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HI. 3, 2. Blanket, woollen cover for a bed, sheet. Cy. 3, 1 ; used in theatre instead of a curtain, hence metaph, for cloudcover, sky cover. M. 1.5. Blast, storm, tempest. He 3, 1. ‘KL. 4, 1. mildew. KL. 1, 4. to Blast, to damage, blight (which no doubt is relationed) the corn; generally to ruin, damage, hurt. H. 1, 1 ; as v. n. to suffer a blast. TG. 1, 1. AC. 3, 1. Blaze, flame. H. 1, 4. Blast and blaze are relationed with blow, blush, lat. flare, gr. ao, azö, phlad. Hence also to Blaž c, to unfold, open, publicate, spread far and wide. R.J. 3, 3. contracted from to Blaz on, to set forth a coat of arms in its proper colours, (Gifford's Ben Jons. II, 401.) where the chief notion is that of making known, publishing, divulging; hence to , shew, expose to public sight. TAn. 4, 4. Cy. 4, 2; to deck. R.J. 2, 6. Blazon, divulging, revealing. H. 1, 5. cf. Ben Jonson VIII, 409. Gilf. II, 401. Ble a k, pale; rough. AL. 2, 6. – Gr. leukos, germ. bleich. to Ble ar, to weep, so that the eyes are inflamed, or swell, and of consequence are dimmed and clouded. Co. 2, 1. MP. 3, 2. hence to dim, ofuscate, and figuratively to deceive. - Kit, to the lat. flare and flere; low sax. pluren, plyren, to wink and twinkle with the eyes, so seeing better; pyrðget, short sighted; bleeroge, plurroge, plieroge, flirroge, running eye. to ñion, to start, or fly off, to flinch. M.M. 4, 5. WT. 1, 2. TC. 1, 1. 2, 2. H. 2, 2. It seems an other form of flinch, fling, flee. Blench, start, aberration from rectitude. S. 110. to Blend, to mix, mingle. Co. 3, 1. TC. 4, 5. Blent, for blended. MP. 3. 2. TN. 1, 5. Blessing of the bridebed by the priest, for to make the issue of the marriage happy, and to avert deformity, was a ceremony observed at all marriages. MD. 5, 2. S. Douce's Sh. ill. I, 199. II, 275. Blind worm, also slowworm, a little snake with very small eyes, anguis fragilis L., falsely supposed to be venomous. MD. 2, 3. M. 4, 1. germ. Blindschleiche. Bliss, hig o'est degree of happiness. R.J. 1, 1. MD. 3, 2, b Hf, 3, 3. AC. 1, 3. Anglos. blissian, laetari. B lister, blain, pimple, wheal, pock. L.L. 5, 2. II. 3, 4. Kin to blow. Blit he, merry. TAn. 4, 4. He. 2, 3, MA. 2, 3. where it is joined to bonny. B to a t , turgid, swoln. H. 3, 4. Block, stem of a tree. Rc. 3, 7. JC. 1, 1. M.M. 2, 1. 3, 1 ; the wooden mould, on which the crown of a hat is formed. MA, 1, 1. KL. 4, 6. – Kin to log, and the germ. liegen, gelegt. Blood, disposition. T.A. 4, 2. Cy. 1, 1 ; natural pi opensity, bent, appetite, desire, lust, concupiscence. MA. 2, 1. where wisdom and blood are opp. 4, 1; murder. K.J. 4, 2. Rc. 5, 8. Blood boltered, stained, sprinkled, daubed with blood. M. 4, 1. S. to bolt. Blown, swelled, tumid, inslated. KL. 4, 4. a Hil. 4, 2. nos, redfaced, fat, bloated wench. T.An. • 2. to Blubber, to swell one's cheek with weeping. R.J. 3, 3. cf. to bleav.

