Definitions

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  • pro. Something.

Etymologies

Alteration of somewhat (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Unhappily, in one of her maudlin fits, Mrs. Stubbs took a particular fancy to my mother; and one day, in the absence of the 'ninth,' beckoned my unsuspecting parent into her sittingroom, -- and after gratuitously imparting to her the hum-drum history of her domestic squabbles, invited her to take a 'drop o' summat '-- to keep up her I sperrits.'

    Sketches — Complete

  • Table and the wind raged through innumerable mortarless chinks, even the slowly-moving folk of the valley came to the conclusion that 'summat' ull hev to be deun. '

    Robert Elsmere

  • "Aw have, -- an 'summat's been dropt onto me at aw dooant like, an aw've made up my mind to throw up th' drumsticks an 'tak to honest hard wark for a livin."

    Yorksher Puddin' A Collection of the Most Popular Dialect Stories from the Pen of John Hartley

  • When they had entered this apartment, Tummas as a matter of course offered, and as a matter of course Mr. Stubbs accepted, a "summat" to eat and drink, being the respectable relies of a gammon of bacon, and a

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete

  • "summat," but as Halsey had gone to bed immediately after Miss Leighton had had her say with him, and had refused to be "interviewed" even by his wife, there was a good deal of uncertainty even in the mind of his oldest pal, Peter Betts.

    Harvest

  • I should imagine the learning-outcomes are interesting in themselves. on January 23, 2009 at 7: 39 pm | Reply dmc stop being kind to em, you after promotion or summat. on January 23, 2009 at 11: 11 pm | Reply FedUp

    Two Million Visits To Police Inspector Blog « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • "Now that's summat as is wrong an' all," said Mrs. Walker, following her to the door.

    From the archive, 26 January 1942: Polite conversation

  • Alas, I don't have a hope in hell of doing it right now unless some convention or summat were to pay for the travel and put me up.

    Adventures of a Couch-Hopping Scribbler Part 3: Hail, Helsinki!

  • Just stick it up on them interwebs or summat and send us a link.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • So, I reckons as anyone what gives summat on me Christmas List, gets a copy of "A Scruffian Christmas," yeah?

    Archive 2009-12-01

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  • summat wrong wit dis comment?

    August 8, 2009