Quaker Oats - American food conglomerate based in Chicago + FDV: and buttermon & murmurlade murmurlate and bacon quaker to waker oats and with ham on livery.
aurore (fr) - dawn
vier Uhr (ger) - four o'clock + "Three more minutes have elapsed and four o'clock rings out. We are still four pages from the end of the chapter and hence we may assume that the cycle of Book III finishes at the crucial hour of 4:32 a.m." (Hart, Clive / Structure and motif in Finnegans wake).
loaf (bread) + hleb (Serbian) - bread + (the miracle of the loaves and fish).
Herrin (ger) - mistress + Lobet Gott den Herrn (ger. hymn) - praise God the Lord.
thin wind (Irish) - cold wind, cutting wind
mong - among
treen - of or belonging to a tree or trees; woodware, esp. when regarded as antiques + FDV: Or that wind then mong them treen.
hiss - a sharp continuous spirant sound such as is emitted by geese and serpents, and in the pronunciation of 's' + FDV: Let's see. See you yews. All seeing see, together. Sirs Hers? Where which page saw him hymn? Hymn Him saw. So and so. Buzz, She, Hiss Hers, cease to cease. Kindly turn the new leaves [thinning] over, lisperingly. Cease to cease. Begin you Rustle off now. Spake truth to the sooth none other folly volanty to us? Were you there? Were Where we who where were? Were you there, holly and ivy, where you were when he? Did Can you climb the yon creeper's wall? cling Cling to it, remember now mantling mantle him, the then Yule remember me. O. Why were Were you in the your prickly hedges, redcoat robin robins, roundface chumberries? Answer by your numbers. 1 to 3. Were you then, in the eyeful hollow in hollow deeping [in deeping lane]? We only had had only half a hazelight to see, me & my auxy [, Jim Darcy,] hadn't we, jimmy, it was him, no kidding, gave stood us the [mountjoys and] nutty woodbine free, my race Sish! old honeysuckler, that's what my young lady here, that's Fred Watkins all the way fro _____ , jock, one our nutty john he was all the way from calls him, when, we sort of gathered he was in sugar, he puts us a certain question touching whether the park phoenix rangers were they forgiving his trespassing on their duty. Pees! the gentleman who pushed is one a Mr Beardall, a burgomaster, after which, notwithstanding it was low visibility, we had seen all we desired only our jimmy, he's a roman, says, Spiss! lets spy on that old honeysuckler after His Corkiness Exexex paid for the 3 bottles of joy, and his fine fino oloroso. Following idly, what did you see? Hollymorry, ivysad, Holymerry, iveysad, were you there? Nobody's here to hear, only trees, such as these, such as those waving there, the Barkertree, the O'Brientree, the Rowantree, the O'Corneltree, all the trees of the wood that trembold, humbild, when they read heard the stoppress in to from the their Someday's Herold.
haze - atmospheric moisture or dust or smoke that causes reduced visibility
cert - certainly, of a truth
auxilium (l) - help, aid + Auxies - name given to members of the Auxiliary Division of the Royal Irish Constabulary (formed in 1920 by the English)
Kidd, Captain (1645-1701) - English pirate + no kidding - I am not kidding; that is the truth.
postboy - a letter-carrier
Mountjoy Prison, Dublin + Mountjoy Brewery, Dublin (i.e. pints) + FDV: We only had had only half a hazelight to see, me & my auxy [, Jim Darcy,] hadn't we, jimmy, it was him, no kidding, gave stood us the [mountjoys and] nutty woodbine free, my race Sish!
nutty - pleasant, rich, full of zest or flavour
woodbine - a proprietary name for a brand of cheap cigarettes; a cigarette of this brand
ocular - humorously for 'ocular organ', 'eye' + jocular + Cadbury's chocolates.
pep - to fill or inspire with energy or vigour, to enliven, invigorate, excite + popped
Theatre Royal in Hawkins Street, opened 18 Jan 1821 by Henry Harris and completely destroyed by fire 9 Feb 1880, before the matinee of the Christmas pantomime, 'Ali Baba' + theos (gr) - God.
drollery - a comic play or entertainment; a puppet-show
pantomime + punto (it) - point, passage in story or play.
snug - dial. or slang. The bar-parlour of an inn or public-house.
Cambridge Arms - pub, Dublin
teddy - a woman's one peace garment
crown jewels - the jewels which form part of the regalia; also fig.
marm - used for 'mother'
noseheavy - Aeronaut., having a tendency for the nose to drop relative to the tail.
