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Boste, 8. a menace, a threat, 7962. rise, to hoist, 1915, 2807, 9551,
Bot, Bote, 8. a boat, 958, 1299,

9917, 10164 ; to rash, to drive, to

knock, to shear, 5696, 9553; to
1942.

burst, 13930.
Bote, 8. (A.S.) gain, profit, ad- Brait, pret. of Braid, burst,
vantage, 448, 12334.

13930.
Bote, v. to help, to profit, 3391, Brake, v. to beat, to crush, 6922.
8854.

Brake, &. that which breaks or
Boumon, s. an archer, 5536.

breaches, artillery engine, a balist,
Boun, Boune, Bowne, v. (A.S.) big bowes of brake"=Arcoballis-

to make ready, to prepare, to dress, tae, or huge crossbows mounted on
827, 2756 ; to rush, to dash, 6399, stand, with crank, 5728.
6905, 6997; adj. ready, going, Bras, v. to embrace, 13810.
2136, 2745, 2816, 6920.

a
Boun= bound, compelled, 9474. Brasier, 8. a brazier, a bronze-

worker, 1589.
Boundyn = abounding, great, Brast, v. to burst, to break, 3711,

,
13718.

8255; pret. Brast, 865, 2681, 3469.
Bourde, 8. (A.N.) a joke, a jest; Brathe. See Brethe.
pl. conversation, 3112.

. ,
Bourder, 8. edge, border, 329, Braunch, v. to spread, to shoot out,
, ,

8750.
1248; a corner, 1598.
Bourdfull, adj. (A.N.) sportive,

Bre, & water, the sea, 3697,

12516.
free, 3952.

Brede, v. (A.S.) to spread over,
Boure, s. (A.S.) a chamber, 505,

1172; part. p. Bred, spread, laid
8449.

out, 383; pret. Bret, 8794.
Bove, v. to behove, 5115.

Brede, s. breadth, spreading,
Bow, Bowe, v. to bend, to bow, 4964; " upon brede"=extensively,

to submit, 507, 2511, 8147, 13220; 3022 ; "borly of brede = of great
to go, to come, to wend, 362, 775, extent, very wide, 11874.

851, 978; to retreat, 9490. Bref, 8. a writing, a parchment,
Bowande, part. of Bow, bending, 791.

obedient, submissive, 901. Breff, alj. (A.N.) brief, short, 74.
Bowe, s. a yoke for oxen, 901. Bregh, 8. (A.S.) the eyebrow,
Bowe, 8. a bough, a branch, 412,

3780.
1059.

Breke, v. to crash, to rush, 5827,
Bowerdur, 8. a border, a district,

13014.
12861.

Brem, Breme, adj. (A.S. brem)
Boyste, 8. (A.N.) an ointment, great, wonderful, 1563, 3714;
883; properly, "loyste" means

vigorous, fierce, cruel, 860, 1314,
box," and is here used in the

5872, 9632.
same sense as when we say a cup, Bremnes, s. fierceness, fury, 1066,
a glass, and mean the contents of 4665.
the vessel.

Bren, Brenne, v. (A.S.) to burn,
Brade, adj. (A.S.) broad, large, 171, 570, 889, 1379, 1989, 7113;
383.

pret. & part. p. Brent, Brente.
Braid, Braide, . (A.S.) to turn Brent, adj. burnt, refined, bright,

up, 904; to pull, to pull up, to 3034.

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Drent, adj. full, smooth and Brother, s. pl. brothers, 8368;
high, 3030.

Brether, 8400, 13167, 13599.
Brest, 8. the breast, 1361; the Brunston, 8. (A.S.) brimstone,
front, 5930.

sulphur, 860.
Breste, v. (A.S.) to burst, 1248, Brush, Brussh, v. to rush, to dash,
9425.

1192, 1216, 10969.
Bret, alj. & part from Brede, Bude, v. impers. = must, to be

À .
spread out,crammed, 10254, 12561;

bound to,

bude wirke" = must
fixed, set, 4960.

work, 172.
Bret, pret. of Brede, spread, Buern, Buerne, Barne, 8. (A.S.) a

,
passed, soaked, 8794.

child, a man, a person, a soldier, a
Brethe, Brathe, s. rage, anger,

noble, 90, 91, 170, 321, 324, 2887,
5066, 5075; wind, 1915, 3697.

