Richard II


 
 
 
 
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Act I
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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 Richard II

abide (v.) 2 wait for, await, look out for
absent (adj.) of absence
accomplish (v.) 1 equip, provide, furnish
account, accompt (n.) 2 reckoning, debt, sum owing
advantage (n.) 2 advantageous position, place of vantage, superiority
advised, avised (adj.) 1 calculated, premeditated, intentional
affect (n.) 2 affection, warm feeling, regard
after-love (n.) later gratitude, future loyalty
ague (n.) fever, sickness, shaking [as caused by a fever]
ague-fit (n.) feverish fit, fit of shaking
alarm, alarum, 'larm, 'larum (n.) 3 disturbance, turbulence, trouble, loud noise
all-hating (adj.) hating everything, hateful
almsman (n.) person living through charitable offerings
amaze (v.) 1 confuse, perplex, bewilder
amaze (v.) 1 confuse, perplex, bewilder
amazing (adj.) dreadful, terrifying, stupefying
ancient, aunchient (adj.) 1 long-established, long-standing
answer (n.) 2 interrogation, cross-examination, appearance in court, trial
answer (v.) 3 satisfy, discharge, requite
answer (v.) 3 satisfy, discharge, requite
antic, antick(e), antique (n.) 1 grotesque figure, grinning jester, buffoon
apparel (n.) clothes, clothing, dress
apparel (n.) clothes, clothing, dress
apparent (adj.) 1 plainly visible, conspicuous, evident, obvious
apparent (adj.) 1 plainly visible, conspicuous, evident, obvious
appeach (v.) denounce, inform against, impeach
appeach (v.) denounce, inform against, impeach
appeal (n.) accusation, charge of treason
appeal (n.) accusation, charge of treason
appeal (n.) accusation, charge of treason
appeal (v.) 1 accuse, denounce, impeach
appeal (v.) 1 accuse, denounce, impeach
appeal (v.) 1 accuse, denounce, impeach
appeal (v.) 2 allege, accuse, charge
appellant (n.) accuser [of treason], challenger, denouncer
appellant (n.) accuser [of treason], challenger, denouncer
appointment (n.) 1 equipment, effects, weaponry
apprehension (n.) 2 conception, grasping by the mind, awareness
apprenticehood (n.) apprenticeship
approved (adj.) tested, tried, established, proven
apricock (n.) apricot
argument (n.) 3 subject, point, theme, target
arms (n.) 1 weapons, armaments
arms (n.) 3 armour, mail, protective covering
article (n.) 2 item, particular, point of substance
aspect (n.) 1 [of a human face] look, appearance, expression
aspect (n.) 2 [of objects] sight, appearance
atone (v.) 1 unite, join, reconcile
attach (v.) 1 arrest, seize, apprehend
attainder (n.) 1 accusation, allegation, denunciation
attend (v.) 1 await, wait for, expect
attend (v.) 1 await, wait for, expect
attend (v.) 2 serve, follow, wait [on/upon]
attend (v.) 4 accompany, follow closely, go with
attorney general (n.) legally appointed deputy
aught (n.) anything, [with negative word] nothing
aught (n.) anything, [with negative word] nothing
aught (n.) anything, [with negative word] nothing
awe (n.) 1 reverence, respect, esteem
awe (v.) 2 control, restrain, master
awful (adj.) 2 full of awe [towards someone], respectful, reverential
awry (adv.) mistakenly, wrongly, erroneously
aye (adv.) always, ever, for eternity
badge (n.) 1 outward sign, symbol, mark
baffle (v.) 1 [of a knight] publicly disgrace, treat with infamy
bait (v.) 1 harass, persecute, torment
balance (n.) 2 weighing pan of a pair of scales
balm (n.) 1 fragrant oil used for anointing, consecrated oil
balm (n.) 1 fragrant oil used for anointing, consecrated oil
bancrout, bankrout, bankerout (n./adj./v.) bankrupt
bancrout, bankrout, bankerout (n./adj./v.) bankrupt
band (n.) 1 bond, obligation, tie
band (n.) 5 bond, shackle, chain
barbarism (n.) 3 savagery, people in the most uncivilized state
barbed (adj.) armoured with barbs, protectively covered
base (adj.) 1 dishonourable, low, unworthy
base (adj.) 1 dishonourable, low, unworthy
base (adj.) 1 dishonourable, low, unworthy
base (adj.) 1 dishonourable, low, unworthy
base (adj.) 2 low-born, lowly, plebeian, of lower rank
base (adj.) 3 poor, wretched, of low quality
base (adj.) 3 poor, wretched, of low quality
base (adj.) 3 poor, wretched, of low quality
base (adj.) 5 low-lying, lowland
base (adj.) 5 low-lying, lowland
base-court (n.) [of a castle] lower courtyard, servants' courtyard
base-court (n.) [of a castle] lower courtyard, servants' courtyard
basely (adv.) dishonourably, shamefully, ignominiously
basely (adv.) dishonourably, shamefully, ignominiously
battle (n.) 4 single combat, individual fight
bawd (n.) pimp, procurer, pander, go-between
bay (n.) 1 [hunting] last stand, point of capture
bead (n.) 3 [plural] rosary beads
beadsman (n.) almsman, pensioner [who prays for others]
become (v.) 1 be fitting, befit, be appropriate to
become (v.) 1 be fitting, befit, be appropriate to
become (v.) 3 put a good front on, give a pleasing appearance to
bedrench (v.) drench thoroughly, soak, saturate
befall (v.), past forms befallen, befell 2 happen to, come to
befall (v.), past forms befallen, befell 2 happen to, come to
beggar-fear (n.) fear that a beggar would show
beguile (v.) 1 cheat, deceive, trick
beguile (v.) 4 charm away, while away, pass pleasantly
belike (adv.) probably, presumably, perhaps, so it seems
bend (v.) 4 [of brows] knit, wrinkle, frown
benevolence (n.) forced loan, imposed contribution
beseem (v.) befit, be fitting [for], be seemly [for]
beshrew, 'shrew (v.) 1 curse, devil take, evil befall
bespeak (v.), past forms bespake, bespoke 4 address, speak to
best (n.) 3 highest ranking person, most eminent person
bethink (v.), past form bethought 1 call to mind, think about, consider, reflect
betide (v.) 1 happen (to), befall, come (to)
betide (v.) 2 happen, take place, befall
betimes (adv.) 3 speedily, soon, in a short time
bewasted (adj.) wasted away
big (adv.) 2 strongly, forcefully, with depth
bill (n.) 1 [applied to various kinds of long-handled spear-like weapon] halberd; bill-hook
bind in (v.) make fast, secure, surround
bind in (v.) make fast, secure, surround
blank charter, blank (n.) promisory document with the amount to pay left open
blank charter, blank (n.) promisory document with the amount to pay left open
blood (n.) 7 nobility, breeding, gentility, good parentage
blood (n.) 10 vital fluid, life-giving juice
blushing (adj.) 1 glowing, rosy-coloured, lustrous
boisterous (adj.) 1 violent, fierce, savage
boisterous (adj.) 1 violent, fierce, savage
bondslave (n.) slave, bondsman, person in a condition of servitude
boot (n.) 2 alternative, choice, better way
boot (v.) 1 help, serve, benefit, be useful [to]
