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I pray


Patr. Rouse your-selfe; and the weake wanton Capid DILATION.

Shall from your necke vnloose his ainorous fould,
And like a devo-drop from a lyon's mane
The thyng may not suffre dilacion.

(The sword of Michael) shav'd Be shooke to ayre.

The Golden Legenul, fo. 4, c. 3; also fo. 17, c. 4. All his right side; then Satan first knew pain,

And wreath'd him to and fro convulsed; so sore Shakespeare. Troilus and Cressida, iii. 3.


The griding sword with discontinuous wound
Ion, the apostil and evangelist of our Lord Jhesu Crist,

Pass'd through him.-Milton. Pur. L. vi. 329. While thou so nobly disclaimest the devil, be not guilty chosen and fouede, in so gret loue of dileccion is had, that of diabolisms.-Browne. Christian Morals, pt. i. $ 16.

DISCORD. in the cene (supper) on his breste he shulde lyn. DIALECT.

Wic. Apoc. Prol. P.

638. He (Paul) wolde shewen the newe to not discorden fro

the olde testament, and hymself not to don azen the lawe And he (Job) determyneth alle the lawes of dialatik DILUVY. See Chaucer in v. Deluge, supra.

of Moyses.- Wic. Rom. Prol. 299. (L. V. science of art) in proposicioun, assumpcioun, condrmacioun, conclusioun.- Wic. Pref. Ep. p. 68.

Lo! I shal brynge watris of diluvye (diluvú) ether greet

Forsothe it may not be sooth that discordith (var. r. flood on erthe.- Wic. Gen. vi. 17,

myssouneth).-11. Prol. to Joshua, p. 555. DIAMONDS, s. So, corruptly, we call a suit at cards, from the Sp. Dinero, a Spanish coin, which


DIS-COVER, 0. To discover and to invent are is on their card. We have taken the French figure, dymynued, or spoken yuel agens me. (L. V. deprauyd azens,

And ze han risen upon me with four mouth, and han distinguished in their usages. We discover, or dewhich they call Carreaux, or square, but have derogastis adversum.) — Wic.

tect, that which is already in existence, though

. 13 adopted the Sp. name, and corrupted it. (H. T.)

hitherto hidden and unknown to us; as natural The Baron now his Diamonds pours apace;

DINGY. In Joshua xv. 19, the Vulg. Terra

phænomena, and their laws; e. g. a planet. We Th' embroider'd King, who shews but half his face, irrigua, is in the text of Wiclif's Bible rendered invent, or contrive, a piece of mechanism, a teleAnd his refulgent Queen, with pow'rs combin'd, Of broken troops an easy conquest find.

watry land; and in the various readings to the scope (on principles already discovered), to aid us in Pope. Rape of the Lock, can. iii. I. 75. E. V. moyst, dongy. See Dung, and the Ex. of discovery. We discover the manufactory, the uses One in herself, not rent by schism, but sound,

Dongie from Shakespeare, which is now written or purposes of an invention ; that is, of a thing deEntire, one solid shining di-2-mond. Dungy.

vised, contrived, designed by the wit of man.

We Dryden. Hind and Panther, pt. ii.

discover the uses or purposes of natural productions Bright portals of the skye,


for which they are designed by the Creator. See Emboss'd with sparkling stars; Doors of eternity,

Capanens, the proude,

INVENT, and the Quotation from Ray. With diamantine bars,

With thonder dint was slain. Your arras rich uphold.-Drummond. Divine Poems.

Chaucer. Troylus and Cressida, v. 1505.

Of pompe and of pride

The parchemyn decourreth (i. e. discovereth). DIDDLE. See DADDLE. Also a slang word DIP. Ger. Tauf-en, Dup-fen.

Piers Plouhman, v. 9307.

And Mychol seith, How glorious was the Kyng of Israel for—To cheat (or do) another out of anything, by

DIS-ACCEPT. To refuse.

to dai discouerynge him self (L. V. unhilynge, discooperiens) little tricky doings.

before the hond wymmen of his seruauntis. (The Canon Law) had formerly made many fair proffers

Wic. 2 Kings vi. 20. DIE. DIED. Written Deed, Deied, Dide. of service to this island, but it was disaccepted, as too stately

dis-cover (i. e. uncover) me in all parts. It shal not be comparysound to died colours of Iynde. to serve.-N. Bacon. Hist. Discourse, c. xlviii. p. 123.

Lilly. Endimion, iii. 3. (E. V. steyed, tinctis.)- Wic. Job xxviii. 16.

DIS-ACCUSTOM. To cease from using, from

DIS-COURSE. Topasie of Ethiope shal not be maad euene worth to wisdom, and moost preciouse diyingis (E. V. steynyng,

Though the sects of Philosophers of that kind be gone following a custom.

(Sceptical) yet there remaine certaine discoursing wits tincture) schulen not be set togidre in prijs, ether compa

Resuming then

(ingenia discursantia) which are of the same veines, though risound therto.- 1d. 16. xxviii. 19.

With greeting such as Rome was first to bear,

there be not so much blood in them as was in those of the (Ursa) ne coueteth not to dien his flames (tingere flam

But since hath dis-accustom'd, I began.

ancients.- Bacon. Essay of Truth. mas) in the sea of the ocean.

Cary. Dante, Purgatory, xvi. 11.
Chaucer. Boecius, b. iv. m. 6.

Revealed religion first informed thy sight,

And reason saw not till faith sprung the light, DIFFER. See DEFER. And when he dyeth, (he) ben disalowed.

Hence all thy natural worship takes the source;

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 9174. 'Tis revelation what thou think'st discourse. DIFFER. (He) noght to fonge bifore

Dryden, Rel. Laici. This sterre differenced fro the other sterres in thre For drede of disalowyng.--1d. 16. v. 9196

It is not long since a philosopher of my acquaintance thinges.— The Golden Legend. Carton, 1483, fo. 10, c. 1.

discoursed me in the following manner. In thy immortal part DIS-BAR, .

Smith. Longinus, 6 xliv. Man, as well as I, thou art; The sentence against Prynne (who was a barrister) for

DIS-CREET. But something 'tis that differs thee and me.

publishing his Histrio-Mastix, was that he should be dis- (Salomon) axide that God schulde yeue to him wijs herte, Cowley. On Platonic Love. barred, degraded, &c.

that he miste deme his peple and make discrecyoun, either DIFFICULT. Turnbull, a translator of Justin

departyng, betwixe good and yuel.- Wic. Prol. p. 12.

DIS-CALM, v. To take away or deprive of calm(1746), following the French, uses difficult as a


ness; to disturb.
Epicurus would heare of no opinion which might presse

If you punish hereticks or discrepants, they unite them. As the former (the men) raised the Parthion and Bacand sting the conscience, or any way discalme or trouble

selues to a common defence; if you permit them, they divide trian kingdoms, so the latter (the women) erected that of

themselves upon private interest. the Amazons ; so that one, who considers the exploits of tranquillity of mind. Wats. Bacon, Advancement of Learning, b. ii. c. 13.

