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  • v. said by milkmaids to their cows after milking them to get them to move aside.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See aroint.


Unknown. (Wiktionary)


  • Gordie - whiddershins and rynt are amazing words that shall slip easily ito my everyday vocabulary...

    Combover and Bilge

  • Apparently "rynt ye", is what Cheshire milkmaids used to say to a cow, when they had finished milking it.

    Combover and Bilge


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