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i s. hinder. Ch 1 . 283.
Lettyth, pr. s. hinders ; lettyth of

audience, hinders from being

heard. Hey. 261.
Leve, v. believe. CP. (88) ; leven,

Hh. 232.
Leve, v. live. CP. (401) ; leven.

MM. 65; levyn. Co. n ; CP.

( I 3 1 )> (394); levytfi, lives.

CP. (394)-

Leve, adj. dear. Hh. 16, 166 ;

lever, more willingly. Sk. 2066.
Leve, imper. s. leave. MM. 595.
Leve, sb. leave, permission, FE.

428; Hh. 173.
Levedest, //. 2 s. believedst.

Hh. 60.

Levyn, sb. lightning. T. 66 1.
Lewd, adj. common, vulgar. T.

718.
Lewtye, sb. loyalty, faith. Ch 1 .

276.

Ley, imper. s. lay. MM. 492.
Lidderyns, sb. pi. rascals. Sk.

1946.

Lighte, pt. s. alighted. Hh. 31.
Linge, v. linger. Ch 1 . 5, 297.
Litterature, sb. knowledge of let-
ters, learning. Hey. 192.
Lofly, adj. lovely. CP. (141).
Loke, v. look. Ev. 503 ; imp. s.,

Hey. 42.

Lokys, pr. s. looks. Sk. 1899.
Lond, sb. land. MM. 1430 ; KJ.

1327 : londe. CP. (70) ; londes,

pi. KJ. 1312.



Longyth, pr. s. belongs. MM.

1185, 1207.
Lore, sb. teaching. Ch 1 . 127;

Hey. 49.

Lore,//, lost. Co. 58; Th. 459.
Lome, //. lost. T. 650 ; Y. 108.
Lose, imp. s. loose. Hey. 538.
Losell, sb. rascal. Sk. 1905 ;

losyll, Sk. 192.
Lothe, adj. loathsome. Ev. 268 ;

Hh. 154, 175.
Louerd, sb. lord. Hh. 103, 149,

165.

Loven, pr. pi. love. Ch 1 . 205.
Lowte, v. bow before. Y. 24, 46.
Loyn, //. lain. Co. 3.
Luf, sb. praise. Y. 46, 57.
Lufly, adj. lovely. Y. 43.
Lurden, sb. clown. Sk. 1914;

Y. 108 ; hirdans, Y. 120.
Lust, sb. pleasure. CP. (125),

(217) ; Sk. 1912.
Lybertye, sb. liberty, jurisdiction.

Hey. 596.
Lyche, adj. like. CP. (70),

(114).
Lydderyns, sb. pi. rascals. Sk.

1945-
Lye, v. used transitively for ' lay .

Hey. 541.

Lyf, adj. glad. FE. 424.
Lyfelod, sb. livelihood. MM. 87,

99-

Lyg, pr. 2 pi. lie. T. 291,346.
Lyges, pr. s. lies. T. 655.
Lyght, //. delivered. T. 348.
Lykes me, v. imper s. I like. Y.

159-
Lykyng, sb. delight. CP. (125),

(217).

Lyth, sb. light. CP. (337).
Lyther, adj. bad, inactive. Sk.

2066.

Lythly, adv. lightly. MM. 1146.
Lyvys, sb. gen. life's. CP. (141).
Lyyn, v. lie. MM. 597.

M.

Mad, //. made. Co. 14 ; //. s.

MM. 1386.

Made, adj. mad. Ev. 168.
Maintenance, sb. support. T. 35.



GLOSSARIAL INDEX.



239



Maiste, pr. 2 s. makest. Ch 1 .

no.

Maiste, pr. 2 s. mayst. 'Ch 1 . 267.
Maistre, sb. master. KJ. 2166.
Makar, sb. maker, creator. MM.

632.
Make, sb. mate, partner. Ch 1 .

119.

Males, sb. pi. ills. Co. 45.
Malmsine, sb. Malmsey wine.

Ch 1 . 233.
Manient, sb. Mahomet. MM.

1545. J 557-
Mammockes. sb. pi. leavings,

fragments. Sk. 2035.
Maner, sb. manner. Ev. 185 ; no

maner wyghte, no kind of man.

Hey. 159; cp. 167.
Maiikin, sb. mankind. Hh. 1 1 2.
Mannis, sb. gen. mans. MM.

364; mannys. KJ. 1328.
Manrede, sb. homage, vassalage.

Hh. 90.
Manteyn, pr. pi. maintain. T.

632.
Marde,//. marred, ruined. Hey.

209.
Markide, //. designed, noted. Y.

49,58.

Marmoll, sb. ulcer. Sk. 1932.
Marrande,/r./. marring. Y. 92.
Marters, sb. pi. martyrs. KJ.

