asseverated
declared earnestly or solemnly
austere
grave, solemn, sombre
baca
tobacco
bairn
a term used in Scotland and Northern England meaning a child
changeling
a child surreptitiously or unintentionally changed for another in infancy
chit
a saucy girl or young woman
cockatrice
a mythical serpent hatched from a cock's egg, with the power to kill with one glance
curs
a mongrel dog, esp. an unfriendly one
dree
to suffer or endure
dunnock
hedge sparrow
elysium
place of intense happiness
fain
glad
flaying
whipping
flaysome
fearful
furze
gorse
garret
an attic, usually a small, wretched one
gruel
a thin watery porridge
hearken
an archaic term meaning to listen to or hear
indigenae
native to a particular area
kirkyard
a churchyard
lachrymose
given to shedding tears readily, mournful
leveret
young hare
ling
heather
lugs
ears
madling
fool
mire
an area of wet swampy ground or bog
misanthropist
one who hates or distrusts mankind
negus
a beverage made from wine and hot water, with sugar, nutmeg and lemon
offald
wicked
penetralium
inner sanctum
physiognomy
facial features
prognosticate
to make a forecast or prediction
signet
a small seal used to officially mark documents, made by a finger ring impression
slattern
a slovenly, untidy woman
soliloquy
the act of talking while or as if alone, talking to oneself
sotto voce
in a low soft voice, so as not to be overheard
stanchion
an upright bar, beam, post or support
thrang
busy