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Strookon (strucken), IV. ii. 241, To, V. i. 406, according to, in

an archaic past participle of proportion to; Much Ado, IV.
'strike'; Errors, I. ii. 49.

i. 227; Cor., II. i. 279; Tro. &
Studie (study) me, I, i. 85; this Cres., I. i. 10.

use of the ethical dative is Tofore, III. i. 88, formerly; Tit.
often, as here, humorous.

And., III. i. 313.
Sue, V. ii. 474, play upon sue = Tokens, V. i. 470, plague-spots,

prosecute by law and offer suit. and also the lovers' favors worn
Suggested, V. ii. 842, tempted; by the ladies. See note, p. 176.

Oth., II. iii. 368; Rich. II, III. Ant. & Cleo., III. x. 16.

iv. 82; Hen. V, II. ii. 117. Too hard a keeping oath, I. i. 70.
Suggestions, I. i. 169, temptations, For transposition of article com-

as usually in Sh. ; Temp., IV. i. pare John, IV. ii. 29; Errors, III.
30; Macb., I. iii. 150.

ii. 161; Tro. & Cres., V. vi. 30, etc.
Sweet my childe (child), I. ii. 64, Too little .. to, II. i. 66, 67, too

'my sweet child,' the possessive little in comparison with ; Two
adjectives being often trans- Gen. of Ver., II. iv. 138-9;
posed and joined to the noun Temp., I. ii. 564.
when unemphatic; III. i. 150; Toy, IV. iii. 175, 211, trifle; 1 Hen.
Jul. Cæs., II. i. 283; Ham., I. VÍ, IV. i. 154; Macb., II. iii.
iii. 50; Rom. & Jul., III. v. 214. 115; John, I. i. 244.

Trencher-knight, V. ii. 517, serv-
Tables, V. ii. 365, backgammon, ing-man.

or any game played on a table Treyes (treys), V. ii. 251, threes, as
with dice.

in dice and cards.
Taffata (taffeta), V. ii. 168, refer- Triumphery. (triumviry), IV. iii.
ring to masks of taffeta silk.

53, triumvirate.
Taking it in snuffe (snuf), V. ii. Triumphing, IV. iii. 35, pro-

23, take it ill, a frequent play on nounced tri-úmph-ing here and
two meanings of snufti i Hen. Lucrece, 1388; Rich. III, III.
IV, I. iii. 45; Mids. Night Dr., iv. 100, etc.
V. i. 260.

Turtles, IV. iii. 226, V. ii. 985,
Talent claw, IV. ii. 79, 80, the turtle doves; only meaning in Sh.

word talon, claw, was sometimes Tyred (tired), IV. ii. 142, capari-
written talent; claw also means soned.
to flatter, so there is a double play
on words; Much Ado, I. ii. 16. Unconfirmed, IV. ii. 19, inexperi-
Teene (teen), IV. iii. 169, grief, enced, ignorant; Much Ado,
pain; Rich. III, IV. i. 109.
to which, a dative; | Undeserving praise, V. ii. 407,

III. iii. 114.

That, IV. 1:39. W. 8, so that, so is

praise to the undeserving, or
often omitted ; Macb., I. ii. 72, undeserved praise.
I. vii. 12, II. ii. 10, 33 ; Jul. Cæs., Unhappy, V. ii. 13, roguish; All's

Well, IV. v. 64:
Theefe (thief), IV. iii. 193, an evil. Unseeming, II. i. 163, a peculiar

doer, as often in Sh.; Meas. for use of the negative, which really
Meas., V. : 5o.

belongs to the verb-in 'so
Thorough, II. i. 251; used by Sh. seeming not to confess.'

interchangeably with through. Upon the apple of her eie (eye), V.
Thrasonicall (thrasonical), V. i. ii. 528, in obedience to her glance.

14, boastful; As You, V. ii. 34.
Three-pild, v. ii. 453, superfine, Vailing, V. ii. 334, lowering, let-
as three-piled velvet; Meas. for ting fall; Mer. of Ven., I. i. 32;
Meas., I. ii. 34; Wint. Tale, IV. Ham., I. ii. 76.
iii. 15-16.

Veale (veal), V. ii. 273; zu viel,
Time, IV. iii. 401, sufficient time. German, too much.

. . 112

I. i. 52.

vii. 14.

Venewe (venue), V. i. 59, sally; for the objective whom,' as in

a term in fencing meaning touch, II. i. 5, IV. i. 82, and frequently hit; 'veney'in Mer. Wives, I. i. in Sh.; Macb., III. i. 147; Cor., 296.

II. i. 1o, etc. Voluble (volable), III. i. 68, nim-Wide a'th bow hand lo' the bowble-witted.

hand), IV. i. 153, far to the left

of the mark; the bow-hand is Waigh (weigh), v. ii. 27, 28, the left, holding the bow.

used quippingly for care, con- Wimpled, III. i. 177, veiled, hence sider of importance.

hoodwinked, blindfolded. Ward, III. i. 129, guard, term in Winke (wink), I. i. 47, shut the fencing; Temp., I. ii. 552.

eyes, as often in Sh.; Errors, Ware ('ware), V. ii. 45, beware

111. 'ii. 61; Sonn. 43, 1; 56, 6; of; the apostrophe in modern Temp., II. i. 229. text is wrong, as aware is a dif- Wit, I. ii. 84, probably a pronunferent word; Tro. & Cres., V. ciation of 'withe,' to make the

play on words possible. See Wassels (wassails), V. ii...357, note, p. 133. drinking-bouts; Macb., I. vii. 75. With the manner, I. i. 214, in the Wax, V. ii. 11, grow, with play on fact. See note, p. 130. the noun; Cor., II. ii.

