All's Well That Ends Well


 
 
 
 
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This is an alphabetical listing of all the glossary items that appear in this play.
We have left in repeated instances, so that is it possible to see how often a particular item appears in a play.

Alphabetical headword definitions for All's Well That Ends Well

'a (pron.) contracted form of ‘he’
able (adj.) 1 powerful enough, sufficient, capable of dealing [with]
able (adj.) 2 strong, vigorous, powerful
abstract (n.) 2 list, register, inventory
abuse (v.) 2 misuse, maltreat, treat badly, wrong
abuse (v.) 2 misuse, maltreat, treat badly, wrong
accessary (n.) assistant, helper, collaborator
accordingly (adv.) correspondingly, suitably, properly
achieve (v.) 1 gain, obtain, procure
across (adv.) 3 [of a lance] not straight, obliquely; awry, amiss
act (n.) 1 activity, action, performance
actor (n.) doer, performer
addition (n.) 1 title, name
addition (n.) 2 attribute, mark of honour, distinction [as if added to a coat of arms]
admiration (n.) 2 object of wonder, marvel, phenomenon
adoptious (adj.) adopted, appropriated, taken up
advantage (n.) 4 interest, bonus, addition
adverse (adj.) 1 unfavourable, harmful, hostile
advertisement (n.) 1 advice, warning, instruction
advice (n.) 3 forethought, discretion, wisdom
advise, avise (v.) 2 warn, counsel, caution
afeard (adj.) afraid, frightened, scared
affect (v.) 3 assume, display, put on, practise in an artificial way
afford (v.) 2 grant, permit, allow
afoot (adv.) 4 in foot-soldiers, by way of infantry
after-debt (n.) unpaid bill after goods have been received, outstanding debt
afterward (adv.) afterwards
again (adv.) 2 back [to a former position]
against, 'gainst (prep.) 1 in the face of
all (adv.) 2 alone, only, solely
all is one; that's / it's all one it makes no difference, it's one and the same, it doesn't matter
allurement (n.) temptation, enticement, charm
amendment (n.) recovery, recuperation, improvement
ames-ace (n.) double ace [the lowest throw at dice]
amorous (adj.) expressing love
ample (adv.) well, fully, completely
anatomize, annothanize (v.) dissect, reveal, lay open
anon (adv.) 1 soon, shortly, presently
anon (adv.) 1 soon, shortly, presently
anon (adv.) 1 soon, shortly, presently
anon (adv.) 1 soon, shortly, presently
anon (adv.) 1 soon, shortly, presently
answer (v.) 9 respond, react
antiquity (n.) old age, seniority
apace (adv.) quickly, speedily, at a great rate
apparel (n.) clothes, clothing, dress
appeach (v.) denounce, inform against, impeach
appliance (n.) 1 remedy, cure, treatment
application (n.) 1 treatment, remedy, healing method
appointment (n.) 2 purpose, design, intention
apprehensive (adj.) quick-learning, perceptive, ever alert
approof (n.) 1 proven quality, undoubted character
approof (n.) 3 proof, affirmation, attestation
approve (v.) 1 prove, confirm, corroborate, substantiate
approve (v.) 1 prove, confirm, corroborate, substantiate
approve (v.) 1 prove, confirm, corroborate, substantiate
araise (v.) raise from the dead, awake from the grave
argument (n.) 1 subject of conversation, subject-matter, topic
argument (n.) 4 discussion, debate, dialogue
arm (v.) 2 prepare for action, put armour on
arming (n.) establishment, confirmation, substantiation
armipotent (adj.) mighty in arms, powerful in arms
art (n.) 1 knowledge, learning, scholarship, science
art (n.) 1 knowledge, learning, scholarship, science
artist (n.) 2 medical practitioner, physician
assay (v.) 2 try, test the mettle of, put to the proof
astringer (n.) keeper of goshawks
attend (v.) 1 await, wait for, expect
attend (v.) 1 await, wait for, expect
attend (v.) 1 await, wait for, expect
attend (v.) 1 await, wait for, expect
attend (v.) 4 accompany, follow closely, go with
attend (v.) 8 see to, look after, apply oneself to
attorney (n.) 2 advocate, mediator, promoter
aught (n.) anything, [with negative word] nothing
authentic (adj.) 3 qualified, accredited, authorized
avail (n.) advantage, benefit, aid
aweary, a-weary (adj.) weary, tired
aweary, a-weary (adj.) weary, tired
bail (n.) security for release, guarantee of freedom
bail (n.) security for release, guarantee of freedom
band (n.) 1 bond, obligation, tie
banneret (n.) 2 small banner, ornamental streamer
bare (adj.) 2 threadbare, shabby, ragged
barely (adv.) in bareness, exposed, without covering
baring (n.) removal, shaving off
barn, barne (n.) child, baby
barricado (v.) fortify, defend, protect [as with a barricade]
base (adj.) 1 dishonourable, low, unworthy
base (adj.) 1 dishonourable, low, unworthy
base (adj.) 2 low-born, lowly, plebeian, of lower rank
bate (v.) 2 [of quantities] lessen, reduce, deduct
bate (v.) 3 except, omit, leave out of consideration
bauble (n.) 3 decorated rod of office, fool's staff
beam (n.) 2 balance, scales, counterpoise
bear (v.), past forms bore, borne 5 sustain, carry through, keep going
become (v.) 1 be fitting, befit, be appropriate to
beguile (v.) 1 cheat, deceive, trick
beguile (v.) 1 cheat, deceive, trick
beguile (v.) 4 charm away, while away, pass pleasantly
behalf (n.), especially: in behalf (of) 1 advantage, interest, benefit
belie (v.) 1 slander, tell lies about
belike (adv.) probably, presumably, perhaps, so it seems
bend (v.) 2 turn, direct one's steps, proceed
bent (adj.) 3 ready for firing, tensioned for action
bestow (v.) 6 stow away, dispose of
betake (v.) 3 entrust, commit, give in charge
bid (v.), past form bade 1 command, order, enjoin, tell
big (adj.) 3 arrogant, haughty, proud
bind (v.), past form bound 1 pledge, vow, be under obligation
birthright (n.) inherited qualities, naturally endowed traits
blade (n.) greenness, immaturity, early days
blame (n.) 1 fault, sin, offence
bleak (adj.) 2 pale, pallid, sickly
blinking (adj.) blind, sightless
blood (n.) 1 passion, feeling, strong emotion [especially sexual]
blood (n.) 7 nobility, breeding, gentility, good parentage
bloody (adj.) 2 able to cause bloodshed
board (v.) 1 accost, address, approach, tackle
boggle (v.) start with fright, shy away, become alarmed
bold (adj.) 1 confident, certain, sure
bosom (n.) 1 heart, inner person
bosom (n.) 1 heart, inner person
botcher (n.) mender of old clothes, tailor who does repairs, patcher-up
both-sides (adj.) two-faced, double-dealing, hypocritical
bottom (n.) 1 essence, gist, main point
bottom (n.) 3 lowest point, nadir
bound (adj.) 4 ready, prepared
bound (v.) 4 bounce, rebound
bounty (n.) 1 great generosity, gracious liberality, munificence
braid (adj.) [unclear meaning] twisted, deceitful
brave (adj.) 1 fine, excellent, splendid, impressive
brave (adj.) 2 noble, worthy, excellent
bravely (adv.) 1 splendidly, worthily, excellently
bravely (adv.) 1 splendidly, worthily, excellently
bravely (adv.) 3 in fine clothes, splendidly dressed
braving (adj.) defiant, daring, boasting
brawn-buttock (n.) fleshy buttock, well-rounded bottom
break (v.) 12 disband, disperse, demobilize
break (v.) 17 fail to keep, default on
breath (n.) 1 utterance, speech, voice
breathe (v.) 4 exercise, exhaust, tire out
breathing (n.) 3 exercise, exertion, active employment
breeding (n.) 1 raising, upbringing
brief (n.) 1 summary, short account
brief (n.) 2 summary; contract
brief and the long / tedious, the the long and the short
bring out (v.) 1 deprive, divest, dispossess
