Specimens of Cornish provincial dialect, collected and arranged by uncle Jan Treenoodle, with some introductory remarks, and a glossary, by an ... and other pieces connected with Cornwall

 
9781236419293: Specimens of Cornish provincial dialect, collected and arranged by uncle Jan Treenoodle, with some introductory remarks, and a glossary, by an ... and other pieces connected with Cornwall
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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. 1846 Excerpt: ...about anything awkwardly. " Go take up these clothes here, quickly; where's the cowl-staff? look, how you drumble." (Merry Wives of Windsor, 3-3.) DURK, dark, blind. DUBNES, the side posts of a door or gate. Dom, (Cornish) the door-post. Duss'nN, dost not. DWALING, speaking in a confused way. Angl. Sax. dwelian, to speak rambling as a sick person. EMPRENT, impudent. FADE, to go, applied now more particularly to the Furrydance through the streets of Helstone, on the 8th of May. Fanoa, to get on or fare, " How do'ee fadge?" i.e. " How do you get on or do?" also to suit or agree, from Aug. Sax. fegan. " We will have if this fadge not, an antic." (Love's Labour Lost, 5--1.) FANG, FANGING, to get, to seize, fanging, appliedas earnings, from Angl. Sax. fangzm. FATCEING, fetching; fetching home, meaning, going homeward. FEW, little, a few broth, meaning a little broth. FIeer PUDDING, a plum-pudding; raisins being called figs. FITTY, clever, proper, becoming. FLAM NEW, quite new. FLQPT, flop, to drop down clumsily, to be flopt, to be flouted.' Foams, a kind of cake. ' Foorormn, Fovcnno, pushed, shoved. Foarar, forward. GALE, an ox. GALLISH, gallows. GAUKUMS, gaukum, a simpleton. Golcy, (Cornish) a fool. GIN AND TREACLE, a mixture of this sort was sometimes called mahogany, from its colour. GIssINe, guessing. GIZ-DAUNCE, guise-dance, applied to the Christmas plays. Gmssnnauny Doe, a term of reproach, the origin at present " unbeknown" to the editor.. GLUT, CLUT, satiated. GOUTED, gutted. GooenIna roa Guns, looking foolishly amazed. GOSSAN, is the course or bed of the lode in a mine, keenly gossan, is akind or friendly looking gossan, sometimes applied to other undertakings that...

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