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Byotour, s. roysterer, C 692.

Bys, s. spray, branch, twig, R. 1015; A
3324. A. S. hris.

Byse, ger. to rise, A 33 ; to get up, F 375 ;
Rist, pr. s. rises, A 3688, 4193 ; arises, T.
i. 944 ; R66s, i pt. 8. rose, 2. 17 ; pt. s. A
823 ; Risen, pp. A 1065 ; Riseth, imp. pi.
I 161.

Byve, ger. to pierce, T. v. 1560 ; v. thrust,
L- 1793 5 pierce, C 828 ; tear, E 1236 ;
R66f, pt. 8. rove, rived, pierced, L. 661,
1351. Icel. Tlfa.

S.

Sable, s. sable, black, 4. 284.
Sachels, s. pi. bags, B i. p 3. 83.
Sacrement, s. the eucharist, I 582.
Sacrifye, v. do sacrifice, L. 1348.
Sacrifyse, *. sacrifice, L. 1310.
Sacrilege, s. I 801 ; sorcery, B i. p. 4.
282.



Sad, adj. stable, firm, I 129, 310; staid,
A 2985 ; sober, E 220, 237 ; fixed, con-
stant, unmoved, settled, E 693, 754;
sad, R. 211 ; devoted, 23. 9; trusty,
H 275 ; serious, grave, 3. 918 ; calm,
settled, a 397;' staid, L. 1581, 1876;
earnest, HF. 2089 ; Sadde, pi. grave,
E 1002 ; steady, 3. 860 ; discreet, B 135 ;
sure, H 258.

Sadel, s. saddle, L. 1199.

Sadel-bowe, s. saddle-bow, A 2691.

Sadly, adv. firmly, A 2602 ; discreetly, B
1266 ; steadfastly, I 124 ; carefully, D
2164; firmly, tightly, E noo: unstint-
ingly, B 743.

Sadnesse, s. soberness, staidness, E 1591 ;
patience, E 452.

Saffron with, ger. to tinge with saffron,
to colour, C 345.

Saffroun, s. ; like saffron of a bright
yellowish colour, B 1920.

Sak, s. sack, R. 457; Sakkes,pZ. bags, L. 1 1 18.

Sakked, pp. put in a sack, A 4070.

Sal, pr. s. shall (Northern), A 4043.

Sal armoniak, s. sal ammoniac, Gr 798,
824. Lat. sal armeniacum, Armenian
salt. Sal ammoniac, chloride of am-
monium. The word armoniac certainly
answers to the Lat. Armeniacum in
the old treatises. Yet the right spell-
ing is ammoniac.

Sal peter, s. saltpetre, Gr 808. Lat. sal
petrce, rock-salt ; nitrate of potassa ;
called also nitre.

Sal preparat, s. prepared salt, Gr 810.

Sal tartre, *. salt of tartar, G 810. ' Salt
of tartar, carbonate of potash ; . . .
first prepared from cream of tartar ' ;
Webster.

Sale we, v. salute, I 407; pr. s. B 1284;
Salewed, pp. F 1310.

Salowe, adj. sallow, R. 355. (But read
falowe.)

Salte, adj. def. salt, L. 1462.

Saluing, s. salutation, A 1649.

Saluwe, ger. to salute, T. iii. 1785 ; Salued,
ipt. 8. L. 315.

Salvacioun, s. salvation, 4. 213 ; security,
B 2361.

Salve, s. salve, cure, T. iv. 944 ; pi. heal-
ing remedies, A 2712.

Salwes, pi. willow-twigs, osiers, D 655.

Samit, s. samite, a rich and glossy silk
material, T. i. 109 ; robe made of samite,
R. 836, 873.

Sang, s. song (Northern), A 4170.

Sangwin, s. stuff of a blood-red colour,
A 439-



95



Sangwyn, adj'. very ruddy, A 2168 ; blood-
red, A 333.

Sans, prep, without, B 501.

Saphires, 8. pi. sapphires, B 3658.

Sapience, wisdom, B 2184 ; pL kinds of
intelligence, G- 338.

Sarge, s. serge, A 2568.

Sarpulers, 8. pi. sacks made of coarse
canvas, B i. p 3. 82. Cf. F. serpilliere.

Sarsinesshe, adj. Saracenic, E. 1188.
If sarsinesshe can be taken as a sb., it
may refer to sarsnet.

