Old English words used in text

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'Old English words used in text', Memorials of London and London Life: In the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries (1868), pp. 679-682. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=57757 Date accessed: 26 November 2014.


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A LIST OF OLD ENGLISH WORDS, or WORDS USED AS SUCH, FOUND IN THE LATIN OR FRENCH TEXT OF THE ORIGINAL.

acole 131
agul 369
alegiste 194
aletonne 74
ameraille 194
ancere 200
anfelde 283
ankyr 370
appelblome 206
arblast 370
arewehede 489
aumbre 327
auncere 283
aunderne 284, aundiron 109, 200
auugere 283
ave 455
backstiez 369
bakere 631
baksteye 370
baleset 443
baleys 470
baner 370
bankere 283
barbir 384, barbour 631
barroke 284
baudekyn 524
beile 370, bryl 369
ber 666
berster 466, birlester 508
biker 550
bilet 437
bisshes 153, 329
bladesmythe 568, bladsmythe 567
bokele 470, 471
bokeram 255, bokerames 267
bolle 284, 429
bolte 557
bonette 369
bord 370
botele 166, 324
botelmakere 421
bowelyne 369, 370
boweshawe 283
boye 370
boyrope 369
braeler 277
brasyere 282
bregirdle 250
bren 257
brewere 531, bruer 591
brewyfe 264
brodearwe 557
brouderer 455
brounmedle 230
brusket 312
buckette 75, bukette 369
burrokes 487
butte 369
bys 267
cadaz 145
calabre 329, 331
calveslether 547
candelstikke 550
cappe 529, 530, 549
cappemaker 530
cartecloute 284
cartere 548
cartstroke 283
chape 400, 471
cheker 131
chesemongere 405
cheyne 369
chopyn 78, 347
cierge 301, 359, cirgez 301
clensingbecche 194
cloke 551
cloke 469
closwerk 513
cobeler 539, 540, 570, 572, 573, cobelere 475
code 301
codnet 220
coffyn 429, 443, 444
cofre 283
cokthresshyng 571
cokylle 550
coler 370
collere 9
congre 464
copegorge 471
copersmyth 521, copremethe 159
cordewaner 539, 540, 573, cordewanere 570
cordewayne 391, cordwan 256
corkille 370
corody 588
corse 470
coster 511
cosynis 422. See quissyn
cote 255
countour 419
couper 541
coursewolle 559
cours ware 547
coverlitz 123, coverlyt 260
coynston 262
cradilbowe 422
cranelynz 369
crouper 136
cruetz 242
cuppebonde 601
curreiour 421
curroie 360
cuteler 474
dacre 323. See dyker
darte 454
dauber 511
daviot 370
dere 547
dereslether 547
diamande 613. See dyamande
dieher 314, dier 365, dighere 337
digeon 439
dore 397
dornail 262
doser 511, dosere 283
draynet 220
dyamande 550, dyamaunde 470, dyamaunt 313. See diamande
dyker 234. See dacre
egge 569
eleshippe 580, 581
ermyn 330
eschele 370
esquele 350, 351, esquelle 241, esquielle 432
esquier 494. See squyer
estrichesborde 261
evechepynge 33, 440,
532, evynchepynge 339
fagot 560, fagottes 560
faussecord 205
fawkone 550
felmongere 329, 536
ferdkyn 597
ferling 463, ferlyng 463
ferrette 422
ferthenge 166
fesaunt 312
fesse 167
feyre 33
fifilyng 513
filace 369
filed ware 547
flekage 422
forcer 563
forcermaker 563
forfote 571
forsteye 370, forstiez 369
forman 384
foteballe 571
fourme 511
fozer 265
frank ensense 537
fullere 344
furbour 477
galoche 554, 555
gardenere 548
garnesshyng 513
garnete 284
garretters 399
gaudees 455
gayne 439
geet 422, 455. See jeet
gelder 158
gemewe 647
gentilman 638, 650
gibeser 398
girdinez 369
goldesmyth 494
gonne 205
gotesfelle 234
gowne 505
grape 262
grapenel 369
greywerk 330
grosser 314
gurdeler 284
gylle 78
haberdassher 530, haberdasshere 354
hachyng 513
halier 370
hamondeys 422
hamour 547
hanappe 351
handwerke 179
harelot 474
hatchette 284
hatte 559
hautpas 453
hedrope 369, 370
hele 572
herbergery 324
herce 284, 359
herewerke 331
hertlathe 261
heyngge 283
heyr 194
hokester 406. See hucstere
Hokkedayes 562, 571
hokkyng 562, 571
holdshrof 283 (fn. 1)
hostellry 324
hostiller 591, 638
hosyer 333, 641
huche 369
hucstere 347, hukkestere 467, hukster 323, 347, 533, 581, 591. See hokester
hure 403, 549, 559
hyndescalves 234
inkehorne 422
jacke 418
jeet 562. See geet
joukerie 457
Jubile 494
jueller 662
kemelyne 194, 541
kemstercombe 283
kerfsheres 283
ketel 369
