Lexicon C-D

WORDCLASSMEANINGETYMOLOGYREF
caadadjcoldOE: cald – cold
calleradjfresh
cannel weeksncandle wicks.
cannyadjgood, kind, gentleME: cunnand – skilful, knowingNED
chimley (chumla)nchimney
chollersn cheeksAS: choel – flesh under the jaw, jowls
clagg (clag)vbstick or to clingOE: claeg –clay. Dan: kleag – viscous, glutinous
claptvbpatted
clartsn, adj, vbdirt, mud. Can also be used as an adjective (i.e. clarty) or as a verb (i.e. to clart around meaning to mess around)
cleedvbclothed
clivvoradjclever
clooty hat.n bonnet for field work. ME: clut – a rag or a cloth.
cob onadjangry
cockeyedadjsquinting, crooked, set aslant, not level.
codto practice deceit, to pretend.
corsen, vbcurse
cowk (cowp)vbbodily roll forward; also to tip forward (e.g. to empty something)Swe: guppa – to tip up
crack (craic)nchatter, banter.AS: cracian
cracketnstool
crookenadjcrooked
crowdynporridge
crucknshepherd’s crook
cruck’dadjcrooked
cuddyn donkey, stupid person.OE: kuddle
cundystreet drain, drainage ditchOF: conduitNED/BG
cushatnwood pigeon, ring doveAS: cusceate, chaste (in allusion to the bird’s fidelity to its partner)
 
deevbdophonetic
deetervb,nto wipe or make clean. Keel-deeter, someone who cleans a keel boat.SX: dihtanNCW/JTB
deethdeath
deidadjdeadON: doyaNED/BG
dishcloutndish cloth
divvent (divent, div’nt)vbdon’t
doon, doundown
dootvbdoubt
dorsn’tvbdares not
dottin’ abootvbmoving around
double-raanpit cottages, literally a double row
dowlyvbmiserable
dowly kyevelnmiserable lot (as in life’s lot.)
draasvbdraws
droonvbdrown
duinvbdone
dunshvbto nudge or pushTeu: donsen
durt (dort)ndirt