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It Aleeven, eleven. 1 was N. CUMBERLAND GLOSSARY. ' Rom. of Octavian Imp. Allan, G. a bit of land nearly surrounded by water an island. Ally, G. the aisle of a church. ; A-loddin, ' She's not engaged, on G. still c. , Ananters, K. in Or anters in case (? perhaps). ' Stagg's Anters, offer. ' Used along. in old Poems. deeds. , April fool. This term is provincial, but the application is of wider extent. ' G. him. ' Am, some in G. Amackily, fashion, Amang G. , Bowel whol, things. , N. , Amess, a kind of oath ' of verification.

Snowballs on 'As Cloggy, G. fat and heavy. ' Clog wheels, c. cart wheels of thick plank and without spokes. In. common use in the 18th century. Clonk, c. a sounding blow. walk clumsily and Clonter, make a clattering noise with the G. to feet. w. a blow; a patch ; a rag. the Juncus lampocarpus c. plant. to throw clods, They dottit t' lasses wid apples and hed sec fun Clot, &c. N. , ; ' ' ! Ned Nelson Clippin, G. the annual sheep-shear- am E. Clocker, fact. ' Clipper, a head of dan- ; Children pretend delion seeds.

Clinch, T and Clip't Cleenin', Clensin, birth of animals. ' Clip't, c. shortened. ' Clot, c. to strew. ' Clot bur, N. the burdock Arctium Lappa. Clotch, c. to shake roughly. , Cleekin, Cleckin, N. , or the Clotchin, CUMBERLAND GLOSSARY. eggs from which the brood produced. set of is ' Clowen, when c. w. , ' beat. scratch to She gev him a c. a quick worker. ' Glower, Clowk, c. ' ' A to o. crowd together; cluster. Clud nut, Club nut, o. two or more nuts united in growth. w. ' having climb- Gammer Cobble up, G.

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