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Unexpressive, unutterable, ineffable, not to be ex
pressed Unfum'd, P. L. v. 349. not burnt, and exhaling
smoke as in fumigations, but with its natural
Unison, P. L. vii. 599. sounding alone Unprevented, P. L. iii. 231. not preceded by any
thing Urremov'd, P. L. iv. 987. for immoveable, not
capable of being removed. Unweeting, ignorant, unknowing Unwiser, P. L. iv. 716. not so wise as one should
have been To use, P. to haunt or frequent Uxorious, submissively fond of a wife, infected
with connubiak dotage
Van, a wing with which the air is beaten
for the arms Various, varied with divers sculptures and paintings,
P. L. vi. 84. variegated, diversified, P. L. vü.
318 To veer, P. L. ix. 515. to turn about Vernant, P. L. x. 679. fiourishing as in the
spring Vidáds, faod/ moat dressed Mogid, P R188. watch ; devotions performed
in the customary hours of rest; songs sung
while the angels kept watch Void, P. L. iii. 12. destitute of any formed being,
void as the earth was when first created. It commonly signifies emptiness; but it cannot be so understood here ; for chaos is described as
full of matter Volant, P. L. xi. 561. nimble, active Vollied, P. L. iv. 928. disploded, discharged with
a volley Voluble, rolling, having a quick motion
To wallow, P. L. vii. 411. to move heavily and
clumsily War, P. L. xii. 214. forces, army Ware, P. L. ix. 353. wary, cautious To warp, P. L. i. 341. to turn, to work forward ;
a sea term
Wassailer, a toper, a drunkard. Mr. Johnson gives
this account of the origin of the word : Hail or hei! for health was in such continual use among the good fellows of ancient times, that a drinker was called a was-heiler, or a wisher of health ; and the liquor was termed was-heil, because health was so often wished over it. These words were afterwards corrupted into wassail and wassailer. Miscel. 'Obs. on Macbeth, p. 41.
To wattle, P. to bind with twigs ; to form, by
plaiting twigs one within another To ween, to think, to imagine, to fancy To weet, to know, to be informed Welkin, the firmament or sky Westering, P. drawing towards the west Whilome, P. formerly, once, of old Whist, P. still, silent. It is commonly used as an
interjection, commanding silence. And hence it is supposed the game of Whist hath its name,
as it requires close attention and silence Wight, a person, a being Wisard, P. a wise man, an enchanter, a conjurer Within, P. L. i. 725. xi. 470. (an adverb), in
wardly To won, P. L. vii. 457. to live, to dwell, to in.
habit To worse, P. L. vi: 440. to put to disadvantage To wrack, P. L. ii. 182. to rock, to shake To wrench, S. to force, to wrest To writhe, to distort, P. L. X. 569, to twist with
violence, P. L. vi. 328.
Zenith, the point over head opposite to the nadir
Zephyr, the west wind
twelve signs Zone, a girdle, P. L. v. 281. a division of the
earth, P. L. ii. 397. circuit, circumference, P. L. V. 560.