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Ghost, dead person. bhf. 3, 2. Kim to the hebr. chai, life, and the pers. Gahs, good spirits, (Jzeds), of the day's parts. to Ghost, to haunt as a ghost. AC. 2, 6. Gib, gib cat, male cat. An expression exactly analogous to that of a Jack ass, the one being formerly called Gib, or Gilbert, in old French Tibert. Tib was also a common name for a cat. a Hä. 1, 2. H. 3, 4. Douce's Ill. of Sh. I, 415. to Gibb er, to gab, gabble, babble, jabber, gabber, gibe, jape. H. 1, 1. Alltogether rela– tions, as varieties of the gr. chao, chain 5, engl. to yawn, jaun, chaun , to open the mouth, called also gab. The consonants being but later precipitates of earlier aspirations, their change must be the greater and the more licentious in a mixt and hybridous language chiefly, that fluctuates between various assonances of words and ideas. to Gibb et , to hang on a gallows, $o: MWW’. 2, 2, a Hil. 4, 2.) or any thing. bhd. 3, 2. that alludes to the manner of carrying a barrel by putting it on a sling. From the fr. gibet, ital. giubetto, giubette, kin to the hebr. gab, high, arched. Gibe, jest, mockery, scorn. MW. 3, 3, 4, 5. H. 5, 1. 0. 4, 1. Giber, mocker, jeerer. Co. 2, 1. S. to gibber. Gig , turning top. LL. 4, 3. 5, 1. Kim to the gr. Kuö, kukys, kikö, kichö, the engl. quick, etc. Gig let , giglot, gigle, wanton wench, drab, strumpet. M.M. 5, 1. a Hf. 5, 1. Cy. 3, 1. An assonance of the anglos. gagol, gaegl, lascivious, the engl. to giggle, gr. kichlizö, kichJiskö, germ. kichern, the subst. giggle for mistress. S. Gifford’s Ben Jons. III, 124. to Gild, to cover with foliated gold. MP. 2, 6. KJ. 2, 2; to pay, bFId. 4, 4., where the pun with gild and guilt: See also He. 2. ch. Hib. 2, 1. Gold was popularly styled red; hence to guld with blood a common phrase in the sixteenth century. M. 2, 2. Gilt, gilded, drunk. '. 5, 1. by a jocular allusion to the grand elixir alchymists as stone. bhid. 3, 2. TA. 2, 2. or as aurum potabile bild. 4, 4. AC. 1, 5. AW. 5, 2. JC. 1, 3. Gilded puddle AC. 1, 4, puddles of urine, where there is formed a film, which reflects all the prismatic colours and very principally yellow and other tinges of a golden hue. Gill, abridged for Gillet, from Julietta. R.J. 2, 4. as Gillian CE. 3, 1. from Juliana. Gilt, gold, gilding. Rb. 2, 1. cIlf. 2, 2. Gim mal, or gemmou is in general all what is mechanically artificial, and nicely or curiously formed machinery, mechanical work or performance; whence a Hf, 1,2... some odd gimmals or device are joined, and He. 4, 2. g. bit is a curious bit. Of course gimmal and gimmer, or gimcrack, or curious contrivance or machinery are the same word—for l and r notoriously are changed not seldom –. The notion of double ring here intruded by an odd etymology must therefore be wholly abandoned. For the word is an assonance of the gr. Keimélion, as well, meaning a curious, precious and therefore kept up thing, as of the german verb zummern, kin to the gr. demein, the engl. timber, that is to work curiously in mechanics. Even by gin, gimmy, pretty, spruce, neat, it assonates the gr. komos, kompsos : komo, the engl. gimp,

scot jump, jemmy, the lat. comptus, comtus, of whom the general notion is the same. So it