Sat ; pt. s. of Sitte.

Satin, 8. satin, 3. 253.

Satisfaccioun, a. penance, I 87 ; resti-
tution, I 108.

Sauf, adj. safe, safely kept, G 950 ; in
safety, 4. 197.

Sauf, prep, save, except, A 2180.

Saufly, adv. safely, with safety, B 2373,

4398.

Saugh, pt. s. of See.
Saule, s. soul (Northern), A 4187.
Sauns, prep, without ; sauns faille, with-
out fail, certainly, HF. 188, 429. See

Sans.

Sautor, s. psalter, E. 431.
Sautrye, s. psaltery, a kind of harp, A

296, 3213, 3305, H 268.
Savacioun, 8. salvation, T. ii. 381, 563 ;

withoute any savacioun, without saving

any, HF. 208.

Save, 8. sage (the plant), A 2713.
Save, prep, and conj. save, except, A 683 ;

Save your grace, by j^our leave, B 2260.
Saven, ger. to save, keep, i. 117; pr. s.

subj. may (He) save, A 3108 ; pp. kept

inviolate, F 531.

Save-garde, s. safe-conduct, T. iv. 139.
Saveour, 8. saviour, 19. 16.
Saveren, pr. pi. mind, care for, I 820,
Savinge, prep, except, A 2838.
Savoringe, s. taste, I 207.
Savorous, adj. pleasant, E. 84.
Savory, adj. pleasant, T. i. 405.
Savour, 8. savour, D 2196 ; pleasantness,

F 204 ; pleasure, 10. 20 ; smell, Q- 887 ;

scent, E. 925 ; interest, T. ii. 269 ; pi.

odours, 5. 274.
Savoure, v. taste, D 171 ; pr. pi. mind,

care for, I 820 ; imp. a. have relish for,

13-5-

Savoured, adj. perfumed, E. 547.
Savouringe, s. tasting, I 959.
Savourly, adj. enjoyably, A 3735.
Sawcefleem, adj. covered with pimples

(due to an excess of humour called

salsa phlegma), A 625,



Sawe, 8. saying, speech, A 1163; word,

B 2925 ; discourse, G 091,
Sawe, Say ; see See.
Sayde, said ; see Seye.
Saylours, pi: dancers (who leap in danc-
ing), E. 770. ' Sailleor, Sailleur, sauteur,
danseur ' ; Godefroy.
Scabbe, s. scab, E. 553 ; a disease of

sheep, C 358.

Scalded, pp. burnt, A 3853.
Scale, 8. scale, or rather, double scale,
for measuring both by umbra recta and

umbra versa, A. i. 12. 3.
Scalle, s. scab, 8. 3.
Scalled, pp. having the scall, scabby,

scurfy, A 627.

Scantitee, s. scantiness, I 431.
Scantnesse, 8. scarcity, I 420.
Scapen, v. escape, T. v. 908.
Scarlet-reed, adj. scarlet-red, B 4351.
Scarmishing, s. skirmish, L. 1910.
Scarmyche, s. skirmish, T. v. 1508.
Scars, adj. parsimonious, B 2789.
Scarsetee, s. scarcity, B 2790.
Scarsly, adv. parsimoniously, A 583.
Scatered, pp. scattered, Gr 914.
Scathe, s. scathe, harm, misfortune, 'a

pity,' A 446 ; Polymites to sc., to the

harm of P., T. v. 938.
Scatheles, adv. harmlessly, E. 1550.
Science, s. science, knowledge, 5. 25 ;

learned writing, B 1666 ; wisdom, I 229.
Sclat, s. slate, n. 34.
Sclaundre, 8. slander, HF. 1580 ; ill-fame,

disgrace, E 722 ; scandal, I 137.
Sclave, 8. slave, T. iii. 391.
Sclendre, adj. slender, slight in make,

A 587 ; thin, B 3147 ; poor, B 4023.
Scochouns, pi. escutcheons, painted

shields, E. 893.
Scole, 8. school, B 1685, 1694 ; manner,

fashion, A 125, 3329 ; discipline, T. i.

634; 'the^chools,' D 2186.
Scole-matere, 8. subject for disputation

in the schools, D 1272.
Scoler, s. scholar, A 260.
Scolering, s. young scholar, note to D

44 ; line 6.

Scole-tsrmes, pi. school-terms, E 1569.
Scoleward ; to scoleward toward

school, B 1739.

