Page images

Elje, n. Sax, a witch, 5174-a faery, 6455.
Elf-quene, n. queen of elves or faeries, 6442,13720, 4.
Eli, pr, n. 7472, seems to be put for Elie. See i Kings,

chap. I9. Elie, pr. n. Elijah,7698. The Carmelites pretend that

Elijah was the founder of their order. Elifee, pr. r.. Elisha, the disciple of Elijah, 7698. Elles, adv. Sax. elfe, 377,1153; elles what, F. iii. 651,

any thing else; elleswher, 2115,13520, elsewhere. Elvis, adj. Sax. faery-like, fantastick, 16219,16310;

in ver. 13633 it seems to signify shy, reserved. Embelife, v. Fr. to beautify, L. W. 1735. Embolde, v. Fr. to make bold, C. L. 1147. Emboyflement, n. Fr. ambalh, M. 276. Embrouded, part. pa. Fr. embroidered, 89; L.W.119. Eme, n. Sax. uncle, T. Ü. 162. Emfortb, prep. Sax. even with; emforth my might,

2237, even with my might, with all my power; emforth my wit, T, ii. 243, to the utmostof my understanding: it is a corruption of erenfond, which occurs at length in P. P. 66, b.evenforth with thyselfe,

and 108, b. he did equitie for alleven fortb his power. Empeire, v. Fr. to impair, hurt, 10072. Emperice, n. Fr. emperess, 6828, 11360. Emplaftre, v. Fr. to plaster over, 10191. Emplie, v. to infold, to involve, Bo. v. m. 1; implicat,

orig. Empoisoner, n. Fr. a poisoner, 12328. Empresje, v. neut. Fr. to crowd, 9452, 16539. Emprise, n. Fr. undertaking, 2542. Empte, v. Sax. to empty, 16209. Enbattelled, part. pa. Fr. indented like a battlement,

14866. Enbibi:ng, part. pr. Lat. imbibing, 16082.

Du. 353

Enbosed, part. pa. Fr. embosqué, Teltered in a wood,
Enbossed, part. pa. Fr. embojlé, raised, L. W. 1198.
Enbrace, v. Fr. to take hold of, 8288.
Enbraude, v. Fr. to embroider, L. W. 2340.
Encense, n. Fr. incense, 2279.
Encense, v. Fr, to burn incense, 15863; to burn in-

cenfe to, 15880.
Enchaufing, n. Fr. heat, P. 253.
Encheson, n. Fr. cause, occasion, 10770; M. 297.
Enco oring, part. pr. Fr. incorporating, 16283.
Endelong, prep. Sax. along, 2680,11304-adv. length-

ways, 1993 Endetted, part. pa. Fr. indebted, 16202. Endite, v. Fr. to dictate, relate, 2743. Endoute, v. Fr. to doubt, to fear, R. 1664. Endrie, v. Sax. to suffer, C. L. 727, 941. Enee, pr. n. Æneas, 4484. Eneidos, pr. n. Virgil's Æneis, 15365. Enfamined, part. pa. Fr. hungry, L. W.2418. Enfecte, v. Fr. to infect, 16441-part. pa. infected, Enforce, v. Fr. to strengthen, 5922. Enforced, part. pa. constrained by force, P. 261. Enfortune, v.Fr. to endow with a certain fortune,C.M.

106. Engendrure, n. Fr. generation, 5716,5719. Engined, part. pa. Fr. racked, tortured, 15066. Engluting, 16234, rather enluting, stopping with clay. Engregge, v. Fr. to aggravate, P. 261. Engrove, v. Fr. to hurt, R. 3444. Enhaunse, v. Fr. to raise, 1436. Enbaunfid, part. pa. raised, 9248. Enhort, v. Fr. to exhort, 2853. Enlaced, part. pa. Fr. entangled, Bo. v. pr. I.

C. L. 217.

Enlangoured, part. pa. Fr.faded with langour, R.7399.
Enleven, num. Sax. eleven, 17317.
Enlumine, v. Fr. to illuminate, 7909.
Enoint, part. pa. Fr. anointed, 2963.
Enfeled, part. pa. Fr. fealed up, kept secret, C. V.151.
Enspire, v. Fr. to inspire, 6.
Enfure, v. Fr. to assure, 12077, 12971.
Entaile, n. Fr. shape, R. 162, 3711.
Entailed, part. pa. Fr. carved, R.140.
Entalente, v. Fr. to excite, Bo. v. pr. 5.
Entend, v. Fr. to attend, 5857, 11001.
Entendement, n. Fr. understanding, T. iv. 1696.
Entente, n. Fr. intention, 1489.
Ententif, adj. Fr. attentive, 9165.
Enterchangeden, pa. t. pl. Fr. exchanged, T. ili. 1374.
Entermedled, part. pa. Fr. intermixed, R. 906.
Entermete, v. Fr. to interpose, 6416; R. 2966.
Enterpart, v. Fr. to share, T. i. 593.
Entetched, part. pa. Fr, entaché; it is applied indifferent.