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Blue, was a colour appropriated to the dresses of particular persons in low life, as servants. TS. 4, 1. a Hf. 1, 3, beadles. S. beadle. Hence bluebottle, sometimes a term of reproach for a . servant. bild. 5, 4. S. Douce's Ill. of Sh. I, 333. Blunt, dull on the edge, or point; stupid, insensible. MA. 3, 4. T.S. 3, 2, b Hf. 4, 1. cIIf: 5, 1. JC. 1, 2. From the Anglos. blinnan, to stop in the progress towards a point, or edge. Horne Toote Div. of P. Is, 175. to Blur, to stain, spot, defile. b.Rf. 4, 1. Cy. 4, 2. H. 3, 4. Board, courtinn. Hh.1. 1; table. O. 3, 3. — Kim to the germ. Brett, of which it is metathesis; to the gr. bora, meat. to Bo a r d, to assail a ship, to enter it by force. MA. 2, 1. TS. 1, 2; to accost, front, pick up. TN. 1, 8. H. 2, 2. MIV. 2, 1. A W. 5, 8; to keep an ordinary, or cookshop. He. 2, 1. to Bob, to cheat, or obtain by cheating, to gull. 0. 5, 1 ; to scorn, flout, fleer, MD. 2, 1. Rc. 5, 3. TC. 2, 1. 3, 1. 0.5, 1. Other form of fob, fop, pop, kin to the gr. phebo, to excite, to persecute, and the 56, the thópó, thūpeud, to deceive, scorn. Bob, taunt, scoff, AL. 2, 7. Bob t a il, cut tail, short tail. KL. 3, 6. to Bode, to foredeem, presage. TS. 5, 2. T. 3, 1. MA. 3, 2. S. to bid. to Bodge, to boggle, make bungling or bad work, to come ill of. cIIs. 1, 4. It is paragoned to budge, fr. bouger, kin to the gr. phygö, pheugö, ital. fuggire, germ. weichen, to ily. Add, that the opposed charge, and give no foot of ground in the cited passage favour very much that simple meaning. ‘Tis evident, however, that the sense at least, although not the signification, is the same, when to bod;e is parallel'd to botch, patch, bungle, it...pezzo, fr. piece, germ. bisschen, Fetzen; hamb. Fudden, rags, brem. fuddeln, to make bad work, pfuschen. Perhaps both illustrations may be combined, as the genius of a mixed language would not gainsay. Bodkin, a little stabber or dagger. H. 3, 1. S. Murray's history of the Europ. lang. I, 395. Bog, mire, pool, lake, plash. MD. 3, 1. He 3, 7. KL.3.4. Kim to beach, gr. bachtle, lygé, Fégé, source, bourn, aiges fr. vogues, germ. Włogen, lat. aqua, water. to Boggle, to stir, be in motion, and of course. to be all righted, dismayed, startled. Aso. 5, 8 Kin to wag, waggle, waddle, germ. wackela. Boggle r, one who boggles; a vicious woman who starts from the right path. (C. 3, 11. where Johnson falsely referring it to Thyreus explains it, doubter, timorous man, and smuggles a sense wholly alien to the context. Bo he mian Tartar, perhaps a gipsy. Mo'. 4, 5. A mere wild appellation, designed to ridicule the appearance of Simple. Bo il, butch, bump, tumour, bunch. Co. 1, 4. TC. 2, 1. Other form of bea!, bule, byle, germ. Beule. S. Douce's Ill. of Sh. II, 157. to Bold, to embolden, render bold, to bolden. (AL. 2, 7. Hh. 1, 2.) KL. 5, 1. Kim to the Anglos. wald, dominion, lat. validus, ital. baldo, baldanza, old germ. bald, pald, palth, audacious, balden, to venture, walten, Gewalt. to Bolster, to countenance, support, uphold. properly by a pillow, or cushion, to back, assist. But 0.3, 3. it is used in an obscene

sense for to tup in the same place. In an analogous manner the greek eune , signifying couch, is concubinage, and concubine, euna– zein, to go to bed is to lay with. – Kim to Bolster, Polster, Psihl, #!". o uluinus, Pfülf, Pfulg, Pfulz, Buleuve, pellis. b{i. S. Fift fulg, Pf P to Bolt, to sift. WT. 4, 3. TC. 1, 1. metaphorically applied to language. Co. 3, 1; to fasten with a bolt, to fetter. A.C. 5, 2. Another form of it is to bolter. M. 4, 1. Bolt in g h utch, the wooden receptacle or chest, into which the meal is bolted. a Hil. 2, 4. Hutch is the Anglos. hwaecce, kin to catch, lat. capio, capesso, gr. chao. Bomb ard, a sort of cannon; a very large drinking vessel, made probably of leather, to distribute liquor to great multitudes. T. 2, 2. aPld. 2, 4. #. 