8143; pl. people, 321; Burnes,
Brethe, v. to smell, 9777, 9119, Buffette, 8. a blow, 9674.

486; Burnys, 6111.
9635.
Brether, pl. of Brother, 8400, Bult, pret. of Belt, tumbled head-
13167, 13599 ; Brother, 8368.

long, 7476, 9992.
Bretton, v. (A.S.) See Britten.

Burbele, Burbull, v. to bubble, to

mingle, 3697; to choke, to be
Breve, v. to write, to record, 14, choked, 5760.
65, 3736.

Burd, Burde, 8. (A.S.) a board, a
Bridde, s. (A.S.) a bird, 345, table, 211, 383, 486; the wood, or
1061, 11788.

wooden portion of a shield, 5827 ;
Brig, Brigge, 8. a bridge, a draw- a shield, 5836.

bridge, 7130, 10164, 13550, 13886, Burd, Burde, &. (A.S. bryd) a
13897.

lady, 483, 683, 3298; Burdde,
Bright, adj. beautiful, lovely,

3984, 12037, 12085, &c.
1657.

Burgh, Burghe, 8. a town, a city,
Bright, v. to illumine, to light

815, 1112; buernes of the burgh

burghers, 9612; burgh-men, 8570.
Brise, v. to bruise, to shatter, Burion, v. (Fr. bourgeon) to bud,
7929, 10275.

1059; s. a bud, 2736.
Britten, Britton, Bretton, v. (A.S.) Burly, adj. Sce Borly; adv.
to dash, to batter, to kill, 1210,

stoutly, furiously, 11059.
1971, 2234, 14031.

Burn, s. (A.S.) a streamlet, a ditch,
Broche, v. (Fr.) to pierce, to 11472, 13454.

transfix, 6503 ; to spur, to dash, Burnys, pl. of Buern, 6111.
7690, 10033.

Bus, v, pres. t. behoves, must,
Broche, 8. a thrust, 10872.

5168, 5643, 11722, 13549.
Brode, adj. broad, great, large, Buske, v. (Icel.) to busk, to go,
362, 1299; on brod = abroad,

to array, to make ready, 683, 757,
over, through, 8780.

1186, 1322, 2568, 12968; to hide,
Broght, pret. & part. p. of Bring,

to lie hid, 1168.
brought, hurried; of lyue broght = Busshement, s. (A.N.) an ambus-

=
killed, 1443, 8633.

cade, 13014.
Brond, e. (A.S.) a sword, 10275. Bustious, adj. See Boistous.

up, 815.

a

=

a mar

But, conj. unless, 879, 927; so iliary before verbs in the infinitive

that, 13730 ; but if =. if only, to express a past tense), 374,9916.
8620, unless, 7369.

Cant, adj. strong, hearty, courage-
Buyldyng, 8. a house, 1519.

ous, 1191, 2267.
By, prep. by, for, with, of; beside, Caple, Capull, 8. (A.N.) a horse,

along with, 11569; ado. by the time 5530, 7720, 9895, 10578.
that, when, 814, 1074; by wisshyng Care, &. grief, vexation, 1306;

s
= flowing past, 1606.

fear, 5997; concern, 427, 2464.
By, Bye, v. to abide, 2230; to Caren, Karyn, s. carrion, a dead
pay for, 4365 ; to buy, 11513.

body, 1972, 11135, 13027.
Byccer, v. See Biker

Carle, s. (A.S. ceorl) a low fellow,
Byde, v. See Bide.

arauder, 9766.
Bydene. See Bedene.

Carpe, v. (Lat.) to talk, to tell,
Bydon, part. p. of Bid, directed,

to speak, to discourse, 829, 2450;
ordered, 4534.

part. Carping
By-flamede, pret. blazed, burned, Carpentour, 8. a carpenter, 1597.
888.

Carve, Karve, v. to carve, to cut,
Byg, adj. See Big.

to hack, to hew, 1268, 1650 ; pret.

Karve, 9468.
Byggyng, s. Sec Biggyng.

Case, 8. (A.N.) chance, event,
Bykre, v. See Biker.

2537, 2932; case, matter, purpose,
Byld, v. See Bild.

532, 11480.
By neithe, By-nethe, adv. beneath, Cast, adj. rank, vile, 10448.
downward, 1609, 5529.

Cast, Caste, 8. reach, extent,
Byronnen. See Beronnen.

