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cub, young bear. TN. 5, 1. From the go. kyô. cab drawn, sucked by a bear. KL-3, 1. cuckold, cuckowed, served as the cuckoo serves other birds. Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 21. cookoo bud, fr. braies de cocu, flos cuculi cardamini; germ. Schlüsselblume: LL. s. end. Cuckoo flower, the same. KL. 1, 4.4, 4. Cue, nayword, watchword. MW. 3, 2. 3, 3. MA. 2. 2. MD 3, 1. 4, 1.5, 1. Rc. 3, 4. H. 2, 2. hence part, occasion, humour. O. 1, 2, From the old fr. cowe, coue, queue, lat: canda. Cu is ses, armour for the thighs. a Hal. 4, 1. to Cull, to choose out, to severe, single. KJ. 2, 1. jo. 1.1. TC. 2, 3. LL. 4, 8, KJ. 5, 2. H. 3 ch. TMn. 4, 1. RJ. 4, 3. 5, 1. From the gr. heló, whence theso, germ. wahlen. Perhaps also maimed for colligere. Cullion, base fellow, term of great contempt. bHf. 1, 3. TS. 4, 2. From the ital. coglione, kin to the fr. couillon, the lat. gallus, eunuch, engl. gilt, gr. kélón, stallion, geon. Beschäler. Culiio'nly, base, blockheaded. KIA: ; 2. culverin, a kind of ordnance, ahd. 2, 3. From the lat. coluber, colubra, fr. couleuvre, couIeuvrine. Douce's Ill. of Sh.II, 424to Cumber, to torment, vex, hinder, trouble, afflict. JC. 3, 1. TA. 3.. 6. Kin to the lat. humerus, shoulder; pers. kumar, gravamen capitis; gr. ampreuß, to drag a burden; combr; with Dufresne cut branches and trees for hindering or obstructing the way; whence fr. encombrer, it ingombrare, germ- bekumbern, to aggravate. Cunning, skilful, knowing. a Hä. 2, 4. S. to

cool. to curb. H. 3, 4. S. to courb. TS. 4, 1. Rb-1, 1. Ass’. 2, 4. Cure. Past cure is still past care. A proverb: LL. 5, 2. S. 147. curfew, curfeu, curfue; evening bell, rung at eight in the evening. R.J. 4, 8 as important to ghosts, as to living men, their signal for walking. T. 5, 1. KL. 3, 4. In Fr. carrefeu, cerrefou, couvrefeu, that seem to be etymologies and interpretations; from the germ. scharren, to rake, scrape together, or the fro serrer, or countrir. Curiosity, scrupulousness, minute or affected niceness in dress, or otherwise. KL. 1, 2, 1, 1TA. 4, 3. Curious, scrupulous, affected. TS. 4, 4; fine, exquisite. cRf. 2, 5. Currish, doggish, gross. MW. 4, 1 chf. 5, 5. to Curry, to dress leather; to tickle, fawn, flatter. bhd. 5, 1. Kim to the gr. gerrhon, lat. corium, fr. corroie, germ. kuranzen. S. Douce's Ill. of Sh. I, 478. curs t, ill tempered, given to scolding and mischief, shrewish, for cursed. TS. 1, 1. 1, 2. Re. 1, 2. WT. 3, 8; petulant, crabbed. TN. 3, 2. where curst and brief alludes to the proverb ‘A curst cur must be tied short.’ Curt a ii, originally the dog of an unqualified person, which by the forest laws must have

its tail cut short (taillé court), partly as a mark, and partly from a notion, that the tail of a dog is necessary to him in running. Hence a dog that missed his game. MW. 2, 1. Douce's Ill. of Sh. I, 60. 820. The same is

Curt al, but more usually applied to a horse, a docked horse. AIP. 2, 3. Sometimes written curtole. Gifford's Ben Jons. II, 341.

Curtain, banner, colour. He. 4, 2.

Curtle a r, courtlax, curtlar, cutlace, curtIass, cutless, curtaxe, cutlash, a short crooked sword. AL. 1, 3. He. 4, 2. Fr. coutelas, lat. cultellus, culter.

