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EN-BLOW, v. To inspire.

power of seculer Lordis, foundid in holi Scripture, holi part of the olives, which the next year should afford to Doctoris, &c. &c. owen to despise.

Chios and Mitylene.-Boyle. Works, vol. ii. p. 64. But perauenture Tullyus is to be wenyd enblowid with

Wic. Bible. Pref. p. xxvi. col. 2. the spirit of rhetorik, to hane translatid the boke this is


EN-HABIT, v. seide economijk of Zenofontes.- Wic. Pref. Ep. p. 77.

Therfor of whom God wole he hath mercy; and whom

Lo! Y stonde nyf the welle of watir, and the douftris of EN-CENSE. he wol he endurith or hardeneth (indurat).

enhabiters (L. V.duellers, habitatorum) of this citee schulen Wic. Rom. ix. 18.

go out to drawe watir.- Wic. Gen. xxiv. 13. And the vessels to diuerse uses of the bord, eysel vessels, fols, and litil cuppes, and encensers (L. V. censeris, thuri- The Frenchmen were so strong that the Englysshmen EN-HANSE. bula) of moost clene gold, in the which ben sacrifice of li- could not endure them.-Berners' Fruissart, i. 392.

And Moyses bilde an auter, and clepide the name of it, cours to ben offerid.- Wic. Er. xxxvii. 16.


The Lord myn Enhaunsyng. (L. V.enhaunsere, eraltatio.)

Wic. E. xvii. 15. EN-CHAIN.

Sotheli Achior siz the heed of Holofernes, and was angThei saine dignitie, with honour and reuerence, causen wisched for drede, and felde doun on his face on the erthe,


See EFFRONT, supra. and his soule suffride eneyntisyng. (E. V. his lif quappide, hertes to encheinen, and so able to knitte togither. Chaucer. Test. of Loue, b. ii. astuavit anima ejus.) Wic. Judith xiii. 29.



Thy sword enharpit with mortal drede.
The bytter galle playnly to enchace
Oueriye not to me that enemyen to me (L. V. ben ad-

Skelton. Erle of Northumberland, v. 125. of the venym called serpentyne. versaries to me, qui adversantur) wikkeli; that hatiden me

EN-HATCH. See Hatch, infra.
Lyfe of our Ladye, a. 2, c. 2. without cause, and twincle with ezen.- Wic. Ps. xxxiv. 19.

And the Lord spak to Moyses, seiynge, Enemyes feele EN-HAUNT. See Haunt.
And he translatide al to Jerusalem, and alle the princis enemylich (hostiliter) don ajens zow.-Id. Num. xxv. 18.
zou the Madianytess, and smyte ye hem; for and thei han

(1) thi seruant forsot he was enhauntide (L. V. erercised, and alle craftise men and enclosers. (L. V. gold

ejercebar) in thi iustefyingus.— Wic. Ps.cxviii. 24, also 48.

A bure he made agen the enmyable folc. (L. V. he made smyts, clusores, M. V. smiths.)

I shal ben enhauntide in thi merueilis.-Id. 16. v. 27. Wic. 4 Kings xxiv. 14, also 16. asauzt ajens the foli enemy, gentem hostilem.

I. Ecchus. xlvi. 7.

See To EKE, supra.

Youre regioun deuouren beforn you alienus, and it shal
be desolate as in enemyful wastete. (L. V. distrying of it, and enhurte them. (L. V. excite them, exhortare eos.)

Coomfort thi fisters azens the cytee, that thou distroye And Ezekie seide, It is esy that the schadewe encreese

enemies, in vastitate hostili.)- Id. Is. i. 7. by ten lynes. (E. V. the umbre to cresen, crescere.)

Wic. 2 Kings xi. 25. Wic. 4 Kings xx. 10. EN-FAT, s. To be or become fat, qv.

EN-JOY, i. e. Rejoice. ENCYCLOPÆDIA.

For the herte of this peple is enfattid. (L. V. greetli So that for the wele of a mannes frend one enjoyeth, and

for his adversite he soroweth. It is a matter of common discourse of the Sciences, how fattid, incrassatum.)— Wic. Mat. xiii. 15.

Tullius de Amicitia. Wurcestre, vi. 62. they are linked together, insomuch that the Grecians,

EN-FEEBLE. who had terms at will, have fitted it of a name of circle

Never were we ourselves (English people) in so enjoy. learning.

Who of his neizbore eny thing of thes askith to borwe, able a state as we are at present. Bacon. Val. Terminus. Of Inter. of Nature, c. xii. and it were enfeblished, or deed (L. V. feblid, debilitatum),

Wilberforce to Creyke, 9 Jan. 1811. the Lord not present, he shal be compellid to seeld. The laws which regulate the generation of our ideas


Wic. Er. xxii. 14. often interfere with that ster cal order in the relative


Therfore a man departe nat that thing that God enioynde arrangement of scientific pursuits, which it is the purpose

or knytte togidre (conjuncit).- Wic. Mat. xix. 6. of the Encyclopædical tree to exhibit.

The Duke of Berrey might well repote me for an igno-
D. Stewart. First Dissertation. rant, whan he would have me enforce myne enemyes.

EN-NEW, v.
Berners Froissart, ii. 416.

Ennew thou signes and change marueilis. (L. V. make EN-DEAVOUR, v. a. Add

(They) cam that tyme with grete multitude of people to Enneue, innora.)- Wic. Ecclus. xxxvi. 6. I call God to my recorde yt ryght gladly I shall endesocoure and enforce Jugurtha.

The vois of Hamor ennewith his ere.--Id. Ib. xxxviii. 30. uoyre me to fulfylí it.

Oracion of Cayus Flammeus. Wurcestre, Erle of.
Golden Legende. Lyfe of St. Fyaere, fo. 371. This we shall endeavour to declare by propounding di- ENNUY, s. / i. e. Annoyed-in a usage peculiar
All and euery persone, &c. that diligently and faythfulli vers senses, grounded upon plain testimonies of scripture, ENNUYE. S to the French.
endeuour themselues, to resorte to theyr parish Church, &c. and enforcible by good reason.-Barrow, vi. Ser. vi. p. 71.

I am alone, and ennuyé to the last degree, yet do nothing.
Acte of Uniformitie. Ed. 6.

Gray to Dr. Wharton, Letter 26. Al tharchbisshops, &c. shall endeuour themselues to the

And there te shulen serue to Goddis, the which bi hoond uttermost of theyr knowledges that the due and true exe

ENOINT, v. i. e. Anointed. cution hereof may be had throughout theyr diocesses.

of men ben forgid of tree (var. r. enforgid, fabricati sunt)
and stoon, that seen not, ne heren, ne eten, ne smellen.

The wake-plaies ne kepe I not to say;
Id. Ib.

Wic. Deut. iv. 28.

Who wrestled best, naked with oil enoint.
Give us grace, that we may .... also daily endeavour


The Knightes Tale, v. 2963. ourselves to follow the blessed steps of his most holy life. Collect. 2nd Sunday after Euster.

One father maker of all goodnes en formed hem al (men), ENOURN, . See ANOURN.

and al mortal folke of one sede are greined. To prayer, repentance, and obedience due,

And both hir and hir dameselis she sholde enournen and Though but endevor'd with sincere intent,

Chaucer. Test. of Loue, b. ii.

arazen. (L. V. ournede and araiede, ornaret atque encoMine ear shall not be slow, mine ear not shut.


To cause (anything) to teret.)— Wic. Esth. ii. 9.
Muton. Par. L. iii. 193.

