- From Middle English abone, abowne, from abuven, from Old English ābufan ("above"). (Wiktionary)
“There never was a trade so unhealthy yet but men would fight to get wark at it for twa pennies a day aboon the common wage.”
“Pit a feather tae your bonnet, and a kilt aboon your knee,”
“‘Ye’ll no hae mickle better whisky than that aboon the”
“‘Could na say just preceesely; Sunday seldom cam aboon the pass of Bally – Brough.’”
“T 'curates can hardly bide to speak a civil word to them they think beneath them; we can hardly bide to tak' an uncivil word fro 'them that thinks themsel'n aboon us.”
“I can tell cheese fro 'chalk, and I'm varry weel aware that I've improved sich opportunities as I have had, a deal better nor some' at reckons to be aboon me; but there's thousands i 'Yorkshire that's as good as me, and a two-three that's better.”
“We're no war nor some' at is aboon us; are we? 'asked a man smiling.”
“I've lived aboon forty year in the world, and I believe that 'the people' will never have any true friends but theirsel'n, and them two or three good folk i 'different stations that is friends to all the world.”
“A few daisy lately the same voice comes hooting aboon the apples for sale with a rarther more firm aproach saying ‘These apples are definitely for sale.’”
“That clamp stood like a mast aboon the swan-necked valve.”
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