Customer, strumpet, whore. AW.5, 3. 0.4, 1. Cuts. Cloth of gold and c. laced with silver. MA. 3, 4. seems to be fashionable form. Cut, a familiar appellation for a common or labouring horse, either from having the tail cut short; or from being cut as a gelding. ałld. 2, 1. Call me cut, call me horse. aPld. 2, 4. TN. 2, 8. Cut and long tail, meaning to include all kinds, curtail curs, sporting dogs, and all others. MW. 3, 4. Cutpurse, pickpocket. bhd. 2, 4. The purses were then hanging at the girdle, to draw Cuts, to draw lots, being papers cut of unequal lengths, of which the longest was usually the prize. CE. 5. end. Cutler’s poetry. MP. 5, 1. Cuttle, for cutter, cantterm for knive of cutpurses. bild. 2, 4.

Cyprus, cipres, cypress, a thin transparent (TN. 3, 1.) stuff, now crape, black or white, the black for mourning. WT. 4, 3. S. Gifford's o Jons. I, 25. WI, 379. Douce's Ill. of Sh. , 88.


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to Dabble, to taint, besmear. Rc. 1, 4. Related to dab, daub, wh: s. Dace, groundling. bhid. 3. end. I) a d, childish term for father. K.J. 2, 2. cIlf. 1, 4. Kin to the gr. tetan, to suck, tethe, teat, ind, dhad, slav. tata. to D aff, doff', to do off, to put away. MA. 2, 3, 5, 1. a Hil. 4, 1. TC. 5, 8. M. 4, 8, 0. 4, 2. AC. 4, 4. D affodil, narcissus pseudonarcissus. 4, 8. From the gr. asphodelos.

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Dagger, short sword, poignard, for some time by fashion worn so as to hang quite behind, or at the back; whereto alludes R.J. 5, 8. Dagger of tath, a Hä. 2, 4. bhd. 8, 2. He. 4, 1. TN. 4, 2. was the weapon of the Vice against the devil in the old Moralities. – Kin to dudgeon, the ital. daga, germ. Degen, gr. daú, daio, to cut, hew, whence thanã, to kill.

Dagon et, was said to be the attendant fool of king Arthur. bhid. 3, 2.

Da in ty, anciently daint, as subst. and adj. delicious, nice. Hii. 1, 4. TC. 1, 3. To make dainty, to hold out, or refuse, affecting to be delicate, or dainty; to scruple. R.J. 1, 5.

Daisy, daizy, with Chaucer day's eye, bellis perennis L., germ. Maslieb, TausendschönChen. H. 4, 5. LL. 5. end. was the flower of the levity and credulity of deceived maids. Daizy'd Cy 4, 2.

Dalliance, gallantry, love intrigue, amorous toying He. 2. ch. a Hil. 5, 2. T. 4, 1 ; jest, joke. CE. 4, 1. hence to jest and dally a Hä.5, 3. Kin to tell, talk, and the provincial germ. dalen. Dam, mother of animals. WT. § 3. Co. 3, 1. Kin to the gr. damao, to domineer, whence damar, wife, consort. to Dam, to obstruct. bhif. 4, 1. Sax. demman, daemman, germ. dammen. Kim to dumb. S. Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 335. to Dam n, to condemn to death. JC.4,1. AC. 1, 1. Damson, damascene prune. bhf. 2, 1. to Dance atten dance, to wait on, to cringe. Hh. 5, 2. Dang ling, hanging loose and quivering. Rb. 3, 4. Kin to the gr. dendilló, and the engl. dandle. Dank, dampish, musty, muddy, wet, rotten. MD. 2, 8. a Hil. 2, 1. J.C. 2, 1. R.J. 2, 3, as dankish CE. 5, 1. Kim to damp, gr. thyö, thad, typhô, thepo, germ. dumpf, d p:##". ño. #. 1. pf, dampf. to Dare, to have courage. M. 1, 7. 3, 4; to challenge, call forth, to defy, incite. MM. 4, 4; to frighten larks by a red scarlet cloth. HR. 3, 2. Kin to the gr. tharreó, thrasos, tharsos, engl. thrust, oldgerm. tharren, tharen , thuren, Thurst, dreust, dirfen. Darkling, involved in darkness. MD. 2, 3. AC. 4, 18. Anglos. deorc, pers. tarik. Darling, written dearling by Spenser, favourite, minion. b.Rf. 3, 1. 0, 1, 2. Darnel, lolium, a genus, which contains raygrass and lolium perenne. He, 5, 2. KL. 4, 4. pois", to arraign, range for battle. aPlf. , 2. Da stard, coward, disheartened, discouraged. Rb. 1, 1. a Hf, 1, 2. 1, 4. b Hf. 4, 8. cIIs. 2, 2. Horne Tooke Div. of. P. II, 42. explains it territus, from the sax. dastragan, dastrigan, to terrify. Date, fruit of the palmtree, once a common ingredient in all kinds of pastry, and some other dishes. R.J. 4, 4. AW. | 1. TC. 1, 2. Often a %. with date, from datum, time of paying. . 1, 8. From the gr. daktylos, germ. Dattel. to Daub, to taint, besmear, tinge, colour. KL. 4, 1. Rc. 3, 5. Kim to the gr. dephü, deud, to wet; whence daubatura with Dufresne, daubare, parieti arenatum inducere, parietem calce are– maque perpolire. Daubery, disguises, colours. MW. 4, 2. to Daunt, anciently dant, to affright, discou– rage, dishearten, put out of countenance. Ton. 1, 2. TS. 1, 2. Kin to daub, dau, (S. Gifford's Ben. Jons. V, 117.) by the gr. thad, thauo, thauma, thepô. Daw, metaphorically a foolish fellow, the daw being reckoned a foolish bird. Co. 4, 5. Dawn, dawning, beginning of day (to which it is related, being contracted from dagen, as it were dayed. He. 3, 7. Cy. 2, 2. Day bed, couch, sofa. TN. 2, 5. Rc. 3, 7. to Dazzle, to be overpowered with light, to blind. TAn. 3, 2. Kim to daze, scot. dase, daise, to stupify, benumb, dizzy, to doze, lowsox. diisig, Diisenis, bedüset, icel. dos, faintness, dasaz, to languish, dasadr, faint, feeble; germ. duselicht, duseln, diiseln. Dead of darkness, T. 1, 2. deepest darkness. Perhaps by paronomastical abuse of language from totus, as in dead drunk, deadlife, deaddull.

