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Best, 82
Bestead, 191
Bestiary, the, 125–127, 131, 155,

163, 252, 254
Bestir, 179
Betimes, 130
Betroth, 191
Better, 4
Between, 49, 87
Betwixt, 59, 153
Bewray, 179, 224, 287
Beyond, 49
Bible, the, 12, 30, 86, 116, 148,

183, 196, 199, 216, 221, 238,
265, 268, 269, 273, 280, 283,
288-306, 309, 310, 328, 341,

360, 361
Bicker, 179
Bid bedes, 189
Bidene, 100
Big, 169
Billy Taylor, 161
Bind, 4, 160, 178
Bishop, 5, 88,95
Black Prince, the, 258, 315
Blackstone, 239, 240
Blair, 336
Blame, to, 292
Blanchet, 236
Bleak, 169
Blimber, Miss, 15
Blink, 169
Blow, 43, 61, 79
Blunt, 97
Boast, 158, 250
Boastful, 191
Bodily, 102
Body, 102, 177, 194
Bogie, 154
Bohemia, 48, 268, 360, 361
Boil (pustula) 222
Bologna, 184, 245
Bond (servus), 160, 161, 177, 185
Bondage, 185, 195, 246, 279

Bonden, 148, 161
Bondman (servus), 177, 275
Bondman (colonus), 177, 196,258.
Bonny, 180
Book, 39, 85, 91, 128
Boon, 39
Booth, 97
Bo-peep, 294
Born, 167
Boston, 191
Both (et), 31
Both (ambo), 3, 64, 67, 69, 70
Bother (amborum), 285
Bother, 20
Bought, 49
Boulder, 169
Bound, 97, 138
Bout, 170
Bow, 88, 147
Bowyer, 176, 247
Boy, 169
Bradwardine, 239
Brake, broke, 88, 126, 148
Brandan, St., 178
Bread, 71
Breast, 49, 95
Brethren, 88, 102
Bridegroom, 290
Bridge, 223, 246, 286
Bright, 4, 26
Bright, Mr., 318, 319
Bring about, 275
Brink, 123
Bristol, 104, 207
Britain, 18, 19, 20, 46
British Museum, 196, 226, 285
Broad, 86
Brother, 4
Brother-in-law, 179
Brow, 4, 88, 147
Browne, Sir Thomas, 311, 313
Bruce, Robert, 202, 254
Bruin, 287
Brunanburgh, 46, 217

BRU

CER

Brunne, Robert of, (Manning),

136, 137, 182–202, 210, 211, 1C, changed to g at the end of a

243-246, 250-252, 254, 256–
259, 262, 269, 274, 277, 278,

281, 282, 285, 302, 307, 319
Brunswick, 32, 34
Brut, the, 111, 220, 226, 231
Bua, the Norse word, 42, 160,

161, 178
Bubble, 191
Buck, 187
Bugbear, 154
Bull, 91, 97
Bummer, 339
Bunyan, 138, 287, 304, 311,

324, 336
Buonaventura, 227, 256
Burgh, borough, 57, 71, 75, 87,

287
Burghers, 49
Burgoyne, Sir John, 238
Burke, 314, 338, 340, 341
Burly, 126
Burns, 315, 316
Burst out laughing, 194
Bury, 287
Bury St. Edmunds, 92
Bush, 131
Busk, 42, 161
But, 53, 137, 193, 266, 280

its many meanings, 53
But and ben, 26, 27
Butler, the poet, 312
Butler, the prose-writer, 325
Butt, to, 169
Buttock, 177
Buy, 147
Buyer, 87
Buzzard-clock, 63
By, the Danish ending, 41, 94
By, 3, 15, 27, 74, 178
Bye and bye, 275
Byron, 34, 164, 274, 315
By-way, 261

word,
replaces g, 136
sounded soft, 153, 219, 246,

290
Cabbage, 81
Cackle, 123
Cadmon, 28, 33, 35, 36, 37, 183,

258, 350
Cæsar, 17, 18, 54, 223
Cake, 117
Calvin, 300
Cambridge, 45, 125, 191, 202,

254, 264, 265, 289
Can, 10, 75, 190
Canning, 342
Cannot, 190
Canterbury, 85, 209, 235, 253,

