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GLOSSARIAL INDEX
neither, used of three, 381 (3)
ner, ne'er, 75 (10)
Netherlands, the, 104, 121, 139. See Holland
Newgate Prison, London, 35 (16), 87(17), 245(8), 286 (10 f.), 303 (13), 428 (14), 436(17)
New Prison, Cler ken well, 303 (13)
New Year's gifts, 337
news, used as a plural, 156 (1)
news, "currants" of, a satire on, 139
News from Rome, 17
nibs, beak of a bird, 162, 165 (19)
nice,to be,unwilling,reluctant, 372 (7)
Nicholas, Mathew, 222
nick, to, put a nick, or fraudulent bot­tom, in a beer-pot, 197 (5), 219 (7)
Nimingham, ? Nimwegen, 104
nimming, stealing, pilfering, 35 (17)
nine holes, a game, 37 (25)
Nineveh, 188 (11); ballad on Jonah and, 66
nipe, variant of nip, to affect pain­fully, 167 (5)
nipping, cant term for stealing or picking pockets, 42 (14)
nitty, infested with nits, filthy, 247 (19)
Nobody, 263
nock, to, provide a bow or arrow with a nock or notch, 197 (9)
Noe, Noah, 19 (7)
Norfolk, 54. See Boughton
Norris, Sir John, 417 (8)
Northamptonshire witches, ballad on, 96
Norway, peace of, with Sweden, 44
Norwich (Norwidge), 55, 434 (10)
nosthrils, the, nostrils, 246 (13)
nought, to be,thoroughly evil, 327(11)
Noyes, Noah's, 17
noynted, anointed, 65 (23)
nye, ? colloquial for any, 31 (2)
oars, a pair of, boat rowed by two men,
377 (8) of, off, 364 (26), passim of force, perforce, 258 (6)
offence-bereaven, shameless, 27 (8)
offensive, inimical, hostile, 51 (7)
Oldenbarneveldt, Johan Van, 104
on, one, 258 (8), 291 (11), etc.
one, on, 36 (20), 37 (23), 300, etc.
onion, an, a Welshman loves, 271
on's, of his, 279 (7), of us, 368 (n)
on't, of it, 325 (7)
or. . .or, either.. .or, 101 (18)
oreslip, to overslip, slip away, 231 (6)
orphant, an, 28 (n)
o'th, i.e. of the, 329 (5), passim
Otland, ? Oland, 47 (9)
out alas, interj., 8(17)
out of hand, without delay, 28 (12),
69(12) overcloys, surfeits, satiates, 23 (23) overlay, to, smother, suffocate, 352 (9) Overreach, Sir Giles, 144 Oxfordshire, Charles Rickets of, 420
P., L. See Price, Laurence P., M. See Parker, Martin paced, proceeded to, walked to, 64 (19) pack, to, go away, depart, 446 (7) pad, to man the, thieves' slang. See
pads pads, footpads (cf. prancers), 43 (17) painful, that which causes pain or death (of a bag of poisons), 63 (12) Palatine. See Frederick V, Elector
Palatine palmer, a, pilgrim from the Holy
Land, 2 (1) panders, 199 (20), 247 (19) papist, a, execution of, 57 (17) paratour, a, apparitor, 199 (20) parill, apparel, 257 (4) Paris, 25 (3), 26 (5), 28 (12), no Parker, Martin, 170, 239, 343, 450, 455; ballads by, 212, 229, 234, 276, 293, 299, 309, 327, 328, 336, 365, 376, 380, 410, 425, 437; notes on characteristics of his style, 229, 234, 309, 323, 332; relations of, with Laurence Price, 406, 410, 443
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