an Irish accent in the pronunciation of English.
any strong regional accent.
a durable, comfortable, low-heeled shoe, often having decorative perforations and a wing tip.
a coarse, usually untanned leather shoe once worn in Ireland and Scotland.
a fraud; trick; prank.
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a broad gentle-sounding dialectal accent, esp that used by the Irish in speaking English
a sturdy walking shoe, often with ornamental perforations
an untanned shoe worn formerly in Ireland and Scotland
to embroider. Historical Examples Earl Hubert’s Daughter Emily Sarah Holt Poems by the Way William Morris Enamels and Cameos and other Poems Thophile Gautier Joan of the Sword Hand S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett verb (transitive) an archaic word for embroider
to embroider. Historical Examples The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 75, January, 1864 Various The White Rose of Langley Emily Sarah Holt Dreamers of the Ghetto I. Zangwill Collected Poems Alfred Noyes Japanese Fairy Tales Grace James Descriptive Analyses of Piano Works Edward Baxter Perry Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; […]
to cook by direct heat, as on a gridiron over the heat or in an oven under the heat; grill: to broil a steak. to scorch; make very hot. to be subjected to great heat; become broiled. to burn with impatience, annoyance, etc. the act or state of broiling; state of being broiled. something broiled, […]
any device for broiling meat or fish; a grate, pan, or compartment in a stove for broiling. a young chicken suitable for broiling. Contemporary Examples Into the Heart of Turkey Sophie Menin September 27, 2010 Eco-Chic Safari Sophie Menin July 26, 2010 Historical Examples Fowler’s Household Helps A. L. Fowler Woman’s Institute Library of Cookery, […]