boot (v.) 1 help, serve, benefit, be useful [to]
bound (v.) 1 limit, confine, submit
bound (v.) 4 bounce, rebound
brave (adj.) 2 noble, worthy, excellent
braving (adj.) defiant, daring, boasting
braving (adj.) defiant, daring, boasting
break (v.) 16 escape, break free, get away
breathe (v.) 1 speak, utter, talk
breathe (v.) 1 speak, utter, talk
breed (n.) 1 lineage, inheritance, stock
bring (v.) 1 accompany, conduct, escort
bring about (v.) complete, bring the end to [a period of time]
broking (adj.) acting as a broker, bargain-dealing
brooch (n.) jewel, ornament
brook (v.) 3 enjoy, find, feel about
brother, sworn companion-in-arms, devoted friend
brow (n.) 1 appearance, aspect, countenance
brow (n.) 1 appearance, aspect, countenance
burdenous (adj.) burdensome, onerous, oppressive
bury (v.) 2 conceal, hide, make inaccessible
business (n.) 5 concern, uneasiness, distress
caitiff (adj.) wretched, miserable, worthless
captain (n.) commander, chief, leader
care (n.) 1 attentiveness, heedfulness, diligence
care (n.) 1 attentiveness, heedfulness, diligence
care (n.) 2 responsibility, duty, matter of concern
care (n.) 2 responsibility, duty, matter of concern
care (n.) 4 anxiety, worry, solicitude [about]
care (n.) 4 anxiety, worry, solicitude [about]
care (n.) 4 anxiety, worry, solicitude [about]
care (n.) 4 anxiety, worry, solicitude [about]
care (n.) 5 sorrow, grief, trouble
care (n.) 5 sorrow, grief, trouble
career (n.) 1 [of a horse in a combat] charge, gallop, course
careful (adj.) 1 anxious, concerned, worried
care-tuned (adj.) adjusted to sorrow, grief-attuned
carver, be one's own be a law unto oneself
casement (n.) 1 window [on hinges and able to be opened]
casque, caske (n.) helmet
caterpillar (n.) parasite, exploiter, sponger
caterpillar (n.) parasite, exploiter, sponger
challenge (v.) 1 demand as a right, claim, call for, insist on
chamber (v.) enclose, lodge, contain
change (v.) 1 exchange, trade
charge (n.) 5 responsibility, culpability
charge (n.) 7 expense, cost, outlay
chastisement (n.) punishment, retribution, correction
check (v.) 1 rebuke, scold, reprimand
cheerly (adv.) 1 cheerfully, brightly, animatedly
chide (v.), past form chid 1 scold, rebuke, reprove
chivalry (n.) 1 knightly prowess, warlike distinction
choke up (v.) smother, suffocate, stifle
choler (n.) anger, rage, wrath
chopping (adj.) [unclear meaning] equivocating, chopping and changing
civil (adj.) 3 of civil war
civil (adj.) 3 of civil war
clap (v.) 2 pat, slap on the back [as an endearment]
clap (v.) 4 put smartly, place promptly, set effectively
clean (adv.) totally, absolutely, utterly
clerk (n.) 4 altar-server, assistant
climate (n.) 1 region, country [without reference to climatic conditions]
clime (n.) land, region, realm
clog (n.) 3 burden, weight, heaviness
clogging (adj.) oppressive, encumbering, hampering
close (n.) 3 closing cadence, end of a musical theme
cloy (v.) 1 satiate, gorge, satisfy
coat (n.) 1 coat-of-arms
coat (n.) 2 coat-of-mail, surcoat
cold (adj.) 6 calm, cool, deliberate
colours (n.) 1 battle-flags, ensigns, standards, banners
colours (n.) 2 colour-ensigns, standard-bearers
comfortable (adj.) 2 comforting, encouraging, reassuring
commend (n.) 2 (plural) greeting, compliment, remembrance
commend (n.) 2 (plural) greeting, compliment, remembrance
commend (v.) 1 convey greetings, present kind regards
commend (v.) 1 convey greetings, present kind regards
commend (v.) 2 commit, entrust, hand over
common (n.) 1 (people) common people, ordinary citizens
common (n.) 1 (people) common people, ordinary citizens
common (n.) 1 (people) common people, ordinary citizens
common (n.) 1 (people) common people, ordinary citizens
common (n.) 1 (people) common people, ordinary citizens
compass (n.) 2 circle, circumference, bound
compass (n.) 2 circle, circumference, bound
compassionate (adj.) full of lamentation, piteously appealing
complain (v.) lament, bewail, bemoan
complexion (n.) 1 appearance, look, colouring
complice (n.) accomplice, confederate, associate
complice (n.) accomplice, confederate, associate
complot (v.) plot together, collude
complot (v.) plot together, collude
composition (n.) 1 constitution, make-up, state [of mind and body]
compromise (n.) settlement, solution, amicable arrangement
conceit (n.) 2 imagining, brooding, fanciful thinking
conclude (v.) 3 come to terms, reach accord [over]
condition (n.) 2 quality, behaviour, attribute, habit
condition (n.) 3 nature, state, circumstances
conduct (n.) 5 escort, attendant, guide
confine (n.) 1 territory, region, domain
confine (n.) 1 territory, region, domain
confound (v.) 1 destroy, overthrow, ruin
confound (v.) 1 destroy, overthrow, ruin
confound (v.) 1 destroy, overthrow, ruin
conjuration (n.) 1 entreaty, injunction, solemn appeal
consequently (adv.) subsequently, later, then
consorted (adj.) 1 conspiring, associated, in league together
consorted (adj.) 1 conspiring, associated, in league together
content (adj.) 2 contented, patient, accepting, undisturbed
content (adj.) 3 satisfied, calm, easy in mind
content (n.) 1 pleasure, satisfaction, happiness
content (n.) 3 acceptance, acquiescence
contented (adj.) 1 willing, ready, agreeable
contrive (v.) 1 scheme, plot, conspire
contrive (v.) 1 scheme, plot, conspire
convert (v.) change, transform, alter
convey (v.) 1 carry off, make away with, take by force
conveyor (n.) thief, robber, pilferer
cormorant (n.) glutton, gorger, insatiable eater
correction (n.) punishment, retribution, rebuke
couch (v.) 1 conceal, hide, lie hidden
counsel (n.) 1 advice, guidance, direction
counterfeit (v.) 1 copy, imitate, simulate
course (n.) 1 course of action, way of proceeding
course (n.) 2 habit, custom, practise, normal procedure
courser (n.) swift horse, sprinter, charger
cover (v.) 2 put on one's hat [after it has been removed to show respect]
cozening (adj.) cheating, deceiving, fraudulent
craft (n.) 1 skill, art, ability
crave (v.) 1 beg, entreat, request
crave (v.) 2 need, demand, require
crest-fallen (adj.) humbled, abashed, shamed
crew (n.) 2 gang, mob, ring
crop (v.) 1 cut down, remove, hack off
cross (n.) 1 trial, affliction, trouble
crossly (adv.) adversely, unfavourably, disadvantageously
cry (v.) 1 speak loudly, shout out, proclaim
crystal (adj.) 1 clear, bright, transparent
cunning (adj.) 2 skilfully made, ingenious
current (adj.) 1 [as of a coin] authentic, genuine, valid
daring-hardy (adj.) foolhardy, rashly bold
dark (adj.) 2 unfavourable, malignant, evil
dastard (n.) coward, sissy, runaway, traitor
dateless (adj.) everlasting, eternal, endless
dead (adj.) 3 fatal, deadly, mortal
