grackle - a name applied to various birds originally included in the genus Gracula; jackdaw + crackles.

skim - remove from the surface ("skim cream from the surface of milk"); to coat (a liquid) with a layer

crock - crock-butter, butter salted and put down in a crock for winter use

sangwidges (Dublin Pronunciation) - sandwiches


gooseberry - the edible berry or fruit of the genus Ribes + FDV: and who seen the rest of the plum goosebellies and who leff that there and who put this here

mowld = mould - to cover (plant) with mould

measlest - poorest, blightest, inferiorest

Kilkenny - county in Ireland + To "fight like a Kilkenny cat" refers to an old story about two cats who fought to the death and ate each other up such that only their tails were left.

stale - to make or become stale; cheapen, to render common; steal (Anglo-Irish Pronunciation)

chump - the thick blunt end of anything; also chump-end: esp. the thick end of a loin of mutton + who let the cat steal the chop?

flure (Anglo-Irish Pronunciation) - floor + what in the name of Saint Luke are you rubbing the side of the floor of the lobby with?

shite - shit; nonsense

plateful - the amount a plate will hold + FDV: & who put the jam pot in the yard and whatareyou whatin the love of the whatin the name of Sin Pollareyou rubbing the flowerofthe sideofthe flowerofthe parlourwith Shite will you have a plateful?

tak (Danish) - thank you

component - serving or helping to constitute, constituent + (twelve months, *O*)

society + state.

door boy - a boy who guards the door of a passage in a mine + January (named after Janus, the Roman god of doorways).

cleaner - one who cleans + February (named after Februa, the Roman feast of purification and cleansing).

sojer = soldier + March (named after Mars, the Roman god of war)

crook - swindler, a proffesional criminal + April (said to be named after Latin aperire: to open; crooks open locked doors).

squeezer - one who squeezes

lounger - idler

dogman - a man in charge of dogs + cur - a low-bred dog + July (dog-days).

August (touring and holiday)

September (peak mushroom season)

black and blue - discoloured by beating

tramp - one who travels from place to place on foot, in search of employment, or as a vagrant + October (grape trampling for wine).

gunpowder + November (Guy Fawkes' Gunpowder Plot, 5 November).

Christmass box - a box in which contributions of money were collected at Chrismass (the box being broken when full and the contents shared) + December (Christmas and Boxing Day, 25-26 December).

prés salés (fr) - salt marshes

Donnybrook, a suburb of Dublin, Ireland, once famous for its annual fair; a scene of uproar and disorder; a riotous or uproarious meeting + (eleven districts of Dublin, spiralling clockwise).

Prater - the name of a large wooded park in Vienna + pratum (l) - meadow + prater (Dutch) - talker.

roebuck - the male roe deer + Roebuck, district of Dublin.

campus - the grounds of a college or university; the open space between or around the buildings + campos (l) - field.

ager (l) - territory, district; field, improved land

Roundtown - another name for Terenure, district of Dublin

Crumlin - districts of Dublin, West

grassy - covered with grass, abounding in grass

Kimmage - district of Dublin

champ - champion; a field + champs (fr) - field.

ASHTOWN - Residential district North of Phoenix Park. Phoenix Park racecourse is just outside the park at Ashtown Gate. 

CABRA - District, North-West Dublin. The Joyce family lived at No 7 St Peter's Terrace (now St Peter's Road), Cabra, in 1902-04. Mrs Joyce died there.

Finglas - district of Dublin 

SANTRY - District, North Dublin. 

RAHENY - District, North-East Dublin, North shore of Dublin Bay. 

BALDOYLE - Village, North of Sutton and Howth; site of race course

latecomer - one that arrives late + FDV: Who are the components parts of our whole who are latecomers by anticipation,

all the year round - thorough, thoroughout, from beginning to end

porter - one who carries burdens

in virtue of - by the power or efficacy of (something aiding or justifying); hence, in later use, by the authority of, in reliance upon, in consequence of, because of

ratiocination - reasoning + retroratiocinatio (l) - backward reasoning + FDV: are the porters of the passions in virtue of ratiocination and,

contribute - to give or furnish along with others towards bringing about a result

confligo (l) - to fight, contend + confligens (l) - striking one thing against another, opposing, conflicting.

