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OF THE OBSOLETE AND SCOTTISH WORDS
VOLUME THE THIRD.
Such words, as the Reader cannot find here, he is desired to
look for in the Glossaries to the other volumes.
Baud, s, bold.
Bedeene, immediately. A' AU, s. all.
Bedone, wrought, made up. Abye, suffer, to pay for. Beere, s. bier. Aff, s. off.
* Ben, s. within door's. Afore, before.
Bent, s. long grass; also, wild, Aik, s. oak.
fields, where bents, fc. grow. Aith, s. oath.
Bereth, (Introd.) beareth. Ane, s. one; an, a.
Bernes, barns. Ann, if
Beseeme, become. Aquoy, p. 312, coy, shy. Beshradde, cut into shreds. Astonied, astonished, stunned. Beshrew me! a lesser form of Auld, s. old.
imprecation. Avowe, vow.
Besmirche, to soil, discolour. Awa', s. away:
Blinkan, blinkand, s. twinkling,
Blinne, cease, give over.
Blyth, blithe, sprightly, joyous.
Blyth, p. 113, joy, sprightliness. Ban, curse.
Bookesman, clerk, secretary. Banderolles, streamers, little Boon, favour, request, petition. flags.
Bower, ** Of the Scottish words Ben, and But; Ben is from the Dutch Binnen, Lat. intra, intus, which is compounded of the preposition By, or Be, the same as By in English, and of in.
Bower, bowre, any bowed or Canna, s. cannot. arched room ;
a parlour, Carle, a churl, clown. chamber; also a dwelling in Carlish, churlish, dicourteous. general.
Cau, s. call. Bowre woman, s. chamber. Cauld, s. cold. maid.
Certes, certainly. Brae, s. the brow, or side of a Chap, p. 136, knock. hill, a declivity.
Chevaliers, f. knights. Brakes, tufts of fern.
Child, p. 96, a knight. See Brand, sword.
Vol. I. Gloss. &c. Brast, burst.
Chield, s. is a slight or familiar Braw, s. brave,
way of speaking of a person, Brayde, drew out, unsheathed. like our English word felBrenn, s. burn.
low. The chield, i, e. the Bridal, (properly bride-ale) the fellow. nuptial feast.
Christentie, Christendome. Brigue, brigg, bridge.
Churl, clown : a person of low Britled, carved.
Vid. Byrtt- birth; a villain. lynge. Gloss. Vol. I. Church-ale, a wahe, a feast in Brooche, brouche, Ist, a spit ; commemoration of the dedica
2dly, a bodkin; 3dly, any or- tion of a Church, namental trinket, Stone- Claiths, s. clothes. buckles of silver or gold, with Clead, s, clothed. which gentlemen and ladies Cleading, s. clothing. clasp their shirt-bosors, and Cled, s. clad, clothed. handkerchiefs, are called in Clerks, clergymen, literati, the North Brooches, from the scholars. f. broche, a spit.
Cliding, s. clothing. Brocht, s. brought.
Cold, could, p. 41, knew. Bugle, bugle-horn, a hunting- Coleyne, Cologn steel.
horn : being the horn of a Con thanks, give thanks,
Bugle, or Wild Bull. Courtnals, p. 234. Burn, bourne, brook.
Cramasie, s. crimson. Busk, dress, deck.
Cranion, skull. But if, unless.
Crinkle, run in and out, run * Butt, s. without, out of doors. into flexures, wrinkle. Byre, s. cow-house.
Crook, twist, wrinkle, distort.
Crowt, to pucker up.
Cum, s. come.
Can, 'gan, began,
* But, or Butt, is from the Dutch Buyten, Lat. extra, præter, præterquam, which is compounded of the same preposition By or Be, and of uyt, the same as out in English,
Effund, pour forth.
Eftsoon, in a short time. Dank, moist, damp.
Eir, s, e'er, ever. Dawes, (Introd.) days.
Enouch, s. enough. Deas, deis, the high table in a Eke, also.
hall: from f. dais, a canopy. Evanished, s. vanished. Dealan, deland, s. dealing. Everiche, every, each. Dee, s. die.
Everychone, every one. Deed, (Introd.) dead.
Ew-bughts, p. 113, or EweDeemed, p.91, doomed, judged, boughts, s. are small inclo
&c. thus, in the Isle of Man, sures, or pens, into which
Judges are called Deemsters. the farmers drive (Scotice Deerly, p.66, preciously, richly. weir) their milch ewes, morna Deid, s. dead,
ing and evening, in order to Deid bell, s. passing-bell.
milk them. They are comDell, narrow valley.
monly made with fale-dykes, Delt, dealt.
i. e. earthen dykes. Descrye, p. 218, descrive, de- Ezar, p. 137, azure.
Fadge, s. a thick loaf of bread; Din, dinne, noise, bustle. figuratively, any coarse heap Disna, s. doest not.
of stuff Distrere, the horse rode by a Fain, glad, fond, well-pleased.
knight in the turnament. Falds, s, thou foldest. Dosend, s. dosing, drousy, tor- Fallan', falland, s. falling. pid, benumbed, &c.
