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A Glossary of Words Used in the Dialect of Cheshire free pdf 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. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ..."Yard," and "garden," both mean the same thing, and have the same A.S. root, geard. See "Diversions of Purley," vol ii. p. 275. w. Kale, S.--Vide Cale. Kandle Gostes, S.--Goose grass (Gerard's Herbal). Vide Catch Grass, galium aperine. L. Kazardly, adj.--Unlucky, liable to accident. Perhaps a variety of Hazardly. w. Keck, V.--To put anything under a vessel, which lifts it up and makes it stand uneven. In Lancashire, " to keyke, or kyke," is to stand crooked. Kick, V., is usually to heave at the stomach- Keck is the same word differently applied, and means to lift up, or to heave. w. Keckopeg, S.--The peg placed in the rack in front of the cart called a "tumbril," to keep the cart chest down. You "keek," or tip the cart by withdrawing the peg. L. Kecksy, adj.--Hollow, like the keck (heracleum). Celery that has run up with hollow leaves and stalks, is called "kecksy." L. Kedlock, S.--The charlock- a yellow flowering weed that grows amongst turnips, which lambs like, but which sheep refuse. It is one of those plants which seem to have a power of lying dormant for ages, but appear in quantities as soon as a pasture field is ploughed. 1. Keen, v.--To cauterize. 1. Keenbitten, adj.--Frost-bitten. "Keen" is not a provincialism, as it is a word in general use. l. Keep, S.--Pasture. "No keep this year." "Oo won't stand keep," (O.C.S.) said of a person spoilt by prosperity, whose head is turned by good fortune. l. Keeping Company.--The Cheshire term for courting. L. Keeve, V.--To overturn or lift up a cart, so as to unload it at once. Ash calls it local. w. Keggly, adj.--A form of Coggly, q. v. "A keggly stool," is one easily moved. L....

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Author : Egerton Leigh
Publisher : Theclassics.Us
Data Published : 12 September 2013
ISBN : 1230732640
EAN : 9781230732640
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Number of Pages : 70 pages
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