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SABLES, sub. rich fur
SACKERSON, sub. name of a famous bear at Paris
Garden on the Bank side
SACRING BELL, a bell rung when the elements are
consecrated at Mass
SAFE, adj. sure, sound
SAG, v. t. to droop, sink
SAGITTARY, sub. a centaur aiding the Trojans
against the Greeks; residence of the commanding
officers at Venice, with figure of an archer over the gates
SALLET, sub. a close-fitting helmet; a salad
SALLETS, sub. stirring passages, perhaps ribald-
ries
SAMINGO, sub. for Saint Domingo, the patron
saint of drinkers
SAND-BLIND, adj. half blind, purblind
SANDED, adj. of a sandy colour
SARCENET, sub. fine silk
SAWN, pt. p. sewn, or perhaps seen
SAY, sub. a kind of serge; v. t. to try, assay
SCALD, adj. scabby, mangy
SCALE, v. t. to scatter, make clear, make plain; to weigh,
SCAMBLE, v. i. to scramble
SCAMEL, sub. some sort of birds, possibly seamels,
seamews
SCANDAL, v. t. to bring into disgrace, defame
SCANT, adj. scarcely; v. t. to limit, shorten
SCONCE, sub. a covering for the head; the head
SCOT, sub. contribution
SCOTCH, sub. a cut, wound; v .t. to notch, scutch
SCRIMERS, sub. fencers
SCRIP, sub. a written list
SCROWL, v. t. perhaps to scrawl
SCROWLES, sub. mangy fellows
SCRUBBED, adj. stunted
SEAM, sub. lard
SEAR, v. t. to brand
SEARED, adj. withered, blighted
SECURITY, sub. carelessness
SEEDNNESS, sub. sowing of the seed
SEEL, v. t. to close up the eyes of a hawk
SELD, adv. seldom
SELD-SHOWN, adj. rarely given to vulgar eyes
SELF, adj. same
SENNET, sub. set of notes on a trumpet, frequent
in stage directions
SERPIGO, sub. a sort of skin eruption
SEWER, sub. an officer whose original office was
to taste the dishes placed on the royal table
SHALES, sub. husks, shells
SHARD-BORNE, pt. adj. carried through the air on
wing-cases [laminà]
SHARDBD, pt. adj. having wing-cases
SHARDS, sub. potsherds; wing-cases
SHEARMAN, sub. one who shears cloth
SHEAVED, pt. adj. made of straw, Lov. Comp. 31.
SHKEP-BITBR, sub. a malicious and treacherous
fellow
SHENT, pt. p. rated, reviled
SHIP-TIRE, sub. a head-dress
SHIVE. sub. a slice
SHOG, v. t. to move on
SHOTTEN HERRINO, sub. one that has shed its roe
SHOUGHS, sub. shaggy dogs
SHOVE-GROAT SHILLING, one used in the game
of shove-groat
SHOVEL-BOARD, sub. a shilling used in the game
of that name,—shove-groat
SHREWD, adj. mischievous
SICLES, sub. shekels
SIDE SLEEVES, sub. long hanging sleeves
SIEGE, sub. a seat; rank; excrement
SIGHTLESS, adj. blind; invisible; ugly
SIGN, v. t. to mark, stamp, to be a prognostic or
omen
SIMPLE, sub. a medicinal herb
SIMULAR, pr. p. pretended, feigned; simulator, pretender
SINGLED, pt. p. separated
SISTERING, part. adj. neighbouring
SIZES, sub. portions, allowances
SKEINS-MATES, sub. a word of doubtful meaning,
perhaps messmates, or knavish companions
SKILLET, sub. a little pot, Ofch. i. 3. 274.
SKILL-LESS, adj. ignorant
SKILLS NOT, IT, it is of no importance. It matters
not
SKIMBLE-SKAMBLE, adj. wild, confused
SKIPPER, sub. a thoughtless fellow
SKIRR, v. i. to scour or move rapidly
SLAB, adj. slimy, viscous
SLAVE, v. t. to make a slave of, or perhaps to
treat as a slave would
SLEAVE, and SLEAVE SILK sub. floss silk
SLEDDED, adj. on sledges
SLEEVE-HAND, sub. a wristband
SLEEVELESS, adj. useless, unprofitable
SLEIDED, pt. p. untwisted
SLIP, sub. a counterfeit coin
SLIVER, sub. a branch torn off; v. t. to tear off,
to break off
SLOPS, sub. large loose trousers
SLUBBER, v. t. to slur over; to soil
SMACK, sub. a smattering
SMALL, adj. shrill-voiced
SMATCH, sub. smack, taste
SMATTER, v. t. to prattle, to chatter
SMOOTH, v. t. to flatter
SNEAP, v. t. to check, to nip, too; sub. a snub
SNECK UP ! an expression of contempt, go and be
hanged
SNUFF, sub. the smouldering wick of a candle
; an object of loathing and contempt
SNUFFS, sub. quarrels; to take or be in snuft==to take
offence at
SOILED, adj. luxuriously fed, high-blooded
SOLIDARE, sub. a small piece of money
SORE, sub, a buck of the fourth year
SOREL, sub. a buck of the third year
SORT, sub. company, in contempt; a lot
SOT, sub. a fool.
