wear pair of drawers

pinmark - a circular impression on the side of a piece of type, made by part of the mould used in casting [(notebook 1931): '2 pin marks' Young: Trial of Frederick Bywaters and Edith Thompson 93: (cross-examination of Edith Thompson by the Solicitor-General) 'I think you will see there has been something attached to that piece of paper. There are distinctly two pin marks there'] + Tristan died at Cliff of the Penmarks (Penmarc'h).

B.V.D. - a proprietary name for a type of lightweight, long underwear for men, popular in the first half of the twentieth century

lottery tickets

posthaste - with the speed of a post; with all possible haste or expedition + postmortem.

you appreciate that (notebook 1931) Young: Trial of Frederick Bywaters and Edith Thompson 93: (cross-examination of Edith Thompson by the Solicitor-General) 'And a special risk to send you something to make your husband ill. You appreciate that?'

Isabel - greyish yellow; a kind of fancy pigeon, a small variety of the Pouter

verily - in deed, fact, or reality; really, truly

dandy - finely, splendidly

ise (ishi) (gael) - she (emphatic) + bile (bili) (gael) - sacred tree + deshabillé (fr) - undressed.

wayward - wrongheaded, self-willed; froward, perverse; erratic

missive - a written message; a letter. Now usually, either denoting an official letter, or used as a somewhat high-flown equivalent of 'letter'.

take off - to go off, start off, run away

willfully - in a willful manner; purposely, intentionally


offence - a breach of law, duty, propriety, or etiquette; a transgression, sin, wrong, misdemeanour, or misdeed

shudder - a convulsive tremor of the body occasioned by fear, repugnance, or chill + Campbell: Lochiel's Warning: 'Coming events cast their shadows before'.

thou it + Thoth - Egyptian god of wisdom and scholarship.

suspense - a state of mental uncertainty, with expectation of or desire for decision, and usually some apprehension or anxiety; the condition of waiting, esp. of being kept waiting, for an expected decision, assurance, or issue; less commonly, a state of uncertainty what to do, indecision.

shrinking - recoiling physically, mentally, or morally from what is difficult or distasteful

sensitive = sensitiva (Italian) - a shrub (Mimosa pudica) possessing a high degree of irritability, causing the leaflets of the bipinnate leaves to fold together at the slightest touch + sensitiva (l) - one who is sensitive.

angelet - a little angel, a cherub; fig. a pretty child

brick - the colour of brick; brick-red

fauve - a member of a movement in painting, chiefly associated with Henri Matisse (1869-1954), which flourished in Paris from 1905, and which is mainly characterized by a vivid use of colour; Hence (as adj.), of a bright or vivid colour + fauve (fr) - fawn (sort of dull orange).

jonquil - a species of Narcissus (N. Jonquilla), having long linear leaves and spikes of fragrant white and yellow flowers; a pale yellow colour like that of the jonquil.

sprig of (green) vegetation

fleet - a number of vessels in company, especially war vessels; swift in motion + (marine blue).

nocturne - Painting. A night-piece, night-scene + (indigo).

Smiling through (song) + violet bruise.

Swedenborg discusses angels' garments in Heaven and Hell

Chiniquy: The Priest, the Woman and the Confessional 80: 'those constant (what a word - what an acknowledgment - constant!) temptations'.

Chiniquy: The Priest, the Woman and the Confessional 103: 'Whole hours are passed by the fair penitent in thus speaking to her Father Confessor'.

auld lang syne - 'old long-since,' old long-ago

elvish - like an elf in behaviour; spiteful, cross-grained, peevish + selfishness.

befall - to fall out in the course of events, to happen, occur

whilst - during that time, meanwhile; till, until

disrobe - to divest oneself of clothing, to undress

beseifen (ger) - to soap + bisi (Bog Latin) - fingers + busy fingers.

Satan finds work for idle hands to do (proverb)

draw a veil over - to hide or conceal, to refrain from discussing or dealing with, to hush up or keep from public knowledge + Chiniquy: The Priest, the Woman and the Confessional 199: 'But what shall we say of woman? Draw a veil!... a veil as oblivion'.

peach - to blab, divulge; to inform against an accomplice, to turn informer + Buddha did not wish to preach the law but was persuaded by Brahma + We Don't Want to Fight, but, by Jingo, If We Do (song).

wie ernst (ger) - how seriously

myriadth - that is a very minute (properly, a ten-thousandth) part of a whole + Chiniquy: The Priest, the Woman and the Confessional 154: 'please ask them, when they come again to confess, how many months or years have passed away since their last love affair with a confessor'.