Scoleye, ger. to study, A 302.
Scomes, s.*pl. foam, lather, B 4. m 7. 61.

Lit. 'scums.'

Score, imp. 9. notch, cut, mark, B 1606.
Scorkleth, pr. s. scorches, shrivels, B 2.

m 6. 28.
Scorned, pt. g. 3. 927 ; jested at, B 4277.



9 6



Scorning, s. scorn, T. i. 105.

Scorpion, s. E 2058 ; sign of Scorpio,

HP. 948.

Scot, a horse's name, A 616, D 1543.
Scourges, s. pi. whips, plagves, E 1157.
Scourging, s. correction, 4. 42.
Scrippe, s. scrip, bag, D 1737.
Scripture, s. writing, inscription, (on

a ring), T. iii. 1369 ; passage of writing,

L. 1 144 ; pi. manuscripts, A 2044.
Scrit, s. writing, deed, E 1697 ; T. ii. 1130.
Scrivenish, adv. like a scrivener, T. ii.

1026.

Scriveyn, s. scribe, 8. i.
Secne, ger. to seek, i.e. to be sought for

(it was easily had), A 784 ; to seek out,

0009.
Secree, adj. secret, trusty, 5. 395; secret,

B 2251 ; able to keep secrets, D 946.
Secree, adv. secretly, P 1109.
Secree, s. a secret, B 3211 ; Secree of

secrees, secret of secrets, Lat. Secreta

Secretorum (the name of a book), Gr

1447.

Secreenesse, s. secrecy, B 773.
Secrely, adv. secretly, E 763
Secte, s. sect, company, E 1171 ; religion,

faith (lit. 'following'), F 17.
Seculer, s. a layman, B 4640.
Sede, v. bear seed, 7. 306.
See, s. sea, A 59 ; fulle see, high tide, A.

ii. 46. 4.
See, s. seat, HF. 1361 ; seat of empire, B

3339 ; pi. seats HF. 1210.
See, v. see, L. 2560 ; ger. to see, look, F

366; to look (upon), 3. 1177; as fut.

shall see, 4. 190; Seestow, seest thou,

HF. 911; Say, i pt. s. saw, T. v. 992;

Say, pt. s. saw, B 4304 ; Sey, pt. s. B i,

7 ; Seigh, i pt. 8. saw, A 193 ; Seigh,

pt. s. A 1066, F 850; Saugh, i pt. s.

saw, A 764 ; pt. s. A 850, 1400 ; Sy, pt. s.

G 1381 ; Sawe, 2 pt. s. sawest, B 848 ;

Saugh, 2 pt. pi. Gr 1 1 06 (with ye) ; Sawe,

pt. pi. B 218; Seye, pt. pi. saw, T. iv.

720 ; Seyen, pt. pi. G- no ; Syen, pt. pi.

B 2879, 45 6 8 ; Sye, pt. pi. E 1804 ; pr.

8. subj. may (he) behold or protect, B

156 ; Sawe, pt. s. subj. were to see, A

144 ; Seyn, pp. seen, B 1863 ; Seye, pp.

D 552.
Seed-foul, s. birds living on seeds, 5.

512.
Seek, adj. sick, ill, L. 2409, 2436 ; def. A

424 ; Seke, def. as 8. man in a fever, 5.

104 ; Seke, pi. A 18, 245.
Seel (i), s. bliss, A 4239. A. S. seel.
Seel (2), s. seal, B 882.



Seemlinesse, s. dignity of bearing, L.
1041.

Seemly, adj. delicate, pleasing, 12. u ;
seemly, L. 2074.

Seestow, seest thou, HF. 911.

Seet, pt. s. sat (false form, due to pi. seten).
A 2075.

Seetes, pi. seats, A 2580.

Seeth, pt. s. seethed, boiled, E 227.

Ssge, s. throne, B i. p 4. 285 ; siege, L.
1696.

Seggen, i pr. pi. say, T. iv. 194.

Seigh, pt. s. of See.

Sein, ger. ; That is to sein, that is to say.
A. pr. 26.

Seinte, adj. fern, holy, D 1824.

Seintuarie, s. sanctuary, I 781 ; a conse-
crated object, 953.

Seistow, sayest thou, A 1125.

Ssith, pr. s. says, A 178.

Seke ; see Seek, adj.

