Picture of the Letter U
 

Letter U

  • Elizabethan online dictionary containing words beginning with the Letter U
  • Interesting facts, information and meanings of Old English words beginning with the Letter U
  • The old English Letter U

Picture of the Letter U

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 Elizabethan Era!   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 
 

Elizabethan Words beginning with the Letter U

 
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 
 
 

Elizabethan Words beginning with the Letter U

 
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 
 

Interesting examples of Elizabethan Words beginning with the Letter U

The above examples of old Elizabethan words beginning with Letter U are fascinating. The language and vocabulary had not been formalised in the Elizabethan era. New words, some beginning with the Letter U were still being invented! Elizabethan dictionaries were not available - it was not possible to look up the spellings or meanings of Elizabethan words beginning with the Letter U . Old Elizabethan words were therefore spelt and written in a variety of different formats. The above online dictionary containing old Elizabethan words beginning with the Letter U provide a valuable reference source when studying the literary works and plays of famous Elizabethan authors such as William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe.

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 Online Dictionary
Elizabethan Language
Elizabethan Insults
Elizabethan Education - Schools and Universities

 

Letter U

  • Elizabethan online dictionary containing words beginning with the Letter U
  • Interesting facts, information and meanings of Old English words beginning with the Letter U
  • The old English Letter U
  • Elizabethan online dictionary containing words beginning with the Letter U
  • The old English Letter U

 
 

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