will appear, that Nares' conjecture MD. 4, 1. jewel for gimmal is superfluous. Gin, snare to catch birds, trap. TN. 2, 5. M. 4, 2 b|Hf. 3, 1. cIIf 1, 4. Contracted, as it seems, from engine, like genius and ingenium. to Gin, to begin. M. 1, 2. Anglos. gynnan. Ginevra, king Arthur's false consort L.L. 4, 1. Ginger, a sort of spice very current in Shk’s times. a Hä. 2, 1. JWT 4, 2. M.M. 4, 3. MJ . 3, 1. Gr. Zingiberis. S. Douce's Ill. of Sh. I, 142. Gingerly, softly, heedfully, carefully. TG. 1, 2. Kim to the germ. zimperlich, zipperlich, zappdich. Gipsy, gipsey, giptian, Egyptian. AC. 4, 10. to Gird, to cut, or lash with wit, to reproach, fob, jeer. bhid. 1, 2. Co. 1, 1. Gird, a cut, sarcasm, stroke of satire. T.S. 5, 2. a Hf. 3, 1. Nares derives it from the sax. gyrd, virga, switch, germ. Gerte. Gifford's Ben Jons. III, 385. deems it a mere metathesis of gride, viz thrust, blow, metaphorically a smart stroke of wit, taunt, reproachful retort. Girdle. There is no discretion below the girdle, a proverb alluded to KL. 4., 6. by the words But to the g. do the gods inherit, beneath is all the fiends. cf. H. 2, 2. On fortunes cap we are not etc. Another proverb: If he be angry, tet him turn the buckle of his girdle, or in Ireland turn his brogues, that is prepare himself for combat by turning the girdle behind, and to obtain redress, is alluded to MA. 5, 1. By G is, Gisse, Jyse, Jis by Jesus! an oath. H. 4, 5. * G is t , gest, lodging or stage for rest in a progress or journey, chiefly of the king, written in a scroll and containing also the time of staying at each place. WT 1, 2. The fr. word gite. to G i ve off, to cease, leave off, to diminish, relent. AC. 4, 8. Given, endowed. b.Rf. 3, 1. JC. 1, 2, a Hil. 3, 3. M.M. 2, 1. Gives, gyres, fetters for feet. M.M. 4, 2. alld. 4, 2. Cy. 5, 4. R.J. 2, 2. H. 4, 7. From the gr. Kyphon, originally a crooked, courbed wood for shackling, from Kybó, kypó, kypho, Kyptd. to Give, gyve, to fetter. O. 2, 1. to Glan cle, to allude, give a hint of. MD. 2, 2. Kim to the gr. lad, glaussó, engl. gloss, to varnish over, of course to polish, forbish, make sleek, even, also in a metaphorical sense, assonant in to glose, wh. s. ; leios, germ. gleissen; engl. glad, sax. glaed, glad, germ, glatt, icel. gladr, gladvaer. to Glare, to look with piercing eyes, to stare at. KL. 3, 6. H. 3, 4. Kim to flare, by the gr. sad (s. to glance), and the lowsax. glaren, glören, to glow like coals, whence angloren, anglotzen (gr. glaussein), glarogig, metath. grailogig, answering to the homerical glauÅ op's. Of the same root is to Glass, to enclose in a glass. LL. 2, 1. Gle a m, a beam of light, corrected by Voss MD. 5, 1. for beam, or stream. The lineage extends itself farther to glow, glimmer, gleen, glimpse (gr. lampó, lampsû) glisten, gloss. (leussó), germ. glithen, glimmen, sax. leoman, lioman, geleoman, radiare, coruscare, lucere, lat, lumen, flamma. S. Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 873. Glee ful, joyful, mirthful, merry. TAn. 2, 3. The primitive word glee is used by Chaucer and in Tristan 2. 7. 10. 13 for music, so that

