Glossary

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cabilero
cabin
cabinet
cable
cacodemon
caddis
caddis-garter
cade
cadent
caduceus
cage
cagion, casion
Cain-coloured
caitiff
cake
caked
calculate
calculate one's birth
calendar
calf
caliver
calkin
call
callet, callot
calling
calm
calumniate
calumniating
calumnious
calve
calves'-guts
cambric
camlet, chamblet
camp
camping
can
canakin, cannakin
canary
cancel
cancelled
candidatus
candied
candle-case
candle-mine
candle-waster
candy
cane-coloured
cangenet
canker
canker-bit
canker-bloom
canker-blossom
cankered
cankering
canker-sorrow
cannibally
cannoneer
canon
canonize
canonized
canopy
canstick
cantherizing
cantle
canton
canvas-climber
canvass
canzonet
cap
cap and knee
capable
capacity
cap-and-knee
cap-a-pe, cap-a-pie
caparison
caparisoned
caper
capering
capital
capitulate
capocchia
capon
capriccio
capricious
captain
captain-general
captainship
captious
captivate
captive
captivity
car
carack
caract
carat
caraway
carbonado
carbonadoed
carbuncle
carbuncled
carcanet
card
cardecue
carder
cardinally
cardmaker
care
care a
career
careful
carefully
careless
carelessly
carelessness
care-tuned
carl, carle
carlot
carman
carnal
carnation
carol
carouse
carper
carpet
carpet-monger
carrack, carack
carriage
carrier
carrion
carry
carry it (away)
carry-tale
cart
carve
carver
case
cased
casement
cashier
cashiered
casing
casion
cask
casque, caske
cassock
cast
Castalion
castaway
casted
castigation
casual
casually
casualty
cat
cat o'mountain
Cataian, Cathayan
catalogue
cat-a-mountain
cataplasm
catastrophe
catch
catching
catechize
cate-log
cater-cousins
caterpillar
cates
catling
caudie
caudle
cause
causeless
cautel
cautelous
cavaleiro
Cavalery
cavaliero
cavalleria
cave
cave-keeper
cave-keeping
caveto
caviary
cavil
ce
cease
ceinture
celerity
cell
cellarage
cement
censer
censor
censure
center
centre
century
cere up
cerecloth
cerements
ceremonious
ceremony
certain
certainly
certainty
certes
certificate
certify
cess
cesse
cestern, cesterne
chace
chafe
chafed
chaffless
chaffy
chafing
chain
chair
chair-days
chalice
chaliced
challenge
challenger
chamber
chamber-counsel
chamberer
chamberlain
chamber-lye
chamblet
champain
champion
chance
change
changeable
changeful
changeling
changing
channel
chanson
chant it
chanticleer
chantry
chaos
chap
chape
chapeless
chaplain
chapless, chopless
chaplet
chapman
chaps, chops
charact, caract
character
characterless
charactery
chare
charge
charge a
charged
chargeful
charge-house
charging-staff
chariest
chariness
charitable
charitably
charm
charmed
charmer
charming
charmingly
charneco
charnel-house, charnel house
charter
chartered
chary
chase
chaser
chaste
chastisement
chat
chattels
chaudron, chawdron
chawed
che
cheapen
cheat
cheater
check
checkered
cheek-roses
cheer
cheerily
cheerly
chequin
cherish
cherries
cherry-pit
cherubin
chevalier
chevalry
cheverel
cheveril
chew
chewet
chicken
chid
chidden
chide
chider
chiding
chief
chief a
child
childbed
child-changed
childhood
childing
childish
childishness
childness
chill
chimney
chine
chinks
chip
chip bread
chirrah
chirurgeonly
chivalry
choice
choice-drawn
choicely
choir, quire
choke
choler
choleric
choose forth
choose, cannot
chop
chop logic
chop-fallen
chopine
chopless
chopped
chopped logic
chopping
choppy
chops
chorus
chorus-like
chosen
chough
chould
christen
christendom
Christian
christom
chronicle
chrysolite
chuck
chuff
church-like
churl
churlish
cicatrice
cinder
cinquepace
cinque-spotted
cipher
circle
circled
circuit
circummured
circumscribe
circumscription
circumstance
circumstanced
circumstantial
circumvent
circumvention
cital
cite
