English dialect words of the eighteenth century as shown in the "Universal etymological dictionary" of Nathaniel Bailey Volume 24, no. 2

 
9781236204387: English dialect words of the eighteenth century as shown in the
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

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. 1883 Excerpt: ...legal Men, such as we call good Men of the Jury. Lagslite lajrlite, Sax. q. d. a Slight2 of the Law a Breach of the Law. Laines lanieres, F. Thongs, Straps of Leather. Chau. Lair among Hunters the Place where Deer harbour by Day. Lair, Layer Imager, Teut a Place where Cattle usually rest under some Shelter. 1 An error for long. But lag answers to W. Hag, Irish lag. The A.S. lahslite means a slitting, i. e. breach, of the law; not connected with slight. Lair-Wite of lsejan,1 to lie with, and pise, a Fine, Sax. a Fine laid on those who commit Adultery or Fornication. To Lake of Platan,2 Sax. or gDwg£r, Dan. to play. N. C. To Lam gant£tt, L. S. Xahtiten, Teut. to make lame to smite or beat. Lambin gCammer, Teut. Lambs. Ch. Lamers,3 Thongs. 0. To Lamm, to baste one's Shoulders, to drub one. Lamprey Campretf, Teut. laniprillon, O.F. a kind of Fish. Land, or Lant, Urine, Piss. Lane. "lkoatboc of Lan and Boc, Sax. a Book a Charter or Deed, whereby Lands or Tenements were given or held. Iiaai-Cheap Lan'o ceap, Sax. an ancient Fine, paid either in Land or Money, at every Alienation of Land, lying in some peculiar Manor or Borough. Land-Gabel, Land-(?areZ Lano japel, Sax. a Quit-Rent for the Soil of an House, Ground-Rent. 0. L. T. Laai-Gate, a long and narrow Piece of Land. lami-Leapers Spurge, an Herb. Tiihymalus, L. Land-Lope?-Canh-£attffer, Teut. a Vagabond. Belg. Landa, an open Field without Wood. 0. L. Landimers, Measures of Land. 0. Laneing, They will give it no Laneing, i.e. they will divulge it. N. C. Langate, a Linen Poller for a Wound. Langoreth, languisheth. 0. Langot, the Latchet of a Shoe. N. C. Lap, Drink, Wine, Pottage, fyc. Cant. To Lap up, to wrap up. Lappy, in Liquor, drunk. Cant. To Lard a Hare larder, F. is to stick little Slic...

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

(No Available Copies)

Search Books:



Create a Want

If you know the book but cannot find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for it on your behalf as new inventory is added. If it is added to AbeBooks by one of our member booksellers, we will notify you!

Create a Want