Bp. Taylor. Lib. of Proph. $ xvi. c. 4. their men and women, will be difficulted to decide which **x was most illustrious.- Turnbull. Justin, b. ii. c. 1.


Lat. Discruciare, to torture DIFFIDE, 0. Seems supplanted by Distrust.

to pieces. See To EXCRUCIATE.

The Armenians, before the Roman army was yet disTo cleanse the soul from sin, and still diffide camped, entered their works.

To single hearts doubling is discruciating ; such tempers Whether our reason's eye be clear enough

Gordon. Tacitus, Ann. 1515.

must sweat to dissemble, and prove hypocrites.

Browne. Christian Morals, pt. iii. ( 20.
To intromit true light.
More. Cupid's Conflict. Poems, 1647.

With hope and fear

Forsothe take je n syk man in bileue (in fide), not in And by the discussion and repreuyng of my synnes hydde,
The woman (Pyrrha) did the new solution hear: deceptaciouns of thouztes. (L. V. demyngis, disceptationi- I am amerualled of the depness of sapyence.
The man (Deucalion) diffides in his own augury ,
bus. Wic. Rom. xiv. 1.

The Golden Legend, fo. 27, c. 2. And doubts the Gods: yet both resolve to try. Dryden. Ovid. Met. b. i. DISCERN.


What doth not act, what wants active power, what is Piers Plouhman, in v. Drunk, infra. DIFFUSE. Seems to have been used as equiva- foundation of subsistence, can no way be a substance, void of discernibility, what wants the whole ground and But ažen the thre frendis of hym he dedeynede (indigna

tus est) forthi that thei hadden not founde a reasonable lent to–disconnected, rambling, and thus, confused,

Clarke. Works, iv. 704. From Leibnitz.

answere.- Wic. Job xxxii. 3. and further — not easily understood. — See Dyce.


Disdayne ye at me because I have made a man every Skelton, Notes, p. 144.

whyt whole on the Sabath day,-Bib. 1549. John vii. Mist. Pa. As Falstaffe she and I are newly met,

And thei fulfillid with mete, discargiden the schipp Let them from forth a saw-pit rush at once (allevinbant), castinge whete into the see.

DIS-DESIRE, o. To cease desiring. With some diffused song.

Wic. Deedes xxvii. 38.

Her (Queen Elizabeth's) courtiers, expecting more from Shakespeare. Merry, Wives of Windsor, act iv. sc. 4. The prefer of feith shal sane the sijke, and the Lord successors than they find, lived to 'dis-desire and unwish

schal discharge or make him lizt (alleviabit), and if he be their former choice by late repentance. DIGHT. in synnes thei shulen be forziue to him.-Id. James v. 15.

Nat. Bacon. Hist. Disc. pt. ii. c. 34, p. 267. Thanne may I dighte thi dyner. Piers Plouhman, v. 4383. DISCIPLE.

DIS-DETERMINE, v. To determine or decide DIGNE. In Piers Plouhman, as in Chaucer, pula) by name Tahyta, the whiche interpretid is seide

Forsothe in Joppe was sum disciplesse (quædam disci- in opposition to what has been determined or de

cided. disdainful, proud. And see DEIGN. Dorcas. - Wic. Deedes ix. 36.

It is beyond reach, why that which is once by the repreThei ben so digne as the devel That droppeth fro hevene


sentative of the people determined to be honestum, should

be dis-determined by one or a few. With hartes of heynesse. Tho the Romayns were without chef, dyscomfortd hii were

Nat. Bacon. Hist. Disc. pt. ii. c. 40, p.

304. Piers Plouhman's Crede, v. 707.

And to spradde hem her and ther, DIGRESS.

Robert of Gloucester, p. 212.

DIS-EASE. So man, while he aspired to be like God in knowledge, Al be it that this aventure was falle,

And the womman was discseful (molesta) to the song digressed and fell.

He n'olde not discomforten hem alle.

waxynge man; and he forsook ajoutrie. Wats. Bacon, Advancement of Learning, b. vii. c. 3. Chaucer. The Knightes Tale, v. 2706.

Wic. Gen, xxxix. 10. 14.


DIV DIS-ENCREASE. See Dis-INCREASE. So Chau- And whanne he had seen (hem) and Beniamijn to gidere, ' (L. V. streyne, distringam), and I shal plaunte opun an cer, Boecius, b. v. pr. 6. renders the Lat. Decrescit. dispensatori) of his hows, seiynge, Lede in the men, he commaundide to the dispensatour (L. Vi dispendere, heiz hil.- Wic. Ez. xvii. 22.

I know of loves peine,

Id. Gen. xliii. 16. DIS-ENTRAIL.

And wot how sore it can & man destraine. And, as to disentrail his soul they meant,

Chaucer. Knightes Tale, v. 1818. DISPERANCE. See DESPAIR. They jolly at his grief, and inake their game. G. Fletcher. Christ's Triumph over Death.

DIS-TROUBLE, is in the translation used in the DIS-PERISH.

Prol. to Wiclif's Bible, written distrouble; in the DIS-ENTWINE, v. To free from being entwined For the mount of Sion, for it is disperisht; wlues (i. e. E. V. and also in the L. V. disturble, from Lat. or twisted. wolves) ziden in it.— Wic. Jer. Lam. v. 18.

Conturbare. See Disturb, infra.
Whan we han smyte them alle as o man, than and (i.e. also)
The fragments of the cloud are scattered op;
thiself with hem with the swerd of Assiries shalt dien, and

Thanne Achab axide Elye, Wher thou art he that disThe wind that lifts them disentwines my hair. alle Yrael with the shal dispershen. (L. V. perische dy- | Israel, but thou and the hous of thi fadir, that han forsaken

trowblist oo Israel! And Elie seide, Not I distrorrblide Shelley. Prometheus, act ii. sc. 3. uersli, disperiet.)-Id. Judith vi. 3.

Goddis heestis, and han sued Baalym, han distroublu DIS-FAIR, o. To take away the fairness.

DIS-PERIWIG. To take away, to deprive of, a

Israel.- Wic. (3 Kings, xviii. 18.) Prol. p. Nor is it the mind alone that is thus mudded ; but even the body is disfaired; it thickens the complexion, and dyes periwig. A coinage by Cowper.

DIS-TUNE, v. See Dis-TONE. it into an unpleasing swarthiness.

I give you joy of your own hair. No doubt you are a

And that the clapper of his distuned belle Feltham. Resolve, xxxvi. considerable guiner in your appearance by being disperi- May cankre sone.-Lyfe of our Ladye, d. iv. col. 2. DIS-GRADE.

wigged.--Cowper to Unwin. Feb. 6, 1781. The Cömontie wolde have had him disgrated and put to

DIS-TURB. Also—to separate a crowd (turba)

DIS-PLAY. And further-to disclose; to disdethe.-Berners' Froissart, ii. 282.

or multitude. Caxton in Golden Legend, fo. 24, cover.

c. 4, writes, And alle the tourbe of deuellis fleying in DIS-GUISE.

