earning - longing desire, poignant grief or compassion
board - food served at the table; daily meals provided in a lodging or boarding-house according to stipulation.
swelth* - a whirlpool
moisten - to wet superficially or moderately
manducate - to chew, eat
scoop - to remove or detach (a portion of friable or soft material, or part of a heap of objects) by passing a scoop or concave instrument obliquely through the mass, so as to leave a rounded hollow.
molar - a molar or grinding tooth
grinder - a molar tooth
to sling ones hook* - to go away, be off, decamp
winded - put out of breath, breathless
spent - Of persons or animals: Deprived of force or strength, tired or worn out by labour, exertion, hardship, etc.; completely exhausted.
heath - open uncultivated ground; an extensive tract of waste land
virgin bush - bush land not brought under cultivation
trod - past of tread
sod - the surface of the ground, esp. when turfy or grass-covered; the sward; a turf.
turf - the covering of grass and other plants, with its matted roots, forming the surface of grassland.
liberally - Chiefly with reference to speech: Without reserve or restraint; freely; literally - With reference to a report, translation, etc.: In the very words, word for word.
dished - defeated completely, ruined
trim - condition, state, or order, esp. for work or action of any kind
unwordy - unworthy, poor, worthless; not diffuse or verbose, concise
mere - insignificant, ordinary; foolish, inept
mailman - one who carries the mail
loust = obs. ff. loose; lust last
eminence - distinguished superiority, elevated rank as compared with others.
promenade - a walk taken (usually at a leisurely pace) for exercise or amusement, or (esp.) to and fro for display, or in a formal manner as part of a social ceremony.
extraordinary - Of officials, persons employed, etc.: Outside of or additional to the regular staff; not belonging to the 'ordinary' or fully recognized class of such persons; supernumerary.
postman* - a bearer or carrier of letters or other postal matter
missive - a written message, a letter
yous - you (dial. with pl. inflection, though used in sing. sense also)
reposeness* - the state or condition of repose or of being in repose
Weh (d) - pain, sorrow
yeh = yes; yeah; yea
might have been* - that which might have been; a person who might have been greater or more eminent.
should have been
devote - to give up, addict, apply zealously or exclusively (to a pursuit, occupation, etc., or to a particular purpose).
fiend - an enemy, foe (obs.); sn evil spirit generally; a demon, devil, or diabolical being.
yer - your; you yesterday
simon - a sixpence
pieman - a man who makes pies for sale; a vendor of pies
Sim - abbrev. of the personal name Simon
reeve - to twine, twist, wind or unwind grieve
tune in - to strike into a chorus; to interpose in a conversation; to become mentally receptive to, or aware of; to harmonize with; to tune a radio or television to (a particular station or transmission, or a particular frequency).
Owlglass* - the English rendering of Eulenspiegel, the name of a German jester of mediŠval times, the hero of an old German jest-book translated into English 1560; a prototype of roguish fools; hence, A jester, buffoon.
obsequies - funeral rites or ceremonies; a funeral
banzai* - a shout or cheer used by the Japanese in greeting the emperor or in battle.
musichall - a hall used for musical performances
swimmy - Of the eyes: watery, tearful Siamese
gala - a festive occasion; a festival characterized by the display of finery and show.
disk - Used poet. of a shield
napper - the head; one who naps or takes a nap
toastingfork* - sword, rapier; a long handled fork used to toast bread over an open fire.
calendar month* - one of the twelve months into which the year is divided according to the calendar.
heroworship* - the worship or adoration of heroes; helot - a serf, a bondsman.
revere - to hold in, or regard with, deep respect or veneration
piscivorous* - fish-eating; subsisting on fish
dronk - obs. f. drank, drunk