Seke, v. search through, B 60; seek, B
1633 ; ger. A 13, 510 ; to seek, i. e. a
matter for search, Gr 874 ; Sekestow,
seekest thou, T. iii. 1455 ; Seken to, i pr.
pi. press towards, 2. 91 ; 2 pr. pi. search
through, B 127 ; Soghte, i pt. s. sought.

A. ii. 45. 1 1 ; pt. s. subj. were to examine,
488.

Sekernes, s. security, 7. 345.

Sekirly, adv. certainly, L. 163 a.

Selde, adj. pi. few, E 146.

Selde, adv. seldom, A 1539, B 2 343 > Selden,
B 2594 ; Seld, B 2343.

Seled, pp. sealed, B 736.

Seles, pi. seals, T. iii. 1462.

Selily, adv. happily, B 2. p 4. 96.

Selinesse, s. happiness, T. iii. 813.

Selle, s. dat. boarding, A 3822. A Kentish
form ; M.E. sulle, sille ; A.S. syll. (Flore
ground beneath the boards.)

Selle, v. sell, F 1563 ; barter, A 278 ; for
to selle, for sale, D 414 ; to selle, for sale,
A 3821 ; Solde, pt. s. subj. were to sell,
E. 452.

Selly, adj. wonderful (MSS. sely), HF.
513. A.S. settle, seldllc, strange.

Sely, adj. happy, T. iv. 503 ; kind, 4. 89 ;
good, B 1702; holy, B 682; innocent,
simple, A 3404 ; poor, pitiable, T. i. 871 ;
wretched, A 3896 ; hapless, L. 1254, 1336.
, A.S. scelig.

Semblable, adj. like, B 2294.

Semblaunce, s. likeness, R. 425 ; appear-
ance, K. 145.

Semblaunt, s. appearance, semblance,
look, E 928, F 516 ; in Mr s., apparently,

B. 863.



97



Seme, v. appear, seem, P 102 ; ger. to
seem (to), T. i. 747 ; pr. pi. F 869 ; pt. 8.
(there) seemed, A 2970 ; impcrs. (it)
seemed, A 39, E 296 ; him semed, it
seemed to them, they supposed, F 56 ;

. the peple semed =. it seemed to the
people, the people supposed, F 201.

Sem.elih.ede, s. seemliness, comeliness,
E. 1 130 ; gracefulness, E. 777.

Semely, adj. seemly, comely, A 751.

Semely, adv. becomingly, A 123.

Semes, s. pi. seams, I 622.

Semicope, s. half-cope, short cope, A 262.

Seining, s, appearance, 3. 944 ; to my s.,
as it appears to me, B 1838.

Semisoun, s. half-sound, i.e. suppressed
sound, A 3697.

Senatorie, s. senatorial rank, B 3. p 4. 93.

Senatour, s. senator, L. 584.

Seneer, s. censer, A 3340.

Sencinge, pres. pt. censing, perfuming
with incense, A 3341.

Sendal, s. a thin silk, A 440.

Sende, v. send, B 144 ; Sent, pr. s. E 1151 ;
Sende, pt. s. sent, A 4136 ; Sente, pt. s.
B 3927 ; .Sendeth, imp. pi. send ye, C 614 ;
Sente, pt. s. subj. would send, B 1091.

Sene, adj. visible, manifest, apparent, A
134, 924, F 645. A.S. gesene, yesyne, adj.
evident, visible.

Sene, ger. to behold, to see, L. 1034 ; to
look at, L. 2649 i ^ look on, D 1245 ; to
seem, L. 224 ; on to sene, to look on,
L. 2425.

Senge, v. singe, D 349; Seynd,#p. broiled,
B 4035-

Sengle, adj. single, unmarried, E 1667.

Senith, s. (i) the zenith, A. i. 18. 4, 22. 6 ;
(2) the point where a given azimuth-
circle meets the horizon, A. i. 19. 12 ;
the point of sunrise, A. ii. 31. 13.

Sensibilitees, s. pi. perceptions, B 5.
m 4. 8.

Sensible, adj. perceptible by the senses,
B 5. p 4. 212.

Sent, -e ; see Sende.

Sentement, s. feeling, fancy, T. ii. 13 ;
susceptibility, T. iii. 43 ; passion, L. 69.