The whiche sožte not wymmenes enourning but whatAs he (Christ) was a man, he was subject to the common

euere thing wolde Egee, gelding, the kepere of maidenes, law of humanity, which obliges to endearour the common

But he that wrought it enfortuned so,

thoo thingis to their enournyng he gaf. (L. V.ournement, benefit of men.-Barrow. Sermons, iii. Ser. 39, p. 443,

That every wight that had it should have wo.

ornatum.)-Id. Ib. v. 15. It seems rational to hope, that minds qualified for great

Chaucer. Com. of Mars, v. 105.

Where is that temple that is not enourned with the ryche attainments should first enderrour their own benefit.


espoyle of their victory!
Johnson. Life of Savage, p. 1.
That thou may'st know I seek not to engage

Oracion of Cayus Flammeus. Wurcestre, e. 2.
Thy virtue, and not every way secure
On no slight grounds thy safety; hear and mark.

EN-POUR, v. To pour in. Besides the common swarm (of diseases) there are ende

Milton. Pur. R. iii. 347. Enpoured and wasted the coûtre of Normandy. mial and local infirmities proper unto certain regions, EN-GENDER.

Berners' Froissart, i. 462. which in the whole earth make no small number.

Go to Genesis the geaunt,

Browne. Letter to a Friend.
The engendrour of us alle.

This dede I ensele.-Piers Plouhman's Vision, v, 1109.

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 4265.
EN-DEYNE, EN-DEIGNOUS, adj. Disdainful.
For Gigas the geannt


With a gyn hath engyned

She was not clene ensaymed,
To breke and to bete &-down
Y biseche thee, he seith, ne indeyne thon (L. V. take

She was not well reclaymed.
"how not to indignacioun, ne indigneris), Lord, if I speke;
That ben ayeins Jhesus.-Id. 16. v. 12582

Shelton. Ware the Hawk, v. 79. What if thei weren foundun thretti - Wic. Gen. xviii. 30. EN-GOLD, o. ENSILVER.

EN-SEARCH. To whom he answerde, Ne endeyn (L. V. Be not wrooth, ne indignetur), my Lord, thou forsothe knewe this puple of hem and ensiluered, and engoldid ben lijk. (L. V. her

To a dead thing cast in derckenesses, the treen goddus

şif to me undirstonding and I schal enserche (erquiram)

thi lawe.- Wic. P3. cxviii. 34. that it is redy to yuel.-Id. Er. xxxii. 22.

godilis of tree, and of gold, and of silver, inargentati et in- Enserche the mynde of the faders. (L. V. seke diliIf anye woulde (be) endeinous or proude, or be entious, aurati.) - Wic. Bar. vi. 70, et áliter.

gentli, investiga.)-1. Job viii. 8. hastilich have I such voyded out of my schole.

I pray you to make some good ensearche what my poore Chaucer. Test. of Loue, b. i. EN-GRAIN, v.

neighbours have loste. Hire robe was ful riche

Sir More's Workes, p. 1418. To his Wife. EN-DORSE, v. To back; met. as to back a

of reed scarlet engreyned. friend, qv, an opinion; to support; to maintain it;

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 909.

EN-SIEGE, v. give the validity or sanction of an endorsement. A EN-GRAVE.

Thou schalt be ensegid (L. V. bisegid, obsidebetis) with low met. from the Counting-house (1850).

And engreyven it with good wille.

ynne thi satis in al thi loond, that the Lord thi God shal Hiers Plouhman's Vision, v. 8911.

yue to thee.- Wic. Deut. xxviii. 52.
EN-GREAT, 0. See In.

Her mete was very crude,
She had not well endude (i. e. digested).
The things of this world-their variety seems to extend

Whose favour the young volunteer acquired to such a

degree, that he was recommended to the king for an enWare the Hacke, v. 78.

and engreaten them.

Bp. Taylor. Contem. of the State of Max, c. iii. p. 24. signcy.-Peregrine Pichle, iv. c. 13.
EN-DUL, 0. To blunt; to deaden; to weaken.

EN-SISE, s. Mr. Tyrwhitt says, incisio, stamp, See DULL.

Thales, astrologically foreseeing what a year it would quality, kind. If the Bishop of Rome or ony othir Antecrist, make a prove for olives, before any wonted signs of it did appear They be sikre of the selfe ensise. decretal contrarie to this part in endullynge the regalie and to husbandmen, engrossed, by giving earnest, the greater

Chaucer. Plowman's Tale, v. 2565.


EN-SLUMBERED. v. See To SLUMBER. partith fro Amalech, lest peragenture I enwrappe thee ESCHEW, o.

with hem. (L. V. wlappe, involvam.) So, when the senses half enslumber'd lie,

Wic. "1 Kings xv. 6. Also, 4 Kings ii. 8.

(Thei ben) Unkynde to hire kyn, The headlong body, ready to be flung,

And to alle christene
By the deluding fancy from some high

Cheuen hire charite.
And craggy rock, recovers greedily,

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 846; also v. 1320. And clasps the yielding pillow.

Whan that Cryst was in the age of xiii dayes the thre
G. Fletcher. Christ's Triumph over Death.

kynges cam to hymn (the way lyke as the sterre ledde them.
And therefore this day is callyd the Epiphanye or tiepha.

ESCRY. Fr. Escrier; Cot. To call or cry out EN-SNARE, v.

nye in comen language). And is said of this terme ephi on, to exclaim. See AscRY.

(which is as moche to saye as aboue). And of this terme They were enclosed with the gauntoyse who escryed them I regard them (needleworks) as providing & security phanes (which is as moche to saye as apparicion). to dethe.-Berners' Froissart, I. 659. against the most dangerous ensnarers of the soul, &c.

The Golden Legend, fo. 8, c. 3.
Rambler, No. 85. EPITOME, s.

EN-STORE, i. e. Restore. See INSTORE.

He hath been blotted by some to be an Epitomist, that A scochynne with the arms of Burbone under the fete of So that the enstorynge (L. V. reparacioun, reparatio) is one that extinguisheth worthy whole Volumes, to bring the ymage.-Berners' Froissart, ii. 500.

bis of the hows of the Lord were fulAlide in all thingis.

King James's Bible Translator. To the Reader.
Wic. 4 Kings xii. 12.

ESEMPLASTIC. Coleridge, Biog. Lit. i. 173. EN-SURE, O.


Formed or shaped into one. A coinage of which I do ensure (i. e. assure) you, methinketh the time longer

Coleridge was proud.

EQUI-LIBRATE, v. since your departing now last, &c. Henry VIII. to A. Boleyn. Tytler, p. 205.

some truths seem almost falsehoods, and some falsehoods ESPERANCE, s. truths; wherein falsehood and truth seem almost equili

I begin on esperaunce, EN-TELECHIE, s. Gr. Εντελεχεια, from εν- briously stated, and but few grains of distinction to bear

With feble entune. down the balance.-Browne. Christian Morals, pt. ii. $ 3. Telos, perfect, and exeiv, to hold. See the quota

Chaucer. In Commendation of our Ladie,,v. 159. tion.

The sensible soule it selfe hath been hitherto taken for Vincent Yanez Pinson sailed from Palos, January 13th,

ESPOIL, i. e. Spoil. See the Quotation from the an entelechie, or self-moving facultie, and some function

1500, with four ships. He stood boldly out towards the Earl of Wurcestre, in v. En-ourn. ruther than a substance.

