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Houfel, v. to administer the facrament, R. 6437-to

ben boufeled, to receive the sacrament, P. 268. Howuve, n. Sax, a capor hood. See the n.on ver. 3909. Hulfere, n. Sax. holly, B. K. 129. Hulfred, part. pa. Sax. hidden, R. 6146. Humblebede, n. Sax. humble state, 14590. Humblelte, n. Fr. humility, 4585. Humbling, n. a humming, F. ii. 531; bommelen bombi

lari, bombum edere, Kilian; hence our humble-bee. Hunt, n. Sax. a huntsman, 1680, 2020. Hurtle, v. Fr. to push, 2618, 4717. Hufoandrie, n, Sax. thrift, economical management,

4075. Husbond-man, n. Sax. the master of the family, 7350. Haft, adj. Sax. silent, whist, Bo. ii. m. 5. Hylde, v. Sax. to pour, Bo. ii. m. 2. Hylleu, part. pa. Sax, hidden, 15061. See Hele.

I. 1, at the beginning of a word, in the common editt. and

even the msl. of Chaucer, is ofen used to express a corruption of the Saxon prepofitive particle Le, which in this edit. of The Canterbury Tales, (as has been said before in the Ejay, &c. vol. i. p. 168, is always expressed by y; all such words therefore occurring in the Works of Chancer not contained in this edition should be looked for either under y or

under their second letters.
Jacke of Dover, 4345. See the note.

Jacke foo!, 3708. See the n. on rer. 14816.
Jacobin, pr. n. a gray frier, R. 6338.
Jacke Straw, pr. n. 15400; the noise made by the

followers of this rebel, to which our Author alludes, he had probably heard himself; it is called by Walsingham, p. 251;“ Clamor horrendissimus, non fi“milis clamoribus quos edere folent homines, fed

" qui ultra omnem æstimationem fuperaret omnes * clamores humanos, et maxime poífet assimulari “ ululatibus infernalium incolarum.” Many Flemings ( Flandrenses ) were beheaded by the rebels

cum clamore confueto. Walfingham, ibid. Fambeux, n. pl. Fr. boots, armour for the legs, 13804. Fane, n. a coin of ( Janua) Genoa; it is put for any

small coin, 8865, 13,665Jangle, v. Fr. to prate, to talk much or fal, 10534. Jangle, n. prate, babble, 6989.

Jangler, janglour, n. a prater, 17292, 7.
Janglerejse, n. a female prater, 6220, 10181.
Fape, n, Sax, a trick, a jest, 4341, 16780.
Fape, v. to jest, 13623--to cheat, to laugh at, 1731.
Japer, n. a common jefter or buffoon, P. 215.
Faperie, n. buffoonery, P. 215.
Fape-worthy, adj. ridiculous, Bo. v. pr. 3.
Ich, iche, pron. Sax. I; fo the ich, 12881, so the icbe,

16397, so may I profper. Idel, adj. Sax. idle, fruitless; in idel, 11179, P. 206,

in vain. Idolastre, n. Fr. an idolater, 10172. Feopard, v. to hazard, 'to put in danger, T. iv. 1566. Jeopardie, n. danger, 'T. ii. 465; T. v. 1529. Jeoperdise, Du. 666. Jeremie, pr. n. Jeremiah, 12569. Jerome, pr. n. 6256. Our Author has made much use

of a treatise of St. Jerome contra Jovinicnum. See the n. on ver. 9172, and ver. 11679, and the Difcourse, &c. n. 19. Festes, n. pl. T. v. 1510; F. iii. pafsim, as geftes. Ferverie, n. Fr. a district inhabited by Jews, 13419. Jewise, n.judgment, punishment,1745, 5215; it may

have been formed by corruption either of the Lat. judicium or the Fr. jufiice, Couf. Am. 157, b. 158.

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1k, pron. Sax. I, 3862, 5. Sce Ich.
Ilion, pr. n. the citadel of Troy, 15362.
like, adj. Sax. fame, 64, 3035.
Imaginatif, adj. Fr. fofpicious, 11406.
Imped, part. pa. Sax. planted, R. 5137.
Impes, n. pl. Sax. Shoots of trees, 13962; R. 6293.
Impetren, pr. t. pl. Fr. obtain by prayer, Bo. v. pr. 3.
Importable, adj. Fr. intolerable, 14520; R.6902-im-

poflible, 9020:
Importune, adj. Fr. troublesome, R. 5632.
Imposible, adj. Fr. used as a substantive, 6270; T. üi.

525. In, prep. Sax. upon, 6350, 14500, 14545; in with,

9460, 9818, within.
Incombros, adj. Fr. cumbersome, F. ii. 354.
Inconstance, n. Fr. inconftancy, 7540.
Incubus, 6462. See the n. on ver. 6441.
Inde, adj. Fr. azure-coloured, R. 67.
Indigne, adj. Fr. unworthy, 8235.
Inecised, part. pa. Sax. inserted, T. iii. 1335.
Inequal, adj. Fr. unequal, 2273.
Infortunat, adj, Lat. unfortunate, 4722.