citizen
cittern-head
city
civet
civil
civility
clack-dish
claim
clamor, clamour
clangor, clangour
clap
clap a
clapper-claw
clasp
clatpole
clause
claw
clay
clean
cleanly
cleanly-coined
clean-timbered
cleap
clear
clear all
clear his own way
clearly
clearness
clear-spirited
clearstory
cleave
cleave the pin
cleave to
clefture
clement
clepe
clerestory, clearstory
clerk
clerk-like
clerkly
clew
client
climate
climatures
climb
clime
cling
clinquant
clip
clipper
clip-winged
cloak
cloak-bag
clock and clock, 'twixt
clock-setter
clod
cloddy
clodpole
clog
clogging
cloistered
cloistress
close
closely
closeness
close-stool
closet
close-tongued
closet-war
closing
closure
cloth
cloth of state
clothier's yard
cloth-of-gold
clotpoll, clotpole, clatpole
cloud
cloudy
clout
clouted
cloven
clown
cloy
cloyed
cloyless
cloyment
clubs
cluster
clustering
clutch
clyster-pipe
coacher
coach-fellow
co-act
coactive
coagulate
coal
coals, carry
coarse
coarsely
coast
coasting
coat
cobbled
cobbler
cobloaf
cock
cock-a-hoop, set
cockatrice
cockered
cockerel
cockle
cockle hat
cockled
cocklight
cockney
cockpit
cockshut
cock-sure
cod
codding
codling
codpiece
coffer
coffer-lid
coffin
cog
cogging
cognizance
cohere
coherence
coherent
cohort
coif, quoif
coign
coil
coin
coinage
coining
coistrel
cold
coldly
cold-moving
coldness
coleagued
collar
collars of esses
collateral
colleagued, coleagued
collect
collected
collection
collied
collier
collop
collusion
coloquintida
colossus-wise
colour
colourable
coloured
colours
colt
colt's tooth
co-mate
comb
combat
combinate
combination
combine
combustion
combustious
come
come a
comeddle
comedian
comely
comer
comfect
comfit-maker
comfort
comfortable
comic
coming-in
comingle
coming-on
comma
command
command a
commanded
commander
commandment
commeddle
commence
commend
commendable
commendation
comment
commenting
commerce
commission
commissioner
commit
commix
commixion, commixtion
commixture
commodious
commodity
common
common a
common house
commonalty
commoner
common-hackneyed
common-kissing
commonplace
commonty
commonweal, commonwealth
commotion
commune
communicate
communication
community
commutual
comonty
compact
companion
companionship
company
comparative
compare
comparison
compartner
compass
compassed
compassion
compassionate
compeer
compelled
competence
competency
competent, computent
competitor
compile
complain
complaining
complement
complete
complexion
complice
compliment
complimental
complot
comply
compose
composed
composition
composture
composure
compound
compounded
comprehend
comprimise
compromise
compt
compter
comptible
comptless
comptroller
compulsatory
compulsive
compunctious
computation
computent
comutual
con
concave
concavity
conceal
concealed
concealment
conceit
conceited
conceitless
conceive
conceiving
conception
conceptious
concern
concernancy
concerning
conclude
conclusion
conclusions, try
concord
concordant
concupiscible
concupy
condemn
condemned
condescend
condign
condition
conditionally
condole
condolement
condoling
conduce
conduct
conductor
conduit
confection
confectionary
confederacy
confederate
confer
conference
confess
confession
confessor
confidence
confident
confine
confined
confineless
confiner
confirm
confirmed
confirmity
confix
conflux
conformable
confound
confounded
confounding
confusion
confusions, try
confutation
confute
congeal
congealed
congealment
congee
conger
congest
congratulate
congree
congreet
congregation
congrue
congruent
conject
conjectural
conjecture
conjoin
conjointly
conjunct
conjunction
conjunctive
conjuration
conjure
conjured
conjurer
conjuring
conjuror, conjurer
connectural
connive at
consanguineous
consanguinity
