downy - of the nature of or like down; feathery, fluffy + FDV: She is never lonely for she can always look at and talk hands to her little playfilly when she is sitting down on the floor plush plosh mat.
marry - an exclamation of asseveration, surprise, indignation, etc. Often used in answering a question, and implying surprise that it should be asked: = 'why, to be sure' + Pearce: Sims Reeves, Fifty Years of Music in England 169: (opening of reply to Reeves' request for help in putting on a benefit concert) 'My dear Sir, - Marry how!'
petalled - furnished or adorned with or as with petals
ist mein [dial.: es min] (ger) - is my
I play with my Tiddles + FDV: O she talks, does she? Ah Biddles es ma plikplak plikflak ah plek wat ma Biddles.
Jezebel - infamous wife of Ahab king of Israel; hence used allusively for a wicked, impudent, or abandoned woman or for a woman who paints her face + (notebook 1924): 'jezebel, rahab' (only first word crayoned) → Jespersen: The Growth and Structure of the English Language 244 (sec. 243): 'Some scriptural proper names have often been used as appellatives, such as Jezebel and Rahab' (I Kings 16-21; II Kings 9).
baronnette - a little baroness, a baron's daughter
gifte (Danish) - marry + FDV: A nice light baritone she has will have but I much prefer the her name of Buttercups in buttercups. So do I, much.
misnomer - a wrong name or designation [(notebook 1924): 'misnomer' → Jespersen: The Growth and Structure of the English Language 103 (sec. 104): 'Where the French infinitive was imported it was generally in a substantival function, as in... misnomer'].
fatherly silken fishlike burdensome fruitful flowery girlish (notebook 1924) → Jespersen: The Growth and Structure of the English Language 134 (sec. 131): 'English... has quite a number of endings by which to turn substantives into adjectives: -en (silken), -y (flowery), -ish (girlish), -ly (fatherly), -like (fishlike), -some (burdensome), -ful (sinful)'.
dulce - sweet to the eye, ear, or feelings
delicatissima (fem.) (l) - most alluring
hasting - Applied to persons who hasten or make haste + hasting (obs) - speeding (ripening early).
Allerliebest (ger) = allerliefst, allerliefste (Dutch) - dearest
ønske (Danish) - wish, desire
tiptoe - to raise oneself or stand on tiptoe; to step or trip lightly. Also to tiptoe it + Apocrypha: Book of James (Protevangelium) states that Blessed Virgin Mary walked seven steps at age of six months and danced when brought to the temple at age of three.
chrisma (gr) - anointing, unction; grace + to her christening.
scarlad = scarlet (obs.) + Apocrypha: Book of James (Protevangelium) states that when enlisted to help spin a veil for the temple Blessed Virgin Mary was to spin the purple and scarlet.
Matthew 27:51: 'the veil of the temple was rent'
shelterer - one who takes shelter; one who shelters another + Apocrypha: Book of James (Protevangelium) states that during Herod's massacre, Elizabeth, mother of John the Baptist, was concealed within the mountain of God, which clave asunder to take her in.
promiseful - full of promise or pre-indication of good
blee - colour, hue (arch.) + believe + blee (Hebrew) - without.
merry girls + marigolds + (notebook 1923): 'Brigid Mary of the Gael' → Fitzpatrick: Ireland and the Making of Britain 221: 'Kildare, whose patron was the illustrious Brigid, "Mary of the Gael"'.
romp - to play, sport, or frolic in a very lively, merry, or boisterous manner
Brighid (brid') (gael) - fem. personal name (from brigh, "strength"); goddess of poetry; st. patroness of Ireland
saucy - Of persons, their dispositions, actions, or language: Insolent towards superiors; occas. with the notion: Wanton, lascivious; In modern use: Smart, stylish.
saucepan - a vessel of metal, with a long handle projecting from the side, and usually with a lid
patchbox - a small decorative box; a box for holding patches for the face + matchbox.
flinders - fragments, pieces, splinters + (notebook 1924): 'Polly Flinders' → Little Polly Flinders (nursery rhyme) + FDV: She strikes the one onlooker, at least, as a beautiful promise, more so than Selina or Teasy or Fauna or Flora.
