English words by antiquated meaning

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

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