English words by antiquated meaning

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

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Created May 19, 2010SourceReportNominate
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