from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative form of vlei.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A swamp or morass; a shallow pond; a depression with water in it in the rainy season, but dry at other times.


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  • "I think a little cremmy vly Marie Louisa would be nice."

    We Can't Have Everything

  • So the King 'e sent one of his genelmen down to Figg and he said to him:' 'Ere's a cove vot cracks a bone every time' e lets vly, and it'll be little credit to the Lunnon boys if they lets 'im get avay vithout a vacking.'

    Rodney stone

  • "sonshine," but vat dit strike me vas vere you saidt: "It's better fair to bear de ilts ve half don vly to odders dot we know not of."

    Tales of the Road

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