wic. Judges v. 27. WAIL.

WAN. adj. Wan is applied also to the colour Esau seide in his herte the dayes of weilyng (L.V. moren

or complexion of persons and things. As the waters
ing, luctus) of my fader shal come, and I shal slee Jacob, wax wan (Dyce, Skelton), i.e. pallid, sallow.
my brother. Wic. Gen. xxvii. 41.

Beholdeth, and clepeth weilende wymmen. (L. V. wym-
men that weien; var. reading, weileresses, lamentatrices.) The water is lekned to the world,
Id. Jer. ix. 17. That wanyeth and wexeth.

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 4978.
WAILED. Wailed wine. Goth. Waljan ; Ger. As the riztwis man in openyng his hondis shal gladen,
Welen, eligere,-Electum vinum. Choice wine.

so the lawe brekeres in the ende shulen wanen. (L. 1'.

faile, tabescent.)- Wic. Ecclus. xl. 14. See Skinner. For waled wine and meates thou had tho',

Here ze my vois, wifes of Lameth, herken ze my word,

for I slow & man into my wound, and a little waren man Take mouled bread, pirate, and sider soure. Chaucer. Compluint of Creseide. Speght, fo. 1961.

into my wannesse (adolescentulum in livorem meum).

Id. Gen. iv, 23.

Whan forsothe we beholden Dauid, a man sleere, and
I am Arnault, and with songs

avotrer, bi pengunce maad a doctoor and a profete, to no

man doende penaunce is last place of wanhope. Sorely wnymenting for my folly past,

ld. Prol. to Psalms, p. 738. Thorough this ford of fire I wade. Cary. Dante. Purgatory, b. xxvi. v. 135.

O wantrust, ful of false suspecion, WAIN.

Wher was thy wit and thy discretion,

Chaucer. The Manc. Tale, v. 17230. Now thanne takith and makith a new weyn (plaustrum), and ioyneth two kyen, that han calued in the weyn.

WANG. See Quotation from Chaucer, in Dic

Wic. 1 Kings vi. 7. tionary. The shinyng judge of things, stable in hymn selfe, gouern- And the Lord opnede & woong tooth (L. V. wang, molaeth the swift cart or waine, that is to saine, the circular rem dentem) in the cheek boon of the asse, and watris wenten mouyug of the sonne.-Chaucer. Boccius, b. iv.

out of it.- Wic. Judges xv. 19.

Thow sholdest ben


Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 543.
Wrapped in a wynwe shete
To wiren hire fro wederes.-Id. Crede, v. 865.

War to thee (L V. be war, care), and tac heed bisili to thin heering.- Wic. Ecclus. xiii. 16.

And Dauid did warli (E. V. wiseli, prudenter) in alle hise weyes, and the Lord was with hym.

İd. 1 Kings xviii. 14.
Ne no man shal unto his felaw ride
But o cours, with a sharpe ygrounden speare:
Foin if him list on foot, himself to were.

Chaucer. The Knightes Tale, v. 2532.
And Piers the Plowman

lered hym lechecraft
To warisshen hymselue.

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 11012. And not so mych is myn hows anentis God, that everlastynge couenaunt he sholde go in with me, stable in alle thingis and warnyschit. (L. V. maad strong, munitum.)

Wic. 2 Kings xxiii. 5. He schal not comen into this cytee, ne senden arowe in to it, and targett schal not ocupien it, and warnyschynge (L. V. strengthing, munitio) schal not enuyroon it.

Id. 4 Kings xix. 32.
Wenest thon ther wolde so fele
Swich warlances worthen!

Piers Plouhman's Crede, v. 1562.
He too has flitted from his secret nest,-
Hope's last and dearest child-without a name!
Has flitted from me, like the warmth-less flame,
That makes false promise of a place of rest
To the still pilgrim's still believing mind.

Coleridge. The Pang more sharp, &c.

In our chosun berielis birye thi deed, and no man shal mow wern thee. (L. V. forbede, prohibebit.)

Wic. Gen. xxiii. 6.
Thus will thei not the loue werne
Of him and hir in no wise.

Gower. Conf. Am. 1. 8, fo. 1791.
The firste word that he (Gloton) warpe
Was-Where is the bolle?

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 3211.
Ech a word that he warpe
Was of a neddres tonge.-Id. Ib. v. 2617.

Unconpled thei wenten,
Both in wareyne and in waast.