bring out (v.) 1 deprive, divest, dispossess
bring up (v.) raise, breed, rear
broke (v.) bargain, negotiate, trade
broken (adj.) 6 broken in [as a horse]; or: in pieces [as of teeth]
brow (n.) 3 eyebrow
bubble (n.) empty thing, pretty sham, deceptive show
burden, burthen (n.) 4 capacity, load, weight
butter-woman (n.) [woman who deals in butter, dairymaid] chatterer, gabbler
by (prep.) 4 concerning, about
by (prep.) 7 with regard to
caitiff (n.) [sympathetic or contemptuous] miserable wretch, wretched creature
calendar (n.) 1 record, register, history
camping (adj.) living in an army camp, tent-dwelling
canary, canaries (n.) 2 lively Spanish dance
canon (n.) 2 scriptural canon, Bible
capable of 1 appreciative of, able to take in
capriccio (n.) [Italian] caprice, whim, fancy
captious (adj.) capacious, spacious, roomy
carbonadoed (adj.) 1 cut, slashed, hacked about
cardecue (n.) [French: quart d'ecu] quarter of a crown
cardecue (n.) [French: quart d'ecu] quarter of a crown
careless (adj.) 6 uncared-for, untended
carry (v.) 1 secure, obtain, gain
carry (v.) 7 conduct, comport, present
carry (v.) 10 carry off, get away with
case (v.) 4 flay, skin
casement (n.) 1 window [on hinges and able to be opened]
casement (n.) 1 window [on hinges and able to be opened]
cassock (n.) military cloak, long coat
catastrophe (n.) 1 conclusion, end-point, expiration
cause (n.) 8 disease, illness, sickness
causeless (adj.) 1 outside the normal course of nature, inexplicable by natural causes
cesse (v.) variant spelling of ‘cease’
change (v.) 1 exchange, trade
chape (n.) metal plate on the sheath of a weapon, especially one covering rhe dagger-point
charge (n.) 3 task, responsibility, duty
charge (v.) 1 order, command, enjoin
charge (v.) 2 entreat, exhort, enjoin
charter (n.) 1 right, privilege, prerogative
check (v.) 1 rebuke, scold, reprimand
cheer (n.) 5 mood, disposition
chide (v.), past form chid 4 brusquely command, drive [away] with harsh words
chill (adj.) sensitive to cold, faint-hearted
choice (n.) 1 special value, estimation, esteem
chough (n.) 1 jackdaw
christendom (n.) baptismal name, Christian name
cicatrice (n.) scar, scar-like mark
cite (v.) 2 be evidence of, confirm, acknowledge
clew (n.) ball of thread
clog (n.) 1 wooden block, heavy piece of wood
close-stool (n.) chamber pot enclosed in a stool, privy
coacher (n.) [Q variant of torcher, unclear meaning] coach, chariot
coarsely (adv.) slightingly, disparagingly, derisively
coherent (adj.) fitting, accordant, agreeable
coil (n.) turmoil, disturbance, fuss
collateral (adj.) 1 [astronomy, of the movement of the spheres] parallel, side by side
colour (n.) 4 suitable appearance, appropriate character
colours (n.) 2 colour-ensigns, standard-bearers
command (n.) 3 orders, direction
commend (v.) 1 convey greetings, present kind regards
commend (v.) 2 commit, entrust, hand over
commend (v.) 4 praise, admire, extol
commendation (n.) 2 recommendation, commending, praise
commission (n.) 1 warrant, authority [to act]
common (adj.) 4 cheap, vulgar, promiscuous
commoner (n.) 2 whore, harlot, prostitute
companion (n.) 1 rogue, rascal, fellow
companion (n.) 2 associate, aide, comrade
company (n.) 3 companion, associate, comrade
compose (v.) 1 make up, produce, fashion
composition (n.) 1 constitution, make-up, state [of mind and body]
composition (n.) 4 arrangement, agreement, bargain
compt (n.) reckoning, day of judgement
con (v.) 2 express, offer, give
condition (n.) 2 quality, behaviour, attribute, habit
condition (n.) 7 contract, covenant, agreement
confound (v.) 4 challenge, defy, overturn
congee, congie (v.) 1 take ceremonious leave of, pay formal respects upon departure
conjectural (adj.) suspicious, full of misgiving, speculative
consolate (v.) console, comfort, cheer
consumed (adj.) used up, spent, passed by
contend (v.) 2 compete, vie, rival
content (adj.) 1 agreeable, willing, ready
content (n.) 1 pleasure, satisfaction, happiness
content (n.) 1 pleasure, satisfaction, happiness
content (n.) 2 contentment, peace of mind
contrive (v.) 1 scheme, plot, conspire
convenience (n.) 2 fitness, appropriateness, propriety
conversation (n.) 3 process, interchange, movement
convoy (n.) means of transport, method of conveyance
convoy (n.) means of transport, method of conveyance
copy (n.) 1 example, model, pattern
coragio (int.) courage
coranto (n.) lively dance with quick running steps
corporal (adj.) 1 bodily, physical
corrupt (v.) 1 ruin, defile, debase
couch (v.) 2 crouch, lie in ambush, lurk
counsel (n.) 5 secrecy, confidence, privacy
counsel, of one's in one's confidence, privy to one's intentions
count of, for (prep.) on account of
counterfeit (adj.) 1 pretended, feigned, sham
counterfeit (adj.) 1 pretended, feigned, sham
counterfeit (n.) 1 false imitation, spurious image
counterfeit (n.) 2 impostor, pretender, sham
county (n.) 1 [title of rank] count
course (n.) 1 course of action, way of proceeding
course (n.) 1 course of action, way of proceeding
course (n.) 1 course of action, way of proceeding
course (n.) 1 course of action, way of proceeding
course (n.) 2 habit, custom, practise, normal procedure
course (n.) 3 bout, engagement, encounter
courtesy, cur'sy, curtsy (n.) 1 courteous service, polite behaviour, good manners
courtesy, cur'sy, curtsy (n.) 3 salutation, first greeting, expression of courtesy
courtly (adj.) belonging to the court, connected with the court
coxcomb (n.) 2 fool's head, fool, simpleton
cozen (v.) cheat, dupe, trick, deceive
cozen (v.) cheat, dupe, trick, deceive
cozened (adj.) deceived, deluded, tricked
creak (v.) make something creak, squeak
credence (n.) faith, confidence, trust
credit (n.) 3 reputation, name, standing, honour
credit (n.) 3 reputation, name, standing, honour
credulous (adj.) 2 over-ready to believe, naively trusting
cry (v.) 1 speak loudly, shout out, proclaim
cuckold (n.) [mocking name] man with an unfaithful wife
cuckold (n.) [mocking name] man with an unfaithful wife
cunning (n.) 3 deviousness, deceit, craftiness, artfulness
curbed (adj.) restrained, controlled
curd (v.) congeal, coagulate, curdle
curious (adj.) 4 careful, fastidious, attentive
curiously (adv.) 2 elaborately, artistically, exquisitely
curtal (adj.) with a docked tail; common, household
curvet (n.) [horse-riding] type of high leap
customer (n.) harlot, prostitute, whore
damnable deserving damnation, evil, in a state of mortal sin
damp (n.) fog, mist, vapour
darkly (adv.) 1 cunningly, subtly, secretly
deadly (adv.) 1 extremely, implacably, to the death
dear (adj.) 1 dire, grievous, hard
debate (v.) 1 discuss, argue over, dispute about
debile (adj.) feeble, weak, puny
deboshed, deboyst (adj.) debauched, corrupted, depraved
deboshed, deboyst (adj.) debauched, corrupted, depraved
deed (n.) performance, action
default (n.) 3 [unclear meaning] absence, lack, want
delay (v.) quench, subdue, allay
delicate (adj.) 4 cunning, ingenious, skilful
deliver (v.) 1 report [to], communicate [to], tell, describe
deliver (v.) 1 report [to], communicate [to], tell, describe
deliver (v.) 3 free, release, liberate
deliver (v.) 4 hand over, convey, commit to the keeping [of someone]
deliverance (n.) 1 delivery, utterance, reporting
deliverance (n.) 1 delivery, utterance, reporting
demand (n.) 1 question, enquiry, request
