Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Insipid; tasteless; delicate; having a pale and sickly look.
“Buttr dan icheez wit no wai tu scratchh- lik wen dey put huuuggge hed thingz on dem kittehs an goggies sew them can no wersh.”
“A quarter mile doon, the wersh blinterin sun forced itsel in throu the UV filter gless at the corridor heid, illuminatin the faces an keek panels o the first fifty Omegas.”
“It is very unsavory (Scottice: wersh); and no matter how much one may eat, two hours afterward he is as hungry as ever.”
“Marriage, they say, makes the sweetest woman wersh.”
“Betterton is bitter bad; Ogle, "_wersh_ as cauld parritch without sawte!”
“The soul sickens at the monotonous sweetness of such a wersh existence.”
“He was a wersh-lookin 'sowl, and I couldna understand the half o' his English tongue. ”
“Here is come a son of Mrs. Strachey's, to be talked to; wersh enough, but there is no help for it.”
“That explainin 'I canna bide: it's jist a love o' leasin ', an' taks the bluid oot o 'a'thing, lea'in' life as wersh an 'fusionless as kail wantin' saut.”
“A YOUNG lady, pressed by friends to marry a decent, but poor man, on the plea, "_Marry_ for love, and _work_ for siller," replied, "It's a 'vera true, but a kiss and a tinniefu [C] o' cauld water maks a gey wersh [D] breakfast.”
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