horolge - a timepiece, a dial, hourglass or clock

Big Ben - tower clock famous for its accuracy and for its 13-ton bell (London) + The Wren: 'The king of all birds' (song).

fuit (l) - there was, he [she, it] was

est (l) - there is, he [she, it] is + isst (ger) - eats + ist (ger) - is.

herit (l) - there will be, he [she, it] will be

mildew - a morbid destructive growth upon plants, consisting of minute fungi, and having usually the appearance of a thin whitish coating

mouldy - overgrown or covered with mould; hence, decaying or decayed; drunk (Dublin Slang) + stone - to hurl stones, to kill with stones, to make numb or insensible; drunk (Slang) + {his gravestones are mouldy}

quercus (l) - oak, oak-tree

plane - a tree of the genus platanus, platain

megalopolis - a very large city + Megalopolis - ancient capital of Arcadia.

faun - one of a class of rural deities; at first represented like men with horns and the tail of a goat, afterwards with goats' legs like the Satyrs, to whom they were assimilated in lustful character.

blank - an empty place or space

hide - unit of land, 60 to 120 acres

carucate - old English unit of land (as much land as could be tilled with one plough in one year = 120 acres) + carruca (l) - four-wheeled coach.

hold (ger) - gracious, lovely + old.

shipshaped - arranged properly, as things on board ship should be; trim, orderly

graminivorous - eating or feeding on grass + (defecation).

dom (Serbian) - home, house, heartstone (plural in Serbian is 'domovi')

manoir - a manor house or country residence

will + villa + vill - feudal territorial unit corresponding to modern civil parish.

aqueduct + acque (Italian) - waters + (4 elements: air, earth, water, fire).

whooping cough + Ulysses.6.121: 'Gasworks. Whooping cough they say it cures'.

forth + fart.

carbon dioxide - a constituent of coalgas

Hose (ger) - trousers + hold.

stock - to lay up in store; esp. To keep (goods) in stock for sale.

pudor (l) - shame + Puder (ger) - powder + There is a well-authenticated anecdote of Cromwell. On a certain occasion, when his troops were about crossing a river to attack the enemy, he concluded an address, with these words: 'put your trust in God; but mind to keep your powder dry'.

pink'un - a nickname for a newspaper printed on pink paper + SPORTING TIMES - The weekly "chronicle of racing, literature, art, and the drama," known as "The Pink'un," published in London 1865-1931 (published a hostile review of Ulysses) + Pinkham, Lydia - American purveyor of a female tonic. 

pellet - any globe, ball, or spherical body, usually one of small size; a ball of some plastic or soft substance, esp. of medicine or food, a pill + 'Pink pills for pale people' (advertisement).

The Pale - English-governed part of medieval Ireland (16th century)

Foot, Lundy - Mr Senn says, opened a tobacco establishment in Dublin (1758), where he sold: "Superfine Pig-tails for Ladies!" Once he asked J. P. Curran, his neighbour and celebrated legal wit, what motto should go on his carriage and was told: "Quid Rides" (Latin 'what are you laughing at'). Lundy Foot was stoned in 1835 + mundi- (l) - clean- + Slattery's Mounted Foot (song).

miseria (l) - wretchedness + Miserius (l) - male embodiment of Misery (*S*).

pinch - a nip, a squeeze

superfine - very fine

pigtail - a tight braid of hair + "Superfine Pig-tails for Ladies!"

ceresia (l) - cherry + *I*

keros (gr) - beeswax, sealing-wax + *J*

quid - pound sterling + Quid rides? [Mutato nomine de te / fabula narratur] - "What are you laughing at? [The name changed / the story is told about you]" (Horace, Satire I.i.69)

ride - an excursion or journey in some vehicle or conveyance, now esp. a public one; an act of sexual intercourse (slang)

Titus Andronicus - title, hero of Shakespeare's play, in which Caius and Sempronius are also characters + *VYC*   

notion - an idea or concept + a nation of shopkeepers - Napoleon's comment on the English.

shop keeper - the proprietor of a retail store, an article that has remained long in the shop unsold + (notebook 1923): 'William Shokkeeper Shopskeeper'.

duke - In some European countries: A sovereign prince, the ruler of a small state called a duchy + (Wellington).

shot (Slang) - fucked

quean (Slang) - whore + two female figures on Dublin coat of arms + queens (chess) + *IJ* and *VYC*

caskets + castles (chess) + three castles on Dublin coat of arms.

game of swans - flock of swans kept for pleasure + (chess).

Stromboli - one of the Lipari Islands containing one of the three active volcanoes in Italy

mote (Archaic) - may + mammoth.

fier (fr) - proud + (be in fear of him).

womankind - the females of the human race; a female person

pietas (l) - sorrow + Pietą - representation of Mary mourning over dead Jesus.

drift - an accumulation of snow driven together by the wind + (drop of sperm at tip of penis).