11r; Wit-old, Y. i. 62, play on 'wittol,' Ham., I. iii. 16.

20.

cuckold; 'wittolly' occurs Mer. Weaker vessel, I. i. 269, woman; Wives, II. ii. 257.

As You, II. iv. 9; 2 Hen. IV, Woolward, V. ii. 780, with wool II. iv. 58; Rom. & Jul., I. i. 19- instead of linen next the skin.

Worlds (world's) delights, I. i. Weeds, V. ii. 875, garments; Mids. 33, worldly delights.

Night Dr., II. i. 266; Tit. And., Wort, V. ii. 252, unfermented III. i. 48.

beer. Weeping ripe (weeping-ripe), V. Wot, I. i. 96, know; used only in

ii. 307, ready to weep; used only present, Hen. V, IV. i. 299, here and 3 Hen. VI, 1. iv. 183; and as participle, 'wotting, Well-advis'd, V. ii. 483, in right Wint. Tale, III. ii. 81.

mind; Errors, II. ii. 216. Wreathed, IV. iii. 140, pronounceá Wel-liking (well-liking), V. ii. wréath-ed here, folded; Two 301, well-conditioned, equivalent Gen. of Ver., II. i. 20; Tit. And., to French

embonpoint. Compare II. iii. 28. 1 Hen. IV, In. iii. 7; Mer. Wrought (raught), IV. ii. 49, an Wives, II. i. 52.

old past tense and participle of Whales (whale's), V. ï. 371, here 'reach,' common in Sh.; Hen. V, pronounced in two syllables, IV. vi. 23; 3 Hen. VI, I. iv. 75; whál-es.

Ant. & Cleo., IV. ix. 37. When that, IV. iii. 150; that was frequently, added, as so,' to Ycliped (ycleped), I. i. 249, V. ii. 'who,'' when,'etc., to give force 665, called, an archaism, from of relative to interrogative words; Anglo-Saxon cleopan, to call; Jul. Cæs., III. ii. 101.

used only here in Sh. Where, II. i. 110, whereas, as fre- Veares (years), V. ii. 518, wrinkles, quently in Sh.; Cor., 1. 1., 103:

as a mark of years. Lear, I. ii. 84; Rich. II, III. ii. Yncle (inkle), III. i. 137, tape; 187

Wint. Tale, IV. iv. 238; Per., Where-untill (whereuntil), V. ii.

550, whereto; 'till’is often used for''to' in Sh.; Pass. Pilg., xxi. Zanie (zany), V. ii. 516, clown; 10; Ham., V. i. 77:

Tw. Night, I. v. 87; only inWho, I. i. 177, without inflection stances of the word in Sh.

V. prol. 9.

A MIDSOMMER NIGHTS DREAME

A GLOSSARY OF WORDS

Grammatical Usage and pronunciation

Abide, III. ii. 447, await, meet in As it should pierce, II. i. 166, as combat.

if, etc., the if implied by the use Abridgement, V. i. 45, pastime; of subjunctive.

Ham., II. ii. 448. Adamant, II. i. 203, lodestone, Banke (bank), where, II. i. 259,

magnet; Tro. & Cres., III. ii. pronounced bank whé-re or pos286.

sibly bánk-e where. Addrest (address'd), V. i. 113, Barky, IV. i. 50; used only here

ready; Jul. Cæs., III. i. 38; 2 in Sh. Hen. IV, IV. iv. 2 ; Love's Lab., Barme (barm), II. i. 37, froth, II. i. 89.

yeast. Admirable, V. i. 28, to be won- Barren, III. ii. empty-headed, dered at.

dull, stupid. A fear'd, III. i. 27, used inter- Bated, I. i. 202, excepted; Temp., changeably with “afraid.'

II. i. 100. After supper, V. i. 39, time after Battie (batty), III. ii. 386, bat-like; supper.

only example of use in Sh. Against, V. i. 82, in preparation Be advis'd,' 1. i. 54, take heed, for.

consider; used often by Sh. Aggravate, I. ii. 78, Bottom's Beard, II. i. 99, long hairs on ears blunder for 'decrease.'

of corn, i. e., wheat, barley. Alwaies (all ways), IV. i. 47, in Because that, II. i. 20, that is here all directions.

a conjunctional affix, its use borAnd (an), I. ii. 48, if.

rowed by analogy from the cusInd if (an is), II. ii. 159, merely tom of attaching it to interrogaan intensified if.

tives to give them a relative Anticke (antique), V. i. 5, strange, meaning:

odd,'antique' and 'antic' are used Be it so, I. i. 47, expanded this interchangeably; Ham., I. v. 188. means “If it be (Be it) in this Approve, II. ii. 72, prove, test; way (so).' See So, III. ii. 329. Mer. of Ven., III. ii. 85; Rich. Belike, I. i. 140, likely, probably.

