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canker-blossom

grub that destroys the blossom [of love]

clotpole

a stupid person; blockhead.

crutch

a staff or support to assist a lame or infirm person in walking

cutpurse

pickpocket, thief, robber

dogfish

any of several small sharks, especially of the genera Mustelus and Squalus, that are destructive to food fishes.

egg-shell

the shell of a bird's egg, consisting of keratin fibers and calcite crystals.
a pale yellowish-white color.
rather bulky paper having a slightly rough finish

gull-catcher

fool-trapper, trickster

hedge-pig

hedgehog

hempseed

the seed of hemp, used as food for birds.

jack-a-nape

an impudent(careless), mischievous child.

malkin

an untidy(messy) woman; slattern.wench, drab, slut

malignancy

The state of being malignant or diseased., quality of being disposed to evil

malt-worm

A tippler. [R.] --Shak. (drunk person)

manikin

little man, puppet

minimus

very little, least tiniest of creatures, insignificant being

miscreant

a villain

moldwarp

mole [animal]

nut-hook

a bailiff who hooks or seizes malefactors. --Shak.constable, beadle, officer

pantaloon

old man, dotard(foolish) [i.e. one wearing pantaloons = breeches]

rabbit-sucker

A sucking rabbit; a young rabbit.
A gull; a dupe(person easily fooled); a cony.

rampallion

A mean wretch, prostitute or evil person.

remnant

Something left over; a remainder.

rudesby

a rude person

ruffian

brutal or cruel person, violent

scantling

Thin piece of timber; or a small amount

scullion

menial, lackey, domestic servant

snipe

[type of bird] dupe, gull, fool

waterfly

definition not found

whipster

wretch, degenerate, good-for-nothing

younker

fashionable young man, fine young gentleman greenhorn, juvenile, prodigal child

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