WHITBY - Town, Riding, Yorks, at mouth of Esk River. A fishing and shipbuilding town, its manufactures don't include hats + Moore and Burgess Minstrels used the catch-phrase 'take off that white hat!'
lop - to eliminate as unnecessary or undesirable; Usu. used with off.
whish - to make a soft sibilant sound of this kind, as a body rushing through air or water, or the wind among trees, etc.
comrade - one who shares the same room, a chamber-fellow, 'chum'; esp. among soldiers, a tent-fellow, fellow-soldier + Thomas Moore, Irish Melodies: Song of the Battle Eve: 'To-morrow, comrade, we' [air: Cruiskeen Lawn].
cuir (fr) - leather + cruiskeen lawn (Anglo-Irish) - little full jug (from Irish: crúiscín lán).
All Hallows - all saints, the saints (in heaven) collectively
picture + pitcher + The picture with its face turned to the wall (song).
Lawd - local (esp. Black English) variants of Lord, Lordy, usually as interjections or in humorous contexts
lengthen - to make longer, increase the length of, whether in material or immaterial sense
standpoint - a mental point of view; the position (with respect to degree of information, direction of sympathies or prejudices, assumed fundamental principles, or the like) which a person occupies in relation to any object of mental contemplation.
belt - to gird with a belt
blucher - a strong leather half-boot or high shoe, the actual pattern varying with the fashion + Blucher (ger) - Prussian marshal + butcher.
church ale - ale which was sold to raise money for church and relief of the poor; a periodical festive gathering held in connexion with a church + Churchill, Winston (1874-1965) - English statesman who, Mr Atherton says, Joyce thought of as First Lord of the Admiralty in the 1914-18 war.
submarine - operating or operated, constructed or laid, intended for use under the surface of the sea
cemented - treated with cement, united with or as with cement
palship - the relation of being pals, comradeship, informal intimacy
truce - to make a truce; to bring to an end by or as by means of a truce + trousers.
refugee - an exile who flees for safety
true - to prove true, verify (obs. rare.)
sish - a fine slushy ice, new and thin ice + hush
honeysucker - an animal that feeds on honey; spec. applied to numerous small birds that feed on honey and the nectar of flowers
watkin (obs.) - a hare + Atkins, Fred - perjured witness against Oscar Wilde, blends with Tommy Atkins or other soldiers with whom Wilde was involved.
bugler - one who plays on a bugle; spec. a soldier who conveys orders by signals sounded on a bugle
MELMOTH - Town, Republic of South Africa (former Zululand), North of Durban. Zululand was North-East part of province of Natal.
Natal - East province, Republic of South Africa
dip the colours - (Naut.) to lower the colors and return them to place (a form of naval salute).
vizaviz - obs. f. vis-à-vis (in relation to, opposite, towards)
SUTTON - The narrow isthmus joining Howth to the mainland + sitting.
Thomas Moore, Irish Melodies: song: The Meeting of the Waters
dainty - of delicate or tender beauty or grace + dandelions.
Elsie from Chelsea (song)
little + *IJ*.
gel - Hairdressing. A jelly-like substance used for setting or styling the hair + girls
in bloom - in flower, flowering, blossoming + Two Little Girls in Blue (song).
parky - a park-keeper + park-pest (Slang) - man who accosts girls in park + Parker, Charley - one of Wilde's boys, a soldier who was prepared to testify against him.
twitch - couch-grass, Triticum repens
thistle - the common name of the prickly herbaceous plants of the genus Carduus
charlock - a yellow-flowered weed (Sinapis arvensis or Field Mustard) + *VYC*.
fog - fig. To put (a person) in a 'fog'; to bewilder utterly, perplex; to render (ideas, etc.) misty or confused + fucking.
foregather - to gather together, assemble
raw - Of persons: Inexperienced, unskilled, untrained; quite new or fresh to anything + FDV: old honeysuckler, that's what my young lady here, that's Fred Watkins all the way fro _____ , jock, one our nutty john he was all the way from calls him, when, we sort of gathered he was in sugar, he puts us a certain question touching whether the park phoenix rangers were they forgiving his trespassing on their duty.
Catholic + Patrick + James Joyce.
trespass - to commit a transgression or offence; to transgress, offend; to sin
briss - the jewish rite of circumcision of a male child
wiv - representation of a vulg. pronunc. (esp. Cockney) of with
Beardsley, Aubrey (homosexual) + FDV: the gentleman who pushed is one a Mr Beardall, a burgomaster, after which, notwithstanding it was low visibility, we had seen all we desired only our jimmy, he's a roman, says, Spiss!
burgomaster - the chief magistrate of a Dutch or Flemish town, nearly corresponding to the mayor in England. Often used loosely for any member of the governing body of a foreign municipality. Also for borough-master, as an official title in certain English boroughs.
scented - impregnated with perfume; perfumed
mouf - repr. a pronunc. of mouth
Weihnacht (ger) - Christmas
what say? - (slang, orig. U.S.), what did (or do) you say? shall we?
Jocko - the chimpanzee; sometimes used as a familiar name for any ape