Lexicon Q-R-S

WORDCLASSMEANINGETYMOLOGYREF
ravel’t ootvbwork it out; understand
reetright
ringle-eyedadjwall-eyed
sairsore
San’getpnSandgate, a street in Newcastle
saplingnyoung greyhound
sarknshirt
schoolingvbgambling in pitch and toss
scrannfood
seeso
shaffnonsense; stupid talkAPW
SheelspnNorth or South Shields
shouthernshoulder
sicsuch
sinsincephonetic
singin-hinniencake with currants and butter in it and baked over a fire on a girdle.
skelpvba sharp slap, cause a rapid movement. In mining, to use a pick in pulling down or hewing coal.Gae: sgealp – a slap
skemmywild or blue pigeon
skeulnschool
skinchntruce
skitevbmake a quick exit.Swe: skutta/ON: skjota – to shoot off
snagienturnip
sneckndoor or gate latch. Also used as a verb(Teu: snacken – capture)
sneck-drawnadjnarrow minded
snotter-cloutnhandkerchiefSax: snytan – nasal fluid
soomvbswim
speanedvbweaned
spelknsplinter
spragnyoung salmon or cod
spuggynsparrow
staithnplace for storing or loading coal.Sax: statheNCW
stallynsteel ball-bearing much prized in a game of marbles
stobna short post, a stump, a stake. The term stob is applied to persons of an obstinate, stupid character.ON: stobbe – the stump of a tree
stotvbbounce
strangadjstrong
striteadjstraight
stuilnstool.
sudshould.
suinsoon
swapevblong oar at the stern of a keelboat used both as a rudder and a means of propulsionAS swapan – to sweepNCW