Sentence, s. meaning, drift, E 2288 ; con-
tents, C 190 ; subject, B 1753 ; opinion,
B 113, 3992 ; decision, 5. 530 ; meaning,
sentiment, instruction, A 306, 798 ;
tenor, theme, HF. 1 100 ; decision, speech,
5. 383 ; judgement, order, I 17 ; verdict,
Q- 366 ; general meaning, I 58.

Septemtrioun, s. north, B 3657.

Septentrional, adj. northern, A. ii. 40.
50 ; Septentrionalis, pi. A. ii. 40. 36.



Sepulcre, s. tomb, D 498.

Sepulture, s. mode of burial, T. v. 209 ;
burial, L. 2553 ; tomb, A 2854.

Serchen, v. search, B 2597; pr. pi. go
about, haunt, D 867.

Sereyns, s. pi. sirens, E. 684.

Sergeaunt of the Lawe, sergeant-at-
law, A 309.

Serie, s. process, argument, A 3067.

Sermone, ger. to preach, speak, C 879.

Sermoning, . argument, A 3091 ; talk,
A- 3597-

Sermoun, s. discourse, L. 2025 ; T. ii. 965 ;
tale, T. ii. 1115 ; pi. writings, B 87.

Servage, s. servitude, thraldom, A 1946,
B 3 68.

Servant, s. lover, A 1814 ; servant, D 1501.

Servisable, adj. willing to serve, A 99 ;
serviceable, E 1911 ; useful, E 979.

Servitour, . servant, D 2185.

Servitute, s. servitude, E 798.

Servyse, 8. service, serving, A 250 ; reli-
gious service, T. i. 315; musical per-
formance, 3. 302.

Sese, pr. s. subj. seize, 5. 481 ; pp. caught,
4. 240 ; seised, possessed, T. iii. 445.

Sesoun, 8. season, F 1034 ; prime, E. 1678.

Sestow, seest thou, T. iii. 46.

Sete, s. seat, throne, B 3715, I 162.

Sete, -n ; see Sitte.

Setewale, s. zedoary, setwall. E. 1370.
See Cetewale.

Sethe, v. seethe, boil, A 383.

Sette, ger. to set, place, L. 540; setten
a myte, care a mite, T. iii. 900; Sette,
i pr. s. suppose, T. ii. 367 ; B 2681 ; Sette
<?as, imagine the case, B 3041 ; 2 pr.pl.
esteem, T. ii. 432 ; Sette, ipr. s.subj. set,
A 3911 ; Set, pr. s. setteth, sets, 2. 101 ;
D 1982 ; cares, T. iii. 832 ; puts, 3. 635 ;
Sette, i pt. s. counted, regarded, D 659 ;
Sette me, placed myself, L. 115 ; sctte
nat a kers, accounted not worth a cress,
A. 3756; Sette at nought, counted as
nothing, F 821 ; Sette him, sat down,
C 207 ; Sette hir, sat, B 329 ; Sette her
on knees, knelt down, B 638 ; Sette hem,
seated themselves, L. 301 ; C 775 ; Setten
hem adoun, set themselves, Gr 396 ; Set,
pp. placed, A 132, 2528 ; put, B 440 ; set,
E. 846 ; appointed, 4. 52 ; E 774 ; wholly
devoted, 6. 100 ; wel set, seemly, 3. 828 ;
set the wrightes cappe made a fool of
him, A 3143; Set, imp. s. stake (as at
dice), T. iv. 622.

Seur, adj. sure, B 2642, 2953.

Seur, adv. surely, T. iii. 1633.

Seurly, adv. surely, B 2913.



Seurtee, . surety, A 1604, B 243.

Sewe, v. follow, 25. 12 ; ensue, B 2619,

2692 ; pt. s. pursued, B 4527.
Sewes, s. pi. lit. juices, gravies ; used

here for seasoned dishes, delicacies,

F6>.
Sewing, adj. conformable, in proportion,

similar, 3. 959. Lit. ' following.'
Sexte, sixth, HF. 1727.
Sexteyn, s. sacristan, B 3216.
Sey, i pt. s. saw, 3. 1089 ; Seyn, pp. seen,

B 172, 624. See See.
Seye, v. say, A 738 ; to be told, B 706 : to

seyn, A 284 ; for to seye, to say, A 468 ;

this is to seyn, A 181 ; that is to seyn, A

797; Seistow, sayest thou, B no; as

who seyth, like one who says, i. e. so to

speak, T. v. 883 ; Seggen, i pr. pi. say, T.

iv. 194 ; Seydestow, saidest thou, Gr 334 ;

Seyd, pp. B 49 ; Seyeth, imp. pi. say ye,

A 1868.

