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Wanchancie, unlucky, nie a weary body, many ill-omened, inauspi
a different person. cious.
Weason, weasand. Wanrestfu', restless, un- Weaving the stocking. easy.
See Throwing the
stocking, page 89.
Wee things, little ones.
Weet, rain, wetness.
We’se, we shall.
a peice of cheese, Water-brose, brose made bread, &c; to give the
of meal and water sim strapado.
of water-fowl. Waukit, thickened, as Wheep, to fly nimbly, to fullers do cloth.
jerk : penny-wheep, Waukrise, not apt to small-beer. sleep.
Whid, the motion of a Waur, worse; to worst. hare, running but not Waurt, worsted.
frighted; a lie. Wean, or Weanie, a Whidden, running as a child.
hare or coney. Wearie, or Weary; mo- Whigmeleeries, whims.
Whingin, crying, com- Wilfu', willing, full of
plaining, fretting. will. Whirligigums, useless or- Willyart, bashful, reser
naments, trifing ap ved, timid. pendages.
Wimple, to meander, to Whirrin", whirring; the run very irregularly.
sound, made by the Wimpl't ineandered. flight of the partridge Wimplin, waving, mean&c.
dering. Whisht, silence ; to hold Win to wind, to winnow.
one's whisht, to be si- Wn't winded, as a botlent.
tom of yarn. Whisk, to sweep, to lash. Win', wind. Whiskin,large, sweeping Win's, winds. Whiskit, lashed. Winna, will not. Whissle, a whistle ; to Winnock, a window. whistle.
Winsome, hearty, vaunWhitter, a hearty
draught of liquor. Wintle, a staggering moWhun-stane, a whin
tion; to stagger to reel.
Winze, an oath. Whyles, whiles, some Wiss, to wish, to have a times.
strong desire.. Wi', with.
Withouten, without Wick, to strike a stone Witless, simple, easily
in an oblique direction imposed on. a term in curling.
Wizen'd, hide-bound, Wicker, willow (the dried, shrunk. smaller sort.)
Wonner, a wonder, a Widdiefu', wrathful, an contemptuous appella
gry, raging ; one de tion.
serving the gallows. Wons, dwells, resides. Widdle, struggle, bustle, Woo', wool. effort.
Woo, to court, to make Wiel, a small whirlpool. love to. Wifie,a diminutive or en Woddie, a rope, more
dearing term for wifc. properly one made of
withis or willows, a hal
Y. ter, a gallows. Wooer-hab, the garter 'Ye; this pronoun is fre
knotted belowthe knee quently used for thou.
with a couple of loops. Year, is used both for sinWordy, worthy
gular and plural, years. Worset, worsted. Yearlings, born in the Wow, an exclamation of
same year, coevals. pleasure or wonder. Yearns, longs much, deWrack, to tease, to vex. sires earnestly. Wraith, a spirit, ghost; Yel), barren, that gives
an apparition exactly no milk. like a living person, Yerk, to lash, to strike, whose appearance is
to jerk. said to forbode the Yerkit, jerked, lashed person's approaching
Yestreen, yesternight, Wrang, wrong; to wrong the night before. to injure.
Yett, a gate, such as is Wreeth, a drifted heap usually at the entrance of snow.
into a farm-yard or Writers, attorneys, law field. yers.
Yill, ale. Wud-mad distracted, Yird, earth. wild.
Yokin, yoking, a bouts Wumble, a whimble, an Yont, beyond.
instrument for boring Yoursel', yourself. holes.
Yowe, an ewe. Wyle, beguile.
Yowie, dimin of yowe. Wyliecoat, a flannel vest Yule, Christmas. Wyte, blame ; to blame,