Ir fortune, n. Fr. misfortune, R. 5551,
Ingut, n. a mould for casting ingots, 16674, 16701,

16782,
Inhabit, part. pa. Fr. inhabited, C. D. 1400.
Inbilde, v. Sax. to pour in, T. iii. 44. See Hylde.
Injure, n. Fr. injury, T. iii. 1020,
Inly, adv. Sax, inwardly, deeply, thoroughly, 6930;

R. 397; T. iii. 1612; F. i. 31.
Inne, prep. Sax. in, 14002.
Inne, in, n, Sax, a house, habitation, lodging, 3547,

5517, 13372.
Inned, part. pa. Sax. lodged, 2194.
Innerifie, adj. fup. Sax. inmoft, Bo. iv. pr. 6.
Innocent, adj, Fr. ignorant, 8150, 10840.

Infeled, part. pa. Fr. attested under seal, C. D. 1014.
Infet, part. pa. Sax. implanted, Bo. ii. pr. 3.
Interminable, adj. Fr. infinite, Bo, v. pr. 6.
Inwitte, n. Sax. understanding, T. L. i. 320, b.
Joce, pr. n. 6065. See the note.
Joconde, adj. Fr. joyous, pleasant, 16064.
Fogelour, n. Fr. a juggler, 7049.
Foinant, part. pr. Fr. joining, 1062.
Joine, v. Fr. to enjoin, R. 2355.
Folie Robin, the name of a dance, R. 7455 ; de la danse

le Beau Robin, orig. 12864-See T.v. 1174.
Jolif, adj. Fr. jolly, joyful, 3355, 4152.
Hombre, v. to jumble, T. ii. 1037.
Jonglerie, n. T. v. 755, should rather be janglerie, idle

talk. See Jangle. Jordanes, n. pl. See the n. on ver. 12239. Fofa, interj. 4099, seems to be partly formed from

the Fr. ca, come hither. Jovis, pr. n. Jupiter, T. iii. 15; F. i. 219; F. iii. 917. Journee, n. Fr. a day's journey, 2740; C. D. 1945–

a day's work, R. 579. Jouftes, n. pl. Fr. jutts, C. D. 1987. Foweles, n. pl. Fr. jewels, R. 5420. Foye, v. Fr. to enjoy, R. 5028. Ipocras, n. Fr. wine mixed with spices and other ingre

dients, so named because it is (trained through a woollen cloth called the sleeve of Hippocrates, 9681.

See Clarre.
Ire, n. Fr. anger, 7416,
Irous, adj. passionate, 7596, 7, 8.
Isaude, pr. n. F. iii. 707. See Belle Isarde-She is call-
ed Yfer:t by Bernard da Ventador, mf. Crofis, fol. 67;

Tant trag pena d'amor,
Q’anc Trifan l'amador
Non sofret maior dolor
Per rfeut la blonda.

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And so in Fabliaus, &c. t. i. p. 242; 2 feut la blonde. Petrarch calls her Isotta, Trionfo d'Amore, iii. 82. A late French writer, in what he has been pleased to style Hiftoire literaire des Troubadours, [t. ii. p. 323,) having quoted a passage celebrating the love of Tristan à Ifault, adds very coolly-C'est une allufion à quelque Roman ; which is just as if a commentator upon Ovid Thould say of the epistle from

Paris to Helen that it alludes to fome Greek ftory.
It, pron. 3d perf. neut. gend. Sax. is used instead of

he and poe, 376_, 5529, 13144.
Itaille, pr. n. Italy, 8142,
Jubaltare, pr. n. Gibraltar, 5367.
Fubbe, n. a vessel for holding ale or wine, 3628, 13000.
Judicum, 14052, the book of Judges; fo Metamorpho-

Jeos is put for the Metamorphosis of Ovid, 4513,

and Eneidos for the Æneis of Virgil, 15365
Fuge, n. Fr. a judge, 12057, 12190.
Juil, pr. n. the month of July, 10007.
Julian, pr. n. See the n. on ver. 341.
Jupardie, n. R. 2666, as jeopardie.
Yupartie, n. Fr. jeopardy. See the n. on ver. 16211.
Justice, n. Fr. a judge, 15965.
Juftinian, pr. n. R. 6615. The law referred to is in

the Code, l. xi. tit. 25, De medicantibus validis. Juvenal, pr. n. the Roman satirist, 6774; T. iv. 197. Kalender, n. Lat. a calendar, 13136-4a guide or di

rector, L. W. 542.
Kalendes, n, pl. Lat. the first day of the month, the

beginning of any thing, T. ii. 7, T. v. 1633.
Kaynard. See the n. on ver. 5817.
Kele, v. Sax. too cool, C. L. 775.
Kembed, kemped, part. pa. Sax. combed, 2291, 2136,
Kemelin, n. Sax, a tub, 3548.

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