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mail (māl), armor. keepsake (kēp' såk), something kept as make amends (a měndz'), make up for a remembrance.
wrongdoing, 206. kine (kin), cattle.
manikin (măn: 1•kin), a little man, a doll. knave (năv), an old word for boy. maneuver (mån oo' vêr), scheme, move
ment. laded (lād' ed), loaded.
man-of-war, war ship. Lamorack (lăm” o rack).
mantled (măn' t'ld), veiled, covered. Lancelot (läns' e lot).
marge (märj), margin, edge. lancewood, a tough and elastic wood. Marquis (mär' kwis), a title of nobility. lapping, the sound of a tongue licking up mayhap (mā hăp'), perhaps. water.
mediocrity (mēd i ok' ri ti), average, lashing (lăsh' ing), striking as if with a medium. whip.
mementoes (mē měn' toz), memorials latent (lā' tent), secret, inactive.
remembrances. leads (lēdz), roofs made of lead, p. 234. menace (měn' ās), threat. leisure (lē' zhur), unoccupied time. meres (mērz), lakes. linchpin (linch' pin), the pin that keeps messes, portions of food.
a wheel from sliding off the axletree. meteor (mēt' ē or), falling star; bearded lineage (lin' e āj), descent, family.
meteor, a meteor with its light. lists (lists), tournaments, mock fights in mettle (mět' 'l), spirit.
which many knights take part. Michaelmas Day (mik' el mas), the feast living waters, fresh, flowing water, p. 240. of St. Michael, September 29. Livy (liv' i).
middle, the waist, p. 195. loath or loth (loth), unwilling.
Midgard (mid' gärd). Locke, John, a great English philosopher. militia (mil ish' ä), troops of a state, or Logi (lo' gi).
a locality; not a regular army. logical (lõj' i kal), according to logic, Minerva (mi něr' vä), p. 47. carefully reasoned out.
minster (mìn' stěr), cathedral, church. loom (loom), a machine for weaving Miölner (mi ol' nēr). cloth.
mischance (mis chăns'), misfortune, aclore (lör), learning.
cident. lorn (lôrn), lost, abandoned.
misgiving (mis giv' ing), fear, doubt. lottery (lot' ēr i), choosing, drawing lots, missile (mis' sel), a weapon to be thrown. chance.
Moab (mõ' ăb), a land of Syria, p. 118. lowering (lou' ēr ing), scowling, looking Modred (mõ' dred). harshly.
Mohammedan (mo ham' me dan), p. 245. lubber (1ŭb' běr), a clumsy person. mold (mõld), pattern, p. 240. Lucan (100' kan).
molten (mõlt' en), melted. lulled (lŭld), soothed, quieted.
molten-golden, soft like melted gold, p. lurking (lērk' ing), hiding.
316. luster (lūs' tēr), brilliancy.
monody (món' o di), the same sound lustrous (lăs' s), bright, shining.
continued or repeated. Lynette (lin ět').
monotone (món' o ton), one tone or Lyonesse (li o něs').
sound that does not change.
monsieur (mo se ēr'), French for Mister. made at each other, charged each other, Moor (moor), an Arab from North
Africa. magicians (ma ji' shunz), men who morasses (mõ răs' ez), swamps. worked magic.
mortified (môr' tĩ fid), ashamed. magistrate (măj' is trāt), judge, officer. Most Great Name, that of God, p. 304.
Mount Olympus (o lim' pus), a mountain passively (păs' siv li), submissively, with
of Greece once thought of as the home out doing anything. of the gods.
pastime (păs' tim), amusement, anymournful numbers, sad poetry, p. 308. thing that makes the time pass muffled (múf' eld), covered so to pleasantly. lessen the noise.
pavilions (pā vil' yonz), tents or movable mused (mūzd), thought in silence.
dwellings. myrrh (měr), gum used in incense.
pay you your wages, defeat you, treat
you as you deserve, p. 197. Nebo (nē' bo), p. 118.
Peggotty (pěg' o ti). Nebuchadnezzar (neb ū kad něz' är), penetrate (pěn' e trāt), to enter into. king of Babylon.
penetration (pěn ē trā' shun), mental neighborly charity, charity to or from
judgment, depth of thought. one's neighbors, p. 379, 1. 26.
