from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Dialectal corruptions of heronsew.


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  • -- then jest as we was a gittin 'off, he cools down suddint like, an' 'e sez, sez' e: 'Take a note to the dam passon for me, an' bring a harnser, an 'I'll give yer somethink when yer gits back.'

    God's Good Man

  • And as for 'armless as doves and no match for sarpints, ye may be all that and more, which is no sort of argyment and when I sez' what mischief are ye all up to 'I sez it, and expecks a harnser, and a harnser I'll' ave, or I'll reckon to know the reason why! "

    God's Good Man


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