Page images
PDF
EPUB

GLOSSARY.

Bencite benedicite.
Clepe, call.
Deem, judge.
Despitous, angry to excess
Digne, fit ;--- disdainful.
Frere, friar.
Gentle, well-born.
Keep, care
Languor, grief.
Meinie, following, household.
Meet, mate (?), measure (?).
Overthwart, across.
Parage, rank, degree.
Press, crowd.

Rede, advise, counsel.
Reeve, steward, bailiff.
Ruth, pity.
Scall, scab.
Shapely, fit.
Sithe, time.
Spiced, nice, scrupulous.
Targe, target, shield.
Y prefix of past participle as in

y-bee = bee(n). While, time; to quite his while

to reward his pains. Wieldy, active. Wone, custom, babit.

A dotted ë should always be sounded in reading.

THE END

[merged small][merged small][graphic][ocr errors]

BY

R. W. CHURCH,

DEAN OF ST. PAUL'S,
HONORARY FELLOW OF ORIEL COLLEGE.

London MACMILLAN AND CO., LIMITED NEW YORK: THE MACMILLAN COMPANY

1901

All rights reserved

« PreviousContinue »