The constant payre heard all that he did say, (Somme) in contenaunce of clothing

Yet swarved not, but kept their forward way

thayer (the air) fledde bacwarde. Comen degised.-Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 48. Through many covert groves and thickets close,

Thanne he shal speke to hem in his wrathe, and in his In which they creeping did at last display

wodnesse disturbe them togidere. (L. V. disturble, conturDISH. That wanton lady with her lover lose,

babit.) - Wic. Ps. ii. 5. Prestes not nowe weren gonen aboute offices of the auter,

Whose sleepie head she in her lap did soft dispose. Thou schult hide them in the hid place of thi face; fro bot the temple dispised, and sacrifices left, they hastiden Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. ii. c. 12. the disturbyng of men. (L. V. disturblyng, conturbatione.)

Id. J. XXX. 23. to be maad felawis of wrastlyng, . . . . and of oost, or cum- DIS-PLEASE. panyes of dishe, or pleyinge with ledun dische (disci).

If she should have no children, she should be displeased
Wic. 2 Mac. iv. 14.
(vexed.)-Evelyn. Letter to Miss Blagge.

A dep dich (fovea) forsothe is a strumpet, and a streit DIS-INGENUITY. See INGENIOUS or INGEN

pit an alien wornman.- Wic. Prov. xxiii. 27.

DIS-PROOF. See Dis-PROVE. vous, in v. Ingine.

DITE, v. i. e. ENDITE.

The dyteris (E. V. scribis, scribe) and writeris (librarii) DIS-INTEGRATE, v. To dis-part or destroy

of the kyng weren clepid.- Wic. Esth. viii. 9. the integrity or entireness.

DIS-SECRETE, r. To disclose; to expose; to

DITHER. See DODDER. A fanatical anarchy disintegrating every thing like a search into; to explore. church.-Hallam. Literature of Europe, iii. 58.

The casualties of war are such as we must not put too DITT.

much confidence, either in concealeing our own designes, DIS-INTER. The s. disinterment is now in com- or the dis-secreting (in consiliis explorandis) the designes

And he (Job) seide not, Wher is God, that made me, and

that zaf ditees in the nizt. (L. V. songis, carming.) mon use; and Mr. Todd, who introduced the word of the enimy.

Wic. Job xxxv. 10. into Johnson, tells that A Narrative of the disinterWats. Bacon. Advancement of Learning, b. ii. c. 13.

And our wittes fyve ment of a Coffin, hastily supposed to contain the


Mowe nat comprehende, now in our dietes, corpse of Milton, was published in 1790.

As som tyme myght these old wise poetes.
Dissembling her immortal form, she (Juturna) took

Chaucer. History of Beryn, v. 17.
DIS-JOINT, s. (Chaucer, in the Dictionary) in
Camertus mien.-Dryden. Æneid, xii. 340.

Formam dissimulata Camerti.- 1b.

v. 224, a dis-jointed or disabled state; and thus, in a diffi

A queen stood nyy on thi rift side in clothing overgildid; cult situation.

To shiver apart, qv.

cumpassid with diuersitee (varietate).

Wic. Ps. xliv. 10, also 15. DIS-KINGDOM, v. To deprive of, drive from a

So that it did not fall asunder quite
B'ing thus dishiver'd in a desp'rate plight.


Daniel. Funeral Poem.
Til lastly ciuil strife, and Scots,

Diskingdom'd them (the Picts) from hence,

Next her went, on her other side,
Whom Orkney Ilands, as is sayd,
Their case was not one of mere religious dissidence.

The God of Love, that can decide

Hallam. Literature of Europe, i. 414.
Haue harbour'd euer since.

Love, and as him liketh it be.
Warner. Albion's England, b. xii. c. 73. DIS-SIMULAR.

Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 878. DIS-LOCATE.

How could communities,
All other (things) besides their dissimilary and hetero-

Degrees in schooles, and brotherhoods in cities, But where the cement of authority geneous parts, which in a manner multiply their natures,

Peaceful commerce from dividable shores,
Is wanting, all things there are dislocate..
cannot subsist without God, and the society of that Hand

But by degree stand in authentique pluce?
Southey. Don Roderick, xxii. v. 9, p. 205.

which doth uphold their natures.
Browne. Religious Meditations, pt. ii. $ 10.

Shakespeare. Troilus and Cressida, act i. sc. 3. DISME.

She (the moon) her reign
And leteth hem lyve by dymes.

With thousand lesser lights dividual holds.
Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 10674.

Milton. Par. L. vii. 332.
Whether Y dissimuled not. (E. V. feyned, nonne dissi-
Ze shulen offre brent sacrifice to the Lord, calues of the

Over the channel of rock-stone the ruinous river mulavi.) - Wic. Job iii. 26. droue two . ... and two dymes (decimas) of tryed flour.

Shatters its waters abreast, and in mazy uproar beWic. Num. xxviii. 11. DIS-SINUE. To take from the strength.


Rushes diriduous all. And he (Abram) aue hym dymes of alle thingis. (L. V. Pindarus makes an observation, that great and Sodoms tithes.)-Id. Gen. xiv. 20. fortune fortunam subitam et indulgentem) for most part

Coleridge. Miscellaneous Poems. Mahomet. These three estates ordained and stablysshed in their loosen and dis-sinues men's minds (animos plerumque ener- DIVIDEND, s.

That which (number or quannames, receyuers of maletotes“ (tares-male tolte, unjustly vare et solvere). raised,)" desmes, subsidies, and other rightes, pertayning Wats. Bacon. Advancement of Learning, b. vii. c. 3.

tity) ought or is to be divided :

-Applied-to the to the kynge, and to the realme.- Berners' Froissart, c. 171.

portion of divided assets paid to each creditor; There was graunted vnto him halfe a deeme of the spi


to the interest paid on the sums invested in the ritualitie, and halfe a deeme of the temporaltie, to be payde Who is nesshe, and dissolut (L. V. unstidfast, dissolutus) | public or other funds. at the feast of Saint Mighell then next.

in his werk, brother is of the man scaterende his werkes. Grafton. Rich. II. Anno 10.

Wic. Prov. xviii. 9. DIVINE. DISMIT, v. DISMISS, v.

Slouthe sendeth in slep, and a dissolut (L. V. negligent) Sire doctour, And be it your wille,

soule shal hungre.-Id. "Ib. xix. 15. Certes the folk that makith suget her Nol undur the

What is do-wel and do-bet, Ye dyrynours oweth. şok of the kyng of Babiloyne, and serueth hym, Y schal

Piers Plouhman, v. 8266. DISTANCE. dismytte (dimittam) it in his londe, seith the Lord.

Ne decline thou to dyuynours (L. V. astronomyers, ad
Wic. Jer. xxvii. 11, et aliter.
And this ycommen in by fendes

magos), ne aserche eny thing of takers her answeris of To bring the Christin in distaunce, DIS-OBLIGE, v.

deuels (L. V. dyuynours, ab ariolis) that fe ben polut bi To free from or quit of an For thei would that no man were frendes.

bem.- Hic. Lev. xix, 31. obligation. Formerly, a common usage.