dead (adj.) 5 death-like, lifeless, spiritless
deal (n.) amount, quantity
dear (adj.) 1 dire, grievous, hard
dear (adj.) 3 of great worth, valuable, precious
dearth (n.) 1 scarcity, shortage, lack [of food], famine
deceivable (adj.) 2 deceitful, insincere
defend (v.) forbid, prohibit
degree (n.) 4 measure, extent, amount
deliver (v.) 1 report [to], communicate [to], tell, describe
deliver (v.) 1 report [to], communicate [to], tell, describe
deliver (v.) 1 report [to], communicate [to], tell, describe
deliver (v.) 1 report [to], communicate [to], tell, describe
deny (v.) 1 refuse, rebuff, reject
deny (v.) 1 refuse, rebuff, reject
deny (v.) 3 disallow, forbid, refuse permission [for]
depose (v.) 1 swear, take an oath [from]
depose (v.) 3 take away, deprive, dispossess
depress (v.) bring low, humble, put down
desert, desart (n.) 3 worthy deed, meritorious action
design (n.) 1 undertaking, purpose, enterprise
design (n.) 1 undertaking, purpose, enterprise
design (v.) indicate, designate, mark out
desperate (adj.) 3 disregarding, careless, reckless
despised (adj.) scorned, derided, treated with contempt
detain (v.) keep back, withhold, retain
determinate (v.) bring to an end, terminate, limit
detested (adj.) detestable, loathsome, hateful
dial (n.) watch, timepiece, pocket sundial
digressing (adj.) transgressing, offending, wrongdoing
disclaim (v.) disown, repudiate, renounce [connection with]
discomfort (n.) 2 discouragement, loss of heart
discomfortable (adj.) disheartening, soul-destroying, discouraging
discourse (n.) 1 conversation, talk, chat
discourse (v.) 2 relate, talk about, recount
discover (v.) 6 reconnoitre, scout out
dispark (v.) convert [a park] to other uses, change the nature of [a park]
dispatch, despatch (v.) 3 kill, put to death, make away with, finish off
dispatch, despatch (v.) 4 hurry up, be quick
dispose of (v.) make arrangements for
dissolution (n.) 2 total destruction, disintegration
dissolve (v.) 1 loosen, release, set free
dissolve (v.) 3 melt, liquefy
distaff-woman (n.) woman occupied in spinning
distinguish (v.) 2 discern, make out, show distinctly
distrain (v.) seize, confiscate, commandeer
divine (adj.) 1 immortal, eternal
divine (v.) 3 predict, foretell, prophesy
doctor (n.) 2 learned man, scholar; or: astrologer, physician
dog (n.) 1 fellow, individual
doom (n.) 1 judgement, sentence, decision
doom (n.) 1 judgement, sentence, decision
doom, day of last day of life, death-day
double (adj.) 2 forked, divided
double (v.) 1 repeat, reiterate
double-fatal (adj.) yielding two kinds of death
doubt (n.) 2 danger, risk, fear
dread (adj.) 2 frightening, terrifying, fearful
dress (v.) 3 [of horses] train, break in; groom
dress (v.) 5 [of land] cultivate, tend, look after
dress (v.) 5 [of land] cultivate, tend, look after
dust (n.) speck of dust, particle, iota
duteous (adj.) dutiful, obedient, of allegiance
duty (n.) 1 act of loyalty, expression of homage
duty (n.) 1 act of loyalty, expression of homage
eager (adj.) 2 sharp, cutting
eager (adj.) 5 impetuous, fierce, impassioned
ear (v.) 3 plough, till, cultivate
earn (v.) 2 grieve, sadden, wound
edge (n.) 1 ardour, keen desire
effeminate (adj.) 1 feeble, soft, unmanly
elect (adj.) chosen, selected, picked out
elect (v.) 1 pick out, choose, select
embassage, ambassage (n.) message, errand, business, mission
embrace (v.) 1 welcome, joyfully accept
employment (n.) 3 use, purpose, end
endowment (n.) endowing of possessions, enriching with property
enfranchisement (n.) freedom, liberation, release
enfranchisement (n.) freedom, liberation, release
engage (v.) 2 take up a gage, accept a challenge
engage (v.) 2 take up a gage, accept a challenge
engaol (v.) put in gaol, lock up
enjoy (v.) 3 possess with delight, take pleasure [in], savour
ensue (v.) 1 follow [especially, as a logical outcome]
entertain (v.) 12 maintain, keep up, practise
entreat, intreat (v.) 4 treat, handle, deal with
envious (adj.) malicious, spiteful, vindictive, full of enmity
envious (adj.) malicious, spiteful, vindictive, full of enmity
envy (n.) 1 malice, ill-will, enmity
envy (n.) 1 malice, ill-will, enmity
estimate (n.) 2 reputation, honour, respectability
even (adj.) 6 equal, alike, same
event (n.) outcome, issue, consequence
ever (adv.) constantly, continually, at all times
evermore (adv.) always, constantly, at all times
exaction (n.) 1 extortionate taxation, exorbitant demand
exactly (adv.) 2 expressly, with great propriety
except, except against (v.) 1 take exception to, object to, repudiate
exclaim (n.) exclamation, outcry, protest
expedience (n.) 1 speed, haste, dispatch
expedient (adj.) speedy, rapid, expeditious
extinct (adj.) extinguished, put out, quenched
extremity (n.) 1 utmost degree, greatest amount
eye (n.) 5 eye-socket
face (v.) 1 countenance, condone, cover over
faintly (adv.) 2 timidly, half-heartedly, without conviction
faintly (adv.) 3 weakly, feebly, faintheartedly
fair (adj.) 5 appropriate, courteous, pleasing
fair (adj.) 8 fortunate, favoured
fair (adv.) 1 kindly, encouragingly, courteously
fair (n.) 2 fortune, happiness, favour
fairly (adv.) 1 cordially, warmly, becomingly
fall to, fall to it (v.) set to work, begin eating
false (adj.) 1 treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.) 1 treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.) 1 treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.) 1 treacherous, traitorous, perfidious
false (adj.) 3 sham, spurious, not genuine, artificial
false (adj.) 3 sham, spurious, not genuine, artificial
false (adj.) 4 wrong, mistaken
false (adj.) 4 wrong, mistaken
fantastic (adj.) 2 imagined, existing only in the mind
fare (v.) 1 get on, manage, do, cope
fare (v.) 1 get on, manage, do, cope
fare ... well
farm (v.) lease out, rent out, let
farm, in farmed out, to let, rented out
favour (n.) 7 gesture or token of regard, bow, curtsy
fealty (n.) [feudal obligation of obedience] duty of loyalty, allegiance, fidelity
fell (adj.) 1 cruel, fierce, savage
fell (adj.) 1 cruel, fierce, savage
female (adj.) womanish, weak, delicate
fetch (v.) 4 derive, stem
field (n.) 1 field of battle, battleground, field of combat
figure (n.) 3 copy, image, likeness
figured (adj.) 1 decorated, ornamented, adorned with designs
find out (v.) 1 discover, find, come upon
fire (v.) set on fire, ignite, inflame
firm (adj.) 2 stable, secure, settled
flatter with / withal (v.) 2 try to please, ingratiate oneself with
flint (n.) 2 flint-like, hard, merciless
foil (n.) 3 setting, background which sets something off to advantage [as dull metal sets off a gem]
fond (adj.) 1 foolish, stupid, mad
fond (adj.) 1 foolish, stupid, mad