conscience
conscionable
consecrate
consent
consequence
consequently
conserve
consider
considerance
considerate
consideration
considered
considering
consign
consigned
consist
consistory
consolate
consolation
consonancy
consonant
consort
consorted
conspectuity
conspirant
conspire
constable
constancy
constant
constantly
constellation
conster
constitution
constrain
constraint
constringe
construction
construe
consume away
consumed
consummate
consummation
consumption
contagion
contagious
contain
containing
contemn
contemned
contemplate
contemplative
contempt
contemptible
contempts
contemptuous
contend
contending
content
contented
contention
contentious
contentless
contestation
continence
continency
continent
continuance
continuantly
continuate
continue
continuer
contract
contracting
contraction
contradict
contradiction
contrariety
contrarious
contrariously
contrary
contribution
contrive
contriver
contriving
control
controller
controlment
controversy
contumelious
contumeliously
contumely
contusion
convenience
conveniency
convenient
conveniently
convent
conventicle
conversant
conversation
converse
conversion
convert
convertite
convey
conveyance
conveyor
convict
convicted
convince
convive
convocation
convoy
convulsion
cony
cony-catch
cony-catching
cool
cooling card
coop
copatain hat
cope
copesmate
copped
copper
copulative
copy
coragio
Coram
coranto
cord
corded
cordial
core
Corinthian
co-rival
corky
cormorant
corner
corner-cap
cornet
cornuto
corollary
coronal
coronet
corporal
corporate
corpse
corpulent
correct
corrected
correction
correctioner
correspondent
corresponsive
corrigible
corrival
corroborate
corrosive
corrupt
corrupted
corruptibly
corruption
corse
corslet
cost
costard
costermonger
costliness
costly
co-supreme
cote
cot-quean
couch
couch down
couched
couching
coulter
council
counsel
counsel-bearer
counsel-giver
counsel-keeper
counsel-keeping
count
counted
countenance
counter
counter-caster
counterchange
countercheck
counterfeit
counterfeited
counterfeiting
counterfeitly
countermand
countermine
counterpart
counterpoint
counterpoise
counter-reflect
counter-seal
countervail
country
country base
country matters
countryman
county
couple
couplement
couplet
courage
courb
course
courser
coursing
court
court holy-water
court of guard
court-cupboard
courtesan, courtezan
courtesy, cur'sy, curtsy
court-hand
courtier
courtlike
courtly
courtship
cousin
cousin-german
covenant
covent
cover
covered
covert
covertly
coverture
coward
cowardship
cower
cowish
cowl-staff
cox
coxcomb
coy
coying
coystrill
coz
cozen
cozenage
cozened
cozener
cozen-german
cozening
cozier
crab
crabbed
crab-tree
crack
cracked
cracker
crack-hemp
cradle
craft
crafty
crafty-sick
crafty-swearing
cram up
crammed
cramp
crank
crannied
crants
crare
crasing, crazing
crave
craven
craver
craze
crazed
crazy
creak
cream
creature
credence
credent
credit
creditor
credulous
creek
creep
crescent
crescive
cresset
crest
crest-fallen
crestless
crest-wounding
crew
crewel
crib
crier
crime
crimeful
cringe
cripple
crisp
crisped
critic
critical
croak
crone
crook
crook-back
crooked
crooked-pated
crop
cross
cross-gartered
cross-gartering
crossing
crossly
cross-row
crossway
crotchet
crouch
crouching
crow
crowflower
crowkeeper, crow-keeper
crown
crowner
crownet
crudy
cruel
crupper
crusado
crush
crushed
crust over
cruzado
cry
cry a
crystal
crystalline
cub-drawn
cubiculo
cubit
cuckold
cuckoldly
cuckold-mad
cuckold-maker
cuckoldy
cuckoo-bud
cuckoo-flower
cucullus
cuffs, go to
cuish, cuisse
cull
culled
cullion
cullionly
cullison
culverin
cum multis
cum privilegio
cum privilegio ad
cumber
cunger
cunning
cunningly
cup
