English words by antiquated meaning

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

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