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Furness Dialect Dictionary

Carts

  • bôgie - hand cart with low wheels and long shafts
  • shandry - a sprung cart
  • coup - a cart; dung cart &c
  • keck-up cart - a tip cart
  • stang - a cart shaft
  • limmers - pair of cart shafts
  • heck or scut - tail board of a cart
  • swingel-tree - the bar to which the traces are attached
  • stæs - the breechin in cart harness
  • shelvins - framework for increasing the carrying capacity of a cart
  • naff - hub of a wheel
  • assel - axle
  • assel tree - axle tree
  • trûnnel - a barrow wheel
  • clog wheels - solid wooden wheels

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