Thesaurus
This is a thesaurus of all the glosses to the words in the Glossary, linked to the lines in the texts where these words are found.

The Thesaurus is the opposite of the Glossary. When consulting the Glossary, you know the word and you want to find out what it means. When consulting the Thesaurus, you know the meaning and you want to find out which Shakespearean words express it. How would he say 'arrogant' or 'companion'? The options are listed when you search for these words.

Disclaimer: our Thesaurus is a guide only to the words in the Glossary, and not an account of the way these words might be used elsewhere in the canon, or in Early Modern English as a whole. For example, we include Shakespeare’s use of mother to mean 'womanish qualities', but not in its ordinary sense of 'parent'. You can read more background about the thesaurus here.

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Search phrase armour 22 items found
armour, bolt for
rivet (n.)
armour, coat of
brace (n.)
armour, dress in
harness (v.)
armour, in
iron (adj.)
armour, leg
grave (n.)
armour, piece of
mail (n.)
armour, put on
arm (v.)
armour, remove
unarm (v.)
armour, suit of
armour (n.)
armour protecting the arms
brace (n.)
armour protecting the fore-arm
vambrace (n.),vantbrace, vambrace (n.)
armour protecting the chest and left shoulder
grand guard
armour protecting the shoulder
shoulder-piece (n.)
armour protecting the thigh
cush, cuish, cuisse (n.)
armour protecting the throat
gorget (n.)
armour protecting the torso
corslet (n.)
armoured glove
gauntlet (n.)
armoured trappings, with
arm-gaunt (adj.)
armoured with barbs
barbed (adj.)
armour-protected
plated (adj.)
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