Chaucer. Plowman's Tale, v. 3106. Though we are dis-obliged now from the circumstantial


DIS-TEST, v. To deprive of credit as witness manner, yet are we by no means freed from the substantial

(He) made lete matrymoyne performance.-Barrow. Sermon 8, v. i. p. 99. (testis).

Departen er deeth cam

No positive law allowed them (the prelates) that power

And devors shapte.- Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 41203. of sentence, till Æthelstan's law gave it, and upon convic

tion by the same law distested the delinquent's oath for DIVULGE. DISPEND. ever.--Nat. Bac. Hist. Disc. c. xiv, p. 41.

This is true glory and renown, when God, If Y do this thing wilfuli, Y haue mede; but if afens

DISTRAIN. my wille, dispending is bitakun to me. (E. V. dispensa

Looking on the earth, with approbation marks

The just man, and devulges him through heaven tioun, dispensatio.)— Wic. 1 Cor. ix. 17.

Of the cop of his braunchis the tendre I shal distreyne To all his angels.- Milton. Par. R. iii. 62.



DO. See DEED. And quotation from Gower Stode redy covered all the longe day.

DOWSE (on the head, &c.) William Dowsing, in v. Yolk, infra.

Chaucer. Canterbury Tales, Prol. v. 355. Be do thi mercy, Lord, upon us. (L. V. be maad, sit

Ropes, which as men would, the dormant tost.

in the Rebellion, a knocker down, a destroyer of tua.)-Wic. Ps. xxxii. (xxxiii.) 22.

Fairefaz, xviii 80. pictures, &c.
Gret doingli (L. V. gretly, magnificè) forsothe thei ben

Major. The horse threw up his head, gave the Major a

dowse in the chops, and plump'd him into the gravel pit. enbaancid in the woordis, with the whiche they ben tast. This (prayer) is the dormitive I take to bed-ward.

Foote. Mayor of Garratt, act i. sc. i. Id. 3 Esd. ix. 55.

Browne. Religio Medici, pt. ii. & xiii.
This is your (women's) most desire, though ye me kill,

Doth as you list, I am here at your wille.

Ether what womman hauynge ten dragmes, other be-
Chaucer. Waf of Bathes Tale, v. 6624.
DOTE, v.

sauntis (drachmas), and if sche have lost o dragme, wher Ye shal eke sene, your father shal you glose

she lizteth not a lanterne and turneth upsodoun the hous, To ben a wife, and, as he can wel preche,

Thre spices hatede my soule; a pore man proud, and a and sekith diligently, til sche fynde ?- Wic. Luke xv. 8. He shal some Greke so preise, and wel alose,

riche man a liere, and an old man a fool, and dotid. (L.V.
That rauishen he shall you, with his speche,
unwitti, insensatum.) - Wic. Ecclus. XXV. 4.

Or do you done, by force, as he shal teche.
This incapacity makes them imagine, that this rare

And he ledde out me fro the lake of wretchidnesse and
Id. Troylus and Cressida, b. iv. v. 1475. painting of the antients was but an old Dotaress, who had
I thought ones I woulden fonde
only slaves in her service.

fro the Althe of draft. (E. V. drestis, facis.)- Wic. Ps.

xxxix. 3. See Drast. To doe hire knowe, and understonde

Evelyn. Of the Perfection of Painting, Preface.
My wo.-The Dreame of Chaucer, v. 1260.

DRAGON, s. In D. Drack; Sw. Drake. See
But I ne can the nombre tel
Of stremis smal that, by devise,

It (the boc of Psalms) techeth so us in the seuenthe

DRAKE. Rudbeckius (see in Ihre) contends that the Mirth had done come thorough condise (conduits).

(age) of this lif to werken, and to liven, that in the eişthe word has spread from Drag-a, to drag (ut supra), to Id. Rom. of the Rose, v. 1414. of azeen rising wee be not clad with the doublefold cloth of draw, to bring together: the Dragon being fabled So that his peine (pains) daie and night

confusioun, but with the stole of double glorifying. He did.- Gower. Confessio Amantis, b. v. fo. 872.

Wic. Psalms, Prol. p. 737.

to be the collector, hoarder, and guard of hidden

treasures. For witte ne strength maie not helpe,

On Nov. 20, 1497, all the fleet (under Gama) doubled And whiche else wolde him yelpe

that promontory (Cape of Good Hope) and steering north- There is another Alre also I rathest throwen under foote, ward coasted along a rich and beautiful shore.

Which semeth to a man's eie
There can no wighte therof do boote.

Mickle. Discovery of India. By nightes tyme, as though there flie
Id. 16. b. i. fo. 74.

A dragon brenning in the skie:
They did do wrijte on the portal of the temple,

DOUBT. To doubt—is also to cause to fear; to Wherof men saie full ofte :
Loo this is the temple of peas that euer shal endure.
affear or affright.

Lo where the firie drake alofte
The Golden Legend, fo. 5, c. 1. Forsothe not eche visioun shal be void, nether duyna-

Fleeth up in thaier: and so they deemen.
Which opinion, because we account it to be as absurd as cioun douty (L. V. douteful, ambigua) in the mydil of the

Gower. Conf. Am. b. vii. they who have fathered the same upon us, we do them to sones of Israel. - Wic. Ez. xii, 4. wit, that this is our meaning, and no otherwise.

DRAGOON. A foot soldier, who used a horse Thou shalt not strive thee for vaine glorie, ne for Hooker. Ecclesiastical Polity, b. viii. p. 430, fo. 1723. crisie, ne for no cause, but only for the doute of Jesu Crist only to reach more speedily the place where he was DOCTOR, &c. See DOCIBLE.

and the hele of thy soule.-Chaucer. Persones Tale. required.

Alle londes Christened therof (Rome) had dotaunce DOD, 0. Ray and Grose say, dodded sheep are (fear).-Id. Beryn, v. 6.

DRAIN, adj. sheep without horns; and that dodded, dodderd, They bare him reuerence, and doubted his puissaunce,

And earth, their mutual mother, does she groan or dodelred wheat, is red wheat without beards. his seruauntes drede him.

To see her sons contend! and makes she bare Brochet on the other hand, says, that dodder grass

The Boke of Tulle of ou Age, d. 6.

Her breast, that all in peace its drainless stores may share ! is quaking grass. Grose also says, to dodd sheep The erle douted the prince, bycause he was fierce and

Shelley. Revolt of Island, c. x. s. 1. is, in the North, to cut the wool away about the corageous.-Berners' Froissart, ii. 60.

DRAKE, Add-after mud, 1. 7.

The kynge of Portyngale was greatly doubted and hotail. In Wiclif—to clip; to poll. noured of the Portyngales.-ld. 16. ii. 135.

In German, it may be added, the Duck, is Ente, Ne ye shulen in rownde dodde heer (L. V. clippe the heer These good folkes douted dethe.--Id. ib. i. 546.

(Lat. Anas) and the Drake, Entre-reich (Rex) ducrounde, attondebitis) ne shaue heere.- Wic. Lev. xix. 27.

Pope Urbayne durst not departe for doute.

tor anatum: dropping the first syllable-En, we Anoon thei doddiden (L. V. polliden, totonderunt) Joseph

Id. 16. i. 547. have Tereich, whence Treich : Eng. Drake ; Sw. led out of the prisoun.-11. Gen. xli. 14.

