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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

Wol, (v.) will.
Wolk, (v. n.) walked. Sc.
Wone, (n.) habitation. (Sax.)
Wonges, (n.) cheeks. (Sax.)
Wonith, (v. n.) dwelleth.
Wood-wale, (n.) a upodlark.
Woon? Vide I. 163, note 3.
Wore, (n.) a wear, pool.
Wortes, (n.) cabbage.
Wost, (v. n.) knewest.
Wow, (n.) care, misery.
Wox, (v. n.) waxed, grew.
Woy, (n.) weight. Vide I. 88. note 1, See also

Hickes's Thesaurus. I. 232. note a.
Wrak, (n.) merchandize, treasure. Sc.
to Wreak, (v. a.) to revenge.
Wypit, (p.) whipped, tied, inworen, encircled. Sc.

" Goth. vippia, corona. Sibbald, voce wipp.
Wysure, (n.) wisdom. Sc.
to Wyt, (v.) to know.
to-Wyte, (p.) accused.
Wyter, (a.) wiser.

Y-bet, (p.) beaten, stamped, coined.
Y-crazed, (p.) broken. Chaucer.
Y-dight, (p.) dressed.
Y-fere, (adv.) in company, together.
Y-heled, (p.) covered.
Y-hent, (p.) caught.
Y-greithed, (p.) prepared, adorned.
Y-meddled, (p.) mixed.
Y-soupit, (p.) soaked. Sc.
Y-tight, Qu. y-dight? Vide I. 162. note 9.

Y-witte, (o.) krow.
Y-yearned, (p.) vered, anxious.
Yamer, (n.) a shriek. Sc. “ Vox a sono conficta."

Rudd. Gloss.
Yard, (n.) garden. Vide I. 303. note 1. also 399.

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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