cupboard
cuplet
cur
curate
curb
curbed
curd
curds and whey
curdy
cure
cureless
curfew
curiosity
curious
curious-good
curious-knotted
curiously
curled
curled-pate
currance
current
currier
currish
curry
cursitory
curst
curstness
cur'sy
curtail
curtain
curtal
curtle-axe
curtsy, curtsey
curvet
cush, cuish, cuisse
cushing
cushion
custard-coffin
custom
customed
customer
custom-shrunk
custrel
cut
cutpurse
cutter
cuttle
cyme
cynic
cypress
course (n.) 1course of action, way of proceeding
course (n.) 2habit, custom, practise, normal procedure
course (n.) 3bout, engagement, encounter
course (n.) 4gist, scope, tenor
course (n.) 5sail attached to the lower yards of a sailing ship
course (n.) 6flowing stream, tributary, watercourse
course (n.) 7[in bear-baiting] attack by a set of dogs
course (n.) 8Roman festive chase [held to mark Lupercalia]
course (v.) 1chase, hunt, pursue
course (v.) 2hunt hares [or other game] with hounds by sight
course over (v.)  run an eye over, check out, go through
course, in  as a matter of course
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AC III.xi.9 [Antony to all] I have myself resolved upon a course / Which has no need of you
AC III.xiii.78 [Thidias to Cleopatra, of her proposal] 'Tis your noblest course
AC V.ii.130 [Caesar to Cleopatra] if you seek / To lay on me a cruelty by taking / Antony's course, you shall bereave yourself / Of my good purposes
AW II.v.58 [Bertram to Helena] You must not marvel, Helen, at my course
AW IV.iv.36 [Helena to Diana and Widow] Whate'er the course, the end is the renown
AW V.iii.99 [Bertram to King, of a Florentine woman] I could not answer in that course of honour / As she had made the overture
AW V.iii.215 [Bertram to King] all impediments in fancy's course / Are motives of more fancy
CE IV.iii.95 [Courtesan alone, of telling Adriana what has happened] This course I fittest choose
Cor I.i.67 [Menenius to Citizens] the Roman state, whose course will on / The way it takes
Cor III i.326 [First Senator to Brutus and Sicinius, of dealing with Coriolanus] The other course / Will prove too bloody
Cor IV.i.35 [Volumnia to Coriolanus] Determine on some course / More than a wild exposture to each chance / That starts i'th' way before thee
Cym III.iv.113 [Pisanio to Innogen] I have considered of a course
Cym III.iv.148 [Pisanio to Innogen] you should tread a course / Pretty, and full of view
Cym V.i.3 [Posthumus alone, as if to married men] If each of you should take this course
E3 III.i.71 [Mariner to King John, of the English navy] Majestical the order of their course
E3 III.iii.34 [King Edward to Prince Edward] in all thy warlike course / Hast thou not seen the usurping King of France?
Ham I.i.37 [Barnardo to Horatio] When yond same star that's westward from the pole / Had made his course t'illume that part of heaven / Where now it burns
Ham I.ii.93 [Claudius to Hamlet] to persever / In obstinate condolement is a course / Of impious stubbornness
Ham II.ii.596 [Hamlet alone, of Claudius] If 'a do blench, / I know my course
1H4 I.iii.287 [Worcester to Hotspur, of the rebellion] No further go in this / Than I by letters shall direct your course
1H4 II.iii.23 [Hotspur alone, on the rebellion] my Lord of York commends the plot, and the general course of the action
1H4 III.i.40 [Glendower to Hotspur] all the courses of my life do show / I am not in the roll of common men
2H4 I.i.159 [Northumberland to Lord Bardolph and Morton] each heart being set / On bloody courses
2H4 II.i.81 [Lord Chief Justice to Falstaff] Are you not ashamed to enforce a poor widow to so rough a course to come by her own?