demand (v.) 1 request to tell, question, ask [about]
derive (v.) 2 inherit, fall heir to
derive (v.) 4 bring down [on], direct [to]
desert, desart (n.) 1 deserving, due recompense, right
desert, desart (n.) 2 worth, merit, deserving
deserved (adj.) deserving, meritorious, praiseworthy
deserving (n.) 1 worthiness, desert, merit
deserving (n.) 1 worthiness, desert, merit
design (n.) 1 undertaking, purpose, enterprise
desperate (adj.) 3 disregarding, careless, reckless
despiteful (adj.) cruel, spiteful, malicious
dial (n.) watch, timepiece, pocket sundial
diet (v.) 3 limit, restrict, restrain
diet (v.) 3 limit, restrict, restrain
digest, disgest (v.) 2 take in, incorporate, assimilate
dilated (adj.) 2 extended, leisurely, lengthy
dilemma (n.) choice of action, alternative position
disaster (n.) 2 unlucky star, unfavourable planet
discharge (v.) 1 fulfil, execute, perform
disciple (v.) teach, instruct, train
discover (v.) 1 reveal, show, make known
disguise (n.) 1 deception, pretence
disguise (n.) 1 deception, pretence
dislike (v.) 2 disapprove of, take exception to
dismal (adj.) 2 sinister, ominous, malign
dispatch, despatch (n.) 1 settlement of business, sorting out of affairs
dispatch, despatch (n.) 1 settlement of business, sorting out of affairs
dispatch, despatch (v.) 1 deal with promptly, settle, get [something] done quickly
dispatch, despatch (v.) 5 send away, send off
disposition (n.) 1 composure, state of mind, temperament
disposition (n.) 7 aptitude, gift, capacity
dissever (v.) divide, split up, separate
dissolve (v.) 1 loosen, release, set free
distempered (adj.) 1 troubled, disturbed, inclement
distracted (adj.) 3 divided, torn apart, rent asunder
diurnal (adj.) daily
divers (adj.) different, various, several
divers (adj.) different, various, several
doctrine (n.) 1 learning, body of knowledge, science
dole (n.) 2 share, part, portion, lot
double (adv.) 1 doubly, for the second time, twice over
dower (n.) dowry, property or wealth given with a wife
dower (n.) dowry, property or wealth given with a wife
dower (n.) dowry, property or wealth given with a wife
dram (n.) 1 tiny amount, small quantity
dropsied (adj.) puffed up, turgid, pretentious
drudge (n.) slave, serf, lackey
drum (n.) drummer
dull (adj.) 1 dead, lifeless, sluggish, inactive
dust (n.) speck of dust, particle, iota
Dutchman (n.) German
duty (n.) 2 reverence, due respect, proper attitude
dwell (v.) exist, continue, persist
ear (v.) 3 plough, till, cultivate
ears, by the at odds, fighting like beasts
easy (adj.) 5 loosely fitting, comfortable
easy (adv.) easily
egregious (adj.) 2 shocking, outrageous, flagrant
eke, eke out (v.) add to, increase, supplement
election (n.) choice, preference
embody (v.) become part of the same body as, unite as
emboss (v.) [hunting] run down, drive to exhaustion
embowelled (adj.) disembowelled, emptied, drained
empire (n.) emperor
empiric (n.) medical quack, untrained practitioner
encounter with (v.) 2 contest, dispute, confront
enforcement (n.) 2 violation, overcoming
engine (n.) 1 plot, device, means, instrument
engross (v.) 2 collect up, appropriate, monopolize
enjoined (adj.) joined together in a common cause, bound by oath
ensconce, insconce (v.) 1 protect, conceal, shelter
entail (n.) provision that an estate should pass to an heir
entertain (v.) 5 hire, employ, maintain, take into service
entertainment (n.) 1 treatment, hospitality, reception
entertainment (n.) 1 treatment, hospitality, reception
entertainment (n.) 7 payroll, service, employment
entirely (adv.) sincerely, heartily
entrench, intrench (v.) 2 gash, make a deep cut in
enwomb (v.) be present in the womb [as], be born
equivocal (adj.) equivocating, quibbling, evasive
ergo (adv.) therefore
estate (n.) 3 degree of rank, place in life, type of person
esteem (n.) 1 value, estimation, worth
estimate (n.) 1 value, esteem, estimation
estimation (n.) 2 value, worth, high quality
even (adj.) 5 real, exact, precise
even (adj.) 6 equal, alike, same
even (v.) 1 make good, settle, put straight
event (n.) outcome, issue, consequence
exceeding (adj.) very great, huge, exceptional
exception (n.) 2 resentment, sense of grievance
exorcist (n.) one who calls up spirits
expedient (adj.) speedy, rapid, expeditious
experience (n.) learning, expertise, knowledge
exploit (n.) 2 military action, martial undertaking
exploit (n.) 2 military action, martial undertaking
extend (adj.) racked, stretched
facinerious (adj.) extremely wicked, villainous, criminal
faculty (n.) function, power, capability
fain (adj.) 1 obliged, forced, compelled
fain (adv.) gladly, willingly
fain (adv.) gladly, willingly
false (adj.) 3 sham, spurious, not genuine, artificial
false (adj.) 4 wrong, mistaken
falsely (adv.) treacherously, deceitfully, dishonestly
fancy (n.) 1 love, amorousness, infatuation
fancy (n.) 1 love, amorousness, infatuation
fancy (n.) 1 love, amorousness, infatuation
fancy (n.) 7 whim, inclination, caprice
fare (v.) 1 get on, manage, do, cope
fare (v.) 1 get on, manage, do, cope
fare ... well
fare ... well
fare ... well
fare ... well
fated (adj.) fateful, controlling our destiny
favour (n.) 1 [facial] appearance, countenance, features, looks
favour (n.) 1 [facial] appearance, countenance, features, looks
favour (n.) 1 [facial] appearance, countenance, features, looks
favour (n.) 5 mark of favour, gift, token [often a love-token]
fear (v.) 2 fear for, worry about, be anxious about
fee-simple, fee simple (n.) private estate [belonging to the owner and his heirs for ever]; permanent lease, full possession
fellow (n.) 6 practitioner, specialist, expert
fetch off (v.) 1 rescue, get back, retrieve
fetch off (v.) 1 rescue, get back, retrieve
field (n.) 1 field of battle, battleground, field of combat
field (n.) 1 field of battle, battleground, field of combat
figure (n.) 5 portrayal, rendering, presentation
file (n.) 1 rank of soldiers, formation
file (n.) 1 rank of soldiers, formation
find (v.) 1 find out, see through
find (v.) 1 find out, see through
find (v.) 1 find out, see through
fine (adj.) 6 subtle, intricate
fine (n.) 1 outcome, final result, conclusion
fine, in in the end, finally, in conclusion
fine, in in the end, finally, in conclusion
fine, in in the end, finally, in conclusion
fine, in in the end, finally, in conclusion
fire (n.) 1 ardour, fervour, burning passion
fisnomy (n.) physiognomy, face, countenance
fistula (n.) type of ulcer, abscess
fit (adj.) 1 suited, fitting, appropriate
fit (adv.) suitably, fittingly, appropriately
fit (adv.) suitably, fittingly, appropriately
fit (v.) 4 supply [with what is fit], satisfy
flesh (v.) 4 [give a piece of the kill to a hound to stimulate its desire to hunt further] reward, stimulate, excite
flinch (v.) fall short, give way, turn aside
follow (v.) 5 aim at, relate to, pertain to
fond (adj.) 2 foolish, trifling, frivolous
fond (adj.) 2 foolish, trifling, frivolous
fond (adv.) foolishly, stupidly
fondness (n.) foolish affection, naive devotion
fool (n.) 3 simpleton, born idiot, insane person
foregoer (n.) forebear, predecessor, ancestor
foregone (adj.) previous, prior, earlier
forehorse, fore-horse (n.) foremost horse, leader [in a team of horses]
forepast, fore-past (adj.) 2 previously passed, already accumulated
forsake (v.) 1 refuse, decline, reject