fond (adj.) 1 foolish, stupid, mad
fond (adj.) 3 tender, loving, affectionate
fondly (adv.) foolishly, stupidly, madly
fondly (adv.) foolishly, stupidly, madly
forbear (v.) 1 stop, cease, desist
forbearance (n.) 2 absence, abstention, staying away
forerun (v.) forecast, foreshadow, be the precursor of
forerun (v.) forecast, foreshadow, be the precursor of
forfend (v.) forbid
forswear (v), past forms forsworn, forswore 2 abandon, renounce, reject, give up
forsworn (adj.) perjured, falsely swearing
forward (adj.) 3 spirited, eager, lively
free (adj.) 6 direct, free from legal constraint
free (adj.) 10 freely given, willing, unconstrained
fret (v.) 1 wear out, eat away, erode
fright (v.), past form frighted frighten, scare, terrify
fright (v.), past form frighted frighten, scare, terrify
fright (v.), past form frighted frighten, scare, terrify
fright (v.), past form frighted frighten, scare, terrify
gage (n.) pledge, challenge [usually, a glove or gauntlet thrown down]
gage (n.) pledge, challenge [usually, a glove or gauntlet thrown down]
gage (n.) pledge, challenge [usually, a glove or gauntlet thrown down]
gage (n.) pledge, challenge [usually, a glove or gauntlet thrown down]
gage (n.) pledge, challenge [usually, a glove or gauntlet thrown down]
gage (n.) pledge, challenge [usually, a glove or gauntlet thrown down]
gage (n.) pledge, challenge [usually, a glove or gauntlet thrown down]
gage (n.) pledge, challenge [usually, a glove or gauntlet thrown down]
gage (n.) pledge, challenge [usually, a glove or gauntlet thrown down]
gage (n.) pledge, challenge [usually, a glove or gauntlet thrown down]
gage (n.) pledge, challenge [usually, a glove or gauntlet thrown down]
gage (n.) pledge, challenge [usually, a glove or gauntlet thrown down]
gage, rest under remain as challenges
gall (v.) 2 chafe, rub, make sore
gallant (n.) 1 fine gentleman, man of fashion
geld (v.), past forms gelded, gelt 2 deprive, strip, dispossess
generally (adv.) universally, without exception, in the eyes of all
generation (n.) 1 family, progeny
gentle (adj.) 1 well-born, honourable, noble
gentle (adj.) 1 well-born, honourable, noble
gentle (adj.) 1 well-born, honourable, noble
gentle (adj.) 1 well-born, honourable, noble
gentle (adj.) 1 well-born, honourable, noble
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
gentle (adj.) 2 courteous, friendly, kind
gentle (adj.) 4 peaceful, calm, free from violence
gentle (adj.) 4 peaceful, calm, free from violence
gentle (adj.) 6 soft, tender, kind
gentle (adj.) 6 soft, tender, kind
gentleman (n.) someone of high birth, nobleman
gentleman in arms (n.) gentleman bearing a coat-of-arms
gently (adv.) 1 like a gentleman, honourably, with dignity
glass (n.) 1 mirror, looking-glass
glass (n.) 1 mirror, looking-glass
glass (n.) 1 mirror, looking-glass
glass (n.) 4 eye-ball
glistering (adj.) glittering, shining, sparkling
glose (v.) speak flatteringly, talk smoothly
gloze (v.) 1 speak fair words, flatter, talk plausibly
gnarling (adj.) snarling, growling
good (adj.) 9 high-ranking, highborn, distinguished
grace (n.) 1 honour, favour, recognition, respect
grace (v.) 1 favour, add merit to, do honour to
graft (v.) insert, implant, make grow
grave (v.) 1 bury, inter, entomb
great (adj.) 5 full of emotion
greeting (n.) address, speech , discourse
gripe (v.) clutch, grasp, seize
gripe (v.) clutch, grasp, seize
habiliment, abiliment (n.) (usually plural) clothes, dress, attire, outfit
hallow, holloa, hollow (v.) 1 shout, yell, cry out
hammer out (v.) puzzle out, work hard at, work out
hand (n.) 5 handwriting
hand (n.) 6 signature, written authorization
hap (n.) 1 fortune, lot, fate
happy (adj.) 1 fortunate, lucky, favoured
hardly (adv.) 1 with great difficulty, only with difficulty
hateful (adj.) 1 full of hate
haught (adj.) haughty, arrogant, high-and-mighty
haviour (n.) behaviour, manner, demeanour
head (n.) 9 source, origin, fountainhead
head, take the act without restraint, make a rush forward
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.) 1 sorrowful, sad, gloomy
heavy (adj.) 2 grave, serious, weighty
heavy (adj.) 3 pressing, weighty, overpowering
heavy-gaited (adj.) ponderously walking, clumsy-moving
height (n.) 2 rank, high birth, high degree
heir (n.) offspring, progeny, fruit
hie (v.) hasten, hurry, speed
high (adj.) 4 proud, haughty, grand
high-stomached (adj.) proud, haughty, stubborn
hold (n.) 3 guard, custody, confinement
hold (v.) 3 stand firm, continue, carry on
humour (n.) 1 mood, disposition, frame of mind, temperament [as determined by bodily fluids]
idle (adj.) 7 empty, unoccupied, inactive
idly (adv.) 1 foolishly, crazily, frivolously
idly (adv.) 3 indifferently, half-heartedly, unenthusiastically
ill (adj.) 1 bad, adverse, unfavourable
ill (adj.) 1 bad, adverse, unfavourable
ill (adj.) 2 evil, wicked, immoral
ill (adj.) 4 sick, indisposed, unwell
ill (adv.) 1 badly, adversely, unfavourably
ill (adv.) 1 badly, adversely, unfavourably
ill (n.) 1 wrong, injury, harm, evil
ill (n.) 1 wrong, injury, harm, evil
ill (n.) 2 trouble, affliction, misfortune
ill-erected (adj.) built for wicked ends
ill-left (adj.) badly equipped; or: left in disorder
imagery (n.) decorated cloth, painted fabric
imp out (v.) [of a falcon's wing] repair, insert feathers into
impeach (v.) 1 accuse, charge, challenge
impeach (v.) 2 discredit, disparage, call into question
imprese (n.) crest, heraldic device, emblem
incontinent (adv.) immediately, forthwith, at once
indifferent (adj.) 1 impartial, unbiased, neutral
inhabitable (adj.) uninhabitable, unlivable
inherit (v.) 1 receive, obtain, come into possession [of]
inherit (v.) 4 put in possession of, provide [with]
insatiate, unsatiate (adj.) insatiable, never satisfied, voracious
intelligence (n.) 1 information, news, communication
intent (n.) intention, purpose, aim
interchangeably (adv.) in turn, in exchange, reciprocally
interchangeably (adv.) in turn, in exchange, reciprocally
inveterate (adj.) long-standing, deep-rooted
issue (n.) 1 child(ren), offspring, family, descendant
issue (n.) 2 outcome, result, consequence(s)
jack (n.) 2 figure of a man who strikes a bell on the outside of a clock
jade (n.) 1 worn-out horse, hack, worthless nag
jade (n.) 1 worn-out horse, hack, worthless nag
jar (v.) 3 [unclear meaning] make tick; strike; make discordant
jauncing (adj.) prancing, romping, gambolling
jest (v.) 2 amuse oneself, go to an entertainment
journeyman (n.) 1 employed craftsman, contracted artisan
joy (v.) 2 add joy to, enjoy, gladden, brighten
just (n.) joust, tournament
kern (n.) lightly armed Irish foot-soldier
kind (n.) 2 manner, way, state
