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
wot (v.) 1learn, know, be told
wot (v.) 2[dialect] wilt
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AC I.v.22 [Cleopatra as if to Antony's horse] Do bravely, horse, for wot'st thou whom thou mov'st?
CE V.i.148 [Adriana to Duke, of Antipholus of Ephesus] I wot not by what strong escape, / He broke from those that had the guard of him
E3 III.iii.76 [King Edward to King John] Yet wot how I regard thy worthless taunts
Ham II.ii.415 [Hamlet to Polonius] As by lot, God wot
1H6 IV.vi.32 [Talbot to John Talbot] too much folly is it, well I wot, / To hazard all our lives in one small boat
1H6 IV.vii.55 [Lucy to Dauphin, of the word ‘submission’] We English warriors wot not what it means
3H6 II.ii.134 [Richard to Prince] well I wot, thou hast thy mother's tongue
3H6 IV.vii.82 [Edward to all] well I wot that Henry is no soldier
3H6 V.iv.71 [Edward to all, of the enemy as trees awaiting burning] For well I wot ye blaze to burn them out
H8 III.ii.122 [King Henry to all, of looking in Wolsey's papers] and wot you what I found
LLL I.i.91 [Berowne to King] These earthly godfathers of heaven's lights, / That give a name to every fixed star, / Have no more profit of their shining nights / Than those that walk and wot not what they are
Luc 1345 [] silly groom, God wot, it was defect / Of spirit, life, and bold audacity
MM II.i.107 [Pompey to Froth] such a one and such a one were past cure of the thing you wot of
MND III.ii.422 [Demetrius to Lysander] well I wot / Thou runnest before me
MND IV.i.163 [Demetrius to Theseus] But, my good lord--I wot not by what power
MW II.ii.84 [Mistress Quickly to Falstaff, of Mistress Ford] come and see the picture, she says, that you wot of.
PassP XVII.6 [] All my lady's love is lost, God wot
R2 II.i.250 [Willoughby to Ross and Northumberland] daily new exactions are devised, / As blanks, benevolences, and I wot not what
R2 II.ii.40 [Queen Isabel to Bushy] But what it is that is not yet known what, / I cannot name; 'tis nameless woe, I wot
R2 II.iii.59 [Bolingbroke to Ross and Willougby] I wot your love pursues / A banished traitor
R2 V.vi.18 [King Henry to Fitzwater] Right noble is thy merit, well I wot
R3 II.iii.18 [Third Citizen to First Citizen, of how the state stood before] Stood the state so? No, no, good friends, God wot!
R3 III.ii.89 [Hastings to Derby] Wot you what, my lord? / Today the lords you talk of are beheaded
RJ III.ii.139 [Nurse to Juliet] I'll find Romeo / To comfort you. I wot well where he is
TG IV.iv.26 [Launce alone, quoting himself] 'twas I did the thing you wot of
Tit II.i.48 [Aaron to Chiron and Demetrius, of their quarrel] Full well I wot the ground of all this grudge
Tit II.i.86 [Demetrius to Aaron] more water glideth by the mill / Than wots the miller of
Tit III.i.139 [Titus to Marcus] well I wot / Thy napkin cannot drink a tear of mine
Tit V.ii.87 [Titus to disguised Tamora] For well I wot the Empress never wags / But in her company there is a Moor
TNK I.iii.79 [Emilia to Hippolyta, of a rehearsal] Which every innocent wots well comes in / Like old emportment's bastard
WT III.ii.75 [Hermione to Leontes, of Camillo] why he left your court the gods themselves, / Wotting no more than I, are ignorant
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