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 325.
WARRY, or See WEARISH. Goth. Warjan;
WARY, v. A. S. Wirzian, Wirian, Warzian,
WARIABLE. maledicere, execrare, malignari.
WARYING. To worry, by word or deed; to
WARIER. abominate, condemn, damn, curse,
WAREHED. execrate. (Skinner and Grose.)

A Lancashire word. Cotgrave includes it in his By waring of goods-a property is gotten thus-A thief

WEARY. The adj. Weariless, found only in the explanation of March-dire. See Chaucer in v.

having stolen goods, being pursued, fleeth away, and lear-
eth the goods. This is called waring. The property is in

Ettrick Poet, is worthy of preservation.
Work, in Dictionary, Quotation 3.
the king, &c.—Bacon. Use of the Law.

Why chatters yon magpie on gable so loud ? They wolden auyrien that wight

Why tlits you light vision in gossamour shrood? For his wel dedes. -Piers Plouhman's Crede, v. 1319.

WAX, v.

See Quotation from Wic. Gen. in v. How came yon white doves from the window to fly, Com, he seith, and curs to Jacob, go forthe, and wari to Wan, supra.

And hover on weariless wing in the sky?

Hogg. The Queen's Wake, Night 1, st. ix. Israel. (L. V. greetli curse, detestare.).

WAX, s.
Wic. Num. xxiii. 8.

WEATHER. See To WRIE, infra.
Wer and weke
In oure wariedhed (L. V. malice, malignitate) forsothe
wee ben wastid.-Id.

Flowe as dewe my speche, as wedre upon herb (lytil reyn,
Wis. v. 13; also v. 24,

And hoot fir togideres
Fostren forth a flawmbe.

imber), and as dropes vpon cornes. The mouth of whom is ful of cursyng, or warying (male

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 11780.

Wic. Deut. xxxii. 2; and Job xxiv, 8. dictione), and bitternesse.-1d. Rom. iii. 14.

I narshede not zung childer, ne to ful wating (L. V. A lecchour, or coueitous,-or curser, or wariere (male

WEAVE, v. See Piers Plouhman in v. Wear. dicus), or ful of drunkennesse or raueynour, with siche fulli to encreesyng, ad incrementum) brozte forth maidenes.

Wic. Is. xxiii, 4. I heene vp myn hond to the Lord, the heye God, welder, nether for to take mete.-Id. 1 Cor. v. ll.

And finally, whan it was woren eve,

(possessor) of beuene and erthe, that fro a threed of the For ther wenten about me manye hoondis; the counsail

And al was wel, he rose and toke his leve.

weeft (L. V. oof, i. e. woof, subtegminis) into the garter of of warieris (L. V. wickid men, malignantium) besegide me.

Chaucer. Troylus and Cressida, b. 5, v. 1014.

an hoos, I shal'not take of alle thingis that ben thin. ld. Ps. xxi. 17.

Wic. Gen. xir. 22. Occasioun he secheth, that wil gon awei fro a frend: alle WAY. A furlong way, a mile way. The time But with a penne she ne could not write, time wariable (L. V. despisable, erprobabilis) he shul be... required to go a furlong or a mile.

But letters can she weven to and fro, Id. Prov. xviii. 1; also Ecclus. xxvii. 33, Wrathe and

Bo that by that the yere was all ago, wodnesse ben wariable (execrabilia).

It shal be unwaied or wayles (L. V. without weie, invia),

She had ywoven, in a stamen large, But tourned is (for whiche my life I warie) for that there is no passynge bi it for beestis.

How she was brought fro Athens in a barge;

Wic. Ex. xiv. 15. Every joie or ese in his contrárie.

And in a cave, how that she was ybrought,
Chaucer. Troylus and Cressida, b. 5. v. 1378. And now it is plauntid ouere in deseert, in loond not And all the thing that Tereas ywrought,
This Soudannesse, whom I thus blame and

wayed (or not hauntid).-Id. Ez. xix. 13.

She wave it wel.
ld. The Man of Lawes Tale, v. 4792.
And sittynge for to eet breed, thei seen Ysmaelites weie-

Chaucer. Legende of Philomela, v. 2359. What begger art thou, that thou dost ban and wary.

goers (viatores) to comen fro Galaad.

Id. Gen. xxxvii. 25. WEB, s. A Webbe, or Weaver, was one of Skelton. Magnyfycence, v. 2266.

Sche sat in the weilot (E. V. place of two weies, bivia) Chaucer's Pilgrims.
that ledith to Tampna.-Id. Gen. xxxviii. 14.

