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ABIDE, endure, suffer. You must grin and abide it.
ABITED, mildewed. Kent.
ABOON, above. N.
ACKERSPRIT, a potatoe with roots at both ends. N.
ACKNOWN, acknowledged. N.
ACKWARDS; when a beast lies backwards and

cannot rise, he is said to lye ackwards. N. ADDLE, rotten, as an addle


North. ADVISED ; I a’n't advised of it, I cannot recollect

it, or am ignorant of it. Norf. Aey, yes. N. and S. AFTERINGS, the strokings, or last of a cow's milk.

Der. AFTERMATHS, the pasture after the grass has been

mowed. N. and S. AGÀTE. To set any thing a-gåte is to begin it, or

set it agoing ; and any thing pending is said to

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be a-gate: as, we have brewing a-gate, washing

a-gate, &c. i. e. going on. York. and Derb. AGATES, or AGATEWARD, on the way: I will set

you agates, or agateward; I will accompany

you part of the way. N. Ages, as, he ages, i. e. he grows old : and he be

gins to age, he is aged. North. AGEST, or Agast, afraid. N. AGGING, murmuring, raising a quarrel : egging

or edging is an expression used in most counties, signifying exciting or whetting on persons to quarrel. Exm. This word is probably de

rived from the French verb, AGACER, to provoke. A GOD-CHEELD! Exclamation. God shield you !

God forbid !
AGONE, ago. Kent.
Agye; to look agye, to look aside. N.
AIDLE, to aidle, to earn or work for : I aidle my


maintenance or food. N. from the ancient Saxon word ED-LEAN, a reward, re

compence, or requital. Ails, beards of barley. Essex. See Bailey's Dict.

8vo. Aim, to design; as, I aim to do so and so. Aish, stubble: wheat or oat aish, wheat or oat

stubble. Hamp.
Aixes, an ague. Northumb.
ALANTEM, at a distance. N. and S. from the

ALEGAR, i. e Ale-aigre, sour ale used as vinegar.

ALE-STAKE, a may-pole. See Bailey's Dict.
ALKITHOLE, a fool, a silly oaf. Exmoor.


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