Alliterative Poems

Alliterative Poems

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...1096. Cleche, receive, take, B. 12. "Cleches to," takes, lays hold of, B. 634. Sc. cleik, clek, cluke, claw, hook; cleke, cleik, catch, snatch. O.Sw. klaencka, to snatch, seize. Clef, cleft, split pret. of eleve), B. 367. Clem, claim, A. 826. Cleme, daub, plaster with clay, B. 312. N. Prov. E. cleam. Clam, to daub, glue. S. Prov. E. cloam, earthenware; clomer, a potter. A.S. clem, clam, clay; clamian, to clam, smear. "I stoppe thys ouyn wythowtyn dowte. With clay I dome yt uppe ryght fast, That non heat cum ther owte." (The Play of the Sacrament, p. 132.) Clene, perfect, whole, B. 1731. Clenge, cling, stick, B. 1034. Dan. klynge, to cluster, crowd. S. Prov. E. clunge, to crowd, squeeze; clungy, sticky. Ciente, clenched, fastened, A. 259. Cf. queynte=quenched, dreynte =drenched. Clepe, to call, B. 1345. A.S. clypian. Cler, ) clear, A. 2, 207; bright, Clere, A. 620, 735; plain, B. 26. Clergye, learning, B. 1570. Clerkej, clerks, scholars, B. 193. Ciernes, clearness, beauty, B. 1353. Clypper, shearer, A. 802. Clyue, cleave, cling to, B. 1630, Clyuy, ) 1692. Du. kleeven, klijven, to fasten. A.S. clifan. Clyuen, cleave, A. 1196. Clyjt, clutched, stuck, B. 1692. Cnawe, know, acknowledge, C. 519. Cnawyng, sb. knowledge, A. 859. Cnoken, knock, A. 727. Cob-hous = cov (cow)-house (?), B. 629. Cob may be another form of Prov. Ger. colb, a heifer. Cof, quickly, B. 60, 898; quick, B. 624. A.S. caf, quick, expert. Cofer, ) coffer, chest, coffin, A. Cofere, ) 259; ship, ark, B. 310, 339; jewel box, 1428. Fr. coffre. Cofly, quickly, B. 1428. Coge, boat, 152. Cog g es with cablis cachyn to londe, T. B. 1077. Cokrej, cockers, a kind of rustic high shoes or half boots fastened with laces or buttons, B. 40....show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123681469X
  • 9781236814692