English words by antiquated meaning

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

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