The glossary of 16th century words and terms continues...
TUDOR WORDS GLOSSARY: D to G
Daffysh - foolish.
Dagonet - a foolish young knight.
Dalliance - a flirtation.
Dame - mother.
Derrick - a hangman.
Doublet - a tight-fighting jacket.
Photo Source: Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Henry VIII, The Tudors (2007-2010)
Doxy - a vagabond's mistress.
Duckies - breasts; Henry in one of his letters to Anne Boleyn refers to her "pretty duckies".
Dutch Widow - a prostitute.
Farthingale - a hoop worn beneath the skirt. Also refered to as Verdingales.
Favors - Ladies of court sometimes gave knights "favors", usually a scarf or a ribbon, during jousting. It demonstrated that the lady's luck, or favor, was with him.
Fealty - fidelity, loyalty, and faithfulness.
Fingle-fangle - a trifle.
Flat cap - a London citizen.
Foolscap - a type of paper, originally watermarked by a jester's cap.
Fopdoodle - that piece of the underskirt that is revealed through the inverted V opening in the front of the kirtle.
Photo Source: Natalie Dormer as Anne Boleyn, The Tudors.
Galliard - quick and lively, also the name of a dance done in triple time.
Gentil - noble, refined.
Girdle - belt.
Good fellow - a thief.
Goodly - gladly.
Gorebelly - fat paunch.
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