untellable - unspeakable, indescribable
mungy - dark, gloomy (obs.); moist, damp, wet
maggoty - full of maggots; full of whims and foolish fancies, freakish
mag - chatter, talk; halfpenny; playful shortening of the female name Margaret
coppersmith - an artificer in copper, one who manufactures copper utensils
split - to depart, to take one's leave; Used hyperbolically to denote the effect of excessive laughter, pain, or repletion; to turn evidence or informer, to betray confidence.
squeal - a shrill scream; an act of informing against another
to seek hallows* - to visit the shrines or relics of saints
Yank - Yankee
islander - a native or inhabitant of an island
absolution* - an absolving, discharging, or formal setting free (from guilt, sentence, or obligation).
skiff - a small sea going boat, adapted for rowing and sailing; to take off - to go away, take one's departure, be off.
overwade* - to wade across; over wide.
tumbler - a drinking cup, originally having a rounded or pointed bottom, so that it could not be set down until emptied; often of silver or gold; now, a tapering cylindrical, or barrel-shaped, glass cup without a handle or foot, having a heavy flat bottom.
bower - a dwelling, habitation, abode; a cottage
three sheets in the wind* - very drunk
pagoda - a temple or sacred building (in India, China, and adjacent countries); fig. a temple.
secular - rel. to the world; rel. to the secular clergy; a Jesuit lay brother
neuter* - Of gender: Neither masculine nor feminine; taking neither one side nor the other
byebye - good bye
au revoir* - lit. 'to the seeing again'
conundrum* - a riddle in the form of a question the answer to which involves a pun or play on words; any puzzling question or problem.
Schluss (d) - the end
missionary* - a person who goes on a religious mission; esp. one sent to propagate the faith among the heathen.
ministry* - the functions, or any specific function, pertaining to a minister of religion; the action, or an act, of ministering in holy things.
Sem - an Egyptian officiating priest sons
mum - an inarticulate sound made with closed lips, esp. as an indication of inability or unwillingness to speak mum is
maxim - a rule or principle of conduct
ban - anathemization, curse; denuciation, prohibition
agelong* - lasting for an age
schoolmistress* - a woman who teaches in a school; (in early use) a female teacher, governess; Sheol - the underworld.
coach - to read or study with a 'coach'; to prepare (a candidate) for an examination, to instruct in special subjects.
diligence - constant and earnest effort to accomplish what is undertaken
whole hog - thorough-going, out-and-out; to go the whole hog - to go all the way, to do the thing thoroughly.
carberry - to defeat, get the better of (f. Carberry Hill where Queen Mary was finally routed).
banishment - the action of authoritatively expelling from the country; a state of exile.
trust - a body of producers or traders in some class of business, organized to reduce or defeat competition, lessen expenses, and control production and distribution for their common advantage.
incorporated* - constituted as a legal or formal corporation
meteoromancy - divination by the observation of meteors
heiss (d) - hot
roh (n) - raw, crude
regain - to get back to, succeed in reaching (a place) again
absentee* - one who is absent, or away, on any occasion
tarry - resembling tar; having the consistency, colour, or flavour of tar far
alley - a walk in a garden, park, shrubbery, maze, or wood, generally bordered with trees, or bushes; a back-lane running parallel with a main street (U.S.).
detour - a turning or deviation from the direct road, a roundabout or circuitous way
on the safe side* - with a margin of security against error
nostalgia - a form of melancholia caused by prolonged absence from one's home or country; severe home-sickness.
ora pro nobis (l) - pray for us
cashel - strong fence or ring wall enclosing a group of churches castle
ligger - a line with a float and bait which is left in the water, used chiefly in pike-fishing in the Norfolk Broads girl
inclined - having a direction leaning or falling away from the vertical or horizontal, sloping, slanting.; favourably disposed, in the mood or mind for something.
jamb - a leg
purview - range of vision, physical or mental; outlook; range of experience or thought; contemplation, consideration.
pronaos* - the space in front of the naos, cell, or body of a temple, enclosed by the portico and the projecting side walls.
reredos* - an ornamental facing or screen of stone or wood covering the wall at the back of an altar, frequently of ornate design, with niches, statues, and other decorations.
weighting - something used as a weight to press down, steady, or balance waiting
raging - that rages; also as a mere intensifier
Jordan* - The name of a river in Palestine, the crossing of which is used (after Num. 33:51) in pietistic language to symbolize death.
waterboy - a boy employed at the riverside; chiefly U.S., a boy or man who carries or takes round drinking water.
lesson* - Eccl. A portion of Scripture or other sacred writing read at divine service.
chow - A Chinaman
collegian* - one who is receiving, or has received, a college education, a student
to fire off - to propel or discharge (a missile) as from a gun. Also fig.
Talmud* - the body of Jewish civil and ceremonial traditionary law
epistle* - Eccl. the Epistle: The extract from one of the apostolical Epistles read as part of the Communion Service.
prepositus - the head, chief, president, or provost, in various institutions clerical and civil
salvo - to salute (a vessel, etc.) by firing of salvo or volley or guns; salve (l) - hail!
gentlemen; jointure - a joining.