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1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Acclumsid: numbed, clumsy. Aceasecomic: One whose hair was never cut. Acopon: A southing salve, poultice, or plaster to relieve pain. Adam’s Ale: A humorous term for water, the only drink for Adam and Eve. Afterling: An inferior Agrum: A swelling of the cheeks or mouth. Agauw: To horrify, to cause shuddering. Aimcrier: An applauder or encourager; the person who cried “Aim!: to encourage an archer; the one who stood near the target to report the results of each round. 9. Aletude: Obesity, bodily fatness. 10. Ataballes: Kettle-drums.
11. Back-slang: The technique of pronouncing words backwards. 12. Backstress: A female baker. 13. Barilla: A marine plant used in manufacturing soap. 14. Bawdreaming: Bawdy misbehavior. 15. Bedswerver: A person unfaithful to the marriage bed. 16. Beek: to bask in the sun or before a fire. 17. Bellibone: A lovely maiden, pretty lass. 18. Bell-penny: Money one saves for his own funeral. 19. Bellytimber: Food. 20. Blashy: Thin or weak, as applied to tea or beer. 21. Blob-tale: A tattle-tale or gossip. 22. Blonk: A large, powerful horse. 23. Blore: To cry out or bleat and bray like an animal. 24. Blutter: To blurt out. 25. Boose: A cow stall. 26. Brangle: To squabble or brawl. 27. Breedbate: A person or something that creates strife. 28. Bubble-bow: A lady’s pocketbook. 29. Bugle-beard: A shaggy beard like buffalo hair. 30. Bulse: A package of diamonds or gold dust.
47. twilight. Chitty-face: A person with a thin. 55. Eyethurl: A window. coins. 52. 41. pinched face. 44. Chair day: The evening of life. Crinet: A hair. Dringle: To waste time in a lazy manner. Eldnyng: Jealousy or suspicion. untidy woman. Darg: A day’s work. but if he had not reaction he was proclaimed innocent. 38. Eyndill: Jealous. 35. Butter-teeth: The two upper middle incisors. Cosh: A small cottage. 50. Dentiscalp: Toothpick. 37. Chinkers: money. a medieval test to determine guilt. Corsned: The ordeal by bread. which was a mixture of mud. 40. . 33. E 51. Crug: Food D 42. Calliblephary: A coloring for eyelids. These had a wooden frame onto which was plastered wattle and daub. 39. Dretch: torment. Drassock: A drab. 45. C 32. straw and manure. Dimpse: The dimming of daylight. hut. Donge: A mattress.31. Carked: Fretfully anxious. 54. 49. Daggle-tail: An untidy woman. Cruck: Peasants lived in cruck houses. 48. 36. Downsteepy: Steeply descending. 34. 53. 46. a term of contempt. that time when a person is old and usually infirm but passes his time in ease and comfort. Erendrake: A messenger. 43. Earthapple: A cucumber or potato. If he went into convulsions he was pronounced guilty. The accused was ordered to swallow an ounce of bread consecrated by a priest with an exorcism. precipitous.
69. G 83. Flerd: Deceit. Feat: A dangling curl of hair. Fadoodle: Nonsense. Floccinaucinihilipilification: Belittling others’ achievements. Gang-teeth: Projecting teeth. 63. Flag-Fallen: Unemployed. 61. Gundygut: A glutton. Fucus: Rouge made from rock lichen. 79. 87. 90. 64. Fellowfeel: To share another’s feelings. Fasels: Chick-peas. 59. 58. Fearbabe: A thing designed to scare a baby. This false color became a cosmetic cover-up. Faffle: To blow in sudden gusts. 75. to sympathize with. Fliperous: A proud gossip. 57. Gofe: The pillory. kidney beans. Fnast: To pant or snort. Gaptoothed: Having teeth set wide apart. Fizgig: A frivolous person. Feather-head: A silly. 60. 86. 89. something foolish. as do fanged animals. Fanger: A guardian. Firefanged: Scorched. 76. 91. 73. Gardyloo: A warning cry before throwing dirty water from windows into the street. 62. overheated. Flosh: A swamp or stagnant pool overgrown with weeds. or break. Fopdoodle: A simpleton. Fleak: An insignificant person.F 56. which produced a red dye. one who protects. Flockard: A veil floating from a headdress. Gleed: Squint-eyed. 88. 74. Flactchet: A sword. 68. 66. 78. 70. 81. Givel: To heap up. 84. 67. Farnet: A company of attendants. Fonkin: a little fool. Glop: To swallow greedily. . especially a woman. 65. 72. 77. 85. Frush: To crush. 80. 71. destructively. lightheaded person. Felly: Harshly. Fairhead: Beauty. Graff: To dig. a prattler. Flesh-spades: Fingernails. 82. strike.
