Glossary

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wafer-cake
waft
waftage
wafture
wag
wage
waggish
waggon
waggoner
wagtail
wail
wailful
wain-rope
wainscot
waist
wait
waiting-gentlewoman
wake
waked
waking
walk
wall
wallet
wall-eyed
wall-newt
wan
wand
wandering
waned
wanion, with a
wanny
want
wanting
wanton
wanton a
wantonly
wantonness
want-wit
wappened
war
ward
warden
warder
ware
warm
warn
warp
warped
war-proof
warrant
warranted
warrantise, warrantize
warranty
warren
warrener
wash
washing
waspish-headed
wassail
waste
wasted
wasteful
wasting
watch
watch-case
watcher
watchful
watching
water
water-gall
waterish
water-rug
water-standing
waterwork
watery
wave
wavering
wawl
wax
waxen
waxing
way
ways
wayward
waywarder
waywardness
weak
weak-built
weaken
weal
wealsman
wealth
wean
wear
wearing
weary
weasand, wezand
weather
weather-fend
weaved-up
web and the pin
wedding-dower
wedge
wee away
weed
weedy
week, in by the
ween
weepingly
weeping-ripe
weet
weigh
weighing
weight
weighty
welfare
welked
welkin
well
well met
well said
well to live
well-a-day
well-advised
well-a-near
well-apparelled
well-appointed
well-beseeming
well-breathed
well-compact
well-dealing
well-disposed
well-divided
well-entered
well-favoured
well-forwarning
well-found
well-graced
well-hallowed
well-knit
well-known
well-liking
well-lost
well-minded
well-respected
well-seeming
well-sinewed
well-spoken
well-warranted
well-weighing
well-willer
well-wished
wen
wench
wenching
wenchless
wench-like
wend
weraday
wert
westward
wet
wether
wharf
what
what though
wheak
wheel
wheeling
whe'er
Wheeson
whelk
whelm
whelp
when
whenas
whence
whencesoever
whensoever
where
whereabout
where-through
whet
whether
whetstone
whey-face
whiffler
while
while-ere
whiles
whilst, the
whinyard
whip
whipping-cheer
whipster
whipstock
whir
whirligig
whisper
whist
whistle
whistling
whit
white
whitebeard
white-haired
white-livered
whitely
whither
whiting-time
whitly
whitster
whittle
who
whole
wholesome
wholesome-profitable
whoo-bub
whoop
whooping
whore
whoremaster
whore-masterly
whoremonger
whoreson
wide
wide-chopped
wide-enlarged
wide-skirted
wide-stretched
widow-dolour
widowhood
wield
wife
wight
wild
wilderness
wildfire
wildly
wildness
wile
wilful
wilful-blame
wilful-negligent
wilful-opposite
will
willed
willing
willow
wilt
wimpled
win
winch
Winchester goose
wind
wind a
wind-changing
windgall
winding-sheet
windlass
window
windowed
windows' tops
windring
wind-swift
windy
wing
wing a
winged
wing-led
wink
winking
winter
wintered
winter-ground
winterly
wipe
wisdom
wise
wise woman
wish
wished
wishful
wishtly
wist
wistly
wit
wit a
witch
witching
with
withal
withdraw
wither out
withers
withhold
within
without
without-door
witless
witness
witness a
witnessed
wit-old
wit-snapper
wittily
wittingly
wittol
wittolly
witty
wiving
woe
woeful
wold
wolvish
wolvish-ravening
woman
womanhood
womanly
woman-post
woman-queller
woman-tired
womb
womby
wonder
wondered
wonderful
wondering
wonderingly
wonder-wounded
wondrous
wont
wonted
woo
wood
woodbine
woodcock
wooden
woodman
woof
wooingly
woollen
woolward
woosel
word
work
working
working-day
working-house
workman
workmanly
workyday
world
worldling
worldly
worm
wormwood
worn
worn-out
worried
worse
worship
worshipfully
worst
worsted
wort
worth
worthily
worthless
worthy
wot
would
wound
wounded
woundless
wrack
wrackful
wrack-threatening
wrangle
wrangler
wrangling
wrap
wrastle
wreak
wreakful
wreathe
wrench
wrest
wrested
wretchedness
wring
wringing
wrinkle
wrinkled
writ
write
writhled
written
wroath
wrong
wrong-incensed
wroth
wrought
wry
wry-necked
warrant (n.) 1assurance, pledge, guarantee
warrant (n.) 2licence, sanction, authorization
warrant (n.) 3token, sign, evidence, proof
warrant (v.) 1assure, promise, guarantee, confirm
warrant (v.) 2authorize, sanction, license
warrant (v.) 3act as a pledge for, give an assurance about
warrant (v.) 4justify, defend, stand up for
warrant (v.) 5tell, assure, give good grounds to
warrant (v.) 6protect, preserve, keep safe