5, 8. From the greek bombéo, bom— bainó, to buzz, bluster, Bomb ast, a kind of loose texture, not unlike what is now called wadding, used to stuff out quilting the dresses, or clothes. Hence figuratively creature of bombast, ahd. 2, 4:= great fat man; tumour of words unsupported by solid sentiment, big words without meaning. LL. 5, 2. 0. 1, 1. B on a rob a, Italian phrase, signifying properly good ware, in the ironical sense of loose ware, then a courtesan, “femmina bella anzichenö, ma disonesta, o di partito,' as Alberti de Willa nuova explains it. bhd. 3, 2. Bond. S. band. Bond age, captivity. aPlf. 5, 8. Rö. 1, 3. Cy. 3, 3. 5, 4; servility. JC. 1, 3. AW. 3, 5. Bone. By these ten bones i. e. fingers. b.Rf 1,8. B on each, venereal disease. TC. 2, 3. 5, 1. Book, every kiud of composition, as indenture, articles of agreement. a Hil. 3, 1. Hence our book is drawn ib. or indenture is written down, is ready; articles of judicial examination. MM. 2, 1. where supposed is misspoken for deposed, examined as witness. By the book, artfully, skillfully. R.J. 1, 5. Books. To be in- one's books, to be in favour. MA. 1, 1. To put in one's books, to confer, bestow one’s favour. MA. 1, 1. TS. 2, 1. The origin of this phrase is, that books are memo– randums, in whom were entered the names of servants and retainers, friends, customers, debtors, perhaps also heirs. Book is h, versed in books, well read. WT. 3, 3. opp. unbookish, raw, rough. O. 4, 1. Boon, meed, fee. TG. 5, 4; offer. cIIs. 3, 2: reward, favour. Rc. 1, 2. TAn. 2, 4. Rb. 4. From the latin bonus, whence Chaucer spells bone. Boot, profit, gain, advantage, reward, recompense. KL. 4, 5; to boot, something over and above. M. 4, 5. Rc. 4, 4.5, 8. Cy. 1, 6. TC. 1, • 2; prey. He. 1, 2. bhof. 4, 1. Boots an instru– ment of torturing, used in Scotland, and in Spain. Douce's ill. of Sh. I, 32. Hence to give the boots to one, to scorn, to make a laughing stock of one, to play with, in germ. einen schrauben. TG. 1, 1. – Kim to the greek bá– thein, bočthein, to aid, assist, pās, foot, gr. batein, to tread. to Boot, to stead, (wh: s.) to serve. WT. 3, 2. in active sense. AC. 2, 5. Hope ep, a gaine of nurses with children, con– sisting in drawing near and retiring crying cuckoo, viz see, see look, look! KL. 1, 4. 1:0 is from the greek bits, ox, frightening

spectre that haunts. S. Bug, which shows, that frightening in jest or sport may have been a modification of that game. So the Italians in this case cry bau, bau, or baco, baco. S. Douce's Ill. of Sh. II, 146. the Germans mum rozzorno. Bore, bored hole, issue. Cy. 3, 2; the hollow of a cannon, metaphorically for estimation, capacity. H. 4, 6. to Bore, to wound; metaphorically to torment. Hh. 1, 1. — Both words from the lat. per, through, gr. peran, go through, lat. forare to pierce. Bosky, woody. B. acres fields separated by hedgerows. T. 4, 1. Kim to bush, who s. Bo so m, wish, desire. MM. 4, 8. Love letters were addressed to the bosom of a lady. H. 2, 2. TG. 3, 1. because women anciently, as in our times, had a pocket in the forepart of their stays, in which they carried love letters, and love tokens, but even their money and mate— rials for needlework. To be in one's bosom. JC. 5, 1- or of one's bosom. KL. 4, 5. to be bosomed with (KL. 5, 1.) intimate, to know the designs of one. — Kin to bottom, fathom, gr. Ioythmén, by thos, byssos, depth, bathys, byttis, buttis, pytine, the germ. Boden, ital. busto, fr. buste, pers. pistan , bottle. to Boss, to emboss, stud. TS. 2, 1. Kim to the old germ. Bosse, ital. bozzo, bozza, fr. bosse, gr. physa, physsa, blown, bladder. Bot, worm in the stomach of a horse. TS. 3. 2. alld. 2, 1. to Botch up, to piece, mend, bungle. H. 4, 5. TA. 4, 8. He. 2, 2.; to raise, stir, instigate. TN. 4, 1. cf. to bodge. Botch cr; mender of old clothes. TN. 1, 5. AJW. 4, 3. Co. 2, 1. Botchy, impostumed. TC 2, 1. Bottle (of hay) truss, bundle. MD. 4. 1. to Bottom, to sound (wh: s.) Cy. 3, 4. Cf. bo— som and the gr. Pynthanesthai. Bough t and sold, proverbial expression for completely disposed of CE 3, 1. a Hs. 4, 4. Rc. 5. 3. Boulted, sifted, refined. He. 2, 2. Bo unce, crack, noise. KJ. 2, 2. to Bounce, to clack, to crack; to strut. MD. 5. 