107. Keak: To cackle. Handband: A covenant made by joining hands. 96. 98. 113. Jubbe: A large vessel for liquor. 104. 116. Killbuck: A fierce looking fellow. Kiss the Hare’s Foot: To be so late as to miss dinner. 109. 95. Hudder-mudder: Secrecy. 99. blockhead. 111. to eat left-over scraps. Knosp: An architectural ornament in the form of a bud or knob. I 103. 117. Help! K 110. agreeable.H 92. Juvament: Aid!. 115. Kew-Kaw: Upside down. Heanling: A humble or base person. or bully. Kissing comfits: sweets to make the breath pleasant. Hum: A strong liquor. Hoful: Careful. cap. privacy. Hufty-tufty: A braggart. 93. He was bound by the code of honor to upt it on his helmet. 112. befall. Iqueme: Pleasing. . 119. 118. 114. Killcow: A braggart. 102. 106. 97. 101. 105. Hoodpick: A miser or skinflint. swashbuckler. Hadivist: To express regret at making a mistake. Kell: A woman’s headdress. a mixture of ale or beer and spirits. Hoddypeak: A simpleton. Ha-Ha: A sunken trench or ditch not visible until someone steps into it. Istink: Transitive verb – to smell. Iswonk: Toil. 100. Ilimp: To happen. Kidcote: Prison. to work. J 108. 94. Kerchief-of-pleasance: An embroidered cloth presented by a lady to her knight to wear for her sake. Hardshewer: A stonemason. Inwit: Conscience.
and foliage. Murfles: Freckles or pimples N 140. Okselle: Armpit. Nabcheat: A hat or a cap. one who sponges off others. Maw-wallop: A badly cooked mess of food Melpomenish: Tragic. 133. 136. 123.L 120. Mentimutation: A change of mind. Mubblefubbles: Melancholy Muckender: Bib or handkerchief Mumper: a beggar. Landcheap: A fine paid to the lord of a manor when leaving his land. 134. Lubber-word: Food of no nutritional value. O 147. hatred 144. 139. boor. “junk food” M 126. soft. 131. 138. Oddwoman: A female umpire or arbitrator. 124. vegetables. 122. 146. 141. 148. 130. 125. Lip clap: Kissing. delicate. 127. Nesh: Fresh. Lennow: Flabby Lickspigot: One who fawns or behaves in a servile manner. 149. 145. 129. Merry-go-down: Strong ale. 135. 142. Lovecup: a local market duty or tax. . 132. Nickpot: A fraudulent innkeeper. Nithe: envy. Ongle: Claw. as applied to fruit. 137. 150. A term of contempt. Merry-gall: A sore produced by chafing. Mung: A crowd of people. 128. Mildful: Merciful Misgloze: Misinterpret Mobard: Clown. Nott-headed: Having hair closely cut. 143. Nyle: Fog or mist. Odam: A son-in-law. Nose of Wax: A fickle personality. 121. Magsman: A swindler.
Recooper: Recovery. Pitchkettled: Puzzled. nebulous. 167. Q 165. Rixle: To rule. as with bronchitis or a throat cold. P 153. 175. 164. 159. Sanap: a strip of cloth placed over the outer part of a tablecloth to keep it from being soiled. 158. 174. Samded: Half-dead. Pancart: A placard with public notices. or learning that one gains. Penistone: Course woolen cloth woven in the town of Penistone. Redmod: Hasty or rash action. or have dominion over others. . S 177. 172. Poop-Noddy: A fool or simpleton. 161. Roberdavy: A kind of wine in the 16th and 17th centuries. 171. 169. Purfle: to decorate or adorn. 162. Quetch: To moan and twitch in pain. Outwit: Knowledge. furrow. England. Pingle: To eat with very little appetite. a tattle-tale. 156. Pumpkinification: Pompous behavior or exaggerated praise.151. Ringo: A treat. Paggle: To bulge or hang loosely. 160. 176. 163. a sweet made from the candied root of the sea holly. Reelpot: One who makes a drinking pot go around. Rutterkin: A swaggering gallant or bully. Rooped: Hoarse. 154. 170. 178. Porknell: One who is as fat as a pig. 155. Philotimy: Love of honor. Pash: Forehead. Roaky: Hazy. 157. 152. a female favorite. Same as blob-tale. 173. Ribble: A wrinkle. or a mistress. Ong-tongue: a gossip. R 166. 168. Reaks: Pranks or practical jokes. not clear. Poplolly: A little darling. information.
