A Glossary of North Country Words, in Use: With Their Etymology, and Affinity to Other Languages ; and Occasional Notices of Local Customs and Popular Superstitions--
E. Charnley, 1829 - 343 Seiten
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allied ancient Antiq applied beat bird Bizon Blash Border Brand's Pop bread cake called Canny cant cattle Chaucer cognate common corn corruption Crav creil custom derived dialect Durham especially etymology etymon expression female fire formerly Gael Germ Gloss Glossary Goth Grose Hence hinny Hist horse Ital Jamieson keel keelmen kind King land language means milk Moe.-Got Nares Newcastle noise North of England Northern word Northumberland Northumbrian obsolete occurs Old Eng old English old word origin peculiar Peirs Ploughman perhaps person piece probably pronunciation provincial Pure Saxon river Tyne rustic Sandgate says Scotch Scotland Scottish Scottish language seems sense Shak Shakspeare sheep Song sort Spenser stone Su.-Got Supp supposed Swed term Teut thing tion Todd Todd's John Todd's Johnson tree Tyne verb villenage vulgar Welsh Wilbraham Willan Yorkshire young
Seite 278 - Themselves, within their holy bound, Their stony folds had often found. They told, how sea-fowls' pinions fail, As over Whitby's towers they sail, And, sinking down, with flutterings faint, They do their homage to the saint.
Seite 210 - And carols roared with blithesome din ; If unmelodious was the song, It was a hearty note and strong. Who lists may in their mumming see Traces of ancient mystery ; White shirts supplied the masquerade, And smutted cheeks the visors made ; But oh, what maskers richly dight Can boast of bosoms half so light?
Seite 224 - I know a bank where the wild thyme blows, Where oxlips and the nodding violet grows ; Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine, With sweet musk-roses, and with eglantine...
Seite 108 - There, every herd, by sad experience, knows How, wing'd with fate, their elf-shot arrows fly, When the sick ewe her summer food foregoes, Or, stretch'd on earth, the heart-smit heifers lie. Such airy beings awe th...
Seite 17 - BALL-MONEY. Money demanded of a marriage company, and given to prevent their being maltreated. In the North it is customary for a party to attend at the church gates, after a wedding, to enforce this claim. The gift has received this denomination, as being originally designed for the purchase of a foot-ball.
Seite 208 - The parties there brought up are known either by education or nature not to be of honest conversation.
Seite 112 - Ye elves of hills, brooks, standing lakes, and groves ; And ye that on the sands with printless foot Do chase the ebbing Neptune, and do fly him, When he comes back ; you demi-puppets that By moonshine do the green sour ringlets make, Whereof the ewe not bites ; and you, whose pastime Is to make midnight mushrooms...
Seite 174 - Come, come ; good wine is a good familiar creature, if it be well us'd : exclaim no more against it.
Seite 35 - Sigh, no more, ladies, sigh no more, Men were deceivers ever ; One foot in sea, and one on shore ; To one thing constant never : Then sigh not so, But let them go, And be you blithe and bonny ; Converting all your sounds of woe Into Hey nonny, nonny.
Seite 71 - CLOUDESLY, —were three noted outlaws, whose skill in archery rendered them formerly as famous in the North of England, as Robin Hood and his fellows were in the midland counties. Their place of residence was in the forest of Englewood, not far from Carlisle...