2. As it is in the first sense onomatopoetic, so in the second it answers to the gr. saunos, saulos, and the germ. waidlich. to Bound, to jump, gambol (wh: s.) R.J. 1, 4; to rear, rise up, as a horse. a Hä. 2, 8; to tumble, manage. He. 5, 2. Be und, border, frontier, CE. 2, 1 ; bordering acre and meadow. AL. 2, 4. answering to the low latin bonna, bunda. Bourn, brook, rivulet. TC. 2, 3. KL. 3, 6; where brook is glossem, limit, boundary. T. 2, 1. AC. 1, 1. IPT. 1, 2. It is the germ. word Born, for Brunn, from the gr. rhed, rhainó, to run; and the fr. borne. Bout, onset, turn, hit, in fighting, or dancing. H. 4, 7. TN. 3, 4. aPIs. 1, 5. Cy. 5, 8. R.J. 1, 5. The word is the ital. botta. S. Douce's Ill, of Sh. I, 233. Bow, yoke for oxen. AL. 3, 5. to Bo ther, to close up. R.J. 3. 2. germ, einbauern, from Bauer, bird's cage. Bow hand. S. aim. Bowstring s. Hold or cut bowstrings, M.D. 1. 2. proverb meaning on all risk, as in germ. es mag biegen oder brechen.

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B rabble, quarrel, petty broil. TAn. 2, 1. Brace, a couple. cIIf: 2, 5. TC. 4, 5. LL. 5,2. Brach, bitch, wh. see. Ind. TS. 1. a Hil. 3, 1. KL. 1, 4.3, 6. 'Tis the germ. word Brack, Bracke, lowlat. bracco, fr. brac, brachet, braque, ital. bracco, holl. braak, all together formed out of the natural sound of a gnarring dog, greek brazö, rhazö, rhoizo, rhozó, rhothed , rhathiazö, rhyzó. Bragg art, bully, boaster, swaggerer. MA. 5, 1. MP. 3, 2. AW. 4, 3. Co. : 5. TA. 4, 3. KL. 2, 2. Braid, deceitful, crafty. AW. 4, 2. Horne Tooke II, 47. deriving it from to bray, to bruise, pound, finds here an allusion to Prov. 27, 20. and refers it to old bad qualities of Bertram, of whom he could not get rid, bruised even in a mortar. It seems however too far fetched and the word is rather kin to the Sax. bred, the gr. phrades, the lat. fraus. Brain, from the Anglos. braegen, gr. bregma, scull. MW. 3, 5. AL. 2, 7. to Brain, to beat or dash out the brain. T. 3, 2, of course to defeat, destroy. MM. 5, 1. Brain-pan, scull, vessel that contains the brains. bHf. 4, 10.

Bra in sick, distempered in the brain, mad, impetuous. a Hf. 4, 1, b HIf 5.1. TC. 2, 2. Brain is h, mad. H. 4, 1. Brake, thicket, furzebush, thornbush. MM.2, 1. MD. 2, 2. 3. 1. b.Rf. 3, 1. Hh.1.2. It appartains to the gr. rhassó; rhessó, rhékó, to tear, break, whence rhakos, aeol. brakos, rhakalon, brakalon, relationed to break, breach, breech, broach. On the other senses of this word s. Nares. to Brand is h, to swing, shake, wave, flourish, wield. Rb. 4, 1. b.Rd. 1, 2. M. 1.2. Brat, progeny, offspring; child, by way of contempt. WT. 2, 8. bhf. 1, 8.5, 5. Rc. 1, 3. 5, 5. Co. 4, 6. Cy. 2. 3. Kim to breed, brood, from the gr. blyā, bryū. to Brave, to make a person fine, showy, splendid. TS. 4, 8. From the lat. probus. Bravery, finery, showy dress. TS. 4, 3. Brawl, dispute, squabble, quarrelling. CE. 5, 1... where it varies with railings, upbraidings. MD. 2, 2. bhd. 2, 4. a Hf. 2, 4. TAn. 4, 8; a kind of dance, performed by several persons uniting hands in a circle and giving each other continual shakes, the steps changing with the tune. It usually consisted of three pas and a ied-joint, to the time of four strokes of a {. which being repeated was termed a double brawl. LL. 3, 1. S. Douce's Ill. of Sh. I, 217. – In the first meaning it is kind to brabble, brag, brach, bray, gr. brazó; in the second it is from the french branle, anciently bransle, spelt also bransle by Spenser. to Brawl, to sound with noise, to boil. AL. 2, 1. Brawn, boar; hard musculous flesh, lump or mass of flesh. aPId. 2, 4; musculous arm. Cy. 4, 2. TC. 1,8. Kim to barrow, gr. bortha. to Bray, to beat small, to bruise. Cf. braid; to make noise, to cry, din, roar. H. 1, 4. TA. 2, 2. K.J. 3, 1. Compare the fr. broyer, braire, brailler, the engl. brangle, brawl, wh. s. to Break, to utter. MA. 2, 1. TS. 4, 5. TC. 1, 3; to open, disclose, declare. MA. 1, 1. TG. 3, 1. M. 1, 7. JC. 2, 1. aPlf. 1, 3. To break up, to unseal a letter. MW. 2, 4; to carve.

