from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Drink.
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Hall Caine's impressions of his life at Ballavolley are vivid -- the old preacher at the church, the drinking-bouts of "jough" - beer by the gallon amongst the villagers, the donkey rides upon the curragh.
Manx herrings, English ale for a change on Manx jough; then dancing led by the mistress, to the tune of a fiddle, played faster and wilder as the night advances, reel and jig, jig and reel.
* At tliree different periods was Worsetshire traversed by Mr. jough and Mr. Nichols, assisted by Mr. Basire and other able Draftsmen, for the improvement of a seriond edition \ tlie re - mit of which, to the extent of two volumes, is already before