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- prep. Above.
- adv. Above.
- adj. Above.
- n. Above.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- prep. and adv. Above.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
There never was a trade so unhealthy yet but men would fight to get wark at it for twa pennies a day aboon the common wage.
Pit a feather tae your bonnet, and a kilt aboon your knee,
‘Ye’ll no hae mickle better whisky than that aboon the
‘Could na say just preceesely; Sunday seldom cam aboon the pass of Bally – Brough.’
T 'curates can hardly bide to speak a civil word to them they think beneath them; we can hardly bide to tak' an uncivil word fro 'them that thinks themsel'n aboon us.'
I can tell cheese fro 'chalk, and I'm varry weel aware that I've improved sich opportunities as I have had, a deal better nor some' at reckons to be aboon me; but there's thousands i 'Yorkshire that's as good as me, and a two-three that's better.'
'We're no war nor some' at is aboon us; are we? 'asked a man smiling.
I've lived aboon forty year in the world, and I believe that 'the people' will never have any true friends but theirsel'n, and them two or three good folk i 'different stations that is friends to all the world.
A few daisy lately the same voice comes hooting aboon the apples for sale with a rarther more firm aproach saying ‘These apples are definitely for sale.’
That clamp stood like a mast aboon the swan-necked valve.