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  • especially: a Cavalier, a supporter of King Charles I of England during the English Civil War a supporter of the House of Bourbon, in France since the 18th
    1 KB (129 words) - 18:16, 17 October 2015
  • North Carolina (category en:States of the United States)
    North Carolina Wikipedia From Carolus, Latin form of the name of king Charles I of England. (General American) enPR: nôrth kârəlīʹnə, IPA(key): /ˌnɔɹθ
    3 KB (111 words) - 03:28, 27 October 2015
  • South Carolina (category en:States of the United States)
    Latin form of the name of king Charles I of England. (US) IPA(key): /ˌsaʊθ keəɹəˈlaɪnə/ South Carolina A state of the United States of America. SC
    3 KB (69 words) - 00:41, 19 September 2015
  • King Charles I of England, Eikon Basilike He was driven by the necessities of the times, more than led by his own disposition, to any rigor of actions
    47 KB (2,612 words) - 03:29, 20 November 2015
  • of England) (idiomatic) To (distract oneself so as to be able to) tolerate or endure bad or unwanted sex. I just lie on my back and think of England.
    826 bytes (136 words) - 00:11, 18 June 2013
  • while (category Northern England English)
    (Northern England, Scotland) Until. I'll wait while you've finished painting. Beaumont and Fletcher I may be conveyed into your chamber; I'll lie under
    10 KB (452 words) - 02:05, 19 October 2015
  • round (category Northern England English)
    (intransitive) To become shaped into a curve. 1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, The House Behind the Cedars, Chapter I, The girl's figure, he perceived, was admirably
    30 KB (2,158 words) - 19:34, 15 October 2015
  • comical aspects of life in Victorian England Dickensian ‎(plural Dickensians) A person who studies or admires the works of Charles Dickens. a reader
    2 KB (200 words) - 18:05, 16 October 2015
  • mum (category New England English)
    Alternative form of mam, or an abbreviation of mummy. Compare mom, mama. mum ‎(plural mums) (Britain, Australia, Canada, New England, informal) Mother
    11 KB (624 words) - 18:41, 16 October 2015
  • silly (category Northern England English)
    of Rathven, 21: ... thrie Saturdayes befor Lambas and thrie efter called the six silie Saturdayes. (now chiefly Scotland and Northern England,
    16 KB (1,279 words) - 15:29, 12 November 2015
  • greet (category Northern England English)
    the mayor of London comes to greet you. 1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, The House Behind the Cedars, Chapter I, Warwick observed, as they passed through the
    8 KB (625 words) - 02:36, 2 November 2015
  • wane (category Northern England English)
    ‎(“dwelling," "custom”), of unclear origins, compare wont. wone (Southern England) wane ‎(plural wanes) (chiefly Northern England and Scotland, obsolete)
    9 KB (929 words) - 23:21, 18 November 2015
  • make (category Northern England English)
    Northern England, now rare) A halfpenny. [from 16th c.] 1826, Sir Walter Scott, Woodstock; Or, the Cavalier: the last we shall have, I take it; for
    38 KB (3,140 words) - 20:12, 25 October 2015
  • would be true if. I felt sick, as though I'd just eaten a dozen bad oysters. She reached out, as though to touch my face. 1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, The
    2 KB (187 words) - 18:35, 23 October 2015
  • snip (category Requests for quotation/Charles Kingsley)
    opposed to the practice, which is out of fashion in England. 2012, Tom Hickman, God's Doodle: The Life and Times of the Penis, Square Peg (2012), ISBN 9780224095532
    4 KB (513 words) - 03:29, 5 November 2015
  • lay (category Requests for quotation/Charles Dickens)
    laid upon the mouth of the den. 1735, author unknown, The New-England Primer, as reported by Fred R. Shapiro in The Yale Book of Quotations (2006), Yale
    21 KB (1,820 words) - 18:18, 26 October 2015
  • Normanton, “Trial of Sir Miles Stapleton”, in State Trials, 33 Charles II, page 516: Yes, my lord, he told me this in my own house; and I told him he might
    11 KB (800 words) - 23:30, 24 November 2015
  • bubbler (category New England English)
    that emits bubbles. 1860, Charles Stuart Forbes, Iceland; Its Volcanoes, Geysers and Glaciers, page 247, In proof of this I can assert my success in extinguishing
    4 KB (363 words) - 19:29, 15 December 2014
  • My father was born of a family of weavers in Manchester, England. 2010, "The Cost of Repair", The Economist: Nothing may come of these ideas, yet their
    35 KB (3,546 words) - 10:33, 16 November 2015
  • the sums are tricky. Charles Dickens a large sheet of paper […] covered with long sums A quantity of money. a tidy sum the sum of forty pounds Bible,
    17 KB (1,215 words) - 19:10, 27 November 2015

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