blank - fig. A vacant space, place, or period + blanket

hostie = host - a victim for sacrifice; a sacrifice (lit. and fig.): often said of Christ (obs.) + hostie (fr) - Eucharist + horses + FDV: For it's race by down pound race then the [hosties] rear and ruin on all roads to ruin.

layer - one who lays stones, a mason (obs.)

lay down - to put (something that one is holding or carrying) down upon the ground or any other surface + FDV: And and layers of dust of lifetimes laid on down riches of from poormen.

onion + unio (l) - onion.

chip - to hew or cut with an axe or adze, or with strokes from any other cutting tool

saltpetre - a white crystalline substance having a saline taste, used especially as a fertilizer and explosive

strew - to cover (the ground, a floor, etc.) with something loosely scattered or sprinkled

pitch - a tenacious resinous substance, of a black or dark brown colour, hard when cold, becoming a thick viscid semi-liquid when heated; obtained as a residuum from the boiling or distillation of tar, also from the distillation of turpentine; used to stop the seams of ships after caulking, to protect wood from moisture, and for other purposes + Berkeley valued tar water as a cure-all.

bully - capital, first-rate, 'crack'

blueberry - sweet edible dark-blue berries of either low-growing or high-growing blueberry plants + FDV: With Cried onions to weep chip, and saltpetre to strew gallpitch to drink and bread stonebread to break, its bully to dream gobble gulp good blueberry pudding.

doze - to sleep drowsily, to fall into a light sleep unintentionally from drowsiness, to be half asleep + FDV: Dream in the warmth.

elves - pl. of elf

moonbeam - a ray of moonlight + FDV: While silvery streams moonbeams, fealing feeling by, will keep my littleboy littlejim safely softly dreaming.

FDV: In the bedchamber. The dowager to stay kneeled down how she is. The princes of the blood royal to lie how they are without to see. The dowager's gerent to turn himself present arms right about without to be seen of them. Herein fail not.

in ½ mourning (notebook 1923) + half mourning - second stage of mourning, after expiry of full mourning; clothing during this period, when the black of full mourning is relieved by other colours + {an account of all participants — each with its own role}

seneschal - an official in the household of a sovereign or great noble, to whom the administration of justice and entire control of domestic arrangements were entrusted + the seneschals of Esker, Newcastle, Saggard and Crumlin were appointed by the English sovereign [555.13]

palfrey - a saddle-horse for ordinary riding as distinguished from a war-horse; esp. a small saddle-horse for ladies + (the ass).

Balaam - a diviner in the Torah, his story occurring towards the end of the Book of Numbers + Joyce's note: 'Doran's ass Balaam's [ass]' Balaam's ass warned him of Yahweh's wrath.

selle (fr) - saddle

pencils + penises + penicillus (l) - little tail, little penis; painter's brush, pencil.

beefeater - an eater of beef; popular appellation of the Yeomen of the Guard, in the household of the Sovereign of Great Britain, instituted at the accession of Henry VII in 1485 + bouffe (fr) - comic + bullfighter.

holdup - a stoppage or check in the passage or progress of a person or thing; a cessation, stop + holding up.

tent - intent, purpose (obs.) + tændstikker (Danish) - matches.

sticker - a weapon used for piercing or stabbing as distinguished from cutting or slashing; esp. a sticking-knife + sicker - in which one can put reliance, confidence, or trust; certain, sure.

katya (Sanskrit) - widow + Katya - Russian nickname for Catherine.

dun - dark, dusky (from absence of light); murky, gloomy + Dun Dealgan (dun d'algen) (gael) - Dealga's ("Thorn") Fort; town, Co. Louth, N. of Dublin; anglic. Dundalk.