Pentecost (pěn' te kost), a festival of neighing (nā' ing), the sound made by the Church, often called Whitsuntide, horses.
the seventh Sunday after Easter. Neptune (něp' tūn), p. 46.
peradventure (per ăd věn' tūre), perhaps. Newton, Sir Isaac, a great mathema- perchance (pěr chäns'), perhaps.
tician, discoverer of the law of gravi- Persaunt (pěr sänt'). tation.
Pharaoh (fā' ro), the title given to the Nineveh (nin' ē vä), a city in Assyria.
kings of Egypt. phenomenon (fē nom' ě non), a fact, an
extraordinary fact, a wonder. obeisance (o bē' sans), bowing in sign of philosopher (fil os' o fér), wise man, reverence or worship.
lover of wisdom. obstacles (õb' stā k'lz), impediments, philosophically (fil o sof' i kal li), quietly, interferences.
thoughtfully like a philosopher. obviously (õb' vì us lị), clearly.
Phobus (fē' bus), p. 47. Odysseus (o dîs' sūs).
phosphorus (fös' fo rus), a metal once one jot or tittle, one smallest particle,
used to tip matches. p. 265; see Matthew v, 18.
pieces of silver, silver money, p. 101. oracles (ôr' a k’lz), prophecies, p. 73.
pig's trotters, pig's feet, p. 362. ordained (ôr dānd'), commanded,
pilgrim (pil' grim), a person making a dered.
journey to a holy place, often used of Orkney (ôrk' ni).
Crusaders. oversprinkle, are sprinkled over.
Pisgah (piz' gä), p.
plashy (plăsh' i), with many puddles. pad, a horse with an easy pace.
plight (plīt), promise. Padre (pä' dre), priest.
ply (plī), to move skillfully. pæan (pē' an), song of rejoicing or ply the loom (loom), to weave thread triumph.
into cloth, p. 44. page (pāj), a boy beginning his educa- polluted (pò lūt' ed), stained, dishonored. tion for knighthood.
pommel (pum' el), a knob on the hilt of pale (pāl), a piece of land fenced in, a sword. used in England, p. 235.
pondering (pon' dễr ing), thinking hard. palisade (păl î sād'), a strong fence made ponderous (pon' děr us), very heavy. of posts set closely together.
posterity (pos těr' i ti), those who live paipitating (pal pi tāt' ing), throbbing, after we are dead. beating fast.
Potiphar (pot' i fär), p. 102. parsties, Barkis's name for pastries. pottage (pot'āj), thick soup. passing strange, very strange, p. 185. precipices (près' ì pis ez), steep cliffs.
prematurely (prē mā tūr' li), too soon. Red Cross, a red cross sewn on the garpresage (prě sāg'), prophesy, foretell. ments of a Crusader, or painted on his presence (près' ens), the bearing, or ap- shield. pearance of a person.
red-cross knight, a knight wearing a red Presidio (prē sỉd' ì o), a military station. cross sewn on his garments, p. 217. presume (prē sūm'), dare, undertake redeem (rē dēm'), rescue, as from forgetsomething beyond one.
fullness, p. 262. pretense (prē tens'), to make pretense is redoubled (rē dŭb 'ld), doubled two or to make believe.
three times. primitive (prim' i tiv), very early, long redress of grievances, finding a remedy
ago; used of the Ancient Greeks, or for complaints, p. 266. the Old Celts.
reeking tube, smoking gun, p. 280. privations (prī vā' shunz), hardships. reel (rēl), stagger. prodigious (pro dij' us), marvelous, won-refrained (re frānd'), stopped, controlled, derful.
kept from doing something. prog, schoolboy phrase for food, p. Regin (rā' gin). 350.
rein (rān), rein in, hold back. prop-iron, iron used to support parts of reluctant (rē lūk' tant), unwilling, hesia carriage.
tant. prospectively (pro spēk' tiv li), for the remonstrances (rē món' strans ez), obfuture, in prospect.
jections. protest (prő test'), vigorously affirm or remote (rē mõt'), far away. deny.
