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GLOSSARY.                               297
gurde, struck. gyand, gyane, giant.
had, hold.
hairt, heart.
hard, heard.
harnis, brains.
harnys, 110, horns.
harwoa, harrows.
haud, hold, keep.
he, high, noble.
heck, hatch, smaU-door.
heid, head.
hellis-cruk, 148, a crook by
which vessels are hung over
the fire. hend, 182, gentle; Aytoun
reads, " hain'd," spared,
saved. hent, took. het, heated. hicher, higher. hight, promised. hilt, taken. hindir, 148, hundred. hiphalt, lame in the hip. hireman chiel, man-servant. hit, it.
holt, grove; sometimes, hill. horse-brat, horse-cloth. husband, husbandman. hussy, housewife; husyskep,
housekeeping. hynt, took. hyzt, promised.
ifere, together.
ilka, each.
ill-fardly, itt-favoredly, uglily.
ill-willy, ill-natured.
in-fere, together.
ingle, fire.
intil, in.
i-wiss, surely, for a certainty; sometimes seems to be ig-norantly employed for I wot, Iknow.
.jetted, 41, went proudly.
jimp, slender.
jumlit, 119, stirred rapidly, used of the motion of churn­ing.
kaily, cabbage-like.
kail, drive.
kavis, calves.
keel, red ochre.
keming-stock, back of a chim­ney grate.
kest, cast.
kexis, dried stalks of hemlock.
kid, displayed.
kill, kiln.
kind, nature.
kirn, churn.
kists, chests.
kned, kneed.
know, knoll.
ky, cows.
kynde, nature, habit; comyn of kynde, 107, come of a good strain f
kyrne, churn; kyrnd, churned.
laigher, lower,
laith, loath; laithliest, loath-somest.

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