2170.
Mary, sb. by the Blessed Virgin,

an oath. FE. 487.
Mas, sb. the Mass. Hey. an.
Mase, sb. mace. Th. 323.
Masendewes, sb. pi. maisonsdieu,

houses of charity. KJ. 2127.
Massenger, sb. messenger. KJ.

1304-
Mastry, sb. mastery, masterful

behaviour. T. 30.
Mater, sb. matter. Ev. 102, 248.
Mawt, sb. Malta. MM. 476.
May, sb. maid, virgin. T. 695.
Mayne, j^. main, strength. Y. 92.
Mayntenance, sb. support. KJ.

1366.

Mays, pr. s. makes. T. 30.
Maystries, sb. masteries ; to try

maystries, to try conclusions.

Th. 515.



Meanye, sb. company. Ch 1 . 113,

265 ; Ch 2 . 225.

Meche, adj. great. Co. 28, 68.
Mede, sb. meed, reward. T. 679 ;

CP. (329) ; to medys, by way of

reward. CP. (197).
Medylle, sb. middle. T. 610.
Meete, adj. meet, fitting. Ch 1 .

94-

Meke, v. make. Co. 8.
Mekill, adj. great. Y. 41.
Mekly, adv. meekly. MM. 106.
Mekyl, adj. much. CP. (249).
Mele, sb. meal. CP. (97).
Mell, v. meddle. Hey. 589.
Memoryall, sb. memory, thought.

MM. 1134.

Mende, sb. mind. Co. 7-
Mene, pr. \ s. mean, think. T.

647. FE. 408.

Mener, adj. handsome. T. 702.
Meneye, sb. company. T. 357.
Mente, //.//. thought. .139.
Menytt, pr. s. meaneth. MM.

J 544-
Merakyll, sb. miracle. MM.



Mercyabyl, adj. merciful. Co.

107.

Merour, sb. mirror. Y. 34.
Merrorys, sb. pi. mirrors, i. e.

shining qualities. MM. 73.
Mery, adj. merry. FE. 416.
Merys, pr. s. grows merry. T.

725.

Mesels, sb. pi. lepers. KJ. 2116.
Messe, sb. the sacrament of the

Mass. FE. 448.
Messuer, imper. s. measure. Ch 1 .

28.

Mesure, sb. reward. MM. 296.
Met, adj. meet. CP. (250), (333).
Mete, sb. meat. T. 321.
Mete, adj. meet, fitting. Th. 38.
Meve, v. move. MM, 1134;

mevyd, pp. Co. 43.
Meynye, sb. company. CP. (77).
Michel, adj. much, great. Hh.

7, 47, 67, 119.
Mightefull, adj. powerful. Y.

58.

Mightes, sb. pi. powers. Y. 33.
Mo, comp. adj. more. T. 686;



240



GLOSSARIAL INDEX.



FE. 22 ; Hey. 616 ; Th. 66, 467,

470 ; Sk. 1978.

Moche, adv. much. KJ. 1326.
Mockes, sb. pi. jests. Hey. 603.
Mode, sb. mood. T. 5, 14.
Moder, sb. mother. Hh. 193.
Moe, comp. adj. more. Ch 1 . 122.
Molde, sb. mould, earth. CP.

(154)-
Mon, sb. man. Ch 1 . 275. mone,

dative. Ch 1 . 5.

Mon, pr. 2 pi. may. Ch 1 . 284.
Mone,/r. //. may. Ch 1 . 129, cp.

Ch 1 . 66 ; Ch 2 . 463.
Mone, sb. moon. T. 673 ; FE.

374; Hey. 555.
Mone, v. moan. KJ. 2125 ; so.

T. 47 ; Ev. 461.
Moneth, sb. month. Hh. 207.
Mony, sb. money. MM. 487.
Mop, sb. young creature. T. 735.
Moo, comp. adj. more. MM. 477.
Mot, pr. 2 //. must. MM. 107,

276.

Mow, v. may. Co. 64.
Moyn, sb. moon. T. 289.
Mustyr, v. show. Y. 145.
Myche, adv. much. FE. 505 ;

adj. MM. 631.

Myddel earde, sb. the middle re-
gion, the world. Ch 3 . 267.
Myddes, sb. midst. FE. 361.
Mykyll, adj. great. MM. 1140.
Myle, sb. mile. FE. 394.
Myn, pr. i s. mind. T. 685, cp.

756.

Myne, v. mind, think. Ch 1 . 272.
Mynstrelly, sb. minstrelsy. MM.

1141.
Mynyshe, v. diminish, lessen.

Ev. 878.