sleepy. and served with custard. 183. 211. stuck with almonds. Spit-frog: A small sword. Teenful: Troublesome. 196. 201. 209. Thigging: Begging. gloomy. 207. Storge: A natural love.179. Tirliry-puffkin: Light-headed. 181. dull. 184. flighty woman. or to put something over on someone. ‘sheart: Shortening of the phrase God’s heart. Shongable: A tax on making certain shoes. 197. Slibber-sauce: A nauseating concoction that is used for medicinal purposes. Tipsycake: Cake saturated with wine or liquor. or a term of contempt. especially of parents for their children. Tenterbelly: A glutton. 203. Snawk: To smell. Trundle-tail: A low-bred dog. 186. Smellsmock: A licentious man. Snapsauce: Pilfering food. 208. Straight-fingered: Thoroughly honest. 216. Spitchcock: Eel cooked with bread crumbs. 206. Shab: To get rid of. 194. Scrow: The sky. meaning to make an oath. 210. 187. 198. Tablinghouse: A gambling house. 190. 192. 195. worthless apples left hanging on a tree after the crop is gathered. 215. Squint-a-pipes: Slang for a squinting man or woman. 214. Sloomy: Lazy. Thrunch: Very angry. 204. 189. Theek: To cover a roof with straw thatch. 180. Scrogglings: Small. 205. 185. displeased. Turngiddy: Dizzy . 200. 191. Stoop-gallant: Something that humbles the great and makes one a mere man. 193. 213. Theow: A servant or slave. Thrip: To snap one’s fingers. Trantles: Articles of little value. Snirtle: To snicker. or a flirt. Tidliwink: A tavern. Thibble: A stick used to stir porridge. Suggill: To beat black and blue. a set time. 199. a loud outcry. Spuddle: To assume an air of importance withut reason. 188. or to make trifles seem important. or licking one’s fingers after a meal. 182. T 202. Snotter-clout: A pocket handkerchief. Steven: The voice. 212. or appointment. or to protect. Squiddle: To waste time with idle talk. Swerked: To become troubled. irritating.
233. Tutmouthed: Having protruding lips or a projecting lower jaw. Waghalter: A rogue likely to swing in a gallows. 232. Woodness: Madness. 237. unset with stones. 239. 240. 222. Ug: Fear or dread 220. Whistersnefet: A blow to the ear. Whoopubb: A hubbub. covetous person. 244. 224. Wind-sucker: An envious. Wam: A scar Wang-tooth: A molar (tooth) Welkin: A sky with wooly clouds. 231. Wheeple: An ineffectual attempt of a man to whistle loudly. 234. 227. 230. Vasquine: A petticoat Vecke: An old woman. 235. Vellication: A twitching or convulsive movement. 225. Woup: A ring of plain metal. U 219. 223. 229. W 226. . V 221. Umbecast: To consider or ponder. 242. prone to misfortune. Wink-a-peeps: eyes. Tuzzy-Muzzy: A collection of flowers. slovenly woman. Whipperginnie: An abusive term for a woman. 236. X 243. Whiteliver: A coward. Xenodochial: Hospitable to strangers. 218. 238. 241. 228. Whifling: An insignificant creature. Xiph: A swordfish. Wurp: A glance of the eye. Wallydraigle: A worthless. Venenate: To poison Voil: A town. insanity.217. Widdershins: Unlucky.
247. Younghede: A youth. Zopissa: An old medicinial application that was made from the wax and pitch scrapped from the sides of ships. Yuky: Itchy.olemiss. Zegedine: A drinking cup. Resources: Susan Kelz Sperling. Z 249. 248. Zuche: A tree stump. 250.htm .edu/~tjray/medieval/manorial. 246.Y 245. Yarken: To prepare.1977 Manorial Language: http://home. Yerd: To beat with a rod. 251. A Celebration of Lost Words. Poplollies and Bellibones.
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