Dear, dire, sad, odious. L.L. 5, end. T. 2, 1. Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 409. derives it from the Anglos. derean, laedere, mocere, dere, hurt, mischief. It is used also as enforcing word. bhid. 4, 4. (dear and deep rebuke) alld. 8,2. H. 4,3. 1, 2. T.A. 5, 4. Dear n, derne, lonely, melancholy, solitary. Per. 4. ind. KL. 3, 7, where stern is glosseme. Kim to dark by tar. In Scot. to dern is to couceal. In the Oldgerm. Tarnkappe is concealing cap. De arth, scarcity, which makes food dear, want, famine, dearness, implying however belovedmess. H. 3, 2. where it is joined with rareness, in courtcant. S. article; concernancy. Death, pain of death by judicial sentence, ahd. 5, 5. MM. 2, 4.— Observe, that MA. 5, 3. in “Graves, yawn and yield your dead, Till death be uttered’. Voss proposes till ditty’s uttered, quoting T. 1, 2. Perhaps it would be yet nearer till dirge be uttered. Death's head, a memento mori, this device accompanying the death's head upon rings worn at that time. bhd. 2, 3. Death's man, executioner. cIIs. 5, 5. b.Rf. 3, 2. KL. 4, 6. to Debate, to fight, strive, quarrel. AIV. 1, 2: to discuss, deliberate, examine. He. 1, 1 ; to advise with one's self, to compute MP.1, 3. Debate ment, strife, quarrel. M.M. 5, 1. Deb on air, jolly, merry, well humour’d TC. 1, 8. Fr. de bon air. Debosh ed, for debauched T. 3, 2. AW. 5, 3. corrupted, spoiled, dismantled. From the fr. debaucher, lat. debacchari. to Decay, to fail, fall, decrease, wither, wear off, to bring or put down. TN. 1, 5, where to make better is opposed. to Dece rn, corrupted for ooncern by Dogberry MA. 3, 5. to Deck, to adorn, dignify T. 1, 1. H. 5, 1. Kin to the gr. tykö, tychö, teuchö, to prepare, whence the scot. to dicht, dycht, engl. dight, to prepare, dress, make ready. S. Tristan: I, 19. III, 20. Gifford's Ben. Jons. VI, 265. May be that also the lat. decus is assonant. Deck, pack. cIlf. 5, 1.

|Dedicate, addicted, devoted. MM. 2, 2 TA.

