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VADE 
to fade 
VAIL 
to lower 
VAILING 
lowering 
VAINNESS 
vanityVALANCED 
adorned with a valence or fringe often applied to the beard 
VALIDITY 
value 
VANTAGE 
advantage 

VANTBRACE 
armour for the front of the arm 
VARLET 
a servant, valet 
VAST 
A gulf 
VASTIDITY 
immensity 
VASTLY 
like a waste 
VASTY 
vast, waste 
VAUNT 
precedes 
VAUNT-COURIERS 
forerunners 
VAWARD 
the van, vanguard, advanced guard of an army, the first of anything 
VEGETIVES 
herbs 
VELURE 
velvet 
VELVET-GUARDS 
literally velvet trimmings applied metaphorically to the citizens who wore them 
VENEW 
a bout in fencing, metaphorically applied to repartee and sallies of wit 
VENEY 
a bout at fencing 
VENGE 
to avenge 
VENTAGES 
holes in a flute or flageolet 
VERBAL 
wordy 
VERY 
true, real 
VIA 
off with you! 
VICE 
to screw, the buffoon in old morality plays 
VIE 
to challenge, a term at cards, to play as for a wager 
VIEWLESS 
invisible 
VILLAIN 
a lowborn man 
VINEWED 
mouldy 
VIOL-DE-GAMBOYS 
a bass viol 
VIRGINALLING 
playing as on the virginals, a kind of a spinet 
VIRTUE 
the essential excellence valour 
VIRTUOUS 
excellent, endowed with virtues 
VIZAMENT 
advisement 
VOLUBLE 
fickle 
VOLUNTARY 
volunteer 
VOTARIST 
votary, one who has taken a vow 
VULGAR 
the common people 
VULGARLY 
publicly 

William Shakespeare Education - the Elizabethan Alphabet - Differences only 24 letters - Deciphering manuscripts of the era
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