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gr. rhad, rhessó. Breas t, musical voice, fine voice. TN. 2, 3, S. Gifford's Ben Jonson VII, 412. — The germ. Brust, anciently Burst, from the gr. prosthé, before, in front. to Breast, to front (wh. s.) He. 3. ch. Breast-plate, crosset, plastron. bhs. 3, 2. to Bre atke, to let recover one's breath. bhd. 1, 1- to promote free respiration, to take exercice. AW. 2, 8. Breat hing while, time sufficient for drawing breath, any very short period of time. Rc. 1, 8. P.A. 190. to Breech, to whip, jerk, flog, punish as a schoolboy. TS. 3, 1. (where breeching for breechable, liable, to be whipped) MW. 4, 1. Daggers breech'd with gore M. 2, 3. having their hilt, or breech covered, tainted with blood. So Steevens. Douce, however Ill. of Sh. 1,377. covered as with breeches. Brec d-bate, one that breeds bate, hatches, makes strife, or contention. MW. 1, 4. Bree der, female, dam. cIIf. 2, 1; she that #. (compare brat), mother, bringing forth. H. 3, 1. Breeding, education. MV. 2, 7. WT. 1, 2, 4, 8. He. 3, 1. AC. 1, 2. Briar, shrub of bramble. T. 4, 1. AL. 1. 8. AW. 4, 4. TAn. 2, 4. aPlf. 2, 4. Co. 3,8. Compare frit, bristle, the gr. phrittein, vigore, krissein, krissos. bo. in the old copies brib'd buck, a buck beg'd by the keepers. From the fr. briber, to beg. MW. 5,5. Perhaps it is got in 3. thievish, unlawful manner, the word liking somewhat to the fr. fripier, fripon, from the lat. rapere, gr. harp 5, harpazd, to rob. Brid a l, state of bride, 0.3, 4. Bridge, upper part of the nose. TA. 4, 8. Brief, a short writing, as a letter or inventory. a Hä. 4, 8; speech. AW. 5, 3. 2, 3. in which latter passage others understand the favour of the king granted by patent letters. The first interpretation, however, as short speech delivered just now, seems to be preferable. Brief, rife, common. KJ. 4, 8. Brimful, full till to the brim, brink, rand, margin, topful. (M. 1, 5.) T. 5, 1. JC. 4, 8, 0. 2, 3. Compare the gr. prymnon , the engl. rim, raom, and Horne Tooke Div. of P. II, 261. Brin ded, varycoloured, checkered. M. 4, 1. Properly red-brown, branded, as the cows are call'd in Northengland. Compare the german bernen, brinnen, brehen, brennen, the engl. bright, brunt. to Bring, to attend, accompany. MM. 1, 1. 0. 3, 1. LL. end. Br is k, blank, meat, clear, polished, trimly. dressed. a Hil. 1, 3; vigorous, firy. bhid. 5, 5. Compare the gr. rhoizö, brazö, brawl, bray, bran, brach, brag , breathe, the lowsax. bruusken, briisken, rusen, rauschen, fr. bruit, ital. brio. Bristle, halm of straw. TN. 1, 5; the stiff, starting hair of a swine. From the gr. rhittö, rhissã, phrissã; compare brustle, frown; fret, §.” curl, hair, the germ. Borste, Bürste, rush. Brittle, fragile, frail. Rb. 4, end. ahd. 5, 4. Rc. 4, 2. Brize, brise, breese, bree, oestrum, gadfly, horsefly. AC. 3. 8. TC. 1, 8. Like the germ.