it is from the sax. gligg, glie, gle, kin to the gr. kaleå, klazö, Älangó, germ. Ålingen, Klang, engl. gleek, transferred to mirth, and joy. There assonates however also the gr. gelaö, to laugh. Gleek, jest, scoff. aPIf 3, 2. From the sax. glig, Iudibrium, jest. S. gleeful. To give the gleek, to pass a jest upon, to make appear ridiculous. R.J. 4, 5. Douce's ill. of Sh. I, 192. to Glee k, to jest, scoff at MD. 3, 1. He, 5, 1, where gleek and gall, wh. s. The nearest etymon of this word in this meaning is the gr. glaux, owl, as mocking bird in "...o. Gleek, a game at cards, played by three persons with 44 cards, each d having 12, and 8 being left for the stock. Gleek were 8 cards of a sort, as 8 aces, 8 kings etc. from the germ. gleich. To this and the double meaning of scoffing is alluded Rb. 4, 5. to Glew, or glue, to join with a viscous cement, to join, unite. cIIf: 2, 6. 5, 2. K.J. 3, 4. From the fr. glu, kin to cleave, germ. kleben. to Glib, or lib, to geld, castrate. WT. 2, 1. Probably from the gr. kolobun, to mutilate, whence the engl. collop, wh. s. reducible therefore to leó, lepô, to make thin, hollow, smooth, sleek, even, plain, slippery, to glib TC. 4, 5. gr; leios, lat. laevis. Hence Gli b, pliant, flexible. TA. 1, 1: where it is joined with slippery. KL. 1, 1. where glib and oily art to speak. to Gloom, to be dark, tenebrous, to look gloomy, melancholy, sullen. R.J. 5, 8. S. gleam. to Glose, gloze, to interpret or put construction upon anything, to expound, comment upon, to prate. Rb. 2, 1 ; to fawn, flatter by speaking. TC. 2, 2. Kin to gloss (S. to glare, glance and gleam) and the gr. glossa, tongue. Gloss, varnish. aPlf. 4, 1. Glove, gauntlet, of a lady worn in the helmet as a favour, was a very honourable token in the times of chivalry, and much of the wearer's success was derived from the virtue of the lady. Rb. 5, 3. It was also a fashion, that by and by fell into the hands of coxcombical and dissolute servants. KL. 3, 4. Sometimes they were token of challenge, He. 4, 1. and of enmity to him from whom it was taken, ib. 4, 7. Gloves were often perfumed. WT. 4, 8. te Glut, to cloy, overfill, swallow. T. 1, 1. a Hil. 4, 2. (lat. glutio.) to Gnarl, to snarl. Rb. 1, 3. bhlf. 3, 1. Sax. gnyrran, germ. Knurren, lat. grunnio, gr. gryzö, germ. grunzen. Gnar led, knotted. MM.2, 2. Kin by metathesis to the gr. grynos, grunos, germ. Knorr. Gn at is to be restored for knot, knott, or sot LL. 8, 8. Go a d, sting, pointed stick to prick oxen forward. WT.1, 2, where it is joined to thorns, nettles, tails of wasps. to Go a d, to stimulate, incite. M.M. 2, 2. AIV. 5, 1. Co. 2, 3. Goal, landmark set up to bound a race; aim, scope. WT. 1,2. AC. 4, 8. From the gr. kaulos, shaft, or stalk. Gob b et, a mouthful, o: swallowing...bHf. 4, 1. 5, 2. Kin to.gob. gogy, wh: s. Goblet, cup for drinking. Rb. 8, 8 bild. 2, 1. From the gr. kypellon. Goblin, fairy; spirit. T. 4, 1. CE. 2, 2. WT. 2, 1. TC. 5, 11. H. 1, 4, 5, 2. The germ. Kobold, from the gr. kobalos, koballos, kóbalos,

one of the mates or pheres of Bacchus, a com— pany like the Satyri and Fauni. The idea was individually formed and framed by every people, and accommodated to the language, and vice versa. It implies however the motion of a playful, merry, droll, harmless spirit. S. Douce's Ill. of Sh. I, 892.