kind (n.) 5 breed, lineage, stock, family
knave (n.) 2 servant, menial, lackey
knot (n.) 4 intricately designed flower-bed
lagging (adj.) lingering, dragging, drawn-out
large, at 1 at length, in full, thoroughly
late (adj.) 1 recent, not long past
lay (v.) 2 attribute, ascribe, impute
lean-looked (adj.) lean-looking, gaunt
learn (v.) 1 teach, instruct [not a regional dialect usage as in modern English]
leg (n.) 1 bending of a knee, genuflection, obeisance
lend (v.) give, grant, bestow [on]
lending (n.) 2 (plural) advance of money to soldiers [in lieu of regular pay]
lewd (adj.) 1 improper, unseemly
liberal (adj.) 4 indiscreet, imprudent
lie (n.) accusation of lying, charge of falsehood
lie (v.) 1 live, dwell, reside, lodge
lief, had as should like just as much
light (adj.) 4 minor, slight, of little value
light (v.) 2 dismount, descend, alight
lighten forth (v.) flash out, send down as lightning
like (adv.) 1 likely, probable / probably
like, the the same
like, the the same
limit (n.) 1 prescribed time, fixed period
limit (n.) 5 bank, edge, boundary
lineal (adj.) lineally descended, in the direct line, hereditary
lineament (n.) 3 personal appearance, distinctive quality
linger (v.) 2 prolong, draw out, extend
lining (n.) material which lies inside, contents
list (n.) 1 (usually plural) combat arena at a tournament
list (n.) 1 (usually plural) combat arena at a tournament
list (n.) 1 (usually plural) combat arena at a tournament
list (n.) 1 (usually plural) combat arena at a tournament
list (n.) 1 (usually plural) combat arena at a tournament
list (v.) 3 listen to, pay attention to
listen (v.) listen to, pay attention to, hear
little (adj.) 1 in little, microcosmic, miniature
lodge (v.) 2 beat down, flatten, make level
lodging (n.) room, chamber, living quarters
look (v.) 1 expect, anticipate, hope, await the time
look for (v.) 1 expect, hope for, anticipate
lour, lower (v.) frown, scowl, look dark and threatening
lusty (adj.) 1 vigorous, strong, robust, eager
lusty (adj.) 1 vigorous, strong, robust, eager
lusty (adj.) 1 vigorous, strong, robust, eager
mad (v.) 1 madden, exasperate, infuriate
maid-pale (adj.) fragile as a young girl, delicate
make (v.) 1 do, have to do
make-peace (n.) peacemaker
malice (n.) hostility, hatred, ill-will, enmity
malice (n.) hostility, hatred, ill-will, enmity
manage (n.) 1 management, handling, control [especially of a horse, as a result of training]
manage (n.) 2 management, direction, administration
manage (v.) 1 wield, handle, use
manner, in as it were, in a manner of speaking
map (n.) 2 epitome, embodiment, incarnation
mark (v.) 1 note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
mark (v.) 1 note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
mark (v.) 1 note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
mark (v.) 1 note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
mark (v.) 1 note, pay attention [to], take notice [of]
match (n.) 4 game, contest, competition
mean (adj.) 2 lowly, humble, poor
measure (n.) 2 limit, moderation, extent not to be exceeded
measure (n.) 8 slow stately dance, graceful movement
measure (n.) 8 slow stately dance, graceful movement
measure (v.) 1 pass through, travel over, traverse
meat (n.) 1 food, nourishment
meat (n.) 1 food, nourishment
meet (adj.) 1 fit, suitable, right, proper
merely (adv.) 1 completely, totally, entirely
merely (adv.) 2 purely, for no other reason than
merely (adv.) 3 only, nothing more than
merit (n.) 2 reward, just desert
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
methinks(t), methought(s) (v.) it seems /seemed to me
metre (n.) verse, poem, composition
mettle, mettell (n.) 1 spirit, temperament, disposition
miscall (v.) misname, call by a wrong name
miscreant (n.) 1 villain, wretch, rascal
misgoverned (adj.) unruly, unrestrained
mistake (v.) 1 misunderstand, take wrongly, misconceive
mistake (v.) 4 offend, transgress (against)
mo, moe (adj.) more [in number]
model (n.) 1 replica, image, copy
model (n.) 2 microcosm, miniature, tiny replica
model (n.) 3 ground-plan, layout, outline
monarchize (v.) perform the role of a monarch, play a king's part
morrow (n.) morning
mortal (adj.) 2 human, subject to death, characterized by mortality
motive (n.) 3 instrument, agent, moving organ
move (v.) 2 move to anger, provoke, exasperate
naked (adj.) 1 defenceless, undefended, unarmed
neuter (adj.) neutral, taking neither side
nicely (adv.) 2 subtly, triflingly, fancifully
noble (n.) 2 English gold coin, worth 6s. 8d [= c.??0.33]
noblesse (n.) nobility, nobleness
noisome (adj.) noxious, harmful, evil
note (n.) 12 reproach, stigma, mark of disgrace
numbering (adj.) counting out, measuring
occident (n.) west
odds (n. plural) 1 superiority, advantage, edge
office (n.) 1 task, service, duty, responsibility
office (n.) 1 task, service, duty, responsibility
office (n.) 1 task, service, duty, responsibility
office (n.) 2 role, position, place, function
office (n.) 2 role, position, place, function
office (n.) 5 service, sympathy, kindness
office (n.) 8 (plural) servants' quarters, service rooms
old (adj.) 3 degenerate, lapsed, unregenerate
once, at (adv.) all together, jointly, collectively
oppression (n.) 1 misfortune, distress, difficulty
oppression (n.) 2 weight, burden, pressure
order, take make arrangements
orderly (adv.) according to the rules, properly, in the prescribed way
ostentation (n.) 1 public show, display, exhibition
outdared (adj.) overcome by daring, cowed, outbraved; or: excessively daring, brazen, unabashed
outface (v.) 2 put down, overcome, put to shame
overblow (v.) 1 blow over, pass away, abate
overproud (adj.) excessively swollen, too luxuriant
overweening (adj.) arrogant, overambitious, high and mighty
owe (v.) 1 own, possess, have
pace (n.) 1 way of walking, gait
pageant (n.) show, scene, spectacle, tableau
pale (n.) 1 fence, paling, enclosure
palmer (n.) pilgrim
parle, parley (n.) 1 negotiation, meeting [between enemies under a truce, to discuss terms]
parle, parley (n.) 1 negotiation, meeting [between enemies under a truce, to discuss terms]
parle, parley (n.) 1 negotiation, meeting [between enemies under a truce, to discuss terms]
part (v.) 1 depart [from], leave, quit
part (v.) 1 depart [from], leave, quit
partial (adj.) 3 of partiality, alleging bias
partialize (v.) make partial, bias, make one-sided
party (n.) 1 side, faction, camp
party (n.) 3 side, part, function
party-verdict (n.) share in a joint decision
passage (n.) 6 journey, travelling, wandering
passenger (n.) wayfarer, traveller, passer-by
paste (n.) pastry, doughy mixture
pastor (n.) shepherd, herdsman
