Definition of Yorkshire

Yorkshire n. means: A county in the north of England.

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Yorkshire n. means: A county in the north of England.

Meaning of Yorkshire

Yorkshire (n.) means: A county in the north of England.

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Yorkshire (n.): A county in the north of England.

Hutchunsonian (n.): A follower of John Hutchinson of Yorkshire, England, who believed that the Hebrew Scriptures contained a complete system of natural science and of theology.

Coble (n.): A flat-floored fishing boat with a lug sail, and a drop rudder extending from two to four feet below the keel. It was originally used on the stormy coast of Yorkshire, England.

Shire (n.): A portion of Great Britain originally under the supervision of an earl; a territorial division, usually identical with a county, but sometimes limited to a smaller district; as, Wiltshire, Yorkshire, Richmondshire, Hallamshire.

Wapentake (n.): In some northern counties of England, a division, or district, answering to the hundred in other counties. Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, and Nottinghamshire are divided into wapentakes, instead of hundreds.

Dialect (n.): The form of speech of a limited region or people, as distinguished from ether forms nearly related to it; a variety or subdivision of a language; speech characterized by local peculiarities or specific circumstances; as, the Ionic and Attic were dialects of Greece; the Yorkshire dialect; the dialect of the learned.

Terrier (n.): One of a breed of small dogs, which includes several distinct subbreeds, some of which, such as the Skye terrier and Yorkshire terrier, have long hair and drooping ears, while others, at the English and the black-and-tan terriers, have short, close, smooth hair and upright ears.

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Meaning of YORKSHIRE

YORKSHIRE means: Yorkshire is British slang for avarice.

Meaning of haddaway and shite

haddaway and shite means: Used on somone being annoying, or "talking rubbish" as in "Awh, haddaway and shite man". It is term from the dialect from Yorkshire (UK) which in fact means "Please leave my immediate vicinity and defecate.". Has nothing to do with the singer called Haddaway. Toby says the following about this definition: In your translation of "haddaway and shite" you state that this comes from a "place called Yorkshire", now, anyone with either half a braincell or the slightest idea about England would know that it comes from Newcastle, actually on the other side of the country....numbnuts...sort it out. (ed: I wonder if them as hails from Yorkshire will take this lying down??)

Meaning of Owt

Owt means: - This is Yorkshire for anything. Similarly nowt is Yorkshire for nothing. Hence the expression "you don't get owt for nowt". Roughly translated as "you never get anything for nothing" or "there's no such thing as a free lunch".

Meaning of Owt

Owt means: This is Yorkshire for anything. Similarly nowt is Yorkshire for nothing. Hence the expression "you don't get owt for nowt". Roughly translated as "you never get anything for nothing" or "there's no such thing as a free lunch".

Meaning of Nowt

Nowt means: - This is Yorkshire for nothing. Similarly owt is Yorkshire for anything. Hence the expression "you don't get owt for nowt". Roughly translated as "you never get anything for nothing" or "there's no such thing as a free lunch".

Meaning of Nowt

Nowt means: This is Yorkshire for nothing. Similarly owt is Yorkshire for anything. Hence the expression "you don't get owt for nowt". Roughly translated as "you never get anything for nothing" or "there's no such thing as a free lunch".

Meaning of in the niff

in the niff means: Phrs. Naked. [Yorkshire use]

Meaning of spell

spell means: Noun. A splinter. [Yorkshire use/dialect]

Meaning of dannies

dannies means: Noun. Hands. [South Yorkshire use]

Meaning of maungy

maungy means: Adj. Sullen, moody, peevish. [Yorkshire use/Dialect]

Meaning of twannock

twannock means: Noun. An idiot, an objectionable person. [Yorkshire use]

Meaning of nithered

nithered means: Adj. Feeling very cold, frozen. [North-East and N. Yorkshire use.]

Meaning of monk on

monk on means: Noun. A bad mood, a temper. (Yorkshire/Nottinghamshire/NE Midlands use)

Meaning of chow

chow means: Noun. Food. Verb. 1. To eat. 2. To reprimand, tell off. [Hull/Yorkshire use]

Meaning of joskin

joskin means: Noun. A rural dweller, a country bumpkin. [Yorkshire use]

Meaning of Nip

Nip means: Originates from south Yorkshire, for example Barnsley... nickname given to children.. little 'nippers' shorted to 'nip'

Meaning of Nip

Nip means: Originates from south Yorkshire, for example Barnsley... nickname given to children.. little 'nippers' shorted to 'nip'

Meaning of crozzle

crozzle means: Verb. To dry out and become crispy due to burning or heat. E.g."I've thrown out last night's pizza, it was all crozzled." [Yorkshire use]

Meaning of laik

laik means: Verb. To play. Also leck. E.g."Are your two brothers laiking out this afternoon, because I've got a new football for my birthday?" [Yorkshire use]

Meaning of spuggy

spuggy means: Noun. A sparrow. E.g."The only wildlife they ever saw were hundreds of spuggies. You could tell they lived in Newcastle city centre." [N.E./N. Yorkshire use]

Meaning of Yorkshire

Yorkshire means: A county in the north of England.

Meaning of Hutchunsonian

Hutchunsonian means: A follower of John Hutchinson of Yorkshire, England, who believed that the Hebrew Scriptures contained a complete system of natural science and of theology.

Meaning of Coble

Coble means: A flat-floored fishing boat with a lug sail, and a drop rudder extending from two to four feet below the keel. It was originally used on the stormy coast of Yorkshire, England.

Meaning of Shire

Shire means: A portion of Great Britain originally under the supervision of an earl; a territorial division, usually identical with a county, but sometimes limited to a smaller district; as, Wiltshire, Yorkshire, Richmondshire, Hallamshire.

Meaning of Wapentake

Wapentake means: In some northern counties of England, a division, or district, answering to the hundred in other counties. Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, and Nottinghamshire are divided into wapentakes, instead of hundreds.

Meaning of Dialect

Dialect means: The form of speech of a limited region or people, as distinguished from ether forms nearly related to it; a variety or subdivision of a language; speech characterized by local peculiarities or specific circumstances; as, the Ionic and Attic were dialects of Greece; the Yorkshire dialect; the dialect of the learned.

Meaning of Terrier

Terrier means: One of a breed of small dogs, which includes several distinct subbreeds, some of which, such as the Skye terrier and Yorkshire terrier, have long hair and drooping ears, while others, at the English and the black-and-tan terriers, have short, close, smooth hair and upright ears.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Batz

Batz means: A small copper coin, with a mixture of silver, formerly current in some parts of Germany and Switzerland. It was worth about four cents.

Meaning of Cacophonical

Cacophonical means: Alt. of Cacophonious

Meaning of Lenticular

Lenticular means: Resembling a lentil in size or form; having the form of a double-convex lens.

Meaning of Marriage

Marriage means: Any intimate or close union.

Meaning of Tone

Tone means: A sound considered as to pitch; as, the seven tones of the octave; she has good high tones.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of SLATS

SLATS means: Slats is slang for the ribs; buttocks.Slats is Australian slang for the vulval labia.

Meaning of WOBBLY

WOBBLY means: Wobbly is British slang for erratic, neurotic or extreme behaviour.

Meaning of nebby

nebby means: Adj. Nosey (or nosy). From 'neb'. [North-east/Scottish use?]

Meaning of Rub a Dub

Rub a Dub means: Sub (pay advance). Guvnor Give us a rub a dub till pay day.

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