South, and was the first Spaniard who ventured to cross Wats. Bacon. Advancement of Learning, b. iv. c. 3. the equinoctial line.-Robertson. America, b. 2.

ESPRINGAL, s. Fr. Espringalle. An ancient EN-TER, 0.

EQUITATION Fr. Equitation. A riding on

engine of war for throwing missiles. See in Cot. This Mareschal upon some discontent, was entered into horseback, Cot. Lat. Equitatio, Equitare, from Espringaller, to leap, spring, &c. a conspiracy against his master.-Freeholder, No. 31. Equus, a horse. Boswell (Tour to the Hebrides,

(Some) in the Espringal

Fix the brass-winged arrows. ENTER-COMMUNE, v. 1773,) imagined himself and the then Lord Pem

Southey, Joan of Arc, b. viii. v. 250. broke to be the makers of this word, but Mr. Todd There we woonte to entrecomynge of dyuers matiers con

ESPY, v.
cerning our weel publick.
produces an instance of its usage in the year 1728,

Now cometh Spes and speketh
Tullius de Amicitia. Wurcestre, a. 3. from a Letter of that date published in the fourth

That aspied the lawe.
volume of Nichol's Illustrations of English History.

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 11436. The law saith, that he is conpable that entremeteth, or (See Todd's Johnson, in v. Equitation.)

ESSAY, s. Common from Ben Jonson to medleth with swiche thing as appertaineth not unto him. EQUIVOKE, v.

Hoole. The word itself not very old. See the Chaucer. Tale of Melibæus.

But in translating of wordis equiuok, that is, that hath Quotation from Bacon in the Dictionary. ENTER-PRIZE, v.

manie significaciouns undur oo lettre, mai liztli be peril. (This) has made it impossible for Mrs. U. to enterprize

Therfore a translatour hath grete nede to studie wel

ESSENCE. Augustine calls the Lat. Essentia a & cake.—Cowper to Mrs. King, 6 Dec. 1788.

the sentence both bifore and aftir, and loke that suche
equiuok wordis acorde with the sentence.

new word, and so it might in religious controversy ; EN-THRONE, v.

Wic. Bib. Prol. 59, 60. Seneca apologizes for using the word, though he reHe sits entronized in his see,

As words signifying the same thing are called synony, fers to Cicero, as his authority; and also to Fabianus, And hath his angels him to serve. mous, so equivocal words, or those which signify several

his own contemporary. It is not found in any of Gower. Confessio Amantis, b. 8. fo. 1734.

things, are called homonymous, or ambiguous, and when

persons use such ambiguous words, with a design to deceive, Cicero's works extant. Quintillian and Seneca both EN-TITY. See Ens. it is called equivocation.- Watts. Logick, pt. i. c. 4. speak of it as a word wanted to relieve the poverty

of the Latin language. Quint. b. 2, c. 14. Sen. EN-TONE. See In.

ERE, v.

Ep. 58.

He that cometh after me was before me: for he was yer EN-TRANCE. See ENTER. then I.-Bible, 1549. John i. 15, 27.

ESSOIN, s. The Fr. verb is very variously writEN-URE.

ERGOTISM, s. Fr. Ergotisme, Arguing. Cot.

ten. See in Roquefort, who to the Lat. Eronerare, My knight, quod he, I will the hele,

Lat. Ergo, therefore, the common introduction to a adds, En basse Lat. Essoniare, eroniare, which latAnd the restore to parfite wele: logical conclusion.

ter appear to be an easy corruption from the former: And for ech payne thou hast endured, To have two joies thou art enured.

Natural parts and good judgments rule the world, states

and it may be remarked, that when a defendant is Chaucer. Dreame, v. 798. are not governed by Ergotisms.

rendered by his bail, they are said to be exonerated,

Browne. Christian Morrils, pt. ii. 9 4. and an entry, called an Eroneretur, is made upon EN-VENOM, s.

ERKE. Envenymes to destroy.- Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 907.

See IRK.

the Bail piece. Our Etymologists, however, present

a variety of conjectures. Vossius (de Vit. p. 289), EN-VIE, o. Fr. Envier. To vie (as at play).

ERM. A.S. Earme, miser. To erm is used for fron D. Ver-suym-nis; Ger. Saumnis, impediSee ViE.

to grieve. Tyrwhitt. Is it not a form of Yrmian, mentum (see Sumpter). Hickes (Dissert. Epistol. I n'ill enrie with no virginitee.

to harm? Yrmed, Ge-yrmed, afflicted, made wretched p. 6, n*) refers to M. G. Sunyian, verificare, jureChaucer. Wij of Bathes Tale, v. 5724. or miserable; p. p. of Yrmian. Ermth, poverty, jurando confirmare. Budæus, who is quoted by For it was on to behold,

want. Yrmth, calamity, misery. See Somner. Menage, and adopted by Minsheu, carries us back As though the earth envy wold

But wel I wot thou dost min herte to erme.

per saltum, from the Fr. and low Lat. to the Gr. To be gayer than the heaen. Dreame of Chaucer. Ducresse, v. 406.

Chaucer. Purd. Prol. 12246. Gouvvolai, to excuse upon oath. See also EssonThen honour was the meed of victory,

ERR, v.

ciare, in Spelman; and Sunnis, in Du Cange. And yet the vanquished had no despight; And dowble money bere ze with zow, and that that ze

For certes ther availeth non essoine ne non excusation. Let later age that noble vse enrie han foundun in the sackis bere ze azen, lest peradventure

Chaucer. Persones Tale. Vile rancour to avoyd, and cruell surquedry.

thour; errour (errore) it had be doon.– Wic. Gen. xliii. 12. Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. iii. c. i. v. 13.

I shall not lag behind, nor err

ESTEEM. The Lat. Estimare is rendered by The way, thou leading.-Muton. Par. L. x. 266. EN-VIRON, v. In the Pref. Epis. of Jerome, And those untruely errant (the planets) callid, I trow,

Wiclif to Eyme, (see Aim), and Estimatio by Eyming. Viroun appears uncompounded. Since he erres not, who them doth guide and move.

If he were a pore man, and at the eymynge shal not mowe From all synne fully to be assurid

Fairefar, Godfrey of Bulloigne, ix. 61. feelde, he shal stoonde before the preest, and how myche And of the Holy Ghoost round about enuyred.

Lest from this flying steed unreined (as once

he eymeth (L. V. presith), and seeth that he may zeelde, Lyfe of our Ladye, b. 5, c. 2. Bellerophon, tho' from a lower clime)

that he shal gyue.- Wic. Lev. Xxvii. 8, also v. 18. Whether hast thou not strengthid hym, and his hous, Dismounted, on the Aleian field I fall,

If eny man harme feelde or vynieerd, and leeve his and al his substaunce by enuyroun. (L. V. bi cumpas, per

Erroneous there to wander and forlorn.

beeste, that it waste other mennus thingis, what euer best

Milton. Par. L. vii. 20. circuitionem.)— Wic. job i. io.

thing he hath in his feeld or vynjeerd, he shal restore for ERST. See ERE.

estymacioun of the harm. (L. V. valu, astimatime.),


Er. xxii. 5. ERUKE. Lat. Eruca, ear-wig, (qv.) is in Wic. EN-WAVED. Formed into waves. sometimes interpreted, a worm of bowis, and a executed, which estops or precludes any one from

ESTOPPEL. An Estoppel is an act done, or deed But those (waters) that near the margin pearl did play wort-worm. Hoarsely enwaved were with hasty sway.

averring anything to the contrary. G. Fletcher. Christ's Victory and Triumph. ESCAPE, v. EN-WRAP, o. (That he) which sleeth a neigbour not wilnyng, ... to

ESTRANGLE, i. e. Strangle. oon of these citees migt ascape (evadere).