vox - voice

vote - the collective opinion or assent of an assembly or body of persons

vaticination - a prediction of an oracular or inspired nature, prophecy + Vatican + FDV: unify their voxes contributing the conflingent controversies of differentiation, unify their voxes in the one voice of vaticination,

crunch - to crush or grind uder foot, wheels, etc. + FDV: who crack the crust of comfort due to depradation,

crust - a hard dry formation on the surface of the body, caused by a burn, an ulcer, or disease of the skin; a more or less hard coating, concretion, or deposit on the surface of anything.

due to - that owes its existence to, attributable to, owing to, in consequence of

depredation - plundering, pillaging, ravaging; also, plundered or pillaged condition (obs.)

drain - to drink (a liquid) to the last drops + FDV: quaff drain the meed of for misery to incur intoxication,

mead - an alcoholic liquor made by fermenting a mixture of honey and water

incur - to become through one's own action liable or subject to; to bring upon oneself

intoxication - the making drunk or inebriated; the condition of being so stupefied or disordered

condone - to forgive or overlook (an offence), so as to treat it as non-existent; esp. to forgive tacitly by not allowing the offence to make any difference in one's relations with the offender.

gratification - something given to gain favour, or as a recompense for anything done or to be done; a reward + FDV: condone every evil by practical justification condemn any good for its own gratification;

rope - to tie, bind, fasten, or secure with a rope + FDV: who are ruled, roped, _____,

dupe - to make a dupe of; to deceive, delude, befool

numen - a spirit believed to inhabit a natural object or phenomenon; a dynamic or creative force, genius; deity, divinity + in nomine domine (l) - in God's name.

daimon (from Greek daimôn, an equivalent of Latin numen) = demon - a supernatural being of a nature intermediate between that of gods and men; an inferior divinity, spirit, genius + FDV: by two angel demons,

fee - money

law - a conical hill or mound; a rule of conduct imposed by authority

consternation - amazement and terror such as to prostrate one's faculties; dismay

fornication - voluntary sexual intercourse between a man (in restricted use, an unmarried man) and an unmarried woman. In Scripture extended to adultery.

misericordia (l) - mercy, compassion

omni- - all, universall + FDV: feekeepers of their laws, preservation consternation, fornication, humiliation association and reexaltation recreation.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle + The Dáil, seat of government, Dublin.

deliberate - Of a body of persons: To take counsel together, considering and examining the reasons for and against a proposal or course of action. 

sword - to arm with a sword

Matthias - one of the twelve apostles

Thaddaeus - one of the twelve apostles

Simon the Canaanite - one of the twelve apostles

John - one of the twelve apostles

Simon Peter - one of the twelve apostles

Andrew - one of the twelve apostles

Bartholomew - one of the twelve apostles

Philip - one of the twelve apostles

James the son of Zebedee - one of the twelve apostles + Mor (mor) (gael) - great; the Great + James Phillimore - name mentioned in Arthur Conan Doyle's The Problem of Thor Bridge + (nine Mors and three MacCarty’s).

Thomas - one of the twelve apostles

Matthew - one of the twelve apostles

James the son of Alphaeus - one of the twelve apostles + Mac Carthaigh (mok karhi) (gael) - son of Carthach ("loving") + Jacques McCarthy - journalist of Dublin Evening Herald, famous for wit.

Morpheus - Ovid's name for the god of dreams, the son of Sleep + Murphy - nickname for an Irishman.

are + Maggy (*Q*)

yore - of old time, ancient, former + The Letter: how are you.

maggie - a girl + Cad's wife = Maggy (From Joyce's list of characters in I.2) + The Letter: well Maggy/Madge/Majesty.

lorn - abandoned, left alone; bereft of; lonely, desolate, wretched

lore - the act of teaching; the condition of being taught; instruction, tuition, education + (fourteen words forming a 'word-ladder': a string of words each differing by one letter from the next)

wive - to take a wife, get married; to be a wife, act as a wife

wile - a crafty, cunning, or deceitful trick; an amorous or playful trick; a deceit, a delusion

rile - to excite, disturb, to vex, annoy, make angry + FDV: they thank asking for still seeking as born for lorn in lose of love to live and wive the life of wife and wife wive in by wile and rile and rule by rune of ruse made rose and hose held home, but comes cometh elope year, coach and four, sweet peck-of-at-my-heart picks one man more.

ruse - a trick, stratagem

wreathed - formed or combined by twining or interweaving; entwined, intertwined