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GLOSSARIAL INDEX
Climsal, Richard, 277, 343; ballad
.by, 349 clip, to, embrace, 231 (6) close stool, a, chamber utensil en­closed in a box or stool, 33 (8 f.), 209 (10) coals, selling of, cries in, 36 (20) Cock, the, an alehouse, 335 (13) cocker, to, indulge, coddle, 247 (19) cog, to, deceive, cheat, 188 (14), 345
(5)
Cole, Lucy, hanged, 299
coll, to, embrace, 231 (6), 264 (2)
Collier, John Payne, 30, 49 »., 161
Collins, a ballad by one, 179
Collins, Edward, 206
collogue, to, speak flatteringly or de­ceitfully, 63 (10)
colour, to excuse, 8 (18)
Colson, Samuel, 206
comans, commons, unenclosed land, 36 (20)
comfortable, comforting, 42, etc.
commissioners, Earl Marshals, the, 144
common, commonly, often, 64 (14),
265(5) compass, to keep, i.e. within compass
or in moderation, 166 (1), 168 (1 5) complection, 79 (3); i.e. cosmetics,
117(6) complement, knowledge of social
forms, 209 (10) comsumeth, misprint in the original
text for consumeth, 167 (6) conceits, fanciful notions, whimseys,
179 condescend, to, agree to, obey, 14
(II)
conjuring, the, of Dr Lamb, 278
conneyes (conies), rabbits, 346 (8) constable, a, 74 (7), 77 (16), 142 (6),
194 (8), etc. conycatch, to, dupe, cheat, 412 (6) Cooke, William, ballad by, 244 copen, to, ? cope, buy and sell, ex­change, 117 (3)
copesmate (copemate), chapman,
dealer, 433 (5) Cork, Munster, battle of birds over,
150; burning of, in 1622, 155 corn, one, i.e. one grain, 374 (11) corn-hoarders, a warning to, 370 Coryate, Thomas, 121 ff. cosse, the, ? market, the trade, 197
(8)
coster(d)monger, a, apple-seller, fruit­erer, 33 (10), 447 (11)
could, cold, 32 (7)
coultstaffe bore, a, on, i.e. borne, or ridden, on a cowlstaff, a pole or staff for carrying burdens, 14 (9)
Counter (Compter), the, in the Poultry and in Wood Street, London, two debtors' prisons, 221 (15), 278
Country Tom, 431
course, coarse, 389 (10)
Cowcross, London, 299, 301 (3)
Cow Lane, London, 85
coxcomb, a fool's, 319 (8)
cozen, to, cheat, deceive, 397 (7), etc.
cozens, cozeners, 32 (6)
crass crone, a, stupid, dull, old woman,
237 (if) crave, to, intrans. verb, beg, 127 (7) Crawford, Earl of, his ballads, 30,
49»., 173, 256 cries, street, of London, ballad on, 30 crimes. See arson, child-murder,
murder, poisoning, petty treason,
rape, robbery, whipping Crispine, St Crispinus, the patron of
shoemakers, a son of "the King of
Logria" (cf. F. O. Mann's Deloney,
p. 90), 445 (4). See St Hugh Cromwell, Oliver, 189, 200 crooked bows, to shoot in, i.e. to live
evilly, 257 (3) crosses, misfortunes, 13 (3), 199 (21) crotchets, whimsical tricks or actions,
422(7) Crouch, Humphrey, 443 cucking, punishment by ducking in
water, a ballad describing, 72
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