soort - sort
overstep - to step over
kraal - an enclosure for cattle or sheep
slit - a straight and narrow cut or incision
marrowbone* - a bone containing edible marrow
p'raps - perahaps
pillory - a contrivance for the punishment of offenders, consisting usually of a wooden framework erected on a post or pillar, and formed, like the stocks, of two movable boards which, when brought together at their edges, leave holes through which the head and hands of an offender were thrust, in which state he was exposed to public ridicule, insult, and molestation. glory
Hercules' pillars* - the rocks Calpé (now Gibraltar) and Abyla (Ceuta), on either side of the Strait of Gibraltar, thought by the ancients to be the supports of the western boundary of the world, and to have been set up by Hercules.
hosiery* - hose collectively; extended to other frame-knitted articles of apparel, and hence to the whole class of goods in which a hosier deals.
blown - swollen, distended; spoiled, tainted; tired, exhausted.
sewer - one who sews.
scuse - excuse
charley* - a fool, simpleton
Dansk* = Danish - the language of Denmark
Norwegian* - the language of Norway.
spiggoty - Spanish-American, a foreign language; speak
Saxo = Saxon - the language of the Saxons
Jute - one of the three Low German tribes which, according to the account preserved by Bæda, invaded and settled in Britain in the fifth and sixth centuries.
swop = swap - to exchange, make an exchange shake hands
strong language* - expressions indicative of violent or excited feeling.
haphazard* - dependent upon chance or accident; random; yap - a chat.
creek - an inlet or short arm of a river
mutt - a stupid or commonplace person; a mongrel dog, cur me
my pleasure - a colloq. dismissal of thanks
jeff - a derogatory term for a man deaf
somehow* - someway, in some manner
deafmute* - deaf and dumb
nohow* - not at all
utterer - one that utters; stutterer - one who stutters.
whoa - a word of command to a horse or other draught-animal to stop or stand still how
stun - the condition of being stunned.
stummer - to stumble; stammer - to stutter.
buttle - to serve as a butler battle
surd - irrational; voiceless sir
poddle - to walk with short or uncertain steps, to toddle.
wherein - in what, where
inedible - not edible inaudible
usurp - to seize and hold by force or without right
trample* - to tread heavily and (esp.) injuriously upon; to crush tremble
rath - circular earthwork stronghold of an ancient irish chief wrath
rim - edge remember
business is business
fore - before
hesitancy* - the quality or condition of hesitating, indecision, vacillation.
palm with silver* - to give money to someone (esp. for some information);
qualm - a spasm of fear.
trinket* - a small drinking vessel; a cup; trinken (d) - to drink.
gilt - gilt plate, the thin layer of gold with which anything is gilt; gold, money.
sylvan - rel. to wood or woods silver
coyne - an irish
chieftain's exaction of food and drink from his tenants for his soldiers;
cone - the more or less conical fruit of pines and firs coin
Guinness* - the proprietary name of a stout manufactured by the firm of Guinness this
hie - to hasten, speed, go quickly. is
Celtic; ...Sitric Silkenbeard led the Danes to an ignominous defeat at the battle of Clontarf in 1014.
shag - a mass of matted hair
mealy - resembling meal, having the qualities of meal, powdery.
faulty - defective, imperfect, unsound
dabble* - to wet by splashing, to play about in shallow water Dublin
grilse* - the name given to a young salmon on its first return to the river from the sea.
poach - to cook
(fish, fruit, etc.) by simmering in water or another liquid.