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  • "the obsolete peat-spade with a long, narrow blade. 'He laid on to it (the tarroo-ushtey) for a long while with his faayl' (A Manx Scrapbook, page 53; also page 54, foot)."
    —W. Walter Gill, Manx Dialect Words and Phrases, 1934, online here.

    April 23, 2009