God 'ild or dild you, corrupt form instead

of god yield or give you some advantage. AL. 3, 3. 5, 4. S. M. 1, 6. AC. 4, 2. God before, either god going before, assisting, guiding, favouring, or be fore, viz god may defend, assist, shield by an archaism. He. 1, 2. 3, 6. God’s bles sing. To go out of god's bl. into the warm sun was a proverbial phrase for quit— ting a better for a worse situation. Thereat is alluded H. 1, 2, by I am too much in the sun, viz out of God’s blessing, unfortunate, unblessed. God’s s a n ties, or corruptedly sonties, for god's sancti, or saints, an oath. MV. 2, 2. Gong a rian, gipsy, supposed to be a corruption of Hungarian, perhaps to make a more tremendous sound. MW. 1, 8. Douce's Ill. of Sh. I, 57. Good. To do good, to have effect. aPId. 3, 1.To make good, to justify, maintain, secure. CE. 5, 1. TS. ind. 1. – 4-good (at good) seriously, . TG. 4, 4. Good deed, indeed, in very deed. WT. 1, 2. — Good leave, ready assent. AL. 1, 1. — A good man, in mercantile style, solid, trusty. MV. 1, 3. Co. 1, 1. - Good night, serenade, a species of minor poem of the ballad kind. bild. §. end. Goose, smoothing or pressing iron of tailors, from its being often roasting. M. 2, 3. Lowsax. goos, bohem. huss, lowgerm. gant, from ant, and, whence the lat. anser, the gr. chén, the germ. Ente. Gooseberry, b}{d. 1, 2. corrupted from the nord groser, grosert, groset, gael. grosaud, sued. Krus baer, lat. grossula. G or belly, gorbellied, a person bacon fat, fatgut, fat Kiči. having a large paunch. aPool. 2, 2. There is also a form of it, gorrel bellied, probably from gore, wh. s., of course kin to the lat. crudelis, as the Germans in this series use gruusam, or greulich. Gore, blood. M. 2, 3. He. 4, 6. TA. 3, 5. Oldgerm. Grau, cambr. crau, bohem. krew, lat. cruor, from the gr. krač, aeol. krauð, lat. creo, to curd, kin to crew, crystal. to Gore, to prick, stab, pierce, bore. Rb. 1, 3. TC. 1, 1. 3, 3. KL. 5, 8. Probably kin to the gr. kerö, kerad, karö, keiró, keratzó, to shear, cut, kill, send a ship to the bottom. The verb. bore, sax. geborian, whence Johnson derives it arbitrarily, lay in other series of motions; and perhaps it would not be absurd, to hear assonate the precedent word. to Gorge, to fill the gorge, to feed. KL. 1, 1. TS. 4, 1; to swallow, devour. JC. 5, 1. From the lat. gurges. Gorgeous, pompous, magnificent, stately, splendid. T. !. 1. a Hs. 5, 4. KL. 2, 4. Gorget, piece of armour to defend the neck. TC. 1, 8. No doubt originally the orge, and therefore the same with habergeon, heburgeon, hauberk, germ. Halsberge. to Gorm a n dize, to gluttonize, banket. MP. 2, 5. bhd. 5, 5. In French gourmand, from the low sax. Körmann, from kören, kiesen, to choose, to taste, gr. geuein.

