deafdumb = deaf-mute
dry goods - a name (chiefly in N. Amer.) for the class of merchandise comprising textile fabrics and related things; articles of drapery, mercery, and haberdashery (as opposed to groceries).
sinflood - the Deluge + Sintflut (ger) - sinflood + FDV: down to his oldtime drytime sinflute and left dumped left him, all that what remains of a heptarch, weeping worrybound on his bankrump.
heptarch - a ruler of one of seven divisions of a country
bleareyed - fig. Having the mental vision dimmed; dull of perception, short-sighted.
liverish - suffering from or suggesting a liver disorder or gastric distress
moribund - at the point of death, in a dying state
bankrupt - the wreck or break-up of a trader's business in consequence of his failure to pay his creditors
bearer - the actual holder or presenter of a cheque, draft, or other order to pay money
Honesty is the best policy (proverb) + (stuttering) + FDV: [Popop pay bearer at foot of ohoho honest policy.] Not withstanding withstanding he was [more] preferable to both of his thrownfolwers: Shem Jeebies [, ugh,] that was an ill man. Shaun Jawboss Jawboose [, sure for sure,] that this is a one [sweet] man [, puddigood,] but, bagdad, sir, Homo free, that would be your one's chogfuld man chogfuld & hallowmost championed enkelmann.
PHOENIX FIRE INSURANCE CO. - Around the turn of the century, its Dublin office was at 41 Lower Sackville Street + penis.
Lloyd's - name of a London association of underwriters and agency for arranging insurance (formerly marine insurance only, but now nearly all kinds)
beaten - fine, of pure quality + forbidden fruit.
Meade, Joseph - Lord Mayor of Dublin
FDV: What do you think about them this skirted man? Give us Will you Share your settled opinion? A dirty tyke he was, running a girl in Goatstown, harbouring fallen women & felling the pines, made up as a butcher in white. They do say as how, his eldest, she's a picture queen. I saw her driving to the oakroom fancy ball. Handsome high in hansom cab. O boy! Did you know his bimbo well? Why, I should say! That dirty tyke. He would have finished up in spike long ago only for a neighbor's intervention saved him from a shower of hot gruel. We know him now now all by rote by rote at last [the covenanter] for a chamelion at least in his fine true false heaven truefalseheaven colours, for the from ultraviolent to subredtition subredtissues. That's his last tryon to march to the grand triumphal arch. Ergo ... His reign's reignbolt's shot! never again! (In the margin Joyce listed the disasters which befell the great man: 1. sickness / 2. fire / 3. flood / 4. storm / 5. burglary / 6. encroachment / 7. explosion).
covenanter - one who covenants or enters into a covenant with others + rainbow a covenant between God and Noah (Genesis 9:13-17) + Ark of the Covenant.
by rote - in a mechanical manner, by routine; also, with precision, by heart
ultraviolet - lying beyond the violet end of the visible spectrum
sub- - 'under' + FDV: We know him now now all by rote by rote at last [the covenanter] for a chamelion at least in his fine true false heaven truefalseheaven colours, for the from ultraviolent to subredtition subredtissues.
tryon - an attempt, esp. an attempt at imposition or deceit
triumphal arch - an arch (sometimes threefold) erected, first by the Roman emperors and also in modern times, in commemoration of a victory + FDV: That's his last tryon to march to the grand triumphal arch.
Regenbogen (ger) - rainbow + shoot one's bolt - to make an exhaustive effort or expenditure ("The lawyer shot his bolt the first day of the trial and had little to say thereafter") + FDV: Ergo ... His reign's reignbolt's shot! never again!
timepiece - an instrument, such as a clock or watch, for measuring time
yum - an exclamation of pleasurable anticipation, with implication of sensual or gustatory satisfaction; freq. reduplicated as yum-yum, etc.
premium - a reward given for some specific act or as an incentive, a prize; a sum additional to interest, price, wages, or other fixed remuneration; a bonus + plenum (l) - space occupied by matter + plemyannitsy (Russian) - nieces.
promysl (Russian) - providence + prumysl (Czech) - industry + policies.
agreed - arranged or settled by common consent
Welsher - a Welshman
chockfull - filled to overflowing
back seat - a position of inferiority or comparative obscurity + beac (byak) (gael) - mushroom + beach (Irish) - bee.
hive - to hoard or store up, as honey, in the hive + (beehive) + Lord's Prayer: 'on earth as it is in heaven'.
conningness = cunningness - knowingness; skilfulness, cleverness; craftiness, artfulness + fox's cunningness + coinin (konin) (gael) - rabbit.
integer - a whole or entire thing or entity, either as complete in itself, or as the sum of its parts or elements; a whole number, a number that is not a fraction + integer integerrimus (l) - perfect most perfect, untouched most untouched.
foremost - first, before any other or anything else, in position or rank + formaster (l) - dandy + foreman.
folkmoot - a general assembly of the people of a town, city, or shire + forkemøde (Danish) - popular assembly.
farewell - to say good-bye + George Moore: Hail and Farewell.
accumulated + cumulus cloud.
