Lexicon G-H

WORDCLASSMEANINGETYMOLOGYREF
gan/gannin/gawnvbgo, going, goneAS: gan
gaudy
gaup (gawk)vbstare vacantlyDut: gaapen – to gape
geersnwealth
geet (greet)great
gettenvbretrieved or received as in ‘got’
geyzened, gizenedparched with thirst, opened or cracked with heatIsl: gisinn – sparse, thinningNCW
gie’tgive it
gliffglimpse; seeing something unexpected.poss Dut: glippenNED
gobn mouth prob Gae: gob – beakNW
gobvbbragging speech or insolence
gollop/gollupeat quickly
gonniel/goniel/gonneril/ gonnerheedna rustic or stupid person; one easily imposed upon
goxexclamation. By gox! (instead of By God!)
GyetsheedpnGatesheadphonetic
hackyadjdirty
hadaway/harrawaygo away
halfersdivide in two
half-nowthalf-price
hamehomeSax: ham
happorthhalf-penny’s worth.
hapt/happe/hapvbcover, wrap (for warmth)Swe: hypia – coverNED
harn/harrin/harrn/heerin)herring
haveredtalked foolishly
heapsteadnpit mouth building
heed headOE: heed
hev/hezhave (has)
hinnie/hinnynan endearment, probably derived from honey.
hobnthe iron pin used in the game of quoits.
hocklevbspit
honkas/hunkersnhaunches
hoot/houtan exclamation of disbelief.
hordheard
houghsthe back of the knees; a sinewy cut of meat
hough/haughnflat ground by the side of a riverOE: healhNED
howay/haway/ho’way)come on
hoyvbthrow
huddick/huddocknsmall cabin on the stern of a keelboatDut: hut – steerageNCW
huffyquick to take offence
hyem/hyamnhomeON: hiem
hypedadjthrown over hip (as in wrestling)