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Page 66 of 85 for the letter C

cower, cour, couer, cover, cowerin,
cower ['kʌuər, 'ku:ər]
v. N. To recover, get well, to get over, to recover from.

adj. Curative, threpeutic.
cowk, couk, kowk, couck,
cowk [kʌuk, kok]
n. Retching or vomiting caused by nausea. The act of retching.
Cowlrain, Cowlraine,
Cowlraine [kʌulren]
pn. Coleraine. (County Londonderry)
cown, coun, coan, cone,
cown [kʌun, ko:n]
v. Of children: to weep, to cry aloud, lament.
cowp, coup, cowpit, coupit, cowped, couped, coupt, coop, cup, cuppan, cowper, couper, coper,
cowp [kʌup]
n. A barter, a deal, a bargain
v. To buy and sell or trade.
pt. pp. cowpit

cowper ['kʌupər, 'kupər]
n. A dealer, especially in horses and cattle.
cowp, coup, coop, cope, cowpit, coupit, couped, cowped, coupt, cowpt, owercowp,
cowp [kʌup, U. kop]
n. A fall, tumble, an overturning, upset. A place for emptying rubbish, a dump.
v. To upset, overturn, capsize, to lay low, to ruin. Of a plough: to turn over the ground. To tilt up, to empty by overturning. To twist or sprain one's ankle etc. To overbalance, to fall over, tumble, capsize. To turn bankrupt, to fail.
pt. pp. cowpit

Compounds and phrases etc.

owercowp: To spill out.
cowt, cowte, cout, coult,
cowt [kʌut, NN.a. kjʌut]
n. A colt, a young horse. A rough, awkward person, an adolescent boy or girl. A weapon of offence, generally a string with a mass of knotted cord at end or a bannet tied closely.
v. To beat, thrash.

Compounds and phrases etc.

simmer cowt: A summer heat-haze.
crabbit, crab, crabbitness, crabbitness, baulster-crab, grabbid,
crab [krab]
n. A crab (the crustacean)
v. To become angry, to show signs of rebellion, to grouse. With at: to find fault with, scold. To anger, provoke.
pt. pp. crabbit adj. In a bad temper, out of humour. Of land or weather: rough, boisterous.

baulster-crab: A female partan Cancer pagurus.
carle crab: A male partan Cancer pagurus.
crabbitness: n. Bad temper.
deeb sea crab: The spider crab Hyas araneus.
hairper crab: The masked crab Corystes cassivelaunus.
kirssan-crab [NN.b. kɪrsən-]: A small (green or black) crab.
crack, craic, craik, crak, crek, creck, crakk, crackit, cracked, cracks, cracker, craker, craicer, craiker, crackie, cracky, crackin, crackin', crackins, craklins, creekins, creeklins, kreekins, kreeklins,
crack [krak]
n. A crack, a flaw. A moment, short space of time. A turn or shot as at a game etc. Talk, gossip, free and easy conversation. A story, an entertaining or scandalous tale. I.Sh. A small, stunted person arrived at maturity but of poor physique.
pl. cracks Stories, tales, news.
v. To strike sharply. Tochat, gossip, have a talk.
pt. pp. crackit adj. Cracked, Unsound of mind.

crackie ['kraki]
adj. Full of talk, affable.

crackin ['krakɪn]
n. v. Conversing.

cracker ['krakər]
n. A loud kiss. A boaster. A talker, gossip, someone good at chatting.
pl. crackers Castanets.

crackins ['krakɪnz]
also cracklins ['kraklɪnz, U. 'kriklɪnz]
n. pl. The solids remaining from rendered fat, food made with such.

Compounds and phrases etc.

twa-haundit crack: Dialogue.
crackie, cracky, crakie, crockie, crocky,
cracket ['krakət]
n. A low wooden stool.
dim. crackie A small, low, three-legged stool with a hole in the middle of the seat for lifting it

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