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- v. To allow.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- v. To incite dogs by a call; to halloo.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An old form of halloo.
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To which the honest farmer objected, “Ah, but your Grace maun alloo it's a vary windy vegetable,” in delicate allusion to the flatulent quality of the esculent.
If your leddieship is minded to be quit o 'my sarvices, I'll find a maister in Mr. Camperdoon, as'll nae alloo me to be thrown out o' employ.
Having in due form and with suitable solemnity commended his soul to the divine mercy, he, after a brief pause, assumed his ordinary colloquial tone of voice, and nodding humorously to his old friend, observed -- "And noo, Jammie, I think ye'll alloo that I hae checkmated you for ance."
"Ye maun alloo it's _hard_, Thamas," said the miller.
"Div ye alloo that, sir?" returned Malcolm aghast.
An 'afore that, what richt cud I ha'e to alloo ony man to merry her ohn kent the trowth aboot her?
Only whan ye grow better, gien ye'll alloo me to say't, sir, ye maunna lat Sawtan temp 'ye to think' at this same repentin 'was but a wakeness o' the flesh, an 'no an enlichtenment
'Mother,' he answered, 'ye dinna ken, nor yet do I, what to mak o' me -- what wits I hae, and what wits I haena; but this ye'll alloo, that, for onything ye ken, the bonny man may be cryin upon me to gang efter some puir little yowie o 'his, oot her lane i' the storm the nicht! '
'And I houp yer grace' ll alloo it's pairt _my_ business wha ye sail