Seyl, s. sail, A 696, 3532.
Seyn, pp. seen, B 1863, 4471.
Seynd, pp. singed, i. e. broiled, B 4035.
Seynt, s. saint, 3. 1319 ; S6ynt (dissyllabic),

A 120, 509, 687, D 1564 ; Seynte, saint

(or holy), A 1721.
Seyst, 2 pr. s. sayest, B 109 ; Seystow,

2 pr. s. sayest thou, A 3490.
Shaar, s. a plough-share, A 3763.
Shad, -de ; see Shede.
Shadwe, s. shadow, B 7, 10 ; shade, 3.

426 ; scene, B 2. p 3. 89 ; Shadowe, re-
flection, R. 1529.

Shadwed, pp. shadowed, shaded, A 607.
Shaft, s. wooden part of an arrow, A

1362 ; pi. shafts of spears, A 2605.
Shal, i pr. s. owe, T. iii. 1649; owe (to), T.

iii. 791 ; shall (do so), F 688 ; must, A

853 ; am to be, 2. 53 ; am to (go), Gr 303 ;

Shalt, 2pr. s. must go, D 1636 ; Shaltow,

2 pr. s. shalt thou, A 3575 ; Shal, pr. s.

shall be, T. v. 833 ; is to be, HF. 82 ;

must, is to, A 187 ; must (come), T. iv.

1106 ; will, L. 1276 ; must (do so), R. 387 ;

owes, F 750 ; Sholde, i pt. s. should,

B 56 ; ought (to have done so), 3. 1200 ;

Sholdestow, shouldst thou, 10. 60 ;

wouldst thou, D 1944 ; Sholde, pt. 8.

should, A 184 ; ought to, B 44 ; had to,

E 515 ; was to, B 3891 ; would, B 3627 ;

Shul, i pr. pi. must, have to, B 351 ;

must, B 1900 ; Shullen, 2 pr. pi. shall,

B 4652 ; Shullen, pr. pi. must, A 3014.
Shale, s. shell, HF. 1281.
Shalmyes, pi. shawms, HF. 1218.
Shame, s. A 503 ; Shame of his degree,

i. e. lest it should shame his condition



(as husband), F 752 ; Shames deth,

shameful death, B 819, E 2377.
Shamen, v. put to shame, F 1565; thee

shameth, it shames thee, thou art

ashamed, B 101.
Shamfast, adj. modest, shy, A 2055, C 55 ;

shame-faced, ashamed, E. 467.
Shamfastnesse, s. modesty, A 840 ; sense

of shame, I 985.

Shap, s. A 1889 ; privy member, I 423.
Shapen, v. plan, devise, A 3403 ; find

means (to do), A 809 ; pr. s. intends, L.

1289 ; Shape, pr. pi. dispose, B 2989 ;

Shapen hem, intend, F 214 ; Sh66p, pt.

s. befel, T. ii. 61 ; devised, planned, T. i.

207 ; made, gave, L. 2569 ; prepared for,

E 198 ; plotted, B 2543 ; created, E 903 ;

contrived, E 946 ; Snoop me, i pt. s. refi.

addressed myself, 2. 20 ; prepared my-
self, L. 1 80 ; Shoop him, pt. s. reft, got

ready, L. 625 ; determined, F 809 ;

Shopen, pt. pi. made ready, B 2995 ;

Shapen, pp. determined, A 1108; de-
stined, A 1392 ; shaped, L. 2014 ; planned,

B 951 ; prepared, B 249 ; appointed, B

253 ; disposed (themselves), B 142 ; built,

7. 357 ; cut out, T. iii. 734 ; Shape, pp.

destined, ordained, A 1225 ; allotted, T.

ii. 282 ; created, B 3099 ; imp. pi. refl.

dispose yourself, B 2307.
Shaply, adj. fit, A 372 ; likely, T. iv. 1452.
Sharpe, adv. sharply, B 2073.
Shave, v. shave, A 3326 ; Shaven, pp. cut

smooth, K.94I ; Shave, pp. shaven, A 588.
Shaving, s. a thin slice, Gr 1239.
Shawe, s. wood, A 4367, D 1386.
She, she, A 446 ; She . . . she, one woman

and another, T. ii. 1747.
She-ape, s. female ape, I 424.
Shede th, pr. s. sheds, 1 577 ; Shedde,pt. s.

shed, B 3447 ; Shadde, pt. s. poured, B

3921 ; Shad, pp. distributed, B i. m i. 18.
Sheef, s. sheaf, A 104 ; Sheves, pi. HF.

