Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A dialectal variant of yellow.
“Take a quart of cream, & when it boyles take 14 eggs; If they be very yallow take out 2 or 3 of the youlks; put them into [the] cream when it boyles & keep it with continuall stirring till it be thick like curd.”
“Heer, taek dis sof yallow blankee wif teh paw printz onnit nd rap it arownd u.”
“As for wiskars, this young mann had none beyond a little yallow tought to his chin, which you woodn notas, only he was always pulling at it.”
“Chrishmarsh at Brampleton-hall — As our apartments is to be the yallow pepper, in the thurd story, pray carry my things thither. —”
“An 'gled I was when I saw Sandy's yallow nose again, I can tell ye, for I was shure syne I wud dee at hame amon' my nain bed-claes.”
“She kent aboot Sandy's fairntickles afore, of coorse, an 'Sandy's yallow fizog didna pet her aboot.”
“His face an 'neck were as yellow's mairyguilds, an' yallower; an 'though I've taen washin' soda, an 'pooder, an' the very scrubbin 'brush till't, Sandy's gaen aboot yet juist like's he was noo oot o' the yallow fivver an 'the jaundice thegither.”
“Weel, I gaed awa 'to the kirk lest Sabbath -- Sandy, of coorse, cudna get oot wi' his yallow face an 'neck.”
“My pappy name George, black George they call him in slavery time, 'cause dere was a small yallow slave on de place, named George.”
“I knowed the said girl at once by her good looks, and the old fellow by his grumpy-yallow frontispiece.”
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