warrant, of  allowed, warranted, justifiable
warrant, out of  illegal, unlawful, banned
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AC III.iii.47 [Charmian to Cleopatra, responding to ‘All may be well enough’] I warrant you, madam
AC V.ii.156 [Cleopatra to Seleucus] Thou shalt / Go back, I warrant thee
AW II.ii.46 [Clown to Countess] put me to't, I warrant you
AW III.v.65 [Widow to Helena, of Bertram's wife] I warrant, good creature, wheresoe'er she is, / Her heart weighs sadly [i.e. I'll be bound]
AW IV.i.10 [First Soldier to First Lord, responding to whether Parolles will recognize the soldier's voice] No, sir, I warrant you
AYL I.ii.192 [Charles to Duke Frederick, of Orlando] No, I warrant your grace, you shall not entreat him
AYL III.ii.372 [Rosalind as Ganymede to Orlando, of his protestation of love] You may as soon make her that you love believe it, which I warrant she is apter to do than to confess she does
AYL IV.iii.3 [Celia as Aliena to Rosalind as Ganymede, of Orlando] I warrant you, with pure love and troubled brain he ... is gone forth to sleep
CE I.i.140 [Egeon to Duke, of his sons] happy were I in my timely death / Could all my travels warrant me they live
CE III.ii.101 [Dromio of Syracuse to Antipholus of Syracuse, of the kitchen-maid] I warrant her rags and the tallow in them will burn a Poland winter
CE IV.iv.10 [Dromio of Ephesus to Antipholus of Ephesus, of the creditors] Here's that, I warrant you, will pay them all
Cym V.iii.16 [Posthumus to Lord] an ancient soldier-- / An honest one, I warrant
E3 III.ii.14 [First Frenchman to First Citizen, of the English] they are far enough from hence, / And will be met, I warrant ye, to their cost
Ham I.ii.243 [Horatio to Hamlet, of the Ghost walking again] I warrant it will
Ham III.ii.15 [First Player to Hamlet, of following his recommendations] I warrant your honour
Ham III.iii.29 [Polonius to Claudius, of Gertrude and Hamlet] I'll warrant she'll tax him home
Ham III.iv.7 [Gertrude to Polonius, of being firm with Hamlet] I'll warrant you
1H4 II.i.45 [Second Carrier to Gadshill, responding to ‘what time do you mean to come to London?’] Time enough to go to bed with a candle, I warrant thee
1H4 III.i.167 [Mortimer to Hotspur, of Glendower] I warrant you that man is not alive / Might so have tempted him as you have done
2H4 II.i.22 [Hostess to Fang and Snare, of Falstaff] I am undone by his going, I warrant you
2H4 II.ii.161 [Poins to Prince Henry, agreeing] I warrant you
2H4 II.iv.25 [Hostess to Doll] your colour, I warrant you, is as red as any rose
2H4 II.iv.102 [Hostess to all] Feel, masters, how I shake, look you, I warrant you
2H4 II.iv.201 [Hostess to all] Murder, I warrant now!
2H4 II.iv.336 [Hostess to Falstaff, disagreeing] No, I warrant you
2H4 V.iv.6 [First Beadle to his companion, of Doll] she shall have whipping-cheer, I warrant her
H5 III.vi.65 [Fluellen to Gower, of Pistol] what he has spoke to me, that is well, I warrant you
H5 IV.i.70 [Fluellen to Gower] you shall find, I warrant you, that there is no tiddle-taddle or pibble-pabble in Pompey's camp
H5 IV.vii.23 [Fluellen to Gower] if you look in the maps of the 'orld, I warrant you sall find, in the comparisons between Macedon and Monmouth, that the situations, look you, is both alike
H5 IV.viii.14 [Fluellen to Gower] I will give treason his payment into plows, I warrant you
H5 IV.viii.66 [Fluellen to Williams] I pray you to serve God, and keep you out of prawls, and prabbles, and quarrels, and dissensions, and I warrant you it is the better for you
1H6 I.iv.21 [Boy to Master Gunner, of doing what he has asked] Father, I warrant you
1H6 III.i.74 [Warwick to all] An uproar, I dare warrant, / Begun through malice of the Bishop's men
1H6 V.iv.60 [Pucelle to all, as if to herself] discover thine infirmity, / That warranteth by law to be thy privilege
1H6 V.v.46 [Exeter to all, of Armagnac] his wealth doth warrant a liberal dower
2H6 IV.iii.16 [Cade to Dick, of opening the gaols] Fear not that, I warrant thee