Myrkness, sb. darkness. Y. 146.
Mys, v. fail. Y. 83.
Myschevyd, pp. hurt. Co. 76.
Mytes, sb. pi. mights, powers.

MM. 632, 1210.
Myth, sb. might. MM. 1140,

1541 ;v. CP. (151).

TSf.

Na, adv. no. Hh. 66.
Nacked, adj. naked. Ch*. 279.



Nam, pt. s. took. Hh. 39.
Nan, adj. none. Hh. 77.
N 'as, for ne was. Hh. 9.
Nat, adv. not. MM. 57, etc.; Ev.

488, etc.

Natt, adv. not. MM. 1431.
Nawther, conj. neither. T. 514.
Ne, conj. nor. Ch 1 . 18 ; Hey.

31 ; KJ. 1347.

Neemly, adv. nimbly. T. 282.
Ner, conj. nor. CP. (121).
Ner, adv. nearly. MM. 293, 482.
Nere,y0rne were. Hh. 14.
Neven, v. name, proclaim, speak.

Y. 25, 85 ; nevyn. T. 659, 750.
Nexile, sb. an aisle. Y. 25. See

note.
Ney, conj. neither, nor. Ch 1 . 72,

306.
Nil, for ne will, will not. Hh.

62.
Nolden,yJ?r ne wolden, would not.

Hh. 232.

Nomen, pt.pl. seized. Hh. 53.
Non, adj. none. CP. (138).
None, sb. noon. Th. 210.
Nones, ' for the nones,' for the

occasion. Th. 217.
US ot, pron. naught. KJ. 2146.
Not, for ne wot, know not. CP.

(7) (i9).

Note, sb. nut, head. Ch 1 . 246.
Note, sb. labour, work. T. 314.
Nother, conj. neither. Ev. 483 ;

FE. 485, 506 ; Hey. 32 ; Th. 72,

85, etc.

Noutt, adv. not. MM. 1377.
Nowth, pron. naught. MM. 591.
Nowther, conj. neither. KJ.

1347-
Noy, v. annoy, distress. Y. 71,

8.S-
Noyn, sb. noon. T. 290 ; noyne,

T. 54-

Noys, sb. nose. T. 623.
Noyther, >;. neither. KJ. 1374.
Noyttment, sb. ointment. MM.

640, 641.

Nyce, adj. foolish. Th. 215.
Nye, adv. nigh. Ev. 839.
Nye, sb. harm. Ch 1 . n.
Nyp, sb. approach thievishly. T.

300.



GLOSSARIAL INDEX.



241



Nyse, adj. foolish. Hey. 577.
Nyth, sb, night. CP. (184).

O.

O, prep. of. Y. 5, 90.
Obeysauns, sb. obedience. MM.

364-

Occident, 5^. west. FE. 372.
Of, adv. off. MM. 379, 1444;

FE. 446 ; Th. 885 ; KJ. 2095.
Ofer, v. offer, sacrifice. MM. 1219.
Oferyng, sb. sacrifice. MM. 1 204.
OS, prep. of. Ch 1 . 125.
Oke, sb. oak. Th. 109, 226.
O-mys, adv. amiss. Y. 139.
On, adj. one. CP. (265), (275);

Hh. 44, 91.

On-bynd, v. unbind. MM. 96.
Onder, prep, under. MM. 266.
One, prep. on. Ch 1 . u, 117.
Ones, adv. once. Ev. 150, 837 ;

Hey. 283, 289, 553, 600; Th.

67, 143, 518 ; KJ. 2160.
Onest, adj. honest. Co. 114.
On-lyve, adj. alive. CP. (36).
Onstabyll, adj. unstable. MM.

588.

Onto, prep. unto. MM. 617.
Ony, adj.a.ny. Ev. 71, 100, 157,

218.
Onymentes, sb. pi. ointments.

MM. 668.
Onys, adv. once. MM. 52 ; CP.

(126); Th. 29.
Gone, adj. own. T. 46.
Oones, adv. once. T. 45.
Opteyn, v. obtain. FE. 41.
Or, prep, ere, before. Ch 1 . 103,

118 ; Hey. 87, 94. 295 ; Th. 449.
Oration, sb. prayer. Th. 364.
Ore, sb. grace, favour. CP. (26).
Oryent, sb. the East. FE. 370.
Other, conj. either. Th. 73, 286,

352, etc.
Other whyle, adv. occasionally.

CP. (158).

Otys, sb. pi. oats. Hey. 131.
On, pron. you. Hh. 2, 28.
Oughte wher, adv. anywhere.

Ch 1 . 296.

Ous, pron. us. Hh. 36.
Overall, adv. everywhere. 7.72.



