English words by antiquated meaning

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

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