(heather on Howth)

(Christ's thorn crown)

chaperon - a round stuffed covering for the head + (condom on penis).

violet (liturgical colour of repentance)

gore - blood + shed blood - to destroy human life by violent means.

quies (l) - rest, repose + peace and quiet(ness) - freedom from disturbance or perturbation (esp. as a condition in which an individual person is) + P's and Q's. 

Souvenir of the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Opening of The Gaiety Theatre 37: 'Miss Cissy Graham's entertaining "Triple Bill"'.

polis - a Greek city state

hove - to pass by, to go floating or soaring + go by - to pass without notice, to pass unheeded + hoved by (Danish) - 'capital', literally 'chief city' (Danish hoved: head, and Danish by: town) + (like sentence 'metro for the polis', city is dismantled).

filth + (condition of being full).

plenish - to fill up

dearth - a condition in which food is scarce and dear; often, in earlier use, a famine + death + earth.

hock - the wine called in German 'Hochheimer', produced at Hochheim on the Main; hence, commercially extended to other white German wines + (Shaun = white wine).

(cocoa = Shem)

emery = a hard grey-black mineral consisting of corundum and either hematite or magnetite, used as an abrasive (especially as a coating on paper = sandpaper) + {horserace: Emery [third combined character] tries to win}

pole (Slang) - penis + passer (French Slang) - fuck + polar bear.

Browne/Nolan (motif)

orchestra (Slang) - testicle + orchis (gr) - testicle

midwife - a woman who assists other women in childbirth, a female accoucheur

stead - a space or place assigned to or occupied by a person; a seat (obs.) + fand sted (Danish) - 'took place' + found dead (was killed).

endo (gr) - inter

calamity - a grievous disaster, an event or circumstance causing loss or misery

delict - a violation of law or right; an offence, a delinquency + delictum (l) - crime, transgression + delicious

entree - the principal dish of a meal

finish off - to bring to an end

savourie = savoury - a savoury dish, served at the beginning or end of a dinner as a stimulant to appetite or digestion + (between the women and the soldiers).

flout - a mocking speech or action; a piece of mockery, jeer, scoff

forecast - a forecasting or anticipation; a conjectural estimate or account, based on present indications, of the course of events or state of things in the future, esp. with regard to the weather.

flair for - liking, taste, enthusiasm

fray - a disturbance, esp. one caused by fighting; a noisy quarrel; a fight, skirmish, conflict

fairground - an enclosure where outdoor fairs, circuses or exhibitions are held

idle - that which is useless, vain, or frivolous (obs.); an idle person, idler (obs.) + Lane-Poole: The Speeches & Table-Talk of the Prophet Mohammad xxi: (in the Kaaba) 'the three hundred and sixty idols, one for each day of the year, which Mohammad afterwards destroyed in one day'.

Lane-Poole: The Speeches & Table-Talk of the Prophet Mohammad xxiii: 'An Arab, who wished to avenge the death of his father, went to consult the square block of white stone called El-Khalasa' (i.e. the Kaaba; the name means salvation) + colossal.

henwives = pl. of henwife - a woman who raises poultry; a bawd + Lane-Poole: The Speeches & Table-Talk of the Prophet Mohammad xxv: 'These men were called "Hanifs," or "incliners," and their religion seems to have consisted chiefly in a negative position, - in denying the superstition of the Arabs'.

Lane-Poole: The Speeches & Table-Talk of the Prophet Mohammad xxiv: (before Mohammad's birth) 'a prophet was expected, and women were anxiously hoping for male children'.

flaitheamhlach (flahulokh) (gael) = flahoolagh (Anglo-Irish) - princely; generous, hospitable

grasping - that grasps, eager for gain, greedy + (Father, Son, Holy Spirit).

paschal - a large white candle lighted in a church on the evening before easter

forbid - to exclude, keep back, hinder, restrain; to render impossible or undesirable + Lord's Prayer: 'Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us'.

cineris (l) - ashes + cinders.

pile - to form into a pile or heap; to heap up

Pelion (gr) - high mountain in Thessaly, a continuation of Ossa (also high mountain in Thessaly) + Pelion on Ossa (Odyssey XI) - Latin 'mountain on mountain' (the Titans Otos and Ephialtes tried to pile Ossa on Olympus and Pelion on Ossa in order to climb to heaven and attack the gods).

pilula (l) - little ball + pilule (fr) - pill.

Hercules' Pillars - the rocks Calpé (now Gibraltar) and Abyla (Ceuta), on either side of the Strait of Gibraltar, thought by the ancients to be the supports of the western boundary of the world, and to have been set up by Hercules + hircus (l) - goat.

Oedipus complex - in psychoanalytic theory, a desire for sexual involvement with the parent of the opposite sex and a concomitant sense of rivalry with the parent of the same sex.