peaceful (adj.) undisturbed, unopposed, untroubled
pelting (adj.) paltry, petty, worthless, insignificant
perforce (adv.) 1 forcibly, by force, violently
perforce (adv.) 2 of necessity, with no choice in the matter
perspective (n.) picture in which perspective is altered so as to appear distorted unless seen from a particular angle
pestilence (n.) plague, epidemic, fatal disease
piece out (v.) 2 prolong, extend, drag out
pilgrimage (n.) journey, passage, voyage
pilgrimage (n.) journey, passage, voyage
pill (v.) 1 pillage, plunder, rob
pine (v.) 2 afflict, wear out, cause to waste away
pitch (n.) 1 height [to which a bird of prey soars before swooping]
place (n.) 6 way, room
plague (n.) calamity, affliction, scourge
plaining (n.) 1 complaining, moaning, lamenting
plaint (n.) lamentation, expression of sorrow
plated (adj.) wearing plate armour, armour-protected
plume-plucked (adj.) humbled, stripped of plumes
point (n.) 8 finger, hand, pointer
points, all / at all in every part, in all respects, completely
policy (n.) 1 statecraft, statesmanship, diplomacy
pompous (adj.) 1 glorious, magnificent, splendid
poorly (adv.) abjectly, humbly, miserably
portcullis (v.) furnish with a portcullis, fortify
possess (v.) 3 put in possession, endow
possessed (adj.) 1 mad, crazy, under demonic control
possession (n.) 3 joint rights, shared ownership
post (n.) 1 express messenger, courier
post (v.) 1 hasten, speed, ride fast
post (v.) 1 hasten, speed, ride fast
post (v.) 1 hasten, speed, ride fast
post (v.) 1 hasten, speed, ride fast
post, in in haste, at top speed
postern (n.) entrance, side gate, back door
posthaste, post-haste (adv.) at full speed
power (n.) 1 armed force, troops, host, army
power (n.) 1 armed force, troops, host, army
power (n.) 1 armed force, troops, host, army
power (n.) 1 armed force, troops, host, army
power (n.) 1 armed force, troops, host, army
power (n.) 1 armed force, troops, host, army
power (n.) 1 armed force, troops, host, army
power (n.) 1 armed force, troops, host, army
power (n.) 1 armed force, troops, host, army
power (n.) 1 armed force, troops, host, army
power (n.) 3 authority, government
precedent (n.) 2 worthy example, model to be followed [in mediaeval chivalry]
presage (n.) 2 foreboding, presentiment, misgiving
presence (n.) 2 royal reception chamber
presence (n.) 6 attendance, state of being present
presently (adv.) 1 immediately, instantly, at once
presently (adv.) 1 immediately, instantly, at once
presently (adv.) 2 after a short time, soon, before long
presently (adv.) 2 after a short time, soon, before long
presently (adv.) 2 after a short time, soon, before long
press (v.) 1 levy, raise, conscript
pretty (adj.) 1 clever, ingenious, artful
prevent (v.) 2 take steps to thwart, avoid by prompt action
prick on (v.) incite, urge on, spur on
process (n.) 1 progress, course, path
prodigal (adj.) 2 effusive, lavish, generous
prodigal (adj.) 3 excessive, extra, superfluous
prodigy (n.) 2 monster, abnormal birth, ominous monstrosity
profane (v.) 2 desecrate, violate, commit sacrilege
proof (n.) 1 tested strength, proven power of resistance, impenetrability
property (n.) 1 quality, character, nature
prophet (n.) 2 soothsayer, seer, prognosticator
proportion (n.) 10 proper rhythm, correct value [of notes]
proportionable (adj.) proportional, comparable, commensurate [with]
purchase (v.) 1 acquire, obtain, win
purge (v.) 2 expel, get rid of, flush out
purple (adj.) bright-red, blood-coloured, bloody
purpose (n.) 1 intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.) 1 intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.) 1 intention, aim, plan
purpose (n.) 1 intention, aim, plan
quarrel (n.) cause of complaint, reason for hostility, difference, claim
quarrel (n.) cause of complaint, reason for hostility, difference, claim
quarrel (n.) cause of complaint, reason for hostility, difference, claim
quite (v.) [= requite] reward, repay, recompense
quoth (v.) said
race out (v.) raze out, erase, scrape away
race out (v.) raze out, erase, scrape away
rage (n.) 2 warlike ardour, martial spirit
ragged (adj.) 3 rough-hewn, dilapidated, rugged
rail (v.) rant, rave, be abusive [about]
rankle (v.) cause a festering wound
ravel out (v.) unravel, disentangle, make clear
raw (adj.) unrefined, unskilled, unpolished
reach at (v.) reach out for, strive to attain
rear (v.) 2 raise, incite, rouse up
rebuke (n.) 2 insult, shame, reproach
recanting (adj.) causing an action to be retracted, resulting in withdrawal
receipt (n.) 4 sum received, amount obtained
record (n.) 2 witness, confirmation
recreant (adj.) cowardly, faint-hearted, craven
recreant (adj.) cowardly, faint-hearted, craven
recreant (n.) 1 coward, faint-hearted individual
redoubted (adj.) feared, dreaded, revered
redress (n.) 1 relief, assistance, help, comfort
redress (n.) 1 relief, assistance, help, comfort
refined (adj.) civilized, cultivated, sophisticated
refuge (v.) shelter from, take refuge from
regard (n.) 1 consideration, concern, thought, heed
regenerate (adj.) 2 reborn, formed anew
regent (n.) ruler, governor, sovereign
regreet (v.) greet again, salute upon returning
regreet (v.) greet again, salute upon returning
regreet (v.) greet again, salute upon returning
rehearse (v.) 2 pronounce, speak, utter
release (v.) give up, hand over, transfer
remainder (n.) 1 balance, amount remaining unpaid
remember (v.) 1 remind, bring to someone's mind
remember (v.) 1 remind, bring to someone's mind
remembrance (n.) 1 memory, bringing to mind, recollection
remembrance (n.) 1 memory, bringing to mind, recollection
repair (v.) 1 come, go, make one's way
repair (v.) 1 come, go, make one's way
repeal (v.) recall, call back [from exile]
repeal (v.) recall, call back [from exile]
repeal (v.) recall, call back [from exile]
reserve (v.) preserve, retain, keep
respect (n.) 1 consideration, factor, circumstance
respect (v.) 4 scruple about, have qualms about
restful (adj.) quiet, peaceful, free from strife
retire (v.) 1 withdraw, take oneself away
retire (v.) 2 retreat, pull back, withdraw
return (v.) 1 answer, report, say in reply [to]
return (v.) 1 answer, report, say in reply [to]
reverence (n.) 2 profound respect, esteem
reverence (n.) 2 profound respect, esteem
reverent (adj.) worthy of respect, holy, religious
reversion (n.) 1 right of succession, situation of reverting to its original owner
reversion (n.) 1 right of succession, situation of reverting to its original owner
revolted (adj.) 1 rebellious, insurgent, insubordinate
revolting (adj.) rebellious, mutinous, insurgent
rheum (n.) 2 watery discharge, seepage [especially of the eyes]
