Dansk dialect-lexicon

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Gyldendalske boghandling, 1841 - Danish language - 696 pages

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Page 88 - ... dubbed a knight, and remained so the rest of the evening. Shakespeare alludes to this custom. (3) A small pool of water ; a piece of deep and smooth water in a rapid river.
Page 659 - D. varp or vcerp, so much of a field as is ploughed the same way, that is to say, the furrow slices all laid upon each other or in the same direction, with which Molb. collates N. Engt. ' warf, a quantity of land consisting of ten, twelve, or more ridges with a water-furrow on each side. To plough land in warps.
Page 18 - Anal-supper is a funeral feast given to the friends of the deceased, at which a particular kind of loaf, called anal-bread, is sometimes distributed among the poor. Amrl-ttrcad is a coarse cake, composed of flour, water, yeast, currants, and some kind of spice ; in form round, about eight inches in diameter, and the upper surface always scored, perhaps exhibiting originally the sign of the cross.
Page 180 - Cleveland Dialect, will, no •doubt, interest your correspondent, and refute the derivation of grass as given in Annandale's Dictionary : — "Hall, gives as the definition of this word, 'an...
Page xxix - Jamieson an etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ; abridged from the Quarto Edition. Ediiib. 1818. 8. — — Supplement to the elymolog. Diet, of the Scotlisch language. Edinb. 1820. 2 Voll. 4to. Jott. Ihre
Page 435 - RAKE UP THE FIRE, is not only to rake the bottom of the grate, but also to supply it well with coals, that it may continue burning all night, a custom regularly observed by the kitchenTinaid to the kitchen fire in all the northern counties, where coals are abundant.
Page 92 - Nominate (Wright, Vocab? 691, 1. 16). 79. Elf-bore, " a hole in a piece of wood, out of which a knot has dropped, or been driven ; viewed by the superstitious as the operation of the fairies
Page 97 - an overdistension of the first stomach, " from the swelling up of clover and " grass, when eaten with the morning
Page 182 - Goddes Bones." — Cant. Tales, 12629. "Gogs bones, I am well."— Beau. andFlet., Monsieur Thomas, act iii, sc. 1. GOD'S-PENNY, n. Earnest-money given to a servant who engages to serve a master for a definite term, as a year.
Page 333 - Sax. leam, light — scarcely any other light being admitted, except through this hole. Brand, on the other hand, asks if it may not be derived from the lome or clay wherewith the wattle work is daubed over inside and out?

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