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GLOSSARIAL INDEX
lins; Cooke, William; Culter, Ed­ward; Dickerson, Thomas; F., T.; Guy, Robert; H., R.; M., W.; Meash, William; Morg., LL; Parker, Martin; Platte, T.; Post, The; Price, Laurence; Rickets, Charles; Rider, T.; Turner, Wil­liam
Ayers, Thomas, 387
ayery, aery, aerial, 153(13)
babies, dolls, 120 (25); images of
saints, 172 (6) Bacchus' cheer, drunkenness, 187
(8); — soldier's, drunkards, 169
(22) bachelor (batchelor), used of a maiden,
H3 (17)
baily, bailiff, a, officer of justice under a sheriff, 219 (9)
bait, a, snare, trap, 377 (5), 433 (7), etc.; fig., unlawful carnal inter­course, 62 (7 ff.)
Baker, Sir Richard, 144
ballads, long tides of, for advertising purposes, 161; mechanical division into two parts, reason for, 78; sum­marized from news-pamphlets, 17, 24» 44> 54(?)> 96> no, 206, 276, 293> 342, 399» 442, 455- See authors, printers
ballad-singer, a, 243 (19); arrest of, 277
ballet, a, ballad, 34 (14), 82 (19)
band, a, bond, agreement, 188 (13), 318(5)
bankerout, a, bankrupt, 337
Bankside, the, 35 (15), 399. See Southwark
bar-boy, a, 246 (15)
barley, beer, 422 (8)
barley-broth, strong ale, 447 (12)
Barneveld, John of, 104
bast(e), to, beat, thrash, 319 (10)
bate, to, diminish, 142 (6)
bayle (bale), torment, woe, 102 (22)
beams, the, balance of scales, 36 (19)
47
beans, to feed on, i.e. on poor food
(cf. 'not worth a bean'), 341 (20) bear the bell, to, surpass, be first, 37
(22), 184(20), 453 (7) bearing-trade, the, of a porter, 15 (13) bearward, a, keeper, or trainer, of
bears, 197 (9), 274 (10) beast, to make one a, i.e. a cuckold,
268 (12) beer, complaint against, a, 361 beedes, implements for beating flax,
39,41 (7), 43 (16, 18) beheading, the, of Raleigh, 89 beknack, to, adorn with knacks or
pretty trifles, 119 (20) belle, a, 265 (6) Bellona, goddess of war, 402 (6) belly, the, and the back, a ballad,
166 belly cheer, gluttony, luxurious food,
188(12), 344(1) belly-gods, gluttons, 186 (6) Belvoir Castle, witches at, 97 bend the ears, to, listen, 224 (6) benefit of clergy, 191 n. Beomont, John, 206 beraid, see bewray Bergen op Zoom, 104 Bewdly, 404 (13 f.) bewray, to, disclose, make known, 348
.(17) Bible, the, and the Pope, 171; ballads
taken from, 66, 350 Bicks (Bix), Margaret, alias Elvyn, 54 bill'd, entered, enrolled, 178 (16) billing, love-making (as of birds), 378
Billingsgate, London, 338 (4)
birds, wonderful batdes of, ballads on,
150, 161 birth, a wonderful, of 365 children,
121 Bishops gate, London, 244 Black Kate, a wench, 338 (4) blacking-man, a, cry of, 34 (13) blade, a, good fellow, roisterer, 61 (1) blessing, a, i.e. a curse, 32(5)
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