hark - intr. Used in hunting, etc., as a call of attention and incitement.
(onomat. of snoring)
low - Of things: Having a low value, price, or degree of some quality.
stole - a long robe; Eccl. A vestment consisting of a narrow strip of silk or linen, worn over the shoulders (by deacons over the left shoulder only) and hanging down to the knee or lower.
heartbeat - a beat or pulsation of the heart; fig. an emotion; transf. an extremely brief space of time.
fogbow - a phenomenon similar to the rainbow, produced by the action of light on the particles of fog.
span - Of the rainbow, a bridge, etc.: To form an arch across or over (the sky, a river, etc.); to stretch or extend over in the form of an arch.
embattled - having an edge or outline shaped like a battlement (an indented parapet at the top of a wall, at first used only in fortified buildings for purposes of defence against assailants, but afterwards in the architectural decoration of ecclesiastical and other edifices); drawn up in battle array, marshalled for fight.
capsule - Phys. A membranous integument or envelope, a bag or sac.
nought - nothing; not (obs.)
tinted - coloured, tinged or dyed
wrinkling - causing or forming creases or wrinkles
ruddle - to mark, smear, or paint with ruddle (a red variety of ochre used for marking sheep and for colouring).
kep - obs. f. keep cap
gorse - the prickly shrub Ulex europćus; common furze or whin; cone - the more or less conical fruit of pines and firs.
Gascon - a native of Gascony, a former province in south-western France; a braggart, boaster (the natives of Gascony being notorious as such).
titubant* - staggering, reeling, unsteady; uncertain, hesitating, wavering.
fixture - anything fixed or securely fastened in position; anything made firm, stable, or immobile features
mobile* - capable of movement; movable; not fixed or stationary
wobbling* - that wobbles
remembrance* - memory or recollection in relation to a particular object, fact, etc.; Rembrandt - the name of the Dutch painter Rembrandt (1606-69).
exhibit - to submit or expose to view; to show, display
delph - excavation, drain, ditch, mine
zee - a name, esp. now in U.S., of the letter Z see
blau (l) - blue
yon - 'that (or those) over there' you
Jugurtha* - king of Numidia from 118 to 105, who struggled to free his North African kingdom from Roman rule.
becco - a cuckold
hornhead* - a horn-headed being, a cuckold
pensee - thoughtfulness, anxiety, care; a thought or reflection put in literary form.
voult = vault (obs.)
obsidian* - a dark-coloured vitreous lava or volcanic rock
aal - a plant, a species of Morinda allied to the madder, the roots of which yield a red dye; also the dye itself, used in India to colour cotton fabrics.
suckling - an infant that is at the breast or is unweaned
apage (l) - go away!; admonition* - the action of admonishing; warning, implied reproof.
nere - black near, here
to switch in* - to bring into a circuit by the operation of a switch; similarly to switch out.
methought - it seems to me
somepart - somewhat, to some extent
zero hour - the hour from which the time of day is measured
vixen - the female of the fox
belfry - a bell-tower; generally attached to a church or other building, but sometimes standing separate.
cute - Applied to people as well as things, with the sense 'attractive, pretty, charming'; also, 'attractive in a mannered way'.
speckled - variegated or flecked with spots of a different colour from that of the main body.
toll - to cause (a large or deep-toned bell) to give forth a sound repeated at regular intervals by pulling the rope so that the bell swings through a short arc.
faint - producing a feeble impression on the senses or the mind; dim, indistinct, hardly perceptible.
animated - endowed with life; living, alive; full of the activity and motion of life; enlivened, quickened; fig. Appearing alive.
perchance - by chance, as it happens or happened
anon - soon, in a short time, in a little while; presently again, here again.
glistery - full of glister (a bright light, brilliance, lustre)