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Obs.U. Words Obsolete
In Some Dialects, Re-
T A I n'd In Others.
Latin Go^el written about loco
years Jitice, -which once belong d to
that Church, but is now preferv d
in the Cathedral at Uckfeld ; by
the name of St. Chads Gojpel
Oj-dendir i)ca j-cpipno quod
dedejiic ]n\. -j luich spechi
cpeb j;uidauc — h. c)C cenj-u)'
ciuj- douceinc rojirh hamahajui-
m 1 i))ham hadouceinr roprh
i ipsacm hajiuch ha douceinc
munnudcn do 'jjco eliudodf .
f. j-acuiinj^uid f". nobif f . j;u-
upci ^".cuculp c". te laici)- Cin-
juepn €■ Collbui tf. CohopTjec
cEjimmc. houpdu.qicunqcu-
jTodicpir be diccu)" epic i qi
}-panxepic maladicc j; ejii- a diT.
Which 1 read thus: Oltcndic ifta
fcriptio, quod dcdcrit Rhefus &
FamiliaGrethi, Trevwydhog-
Hic c(t cenfus ejus : Doy kant
torth a maharen ynyr kdv, a doy
kant torth yn y gaev, a hwch j a
doy kant mamradhen ( fev Dysk-
leu ymmenynj Deo 6c SandoE-
liudo, [wz..Teilaul DcusTeftis;
Sidyrnwydh Teitis: Nnvys
Teftisj GurgiT.GwydhulvT.
De Laicis Kynwern T. Kolh-
wyn T. Gurgcnc T. Ervin T
Hurdh T. Quicunque cuftodi-
eric benedidtus eric, qui tregerit
maledidtus erit a Deo.
Aultruan , A God-mother. Wal.
fElhdrewyn, a Step -mother.
Rhonwen oedh Elhdrewyn
gwerchevyr vendigaed, Galf. L.
6 14.
Dohadzhedh, The Afternoon, q. d.
diwedh dydh , the later part of
the day.
Houldreval, 5«»-r»^g,-q.d. Hayl-
Gyrgirik, A Partridge: q. d. Kor-
gark, /. e. Kor-iar.
Klcdh, The left ; Dorn kledh, the
left hand: Hence probably our
Gogledh for the North; as Dc-
hey ( or Right ) for the Satith.
Kcntar, A nail; Wal . f Kethr.
Brennik, A Limpet ; m Cardigan-
fhire, Brennig.
Trenk, Sower: Trunk yn yr hen
gymraeg ocdh Golj; ne Leilu
Kontrevak , A Neighbour., q. d
WaJ. Kyddrcvaug, of the fame
Town, die.
Lcgaft, A Lobffe'r. In the Wclfh
Diffionarv, Legaft if render'dPo-
J)'pus out of Liber Landavenfis ;
hut erroveoufly IfuppofeJ'eeingit's
nfanifeHly the fame word, with the
Latin LccuftSj and that it's at
this day, us' din that fin fe in Corn-
wall. 0::e Jbrt of this Legaft,
( calTd otherwifi by the Cornijh
Gavar mor ) the IVeflern Englijl.'
calTd anciently Legltcr , after-
wards Lengftcr , and vow Lone
Kaer Esk , The City of Exceter Jo
caWd from the Rrver Elsit, [Lac.
Ifca] which the Saxons by a tran-
J>os'd pronunciation have calld Ex,
Obs. II. Words Obsolete
In Some Di ALECTS, Re-
tai n'd In Others.
whence Ex-ccafter, Exanceaftcr,
Exanmuthc & thence Eaxan, i^c.
The Axmot- Language agrees fo
much with the Cornijh ; that they
alfb retain ( with Jbme Dijjerevce
nf Vronunciatioji) all thcje words
amongft many more that have bee?!
long Jincc dijiis' d in Wales. Such
as Mat Good, a7id Madou goods
or Riches ; Morhu;t;, a porpoije ;
y\ncerhUA;, a flitch of Bacon i
Gwcren , a tankard , probably
from our Guirod, which anciently
Jignified Drink, but is now us'd
only in N.VV ales and that in the
J'ameJenJ'e with the Ertgl'Jh Wal-
lail; Kiltinen, a chejs-nut, Olive-
Zen [Wal. fOlwydhcn] an
olive-tree i Gid, a hare; Guys,
ajiw, Kazek koat, a wood-pecker;
Genaued, a morj'el ; tfgar, a leg ;
Divefgcrgam, bow-leg d.^c[.d. yn
ai dhuy cigir yn gam , Galek ,
French, or pertaining to French;
the French Tongue ^ i5cc.
