Archive for April 15th, 2009

To HYP. v.a.


To HYP. v.a. [barbarously contracted from hypochondriack.] To
make melancholy; to dispirit.
I have been, to the last degree, hypped since I saw you. Spect.

Note: The Sneyd-Gimbel copy (the annotated proof copy from which these entries have been taken) does not contain most of the pages for the letter H.  One leaf is present, commencing with “HYL’ARCHICAL. adj.” and ending with “HYSTE’RICKS. n.s.” Entries for the letter H will be selected from this leaf.