Bremse, formed from the sound; compare the gr. bremö ; the lat. fremo. to Broach, to spit, transfix. He. 5. chor: Tán. 4, 2. MD. 5, 1. a Hf. 2, 8; to tap. aPlf. 8, 4. cHf. 2, 3. T.A. 2, 2; to profer, publish, proagate, give out. cIIf: #. 2. AC. 1, 2. TAn. #. 1. TS. 1, 2. Compare break, middlelat. broca, tun; fr. broche. Broad, gross. T.A. 3,4; quite. TMn. 2, 2. Compare the germ. breit, the gr. platys: Broad side, full charge, volley. bhd. 2, 4. Brock, badger, frequently as term of contempt. TN. 2, 5. Brogues, a kind of coarse wooden shoes Cy 4, 2. Burt letters from a gentleman in the north of Scotland to his friend in London etc. (5 ed. with an introd. and notes by R. Jamieson. Lond1822. II. 8.) 1, 73. calls them “a sort of pumps without heels, which keep little more from the wet and dirt, than none, but serve to defend the feet from the gravel and stones.” Kin to breeches, germ. brechen, gr. brachys. to Broke, to deal, or transact a business, particularly of an amorous nature. A W.8, 5. From the Sax. brucan, to be busy. Gr. prassein, pegraga. Broke r, matchmaker, pimp, procuress. TG. 5 a Brooch, ornamental buckle, pin, loop. AW. 1, 1. Rb. 5, 5. TC. 2, 1. Kin to broach, broche, pin, tongue, by which it is fastened.” to Broo ch, to ornament or adorn with a brooch. AC. 4, 13. * to Brook, to bear with , to endure, abide. (wh: s.) CE. 4, 1. LL. 4, 2. Rb. 3, 2. a Hil. 4, 1. 5, 4. a Hf. 1, 8. 4, 1. b.Rf. 1, 1. 4, 9. 5, 1. chlf. 3, 2.5, 6. Rc. 1, 8. 3, 7. Co. 1, 1. TA. 3, 5. TAn. 2, 1. Rc. 1, 1. JC. 1, 2. Brook, rivulet MP. 5, 1. AL. 2, 1. cIlf. 4, 8. Compare the gr. rheo, bryd, blyzö, brykö, brychö. Broom groves, perhaps birchen groves. T. 4, 1. From broom, kin to the gr. rhamnos, lowsax. Braam. Brow, eyebrow, front. WT. 2, 1. Sad brow, frowning. MA. 1, 1. AL. 3, 2. As it is the pers. ebru, the island. brun, bryn, the gr. ophrys, it signifies an eminence, height, point, hill, strand, and figuratively culmination, highest degree, flower, top, summit. Hence “you look as if you held a brow of much distraction. WT. 1, 2, you seem uttermost dis– tracted; and like a gallant in the brow of youth. b Hf. 5, 2 in ă. top, flower, splendour of youth. Johnson's conjecture blow is therefore superfluous. Brown is ts, a sect founded by Robert Brown of Rutlandshire, who spent great part of his life in several prisons, to which he was com— mitted for his steady adherence to his own particular opinions, as a violent opponent of the discipline and ceremonies of the church of England. He died in gaol at Northampton, in 1630. TN. 3, 2.

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to Bruise, fr. briser, to break small, to squash, crush, (to which it is joined Co. 2, 8.) push. Rc. 1, 1. Bruise, contusion, boil. MA. 5, 1. to Bru it, to report, noise about , to rumour, announce by alarum. bild. 1, 1. H. 1, 2. M. 5, 7. aPlf. 2, 3. Bruit, report, rumour. cIIf. 4, 7. T.A. 5, 3. TC. 5, 10. Fr. bruit. S. to bray, brisk. Brunt, anciently bround, heat, hot, ardent assault, attack. Co. 2, 2. The germ. Brunst, from burn, anciently to bren, germ. brennen, gr. sos. fire. S. brinded. Horne Tooke Div. of Purl. II, 167. 