4, 2. Deed of saying, doing of what has been said. T.A. 5, 2. cf. H. 1,8. where may give his saying deed. Co. 3, 1. TC. 4, 5. Dee m, opinion, judgment. TC. 4, 4. Kin to doom, goth. domjan, sax, deutan, alem. tuomon, hebr. dun, to judge. Deer, wild animal in general. K.L. 3, 4. In the Return from Parnass, 1606 there is an explaining passage of this tenour: “I caused the keeper to sever the rascal deer from the bucks of the first handNow a buck is the first year a fawn, the second year a pricket, the third year a sorrell, the fourth year a soare, the fifth a buck of the first head, the sixth a compleat buck. Likewise your hart is the first year a calfe, the second a brocket, the third a spade, the fourth a stag, the sixth a hart. A roebuck is the first year a kid, the second a gird, the third a hemuse.' Default, in the, at a need. AW. 2, 3. “oot, to disfigure or change the features. 1, 8. Defeature, alteration of features, deformity.

CE. 2, 1.5, 1. to Defend, to forbid. MA. 2, 1. O. 1, 8.

Defiance, challenge. aPld. 5,2; refusal, rejec-
tion MM. 3, 1.
Deft, neat, dexterous, elegant, adroit, clever,
handy; corrupted in eftest by Dogberry M.A. 4,
2. S. Gifford's Ben Jons. II, 514. VI, 276. From
the Sax. daeft, fit, whence hamborough. dess-
tig, excellent; kin to doughty, germ. tiichtig.
Deft ly, neatly, dexterously. M. 4, 1
Deject, dejected, in a low state. H. 3, 1.
De lighted, delightful, causing delight, de-
lighted in. O. 1, 3. Cy. 5, 4. MM. 3, 1.
to Delve, to dig, rake up. Cy. 1, 1. H. 3, 4. S.
60; to fathom, sift, sound.
to De me a n, to behave, conduct one's self, CE.
4, 3. whence demeanour, carriage, behaviour.
JC. 6, 2. bild. 4, 4. Ital. dimenare.
Dem crit, merit, deserving. Co. 1, 1. O. 1, 2.
De n e s ne, land estate, countryseat, manour.
Co. 3, 3. R.J. 1, 1. 3, 5. From demanium for
De mure, decent, modest. bhid. 4, 8. Hh.1, 2.
to Dem u re, to look demurely, solemnly. AC.
4, 9. 4, 18. Kin to the lat. demorari, perhaps
to mos, mores.
De n, cave, cavern, pit. K.J. 2, 1- MA. 3, 2.; cor-
rupted for e'en, evening in the phrase God give
you good den. TAn. 4, 4. R.J. 2, 4. in LL.
4, 1. god dig you good den. Originally it was
God give you good even. S. Douce's ill. of Sh.
I, 226.
to Den a y, to deny, bf{f. 1, 8.
Denay, denial. TN. 2, 4.
Depart, departure. TG. 5, 2., chf. 2, 1.
Departing, parting, separation, cHf. 2, 6.
to Depart with, to part with, to give up. KJ.
2, 2. S. Gifford's Ben Jons. II, 159.
to Depose, to examine, interrogate. Rb. 1, 8.
to Der a cin at e, to root up. He. 5, 2. TC. 1, 8.
to Derive, to confer, bestow. MP. 2,9.; to come
from, to own its origin; to be originary posses—
sion. AW.1, 1. From derivare, rivus.
Derogate, derogated, degraded. KL. 1, 4.
Derogate ly, with derogation. AC. 2, 2.
Des cant, variation in music, musical paraphrase.
Metaphorically a discourse formed on a certain
theme, like variations on a musical air. Rc. 3, 7.
to Des cant, to make division, or variation on
any particular subject, to debate, discuss. Rc.
1, 1.
to he serg, to spy out, to discover. aPIf 1, 2.
RJ, 5, 3. O. 2, 1. TS. 1, 2. AC. 3, 7.
Desk, inclining table for writers or readers. H.
2, 2. The germ. Tisch.
Dc term in a t e , concluded, determined, ended.
S. 87. TN. 2, 1.
to Determ in at e, to end, bring to a conclusion.
R}. 1, 8.
The Devil rides on a fiddle stick, prover-
bial expression apparently meant to express any
thing new, unexpected and strange, ahd. 2, 4.
Dewberries, raspberries, gooseberries. MD. 3, 1.
Dew lap, the soft, part of the skin, that covers
the paunch or belly, or throat. MD. 2, 1. Hence
dewlapt MD. 4, 1.
Dial, sundial, plate marked with lines, where a
shadow shews the hour; watch. AL. 2,7. AW.
2, 5. a Hil. 1. 2. cIIf: 2, 5. RJ, 2, 4. From the
gr. deielos. -
Diaper, napkin, towel. TS 1, ind. 1. From the
middlelat, diasprus, checquered, variegated.
Dibble, a gardener's setting stick, usually made
of part of the handle of a spade, cut to a point.
WT. 4, 3. S. Gifford's Ben Jons. IV, 414.

