Glossary

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la
label
labour
laboured
labouring
laboursome
lace
lack
lackey
lack-linen
lack-lustre
lad
ladder-tackle
lade
lading
lady
lady-smock
lag
lagging
lakin
lam-damn
lame
lamely
lamentable
lamentably
lamp
lampass
lance
lanch
land
land-damn
landed
land-fish
landman
land-service
lane
languish
languishment
languor
lank
lank-lean
lantern
lanthorn
lap
lapse
lapsing
lapwing
lard
larder
large
large-handed
largely
largess
lark's-heels
larum
larum-bell
lash
lass-lorn
last
lasting
lastly
latch
late
lated
lately
late-sacked
latest
late-walking
lath
latten
latter
latter day
latter-born
lattice
laud
laughter
launch
laund
launder
laundry
laurel
laus
lave
lavish
lavishly
lavolt
law
lawful
lawn
lay
lay a
layer-up
laying on
lazar
lazar-like
lea
lead
leaden
leading
leaf
league
leaguer
leak
leaked
leaking
lean
lean a
lean-looked
leap
leaping-house
learn
learned
learning
lease, out by
leash
leasing
least
leather-coat
leathern
leathern-jerkin
leave
leave a
leaven
leavened
leavening
leavy
lecher
lecture
lee
leech
leer
lees
leese
leet
leg
legate
legatine
lege
legend
legerity
legion
legitimation
leisure
leman
lend
lending
length
lengthened
lenity
lenten
l'envoy
leperous
lesson
lest
let
let a
lethargy
lethe
Lethe'd
letter
lettered
level
levelled
leviathan
levied
levity
levy
lewd
lewdly
lewdness
lewdster
lewd-tongued
liable
libbard
libel
liberal
liberal arts
liberal-conceited
libertine
liberty
licence
lictor
lid
lie
lie a
lie b
lief
liege
liegeman
lieger
lieu
lieutenantry
life
lifelings
life-rendering
lifter
lifting up
liggens
light
lighten
light-foot
lightless
lightly
lightness
like
like a
likelihood
likely
likeness
liking
lily
lily-tincture
limb
limbeck
limber
limb-meal
limbo
limbo patrum
lime
limed
limekiln
lime-twig
limit
limitation
limited
limiter
limn
limned
line
line a
lineal
lineament
lined
line-grove
linen
ling
linger
lingering
lining
link
linsey-woolsey
linstock
lip
Lipsbury
liquor
liquorish
lisp
list
listen
lither
litigious
litter
little
little-seeming
live
liveless
livelihood
lively
liver
livery
living
lo
loach
load
loaden
loathly
loathness
lob
lobby
lock
lockram
locust
lodestar
lodge
lodged
lodging
loggats
loggerhead
logger-headed
loiterer
loll
loneliness
lonely
long
longing
long-ingraffed
longly
long-staff
long-tongued
loo
loof
look
loon
loop
looped
loose
loose a
loose-bodied
loosely
loose-wived
lop
lord
lording
lordship
lose
losel
losing
loss
lost
lot
lottery
loud
lour
louring
louse
lousy
lout
love
love-book
love-day
love-feat
love-lay
lovely
love-prate
lover
lovered
loveshaft
love-shaked
love-springs
love-suit
loving
low
low country
low-crooked
lower
lowering
lowliness
lowly
lown
lowness
low-spirited
loyal
lozel
lubber
lubberly
luce
lucky
lucre
luggage
lugged
lull
lumpish
lunatic
lune
lurch
lure
lurk
lust
lust-breathed
lust-dieted
lustful
lustihood
lustily
lustique
lustre
lusty
lux
luxurious
luxuriously
luxury
lym
livery (n.) 1uniform, costume, special clothing
livery (n.) 2badge, token, recognizable image
livery (n.) 3service, following, entourage
livery (n.) 4 
livery (v.)  array in a livery, dress up
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AW IV.v.96 [Lafew to Countess] a noble scar, is a good livery of honour
Cym II.iii.122 [Cloten to Innogen, of Posthumus] A hilding for a livery [i.e. fit only to wear a servant's uniform]
Ham I.iv.32 [Hamlet to Horatio] the stamp of one defect, / Being nature's livery or fortune's star [i.e. a defect which is either natural or accidental]
Ham III.iv.165 [Hamlet to Gertrude, of custom] He likewise gives a frock or livery / That aptly is put on
Ham IV.vii.78 [Claudius to Laertes] youth no less becomes / The light and careless livery that it wears
2H4 V.v.12 [Falstaff to Shallow] if I had had time to have made new liveries
2H6 IV.ii.70 [Cade to all, of when he is king] I will apparel them all in one livery
2H6 V.ii.47 [Young Clifford to his dead father] Wast thou ordained ... to achieve / The silver livery of advised age
Luc 1054 [Lucrece] I give / A badge of fame to slander's livery
Luc 1222 [of Lucrece] her face wore sorrow's livery
MM II.iv.138 [Angelo to Isabella, of her being a woman] show it now, / By putting on the destined livery
MM III.i.98 [Isabella to Claudio, of Angelo] 'tis the cunning livery of hell
MND I.i.70 [Theseus to Hermia] Whether ... / You can endure the livery of a nun
MND II.i.113 [Titania to Oberon] The childing autumn, angry winter change / Their wonted liveries
MV II.ii.101 [Launcelot to Gobbo, of Bassanio] who indeed gives rare new liveries
MV II.ii.107 [Bassanio to Servant] put the liveries to making
MV II.ii.143 [Bassanio to Servant, of Launcelot] Give him a livery / More guarded than his fellows'
Per II.v.10 [Simonides to Knights, of Thaisa] One twelve moons more she'll wear Diana's livery.
Per III.iv.10 [Thaisa to Cerimon] A vestal livery will I take me to
Per V.iii.7 [Pericles to Diana] Marina ... / Wears yet thy silver livery
R3 I.i.80 [Richard to Clarence, of Mistress Shore] it is our way ... / To be her men and wear her livery
RJ II.ii.8 [Romeo to himself, of the moon] Her vestal livery is but sick and green
RJ III.i.56 [Mercutio to Tybalt, of Romeo being called 'my man'] I'll be hanged, sir, if he wear your livery
Sonn 2.3 [] Thy youth's proud livery, so gazed on now, / Will be a tottered weed of small worth held
TG II.iv.43 [Valentine to Thurio, of Thurio's followers] it appears by their bare liveries that they live by your bare words
Tim IV.ii.17 [Third Servant to all] Yet do our hearts wear Timon's livery
TNK IV.ii.106 [Pirithous to Theseus, of one of Palamon's knights] in his face / The livery of the warlike maid appears [i.e. the goddess of war]
Ven 1107 [of the boar and Adonis] Ne'er saw the beauteous livery that he wore
Ven 506 [Venus to Adonis, of his lips] never let their crimson liveries wear [i.e. their red colour wear out]
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