bamboo* - a genus of giant-grasses numerous species of which are common throughout the tropics.
yearning - intense longing or desire learning
burgeon - to bud or sprout; to begin to grow begin
mille (l) - thousand
sentiment* - what one feels with regard to something (often pl. with collective sense).
deadlong* - humorous nonce-formation after livelong
mislay - to lay (a thing) by accident in a place where it cannot readily be found
slough - to cast off, drop, discard, give up, get rid of (something)
nip - a fragment, little bit; a pinch; a sharp bite
dead certain* - absolutely certain
quick - transf. of things (esp. immaterial things): The central, vital, or most important part.
aye - As an affirmative response to a question: Yes; even so
to beg the question* - to take for granted the matter in dispute, to assume without proof.
luteus (l) - yellow
tingling - a thrilling, stinging, or smarting sensation; a continued light ringing sound of a small bell or the like.
tangle - to involve or engage (a person) in affairs which encumber and hamper or embarrass, and from which it is difficult to get free; to give out a quick succession of ringing sounds.
ticement = enticement - the action of alluring or attracting; attractive quality, fascination.
machree* - my dear! chere (fr) - dear.
to be off - a graphic expression for 'to go at once, take oneself off'
cauda - a tail-like appendage
handmade - made by hand; handmaid - a female personal attendant or servant.
for the nonce* - for the occasion; hence (in modern use), for the time being; temporarily.
mennage = manage - an enclosed space for the training of saddle-horses and for the practice of horsemanship; a riding-school.
high time - elated, merry, hilarious (time)
according - agreeing in nature or action, consentient, harmonious; the action of reconciling, harmonizing, or granting.
vermin - Applied to creeping or wingless insects (and other minute animals) of a loathsome or offensive appearance or character, esp. those which infest or are parasitic on living beings and plants.
feed - food (for cattle); Also, food, fare (for human beings). U.S. colloq.
hot - hot condition, heat (obs.)
scullery* - the department of a household concerned with the care of the plates, dishes, and kitchen utensils; Hence, scullery maid.
scullion - a domestic servant of the lowest rank in a household who performed the menial offices of the kitchen.
whomsoever* - whatever person or persons; any one who, or any who
Roman Catholic; cathole - a hole in a wall, door, etc., large enough to let a cat through.
methinks* - it seems to me
begotten* - procreated; procreate - to beget, engender, generate (offspring).
coquette - a woman (more or less young), who uses arts to gain the admiration and affection of men, merely for the gratification of vanity or from a desire of conquest, and without any intention of responding to the feelings aroused; a flirt.
connie = cony - a rabbit
cherie - obs. form of cherry
diggings - lodgings, quarters; the dickens! - an interjectional exclamation expressing astonishment, impatience, irritation, etc.; usually with interrogative words, as what, where, how, why, etc.
amongst = among
whyfor - on account of or because of which; in consequence or as a result of which.
gyro - - ring, circle, spiral
elect - one 'chosen' by God, esp. one chosen for eternal salvation; one that has been chosen for an office or function.
consent - voluntary agreement to or acquiescence in what another proposes or desires.
consorted - associated, leagued; united as consorts
waltz - to dance a waltz; to move lightly, trippingly, or nimbly
hillside* - the lateral slope of a hill
winsome* - pleasing or attractive in appearance, handsome, comely
chuff* - a rustic, boor, clown, churl; Generally applied opprobriously, with a fitting epithet, to any person disliked.
mearing - a boundary; also, an object indicating a boundary, a landmark
seethe - to boil; to make or keep boiling hot
viand - pl. Articles of food; provisions, victuals
miry - abounding in mire, muddy; dirty, defiled; despicable
bawley - a fishing-smack peculiar to the coasts of Essex and Kent
Beelzebub* - the Devil; hubbub - a confused noise of a multitude shouting or yelling.
hullabaloo* - tumultuous noise or clamour; uproar; clamorous confusion
dem* - to damn
diable* - devil
Lucifer* - the rebel archangel whose fall from heaven was supposed to be referred to in Isa. xiv. 12; Satan, the Devil.
lonedom - solitariness; London bridge - a children's singing game.
breach - the breaking of a command, rule, engagement, duty, or of any legal or moral bond or obligation.
uncouth - unknown; Of places: Not commonly known or frequented
broch = broach - to give vent or publicity to; to give out; to begin conversation or discussion about, introduce, moot.
pins and needles* - popular name for a pricking or tingling sensation, as that which accompanies the recovery of feeling in a limb after numbness; on pins and needles - in a state of excessive uneasiness; puns and ridles
gay - to make gay; to give a bright and pleasant look to; to embellish
rund = roon - a piece of the list or selvage of cloth; a strip or shred round
rosily* - with a rosy hue; in a rosy manner
drat - a vulgar form of imprecation, giving vent to annoyance or angry vexation; = 'Hang', 'dash', 'confound'.
brat - a child, so called in contempt