Owles, sb. pi. owls. Ch 1 . 174.
Owl, prep, out. MM. 96.
Owte, an exclamation of pain.
Y. 104.

P.

Pacyens, sb. pacience. Hey. 69.
Palet, sb. palate. Th. 34.
Parais, sb. Paradise. Hh. 6, 167.
Parceyve, v. perceive, understand.

Th. 58 ; FE. 337-
Parde, for pardieu. Ev. 270;

per dee, KJ. 2081.
Parfytely, adv. perfectly. Ev.

5i.

Parsayve, v. perceive. FE. 397.
Partriche, sb. partridge. KJ.

2168.

Parvert, adj. perverted, repro-
bate. Hey. 45.
Fassande. pr. p. surpassing. Y.

56.
Passeth, pr. s. surpasses. KJ.

2088.
Passynge, adv. surpassingly. Ev.

647.

Pastaunce, sb. pastime. EF. 524.
Pay, sb. pleasure. MM. 1428.
Paynt, //. painted. T. 28 ;

payntyd, feigned. Sk. 1886.
Payre, v. fade, deteriorate. Y. 54.
Peas, sb. peace. Ev. 768, 803 ;

Hey. 42, 554. FE. 441.
Pen, sb. pin. Sk. 1967.
Pende. v. suspend. CP. (251).
Pens, sb. pence. Hey. 22, 93, 132.
Peple, sb. people. KJ. 1369.
Pepyll, sb. people. MM. 1388.
Per, prep, by ; per dee, par Dieu.

KJ. 2081.

Perdon, v. pardon. KJ. 2157.
Peres, sb. pi. peers. Y. 56.
Perfyth, adj. perfect. MM. 611.
Perfythnesse, sb. perfection.

MM. 603.
Perhenuall, adj. perennial M M .

637-
Perpetuall, adv. perpetually.

MM. 636.

Perse, v. pierce. Th. 71.
Persecute, pr. pi. pursue. Th.

482.



242



GLOSSARIAL INDEX.



Pes, sb. peace. Co. 115; MM.

93,625; CP. (66), (75).
Peynes. sb. pi. pains. MM. 96.
Peynfulnesse, sb. painfulness.

MM. 608.

Pine, sb. pain. Hh. 12, 63.
Placys, sb. pi. places, benefices.

KJ. 1312-

Pleien, pr. i //. play. Hh. 70.
Plesauns, sb. pleasure. MM.

100, 361.

Pleson, sb. pleasure. Co. 116.
Plesowans, sb. pleasure. MM.

90.

Plete, v. plead. Sk. 2061.
Ple^eauntly, adv. pleasantly.

MM. 1540.

Ploghe, sb. plough. T. 38.
Ply, v. turn. Y. 12.
Plye, imp. s. apply oneself to.

KJ. 2164.

Po, sb. peacock. T. 37.
Pocyon, sb. potion, drink. KJ.

2083.
Poll, v. cut short the hair, fleece.

Hey. 9.
Pomped, //. pampered. Sk.

2038.
Pore, adj. poor. MM. 596; porys,

of the poor. Co. 51.
Porsue, v. pursue. MM. 610.
Portatur, messenger, angel.

MM. 306.

Post, imp. s. put. MM. 1558.
Poste, sb. might. MM. 1559.
Pottill, sb. pottle, flask. Ch 1 .

233-

Potyt, pr. s. strives ? MM. 606.
Pouste, sb. power. Hh. 7.
Povert, sb. poverty. CP. (78).
Poynt, sb. part ; three poynt, three

parts, i.e. nearly. CP. (321).
Prease, sb. readiness. Th. 234.
Predycacyon, sb. preaching.

Hey. 563.
Prefytyth, pr. s. profits. CP.

(360).
Prengnaunt, adj. pregnant. FE.

29.
Preor, sb. prayer. MM. 1561 ;

preors. MM. 1137.
Preparate, //. prepared. Ev.

631-



Preposytour, sb. officer, prefect

Sk. 1967.

Prese, sb. press, crowd. Hey. 7 1.
Presens, sb. presence. MM. 1137.
Presone, sb. prisons. Y. 32.
Prest, adj. forward, ready. Th.

191, 878.

Pretend, v. offer. KJ. 1366.
Preve, v. prove, try. Ev. 142.
Prist, sb. priest. KJ. 1337 !

pristes. KJ. 1279.
Promtyt, //. prompted. MM.

602.

Proves, sb. pi. proofs. Th. 380.
Provyd, v. provide. KJ. 1394.
Prykkyd, //. adorned, set out.

MM. 358.

Prynse, sb. prince. MM. 358.
Pryse, sb. prize. MM. 472.
Pryst, sb. priest. MM. 1544;

prystes. MM. 1178 ; KJ. 1351.
Punchement, sb. punishment.

