A Glossary of the Lancashire Dialect Volume 1

A Glossary of the Lancashire Dialect Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...horizontal instead of vertical. Bamford. At the time when Tim Bobbin was spending his 1"50-days at Milnrow... the collier brought his coal to daylight at the mouth of a tunnel, or what was called a brcast-hec. generally opening out, not unlike a large black sough, on some hill-side. 9 Ed. of Tim Bobbin: Intro. Hi. Waugh. A long-limbed collier lad began to hum, in a jolt "" ing metre, with as much freedom of mind as it he was at the moulh of a lonely breast-heeon his native moorside, a long country ditty. Lane. Sketches: Cottage of Tim Bobbin, p. 44. Ibid. He took me up one street an' down another, till we l87 coom to th' end of a ginnel 'at looked as dark as a breast-hee col-pit.--Chimney Corner: Manchester Critic, March 21, 1874. BREED, adj. frightened. Icel. breg$a, to startle, to be amazed. John Collier. 1'r so feerfully breed at meh hure stood on eend. 1/so-Tim Bobbin: Works, p. 51. COLL, USE. JJg was fair breedf BREOD, sb. a cake--not bread. Coll. Use. Wilto have bread or loaf? 1875. BRETHER, sb.pl. brothers. In the oldest English the plural of brother was brothru (brothra). In the thirteenth century this became, i, brothr-e; 2, brothr-e-n (brotheren); 3, brethr-e; 4, brethr-e-n; 5, brotheres (brothers). In the Northern dialects in the fourteenth century we find brethre becoming brether. "These be my mother, brether, and sisters." Bp. Pilkington (died 1575). The e in brethren seems to have arisen from the dative singular (brether). Dr. Morris's English Accidence, p. 96. west Mid. Dial. (lanc.) pis kyng lay at Camylot upon kryst-masse iy-With mony luflych lorde, lede3 of e best, Rekenly nobly or princely of e roimde table alle o rich brewer.--Sir Gawayne & G. K, . 37. Hampolk. That ilka tyme when yhe did...
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  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
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  • English
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