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WEALS-MAN, commonwealth man, states
to destiny" (S.); "weird sisters "=
Fates. WELKIN, sky. WELKIN-EYE, blue, "heavenly” (S.). WELL-FOUND, tried, approved (S.). WELL-SEEN, accomplished. WHEEL “how th wheel becomes it,”
burden of a ballad (this is queried by S.). WHELK, wheal, protuberance. WHELKED, with protuberances, or "twist
ed, convolved." WHIFFLER, a person who cleared the way
for a procession ; originally a fifer.
protect from winter weather. Wis, think, suppose (i-wis = certainly,
ommend, "desire, invite, bid (S.). Wistly, earnestly, eagerly. Wit, know. WITHOUT, beyond. WONDERED, able to perform wonders. Wood, mad. WOODCOCK, a proverbially foolish bird. WOOLWARD, dressed in wool only.
go to the world," woman of the world,” = married. WORM, serpent. Wort, cabbages, and similar plants
sweet infusion of malt before it
place may be supplied by S.” ZENITH, highest point of fortune.
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