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If I may gripe a riche man
I shall so pulle him, if I can,
That he thall in a fewe stoundes
Lese all his markes and his poundes.-
Our maidens thall eke plucke him so

That him shall neden fethers mo.
See also R. 6820;

Withoute scalding they hem pulle. Find, v. Sax. to find, to supply, 12471. See the D. A

Fint, for findeth, 4069, 15686. Fine, fin, n. Fr. end, 4844,9980. Fine, v. Fr. to cease, 6718; R. 1797. Fine, adj. Fr. of fine force, T. v. 421, of very necesity. Fit, n. Sax. a division or fort portion of a poem, 13816.

See Gloff. Percy in v. Fittingeft, adj. fup. Sax. most fitting, A. F. 551. Fixe, adj. Fr. fixed, 11594, 16247. Flaie, for fley, pa. t. of flee, few, C. N. 213. Flaine, part. pa. of flaie, v. Sax. flaied or fead, P. 185.

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Flambe, n. Fr. Aame, T. v. 302.
Flatour, n. Fr. a flatterer, 15331; Conf. Am. 154, b.
Flawe, adj. yellow, from the Lat. Alavus, C. L. 782 ;

Gloff. Ur.
Flecked, adj. fpotted, 9722416033.
Fleckering, part. pr. 1964. See Flicker.
Flee, v. neut. Sax. to fly, 6102, 10436.
Fleen, n. pl. Sax. fleas, 16966.
Fleme, v. Sax. to banish, 17131; R. 6781.
Flemed, part. pa. 15526.
Flemer, n. banisher, 4880.
Flete, v. Sax. to float, to swim, 2399.
Flete, for fleteth, 4883.
Fleting, part. pr. 1958.
Flicker,v. neut. Sax. to flutter, P.244,1.8;T. iv.1221.

Flit, v. neut. Sax. to fly, P. 177, 1. 6; R. 5339; elle

fuit, orig. Flit, v. act. R. 1812, to remove. Flitering, part. pr. floating, Bo.iii. m. 9;fuitantis, orig,

Flitted, part. pa. removed, shifted, T. v. 1543.
Flo, n. Sax. an arrow, 17213. Flone, pl. B. K. 469.
Flockmel, adv. Sax. in a lock, 7962.
Florein, pr. n. a species of gold coin, 12704.
Flotery, adj. Sax. floating. See the n. on ver. 2885.'
Floite, v. Fr. to float, Bo. iii. pr. II.
Flotte, v. Bo. iii. pr. II, as flete.
Floureles, adj. without Aower, C. D. 1860.
Flourette, n. Fr. a small Aower, R. 891.
Floyting, 91, playing on the flute. See the note.
Foine, v. Fr. to make a pass in fencing, to puth, 1656,

2552.
Foison, n. Fr. abundance, 3165, 4924.-
Foled, part. pa. Sax. foaled, 7127.
Fplehardiness, n. Fr. rashness, Bo. i, pr. 3.
Fole-large, adj. M. 299, 1, 16; P.237, penult, foolishly

liberal. Folie, n: Fr. folly, 3148, 1800. Folily, adv. foolishly, 9277, 15896. Folwe, v. Sax. to follow, 530, 6195. Foly, adj. foolish, R. 5006, 5085. Ford, adj. Sax. foolish, R. 5366. Fond, pa. t. of find, 3819, 10121. Fonde, v. Sax. to try, 4767, 9284; T. iii. 1161. Fong, v. Sax, to take, 4797. Fonne, n. Sax. a fool, 4087. Fonne, v. to be foolish, C. L. 458. Font-ftone, n. Sax. a font for baptizing, 5143. For, prep. Sax.pro, Lat. pour. Fr.; it is frequently pre

fixed to verbs in the infinitive mode in the French manner; for to tellen, 73; for to don, 78, pour dire, pour faire ; for to han ben, 754, pour avoir étélt

sometimes signifies--against; for percing of his herte, 13791, against, or to prevent, piercing; for fteling of the role, R. 4229, against stealing. See P. P.31; fome shall fow the facke for Theding of the wheate,

i. e. to prevent shedding. For, conj. Sax. quia, Lat. pour ce que, Fr. because that;

for him lufte to ride so, 102; for Me wolde virtue

plese, 8092; for I teche, 12374. For, in composition, has various powers; it is most com

monly intensive of the signification of the word with which it is joined, as in fordronken, fordry, forfered, &c.; sometimes privative, as in forboden, foryete; and sometimes only communicative of an ill

sense, as in forfaite, forfare, forjuged, &c. For, Fr. and ver, Belg. have similar powers in compo

sition. Forbere, v. Sax. to abstain, R. 4751. Forboden, part. på. of forbede, v. Sax. forbidden, P.242;

R. 6616. Forbrake, pa. t. broke off, Bo. iv. pr. I; abrupi, orig.' Forbrused, part. pa. Fr. forely bruised, 14532. Force, n. Fr. no force, 7711, no matter; I do no force,

6816, I care not; I do no force of your divinitee, 7094, I care not for your divinity; no force of deth, 8968, no matter for death; they yeve no force, R.

