Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Scotch form of elding.

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Examples

  • ‘“Aye, ” said I, “and ye’ll be wanting eilding now, or something to pit ower the winter?

    Chapter XLV

  • ` ` Mony thanks to ye, 'he said, scoffingly, ` ` for collecting sae muckle winter eilding for us; but if ye step a foot nearer it wi that lunt, it's be the dearest step ye ever made in your days.' '

    The Black Dwarf

  • ‘“Ay,” said I, “and ye’ll be wanting eilding now, or something to pit ower the winter?”

    Guy Mannering

  • "Mony thanks to ye," he said, scoffingly, "for collecting sae muckle winter eilding for us; but if ye step a foot nearer it wi 'that lunt, it's be the dearest step ye ever made in your days."

    The Black Dwarf

  • '"Ay," said I, "and ye'll be wanting eilding now, or something to pit ower the winter?"

    Guy Mannering, Or, the Astrologer — Volume 02

  • èclaircissement, explanation, declaration. eilding, fuel. empressement, eagerness. en croupe, behind the saddle. enfant trouvè, foundling. es spuckt do it haunts there. et puis, and then. ex cathedra, from the chair; with authority. exorciso te, I exorcise thee.

    Glossary

  • “Mony thanks to ye,” he said, scoffingly, “for collecting sae muckle winter eilding for us; but if ye step a foot nearer it wi’ that lunt, it’s be the dearest step ye ever made in your days.”

    The Black Dwarf

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