Notes for The Discoverie of Witchcraft, p. 9.

ingraffed:
Grafted, added.  [Return to Text].

powred:
Poured.   [Return to Text].

coosened:
Tricked, deceived.   [Return to Text].

toie:
Toy, absurdity.  [Return to Text].

right:
True, real. (Scot's point is that what are called "enchantments" are really only illusions.)  [Return to Text].

discovered:
Revealed.  [Return to Text].

slight:
Sleight. (As in "sleight of hand.")  [Return to Text].

fondlie:
Foolishly.  [Return to Text].

familiar:
Demon in the shape of an animal, such as a cat or toad.  [Return to Text].

therein privatelie dealt withall:
Be privately interrogated about these matters.  [Return to Text].

tried:
Tested.  [Return to Text].

spoile:
Seizure. (Judges were sometimes paid a portion of the proceeds of the seizure of a convicted person's goods; Scot's point is that such judges are likely to let greed overcome impartiality.)   [Return to Text].