forsooth (adv.) in truth, certainly, truly, indeed
forswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore 3 deny, repudiate, refuse to admit
forward (adj.) 6 in the front line, in forward position
forward top forelock, hair at the front of the head
frame (v.) 1 fashion, make, form, create
frank (adj.) 1 generous, liberal, bounteous
frank (adj.) 2 free, unconstrained, unrestricted
friend (n.) 2 relation, relative, kinsman
friend, to as a friend, friendly
fry (n.) 1 young fish
full (adv.) 2 very, exceedingly, extremely
furnish (v.) 1 provide, supply, possess
furnish (v.) 2 provide for, prepare, make ready
furniture (n.) 2 trappings, harness
gait (n.) 1 manner of walking, bearing, movement
gallant (adj.) 2 showy, fancy, ostentatious
gamester (n.) 2 one drawn to amorous sport, one who plays the game, prostitute
gather (v.) 3 gain information, collect knowledge
general (adj.) 1 common, of everyone, public
generally (adv.) universally, without exception, in the eyes of all
generally (adv.) universally, without exception, in the eyes of all
gentle (adj.) 1 well-born, honourable, noble
gentle (adj.) 2 courteous, friendly, kind
gentle (adj.) 2 courteous, friendly, kind
gentle (adj.) 2 courteous, friendly, kind
gentlewoman (n.) woman of good breeding, well-born lady
get (v.) 1 beget, conceive, breed
get (v.) 1 beget, conceive, breed
glass (n.) 3 [sand of the] hourglass
go (v.) 5 pass as current, be valued
go about (v.) 3 be evasive, talk in a roundabout way
go under (v.) seem to be, appear
goodly (adj.) 1 splendid, excellent, fine
goodly (adj.) 2 good-looking, handsome, attractive, comely
gossip (v.) 2 act as a godparent, be a sponsor
grace (n.) 1 honour, favour, recognition, respect
grace (n.) 4 gracefulness, charm, elegance
grace (v.) 1 favour, add merit to, do honour to
grace (v.) 1 favour, add merit to, do honour to
graft (v.) insert, implant, make grow
great (adj.) 4 high, full
great way complete, total, absolute
gross (adj.) 1 plain, striking, evident, obvious
grossly (adv.) 2 obviously, plainly, palpably
ground (n.) 2 foundation, basis, root
guess (n.) conjecture, opinion, view
haggish (adj.) like a hag, ugly, repulsive
hand, at / in any in any case, at any rate
haply (adv.) perhaps, maybe, by chance, with luck
haply (adv.) perhaps, maybe, by chance, with luck
haply (adv.) perhaps, maybe, by chance, with luck
haply (adv.) perhaps, maybe, by chance, with luck
happy time, in 1 well met
hawking (adj.) hawk-like, sharp, alert
hazard (v.) 1 expose to danger, put at risk
head (n.) 9 source, origin, fountainhead
healthful (adj.) healthy, wholesome, fit [in health]
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.) 2 grave, serious, weighty
heavy (adj.) 3 pressing, weighty, overpowering
heedful (adj.) 1 careful, mindful, watchful
heel (n.) end, completion, termination
helm (n.) 1 helmet
heritage (n.) inheritance, legacy
hie (v.) hasten, hurry, speed
hie (v.) hasten, hurry, speed
hie (v.) hasten, hurry, speed
high (adv.) fully, altogether
higher (adj.) [unclear meaning] upper, northern
higher (adv.) 2 [unclear meaning] further afield
high-repented (adj.) bitterly repented
hilding (n.) good-for-nothing, worthless individual
hit (v.) 1 hit the mark with, get at, reach
hold (v.) 1 keep, maintain, observe
hold (v.) 1 keep, maintain, observe
hold (v.) 1 keep, maintain, observe
hold (v.) 11 avail, profit, benefit
hold (v.) 13 wager, offer as a bet
holding (n.) 1 logic, maintaining, consistency
holy-cruel (adj.) cruel by being holy
home (adv.) 1 fully, thoroughly, unsparingly
homely (adj.) 3 fating my humble parentage
honest (adj.) 1 chaste, pure, virtuous
honest (adj.) 1 chaste, pure, virtuous
honesty (n.) 1 virtue, chastity
honesty (n.) 1 virtue, chastity
honesty (n.) 1 virtue, chastity
honesty (n.) 1 virtue, chastity
honesty (n.) 2 honour, integrity, uprightness
honour (n.) 2 credit, good name, reputation
honour (n.) 4 object of honour, source of distinction
hoodman (n.) blind man [a call in Blind Man's Buff]
hoodwink (v.) 1 blindfold, cover one's eyes
hoodwinked (adj.) blindfolded, made unable to see
hose (n.) [pair of] breeches
host (v.) lodge, stay, put up
humble-bee (n.) bumble-bee
idle (adj.) 1 useless, barren, worthless
idle (adj.) 2 mad, crazy, lunatic
idle (adj.) 3 foolish, stupid, empty-headed
ill (adj.) 1 bad, adverse, unfavourable
ill (adv.) 1 badly, adversely, unfavourably
ill (adv.) 1 badly, adversely, unfavourably
ill (adv.) 1 badly, adversely, unfavourably
ill (adv.) 2 imperfectly, poorly, to ill effect
immediate (adj.) 1 close in succession, proximate, direct
important (adj.) urgent, pressing, demanding, importunate
importing (adj.) expressing significance, full of import
imposition (n.) 1 order, charge, command
impress (v.) 2 imprint, engrave, stamp [as by a seal]
in (prep.) 2 by
in (v.) gather in, bring in, harvest
inaidible (adj.) unable to be assisted, incapable of being helped
incensing (adj.) anger-arousing, inflaming with wrath
incertain (adj.) 2 uncertain, needing guidance, in a doubtful state
inclining (n.) 1 favour, partiality, indulgence
inclusive (adj.) 1 comprehensive, all-embracing, extensive
inducement (n.) 2 temptation, bad influence, persuasiveness
infix (v.) implant, fasten onto
ingaged (adj.) engaged [to her]; or: not promised [to anyone else]
ingenious (adj.) 3 [unclear meaning] lacking all ability, stupid
inhibited (adj.) prohibited, forbidden, proscribed
innocent (n.) simpleton, dimwit, mental defective
inspired (adj.) coming from God, of divine origin
instance (n.) 1 sign, evidence, proof
instrument (n.) 1 agent, means, method
inteemable (adj.) [debated meaning] unable to be poured out
intelligence (n.) 1 information, news, communication
intelligence (n.) 1 information, news, communication
intelligence (n.) 1 information, news, communication
intenable (adj.) [debated meaning] unable to retain
intent (n.) intention, purpose, aim
intent (n.) intention, purpose, aim
intent (n.) intention, purpose, aim
intent (n.) intention, purpose, aim
intent (n.) intention, purpose, aim
interrogatory (n.) interrogation, questioning, inquisition
invention (n.) 6 fiction, fabrication, contrivance
invention (n.) 6 fiction, fabrication, contrivance
invention (n.) 8 devising excuses, capacity for evasion
issue (n.) 1 child(ren), offspring, family, descendant
issue (n.) 1 child(ren), offspring, family, descendant
issue (n.) 2 outcome, result, consequence(s)
issue (n.) 3 yield, product, result
jackanapes, jackanape, jack'nape (n.) upstart, buffoon, monkey
jade (n.) 1 worn-out horse, hack, worthless nag
jade (n.) 1 worn-out horse, hack, worthless nag
jowl (v.) dash, knock, thrust
judgement (n.) 1 opinion, estimation, assessment
just (adj.) 6 truthful, honest
just (adv.) 1 exactly, precisely
justice (n.) judge, magistrate
justify (v.) 2 prove, confirm, demonstrate
keep (v.) 3 guard, watch, tend
kicky-wicky (n.) [jocular] girl-friend, wife
kill (v.) 1 satisfy, allay, subdue, put an end to
kind (adj.) 2 loving, affectionate, fond
kind (n.) 1 nature, reality, character, disposition
kind (n.) 2 manner, way, state
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 1 scoundrel, rascal, rogue
knave (n.) 3 boy, lad, fellow
knave (n.) 3 boy, lad, fellow
knavery (n.) 1 roguish trick, rouguery, trickery
knell (n.) 2 death-knell, mourning song