Dich, do it, may it do. TA. 1, 2.
Dic con, familiar form of the name Richard.
Ro. 5, 3.
Die, S. Tie.
Did ded st, for didst. Cy. 3. 4. H. 4, 7.
Diet, food; strict way of living, eating and drink-
ing. To take diet, to be under a regimen for
a disease, which anciently was cured by severe
discipline of that kind. TG. 2, 1. Gr. diaita.
to Diet, to feed, to give to eat. Co. 1, 9.5, 1 ;
0.2, 1. to physick, to prescribe rules of diet.
bHd. 4, 1; to appoint, assign. AW. 4, 8. to distri-
bute, impart, grant. Cy. 3, 4; to loath, make
loath, to nauseate. AIV. 5, 8.
Dieter, tender, keeper of a sick. Cy. 4, 2.
Difference, distinction, propriety. H. 4, 5.
3rou may wear your rue with a difference says
Ophelia to the queen with pregnancy, meaning
partly with a mark of distinction, partly with
contrition she ought to feel for her incestuous
marriage, a feeling different from that of Ophe-
lia, the sorrow for the loss of her father and
her lover—; distinguishing quality, excellency.
H. 5, 2. Courtcant! S. article.
Diffused, wild, discordant, irregular, con-
fused. MW. 4, 4. He. 5, 2. cf. KL. 1, 4.
to Digest, to concoct, figuratively to put up,
to suffer patiently. Hl. 3, 2. L.L. 6, 2; to set
in order, to arraign. Rc. 3, 1. AC. 2, 2. H.
2, 2; to divide, share in equal parts, of course
to accept, agree. KL. 1, 1; to refine, heighten,
increase, augment. AW. 5, 3. From the lat.
digerere, properly to lay asunder, to divide,
put in order, to concoct.
to Digress, to deviate, differ. R.J. 3, 3. In Lat.
Digression, deviation, transgression. LL.1, 2.
TL. 29.
Dim in utives, very small pieces of money.
AC. 4, 10. ry P y
Dimple, small cavity or depression in the cheek
or chin. Whence dimpled. AC. 2, 2. T.A. 4, 8.
Kin to dimble, dingle, den, gr. danos, denos,
tanos, from tanyö, teinö, to extend; ital.
tarza, cavern-
Din, noise, clang, sound. Cy. 5, 4. Co. 3, 2.
| TS. 1, 8. T. 2, 1. AC. 4, 8. From the Sax.
dyn, celt. and oldgerm. don, Ton, icel. duna,
thunder, dinder in westernengl.
D in to blow; impression, force, driving force,
out. JC. 3, 2. By dint of su'ord. bhd.
• 1.
Dirge, office or mass for a dead. R.J. 4, 5. cf.
| death. Anciently dirige; from a hymn begin-
ning dirige gressus meos.
to D is a ble, to undervalue, disparage, disgrace
by bad report, or censure. AL. 4, 1. assif. 5, 4.
to Disc a n dy, to melt away from the state of
being candied, like sugar. A.C. 4, 10. proposed
also ib. 8, 11., instead of the quite unintel-
ligible discandering. From candy. -
Disc harge, balance of account, audit, acquit-
tance. b.Rf. 1, 8.
to D is close, to hatch. H. 5, 1.
Discontent, malcontent. aPId. 5, 1.
Discourse, reason. TN. 4, 3. H. 4, 8.
** o, uneasiness, trouble, discontent ahf.
, 5.
D is edged, deprived of the keenness of appe-
tite, satiated. Cy. 3, 4.

to Dish a bit, to remove from its habitation. KJ. 2, 1.

