tint - a colour, hue, usually slight or delicate + (notebook 1923): 'Nature embellished the tint' → Thomas Moore: Irish Melodies: War Song: Remember the Glories of Brien the Brave: 'Mononia! when Nature embellish'd the tint Of thy fields'.

charm - any quality, attribute, trait, feature, etc., which exerts a fascinating or attractive influence, exciting love or admiration. In pl., esp. of female beauty, great personal attractions.

cubbyhole - a nursery or children's name for a snug, cosy place; a very small and confined room or closet

connubial - married, wedded [Joyces' note: 'connubial']

jamb = gamb - a leg + iamb - a metrical foot consisting of a short followed by a long syllable.

pantometer - an instrument for taking angles and elevations, and measuring distances + pantometer (gr) - all-mother, mother of all + pentameter - a verse line having five metrical feet.

decasyllabic - consisting of ten syllables

Wald (ger) - forest

fald = fold (obs.) + falde (Danish) - fall.

Auld Lang Syne (song): 'And we'll take a cup o' kindness yet, for auld lang syne' Song is traditionally used to celebrate the start of the New Year at the stroke of midnight. By extension, it is also sung at funerals, graduations, and as a farewell or ending to other occasions.

farback - remote in space; inaccessible

tumblerful - the quantity that fills a tumbler (a drinking cup, originally having a rounded or pointed bottom, so that it could not be set down until emptied; often of silver or gold; now, a tapering cylindrical, or barrel-shaped, glass cup without a handle or foot, having a heavy flat bottom). 

squash - to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition + flesh

millennium - a period of one thousand years + MMLJ: it brought it all back again as fresh as ever Matt and Marcus and now there he was and his Arrah na Pogue before the four of them and now thank God there were no more of them and he poguing and poguing they were listening with their watering mouths watering so pass the pogue for Christ sake Amen listening & watering all the four Luke and Johnny MacDougall for anything at all of the bygone times for a cup of kindness yet for four big tumblers of woman squash with them all four listening and spraining their ears and all their mouths making water.

{the story associated with Johnny MacDougall - rambling reminiscences}

(trying to get the ass up off the ground) + (four hiccups).

pater familias - the (male) head of a family or household + Joyce's note: 'bastard from birth pater familias' The Encyclopædia Britannica vol. XXIII, 'Roman Law', 530a: 'children born in lawful marriage followed the family of their father, while those who were illegitimate ranked from the moment of birth as patresfamilias and matresfamilias'.

he-ladies + MMLJ: Ah well sure that's the way up and there up was poor Matt Gregory up leaning on his staff of memory and Gregory and up the others and now really & truly they were four dear old heladies

respectable + bespectacled + MMLJ: and they looked as so nice and respectable

fathom - pl. Depths. lit. and fig.

find out - to discover by attention, scrutiny, study, etc.

tall hat - a silk hat with high cylindrical crown

marquis + equus (l) - horse + Marquis of Powerscourt erected Powerscourt House in South William Street, Dublin + MMLJ: with their grey half tall hat and tailormade frock coat and then they had their fathom glasses to find out all the fathoms and their tall hats just now like Lord the marquess of Powerscourt

POWERSCOURT - (1) Demesne, near Enniskerry, Co Wicklow; known for its gardens, waterfall, and park. (2) Right-angled street between Lower Mount Street and Warrington Place (3) Public House, in South William Street, one of Dublin's great Georgian houses. FW connects one or all of these with Mark Lyons, the 2nd of the Four Old Men; all are relatively south, which is Mark's point of the compass + Jack Power + paw - Of a horse: to scrape the ground with the hoofs + hoof. 

determined - Of persons: Characterized by determination or final and fixed resolve.

quiescence - the state of being quiescent, quietness + quiescens in pace (l) - reposing in peace + bracae (l) - trousers + braga (l) - knickers + brage (Italian) - charcoal embers.

only for - except for, but for, were it not for

extrusion - the action of pushing out, expulsion by mechanical force

saltwater - sea-water; Applied humorously to tears.

auctioneer - one who conducts sales by auction

dormant - sleeping, lying asleep or as asleep

Clery's - department store, O'Connell Street + O'Clery - surname of three of the Four Masters.

