dinah - a man's sweetheart or favourite woman

vaunt - to boast of (something), to commend or praise in a vainglorious manner.

glooming - the action of frowning, a fit of sullenness; sullen, frowning, scowling, melancholy.

gleaming - that gleams

gloaming - evening twilight; shade, dusky light

tinsel* - a rich material of silk or wool interwoven with gold or silver thread

touch - slightly, somewhat, 'a little bit'

tarnished - having lost purity or lustre, faded; also fig. sullied, dishonoured 

loveliness* - the quality of being lovely, exquisite beauty


gleam - to shine with a brightness subdued by distance or an intervening medium

glooming - that grows or appears dark

peripatetic* - of or belonging to the school or system of philosophy founded by Aristotle, or the Aristotelian sect; itinerant.

beau - fair, beautiful

sympathize* - to be affected with pity for the suffering or sorrow of another, to feel  compassion.

therefor = therefore

tansy - an erect herbaceous plant, Tanacetum vulgare, growing about two feet high, with  deeply cut and divided leaves, and terminal corymbs of yellow rayless button-like flowers.

myrtle - a plant of the genus Myrtus, a shrub growing abundantly in Southern Europe, having shiny evergreen leaves and white sweet-scented flowers, and now used chiefly in perfumery.

rue - a perennial evergreen shrub of the genus Ruta, having bitter, strong-scented leaves which were formerly much used for medicinal purposes.

dyer - one whose occupation is to dye cloth and other materials

dim - dimness, obscurity, dusk

deep - depth, deepness, deep water, a deep place; a deep (i.e. secret, mysterious) region of thought, feeling, etc.

dark - darkness esp. that of night

eve = evening


tryst - an appointment or engagement to meet at a specified time and place, randezvous.

trow - belief, faith, trust; faith as pledged, covenant

mammy - A child's word for mother

dip - to plunge one's hand (or a ladle or the like) into water, etc., or into a vessel, esp. for the purpose of taking something out; to move the body downwards in obeisance.

dame - a girl, a woman; a woman of rank, a lady

damsel* - a young unmarried lady; originally one of noble or gentle birth, but gradually extended as a respectful appellation to those of lower rank; a female attendant. 

dolly - a girl or woman, esp. a young, attractive one; a pet name for a child's doll

renew - renewal, new invention

truss - to bind or tie up, to adjust and draw close the garments of (a person);                        to dress up - to attire elaborately.

hip - to hop (on one foot);                             to hop it - to be off, go away quickly.

to trip it - to make a trip or short excursion

high sheriff* - the sheriff (in England and Wales, and in some Irish cities) as distinguished from a deputy or subordinate.

so and so - in a certain manner or way; As a mere intensive

two by two* - in groups or sets of two

nod - a short, quick inclination of the head used as a sign, esp. to convey salutation or recognition, to express assent or approbation, or to direct attention to something.

cashmere* - the fine soft wool obtained from the Cashmere goat and the wild goat of Tibet.

shoddy - having a delusive appearence of superior quality; shabby, cheap, inferior.

silver* - a silver thread

pinafore frock* - a low necked sleeveless fashion garment worn by women and girls, usu. over a blouse or jumper.

link - to move nimbly, pass quickly along

noose - to arrange like a noose or loop; to cast or put a noose round

glint - to move quickly esp. obliquely; to peep, take a glance

glance* - to move rapidly, esp. in an oblique or transverse direction; to cast a momentary look.

ramp - to bound, rush, or range about in a wild or excited manner; romp

in rout - in succession, in order (obs.)

coloratura - 'divisions, runs, trills, cadenzas, and other florid passages in vocal music'; a singer of coloratura, esp. a coloratura soprano.

odalisque - a female slave or concubine in an Eastern harem, esp. in the seraglio of the Sultan  of Turkey. 

fleurette - an ornament like a small flower

In the view of

entrancing - that entrances, transporting

oodles - large or unlimited quantities, abundance

diluvium* - A term applied to superficial deposits which appear not to have been formed by the ordinary slow operations of water, but to be due to some extraordinary action on a vast scale.

dies irae* - 'day of wrath', the first words, and hence the name, of a Latin hymn on the Last Judgement ascribed to Thomas of Celano.