phototype* - a plate or block for printing from, produced by a photographic process, or by a combination of photography with etching or some mechanical process.
very likely* - probably, in all probability; vary - particoloured, variegated.
fully - complete, perfect, thorough, without defect. Also, of a full or rounded form.
bellied - having a belly; big-bellied, corpulent; fig. inflated
sit - the manner in which an article of dress, or some part of one, is disposed or fits the person.
atlas - a silk-satin manufactured in the East
onder = under (obs.)
oxter* - the armpit
ern - to run. Of water, a river: To flow earning
swelt - to die, perish; the sweat of (one's) brow - phr. expressing toil.
tail - sexual member, penis
toiled - exhausted with toil; worn-out, weary
spume - foam, froth, frothy matter
spawn - a brood; a numerous offspring. Chiefly fig.
bulk - a mass; the collective mass of any object. Often esp. a large mass
hulk - a bulky or unwieldy mass (of anything)
reddle - to paint or wash over with reddle (red ochre, ruddle)
rede - a plan, design, or scheme devised or adopted; tale, narrative, story
Phoenix; Sphinx - a hybrid monster, usually described as having the head of a woman and the (winged) body of a lion, which infested Thebes until the riddle it propounded was solved by Oedipus.
ere - sooner, rather, in preference; before (in time)
side issue - an issue apart from the main point, a subsidiary issue
cheeringly - in a cheering manner; so as to cheer one
mariner* - one who navigates or assists in navigating a ship; a sailor, seaman
walrus* - the sea-horse, or morse
ye - Used as objective (accusative or dative) instead of you
thalassa (gr) - sea
heave - an act of heaving, in various senses; a lift; an effort to lift or move something, a push, shove, pressure here
cove - a fellow, 'chap', 'customer' comes
line - (U.S.) To angle with a hook and line (rare.)
suit - to fall in with the views or wishes of
saucy* - impertinent, rude
skin - an avaricious, penurious, mean or niggardly person; a miser; Without contemptuous implications: a person (of a specified kind).
lumpen - boorish, stupid, unenlightened, used derisively to describe persons, attitudes, etc., supposed to be characteristic of the lumpenproletariat.
pack - a company or set of persons; generally implying low character, or association for some evil purpose, but often merely expressing contempt or depreciation, and formerly sometimes without such implication.
rascal* - to call (one) rascal
sot - A foolish or stupid person (obs.); one who commonly or habitually drinks to excess.
...'In my young days I had to opsit for weeks.' He referred to the Boer custom of two young people sitting up by the light of a candle after the elders had gone to bed. When the candle burned out it was time for the young man to go, and if the girl did not favour him she would produce a candle-end instead of a long one as a hint she preferred his going to his company.
goblet* - a drinking-cup of metal or glass, properly bowl-shaped and without handles. In later use, a general term for a wine-cup.
shet - a U.S. dial. and colloq. pronunc. of shut (v.); shut up - to shut one's mouth, to stop talking. (Cf. j.) Often in imperative.
pour - to cause (a liquid) to flow out of a vessel or receptacle; to discharge or shed copiously.
em - them
missage = message (obs.)
bereaved - deprived or robbed
passent = passant - passing, going on, journeying; proceeding present
bring back - to cause to return (to a place or state); to restore, recover, recall.
hoved = hoven - swollen, bloated, puffed out
policemaster* - a superintendent or chief of police in Russia
eller = elder (n.) (obs.)
glossary - a collection of glosses glory
A.M.D.G. - (L. ad maiorem Dei gloriam), to the greater glory of God (esp. as a motto of the Jesuits).
welter - The rolling, tossing, or tumbling (of the sea or waves) weather
muffinbell - the bell rung by a seller of muffins
lull - a brief period of intermission or quiescence in a storm. Also fig.
sermon - a discourse, usually delivered from a pulpit and based upon a text of Scripture, for the purpose of giving religious instruction or exhortation.
muster - the action, or an act, of showing; manifestation; exhibition, display.
varying* - that varies, tending to vary or change
precipitation - Physics and Meteorol. Condensation and deposition of moisture from the state of vapour, as by cooling; esp. in the formation of dew, rain, snow, etc.
faugh - an exclamation of abhorrence or disgust few
gorger - a person or animal that gorges or eats to repletion; a glutton
kennel - the surface drain of a street channel
incursion - the action of running in or of running against; a hostile inroad or invasion; esp. one of sudden and hasty character.
retch = reach - range; scope; extent of application, effect, influence, etc.
drizzle - small, fine, spray-like rain
outlook - the prospect for the future
beam - to shed light upon, irradiate, illumine been
aden - a gland; Eden - the abode of Adam and Eve at their creation, Paradise.
nuptial* - marriage, wedding. (Usually in pl.)