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077.01he should petrifake suchanevver while the contractors Messrs
077.01+petrify (supposed property of the waters of Lough Neagh [076.21])
077.01+fake
077.01+VI.B.31.194e (r): 'suchanever'
077.01+another such (masterpiece)
077.01+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...Messrs T. A. Birkett...} | {Png: ...Messrs. T. A. Birkett...}
077.02T. A. Birkett and L. O. Tuohalls were made invulnerably vener-
077.02+Saint Thomas à Becket and Saint Laurence O'Toole were contemporaries (Motif: O'Toole/Becket)
077.02+Motif: A/O
077.02+Slang birk: house
077.02+hall
077.02+(were killed)
077.03able) first in the west, our misterbilder, Castlevillainous, openly
077.03+Osiris was also known as 'First (or Foremost) of the Westerners'
077.03+German Mist: garbage
077.03+Henrik Ibsen: all plays: The Master Builder
077.03+German Bilder: pictures
077.03+Cassivellaunus: British chieftain defeated by Julius Caesar
077.04damned and blasted by means of a hydromine, system, Sowan and
077.04+(naval mine)
077.04+VI.B.3.135a (r): 'convert torpedos into electrical contact land mines by tins of ammonia, lashed to sides of aerial torpedoes trip wiring to contact pieces into electric batteries' ('pieces' not clear) [.04-.11]
077.04+Campbell (Cornwallis-West): My Life and Some Letters 300: (from an official report about her son in Gallipoli, 1915) 'he invented a means of converting the remainder of the large "Dumezil" torpedoes into electrical contact land mines, by means of tins of ammonal, lashed to the sides of the aerial torpedoes, and trip wires to contact pieces into electric batteries'
077.04+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...system, Sowan...} | {Png: ...system Sowan...}
077.04+Irish Samhain: Allhallowtide, the beginning of the winter half-year
077.05Belting, exploded from a reinvented T.N.T. bombingpost up
077.05+Irish Bealtaine: May Day, the beginning of the summer half-year
077.05+T.N.T.: trinitrotoluene, a widely-used chemical explosive
077.05+VI.B.3.135c (r): 'bombing post'
077.05+Campbell (Cornwallis-West): My Life and Some Letters 300: (from an official report about her son in Gallipoli, 1915) 'Ordered by Brigadier down from bombing post in German strong point, to conduct two tanks up'
077.06ahoy of eleven and thirty wingrests (circiter) to sternbooard out
077.06+ahead
077.06+Motif: 1132
077.06+Latin circiter: about, near to
077.06+German Stern: star
077.06+starboard
077.07of his aerial thorpeto, Auton Dynamon, contacted with the ex-
077.07+aerial torpedo [.04]
077.07+Thor
077.07+Matthew 16:18: 'thou art Peter'
077.07+French petard: fart
077.07+Greek auto dynamikon: self powerful
077.08pectant minefield by tins of improved ammonia lashed to her
077.08+VI.B.3.135b (r): 'minefield'
077.08+Campbell (Cornwallis-West): My Life and Some Letters 300: (from an official report about her son in Gallipoli, 1915) 'The mine fields started from between the firing line and support line'
077.09shieldplated gunwale, and fused into tripupcables, slipping
077.09+Viking boats carried a row of shields along each side
077.09+gunwale: the upper edge of a ship's (or boat's) side
077.09+trip-up
077.09+cables
077.10through tholse and playing down from the conning tower into
077.10+thole: a peg (often coming in pairs) inserted into a gunwale [.09] to support an oar, as a fulcrum for rowing
077.10+Tholsel: the medieval Dublin city-hall and guild-hall (from Obsolete Dialect tholsel: tolsel, guildhall)
077.10+the holes
077.10+conning-tower: the pilot-house of a war-ship
077.11the ground battery fuseboxes, all differing as clocks from keys
077.11+phrase as different as chalk and cheese
077.12since nobody appeared to have the same time of beard, some