knight (n.) devotee, servant, follower [male or female]
know (v.) 5 see through, find out about
know (v.) 5 see through, find out about
knowingly (adv.) with knowledge, with worldly experience
labouring (adj.) aspiring, striving, showing endeavour
lackey (n.) 1 footman, minion, flunky
lapse (n.) fall, moral decline
last (n.) 4 last time
late (adv.) recently, a little while ago / before
lately (adv.) 1 recently, of late
lately (adv.) 1 recently, of late
lattice (n.) lattice-work, criss-cross adornment; also: tavern symbol
lay by (v.) 1 lay aside, set aside, disregard
leaguer (n.) military camp
leave off (v.) give up, abandon, leave alone
leg (n.) 1 bending of a knee, genuflection, obeisance
leisure (n.) opportunity, moment, available time
level (n.) 2 line of fire
lie (v.) 1 live, dwell, reside, lodge
light (adj.) 6 facile, frivolous, of no consequence
like (adj.) 1 same, similar, alike, equal
like (adj.) 1 same, similar, alike, equal
like (adv.) 1 likely, probable / probably
like (adv.) 1 likely, probable / probably
like (n.) identity, equivalent, counterpart
lime (v.) 1 trap, snare, catch [as if by using birdlime]
limit (n.) 4 ground, territory
line (n.) 5 lineament, distinctive feature
ling, old [person resembling] salted cod
linsey-woolsey (n.) [mix of flax and wool] verbal mish-mash, nonsense
list (n.) 3 boundary, limit, confines
livelihood (n.) liveliness, animation, vivacity
livery (n.) 1 uniform, costume, special clothing
long (v.) 1 belong, pertain, relate
lordship (n.) 1 function of being a lord
lose (v.) 1 part with, let go of, give up
lottery (n.) 1 odds, chance, probability
lustique (adj.) lusty, lively, sportive
lusty (adj.) 1 vigorous, strong, robust, eager
mad (v.) 2 madden, excite, provoke
magnanimious (adj.) of great spirit, nobly valiant
make (v.) 13 consider, regard, treat [as]
manifest (adj.) clear, evident, obvious
manifoldly (adv.) in manifold ways, each in its own way
manner (n.) 2 (plural) morals, character, way of behaving
manor (n.) country house, mansion, estate
mark (n.) 1 target, goal, aim
marry (v.) 2 be a marriage dowry for
marvel (v.) wonder, be curious
marvellous (adv.) very, extremely, exceedingly
masonry (n.) stonework, floor
match (n.) 1 bargain, contract, agreement
matter (n.) 1 subject-matter, content, substance
matter (n.) 4 affair(s), business, real issue
mean (adj.) 3 unworthy, insignificant, unimportant
mean (n.) 4 (plural) resources, wherewithal, wealth
mean (n.) 7 means of access, passage
mean (v.) 1 intend, purpose, mean to act
meaning (n.) design, intention, purpose
measure (n.) 8 slow stately dance, graceful movement
medicine (n.) 2 physician, doctor
medicine (n.) 5 drug used for purposes other than healing (especially the philosopher's elixir)
meet (adv.) suitably, fittingly, appropriately
mell (v.) get involved, associate, copulate
mend (v.) 1 amend, improve, make better, put right
mere (adv.) 1 totally, absolutely
mere (adv.) 1 totally, absolutely
merely (adv.) 1 completely, totally, entirely
merit (n.) 3 good works [yielding reward from God]
methinks(t), methought(s) (v.) it seems /seemed to me
methinks(t), methought(s) (v.) it seems /seemed to me
methinks(t), methought(s) (v.) it seems /seemed to me
methinks(t), methought(s) (v.) it seems /seemed to me
militarist (n.) soldier, warrior
mind (n.) 3 character, disposition, spirit
minority (n.) under-age period, earlier youth, childhood
misdoubt (v.) 2 disbelieve, doubt the reality [of]
misdoubt (v.) 2 disbelieve, doubt the reality [of]
misprision (n.) 2 contempt, scorn, disdain
misprizing (n.) despising, slighting, holding in contempt
modern (adj.) ordinary, trite, commonplace, everyday
modern (adj.) ordinary, trite, commonplace, everyday
modest (adj.) 1 moderate, reasonable, mild, limited
module (n.) image, pattern, model, empty pretence
moiety (n.) 1 share, portion, part
monstrous (adv.) exceedingly, wonderfully, extraordinarily
monument (n.) 4 effigy, carved figure, statue
monumental (adj.) 2 kept as a memento, serving as a token
mood (n.) 1 anger, fury, frenzy, fit of temper
morris (n.) morris dance
morrow (n.) morning
mortal (adj.) 1 fatal, deadly, lethal
motion (n.) 1 inner movement, inward prompting, natural impulse, imagining
motion (n.) 6 proposal, proposition, suggestion, offer
motion (n.) 7 act of moving, movement, stirring
motive (n.) 3 instrument, agent, moving organ
mourningly (adv.) in a spirit of mourning
move (v.) 4 appeal to, urge, exhort
muddied (adj.) 1 covered in mud, made filthy
muddied (adj.) 1 covered in mud, made filthy
muffled (adj.) blindfolded, covered up
murther (n./v.) variant spelling of ‘murder’
muse (v.) 3 wonder, speculate, ponder
musk-cat (n.) musk-deer [from which musk is obtained]; sweetly scented creature
muster (v.) 3 display, illustrate, exhibit
muster-file (n.) official list of men
mystery (n.) 2 mastery, art, skill
native (adj.) 4 closely related, connected by birth
naturalize (v.) familiarize, accustom, enlighten
nature (n.) 4 mortal life, natural life
nature (n.) 5 personality, innate disposition, character
nature (n.) 5 personality, innate disposition, character
nature (n.) 6 natural order, ungoverned state, way of the world [often personified]
naughty (adj.) 2 bad, nasty, horrible
necessitied (adj.) in dire need [of], brought into necessity
need (n.) time of necessity, needy situation, emergency
next (adj.) nearest, shortest, most direct
nice (adj.) 1 fastidious, particular, fussy, overscrupulous
nice (adj.) 5 trivial, unimportant, slight
nose-herb (n.) scented plant, herb for smelling [as opposed to eating]
note (n.) 1 attention, notice, regard
note (n.) 6 instruction, indication, direction
note (n.) 7 reputation, distinction, standing
note (n.) 7 reputation, distinction, standing
note (n.) 9 memorandum
nursery (n.) 2 training-ground, prep school
obedient (adj.) of obedience, dutiful
obloquy (n.) disgrace, reproach, slander
observance (n.) 2 honour, dutiful ceremony, due respect
observance (n.) 3 powers of observation
observe (v.) 3 perceive, see through, be aware of
occasion (n.) 3 need, want, requirement
occidental (adj.) western, westerly; sunset
offendress (n.) female offender
office (n.) 1 task, service, duty, responsibility
office (n.) 1 task, service, duty, responsibility
office (n.) 1 task, service, duty, responsibility
office (n.) 1 task, service, duty, responsibility
office (n.) 1 task, service, duty, responsibility
office (n.) 1 task, service, duty, responsibility
office (v.) 2 carry out the work for, act as servants to
oft (adv.) often
oft (adv.) often
oft (adv.) often
oft (adv.) often
oft (adv.) often
oft (adv.) often
oft (adv.) often
oft (adv.) often
oft (adv.) often
oppress (v.) 3 trouble, distress, worry
ordinary (n.) 2 regular meal, standard fare, meal-time
out (adv.) 6 at an end, finished
out (adv.) 11 into public circulation, out to interest
outward (adj.) 2 acting as an external observer, looking from outside
overflow (v.) 2 overwhelm, destroy, defeat
overlooking (n.) 2 guardianship, looking after, custody
overnight, at last night, yesterday evening
owe (v.) 1 own, possess, have
owe (v.) 1 own, possess, have
owe (v.) 1 own, possess, have
owe (v.) 1 own, possess, have
pace (n.) 2 obedient movement, trained walk
palmer (n.) pilgrim
parcel (n.) 1 part, piece, portion, bit
