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Name Term description
Name Allakay/allekay Term description

Footman, lackey

Name Allenarly Term description

Only, solely or exclusively

Name Allkymist Term description

Alchemist

Name Amerciament Term description

A fine imposed on a wrongdoer

Name American plague Term description

Yellow fever (a viral infection transmitted by mosquitoes).

Name Amshach Term description

Accidental injury

Name Anasarca Term description

Extreme generalised edema, i.e. swelling throughout the body. Can be caused by liver or heart failure, or malnutrition.

Name Anchor-smith Term description

One who makes anchors for ships and boats

Name Anent Term description

Concerning, on the subject of

Name Annalzie Term description

Alienate, or sell

Name Annealer Term description

A person who processes metal or glass by heating it in a furnace and then immersing it in a chemical bath

Name Annualrent Term description

Interest on a loan, paid annually

Name Annuitant Term description

Person who receives an annuity (guaranteed payment made yearly either for life or for a specified number of years)

Name Anward trobell Term description

Inward trouble (could be gynecological).

Name Aphonia Term description

An inability to speak for pathological or psychological reasons.

Name Aphtha Term description

A small ulcer on the mouth or tongue.

Name Apoplexy Term description

Traditionally denotes a sudden loss of consciousness, often preceding death. Also refers to bleeding within the internal organs.

Name Apothecarie/apothecary Term description

Surgeon, druggist, pharmacist

Name App. Term description

Apprentice

Name Apparent Term description

Heir to landed property, who has already succeeded

Name Apparent heir Term description

Not the person who 'appears' to be heir to landed property, but the heir who has already succeeded to it

Name Appearand Term description

Heir to landed property, who has already succeeded

Name Appraisement Term description

Valuation

Name Apprent Term description

One attached by formal arrangement to (usually) a craftsman to assist him and learn the craft

Name Apprentice Term description

One attached by formal arrangement to (usually) a craftsman to assist him and learn the craft