Dictionary of Newfoundland English

Dictionary of Newfoundland English

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First published in 1982 to international acclaim, the Dictionary of Newfoundland English introduced the world to an incredibly rich dialect with deep roots in Ireland and the English West Country.1909 ROBINSON 75 Then we have the smutty-nose harp, with a black head and nose and a spotted body. 1925 Dial Notes v, 342 ~ a seal just forming its saddle. snagle n Cp EDD ~ sb a#39;a snaila#39; obs. ... BOWEN Sea Slang (1929) ~ -rigged a#39;ship which is poorly rigged and found, or a man with few clothesa#39; E Can and Amer, anbsp;...

Title:Dictionary of Newfoundland English
Author:George Morley Story, W. J. Kirwin, John David Allison Widdowson
Publisher:University of Toronto Press - 1990-01-01


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