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been illustrated or exemplified: the Italic type indicates those of the
Transition stage of the language: forms of high antiquity are put in
SMALL cAPITALs: the Thick type indicates Subjects that have been treated
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after a sort, 431.
aftermath, 267.
againe (Spenser), 138.
against, 38, 44I.
-age, 283.
-ager, 285.
Agglutinating lan-
guages, 473.
aggregative, 348,349.
agoe, I29.
agog, 376.
aground, 509.
AHAM, Sanscrit pronoun
ego, 39 I.
ahead, 509.
aid and abet, 81.
air-balloon, 505.
ajar, 509.
akin, 509.
-al, 299, 338.
lo %;
alas, I65.
a-laughter, 480.
alchemy, 3o4.
alcohol, 3o4.
alcove, 3o4.
alder, 2I, III.
alder-bush, 505.
Aldhelm, Bishop of
Sherborne, 28.
Aleph, 196.
Alfred, King, 29.
algebra, 304.
algorism, 3o4.
algorithm, 3o4
all, Ioy, 138, 409.
aller, III.

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all hail, 173.
Alliteration, 531.
Allophylian lan-
guages, 473.
allow, 254.
allowed, 254.
all-powerful, 51o.
allude-to-an-individual
style, 5ol.
almanac, 3o4.
aloft, 509.
along, 509.
along of 442.
along on, 442.
alongside, 509.
aloof, 509.
aloud, 376,509.
alow, 509.
Alpha, 196.
also, 434, 446.
alsoe, I29, 134.
ALwalDA, 27.
alway, always, 136.
am, 242.
amain, 479, 48o.
amen, 174.
amendement, 28o.
amiable, 79, 338.
amid, 38.
ammiral, 3o4.
amonestement, 28o.
American usage,
133, 186, 239, 311,
524.
among, 44I.
an, numeral and article,
33, 38, 416, 427.

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Angle, 25.
Anglian dialect, 48,
53.
Anglo-Saxon, the
term, 17.
animosity, 297.
animus, 302.
anodyne, 425.
anonymous, 425.
another, 415.
-ant, 35o.
antagonistic, 853.
antarctic, 353.
antiquity, 297.
any, 427.
apathetic, 353.
ape, 262.
apologetic, 353.
apostlene, 67.
apostolic, 339, 340.
apparatus, 302.
apparaylment, 28o.
appeal, 3Io.
apple, 21.
appreciable, 336.
appreciative, 348,349.
approachable, 336.
approval, 3oo.
aquatic, 339.
Arabic, 34o.
arcana, 302, 3og.
archaeological, 341.
archaic, 353.
Arctic, 352.
-ard, 289, 338.
ardor, 299.
ardour, 299,
are, I49, 242.
area, 3O2.
arena, 302.
aright, 376, 479, 480,
509.
arize (Spenser), 293.
arm, 266
armlet, 283.
arms of precision, 358.
arnement, 28o.
aromatic, 353.
around, 38.

arrow-wounded, 511.
Article, in Danish
and Swedish, 7.
artistic, 339.
-ary, 3oo, 35o.
Aryan languages,
391, 473.
As, Sanscrit root, 219.
as, 189,409,446, 447.
as—as, as–so, 447.
ascendant, 79.
ascetick, 137.
ash, 21, 266.
ash-house, 520.
ashore, 509.
as it were, 479.
-asm, 308.
aspect, 133.
aspen, 2I.
assay, 79.
assent, 79.
asseyment, 28o.
assize, 79.
associative, 348, 349.
-ast, 308.
astern, 509.
-astic, 353.
astir, 509.
asumere, 22 I.
asunder, 4 Io.
at, preposition, 37.
at all, 431.
at best, 375.
at intervals, 375.
at large, 375.
at last, 375.
at least, 375.
at leastwise, 433.
at length, 375.
at most, 375.
at no hand, 433.
at once, 43 I.
at present, 375.
at random, 375.
at worst, 375.
ate, Io'7, 230.
-ate, 258.
atheism, 305.
atheist, 307.
athletic, 353.

athwart, 509.
-ation, 270, 298.
atomic, 353.
-atory, 35o.
attempted, 477.
attercop, 3II.
audible, 336.
auditor, 79.
augrim, 3o4.
August, 186.
aulnage, 285.
aulneger, 285.
aunt, 277.
Austria, 278.
authentic, 353.
authoritative, 348.
available, 336.
avarice, 29.I.
avaunt, 79.
away, 509.
awe, 266.
awfully, 370.
awinter, 22I.
awl, 266.
awork, 376.
Axe, 2O.
Aytoun, 155.
-aze, 308.
azure, 79.
azurn, 325.