These tidynges troubled the Englysshmen and began to Drake. And in Dan. And is Duck, and And-rike, And the more that he doddide the heeris so mych more doute.-Id. 16. ii. 390. thei wexen : forsothe onys in the jeer he was doddid, for

Drake. the heere heuyde (L. V. greuyd, gravabat) hym. (L.V.

Dolph. Mount them, and make incision in their hides,

That their hot blood may spin in English eyes, clippide, tondebat.)-Id. 2 Kings xiv. 26.

DRAM. A small measure (of spirituous liquors). And doubt them with superfluous courage. DODIPOLE. See DODD.

Shakespeare. King Henry V. act iv. sc. 2. Drammer, one addicted to drinking such Drams. The faithfull people grew nie desperate

Marg. Then he will soon sink. I foresaw what would DOG for the bow, i. e. used in shooting with. Of hoped conquest, shameful death they doubt,

come of his dramming.Foote. The Bankrupt, act iii. And eke to January he (Damian) goth as lowe,

Of their distresse they talk and oft debate.
As ever did a dogge for the bow.

Fairefaz. Godfrey of Bulloigne, b. xiii. st. 64. DRAST. See Dross.
Charicer. The Marchantes Tale, v. 9888.
Doubt is a kind of fear, and is commonly called, formido

It is litil that thou be a seruaunt to me, to reise the What comininge (communicatio) is of an hooli man to a

oppositi; and 'tis the same kind of madness for a man to lynages of Jacob, and to conuerte the drastis. (E. V. dogge. (In mar. note: That is to a doggische man, and

doubt of any thing, as to hope for or fear it, upon a mere drestus, feces.)— Wic. ls. xlix. 6; also Jer. xlviii. ìl. siche is a chider, and a wrathful man, and glotoun.)

possibility. – Wilkins. On Natural Religion, b. i. c. 3. Wic. Ecclus, xiii. 22.

DRAW, v. A cotemporary of Wiclif uses to DOIT.


Dragh or Draw as equivalent to-to traduce, to And in the dreary void (of the purse)

translate. Piers Plouhman, pret. drough, drogh,

DOUSE or DOSE-PERES. See DOZEN. Leave not a doit behind.-Shenstone Economy, pt. ii.

drow, part. drawe.

DOW. DOKE. See Duck.

And lo, a spirit takith hym, and sudenli he crieth, and

hurtlith doun and to-drawith (dissipat) with fome and

Constantyn-Holy Kirke dowed DOLE, u. And see DEAL.

unneth (vix) he goith awei at to-drauynge hym (dilnnians). With lands, &c.- Piers Plouhman, r. 10660.

Wić. Luke ix. 39. Whan ye dele doles.- Piers Plouhman, v. 1498. He schal dowe hir, and he shal hane hir to wijf. (L.V.

Many lewd men (there) are, that gladly wold kon the giue dower, dotabit.)— Wic. Gen. xliv. 6. DOLE. GRIEF.

Gospelle, if it were draghen into English tonge ;--Pray the

He shal yeelde the money after the maner of dowing mercy of God that I may fulfille that is set in the draghing Men make (dotis) that maydens weren wont to take.-ld. Ib. v. 17.

of this boke.-ld. Bible. Or. 1550, Pref. p. 10, note. Much doel in hir angre.-Id. v. 12041. From the charcot take the dow'ral gifts

Philocretes, anon the saile up drough Feyne thee to morene (mourn), and be thou clothid with Brought with me for the Virgin: to the house

Whan that the winde was gode. clooth of duyl (var. r. deyl, doel, deel). (E. V. the weyling Bear them with faithful care.

Chaucer. Hypsipyle and Medea, 1459. cloth, veste lugubri.)– Wic. 2 Kings xiv. 2.

Potter. Eurip. Iph. in Aulis, v. 659.

DRAY, s.

Whilst he (the squirrel) from tree to tree, from spray to
Chews his thoughts doule (to pieces).

spray, DOMBE. See DUMB. Beaumont and Fletcher. Wit without Money, act i. sc. 1. Gets to the woods, and hides him in his dray.

Browne. Pastorals, i. 5. DOME. See DOOM.

DOWN. Loca jacentia et depressa sub collibus.
Hickes, i. 178. The Downs are hills dipping down

DREAD. See Chaucer and Dryden in v. Blame.

He drat noght God Almyghty. Within the breste of whom Phylosophy naturel and moto the sea, along the coast of Kent, under which

Piers Plouhman, v. 5351. rall hath chosen her domycill. our ships ride in safety. Of the same description

Spek to the pople, and, alle herynge, preche, who is The Boke of Tulle of Old Age, 1. zo. are the Dunes on the coast of Holland, whence

feerful and dredy (L. V. dredeful, timidus) turne he azen. DON, DONNE. See Dun. Dunkirk.

Wic. Judges vii. 3. In Wiclif, doun bowid, incurvatus; doun weried, DREAR. DONJEON. See DUNGEON. defatigatus; down flowide, defluxit.

To whom whanne Joseph cam in eerly, and sawze hem DOODLE, 3. (Do and dala part.) dim. of do.

drery, askide him, hem seyinge, Whi dreryer is your face See DADDLE and DIDDLE.

DOWN, o.

to day than it was wonte. (L. V. sory, tristes.)

Wic. Gen. xl. 7. What pain to quit the world just made their own, DORMANT. Their Dest so deeply down'd and built so high,

All were my selfe, through grief, in deadly drearing. His table, dormant in his halle, alway Young. Night Thoughts. Night vi. v. 214.

Spenser. Daphnaida, v. 189. SUP.


33 VOL. I.



DUNCE. And further — the word was applied EAR, v. EARTHLESS. See Quotation from ChauMen that maden it (the ark)

by the Reformers to the whole body of Schoolmen. cer in v. Byword, supra. A-mydde the flood a-dreynte.-Piers Plouhman, v. 6437. He knew what's what, and that's as high

Earth, in some parts pronounced Yearth, and so As metaphysic wit can fly; DRIP. DRIPPLE.

written in Chaucer.-His alter is broke, and low

In school-divinity as able See, see my naked heart, on this alone,

As he that hight Irrefragable;

lieth in point to gone to the yearth.Test. of Loue, Imploy your force, this fort is erth to win,

A second Thomas, or at once

b. ii. Kings been lords of sea and yearth.-Id. Ib. And loue will shoot you from his mightie bow, To name them all, another Dunce ;

Loo, days cummen, saith the Lord, and the erer (arator) Weake is the shot that dripile falls in snow,

Profound in all the nominal,

shal cacche the reper, and treder of grape the man sendFairefaz. Godfrey of Bulloigne, b. xx. p. 389, st. 124. And real ways beyond them all.-Hudibras, pt. i. c. 1.

ynge seed.— Wic. Amos ix. 13. DRIVEL, s. Also a low fellow. DUNG. Dungy. The Lat. irrigua terra is in dris, and erthe quaues (L. V. mouyngis, terræ motus), and

And this was his sweuene, voisis, and noisis, and thunHis berd was bi-draveled.-Piers Plouhman, v. 2859. Wiclif's Bible rendered dongy land.

disturbyng up on the erthe.- Id. Esth. xi. 5. And his (David's) drauelis, that is, spotelis (saliva), I have spokyn of dongyng of landes in oon of my bookys Forsothe he was a man žeuen to erth tyllyinge. (L.V. flowiden doun in to the beerd. Wic. 1 Kings xxi. 13. whiche I haue wretyng to the labourage of the feldys and erthe tilthe, agriculture.)-Id. 2 Par. xxvi. 10.

of the doongyng of the londys. DROMEDARY.

