The Dialect Of Craven; In The West-riding Of The County Of York Volume 1

Paperback | July 8, 2012

byWilliam Carr

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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. 1828 edition. Excerpt: ...yded his busie care Benignely chese, or for to take By her accorde lasformell or his make." Chaucer. The verb is in frequent use, but the substantive I never heard. FORRAD, Forward. Isl. foraad. FORRADISH, Rather forward. FOSS, A waterfall. Isl. fors. FOTCH, To fetch. FOTHER, A fodder. A. S. father. The weight of the fother varies in different places, and even in the same county. The Craven fother consists of 19 pigs or pieces of lead, each pig weighing 123 Ibs.. " That cost largely of gold a fother." Chaucer. FOTHERAM, A heck, in which hay is put for cattle. FOUD., A fold, also a farm yard. FOUGHTEN, FOFFEN, " And when Edward the Bruyss, the bauld, Wyst at the King had focktyn seea." Harbour. Dr. Jamieson. " This batayl that I treate of nowe was one of the sorest and best foughten." Froysarfs Cronycle. " King Vortimer no sooner advanced to the crown and dignitie of his father began open hostilitie against the Saxons & had with them fower battails or fouglfen fields." Verstegan. FOUK, Folk. FOUL, An ulcerous sore in a cow's foot. Fr. ful, fetid. Teut. faul, putrid. This etymon is very applicable p. p. of fight. to the disease which is frequently very offensive, and believed to be infectious. FOURUM, ") A bench. Gh..opoc. A. S. Jirmitha, FOURME, J fella. Skinner. Fourme, bane. Cotgrave. "Bight in the self same fourme." Romeus $ Juliet. 2. Form, seat or bed of a hare. " Thise wedded men, that lie and dare As in a. fourme setteth on every hare." 'Chaucer. Shipman's Tale. FOUSE, A fox; fouse, cunning. FOUTE, An indulged child. Lot. fautus. FRA, From, pure Saxon. PRAM, 1 Tender, brittle, " as fram as an iseshackle." FRIM, J The etymon of this word given by Archdeacon Nares and Mr. Todd does not accord with the Craven acceptation of the word. What...

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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. 1828 edition. Excerpt: ...yded his busie care Benignely chese, or for to take By her accorde lasformell or his make." Chaucer. The verb is in fre...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:88 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217079148

ISBN - 13:9780217079143

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