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  • n. Plural form of cauf.


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  • I'd putten salt in his baccy, and if I went out to feed the cauves, he told me I left the doors oppen, and wanted to give him his death o 'cowd.

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  • Her father was dead, all the day-tale men had been called up, and her mother, she assured me, "was that thrang wi 't' hens an 't' cauves, shoo'd no time for milkin 'cows."

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  • Shoo gat all t 'housewark done, fed t' hens and t 'cauves, an' was set down to her wheel afore ten o'clock.

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