As the erthe werking (L. V. cherliche trauel, rusticatio) The Boke of Tulle of Old Age, fo. 12.

shewith the frute of, so a wrd of thenking the herte of o The flowyng (inundatio) of camailes shal couer thee.

Inan.-Id. Ecclus. xxvii. 7. Dromedaries of Madian and Effa.-- Wic. Is. lx. 6.

DUNGEON. Menage derives from Dominio

Than let it be knone how many acres of errable lande thus Dominione, dominijone, domjone, don jone. DomDROP.

every man hath in tyllage.-0f the Surveying of Lands, nio (Ducange) is Domus, principalis et defensiva.— by Sir A. Fitzherberi, 1539. My woordi frendis, myn eze droppith to God (stillat).

H. Wedgwood adopts Menage, maintaining that
Wic. Job xvi. 21.

Earthly minds, like mud walls, resist the strongest bat. Dominio-the part of the stronghold, which from teries: and though perhaps sometimes the force of a clear DROSS. Wiclif, Isaiah xlix. 6, renders-fæces its position and structure had the command of the argument may make some impression, yet they neverthe.

less stand firm, and keep out the enemy-truth-th. Israel ;—the drestus or drastis of Israel; and Psalm rest—was gradually corrupted into Domnio, Domgio, I would captivate or disturb them. xxxix, 3, luto fæcis, fro the clei of drestis. L. V. Dongeo, Fr. Donjon, and that this name was finally

Locke. Human Understanding, c. xx. $ 12. fro the filthe of draft, or draftis. bequeathed to such an underground prison as was The Turkish peasants, who dwell in villages and culti

vate the ground, are the real agricultural labourers of the And I shal turne myn hond to thee, and I shal sethen formerly placed in the strongest part of the fortress.

country; they generally possess small gardens, and are out to the pure thi dros, and I shal taken awei alle thy

called yerti, from yere, earth. tyn. (L. V. filthe, scoriam.)- Wic. Isaiah i. 25. That dongeon in the dale,

Hamilton. Researches in Asia Minor, &c. 1842. That dredful is of sighte. -Piers Plouhmarn, v. 577. DRUNK.

In neither of them (Milton and J. Taylor) shall we find EAR, n. (Who so) is noght dronklewe ne dedeynous a single sentence, like those meek deliverances to God's

And Aaron seide to hem, Tak te the goldon eer tynges Do-wel hym folweth.-Piers Plouhman, v. 5064. mercies, with which Laud accompanied his votes for the

(inaures) fro the eеrys of wynes, and of sones, and of Joure mutilations and loathsome dungeoning of Leighton and I shal drunkne (L. V. fille, inebriabo) the with my tere, others.Coleridge. Poetical Works, i. 287. Apologetic Pref.

douztrees, and bringith to me.- ic. Er. xxxii. 2. Esebon, and Eleale.- Wic. Isa. xvi. 9.

Thei shulen putte litil cuppes, and the eryd chalices And what maner cometh doon weder and snoz fro heuene, DURE.

(L.V. grete cuppis, crateras) to the sacrilces of licours to and thider no mor is turned azean, but drunkneth the

Forsothe Dangel duryd unto the kyngdam of Darius, and

be heelde. (L. V. sched.)-Id. Num. iv. 7. erthe. (L. V. fillith, inebriat.)-Id. lv. 11.

to the kyngdam of Cyrus of Persis. (L. V. dwellide stabli, Earish confession; confession whispered into the Seneca saith a good word douteles : perseveravit.)- Wic. Dan. vi. 12.

Ear. Becon.
He saith he can no difference and
Betwix a man that is out of his mind,

Alle wisdam of the Lord God is, and with hym was ever-
And a man whiche that is dronkelew.

mor, and is biforn aangelis duryng. (L. V. bifore the EARL. Mr. Hoare (English Roots) agrees with Chaucer. Pardoneres Tale, v. 12426. world, ante acum.)-Id. Ecclus. I. 1.

Skinner that Earl is from the A. S. Are (or Ear), And ther is not in his dom wickednesse, but strengthe honour, and Ethel, noble; qd. Honoratus; an ety; DRY.

and reume, and power, and mageste of alle duringis aboue Drink when thow driest.-Piers Plouhman, v. 508. time (@vorum).- Id. 3 Esd. iv. 40.

mology which Wachter thinks “ too violent;" and Thurgh which hire grete sorwe gan assnage,

considers Earl to be a diminutive of Er, Dominus DUAL. She may not alway duren in swiche rage.

(see Ere). Mr. Hoare agrees with Wachter (against We can relapse into our former duality without being

Chaucer. The Frankeleine's Tale, v. 11148. unhappy at the change.- Cowper to Hill, Nov. 1784.


Spelman) that Earl and Alderman are of different

origin: Wachter considering the Ger. Ellerman

Forsothe I pershide not for the above comende, derer (D. Ouderman) to be Senior, one who excels in age DUB.

nessis; and (nec) duskness (L.V. myist, caligo) couerede my It cost me a month to shape it (the trunk of a cedar face.- Wic. Job xxiii. 17.

and experience: and Seniors or Eldermen being tree) and dub it to a proportion and to something like the bottom of a boat, that it might swim upright.

among all nations, the appellation of magistrates and DWALE. A sleeping potion (Tyrwhitt); rather Defoe. Robinson Crusoe.

men of superior dignity. But Mr. Hoare (after Vora stupefying potion. See DWELL. I had brought it (a tree) to be as thin as a plank, and

stegan) compounds of Alder or Aller (qv.) and mur ; then (I had to) dub it smooth with my adze.-Id. Ib. Arise! quod she, what hare ye dronken dwale!

Chaucer. Court of Love, v. 998. denoting“ of all men the best.”
Nedeth him no dwale,

EARN. To run.
Aside be gan hym drawe

This Miller hath so wisly bibbed ale.
Id. Reves Tale, v. 4159.

And than wellede water
Dredfully bi this day,

For wikkede werkes
As doke dooth frain the faulcon.
DWELL. Unagreeable Duellings, ingratas mo-

Egreliche ernyng
Piers Plouhman, v. 11495.

Out of mennes eighen.-Piers Plouhman, v. 13718.

