Shakespearian Words Poetic words and meanings today.

  • Today none of these words are used except rarily and to most people it seems like giberish or an ancient slang.

'tis= it is

Ope= open

O'er= over

Gi'= lightweight two-piece garment

Ne'er= never

i'= bad, adverse, or unfavorable

E'er= ever

Oft= often

a'= variant form of 'to'

waxen= made of wax

neaf= fist, clenched hand

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