Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Wednesday’s Words

Word: Scrid (N.)

Definition: Tiny portion, see also “dite” (below)


“Want a little more of this roobub pie?”
“Well, I might take just a scrid, thank you.”

Bonus Word!

Word: Dite (N.)

Definition: Small amount; can be same as "scrid" (see above), but can also indicate lateral or vertical measurement


“Move that jack a dite to the left if you want it under the shackle pin.”

(Definition from: “How To Talk Yankee”, by Gerald Lewis & Tim Sample, copyright 1979, 1986 by The Thorndike Press; copyright 1989 by the First North Country Press)

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