girdler - a maker of girdles
mercer - one who deals in textile fabrics, esp. a dealer in silks, velvets, and other costly materials.
cordwainer - a worker in cordwain or cordovan leather; a shoemaker. Now obs. as the ordinary name, but often persisting as the name of the trade-guild or company of shoemakers, and sometimes used by modern trades unions to include all branches of the trade.
weaver - one who weaves textile fabrics; a workman or workwoman whose occupation is weaving.
innholder - innkeeper
upholder - a dealer in small wares or second-hand articles (of clothing, furniture, etc.)
say forth* = say on ('say what you wish to say') (obs.)
to go to it - to go ahead; to get to work; to do something with all ones energy.
agitator - an agent, one who acts for others; one who keeps up a political agitation. After the Bolshevik Revolution freq. applied spec. to Communist agitators.
hoose = house
mosey - to go away quickly, to decamp; downy, hairy mercy
please God* - may it (so) please God
jacket - an outer garment with sleeves, reaching no lower than the waist, worn by boys and by men in certain occupations.
rectify* - to put or set (a person or thing) right, in various applications of the adj.; to bring or restore to a good or normal condition.
saw - a story, tale, recital (obs.)
rider - one who rides a horse or other animal
pneumonia* - inflammation of the substance of the lungs
consistently - in accordance or consistency with, compatibly
so help me God* - the customary formula in a solemn oath
whereafter* - after which
behest - to vow, promise
suzerain - a feudal overlord; attrib. or adj., as suzerain lord, power, state.
Pilsener - a pale-coloured lager beer with a strong hop flavour
jarl - an old Norse or Danish chieftain or under-king
change - money of a lower denomination given in exchange for a larger coin, a bank-note, etc.; hence generally, coins of low denomination.
piece* - a piece of money, a coin; as penny piece
coyne - a quince coin
a word in your ear* - a brief message for you in confidence
shipshape* - arranged properly, as things on board ship should be; trim, orderly
sotto voce* - in a subdued or low voice; fig. Quietly, privately
to do duty - to discharge a function; to do the dirty* - to play a dirty trick.
duff - worthless, spurious, false, bad deaf
dork - the penis
compos mentis* - having control of one's mind, in one's right mind
to the good - as a balance on the right side; e.g. as net profit, as excess of assets over liabilities, or the like.
ast - obs. or dial. pa. tense of ask
volt* - the practical unit of electromotive force
discharge - Electr. The emission or transference of electricity which takes place between two bodies positively and negatively charged, when placed in contact or sufficiently near each other.
exempted* - to whom immunity (from punishment, burdens, or obligations) has been granted.
ballast - Electr. A device used in an electrical circuit to stabilize the current under changing conditions rest
natural life* - Used chiefly (and now only) with reference to the duration of this; nurtural - of, belonging to, or due to nurture; usually designating characteristics, etc., which can be attributed to training, environment, or the like, and are not natural or inherited.
cast - calculation, reckoning; an act of calculation
tribune - an officer holding some position analogous to that of a Roman tribune; a judge.
tribute - something paid or contributed as by a subordinate to a superior; an offering or gift rendered as a duty, or as an acknowledgement of affection or esteem.
mimic - pertaining to, or of the nature of, mimicry or imitation
mien - to comport oneself (in a specified way) meaning
meanly - in a way that shows a mean or base disposition, or a small mind; shabbily; sordidly, niggardly, stingily.
lewd - Of speech and the like: Rude, artless
brogue - a strongly-marked dialectal pronunciation or accent
copper* - copper money; a copper coin; a penny or halfpenny
token - a stamped piece of metal, often having the general appearance of a coin, issued as a medium of exchange by a private person or company, who engage to take it back at its nominal value, giving goods or legal currency for it.
juwel = jewel
nummer - obs. f. number
frame - construction, structure; constitution, nature
hard metal* - any of various alloys valued for their hardness; mettle - ardent or spirited temperament.
mint - a piece of money, a coin; trans. To make (coin) by stamping metal.
bullyon - solid gold or silver (as opposed to mere showy imitations)
gauger - one who gauges (to 'take the measure' of); one who sells liquor (obs. rare.)
stow - to place in a receptacle to be stored or kept in reserve
stiver - Used (like penny) as a type of a coin of small value, or of a small amount of money.
in bulk (of fish, etc.) - lying loose in heaps, without package; (gen.) in large quantities.
in hold - in confinement, custody, imprisonment
finance* - a tax, taxation, the revenues of a sovereign or state (obs.); the management of money, esp. public money; the science which concerns itself with the levying and application of revenue in a state, corporation, etc.
bravo* - capital! excellent! well done!
keen - acute, highly sensitive
kenning - mental cognition; knowledge, cognizance
misshape - a bad or deformed shape or figure, deformity; a mis-shapen body or person.
namely; namesake - a person or thing having the same name as another.
foully - abominably, disgracefully, shamefully; with revolting wickedness, cruelty, or treachery; impurely, obscenely.
descendant* - one who 'descends' or is descended from an ancestor; dissent - to think differently, disagree.
sue - to follow after a person or thing in motion; to follow as an attendant or adherent.
hodden - woollen cloth of a coarse quality such as used to be made by country weavers on their hand-looms hidden
pooka* - in Irish folk-lore, A hobgoblin, a malignant sprite
leaden - of a dull, cold, pale colour; dull grey
drownd - dial. and vulgar for drown (v.)