A Glossary of Dialect & Archaic Words Used in the County of Gloucester, Volume 25, Issue 1

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Lord Henry Haughton Reynolds Moreton
English dialect society, 1890 - English language - 216 pages
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Page 87 - by tempest LODGED."—2. Henry VI. Hi. 2. " We'll make foul weather with despised tears ; Our sighs and they shall LODGE the summer corn." Rich. II., Hi. 3. LOGGER, sb. A long log of wood fastened to the fore fetlock of a horse, to prevent his breaking bounds. [Hund, of Berk.] [F. of D.]
Page 126 - Refuse. [NE] REFUSE, sb. The refusal. [V. of Glos.] [Hund, of Berk.] [F. of D.] RENEAGUE. vb. To renounce a job. [Hund, of Berk.] [Phelps.] " Such smiling rogues as these— RENEGE, affirm, and turn their halcyon beaks With every gale and vary of their masters."—King Lear, ii.,
Page 138 - A virtuous and a Christian-like conclusion, To pray for them that have done SCATH to us." SCHOLARD. sb. Scholar. Rich. III., i. 3. Generally used with a negative, as : "I be'nt no SCHOLARD." SCOG. vb. To brag. [F. of D.] "Ay, and you hear him COG; see him dissemble.
Page 102 - That's a NAY-WORD about us." " For Monsieur Malvolio let me alone with him ; if I do not gull him into a NAY-WORD, and make him a common recreation, do not think I have wit enough to lie straight in my bed.
Page 81 - all of a tremble,' &c., are exceedingly common. " One of them, I thought, expressed her sentiments upon this occasion in a very coarse manner, when she observed that ' by the living jingo, she was all of a muck of sweat.'
Page 95 - Mud. [F. of D.] MOIL, or MILE. vb. i. To toil, labour. [NE] 2. To make messy or dirty, dedaub. [V. of Glos.] [Hund, of Berk.] [FofD.] "Then rouse thyself, O Earth, out of thy soyle In which thou wallowest like to filthy swine, And dost thy mind in dirty pleasures MOYLE.
Page 91 - 2. vb. To tear or cut in pieces, [V. of Glos.J [Hund, of Berk.] " I saw him run after a gilded butterfly ..... He did so set his teeth and tear it ; O, I warrant, how he MAMMOCKED it
Page 95 - tire, harass, confuse. [V. of Glos.] [F. of D.] [Bourton.] Also, to be delirious. [Dumbleton.J " My grandmother, too, will understand me better, and will then say no more, as she used to do :—Polly, what are these poor, crazy, MOYTHERED brains of yours thinking of always ? " C. Lamb, Letter to Coleridge, Oct. 17, 1796. MOLESHAG.
Page 23 - round. I can eat anything as comes first." CHICKEN. Used as a plural, probably from analogy of housen, etc. [Selsley.] CHILD, sb. A female infant. [Brookthorpe.] " Mercy on's, a barne ; a very pretty barne ! a boy or a CHILD, I wonder.
Page 139 - fork,' to stir up ; hook up as with a fork ; irritate ; fret ; itch. A patient said of some medicine : ' It firks my stomach, an' meks me sick.' Sir Epicure Mammon says :— " That is his fire-drake, His lungs, his Zephyrus ; he that puffs his coals Till he

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