Child's, The English And Scottish Ballads

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GLOSSARY.                              341
dill, assuage, soothe.
dings, beats.
disparage, 157, cause to match
'unequally. distan, distinguish. distrayne, distress. d'on, do on, don. dought, dread. dre, suffer. dreder, dread. dreed, suffered. drest, 247, placed; in d:ile I
am so drest, 1 am so plunged
in sorrow. drie, bear, endure. dule, sorrow. dyke, wall.
echeon, each one. een, eyes. een, one. enew, enough. eik, increase.
fa', 300?
fair, go.
fa's [fa as], lhave my lot as.
fauld-dyke, wall of the fold.
fawn, fallen.
fee, money, possessions.
feir, 246, appearance, demea­nor.
fie, cattle of any hind, sheep.
firth, an enclosed wood, a field within a wood.
fit, foot.
forbears, ancestors.
forbye, ore one side.
fou, full
fra, 247, from the lime that. fre, free, noble. fy, 260, haste !
gait, way.
gaits, goats.
gar, cause, make.
gare, below her, below the gore in the edge of her skirt t or below her dress merely t
gaucy, 76, burly, strong.
gear, goods.
girse, grass.
glamer, glamour, a charm ex­ercised on ike eye.
God before, Goaf guide you !
haill, healthy; 247, whole.
haik up, 33, carry off by force, Jamieson. (?)
hald, hold, heep.
hap, covering; happed, cover­ed.
hard, heard.
hardely, assuredly.
hand, hold; haud unthocht lang, heep from growing weary.
her, their.
heill, hele, health.
hes, hast.
het, hot.
hieh, high.
hie, on, aloud.
hinna, have not
hinny, darling.
his alane, alone by himself.
Hollans boats, 13. Qy. holly-boats t

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