Some Words of the Irifh Language
Noted in their Old Manujirtpt Vo-
cabularies as Objolete or Uncommon ;
but JliU Retain'd ( and for the moji
part of Common XJJe) iuthe&huih.
fAdhas, Good; Wal Fit, Con-
I Agh, A cow; Wal. Y^, an Ox
fAinfearc, Hatred, q. d W. An-
f Air;eion, A fide ; whence probably
our Er^juyn guely ; the Bed fide.
t Aifgeir, A Mountain : There are
a great many Mountains in Wales
of the name o/"Elgir \ but fo us'd
Metaphorically, the word properly
Jignifyivg a Leg ; as wejhali have
occafion to objerve eljewhere. There
being aljbjeveral mountains fo de-
nominated in Ireland and Scot-
land ; they have thence perhaps
aljign'd it this Interpretation.
t Allaidh, Wild, Savage: Gelhtydh
[al. Elltydh] is us' din Jhne parts
of Wales for woods; eljewhere
Alhc [ plur. Elhcydh ] fignifies
the fide of a hiU or any fieep a-
t Aviavair, Mute ; dumb.
f Amri, A Cup-board i W. f Al-
tArd, Noble; Alfo Strong. Wal
Hardh, Fair, proper, handfome.
t Afa, Ajhoo; Wal. Efgid. Q,
t Afeadh, Tea, even; VV. Sev^ ys
fBalk, Great or mighty ; W.Bal;*;,
Proud, haughty, arrogant.
t Banna;^ '■> Lhuynog ne gadno
Lhylenu mae'ndebygol yu hun,
megis ped vae J groen yn bais
tBarn , A Judge; Wal. Judge-
fBan, Abufi.^ofhair. Lat Coma.
In the Cornijh and Armoric, Bar
fignifies the top or fummit of any
thing i and m the balquc or Can-
Gas II. Words Obsolete
In Some Dialects, Re-
tain'd In Others.
tabrian , Burua w a head. Bar
fignijied formerly in the Wellli a
bujh, whether of hair e oroffprigs
or of branches . whence m Mon-
niouthlhue a>:d licrefordfliire,
the Mijfeltoe - l.ujh 1, yet catl'd
yA^cl-var j and hence both the Irijh
Barragal, and the Welfh Bug for
the tops of Trees, and Hrige, hair ;
which we find in the name of the
Herb Mayden-kair, Brigc Gwc-
ner, CaptUus Veneris, al. Qualht
y voruyn.
t Bed, ^ Deed or Aftion; W Peth
A thmg. '
t Biail, A hatchet , W. Buyalh.
t Bil, The Mouth ; Hence in Cardi-
ganfhire and eljewhere Bil is the
rnouth of a Vejfil. Kuppan laun
hyd V vyl, &c.
Bior, Water; W. Bcrur , water
Crejfes. & Bvrdhyn, a River in
Bir <5c Bearr, Short.
t Blaodh , A Cry, a Shout, W
t Bos, A hand, and Bas, the palm
of the hand; V.' .B\s , a finger.
t Brae, A hand; Brai;i, an arm.
fBran, A raven; \V. Bran, any
crow: Kig-vran, a raven; Yd-
vran, a rook; Kog-vnn, a jack-
daw ; Myl-vran gc Mor-vran ,
a cormorant.
■f Breas, Great: Corn and Armor.
Bras , great ; \N.Fati and alfo
fometimes large , as Bras-geir;e,
bras-buytho, c^c.
fBri, A hill or promontory; W.
Bre, whence Pen-bre, Moel-vre,
t Bronn , A Breafi. Peftut , PI.
Wal. Mamma.
jBuavall, Ahorne; W. B)'elin, a
drinking-horne ; deriv'dfromBy-
al, a Bujfelo or wild Bull. Bual,
Bubalus , Bijbn, Urns. Dav in
Did Brit.
iBud.The World; W. Byd.
tDa& Dagh, Good, W. Da.
fDayidh, Burning; W. Dciviad,
tDyil, A Leech; W. Gel.
t DiA;ean, Beheaded; W. Diben.
t Divadh , A Portion or Dowry j
W. Eguedhi, Portion. Diuedhi,
Marriage; Corn. Dimedha.
tDillait, Cloaths , Apparel 1 W
Dilhad, & fDillac.
t Dinn, A hill ; W. Din & Tin,
a fortified hill or Mount ; as we
find by Dinbren al Tinbren, the
Torwnjhip where Kafielh Dinas
Bran in Denbigh/hire is fituated;
as aljb by Din Oruik in Caernar-
vonjhire, and tin Syluy and
Tmd Aechuy in Anglefey. Hence
the Roman Dinuni, Dinium &
Dunum, frequent Terminations
of the names of Cities in Gaul and
Britain, or the Old Englijh Tune,
now Don, Ton, Town &c and
our Modern Brit'i/l.^Dims, a city.
fDirma [An leg. D\TV3?]Atroof
or company; W. T<rva.
■ t Dith

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