He whiche had slayn his brother, and estraunglyd hym And Saul seide to Cynee, Goth hens, goth awey, and de

Wic. Deut. iv. 42. that was in hostage. --The Golden Legend, fo. 17, c. 2.

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ETERMINABLE, i.e. Interminable.

Evil, written Euill in Fairefax, and pronounced EXEMPT. Also to separate, to dispart. To the pray we as prince incomparable,

as a monosyllable. See b. ix, s. 26, b. x. s. 20, &c. Was not thy father, Richard, Earle of Cambridge,
As thou art of mercy and pyte the wel,
Syghthen Christ deyed

For treason execated in our late King's dayes.
Thou bring unto thy joge eterminable
Our ordre was euel-les.

And by his treason, stand'st not thou attainted,
The soule of this lord. - Skelton. On the Death of the

Piers Plouhman's Crede, v. 481. Corrupted, and exempt from ancient gentry?
Duke of Northumberland, v. 499.

Shakespeare. Henry VI. Pt. 1. act ii. sc. 4
What we ought levite

(Though) Protheus, Laconian-was against the enterprise ETERNITY.

As our disease, we hug as our delight.

of this war all that he could, Agesilaus would needs for Thilke forsothe that weren tauft schulen shyne as the

Quarles, b. i. Emblem viï. ward, hoping he had now found opportunity to be revenged shynyng of the firmament, and thoo that techen mapy, men EWE.

of the Thebans, sith all Greece besides was in peace, and to riztwisnes, es sterres into perpetuel eternytees. (L. V.

at liberty, themselves onely erempted (i. e. excepted, exclud

And Abraham settide senene ewe lambren (E. V. she ed) from treaty of peace.- North. Plutarch. ` Agesilaus. everlastyngnesses.) - Wic. Pref. Ep. p. 64.

lambis, agnas) of the flok asidis half. Eternity is a negative idea, clothed with a positive name.

Wic. Gen. xxi. 28; also xxix. 30.

EXERCISE. o. Also further; to work upon. It supposes, in that to which

it is applied, a present exist- EX-ACT, v. ence; and is the negation of a beginning or of an end of

Where pain of unextinguishable fire that existence.-Paley. Natural Theology, c. 24.

In Ebreu it is, Jugis and Eractours: Eractours ben thei

Must exercise us without hope or end. that enquiren the truthe by mesurable betynges and tur

Milton. Par. L. ü. 89. mentis, and performen the sentence of jugis. ETHE, i. e. Eath, Easy (qv.).

Wic. Deut. xvi. 18 (Marg. note).

To you such scabb'd harsh fruit is giv'n, as raw

Young soldiers at their exercisings gnaw,
A folè is eith to begile.

Who trembling learn to throw the fatal dart,
Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 3955.

This exaggerative language warns as not to take words And under rods of rough centurion smart.
of that kind in a strict theological meaning.

Dryden. Juvenal, sat. v. by W. Boucles. Not only the ancient philosophers, but some of the an

Geddes. Trans. of Bible, v. ii. p. viii. n. 9. cient Christian fathers did believe Angels to be clothed with

EXERT, 0. See the Quotation from Browne in some kind of bodies, consisting of the purest and finest mat

EXCEED. EXCESS. See Piers Plouhman in

v. Ideated, infra; and see also Unexerted. ter; which they call Æthereal. V. Accidie, supra.

He would attribute as much activity to the sun, that Tillotson. Sermons, v. ii. Ser. 21. Excess, written also both in Wiclif and

Chaucer, should say the sun had a power of educing light ont of

night, or the dark air, as he that should say the sun had Axess or Axcess. Pandarus, speaking to TroylusETTWEE. See Tweez, in the Dictionary. a lover in a traunce-says:

& power of ererting light out of his own body. The cloud-wrought canes, the gorgeous snuff-boxes,

Cudworth. Immutable Morality, b. 4, c. 1, $ 11. The twinkling jewels, and the gold etwee,

Thou shalt up rise and se

So from the sens ererts his radiant head
With all its bright inhabitants, shall waste

A charme that was ysent right now to the,
The whiche can helen the of thine aresse.

The star, by whom the lights of heaven are led.
Its (the purse's) melting stores.

Dryden. Æneid, viii. 783. Chaucer. Troylus and Cressida, b. ii. v. 1315. Shenstone. Economy, pt. i. EVADE. An access of soule, or rauysching of spirit.

EXILE. Or from Exigilis. (See Eriguous.)

Wic. Deeds, x, 10. What strength, what art can then

The French had, from this adj., a verb, Exiler. I forsothe seide in erces of my mind (the passynge, exSuffice, or what evasion bear hirn safe

Cotgrave writes, Eriler un pays, to destroy, depopucessu), I am cast aferr fro the face of thin ezen. Through the thick senteries and stations thick

Id. Ps. xx. 23. late, and lay waste a country. Of Angels watching round !-Milton. Par. L. ii. 411.

And I sy; in ercess of my soule (L. V. rauysching of my Thei forsothe that temptaciouns resseydeden not with EVANGEL, n. mind) a visioun, sum vessel comynge doun.-Id. Deeds xi. 5. the drede of God, and brozten forth ther vnpatience and

the repref of ther grucching agen the Lord, ben eriled of The Lord shal ziuen & woord; to the Euangeliseris (L. V. EXCEL, v. See the Quotation from Grafton in

the eriliere (L. V. distried of a distriere, exterminati sunt Hem that prechen the Gospel. Evangelisantibus) in myche V. Adore, supra.

ab exterminatore), and of serpentis pershiden. vertue.- Wic. Ps. lxvii. 12. Excellent (tyrant, Shakespeare). Surpassing.

Wic. Judges viii. 24, 25. All this seemed to me a daungerous compound of the

Excellent pain. worst errours of popery and Evangelicalism combined.

He wastyd and eriled the countrey.
Surpassing pain. J. Taylor,

Berners' Froissart, ü. 131. Arnold to Whateley, January 17th, 1833. Life, i. 305. Compare Donne and Pope.

Marg. That excellent grand tyrant of the earth
EVEN. Is used very commonly as equivalent to Thy wombe let loose to chase us to the grave.

(They) usen crorcisations

And eke subfumigations.

Shakespeare. Richard II. act iv. sc. 4. fellow in rendering Latin nouns with the pretix con

Chaucer. House of Fame, b. iii. v. 173. -as even caytyf, disciple, (h)eir, eldres, seruaunt,

Yet there's one state souker (collactaneus), concaptivus, &c. &c. Even In all ill things, so ercellently best

EXORDIUM, S. That hate towards them breeds pity to the rest. against. So Wiclif renders contra, ex adverso.

Donne. Sat. ii. v. 4. But the greatest underweening of this life is to underAnd anoon he sent to citees of the see koost, and clepide Yet here, as ev'n in hell, there must be still

value that, unto which this is but erordial, or a passage together to euen-biynge (ad coemptionem) of prisoneris, One giant viee, so ercellently ill,

leading unto it.-Browne. Christian Morals, pt. ií. $ xxv. ether of bounde men of Jewis,-- Wic. 2 Mac. viii. 11.

That all beside, one pities, not abhors.

EXPECT. . For the Lord is ristful, and louede riztfulnessis; his

Pope. Imit. of Donne. cheer siz equitee, ethir euennesse, var. r. euenhede.


