multipede - a many-footed creature
Abraham* - the first of the Hebrew Patriarchs (Gen. xi. 26-xxv. 18)
seventh heaven* - a place of supreme bliss
purseproud - proud of wealth, puffed up on account of one's wealth
pensiful* - thoughtful, meditative, pensive
dash - a horizontal stroke of varying length (-, ---, ----) used in writing; a sudden vigorous attack or onset. Also fig.
hyphen - a short dash or line (-) used to connect two words together as a compound; also, to join the separated syllables of a word, as at the end of a line; or to divide a word into parts for etymological or other purposes.
arched - furnished with, formed into, or consisting of, an arch or arches.
godkin = godling - a little god; an inferior deity, one imagined as possessing little power or of diminutive size.
bedding - a putting to bed; esp. of a bride
satisfaction; sally - a breaking forth from restraint; an outburst or transport (of passion, delight, or other emotion).
armor = armour; amor (l) - love.
sue - to make one's petition or supplication to a person for a person or a thing; to plead, appeal, supplicate.
uniter - one who or that which unites; a uniting agency or quality.
mig - urine; or the drainings from manure; Also fig. mid
handsup - the action of putting up the hands
yawer - var. yure (udder)
mitch - to shrink or retire from view; to lurk out of sight me
positively - definitely, expressly, explicitly, directly, downright
comely - fair, pretty, beautiful, 'nice'
Zucker (d) - sugar
puggy - clammy, damp, moist
rantan - a word expressive of a loud banging noise; hence attrib. = noisy.
daddyo* - colloq. var. daddy
wisher - one who wishes
accord - reconciliation, agreement, harmony; concurrence of opinion, will, or action.
full marks - Used as an expression of considerable praise or commendation.
shouldered - placed and carried at, on or over the shoulder
swap - to exchange (a thing) with another person
smug - to caress, fondle (dial. rare.)
six of one and half a dozen of the other* - the same in one case as in the other.
pressing - that presses, or weighs heavily; urgent
hereinafter - after this
suant - following, ensuing (obs.)
horseless - without a horse
sireland* - the land of one's birth; one's native country or fatherland.
gamey = gamy - spirited, plucky
slim - slender, (gracefully) thin
slum - to do (work) hurriedly and carelessly sleep
rally - to reassemble, bring together again (an army or company which has been, or is, scattered).
roundup - a meeting or social gathering of acquaintances or friends; a survey of opinion, a résumé of facts or events; spec. in Broadcasting, a summary of newsworthy items.
post - express, with speed or haste (obs.)
purification - moral or spiritual cleansing, freeing from moral defilement or corruption.
sale of work - a sale of articles that have been made by members of an association, congregation, or the like, held on behalf of some charitable, religious, or political object; Also, a commercial sale of handiwork.
Abelite - a member of a small sect of ancient heretics in the north of Africa, stated by Augustine to have lived in continence after marriage, after the alleged example of 'the righteous Abel.'
fosterling - a foster-child, nursling
embark - to go on board ship, to take ship
euphonia = euphony - the quality of having a pleasant sound; the pleasing effect of sounds free from harshness.
warder - one who wards or guards; an official in charge of prisoners in a jail.
put in - to insert, introduce, to insert as an addition or supplement; to contribute as one's share of work or duty.
brassiere - a woman's undergarment worn to support the breasts breast
shoulder to shoulder* - with united effort, with mutual co-operation and support.
pull off - to win (a prize or contest); hence (colloq.) to secure (some benefit); to succeed in gaining or effecting (something).
gape - fig. A state of eagerness or wonder
athome - at one's home, in one's own house
civicize* - to make civic or urban
ignite - fig. To light up, as if on fire