rib (n.) rampart, protective wall
rid (v.) 1 get rid of, destroy, kill
right-drawn (adj.) drawn in a rightful cause
roan (adj.) with a coat of mixed colour
room (n.) 1 place, space
room (n.) 1 place, space
round (v.) 1 ring, encircle, surround
roundly (adv.) 2 bluntly, outspokenly; or: fluently, glibly
rouse (v.) 1 [hunting] startle from a lair, draw out
royalty (n.) 4 right granted by a monarch, royal prerogative
royalty (n.) 4 right granted by a monarch, royal prerogative
royalty (n.) 4 right granted by a monarch, royal prerogative
rub (n.) 1 [bowls] obstacle, impediment, hindrance
rude (adj.) 1 violent, harsh, unkind
rude (adj.) 1 violent, harsh, unkind
rude (adj.) 2 rough, wild, harsh-looking
rude (adj.) 3 [of wind or water] stormy, turbulent, harsh
rude (adj.) 6 ignorant, unlearned, uneducated
rug-headed (adj.) shaggy-headed, shock-headed
ruth (n.) pity, compassion, sympathy
sad (adj.) 2 dismal, morose, sullen
sad (adj.) 3 downcast, distressed, mournful, gloomy
sad (adj.) 3 downcast, distressed, mournful, gloomy
sad (adj.) 3 downcast, distressed, mournful, gloomy
sad (adj.) 3 downcast, distressed, mournful, gloomy
sad (adj.) 3 downcast, distressed, mournful, gloomy
sad (adj.) 3 downcast, distressed, mournful, gloomy
sad (adj.) 3 downcast, distressed, mournful, gloomy
safe (adj.) 1 harmless, not dangerous
salute (v.) 1 greet, welcome, address
scope (n.) 1 goal, prospect, purpose, aim
scope (n.) 3 opportunity, liberty, free course of action
scope (n.) 4 room, space, range
scruple (n.) 3 scrupulousness, introspective doubt
seat (n.) 1 throne
seat (n.) 1 throne
secure (adj.) 2 over-confident, unsuspecting, too self-confident
securely (adv.) 1 confidently, without misgiving, fearlessly
securely (adv.) 2 over-confidently, carelessly, heedlessly
security (n.) over-confidence, carelessness
see (v.) 2 see to, manage, attend to
seely (adj.) miserable, pathetic; or: simple-minded
self (adj.) same, selfsame, identical, exact
self-borne (adj.) carried for one's own cause; or: carried by oneself
senseless (adj.) 1 lacking human sensation, incapable of feeling
senseless (adj.) 1 lacking human sensation, incapable of feeling
sequence (n.) 1 proper lineal order, order of succession
servile (adj.) 2 befitting a slave, slavish, cringing
set (adj.) 2 formally seated, arranged in a position of state
set (v.) 1 value, rate, esteem
set (v.) 9 challenge, put down a stake against
settled (adj.) 4 deep-rooted, firmly implanted
several (adj.) 2 various, sundry, respective, individual
several (adj.) 2 various, sundry, respective, individual
shame (n.) 1 disgrace, dishonour, affront
sheer (adj.) 1 pure, translucent, unadulterated
shiver (n.) fragment, splinter, piece
show (n.) 5 view, sight
shrewd (adj.) 2 harmful, dangerous, injurious
shrink (v.) 1 shiver, recoil, draw back
sick (adj.) 3 ill through excess, surfeited
sift (v.) 2 discover by examining, find out by questioning
signory (n.) 1 estate, domain, territory
signory (n.) 1 estate, domain, territory
silly (adj.) 1 helpless, defenceless, vulnerable
slander (n.) 1 dishonour, disgrace, disrepute
slander (n.) 1 dishonour, disgrace, disrepute
sly (adj.) stealthy, furtive, quietly moving
small and small, by little by little, by degrees, gradually
smooth (v.) 1 gloss over, make less noticeable, camouflage
solemnly (adv.) ceremoniously, with ritual celebration
solicit (v.) 1 urge, move, incite, prevail upon
some (n.) someone, a person, one
sometimes (adj.) sometime, former, at one time
sometimes (adj.) sometime, former, at one time
sometimes (adj.) sometime, former, at one time
sooth (n.) 2 flattery, ingratiation, appeasement
sort (n.) 2 pack, crowd, gang
sound (v.) 2 find out, ascertain, sound out
sound (v.) 3 cry out, declare, proclaim
sour (adj.) bitter, harsh, painful
sour (adj.) bitter, harsh, painful
sour (v.) give a morose expression, make sullen
sport (n.) 1 recreation, amusement, entertainment
sport (n.) 1 recreation, amusement, entertainment
sport (n.) 1 recreation, amusement, entertainment
spotted (adj.) 1 stained, blemished
sprightfully, spritefully (adv.) spiritedly, in a lively manner
stagger (v.) 2 make stagger, cause to reel
stain (v.) 2 eclipse, belittle, put in the shade
stand for (v.) 4 take the place of, serve in lieu of
stand on (v.) 1 insist on, demand, call for
stand out (v.) 2 resist, hold out, refuse to yield
stand upon (v.) 5 be the duty of, be incumbent upon
star (n.) 3 fate, fortune, destiny [as determined by the stars]
state (n.) 4 splendour, magnificence, stateliness, dignity
state (n.) 4 splendour, magnificence, stateliness, dignity
state (n.) 4 splendour, magnificence, stateliness, dignity
stay (v.) 1 wait (for), await
stay for (v.) wait for, await
steel (n.) 2 weapon of steel, sword
steel (v.) 1 turn to steel, harden
sterling (n.) valid currency, legitimate tender
stew (n.) 1 brothel, house of ill-repute
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.) 1 constantly, always, continually
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-breeding (adj.) always reproducing, perpetually generating
stir (n.) 3 event, happening, activity
stoop (v.) 1 kneel, submit, bow down
stooping (adj.) submissive, humble, kneeling
stop (n.) 2 pause, hesitation, breaking off
stop (v.) 4 fill, cram, stuff
straight (adv.) straightaway, immediately, at once
straight (adv.) straightaway, immediately, at once
straight (adv.) straightaway, immediately, at once
straight (adv.) straightaway, immediately, at once
straight (adv.) straightaway, immediately, at once
strange (adj.) 2 rare, singular, exceptional
stranger (adj.) foreign, alien
strike (v.), past form stroke 6 [of sails] lower, take down [especially before a mightier vessel]
string (n.) stringed instrument
strong (adj.) 5 flagrant, barefaced; or: resolute, determined
study (v.) 1 deliberate, meditate, reflect [on]
subscribe for (v.) 2 put down for [a sum of money], pledge
sudden (adj.) 6 unpredictable, prone to sudden violence
sue one's livery institute a suit to obtain possession of lands
sue one's livery institute a suit to obtain possession of lands
suffer (v.) 1 allow, permit, let
suffer (v.) 1 allow, permit, let
suffer (v.) 2 put up with, tolerate, do nothing about
suffer (v.) 2 put up with, tolerate, do nothing about
suggest (v.) 1 tempt, prompt, incite
suggest (v.) 1 tempt, prompt, incite
suit (n.) 1 formal request, entreaty, petition
suit (n.) 1 formal request, entreaty, petition
sullen (adj.) 1 gloomy, dismal, melancholy, mournful
sullen (adj.) 1 gloomy, dismal, melancholy, mournful
sullen (adj.) 1 gloomy, dismal, melancholy, mournful
sullen (n.) (plural) sullenness, gloomy mood, sulks