2H6 V.i.122 [York to Queen, of his sons acting as his bail] See where they come; I'll warrant they'll make it good
2H6 V.i.195 [Clifford to York, of York being resolved for death or dignity] The first I warrant thee, if dreams prove true
3H6 III.ii.21 [Richard aside to George, of Lady Grey saying she will satisfy Edward's pleasure] Ay, widow? Then I'll warrant you all your lands
KJ IV.i.31 [Arthur to Hubert] I warrant I love you more than you do me
MA II.i.336 [Don Pedro to Claudio] I warrant thee, Claudio, the time shall not go dully by us
MA III.i.14 [Margaret to Hero, of Beatrice] I'll make her come, I warrant you, presently
MA III.i.104 [Ursula to Hero, of Beatrice] She's limed, I warrant you
MA III.ii.59 [Don Pedro to Claudio, of who loves Benedick] I warrant, one that knows him not
MA III.iii.167 [Second Watchman to Conrade] You'll be made bring Deformed forth, I warrant you
MA III.iii.173 [Conrade to Watch] A commodity in question, I warrant yo
MA III.iv.8 [Margaret to Hero, of a wedding garment] By my troth, 's not so good, and I warrant your cousin will say so
MA III.v.56 [Dogberry to Verges] We will spare for no wit, I warrant you
MA V.i.188 [Claudio to Don Pedro, of why Benedick is in earnest] 'll warrant you, for the love of Beatrice
MM I.ii.32 [First Gentleman to Lucio] Thou'rt a three-piled piece, I warrant thee
MM I.ii.171 [Lucio to Claudio, agreeing with him] I warrant it is
MM IV.ii.165 [disguised Duke to Provost] By the vow of mine order I warrant you, if my instructions may be your guide
MM V.i.82 [Lucio to Duke] I warrant your honour
MV IV.ii.15 [Portia as Balthasar to Nerissa as Clerk, of Nerissa obtaining Gratiano's ring] Thou mayst, I warrant
MW I.i.276 [Slender to Anne, of taking a bear by the chain] But, I warrant you, the women have so cried and shrieked at it, that it passed
MW I.iv.11 [Mistress Quickly to Simple, of Rugby] An honest, willing, kind fellow ... and, I warrant you, no tell-tale
MW II.i.70 [Mistress Page to Mistress Ford, of Falstaff's letter] I warrant he hath a thousand of these letters
MW II.ii.49 [Falstaff to Mistress Quickly] I warrant thee nobody hears
MW II.ii.63 [Mistress Quickly to Falstaff, of the wooers of Mistress Ford] there has been knights, and lords, and gentlemen, with their coaches, I warrant you [and in the rest of the speech]
MW III.i.64 [Page to Evans, of Caius] I warrant you, he's the man
MW III.iii.3 [Mistress Ford to Mistress Page, responding to a question about the basket being ready] I warrant.
MW III.iii.36 [Mistress Page to Mistress Ford, of remembering her cue] I warrant thee
MW III.iii.149 [Ford to Mistress Ford] Buck, buck, buck! Ay, buck! I warrant you, buck - and of the season too, it shall appear
MW III.v.44 [Mistress Quickly to Falstaff, of Mistress Ford] She'll make you amends, I warrant you
MW IV.i.44 [Mistress Quickly to Evans] ‘Hang-hog’ is Latin for bacon, I warrant you
MW IV.ii.207 [Mistress Ford to Mistress Page, of their husbands and Falstaff] I'll warrant they'll have him publicly shamed
MW IV.v.91 [Falstaff alone, of courtiers] I warrant they would whip me with their fine wits
MW IV.v.102 [Mistress Quickly to Falstaff, of the two ladies] And have not they suffered? Yes, I warrant
MW IV.v.114 [Mistress Quickly to Falstaff] You shall hear how things go, and, I warrant, to your content
Oth II.i.274 [Iago to Roderigo, of doing what he wants] I warrant thee
Oth II.iii.19 [Iago to Cassio, of Desdemona] I'll warrant her, full of game
Oth III.iii.3 [Emilia to Desdemona, of Cassio's situation] I warrant it grieves my husband / As if the case were his
Oth IV.i.213 [Iago to Othello, of the meaning of a trumpet-call] I warrant, something from Venice
Oth IV.ii.167 [Iago to Desdemona, agreeing with her] It is so, I warrant
Per IV.i.47 [Leonine to Dionyza, of remembering what she has said] I warrant you, madam
Per IV.ii.136 [Boult to Bawd, of describing Marina well] I warrant you, mistress