And he schal be as the tre that hijs sett by the ernynge DUCT. Add-Duc in duc-ere, has the same

Lo! I to thee duelleresse (habitatricem) of the sadde (soli

of waters (E. V. doun rennyngis, decursus) that schal Jeue radical letters as Teog, in A. S. Teog-an, to tug, to da) valey, and wilde feld, seith the Lord, see that seyn,

his frut in hijs tyme.- Wic. Ps. i. 3 (in Pref. p. 6). Who shal smyten us, and who shal go in to oure houses ? tow: and also as Dug in dug-an, signifying, con

Wic. Jer, xxi. 13. This Æneas, that hath thus depe iswore, sequentially, val-ere, to be valiant or doughty, - DWINE.

Is werie of his craft within a throwe,

And the hote ernest (hot earnestness) is all onerblowe. A. S. Dug-ende ; Lat. Duc-ens, duses, dur. My looue made me to dwyne (L. V. to be meltid, tabes

Chaucer. Dido, v. 1287. scere): for myn enemys han forzete thi woordis. DUD, DUDs. Usually applied to dirty, ragged,

Wic. Psalm cxviii. v. 139, also v. 158.

And whan theie han his lust ygetten

The hote ernes thei all foryeten. coarse clothing. See Frieze, infra, from Skelton.

id. Rom. of the Rose, v. 4841.

Sir Gr. Is this in earnest, Lady? DUKE.

Neece. Oh! unsatiable! Ferthermor and the feris frutis of my duchie (ducatûs)

Dost thou count all this but an earnest yet! I sozte not; forsothe the puple gretli was poueresht.

I'd thought I'd paid thee all the whole sum, trust me. Wic. 2 Esd. v. 18.


Beau. and Fletcher. Wit at several Weapons, act iii. DULCE.

EAR-WIG. Lat. Eruca. The Eruke, qv. from Ther wer trumpes and trumpetes

which Earwig is corrupted. Wallis. To insinuate Lowd shallys and doucetes. - Lydgate.

EAGER. Agerdows-Eager-dowsEagre dulce; That craftily began to pipe

Fr. Aigre doux. Between sweet and sour, or hall into the ear (as the insect is supposed to creep). Both in douced, and eke on rede. sweet, half sour. Cotgrave. See Quotation from

No longer was he earwigged by the Lord Cravens, who Chaucer. House of Fame, b. iii. v. 131.

worship a favourite. Udal in Dictionary.

Lord Campbell. Lives of the Chancellors, v. iü. p. 489. DUMPS.

And egreliche he loked on me. I do not know what had become of me there, had not

Piers Plouhman, v. 10928.

EASY. Evangelist happily met me again as I was musing in the For thei maden egre (L. V. bitter, exacerberunt) the And well an hundred times gan he to sike; midst of my dumps.

spechis of God, and the conseil of hezest they terreden Not soche sorowful sighes as men make, Bunyan. Pilgrim's Progress, Christian to Goodwill.

.- Wic. Ps. cvi. 11.

For wo, or elles when that folk be sike,
Delyuere hymn that wrong suffreth fro the hond of the But esie sighes, sochè as ben to like,

That shewed his affection within. proude man, and egreli (acide), or heuily, bere thou not in And what ever thing schal be dun (var. r. of dunne hew. thi soule.-ld. Ecclus. iv. 9.

Chaucer. Troylus and Cressida, iii. 1363. L. V. zalove, furrum) and speckid, and dyuerse colourid With words devoute and sentence agredors.

Oat of the temple esiliche he wente (quietly, gently). were, shal be my mede.-Wic. Gen. xxx. 32.

Skeiton. Gurland of Laurell, v. 1250.

Id. Troylus and Cressida, i. 317.






same I was. ("After all bodily changes through successive ELEPHANT. Whether not the ere demeth woordes, and the chekes of years').- Woollaston. Religion of Nature, m.

And there ben also many wylde bestes, and nameliche the etere (comedentis) sauour.- Wic. job xii. 10.

I egotize in my letters to thee, not because I am of much

of olyfauntes.-Mandeville. Tr. p. 283. importance to myself, but because to thee, both Ego, and EAVES. all that Ego does is interesting;

ELIGIBLE. See ELECT. Anne forsothe sat beside the weie eche dai in the euese

Cowper to Lady Hesketh, June 6, 1789.

ELISION. See ELIDE. of the bil (L. V. cop, in supercilio montis), fro whens she myfte beholden fro aferr.- Wic. Tobit xí. 5.


ELOIGNE is preserved in Sussex. See Elenge, EBON.

EISEL, s. (Aisel, aysel, aycel. Wiclif.) supra. A very ellinge old house. Lonely, solitary, Thei chaangiden togidre in thi prijs teeth of luer, and And anon oon of hem rennynge, illide a spounge, taken far from neighbours. Cooper, Sussex Gloss. See of hebenyf,—that is a tre, that aftir that it is kit, waxith with aycel or vinegre (aceto) and puttide it to a reed, and hard as ston.- Wic. Ez. xxvii. 17.

gane to hym for to drinke.- Wic. Mat. xxvii. 48. (E. V.) Ray. S. and E. Country words.

And thow shalt greithe (make redi) eysel veselis (aceta- EM-BEAM, 0. To clothe or cover with beams. ECCLESIAST. Tyndale in his Answer to Sir bula) and phiols.--Id. Ex. xxv. 29.

But now such lively colours did embeam Thomas More's Dialogue (p. 15, Parker's Society edition) defends himself for rendering the Lat. Ec

EITHER, or ;-OTHER (qv.) is used in like man

His sparkling forehead.

G. Fletcher. Christian's Triumph after Death. ner. clesia by Congregation rather than Church.

In povertie, either in richesse.

ECHE. See Each and EKE.

Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 5493.
Withouten faining either slouthe.


Id. The Duchesse, v. 1000. Embleme deduceth conceptions intellectuall to images For it (Love) shall chaungen wonder sone,


sensible, and that which is sensible more forcibly strikes And take eclips as doth the mone,

Eche ze dower (L. V. encreese, augete), and aske ze ziftis,

the memory, and is more easily imprinted than that which Whan that she is froin us ylet

is intellectual. gladly Y shal žyue that ze asken ; oonly zyf je to me this Through erth, that betwixt is set, damsele to wijs.-- Wic. Gen. xxxiv. 12.

Wats. Bacon. Advancement of Learning, b. v. c. 5. The sonne and her, as it may fall,

Forsothe I shal put up on Dibon eechingus. (L. V. in- EM-BOW.
Be it in parti or in all.
Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 5337.
creesyngis, additamenta.)-Id. Is. xv. 9.

Theyr names to theyr perpetuel lande were wryten in And he (Esau) ekyde to (L. V. addide, subjunxit): Justli the stone werkes enbowed, called the arches tryumphal.EDER, s. So the Early Version of Wiclif's Bible is the name of hym clepid Jacob.-Id. Gen. xxvii. 36.

The Oration of Pub. Cor. Scipio, d. 6. Wurcestre, Erie of renders the Lat. Hedera. The Later Version has

(De Amicitia).

ELATE, o. luy. See Jonas, c. iv. In Tyndale it is the wylde

Why should there not be such an elater or spring in the

EM-BRAZURE. See EMBRACE. oyne," and in Modern Version, the gourd. soul.- Cudworth. Sermons, p. 82.

