yerth

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yerth

  1. (dialectal, dated) earth
    • 1875, Various, Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Vol. XV., No. 85. January, 1875.[1]:
      Maybe the great anes o' the yerth get sic a forlethie (surfeit) o' grand'ur 'at they're for nae mair, an' wad perish like the brute beast.
    • 1902, Ellen Glasgow, The Battle Ground[2]:
      Den he drap right ter de yerth, en I des stop long enough ter put a tin bucket on my haid 'fo' I began ter crawl atter Marse Dan.

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