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Letter I

Picture of the Letter I

Picture of the Letter I

The Letter I

The Elizabethan alphabet contained just 24 old English letters as opposed to the 26 letters used in the modern English alphabet. The following picture of the Letter I of the modern English alphabet is depicted in an ornate style typical of those used with old English letters.

Picture of the Letter I
An old style Letter I

Elizabethan Words beginning with the Letter I
The following dictionary contains old Elizabethan words and their meanings beginning with Letter I. If you find some words amusing click the following link to have FUN with some insults from the Shakespearean Insults Generator

Elizabethan Words beginning with the Letter I

ICE-BROOK 
an icy-cold brook 
I'FECKS 
a euphemism in faith
IMAGE 
representation 
IMBARE 
to bare, lay open 
IMMEDIACY 
close connexion 
IMMOMENT 
unimportant 

IMP 
to graft. to splice a falcon's broken feathers 
IMP 
a scion, a child 
IMPAWN 
to stake, compromise 
IMPEACH 
to bring into question 
IMPERCEIVERANT 
perception 
IMPETICOS 
to pocket 

IMPORTANCE 
importunity 
IMPORTANT 
importunate 
IMPORTING 
significant 
IMPOSE 
imposition, meaning command or task imposed upon any one 
IMPOSITIONS 
command 
IMPRESE 
a device with a motto 
IMPRESS 
to compel to serve 
INCAPABLE 
unconscious 
INCARNARDINE 
to dye red 
INCENSED 
incited, egged on 
INCH-MEAL 
by inch-meal, by portions of inches 
INCLINING 
compliant 

INCLIP 
to embrace 
INCLUDE 
conclude 
INCONY 
fine, delicate 
INCORRECT 
ill-regulated 
INDENT 
to compound or bargain
INDEX 
a preface 
INDIFFERENT 
ordinary 
INDIGEST 
disordered 
INDITE 
to invite, to convict 
INDUCTION 
introduction, beginning 
INDURANCE 
delay 
INGRAFT 
to engraff, engrafted 
INHERIT 
to possess 
INHOOPED 
penned up in hoops 
INKHORN-MATE 
a contemptuous term for a man of learning 
INKLE 
narrow tape 

INLAND 
civilized, well-educated 
INLY 
inward 
INLY 
inwardly 
INQUISITION 
enquiry 
INSCONCE 
to arm, fortify 
INSTANCE 
example, information, reason, proof 
INTENDING 
regarding 
INTENDMENT 
intention
INTENTIVELY 
attentively 
INTERESSED 
allied 


INTERMISSION 
pause, delay 
INTRENCHMENT 
not capable of being cut 
INTRINSE 
intricate 
INTRINSICATE 
intricate 
INVENTION 
imagination 
INWARD 
an intimate friend
INWARDNESS 
intimacy 
IRREGULOUS 
lawless, licentious 
ITERATION 
reiteration

Elizabethan Language Guide - An Elizabethan Online Dictionary
Click the following links to access more information about the old English Elizabethan Language and the Elizabethan Online Dictionary for an easy to follow Elizabethan language guide.

Elizabethan Language
Elizabethan Insults
Elizabethan Education - Schools and Universities
Elizabethan Dictionary
Elizabethan Era Index

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