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GLOSSARIAL INDEX
Sestos, 50 (2)
Severn River, 212 (1)
Shakespeare, 1, 18, 124, 132, 229,
370, 437
Shank, John, actor, 30
Shanne, Richard, of Yorkshire, his commonplace book. See MS. Ad­ditional 38,599
shark, to, swindle, 369 (15)
sharking rook, a, swindling rascal, 413
(8) Sharocke, George, 206 sharpers, London, ballad on, 244 Sheba, Queen of, 350 sheet, to stand in a, as a punishment
for lechery, 320 (12) shepsternells (shepstares), starlings, 1 56 Sherwood, Thomas, alias Country
Tom, 432 shilling, high purchasing power of,
under James I, 189 Shillock, Caleb, prophecy of, 17 Shipston, 422 n. Shirburn Ballads, The. See Clark,
Andrew shirk, to live by the, act of shirking,
cheating, 366 (5) shirking rook, cheating rascal, 446 (9) Shirley, James, 189 shoes, blacking of, described, 34 (13) shoemaker, a, the heir of Kings, 408
(12), 445 (4). See Crispine shoemaker, a, and his jesting with a
halter, 395 (3 ff.); merry round of,
443 shoot in the dark, to, act aimlessly, 9
shot, a, bill, charges, 366 (6), 368
(n), etc. shot-free, without paying one's charges,
394 shroud, to, protect, shelter, 262 (21),
389 (8) shuffle-boord, shovel-board, a game,
338 (7) Shylock, on the origin of the name of, 18
sice, a, the six (of dice), 357 (5), 384
.(9) Sidley. See Sedley
Sidney, Sir Philip, 417 (8)
sieuet, civet, 79 (3)
Silesia, battle of birds in, 150
silly, innocent, helpless, passim
Simon and Susan, a jig of, 133
Simon Certain, 316
simples' guise, the, manner or habit
of the simple-minded, 22 (20)
sincke cater sice, five-four-six (of dice),
.384(9) sink, to, cause to sink, 37 (22)
sinner, a, the dream of, a ballad, 176
sisers (sizers), scissors, 300, 302 (10)
sith, since, 231 (6), etc.
sizes, assizes, 87 (17), 102 (22), 291 (9)
sizing of bread, assizing, regulating
the weight by a standard, 407 (8)
Skinker, Tannakin, a hog-faced lady,
.449
skip-jack, shallowed-brained, 241 (7)
Skyte, Henry, 39
sledge, see hurdle
sleights, tricks, feats, 183 (19), 344 (2)
slide, to, vary, fail to observe, 134 (4)
sliding, unreliable, 402 (7)
slinging, ? used of long, swinging strides, 33 (8)
small, inferior, or weak,drink, 339 (9), 408 (11)
Small-beer, Drawer, 444
smart, a, pain, sorrow, 215 (10), passim
Smithfield, London, 35 (16), 303 (13); fair of, the, 64 (19); horse-market in, 236 (9); horse-thieves of, 220 (14); women burned in, 84, 284, 288, 299, 301 (3)
Smithson, Samuel, 443
smother, to, hush up, suppress mention of, 338 (6)
Smyth, Richard, Obituary, 276, 299,
431 snake swallows young to protect them, 429(18)
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