Gorse, goss, furze, the low sort that only grows upon wet ground; it has prickles like those on a rosetree, or gooseberrybush. T. 4, 1. OriÉ. furze and jor. seem however to have een the same word. Gospell'd, bound by the gospel, pious, religious. M. 3, 1. Gospel is god's spell, god's letter or word. Gossam er, gossomer, gossamour, properly cotton; light downy matter; the long floating cobwebs seen in fine weather in the air, allhallown-summer. KL. 4, 5. R.J. 2, 6. From the gr. gausapos, lat. gossipium, fr. gossanpine. Gossip, relation or sponsor in baptism; familiar acquaintance, chiefly tattling women. TG. 3, 1. CE. 5, 1. MD. 2, 1. MW. 3, 1. W.T. 2, 3. Sax. godsibbe, whence Chaucer's godsib, from the sax. Syb, sippe, germ. Sippe, kin to the lat. cippus, prosapia, germ. Sast. to Gossip, to act as a gossip, to stand sponsor to any one in giving a name. AW. 1, 1. Goujere, goodjer, goujeer, the french disease, KL. 5, 8. corrupted to good year, like to the ital. malanno, and vice versa; for goujere or oodjer is an exclamation. MA. 1, 8. #. 2, 4. W. 1, 4. It is derived from the fr. gouge, a trull; but that etymology seems not altogether to be questionless, so that one might suspect yet a far deeper corruption of some word or words, like guajac, gout, germ. Gicht, Kopsschur (answering to the french crown. At least terms like the low sax. Dumm Jörkenpulver for pulvis gummi guttae, Violenrumor for philonium romanum show evidently the licentiousness of the language. In Government, regularly, according to the time. MD. 5, 1. Gourd, a species of false dice, probably bored internally, with a secret cavity. MW. 1, 8. S. fullam. o, that has the gout (germ. Gicht.) T.A. , 8. Grace at me at was often said in metre. M.M. 1, 2. TA. 1, 2. 3, 6. Co. 4, 2. Herb of grace, the rue. Rb.3, 4. AW.4, 5. cf. WT. 4,8. because used, it is said, in exorcisms againts evil spirits. S. Gifford's Ben Jons. V, 389. Gracious, graceful, beautiful. K.J. 3, 4. Grain, in, in true red colour. TN. 1,5. Against the grain, contrary to the proper direction. Co. 2, 8. From granum. Grained, rough, wrinkled, chiefly of leather. H. 3, 4. Co. 4, 5. Grame reg, many thanks, much obliged. MP'. 2, 2. From the fr. grand merci. TAn. 1, end. TS. 1, 1. to Grapple, to hook. H. 1, 8. to contend, fight, strive. bhif. 1, 1. Kin to the gr. chro5. chripó, chriptó, whence to gripe, germ. getsen, to grasp, grope, lat. rapio, pers. girlften Add gripizö, gripeud. to Grate, to rub, bruise (wh. s.); to offend, vex, injure, with on, bild. 4, 1. AC. 1, 1, with upon MW. 2, 2. Gra till it y, for gratuity. TN. 2, 3. to Grave, to bury. Rb. 3, 2. TA. 4, 8. Graves for greaves, armour for the legs. bhd. 4, 1. French greves, from the gr. Krupala, krépides. Warburton corrects glaives, or su'ords, needlessly; since the boards of books bear more resemblance to greaves, than to swords.

to Gravel, to cover with gravel (Hh.1, 1.) or
sand; to make stop, to perplex. AL. 4, 1
Gravel seems a labial form of grail, fr. grâle,
transposed from glarea, like the germ. Gries,
gr. cheras.
Gray ma l k in, Grimalkin, a fiend supposed to
resemble a grey cat. M. 1, 1; a cat. S. Malkin.
to Graz ex to fret (wh. s.), gall, glance, as a
bullet. He. 4,8. O. 4, 1. In this signification
it is kin to the gr. rhad. s. fret, and add
chrauð, grauð, grad, graphā, chraú. In the
other of feeding on grass, it is from the latter
word, kin to the gr. grastis, krastis, sax.
gaers, graes, related to chortos. Cf. Horne
Tooke Div. of P. II, 875. -
Greedy, covetous, eager, desirous. MW. 1, 8.
Goth. gredig, ind, gridhne, sax. graedig,
germ. Gier, gierig, kin to the gr. Kear, kêr.
Greek, jovial fellow, fond of good living and
free potations; whence the proverb as merry
as a Greek, corrupted since into grig. TC. 1, 2.
4, 4; pander, bawd. TN. 4, 1. Gifford's Ben
Jons. III, 261. observes “That patronymic ap-

pellation, like Trojan, Lacedaemonian etc. was merely used as augmentative and must be understood from the context.

