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Snaked, crawled like a snake; Tu, to, too; commonly has this
but to snake any one out is sound when used emphaticalto track him to his hiding- ly, or at the end of a senplace; to snake a thing out tence. At other times it has is to snatch it out.
the sound of t in tough, as, Soffies, sofas.
Ware ye goin' tu? Goin ta Sogerin', soldiering; a bar- Boston.
barous amusement common
Ugly, ill-tempered, intractable. Sot, set, obstinate, resolute. Uncle Sam, United States; the Spiles, spoils ; objects of political largest boaster of liberty and ambition.
owner of slaves. Spry, active.
Unrizzest, applied to dough or Staddles, stout stakes driven bread; heavy, most unrisen,
into the salt marshes, on or most 'incapable of rising. which the hay-ricks are set, and thus raised out of the reach of high tides.
V. Streaked, uncomfortable, discomfited.
V-spot, a five-dollar bill.
Wake snakes, to get into trouble. Take on, to sorrow.
Wal, well; spoken with great Talents, talons.
deliberation, and sometimes Taters, potatoes.
with the a very much flatTell, till.
tened, sometimes (but more Tetch, touch.
seldom) very much broadTetch tu, to be able : used al- ened.
ways after a negative in this Wannut, walnut, (hickory.) sense.
Ware, where. Tollable, tolerable.
Ware, were. Toot, used derisively for playing Whopper, an uncommonly large
on any wind instrument. lie; as, that General Taylor Thru, through.
is in favor of the Wilmot Thundering, a euphemism com- Proviso.
mon in New England, for the Wig, Whig; a party now disprofane English expression solved. devilish. Perhaps derived Wunt, will not. from the belief, common for- Wus, worse. merly, that thunder was Wut, what. caused by the Prince of the Wuth, worth ; as, Antislarery Air, for some of whose ac- perfessions 'fore 'lection aint complishments consult Cot- wuth a Bungtown copper. ton Mather.
Wuz, was, sometimes were.
Zach, Ole, a second Washington,
an antislavery slaveholder, a humane buyer and seller of men and women, a Christian hero generally.
Antonius, a speech of, 181-by
whom best reported, ib.
to theologians, 222.
own oracle, 222.
Apollyon, his tragedies popular,
tongues is 193.
Arcadian background, 243.
gal, tyrannical act of, 258. Arms, profession of, once es-
rationalistic) sentiment of, gentlemen, 154.
Astor, Jacob, a rich man, 230.
Astræa, nineteenth century for-
tion of, 182.
Atherton, Senator, envies the
Austin, St., profane wish of,
French, 165-conjectured to Aye-Aye, the, an African ani-
be skilled in all tongues, ib. mal, America supposed to be
199—a gabble-mill, ib.
Baby, a low-priced one, 235. son, 169—aliquid suffiami-
tributed to a Mr. Lowell, 174
-is unskilled in Latin, 175-
which most pleasant, 240. ib.-his disinterestedness, ib.
riosity recommended to, 189. weal, 176—his claim to the
ib. —resents being called
culiarities of laborers at, 244. ib.-obstinate, ib.-infected
duced on military officers by ib.-his character sketched
from a hostile point of view,
plied with, 205-appointed at
one minute particular, of
-inhumanly refuses credit cocked hats, ib.-letter to,
a general, ib.-probably re-
Hon. J. T. Buckingham, 147 two hundred and nine, ib.
crop of Baldwins conjectu-
-his aunt Keziah, a notable Billings, Dea. Cephas, 158.
Birch, virtue of, in instilling
ib.—found to be in error,