feminine* - characteristic of, peculiar or proper to women; womanlike, womanly
heliolatry - worshipping the sun
trope - (v.) to introduce (a trope) as an embellishment; to embellish with a trope or tropes; trope (n.) - the 'turning' of the sun at the tropic; In the Western Church, A phrase, sentence, or verse introduced as an embellishment into some part of the text of the mass or of the breviary office that is sung by the choir.
pistil - the female organ of a flower, situated (one or more) in the centre, and comprising (in its complete form) the ovary, style, and stigma.
espy* - to discern, discover (what is distant or partly hidden); to detect (a fault, flaw, etc.)
selfcolour - the natural colour
nevertheless* - notwithstanding; none the less
tissue paper* - a very thin soft gauze-like unsized paper, used for wrapping delicate articles, for covering engravings or other illustrations in books, as copying-paper, etc.
appling - the process of forming an apple or similar growth
and so on
leicht - light (obs.)
dewy - covered or wet with dew; falling gently, vanishing, as the dew (poetic.); innocent and trusting, na´ve.
confessor - one who hears confessions: a priest who hears confession of sin, prescribes penance, and grants absolution.
Unschuld (d) - innocence, purity, virginity
pageantmaster - master of a scene acted on the stage; spec. one scene or act of a mediŠval mystery play.
balmy - deliciously soft and soothing
put away - to put (out of one's hands or immediate use) into a receptacle for safe keeping.
tasty - pleasing to the taste; appetizing, savoury
Donegal* - the name of a county in the north-west of Ireland
adorable - worthy of worship or divine honour; charming, delightful
''Green wasn't over-blessed with good manners''.
chappy - given to using the chaps, talkative
ascertain - to find out or learn for a certainty by experiment, examination, or investigation; to make sure of, get to know.
ceremonially - in a ceremonial manner; in relation to ceremonies or the ceremonial law.
outcaste - outside caste; of no caste
intercourse - social communication between individuals; communion between man and that which is spiritual or unseen.
untouchable - incapable of being touched, immaterial; exempt from touch; that one may not touch.
scarecrow* - a device for frightening birds from growing crops, usually a figure of a man dressed in old and ragged clothes.
stinking - Used as a vague epithet connoting intense disgust and contempt
belle mani, petit peton* - beautiful hands, small feet
youngling - one who is young; a young person, young man
yere - repr. a dial. (esp. U.S.) or vulgar pronunc. of here; of yore - of old, in time long past, anciently, formerly.
baraza - a place of public audience or reception; hence also a meeting, reception, palaver.
aflower - flowering, blooming
siker = sicker - that may be depended on; in which one can put reliance, confidence, or trust; certain, sure seeker
calmy - characterized by calm; tranquil, peaceful; palmy - fig. Bearing or worthy to 'bear the palm', triumphant, flourishing; esp. in palmy state (a Shaksperian phrase), palmy days.
bread and butter* - of or pertaining to the age when bread-and-butter is extensively consumed; boyish, girlish; esp. school-girlish.
cluck - an imitation of the abrupt hollow guttural sound made by a hen desiring to sit, or calling her brood together clock
cackler - one who cackles; fig. a tell-tale, tattler, blabber. slang, a fowl
sweepstake* - one who 'sweeps', or takes the whole of, the stakes in a game, etc.; usually fig. one who takes or appropriates everything.
Abelian* - a member of a small sect of ancient heretics in the north of Africa, stated by Augustine to have lived in continence after marriage, after the alleged example of 'the righteous Abel.'
slickly - cleverly, deftly
toute - the buttocks, fundament, posteriors, rump; tout (fr) - all.
Philomela - a poetic name for the nightingale. (In later use always as proper name, with capital P, usually with reference to the ancient myth of Philomela metamorphosed into a nightingale. Hence properly feminine, and involving the error of attributing song to the hen bird.)
Magdalene - a harlot restored to purity and elevated to saintship by repentance and faith; the name of a kind of peach.