to Dis limn, to unpaint, obliterate, to raze out, to whip, blot, strike out. AC. 4, 12. Kin to limn, lat. limus, germ. schlämmen. Dism a y, affright, fear, apprehension, anxiousmess. MP. 1,8. H. 4, 1. Kin to the span. desmayar, ital. smagare, smago, gr. mathâ, métis, germ. Muth, Gemiith, anglos. mod, mode, alem, muat, goth. miton, to think. Dism e, a tenth; the number ten. TC. 3, 2. post-red, spoiled of natural affection. KL , 4. to Disp a rage, to slight, speak ill of, to treat with contempt. MA. 3, 2. MD. 3, 2. From the Ital. dispregiare, disprezzare, sprezzare. Disport, sport. O. T. 3. Compare the ital. diportare, the engl. divert, lat. disportare. Dispose, disposal. K.J. 1, 1; disposition. 0. 1, 8; arrangement. TC. 2, 3. "good, inclined to mirth and jesting. TN. , 8. to Disproperty, to prejudice. Co. 2, 1. to Di spunge, to sprinkle, as with water squeez— ed from a spunge. AC. 4, 9. to D is seat, to unseat, remove from a seat. M. 5, 8. Di staff, rock, stick to spin with. WT. 1, 2. TN. 1, 3. Rb. 3, 2. KL. 4, 2. Kin to the germ. Stab, Schaft, gr. skępón, skeptron. to Distaste, to give dislike, dissatisfaction, to offend. TC. 2, 2. S. Gifford's Ben Jons. V, 82. pist emperature, disorder, sickness. CE. •), 1. D is tract, distracted. KL. 4, 6. Distractions, detachments, parts taken from the main body. AC. 3, 7. Pistra ught, distracted. R.J. 4, 8. Rc. 3, 5. to Di vert, to deviate. He. 2. ch. AL. 2, 8. Div e s (a latin word) the rich leacher or riotou glutton in the gospel. a Hil. 3, 3. o to Di v est, to undress. 0.2, 8. Pi v i da ble, divided, distant. TC. 1, 3. Di v i dant, divisible. TA. 4, 3. Division, in musical sense for shake, quavering, trill. R.J. 3, 5. to Dizzy, to make giddy. H. 5, 2. to toss, turn about. TC. 5, 2. It implies the notion of weariness, slackness after a great exercise. Kin to dazzle, the gr. thad, thoazö, thoassó, engl. to toss. Hence are to be explained dizzyeyed. ałlf. 4, 7. dizzy young. M.M. 4, 8. to Do, to have carmallv to do with a woman. MP. 3, 4. MM. 1, 2. H. 4, 5. S. Gifford's Ben Johs. III, 471. WI, 168. to Do one right, to pledge a person in drinking. b11d. 5, 3. to Do out, to extinguish, obliterate. H. 1, 4. to Do to death, or to die, to kill. cIlf. 2, 1. to Dodge, to nse tricks, craft, or low shifts, to palter. A.C. 3, 9. Kin to the gr. tothazö. Doe, shamoy, goat. AL. 2, 7. TAn. 2, 1. 2, 2. to Doff, to do off, to put off. A.C. 4, 4, to remove, get rid of. M. 4, 8; to subject to delay, to put off. O. 4, 2. S. to daff. to Dog, to spy. MD. 1, 2; to follow greedily. TN. 3, 2. a Hs. 3, 2. b Hf 3, 1. Co. 5, 3. TC. 1

• Jo Dole, share or lot in any thing distributed; distribution. , Hence the phrase happy man be his dole, let his share or lot be the title Happy man. It was a general wish for good success, for happy he who succeeds best. MW. 3, 4. TS. 1, 1. JWT. 1, 2. a Hil. 2, 2. Gifford's Ben Jons. IV, 14. —; grief, lamentation. H. 1, 1. MD.

