The English Dialect Dictionary; R-S

The English Dialect Dictionary; R-S

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt:' what yow 'ev, 19. e.Yka.1 It's a precious seet ower mich tl give. w.Yks.123 Lan. He can dew better ba'at me, nor Aw can dew ba'at Him, a fine sight, Ackworth Clog Shop Chron. (1896) 288; He's makin' a seet o' brass, Fothergill Healey (1884) xxv. Chs.123, s.Chs.1 s.Stf. Our servant's gettin a sight tew chappy for me, Pinnock Blk. Cy. Ann. (1895). Der. Et'll gi'e 'em a seet o' pleasure, Gilchrist Peakland (1897) 22; Der.2, nw.Der.1, Not.12 Lin. Fur I luw'd 'er a vast sight moor fur it, Tennyson N. Farmer, New Style (1870) st. 9. n.Lin.1 Ther's seets an' seets o' laadies gets their deaths o' cohd by wearin' them theare low-necked dresses. sw.Lln.1 They're getting on a sight too reiet. LeL1, Nhp.12, War.234, s.War.1, w.Wor.1 ae.Wor.1 We've 'ad a sight a rain this sason. Shr.1 That cow gies a sight o' milk; Shr.2 Hrf.1 A sight of sheep; Hrf.a A sight better off there than he was here. Glo.12, Brks.1 Hrt. I see a sight o' things, Geary Rur. Life (1899) 144. w.Mld. I'd a gallus sight rather not know anythink about it (W.P.M.). e.An.12 Nrf. I doan't like the sea a sight, Patterson Man and Nat. (1895) 115. Suf.1 Ess. Him as had olluz a sight o' good luck, Downe Ballades (1895) I. 5; Ess.1 Ken. A plaguey sight ta pay, Masters Dick and Sal (c 1821) st. 82; Ken.1 Sur. It 'ud be a sight better if 'ee kept they to hissen, Bickley Midst Sur. Hills (1890) I. i; Sur.1 Hmp. The Lard hev zent a zight o' trouble into this yer world, Gray Ribstone Pippins (1898) 116; There was a terrible sight a' rain fell last night (H.C.M.B.). I.W.2, Wil.1 Dor. Barnes Gl. (1863). Som. There ain't so girt a sight of that, Palmer Mr. Trueman (1895) 15. w.Som.1 Dev. There's a zight of varmers wanting the rabbits caught, Mortimer Tales Moors (1895) 319; Sitch a nashun zite o' time, ...
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  • Paperback | 852 pages
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236635671
  • 9781236635679