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TABLE, sub. canvas of a picture; the palm of the hand,
a term in palmistry
TABLE-BOOK, sub. a memorandum book, or case of
tablets
TABLED, pt. p. set down
TABLES, sub. tablets; the game of backgammon
TABOURINES, sub. drums
TACKLED STAIR, sub. a rope ladder
TAFFETA, sub. thin silk
TAG, TAG-RAG PEOPLE. sub. the mob
TAINT, v. t. to discredit
TAKE, v. i. to captivate; v. t. to strike with disease; to
take refuge in; to jump over
TARS IN, to conquer
TAKE ME WITH YOU, make me understand you
TAKE our, to copy
TAKE THOUGHT, to suffer grief
TAKE UP, to obtain on credit; to reprove; to reconcile
TALENTS, sub. lockets containing hair
TALLOW KETCH, a vessel filled with tallow, accord-
ing to some a tallow keech, a round lump of
tallow
TARRE, v. t. to set on dogs to fight; to urge on
TARTAR, sub. Tartcarus, hell
TASSEL-GENTLE, sub. tercel-gentle, the male gos-
hawk
TASTE, v. i. to act as sewer or server; v. t. to try
TAWDRY LACE, sub. a rustic necklace
TAX, v. t. to accuse
TAXATION, sub. satire, invective
TEEN, sub. grief
TENDER, sub. care, regard; v. t. to regard with tender
affection
TENDER-HEFTED, part. adj. set in a delicate han-
dle, or perhaps moved by tender emotions
TENT, sub. a. roll of lint which was always put I
into a fresh wound; v. i. to lodge, reside; v. t. to search,
probe; to cure
TERCEL, sub. the male goshawk
TERMAGANT, sub. ft supposed Mahomedan female
deity, represented in our old plays as a most
violent character
TERMLESS, adj. indescribable
TESTER, sub. a sixpence; money in general
TESTERN, v. t. to present with a tester
TESTRIL, sub. sixpence
TESTY, adj. fretful
TETCHY, adj. peevish, touchy
TETTER, sub. a cutaneous disease; v. t. to affect with tetter
THARBOROUGH, sub. a kind of constable
THAT, conj. because that
THEORIC, sub. a theory
THEREAFTER, adv. according as
THICK, adv. close, quick
THICK-EYED, adj. dim-eyed
THICK-PLEACHED, pt. p. thickly intertwined
THICK-SKIN, sub. blockhead
THILL-HORSE, sub. shaft-horse
THINK, v. i. to be full of sorrowful thoughts
THIRD-BOROUGH [O. Ed. HEAD-BOROUGH], sub. a
kind of constable
THOUGHT, sub. melancholy
THOUGHT-EXECUTING, part. adj. executing with
the quickness of thought
THRASONICAL, adj. boastful
THREE-MAN BEETLE, sub. a rammer managed by
three men
THREE-PILE, sub. the richest kind of velvet
THREE-PILED, adj. having a thick pile; superfine
[metaphorically]
THRENE, sub. a dirge
THRICE-REPURED, adj. three times refined
THRIP, sub. thread, fibre
TURUM, sub. the tufted end of a thread in weav-
ing
THRUMMED HAT, sub. a hat made of very coarse
woollen cloth
THUNDER-STONE, sub. a thunderbolt
THWART, adj. perverse, cross
TICKLE-BRAIN, sub. strong drink
TICK-TACK, sub. a sort of backgammon
TILLY-FALLY or TILLY-VALLY, int. an expression of
contempt
TIMELESS, adj. untimely
TIMELY-PARTED, adj. recently dead
TINCT, sub. the grand elixir sought by al-
chemists; colour
TIRE.sub.a headdress; furniture; v. i. to feed greedily
TIRING-HOUSE, sub. the dressing-room of a theatre
TIRRITS, sub. perhaps terrors [Mistress Quickly]
TISICK, sub. a cough
TOAZE, v. t. to drag out
TOD, v. i. to yield a tod; sub. 28 lbs. of wool
TOFORE, adv. before
TOGED, adj. gowned, robed
TOKENED, adj. marked with plague-spots
TOM-BOY, sub. a drab
TONGUE, v. t. to denounce
TOPLESS, adj. supreme
TORCHER, sub. a torch-bearer
TORTIVE, adj. twisted, turned awry
TOTTERING, ad.j. hanging in tatters or rags
TOUCH, v. t. to wound; sub. a touchstone; of 'noble
touch '=of proved excellence
TOUCH NEAR, to concern deeply
TOUSE, v. t. to pull, to tear
TOWARD, TOWARDS, adv. in preparation
TOWARD, ad.j. tractable
TOWER, v. i. to soar as a bird of prey
TRACT, sub. trace, track
TRADS. sub. track, resort; v. i. to go in a particular
direction
TRAIN, sub. bait, allurement; v. t. to entice, allure
TRAJECT [O. Ed. TRANECT], sub. a ferry [It. tra-
getto]
TRAMMEL UP, to catch aa in a net
TRASH, v. t. to lop, to cut off high branches; to restrain
a dog by a trash, or strap
TRAVERSE, v. t. to make a thrust
TRAVERSED, adj. crossed, folded
TRAY-TRIP, sub. a game of dice, in which success
depended on throwing a 'trois,'
TREACHERS, sub. traitors
TREBLE-DATED, adj. living for three ages,
TRENCHER-MAN, sub. a good feeder
TREY, sub. a three at cards
TRIBULATION, sub. a name applied to Puritans,
either to the whole sect, or some particular
congregation
TRICK, v. t. to draw, paint [heraldic term]; sub. special
peculiarity of look, voice
TRICKSY, adj. sportive
TRIGON, sub. a triangle
TRILL, v. i. to trickle
TRIPLEX, sub. triple-time in music
TRISTFUL, adj. sorrowful
TRIUMPH, sub. a trump card
TROLL, v. i. to sing in rotation
TROL-MY-DAMES, sub. the French game of trou
madame
TROPICALLY, adv. figuratively
TROTH-PLIGHT, sub. betrothal
TRUCKLE-BED, sub. a low bed, which runs on
casters, and can be pushed under another
TRUE-PENNY, sub. aa honest fellow
TRUNDLE-TAIL, sub. a long-tailed dog
TRUNK SLEEVE, sub. a full sleeve
TRY, v. t. to bring a ship as close to the wind as
possible
TUB, and TUB-FAST sub. refers to a particular process
of curing venereal disease by sweating
TUCK, sub. a rapier
TUCKET, adj. a flourish on a trumpet
TUFT, sub. clump
TUNE, sub. accent
TURLYGOOD, sub. apparently a name given to
Bedlam beggars
TURN TURK, to become wicked
TWIGGEN, adj. cased in wicker work
TWILLED, pt. adj. perhaps sedged or covered with
reeds
TWIRE, v. i. to twinkle
TWIST, sub. a string, Coriol
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