pedestrian* - one who goes or travels on foot, a walker
holl - deeply excavated or depressed, as a valley or ditch; having a void space within, empty.
bander - one who bands or leagues, a confederate
pentapolitan - of or pertainig to a Pentapolis (a confederacy or group of five towns).
bassoon - a wooden double-reed instrument, with a compass of about three octaves, used as a bass to the oboe, having a pipe eight feet in length, so arranged in parts (whence the Italian name fagotto) that the whole instrument measures only four feet.
wolver - one who behaves like a wolf; a ravenous or savage creature.
throu - obs. form of through thou
verry = very (obs.)
gay* - bright or lively-looking, esp. in colour; brilliant, showy; excellent, fine (obs.)
Beutel (d) - purse, pouch bottle
Staub (d) - dust, powder; stout - a strong variety of porter.
timid - easily frightened; wanting boldness or courage; fearful, timorous.
overlord - a lord paramount, supreme lord
doth - arch. 3rd pers. pres. ind. of do that
flinch - to give way, draw back, yield ground in a combat; to draw back or turn aside from a course of action, a duty or enterprise.
jabberwock* - the name of the fabulous monster in Lewis Carroll's poem Jabberwocky. Hence in allusive and extended uses, esp. 'incoherent or nonsensical expression'.
stole - pa. tense and pple. of steal
thunner = thunder (obs.)
Eire - Ireland air
shoo* - An exclamation used to frighten or drive away poultry, birds, or other intruders.
maljcik (r.) - child
Lublin - city in Poland Dublin
thoroughbass - a succession of bass notes in instrumental part; erron. A loud or deep bass.
bigness - large size or bulk; fig. Haughtiness, pompousness, swagger business
bottomside* - the lowest part of anything, considered as a material thing; the lower or under surface.
dormio (l) - to sleep REFERENCE
sonly - sonlike, filial soonly
brittle - fig. Frail, weak; insecure, unstable, transitory
dim - dimness, obscurity, dusk; dimness of vision
coach - to ride or drive in a coach or motor coach
sulphur spa - spa with water containing sulphur
hit or miss* - a situation in which there are equal chances of either success or failure; at random, at haphazard, happy-go-lucky.
Pict* - one of an ancient people of disputed origin and ethnological affinities, who formerly inhabited parts of north Britain. According to the chroniclers the Pictish kingdom was united with the Scottish under Kenneth MacAlpine in 843, and the name of the Picts as a distinct people gradually disappeared. In Scottish folk-lore, the Pechts are often represented as a dark pygmy race, or an underground people.
hack - to cut with heavy blows in an irregular or random fashion.
saxum (l) - stone Saxons
burrow - Of animals: To make a burrow or small excavation, esp. as a hiding- or dwelling-place; fig. To lodge as in a burrow, hide oneself.
abed - in bed (Somewhat arch.)
ballet - to express by ballet-action or pantomime