5, 1. AL. 1, 2 bild. 1, 1. Horne Tooke Div. ; P. II, 258. Kim to deal, and the lat. door. Dolour, grief, pain, lamentation. Rb. 1, 3. T. 2, 1. TG. 3, 1. JJT. 5, 2. M. 4, 3. Rb. 1, 8. TC.5, 8. KL. 2, 4. Dolour and dollar occafoll, make a pun. T. 2, 1. KL. 2, 4. MM. 2. * Dolphin, a sportive, lively, lusty fish. AW. 2, 3. AC. 5, 2. In KL. 3, 4. Dolphin my boy, my boy is the part of an old song. to Do n, to do on, to put on. AC. 2, 1. TAn. 1, 2. H. 4, 5. Dot age, fondness of fancy. AC. 1, 1. MA. 2, 3. MD. 4, 1. TA. 3, 5. KL. 1, 4. From to dote, kim to doze, dazzle. S. Horne Tooke Div. of P. H., 216. Dot a r d, old fool, that becomes fond and childish. MA. 5, 1. TS. 5, 1. WT. 2, 3. Cy. 1, 1. to Dot c, to rave. CE. 5, 1; to be fond of in love, to be foolishly enamoured, with on and #: MW. 2, 2. MA. 2, 3. MD. 1, 1. KL. 4. Doublet, an old garment worn publicly only by boys. M/V. 3, 8, or young men. TN. 2, 4. Cy. 3, 4. It was also a sign of indigence. bf{f 4, 7. Dove. A sucking dove. MD. 1, 2, is abbreviatcd for sucking lamb or harmless dove. bf{f. 3, 1. The word itself is, like the germ. Taube kiu to dive, anglos. deaphian. S. Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 156. as columba is from the gr. kolymbaú, and peleia from pled. Dough ty, brave, gallant, valiant. AC. 4, 8. S. deft. Gifford's Ben Jons. IIII, 102. to Dout, to do out, to extinguish. He. 4, 2. H. 1, 4. Hence neither doubt, nor daunt are acceptable conjectures. Dow dy, a little thick woman. R.J. 2, 4. Dow le, the fibres of down in a feather or any similar substance. T. 3, 3. Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 259. judges dal, dael, dole, doule, dowle, deal, dell to be but one word disferently pronounced and written, and to mean merely a part, piece, portion, without any other designation. Notwithstanding it seems an other form of down, kin to Dune, from the old dunen, to raise one's self, perhaps also to the gr. teinö, germ. dehnen. Dowlas, sackcloth, coarse linen cloth, to make sacks of a Hil. 3, 8. Las is for lace. Dory, lass, mistress. WT. 4, 2. Cant! Drab, loose woman, strumpet. MM. 2, 1. M. 4, 1. aPlf. 5, 5. bhif. 2, 1. TC. 5, 1. H. 2, 2. Kin to draff, icel. draf, germ, Träber, Trester, gr. drepò, derö, terø, tribó, deros. IHorne Tooke Div. of P. II, 154. derives it from the Sax. dreiban, eiicere, ofoo to Dr a b, to follow loose women. H. 2, 1. Dr aff, hogwash, or any such coarse liquor. a Hä. 4, 2. to Drag, to draw, drain. R.J. 3, 5- aff, 1, 8. bHf, 8, 2. WT 1, 2. Draw, o: draggle, drain, drawl, gr. tero, germ. drehen, lat. stringo, germ. Strang, streng, Strähn, are but varying forms of traho. Drake. Francis, whose ship, in which he sailed round the world, was by order of Queen Elizabeth laid up at Deptford, on board of which she dined, is supplied ahf. 1, 1. by Pope. Voss proposes northern drake, meaning the star of the arctic pole twisting itself

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Perhaps to the middlelat. drudes, or drudi, germ. Traute, Vertraute. S. Dufresne. Drudgery, toil, labour, hardship. bild. 3, 2. to Drug, to season, mix with medicinal ingre– dients. M. 2, 2. From Drug, dryed herbs, plants, roots. Cy. 1, 6. 4, 1. Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 414. Drum. Tom or John Drum's entertainments, a kind of proverbial expression for ill treatment. Most of the allusions seem to point to the dismissing of some unwelcome guest with more or less of ignominy and insult. In an old interlude entitled Jack Drum's entertainments that personage appears as an intriguing servant, whose projects are usually foiled. Ass’. 3. 6. 5, 3.

to Drumble, to act lazily and stupidly, to be

confused, to go about any thing confusedly or awkwardly. A provincial term for to be dronish or sluggish. MW. 3, 2. The word meaning also to mumble or mutter unintelligibly is related with droll, gr. traulos, stammering, by tred, to turn, germ. drehen, drillen, in the hamborough dialect to fob. How as stammering, being one kind of unwieldiness and awkwardness, was only the point, whence is— sued the idea of comicalness, we might sup'?. that also John Drum, as a sort of standng mask of awkwardness, were to be derived from that source. to Dub a knight, to make or create knight, to knight by beating with the sword. TN. 3, 4.

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