alteration change (of mind).
answer any act in response or retaliation.
apprehension capture or arrest.
arbitrement an absolute and final decision.
attaint to prove guilty.
avouched asserted; affirmed.
ballow a short, thick stick or club.
bandy to give and take; specifically, to exchange (words) in an angry or argumentative manner.
belike quite likely; probably.
bend 1 to turn or direct. 2 to cause to have a fixed purpose; determine; aim.
bending overhanging; prominent.
bending to turn or direct.
benison a blessing; benediction.
besort to be suitable to.
blood parental heritage; family line; lineage.
bourn a limit; boundary; a domain.
braz'd 1 made of, or coated with, brass or a brasslike substance. 2 made hard like brass.
briefness sudden action; a short duration or length.
carbonado to cut gashes in; slash; hack.
cataracts floodgate (of heaven).
century a military unit, originally made up of 100 men.
character style of printing or handwriting.
clipp'd inaccurate through omission.
cock a small boat propelled by oars, esp. one used as a ship's tender.
conceit a flight of imagination; fancy.
convenient appropriate; suitable.
cope to meet, encounter, or have to do (with).
cowish timid; cowardly.
coxcomb a cap topped with a notched strip of red cloth like a cock's comb, formerly worn by jesters.
cullionly low, contemptible.
curious highly detailed, as in workmanship; elaborate.
daub it further disguise it further.
dearn gloomy; bleak.
defuse 1 complicate. 2 to render harmless.
descent the lowest point; here, the sole of a shoe.
dog-hearted ferocious; cruel; pitiless.
faith'd approved; endorsed.
felicitate made happy.
fetches tricks; dodges.
fire extreme suffering or distress that tries one's endurance; tribulation or ordeal.
first cock midnight.
fitchew lewd woman; prostitute.
flesh to begin; activate.
fordone destroyed, killed, ruined, etc.
forfended prohibited; forbidden.
gauntlet 1 a medieval glove, usually of leather covered with metal plates, worn by knights in armor to protect the hand in combat. 2 throw down the gauntlet to challenge, as to combat.
goatish lustful; lecherous.
good host shelterer, entertainer.
green mantle a surface covered with scum or froth.
greet the time hurry; meet the emergency.
horse-way horse path.
idle frivolous; silly.
idle having no value, use, or significance; worthless.
ill affected unfaithful.
imports to mean; signify.
jakes an outdoor toilet; privy.
joint-stool a stool made with jointed parts.
justicers legal officials; judges.
kibes a chapped or ulcerated chilblain especially on the heel.
lendings things that one has let another have use of temporarily and on condition that they, or equivalents, be returned.
list a wish; a craving, desire, or inclination.
long-engrafted firmly established.
make from to stay away from; avoid.
maugre in spite of.
meiny attendants, collectively; retinue or household.
minikin very small and delicate; diminutive.
moiety 1 a half; either of two equal, or more or less equal, parts. 2 an indefinite share or part.
more composition the act of composing, or putting together a whole by combining parts.
nether-stocks tights or stockings.
nighted made dark; black.
of her bosom have her trust or confidence.
offices the function or characteristic action of a particular thing.
out wall outside; exterior.
out-paramour'd having more lovers or mistresses.
pawn anything given as security, as for a debt, performance of an action, and so on; pledge; guaranty.
plackets pockets, especially in a woman's skirt or a petticoat.
plain to complain.
portable bearable; endurable.
pricks any of various pointed objects, as a thorn, goad, and so on.
proper fine; good; handsome.
propinquity nearness of relationship; kinship.
punder confusion; excitement.
quarrels a cause for dispute.
question communication; an asking; inquiry.
questrists seekers; pursuers.
rank growing vigorously and coarsely; overly luxuriant.
recreant failing to keep faith; disloyal; traitorous; apostate.
remotion 1 the act of removing. 2 inaccessibility.
rings the outer edge or border of something circular; rim, as of a wheel.
roundest outspoken; plain and blunt; straightforward.
ruffle to disturb, irritate, or annoy; to take away the smoothness of; wrinkle; ripple.
simples a medicinal herb; a medicine made from a plant.
sliver to cut or break into slivers.
smilets small smiles; half-smiles.
snuffs disputes; squabbles.
sovereign above or superior to all others; chief; greatest; supreme.
speed to have good fortune; prosper; succeed.
squiny to squint.
strain ancestry; lineage; descent.
superfluous extravagant; prodigal.
take upon be interested in.
taking contagious; infectious.
tranc'd a stunned condition; daze; stupor.
trick a personal habit or mannerism.
trundle-tail a dog with a curled tail.
unpriz'd precious to be unimportant to one person, but appreciated or valued highly by another.
vaunt-couriers a forerunner; precursor.
welk'd r idged or twisted.
white flakes white hair.
wide-skirted vast; extensive.
yokefellow a companion, partner, or associate.