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Bootless. ' Beiitt money, Boot money, G. , N. , abide, &c. Biggan, manor. Beunn Bide, c. a long rod or binder, used in hedge-making. Bink, N. , a ledge of rock. piled up Bindin', ; Bir, Bur, G. any rapid whirling motion; also the sound produced by the motion. Birk, Burk, G. birch. Birtlin', c. a small and sweet summer apple. Bishop't, G. burnt in the pan. Bisky, Bit, bit G. biscuit. Bit, G. ' Bit, N. little. See Bride- invite. wain. Knock' t ' but. don't waste G. ' ' station. ' Bit thing, N. small and insignificant.
Small lumps. Crow, G. a trivet for supporting a pan on the fire. Crowdy, G. oatmeal mixed with the fat of broth; a horse's mess of seeds and meal, &c. See Stick by t' rib. Crowfeet, Crowk, crowk ' the plant Ranun- G. Crowkins, 'The guts to croak. a noise. G. w. to crawl. Crub, Crub, c. a crib or manger. w. w. a blow. G. a useless expletive frequently preceding a remark, &c. Cum. What hes ta to say ? Cum. ' Cum, ' ' Cum-atable, G. attainable. ' c. reprisal. It will visit ' cum It'l him here- Cum-mether, Cummiter, c.
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