2H4 IV.ii.103 [Hastings to Westmorland, of the soldiers] Like youthful steers unyoked they take their courses
2H4 IV.iii.48 [Falstaff to all, of having his capture of Colevile sung in a ballad] to the which course if I be enforced ... believe not the word of the noble
2H4 IV.iv.90 [Westmorland to King Henry IV] Here at more leisure may your highness read, / With every course in his particular
2H4 IV.v.213 [King Henry IV to Prince Henry] Be it thy course to busy giddy minds / With foreign quarrels
H5 V.chorus.4 [Chorus to the audience] admit th'excuse / Of time, of numbers, and due course of things
H5 Epil.chorus.4 [Chorus, of the author's treatment of the characters] Mangling by starts the full course of their glory
1H6 IV.i.132 [Gloucester to all] Let me persuade you take a better course
1H6 V.iv.156 [Reignier aside to Charles] you do not well in obstinacy / To cavil in the course of this contract
3H6 III.i.25 [King to himself] Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, / For wise men say it is the wisest course
3H6 V.vi.22 [King to Richard] Thy father, Minos, that denied our course
H8 I.i.189 [Buckingham to Norfolk] the Emperor thus desired / That he would please to alter the King's course / And break the foresaid peace
H8 II.ii.35 [Norfolk to Lord Chamberlain and Suffolk, of the King's divorce] is not this course pious?
H8 II.iv.216 [Lincoln to King Henry] I ... did entreat your highness to this course / Which you are running here
H8 III.ii.243 [Wolsey to all] Follow your envious courses, men of malice
H8 V.iii.35 [Cranmer to all] I have laboured ... that my teaching / And the strong course of my authority / Might go one way
JC II.i.162 [Brutus to Cassius] Our course will seem too bloody
JC III.ii.263 [Antony alone] Mischief, thou art afoot, / Take thou what course thou wilt
KJ III.i.178 [Cardinal Pandulph to King John] meritorious shall that hand be called ... / That takes away by any secret course / Thy hateful life
KL I.i.187 [Kent to all, of himself and his banishment] He'll shape his old course in a country new
KL I.ii.83 [Edmund to Gloucester] If it shall please you to suspend your indignation against my brother till you can derive from him better testimony of his intent, you should run a certain course
KL I.iii.27 [Gonerill to Oswald] I'll write straight to my sister / To hold my very course
KL I.iv.203 [Gonerill to Lear] [I] now grow fearful ... / That you protect this course and put it on / By your allowance
KL I.iv.338 [Gonerill to Albany] This milky gentleness and course of yours
KL II.ii.166 [disguised Kent alone, of Cordelia] Who hath most fortunately been informed / Of my obscured course
KL II.iv.90 [Gloucester to Lear] You know the fiery quality of the Duke, / How unremovable and fixed he is / In his own course
KL III.v.21 [Edmund to Cornwall] I will persever in my course of loyalty, though the conflict be sore between that and my blood
KL III.vii.53 [Gloucester to Cornwall] I am tied to the stake, and I must stand the course
KL IV.ii.94 [Messenger to Albany, of Edmund leaving Gonerill and Cornwall at Gloucester's house] [he] quit the house on purpose that their punishment / Might have the freer course
KL V.i.3 [Edmund to a gentleman] Know of the Duke if his last purpose hold / Or whether since he is advised by aught / To change the course
LLL II.i.25 [Princess to Boyet, of the King] Therefore to's seemeth it a needful course ... / To know his pleasure
Luc 328 [] those bars which stop the hourly dial, / Who with a ling'ring stay his course doth let
Luc 500 [] But nothing can affection's course control
Luc 1766 [Lucretius as if to time] cease thou thy course and last no longer, / If they surcease to be that should survive!
MA IV.i.155 [Friar to all] I have only silent been so long, / And given way unto this course of fortune / By noting of the lady
MA IV.i.210 [Friar to all, of his plan causing the slander of Hero to change to remorse] But not for that dream I on this strange course
MA V.iv.6 [Leonato to all] Margaret was in some fault for this ... as it appears / In the true course of all the question.