Co. 93.
Purveance, sb. ' purveyance.' T.

33-

Pyche, v. pitch, tar. Ch 1 . 74.

Pyghte, //. pitched. Th. 238.

Pylt, //. ? pilled ; more likely
Fylt, filled. CP. (174).

Pynande,/r./. torturing. Y. 72.

Pyne, v. pine, suffer torture. Y.
32.

Pyninge poyntes, sb. pi. tor-
turing pricks. CP. (313).

Pynne, sb. pin. Ch 1 . 61.

Pynsynesse, sb. pensiveness.
MM. 606.

Pyrked, pp. proud, conceited.
MM. 358.

Q.

Q,uecke, adj. quick. Sk. 2070.
Qued, adj. evil. Hh. 36.
Quod,/^./. quoth, said. Co. 25 ;

FE. 529.
Quycke, adj quick, living. Ev.

255; Hey. 197.

Quyte, v. pay, requite. Sk. 1902.
Qwantte, adj. quaint. T. 604,

658.
Q,watt, int. pron. what? MM.

1539. *544-
Qweme, v. please. Co. 122.



GLOSSARIAL INDEX.



243



B.

Bamyd, //. overreached. T. 16.
Bathely, adv. quickly. CP. (398).
Baumpinge, //. ramping. Th.

8S-
Bayle, sb. a rail, a small bird.

KJ. 2168.
Haynes, sb. the town of Rennes.

Sk. 2042.

Beade, sb. counsel. Ch l . 101.
Beade, pr. i s. counsel, advise.

Ch 3 . 269.

Becche, v. reck, care. Hh. 120.
Becure, v. recover. MM. 311.
Bed, imp. s. advise. T. 347.
Rede, z>. counsel, advise. CP.

(96), (in);Hh. 66.
Hedshonckes, sb. pi. redshanks.

Ch 1 . 190.

Befe, pr. pi. deprive. T. 19.
Beke,/r. i s. reckon. KJ. 1315.
Belyff, v. relieve. MM. 488, 612.
Belykes, sb. pi. relics. Hey. 560.
Bendyt, pr. s. rends. MM. 271.
Benne, v. run. Ev. 72, 846 ; Th.

17, 154, etc. ;Hh. 142.
Beprefe, sb. reproof. Hey. 52 ;

T. 587.

Beprefe, v. reprove. T. 30.
Besonnes, sb. pi. reasons, argu-
ments. MM. 1527.
Bespeccyon, sb. regard. MM. 70.
Bessayve, v. receive. Y. 90.
BestoratyfT, sb. restorative. MM.

486 ; return, payment. MM.

651-

Bestore, v. refresh. Y. 143.
Bestryne, sb. restrain. MM. 290.
Bether, adv. rather. KJ. 1344.
Betynawns, sb. retinue. MM.

362.

Beve, v. deprive. Hh. 122.
Bewle, v. rule. MM. 91 ; KJ.

1327-

Bewthe, sb. pity. CP. (203).
Beylle, v. ramble. T. 285.
Kightwysnes, sb. righteousness.

Y. 124.
Rihte, adj. right, direct. Hh. 39,

201.

Bike, sb. kingdom. Hh. 176.



Bod, sb. rood. Hh. 38.
Bodde, sb. rod, staff. Ev. 777.
Bode, sb. rood, the holy cross.

Ev. 812 ; CP. (30) ; Sk. 1896.
Bom.be, sb. room. Ch 2 . 485.
Borne, sb. room. FE. 415 ; Hey.

20.

Bon, v. run. MM. 374.
Boninge, pr. ft. running. Ch 1 .

190.
Boode, sb. the holy cross. Th.

174,-Ch 2 . 468.
Botten, sb. rat. Ch 1 . 179.
Bowe, sb. row, line ; on rowe, in

order, duly. Y. 124.
Bowfed,//. roofed. Ch 1 . 34.
Bown, v. whisper. MM. 495.
Bowte, sb. company. MM. 374.
Buffle, v. shake. Th. 300.
Buffled,//. swaggered. Th. 180.
Buffler, sb. swaggering bully.

Th. i.

Bughly, adv. roughly. Sk. 1910.
Buth, sb. pity. MM. 274.
Byall, adj. royal. MM. 95, 361.
Byalte, sb. royalty. MM. 65.
Bybbys, sb. pi. ribs. MM. 271.
Byche, adj. rich. CP. (74).
Byche, sb. kingdom. CP. (81).
Bydy, adj. ready. MM. 1388.
Bype, imp. pi. rip, ransack. T.

526.

Byst, v. rest. T. 641.
Byth, adj. right. CP. (23), (48),

etc.
Byve, v. dress, robe. CP. (223).



