said - named or mentioned before
sully - an act of sullying, soiling, or polluting (lit. and fig.)
barracker - one who barracks (to shout jocular or derisive remarks or words of advice as partisans against a person, esp. a person, or side collectively, engaged in a contest.)
tinker - a craftsman (usually itinerant) who mends pots, kettles, and other metal household utensils.
Black Hand - Defining a Spanish revolutionary society of anarchists; Defining a secret society of Italian immigrants in U.S., concerned chiefly in levying blackmail.
skirtless* - Of persons: Wearing no skirt
Parsee - one of the descendants of those Persians who fled to India in the seventh and eighth centuries to escape Muslim persecution, and who still retain their religion.
franch - to devour, to feed greedily (on) French
thug - one of an association of professional robbers and murderers in India, who strangled their victims; a cutthroat, ruffian, rough.
dibbler - one who dibbles (to fish by letting the bait (usually a natural insect) dip and bob lightly on the water).
guts - As food: = offal. Phrase: not fit to carry guts to a bear
sylph - one of a race of beings or spirits supposed to inhabit the air (orig. in the system of Paracelsus); Applied to a graceful woman or girl; usually with implication of slender figure and light airy movement.
poss - colloq. abbrev. possible
so long - good-bye, 'au revoir'
stitcher - a tool or machine used for stitching
snuff - a preparation of powdered tobacco for inhaling through the nostrils.
orange fin - a variety of trout found in the Tweed
dispensation - Theol. A religious order or system, conceived as divinely instituted, or as a stage in a progressive revelation, expressly adapted to the needs of a particular nation or period of time, as the patriarchal, Mosaic (or Jewish) dispensation.
froren - intensely cold, frosty, frost-like; frozen
patata = potato (obs.)
milliner - a vendor of 'fancy' wares and articles of apparel, esp. of such as were originally of Milan manufacture, e.g. 'Milan bonnets', ribbons, gloves, cutlery (obs.); In modern use, a person (usually a woman) who makes up articles of female apparel, esp. bonnets and other headgear.
withworker - a fellow-worker, co-worker
stretch - to pull (a person's) limbs lengthwise; esp. to torture by so doing, to rack.
starlight - the light of the stars; occas. the time when the stars shine.
hip-hip-hurrah; hemp - the cortical fibre of this plant, used for making cordage, and woven into stout fabrics; In allusion to a rope for hanging; stretchhemp, a person worthy of the gallows.
roly poly* - a pudding made of rolled dough
borrowing - taking on loan, taking at second-hand, etc.
Riley - In colloq. phr. the life of Riley, a comfortable, enjoyable, and carefree existence.
quink - the golden-eyed duck; a variety of goose (obs.) (onomat.)
cawl - a wooden basket for carrying a fish call
joyant - feeling or showing joy, joyous
plunk - the resonant sound of a heavy blow, or of a plunge; the blow or plunge itself; also, the sound made by the drawing of a cork, etc.
forty winks* - (colloq.): a short nap, esp. after dinner
freely - plentifully, abundantly; generously, liberally; also used as an intensive, very.
pledge - to deliver, deposit, or assign as security for the repayment of a loan or the performance of some action.
pennis - obs. pl. of penny
slot machine* - a machine which is operated by inserting a coin in a slot.
brack - an Irish cake or loaf containing seeds or fruit
gunning - shooting with a gun; esp. the act or practice of hunting game with guns.
noblesse - noble birth or condition; the nobility, persons of noble rank.
leecher - one who 'leeches' (to cure, heal), a physician
tannery - a place where tanning is carried on
engraving - that which is engraved, an engraved figure or inscription.
manly - Of things, qualities, etc.: Befitting or belonging to a man, masculine.
magistrate* - a civil officer charged with the administration of the laws, a member of the executive government; chief magistrate, first magistrate: in a monarchy, the sovereign: in a republic, usually the president.
kneecap - the convex bone in front of the knee-joint
patron-us (l) - protector, defender
silvan - a person dwelling in a wood Sullivan
misled - led astray