806. Brush, brunt, push, fight, strife, fray, shock, assault. bhf. 5, 2. TA. 4, 3. TC. 5, 3. Compare bristle. Bubu kle, carbuncle, bladder, blister, pustule. He. 3, 6. where it is associated to whelks and knobs. It seems the deminutive of bubo, botch, Pestilential sore, gr. bubón, bombón, from the swoln form. Buck, liquor or lye for washing linen; quantity of linen, washed at once. bhf. 4, 2. In a pun with buck (from the gr. air, goat) MW. 3, 8. It is the germ. word Bäuche, from Buche, beech, gr. phēgos, lat. fagus, whence bauchen, lowsax. buken, ital. bucato. Bucket, spelt also boket, bouket, vessel to draw water out. of a well. KJ, 5, 2. Rc. 4, 1. Kin to beacon, wh: s. Buck-basket, basket in which linen was carried to be washed, or bucked. Falstaff's adventure in the buckbasket. MW. 3, 3. is said to allude to a story of Ben Jonson being so sent home in a state of ebriety. to Buckle, to fight, cope. a Hf. 1, 2.5, 4. chf. 1, 4; to fasten with a buckle, or a ring with a tongue. M. 5, 2. Buckle is the fr. boucle, shield, from the boss, or stud. TC. 3, 1. to Buckler, to shield, to screen. b.Rf. 3, 2. TS. 3, 2. Bucklers, shield. To give the bucklers, to ield, or lay by all thoughts of defence. MA. , 2. The phrase to take up the b. for to contend seems to argue; that to give here is, to surrender, to lay aside, to give away, although the buckler were not the prize. Buckle r s bury, a street in Shk's time inhabited chiefly by grocers, pepperers, apothecaries, druggists, who sold all kind of herbs, green : well as dry cf. Ben Jons. VIII, 154. MW. w 8. Buck ram, linen cloth, stiffened with gum. a Hil. 2, 4. b.Rf. 4, 7. Buck-washing MW. 3, 3. Bud, first shoot of a plant. MA. 4, 1. Compare the gr. by 5, to swell, strut by warmth and wet, phyö, phyton, lowsax. Botze, fr. bouton, ital. bottone. to Budge, to move, stir. T. 5, 1. chf. 5, 4. give way. MV. 2, 2. TS. Ind. 1. aPlf. 1, 3. R.J. 3, 1. S. to bodge. Buffet, flap on the shops, box on the ears, cuff. aPld. 2, 3. H. 3, 2. AC. 1, 4. to Buffet, to cuff, box. JC. 1, 2. He. 5, 2. | Buff-jerk in, a leathern waistcoat; afterwards one of the colour thence called buff, a dress worn by serjeants and catchpoles. CE. 4, 2. ałld. 1, 2. Bug, bugbear, frightful object, T.S. 1, 2. WT. 3, 2. chf. 5, 2. Cy. 5, 8. H. 5, 2. TC. 4, 2.

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and slav. Bog, or bug, probably a buck and bad spirit. Bugle-horn, small hunting horm. MA. 1, 1. Bugle is derived from bugill, a buffalo, or }. horned cattle, kin to buff, buffle, gr. It 8. Bulk, massiness; body. Rc.1, 4. H. 2, 1; balk, jut of balks. O. 5, 1. Kim to belly, isl. belg. lat. pellis, germ. Balg, middlelat, bulga, gr. bolgidion, budget, pocket, fr. bouge, ital. bolgia, lat. villus, wellus, germ. Włauss. In the latter signification it touches to balk. Bullet, ball of a gun. He. 4, 3. MA. 2, 8. AW. 3, 2...bhd. 2, 4.4, 3. Bully, braggart, bravo, hector, braggadocchio. He. 4, 1. MD. 4, 2. MW. 2, 1. also bullyrock, bullyrook. MW. 1, 3. 2, 1. 4, 5. from bull. S. Bug. Bum, arse. #M. 2, 1. MD. 2, 1. TA. 1, 2. In Shk's time it was stuffed with brane. S. Drake's Shk. and his time. II, 104. Bump, boil (wh: s.), bunch. R.J. 1, 8. Bumper, brimmer, brimful, topful glass, bFId. 5, 3. Kim to the germ. Humpe, from the gr. Moró, kybó, kymbó, whence kybé, kybos, kymbe, kymbos, kypellon, the lat. ontiums The domineering idea of these words is that of being bellied and hollow, covering, conceiving, containing. Bum b ard. S. bombard. Bung, stopple for a barrel; low lived term of reproach for a sharper, or pickpocket. bhd. 2, 4. In the cant language it meant a pocket, and a purse. The french bonde, bondon, germ. Spund. Bunting, terraneola et rubetra, a sort of lark, building the nest in hedges, on the earth, or in the corn. AW. 2, 5. to Buoy, to swim easily, to lift itself, to float. KL. 3, 7. From buoy, a cork, wood or tub, sign of the anchor and shallows. Burden, chorus, verse repeated in a song. AL. 3, 2. Burglary, housebreaking. M.A. 4, 2. No doubt for burglayery, as burglar has the forms burglarer, burglerer, burglayer, which leads to the gr. leia, lé is, prey. Burgo net, burganet, contr. burgant, a kind of helmet, a burgundian casque. bhf. 5, 2. AC. 1, 5. to Burn day light, a proverbial phrase applicable to superfluous actions. MW. 2, 1. RJ. 1, 4. Burned, burnt, infected by the venerian disease. KL. 3, 2. to Burst, to break, split, crack. TS. ind. 1. bHd. 3, 2- 0. 