(urth) Auk's dimber tip to all flash coves

Gwern Branwen gwern0 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 10 19:53:17 PDT 2009

On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 7:30 PM, Matthew
Keeley<matthew.keeley.1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> How about this 1811 dictionary? It has all three.
> http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/5402

That's certainly better; it has a few others - bob cull, 'scavey'
(Wolfe spells it 'scavy'), cank, to twig, mort (but does Wolfe use
mort just for women?), cits (but just in the preface, what good is

But not limer, mews, hornboy, hoppy, or bucky. Guess we need a few
more dictionaries...


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