To render the exertion of papal power unbounded, erId. Ps. x. 8.

pectative graces, or mandates, nominating & person to Topasie of Ethiope schal not be maad eueneworth (ad


succeed to & benefice upon the first vacancy that should æquabitur) to wisdom.-Id. Job xxviii. 19. We see all the townes of the Low-Countryes doe cut happen, were brought into use.

Robertson. Charles V. An. 1520. This accordaunce attempreth by euenlike manners (@quis upon themselves an excise of all things towards the maintemodis) the elements, that the moist thinges striuing with nance of the warre that is made in their behalfe.

EXPEDIATE. EXPEDIENT. See first Quotathe dry thynges yeuen place by stounds (vicibus cedant).

Spenser. Ireland. Works, v. viii p. 472.
Chaucer. Boecius, b. iv. m. 6.

tion from Wiclif, and from Bible 1549, in v. Speed. EXCITE, .

“ Whatever is expedient is right.” But then it must be EVER. In Wic. Isaiah lvii, 15, the L. V. reads And so the sones of Amon crieden togidere, that is, cle- erpedient upon the whole, at the long run, in all its effects,

collateral and remote, as well as in those which are immeeverlastingnesse; the E. V. everlastingte. « Er in pyden hem silf togidere to batel, and exciteden azens Israel.

Wic. Judges x. 17.

diate and direct; as it is obvious, that in computing conone," Chaucer, Plowman's Tale, v. 2012. Ever in

Thylke thinges beene my drawers in, and exitours to the sequences, it makes no difference in what way or at what one, i. e. ever in the same manner. matters werne so painted and coloured that at the prime

distance they ensue.- Paley. Moral Philosophy, b. Ü. c. 8. Forsothe thei that shuln be tanzt men or wijse, shuln face me semed them noble and glorious to al the people.


Chaucer. Test. of Loue, b. i. shyne as shynyng of the firmament, and thei that lernen, or enfourmyng many to riztwijsnesse, as sterres into euer- EXCLAIM.

The Idæans are said to have been expulsed by Batorn, lastyngnessis. (L.V. cuerlastyng cuerlastyngnessis, perpe

and to have founded their (Jews) nation.

Abig. But I will learn to leave these fruitless tears; tuas æternitates.)- Wic. Dan. xii. 3.

Gordon. Tacitus, History, b. v.
And urged thereto with my afflictions,
For though our might be gon
With fierce erclaims run to the senate house,

Our will desireth folly euer in on.
And in the senate reprehend them all.

Aspies ze ben, for now erperiment of you (L.V. erperi-
Chaucer. Reves Prol. v. 3873.

Marlow. Jew of Malta, act i. ence, erperimentum), I shal taak, bi the heelthe of Pharao Certes if a man hadde a dedly wound, ever the lenger EXCLUDE.

ze shulen not goon hens, to the tyme that your leeste brothat he taried to warishe himself, the more wold it corrupt

ther come.- Wic. Gen. xlii. 15.

And so Marie (Mirian) was ercludid out of the tentis and hasten him to his deth.-Id. Persones Tale.

Hobbes disdained to avail himself even of the materials bi sevene daies. (E. V. putte out, esclusa est.)

Wic. Num. xii. 14.

collected by his predecessors, and treated the experimenEVERT, v.

tarian philosophers as objects only of contempt. Lest happili (perhap) hate of the prelatis name, shulde

D. Stewart. Dis. i. Supp. to Ency. Brit. A maxim eversive, in my idea, of all justice and morality; exclude the profit of the lessoun.-Id. Prol. to Rom. p. 300. namely, that whatever is reported by the Hebrew writers

EXPERT. to have been ordered and approved by God, must necessa- EXCUSE.

Who kepith the hest shal not ben erpert (L.V. schal not rily be right and lawful. Geddes. Exod. xi. Critical Remarks.

He (Henry VIII.) dispatched Sir Ed. Karne and Dr. feele, non esperietur) any thing of euel. - Wic. Eccles. viii, 5.
Bonner, in quality of excusators, so they were called, to

carry his apology.-Hume. Henry VIII. An. 1532.

That studious need might useful arts explore: .. Sotheli a greet dore and evident or opyn (evidens) is EXCUSS.

And force the veins of dashing flints to erpire opened to me, and manye aduersaries.

The lurking seeds of their celestial fire.
The long stay I made the last year in Germany occa-
Wic. 1 Cor. xvi. 9.
sioned me to take some pain in ercussing some old Francick

Dryden. Virgil, Geo. b. i. 1. 205. EVIL, i. e. ill, qv. To be ill, male habere, ægromonuments.-Fr. Junius to Selden, May 8, 1654.

EXPLAIN, v. tare; Goth. Ubel-haban; To speak ill or evil, Ubel- EXECUTOR and EXECUTRICE, in Chaucer, as

Help me, heavenly Father, for I am quite tired and weary

of these human erplainings, so various and uncertain. cwithan; To do ill or evil, Ubel-taujan. we now use Executioner. See in Dictionary.

Dr. Watts. Remnants of Time, c. xxi. 38



Eye-let. A little eye. Fr. Eillet, an oilette Death is no foe to Virtue: earth has seen hole.

Love's brightest roses on the scaffold bloom, EXPLOIT.

Mingling with freedom's fadeless laurels there,

Eye-let. The Lat. Ansula, a small loop, is ren- And presaging the truth of visioned bliss. --Shelley. Queen So let thy grace to me descend doun

Mab, s. ix.; and in Prometheus, act ii. sc. 4. dered by Wiclif oilette. My rude tunge to explite and spede. Lyfe of our Ladye, c. 5, col. 1. Eyeliads (in Shakespeare, Eliads and Illiads).

FADGE. A. S. Fæg-enian, Fæg-nian. See Fain. He charged hem vnder wordes fayre Fr. (Eillade. An amorous look, affectionate wink;

Thei seiden, to the wijf of Sampson, Faage to thi man, To yeue hym clerely informacion sheep's eye. Cot.

(L. V. glose, blandire), an moue hym, that he shewe to of her exploite and of the child also. Id. 15. k. 52.

My face bolnyd of wepynge, and myn ifeliddis (L. V. ey thee what bitokeneth the probleme.- Wic. Judg. xiv. 15. EXPOUND.

liddis, palpebre) wexiden derke. (Mar. note, that is, myn By the help of ditto note (for £25) we shall be able to In English

izen conteynede bitwixe the izeliddis.)— Wic. Job xvi. 17. fadge very comfortably till Christmas is turned. It is wel hard wel to erpownen. The curtyn shal haye fifti oiletis, in either parti so set

Cowper to Lady Hesketh, December 19th, 1787. Purs Plouhman's Vision, v. 9464. in, that o oilete (L.V. handle) may come ajen another, and FAIN, v.

the other be leide to the other.- Id. Er. xxvi. 5. And he hangide the tothir in a gebat, that the treuthe

The fire of Jalousie of the erpowncre. (E. V. remener, conjectoris.)

With this he hung them up aloft, upon a Tamaricke bow,

So brent his herte, that he wold fain
Wic. Gen. xl. 22. As eyfull trophies.- Chap. Homer. Iliad, xiii. 9.

That som man had both him and hire yslain.
Gent. (He, Lear,) tears his white hair;

Chaucer. The Marchantes Tale, v. 9919.
If here I shuld reherse the victoryous dedys of the
Which the impetuous blasts, with cyeless rage,


Catch in their fury, and make nothing of. Frenshe Kynge and his Knyghtes in order, after the erpressement of the Frenshe booke, I shulde therof make a

Shakespeare. Lear, act iii. sc. 1.

