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

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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. 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...

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