A Supplementary English Glossary

A Supplementary English Glossary

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ... for me being drowned if the kid is drowned with me, and I don't even care so much for the kid being drowned, if I go iIn - ii with him.--Reade, .V. r./ too late to ttuitd, ch. xxiii. Kiddeuminstered, covered with a Kidderminster carpet. "The hour when daylight dies " is equally dear to shopkeeper and shepherd, and as charming in the tradesman's contracted and Kidderminstered parlour as in the rosiest thatched cottage.--Hava/je, E. Medlicott, Bk. III. ch. i. Kiddy, some piece of now obsolete elang; not in the Slang Diet., which has "Kiddily, fashionably," but this does not seem the meaning here. It was his ambition to do something in the celebrated " Kiddy " or stage-coach way.--Sketches ly Bo: (Making a night of it). Kidpy-pik, a pie made of goat's or kid's flesh. The gnats furnished milk and Kiddy-pies.--Kinystty, Westward Ho, ch. iv. Kidney-lipt, hare-lipped. First, Jollie's wife is lame; the next, loose hipt, Squint-ey'd, hook-nos'd, and lastly kidney lipt.--Ilerrick, Hesperides, p. 64. Kilbuck, a term of contempt. Thar. Well, have you done now, Ladie? Ars. O my sweet kilbuck. Thar. You now in your shallow pate thinke this a disgrace to mee. Chapman, Widdotces Teares, Act I. Kill-crop. See quotation. Concerning the kill-crops, as his countrymen the Saxoug call them, whom the devil leaves in exchange, when he steals children for purposes best known to himself, Luther does not express any definite opinion, furthi r than that they are of a devilish nature.... In Saxonia near unto Halberstad was a mail that also had a killcrop, who sucked tlie mother and five other women dry, and besides devoured very much.--Southey, The Doctor, ch. ccxxx. Kill-man, man slaughtering. "Kill man Murion," is Chapman's...
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