FAINT, v. longe story.–Fabyan, v. i. c. 215.

Promise was that I
Should Israel from Philistian yoke deliver;

Ac er I hadde faren a furlong,
Ask for this great deliverer now, and find him

Feyntise me hente,
I cannot with my tongue or pen erprime the inward joy, Eyeless in Gaza, at the mill with slaves,

That I ne myghte ferther a foot,

For defaute of slepynge.

Himself in bonds under Philistian yoke. which I have taken and do take, to see him (Pope Clement

Piers Plonhman's Vision, v. 2482.

Milton. Samson Agonistes, i. 41. VII.) ... thus called by God to the supreme place and governannce of Christ's religion.- Wolsey. State Papers Reg. I know your Lady do's not loue her husband,

FAIR, adj. The Fr. Beau-pere, beau-frere, &c. under her Majesty's Commission, V. vi.

I am sure of that; and at her late being heere

Father or brother-in-law, are rendered by Berners,

She gave strange eliads, and most speaking looks EXPUTORY, adj. Lat. Exspuere. To spue or To noble Edmund. - Shakespeare. Leur, act iv. sc. 5. Faire-father, faire-brother, &c. spit out; to eject. The word is an uncirculated Fals. (She, Page's wife) even now gaue mee good eyes too,

And whanne the Philistee hadde seen Dauyd, he decoinage of Cow per's. examined my parts with most iudicious illiads.

spiside hym; forsothe he was a fong man, rodi, and fayre

Id. Merry Wives of Windsor, act i. sc. 3. in sist (pulcher).- Wic. 1 Kings, xvii, 42.
I cannot immediately recollect the ersputory lines.
Cowper to Unwin, Nov. 20, 1784. Red-with an eye of blue makes parple.- Boyle.

There semeth not the fool faire set wordis (verba com

posita); ne the prince a liende lip.-Id. Prov. xvii. 7. EXTANT. See the Quotations from Evelyn, EYME, o. See ESTEEM, and Aim.

Preise thou not a man in his fairnesse (specie); ne diBoyle, and Brown, in the Dictionary.

spise thou a man in his sist.-Id. Ecclus. xi. 2.
A dry stump

And though thou go, yet must the nede
Ertant above the ground, an ell in height,
EYRE, i. e. HEIR.

Thinken al day on her fairhede.
Stands yonder.-Cowper. liad, xxiii. 414.

Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 2481.
And but his eyre love vertue as did he (the father),

He (the heir) is not gentyl though he richè seme.

A fay or fairy, may have been sc

Chaucer. Balade. Gentylness.named from their fabled power to say (fari), to tell,
No man is the Lord of any thing
Till he communicate his parts to others :

EYRISH. Aerial.
See AIR, supra.

to foresay, to foretell, to soothsay, to fore-speak; and Nor doth he of himselfe know them for ought,

further, to influence the fate, to fore-doom; to beTill he behold them formed i'th'applause

EYTE. “ The suburbs of the town (Christ- witch, to enchant.
Where they are ertended.
Shakes. Troilus and Cressida, act iii. sc. 3, fo. 93.1 church, Twinham) were denominated Eggheite, a
word derived from the Saxon Eage, a low wet place,

FAIT, v. To idle, do as the idle do, beg, deceive. EXTENUATE, v.

But thoo that feynen hem foolis
or little island” (A. S. Eg or Ig-land) “and its de-
Just are thy ways,

And with fauteng libbeth.
rivative or Synonym, Eyte."- Warner's Hampshire,

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 2678. Righteous are thy decrees on all thy works; Who can extenuate thee!--Milton. Par. L. X. 645. vol. ii.

FAITH, s. The Ger. Fug-en, facere, preserves Small patches of land in the Thames, occasionally the original meaning of the A. s. Fæg-an, i. e. to fag EXTERNAL. See EXTERIOR. overflooded, are called Eytes.

or fey. Fægth, a covenant, seems to be an extenEXTINCT, 0.

sion of signification, similar to that of Deed, an act, All were dede and extynct. The Golden Legend, fo. 5, c. 2.

or fact of covenanting or agreeing, &c. EXTORT.

FAITHFUL. Full of faith,—of fidelity. If thoa gyuest money to loone to my pore pople, that

F. dwellith with thee, thou schalt not constreyne hym as an

FALL, S. Time of year when leaves fall, &c. extorsioner doith. (E. V. a fraward asker, eractor.).


&c. See the Quotation from the Spectator. Wic. Er. xxii. 25.

Now faire falle yow, quod I tho
Nations would do well
And it was don while they talkiden (or fableden, var. r.

For youre faire shewyng.
To ertort their truncheons from the pany hands fabularentur), and souzten with hem silf, and Jhesu him

Prers Plouhman's Vision, v. 10794. Of heroes, whose infirm and baby minds silf neizynge, went with hem.- Wic. Luke xxiv. 15.

But nedefully, as thei saine
Are gratified with mischief, and who spoil,

Behoveth it, that thinges which that fall,
And the fablers, or ianglers (L. V. tale telleris, fabu-
Because men suffer it, their toy, the world.

That thei in certaine ben purveyed all.

latores) and seekers out of prudence, and of understond-
Task, b. v. 1. 189.
inge; sothelij thei knewen not the weie of wysdam, nether

Chaucer. Tröylus and Cressida, iv. 1007. EXTRA-FORANEOUS, adj. See the Quotahadden mynde of the paathis therof.-Id. Bar. iii. 23. And therwithall on knees adoun he fill.

Id. The Knightes Tale, v. 1105. tion, and CIRCUMFORANEOUS.

FABULIST. See FABLE. Fine weather and a variety of extra-foraneous occupa

In Septembre, at the fallinge of the lefe,

The freshe ceson was altogeder done,

FACETIOUS. tions (search Johnson's Dictionary for that word, and if

And of the corne was gathered the shefe. not there, insert it, for it saves a deal of circumlocution, These heretics bark against the old aneient customs of

Id. Assemblee of Ladies, v. 1. and is very lawfully compounded) make it difficult for me Christ's church, mocking the setting up of candles, and

A facetions friend of mine, who loves a pun, calls this to find opportunities for writing.

with foolish faceties

and mockery -- blasphemous mockery present mortality among authors (occasioned by the Stamp Couper to Unwin, April 2, 1781. -demand whether God and his saints lack light. EXTRA-REGULAR.

Sir Thomas More. Works, fo. 118, ed. 1557.

Act) the fall of the leaf. Spectator, No. 445.
These gifts were given extra-regularly.

Bishop Taylor. Office Ministerial, s. iii. 97.
And Rachel and Lya, answeryden, Whether han je eny

Milke of fallas, is venime of disceit.

Chaucer. Test. of Loue, b. 2. EXTRAVAGANT. thing of residew in faculteis and erytage of the hows of

And at his (the cock's) warning

oure fader. (L.V. catelis, facultatibus. - Wic. Gen. xxxi.
14.- Tobit i. 23. Substantia.)

The whiche (ennyous men) pronouncen me to be a falsere, Th' estraragant, and erring spirit, hyes

and a distrofere, or apeirere of holi scripturis. To his contine. --Shakespeare. Hamlet, act i. sc. 1. FADE, v. FADE-LESS, i. e. the termination less

Wic. James, Prol. EXTURB. See DISTURB. added to the verb, as Dauntless, Quenchless.

