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penthouse
overhanging roof
make stand
stand
Venus' pigeons
irreverent reference to the doves that draw the chariot of the mythological goddes of love, Venus
obliged
contracted
ever holds
is always true
untread
retrace
measures
paces
younger
younger son
prodigal
wasteful

the prodigal son of Luke 15, who "wasted his substance"
scarfed
adorned with flags and pennants
overweathered
weatherbeaten
ribs
timbers
your patience
please grant me your patience
my long abode
your long wairt for me
father
father-in-law to be
strumpet wind
gusty wind
tongue
sound your voice
exchange
change, through disguise, from woman to boy
pretty
ingenious, clever, skillful
Cupid
Roman god of love
hold a candle
illuminate
good sooth
in truth
light
unrespectable; illumied
tis an office of discovery
the function of torchbearing is to bring to light, or discover
garnish
dress, costume
close
dark, secretive
doth play the runaway
passes quickly
albeit
although
by my hood
a mild oath
gentle
gentile
Beshrew me
curse me (a mild oath)
but
unless
gentleman
Jessica in disguise
presently
immediately
on 't
of it
several
various
all as blunt
as blunt (straightforward) as lead is blunt (dull)
withal
together with the picture
back again
again
shows of dross
apperances of worthlessness
virgin hue
Silver is the color of the moon, whose goddess, Diana is patron of chastity
nor...nor
neither...nor
aught
anything
rated by the estimation
valued in accord with your reputation
afeard of my deserving
afraid that I do not deserve
were
would be
disabling
discrediting
Hyrcanian deserts
wild regions south of the Caspian Sea
vasty
vast
watery kingdom
the ocean
Spets
spits
spirits
persons
like
likely
rib
enclose
cerecloth
grave clothes
Being ten times under valued to tried gold
since silver is worth one tenth the value of proven gold
insculped upon
engraved on the surface
form
picture
carrion death
a skull
glisters
glitter
But
only
enscrolled
on a scroll rather than in the person of Portia
farewel, heat, and welcom frost
an inversion of the saying "farewell, frost"
part
depart
complexion
temperamet; color of the face