The Lucy Poems Glossary

The Lucy Poems Glossary

Befell

To happen to someone or something.

Lea

A meadow, wide expanse of open field or grassland.

Boon

Blessing, gift.

Wayward

Contrary, deviated.

Untrodden

Not walked on, unexplored.

Melancholy

Gloomy, moody or depressed.

Bowers

A den made out of branches, leaves, shrubbery etc.

Surveyed

To look upon or to view a large tract of land in detail.

Thine

Thy, yours.

Glade

An open space or clearing in the middle of a woodland or forest.

Sportive

Playful, energetic.

Insensate

Cold, unfeeling, devoid of humanity.

Rivulets

A trickle or a small stream of liquid

Dell

A small valley covered with lush vegetation or foliage.

Spake

An archaic form of the word 'Spoke'.

Heath

Shrubbery, open fields with vegetation

Diurnal

Daily, cyclic.

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