English words by antiquated meaning

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Modern meaningWordOld meaning
An argument against, a drawbackTo study, to memorize
(abbreviation) Pen-name used by authors who wish to remain namelessAt once, immediately
Antlered ruminant mammal whose female is a doeAny wild animal
To prod or jabA bag
Having little weightUnchaste, wanton
Fibrous material extracted from treesCrazy, insane
Unwanted pest plantClothing, apparel
An identifying trademark, a 'make'A sword
Female childA child of either sex
Rapidity of movementProsperity, success
Sudden and strong blast of windFlavour, taste
Someone between the ages of 13 and 19 inclusiveAffliction, grief
Easy, uncomplicatedTo gather medicinal herbs
Lavatory17th century velvet mask worn by women
Modern meaningWordOld meaning
Leather strap fastened to a bridle for controlling horses, etc.The kidneys
Implement used for skinning potatoes, etc.(British) A police officer
Shrub growing close to the groundTavern or vintner's shop
Curved like a sphere or circleTo whisper, to talk privately
Full-bosomedObedient, pliant
To show conclusively and definitivelyTo experience, to suffer
A head of cornTo plough
Short piece of writing on a particular subjectAn attempt
Very oldA flag, an ensign
Small segment of video footageTo hug, to embrace
Something that is trueA crime or other evil deed
To castrate or neuter (an animal)Tax paid to the crown in mediaeval England
Fast, swiftPregnant
Front of a shipValiant, brave

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Created May 19, 2010SourceReportNominate
Tags:English, modern, old