Kelter – to move restlessly; property of any kind; rubbish, trash; a hand of cards containing little of any real value; in fine order, well rigged.
Dell – a small valley, usually among trees; a secluded hollow or small valley usually covered with trees or turf; small secluded wooded valley; a vale.
Thegn – thane; servant, attendant, retainer; one who serves; a lord who held his land directly from the king in return for military service in time of war.
Tenter – a framework on which fabric can be held taut for drying or other treatment during manufacture; a frame or endless track with hooks or clips along two sides that is used for drying and stretching cloth; a person who stretches cloth on a tenter; to stretch cloth on a tenter; a tenterhook; a person in charge of something, especially factory machinery; one who lives in or occupies a tent.
Doggery-baw – pish, twaddle; stuff and nonsense.
Eschatology – the part of theology concerned with death, judgement, and the final destiny of the soul and of humankind; a branch of theology concerned with the final events in the history of the world or of humankind; belief or a doctrine concerning the ultimate or final things, such as death, the destiny of humanity, the Second Coming, or the Last Judgment; the doctrine of the last thing.
Unch – a unit of measurement, roughly 0.5 of an inch, approximately the length of 3 barleycorns.
Stoup – a basin or font for holy water, especially on the wall near the door of a Roman Catholic church for worshippers to dip their fingers in before crossing themselves; a pail or bucket; a flagon or beaker for drink.
Scantling – a timber beam of small cross section; a timber of relatively slight width and thickness, as a stud or rafter in a house frame; a set of standard dimensions for parts of a structure, especially in shipbuilding; a specimen, sample, or small amount.
Steading – a farm and its buildings such as such as barns, stables and cattle-sheds; a farmstead.
Pessundate – to cast down; to destroy, ruin.
Toozle – to pull about – especially applied to any rough dalliance with a female.
Gainbite – remorse; repentance.
Condiddle – to convey away secretly; to steal.
Panshard – passion, rage.
Reactance – the non-resistive component of impedance in an AC circuit, arising from the effect of inductance or capacitance or both and causing the current to be out of phase with the electromotive force causing it; a property that opposes a change in current and is found in both inductors and capacitors; the opposition of inductance and capacitance to alternating current, expressed in ohms: equal to the product of the sine of the angular phase difference between current and voltage and the ratio of the effective voltage to the effective current; the opposition to the flow of an acoustic or mechanical vibration, usually due to inertia or stiffness.
Cozenage – the practice of deception; fraud; trickery; the art or practice of cozening; an act or example of cozening.
Totalise – treat something as having one character, principle, or application; to make total; combine into a total; add up; total.
Sap – make a building or other structure insecure by removing its foundations; the fluid which circulates in the vascular system of a plant, consisting chiefly of water with dissolved sugars and mineral salts; the juice or vital circulating fluid of a plant, especially of a woody plant; any vital body fluid; energy; vitality; to drain the sap from; gradually weaken or destroy (a person’s strength or power); to make someone weaker or take away strength or an important quality from someone, especially over a long period of time; a deep, narrow trench constructed so as to form an approach to a besieged place or an enemy’s position; a fool; dupe.