O'Dubhchon (o'dukhon) (gael) - descendant of Dubhchu ("black-hound"); anglic. Dowan + down

Droichead Atha (drihed ahe) (gael) - Bridge of the Ford; town N. of Dublin on Boyne River; anglic. Drogheda + drogi (Polish) - dear (masculine singular) + drawers.

baron - title of the judges of the Court of Exchequer (the president being the Chief Baron)

duodecimal - relating to twelfth parts or to the number twelve; proceeding by twelves

arum - a genus of endogenous plants (N.O. Araceæ) with phallic appearance (Cuckoo-pint) + arums (Irish Pronunciation) - arms.

put down - to put an end to by force or authority, to suppress, repress, crush

excursion - fig. An outburst (of feeling); a sally (of wit); an overstepping of the bounds of propriety or custom.

alarums (Irish Pronunciation) - alarms + alarum - a variant of alarm, formerly used in all the senses of the word, but now restricted, exc. in poetical use, to the peal or chime of a warning bell or clock, or the mechanism which produces it + false alarm - an alarm without foundation, given either purposely to deceive or under misapprehension of danger.

RUNNYMEDE - The meadow on the bank of the Thames River near Egham, Surrey, England, where king John signed the Magna Carta in 1215. 

farums (Irish Pronunciation) - farms.

recompile - to compile again

Magna Charta - The Great Charter of English personal and political liberty, obtained from King John in 1215, repeatedly confirmed, and appealed to in all disputes between the sovereign and his subjects, till the establishment of constitutional government + magnum chartarium (l) - great archive.

harums (Irish Pronunciation) - harms

sleety - resembling sleet, sleet-like

cinder - pl. Vaguely used for: Residue of combustion, ashes. Still so used dialectally, though in ordinary language 'cinders' are quite distinct from 'ashes' or the powdery incombustible residue.

would be - desiring to be

joybells - bells rung to celebrate a joyful event + The Bridal of Malahide (song): 'The joybells are ringing / In gay Malahide' (about a bride whose husband was killed on day of wedding).

ringless - without a ring + She Was Poor but She Was Honest (song): 'stands and wrings her ringless hands'.

dowager - a woman whose husband is dead and who is in the enjoyment of some title or some property that has come to her from him; Familiarly. An elderly lady of dignified demeanour + FDV: The dowager to stay kneeled down how she is.

mother + First Murderer - Cain, characters in Shakespeare's and other Elizabethan tragedies.

Princes of the Tower - little boys, murdered in Richard III + FDV: The princes of the blood royal to lie how they are without to see.

daulphin - obs. form of dauphin (the title of the eldest son of the King of France, from 1349 to 1830) + (notebook 1924): 'dauphin 68th King of F-' → Chateaubriand: Œuvres Choisies Illustrées III.170, (of Chateaubriand's meeting with Charles X, exiled in Prague) 'looking in the home of the emperors of Austria the sixty-eighth king of France... I said I was the bearer of a letter... to the dauphin's wife').

Duibh-linn (divlin) (gael) - Black Pool; (Dublin) + Develin Tower in Tower of London.

dubh (duv) (gael) = duff (Anglo-Irish) - black + gerent - one who holds an office; a manager, ruler + FDV: The dowager's gerent to turn himself present arms right about without to be seen of them.

weapon (Slang) - penis + Wappen (ger) - insignia.

to the full - Indicating the full extent, degree, or amount.

coign - In the Shaksperian phrase 'coign of vantage': a position (properly a projecting corner) affording facility for observation or action.

obeisance - a bodily act or gesture expressive of submission or respect (almost always, A bending or prostration of the body in token of this); Often in phr. to do, make, pay obeisance.

futherer (Irish) - clumsy person + father.

brand - the blade of a sword or similar weapon, and hence (like 'blade') the sword itself + (penis).

herein - in this thing, matter, or case; in this fact, circumstance, or condition; in this particular + FDV: Herein fail not.

