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LABRAS 
lips 
LACED-MUTTON 
a courtesan 
LAG 
the lowest of the people 
LAKIN 
ladykin, little lady, an endearing term applied to the Virgin Mary in the oath, 'By 
our lakin.' 
LAND-DAMN 
to kill by stopping the urine 
LAPSED 
taken, apprehended 
LARGE 
licentious, free 

LARGESS 
a present 
LASS-LORN 
deserted by a mistress 
LATCH 
to smear, to catch 
LATED 
belated 
LATTEN 
made of brass 
LAUND 
lawn 
LAVOLTA 
a dance 
LAY 
wager 
LEAGUE 
besieging army 
LEASING 
lying 
LEATHER-COATS 
a kind of apple 
LEECH 
a physician 
LEER 
countenance, complexion 
LEET 
a manor court 
LEGE 
to allege 
LEGERITY 
lightness 
LEIGER 
an ambassador resident abroad 
LEMAN 
a lover or mistress 
LENTEN 
meagren - that which may be eaten in Lent 
L'ENVOY 
the farewell or moral at the end of a tale or poem 
LET 
to hinder to binder 
LETHE 
death 
LEVEL 
to aim 
LEWD 
ignorant, foolish, rude 
LEWDLY 
wickedly 
LEWDSTER 
a lewd person 
LIBBARD 
a leopard 
LIBERAL 
licentious 
LIBERTY 
libertinism 
LIEF 
dear 
LIFTER 
a thief 
LIGHT O' LOVE 
a tune
LIGHTLY 
easily, generally 
LIKE 
to liken, compare, to please

LIKELIHOOD 
promise, appearance 
LIKING 
condition 
LIMBECK 
a still 
LIMBO 
or Limbo patrum, the place where good men under the Old Testament were believed to 
be imprisoned till released by Christ after his crucifixion 
LIME 
to entangle as with bird-lime To smear with bird-lime To mix lime with beer or 
other liquor 
LIMN 
to draw 
LINE 
to cover on the inside To strengthen by inner works 
LINSTOCK 
a staff with a match at the end of it used by gunners in firing cannon 
LIST 
a margin - a bound or enclosure 
LITHER 
lazy 
LIVERY 
a law phrase, signifying the act of delivering a freehold into the possession of 
the heir or purchaser - uniform
LIVING 
lively, convincing 
LOACH 
a fish so called 
LOCKRAM 
coarse linen 
LODE-STAR 
the leading-star, pole-star 
LOFFE 
to laugh 
LOGGATS 
the game called nine-pins 
LONGLY 
longingly 
LOOF 
to lull, bring a vessel up to the wind 
LOON 
a low contemptible fellow 
LOT 
a prize in a lottery 
LOTTERY 
that which falls to a man by lot 
LOWT 
a clown 
LOWT 
to treat one as a lowt, with contempt 
LOZEL 
a spendthrift 
LUBBER 
a leopard 
LUCE 
a fresh-water fish 
LUMPISH 
duff, dejected 
LUNES 
fits of lunacy 
LURCH 
to defeat, to win, to shift
LURE 
a thing stuffed to resemble a bird with which the falconer lures a hawk 
LUSH 
juicy, luxuriant 
LUSTIG 
lusty, cheerful 
LUXURIOUS 
lascivious 
LUXURY 
lust 
LYM 
a limer or slow hound 
William Shakespeare Education - the Elizabethan Alphabet - Differences only 24 letters - Deciphering manuscripts of the era
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