MM IV.iii.147 [disguised Duke to Isabella] Trust not my holy order / If I pervert your course
MM V.i.35 [Angelo to Duke, of Isabella] She hath been a suitor to me for her brother, / Cut off by course of justice
MV IV.i.8 [Antonio to Duke, of Shylock] Your grace hath ta'en great pains to qualify / His rigorous course
Oth I.iii.91 [Othello to all] I will a round unvarnished tale deliver / Of my whole course of love
Oth I.iii.111 [First Senator to Othello] Did you by indirect and forcèd courses / Subdue and poison this young maid's affections?
Oth II.i.260 [Iago to Roderigo, of angering Cassio] either by speaking too loud, or tainting his discipline, or from what other course you please
Oth II.iii.328 [Iago alone] this advice is ... indeed the course / To win the Moor again?
Oth II.iii.339 [Iago alone] How am I then a villain / To counsel Cassio to this parallel course / Directly to his good?
Oth III.iv.117 [Cassio to Desdemona, of not being reconciled to Othello] So shall I clothe me in a forced content, / And shut myself up in some other course / To Fortune's alms
Oth IV.i.53 [Iago to Cassio, of Othello] The lethargy must have his quiet course
Per I.i.137 [Pericles alone] those men / Blush not in actions blacker than the night / Will shun no course to keep them from the light
Per I.ii.23 [Pericles alone, of Antiochus] And what may make him blush in being known, / He'll stop the course by which it might be known
Per IV.iii.28 [Cleon to Dionyza, of anyone agreeing to her actions] he did not flow / From honourable courses
Per IV.iii.36 [Dionyza to Cleon] you call my course unnatural
Per IV.iv.47 [Gower] Let Pericles believe his daughter's dead, / And bear his courses to be ordered / By Lady Fortune
Per IV.vi.119 [Boult to Marina] We must take another course with you
R2 II.i.213 [York to King Richard] by bad courses may be understood / That their events can never fall out good
R3 I.iv.221 [Clarence to Murderers, of God] He needs no indirect or lawless course / To cut off those that have offended Him
R3 III.i.31 [Buckingham to all, of the Queen and Prince taking sanctuary] what an indirect and peevish course / Is this of hers!
RJ IV.i.5 [Friar Laurence to Paris] Uneven is the course. I like it not
RJ V.iii.27 [Romeo to Balthasar] do not interrupt me in my course
TC V.iii.74 [Hector to Priam] give me leave / To take that course by your consent and voice, / Which you do here forbid me
Tem II.i.292 [Antonio to Sebastian, of Gonzalo] who / Should not upbraid our course
TG II.vii.27 [Julia to Lucetta, of love] when his fair course is not hindered
Tim I.i.49 [Poet to Painter] No levelled malice / Infects one comma in the course I hold
Tim III.iii.41 [Servant alone] this is all a liberal course allows: / Who cannot keep his wealth must keep his house
Tim III.iv.12 [Lucius's Servant to Philotus] a prodigal course / Is like the sun
Tim V.i.101 [Timon to Poet and Painter, of villains] Confound them by some course
Tit II.i.110 [Aaron to Chiron and Demetrius] A speedier course than ling'ring languishment / Must we pursue
Tit IV.i.118 [Titus to Young Lucius, of not using his dagger] I'll teach thee another course
Tit IV.iv.67 [Aemilius to Saturninus, of Lucius] Who threats in course of this revenge to do / As much as ever Coriolanus did
TNK III.vi.304 [Theseus to Arcite and Palamon] Sleep till the hour prefixed, and hold your course
TNK IV.i.127 [Gaoler's Daughter to First Friend, of leaving the other women alone] is't not a wise course?
Ven 960 [] through the flood-gates breaks the silver rain, / and with his strong course opens them again [or: sense 6]
WT I.ii.245 [Leontes to Camillo] thou art a coward ... restraining / From course required
WT I.ii.340 [Leontes to Camillo] Thou dost advise me / Even so as I mine own course have set down
WT II.iii.48 [Paulina to Leontes, of Antigonus] Unless he take the course that you have done
WT IV.iv.499 [Florizel to Camillo] What course I mean to hold / Shall nothing benefit your knowledge