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GABERDINE 
a loose outer coat
GAD 
a pointed instrument
GAIN-GIVING 
misgiving 
GAIT 
going, steps 
GALLIARD 
a dance 
GALLIASSE 
a ship 
GALLIMAUFRY 
a ridiculous medley 
GALLOW 
to scare 

GALLOWGLASS 
the irregular infantry of Ireland and the Highlands of Scotland 
GAMESTER 
a frolicsome person, a loose woman 
GARBOIL 
disorder, uproar 
GARISH 
gaudy, staring 
GARNER 
to lay by, as corn in a barn 
GAST 
frightened 
GAUDY 
festive 
GAZE 
an object of wonder 
GEAR 
matter of business of any kind 
GECK 
a fool 
GENEROSITY 
noble birth 
GENEROUS 
noble 
GENTILITY 
good manners 
GENTLE 
gentlefolk, noble 
GENTRY 
complaisance, conduct becoming gentlefolk 
GERMEN 
seed, embryo 
GEST 
period 
GIB 
a he-cat 
GIFTS 
talents, endowment 
GIGLOT 
a wanton girl 
GILDER 
a coin
GILT 
money State of wealth 
GIMMAL 
double 
GIMMOR 
contrivance 
GING 
gang 
GIRD 
to gibe 

GIRD 
a sarcasm or gibe 
GLEEK 
to scoff 
GLOSE 
to comment
GLUT 
to swallow 
GNARL 
to snarl 
GOOD-DEED 
indeed 
GOOD-DEN 
good-evening
GORBELLIED 
corpulent 
GOURD 
a game of chance 
GOUT 
a drop 
GOVERNMENT 
discretion 
GRAINED 
engrained 
GRAMERCY 
grand mercy, much thanks 
GRANGE 
the farmstead attached to a monastery, a solitary farm-house 
GRATILLITY 
used ridiculously for 'gratuity.' 
GRATULATE 
to congratulate 
GRAVE 
to bury 
GREASILY 
grossly 
GREEK 
a bawd 
GREEN 
immature, fresh, unused 
GREENLY 
foolishly 
GREET 
to weep 
GRIZE 
a step 
GROSSLY 
palpably 
GROUNDLING 
one who sits in the pit of a theatre 
GROWING 
accruing 
GUARD 
to decorate 
GUARDAGE 
guardianship 
GUINEA-HEN 
the pintado
GULES 
red, a term in heraldry 
GULF 
the throat 
GUN-STONE 
a cannon ball 
GUST 
taste, relish 
GYVE 
to fetter 
William Shakespeare Education - the Elizabethan Alphabet - Differences only 24 letters - Deciphering manuscripts of the era
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