parcel (n.) 3 small group, company, party
part (n.) 2 side, camp, party
particular (n.) 1 individual issue, point of detail
particular, on my in my own case, as far as I am concerned
pass (n.) 5 standing, reputation, estimation
passage (n.) 8 expression, turn of phrase
passport (n.) 2 licence given to an inmate of an institution to travel abroad as a beggar
past (prep.) incapable of
pastime (n.) pleasure, delight, enjoyment
past-saving (adj.) beyond redemption, incapable of salvation
pate (n.) head, skull
patent (n.) 2 carte blanche, formal permission
peevish (adj.) 2 obstinate, perverse, self-willed [contrast modern sense of ‘irritable, morose’]
perchance (adv.) 1 perhaps, maybe
persever (v.) 2 proceed, carry on
persever (v.) 2 proceed, carry on
perspective (n.) picture in which perspective is altered so as to appear distorted unless seen from a particular angle
pervert (v.) 2 lead astray, seduce, corrupt
pestiferous (adj.) pestilent, mischievous, pernicious
phoenix (n.) 1 wonder, marvel, paragon
physic (n.) 1 medicine, healing, treatment
physic (n.) 1 medicine, healing, treatment
pitchy (adj.) pitch-dark, black, inky, dark
pitiful (adj.) compassionate, merciful, tender
place (n.) 1 position, post, office, rank
place (n.) 1 position, post, office, rank
place (n.) 1 position, post, office, rank
place (n.) 1 position, post, office, rank
place (n.) 1 position, post, office, rank
place (n.) 2 precedence, proper place
plain (adj.) 3 [bowls] level, flat, even, smooth
plausive (adj.) 1 pleasing, praiseworthy, laudable
plausive (adj.) 2 plausible, convincing, believable
pluck (v.) 4 draw, find, select [as from a pack of cards]
poise (v.) balance, weigh, make even
politic (adj.) 3 cunning, full of intrigue, wily
poll (n.) 1 head
poniard (n.) dagger
port (n.) 1 portal, entrance, gateway
possibility (n.) 1 capability, ability, competence
post (adv.) in haste, with speed
posting (n.) haste, speed, rush
power (n.) 4 force, strength, might
power (n.) 5 exercise of power, authoritative action
power (n.) 7 control, influence, sway
power (n.) 7 control, influence, sway
power (n.) 8 faculty, function, ability
practiser (n.) practitioner
predominant (adj.) [astrology] in the ascendant, ruling
prejudicate (v.) prejudge, give an influential opinion about
prentice (n.) apprentice
presently (adv.) 1 immediately, instantly, at once
presently (adv.) 1 immediately, instantly, at once
presently (adv.) 1 immediately, instantly, at once
presently (adv.) 1 immediately, instantly, at once
pretence (n.) 1 plan, design, intention, purpose
prevent (v.) 1 forestall, anticipate
prime (n.) 2 early years, prime of life, fullness of youth
probable (adj.) 2 plausible, believable, likely sounding
probable (adj.) 2 plausible, believable, likely sounding
profess (v.) 4 make profession of, do as an occupation
profession (n.) 1 avowal of skilled knowledge, declaration of ability to carry out a task
proffer (n.) 1 offer, proposal, proposition
promise (v.) 2 add to, reinforce, augment
proper (adj.) 2 very, own
proper (adj.) 4 personal, private, individual
proper (adj.) 7 honest, honourable, worthy
property (n.) 2 feature, characteristic, particular respect
protestation (n.) solemn declaration, affirmation
provide (v.) 1 get ready, equip [oneself]
pudding (n.) 1 type of large savoury dish; dumpling, pasty
pull at (v.) drink up, swallow, draw in
punk (n.) harlot, strumpet, whore
pur (n.) [debated meaning] knave in a type of card game [post and pair]
purpose (n.) 1 intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.) 1 intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.) 1 intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.) 1 intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.) 1 intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.) 1 intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.) 2 point at issue, matter in hand
put (v.) 1 force, make, compel
put off (v.) 1 dismiss, brush aside, spurn
put off (v.) 3 pass off, palm off, foist on
put to it put to the proof, make trial of
quality (n.) 2 accomplishment, capacity, ability
quality (n.) 3 rank, standing, position
quarter (n.) 1 quarters, lodging, residence
quatch (adj.) [unclear meaning] squat, fat, plump
quean (n.) bawd, jade, hussy
questant (n.) seeker, searcher, someone engaged in a quest
quick (adj.) 1 living, vital, full of life
quick (adj.) 2 lively, animated, vivacious
quick (adj.) 5 vigorous, quick-acting, energetic
quicken (v.) 1 revive, rejuvenate, give life [to]
quit (v.) 3 acquit, absolve, clear
quote for (v.) regard as, consider to be, mention as
quoth (v.) said
quoth (v.) said
quoth (v.) said
quoth a, quotha (int.) did he say?, indeed!
rarity (n.) exceptional nature, striking quality
rate (n.) 4 worth, value, merit
rate (n.) 6 price, fee
rate (v.) 2 reckon, estimate, appraise
ravin (adj.) ravenous, starving, devouring
reason (n.) 4 account, version, explanation
reason (n.) 4 account, version, explanation
reave (v.), past form reft rob, deprive
rebellion (n.) revolt of the flesh, lust
receipt (n.) 3 recipe, formula, prescription
receipt (n.) 3 recipe, formula, prescription
received (adj.) 2 fashionable, accepted as a norm, generally adopted
recover (v.) 1 revive, restore to health
rector (n.) ruler, governor; or: parish priest
reference (n.) 1 case for consideration, referring for a decision
relic (n.) memory, trace, recollection
relieve (v.) aid, assist, rescue
relinquish (v.) abandon, desert, give up [by]
remainder (n.) 4 subsequent heir, person who has a further interest
remembrance (n.) 1 memory, bringing to mind, recollection
remembrance (n.) 1 memory, bringing to mind, recollection
remembrance (n.) 1 memory, bringing to mind, recollection
remembrance (n.) 1 memory, bringing to mind, recollection
remembrance (n.) 1 memory, bringing to mind, recollection
remembrance (n.) 1 memory, bringing to mind, recollection
remembrance (n.) 1 memory, bringing to mind, recollection
remorseful (adj.) 1 conscience-stricken, guilty, full of sorrow
remove (n.) 1 change of residence, departure
remove (v.) go, move off, depart
rend (v.) tear apart, lay waste, devastate
render (v.) 5 describe, represent, depict [as]
renown (n.) 1 reputation, good name, honour
renown (n.) 1 reputation, good name, honour
repair (v.) 2 restore, renew, revive
repeal (v.) recall, call back [from exile]
repetition (n.) 2 going over the past, re-opening of old wounds
repose (v.) confidently settle, happily rely
requital (n.) recompense, reward, repayment
requite (v.), past forms requit, requited 1 reward, repay, recompense
reservation (n.) 2 concealment, secrecy, keeping out of sight
reservation (n.) 2 concealment, secrecy, keeping out of sight
reserved (adj.) well-guarded, preserved, sustained
resolvedly (adv.) freeing from doubt, in a way which will remove all uncertainty
respect (n.) 1 consideration, factor, circumstance
respect (n.) 4 esteem, status, honour
retrograde (adj.) 1 [astrology] moving in a contrary direction
revive (v.) 1 refresh, restore, invigorate
rich (adj.) 2 experienced, sophisticated, cultivated
riddle-like (adv.) in the manner of a riddle, hiding the truth of a situation
ring (n.) 1 round, circuit, orbit
ring-carrier (n.) go-between, bawd
round (v.) 1 ring, encircle, surround
rude (adj.) 1 violent, harsh, unkind
