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Glossary ..... aught (n.) anything, [with negative word] nothing ..... forswear (v),
past forms forsworn, forswore 1 swear falsely, perjure [oneself], break one's word.
Provides the origins and meanings of Elizabethan words and vocabulary
including obscure Shakespearean expressions.
Shakespeare's words are so different from the ones used in current, everyday
conversation. (Can you believe Shakespeare never texted LOL to all his friends?)
Definitions (translations) of some unusual or outmoded Shakespearean words.
Each list word is shown in context and reference to a play is given.
www1.cmc.edu/pages/faculty/welliott/Shakespeare Vocabulary Chapter 911.pdf
words in their vocabulary;' 'a well-educated person in England, who has been at
... Dictionary, Shakespeare's new-word coinages seem to have led all the rest, ...
Dictionary of Shakespeare: A selective dictionary of Shakepearean words that
have fallen out of use, or whose meanings have changed over the centuries.
In many ways Shakespeare is the founder of the modern English that we use, so
we've put together the Shakespeare dictionary below, listing words used in ...
For more words that Shakespeare coined please see the Comprehensive
Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Dr. Ernest Klein (1966) or ...
Listed below are some common Elizabethan terms you will come across while
reading Shakespeare. Use them to help you become familiar with the language ...