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(2) 8. The subjunctive mood,
"Neltou," quod the wolf, "thin ore,
Reliq. Antiq., ii, 276.
Thus he worthe on a stede;
(3) adj. Wroth.
WORTHLIEST, adj. Most worthy.
Were love also londdrei as he is furst kene,
WORTWALE, S. A hangnail.
WOSE, (1) 8. (4.-S.) Mud; filth; slime.
(2) v. To ooze.
WOSERE, pron. Whosoever. WOST, pres. t. 2 p. (4.-S.) Thou knowest.
WOSTUS, s. The oast-house, where hops are dried. Kent.
WOTCHAT, 8. An orchard. North.
(2) (A.-S.) Eloquence. Wou, (1) s. Harm; error.
He loveth me and ich him wel,
Withhouten wou. MS. Digby, 86.
(2) 8. Weak liquor. North.
WOUGH, 8. A wall. Lanc.
WOUK, v. To yelp. Northampt.
Withinne the walle wes on hous,
WOUZH, 8. Wrong; harm.
(2) The shaft of a cart. Craven. WRAKE, 8. Destruction; ruin. WRALL, v. To wawl.
WRAMP, S. A sprain. Cumb.
WRANGDOME, s. Wrong.
trees growing on mountainous grounds. North. WRANGOUSLY, adv. Wrongfully. North.
WRANKLE, v. To fester, causing
WRAP, v. (1) To wrap up, to compromise.
An with such good terms and promises we wrapped up the matter with good contentment.
Bowes Correspondence, 1582. (2) Wrapped up with, pleased with.
WRASK, adj. Brisk; bold.
WRASLY, v. To wrestle. Somerset.
(2) s. A musical instrument like a cittern.
(3) s. A shrew. North. Wrastle, v. (1) To parch, or dry up. East.
(2) To spread out in roots. Glouc. (3) To wrestle. WRASTLING-POLE, S. A pole to spread fire about the oven, or to beat walnuts from the trees. Norf.
WRAT, S. A wart. North.
WRATH, S. Severe weather.
WRATHE, v. (A.-S.) To anger; to
WRAW, adj. Peevish.
WRAWL, v. To quarrel; to brawl. WRAX, v. To stretch the body in yawning. North.
WRAXEN, part. p. Grown out of order; straggling. Kent. WRAXLE, v. To wrestie. Dev. WRAYE, v. To betray; to discover. The worke wrayes the man, seeme he never so fine. Mirr. Mag., p. 82.
WRAYWARD, adj. Peevish.
(2) s. A cough. Westm. (3) v. To be angry. North. WREASEL, S. The weasel. North. WREATH, S. (1) A cresset-light. (2) The swelling caused by a blow. North.
WRECCHE, v. To reck, or care. WRECHE, S. (1) Wrath; anger. (2) (4.-S.) Revenge. WRECK, S. (1) Dead roots and stalks. Norf.
(2) Abundance. North. WRED, S. Rubbish. Northumb. WREE, v. To insinuate something to the disadvantage of another. North. WREEDEN, adj. Peevish. Cumb. WREEST, S. A moveable piece of timber on the side of a plough. Kent.
WREZE, part. p. Covered.
WREKE, 8. Sea-weed. Nominale
WREKIN-DOVE, s. The turtledove.
WRET, 8. A wart. Norf.
Men and wemen dwellyd he among,
MS. Cantab., Ff. ii, 38, f. 75.
WRETTE, S. The teat of the breast.
(2) (4.-S.) To cover. WRIGGLE, (1) 8. A small winding hole.
(2) v. To twist.
WRIGGLES, 8. Sand eels. Norf. WRIGHT, 8. (A.-S.) A workman, especially in wood; a carpenter. WRIGHTRY, 8. A wright's busi
WRIMPLE, v. (1) To crumple.
(2) s. A wrinkle. Somerset. WRINCH, 8. A contrivance of a piece of cord put through a hole in a staff, by means of which it is twisted sharply upon the nose or ear of a horse, to keep it quiet during an operation.
WRING, (1) s. A cider-press. Wringhouse, the house where cider is made.
(2) v. To trouble. Dorset. WRINGER, 8. An oppressor; an extortioner.