platsch (ger) - splash
FDV: And who sleeps in room number two? The two birds. O, I see. Of what age are they your birdies? They are twins of age to come of twinning age as sure as ever they will be born, you see. and And they seem to be so greatly attached as 2 maggots to each other. I think I notice, do I not? You do. Kevin is the farther away on the leeside. Do not you waken him. He is happily asleep tosleep, like the little angel he looks so like, and his mouth is semiope as if he were blowdelling a bugicle bugigle. O, I adore the profane music. He is too adorable really. That boy will blow out beautifully out. I guess I have seen someone like him in my times, guess I met someone different who must have been like what he will probably be become. But hush! I beg your pardon, sincerely I do.
aimlessly - in aimless manner, without object or purpose + amnesia.
beautysleep - the sleep secured before midnight + broken sleep + bruka (Serbian) - opprobrium, scandal.
bis (fr) - twice
birdie - a little bird, a dear or pretty little bird + FDV: Of what age are they your birdies?
elder - to become older, to begin to show age + FDV: They are twins of age to come of twinning age as sure as ever they will be born, you see.
maggot - a soft-bodied legless larva, esp. that of a fly found in decaying matter + FDV: and And they seem to be so greatly attached as 2 maggots to each other. I think I notice, do I not? You do.
babe - infant, baby
heartside - the left side + wear one's heart upon one's sleeve - to expose one's feelings, wishes, intentions, etc. to every one + Ulysses.6.954: 'The Sacred Heart that is: showing it. Heart on his sleeve' + FDV: Kevin is the farther away on the leeside. Do not you waken him.
bode - a herald, a messenger (obs.) + fairhaired boy.
bouchal (Anglo-Irish) = buachaill (bukhel) (gael) - boy + Buch (ger) - book.
Iosa - Jesus in Gaelic. The reference is to the staff Jesus gave St Patrick [Chart: The Story of Dublin 46: 'A great storm blew in the east window of Christ Church and destroyed the numerous relics preserved under the high altar, sparing only the wonder-working Bacall-Iosa, the sacred staff of Jesus, believed to have been bequeathed by Our Lord to S. Patrick'].
blissed (Irish Pronunciation) - blessed
mou = mouth
bugle - a hunting-horn, originally made of the horn of a 'bugle' or wild ox + pedalling on a bicycle + FDV: He is happily asleep tosleep, like the little angel he looks so like, and his mouth is semiope as if he were blowdelling a bugicle bugigle.
Thomas Moore, Irish Melodies: song: Whene'er I See Those Smiling Eyes [air: Father Quinn].
O'Cuinn (o'kwin) (gael) - descendant of Conn ("intelligence") + John Quinn (d.1924) - Irish-American collector of pictures and manuscripts (including Ulysses). He defended Margaret Anderson and Jane Heap when they were prosecuted for publishing "Nausicaa" + Finnegan.
weird - that which is destined or fated to happen to a particular person; one's appointed lot or fortune, destiny + word.
wean - to accustom (a child or young animal) to the loss of its mother's milk; to cause to cease to be suckled + have a world to win.
(by) gorry = (by) God
blare - to roar with prolonged sound in weeping, as a child; to bellow as a calf + han blir (Danish) - he will be.
(notebook 1924): 'Dane - Dean' (Dublin Pronunciation)
Angleterre (fr) - England
spite of = in spite of
quest - Of persons: To go about in search of something, to search or seek.
keen - Of persons: Eager, ardent; intellectually acute, sharpwitted.
dean - an administrator in charge of a division of a university or college; Roman Catholic: the head of the College of Cardinals + (Swift).
insolence + non solans (l) - (1) not comforting, not consoling; (2) not making lonely, not desolating + vain nonsense (nonchalance).
profane - not pertaining or devoted to what is sacred or biblical; unconsecrated, secular + -een (Irish) - (diminutive) + FDV: O, I adore the profane music.
Washington Irving: The Creole Village: 'the almighty dollar'
adorable + audio (l) - to hear + FDV: He is too adorable really. That boy will blow out beautifully out.
unique + eunuch + eune (gr) - bed, bedding.
story book - a book containing stories, esp. children's stories; also occas. a novel or romance
someone + lam = lamb (obs.) + lam (Norwegian) - lame + FDV: I guess I have seen someone like him in my times, guess I met someone different who must have been like what he will probably be become.
venial - a venial (pardonable, light) sin or offence, a light fault or error (Now rare.) + venia (l) - pardon, permission + FDV: But hush! I beg your pardon, sincerely I do.