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  • We had better get down when they come to the 'lotment gardens, and we must tip them; but Betty has only got tuppence, and I have only fourpence, and that is all in coppers, mostly ha'pennies.

    Kitty Trenire

  • That neet it started rainin 'an' it kept at it off an 'on for well-nigh a week, an' I couldn't get down to my 'lotment nohow.

    More Tales of the Ridings

  • I'd set t 'potate at t' top-side o 't' 'lotment, and theer, just wheer I'd set it, were a pig-sty, wi' a pig inside it fit to kill.

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  • But our cottage wur tuk away, and my 'lotment besides.

    Tom Brown at Oxford

  • I gets my ten shillings a week all the year round, and harvesting, and a pig, and a 'lotment -- and that's just why I come here.

    Alton Locke, Tailor and Poet An Autobiography

  • - Tliis was the region in which mankind firft began tomultiply, and from. iprhence they afterwards proceeded to their different places of al - lotment.

    The Monthly Review

  • 'lotment were fairly mine, and theer stood t' lad that had telled me to bury t 'potate.

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  • 'lotment; they'd scratted up my spring onions an' played Hamlet wi 'my curly greens.

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  • Sooin as cockleet com, I gat up, dressed misen an 'set off for t' 'lotment,' an by t 'Mess! what does ta reckon was t' first thing I saw? "

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