WRINGLE, (1) s. A wrinkle.
WRITH, S. The stalk of a plant. WRITHE, (1) v. To turn; to twist. (2) s. Anger.
(3) s. The band of a faggot.
(4) v. To cover up. (5) adj. Worthy. WRITH-HURDLE, 8. hurdle. WRITHLED, adj. Withered. WRITING-LARK, 8. The yellowhammer, so called from the marks on its egg. Camb. & Herts. WRITING-TABLE, 8. Á table-book. WRIVE, v. To rub. WRIZZLED, adj. Wrinkled. WRO, S. (4.-S.) A corner.
I have a pott of galons foure
MS. Ashmole, 61, xv cent.
WROBBLE, v. To wrap up. Heref. WROCKLED, part. p.Wrinkled. Suss.
The wrecche binethe nothing ne vind, Bote cold water, and hounger him bind; To colde gistninge he was i-bede, Wroggen haveth his dou i-knede.
Reliq. Antiq., ii, 277.
WROKE, pret. t. of wreke. Avenged. WRONG, (1) adj. Crooked. (2) 8. A large bough. Suff. WRONGOUS, adj. Wrong. WROTE, v. To grub up the ground. WROTH, adj. Angry. Wrothely, angrily.
WROTHERHELE, s. Ill condition.
WROX, V. To begin to decay. Warw.
(2) To rake up a fire. East.
dressed; lively. North.
(2) Twisted; ill-natured. Lane. WURT, S. The canker-worm. WUSBARD, S. A bad fellow. Berks. WUSK, S. A sudden gust. Notts. WUSSET, 8. A scarecrow. Wiltsh. WYAH, adv. Yes. North. WY-DRAUGHT, 8. A drain. WYE, S. (A.-S.) A man. WYLIE-CAAT, 8. A flannel vest.
WYLT, pret. t. Escaped. Gaw. WYMYNGHEDE, 8. Womanhood. William de Shoreham. WYRWYNE, v. To suffocate. WYVERE, S. (A.-S.) A serpent. WYZLES, 8. Stalks of potatoes, turnips, &c. Lanc.
YAFFLE, (1) v. To take by stealth.
(4) s. The woodpecker. Var. d.
YALE, (1) v. To cry. Suff.
(3) s. A small quantity. Norf.
YAM, v. To eat heartily. North.
(2) To desire eagerly. Lanc.
(2) s. The breath. North.
(2) v. To tether a horse, by
(3) s. A yoke for an animal.
YANKS, 8. Leggings worn by agri-
YANSEL, 8. One's self. North.
YAP, (1) v. To yelp.
(2) s. A small dog; a cur.
(2) adj. Aghast. Suss.
(4) v. To take away. Somers.
(2) s. A diagreeable noise. Linc.
YARNE, v. To yearn after.
YARY, adj. Sharp; stirring. Kent.
YASPIN, 8. As much as can be taken up in the hands joined together. Old Dict.
YATE, 8. A gate.
YAT, 8. A heifer. North.
YAVILL, 8. A common. Devon. YAW, v. To roll from one side to the other.
YAWL, 8. A vessel carrying some
times from 15 to 20 men, used by the beachmen on the coast of Norfolk to carry anchors to vessels in distress.
YAWLE, v. To howl. See Wawl.
Most men love money now as well as at
YAWN, v. To howl. Craven.
YAWNUPS,. A fool. Linc.
YAWNEY-BOX, s. A donkey. Derb.
YE, (1) adv. (A.-S.) Yea.
(2) s. An eye.
YEAN, v. To throw. Devon.
YEAPIN, v. To hiccough. North.
YEARNE, v. To give tongue, a term applied to hounds.
YEARNING, S. The liquor of the
Which two persuasions though they be
YEASING, 8. The eaves of a house.
YEAVELING, S. Evening. Exm.
JEDDINGES, S. Tales; romances. YEDDLE, v. To earn. Chesh. See Addle.
YEDE, pret. t. (A.-S.) Went.
YEFTE, S. (A.-S.) A gift.
3EGE, v. (1) To go; to jog on.
This mon hereth me nout, thah ich to him