S.



Sadly, adv. soberly, steadfastly.

MM.6i4;Sk. 1966.
Saffe, adj. safe. Ch 1 . 86; MM.

1434-

Saggyd,//. oppressed, encumbered .

CP. (298).

Sagh, pt. i s. saw. T. 611.
Sagh, pt. i s. say. T. 617.
Sake, sb. cause. Hh. 53.
Sall,//. shall. Y. 10, 15, 16, etc.
Ballet, sb. helmet. Th. 35, 43,

etc; sallett, KJ. 1347.
Ballet, sb. a salad. Th. 37, 39.
Sam, adv. together. T. 631.



R 2



244



GLOSS A RIAL INDEX.



Santificatt, //. sanctified. MM.

T 555-

Save, adj. safe. Th. 363.
Saveryth, pr. s. savours. FE.

440.

Say,//, said. Ev. 271.
Saynt, adj. holy. Ev. 148, 290,

921.
Saynt, v. give health to. KJ.

2098.
Schemerande,/r./. shimmering,

Y. 69.
Sohende, v. destroy. CP. (395) ;

used intransitively. CP. (9).
Schent, pp. destroyed. CP.

(34).

Schewyng, sb. appearance. Y. 69.
Schreve, //. shriven. CP. (406).
Sehryfte, sb. absolution after

confession. CP. (319).
Schul, v. shall. CP. (72).
Schynande,/r./. shining. Y. 69.
Scrat, v. scratch. Hey. 542.
Scyens, sub. science, knowledge.

FE. 393.
Se, v. see. Co. 19 ; MM. 507 ;

Ev. 16, 42 ; Hey. 611 ; Th. 59,

99

Se, so. sea. Co. 29.
See, sb. sea. MM. 1391.
Sees, v. cease. Co. 93.
Sei, v. say. Hh. 40.
S eldest, //. 2 s. saidest. Hh.

216.

Sekyn, v. seek. CP. (377).
Sekyr, adj. safe. CP. (399).
Sele, sb. time, opportunity. CP.

(24)-

Sely, adj. good, innocent. T. 10 ;
CP. (20).

Semely, adj. seemly, comely. Y.
52 ; semly. CP. (182).

Sen, v. see. CP. (73).

Sen, adv. since. Y. 9.

Sendel, sb. thin silk. CP. (95).

Sene, gerund, see. MM. 51 ; pp.
seen. CP. (53).

Sens, adv. since. KJ. 2128.

Sentence, sb. proposition. FE.
26; judgment. KJ. 1320; the
greater sentence, probably ' the
Day of Judgment,' but possibly
' the greater excommunication.'



Sentens, sb. opinion. Co. 123.
Sentt, adj. saint, holy. MM.

1205.

Sentur, sb. centre. MM. 312.
Serkylle, sb. circle. T. 289.
Sertes, adv. certes, certainly.

CP. (307); sertys, CP. (208),

(332).

Sestt, pr. 2 s. seest. MM. 1542.
Set, v. value at ; set not a straive,

Ev. 222 ; cp. Th. 172 ; set not a
flye, Th. 117; sett the shakyng

of a rod, KJ. 1383; set by, Sk.



Sete, sb. seat. CP. (95).

Sett, pr. i s. sit. MM. 1217;

sette, MM. 361.
Seven, set on seven, put things in

order. T. 749.
Sewte, sb. suit. KJ. 1370.
Sey, v. say. MM. 1 1 79 ; pr. I s.

MM. 675 ; seye, pr. 2. pi. MM.

489.

Seyd,//. i s. said. MM. 1531.
Seyle,/r. pi. sail. MM. 1427.
Seyn, gerund, say. MM. 644.
Seys,/r. 2 pi. seest. T. 316.
Seyst, pt. 2 s. sawest. Th. 501.
Seyth, sb. atonement. Co. 103.
Seyyst, pr. 2 s. saist. MM.



Shelde, sb. shield. Th. 405.
Shepe, sb. ship. MM. 1423,

1429.
Sheppyng, sb. shipping. MM.

1392, 1431.
Sheynd, v. reprove, shame. T.

651.

Sholde, v. should. Ev. 137, 146.
Shope, pt. 2 s. createdst. Hh.

156.

Shorte, v. shorten. Ev. 878.
Shortely, adv. quickly, without

delay. Ev. 778.
Shote, v, shoot. Th. 105, 109.
Shrew, pr. i s. curse. T. 310;

Hey. 573.
Shrewde, adj. malicious, ill.

FE. 438 ; Th. 146.
Shryve, v. absolve after confes-

sion. CP. (38) ; pp. shryven.

