369 bizllng; freq. of to hiss. The only instance recorded in the N.E.D. 371 prophet, viz. Helenus.
373 spooksmate, spokesman and friend. In Arber's edition: spooksmake, which is a misprint. The N.E.D. records the two forms, viz.: spooksmake (1582), spooksmate (1583). Both editions however have: spooksmate.
truchman, interpreter: frequent in Stuart English. Cf. Fr. truckeman; cf. also: dragoman, drogman. hallod, hallowed.
374 ominat, forebode, augur.
375 by the flight and chirping of birds.
377 sound; probably: true. The Lat. has: prospera religio, propitious religion.
378 shapte, shaped.
382 label, fillet, headband.
388 curtal, curtailed, short.
389 heedlye; cf. II, 80. 391 parings, little bits.
395 cos mi cal, relating to the terrestrial world.
396 inpaths, paths. The only instance recorded in the N.E.D., which says: "nonceword: a way that is no way, or impassable way". St. may have misunderstood the Lat. invia and taken it as intricate or internat way.
parted, separated. 399 Limbo; see II, 408. 403 banck syeds; cf. III, 227.
405 dect, decked.
406 dug dieting, feeding (from her dugs). farroed, farrowed.
408 manging, eating.
burdseat, board-seat. Cf. III, 262. 411/2 which is considered as a part of Italy. 413 mounted, built. 415 Melibasus should be Melibaeus.
419 Note: purple and purpil in the same line.
420 fyrye cole, fiery coal. least; cf. 1,418.
425 vnweildye, unwieldy, huge.
426 be packing; cf. I, 405.
428 plash breache, the breaking of the waves against the shore; the only instance recorded in the N.E.D.
429 eaten, worn away.
431 drenching, drowning, overflowing.
432 strelcts, straits.
434 galplng, yawning, gaping.
435 gut: fig- a narrow channel.
flash water, flashes, spurts of water.
436 spuing, spewing, vomiting.
438 flirt, throw with a sudden jerk.
rockbane, the deadly rocks. Not recorded in the N.E.D. 440 belye, belly.
441/2 then a tayle Hke a dolphin is added iumbled vp of sauadge fel woulfs, with grisly lol hanging.
St. probably means to say: a dolphin's tail is added mixed with the tails of savage wolves, drooping in a grisly way. The Lat. has: "delphinum caudas utero com-