My wif was a webbe,
They asked for the water,
Thow shalt not suffre (hym) to goon awey voyd: but

And wollen cloth made.
And wishen them anon.
thow shalt zyue weyfode (L. V. lyfode in the weye, viati-

Piers Plouhman's Vision, r. 2901. Chaucer. Coke of Gamelyn, v. 1083. cum) of the flockis, and of the flore, and of thi


And he abood as half an our almest, and the web (L.I',

Id. Deut. xv. 14.
O holy crois !

ryme, albugo) as the litil skyn of an ey (egg) bigan to go They sitten stille wel a furlong way.

ont of his izen.- Wic. Red of the Lambes blood, ful of pitee,

Tob. xi. 14. That wesh the world the old iniquitee.

Chaucer. The Mulleres Tale, v. 3637. Forsothe the schaft of his spere was as a beem of webbis. Id. Man of Lawes Tale, v. 4873.

(E. V. webster, liciatorium toxentium.) WEAL. WEALTH (supposes the verb, to Weal).

Id. 1 Kings xvii. 7. WASTE.

That which wealeth ; causes or promotes the weal or My dajes swiftliere passiden than a web is kit down of a He hath maad my couenaunt wast. (L. V. voide, irri- well-doing, &c. See the Quotations from Tyndale webstere. (L. V. weuere, uterente tela.)Id. Job vii. 6. tum.)- Wic. Gen. xvii. 14.

and the Bible, The same usage occurs in a Letter Thei shal ete hem priuely, for the scaarsnesse of alle

WED. “ To legge a Wed,” is to lay a wager, thingis in the seege and wastetee. (L. V. distrying, vasti

from Anne Boleyn to Wolsey, quoted in D’Aubigné, to lay a Bet, qu. tate.)-Id. Deut. xxviii. 57; also ver. 53. vol. iv.

To legge a urd and lese it. And ther shal feerli falle vp on the wastnesse (L. V. For now is Palamon in alle wele,

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 2960; also v. 11351. wrecchidnesse, calamitas) that thou shalt not moun purge. Living in blisse, in richesse, and in hele.

Judas seith, What to thee wolt thow be fouun for a
Id. 16. xlvii. ll.
Chaucer. The Knightes Tale, v. 3103.

wedde! (pro arrhabone.)- Wic. Gen, xxxviii. 18. Egipt forsothe waster (L. V. in veyn, frustra) and in Every wise man dreadeth his enemie. And Salomon veyn (L. V. idili, vané) shal helpen.-ld. 1s. xxx. 7. sayth, Weleful is he that of alle hath drede.

If a man disseyueth a virgin not șit weddid (E.I.

spowsid, desponsatam), and slepith with hir, he shal zyue Moab, be thou the lurkyng place of hem fro the face of

Id. Tale of Melibeus.

dower to hir.-ld. Er. xxi. 16. the waster. (L. V. distriere, vastatoris.)-Id. 16. xvi. 4. The amiable (prospera) fortupe bindeth with the beauWho taf Jacob in to pulling awei, and Irael to wasteres.

tie of her false goodes the hartes of folkes that usen them. WEDDER. See WEATHER. (L. V. distrieres, vastantibus.)-Id. 16. xlii. 24.

The contrary (adrersa) fortune anbindeth hem with the
knowing of freel welefulnesse (felicitas).

WEED, 8. n. A.S. Wæde, Weod; Ge-wede, Ge. WASTE. Waste of a ship. See the Quotation

Id. Boecius, b. ii. pr. 8.

wedan, Ge-weddian-Vestis, vestire. D. Waede, from Falconer, in Dictionary.

Let kings, if they had lener be Christians indeed than so

to be called, give themselues altogether to the wealth of Ghe-waede, Ghe-wand; Ger. Wad-wand, Ge-wand; But it was too late, for already it (fire) did embrace and their realms after the ensample of Jesus Christ.

Sw. Wad.
devour from the stern to the waste of the ship.
Tyndale. Obedience of a Christian Man. Works,

The weedery, which through
Sidney. Arcadia, b. ii.
v. i. p. 212. (Russell's ed.)

The interstices of those neglected courts

Let no man seke his owne profyte: but let euerye må Uncheck'd had flourish'd long, and seeded there, seke anothers wealth.- Bible, 1549. 1 Cor. x. 24.

Was trampled then and bruised beneath the feet WATER. And they that were nedy sholde rather desire the helpe

Of thronging crowds.-Southey. Don Roderick, b. vi. We mouen awei the stoon fro the mowth of the pit, that of frendship than they that were ueleful.- Tullius de Amiwe watren. (L. V. to watir, ut adequemus.) citia. Wurcestre, Erle of, b. 6; also d. 6.

Wic. Gen. xxix. 8.

I hadde this rouke ywonne
Thei biheelden sum hanene hauynge a water bank (lit-

A weye of Essex chese. tus), into which thei thoušten, if thei myzten for to caste (The child) that is wenyd (E.V. taken auei fro soc, ab

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 2667. the schipp.-Id. Deeds xxvii. 39.

lactatus) schal put his hond in the caue of a cocatrice. The solempnite of woekis (L.V. woukis, hebdomadarum)

Wic. Is. xi. 8. Water lechis (sanguisuga) two ben doztris, seiende, Bring

thow shalt make to thee, in the first bigynnyng of fruytis on, Bring on.- Id. Prov. xxx. 15.

in thi whete heruest.- Wie. Ex. xxxiv. 22.

WEAR. In Berners, to ware weary, is—to become (Paul tells them that) though another had come and

She hath now caught a thorne, untered what he had planted, yet neither planter nor

weary through wear. In Shakespeare Wearing She shall nat pul it out this nextè wike ;
waterer could assume any glory from thence, because it the Hearer,” is to weary, to wear out. See in Dic- God sende hir mo such thornes for to pike.
was God alone that gave the increase.
tionary. Wear, infra, is—the fashion (worn).

Chaucer. Troylus and Cressida, b. ii. v, 1273.
Locke. On 1 Cor. iii.
Clooth that cometh fro the wevyng

WEEN. See Piers Plouhman in v. Imagination.
Is noght comly to were

Now if men with leasinges put on the enfame, wenest thyLik

Til it be fulled, &c.-Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 10528.

self thereby ben enpeired ? that wening is wrong. To the grete wawes.-Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 4979. Clothis and shoon, with the whiche we ben clothid, and the whiche we han in feet, for the lengthe of lenger weye,

Chaucer. Test. of Loue, b. í. What wenten je out in to desert for to se, a reed wawid ben to troden, and almeest wered. (L. V, wastid, con

WEEP. (L. V. waggid, agitatam) with the wynd?

Wic. Luke vii. 24.
sumpta.)-- Wic. Josh. ix. 13.

Forsothe the vncouenable vois of enemyes sounede, and
Like the vague sighings of a wind at even,
There mete him a certaine man ont of the citie, which wepful (flebilis) weilinge of bewepte fangechilder was herd.

Wic, is. xviii. 10. That wakes the wavelets of the slumbering sea,

had a deuil long time and ware no clothes.--Bible, 1549. And dies on the creation of its breath. Luke, ch. viii, So com. version, ware no clothes, v. 27.

While that I stil recorded these thynges with my self, Shelley. Queen Mab, s. 8. The Spaniards began to ware weary, for winter drew on.

and marked my wepelie complainte (lacrymabilem queri80, as I stood, one blast of muttering thunder

Berners' Froissart, v. i. p. 671.

moniam).-Chaucer. Boecius, b. i. pr. 1. Burst in far peals along the wareless deep,

Luc. No indeed will I not, Pompey, it is not the wear. WEET. When gathering fast around, above, and under,

Shakespeare. Measure for Measure, act iii. sc. 2.

For woot God, thei wolde do moore
Long trains of tremulous mist began to creep.
Hel. The composition, that your valour and fear makes

For a dozeyne Chicknes,
Id. Revolt of Islam, c. i. s. 2. in
you, is a virtue of good wing, and I like the wear of it.

Than for the love of oure Lord,
WAVE, or Waive.

Id. All's Well that ends Well, act i, sc. I.

Or alle his leeve seintes. (He) hem warned WEAR. For fish.

Piers Plouhman's Vision, r. 2153.
To wairen her wikkedness
And werkes of synne.-Piers Plouhman's Crede, v. 1055.
This streme you ledeth to the sorowfull were,

That he trespasseth, wel I wate.
There as the fishe in prison is all drie.

Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 5102. (Some) chalangen hise (the king's) dettes

Chaucer. Assemble of Foules, v. 138.

And I was with him weetless of ascent, Of wardes and of wardemotes,

But as a man that weets his thought ere speaking. Weyves and streyves.-Id. ib. v. 188. WEARISH. See Wary, supra.

Cary. Dante. Par. x. 3I.

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