II, I. iii. 118; Lear, II. iv. 197. Berlaken (By'' lakin), III. i. 14, Apricocks, III. i. 173. apricots ; by our ladykin, or little lady, i. e., used by Sh. only here and Rich. the Virgin Mary; Temp., III.

II, III. iv. 34.
Argument, III. ii. 249: i. 960.

subject of Beshrew, II. ï. 57, V. i. 298, a sport; i Hen. IV,

mild imprecation, often used Artificiall (artificial), III. ii. 210, playfully:

skilled, artful; Per., V. i. 72. Beteeme (beteem), I. i. 141, grant

ji. 4.

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allow, or pour down upon. See Chide, II. i. 150, quarrel; Ven. note, p. 104

& Ad., 46. Bil (bill), I. ii. 100, list.

Chiding, IV. i. 129, barking, any Blinde wormes (blind worms), II. incessant noise; As You, II. í.

ii. 13, slow-worms; Macb., IV. 10; Hen. VIII, III. ii. 197. i. 18.

Childing, II. i. 116, fruitful, fertile. Blood, I. i. 77, 83, passion; I. i. Choughes (choughs), III. ii. 23, 144, birth, social rank.

crows.

See note, p. 140.
Bolt, II. i. 171, arrow; Mer. Wives, Churle (churl), II. ii. 82, peasant,
III. iv. 29.

boor.
Bootlesse (bootless), II. i. 36, in Clearkes (clerks), V. i. 100, cleark.
vain; Jul. Cæs., III. i. 87.

es, scholars. Bottle, IV. i. 38, bundle, truss (of Collied, I. i. 155, black, literally, hay); nowhere else in Sh.

smutted with coal; used by Sh. Brakes, II. i. 235, III. i. 6, 75, only here and Oth., II. iii. 216.

thickets; Hen. VIII, I. ü. Come (comes), III. ii. 465, subBreath, III. ii. 47, language.

junctive. Brisky, III. i. 97, brisk, lively. Comes, III. ii. 467, cóm-es. Broacht (broach'd), V. i. 156, Compact, V. i. io, composed; Ven. stabbed, spitted.

& Ad., 149; Tit. And., V. üïi. Broke, I. i. 186, for 'broken,' abbre- 88; As You, II. vii. 8. viated form of past participle, as in Compare, II. ii

. 105, try to rival. Early English

Con, I. ii. 96, learn by heart; Tw. Brow of Egipt (Egypt), V. i. 13, Night, II. iii. 144.

the brow of an Egyptian, gypsy. Concerne (concern), I. i. 69, befit, Bully, III. i. 9, comrade, bluster- accord with.

ing fellow; Mer. Wives, I. iii. Condole, I. ii. 30, lament, bewail ; 13, II. iii. 28, IV. v. 18; Hen. used only here and Hen. V, II.

V, IV. i. 8. Bush of thorns, III. i. 59, bundle Confusion, I. i. 159, quadrisyllable, of sticks. See note, p. 135.

con--si-on. Buskin'd, II. i. 75, wearing the Constancy, V. i. 27, consistency.

buskin, high-heeled hunter's | Contagious,, II. i. 94, poisonous,
boot; neither this word nor 'bus- pestilential ; John, V. iv. 33; Hen.
kin' found elsewhere in Sh.

V, III. iii. 32.
But, IV. i. 157, only, modifies now. Coy, IV. i. ş, stroke, caress; only
By, II. i. 63, near.

here in this sense.

Coyle (coil), III. ü. 359, tangle, Canker blossome (canker-blossom), confusion, turmoil; Temp.,

I. ü. III. ii. 295, a worm that destroys 241; Errors, III. i. 65; Rom. blossoms.

& Jul., II. v. 69, etc. Cankers, II. ii. 4, worms.

Crab, II. i. 48, crabapple; Temp.,
Capacity, V. i. 112, opinion.

II. ii. 176.
Cavalery, IV. i. 25, cavalier; cav- Crazed title, I. i. 101, weak, inval-

i. 121.

alero in Mer. Wives, II. iii. 70; id, a title with a flaw. 2 Hen. IV, V. iii. 55.

Create, V. i. 399, created, not a Changeling, II. i. 22, chánge-e- participle without the 'ed,' but a

ling, the child left by the fairies participial adjective from the in place of the one taken. See Latin creat-us; John, IV. i. 118. note, p11?

Critical, V. i. 61, censorious; used Cheeke by jowle (cheek by jole), by Sh. only here and Oth., II.

III. ii. 357-8, cheek to cheek, i.e., side by side; used by Sh. no-Cry, IV. i. 138, pack of dogs; Cor., where else.

III, äïi. 157; Ham., III. ii. 302. Cheere (cheer), III. ii. 99, V. i. 302, Cry your worships mercy, 111. i. face; Mer. of Ven., NII. č. 314. 185, beg your indulgence; Mer.

i. 142.

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