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Groin, parts about the privities. bhd. 2,4. Kin to the gr. choiras, tumour of the jugular glands. Groom, “denotes always attendance, observance, care, custody whether of horses, chambers, garments, bride etc. It is applied to the person by whom something is attended. From the sax. cyman, curare, regere, custodire, cavere, attendere. It should be goom, like Brautigan.” Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 261. to Grope, to feel for, to touch, fumble. H. 5, 2. M.M. 1. 2. S. grupe, grapple. Gross n e s s, roughness, rawness. MW. 5, 5. TC. 1, 3. S. greenness. Grove, place covered with trees, a Hil. 1, 1. bHf. 1, 2. Sax. graef, middlelat. grava, probably because surrounded with a grave, or ditch. to Grovel, to creep. bhif. 1, 2. 1, 4. Kin to creep, croop, gr. herpó, serpo, repo, germ. Árabbeln. Ground, soil, land. H. I, 1; air or musical theme, on which variations and divisions (the descant) are to be made. Itc. 8, 7. Ground ling, a spectator in the pit, or the groundstands, ground, where the spectators actually stood on the ground without benches. H. 3. 2. Ben Jonson IV, 866. terms them the understanding gentlemen of the ground. S. Malone's Shaksp. II, 50. to Grub up, to dig up, to root up, to extirpate. Hh. 5, 1. to Guard, to ornament with guards or facings. KJ. 4, 2. MV. 2, 2. Guards, borders, trimmings, facings or other ornaments applied upon a dress. MA. 3, 4, LL. 4, 8; ornaments in general, or dress. MM 3, 1. bodyguard. He. 4, 2. The word itself is kin' to the germ. waren, gr. horač, to see, Greud, Öred, to care, fr. garder, it guardare, middlelat. warens, kin to guarantee, warrant. Gu er do n, reward. MA. 5, 3. L.L. 3, 1. The fr. word, from the germ. //erth. to Guer do n, to recompense. b.Rf. 1, 4. eBf. 3, 5. Guile, fraud, deceit, treason. aPlf. 4, 1. Guiled, treacherous. W. 8, 2. Guile ful, deceitful. aPlf.1:1. Alltogether from the Sax. wiglian , gewiglian , begiglian, to conjure, to divine, to practice cheat, imposture aud enchantments; kin to guilt, teile, gull, Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 324. Add to those the holl. gylen, the gr. kyklos, circle, magic circle, enchantment. Gules, red fields in heraldry; red. TA. 4, 8. II. 2, 2. from gula, gall. gueule, vocabulum, quo frequenter utuntur fectales nostri ad designandum in armis seu insignibus rubeum Est autem gula pellis rubricata.

colorem. Du Fresne. Gulf, stomach, paunch. M. 4, 1. Gr. kolpos: Gull, dupe, fool, easy credulous person. 0. 5, 2. He. 3, 6. Rc. 1, 3. TN. 3, 2, 5, 1. TA. 2, 1 ; cheat, imposition, fraud, *f; MA. 2, 8. to Guli, to fob, fleer, deceive. TN. 2, 8. S. guileful. Gifford's Ben Jons. I, 18. Gunner, constable. T. 2, 2. Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 307, derives gun from gynian, hiare; unless it be from engine. Guns to nes, balls of stone, used in heavy artillery before the introduction of iron shot. He, 1, 2.

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Haberd as her, one who sells small fashionable wares, pedler. Hh. 5, 3. cf. TS. 4, 3. where there is some catalogue; and JP'alt. Scott's Heart of Midloth. I, 85. where ‘hosiers, glovers, hatters, mercers, milliners and all who dealt in the miscellaneous wares now termed haberdasher's goods.’ It is derived from berdash, a kind of necklace, or from the germ. habt ifir das (ridiculously enough ' ) But there seems rather to lay in the word averium, ware, and the germ. Tasche, budget, bag, likewise as budget, bag and pocket, of course the dental letters related, as the labial ones. So it would be one that has a bag or budget of wares. to Hack, to cut, chop. The appropriate term for chopping off the spurs of a knight, when he was to be degraded. MW. 2, 1. whence it is to become cheap and vulgar, alluding to the prodigality of James I., in bestowing these honours (cf. J/arburton at 0.3, 4). Ibid. 4, 1. he teaches him to hick and to hack in Mrs. Quickly's cant punning with hic, haec seems to mean to make whores, to debauch, and would answer to the german hucken und hocken, or hecken und hockern. Hack n cy, hired, much used, common. LL. 3, 1. whether from equus, or from the germ. Höker, is uncertain. to #;" ey, to lend, put, let out, to lease. & , 2. Hag, witch. T. 1, 2. JPT 2, 8. M. 4, 1. a Hf. 3, 2. 3, 4. b Hf. 4, 1. KL. 2, 4. From the gr. aix, coat, form of the frightening god in mythology. Hagg ard, a hawk not manned, or trained to obedience, a wild hawk. O. 3, 3. MA. 3, 2. TS. 4, 1. Kim to hauk, sax. hasoc', hafur, havoc, germ. Habicht, Hacht, Falk, falco, aucon, auca. oca, sax. gof, aquila, gatek. to Haggle, to main, mangle. He, 4, 6. Kin to hack. Hair, grain, wh. s., texture, quality of any thing. a Hil. 4, 1. M. 4, 1. where the reading air is a glossem. Against the hair, against the grain, contrary to the mature of any thing. MW. 2, 3. TC. 1, 2. — Abundance of hair denoted a lack of brains, whence more hair than wit TG. 3, 1. — To dye the hairs was customary in Shk's times. MA. 2, 3. – False hair was much worn by ladies. MW. 3, 2. S. 68. — A horsehair dropped into corrupted water was believed to become soon an animal. AC. 1, 2. Halberd, an ox or hatchet for striving. CE. 5, 1. From the germ. Hellebarte, from hille, combat, strife, and barte, ax. Halcyon, or king's fisher. It was a currently received opinion, that the body of this bird, hung up; so as to move freely, would always turn its breast to the wind. KL. 2, 2. It was said to breed in the main, during which time