repudiate (re pū' di āt), deny, disown. provender (pro' ven děr), food.
reputed (rē pūt' ed), supposed. prove upon your body, show by striking requite (re kwit'), pay back.
down your body, by defeating you, p. resolution (réz o loo' shun), resolve. 193.
restoreth (re stör' eth), makes well again, Providence (prov' i dens), God.
gives back. psalm (säm), a hymn or sacred song. resume (rē zūm'), start again. put his spear in rest, support the blunt reversed (re vērsd'), turned about.
end of the spear upon a hook on Rhenish (rěn'ish), from the countries the breastplate in order to steady it, bordering on the Rhine.
riddance (rựd' dans), getting rid of some
thing. quarter boat (kwôr' těr böt), small boat righteousness (rī' chus nes), goodness, used by the captain.
rightness, morality. quest (kwěst), search.
right so, just so, p. 227. quoth (kwoth), said.
right soon, very soon, p. 225.
rod (rod), the stick or staff used by a rack (răk), a machine for torturing per- shepherd, p. 96.
sons; prisoners were stretched on the romantic (rõ măn' tỉk), connected with rack in order to make them confess; romance, with love or adventure, see p. 392.
picturesque. ransom (răn' som), money paid to re- rue (roo), regret. deem a prisoner.
ruminate (roo' mỉ nāt), meditate. ransomed (răn' sumd), bought back with money or gifts.
sage (sāj), wise man. ratified (răt' ï fīd), confirmed.
Saladin (săl' a din). rat-tail, with a tail like a rat.
sandalwood (săn' dal) a kind of frareadjustment (rē ad jŭst' ment),
grant wood used for making fans, rangement.
boxes, etc., p. 295.
sans peur et sans reproche (sän pēr á Sigmund (sēg' mund).
sän re prosh'), a French phrase mean- sills (silz), wood on which the body of
ing, without fear and without reproach. the carriage rests. Saracen (sâr' a sen), a believer in Ma- silver-studded (stůd' ed), adorned with homet.
many little silver knobs. scant (skănt), restrict, lessen.
Simeon (sim' ē on), p. 107. scope (skop), reach.
Sindri (sēn' dri). scroll (skről), a roll of paper or parch- single-handed, one man acting alone. ment.
sire (sīr), father, often used in speaking scroll of fame, roll of famous men.
to a king. scrupulously (skroo' pū lus li), very care sixpence, an English coin worth about fully and exactly.
twelve cents. seemly (sēm' li), good-looking.
Skrymir (skri' mēr). seër (sē' ēr), a prophet.
skulking (skůlk' ing), shirking, sneaking seneschal (sěn' e shal), a man of rank away.
who gives orders about food and drink solitary (sol' i tā ri), alone, single. in the household of a king or great solitude (sol' į tūd), being alone. noble.
soothsayers (sooth' sā ērs), wise men Sennacherib (sěn åk'ěr īb), king of As- who interpreted dreams made syria, p. 127.
prophecies. sepulcher (sèp' ul kẽr), tomb.
Sophy (sõ' fi), the title of an Eastern shadows, reflections, p. 216.
ruler. Shahrazad (shä rä zad'), the queen who sore (sör), hard, bitterly. told the tales of the Arabian Nights, sore news, bad news, p. 38.
spear-shafts, the slender parts of spears. shallop (shăl' op), a light boat.
spicery (spi' sēr i), spices. Shalott (sha 18t').
spoil him of his arms, take away his shameful death, hanging instead of arms, p. 49. death by the sword.
spokes (spõks), the rays of a wheel. shard (shärd), a piece of hard material ; squire (skwir), a youth learning to be
iron shard, bullet or shell, p. 280. come a knight. shay (shā), an old-fashioned word for staff (stăf), stick or rod. chaise.
stalking (stôk' ing), walking, as an ani. sheaf (shēf), bundle of grain.
mal in pursuit of its prey. sheath (shēth), scabbard for a sword, p.stature (stăt' ür), height of the body. 170.
stay (stā), stop, p. 48. sheathed (shēthd), inclosed, clothed in, stitch, a pain in the side, p. 356.
stock (stok), family, race. Shechem (shek' em), p. 100.
