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Killock, a small anchor.
Pint, point. Kin', kin'o', kinder, kind, kind Pocket full of rocks, plenty of
Pop'ler, conceited, popular.
Put out, troubled, vexed.
Quarter, a quarter-dollar.
Revelee, the réveille.
Rile, to trouble.
Riled, angry; disturbed, as the Mash, marsh.
sediment in any liquid. Mean, stingy, ill-natured.
Riz, risen. Min', mind.
Row, a long row to hoe, a diffic
Nimepunce, ninepence, twelve
and a half cents. Nowers, nowhere.
Sarse, abuse, impertinence.
Scrouge, to crowd.
Sech, such. Ollers, olluz, always.
Set by, valued. On, of; used before it or them, Shakes, great, of considerable Snaked, crawled like a snake ; | Tu, to, too; commonly has this
or at the end of a sentence, consequence. as, ont, onem, nut ez ever Shappoes, chapeaux, cockedI heerd on.
hats. On'y, only.
Sheer, share. Ossifer, officer (seldom heard). Shet, shut.
Skooting, running, or moving Peaked, pointed.
swiftly. Peek, to peep.
Slarterin', slaughtering. Pickerel, the pike, a fish. Slim, contemptible.
but to snake any one out is sound when used emphaticalto track him to his hiding- ly, or at the end of a senplace; to snake a thing out tence. At other times it has is to snatch it out.
the sound of t in tough, as, Soffies, sofas.
Ware ye goin' tu? Goin ia Sogerin', soldiering; a bar- Boston.
barous amusement common
Ugly, ill-tempered, intractable. Sot, set, obstinate, resolute. Uncle Sam, United States; the Spiles, spoils ; objects of political largest boaster of liberty and ainbition.
owner of slaves. Spry, active.
Unrizzest, applied to dough or Staddles, stout stakes driven bread; heavy, most unrisen,
into the salt marshes, on or most incapable of rising. which the hay-ricks are set, and thus raised out of the reach of high tides.
V. Streaked, uncomfortable, discomfited.
V-spot, a five-dollar bill.
Wake snakes, to get into trouble. Take on, to sorrow.
Wal, well; spoken with great Talents, talons.
deliberation, and sometimes Taters, potatoes.
with the a very much flat
tened, sometimes (but more Tetch, touch.
seldom) very much broadTetch tu, to be able ; used al- ened. ways after a negative in this Wannut, walnut, (hickory.) )
Ware, where. Tollable, tolerable.
Ware, were. Toot, used derisively for playing | Whopper, an uncommonly large
on any wind instrument. lie; as, that General Taylor Thru, through.
is in favor of the Wilmot Thundering, a euphemism com- Proviso.
mon in New England, for the | Wig, Whig; a party now disprofane English expression solved. devilish, Perhaps derived Wunt, will not. from the belief, common for- Wus, worse. merly, that thunder Wut, what. caused by the Prince of the Wuth, worth; as, Antislavery Air, for some of whose ac- perfessions 'fore' 'lection aina complishments consult Cot- wuth a Bungtown copper. ton Mather.
| Wuz, was, sometimes were.
Antonius, a speech of, 181-by
whom best reported, ib.
to theologians, 222.
own oracle, 222.
Apollyon, his tragedies popular,
supposed by some, 239. Appian, an Alexandrian, not
Arcadian background, 243.
gal, tyrannical act of, 258. Arms, profession of, once es-
Astor, Jacob, a rich man, 230. .
Astræa, nineteenth century for
191-long Athenians, ancient, an institu-
tion of, 182.
Atherton, Senator, envies the
Austin, St., profane wish of,
French, 165-conjectured to | Aye-Aye, the, an African ani-
be skilled in all tongues, ib. mal, America supposed to be
carried to perfection, 155. gress, 199-a gabble-mill, ib