Hey. 176.
Shuld, should. KJ. 1387.



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245



Shuyd, //. shewed. MM. 86.
Sibnesse, sb. kinship. Hh. 204.
Siththen, adv. since. Hh. 48.
Bitten, v. sit. Ch 1 . 164.
Skante, adv. hardly. Th. 431.
Skard,//. scared. T. 300, 659.
Skawd, sb. scold. T. 607.
Skille, sb. wisdom. Ch 2 . 362.
Skowte, sb. enterprise, scheme.

MM. 375.
Skryke, ? misprint for ' stryke.'

MM. 1395.
Slake, v. slacken. Ch a . 247 ;

imp. s. Ch 1 . 1 8.
Sle, v. slay. Sk. 1939.
Slefe, sb. sleeve. T. 28.
Slo, v. slay. CP. (273).
Slokyn, v. slacken. T. 687.
Sloo, v. slay. CP. (244), (377).
Slose, v. be slothful. T. 684.
Slowches, sb. lazy fellows. Th.

506.

Slowe, v. slay. Ch 1 . 35.
Slyche, sb. plaster. Ch 1 . 17, 73.
Slydder, adj. slippery. Hey.

296.

Slyke, adj. such. Y. 97.
Smoder, v. smother. Ev. 796.
Smore, pr, 2 pi. smother. Y. 117.
Snek, sb. latch. T. 317.
Soche, adj. such. KJ. 1366.
8 ok or, sb. succour. MM. 286 ;

sokower, MM. 481.
Solas, sb. solace, pleasure. MM.

63 ; Ev. 277.
Somekyl, adv. somewhat. CP.

(267).
Somkyns, some kind of. T.

719.
Somoned, pp. summoned. Ev.

493-

Sompe, sb. swamp. CP. (151).
Son, sb. sun. Hey. 90.
Son, adv. soon. MM. 1529.
Sond, sb. sand. MM. 1439.
Sonde, sb. messenger. Hh. 150.
Sonde, sb. message, errand. CP.

(397).

Sone, sb. sum. FE. 374.
Sone, adv. soon. CP. (74) ; KJ.

2146.
Sonest, sup. adv. soonest. Th.

903.



Sorde, sb. sword. Ch 2 . 291.
Soroyng, pp. sorrowing. MM.

290.
Sort, sb. company, crew. Th.

250; KJ. 2169.
Sortes, adv. certes, certainly.

CP. (65).

Sorwe, sb. sorrow. Co. 18.
Both, sb. truth. MM. 100.
Sothfast, adj. truthful. Hh. 18.
Sotyllte, sb. subtlety. MM.

378.
Southly, adv. soothly, truly.

Ch 1 . 44.
Sowlys, sb. gen. s. soul's. MM.

286.
Sownd, v. take soundings. MM.

I397-
Sowth, pp. sought. MM. 307,

594-

Soyne, adv. soone. T. 50.
Spar, v. fasten. T. 338.
Spares, pr. 2 s. sparest. Ch 1 . 43.
Speceows,a^'. special, particular.

MM. 628.

Spede, sb. progress. Hey. 205.
Spede, v. help, forward. Ev.

771 ; CP. (327).
Speede, //. sped, despatched.

Ch 2 . 388.

Spelle, v. tell, relate. CP. (372).
Spere, sb. sphere. Ev. 899.
Spill, v. destroy. Ch 1 . 43, 308 ;

Ch". 287; Y. no.
Sprete, sb. spirit. Y. 18.
Sprytes,^.//. spirits. MM. 483.
Spyll, v. kill. Th. 434.
Spylt,//. destroyed. CP. (176),

(321).
Spyttle-howses, sb. pi. hospitals.

KJ. 2127.

Stale, adj. antiquated. Th. 246.
Stale, pt. s. stole. Th. 241.
Standes, pr. 2 s. standest. Ch 1

193-

Starke, adj. stiff. KJ. 1283.
Starne, sb. star. T. 588, 665.
Stat, sb. state, condition. CP.

(31).
Stavys, sb. pi. staves, cudgels.

Hey. 573.

Steade, sb. place. Ch 2 . 207, 264.
Stele, sb. steel. CP. (112).



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GLOSSARIAL INDEX.



Stere, v. stir. Ev. 488.
Sterris, sb. pi. stars. T. 658.
Steven, sb. voice. Y. 75.
Steylle, sb. steel. T. 710.
Stiche, sb. stick. Ch 1 . 75.
Stodyys, sb. pi. studies. MM.

488.

Stokys, sb. pi. stocks. Hey. 602.
Ston, sb. stone. CP. (71).
Stond,/r. s. stands. KJ. 1358.
Stondyth,/r. s. stands. FE. 345;

stondyth not, is not consistent

with. KJ. 1391.
Stordy, adj. sturdy. KJ. 1 283.
Stott, sb. young bull. T. 529.
Stounde, sb. time, occasion. Ev.