4826, they care not; de fruit avoir ne fait force, orig. Forcutte, v. Sax. to cut through, 17289. Fordo, v. Sax. to do away, to ruin, 13057. Fordon, fordo, part. pa. undone, 11866, 17239. Fordrive, ( fordriven) part. pa. Sax. driven away, R.

3782. Fordronken, part. pa. Sax. very drunken, 3122, 12608. Fordry, adj. Sax. very dry, 10723. Fordwined, part. pa. Sax. wasted away, R. 366. Fore, ( foren) part. pa. of fare, v. Sax. gone, R. 2710.

Fore, prép. Sax. is seldom used by itself; in compofi,

tion it has the power of before. Forein, n. L. W. 1960, a jakes, Gloff. Ur. from Sk.;

the context feems rather to require that it should

signify an outward court or garden. Forereting, 6. Sax. foreknowledge, 15249. Forewote, forewete, v. Sax, to foreknow, 15240. Forfaite, v. Fr. to misdo, P. 164. Forfare, v. Sax. to fare ill, R. 5388. Forfered, part. pa. Sax. much afraid, 10841; T. iv.

1411. Forgifte, n. Sax. forgiveness, L. W. 1851. Forgon, inf. v. Sax. to omit, to lose, 9959, 17244. Forgrowen, part. pa. Sax. overgrown, F. L. 45. Forjuged, part. pa. Fr. wrongfully judged, B. K. 275. Forkerve, v. Sax. to carve or cut through, 17289. Forlaft, part. pa. Sax. left off entirely, 1 2017. Forlefe, v. Sax. to lose entirely, P. 234. Forlete, v. Sax. to give over, to quit, P. 143, 1. 2. Forlore, ( forloren) part. pa. Sax. utterly lost, 3505. Forloyne, n. Fr. forlonge, a term of the chase, which lig

nifies that the game is far off, Du. 386. Forme, adj. Sax. first; Adam oure forme father, M.

256. Formest, adj. fup. Sax. first, Du. 890. Formell, A. F. 371, is put for the female of any fowl,

more frequently for a female eagle. See ver. 445,

535 Forpined, part. pa. Sax. wasted away, tormented, 205,

1455 Forsake, v. Sax. to deny, Bo. ii. pr. 3, 4. Forfaper, part. pa. Sax. transformed, T. Ü. 66. Forforonke, (forfbronken) part. pa. Sax. Shrunk up,

F.L. 358. Forfleuthe, forfouthe, forfugge, v. Sax. to lose through

Roth, 15102; P. 220.

For fongèn, part. pa. Sax. tired with singing, R. 664.
Forster, n. Fr. a forester, 117.
Forftraught, part. pa. Sax. distracted, 13035.
Fortbby, adv. Sax. forward by, 13499, 13532.
Forther, v. Sax. to further, to advance, T. Ü. 1368.
Forthinke, v. Sax. to grieve, to vex,9780; T. ii. 1414.
Fortbought, pa. t. of forthinke, R. 1671.
Forthren, inf. m. of forther, T. v. 1706.
Fortby, conj. Sax. therefore, 1843.
Fortroden, part. pa. of fortread, v. Sax, troden down,

P. 154.

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Fortuit, adj. Fr. accidental, Bo. v. pr. I,
Fortune, v. Fr. to make fortunate, 419; to give good

or bad fortune, 2379.
Fortunous, adj. proceeding from fortune, Ba. ii. pr. 3,4.
Forwaked, part. pa. Sax. having waked long, 5016.
Forwandred, part. pa. Sax. having wandred long, R.

3336. For welked, part. pa. Sax. much wrinkled, R. 360. Forwept, part. pa. Sax. having much wept,C. D. 1833. Forwered, part. pa. Sax. worn out, R. 235. Forwerie, adj. Sax. very weary, R. 3336. Forward, ( foreword) n. Sax. a promise or covenant,

831, 854. For wounded, part. pa. Sax. much wounded, R. 1830. Forwrapped, part. pa. wrapped up, 12652; P. 170. Foryelde, v, Sax. to repay, 8707; L. W. 457. Forgete, v. Sax. to forget, 1884. Foryetten, part. pa. 3055. Foster, n. Fr. R. 6329, as forfter. Foftred, part. pa. of fofter, v. Sax. nourished, 8916, 9. Fostring, n. nutriment, 7427. Fote-bot, 4858, immediately. See the n. and add to the

instances there quoted Du. 375.

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