The O section of Robert Cawdrey's 1604 dictionary A Table Alphabeticall.

 

Not content with a mere transcription, I have also translated Cawdrey's 400 year old English into modern E2 English, through a process involving the OED, much research and many educated guesses.

The main entries may appear in as many as five parts :
          Original [Repaired] (Modern) <E2>

Original is exactly as it appears in Cawdrey.
Repaired swaps I with J, and U with V, as necessary for current alphabetic usage.
Modern gives the modern American spelling.
E2 removes plurals and verb endings and such, so it links to an existing node.

Each operation is performed on its left-hand neighbor. The results are omitted if nothing changed. Only the rightmost word is hard-linked.

A leading (f) indicates French origin, a leading (g) indicates Greek origin.

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See Also Main Entry, Introduction, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I/J, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U/V

 

Obdurate
harden, or to make more hard
(f) obeisance
obedience
obiect [object]
laide, or set against, or that where on any thing resteth, or that where any thing is occupied, or set a worke
oblation
offering
oblectation
recreation, delight
obliged <oblige>
bound, or beholden
oblique
crooked, ouerthwart
obliuious [oblivious]
forfetfull
obloquie (obloquy)
euill report
obnoxious
faultie, subiect to danger
obnubilate
to make darke
obscaene (obscene)
bawdie, filthy, ribauldrie
obscure
darke, or cloudie
obsequious
seruiceable, readie at hand
obseruant [observant]
dutifull, full of diligent seruice
obsession
besieging, or compassing about
obsolete
olde, past date, growne out of vse or custome
obstacle
hinderance or let
obstinate
froward, stubberne, or stiffe in his owne opinion
obstruction
stopping, repressing
obtestate <obtestation>
humble, to beseech, or to call to witnesse
obtrectation
slaunder, euill report
obtuse
dull or blunt
occidental
belonging to the west
occluding <occlude>
shutting fast
(f) occurrences <occurrence>
occasions, things that offer themselues by the way
(g) ocean
the maine sea
odious
hateful, disdainfull
odor
smell, sent, or sauour
odoriferous
sweet smelling
(g) oeconomicke (economic)
things that pertaine to houshold affaires
offensiue [offensive]
giuing offence, offering wrong or displeasing
officiall (official)
belonging to an office
officious
dutifull, dilligent, very readie or willing to please
(g) oligarchie (oligarchy)
a Common-wealth, where two Princes equall haue all the authoritie
oliuet [olivet]
place of Oliues
(f) ombrage (umbrage)
shade, harbor, or bower to rest vnder
ominous
that signifieth some good, or ill lucke
omit
let passe, ouerslip
omnipotent
almightie, great, or high
omni-scient (omniscient)
knowing all things
onerous
burdenous, or chargeable
onust (onus)
loaden, ouercharged
operation, operatiue [operative]
working, or effect
opinionate
hauing a good opinion of, or standing on his owne opinion
oportunitie (opportunity)
fitnes, to any thing
oppilation
stopping
oppose
set againe
opposite
contrarie, or set euer against
oppressed <oppress>
grieued, or violently wronged
opprobrious
reprochfull, to taunt, reuile or vpbraide with bad speeches
oppugne (oppugn)
to labour against, to resist
option
choosing or wishing
(g) oracle
a speech or aunswere giuen from God
oratorie (oratory)
eloquent speech
ordination
ordeyning
ordure
dung, filth
orfice (orifice)
mouth
originall (original)
the first, or such as it was at the beginning
(g) organe (organ)
an instrument to doo any thing with
ornament
a decking, adorning, or trimming
(g) orphant (orphan)
a childe without parents
ossicle
bone
(f) ostages (hostages) <hostage>
pledges giuen and taken
ostentation
boasting
(g) orthographie (orthography)
true writing
(f) ouerplus [overplus]
more then needeth
(f) outragious (outrageous)
fierce, vnreasonable

 

See Also Main Entry, Introduction, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I/J, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U/V

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