ly to things and perfons marked or endowed with
good or bad qualities : entetched and defouled with
yvel, Bo. iv. pr. 3, Itained and defiled with evil.
the best entetched, T. v. 832, endowed with the

best qualities. Entree, n. Fr. entry, 1985. Extremees, n. pl. Fr. chvice dishes served in between

the courses at 'a feast, Cotg. R. 6831. Entrike, v. Fr. to deceive, R. 1642—to entangle, A.F.

403. Entuned, part. pa. Fr. tuned, 123. Entunes, n. pl. Fr. fongs, tunes, Du. 309. Envenime, v. Fr. to poifon, 6056. Enveniming, n. poisoning, 9934. Envie, v. Fr. to vie, to contend, 5724; D11. 406. Environ, adv. Fr. about, C. L.1031; Conf. Am. 139, b.

Environ, v. Fr. to surround, R. 7067. Envoluped, part. pa. Fr. wrapt up, 12876. Envyned. See the n. on ver. 344. Epistolis, Lat. epistles, 4475. Equipolences, n. pl. Fr. equivalents, R. 7126. Er, adv. Sax. before, 3787-before that, 4193, 2639. Erande, n. Sax. a message, an errand, Du. 134. Ere, v. Fr. to plough, 888. Ereos, for Eros, pr. n. Gr. Love, 1376. Erke, adj. Sax. weary, sick, R. 4867. Erly, adv. Sax. early, 811, 2491. Erme, v. Sax. to grieve, 122.46 Ermeful. See the n. on ver. 12236. Erinin, adj. Armenian, 14344. Ernest, n.Sax. zeal, studious pursuit of any thing, L.W.

1285. Ernestful, adj. serious, 9051; T. ii. 1727, Erratike, adj. Fr. wandering, applied to the planets,

T. v. 1811. Erraunt,, applied to a thief, 17173. Ers, erse, n. Sax. the fundament, 3732, 7272 Erft, adv. fuperl. of er, first, 778; at erf, at first, for the first time, 8861,15732, 13624-it is sometimes

redundant, long erft or, 12596, long before, Ertheles, adj. Sax. without earth, T. iv. 770. Eschaunge, n. Fr. exchange, T. iv. 146. Escheve, ejchue, v. Fr. to hun, to decline, 9686; C. N.

114. Esculapius, pr, n. 431; a book of medicine under his

name is mentioned by Fabric, Bibl. Gr. t. i. p. 56,



Efe, n. Fr. pleasure, 5709.
Ese, v. to accommodate, 2196.
Esed, part. pa. 2672. See the n. on ver. 29.
Ejement, n. relief, 4177, 4184,

Efe, adj. gentle, light; efie sighes, T. iii. 1369, which

passage Lord Surry has copied, Songes, &c. p. 12,

“ and easy righes, such as folkes draw in love." Efer, comp. d. lighter; of efier avail, C. L. 116, of

lighter or less value. Eplich, adv. gently, T. i. 317. Ésperus, pr. n. Hesperus, a name of the planet Venus,

B. K. 613 Espiaille, n. Fr. spying, private watching, 6905; M.

276. Espirituell, adj. Fr. fpiritual, heavenly, R. 650, 672. Esoine, n. Fr. a legal excuse, P. 150. Estat, eftate, n. Fr. ftate, condition, 203, 524-admi

nistration of government, 7600. Eflatelich, adj. 1tately, 140. Estres, n. pl. Fr. the inward parts of a building, 1973, 4293; R. de la R. 13267, car il seet de l’Hostel les

estres. Eterne, adj. Lat. everlasting, 1306. Ethe, adj. Sax. easy, R. 3955; T. v. 850. Evangiles, n. pl. Fr. gospels, 5086. Even, adj. Sax. equal; an even Cristen, P. 181, 207,

a fellow-Christian. Evenlike, adj. Sax. equal, Bo. iv, m. 6.

adv. equally, Bo. iv. pr. 2. Ever, adv. Sax. always; ever in on, 1773, 3878, con

tinually in the same manner; ever lenger the more, 10718, 11772. See P. 264, where this elliptical

phrase is expressed at length. Everich, adj. Sax. every one of many, 373, 2194

each of two, 1188, 2098, 2101, 6986. Ew, n. Sax. yew, 2925. Exaltat, part. pa. Lat. exalted, 6286. Exametron, 13985, is explained by the context to sig

nify a verse of six feet; it usually signifies the heroick

« PreviousContinue »