Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A difficulty; predicament.

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Examples

  • If I was my husband, Iā€™d lay you fast by the heels for your resumption, and ferk you with a priminery into the bargain, unless you could give a better account of yourself ā€” I would.ā€

    The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

  • -- If I was my husband, I'd lay you fast by the heels for your resumption, and ferk you with a priminery into the bargain, unless you could give a better account of yourself -- I would. "

    The Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

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