1, 1. Compare the germ. bresten, bersten, to break, the gr. rhéssó, rhégo, rhékö, rhe chö. Burton on the heath, a village in Warwickshire, southern at the Avon, eighteen miles from Stratford. Close by Stratford the village Wilnecotte, or Wincot, renowned for its ale. Bush. Good wine needs no bush, a proverb alluding to the bush of ivy, which was usually hung out at vintners' doors. AL. epil. — S. to lime. Bus hel, a measure of eight gallons. MV. 1, 1. Busk in'd, tragically truss'd, tuck'd up, with "a shoe or boot (of which the diminutive is

buskin) with high heels and coming up to the middle of the leg. MD. 2, 1. Busky. aPld. 5, 1... the same as bosky, woody. to Buss, to kiss. KJ. 3, 4. TC. 4, 5. Boss, a kiss. bhd. 2, 4: 3, 2. Compare the pers. buseh, lat. basium, fr. baiser, ital. bactare, switz. Butsch, austr. Bussel, Busserl, bussen. Guttural form is the gr. Aysai, and the germ. kissen. S. Douce's Ill. of Sh. I, 403. to Bustle, to make noise, to excite tumult. Rc. 1, 1. JC. 2, 45 to make haste, to dispatch, be quick. Rc. 5, 8. But, otherwise than. T. 1, 2. TS. 3, 2; only AC. 1, 1. 8, 9; without, unless. AC. 4, 10. From the Sax. butan. S. Steevens and Horne Tooke Div. of P. I, 190. 335. Doug's Ill. of Sh. I, 832. But-shaft, a kind of arrow used for shooting at butts, formed without a barb, s- as to stick into the butts and yet be easily extracted. R.J. 2, 4, LL. 1, 2. Butt, mark to shoot at. O. 5, 2. AC. 5, 1. cIIf: 1, 4. From the fr. bout. to Butter, to besmear with butter. KL. 2, 4. Butter won a n’s rate to market A.L. 3, 2. is call'd a sort of foul and common numbers in poetry. Buttock, rump, haunches, breeches. AW. 2,2. Co. 2, 1. CE. 3, 2. Compare podex, and the gr. byttos. But to n. Bachelor's button, ranunculus bulbosus, carried in pocket by young men for knowing the love of their lasses by its encreasing or withering. S. Smith note to Mio. 3, 2. Butt ress, prop "of the but-end of a building, support. M. 1, 6. Perhaps from the fr. poutre. Burom, easily bended or bowed to one's will, obedient; gay, lively, nimble, merry. He, 8, 6. Compare the germ. biegsam. S. Horne Tooke Biv. of P. II, 218. to Buz, to hum, as gnats, flies, bees. TMn.8.2. Hh. 3, 2. c Hf. 2, 6. TS. 2, 1. Rb. 2, 1. chf. 3, 1; to suggest. bhf. 1, 2. Buz, seems a kind of cabalistical word used by the impostors in their invocations. H. 2, 2. S. Gifford's Ben Jonson IIII, 86. W,868. Douce's Ill. of Sh. 2, 230. Buzzard, fowlhawk. Rc. 1, 1; coxcomb. TS. 2, 1. By’r lakin, by our ladykin, or lady. MD. 8, 1.

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Cabin, cottage. TN. 1, 5. Compare the gr, kyo,
kydó, kythū, keuths.
to Cabin, to confine in a cabin. M. 3, 4.
Cable, anchor-rope. AC. 2, 7; metaphorically,
occasion, cause, reason, matter. O. 1, 2. From
the gr. kaminos, ital. gomena.
Caddis, a kind of coarse ferret, or worsted
lace. WT. 4, 8.
Cade, barrel, cask; little tun. bilf. 4, 2. From
the gr. Kados, lat. cadus, from chać, to be
hollow and comprehend.
Cage, inclosure for birds; jail, prison. Cy: 8,3.
AL. 3, 2 b Hf. 4, 2. -
Cain-coloured, yellow, or red (hair) which,
being esteemed a deformity; was by common
consent attributed to Cain and Judas. Mss. 1, 4.
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