EME, s.

Eme-cristens (Even Christian). See Persons viciously inclined want no wheels to make them EDICT.

actively vicious; as having the elater and spring of their EAME, and Even, in the Dictionary. Wic. renders Who can introduce own natures to facilitate their iniquities.

filius patrui, and patruelis, Emes son, L. V. unclis Law and edict on us, who without law

Browne. Christian Morals, pt. ii. 6 20.
Erre not.- Milton. Par. L. v. 794.
Latter grass; or grass

ELD, o.
A. S. Edisc.

Wic. writes Alder or eldre; aldren or EMERALD. of a second growth, of an undergrowth.

eldren. And graund-fadir iu L. V. is elde-fader in The dark green wages with emerald hue
E. V.

Imbue the beams of day.
If all sholde lye common, than wolde the edyche of the
corne feldes, and the underinath of all the medowes be eten
The clothis of hem eeldeden not. (L. V. werden not

Southey. Curse of Kehama, xvi. 9 1. in x or xii dayes. eelde, non inveteraverunt.) - Wic. 2 Esd. ix. 21.

EMERSION. See EMERGE. Sir A. Fitzherbert. Of the Surveying of Lands.

Thí cloth, by which thou were hilid, failide not for eldnesse. (E. V. for eelde, vetustate.)-Id. Deut. viii. 4.

EMMET. EDUCATIONAL. A word of very recent introduction, now in common use; e.g. The Educational

ELDER (tree).

As thycke as ameten crepeth in an amete hulle.

Robert of Gloucester, p. 296. Journal, i. e. a journal appropriated to discussions of

Impe on an ellere tree
And if thyn appul be swete

Go to the emmet (Wic. anpte. L.V. amte. See Ant) (thou matters pertaining to Education.

Muchel merveille me thinketh.

slogard), consyder her wayes, and terne to be wise. EDWITE. See Twit.

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 5471.

Bible, 1549. Prov. vi. 6. Jadas .... on an eller

The emmettes (Wic. amptis) are but a weake people, yet EFFABLE.

Hanged hym selve.- Id. v. 596.

gather they their meate together in the haruest.

Id. 16. XXX, 25. These quantities and the like have their reasons to one ELECTRE. another-effable or explicable. It is to be noted, that these

EM-PALE, 0. To pale or cause to be pale. words moros, effable, and compos, ineffable, are very often used

And fro the leendis of hym (the Lord) and abone, as

No sorrow now hangs cloudy on their brow, in the Elements (of Euclid).

biholdynge of shynynge, as seynge of electre,-that is metal
Barrow. Math. Lec. xix. p. 356 and p. 354.
maad of gold and siluer, brister than gold (electri).

No bloodless malady empales their face.

G. Fletcher. Christian's Triumph after Death.

Wic. Ez. viii. 2.

The prelacy exercised not only a judiciary power in de-

Fr. Emparché, impounded; Cot.

Of elements termining all doubts and controversies concerning the same

Emparcher. Eufermer dans un parc. Roquefort. (matrimonial causes); but challenged an efficienciary power

The grosser feeds the pure, earth the sea,

See Park, and the quotation from Shakespeare.

Earth and sea feed air, the air those fires
in the marriage making.
Nat. Bacon. Hist. Disc. c. xiv. p. 42.
Ethereal, and, as lowest, first the moon.

The wild bore of the forest, wilder than the wilderness

Milton. Par. L. v. 415. itself, that will not be held nor emparked within any laws EFFEROCS. See EFFIERCE.

In his (Aristotle's) Analysis of Material Objects, his re

or limits. searches penetrate far beyond those vulgar and spurious Bp. King. Vine Palatine (1614), p. 32 (in Todd). EFFORT. See EFFORCE.

elements, first proposed by Empedocles, earth, water, fire,
and air ; which are so far from being simple and unalter-

But idly to remain

able that may be converted with great facility, and are in Howe is it that in you is so mokell werkinge vertues enWere yielding effortless and waiting death.

fact perpetually changing-the one into the other. Southey. Thalaba, b. iv. $ 19.

pight as me seemeth, and in none other creature that ener

Gillies. Analysis of Aristotle, v. i. p. 118. I sawe with myne eyen.—Chaucer. Test. of Loue, b. i. EFFRONT, v. To have or cause to have front; firmness or hardness of front.

ELENGE, ad. )

A. S. Longian, tædere, to

I am naturally bashful, nor hath conversation, age, or

For thei enpoisone the peple weary (sc. by tedious length);

Pryveliche and oft.-Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 1520. travel been able to effront or enbarden me.

ELENGENESS. to trouble; to distress. And
Browne. Religio Medici, pt. i. $ 40. thus the adj. wearisome, troublesome: dull, cheer-


By less. See Eloigne, infra.

processe, as ye knowen everich on, Elenge is the halle,

Men may so longe graven on a ston EGG. Written by Wiclif ey and eye, and by Ech day in the wike

Til som figure therein emprented be; Piers Plouhman aie or ey.

Ther the Lord, ne the Lady,

So long han they comforted hire til she
Liketh not to sitte.-Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 5795.

Received hath, by hope and by reson,
So gros &s & gos ey.-Piers Plouhman's Creed, v. 447.
Alisaundre, that al wan,

The emprinting of hir consolation
And for the tithing of a ducke,

Thurgh which hire grete sorwe gan assuage.
Or of an apple or an aie,
Elengliche ended.-11. Ib. v. 5731.

Chaucer. The Frankeleine's Tale, v. 1145, v. 1148. They make men svere upon a boke.

Ne be ye not ashamed that Dan John
Chaucer. Plouman's Tale, v. 2802.
Shal'fusting as this day elenge (al. long) gon?


Chaucer. Shipm. Tale, v. 13162. EGG, o.

Emulation is merely the desire and hope of equality Ther heard I the Nightingale say,

with, or superiority over others, with whom we compare Thei eggiden him in alyen goddis (L. V. terriden hym to Now good Cuckow go somewhere away,

ourselves. To desire the attainment of this equality or tre, prorocaverunt), and in abomynaciouns to wraththe And let us that can singen dwellen here,

superiority by the particular means of others being brought arereden him.- Wic. Deut. xxxii. 16.

For every wight escheweth thee to here,

down to our own level, or below it, is, I think, the distinct Wherfore and Y șage to you eggyng of teeth (L. V. Thy songes ben so elenge in good fay.

notion of envy.-Butler. Sermon 1, n. astonying, stuporem) in alle zoor cytees, and neede of

I. Cuckow and Nightingale, v. 115. looues in alle jour placis.-Id. Amos iv. 6.

She had a burdoune, alle, of theft,

EN. This termination appears in the Gr. re-ivThat Gile had yeve her of his yeft; EGOISM.

os, earthen; Evd-tv-os, wooden. En was also the

And a skrippe of faint distresse, If you would permit me to use a School term, I would That full was of elengenesse.

common termination of our Genitive, and also plural say the egoity remains; that is-that by which I am the

Id. Rom. of the Rose, v. 08. of both Nouns and Verbs.

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