from The Century Dictionary.

  • To shriek.


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  • I 'eärd a scrike, ma'am, an' I run, an 'theer I sid Frank' ad pecked i 'the bruck an' douked under an 'wuz drowndin', an 'I jumped after' im an 'got' out on 'im an' lugged 'im on to the bonk all sludge, an' I got 'im wham afore our Sam comen in -- a good job it wuz for Sam as' e wunna theer an 'as Frank wunna drownded, for if' e 'ad bin I should' a 'tore our Sam all to winder-rags, an' then 'e' d a bin djed an 'Frank drownded an' I should a bin

    English Dialects From the Eighth Century to the Present Day 1873


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