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calm does domineer; hence for placid, quiet, peaceful, still. aPlf. 1, 2. Half caps, half bows, slight salutations with the cap. TA. 2, 2. Halffaced, showing only half the face, the rest being concealed. bhlf. 4. 1. Said also of a face drawn in profile. KJ. 1, 1. where half face alludes to a thin, meagre face, half formed, as it were, as bold. 3,8. asld. 1, 8. Half kirtle, a common dress of courtesans, a short skirted loose bodied gown. bhd. 5, 4. Halfs word, at close fight, or handstrokes. ałld. 2, 4. Ha lidom, holiness, faith, sanctity, honesty. TG. 4, 2. From the germ. Heiligthum. Douce's Ill. of Sh. I, 45. A hall, a hall, an exclamation commonly used to make room in a crowd. R.J. 1, 5. Gifford's Ben Jonson VI, 285. WII, 416. Hallow mas, the mass or feastday of All-hallows, or all Saints. Nov. 2. On all Saint's day o Poor people went from parish to parish a souling, that is, begging in a certain lamentable tone, for a kind of cakes called soulcakes, and singing a song which they call the souler's song. TG. 2, 1. Rb. 5, 1. M.M. 2, 1. to Hamper, to fetter, entangle, perplex, seduce. bHf, 1, 3, where hamper and dandle are joined. Kin to hemp, lat. canabis, sax. haenep, germ. Hans. Hamst ring, senew, or tendon of the hip. TC. 1, 8. Hand. A hot and moist or oily hand was accounted a sign of an amorous constitution, a dry and cold one sign of debility and age. TN. 1,8. AC. 1, 2. 0.8, 4. WA. 5. - At any hand, at any rate, at all events. TS. 1, 2, sometimes in any hand. AW. 8, 6., of all hands LL.4, 5. Of his hands, of his inches, of his size; a hand being the measure of four inches. MW. 1.4. WT. 5, 8. At my hand, on my behalf. MA. 5, 2. n; n d fast, hold, custody, confinement. W3T.

, 8. Handy da n dy, a play, where somewhat is held in the hands, .# is to be guessed by | another, answering to Hocuspocus. KL. 4, 6. Hanger, loops in which the dagger was constantly worn, adorned with fringes and tassels of needlework, often very costly. H. 5, 2. S. Gifford's Ben Jons. II, 449. cf. carriage. Germ. Gehenk, Henkel, Haken. Hanging, tapestry, hanging carpet. TS. 2, 1. bHf. 5, 2; the action of suspending by the neck. Hanging and wiving go by destiny, a proverb T. 1, 1 MW. 2, 9, Hence a good hanging prevents a bad marriage. TN. 1, 5. Harbinger, forerunner, an officer in the royal household, whose duty was to allot and mark the lodgings of all the king's attendants in a progress. H. 1, 1. From the germ. herbergen, properly to lodge or quarter an army, engl. to harbour. noinent, courage, acts of courage. aPld. , 8. Hare was called melancholy on account of her solitary sitting in her form; hence also her flesh was supposed to engender melancholy. a Hil. 1, 2. Allusion to the proverb: mortuo leoni et lepores insultant is K.J. 2, 1. Harlock, a plant; probably a corruption of charlock, the wild mustard, a common weed in fields. KL. 4, 4. Various corrections are

