Publications Volume 78

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...See arain in Kay. C. observed that the wordwas common when he was a boy; not heard so much of late years. Ass aas', sb. ashes; coal ashes. In Cheshire ess; see Esse in Ray. At tit, conj. that. 'He said at he wou'd, ' and so ' at how he wou'd'; see How. See Gloss. to Wiclif. 'He said at how he went, ' i. e. that he went; and tat, as 'Who's tat?' just as the Fr. speak the th. At after tit aaftur, adv. afterwards; postea. Laud against Fisher, p.'12; ed. 1686. fAwnder, sb. the afternoon. See Ray; and undren in Gloss. to Wiclif s N. T. Obsolete, 1890. C., M. Ax aak's, v. to ask; but this was used, I think, all the kingdom over; for so the old Parish Book of Wye in Kent, A. 1515, 1516, &c.; from A. S. axian, interrogate. Thus of A. S. axan, cinders, we have now ashes; and some for lax, a looseness, will say lask. B. Bade bard, v. pron. of bathe. f Badger baajv-tir, sb. a small corn-dealer; see Ray. He is called also a swatter, I suppose from melting or sweating the oats; for the badger or swatter is one that sells oatmeal. Obsolete, 1890. C., M. (Swatter in the Peak.) Badly baad'lij, adv. ill, sickly now 'poorly' often used. Bang baang(g-, v. Hence, a banger baang-gur, a great one: a banging lass, a great one; and in this sense it is used in Somersetshire; see Gent. Mag. xvi. p. 405. Bar baar, or Bargh, a horseway up a steep hill; Yorkshire; Ray. "Tis Derbyshire too, especially in the Peak, where you have Rowsley Bar, Beely Bar, Baslow Bar, &c. These kind of ways on the Downs in Sussex they call Borstals. See Bostal in Ray; E. D. S. Gl. B. 16. In use at the places named. Bar is a road up a hill in other Countries as well as Sussex; so Ray, ' A Bargh, a horseway up a steep hill, Yorkshire' this answers exactly to the sense, and he...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236852117
  • 9781236852113