1447; reason, reasoning, 7951,
Byse, v. (A.S.) to busy, to work

11211; a plan, a contrivance, a

plot, a stratagem, 714, 1184, 10188,
earnestly, 11333.

11241, 11213, 11328.
Bytell-browet, adj. beetle-browed,

Cast, Caste, Kast, v. to contrive,
with prominent brow, 3824.

to plan, 141, 204, 1530; to con-

sider, to determine, 259, 4601; to
Cable, s. a cable, a rope, 1944. set one's self, to volunteer, 5953,
Cacchen, Cacche, Cache, v. (A.S.) 6223 ; part. p. cast, thrown, 11311.

to catch, to attach, to take, 489, Caupe, 8. a blow, a stroke, 1237,
1077, 2876; to press, to push, 5264.
2710; to capture, to seize, 1467,

, .
9766, pret. Cacht, Caght, Kaghi Caupe, Cawpe, v. (Fr. couper,

;
= derived, obtained, 2155; Coght

Ital. colpire) to exchange blows, to

strike, to fight, 1262, 6486, 7775,
= caught, 300.

10312. See Coup.
Cage, v. to catch, to entangle by Cauping, Caupyng, s. fighting,
shaking, or warping, 3703.

fight, 1265; part. tossing, tum-
Caire, v. See Kaire.

bling, 13161.
Caitif, 8. (A.N.) a wretch, a Cause, 8. a case, matter, 1004;

dastard, 1393; Caiteff, 10352. occasion, 1105; reason, 2896.
Cald, part. p. called, 1490, 2844; Cautel, s. (A.N.) a scheme, a
Calt, 388.

device, 11490.
Can = began to (used as an aux- Cayre, v. See Kaire.

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over, 7904.

Certen, ailj. certain, a few, 1709. Chese, v. (A.S.) to choose, 1772,
Chaltrede, Chaltrid, part. p. com-

2299, 8952; to recognize, 13509 ;
pressed, bound, overcome, 894,

pret. Ches, 9627 ; part. p. Chosen,
9159.

Chosyn.
Chape, v. to escape, to be passed Cheve, Chef, Chefe, v. (A.N.

chevir) to accomplish, 16; to obtain,

395; to happen, to befall, 518,708,
Charbokill, 8. (A.N.) a carbuncle,

5985; to result, to turn, 525, 947,
3170.

1007 ; to go, to haste, to enter,
Charge, s. (A.N.) a message, 370, 6019, 8265, 9331.

1772; charge, command, 8952. Chevere, v. to shiver, to quiver,
Charge, v. to value, to make ac- 9370.

count of, 1931, 2720; to select, to Childer, Childre, Children, Chil-
entrust, 8944.

dur, pl. of Child, 1356, 1383, 1418,
Chaseond, part. pres. rushing, 1499, 2099.
dashing, 10136.

Chivaler, 8. (Fr.) a horseman, a
Chateryng, s. talking, 1967; silly knight, 6019.

talk, 1931; in both cases the word Choise, adj. fine, 1356 ; elegant,
conveys the idea of boastful speech.

beautiful, 490.
Chauffe, v. (A.N.) to warm, to Choisly, adv. completely, cer-
heat, 7996.

tainly, 894, 1621.
Chaunce, Chaunse, 8. chance, Chop, Choppe, 8. (A.S.) a blow,

accident; by chaunce = afterwards, 7701, 8265, 8643; v. to pierce,
as it turned out, 108; an under-

1967 ; to rush, to drive, 7259.
taking, 1009, 1292; a mishap, 1751. Chosen, Chosyn, pret, and part.
Chef, Chefe, v. See Cheve.

p. of Chese, gone, entered, 490,
Chefe, Cheffe, adj. chief, choice, 670; liked, esteemed, 1621; pre-
main, 1663; the cheffe = the upper

pared, fitted up, 1663.
end, 1663.

Chricken, v. (A.S.) to shriek, to
Chefely, adv. particularly, earn- crackle, 9511.
estly, 1292.

Chynyng, s. shining, gleaming,
Chekker, 8. (A.N.) the game of

919.
chess, 1621.

