Shakespeare: CONTENTS

William Shakespeare :


(Updated on 10/08/2014)




  • Shakespeare's Words - the online version of the best-selling glossary and language companion (


  • The Shakespeare Glossary
    "Here you will find the meanings of old and unusual words used in Elizabethan England.
    If you need more information on a particular word or the context in which it is used, please see the play or sonnet in which the word appears for detailed annotations."

  • Shakespeare's language
    "Use the glossary to help you translate Shakespeare's words into modern English, and vice versa."

  • An On-line Shakespearean Glossary
    "Use this glossary to look up unusual words used in Shakespeare's plays. As this is a general glossary, you will want to make sure that the definition fits the context of the line in which the word is used."