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Sarse, abuse, impertinence.
Snaked, crawled like a snake; but to snake any one out is to track him to his hidingplace; to snake a thing out is to snatch it out. Soffies, sofas. Sogerin’, soldiering ; a barbarous amusement common among men in the Savage State. Som’ers, somewhere. So'st, so as that. Sot, set, obstinate, resolute. Spiles, spoils; objects of political ambition. Spry, active. Staddles, stout stakes driven into the salt marshes, on which the hay-ricks are set, and thus raised out of the reach of high tides. Streaked, uncomfortable, discomfited. Suckle, circle. Sutthin’, something. Suttin, certain.
Take on, to sorrow.
Tetch tu, to be able ; used always after a negative in this Sen Se.
Toot, used derisively for playing on any wind instrument.
Thundering, a euphemism com
mom in New England, for the
profane English expression devilish. Perhaps derived from the belief, common formerly, that thunder was caused by the Prince of the Air, for some of whose accomplishments consult Cotton Mather.
Wake snakes, to get into trouble.
Wal, well; spoken with great deliberation, and sometimes with the a very much flattened, sometimes (but more Seldom) very much broadened.
Wannut, walnut, (hickory.)
Whopper, an uncommonly large lie; as, that General Taylor is in favor of the Wilmot Droviso.
Wig, Whig, a party now dissolved.
Wunt, will not.
Wuth, worth ; as, Antislavery perfessions fore 'lection aims wuth a Bumgtown copper.
| Wuz, was, sometimes were.
Y, ! Z. Yaller, yellow. | Zach, Ole, a second Washington, Yeller, yellow. an antislavery slaveholder, a Yellers, a disease of peach- humane buyer and seller of £rééS. 77ten and women, a Christian
A. B., information wanted con-
Adam, eldest son of, respected,
AEneas goes to hell, 238.
Antonius, a speech of 181—by
Apocalypse, beast in, magnetic
Apollo, confessed mortal by his
Apollyon, his tragedies popular,
Appian, an Alexandrian, not
Austin, St., profane wish of,
Aye-Aye, the, an African ani-