B, the character, 197.
bace (for base), 138.
back . . . home, 363.
bacon, 44.
bade, 229.
badge, 266.
Baeda’s account of
the Saxon colo-
nists, I 7.
Baeda quoted, 26.
baggage, 283.
baile and borowe, 81.
bairn, 9o.
bait, 85.
bake, II, 128, 229, 237.
bakehouse, 520.
baken, 229.
baker, 268, 287.
balcony, 524.

ball, IoS.
banish, 77, 79.
barbaresque, 34I.
barbaric, 353.
barbarous, 346.
bard, 22.
Bardic, 340.
bare, 229, 322.
bareheaded, 511.
bargain, 277.
barn-door, 194.
barrier, 289.
basis, 302.
basket, 20.
bastard, 289.
bat, Ios, 262.
bate, Io?.
batelment, 28o.
bath, II.
Bath, 20.
battels, 85.
Baxter, 320.
be, verb, 4, 239, 240,
24I, 243, 478.
BE (preposition), 38.
be off, 439.
beacon, 266.
BEAH, 229.
BEALH, 229.
beam, 21, 266.
bean, 2I.
bear, 4, 229, 266.
beard, I 1.
beast, 79.
beat, 229.
beaten, 229.
beatify, 257.
beating (Yarmouth),
8

4.
beautify, 257.
beauty, 79.
becalm, 39.
because, 40, 446,456.
bechance, 257.
beck, II.

become, 257, 489, 509.

BECUMAN, 39.
bed, 266.
bedabble, 39.
bedaub, 39.

bedeck, 39.
bedev, 39.
BEDICAN, 39.
bed-ridden, 23.
bedstead, 505.
bee, 266.
beech, 4, 21.
beef, 44, 94.
been, 229, 240.
befall, 39, 257.
befit, 39, 257.
befool, 39.
before, 39, 136, 187.
befriend, 39, 257.
began, 229, 25 I.
BEGANGAN, 39.
beget, 39, 136, 257.
begin, 39, 229, 257.
begnaw, 257.

begrime, 39, 257.

begrudge, 39.
beguile, 39, 257.
begun, 229,
BEGYRDAN, 39.
behalf, 40.
behave, 39, 257.
behead, 136, 257.
BEHEAFDIAN, 39.
BEHEALDAN, 39.
behest, 4o.
behide, 39.
behind, 39.
behold, 39, 257.
behoof, 4o.
BEHORSIAN, 39.
behove, 39, 257.
behowl, 257.
BEHREAwsIAN, 39.
Being, idea of 240.
belabour, 39.
BELANDIAN, 39.
belate, 39.
belay, 39.
beldame, 276.
beleaguer, 39.
beleeue, 124.
BELENDAN, 39.
BELGAN, 229.
belie, 39, 257.
belieffulness, 270.

believe, 39, 155, 226,
254, 257.
believing in (inf.), 482.
belike, 39,445.
BELISNIAN, 39.
bellicose, 348.
bell-wire, 505.
belong, 39, 257, 509.
belove, 39, 257.
below, 39, 136.
bemad, 257.
bemete, 257.
bemoan, 39, 257.
bemock, 257.
bemoil, 257.
bench, II.
bend, 253, 254.
beneath, 39.
Benedicite 169.
beneficence, 296.
benevolence, 296.
benevolent, 352.
benign, 79.
benignity, 297.
BENIMAN, 39.
benison, 2.79.
bent, 253, 254.
BEoN, 229, 242.
Beowulf, the poem,
27.
bepaint, 257.
bequeath, 39,136,257.
bequest, 136.
berattle, 257.
Bercta, II2.
Berctfrid, I 12.
Bertgils, 112.
Bercthun, 1 I2.
Berctred, 112.
Berctuald, II2.
bere, 21, 43, IoS.
BEREAFIAN, 39.
bereave, 257.
berhyme, 257.
BESCIERAN, 39.
beseech, 39, 257.
beseek, 257.
beseem, 39, 257.
beset, 82, 257.
beshrew, 39,257.

besides, 40, 441.
besiege, 79, 82,257.
BESITTAN, 39.
beslubber, 257.
besmear, 257.
besmirch, 257.
besort, 257.
besot, 39, 257.
bespatter, 39.
bespeak, 39, 257.
bespice, 257.
besprinckled (Spenser),
138.
best, 364.
bestain, 257.
bested, 257.
bestill, 257.
bestir, 39, 257.
bestow, 39, 257.
bestraught, 257.
bestrew, 257.
bestride, 257.
BesyREwlAN, 39.
Beta, meaning of 197.
betake, 257.
beteem, 257.
betell, 39.
Beth, Hebrew letter,
I97.
bethink, 39, 136, 257.
Bethlehemite, 302.
bethump, 257.
betide, 257.
betoken, 257.
betoss, 257.
betrap, 39.
betray, 39, 82, 257.
betrim, 257.
betroth, 257.
between, 39.
betwixt, 39.
BETYNAN, 39.
beuk (Scottish), 232.
bewail, 257.
beware, 136, 257.
bewed, 39.
beweep, 257.
bewet, 257.
bewitch, 257.
bewray, 257.

beyond, 39, 136, 358.

Bible translations,
II, I2, 27, 4o.4.

bid, 229.

bidden, 229.

bide, II.

bier, II, 266.

bight, 267.

bill, 312.

Billingsgate, 49.

billowy-bosomed,fs11.

bind, 229.

birch, 21.

bird, 544.

bishop, 62.

bishopric, 2.75.

Bishopsgate, Without,
Within, 358.

bit, 85, IoS, 229.

bite, 85, Io9, 229.

bitten, 229.

blackbird, 505, 522.

Blackheathen, -ian,

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