stock-still (stok' stil), absolutely quiet. sheen (shēn), shining.
stoles (stölz), long scarfs worn over the shipcraft (shịp' krăft), knowledge about shoulders. ships.
stoutly, bravely. shuttle (shŭt' t'l), a tool that sends the strand (strănd), the shore or beach of the
thread back and forth; used in weaving cloth.
stripling (strịp' ling), youth, youngster. Sidon (si' don), an ancient city of Asia stunned (stůnd), made senseless. Minor.
sublime (sub lim'), very noble and Sidonian (si dõ' ni an), from Sidon.
lofty. Siegfried (sēg' frēd).
subsided (sub sid' ed), gone down, grown Sif (sĩf).
less. Siggeir (sēg' gār).
suffice (súf fis'), be enough.
sundry (sün' dri), several, a number. trance (trăns), a dream-like state, somesuperadded (sū pēr à d' ed), added in thing like sleep. addition.
transept (trăn’sept), the short arms of a surety (shoor' ti), bond, guarantee.
church shaped like a cross. surf (sûrf), billows breaking into foam. transformation (trans for mā' shun), surly (sēr' li), gloomy, ill-natured.
changes in form or appearance. surveyor (sûr vā' or), one who measures transmission (trăns mish 'un), delivery. land.
trappings (trăp' ingz), ornaments placed sustenance (sús' te nans), nourishment. on a horse. swarthy (swôr' thi), dark, black.
treaty (trē' ti), agreement.
Tristram (trist' ram). tainted (tānt' ed), spoiled, dishonest. trophies (tro' fiz), prizes, emblems. take no heed, pay no attention.
truce (troos), an agreement to stop fightTalisman (tăl' iz man), the name of a ing for a time.
novel by Sir Walter Scott. The word tunic (tū' nik), a garment worn under means a magical object.
the corselet. tanner (tăn' êr), one who tans, or makes turbulency (tēr' bû lens i), tumult. skins into leather.
turbulent (tur' bū lent), noisy, cisturbed. tarpaulin (tär pô' lin), a waterproof hat, turtle dove (tur' t'l), a dove with a soft
cooing voice associated with love and tarry (tăr' i), delay, wait.
marriage. Tartar, tyrant, harsh master (schoolboy Tyre (tīr), an ancient city of Asia Minor.
phrase). telescope (těl' ē skop), an instrument for ultimately (ůl' ti māt li), finally. viewing distant objects.
uncouthly (ŭn kooth' li), pcculiar and temper steel, to make steel just right, ugly. either hard or soft, p. 69.
understood intent (in těnt'), plan that thereupon (hâr up on'), immediately, has been agreed upon, p. 56. then.
unerring, (un ěr' ing), certain, without therewith (fhâr with'), at the same time. making any mistake. Thialfi (thē al' fē).
ungentle discourteous, p. 198. thill (thil), the same as a shaft.
unimpaired (un im pârd), unlessened. Thor (thôr).
unsceptered (un sěp' tērd), i.e. without thoroughbrace (thŭr' ö brās), a leather a king, p. 273.
band supporting the body of a carriage. unseemly (un sēm' li), unfitting, unsuitthrill (thril), a shiver.
able. tide me death, betide me life, whether uplands (ŭp' lands), high land. I die or live, p. 227.
Utgard (ŭt' gärd). tilt (tilt), the cloth or canvas cover of a cart.
vacant (vā' kănt), empty, stupid. tintinnabulation (tin ti nab ū lā' shun), Valkyr (väl' kēr), war maiden, a goddess,
the ringing of bells. tipped our anchor, raised our anchor, p. Valparaiso (văl pär i' so), a city in Chile. 296.
veneration (ven ā' shun), great respect tire (tir), a hoop around a wheel.
and admiration. Tirra lirra (tir' ä lir' ä), a happy song, venom (věn' om), poison, anger.
verdant (vēr' dant), green. tolerable (töl’ ēr a b'l), endurable, bear- verdure (vērd' úr), green able.
foliage. trailed (trāld), dragged along.
verified (věr' Y fid), proved true. train (trān), procession, p. 118.
verily (věr' i li), truly, in truth.