ruff (n.) ruffle, flap of a top-boot
rush (n.) 2 ring made of rushes, reed ring
ruttish (adj.) lustful, lascivious, wanton
sadly (adv.) 2 heavily, with a great burden
sadness, in / in good in earnest, seriously
saffron (n.) 2 saffron-coloured clothing
sainted (adj.) 1 saintly, angelic, of holy character
sallet (n.) 1 salad
sallet (n.) 1 salad
sally (v.) burst out, make a sudden attack
sanctified (adj.) 1 consecrated, holy
sanctimony (n.) 1 sanctity, holiness, religious fervour
satisfaction (n.) 1 removal of doubt, resolved state of mind
sauciness (n.) insolence, rudeness, impertinence
saucy (adj.) 2 lecherous, lascivious, lustful
save (v.) 1 keep, preserve, maintain
scarf (n.) 1 military sash, shoulder band
scarf (n.) 1 military sash, shoulder band
scarf (n.) 1 military sash, shoulder band
scarf (n.) 1 military sash, shoulder band
scarf (n.) 1 military sash, shoulder band
scarre (n.) [unclear reading] scare, alarm
school (n.) 4 medical faculty
science (n.) 1 knowledge, learning
score (n.) 1 reckoning, account, debt
score (n.) 1 reckoning, account, debt
score (v.) 1 mark up, chalk up, add to the tally
scruple (n.) 1 tiny amount, last ounce
scurvy (adj.) 1 contemptible, despicable, wretched
scurvy (adj.) 1 contemptible, despicable, wretched
seal (n.) 2 pledge, promise, token, sign
seared (adj.) 2 branded, stigmatized, vilified
season (n.) 4 time of year, weather conditions
season (v.) 8 preserve, keep
seeming (adj.) apparent, convincing in appearance
self-gracious (adj.) coming from one's own gracious self
self-unable (adj.) inadequate personal, poor and subjective
sense (n.) 1 senses, sensation, organs of sense
sense (n.) 1 senses, sensation, organs of sense
sense (n.) 3 feeling, sensibility, capacity to feel
sense (n.) 4 perception, awareness, discernment, appreciation
sense (n.) 4 perception, awareness, discernment, appreciation
senseless (adj.) 3 lacking in sense, stupid, foolish
sentence (n.) 1 maxim, wise saying, precept
sequent (adj.) 1 following, ensuing, consequent
sequent (adj.) 1 following, ensuing, consequent
service (n.) 1 action, performance
service (n.) 1 action, performance
service (n.) 1 action, performance
service (n.) 3 military service, affairs of war
set down (v.) 5 encamp, lay siege
set up one's rest (n.) [in primero] venture one's final stake, stake all
setting (n.) 1 putting, placing, sitting
several (adj.) 2 various, sundry, respective, individual
shadow (n.) 1 image, likeness, portrait, semblance
shallow (adj.) naive, gullible, lacking in depth of character
shape (n.) 1 appearance, aspect, visible form
shed (v.) spill, upset
shield (v.) forbid [as exclamation]
shift (n.) 1 expedient, measure, arrangement [especially as 'make shift' = contrive]
shoot (v.) send forth, throw, let fly
shoot out (v.) appear suddenly, come up, emerge
short (adj.) 1 wanting, insufficient, inadequate
show (n.) 1 appearance, exhibition, display
showing (n.) 2 visible form, printed form, visual representation
shrewd (adj.) 3 malicious, nasty, vicious
shrewd (adj.) 5 wily, cunning, mischievous
shrewdly (adv.) 1 seriously, mightily, very much
shrewdly (adv.) 1 seriously, mightily, very much
shrieve (n.) sheriff
sick (adj.) 1 longing, pining, avid
sick (adj.) 2 ailing, needing cure
sickly (adj.) 2 of sickness, invalid
simile (n.) comparison, observation, saying
simple (adj.) 6 basic, minimal, small
simpleness (n.) 1 unpretentiousness, unaffected behaviour, unassuming simplicity
since (adv.) 2 ago
sinewy (adj.) muscular, well-developed, brawny
sinister (adj.) 1 left
sithence (conj.) since
slip (n.) 1 seedling, sprig, shoot, cutting
smack (n.) 1 taste, quantity, mouthful
smack (n.) 2 smattering, superficial knowledge
smock (n.) woman's undergarment, shift, slip, chemise
smoke (v.) 3 expose, smoke out; suspect, scent
smoke (v.) 3 expose, smoke out; suspect, scent
snipped-taffeta, snipt-taffeta (n.) glossy silk fabric with irregular cuts, slashed-silk
snuff (n.) 2 smouldering candle-end, burnt-out wick
soft (adv.) 2 gently, calmly, not so forcefully
solely (adv.) 1 wholly, entirely, altogether
solicit (v.) 2 court, chase after, pursue
solicit (v.) 2 court, chase after, pursue
something (adv.) 1 somewhat, rather
something (adv.) 2 a little, to some extent
sorely (adv.) 1 severely, intensely, very greatly
sovereignty (n.) 3 potency, efficacy, effectiveness
space (n.) 1 space of time, while
space (n.) 1 space of time, while
space (n.) 1 space of time, while
space (n.) 2 distance, separation
spark (n.) young blade, man about town, dude
spark (n.) young blade, man about town, dude
special (adj.) particular, specific, distinctive
speed (v.) 1 meet with success, prosper, flourish
speed (v.) 1 meet with success, prosper, flourish
spend (v.) 3 expend, employ, exert
sphere (n.) 1 celestial globe in which a heavenly body was thought to move, orbit
spoil (n.) 4 [hunting] piece of the kill [given to a hound to stimulate its desire to hunt further]
sport (n.) 1 recreation, amusement, entertainment
sport (n.) 1 recreation, amusement, entertainment
sport (n.) 1 recreation, amusement, entertainment
sport (n.) 4 subject of sport
sportive (adj.) 2 light-hearted, full of amusement
spot (n.) 1 stain, blemish, blot
square (v.) 3 base, form, shape
staggers (n.) 2 unsteadiness, reeling, giddiness
stain (n.) 4 hint, tinge, dash
stain (v.) 1 corrupt, spoil, taint
staining (adj.) disgraceful, dishonourable, shameful
stake, at the [bear-baiting] under attack; or [gambling]: at risk
stall (v.) 2 keep close, place, stow away
stand (v.) 1 be, appear
stand (v.) 13 make a stand [against], fight, resist
stand off (v.) 3 be distinguishable, differ, remain separate
stand to it (v.) 2 fight stoutly, get down to business
stand to it (v.) 3 be steadfast, stand firm, make a stand
start (v.) 1 jump, recoil, flinch
start (v.) 2 startle, alarm, disturb
start, on the without warning, with sudden appearance
stay (v.) 2 linger, tarry, delay
stay (v.) 2 linger, tarry, delay
stead (v.) help, assist, benefit
stead (v.) help, assist, benefit
steely (adj.) hard as steel
stick (v.) 2 place, fix, settle
stick (v.) 3 pierce, stab, wound
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 1 constantly, always, continually
still (adv.) 2 ever, now [as before]
still (adv.) 2 ever, now [as before]
still-piecing (adj.) always reconstituting itself
stomach (n.) 1 appetite, desire [for food]
stomach (n.) 3 spirit, courage, valour, will
stop (v.) 2 stop up, close (up), shut
straight (adv.) straightaway, immediately, at once
stranger (adj.) foreign, alien
stranger (n.) foreigner, alien, outsider
stratagem (n.) 1 scheme, device, cunning plan
stratagem (n.) 2 soldierly action, well commanded engagement
stratagem (n.) 3 deed of violence, bloody act
strife (n.) striving, endeavour, strong effort
strike off (v.) cancel [as by a pen-stroke], erase, remove
strive (v.) compete, contend, vie
strong (adj.) 6 certain, convincing, persuasive
strumpet (n.) harlot, prostitute, whore
strumpet (n.) harlot, prostitute, whore
style (n.) 1 mode of address, formal title
subscribe for (v.) 1 vouch for, answer on behalf of
subscribe for (v.) 1 vouch for, answer on behalf of
subscribe to (v.) 2 make acknowledgement of, admit to
succeed (v.) 3 pass through inheritance, devolve
succeeding (n.) consequence, result, outcome