burdocks, bordocks, hardokes, hoardocks. The gr. &ryngion, the lat. eruca seems to assonate. Harm, malice, wickedness. ahd. 2, 4. Sax. 3rmth, iermith, what hurteth, from yrman laedere. Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 425. Hoof os, armour. M. 5, 5; horse trappings. TS. 1, 2; instruments of war. ahd. 3, 2. From the fr. harnois, it armese, by the sax. ar, iren, engl. iron, cambr. haiarn, kin to the lat aes; germ. Harnisch. to Harrow, to break with the harrow. Co. 5,8; to vex; plunder, torment, confound, perplex. H. 1, 1.1, 5. AC. 3, 8. In this latter meaning, unless corrupted from harry, yet the same in notion, and kin to harass, from the sax. hergian, gr. arassó ; whereas in the originary notion kin to rake, germ. Rechen, provincially Harke, kin to the fr. charrue, the lat. irpices,

'#'. urpices. a t ch, to engrave, or mark with lines. TC. 1, 8. From the fro hacher. Hatches, the openings by which they descend from one deck of a ship to another. bhis. 3, 2. Rc. 1, 4. T. 1, 2. K.J. 5, 2. Hatch ment, escutcheon put upon the wall of a house, where a person died. H. 4, 5. Gifford's Ben Jons. W, 288. It is esteemed to be a corruption of atchievment, where the case is perhaps rather reversed, since hatchment is nearer to hatchet , that very well in heraldry could be an emblem of lordly jurisdiction, or right on life and death. Having, estate, fortnne. MW. 3, 2. JPT. 4, 3. M. 1,8. 0.4, 3. TN. 3, 4. He. 2, 3. 3, 2. TA. 2, 2. Germ. Habe. Haviour, for behaviour. TN. 3, 4. Cy. 3, 4. Rb. 1, 3. M.M. 1. 8. R.J. 2, 2. H. 1, 2. Haunch, hip; rear. bhd. 4, 4. From the middlelat. anca, hanca, fr. hanche, gr. ankön, sax. scanca, germ. Anke, Ankel, Enkel, Schienbein, Schenkel, Schinken. Haunt, way of venison. AC. 4, 12. MD. 2, 2. . R.J. 3, 1. Out of haunt, out of company, as Steevens explains, or removed, kept far from places, where men have intercourse. H. 4, 1. AL. 2. 1. to Haunt, to frequent, to trouble, vex by frequent appearing. alld. 5, 5. TC. 4, 1. 0. 4, 1. LL. 1, 1. Cy 4, 2. aPld. 3, 1. From the fr. hanter, and this whether from Hand, to handle, manage, or from the gr. antad, antiad, francon. anden, or from an indian word anah, life, spirit, we venture not to decide. Havock, ruin, waste, destruction. Hence to cry havock, to provoke to slaughter. K.J. 2, 2. Co. 3, 1. JC. 3, 1. Kim to hawk. to Hawk, to spit, to retch in spitting. AL.5, 3. He ad. To gather head, to get the better, to overmatch, or to come to maturity, to ripen. Rb. 5, 1. For head is also power, force, dominion. cIlf. 1, 1. — It is confounded in the prints LL. 3, 8, with heed, that is restored by Voss for: when the suspicious head of theft is stopp'd. He ads man, executioner, when a person is to be beheaded. AW. 4, 5. He arse, coffin, bier. bhd. 4, 4. aPlf. 1, 1. JC. 3, 2 To the derivation from the middlelat. hercia, hersia, harrow and branched candlestick, or from the sax. hyrscan, ornare, decorare. Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 828. we add one, from corse, or from the gr. ard, to pre

pare, fit out.

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