Falser, a deceiver, hypocrite. Doublet, a man's inner gar- Fa’s, s. thou fallest. ment; waistcoat.
Faw'n, s. fallen. Doubt, fear.
Faye, faith. Doubteous, doubtful.
Feare, fere, feire, mate, Douzty, doughty.
Fee, reward, recompence; it Drapping, s. dropping.
also signifies land, when it is Dreiry, s. dreary.
connected with the tenure by Dule, s. dole, sorrow.
which it is held ; as knight's Dwellan, dwelland, s, dwelling. fee, &c. Dyan, dyand, s, dying.
Find frost, find mischance, or
disaster. A phrase still in
Eather, s, either.
Fit, s. feet.
Flindars, s. pieces, splinters. Gowd, s. gold.
Greet, s. weep.
Ha', s. hall.
Hauss-bane, s. p. 113, the neck
bone (halse-bone), a phrase Gae, s. gave.
for the neck. Gae, gaes, s. go, goes.
Hee's, s. he shall: also, he has. Gaed, gade, s. went.
Hey-day guise, p. 259, frolick; Gan, began.
sportive frolicksome manner*. Garie, s. gone.
Heatherness, the heathen part Gang, s. go.
of the world. Gar, s. make.
Hem, 'em, them. Gart, garred, s. made.
Hente, (Introd.) held, pulled. Gear, geir, s. geer, goods, fur- Heo, (Introd.) they. niture.
Her, hare, their. Geid, s. gave.
Hett, hight, bid, call, command. Gerte, (Introd.) pierced. Hewkes, heralds coats. Gibed, jeered.
Hind, s. behind. Gie, s. give.
Hings, s. hangs. Giff, if.
Hip, hep, the berry, which conGin, s. if.
tains the stones or seeds of the Gin, gyn, engine, contrivance. dog-rose. Gins, begins.
Hir; hir lain, s. her; herself Gip, an interjection of contempt. alone. Glee, merriment, joy.
Hole, whole. Glen, s. a narrow valley. Hollen; p. 414, probably a cor. Glente, glanced, slipt.
ruption for holly. Glowr, s. stare, or frown. Honde, hand. Gloze, canting', dissimulation, Hooly, s. slowly. fair outside.
Hose, stockings. Gode, (Introd.) good.
Huggle, hug, clasp. Gone, (Introd.) go.
Hyt, (Introd.) it. * This word is perhaps, in p. 259, corruptly given; being apparently the same with HEYDEGUIES, or HEYDEGUIVES, - which occurs in Spenser, and means a " wild frolick dance." Johnson's Dietionary.
Ilfardly, s. ill-favouredly,uglily. Lacke, want.
Laith, s. loth.
Lamb's wool, a cant phrase for Ingle, s. fire.
ale and roasted apples, p.235. Jow, s. joll, or jowl.
Lang, s. long. Ireful, angry, furious.
Lap. s. leaped.
Largesse, f. gift, liberality.
Lee, s. lie.
Leese, s. lose. Kame, s. comb.
Leffe, (Introd.) leefe, dear. Kameing, s. combing.
Leid, s. lyed. Kantle, piece, corner, p. 66. Lemman, lover. Kauk, s. chalk.
Leugh, s. laughed. Keel, s, raddle.
Lewd, ignorant, scandalous. Kempt, combed.
Libbard, Leopard. Ken, s. know.
Libbard's-bane, a herb so called. Kever-chefes, handkerchiefs. Lichtly,s.lightly, easily.nimbly. (Vid. Introd.)
Lig. s. lie. Kilted, s. tucked up.
Limitours, friars licensed to beg Kirk, s. church.
within certain limits. Kirk-wa, s. p. 301, church-wall: Limitacioune, a certain pre
or perhaps church-yard-wall. cinct allowed to a limitour. Kirn, s. churn.
Lither, naughty, wicked, p. 88. Kirtle, a petticoat, woman's Lo’e, loed, s. love, loved. gown.
Lothly, p. 57, (vid. lodlye, Kith, acquaintance.
Gloss, vol. II.) loathsome t. Knellan, knelland, s. knelling, Lounge, (Introd.) lung. ringing the knell.
Lourd, lour; s. lever, had rather. Kyrtell, vid. kirtle. In the In- Lues, luve, s. loves, love. trod. it signifies a man's un- Lyan, lyand, s. lying. der garment*.
Lystenyth, (Introd.) listen.
* Bale, in his Actes of English Votaries (2d Part, fol. 53), uses the word KYRTLE to signify a Monk's Frock. He says, Roger Earl of Shrewsbury, when he was dying, sent “to “ Clwyake, in France, for the Kyrtle of holy Hugh the “Abbot there,” &c.
of The adverbial Terminations -SOME and -LY were applied indifferently by our old writers: thus, as we have Lothly for Loathsome, above; so we have Ugsome in a sense not very remote from Ugly in Lord SURREY's Version of Æneid II. viz. “In every place the UGSOME sightes I saw.".'. Page .