Chyvallurs, adj. chivalrous,
Chele, adj. cold, 7958.

knightly, 10906.
Chene, 8. a chain, pl. Chenys, 894. Cicill, 8. Sicily.
Chere, 8. (A.N.) countenance, be- Clanly, adv. thoroughly, clearly,
haviour, entertainment, 366, 1186,

truthfully, purely, 53, 1918, 9616,
1356, 13509 ; lot, condition, 8683;

9620.
of no gre chere = not of sufficient Clappe, v. to shut, to close,
rank, or excellence, 7197.

807.
Chere, adj. dear, noble, faithful, Claterand, adj. clattering, bellow-
1772, 5286, 7197.

ing, 12501.
Chere, v. to hearten, to strengthen, Claterer, 8. a tale - bearer;

8613; to revive, to recover, 10416. claterer of mouthe = one who can't
Cherys, v. to cherish, to entertain,

keep a secret, 11375.
509 ; Cherisslyng, part. fondling, Claterre, v. to clatter, to rattle, to
8177.

resound, 4626, 5787.

Cleane, adj. See Clene; 8. a Cloyse, adj. See Close.

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lady, 1914; ado. entirely, 9468.

Cluster, Clustre, v. to set in
Clede, v. pret. Clede, to clothe, clusters or groups, 1634, 1647,
1639.

5476; to adorn, 8752.
Clene, Cleane, Kleane, adj. pure, Clynke, s. the sound of blows,

,
clean, 164, 399, 1395, 9168 ; in- 5853.
most, secret, 467; distinct, separ-
ate, 1634; whole, 10835; polished,

Cobb, v. to lay about one, to
finished, 77 ; super. Clennest, 1496.

fight, 8285; Kobb, 11025.
Clenly, adv. properly, 774.

Cogge, 8. (A.S.) a boat, a vessel,

1077, 3242.
Clennes, Klennes, 8. purity,

,
modesty, 523, 13011; clearness of Coght, pret. of Cache, caught, 300.
skin, 1503.

Coint, Coynt, adj. (A.N.) cun-
Clense, v. to cleanse, 1608.

ning, skilful, curious, 125, 187,
Clent, adj. steep, high, rocky, Cointly, Coyntly, adv. cunningly,
, ,

191, 7715.
1995.

,
Clepe, v. (A.S. clypian) to call,

skillully, 164, 204, 11225.
292.

Coke, 8. a cook, 1596.
Clere, adj. resplendent, bright, Cold, v. (A.S.) to grow cold, 1306.
409 ; pure, 531; adv. clearly, pre- Colde, pret. of Can, could, was

;
cisely, 77.

capable, 2529.
Clergy, 8. (A.N.) science, learn- Cole, adj. cold, 1076, 9255.

ing, 8104.
Clerk, s. (A.N.) a scholar, 53.

Coler, 8. the collar, the neck,

7318.
Clese, 8. pl. clothes, 774.

Color, Colour, s. colour, a banner,
Cleufe, Cleve, v. (A.S.) to cleave, the ground of a shield, 5462,

to pierce, 4034; pret. Clefe, clove, 10970; v. to colour, to gloss, 523,
5938, 7318.

1063; Colowr, 7852.
Clip, Clippe, v. (A.S.) to clasp, Combir, Combur, Cumbre, v. to

(
to embrace, 474, 552; to be trouble, to vex, 2065, 11331,
eclipsed, 426; part. Clippyng, em- 11759.
bracing, 2931.

Combraunse, Cumbranse,
Clippis, 8. an eclipse, 409.

trouble, misfortune, 2281, 9169,
Clocher, 8. a covering; a place
s

12076.
of shelter, 13502.

Come, v. (A.S.) to go, to come,
Close, s. the passage or enclosure to reach, to arrive at, 193, 1021,

between the gate and the building, 1071, 1101, 1300; to become,

301; an entrance, 11173, 12982. 2181; pret. Come, Comen, Comyn;
Close, Cloise, adj. secure, secret,

part. p. Comyn = descended, 1817.
privy, 781, 1949 ; walled, 12341; Come, s. coming, approach, ar-
Cloyse = shut, 11152.

rival, 375, 975, 1142, 1230, 2026.
Close, v. to be situated within, Comely, Comly, Coumly, Cumly,

268; to surround, 1509, 1634; to adj. beautiful, 474, 1395; as a s. a
enclose, to bury, 4337, 7159, 9616, lady, 552.
9620,

Comford, Comfford, v. pret. Com-
Closet, 8. an enclosure, the inside, ferd, to comfort, to reassure, 532,
11929.

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