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Wariance, (n.) cursing. to Warie, (v.) to curse. (wergian, or wirian, Sax.) Warpit, (v. a.) threw. Sc. “ Teut. werpen, werffen,
jacere, abjicere.” Sibbald. Warrand, (n.) place of security, warren. (waerande,
Dutch ; guerenne, Fr.) Warrant, (n.) security. (Fr. garant.) Waryit, (p.) cursed. Wassaille, a term of salutation in health-drinking.
Vide I. 115. to Wear, (v. a.) to defend. (Sax. wcardian.) Wed, (n.) pledge. (Sax. wad.) Weid, Sc. I. 360, note 4. Weid, (n.) dress, clothing. Weill, (a. or adv.) well. Sc. Weis, Vide I. 417. note 3. Weit, (a.) wet. Sc. Wel, (n.) wealth, abundance. (Sax.) Well-farand, (p.) very becoming. 10 Went, (v. a.) to wend, to go. Sc. Werd, (n.) destiny. Werk, (n.) possession. Sc. Wex, (v. n.) waxed, grew. Wha, (pron.) who. Whais, (pron.) whose. Whalis-bane, (n.) whalebone ; not what now goes
by that name, but the tooth or horn of the narwal, or unicorn-fish, which was employed for many of
the purposes of ivory. Where, (pron. or adv.) whether. While, wbilst, (c.) till. Whyt-stane, (n.) moor-stone. Sc. Wiss, (v.) know. With, (prep.) sometimes used for against ; as
" With us he has envie.” Vide I. 119. note 6. Wittand, (p.) knowing.
Wo-worth, an interjection of dislike, often used in
Hickes's Thesaurus. I. 232. note a.
" Goth. vippia, corona. Sibbald, voce wipp.
Y-witte, (o.) krow.
note 13. Yare, (a.) ready. Yare, (ado.) suddenly. Yarked, (p.) prepared. 10 Yearn, (v.) to desire eagerly. Yede, Yeid, (v.) went. to Yelp, (v.) to cry, wail, boast, prate. Yern, (adv.) eagerly. Yernid, (p.) desired. Yet, (adv.) still farther. Yewt, (n.) a scream. Sc. Vide Yamer. Ying, (a.) young. Ynglis, English. Yode, (v. n.) went. Yold, (v.) yielded. Yore, (a.) far, long. Ypocras, (n.) medicated wine, the materials of
which are to be found in many old recipe-books.
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