077.12+VI.B.2.171a (b): 'judge time by beard'
077.12+type
077.13saying by their Oorlog it was Sygstryggs to nine, more holding
077.13+Dutch oorlog: war
077.13+French horloge: clock
077.13+Sigtrygg: a Norwegian name usually rendered as Sitric (e.g. Sigtrygg Silkbeard, the 11th century king of Dublin)
077.13+six strokes
077.14with the Ryan vogt it was Dane to pfife. He afterwards whaan-
077.14+Danish Rhine Vagt: The Watch on the Rhine (German patriotic anthem)
077.14+Irish an ríoghan bhocht: the poor queen (referring to Ireland)
077.14+(watch)
077.14+German Vogt: steward, governor
077.14+VI.B.7.114b (b): 'dane to four'
077.14+ten to five
077.14+German Pfeife: pipe
077.14+Ulster Pronunciation whaanever: whenever
077.14+Dutch wanneer: when
077.15ever his blaetther began to fail off him and his rough bark was
077.15+German Blätter: leaves
077.15+blather: voluble foolish talk
077.15+fall
077.16wholly husky and, stoop by stoop, he neared it (wouldmanspare!)
077.16+step by step
077.16+song Woodman, Spare That Tree
077.16+Thomas Campbell: The Beech-Tree's Petition (poem): 'Spare, woodman, spare the beechen tree'
077.17carefully lined the ferroconcrete result with rotproof bricks and
077.17+
077.18mortar, fassed to fossed, and retired beneath the heptarchy of
077.18+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ...mortar...} | {Png: ...mortat...}
077.18+face to face
077.18+Motif: A/O
077.18+Latin fossa: ditch
077.18+heptarchy: state with seven rulers; allied group of seven separate states
077.18+Greek heptarcheia: magistracy of a seventh part
077.18+(rainbow)
077.19his towerettes, the beauchamp, byward, bull and lion, the white,
077.19+turrets
077.19+seven (of twenty-two) towers of the Tower of London: Beauchamp, Byward, Bell, Lion, White, Wardrobe, Bloody (the Lion Tower no longer exists)
077.19+John Bull: generic name for an Englishman
077.20the wardrobe and bloodied, so encouraging (insteppen, alls als
077.20+Dutch instappen, alstublieft!: get in, please!, take your seats, please!, all aboard, please!
077.20+German als hätt's: as though it had
077.20+Dutch als het u belieft: if it pleases you, I beg you
077.21hats beliefd!) additional useful councils public with hoofd off-
077.21+public [076.14]
077.21+Dutch hoofdafdeeling: main department (from Dutch hoofd: head and Dutch afdeeling: department)
077.22dealings which were welholden of ladykants te huur out such as the
077.22+Dutch ik houd wel van: I am pleased with
077.22+Danish holde af: Dutch houde van: to like
077.22+Dutch houden: to hold, to keep
077.22+Dutch ledikant: bed, bedstead
077.22+Dutch te huur: for hire, to let
077.23Breeders' Union, the Guild of Merchants of the Staple et, a.u.c. to
077.23+VI.B.6.080d (b): 'Breeders' Society'
077.23+Leader 12 Jan 1924, 549/1: 'Current Topics': 'The Third Annual Congress of the Irish Dairy Shorthorn Breeders' Society'
077.23+staple: a medieval English town whose body of merchants had by royal authority the exclusive right to purchase certain types of goods
077.23+Latin et: and
077.23+Latin anno urbis conditae (a.u.c.): in the year of building Rome
077.24present unto him with funebral pomp, over and above that, a stone
077.24+French pompes funèbres: funeral arrangements
077.24+Variants: {FnF, Vkg, JCM: ... that, a...} | {Png: ... that a...}
077.25slab with the usual Mac Pelah address of velediction, a very fair-
077.25+Abraham purchased the cave of Machpelah as his family tomb (Genesis 23:9)
077.25+valediction: bidding farewell
077.26worded instance of falsemeaning adamelegy: We have done ours
077.26+false etymology
077.26+Adam
077.26+elegy
077.26+we are done with you
077.27gohellt with you, Heer Herewhippit, overgiven it, skidoo!
