previous next

rayed “with the yellows,” THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, iii. 2. 50. Here rayed has been explained “streaked” and“defiled;” but qy. if it does not mean“in evil condition, afflicted” ? Vide my note on Skelton's Works, vol. ii. p. 197, where, among other passages from early writers, is quoted, “He was sore arayed with sycknesse. Morbo atrocitor conflictus est.” Hormanni Vulgaria, sig. I ii. ed. 1530 ; and see yellows—The.

hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: