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Letter U

Picture of the Letter U

Picture of the Letter U

The Letter U

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 U of the modern English alphabet is depicted in an ornate style typical of those used with old English letters.

Picture of the Letter U
An old style Letter U

Elizabethan Words beginning with the Letter U
The following dictionary contains old Elizabethan words and their meanings beginning with Letter U. 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 U

UMBERED 
stained, dark, as with umber 
UNANELED 
without extreme unction 
UNBARBED 
untrimmed 
UNBATED 
unblunted 
UNBOLT 
to disclose 
UNBOLTED 
unsifted, unrefined 

UNBREATHED 
unpractised 
UNCAPE 
to throw off the hounds 
UNCHARGED 
undefended, applied to the gates of a city 
UNCLEW 
to unravel, undo 
UNCOINED 
unalloyed, unfeigned 
UNDERGO 
to undertake 

UNDERTAKER 
one who takes up another's quarrel 
UNDER-WROUGHT 
undermined 
UNEATH 
hardly 
UNEXPRESSIVE 
inexpressible 
UNFAIR 
to deprive of beauty 
UNHAPPILY 
censoriously 
UNHAPPY 
mischievous 
UNHATCHED 
undisclosed 
UNHOUSELED 
without receiving the sacrament 
UNIMPROVED 
unreproved 
UNION 
a pearl
UNJUST 
dishonest 
UNKIND 
unnatural 

UNLIVED 
bereft of life 
UNMANNED 
untamed, applied to a hawk 
UNOWED 
unowned 
UNPREGNANT 
stupid 
UNPROPER 
common to all 
UNQUESTIONABLE 
not inquisitive 
UNREADY 
undressed 
UNRESPECTIVE 
inconsiderate 
UNSISTING 
unresting 
UNSTANCHED 
incontinent 
UNTEMPERING 
unsoftening 
UNTENTED 
unsearchable 

UNTRADED 
unused, uncommon 
UNTRIMMED 
no ornaments 
UPSPRING REEL 
a boisterous dance 
URCHIN 
the hedge-hog 
USANCE 
usury 

USE 
interest 
UTIS 
riotous merriment, which accompanied the eighth day of a festival 
UTTER 
to expel, put forth 
UTTERANCE 
extremity

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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