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| wirrie, wirry, wurrie, worrie, wirry-bauldie, wirrie-bauldie, bauldie-wirrie, worry-baldie, baldie-worrie, baldie-worrie, worrie-baldie, wirrit, wirriet, wirriyit, worrit, Worry,
|wirry ['wɪre, 'wʌre]n. Worry. An altercation, wrangle, argument, a to-do.
v. To worry, To strangle, choke on food. To devour, swallow greedily, gobble up. Of smoke etc.: to stifle, suffocate.
pt. pp. wirrit ['wɪrɪt, 'wʌrɪt]
Compounds and phrases etc.
tirry-wirry: adj. cross, petulant, peevish
wirryation: I.Sh. an altercation between dogs
wirry-bauldie: col. An artichoke
wirry-boggle: a rogue, a rascal
wirry-carle: a snarling, ill-natured person, one who is dreaded as a bugbear
wirricowe [-kʌu]: a hobgoblin, demon, Satan, a mischievous person.
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