We’ve getten on here for aboon fifty year withaat ony o’ ther bother, an’ aw could like to finish my bit o’ time aght as we are.’
Yorksher Puddin’ John Hartley
The lid will be aboon it and screwed down to-morrow, I dar’ say.
Checkmate Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
The dochter o’ th’ one man in the warld that’s harmed me aboon the rest!
Bob, Son of Battle Alfred Ollivant
He went on: And you consate that all these steans be aboon folk that be happed here, snod an snog?
Dracula Bram Stoker
There never was a trade so unhealthy yet but men would fight to get wark at it for twa pennies a day aboon the common wage.
Chronicles of the Canongate Sir Walter Scott
Then ye asked for a curl cut off aboon our brows—at least, frae mine and Mirren Semple’s.
Lochinvar S. R. Crockett
Aw should think aw do know it, an’ aboon a bit too, why aw wor rewinated net hawf a yard thro’ whear yor missis is sittin.
Yorkshire Tales. Third Series John Hartley
There was Dirdumwhamle sympathising for a something over and aboon what Megs to get by the will.
The Entail John Galt
I should’t tak ye to be aboon ninepence to t’ shillin’ at the varra most.
Lancashire Sketches Edwin Waugh
Has na he a right to share and share alike wi the rest, over and aboon what he got by my father?
The Entail John Galt
aborad aborad ab·o·rad (āb-ôr’ād) or ab·o·ral (āb-ôr’əl) adj. In a direction away from the mouth.
opposite to or away from the mouth. Historical Examples An aboral vessel embraces the sense-organ, but has no external opening. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 7 Various The pedal pores (on the base of the aboral feet) are usually larger than the dental pores (on the base of the circoral teeth). Report on […]
of, relating to, or typical of : aboriginal customs. original or earliest known; native; indigenous: the aboriginal people of Tahiti. (def 1). (initial capital letter) (def 2). Contemporary Examples Spence is the leader of an aboriginal community called Attawapiskat in northern Ontario. The Hunger Strike Diet: You Don’t Lose Weight AND You Accomplish Your Goal! […]
noun objects from Aboriginal culture used as decorations, esp when they produce a distorted, sentimental view of Aborigines and Aboriginal history