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A on; II. 1. 185.
Abuse, deceive; V. l. 112.
Aches, (dissyllabic, pronounced
"aitches," like the letter H); I.
ii. 370.

Admire, wonder; V. i. 154.
Advance, raise, lift up; I. ii. 408.
Adventure, to risk; II. i. 187.
After, afterwards; II. ii. 10.
Again, again and again; I. ii. 390.
A-hold; "to lay a ship a-hold," i.e.,
"to bring a ship close to the wind
so as to hold or keep her to it";

I. i. 49.

Attached, seized; III. iii. 5. Avoid, begone; IV. i. 142.

Backward, distant, past; I. ii. 50. Badges; "household servants usually wore on their arms, as part of their livery, silver badges' whereon the shield of their masters was engraved"; V. i. 267.

Barefoot (used adjectively); II. ii.


Barnacles, barnacle geese; "it was formerly thought that the barnacle



Amazement, anguish, I. ii. 14.
Amen, used probably in the sense of
again!" or perhaps merely with
the force of "many "; others ren-
der it "hold, stop!" II. ii. 98.
An, if; II. i. 181.

Angle, corner; I. ii. 223.
Argier, Algiers; I. ii. 261.
As, as if; II. i. 121.

Aspersion, sprinkling of rain or dew (with an allusion perhaps to the ceremony of sprinkling the marriage-bed with holy water); IV. i. 18.

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Burthen, undersong; I. ii. 381. But, except that; I. ii. 414; otherwise than, I ii. 119.

By and by, immediately; III. ii. 156.

Can, is able to make; IV. i. 27. Candied, converted into sugar, (?) congealed; II. i. 279 (v. Notes). Capable, retentive; I. ii. 353. Capering, jumping for joy; V. i. 238. Carriage, burden; V. i. 3. Case, condition; III. ii. 29. Cast, to throw up; perhaps with a play upon "cast" in the sense of "to assign their parts to actors"; II. i. 251.

Cat (with reference to the old proverb that "good liquor will make a cat speak "); II. ii. 86.

Catch, a part-song; III. ii. 126.
Certes, certainly; III. iii. 30.

Chalked forth, i.e., chalked out; V. i.



Cherubin, a cherub; I. ii. 152.

Chirurgeonly, like a surgeon; II. i. 140. Clear, blameless; III. iii. 82.

Closeness, retirement; I. ii. 90.

Cloudy, gloomy; II. i. 142.
Cockerel, the young cock; II. i. 31.
Coil, turmoil; I. ii. 207.

Come by, to acquire; II. i. 292.
Confederates, conspires; I. ii. 111.
Constant, self-possessed; I. ii. 207;
"my stomach is not c.," i.e. "is
qualmish "; II. ii. 119.
Content, desire, will; II. i. 269.
Control, contradict;
I. ii. 439.
Coragio, courage; V. i. 258.
Corollary, a supernumerary, a surplus;
IV. i. 57.

Correspondent, responsive, obedient; I. ii. 298.

Courses, the largest lower sails of a ship; I. i. 52.

Crabs, crab-apples; II. ii. 171. Crack, to burst (with reference to magic bands, or perhaps to the crucibles and alembics of magicians); V. i. 2,

Dear, zealous; I. ii. 179. Dearest, most precious object; II. i. 135.

Deboshed, debauched; III. ii. 29. Decked, sprinkled; I. ii. 155. Deep, profound, wise; II. i. 266. Deliver, relate; V. i. 313. Demanded, asked; I. ii. 139. Dew-lapped, having flesh hanging from the throat (a reference probably to the victims of "goitre"), see "wallets of flesh "; III. iii. 45. Dis, Pluto; IV. i. 89. Discase, undress; V. i. 85. Discharge, performance, execution; used probably as a technical term of the stage; II. i. 254. Distempered, excited; IV. i. 145. Distinctly, separately; I. ii. 200. Ditty, words of a song; I. ii. 405. Doit, the smallest piece of money; eighty doits went to a shilling;

II. ii. 33.

Dollar, used quibblingly "dolour"; II. i. 18.


Dowle, a fibre of down; III. iii. 65. Drawn, having swords drawn; II. i. 308; having taken a good draught; II. ii. 150. Dregs (with reference to the "liquor of the bombard," I. 21); II. ii. 42. Drollery, puppet-show; III. iii. 21. Dry, thirsty; I. ii, 112. Dulness, stupor; I. ii. 185.

Earth'd, buried in the earth; II. i. 234.

Ebbing, "ebbing men," i.e., "men whose fortunes are declining "; II. i. 226.

Ecstasy, mental excitement, madness; III. iii. 108.

Endeavour, laborious effort; II. i. 160. Engine, instrument of war, military machine; II. i. 161.

Entertainer, perhaps quibblingly interpreted by Gonzalo in the sense of " inn-keeper "; II. i. 17. Envy, malice; I. ii. 258.

Estate, to grant as a possession; IV. i. 85.

Eye, tinge; II. i. 55.

Fall, to let fall; II. i. 296.
Fearful, timorous; I. ii. 468.
Feater, more becomingly; II. i. 273.
Featly, deftly; I. ii. 380.
Fellows, companions; II. i. 274.
Few, in few,' in few words, in
short; I. ii. 144.

Fish, to catch at, to seek to obtain ;
II. i. 104.