2140.
Sheep, s. a sheep, A 506 ; a meek person,

D432. ?/ ;***;
Sheld, s. shield, A 2122 ; pi. French

crowns (coins worth 33. 4<Z.), A 278 ;

Sheeld,^. B 1521.

Shelde, pr. s. subj. may he shield, HF. 88.
Shende, v. disgrace, T. iv. 1577 ; ruin, B

927 ; render contemptible, T. v. 893 ;

reproach, T. v. 1060 ; destroy, HF. 1016 ;

Shent, pr. s. ruins, I 848 ; defiles, 1 854 ;

Shente, pt. s. harmed, injured, B 4031 ;

Shente, pt. s. subj. should destroy, T. ii.

357: Shent, pp. spoilt, T. ii. 37 ; defeated,

L. 652 ; scolded, B 1731.



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Shendshipe, s. shame, I 273.

Shene, adj. bright, A 115; glistening, R.
127 ; fair, E 2528 ; beautiful, B 692, P
1045. A. S. scene, scyne.

Shene, adv. brightly, 4. 87.

Shepe, s. hire, I 568. See Shipa.

Shepne, s. stable, shed, A 2000. A.S.
scypen. See Shipnes.

Shore, s. pair of shears, A 2417.

Shore, ger. to shear, cut, B 3257.

Shering-hokes, pi. shearing-hooks, con-
trivances for severing ropes in a sea-
fight, L. 641.

Sherte, s. shirt, A 1566 ; chemise, T. iv.
96.

Shet,j>p. o/Shette.

Shete, s. sheet, G 879 ; pi. A 4140.

Sheten, v. shoot, I 714; Sheteth, pr. s.
shoots, B,. 960.

Sheter, s. as adj. fit for shooting, (lit.
shooter), 5. 180.

Sheths, s. sheath, R 2066.

Shette, v. shut, enclose, T. iii. 1549 ;
shut, close, D 1141 ; Shette, pt. s. shut,
A 3499 ; closed, fastened up, T. ii. 1090 ;
Shetten, pt. pi. shut up, enclosed, T. i.
148 ; Shet, pp. shut, R. 529.

Sheves, pi. sheaves, HF. 2140.

Sheweth, pr. s. pretends, appears, B 2386 ;
appears as, is shewn, A. i. 7. 9.

Shifte, v. provide, distribute, ordain, D
104 ; assign, Gr 278.

Shilde, pr. s. subj. shield, T. ii 1019 ;
defend, B 2098 ; forbid, A 3427.

Shimering, s. glimmer, A 4297.

Shine, s. shin, A 386.

Shined, pt. s. shone, L. 2194.

Ship, 8. i. 16 ; Shipe, dat. (into the) ship,
(into the) ark, A 3540.

Shipe, s. hire, pay, reward, 7. 193 ; Shepe,
hire, I 568. A. S. stipe, stipendium.

Shipman, s. sailor, skipper, A 388.

Shipnes, pi. stables, sheds, D 871. See
Shepne.

Shirr eve, s. sheriff, A 359. Lit. 'shire-
reeve.'

Shite n, pp. denied, dirty, A 504.

Shitting, s. shutting, R. 1598.

Shivere, s. thin slice, D 1840.

Shiveren, pr. pi. break, A 2605.

Sho, shoe, A 253.

Shod, pp. provided with shoes, HF. 98.

Shode, s. parting of the hair, A 3316 ; the
temple of the head, A 2007.

Shof , pt. s. pushed, T. iii. 487.

Shoken, pt. pi. shook, R. 363.

Sholder-bone, s. shoulder-blade-bone, C
350.



Shonde, s. disgrace, HF. 88 ; B 2098.
Shoo, 8. shoe, D 492 ; Shoos, pi. A 457 ;

Shoon, pi. B 1922.
Shoof, pt. 8. i p. shoved, pushed, R. 534 ;

pt. 8. drove, L. 2412.
Shoon ( shoon), i>Z. o/Shoo.
Shoon (shoon), pt. 8. o/Shyne.
Shorn, pp. shaven, B 3142.
Shorte, v. shorten, D 1261 ; to shorte with

your toeye, to shorten your way with, A

791.