Now strikes be out, and now he falsifieth.

Fairefaz. Godfrey of Bulloigne, ri. 42. To whiche Josue seide, How long faden ze (E. V. woleAll these noble tenants and occupants were thus erturbed, dead, and gone. -Stowe. Chron. Univ. c. X. wen ye, marcetis) by cowardise, ethir by slouthe, and

FAME To defame, Chaucer; And in Wic. entren 'not to welde the land which the Lord God of poure Matth. ix. 31, To Diffame, diffamare, is in some EXUNDATION.

fadris zaf to you.- Wic. Josh.aviii. 3. The fertility of Egypt depends on the regular erunda- Ther is a man fade (i. e. feble, failinge more than othire, MSS. to fame. tions of the Nile. When that happens not, all tillage is mar. n.-marcidus) nedi of" rekyuering.-Id. Ecclus. xi. 12. Forsothe he (Holofernes) brak the richeste, eithir famous vain.-Geddes. Gen. xlv. 6, n.

Thou shalt no while be in o state,

(opinatissimam) citee of Melothi (var. r. famousiste).

Wic. Judith, ii. 13. But whilom colde and whilom hate (hot), EY. See Egg. Now red as rose, now yelwe and fude.

In your herte, iwis, there is no gentilnesse EYE. Also, Sp. Ojo; It. Occhio. In Piers

Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 2399. That of your gilt, list thus to women fame.

Chaucer. Praise of Women, v. 83. Plouhman also written Eighe.

“ Both his eighen

His colour, which was whilom white,
Was than of water fade and pale.

Nor few, nor fameless, were the English chiefs. watered."- Vision, v. 4148.

Gower. Conf. Am. b. viii, fo. 177'.

Southey: Joan of Arc, x. 253 39



The lizt of ezen maketh glad the

soule, god los (fama tune saith is fearelesse, and need not to be presented (ne bona) inwardli fattith bones.- Id. Prov. xv. 30.

timeatur).-Holland. Livius, 1. xxv. c. 38, p. 578. FANCIER. As Bird-fancier. FATHER.

Fear is nothing else but a perturbation of the mind,

thro' an opinion of some imminent evil, threatning the deFAND. Sce FIND, And I profitide in Jurye above myn euen eeldis (coeta

struction, or great annoyance of our nature, which to shun neos) in my kyn, beynge more haboundantly logere or folFANE.

it doth contract and deject itself. lower of my fadryn tradiciouns. (L. V. fadris, paterna

Ilooker. Ser. Sorrow and Fear. They of Rome went

rum.)- Wic. Gal. i. 14. To Appollo with humble sacrefyse

Sooth. Thy dæmon, that's thy spirit which keeps thee, is (Mackintosh) was very much struck with a beautiful To haue answer in her best entent expression of his (Irving's) in a prayer for a family, who

Noble, courageous, high, unmatchable,
How long this fane ryal of asyse sholde last.

Where Cæsar's is not; but near him, thy angel
had lost their parents: We pray for those orphans who have
Lyfe of our Ladye, h. 1, also h. 4.

Becomes a fear, i.e. a fearful, timid spirit.
been deprived of their parents, and are now thrown on the
FANG, v.

Shakespeare. Antony and Cleopatra, act ii. sc. 3. fatherhood of God. - Mackintosh. Life, October 25, 1830. Wheither shonlde fonge the fruyt,

FATHERLAND: As Sir W. Temple tells us,
The fend or hymselve.-Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 10992.

Thanne I purposide this (Wisdom) to bringe to me, to (Works, v. i. 13), is Dutch; and is now affectedly festye with me." (L.V. lyue togidere, convivere.) FANT, s. As the old Fr. Fant, Enfant, Infans. foisted in upon us by Germanised Englishmen.

Wic. Wisd. viii. 9. Roquefort. See in v. Infant. Also Piers Plouh- Dan. Fædreland.

FEATOUS, or Feat. Fetise, Chaucer. man in v. Fine, infra.

Taste, Queen and Friend,

Fetisliche hire fyngeres The fauntis (L. V. ponge children, infantes) of hem

what from our father-land we bring,

Were fretted with gold wyr. gladen out with pleyes.- Wic. Job xxi. 11. et aliter.

Southey. Madoc, pt. ii. $ 4.

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 900. How that he lyeth in clothes narrow wounde, FATIGUE,

And Frenche she spake full fayre and fetisly, This yonge faunte with chere ful benynge.

Antiochus was overcome a second time, and, after a fa- After the Scole of Stratford atte Bowe Lyfe of our Ladye, fo. 7, c. 2. tiquesome flight (fuga futigatus) of several days, came at For Frenche of Paris was to hire unknowe. last to his father-in-law, Artamenes, king of Cappadocis.

Chaucer. Prol. to Canterbury Tales, v. 124. FANTASY.

Turnbull. Justin, b. xxvii. c. 3.

A body fantastyque shal shede no blood.

The Golden Legend, fo. vi. c. 4.
Lo, my wombe is as must without spigot, ether a ventyng

This scepticism or fantasticism of Protagoras is most ab-
surd and contradictious.-Cudworth. Mor. p. 69.

(var, r. faucet, spiraculo) that brekith newe vessels. Who helith the gilte, secheth frenschipis; who with an

Wic. Job xxxii. 19.

other sermoun reherceth, (mar. 1.-pupplischith without FANTOM.

FAULT, v. To fault. Also, To commit a fault. just cause, seuereth the federed, or boundun in love (fede

ratos),- Wic. Prov. xvii. 9.
And thei seeynge hym walkyng aboue the see weren dis- In Piers Plouhman, To want.
tourblid, seyinge, For it is a fantum (phantasma).

Fooles that fauten Inwit.
Wic. Mat, xir. 26.

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 5291. The sonus forsothe of Israel with o company pursuende FAR.

(Thei) leyden fautes upon the fader

febleden alle (L. V. maden feble, debilitabant) that they Than walkede I ferrer

That formede us alle.- Id. v. 5813.

myften finde.- Wic. Judith xv. 4. And went al abouten.-Piers Plouhman's Crede, v. 411.

If I had ben of power I shold not haue ben thens ne hane Alto-feblid ben myn ezen (attenuatı), biholdende op on Ac I kan neither taboure ne trompe,

fauted in my dutee.— Tullius de Am. a. 3, and d. 62. heizte. - Id. Isa. xxxviii. 14. Ne telle no gestes.

And moreover if it be spoken unto the Prelates onely, If ony leene to his neizbore oxe, asse, sheep, and al beest Farten ne fithelen

how fortuneth it y' M. More is so busie to fault the world to kepyng, and it were deed or feblished, &c." (L. V. maad At festes, ne harpen.-Id. Vision, v. 2488 with his hygh learning.

feble, debilitatum.)-Id. Ex. xxii. 10. Loke out of londe thou be not fore (gone).

Tyndale. Works, fo. 286', Answer to M. More. It happeth ofte the same frendship to feble and faylle,
Chaucer. Rom.
of the Rose, v. 2710.
For he is my father, and I am hys soonne; and whatso- | yf they falle in stryf for worshyp.

Tullius de Amicitia. Wurcestre, b. 3. FARCE. In Rom. of the Rose, (quoted in the ever I have faulted, I have faulted againste hym alone.

Udal. Luke xv. fo. 3822. Dictionary,) Tyrwhitt thinks is Paint. From Fr.

