come into the picture - to be a basic part of, or concerned with a situation
foaming* - that foams
to take the rap* - to accept responsibility and the consequent punishment (orig. for a crime).
whenceforward - from which place onward
Ali Baba* - the name of the principal character in Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, from the Arabian Nights.
bustle - a pad to give fullness to the skirt
furibund* - furious, raging, mad
schi = sky she
All Souls - the souls of all the pious dead also
pan - obs. Sc. form of pain
stummick* - repr. dial. and pop. pronunc. of stomach
pur = a name given to the knave or Jack in the game of post and pair (a game on the cards, played with three cards each, wherein much depended on vying, or betting on the goodness of your own hand); poor.
jack - Cards. Name for the knave of trumps in the game of all-fours; hence gen. any one of the knaves.
poorliness - the condition of being poorly
pannell - The hearts That
pannelled me at heeles, to whom I gaue Their wishes (1606 Shakes. Ant. & Cl. iv. xii.
Parnellism - the principles or policy of the party of Irish members in the House of Commons led by Charles Stewart Parnell from 1880 to 1891, whose aim was to establish Home Rule in Ireland.
grime - soot, smut, coal-dust, or other black particles, deposited upon or ingrained in some surface, esp. the human skin.
harbour - to provide a lodging or lodging-place for; to shelter from the weather or the night; to lodge, entertain.
feme sole - a woman who has not the protection of a husband; an unmarried woman, a spinster; a widow.
sovereign* - supreme, paramount; principal, greatest, or most notable
consort - a partner in wedded or parental relations; a husband or wife, a spouse
durant - lasting, continuous; current, present during
coverture - Law. The condition or position of a woman during her married life, when she is by law under the authority and protection of her husband. Also in phr. under coverture.
oz - an abbreviation used for 'ounce', 'ounces', esp. after a number, as in 3 lb. 8 oz.
beleave - to go away from (a person or place); to leave at death; to remain over, survive, be left in existence.
chickenbroth* - a decoction of the flesh and bones of a chicken, used as a nutritious food for invalids; hence v. (humorous), to dose with chicken-broth.
feed - food, fare (for human beings); colloq. A meal; a sumptuous meal
hetman - a captain or military commander in Poland and countries formerly united or subject to it; whence subsequently retained as a title among the Cossacks.
Finn MacCumhaill* - Finn MacCool
foot - to move the feet as in walking; to step, pace, walk, go on foot
nutrify* - to supply nutriment
jacent - lying; recumbent
almer* = almoner - an official distributor of the alms of another; the name of a functionary in a religious house, in the household of a bishop, prince, or other person of rank; a hospital official who has duties concerning patients' welfare.
almsdish - a dish or plate for the reception of alms, used in churches, in the houses of the charitable, or carried by beggars.
china* - a species of earthenware of a fine semi-transparent texture, originally manufactured in China, and first brought to Europe in the 16th c. by the Portuguese, who named it porcelain.
skitter - to move or run rapidly; to hurry about; to scamper off
kitty - a girl or young woman; a wench
hayel - obs. form of hail
ruffle someones feathers* - to annoy someone
undesirable - an undesirable thing or person
gesticulate* - to make lively or energetic motions with the limbs or body; esp. as an accompaniment or in lieu of speech.
blowy* - characterized by blowing black
wanton - a lascivious or lewd person
plug - to stop, close tightly, or fill (a hole or aperture) with or as with a plug
baccy - vulgar abbreviation of tobacco
renownce* - obs. form of renounce
pub* - a public house, an inn
streetwalker* - one who walks in the street
plague - anything causing trouble, annoyance, or vexation; a nuisance; colloq. trouble.
sickle - to cut with a sickle; to be or fall ill, to sicken
honeycomb* - a structure of wax containing two series of hexagonal cells separated by thin partitions, formed by bees for the reception of honey and their eggs.
kop - S. Afr. A hill. Cf. kopje
Massa - representing master in the written form of Black speech
dinar - a name given to various oriental coins; the monetary unit of Yugoslavia (formerly of Serbia).
souvenir* - a token of remembrance
delicate - to render delicate dedicate
nutbrown - of a warm reddish-brown colour
Berenice - name of the wife of Ptolemy Euergetes, king of Egypt, c 248 b.c., whose hair, vowed by her to Venus, was said to have been stolen from the temple of the goddess, and afterwards taken to heaven and placed in a constellation.
mulier (l) - wife marriage
mahatma - In 'Esoteric Buddhism', one of a class of persons with preternatural powers, imagined to exist in India and Tibet.
undulate* - to invest with the form or appearance of a wavy or rippling surface
sugarloaf hat* - a conical hat, pointed, rounded or flat at the top, worn during the Tudor and Stuart periods and after the French Revolution.
cardinal - one of the seventy ecclesiastical princes (six cardinal bishops, fifty cardinal priests, and fourteen cardinal deacons) who constitute the pope's council, or the sacred college, and to whom the right of electing the pope has been restricted since the third Lateran council in 1173.
papal - of or pertaining to a pope, or to the pope, his dignity or office
legate - an ecclesiastic deputed to represent the Pope and armed with his authority
Vatican* - the palace of the Pope built upon the Vatican Hill in Rome
monsiegneur* - a French title of honour given to persons of eminence, esp. to princes, cardinals, archbishops, and bishops.
comate* - companion, fellow, mate
aqueduct* - an artificial channel for the conveyance of water from place to place; a conduit; esp. an elevated structure of masonry used for this purpose.
abhore* - to regard with horror, extreme repugnance or disgust; to hate utterly, loathe about
wop - an Italian or other southern European, esp. as an immigrant or foreign visitor
mezzo (it) - middle
scudo - a silver coin and money of account formerly current in various Italian states, usually worth about 4 shillings.
sant - saint (obs.)
pursy - fat, corpulent; short-winded, asthmatic, puffy
vowt = vault; vult (face, countenance)
widder - dial. or vulgar f. widow