punned - p. of pun (to beat, to pound, to make puns) pound
Peter's penny* - an annual tax or tribute of a penny from each householder having land of a certain value, paid before the Reformation to the papal see at Rome.
fake - an act of 'faking'; a contrivance, 'dodge', trick, invention.
outwash - material carried out from the glacier by melt water; to wash out - to obliterate.
engravure - an egraving
blur - to make blurs in writing; to obscure or sully (what has been fair) by smearing with ink or other colouring liquid.
back wall; blotch - a large irregular spot or blot of ink, colour, etc.
unkempt* - neglected, not cared for
shoveller* - one who walks lazily; one who intrudes
mujik* - a Russian peasant; music box - a mechanical musical instrument consisting of a revolving toothed cylinder working upon a resonant comb-like metal plate, a barrlel organ.
miry - resembling a mire, boggy, stained with mire merry
outworn - obliterated by the action of time
mure - a wall; mire (a mass of dirt); moor (uncultivated ground covered with heather).
dolmen* - a structure of prehistoric age consisting of a large flat or flattish unhewn stone resting horizontally on three or more stones set upright.
incubus* - a feigned evil spirit or demon (originating in personified representations of the nightmare) supposed to descend upon persons in their sleep, and especially to seek carnal intercourse with women.
pretendent - pretender, claimant, one who lays a claim at something, one who simulates.
stug - to stab, pierce
fiery - burning, blazing, red, full of spirit, emotion, etc.
lokk - to lock look
butte - an isolated hill with steep sides
mausoleum* - the magnificent tomb of Mausolus
funeral; funfair - a fair which is devoted to amusements.
fumfum - expressing the sound of a stringed instrument; a thumping or beating.
optophone - an instrument by which light variations ane converted into sound variations so that blind person is enabled to locate and estimate varying degrees of light.
list - listen
Wheatstone - English scientist
magic eye* - a miniature cathode-ray tube used as a tuning indicator on a radio receiver, or to indicate the correct adjustment of other electrical equipment.
lyer - liar
tuggle - to struggle, labour, to drag about
lichen - to cover with or as if with lichens listening
discord* - disagreement or want of harmony between two or more musical notes sounded together; dissonance.
ollave - a learned man in ancient Ireland; always
Herodotus* - Greek historian of the fifth century b.c. hereditary
mammon - wealth, money Mark, Mathew, Luke, John
best; blue - depressing, unpromising.
baile - dance, a social gathering for dancing.
annals - historical records generally.
sall - shall
til - till
heather - native species of the genus Erica (bot.)
Eire - Ireland isle
ile - isle
pall - to cover with a pall (a rich cloth spread upon or over something; a coverlet); something, such as a cloud, that extends over a thing or region and produces an effect of gloom.
adar - the 6th month of civil and 12th month of ecclestiastical year in Jewish calendar.
unum (l) - one
boss - spec. A hump or hunch on the back (obs.)
surmount - to mount, rise, or ascend above (also fig.), also, to reach or extend above, surpass in height, be higher than, overtop, to mount upon, get on the top of.
alderman - a senior, signor, superior, ruler; a noble or person of high rank.
nizam (arab) - order; nisan - 7th month of c. year and 1. of ecc. year (jew.)
puir - poor
tamuz - 10th and 4th month
auburn - of a golden-brown or ruddy-brown colour.
brine - the water of the sea; the sea
desart = desert - to abandon, forsake
marcheshvan* - 2th and 8th month
penn - pen (obs.)
succoth = sukkoth - a Jewish religious festival celebr. as an autumn harvest festival (thanksgiving for temporary shelters of jews during deir wanderings in the wilderness).
idler - one who is idle
...The Heathen Priests and Philosophers hailed him [Julian the Apostate] the divine Anaclete (the Recalled), the re-ascending Apollo.
popeye - a staring bulging eye
antipope* - one claiming to be pope in opposition to the pope chosen.
boke - vomit, belch book
fossil* - fosil
emmet - A synonym of ant (chiefly dial., but often used poet. or arch.)
groot - mud, soil, earth great
hwide - hide white
whalefish* - a whale; whall - wall; fisk - any royal or estate treasury.
runnel - a small watercourse or channel, a gutter; a small stream of water, rivulet.
bloody; blub - swollen, puffed.
Baal - The chief male deity of the Phoenician and Canaanitish nations; hence, transf. false god.
crone - a withered