FEED. To foode forthe (Berners, in the DicFirder. See FARD.

their wives, our Savior had neither faulted their glosse, them on, tempt their appetites, or desires. As in

For which onely (breach of wedlock) had they dismissed tionary,) the people, is to feed their hopes, &c. lead FARD.

nor their practise. They have dress'd themselves op a new Mistriss trifling,

Bishop Hall's Cases of Conscience, December 4, Case 2. Spenser, To feed his eye. and full of tattle, who requires nothing of them but furd FAVEL.

and colour to take at first sight.
Evelyn. Of the Perfection of Painting, Pref.
Lo! where he stondeth !

The meeke is desceyued, ferthermor and andiznomyn, he
Bothe Fals and Farel,
There of the farded fop and essenced beau,

spac felendely, or wisely weel (sensatè), and ther is not joue Ferocious with a stoic's frown disclose

And hire feeres manye.-Piers Plouhman's Crede, v. 890. to hym a place.- Wic. Ecclus. xiii. 27.
Thy manly scorn.-Shenstone. Economy, pt. ii.
Favel thorugh his faire speche

In the twelfth (chapter), in chafing himself, to heap lie
Hath this folk enchaunted.-Id. 16. v. 964.

upon lie, he uttereth his feelable blindness. FARDEL, s.

Tyndale. Answer to Sir Thomas More's Decalogue, b. 4.

FAVOUR, u. And whanne the old man reiside his iten, he six a man

FEIGE. See FEAGUE. Carpere, deflexo sensu, sittynge with his fardels (E. V. Litil chargis, sarcinulis)

And the euyll favored and leane flesshed kyne ate up the
in the
street of the citee.- Wic. Judg. xix. 17, et aliter. vii wel favored and fat kyne.-Gen. xli. 4. Bible, 1519. Teut. Feg-en, verrere.

Than goeth he fardels for to bere,
And the complexion of the Elements,

And eke my feare is well the lasse,
With us gode chere as he did ere.
Is fauord like the work we haue in hand,

Without a reasonable wite,
Chaucer. Rom. of the Rose, v. 5686. Most bloodie, fierie, and most terrible.

That none enuie shall compasse,

Shakespeare, Julius Cæsar, fo. 113, act i. sc. 3. To feige and blame that I write. FARE. The past part. is also faren, farn. King. Here, Fluellen, weare thou this favour for me,

Gower. Prol. To the Reder. Chaucer.

and sticke it in thy cappe.-Id. Henry V. act iv. sc. 7. FEIGN, v. Quotation from Piers Plouhman in A merie faring song (celeuma, ethir customable), as of Of all the race of siluer-winged flies, : : men tredende in presses shul be sunge togidere azen alle Was none more favourable (i.e. better favoured), or more the dwelleris of erthe.- Wic. Jer. xxv. 30; also li. 14.

Feyneres and felle men terren the wrathe of God (simufaire,

latores et callidi).- Wic. Job xxxvi. 12. And in his gere (for all the world) he ferd

Than Clarion.-Spenser. Muiopotmos, st. 3.
Nought comly.-Chaucer. The Knightes Tale, r. 1374. Whereas Bridgett Howd'ee, late servant to the Lady

A prophete, eithir a feynere of dremys, that wole styre

men to do ydolatrye, shal be slayn.- Id. Jerome's Prol.p. 6. Thus hath farne fortune, that sodainly am I overthrowen, Fardingale, a short, thick, lively, hard-favoured wench, &c.

Yet both doe striue their fearfulness to faine (i. e. disand out of all wealth dispoiled.-Id. Test. of Loue, b. ii. withdrew herself.— Tatler, No. 245.

guise).-Spenser. Faerie Queene, b. ii. c. 3, $ 20. FARM. FAWN, u.

FELE. In Robert of Gloucester, p. 545, Vale Thou shalt fynde two men byside the sepulcre of Rachel

Thanne the hound ran beforn, that togidere was in the in the mydday feermynge greet dichis.- Wic. 1 Kings x. 2. weie, and as a messager comende neiz, with the faunyng hundred zer, i. e. Fele, or many hundred years. of his tail he jozede (blandimento).— Wic. Job xi. 9.

And whanne sobirly he (Jacob) was arysun, he toke his Ther was sum riche man, that hadde a fermour, ether & baily (villicum), and this was defamnyd anentis him, as he

Than Vagio gon into his priue chaumbre, stod before the two wyues, and al feel seruauntes (L.V, as many, totidem), hadde wastid his goodis. And he clepide him, and seide curtin, and made fawning. (L. V.Betynge togidre, plausum.) with elleuen sones, and he ouerpasside the foorth of Jaboth,

Wic. Gen. xxxii. 22.

Id. Judith, xiv. 13. to him, What heere I this thing of thee? feld resoun of

Showres sweet of raine discended oft,
thi ferme (villicationis), for now thou schalt not mowe holde FAWN, s.
thi ferme. (L. V. be baili, non poteris villicare.)

Causing the ground fele times and oft
Be thou pullid ont as a foun (L. V. a doe, damula) fro
Id. Luke xvi. 1, 2.

Up for to give many an wholesome aire.
the hond.- Wic. Prov. vi. 5.

Chaucer. Floure and Leafe, st. 1. FASTEN, v. FAY, v. FEY.

And yong men fele came forth.-Id. Court of Loue. Thou forsothe hast fastned thin herte. (L. V. maad stedfast, firmasti.)-Wic. Job xi. 13.

FEAR, v. See the v. Ferd, infra.

FELICITATE, v. Je shulen ben multiplied, and I shal fastne my covenant FEARLESS. See Quotation from Holland's Livy. And sithen freres forsoke with you. (L.V. make stedfast, firmabo.)Id. Lev. xxvi. 9. Also Quotation from Piers Plouhman, in v. Dear,

The felicitè of erthe, That forsothe thow hast seyn secoundli & swetene per; supra. And also Efarer in Cotgrave.

Let hem be as beggeris teynyng to the same thing, shewyng is of fastnesse (L.V.

Or lyue by aungelis foode. sadnesse ; firmitatis) therthurg that the word of God be The sown of a fleynge-leaf shal fere hem (L.V. make

Piers Plouhman's Vision, v. 14405. doon.-d. Gen. xli. 32. hem aferd, terrebit eos), and so thei shal fle it as the swerd.

FELL, adj.

Wic, Lev. xxvi. 36. I shal loove thee, Lord, my strengthe; the Lord my fast

That caccheth wise men in their felnesse (astutia), and nyng (L.V. stidfastnesse, firmamentum), and my refut (re- schipful, terribilis) Here is nother but the hows of God, and

And (Jacob) dredynge seide, How feerful! (L. V. uor. the counseil of schrewis scattereth. - Wic. Job v, 13. fuge), and my delyuerere.-Id. Psalm xvi. 2. the zaat of heuene.-Id. Gen. xxviii. 17.

FELL, s.
FAT, v.
And thus he shal you with his wordes fere

(He) formed yow alle The riztwis man shal chastise me in mercy, and blamen

That aie, drede I, that ye wol bleven (stay) there. Both with fel and with face.—Piers Plouhman, v. 488. ne; the oile forsothe of the synnere shal not within fatten

Chaucer. Troylus and Cressida, iv. 1483. To whom answered Sathan, and seith, Fel for fel (L. V myn hed. (L.V. muke fat, impinguet.) - Wic. Psalm cxl. 5. Men are least sure and secured against that wbich for- skyn for skyn, pellem pro pelle).- Wic. Job ii. A.

v. Fait.

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