English words by antiquated meaning

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

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