273, 331
Canute, 51
Capgrave, 278, 279
Carle, 166
Carline, 6
Carlyle, Mr., 223, 317
Carp, to, 124
Carpenter's Tools, poem on, 262
Cart, 102
Cases, confused, 44, 51, 52, 57,

58, 59, 94, 186
Cast, 84
Castle, 69, 238
Catch (bicatch), 79, 83, 105, 317
Catchpole, 83, 219
Caterwaw, 275
Catherine, St.,Legend of, 117, 121
Cause why, 275
Caxton, 127, 248, 277, 281,

284-288, 297, 307
Celts, 1, 11, 13, 16, 18, 19, 20,

45, 46, 146, 216, 316
Celtic words in English, 19, 41,

83, 123, 151, 153, 154, 158,

179, 213. See Welsh, Irish
Certain, 246, 266, 292, 312

CER

COM
Cervantes, 304

Children, childer, 49, 67, 70, 102,
Ch replaces c, 44, 52, 67, 69, 80, 185

85, 86, 88, 94, 95, 107, 112, Chillingworth, 235
163, 184

Choice, 179
- replaces h, 49, 57, 71

Choose, 61, 67, 69, 105, 224
Chabbe, for I have, 207

Chough, 122, 264
Chaff, to, 122

Christianity, 16, 18, 20, 243
Chaffer, 121

Church, 80, 96
Chameleon, the, 89

Churchyard, the poet, 124
Champion, 221, 224, 238 Cinghiale, 40
Chancel, 244

Citizen, 70
Change from Old to New, 54,55 City, 153
Changes in the meaning of En- Ciullo d'Alcamo, 54

glish words, 52, 53, 71, 73, 82, Clack, 142
83, 89, 90, 92, 97, 106, 107, Clad, 129
113–117, 119-121, 126, 131, Clapper, 123
132, 151, 153, 161, 162, 169, Clarendon, Lord, 312, 324
176, 177, 187–191, 201, 223, Clarendon, Constitutions of, 239

243, 262, 282, 291, 294, 296 Clarify, 267
Chapman, 236, 302

Clatter, 117
Chapman, the Poet, 336

Clean (omnino), 116
Charity, lines on, 196–199, 219, Clench, 142
243

Clever, 126
Charlemagne, 35

Clink, 174.
Charles I., 340

Clip, 97
Charles II., 122, 234

Clive, 5
Charles V., 317

Clock (an insect), 63
Charles the Bold, 283, 284 Clock, ten of the, 275
Charter, the, 93, 310

Cloke, 153
Chatter, 122, 124

Cloud, 152
Chaucer, 72, 123, 130, 131, 175, Clout, 142

195, 210, 230, 231, 241, 244, Clovis, 224
246, 248, 252, 259, 261, 263, Club, 114
265, 274–277, 280, 281, 283, Club, to, 121
297, 300, 307, 316, 318, 319, Coat, 243
326, 335, 338

Cobbett, 281, 317, 324, 343
Cheek, 88

Cobden, 339
Cheese, 74

Cocky, 92
Cheke, 306

Coft, he, 334
Chelmsford, 180

Cog, 142
Chester, 45, 207

Coleridge, 315
Chew, 89

Collier, 176, 211
Chicheley, Archbishop, 273 Colour of, under, 269
Chicken, 85, 112

Come, 74, 194

COM

DAN
Comely (bicumelic), 79, 82 Cox, Mr., 335
Comparatives of Adjectives, 7, Craftiose, 279
262, 279

Cramp, 142
Comparison of Adjectives, with Cranmer, 268, 300, 304, 307
most and more, 121, 164, 241,

Creep, 43
264

Cress, 26
Conclude, to, 332

Cressy, 260, 263, 311
Conjunctions, newly formed, 74, Cripple, 117
192

Crock, 85
Conqueror, the (William I.), 55, Cromwell, 27, 247
69. See William I.