sun to sun, from from sunrise to sunset
supplant (v.) get rid of, root out
supportance (n.) support, propping up, reinforcement
surety (n.) 2 person undertaking a legal responsibility in relation to another, guarantor
surmount (v.) excel, surpass, outshine
surrender (v.) abdicate, resign, give up the throne
sway (n.) 1 power, dominion, rule
sweet (n.) 3 sweet-tasting foodstuff
swelling (adj.) 5 inflated with anger, feeling strong emotion
sympathize (v.) 2 respond to, match, answer to
sympathy (n.) 2 equivalence of rank, corresponding status
take (v.) 12 swear, take an oath
tall (adj.) 2 large, fine, grand
tardy-apish (adj.) slow in copying, always behind in imitating
tattered (adj.) 1 jagged, with pointed projections; or: dilapidated, battered
tear (v.) break, shatter, burst
tedious (adj.) 2 painful, irksome, harrowing
teeming (adj.) pregnant, prolific, overfull
teeming-date (n.) child-bearing age
temper (n.) 2 quality, constitution, condition
tend (v.) 5 relate, refer, be relevant
tender (adj.) 2 immature, undeveloped, inexperienced
tender (v.) 2 feel concern for, hold dear, care for
tenement (n.) land held by a tenant, landholding
thank (n.) gratitude, thankfulness, appreciative thought
thread (v.) trace a path through, make a way through
threat (v.) threaten
thrive (v.) be successful, have good fortune
throw at (v.) throw dice, play dice [with]
tie (v.) 1 oblige, constrain, force
time (n.) 3 lifetime, life
time (n.) 7 circumstance, particular occasion
time (n.) 9 time interval, specific period of time
time (n.) 10 seasonal cycle
time (n.) 15 rhythm, tempo, measure
time (n.) 15 rhythm, tempo, measure
timeless (adj.) untimely, premature, ill-timed
toil (v.) exhaust, tire out, fatigue
tongueless (adj.) dumb, silent, mute
touch (n.) 7 fingering, handling, skill in playing
touch (v.) 13 land at, arrive at, visit
trade (n.) 1 traffic, passage, coming and going
travail, travel (n.) 2 journeying, travel [often overlapping with sense 1]
triumph (n.) 1 public festivity, pageant, display of celebration, tournament
triumph (n.) 1 public festivity, pageant, display of celebration, tournament
trow (v.) 5 think, be sure
true (adj.) 1 loyal, firm, faithful in allegiance
true (adj.) 11 true to one's promise, faithful to one's undertaking
truth (n.) 1 loyalty, allegiance, faithfulness
try (v.) 2 put to the test, test the goodness [of]
try (v.) 2 put to the test, test the goodness [of]
try (v.) 2 put to the test, test the goodness [of]
tuft (n.) 1 clump, small group, thicket
turn (v.) 6 send, drive, dispatch
unavoided (adj.) unavoidable, inevitable, inescapable
uncivil (adj.) uncivilized, barbarous, unrefined
undeaf (v.) restore hearing to
undeck (v.) unclothe, remove the rich garments from
underbearing (n.) enduring, coping with
undo (v.) 1 ruin, destroy, wipe out
uneven (adj.) irregular, erratic
unfelt (adj.) 1 intangible, not supported by solid evidence
unfurnished (adj.) 5 lacking tapestries, without the usual fittings
ungracious (adj.) 1 wicked, without grace, profane
unhappy (v.) make unhappy, make unfortunate
unkindness (n.) 3 unnatural behaviour, abnormal conduct
unking (v.) depose, dethrone, deprive of kingship
unkinged (adj.) deposed, dethroned, deprived of kingship
unpeopled (adj.) devoid of people, lacking retinue, without servants
unpossible (adj.) impossible
unreverent (adj.) irreverent, disrespectful, unseemly
unsay (v.) take back, withdraw, retract
unstaid (adj.) 2 unrestrained, unregulated, unchecked
unthrift (n.) spendthrift, squanderer, wastrel
unthrifty (adj.) 1 prodigal, profligate, wasteful
untimely (adj.) premature, coming before its time
unto (prep.) 1 [gambling] against
untruth (n.) disloyalty, unfaithfulness, infidelity
untuned (adj.) 1 out-of-tune, disordered, disturbed
uplifted (adj.) brandished, raised up
urge (v.) 1 press, insist on, state emphatically
urging (n.) pressing on the attention, bringing forward
vanity (n.) 4 trifle, folly, vain thing
vantage (n.) 3 advantage, benefit, advancement, profit
vantage (n.) 3 advantage, benefit, advancement, profit
vassal (adj.) 1 subject, servile, subordinate
venge (v.) avenge, revenge
venom (adj.) venomous, poisonous, spiteful
venomed (adj.) poisoned, venomous
verge (n.) 2 [unclear meaning] limit, bound; rim of metal; sphere of jurisdiction
vial (n.) phial, small bottle, flask
viol (n.) type of stringed instrument played with a bow
visage (n.) 1 face, countenance
wail (v.) bewail, lament, grieve [for]
wake (v.) 2 urge, arouse; or: trouble, disturb
want (n.) 1 lack, shortage, dearth
want (v.) 1 lack, need, be without
want (v.) 1 lack, need, be without
want (v.) 1 lack, need, be without
want (v.) 1 lack, need, be without
want (v.) 1 lack, need, be without
wanton (adj.) 3 unrestrained, undisciplined, boisterous, uncontrolled
wanton (adj.) 11 luxuriant, flourishing, lush, profuse in growth
wanton (n.) 6 spoilt child, pampered baby, weakling
wantons, play the dally, trifle, sport
warder (n.) 1 staff, truncheon, baton
warder (n.) 1 staff, truncheon, baton
warrant (n.) 1 assurance, pledge, guarantee
warrant (v.) 1 assure, promise, guarantee, confirm
watch (n.) 1 watchmen, officers, street patrol
watch (n.) 4 time interval, period of time
watch (n.) 5 dial, clock face
watch (v.) 1 stay awake, keep vigil
watching (n.) wakefulness, sleeplessness, vigilance
wayward (adj.) 1 perverse, unreasonable, awkward
weaved-up (adj.) woven together, intertwined
weigh (v.) 1 balance [as in scales], poise, match
well-graced (adj.) full of pleasing qualities, well-favoured
whencesoever (adv.) from somewhere or other, from whatever place
whitebeard (n.) old man, patriarch, old-timer
wholesome (adj.) 5 good, nutritious, fit to eat
will (n.) 1 desire, wish, liking, inclination
windows' tops (n.) topmost windows, upper windows
wink (v.) 1 shut one's eyes
wishtly (adv.) fixedly, intently, steadfastly
wit (n.) 1 intelligence, wisdom, good sense, mental ability
witness (v.) 2 be a sign of, foreshadow, betoken
wont (v.) be accustomed, used [to], be in the habit of
wont (v.) be accustomed, used [to], be in the habit of
word (n.) 4 word of God
work (v.), past form wrought 1 bring about, arrange, effect
worthy (adj.) 2 deserved, justified, warranted
wot (v.) 1 learn, know, be told
wot (v.) 1 learn, know, be told
wot (v.) 1 learn, know, be told
wot (v.) 1 learn, know, be told
wrack (n.) 2 wreck, loss, shipwreck
wrinkle (n.) frown, disapproving look
years (n.) 1 age
years (n.) 2 maturity, experience [coming through age]
yet, as yet (adv.) still
zeal (n.) ardour, fervour; or: loyalty, devotion
   
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