McH: "See, big pig! They are looking at you. Turn back, big pig. How coarse!" (Esperanto) + In Serbian: vidi = see, ili = or, vi = you + {Speaker: *A*} + REFERENCE

gauze - a very thin, transparent fabric of silk, linen, or cotton + God of Heaven + FDV: Hummels! What have you, therefore? I fear lest we have lost ours respecting these wild parts. All now appears quite shaggy and beastful. He, he, he! At what do you look show on? I look show because I must see before my fortune so a great fingerpost. Can You will now read the legend on it? I could read: to the general post to the point, 1 yard, [to Sara's Bridge, 600 yds,] to the Wellington Memorial, 800 yards, to the General Post Posting Office 2 miles, to Dunleary Obelisk, via the Rock, 8 miles Irish. At what do you leer? I leer because I must see a buntingcap so pinky on the ponk ponkt. [It is for a nice greeting and many burgesses uses to [pink it [in this way.]]

heaven things (Joyce's note) Fay: A Short Glossary of Theatrical Terms 17: 'Heaven. -- A built plaster alcove placed at the back of most modern stages to be used in place of backcloths, and to do away with the necessity of using borders. It should be built right up to the grid'.

vision (Joyce's note) Fay: A Short Glossary of Theatrical Terms 31: 'Vision. -- To cut out a portion of a cloth and cover it with gauze, and to make a character visible to the audience through it by illuminating the back of it, giving the effect of a vision'.

suddly - soiled, dirty + Sudley, Planxty - air to T. Moore's "Oh the Sight Entrancing." 

entrancing - capturing interest as if by a spell

hummel - a drone, a lazy fellow + Hummel (ger) - bagpipe + Himmel! (ger) - heavens!

crag - a steep or precipitous rugged rock

hullock - obs. form of hillock + bollocks (Slang) - testicles.

Asar, Ausir, Wesir - Osiris, Egyptian god [.35]

donker (Dutch) - dark

roovers (Dutch) - robbers

God grant it! + Although the Egyptians had many different creation myths, they all agreed that the universe came from the primordeal waters of Nun, and many legends suggested that everything would slip back under these waters at the end of the world. There were no priests or temples devoted specifically to Nun, but he was represented by the sacred lake of each temple and was frequently referred to in religious inscriptions. Nun is often associated with the forces of chaos.

sinister - portending or indicating misfortune or disaster, full of dark or gloomy suggestiveness + finster (ger) - dark + Finisterre, Spain + finish.

shag - Of hair, a mane, etc.: Long and rough, shaggy + FDV: All now appears quite shaggy and beastful.

stark - strong, stout, powerful; rigid, stiff

pointer (Slang) - penis

pole (Slang) - penis + FDV: He, he, he! At what do you look show on? I look show because I must see before my fortune so a great fingerpost.

Budge: The Book of the Dead lxxiv: (of Osiris) '"the god who is the lord of the ladder"' (joining heaven and earth). 

longitude - length, longitudinal extent; Also, tallness, height (Now chiefly jocular.) + tube (Slang) - penis + Worship of the the Djed pillar (or Tet pillar) and the annual 'raising of the djed' ceremony, is amongst the earliest ritualistic religious practices of ancient Egypt, centuries before the age of major pyramid building. The Djed was stated to have arisen from the primordial mound of creation and believed to be the backbone of the Egyptian god Ptah, alternatively Osiris. As the Djed is actually a phallic symbol, the ceremonial raising of the Djed was enacted as a festival of renewal and fertility, ensuring a bountiful harvest and the appeasement of the gods.

verst - southern ME. varr. first (a.) + verst (Dutch) - farthest + verst - Russian land measure (about 3,500 feet) + first

hereon - on this + thereon + The Bennu bird (Phoenix) was a large imaginary bird resembling a heron + FDV: Can You will now read the legend on it?

hather - obs. forms of heather + Hathor was originally a personification of the Milky Way, which was considered to be the milk that flowed from the udders of a heavenly cow. As the "lady of the west" and the "lady of the southern sycamore" she protected and assisted the dead on their final journey.

areed - to divine the meaning of (obscure words), interpret (a dream), solve (a riddle or enigma) (arch.) + a reed inscribed with exactly five lines of script [566.36-567.04] was placed within an Egyptian tomb to protect the deceased + FDV: I could read:

Dun Laoghaire (dun liri) (gael) - Laoghaire's ("calf-keeper") Fort, town and harbor S. Dublin Bay. Dún Laoghaire obelisk is commemorating George IV's visit, erected by Abraham Bradley King.