Crook, 90, 97
Conquest, Norman, 27, 29, 30, Crop, to, 122

99, 216, 320. See Norman Cross, 64, 223, 229, 310
Considering this, 269

Crossway, 310
Consonants, interchange of, 26, Crouse, 169
44, 49, 99, 102, 103, 106 Crown, 162, 185, 221

cast out in the middle of Cruelty, 222, 294
a word, 53, 57, 62, 88, 103, Cry, 224
105, 112, 126, 129, 142, 147, Crysten (Christian), 292, 296
150, 153, 164, 190, 191, 193, Cuckold, 142
256, 261, 266, 274

Cudgel, 123
Contrary, 222

Cup, 43
Contrast to the East Midland, Cur, 123

67, 77, 110, 134, 140, 145, Curl, 179
157, 173

Curse, 26
Conybeare, 34, 79

Cursor Mundi, the, 265
Cooke, Mr., 154

Cut, 115
Cookery, words of, 239

Cut to pieces, 30
Cool, 39
Copperfield, David, 28
Cornish, 306

129, 143, 148, 150
Cost, 123

dropped in the middle and at
Cough, 4, 137, 138, 211

the end of a word, 166, 266,
Could (cuthe), 75, 128, 138, 190, 274
282, 290

replaces th, 264
Country-house, 150

Dab, 179
County-court, 244

Daft, 103
Coup d'état, 339

Daily Telegraph, 289, 307, 327,
Coverdale, 293

340
Coverloy, Sir Roger de, 98 Dalziel, 70
Cow, 3

Danelagh, the, 60, 61, 62, 87, 96,
Cower, 179

118, 132, 156, 163, 165, 180,
Cowley, 281, 312, 363

182, 245, 279, 286
Cowper, 98, 166, 169

Danes, Danish (see Scandinavian,

D, , 25, 26,

48
64

DAN

DOW
Norse),18, 35, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, Devonshire, 141, 254, 278
42, 44, 45, 46,61, 55, 56, 62, Dew, 82
70, 83, 89, 93, 94, 96,98. 105, Dickens, 84
113, 114, 122, 123, 162, 163, Did, 8, 10, 16, 164, 190, 193
165, 166, 169, 216, 223, 253, Diddle, 33

259, 260, 301,030, 943, 946 Die, 97
Dano-Anglian, 48, 64, 184, 255, Dike, 95, 127

265, 321. See East Midland Ding, 169
Dante, 211, 274, 304, 310, 311, Dingle, 124
319

Dirt, 169
Dare, 4, 10

Dis, the Romance Prefix, 247, 287
Dasent, Mr., 113, 176

Disciple, 220
Dash, 114, 160, 161

Dislike, 266
Dash it, 141

Distrust, 287
Dative Singular, 58

Disworship, 287
Plural, 14, 15, 44, 51, 58, 59, Ditch, 80, 95, 127
130

Dizzy, 262
- Reflexive, 30, 119

Do, 4, 10, 36, 40, 131, 290, 302
it replaces the Accusative, 44, used as an auxiliary, 30, 190,
52, 58

193
Daughter, 4, 50, 138

- prefixed to the Imperative,
Davie, Adam, the Poet, 209, 257, 30, 122
263

used instead of repeating a
Davies, Sir John, 309

previous Verb, 31
Day, 3, 4, 57, 85

Do their best, 177
D'Azeglio, 339

Do to death, 194
De, the Romance, 29, 266

Dog, 122
De Machlinia, 288

Dolt, 92
Dead as a dorenail, 261

Dom, the Suffix, 15, 248
Deal, 21

Dombey, 15
Debtor, 269

Donald, 26
Deep, 95

Doncaster, 47, 94
Deer, 22, 95

Done (finished), 191 ·
Defile, 224, 292, 296

Doom, 39, 44
Definite Adjective,13,22,51,59,95 Doomsday Book, 42
Defoe, 312, 329, 344

Door, 4, 21
Defy, 180

Dorset, 33, 37, 51, 61, 69, 114,
Deliver, 269

115, 118-124, 136, 141, 207,
Demaus, Mr., 289

255, 260, 316
Demonstratives, 23, 94

Double forms in English, 52,88,
Der, the Aryan Suffix, 6

89, 95, 117, 120, 127, 128,
Derby, 41, 45, 47, 94, 99, 104, 194, 299
165

Douay Bible, 302
Deuce, 170

Down, to, 151, 314

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