Shortly, adv. briefly, A 30.
Short-sholdred, adj. short in the upper

arm, A 549.

Shot, s. a missile, B 4539 ; arrow, A 2544.
Shot-windowe, 8. a window containing

a square division which opens on a

hinge, A 3358, 3695.

Shour, 8. shower, T. iv. 751 : onset, con-
flict, T. iv. 47; pi. assaults, T. i. 470.

Cf. E. ' a shower of darts.'
Showving, s. shoving, pushing, H 53.
Shredde,jp. s. shred, cut, E 227.
Shrewe, *. scoundrel, accursed wretch,

D 284 ; shrew, peevish woman, E 1222,

2428 ; planet having an evil influence,

A. ii. 4. 54 ; evil one, G- 917.
Shrewe, adj. evil, wicked, G 995.
Shrewe, i pr. s. beshrew, curse, B 4616.
Shrewed, adj. evil, wicked, bad, L 1545 ;

accursed, D 54.

Shrewedly, adv. cursedly, D 2238.
Shrewednesse, s. wickedness, evil, B

2721 ; cursedness, D 734 ; pi. evil deeds,

1442.
Shrifte-fadres, pi. father-confessors, D

1442.
Shrighte, pt. s. shrieked, A 2817; pp. T.

v. 320.
Shrimpes, pi. small creatures, dwarfs,

B 3145-

Shroud, s. robe, R. 64.
Shrouded, pp. clad, R. 55.
Shryked, pt. pi. shrieked, B 4590.
Shryking, . shrieking, T. v. 382.
Shryned,#p. enshrined, C 955 ; canonised

(ironically), 21. 15.
Shryve, ger. to confess, I 129.
Shulder-boon, s. blade-bone, I 603.
Shuldres, pi. shoulders, R. 328.
Shull, Shullen, Shulde ; see Shal.
Shyne, ger. to shine, 10. 62 ; Shoon, strong

pt. 8. shone, A 198 ; Shynede, weak pt.

s. shone, L. 1119; Shined, L. 2194.
Sib, adj. related, akin, B 2565.
Sicamour, s. sycamore, HF. 1278.
Sicer, s. strong drink, B 3245.
Sigh, i pt. s. saw, R. 818.



Sighte,jp. s. o/Syke.

Signet, s. signet-ring, T. ii. 1087.

Signifiaunce, s. signification, B. 995;
significance, HF. 17; prediction, E. 16.

Significavit, a writ of excommunication,
A 662.

Sik, adJ/. sick, ill, A 1600.

Siker, adj. sure, A 3049, B 4353; safe,
G- 864 ; certain, G 1047 ; sure, steady,
D 2069 ; in security, 17. 28.

Siker, adv. uninterruptedly, T. iii. 1237 ;
surely, T. ii. 991.

Sikered, pp. assured, L. 2128.

Sikerer, adj. surer, more to be trusted,
B 4043-

Sikerly, adv. certainly, surely, truly,
A 137-

Sikernesse, s. security, safety, confi-
dence, B 425 ; state of security, T. ii.
773-

Sikly, adv. ill, with ill will, E 625.

Silver, s. money, A 232, 713.

Silver, adj. silvery, A 1496.

Similitude, s. comparison ; hence, pro-
position, statement, G 431 ; sympathy,
likeness, F 480 ; one like himself, A 3228.

Simphonye, s. a kind of tabor, B 2005.

Simple, adj. modest, E. 1014 ; innocent,
3. 861.

Simplesse, s. Simplicity (personified), E.
954- -

Sin, conj. and adv. since, 4. 273.

Singe, v. sing, A 236 ; Singestow, singest
thou, H 244 ; Song, i pt. s. sang, 3. 1158 ;
Songe, 2 pt. s. didst sing, H 294 ; Song,
pt. s. A 1055 ; Songen, pt. pi. sang, F 55 ;
Songe, pt. s. subj. were to sing, 3. 929 ;
Songen, pp. sung, T. v. 645 ; Songe, pp.
A 266 ; recited, T. v. 1797.

Singularitees, s. pi. separate parts, par-
ticulars, B 5. m 3. 45.

Singuler, adj. particular, B 2. p 7. 64 ;
single, I 300 ; a single, G 997 ; private,
B 2625 ; singular profyte, special advan-



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