Tristram Shandy Glossary

Tristram Shandy Glossary

Apothecaries

someone who prepared and sold medicines and drugs

Ballusters

a decorative pillar to support the the furniture, furniture leg

Betwixt

between

Bulwarks

walls for safeguarding a place

Demolition

Pulling down

Fallacious

False

Fidelity

Loyalty

Forte

Strong point

Infallible

Unfailing

Mettlesome

Energetic

Parturition

giving birth

Perpendicularly

Up and down

Repletion

full or satisfied

Sensorium

the sensory faculties which are considered whole

Skein

Bundle

Tho’

though

Tumbled

Fell

Vexed

Angry

Waggon

Farm cart

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