Nuadha (nua) (gael) - ancient Celtic god; king of Tuatha De Danann; surnamed Airgead-Lamh ("silver-hand").
nabob - person of great wealth
Nephilim - offspring of the sons of God and the daughters of men (Genesis, vi, 4). Brewer says they were semidivine heroes and giants + Niflheim (Old Norse) - Home of Mist (realm of ice-giants).
jetzt (ger) - now
in + hin (ger) - thither.
Geb - god of the earth and one of the Ennead of Heliopolis + jeb (Serbian) - fuck + "His mother cabled his name Jabez, saying, Because I bare him with sorrow" (1 Chronicles, IV,9) + FDV: Not withstanding withstanding he was [more] preferable to both of his thrownfolwers: Shem Jeebies [, ugh,] that was an ill man.
ugh - a representation of an inarticulate sound of the nature of a hollow cough + Huh (also Heh, Hah, Hauh, Huah, Hahuh) was the deification of eternity in the Ogdoad, his name itself meaning endlessness. As a concept, he was androgynous, his female form being known as Hauhet, which is simply the feminine form of his name.
cac (kok) (gael) - excrement + Kuk (Kek or Keku) was one of the eight primordial elements in the Ogdoad creation myth. He represented darkness in combination with his female aspect Kuaket (which is simply the female form of his name). As with the other three male elements, Kuk was depicted as a frog, or as a frog-headed man. Kuk represented darkness, obscurity and night. This darkness was the chaotic darkness which existed before the creation of the world. However, although he was a god of the darkness, he was also associated with the dawn and given the epithet, the "bringer-in of the light".
Ptah - Egyptian god, artist, masterbuilder
jawbone (Judges 15:16: 'And Samson said, With the jawbone of an ass... have I slain a thousand men')
boos (Dutch) - bad, angry + FDV: Shaun Jawboss Jawboose [, sure for sure,] that this is a one [sweet] man [, puddigood,] but, bagdad, sir, Homo free, that would be your one's chogfuld man chogfuld & hallowmost championed enkelmann.
lit. furwahr (ger) - indeed
sweetish - somewhat or slightly sweet + Swedish.
mand (obs. rare.) - a question + mand (Danish) - man + manda (Russian) - vulva.
begad - an exclamation, used to give weight to a statement + BAGDAD (BAGHDAD) - City, capital of Iraq, on Tigris River, and an ancient caliphate of Turkey-in-Asia in the Tigris-Euphrates region, West of the present city.
Christmastide - the season of Christmas, Christmas-time
Easterday - Easter Sunday
tableau - a picture; a group of persons and accessories, producing a picturesque effect; Theatr. A representation of the action at some stage in a play, created by the actors suddenly holding their positions or 'freezing', esp. at a moment critical to the plot, or at the end of a scene or act.
hem (Archaic) - them; him + Genesis 1:27: 'male and female created He them'.
begum - a queen, princess, or lady of high rank in Hindustan
gunne - obs. form of gun + Michael Gunn - manager of Gaiety Theatre, Dublin.
breathes + broods.
Oldbawn - village on the Dodder river
shielder - one who shields or protects another
halp - obs. pa. tense of help
drum - to beat as on a drum; to beat or thump upon anything with a more or less rhythmical or regular noise + drømt (Danish) - dreamed + Dundrum - district of Dublin.
Hun - a member of a warlike Asiatic nomadic people who ravaged Europe in the 4th–5th centuries
work out - to bring about, effect, produce, or procure (a result) by labour or effort; to carry out, accomplish (a plan or purpose); to bring to a fuller or finished state; to produce or express in a complete form or in detail; to develop, elaborate.
Inchicore - district of Dublin
ring - to direct (a theatre-curtain) to be drawn up or let down by making a bell ring
queen bee - a fully developed female bee; also transf. and fig.
funnyman - a professional jester
Tag - a day on which an important event is expected to occur; esp. a day of military conflict or victory + Tag (ger) - day.
tier - one of a series of rows placed one above another, or at least rising each above the preceding one; e.g. tiers of galleries, shelves, boxes in a theatre, or seats on a sloping floor [Fay: A Short Glossary of Theatrical Terms 30: 'Tiers. -- The rows of seats in the various circles in the theatre'].
round - a circle, ring, or coil; a separate or distinct outburst of applause, cheers, etc. + Joyce's note: 'Rounds' → Fay: A Short Glossary of Theatrical Terms 25: 'Rounds. -- The applause given by the audience'.