Flat, low level ground; II. ii. 2. Flat-long, as if struck with the side of a sword instead of its edge; II. i. 181.

Flesh-fly, a fly that feeds on flesh and deposits her eggs in it; III. i. 63. Flote, flood, sea; I. ii. 234. Foil, disadvantage; III. i. 46. Foison, plenty; II. i. 163. Founder'd, disabled by overriding, footsore; IV. i. 30.

Forth-rights, straight paths (f.Notes); III. iii. 3.

Fraughting, freighting; I. ii. 13. Freshes, springs of fresh water; III. ii. 75. Frippery, a place where old clothes are sold; IV. i. 225.

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Ignorant, appertaining to ignorance; "i. fumes"="fumes of ignorance"; V. i. 67.

Impertinent, irrelevant; I. ii. 138.
Inch-meal, inch by inch; II. ii. 3.
Infest, vex; V. i. 246.

Influence (used in its astrological sense); I. ii. 182.

Infused, endowed; I. ii. 154.

Invert, change to the contrary; III. i. 70.

Jack, "played the Jack," i.c., the

knave="deceived"; IV. i. 198. Jerkin, a kind of doublet; IV. i. 236. Justify, prove; V. i. 128

Key, tuning-key; I. ii. 83.
Kibe, heel-sore; II. i. 276.
Knot, (folded arms); I. ii. 224.

Lakin, "Ladykin," or the Virgin Mary; III. iii. 1.

Land, laund, lawn; IV. i. 130. Lass-lorn, forsaken by his lass; IV. i. 68.

Laughter, possibly used with a double meaning; "lafter " was perhaps the cant name of some small coin; still used provincially for the number of eggs laid by a hen at one time; II. i. 33. Learning, teaching; I. ii. 366. Lieu, "in lieu of," i.e., in consideration of; I. ii. 123.

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Life, good life," i.e., "life-like
truthfulness"; III. iii. 86.
Like, similarly; III. iii. 66.
Lime, bird-lime; IV. i. 246.
Line, lime-tree (with punning refer-
ence to other meanings of "line"
in subsequent portion of the
scene); IV. i.
235; cf. Note; and
Line-grove, lime-grove; V. i. 10.
Liver, regarded as the seat of passion;
IV. i. 56.

Loathness, reluctance, II. i. 130.
Lorded, made a lord; I. ii. 97.
Lush, luscious, luxuriant; II. i. 52.
Lusty, vigorous; II. i. 52

Maid, maid-servant, III. i. 84.
Main-course, the main sail; I. i. 35.

Inherit, take possession; II. ii. 179. Make, to prove to be; II. i. 265.

Inly, inwardly; V. i. 200.

Inquisition, enquiry; I. ii. 35.

Make a man, i.e., make a man's fortune; II. ii. 32.

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Matter, an important matter; II. i. 230.

Meanders, winding paths or (probably) circles (cf. Notes); III. iii. 3. Measure, pass over; II. i. 259. Meddle, to mingle; I. ii. 22. Merchant, merchantman ("the masters of some merchant"); II. i. 5. Merely, absolutely; I. i. 55. Mettle, disposition, ardour; II. i. 182.

Minion, favourite; IV. i. 98.
Miraculous; "the miraculous harp"
of Amphion, the music of which
raised the walls of Thebes; II. i. 86.
Miss, to do without; I. ii. 312; to fail
in aiming at, not to hit; II. i. 40.
Mo, more; II. i. 133.
Momentary, instantaneous; I. ii. 202
Moon-calf, abortion; II. ii. 111.
Mop, grimace; IV. i. 47.
Morsel, remnant, "a piece of a man
(contemptuously); II. i. 286.
Mount, raise; II. ii. 11.
Mow, grimace; IV. i. 47.
Mow, make grimaces; II. ii. 9.
Much, "to think it much," to reckon
it as excessive, to grudge; I. ii.

Mum, hush; III. ii. 59.
Muse, wonder at; III. iii. 36.

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Natural, idiot; III. ii. 37. Nature, natural affection; V. i. 76. Neat, horned beast; II. ii. 73. Nerves, sinews; I. ii. 484. Nimble, excitable, II. i. 173. Ninny, simpleton; III. ii. 71. Nobody, an Elizabethan sign; probably a direct allusion to the print of No-body, prefixed to the anonymous comedy of No-body and Somebody (printed before 1600), or to the engraving on the old ballad,

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From the title-page of the comedy of "No-body and Some-body, with the true Chronicle Historie of Elidure" (before 1600).

Nook, bay; I. ii. 227.
Note, information;
II. i. 248.
Nothing, nonsense; II. i. 170.

Observation, attention to detail; III. iii. 87.

Occasion, critical opportunity; II. i. 307.

Odd, out-of-the-way; I. ii. 223. O'er, over again; "trebles thee o'er," i.e., "makes thee three times as great"; II. i. 221. O'erprized, surpassed in value; I. ii. 92.

Of, as a consequence of; or=on, i.e., "of sleep "="a-sleep "; V.

i. 230. Omit, neglect; I. ii. 183; II. i. 194. On, of; I. ii. 87; IV. i. 157. Ooze, bottom of the sea; I. ii. 252. Or, ere; " or ere " (a reduplication); I. ii. II. Out, completely; I. ii. 41. Overblown, blown over; II. ii. 114. Overtopping, outrunning; I. i. 81. Owed, owned; III. i. 45.

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