633.

Stower, sb. time, hour. Ch 1 . 307.

Stownd, sb. time, occasion. MM.
1 2 20.

Stowth,, adj. stout. MM. 373.

Strate, sb. strait ; ' in a strate,' at
a pinch. T. 322.

Straytway, adv. straightway, im-
mediately. Hey. 615.

Strayte, adj. strict. Ev. 244.

Strete and stalle, CP. (42);
strete and stronde, CP. (199),
(226); strete and stye, CP. (7);
strete and style, CP. (12) ;
alliterative phrases with general
meaning ' everywhere.'

Streytnes, sb. straitened circum-
stances. MM. 97.

Sty, sb. a narrow lane, contrasted
with strete, a highway, in the
phrases stye and strete, CP.
(89), (189) ; strete and sty,
CP. (7).

Stylle, adv. silently. CP. (71).

Substancyall, adj. full of matter.
FE. ii, 18.

Sucke, adj. such. Ch 2 . 259.

Suete, adj. sweet. Hh. 193.

Sum, adj. some. MM. 495.

Supportacyon, sb. tolerance, for-
bearance. FE. 5 ; Hey. 69.

Surely, adv. safely. Ev. 147.

Suspowse, sb. suspicion. T. 525.

Swane, sb. swain, fellow. T. 37.

Swearde, sb. sword. ^.435,455.

Swedylle, pr. pi. swaddle, wrap.
T. 605.



Sweme, sb. sorrow. Co. 127.
Swerde, sb. sword. Th. 288.
Swyche, adj. such. MM. 58, 87 ;

CP. (36).

Swynke, v. labour. T. 323.
Swythe, adv. quickly. CP. (160).
Sye, v. sigh. CP. (175), (222),

(332) ; syest, CP. (306) ; syinge,

CP. (315)-

Syke, sb. stream. CP. (151).
Sykenesse, sb. sureness. Sk.

2054.
Symple, adj. simple, foolish. Ev.

283.
Syn, adv. since. CP. (40), (77),

(119).
Syt, pr. s. sitteth. CP. (242);

is becoming. Co. 113.
Syth, adv. since. MM. 624; Ev.

312 ; Hey. 19.
Syth, sb. sight. MM. 69, 613,

etc.
Syyng, sb. sighing. MM. 63.

T.

Take, v. give. T. 765 ; take of

worth, regard highly. Ev. 904.

Tale, sb. count, reckoning. CP.

(I?!)-

Talents, sb. pi. desires, inclin-
ations. Y. 144.

Tane,//. taken. T. 337.

Tappe, sb. ? Ev. 801.

Taspysster, sb. fern, tapster, bar-
maid. MM. 495.

Tast, sb. taste. MM. 482.

Tastinge, sb. trial, proof. Th.

46, 343-
Tawth, pp. taught, given in

charge, committed. CP. (92).
Te, v. go, run. Hh. 8 ; tee. CP.

(398).

Techyd, //. taught. MM. 1382.
Techyth, pr. s. shows, directs.

CP. (28).

Teene, sb. sorrow. Ch 1 . 319.
Tell, adv. till. Ch 1 . 7, 134.
Telle, v. reckon. Co. i.
Temtyd,//. tempted. MM. 603.
Ten, v. go, run. Hh. 231.
Tene, sb. sorrow. CP. (57).
Tene,/r. 2 //. trouble. T. 648.



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Tenys, sb. tennis. T. 747.
Teres, sb. pi. tears. MM. 666.
Terestryall, adj. terrestrial. Ev.

JSS-

Termys, sb.pl. phrases. FE. 42.
Teyn, sb, sorrow. T. 724.
Than, adv. then, Co. 81, 86 ; Ev.

166; Hey. 44, 289; KJ. 2096,

etc.

Thane, conj. than. Y. 113.
Thar, v. need (used impersonally).

Y. 64.; T. 318; MM. 1437.
Thare, pron. their. T. 360.
The, pron. they. Ch 1 . 8 ; CP.

(206;, etc.

Then, conj. than. Th. 514.
Thenne, adv. thence. Hh. 13.
Ther, adv. where. MM. 621.
Ther, pron. their. MM. 79.
Tho, adv. then, when. Hh. 4.
Tho, dem. adj. those. Hh. 84.
Thole, v. suffer. T. 317 ; //.

(holed. Hh. 49, 58 ; pt. \ s.

tholede. Hh. 208.
Thore, adv. there. Hh. 65.
Thorowe, prep, through. Y. 84.


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