Per V.iii.20 [Cerimon to Pericles, of where Thaisa was put overboard] Upon this coast, I warrant you
R2 III.ii.127 [King Richard to Scroop, of certain lords] I warrant they have made peace with Bolingbroke
R3 V.iii.57 [Norfolk to King Richard, of rising early] I warrant you, my lord
RJ I.iii.47 [Nurse to Lady Capulet, of Juliet's behaviour as a child] I warrant, an I should live a thousand years, I never should forget it
RJ II.iv.155 [Peter to Nurse] I warrant you, I dare draw as soon as another man
RJ II.iv.194 [Romeo to Nurse] Warrant thee my man's as true as steel
RJ II.iv.200 [Nurse to Romeo, of Juliet] I ... tell her that Paris is the properer man. But I'll warrant you, when I say so, she looks as pale as any clout in the versal world
RJ II.v.43 [Nurse to Juliet, of Romeo] I'll warrant him, as gentle as a lamb
RJ III.i.99 [Mercutio to Romeo] I am peppered, I warrant, for this world
RJ IV.ii.40 [Capulet to Lady Capulet] all things shall be well, I warrant thee
RJ IV.v.1 [Nurse to sleeping Juliet] Fast, I warrant her, she
TC I.ii.239 [Pandarus to Cressida, of Troilus] Paris is dirt to him, and I warrant Helen, to change, would give an eye to boot
TC II.i.86 [Thersites to Achilles, disagreeing with him] No, I warrant you
Tem I.i.45 [Gonzalo to all, of the Boatswain] I'll warrant him for drowning
Tem I.ii.46 [Miranda to Prospero, of what she can remember] rather like a dream than an assurance / That my remembrance warrants
Tem II.i.190 [Gonzalo to Antonio, of not being angry] No, I warrant you, I will not adventure my discretion so weakly
Tem III.ii.105 [Caliban to Stephano, of Miranda] She will become thy bed, I warrant
Tem IV.i.545.2 [Ferdinand to Prospero, of keeping his vow] I warrant you, sir, / The white cold virgin snow upon my heart / Abates the ardour of my liver
TG II.i.155 [Speed to Valentine, agreeing with him] I'll warrant you
TG V.iv.167 [Valentine to Duke, agreeing with him] I warrant you, my lord
Tim III.i.6 [Lucullus to himself] One of Lord Timon's men? A gift, I warrant
Tim III.vi.50 [Lucullus to Sempronius] Royal cheer, I warrant you
Tit II.iii.133 [Chiron to Tamora, of dealign with Lavinia] I warrant you, madam, we will make that sure
Tit IV.iii.113 [Clown to Titus, of doing a job properly] I warrant you, sir
TN II.iii.165 [Maria to Sir Toby and Sir Andrew, of tricking Malbolio] Sport royal, I warrant you
TN II.v.78 [Sir Andrew to Sir Toby and Fabian, of someone being referred to as a fool] That's me, I warrant you
TN III.i.25 [Viola as Cesario to Feste] I warrant thou art a merry fellow, and carest for nothing
TN III.iv.121 [Maria to Sir Toby and Fabian, of Malvolio] No, I warrant you, he will not hear of godliness
TN III.iv.142 [Sir Andrew to Sir Toby and Fabian] Here's the challenge, read it. I warrant there's vinegar and pepper in't
TN III.iv.145 [Sir Andrew to Fabian, of whether the challenge to Viola as Cesario is saucy] Ay, is't, I warrant him
TNK III.vi.62 [Arcite to Palamon, of fixing his armour] I warrant you
TNK III.vi.68 [Palamon to Arcite] I'll warrant thee I'll strike home
TNK IV.i.136 [Gaoler's Daughter to all, of Palamon] I'll warrant ye, he had not so few last night / As twenty to dispatch
TNK V.ii.102 [Doctor to all, of the Gaoler's Daughter] I'll warrant you, within these three or four days / I'll make her right again
TS Induction.1.67 [First Huntsman to Lord] I warrant you we will play our part
TS I.ii.168 [Gremio to Hortensio, of Lucentio] well read in poetry / And other books--good ones, I warrant ye
TS III.ii.244 [Gremio to all, probably of Petruchio] I warrant him, Petruchio is Kated
TS IV.iv.8 [Pedant to Tranio as Lucentio, agreeing] I warrant you
WT II.iii.71 [Paulina to Leontes] I am ... no less honest / Than you are mad; which is enough, I'll warrant, / As this world goes, to pass for honest
WT IV.iv.693 [Clown to Shepherd] let the law go whistle, I warrant you
WT IV.iv.748 [Clown to Shepherd, of Autolycus] A great man, I'll warrant
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