The Rowley Poems - NOTES TO EPISTLE TO MASTRE CANYNGE ON ÆLLA.

NOTES TO EPISTLE TO MASTRE CANYNGE ON ÆLLA.

1. hylt, hid, concealed. Back.
2. lege, law Back.
3. peyncted, painted. Back.
4. moke, much. Back.
5. dere, hurt, damage. Back.
6. deftlie, sweetly. Back.
7. gare, cause. Back.
8. eefte, oft. Back.
9. hallie, holy. Back.
10. ribaude, rake, lewd person. Back.
11. lithie, humble. Back.
12. nedere, adder. Back.
13. scathe, hurt, damage. Back.
14. lore, learning. Back.
15. kenns, knows. Back.
16. pyghtethe, plucks or tortures. Back.
17. knowlachynge, knowledge. Back.
18. requiem, a service used over the dead. Back.
19. hynde, peasant. Back.
20. unlored, unlearned. Back.
21. loughe, laugh. Back.
22. dynneth, sounds. Back.
23. dolte, foolish, Back.
24. adrames, churls. Back.
25. kennes, knows. Back.
26. yaped, laughable. Back.
27. fage, tale, jest. Back.
28. beyinde, beyond. Back.
29. groffyngelye, foolishly. Back.
30. gyf, if. Back.
31. meynte, many. Back.
32. hallie, holy. Back.
33. droorie -- strange perversion of words. Droorie in its antient signification stood for modestly. Back.
34. anere, another. Back.

 

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