Notes for The Discoverie of Witchcraft, p. 3.

fond:
Foolish, stupid.  [Return to Text].

coosening:
Swindling. (We call a person who cosens someone else a "con artist.")  [Return to Text].

sticke:
Stick, stop. ("who will not sticke to take upon hir" means "who will not hestitate to claim that she can")  [Return to Text].

familiar:
Demon in the form of an animal. (In the first scene of Macbeth the witches call to their familiars just before the disappear.)  [Return to Text].

suffer:
Allow, listen to.  [Return to Text].

lusts:
Likings, desires.  [Return to Text].

Oculatus testis:
Eyewitness.  [Return to Text].

assises:
Court sessions.  [Return to Text].

assotted:
Drunk, obsessed.  [Return to Text].

faith:
Charge, testimony.  [Return to Text].

prentise:
Apprentice.  [Return to Text].

fraie:
Quarrel.  [Return to Text].