kiddefelles 234
kilderkyn 517, 518
knotte 422
kombe 422
kydel 220
laborer 586
lanyer 546, 547
lathe 305
lathestokke 75
lathoke 74
lathyre 75
latone 200, 204, 363, 398, 399, 400
lauender 512
launce 370
lettis 330
lodysman 655
loket 400, 471
lokyer 282
lom 305, lomb 435
lyghter 589
lymbrennere 174
lymnour 557
lynyng 540
lyter 326
maincherin 644
male 206
maltman 460, 645
marbryn 131
mascle 172
mask 215
masshfat 194
menevyr 267
molde 513
moldingborde 163
moldyng 513
molet 400
mummyng 658
murre 131
mustarde querne 284
mytre 550
nape 369
nightcappe 422
noche 313, nouche 249, 326, 411, 429, 443, nowche, 550, nuche 124
note 200
ore 369, 370
oure 320
overlether 571, 572, overlethir 571
painman 644
pakkure 330
palet 429, 444, palette 369
paltocke 418, paltoke 283
paltokmaker 418
parchemyner 641
Parys kuverchief 475
paternoster 327, 470,
paternostre 124, 455
paternostrer 20
paxbred 263, 422, 550
peautre 264
peautrer 244, 631
pec 666, pek 461
pecyng 540
pedeller 662
peelle 549
pelwolle 559
perdriche 312
permis 422
perreie 458
pestelle 312
pheliper 324
phelperye 324
picher 242
piebakere 432, pybaker 581
pikeyse 284
pikfork 284
pilche 505
pilowe 647
piper querne 422
plater 241
plaunchenail 292, plaunchesnail 262
plaunke 283
plonchone 283
pokete 262
poletwyne 369
poleyne 369
pollanges 369
ponchoun 305
popelle 153, 267
portehors 466
potell 78
pottz tankards 369
pouchemaker 359, 527, 554
poudrebox 520
poynt 422
prikettz 359, priketz 301
puree 329, purree 267
pursnet 508
pyke 516
pympernele 580, 581
pynchone 520
pynnere 596
pynsons 284, pynsouns 283
quarel 370
quareling 540
quarlet 563
queek 455, 456, quek 395
quernestone 283
quissyn 260, quyshyn 283. See cosynis
radiche, 537
ragston 262
rakke 369
ramme 262
raryngfat 194
revers 458
ridel 283
risshbote 676
roeslether 547, rolether 234, 547
rofnail 262
rolere 205
roo 547
roostrees 369
rorer 88, rorere 86
roset 217
rosyn 537
rouel 284
rubye 313
rungepyn 283
ryvetting 540
samyte 267
sandel 254, sendal 255, sendale 267
sanguyne 131
saplathe 261
sappe 597
satyn 418, 524
savenape 200
sawier 254
say 254
schoteborde 75
scluys 615
scouryng 549
scriveyn 529, scryvaner 631
scurelle 153
segge 512
selle 550
setuwale 537
seylyerde 369. See zeylyerde
shastele 580, 581
shepeslether 547
sheres 547
shete 369, shettes 370
shetilmaker 584
shiphenge 283
shipman 370
shotfisshe 598
shoute 262
skaltrowes 369
sketfate 369
skeyne 369
skope 369
slegge 283
snyte 312, 426
sope 541
soudyour 598
soylepele 423
spadierne 283
spaude 312
spek 656
speye 615
sprigge 305
spurgail 265
squyer 456. See esquier
stagge 235
stechynges 369
steyes 370
stobele 581, stobelele 580
stokfisshmongere 371, 598
stole 511
stradlynge 153, stranlyng 267
stremer 370
strenge 370
strenger 634
sursie 131
swage 470
syge 402
tabbletys 550
taillour 494, 522
taleghwode 369, talwode 254
talgar 406
tappetroghe 194, 322
tartaryn 466
tasele 150
tasse 360
teeldes 369
thef 676
thewe 319, 367, 368, 486
thurghwalis 370, thurghwals 369
tippestaffe 531
tirlet 217
tonour 200
topcastelle 369
torf 512
torchez 359, torchys 301
tortiz 359
tourope 369
tprhurt 27
trasonnail 305, traversnail 262
traventer 256
trevyt 369, triwet 283
tromekeresnet 172
trusse 369
trussyngcoffre 418
turnour 235, 599
turnyng 513
twybille 284
tyne 74
tyngbasse (?) 656
tynpan 283
upheldere 282
uppelande 393, 394
uptie 369, 370
vate 541
wardhoke 116
waterberere 472
waterfyle 369
waterlader 7, waterleder 254
waynskott 375
webbe 314, 367, 425
werk 328, 330, 331
werkhous 262
werprope 369
wexchaundeler 358, 424
whippecorde 423
whittawyer 232
wildewerk 329
wodbille 284
wodcok 312, wodecok 426, wodecoke 643
wodemonger 582
wolpakker 631
worchestede 110, worstede 199, 511
wormsed 537
wyke 301, 359
wyndounail 262
wyndrawer 666
wyndyngbaille 369
wyndyng poley 369
wyndyngrope 369
yelfat 194
yerderope 369, 370
yomen 542
yomen taillours 609
zeylyerde 370

Footnotes

1 Dele Note 10 and read "Old shruff, dross, or refuse of metal."


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