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  • adj. fragile

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  • In his series Talk of the Town, Talk of the Country, Ellis illustrated his theme with examples, explaining the derivation of Yorkshire dialect words such as "fraunge" (to stroll about); "femmer" (young or tender); and "fettle" (the old word for a strap, which came to mean "get, make, prepare, put right").

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