success (n.) 1 result, outcome, issue
success (n.) 1 result, outcome, issue
success (n.) 1 result, outcome, issue
succession (n.) 2 behaving in the same way, following the same course of action
sue (v.) 1 beg, plead, beseech
suffer (v.) 4 bear, endure, stand
suffice (v.) 1 satisfy, nourish, provide for
suggest (v.) 1 tempt, prompt, incite
suggestion (n.) temptation, instigation, prompting towards evil
suit (n.) 1 formal request, entreaty, petition
suit (n.) 1 formal request, entreaty, petition
suit (n.) 2 wooing, courtship
suit (n.) 2 wooing, courtship
suitor (n.) petitioner, supplicant, entreater
sunder (v.) 1 separate, split up, part
superfluous (adj.) 1 extravagant, wasteful, immoderate
supposition (n.) 1 notion, opinion, belief
surety (n.) 2 person undertaking a legal responsibility in relation to another, guarantor
surety (n.) 2 person undertaking a legal responsibility in relation to another, guarantor
surety (v.) go bail for, act as a guarantor for
surfeit (v.) 1 feed to excess, overindulge, glut
suspected (adj.) doubted, regarded with suspicion
sweet (n.) 2 sweet-scented flower, fragrant plant
swell (v.) exalt, magnify, puff up
swine-drunk (adj.) drunk as a pig, excessively drunk
sworn (adj.) 2 sworn to secrecy, confirmed by oath
table (n.) 2 tablet, surface, paintbook
taffety (adj.) finely dressed, showy, overdressed
tainted (adj.) 2 corrupted, dishonourable, depraved
take (v.) 8 win favour, gain acceptance, become popular
take (v.) 15 suppose, conceive, come to believe,
take off (v.) 1 reduce, diminish, lessen
take up (v.) 7 arrest, seize, apprehend
taken (adj.) undertaken, set in train
tame (adj.) 4 domesticated, as pets
tax (n.) charge, accusation, censure
tax (v.) 1 censure, blame, take to task, disparage
tax (v.) 1 censure, blame, take to task, disparage
tax (v.) 1 censure, blame, take to task, disparage
tell (v.) 6 disclose, reveal, explain
tend on / upon (v.) serve, follow, wait upon, escort
tender (adj.) 9 fond of comfort, attached to the easy life
tender (v.) 1 offer, give, present
tender (v.) 1 offer, give, present
tender (v.) 1 offer, give, present
term (n.) 4 respect, consideration, form
testament (n.) will, last will and testament
theoric (n.) theory, academic speculation
thick (adv.) quickly, rapidly, fast
thing (n.) [contemptuous] being, creature, base thing
thinking (n.) thought, meditation, reflection
this, by by this time
Tib (n.) [type name for] strumpet, harlot, whore
time (n.) 7 circumstance, particular occasion
timorous (adj.) 1 fearful, apprehensive, doubting
tinct (n.) 2 [alchemy] tincture, elixir
tithe-woman (n.) tenth woman
title (n.) 1 [legal] right, claim, entitlement
title (n.) 1 [legal] right, claim, entitlement
title (n.) 3 name, label, designation
title (n.) 3 name, label, designation
to (prep.) 5 in accordance with
token (n.) 1 sign, evidence, mark
token (n.) 5 keepsake, present, memento
token (v.) betoken, represent, be a sign of
toll (v.) 2 enter for sale in the toll-book [tax register] of a market
tongue (n.) 1 speech, expression, language, words, voice
tooth (n.) 2 taste for pleasure, sweet tooth
top (n.) 2 head
torcher (n.) light-giver, torch-carrier
touch (n.) 8 depth of feeling, mental pain, pang
touch (v.) 3 affect, move, stir
touch (v.) 7 threaten, endanger, imperil
traduce (v.) defame, slander, calumniate, dishonour
tragedian (n.) actor, strolling player [not only of tragedy]
travail, travel (v.) 1 labour, make effort, work hard [for] [often overlapping with sense 2]
trick (n.) 1 habit, characteristic, typical behaviour
trick (n.) 1 habit, characteristic, typical behaviour
trick (n.) 3 peculiarity, idiosyncrasy, distinguishing trait
triple (adj.) 2 third
trusting (n.) acceptance, belief [in]
try (v.) 1 prove, ascertain, find out
try (v.) 2 put to the test, test the goodness [of]
tucket (n.) personal trumpet call
twig (n.) stratagem for entrapping
tyranny (n.) cruelty, barbarity, unmerciful violence
unclean (adj.) impure, corrupted, bad
under (adv.) down, in a bad way, in a low position
undermine (v.) dig underneath; also: overthrow
underminer (n.) sapper; also: overthrower
undo (v.) 1 ruin, destroy, wipe out
undo (v.) 1 ruin, destroy, wipe out
undone (adj.) ruined, destroyed, brought down
undone (adj.) ruined, destroyed, brought down
undone (adj.) ruined, destroyed, brought down
undone (adj.) ruined, destroyed, brought down
unfeignedly (adv.) genuinely, sincerely, honestly
unkindness (n.) 1 offence, ill-will, umbrage
unsealed (adj.) lacking formal confirmation, without legal ratification
unseasoned (adj.) 2 unready, immature, raw
unsettled (adj.) 1 disturbed, troubled; also: unresolved, unfixed
unsuitable (adj.) unfashionable, old-fashioned, passe
use (v.) 2 treat, deal with, manage
validity (n.) 1 value, worth, estimation
vassal (n.) 1 servant, slave, subject
vassal (n.) 1 servant, slave, subject
vendible (adj.) 1 saleable, marketable, sought-after
vent (n.) 3 airing, utterance, telling
verity (n.) 1 truth, truthfulness, veracity
vile, vild (adj.) 2 despicable, disgusting, abhorrent
virtue (n.) 1 quality, accomplishment, ability
virtue (n.) 6 goodness, benevolence, kindness
visage (n.) 1 face, countenance
waggon, wagon (n.) carriage, coach
want (n.) 1 lack, shortage, dearth
want (n.) 2 absence, non-appearance, non-attendance
want (v.) 1 lack, need, be without
want (v.) 1 lack, need, be without
want (v.) 3 fall short [of], be deficient [in]
wanton (adj.) 1 carefree, light-hearted, frolicsome, playful
wanton (adj.) 5 sexually hot, passionate, sportive
ward, in as a ward, under guardianship
warp (v.) 4 distort, pervert, deform
warrant (v.) 1 assure, promise, guarantee, confirm
warrant (v.) 1 assure, promise, guarantee, confirm
warrant (v.) 1 assure, promise, guarantee, confirm
warranted (adj.) justified, legitimate, rightful
way (n.) 7 opportunity, scope
ways, come thy / your come along
ways, go thy / your 1 get along, be off
wear (n.) fashion, vogue, trend
wear (v.) 1 wear out, weary, tire
wear (v.) 6 be the fashion, be trendy
well-entered (adj.) well-trained, duly initiated
well-found (adj.) 1 of proven merit, of established reputation, commendable
well-lost (adj.) lost in a good cause
well-weighing (adj.) heavy, weighty, significant
wench (n.) girl, lass
whole (adj.) 3 well, good
will (n.) 1 desire, wish, liking, inclination
will (n.) 1 desire, wish, liking, inclination
will (n.) 2 lust, sexual desire, passion
will (n.) 2 lust, sexual desire, passion
will (v.), past form would 1 desire, wish, want
will (v.), past form would 1 desire, wish, want
will (v.), past form would 2 command, order, direct
wind, allow the go down-wind
wind, have in the scent, detect
wing (n.) 1 flight, manner of flying
wish (v.) 1 hope, desire
wit (n.) 2 mental sharpness, acumen, quickness, ingenuity
witness (v.) 1 bear witness to, attest, testify to
woman (v.) 1 make behave like a woman, weep
woodcock (n.) type of game bird, thought to be easily tricked or snared; simpleton
workman (n.) craftsman, skilled worker
world, go to the get married
worthy (adj.) 2 deserved, justified, warranted
wrack (n.) 1 destruction, ruin
writ (n.) 3 [archaism] gospel, holy writ
write (v.) 1 claim, bear, exhibit
write (v.) 2 call oneself, claim to be
yield (v.) 9 express an opinion about, comment on
   
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