SOUSE, v. t. to swoop down on, as a bird of prey
docs
SOUSED, pt. p. pickled
SOWLE, v. t. to pull, or drag
SPAN-COUNTER, sub. a boyish game
SPANIEL, v. t. to follow subserviently
SPED, pt. p. done for, provided for
SPERR, v. t. to bar, to enclose
SPINNER, sub. a spider
SPOT, sub. a piece of embroidery
SPRAG, adj. quick, sharp
SPRINGHALT, sub. a lameness in horses
SQUANDERED, pt. p. scattered
SQUANDERING, pr. p. going at random
SQUARE, sub. the most precious square=most
valuable part; the embroidery
about the bosom of a smock or shift; v. t. to quarrel
SQUARER. sub. brawler, braggart
SQUASH, sub. an unripe peascod
SQUINY, v. i. to look asquint
SQUIRE, sub. a square, rule, measure
STALE, sub. a decoy; a dupe, laughing-stock
; a prostitute
STAMP, v. t. give currency to
STANDING-BOWL, sub. a footed goblet
STANDING-TUCK, sub. a rapier standing on end
STANIEL, sub. a kestrel hawk
STATE, sub. a chair of state, with a canopy
STATIST, sub. a statesman
STELLED, part. adj. starry; pt. p. fixed
STICKLER, sub. one whose duty was to separate
combatants
STIGMATIC, sub. one bearing a brand of deformity
STIGMATICAL, adj. marked with deformity
STINT, v. i. to stop, to cease; to check
STITHY, sub. a smithy, or perhaps an anvil; v. t. to forge
STOCCADO, sub. a thrust in fencing;' a stock,'
STOCCATA, sub. a stockado
STOCK-FISH, sub. dried cod
STOMACH, sub. stubborn courage; pride
STONE-BOW, sub. a crossbow, from which stones
and bullets were shot
STOOP, v. t. to swoop, pounce down on prey
STORED, pt.p. filled, charged
STOUP, sub. a drinking cup
STOVER, sub. fodder for cattle
STRAIN COURTESY, to decline to go first
STRAINED, pt. p. forced, constrained
STRAPPADO, sub. a species of punishment; the
victim's arms were strapped behind his back,
and he was suddenly let fall
STRIKE [sail], a naval term, to submit, give way
STRIKERS, sub. dissolute fellows
STROSSERS, sub. trousers
'STROY, v. t. to destroy
STUCK, sub. a thrust in fencing, a stock
STUDIED, pt. p. practised, instructed
STUFFED, adj. complete
STUFF-O'-THE-CONSCIENCE, essence of
SUBSCRIBE, v. t. to yield
SUBSCRIPTION, sub. obedience
SUCCESS, sub. succession
SUCCESSANTLY, adv. in succession
SUGGEST, v. t. to tempt
SUGGESTION, sub. temptation
SUITED, pt. p. dressed
SUMMERED, pt. p. provided, as cattle are with pas-
ture
SUPERVIZE, sub. inspection
SUR-ADDITION, sub. extra title, surname
SURCEASE, sub. accomplishment; to cease
SUR-REINED, pt. p. overridden
SUSPIRE, v. i. draw the breath of life
SWABBER, sub. one whose duty it is to sweep the
deck of a ship
SWAG-BELLIED, adj. having a loose, hanging belly
SWARTH, sub. swathe, the grass cut by one sweep
of the scythe; adj. swarthy, black
SWASHER, sub. a bully, a braggart
SWASHING, adj. swaggering, dashing
SWATH, sub. wrapping, swaddling-clothes
SWAYED, pt. p. strained
SWINGS, v. t. to beat
SWINGE-BUCKLER, sub. a roisterer
SWOOSTAKE, adv. wholesale, indiscriminately
SWORDER, sub. a gladiator
SWOUND, v. i. to swoon
SYMPATHY, sub. equality
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