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W YN rious, but not deserving of being in the thiree first classes) or

among the on TONI, the many. See PLOCK, APOSTLES,&e. WRAP RASCAL. A red cloak, called also a roquelaire. WRAPT UP IN WARM FLANNEL. Drunk with spirituous

liquors. He was wrapt up in the tail of his mother's smock; saying of any one remarkable for his success with the ladies. To be wrapt up in any one : to have a good

opinion of him, or to be under his influence. WPINKLE. A wrinkle-bellied whore; one who has had a number of bastards: child-bearing leaves wrinkles in a woman's belly. To take the wrinkles out of any one's belly; to fill it out by a hearty meal. You have one wrinkle more in your a-se; i. é. you have one piece of knowledge more than you had, every fresh piece of know, ledge being supposed by the vulgar naturalists to add a

wrinkle to that part. WRY MOUTH AND A PISSEN PAIR OF BREECHES. Hanging. WRY NECK Day. Hanging day. Wyn. See WIN.

Χ Α Ν XANTIPPE. The name of Socrates's wife: not used to

signify a shrew or scolding wife.

Y E A YAFFLING. Eating. Cant. To YAM. To eat or stuff heartily. YANKEY, or YANKEY DOODLE. A booby, or country

lout: a name given to the New England men in North

America. A general appellation for an American. YARMOUTH Capon. A red herring: Yarmouth is a fa

mous, place for curing herrings. YARMOUTự COACH. : A kind of low two-wheeled cart

drawn by one horse, not much unlike an Irish car. YARMOUTH Pye. A pye made of herrings bigbly spiced,

which the city of Norwich is by charter bound to present annually to the king. YARUM. Milk. Cant. YEA AND NAY MAN. A quaker, a simple fellow. one who can only answer yes, or no.


YELLOW. To look yellow; to be jealous. I happened to

call on Mr. Green, who was out: on coming home, and finding me with his wife, he began to look confounded

blue, and was, I thought, a little yellow. YELLOW BELLY. A native of the Fens of Licolnshire ; an

allusion to the eels caught there. YCLLOW Boys. Guincas. TO YELP. To cry out. Yelper; a town cryer, also one

apt to make great complaints on trifling occasions. YEST. A contraction of yesterday. YOKED. , Married. A yoke; the quantum of labour per

formed at one spell by husbandmen, the day's work being

divided in summer into three yokes. Kentish term. YORKSHIRE TYKE. A Yorkshire clown. To come York

shire over any one ; to cheat him. YOUNG ONE. A familiar expression of contempt for ann- ther's ignorance, as " ah ! I see you're a young one.” How

d'ye do, young one? To Yowl. To cry aloud, or howl.


Z UC Zid. Crooked like the letter 2. lle is a mere zad, or

perhaps zed ; a description of a very crooked or deformed

person. ZANY. The jester, jack pudding, or merry andrew, to a

mountebank. ZEDLAND. Great part of the west country, where the

letter Z is substituted for S; as zee for see, zun for sun, &c. &c. This prevails through the counties of Devon

shire, Dorsetshire, and Snmersetshire. ZNEES. Frost or frozen. Zneesy weather ; frosty weather. Zvuz. The same as znees. Zoc, or Soc. A blow. I gid him a zoc; I gave him a blow.

West country.

Zouch, or Siouch. A slovenly ungenteel man, one who

has a stoop in his gait. A slouched hat; a hat with its

brims let down, or uncocked. Zounas. Anexclamation, an abbreviation of God's wounds. ZUCKE. A withered stump of a tree.


W. N. duces, Bauber, Green arbuur Couri, Old Walley, Lwowile

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