grackle - a name applied to various birds originally included in the genus Gracula; jackdaw.
skim - to cover with a thin layer, as with scum
crock - crock-butter, butter salted and put down in a crock for winter use
gooseberry - the edible berry or fruit of the genus ribes
mowld = mould - to cover (plant) with mould
measlest - poorest, blightest, inferiorest
Kilkenny - county in Ireland
stale - to make or become stale; cheapen, to render common + stale (Anglo-Irish Pronunciation) - steal.
chump - the thick blunt end of anything; also chump-end: esp. the thick end of a loin of mutton.
flure (Anglo-Irish Pronunciation) - floor
shite - shit; nonsense
plateful - the amount a plate will hold
tak (Danish) - thank you
component - serving or helping to constitute, constituent + O
door boy - a boy who guards the door of a passage in a mine
cleaner - one who cleans + Latin: rites of cleaning in Roman calender, from Lat. februare, 'to purify'
sojer = soldier
crook - swindler, a proffesional criminal
squeezer - one who squeezes
lounger - idler
dogman - a man in charge of dogs
black and blue - discoloured by beating
tramp - one who travels from place to place on foot, in search of employment, or as a vagrant.
Christmass box - a box in which contributions of money were collected at Chrismass (the box being broken when full and the contents shared).
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.
Prater - the name of a large wooded park in Vienna + pratum (l) - meadow + prater (Dutch) - talker.
roebuck - the male roe deer
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
grassy - covered with grass, abounding in grass
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.
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
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.
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
crunch - to crush or grind uder foot, wheels, etc.
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
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.
rope - to tie, bind, fasten, or secure with a rope
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 = demon - a supernatural being of a nature intermediate between that of gods and men; an inferior divinity, spirit, genius.
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
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
Bartholomew - one of the twelve apostles
Mor (mor) (gael) - great; the Great
Mac Carthaigh (mok karhi) (gael) - son of Carthach ("loving")
Morpheus - Ovid's name for the god of dreams, the son of Sleep
are + Maggy
yore - of old time, ancient, former + you
maggie - a girl + majesty
lorn - abandoned, left alone; bereft of; lonely, desolate, wretched
lore - the act of teaching; the condition of being taught; instruction, tuition, education.
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
ruse - a trick, stratagem
wreathed - formed or combined by twining or interweaving; entwined, intertwined.