troublous - characterized by trouble, agitation, or disturbance; disordered, disturbed, unsettled, confused; causing trouble or grief; painful, grievous.
perilous* - causing or occasioning great danger; full of risk; dangerous; hazardous.
indignation meeting - a meeting to express public indignation (anger at what is regarded as unworthy or wrongful) in reference to some proceeding.
volley - to utter (words, etc.) rapidly or impetuously
Uitlander - foreigner, outlander
notable - a person of eminence or distinction
crash - fig. To discuss with violence and noise (obs. rare.)
libel - any false and defamatory statement in conversation or otherwise.
mounted - Of material things: Elevated or piled up like a mountain (Now rare.)
renounceable* - that may be renounced; renounce - to abandon, cast off, repudiate.
Swanee whistle* - a small woodwind instrument with a slide-plunger to vary the pitch, chiefly used as a toy.
eyre - itineration, circuit
Reilly - var. Riley (In colloq. phr. the life of Riley - a comfortable, enjoyable, and carefree existence).
nark - an annoying or unpleasant thing or situation; a source of astonishment or vexation.
bedpan - a pan for warming beds, a warming-pan
quare - queer
to wend one's way* - to go or journey in a certain way or direction.
wayward* - wrongheaded, intractable, self-willed; froward, perverse; Of judgement: Perverse, wrong, unjust.
opulent - rich, wealthy, affluent
vinery - a glass house or hot-house constructed for the cultivation of the grape-vine.
highjack - to steal (contraband or stolen goods) in transit, to rob (a bootlegger or smuggler) of his illicit goods; to hold up and commandeer (a vehicle and its load) in transit.
naggin - variant of noggin (a small drinking vessel; a mug or cup).
haul - to propel oneself, to make one's way
hogshead - a large cask or barrel; Applied to a person with allusion to the animal.
cowled - furnished with or wearing a cowl
Sursum corda* - in Latin Eucharistic liturgies, the words addressed by the celebrant to the congregation at the beginning of the Eucharistic Prayer; in English rites, the corresponding versicle, 'Lift up your hearts'.
blue funk - extreme nervousness, tremulous dread
dipper - one who uses immersion in baptism; esp. an Anabaptist or Baptist; the popular name in the United States for the configuration of seven bright stars in Ursa Major (called in Britain 'the Plough', or 'Charles's Wain').
Martian - of or pertaining to planet Mars
frost - esp. Of a person: Coldness of behaviour or temperament, frigidity; slang (originally Theatr.). A failure.
abhor - fig. To regard with horror, extreme repugnance or disgust; to hate utterly, loathe, abominate.
regender (obs.) - to beget again; to make or create afresh; to form anew.
slog - a vigorous blow
brogue* - a strongly-marked dialectal pronunciation or accent
underside* - the under or lower side or surface understand
betwixt - between
wifely - pertaining to, characteristic of, or befitting a wife
mens (l) - mind, intellect, heart
conscientia (l) - consciousness
rectio (l) - direction, governing, administration
hemale = heman - orig. U.S., a particularly strong, virile, or masterful man.
unbrace - to allow or make (the heart) to relax in feeling; to free (oneself) from restraint.
omni - - all, universally
orse - obs. ff. horse
matin - Eccl. One of the canonical hours of the breviary; properly a midnight office, but sometimes recited at daybreak, and followed immediately by lauds.
trivial - a trivial matter; a triviality, trifle. Usually pl.; pl. The three subjects of study constituting the trivium (Now only Hist.)
bivouac - an encampment for the night in the open air
monolith* - a single block of stone, esp. one of notable size, shaped into a pillar or monument.
amongst = among
hebdomadary* - a member of Roman Catholic convent appointed for the week to sing the chapter mass and lead the recitation of the canonical hours.
gush - objectionably effusive or sentimental display of feeling, esp. in verbal expression.
in so far - in such measure or degree (as); to such extent (that)
concreation (obs. rare.) - creation together
efficient - Of persons: Adequately skilled
excess - the overstepping the limits of moderation
taint - a touch of discredit, dishonour, or disgrace; a contaminating, corrupting, or depraving influence, physical or moral.
treason - breach of faith, treacherous action, treachery
alter - something (esp. another person) regarded as existing outside the self.
selfsame - (the) very same, very identical
maim - fig. Mutilation or loss of some essential part, a grave defect, blemish, or disablement.
encore - a call for the repetition of a song, etc.; the repetition itself.
amenable - Of persons: Liable to be brought before any jurisdiction; answerable, liable to answer, responsible (to law, etc., or absol.)