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Archaic or obscure King James era words

331 meanings explained…

A

abase
abated
abhor
abjects
ablution
abode
abomination
acceptation
acquit
adamant
adjure (adjuration)
admonish
ado
advertise
advisement
advocate
affinity
afflictions
affording
affright
afoot
afore
afresh
ague
alamoth
albeit
all to
alleluia
allow
alms
aloof
ambassage
ambushment
amen
amerce
amiable
amiss
anathema
apothecary
apparel
Ariel
ark
artificer
artillery
asp
atonement

B

babe
backbite
backslide
bake-meats
balm
basilisk
battlement
bed-chamber
bedstead
beeves
behead
behemoth
bestead
betroth
bewray
bit
bitumen
blains
blasphemy
bless (blessed)
blot
bolled
bolster
booty
bosom
bosses
botch
bowels
bramble
bravery
breach
breastplate
breeches
brigandine
brimstone
bruit
buckler
bullock
bulrush
bulwarks
by
by and by
by-ways
by-word

C

cabins
calkers
camphire
canker
cankerworm
canon
carbuncle
carnal
carriage
casement
caul
cauls
centurion
chambering
chamberlain
chamois
channel
chapiter
charger
charity
churl
coat of mail
cockatrice
cockle
coffer
cogitations
concision
concubine
concupiscence
confection
confectionaries
consecration (consecrate)
conversation
corn
cornet
cotes
coulter
covetousness (covet)
crisping-pin
cruse
cubit
cummin
curious arts

D

dale (the king's)
damnation
daysman
dayspring
dearth
diadem
distaff
divination
doleful creatures
dowry
dram
draught-house
dregs
dropsy
dross
duke
dumb

E

earing
earnest
emerods
enchantments
enmity
ensign
ephah
ephod
epistles
eschew
espouse
eunuch
euroclydon

F

fairs
fallow-ground
familiar spirit
fan
farthing
fast
fat
fatling
feller
fillets
finer
fining pot
firebrand
firkin
firmament
fitches
flag
flagon
flesh-hook
fodder
fold
fornication
fowler
frontlets
froward (frowardly)
fuller
fuller's field
fuller's soap
furlong

G

gall
garner
garnish
garrison
ghost
gin
girdle (girt)
glean
glede
goad
goodly trees
Gospel
graven image
graving
greaves
grizzled (grisled)
grove

H

habergeon
haft
hallow
halt
handbreadth
harlot
harrow
Harsha
hart
he-ass
hireling
hose
hough
husband
husbandman

I

imputation (impute)
incarnation
inkhorn
intercession

J

jot
justification

K

kine
kinsman (kin, kindred)
knop

L

lascivious
latchet
laver
leasing
lees
lintel
lot
lucre

M

mammon
mantle
Maranatha
maul
mess
mincing
mite
mitre
mote
mufflers
murrain

N

necromancer
nitre

O

obeisance
oracle
ouches
ox goad

P

palmer-worm
palsy
parbar
passion
peculiar
penny
phylacteries
pitch
pommels
post (person)
potsherd
pottage
Potters field
pound
propitiation
proselyte
psaltery
publican
pulse

Q

quaternion

R

railer
road
reins
reprobate
rereward
road
rue

S

sabbath
sackbut
sanctification (sanctify)
Satan
satyr
scapegoat
scourging (scourge)
scrip
seethe
seething pot
sepulchre
servitor
sheriffs
signet
soothsayer
sop
stomacher
subscriptions

T

tablet
taches
tale
talent
target
teiltree
testament
thee
thine
thou
thy
tires
tithe
tow

U

unction
usury

V

vagabond
verily

W

ward
watches
watchings
water of jealousy
wax
wimple
winefat
winnow

Y

ye

Y

yoke
yoke-fellow

Z

(none)

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