bashfulness - feeling embarrassed due to modesty

tup - Of the ram: To copulate with (the ewe); also transf. (coarse slang), of a man: to copulate with (a woman).

colp - a blow + Mea culpa, mea culpa, mea maxima culpa (l) - Through my fault, through my fault, through my very great fault (the opening line of the Confiteor, the general confession of sins).

hold (or run) with the hare and run (or hunt) with the hounds - to try to keep in with both sides; to play a double part + Aesop's fable of the hare and the tortoise.

mus = muss - mouth + mus (l) - mouse + muss (ger) - must, necessity + mus (Bearlagair Na Saer) - personality.

kicky - clever, lively; provoking, teasing, annoying; exciting, lively [(notebook 1931): 'kicky'].

lacey = lacy - consisting of, or having the appearance of, lace + (lace panties) + *I*

verge (Slang) - penis + virgin + perverted.

bianca (it) - white (feminine)

mutandini (it) - drawers, panties + *J* 

conversa (l) - turned around, returned; a woman who is turned around or who has returned + conversa (it) - lay sister + obverse.

drew - pa. tense of draw (v.)

full length - the entire length or extension of any object

Wellington + vellen - skins, hides, sheets (of paper).

finish - the conclusion, last stage, termination + furst = first.

Herzog (ger) - duke + van (Dutch) - of.

my other

ravin - beast of pray; raven + *J*

cousin + Kusine (ger) - female cousin + cosine - ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle + dove's coo.


chancer - one who takes chances or does risky things + *VYC*

we others (after Bonaparte)

myth - to show

wholesale - having an extensive application; unlimited or indiscriminate in range

assumption - a supposition, postulate; the taking upon oneself of a form or character, the form or character assumed

nowt = nought - good for nothing, worthless, useless + she's nought without me.

weam = wame - the belly, abdomen; the womb, uterus + we am.

smithereens - small fragments, atoms

Robinson + robin's song.

yunesse - youth + Jones.

nutzlos (ger) - useless, unprofitable + Nut - Egyptian sky-goddess. She was originally the goddess of the nighttime sky, but eventually became referred to as simply the sky goddess. Her headdress was the hieroglyphic of part of her name, a pot, which may also symbolize the uterus. The ancient Egyptians said that every woman was a nutrit, a little goddess. Mostly depicted in human form, Nut was also sometimes depicted in the form of a cow whose great body formed the sky and heavens, a sycamore tree, or as a giant sow, suckling many piglets (representing the stars). Originally, Nut was said to be laying on top of Geb (Earth) and continually having intercourse.

stoop - Of a person: To lower the body by inclining the trunk or the head and shoulders forward, sometimes bending the knee at the same time.

duel - a regular fight between two persons; a single combat

trial - a group or set of three, a triad

earwax - a viscid secretion which collects in the external meatus of the ear + earwig + here's.

sur - obs. form of sir + sur (Danish) - sour.

surdus (l) = sourd (fr) - deaf.

dum-dum bullet - a metal-cased bullet with a soft core uncovered at the point, which expands on impact

Iris - Greek rainbow-goddess

rifler - a soldier armed with a rifle; formerly the name of a member of certain specially raised regiments or companies + Irish Rifles (Slang) - small combs + Irish Rifles regiment.

jinnyjos (Anglo-Irish) - airborne seeds (e.g. dandelion's) + jinnies [008.31]

caro carissimus (l) - dearest flesh, most precious body + caro (l) - face + caro (it) - dear; expensive + carissimo (it) - very dear; very expensive.

swarm - to collect, assemble, or congregate thickly and confusedly; to crowd, throng

mellispondeo (l) - to honey-swear, to honey-promise, to honey-pledge + mel (l) - honey + spondere (l) - to pledge + Hellespontos (gr) - Sea of Helle (who was drowned in it): modern Dardanelles (Leander also drowned here while swimming to his love, Hero).

buzzy - buzzing + busy.

minutes + Minne (ger) - love.

fuld (Danish) - full, drunk + FDV: Will bee all buzzy us a one another again minmie for you are pollen yourself.

timeo (l) - I fear, I am afraid + Dio mio! (it) - my God! + Teo (Bog Latin) - God.

Daur (Bog Latin) - God

unspeakably - unutterably, indescribably + Buddha preached the law at Gazelle Park.

thoughtless - not taking thought, acting without thought or reflection; unreflecting, heedless