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GLOSSARIAL INDEX
getting, the act of begetting, 266 (7)
Gilbert, Sir Humphrey, 418 (9)
gipson, a, gipsy, 422 (6)
gipsy, a, 63 (10)
girdle, a, man's belt, 333 (5)
glaues, glaives, arms, 152 (6)
glister, to, 34(13)
globes, crystal balls, 117 (9)
gloves, witches' spells with, 101 (19)
go, to, walk, 99 (10), 1 57 (11), etc.
god wot, God knows, 26 (5), 82 (18),
232 (9)>.etc-gold and silver, Spaniards fire, from
cannon, 458 (11) Golden Legend, The, 171 (5) golden thumb, the, of a thieving miller,
32(5) Gomorrah, 155
gone, to be, used of pregnancy, 174 (4)
Goodcole, Henry, 299, 431
goodfellow, a, agreeable companion,
usually a tippler, 166, etc. Goodfellow, Robert, 387 goodfellowship, attacks on, 166, 361,
420 good-nights, last farewells in verse,
examples of, 85, 89, 250, 256, 284,
288, 425 gospelizing, 107 (9) gossips, a woman's female friends, 266
(8) got, begot, 321 (17) gould, gold, 36(21) gousell, to, guzzle, drink greedily,
168 (16) government, treatment, 225 (9) Gower, John, analogues to his tale of
Florent, 449 grain, a scold in, i.e. a scold pure and
simple, 73 (3) Grammatical Drollery, 207 grandsire, a, 324 (5) gratis, 245 (7) Gray, Walter de, Archbishop of York,
37° great, pregnant, 118 (13) Great Britain, 45
Greene, Robert, playwright, 66
Greene, Thomas, actor, 30
Greenland, 48 (11); eight English­men marooned in, 386
green sickness, the, chlorosis, 64 (17)
Grey de Wilton, Arthur, Lord, 417(8)
Griggs, William, 206
Grim the Collier, generic term, 36(20)
Grimeston, Edward, 121
griped, gripped, clutched, 203 (9), etc.
groat, a, coin worth fourpence, 230
(3)>236(9), 3I9(I°)>etc-gurmandize, gormandize, gluttony,
345 (6) Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden,
44*4*5 guts, the, to stuff, 194 (7) gutting, guzzling, gormandizing, 346
(9) Guy, Robert, facts about, 393; ballad
by, 394
H., R., ballad by, 212
hagler, a, huckster, itinerant dealer,
197(11) hainious, heinous, 168 (14) haire, hare, 346 (8) halter, a, danger of jesting with, 393 hand, out of, immediately, 28 (12),
69(12) hane, to, ? hain, restrain, or perhaps
hone, to sharpen, 31 (2) hanging as a legal punishment, the, of
men, 54, 84, 96, 205 (17), 248,
256, 431; of women, 54, 103 (24),
299,425,431 hanging, danger of playing at, the,
folk-lore of, 393 hanging in chains after execution, 57
(18), 259 (10), 431; as a torture,
before execution, 203 (9) hangman, the, 37 (25) hansell, handsel, reward, 444,448 (16) haplessest, 79 (1) hard, heard, 385 (12) Hardy, Thomas, 96
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