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  • v. to gossip, particularly in a forthright manner (Northern England)
  • v. to speak rudely or out of turn (Northern England)


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  • Ha'e much more o 'thy chelp, my young jockey, an' I'll rattle my fist about thee.

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  • Ha!

    September 12, 2008

  • I chneed somebody.

    September 12, 2008

  • "Noun. Impudence, cheek, especially by a child to an adult. E.g." I want you on your best behaviour when the vicar calls; any of your chelp and you'll be grounded for the week." Midlands/Northern use. Dialect"

    September 12, 2008