from The Century Dictionary.
- An obsolete variant of
- An original spelling of
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- obsolete Sound.
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May have plaintee money, too, an 'de healt' be good an 'soun' --
May have plaintee money too, an 'de healt' be good an 'soun' --
She say she love de clackin 'soun' of de loom, an 'de way de shuttles run in an' out carryin 'a long tail of bright colored thread.
"De Lawd be wid you, chile," cooed the voice of the negress, musical with tenderness, "an 'bring you back home safe an' soun 'in His own time."
She say she love de clackin 'soun' of de loom an 'de way de shuttles run in an' out carryin '
In de ve'y hea't o 'midnight, w'en I 's sleepin' good an 'soun',
But de tarr'pins jes 'drord inter der shells an' sot dar safe an 'soun', an 'watched de fire burn an' de smoke an 'de flame rollin' inter de kyave.
In French sounee means "to call" and until the time of Shakespeare sound was pronounced "soun" in English; without the "d."
o 'bonnie wee sounies a' intil ae muckle gran 'soun', it pits me i 'min' o 'the text that says,' His voice was as the sound o 'mony waters.'
An 'I slep' soun 'till after sun-up, and when I got my pail an' went out to milk her — thar was her horns an 'hufs! "