(All definitions come from The Barnes and Noble Classics edition of The Pilgrim's Progress, by John Bunyan, with introduction and notes by David Hawkes, 2005.)
package containing fragrances
either 'cloud' or 'cloth'
owlet, a proverbial figure for poverty
a hearty but indigestible repast
before the legal age of maturity
garland carried by bridesmaids
one who tries to exhort gratitude, or thanks, from another
'bend down,' or possibly, 'crush'
to 'prate' is to chatter nonsense
puritanical: a 'precision' was a puritan
derogatory term used by a social superior toward an inferior
dirty, not necessarily in the sexual sense
a hunting cry; Bunyan uses it as a greeting
diseases caused by over-eating
the storehouse and dressing-room in a church
The group of stars also known as ‘the big dipper’; it was also sometimes called ‘King Charles’s Wain.’ A wain was a heavy wagon used on farms.
a small gate set within a larger gate or door