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Furness Dialect Dictionary

Aboot Sheeap

about sheep
  • yow - an ewe; female sheep
  • tip (n) - a ram; tup
  • weddher - a wether (sheep)
  • gimmer - a female sheep that has not yet borne a lamb
  • gimmer lamb - female lamb
  • hog - a yearling sheep
  • twinter - a sheep of two winters
  • trinter - a sheep of three winters
  • mugg - a sheep without horns; cross between Leicesters and Fell sheep

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