THING MOTE - The assembly place, usually on a mound, established by the Vikings whenever they settled. In Dublin, the Thing Mote was on a low hill South of the present Dame Street, at the intersection of Church Lane and Suffolk Street. The hill of the Thing Mote was called the Howe, Haugh, or "Howe over the Stein" (Steyne), from haugr, Old Danish "hill, sepulchral mound" + Document no. 1 - the Treaty (name used by De Valera's followers).

Dana - mother-goddess of Tuatha Dé Danann + statue of Daniel O'Connell, O'Connell Street.

prostituens (l) - placing in front, exposing publicly to prostitution

TRINITY COLLEGE, DUBLIN (TCD) - Founded in 1592, on royal warrant from Elizabeth I. Its extensive grounds front on College Green, looking down Dame Street. 

valuable - possessed of qualities which confer value or bring into high estimation

bothar (boher) (gael) - road; anglic. Booter + Booterstown - district of Dublin.

BATTERSBY AND CO - Estate agents and auctioneers in Dublin for more than a century, long (but no longer) at 6 Westmoreland Street. 

promiscuous - consisting of members or elements of different kinds grouped or massed together without order; indiscriminate in sexual relations

creater = creature (obs.)

emancipated - freed from prejudices, moral or customary restraints, conventional rules, etc. Esp. of or relating to women + O'Connell was known as 'The Emancipator' + Joyce's note: 'emancipation' The Encyclopædia Britannica vol. XXIII, 'Roman Law': repeatedly mentions 'emancipation' and 'mancipation' (e.g. 530a, 540c, 532c, 541d).

flowerpots + MMLJ: only for all the saltwater or the auctioneer there near in front of the place near that street [Thingmote, [Essex, Sackville?]] the statue of Mrs Daniel Dan O'Connell [behind] Trinity College that arranges all the auctions of the valuable houses Smith like the auctioneer Smith or not Smith that sells all the fine houses & mansions James H North J.P. Mike North James the auctioneer the jaypee in Hoggin Green

James H. North J.P., auctioneer and estate agent, 110 Grafton Street, Dublin

hoggin - screened or sifted gravel + College Green, the site of the Norwegian Thingmote in Dublin, was called Hoggen Green in 10th century.

century - a period of 100 years; a hundred dollars; 100 runs in cricket

Tailte - Firbolg queen whose foster-son, Lug, founded the Tailtean games in her honor. Revived by the Free State, the games are held in Teltown + Dublin Horse Show. 

Anglo-Norman - of or pertaining to the Normans in England after the Norman Conquest (invasion of Ireland) + Noah's flood.

impulsive - Of persons, their character, actions, etc.: Actuated or characterized by impulse; apt to be moved by sudden impulse or swayed by emotion. 

shoeblack - one who cleans boots and shoes for a livelihood

redshank - (chiefly in pl.) One of the Celtic inhabitants of the Scottish Highlands and of Ireland.

plebeian - one of a common people + Joyce's note: 'plebean'

barranco (sp) - ravine; (fig.) great difficulty

Cappuccina (Italian) - Capuchin nun + Archdeacon J.F.X.P. Coppinger.

jules (fr) - chamber pot + jules (French Slang) - German + (name of another fellow).

God-a-mercy - Used as an exclamation of applause or thanks.

hougher - one who houghs or hamstrings; in Ireland, a member of an association of law-breakers who arose in 1711, and practised the houghing of cattle; afterwards identified with the Whiteboys + hours.

high step - a military step in which the feet and knees are raised high

fissure - a cleft or opening (usually rather long and narrow) made by splitting, cleaving, or separation of parts

fracture - the result of breaking; a crack, division, split + (don't step on cracks in pavement).

withers - In a horse: The highest part of the back, lying between the shoulder-blades + inasmuch as the weather.

disease + DCC (l) - 700 + "hour of the twattering of bards in the twitterlitter between Druidia and the Deepsleep Sea" [037.17-18]

Popocatepetl - an active volcano and, at 5,426 m, the second highest peak in Mexico after the Pico de Orizaba.

erump - to break out as an eruption

jugiter (l) - perpetually

yama (Japanese) - mountain + Yamen (Chinese) - mandarin's office; hence, any public service department + Fujiyama - highest mountain in Japan at 3,776.24 m, and an active stratovolcano that last erupted in 1707–08.

tercentenary - of or belonging to the number of three hundred; usually, of or pertaining to a completed period of 300 years

priest-hunters claimed bounty on priests under the Penal Laws in 17th and 18th century Ireland