rearing - the action of erecting, building up, etc. the action (practice or occupation) of bringing up to or towards maturity.
weeny - exceptionally small
teeny - tiny
het - hot, heat, 8. letter of Jewish alphabet
wis - know
newt - a small tailed amphibian (Triton), allied to the salamander.
lissom - supple, limber listen
corne - a musical instrument, a horn; a corner
entreat - to ask earnestly for (a thing), to beseech, implore.
prittle prattle* = prattle - to talk or chatter in a childish or artless fashion.
lang - long
old stone age* auld - old; stane - stone.
eld - age, old age, antiquity
delve - explore, to work hard, slave, drudge
spin - to revolve or gyrate, to whirl round.
to spin one's wheels* - to do nothing productive; silt - fine sand, clay, or other soil, carried by moving or running water and deposited as a sediment on the bottom or beach.
leal - loyal, true
billy - lad, fellow
biddy - woman
jarl - a medieval scandinavian noble ranking immediately below the king.
burnt - set on fire; excited; that had suffered injury from fire; affected by veneral disease.
jiminy - used as a mild oath; alt. of gemini (pair, couple).
ourn - ours
kick one's heels* - to have nothing to do esp. while being kept waiting; kick up one's heels* - to have a lively time.
dummy - doll
oilcloth - a canvas of various degrees of thickness, painted or coated with a preparation containing a drying oil, used for table-cloths, floor-cloths, etc.
flure - floor
earth house* - a dwelling built into or covered with earth; earthen - made of earth.
keep - central tower of a medieval castle (serving as a last defence), a tower.
inn - a dwelling place, a house
niece in law* - the wife of one's nephew
prank - to adorn in a gay or showy manner, to dress ostentatiously; Frank - a person belonging to the Germanic nation, or coalition of nations, that conquered Gaul in the 6th century, and from whom the country received the name of France.
rosy - having the crimson or pink colour of a rose; rose-coloured.
wit - mental capacity, understanding, intellect; to make one's wise - to do what one can.
fornenst* - right opposite to, over against; facing
dour - hard to move, stubborn, obstinate, sullen door
ablaze - on the fire, radiant with light
petty - of small importance, inconsiderable, insignificant, trivial; little-minded, 'small'.
Parisian* - the French spoken in or associated with Paris
wan* - one
poss - to push, thrust, pound
porter - one who has charge of a door or gate, esp. at the entrance of a fortified town or of a castle or other large building; a kind of beer, of a dark brown colour and bitterish taste.
skirmish* - a petty fight or encounter
answered*; antworten (d) - to answer.
malice - the desire to injure another person, active ill-will or hatred.
kidnap* - originally, to steal or carry off (children or others) in order to provide servants or labourers for the American plantations; hence, in general use, to steal (a child), to carry off (a person) by illegal force.
shandy - wild and inclined to irresponsible ideas, wild, boisterous.
wireless* - to send a message by wireless
lovecall* - a call or note used as a means of amorous communication between the sexes.
deef - deaf thief; dear
swear* - to utter a form of oath lightly or irreverently, as a mere intensive, or an expression of anger, vexation, or other strong feeling.
unlikelihood* - something improbable, improbability
brannew - brand new (quite new, perfectly new)
ail - trouble, ailment
sabbath* - Saturday
suddle - a stain, soil, to soil, defile
owler - the tree; one engaged in the illegal exportation or 'owling' of wool or sheep from England; old master - a 'master' who lived before the period accounted 'modern'; chiefly applied to painters from the 13th to the 16th or 17th century.
tickle - an act of tickling
allgood* - sort of plant
Luder (d) - carrion, carcass; Lutheran - a member of Lutheran church.
in a brace of shakes* - in a very short time = in two shakes.
pinafore* - a covering of washable material worn by children, and by factory girls or others, over the frock or gown, to protect it from being soiled. Also, a low-necked, sleeveless fashion garment worn by women and girls, usu. over a blouse or jumper.
hostelry* - an inn, a hostel
cellar - an underground room or vault.
malt - barley
or other grain prepared for brewing or distilling by steeping, germinating