Olde English Words

Early English words you may find while researching your family.
   
Broder Brother
Eald Old
Fere Friend or companion
Fulsome Rich, plentiful
Henceforth From now on
Hus House
Jargogle To confuse or jumble
Kench Laugh loudly
Mere An expanse of water, i.e. lake, pool
Nett Net
Onuppan Above
Overmany A lot
Pece Silverware, fork
Pudh Horrible
Riht Right
Syllan Sell
Tallit To stand above others in a snobby way
Widuwe Widow
Wif Wife
Wifmann Woman
 
 
 
Updated: 31 August 2015
 
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