077.27+to hell with you
077.27+Dutch geheel: whole, entire; entirely, completely; a whole
077.27+Dutch geheeld: healed, cured
077.27+Dutch Heer: Sir, Lord
077.27+Earwicker
077.27+whipped
077.27+Dutch overgeven: give up, vomit, hand over, surrender
077.27+Slang skidoo!: depart!
077.28     But t'house and allaboardshoops! Show coffins, winding sheets,
077.28+{{Synopsis: I.4.1A.D: [077.28-078.06]: numerous bric-a-brac would follow — to ease his sojourn}}
077.28+Dutch t'huis: at home
077.28+all aboard ship
077.28+winding sheet: a sheet in which a corpse is wrapped for burial, a shroud
077.29goodbuy bierchepes, cinerary urns, liealoud blasses, snuffchests,
077.29+Dutch goedkoop: cheap (literally 'good buy')
077.29+goodbye
077.29+bier: a litter for carrying a corpse or a coffin to the grave
077.29+Dutch bier: German Bier: beer
077.29+cheap
077.29+cinerary urn: an urn for the ashes of cremated bodies
077.29+brass: a memorial plaque
077.30poteentubbs, lacrimal vases, hoodendoses, reekwaterbeckers,
077.30+Anglo-Irish poteen: illicit whiskey
077.30+tubs
077.30+lacrimal vase: in archaeology, a small phial assumed to have held the tears of mourners at a funeral (found in ancient Roman tombs)
077.30+German Hoden: testicles
077.30+Dutch hoedendoos: hat-box, band-box
077.30+German Dose: box, canister
077.30+Dutch reukwater: scented water, perfume
077.30+Dutch bekers: cups
077.30+German Bäcker: baker (Motif: baker/butcher) [.32]
077.31breakmiddles, zootzaks for eatlust, including upyourhealthing
077.31+Dutch braakmiddel: an emetic
077.31+Dutch zoutzak: salt bag; lump of a fellow
077.31+Dutch zoet: sweet
077.31+Modern Greek soutzoukia: smoked sausages [.32]
077.31+Dutch eetlust: appetite
077.31+Dutch op je gezonheid!: here is to your health! (literally 'up your health!')
077.32rookworst and meathewersoftened forkenpootsies and for that
077.32+Dutch rookworst: smoked sausage [.31]
077.32+Dutch vleeschhouwer: butcher (literally 'meat-hewer') [.30]
077.32+Dutch varkenspootjes: pigs' trotters
077.33matter, javel also, any kind of inhumationary bric au brac for
077.33+Obsolete javel: a quantity of corn laid to dry in the sun; rascal; jail
077.33+Javel water: a type of bleach and disinfectant
077.33+Dutch jawel: yes, indeed
077.33+inhumation: burial, interment; in alchemy, placing a soluble substance in dung in order to dissolve it
077.33+bric-a-brac
077.34the adornment of his glasstone honophreum, would, met these
077.34+glass, stone
077.34+Gladstone
077.34+Dutch met deze trein: with this train
077.34+Dutch met de trein: by train
077.35trein of konditiens, naturally follow, halas, in the ordinary course,
077.35+three conditions
077.35+Dutch konditie: condition
077.35+Slang follow: attend funeral
077.35+H...CE (Motif: HCE)
077.35+alas
077.36enabling that roundtheworlder wandelingswight, did suches pass
077.36+round the world
077.36+Dutch wandeling: a walk, a stroll
077.36+Archaic wight: human being
077.36+such
077.36+German Schuh: shoe
077.36+Dutch ze passen hem: they fit him


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